RBI Assistant Manager (Rajbhasha) Exam 2017: Exam Pattern and Sample Questions

The examination for the post of Assistant Manager (RAJBHASHA) in Grade ‘A’ Exam will be conduct in two phases i.e. online written examination followed by the interview.

RBI is all set to conduct the Online Examination for the post of the Assistant Manager (RAJBHASHA) in Grade ‘A’. Here the banking team of jagranjosh.com is providing the sample question of the exam.

Scheme of Selection: Selection will be through examination and interview. Examination will have two Papers, Paper I (Objective type) Online and Paper II - [Computer/paper based) Written Examination] as under:

Paper–I -Online (Objective type): The examination will be conducted in April 2017 in the following pattern:

Sl. No.


No. of Questions

Maximum marks



Paper -I








120 minutes


English language




General Awareness with special reference to Banking, Economics, Commerce and allied subject




Test of Professional Knowledge (including Official Language)





Sub Total



120 minutes


Paper –II Descriptive Paper (Official Language)



60 Minutes


Grand Total




(i) In Paper-I (Tests Sr. No 1- 4) for every wrong answer marked by the candidate, 1/4th of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty.

(II) Paper-II (Computer/ paper based): The Paper-II examination will be of one hour duration carrying 50 marks to assess candidates’ ability to undertake translation from Hindi to English and vice-versa and basic knowledge of Official Language Policy of Govt. of India.

Note: (i) Paper-I and Paper-II examinations will be conducted on same day in the same session without any break. (ii) Question papers of Paper-I (except English language test) and Paper-II will be set bilingually in Hindi and English. Candidates can answer examination in Hindi or English (as applicable) at their option. Candidates can opt for interview in Hindi or English. (iii) Paper-II of only such candidates who score sufficiently high aggregate marks and minimum qualifying marks in all tests in Paper I- as decided by the Board, would be assessed (iv) Candidates will be shortlisted for interview on the basis of total marks obtained in Paper -I and Paper-II. (v) Final selection will be done on the basis of performance in Paper I, Paper II and interview taken together.


Sample Questions

 Please note that the types of questions in this handout are only illustrative and not exhaustive. In the actual examination you will find questions of a higher difficulty level on some or all of these types and also questions on the types not mentioned here. Some sample questions are given below.


Paper I -GENERAL AWARENESS (with special reference to banking,

Economics, commerce and allied subject)

Q.1. National Securities Depositary Limited (NSDL), an electronic securities depository, was promoted in 1996 by IDBI, UTI, leading public and private sector banks and ____

 (1) Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Limited

(2) National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) Limited

(3) Multi Commodity Exchange of India (MCX) Limited

(4) Indian National Multi-Commodity Exchange (NMCE) Limited

(5) National Commodity & Derivative Exchange (NCDEX) Limited

Q. 2. According to Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) exercise that started in 2011 the total number of households in India are around

(1) 17.39 crore

(2) 19.39 crore

 (3) 21.39 crore

(4) 24.39 crore

(5) 27.39 crore

Q.3. Which taxes at the Central level are being subsumed into GST?

(1) Central Excise Duty

(2) Additional Excise Duty

(3) Service Tax

(4) Special Additional Duty of Customs

(5) All the given options

Q.4. RBI has issued guidelines based on the Basel III reforms on capital regulation to the extent applicable to banks operating in India. The Basel III capital regulations continue to be based on three mutually reinforcing Pillars. In this connection, which among the following is not a part of such Pillars ?

(1) Minimum Capital requirement

(2) Profit Maximization

(3) Supervisory review of Capital Adequacy

(4) Market Discipline of the Basel II capital adequacy framework

(5) All the given options are pillars

Sample Question for RBI Assistant Manager(Rajbhasha) Exam 2017


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