IBPS RRB Exam Analysis 2018

IBPS RRB Exam AnalysisIBPS RRB Exam Analysis 2018 – The exam of IBPS RRB prelims is being conducted by IBPS for the recruitment of Scale I on August 11, 12, 18 and Office Assistant on August 19, 25 and September 1, 2018. The mains exam is scheduled to be conducted on September 30 and October 7, 2018 for Scale I and Office Assistant respectively. Coaching institutes like Career Launcher, T.I.M.E, and Bankers Adda have released IBPS RRB exam analysis 2018. Check IBPS RRB exam analysis here.

 

There are 5 sections - Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, and General Awareness from where questions are asked in the IBPS RRB examination. By referring to the IBPS RRB exam analysis 2018, candidates can understand the weightage given to each section, and nature and number of the questions asked.

 

As the IBPS RRB 2018 exam is conducted in two phases – preliminary and mains, the IBPS RRB exam analysis 2018 is done for both the phases in the article below.

 

IBPS RRB Prelims Exam Analysis 2018 - Officer Scale I, August 11 (Slot-IV)

 

Today was the first day of the IBPS RRB Officer Scale - I Preliminary Exam 2018. Spanning a period of one week (ending August 18, 2018), the exam is being conducted in four time slots: 2 each in morning and evening.

 

A total of 80 questions had to be answered in 45 minutes. It comprised only two sections i.e. Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude and both were available in English and Hindi. Every correct answer will fetch 1 mark, while every incorrect answer will reduce the score by 0.25.

 

A detailed break-up of IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Prelims Exam 2018

Section

Total Questions

Level of difficulty

Good Attempts

Approximate

time taken

Reasoning

40

Moderate

26-30

20

Quantitative Aptitude

40

Moderate

 

26-30

25

Total

80

Moderate

55-60

45

 

Note: Section wise and overall cut-offs are not uniform for all states.

 

IBPS RRB Exam Analysis 2018 - Reasoning

Topic

Number of Questions

Level of Difficulty

AR (Linear Seating Arrangement – 2 Parallel rows -12 persons – Facing North/South)

5

Moderate-Difficult

AR (Circular Seating Arrangement – Persons/Floor based)

5

Moderate-Difficult

AR (Linear Seating Arrangement – Single row)

5

Moderate

AR (Data Arrangement – with variables)

5

Moderate

Coding – Decoding

3

Easy-Moderate

Mathematical Inequalities

6

Moderate

Directions

3

Easy-Moderate

Alphabet based

2

Easy

Syllogism

6

Easy-Moderate

 

The reasoning section was dominated by questions based on analytical reasoning. There were 4 sets of Analytical Reasoning (Seating Arrangement and Data Arrangement).The overall difficulty level of this section was moderate.

IBPS RRB Exam Analysis - Quantitative Aptitude

Topic

Number of Questions

Level of Difficulty

Data Interpretation (Table based)

5

Easy-Moderate

Data Interpretation (Line based)

5

Easy-Moderate

Data Interpretation (Caselet based)

5

Easy-Moderate

Comparison of 2 Quantities: Quantity I and Quantity II

5

Moderate-Difficult

Number Series (Series Completion)

5

Easy-Moderate

Profit, Loss & Discount

3

Moderate

Time & Work

2

Easy-Moderate

Mensuration

3

Easy-Moderate

Partnership

2

Easy-Moderate

Ages

2

Easy-Moderate

Time, Speed and Distance

3

Easy-Moderate

 

IBPS RRB Exam Analysis 2018 - Slot-III

 

Today was the first day of the IBPS RRB Officer Scale - I Preliminary Exam 2018. Spanning a period of one week (ending August 18, 2018), the exam is being conducted in four time slots: 2 each in morning and evening.

 

A total of 80 questions had to be answered in 45 minutes. It comprised only two sections i.e. Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude and both were available in English and Hindi. Every correct answer will fetch 1 mark, while every incorrect answer will reduce the score by 0.25.

 

Detailed break up of IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Prelims Exam 2018 – Slot III

Section

Total Questions

Level of difficulty

Good Attempts

Approximate time taken

Reasoning

40

Moderate

26-30

20

Quantitative Aptitude

40

Moderate

 

20-24

25

Total

80

Moderate

48-55

45

 

Note: Section wise and overall cut-offs are not uniform for all states.

