RBI Officer Grade B Exam Analysis 2018

RBI Officer Grade B Exam Analysis 2018 – The analysis of RBI Officer Grade B 2018 has been released on August 16. RBI Officer Grade B phase 1 exam was held online on August 16 in two shifts. There were 200 questions, which had to be answered in 120 minutes. There were four sections – General Awareness, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning. All the sections except English Language were available bilingually, that is, both in English and in Hindi. Each question had 5 options and 1 mark was awarded for every correct answer while 0.25 marks was deducted for every incorrect answer. Candidates can check the detailed RBI Officer Grade B Exam Analysis 2018 by Career Launcher including expected RBI Grade B cut off for phase 1 exam.

 

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RBI Officers Grade B Exam Analysis 2018 (Phase I)

Career Launcher had released the detailed analysis of RBI Officer Grade B on August 16 for morning shift. Candidates can check sectional and overall analysis of RBI Officer Grade B Phase I and expected cutoff from the table below:

 

Overall RBI Officers Grade B 2018 Phase I Analysis (Morning Shift)

Section

Total Questions

Level of difficulty

Good Attempts

Duration

General Awareness

80

Moderate – Difficult

40 – 45

30

English Language

30

Moderate – Difficult

13 - 15

20

Quantitative Aptitude

30

Easy -Moderate

13 – 15

20

Reasoning

60

Moderate- Difficult

32 – 34

50

Total

200

Moderate – Difficult

105 – 115

120

Sectional and Overall Expected Cut-offs of RBI Grade B Officers Phase I Exam 2018:

Subject

General

OBC

SC

ST

PWD (OH/HI/VH)

General Awareness (Out of 80)

15.5 – 17.5

11.5 – 13.5

10 - 12

10 - 12

10 - 12

English language (Out of 30)

5.75 – 7.75

4.25 – 6.25

4.25 – 5.75

4.75

4.75

Quantitative Aptitude (Out of 30)

5 – 7

3.5 – 5.5

3 - 5

3 - 5

3 - 5

Reasoning (Out of 60)

11 – 13

8 – 10

6.25 – 7.75

6.25 – 7.75

6.25 – 7.75

Overall Phase I (Out of 200)

78 - 85

68- 75

64 - 71

64-71

64-71

Section-wise analysis of RBI Grade B Officers Phase I Exam 2018:

 

RBI Officers Grade B 2018 General Awareness Analysis:

 

Most number of questions came from the current affairs – both national and international. It has to be noted that a number of questions totaling 21 came from banking. Other areas that were covered in this section were sports, business, science and technology, and books and authors. Very few questions, around 4 in number, came from the static portion of GK. It should be noted that maximum current affairs questions came from the events and happenings that occurred from May to July 2018. Rest of the questions from the dynamic section of GK came from the events and occurrences that took place in the last one year. Overall, the difficulty level of this section can be categorized as easy to moderate.

Topics

Number of Questions

Level of Difficulty

Current Affairs – National

11

Easy

Current Affairs – International

12

Moderate to difficult

Current Affairs – Banking

21

Easy to Moderate

Current Affairs – Business

5

Moderate

Current Affairs – Sports

4

Easy

Current Affairs – Miscellaneous

12

Moderate to difficult

Current Affairs – Important dates

2

Easy

Current Affairs – Science and Technology

5

Easy to Moderate

Current Affairs – Books and Authors

4

Moderate to difficult

Static – History

2

Difficult

Static- Geography

1

Difficult

Static- Economy

1

Difficult

RBI Officers Grade B 2018 English Language Analysis:

 

The section comprised 11 RC questions in total. There were two RC passages which had 4 and 7 questions in each passage.One RC passage was based on exchange rate and the second RC passage was on life events based. Most of the questions were inference based and so, took a long time to figure out the answer. Other topics that came in the exam included Sentence correction, Statement Connection, etc. No para jumble and cloze test questions came this time. Overall, the level of difficulty of the questions was moderate to difficult.

Topics

Number of questions

Level of difficulty

Reading Comprehension (4 + 7)

11

Moderate to difficult

Sentence Correction (Spot the Error)

5

Moderate

Match the sentences (Two columns, three sentences)

3

Moderate to difficult

Para Completion (4 sentences)

2

Moderate to difficult

Statement Connection

3

Moderate

Jumbles words ( In 6-7 paragraphs, bold words misplaced)

6

Moderate

RBI Officers Grade B 2018 Quantitative Aptitude Analysis:

 

There were questions 5 questions each based on wrong numbers in series and comparison of two quantities in this section. There were 10 questions on Data Interpretation which were split into two sets of 5 questions each. Apart from that, there were 10 quantitative aptitude questions which were lengthy, calculative and time consuming.

Topic

Number of questions

Level of difficulty

Data Interpretation (Bar graph)

5

Moderate

Data Interpretation (Table)

5

Easy to Moderate

Number Series (Wrong numbers based)

5

Easy to Moderate

Comparison of two quantities (Quantity I and Quantity II) – Topics were: TSD, Quadratic Equation, geometry etc.

5

Easy to Moderate

Time and Work

1

Easy to Moderate

Mensuration (Cone and cylinder based)

1

Moderate

Partnership

2

Moderate

Time, Speed and Distance - Boat and Streams

1

Easy to Moderate

Mixture and Alligation

1

Easy to Moderate

Profit, Loss and Discount

1

Easy to Moderate

Simple Interest/Compound Interest

1

Easy to Moderate

Time, Speed and Distance

1

Easy to Moderate

Ratio and Proportion

1

Easy to Moderate

RBI Officers Grade B 2018 Reasoning Analysis :

This section comprised of 6 AR sets (Puzzles) which were of moderate level in nature. Rest of the questions could have been attempted easily to maximize the score. No questions were there based on input-output. However, the overall section was quite time consuming.

Topic

Number of Questions

Level of Difficulty

Analytical Reasoning (Linear Seating facing north in single row – two variables)

5

Easy

Analytical Reasoning (Box Arrangement – two variables)

5

Moderate

Analytical Reasoning (Blood Relation)

5

Easy

Analytical Reasoning (Data Arrangement – Nine people's department, name, projects based)

5

Easy to Moderate

Analytical Reasoning (Data Arrangement – Birth year, age and company)

5

Moderate

Analytical Reasoning (Sitting Arrangement – Square table, both sides facing)

5

Moderate to Difficult

Mathematical Inequalities

5

Easy to Moderate

Data Sufficiency – 2 statements based

5

Moderate

Directions (Set Based)

3

Moderate to Difficult

Alphabet - symbol based (Singlets)

3

 

Easy

Logical Reasoning ( Inference, CR, Decision Making, Strong & Weak Argument, Statement Conclusion, Statement and Course of Action and logical based)

12

Moderate to difficult

Miscellaneous

2

Easy to Moderate

 

 

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