IBPS RRB Clerk Exam Analysis
IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis - Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts the IBPS RRB Clerk exam for the post of Office Assistants. All candidates taking the test for Office Assistant posts must go through the IBPS RRB Clerk prelims exam analysis to get an idea of the level of the test. Since the test is conducted every year, by going through the exam analysis of IBPS RRB Clerk for previous year and know the type of questions, good attempts, and topics from where most questions are asked. As per the IBPS RRB Clerk prelims exam analysis, the test was considered to be easy. As per the feedback received from the candidates and the experts, there were overall good attempts around 68 to 74. To know the section wise and overall good attempts and difficulty level of the exam.
This year, IBPS RRB 2020 exam for Office Assistant prelims stage will be held on August 16, 2020 while the mains exam is to be held on September 19, 2020. As per the IBPS RRB exam pattern, the test will be held in three stages - prelims, mains, and interview. The prelims exam is conducted for a total of 80 marks while the mains exam is conducted for a total of 200 marks. Candidates must go through the IBPS RRB syllabus before starting off their preparation to appear for the exam. To know more about the IBPS RRB Clerk exam analysis for the prelims stage, go through the article below.
IBPS RRB Clerk Dates
The table below contains the IBPS RRB exam dates for Clerk along with other important dates:
IBPS RRB Clerk Important Dates 2020
IBPS RRB Clerk 2020 Prelims
August 16, 2020
IBPS RRB Prelims Result 2020
August 29, 2020 (Tentative)
IBPS RRB Clerk Mains 2020
September 19, 2020
IBPS RRB Mains Result 2020
October 1, 2020 (Tentative)
IBPS RRB Interview
To be Notified
IBPS RRB 2020 Final Result
To be Notified
IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam Paper Pattern
Before going through the prelims exam analysis of IBPS RRB Clerk, candidates must go through the exam pattern. By going through the IBPS RRB Clerk exam pattern, candidates will be able to know the sections from where the questions will be asked in the exam, total questions, marking scheme and the duration of the prelims exam. The table below contains the exam pattern of IBPS RRB Clerk for the prelims stage of examination.
IBPS RRB Clerk prelims exam pattern
Name of Tests
No. of Questions
IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis - Section wise (2019)
The prelims exam of IBPS RRB Clerk conducted in 2019 was somewhat an easy exam as per the feedback received from the candidates and the experts. Both the sections - Reasoning, and Quantitative Aptitude were of easy level making the overall difficulty level of the exam to be easy. Also, the good attempts reported by the candidates were around 34 to 36 for Reasoning while it was around 31 to 34 for the Quantitative Aptitude section Making the overall good attempts to be around 68 to 74. The table below contains the section wise and overall difficulty level of the prelims exam.
IBPS RRB Clerk prelims exam analysis
IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis For Quantitative Aptitude
Quantitative Aptitude is one of the most important sections from which questions are asked in the exam. From this section, a total of 40 questions are asked. In the test conducted in the previous year, there were questions asked from topics like Quadratic Equation, Arithmetic Word Problems & Data Interpretation (DI) and Wrong Number Series. The table below contains the number of questions asked from each topic and the difficulty level of the questions in each section.
Prelims Exam Analysis of IBPS RRB Clerk - Quantitative Aptitude
No. of Questions Asked
Level of Questions
Wrong Number Series
As per the exam analysis for the quantitative aptitude section, there were around 5 questions from quadratic equation, 10 questions from simplification, 10 questions from data interpretation, arithmetic problem had 10 questions and there were 5 questions from wrong number series.
IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis For Reasoning Ability
There are a total of 40 questions that are asked from the reasoning section. As pr the previous year exam, there were a total of 21 questions asked from the puzzle and sitting arrangement, 4 questions from oder and ranking, 5 questions from inequality, 3 question from direction sense, 1 question each from booth coding and decoding and odd one out while there were 5 questions from syllogism. The table below contains the difficulty level of each of the topics asked in the exam.
IBPS RRB Clerk exam analysis for Reasoning - Prelims
No. of Questions Asked
Level of Questions
Order and Ranking
Odd one out
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement
IBPS RRB Clerk Result
IBPS will announce IBPS RRB Clerk result for the post of Office Assistants in online mode at ibps.in in the last week of August 2020. Candidates can check the result of IBPS RRB Clerk by using registration/roll number and date of birth/password. IBPS RRB result will contain the name of the candidates, applied post, registration and roll number and qualifying status of the candidates.
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - IBPS RRB Clerk Exam Analysis
Question: When is the IBPS RRB application form expected to be out?
The application form of IBPS RRB is expected to be announced in June 2020.
Question: Should I attempt all the questions asked in the IBPS RRB Clerk exam?
You must attempt only those questions which you are sure about since 1/4th marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.
Question: Will there be an OMR sheet provided for the IBPS RRB Clerk prelims exam?
IBPS RRB Clerk exam will be conducted in online mode and thus no OMR sheet will be given to the candidates to write their answers.
Question: Can I get a duplicate admit card for IBPS RRB Clerk exam in case I lose it?
You will be able to download the IBPS RRB Clerk admit card again from the official website before the exam, if you have lost your previous one. However, it is advised to the candidates to keep the admit card safely and get at least two printouts of the same.