RBI Assistant Mains Exam Analysis, Review: 20th Dec 2017

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RBI Assistant Mains Exam Analysis, Review: 20th Dec 2017

RBI Assistant Mains Exam Analysis, Review: 20th Dec 2017

RBI Assistant Mains 2017 Recruitment Exam is over, Now it's time for the much awaited RBI Assistant Mains Exam Analysis & Review (20th Dec 2017). Many students have appeared for this exam today and this brings them to a step closer in their journey of getting a Job in govt. sector. Without wasting any moment, let's get straight to the analysis for which you are all waiting for.  Overall exam was moderate to difficult and students difficulty mainly in General awareness and Reasoning Section. 5 puzzles of difficult type was asked in the Reasoning Section exam. 

RBI Assistant Mains 2017 exam had 5 sections in the objective test of 200 marks - Test of Numerical Ability, Test of English Language, Test of Reasoning, Test of Computer Knowledge, and Test of General Awareness for Each section had its particular time limit and overall the RBI Assistant Mains Paper was 135 Minutes.

RBI Assistant Mains 2017-18 Exam ANALYSIS (OVER-ALL):


SECTIONSGOOD ATTEMPTS Duration
Test of  Reasoning 13-16 30 minutes
Test of Numerical Ability21-2430 minutes
Test of Computer Knowledge29-3220 minutes
Test of General Awareness17-2125 minutes
Test of English Language21-2430 minutes
TOTAL117-128135 minutes


TEST OF NUMERICAL ABILITY( Moderate )

This section had 40 questions for 40 marks. The questions of Data Sufficiency were also there.The level of Numerical Ability was moderate and there were 3 sets of Data Interpretation Questions. Following were the types of DI:
  • Bar Graph
  • Caselet
  • Tabular
The questions were:

TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Data Interpretation15Moderate
Quadratic Equation5Easy
 Data Sufficency5Moderate
Probability2Modearate
Mixture and Allegation1Moderate
Time and Work2Moderate
Ratio and Proportion1Moderate
Partnership2Moderate
Miscellaneous2Moderate
Approximation5Easy-Moderate
Total40Moderate


TEST OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE (Moderate-Difficult)

This section had 40 questions for 40 marks. The level of English Language section was Moderate-Difficult. There were a set Reading Comprehension consisting 12 questions comprising 4 vocabulary based questions.

Topic
No. of Questions
Level
Reading Comprehension 
12
Difficult
Cloze Test
6
Moderate
Error detection 
5
Moderate
Paragraph Starter 
7
Moderate-Difficult
Sentence Rearrangement
5Moderate
Phrase Replacement5Moderate
Total
40
Moderate-Difficult

TEST OF REASONING  (Moderate- Difficult)

The level of reasoning was Difficult.  Following were 5 types of puzzles asked:
  • Box based Puzzle (2 Variable)
  • Blood Relation with age (2 Variable)
  • Scheduling (Month, Date) Based Puzzle
  • Linear Seating Arrangement (2 Variable)
  • Date of Birth and Year Based Puzzle

The questions were:

Topic
No. of Questions
Level
Sitting Arrangement and Puzzles 
25
Moderate- Difficult
Data Sufficiency (2 statement)
5
Moderate
Inequality
2
Moderate
Machine Input Output
5Moderate
Misc2Moderate
 Alphabet Position
40
Moderate- Difficult

TEST OF GENERAL AWARENESS ( Moderate-Difficult)
Bankersadda's G.K Power Capsule for helped students a lot as many questions asked were covered in the capsule already. Most of the questions were from banking, Static and current affairs mostly from October- November 2017. 10-12 Questions were of static Awareness, 10-12 current affairs and rest were from Banking Awareness. There were also few questions from basic banking awareness and surprised students a bit as the level was a bit high.

TEST OF COMPUTER KNOWLEDGE (Easy)
The section was very basic and most of the questions were from basics of Software,Hardware,Port, Internet, Network etc.