IBPS RRB Officer Scale I - Mains Exam Analysis 5th November 2017

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IBPS RRB Officer Scale I - Mains Exam Analysis 5th November 2017

Dear Aspirants,
The Mains Exam of IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I was conducted today. Here is the section wise analysis of questions asked in the exam.

1. Quantitative Aptitude : Calculative and Difficult Level

Topic-wise breakup of questions asked:

Number Series: 5 Questions (based on wrong no. series)

Data Interpretation: 15 questions (included 3 sets: 1 Pie chart, 1 tabular graph and 1 Caselet DI based on profit and loss)

Data Sufficiency: 5 Questions

Miscellaneous Questions: 15 Questions

There were no questions from Simplification/ Approximation and Quadratic Equations in this section.

2. Reasoning Ability : Tricky and Difficult Level

Topic-wise breakup of questions asked:

Puzzles and Seating Arrangement: 20 Questions
(a) One scheduling puzzle where the certain item had to be sent to different cities in different dates.
(b) One square puzzle with age as another parameter. People sitting at corners had their age in the multiple of 3 and those in the centre had their age in the multiple of 2.

Input-Output: 5 Questions (based on double shifting)

Logical Reasoning: 6 Questions

Data Sufficiency: 5 Questions (based on puzzle and coding)

Miscellaneous Questions (Direction based): 4 Questions

There were no questions from Inequality and Syllogism in the reasoning section.

3. English/ Hindi Language : Totally Changed Pattern and Difficult Level

Two Reading Comprehension
(a) One was a normal article based on Economic breakdown (after England's BREXIT).
(b) Second was Paragraph based on Inflation.

Cloze test: Sentences which would fill the given blank of the passage had to be identified.

Filler based questions: Some sentences were given containing 3 blanks followed by 3 options and the students had to identify if the given options were in the correct sequence for the blanks or not. Idiom based filler questions were also asked.

Sentence improvement questions: An interrogative sentence was given and students had to identify the correct assertive sentence, without changing the actual meaning of the sentence.

Level of Hindi Language was easy. There was no pattern change in the Hindi language section.

4. General Awareness: Easy Level

The questions of this section were mostly asked from Current Affairs and Banking Awareness.
What does M in MUDRA stand for?
Where is Orang National Park situated?
What is the constituency of Prakash Javadekar?
What does P in PCA stand for?
Operation and Marketing risk-based question
Vijayawada located near which river?
Nobel prize in Literature.

5. Computer Knowledge: Easy Level

Some of the questions asked from Computer Knowledge Section are:

Memory-based Questions
Cache memory based question
Questions from Operating System
What is the full form of .org?
Attachment in email is called?
Internet-based Questions
Input-Output based questions

Good Attempts

Based on the level of the exam, here is the number of good attempts for individual sections and overall exam:

Name of the Section             Number of Good Attempts

Quantitative Aptitude                  15 - 18 Questions

Reasoning Ability                        20 - 22 Questions

English/ Hindi Language             18 - 20 Questions

General Awareness                     28 - 31 Questions

Computer Knowledge                  28 - 30 Questions

Overall Good Attempts               107 - 112 Questions

Wish you all the best for results.