Sunday, 6 November 2016

IBPS RRBs Officers Scale-1 Prelims 2016: Exam Analysis - 06th November 2016, Slot 2

Dear Readers,

As the Second shift of Day 3 of RRB Officers Scale-1 (PO) prelims is over and as always we are here with the analysis direct from the center. We have seen that many students are afraid and tensed as this is the first time RRB is conducting prelims with all new pattern. Without wasting any moment, let's get straight to the analysis which you all are interested in.
There are only two Sections in IBPS RRB Scale I (PO) Prelims exam namely Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude. IBPS RRB Prelims Paper of Officers Contains 80 questions of 80 marks with a time duration of 45 minutes. There were 40 questions in each sections.

Overall Analysis:
As per the inputs shared by many students, the overall level of paper can be considered Easy to Moderate. The students have attempted quite decent number of questions and again, the Time Management, played an important role in the exam. Let us look at the below table to have a look:

Subjects
Maximum Marks
Good Attempts
Level
Reasoning Ability
40
25-32
Easy-Moderate
Quantitative aptitude
40
22-26
Moderate
Total
80
51-56
Easy-Moderate

The good attempts are based on the average attempts of various students we have sampled at different centres. And don't get disheartened before the final result as it is just the estimate. Now let us look at the Section Wise Analysis.

Reasoning Ability:  
The Reasoning was a bit difficult. The questions were asked from various topics and students have reported that it was difficult to maintain the composure. The only relief was the less number of puzzle questions.

Topic
No. of Questions
Level
Syllogism
5
Moderate
Puzzles (Floor Based, Linear and Square)
15
Moderate
Inequality
5
Easy
Blood Relation
2
Easy
Direction
3
Easy
Miscellaneous (Ranking, Alpha-Numerical, Direction Sense, Blood Relations, etc.)
10
Moderate
Total
40
Easy-Moderate


Quantitative Aptitude:
The questions were as usual that IBPS have been asking in the year 2016. The questions were not hard to attempt but were time consuming. Let us have a look at he table below:

Topic
No. of Questions
Level
Series
5
Moderate
Simplification
5
Easy
Inequality(Quadratic)
5
Easy
Data Interpretation
(tabular/pie/bar graph)
15
Moderate
Miscellaneous (Profit Loss, Average, Boats and Stream, CI/SI, Time and Work, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Percentage, Partnership, etc.)
10
Moderate
Total
40
Moderate



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