RBI Grade-B Exam Analysis, Review 2018 Phase-1: 16 August - 2nd Slot


Dear Aspirants, The Most awaited RBI Grade-B 2018 Phase-1 exam is over, Now it's time for exam analysis of RBI Grade-B 2018 Phase-1 (16th August 2018), Shift-2. A lot of students have appeared for their Phase 1 exam today and this brings them to a step closer in their journey of getting a Job in Banking Sector. Without wasting any moment, let's get straight to the analysis For which you are all waiting for. The overall exam was of a moderate-difficult level. 

There are 4 Sections in RBI Grade-B 2018 Phase-1 exam namely English, Reasoning, General Awareness and Quantitative Aptitude.

RBI Grade-B 2018 Phase-1 Exam ANALYSIS (OVER-ALL):

SECTIONSGOOD ATTEMPTS
ENGLISH LANGUAGE15-18
REASONING ABILITY34-41
QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE17-21
GENERAL AWARENESS43-49
TOTAL94-105


QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE (Moderate)

The level of quantitative aptitude was moderate. There were three sets of DI one was a Tabular-Pie-Chart Combination and the other was a Missing Tabular DI. One Caselet based DI was also asked in the exam. 

The questions were:

TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Two Data Interpretation and One Caselet 15 Moderate
Quantity 1, Quantity 25Moderate-Difficult
Approximation5Moderate
Miscellaneous (Percentage, Time and Work, Partnership, Boat and Stream)5Moderate
Total30Moderate

ENGLISH LANGUAGE (Moderate-Difficult)

The level of English was moderate to difficult . There were two set of RC in which one was based on a passage related ATM and Vendor Services. 

TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Reading Comprehension 10Moderate-Difficult
Starters5Moderate-Difficult
Double Fillers5Moderate-Difficult
Sentence Rearrangement5Difficult
Questions on correct usage of phrases5Moderate-Difficult
Total30Moderate-Difficult

REASONING ABILITY (Moderate-Difficult
)

The level of reasoning was Moderate - Difficult. There were 5 puzzles and sitting Arrangement based on following pattern: Circular Seating Arrangement, Month based puzzle etc. 

The questions were:

TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Puzzle and Seating Arrangement25Moderate-Difficult
Syllogism5Moderate
Logical Reasoning18Moderate-Difficult
Blood Relation3Moderate
Direction Sense3Moderate
Data Sufficiency5Moderate
Miscellaneous1Moderate
Total60Moderate-Difficult

GENERAL AWARENESS (Moderate)

General Awareness had 80 questions for 80 marks. This section is moderate for those who knows banking terms and were well versed with static awareness. Around 7 to 8 questions covered the static awareness portion and most of the questions were from current affairs of April, May, June and July. There were 18-20 Questions from Banking Awareness.