IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2017 Exam Analysis & Review

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam Analysis

The First day (16th Sep, 2017) First shift of IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2017 prelims exam is over .Here we bring you the 16th September Exam Analysis which will help you understand the composition of IBPS RRB Office Assistant Pre exam.

Throughout all the shifts conducted till now, the exam has been of EASY to MODERATE level, which brings relief to the candidates who are going to appear for the exam. However, this conveys that the number of attempts would increase.

Below is the detailed analysis for DAY 1- SHIFT 1 - 16th September, 2017. The exam review and analysis for the rest of the shifts can be read on the link mentioned after the detailed review of day-shift 1.

Office Assistant Exam Analysis: Overall

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims Exam comprises of 2 sections Reasoning, and Quantitative Aptitude. Both the sections have 40 questions and 45 minutes is the time limit for a total 80 questions.

The overall level of paper can be considered as Easy to Moderate. Let us look at the below table to have a fair idea of the overall analysis of the exam:

Subjects Maximum Marks Good Attempts Level
Reasoning Ability 40 26-30 Easy
Quantitative aptitude 40 24-28 Easy- Moderate
Total 80 59-64 Easy-Moderate

The good attempts are based on the average attempts of various students we have sampled at different centres. Now let us look at the Section Wise Analysis.

Office Assistant Exam Analysis: Reasoning Ability

The level of reasoning section was Easy. There were There were only 2 Seating Arrangements and Puzzles::

Floor Based Puzzle (1 Variable)

Linear Seating Arrangement (1 Variable)

Topic No. of Questions Level
Sitting Arrangement and Puzzles 10 Moderate
Coding Decoding (old pattern) 5 Easy
Inequality 5 Easy
Odd One Out 1 Easy
Alphabetical Series 1 Easy-Moderate
Syllogism 5 Easy
Direction 1 Easy-Moderate
Miscellaneous 8 Easy- Moderate
Total 40 Easy-Moderate

Office Assistant Exam Analysis: Quantitative Aptitude

The level of Quantitative Aptitude section was Easy-Moderate. There was only 1 set of DI:

Topic No. of Questions Level
Number Series (Missing) 5 Easy
Simplification 15 Easy-Moderate
Data Interpretation 5 Moderate
Miscellaneous (SI,CI, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ratio etc.)
15 Moderate
Total 40 Moderate

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IBPS RRB PO Exam Analysis 2017

Majority of shifts for IBPS RRB PO Prelims are over! A large number of students have appeared for the exam till now and here's what we have compiled after hearing from them about the exam.

Throughout all the shifts conducted till now, the exam has been of EASY to MODERATE level, which brings relief to the candidates who are going to appear for the exam. However, this conveys that the number of attempts would increase.

Below is the detailed analysis for DAY 1- SHIFT 1 - 9th September, 2017. The exam review and analysis for the rest of the shifts can be read on the link mentioned after the detailed review of day-shift 1.

Overall Analysis:

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam comprises of 2 sections Reasoning, and Quantitative Aptitude. Both the sections have 40 questions and 45 minutes is the time limit for a total 80 questions.

The overall level of paper can be considered as Easy. Let us look at the below table to have a fair idea of the overall analysis of the exam:

Subjects Maximum Marks Good Attempts Level
Reasoning Ability 40 23-27 Easy-Moderate
Quantitative aptitude 40 19-24 Easy- Moderate
Total 80 57-62 Easy-Moderate

The good attempts are based on the average attempts of various students we have sampled at different centres. Now let us look at the Section Wise Analysis.

Reasoning Ability:

The level of reasoning section was Easy. There were 4 Seating Arrangements and Puzzles:

Month related (2 variable)

Box (1 variable)

Linear (North-South) (1 variable)

Circular Based (1 variable)

Topic No. of Questions Level
Sitting Arrangement and Puzzles  20 Easy- Moderate
Coding Decoding (old pattern) 5 Easy
Inequality 5 Easy
Alphabetical  1 Easy
Syllogism 5 Easy
Number Arrangement 2 Easy-Moderate
Miscellaneous 2 Easy- Moderate
Total 40 Easy-Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude:

The level of Quantitative Aptitude section was Easy-Moderate. There were a total of 3 DI sets out of which 1 was Calculative and demanded time:

Topic No. of Questions Level
Quadratic Equations 5 Easy-Moderate
Number Series (Missing) 5 Easy
Data Interpretation  15 Moderate
Approximation 5 Easy
Mixture & Alligation 1 Moderate
Speed, Distance & Time 1 Easy
Problem on Ages 1 Easy
Percentage 1 Easy
Problem on Trains 1 Easy
Miscellaneous (SI,CI,  Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ratio etc.)


5 Moderate
Total 40 Moderate

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