IBPS RRB Exam Analysis 2018 - Reasoning:

Topic

Number of Questions

Level of Difficulty

AR (Linear Seating Arrangement – Single row arrangement – Facing north/south)

5

Moderate-Difficult

AR (Circular Seating Arrangement – persons/their ages – 2 variables)

5

Moderate-Difficult

AR (Square Seating Arrangement – persons were facing the centre & outside the center.)

5

Moderate

AR (Data Arrangement – Floor based)

5

Moderate

AR (Data Arrangement – Box based)

5

Moderate

Mathematical Inequalities

5

Moderate

Coding-Decoding

5

Easy-Moderate

Alphabet based

1

Easy

Blood Relation

1

Easy-Moderate

Miscellaneous

3

Easy-Moderate

The reasoning section was dominated by questions based on analytical reasoning. There were 5 sets of Analytical Reasoning (Seating Arrangement and Data Arrangement).The overall difficulty level of this section was moderate.

 

IBPS RRB Exam Analysis - Quantitative Aptitude:

Topic

Number of Questions

Level of Difficulty

Data Interpretation (Bar Graph-based)

5

Moderate

Data Interpretation (Table based)

5

Moderate

Data Interpretation (Caselet based)

5

Moderate

Comparison of 2 Quantities: Quantity I and Quantity II

5

Moderate

Number Series (Odd One Out Series)

5

Easy-Moderate

Simplification/Approximation

5

Easy-Moderate

Time, Speed and Distance

1

Easy-Moderate

Time, Speed and Distance – Boat and Stream

1

Easy-Moderate

Time and work

1

Easy-Moderate

Ages

1

Easy-Moderate

Profit, Loss and Discount

1

Easy-Moderate

Simple Interest and Compound Interest

1

Easy-Moderate

Partnership

1

Easy-Moderate

Percentage

1

Easy-Moderate

Mixture/Alligation

1

Easy-Moderate

Miscellaneous (Quant based)

1

Easy-Moderate

 IBPS RRB Exam Analysis Preliminary (Officer Scale I), August 11, Slot-II

 

A total of 80 questions had to be answered in 45 minutes. It comprised only two sections i.e. Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude and both were available in English and Hindi. Every correct answer will fetch 1 mark, while every incorrect answer will reduce the score by 0.25.

 

Detailed break-up of IBPS RRB Officer Scale I

Section

Total Questions

Level of difficulty

Good Attempts

Approximate time taken

Reasoning

40

Moderate

26-30

20

Quantitative Aptitude

40

Moderate

 

20-24

25

Total

80

Moderate

50-56

45

Note: Section wise and overall cut-offs are not uniform for all states.

 

IBPS RRB Exam Analysis (Reasoning)

Topic

Number of Questions

Level of Difficulty

AR (Linear Seating Arrangement – 2 Parallel rows -12 persons – Facing North/South)

5

Moderate-Difficult

AR (Circular Seating Arrangement – 10 persons were facing the centre)

5

Moderate-Difficult

AR (Linear Seating Arrangement – No. of persons was to be calculated)

5

Moderate

AR (Data Arrangement – Floor/Box based)

4

Moderate

AR (Data Arrangement – 7 days/7 sports based)

3

Moderate

Coding - Decoding

5

Easy-Moderate

Mathematical Inequalities

5

Moderate

Directions

3

Easy-Moderate

Alphabet based

1

Easy

Syllogism

4

Easy-Moderate

The reasoning section was dominated by questions based on analytical reasoning. There were 5 sets of Analytical Reasoning (Seating Arrangement and Data Arrangement).The overall difficulty level of this section was moderate.

 

IBPS RRB Exam Analysis 2018 - Quantitative Aptitude

Topic

Number of Questions

Level of Difficulty

Data Interpretation (Table based)

5

Moderate

Data Interpretation (Table based)

5

Moderate

Data Interpretation (Caselet based)

5

Moderate

Comparison of 2 Quantities: Quantity I and Quantity II

5

Moderate

Number Series (Series Completion)

5

Easy- Moderate

Comparison of Variables - Quadratic Equations

5

Moderate

Miscellaneous (Quant based word problems - Profit, Loss & Discount, Mixture/Alligation, Time, Speed and Distance, Probability, Time & Work, Mensuration, Partnership, Ages etc.)

10

Moderate

First Published On : 05 Nov 2016 03:35 PM IST

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