IBPS RRB Office Assistant Mains Exam Analysis, Review: 7th October 2018

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IBPS RRB CLERK Mains Exam Analysis, Review: 7th October 2018

IBPS RRB Clerk Mains 2018 Recruitment Exam is over, Now it's time for the much awaited IBPS RRB Office Assistant Mains Exam Analysis & Review (7th October 2018). 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 the exam was of a moderate Level . 

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Mains 2018 exam had 5 sections in the objective test of 200 marks - Numerical Ability, English/Hindi Language, Reasoning, Computer Knowledge, and General Awareness for a composite duration of 120 minutes.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Mains 2018-19 Exam ANALYSIS (OVER-ALL):


SECTIONSGOOD ATTEMPTS
Hindi Language 27-32
English Language 24-29
Reasoning 23-27
Numerical Ability17-22
Computer Knowledge31-34
General Awareness26-31
TOTAL132-143


NUMERICAL ABILITY( Moderate-Lengthy)

The level of Numerical Ability was moderate but candidates have said that they found this section to be lengthy there were 4 sets of Data Interpretation Questions. Following were the types of DI:
  • Pie Chart 
  • Caselet
  • Line Graph
  • Missing DI: Tabular
The questions were:

TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Data Interpretation20Moderate - Difficult
 Data Sufficiency5Moderate
Miscellaneous (Mensuration, Boat & Stream, CI and SI, Profit & Loss, Time and Work, Partnership etc.)15Moderate
Total40Moderate - Lengthy

HINDI LANGUAGE (Easy-Moderate)

This section had 40 questions for 40 marks. The level of Hindi Language section was Easy to Moderate. There were two sets of Reading Comprehension consisting 5 questions in each which included 1-2 vocab based questions of antonym and synonym. 

TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Reading Comprehension गद्यांश (2 Sets)10Moderate
वाक्य में त्रुटी5Moderate
Cloze Test (2 Sets)10Easy-Moderate
Word Based Error5Easy-Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement4Moderate
Filler 5Easy-Moderate
Total40Easy-Moderate



ENGLISH LANGUAGE (Easy - Moderate)

The level of English Language section was Easy to Moderate. There was only one set of Reading Comprehension  with a total of 10 questions out of which 2-3 questions were of antonym and synonym. The RC was based on a passage related to Social Media. There were also 2 types of error detection: one was based on sentences and the other was based on vocabulary or spell check.

Topic
No. of Questions
Level
Reading Comprehension
10
Moderate
Error Detection
7
Moderate
Cloze Test
8
Easy-Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement
5
Moderate
Spell Check based Errors
5
Easy-Moderate
Identify correct use of word in sentences
5
Easy-Moderate
Total
40
Easy-Moderate

REASONING ABILITY (Moderate)

The level of reasoning was Moderate. Following were the types of puzzles asked:
  • Circular Seating Arrangement 
  • Parallel Lines Seating Arrangement
  • Month Based Puzzle, 3 Variable
  • Linear Single Line
  • Comparison Based

The questions were:

Topic
No. of Questions
Level
Sitting Arrangement and Puzzles 
25
Moderate
Data Sufficiency
5
Moderate
Blood Relation
3Moderate
Direction Sense4Easy-Moderate
Syllogism1Easy
Coding Decoding1Easy-Moderate
Machine Input Output1Easy
Total
40
Moderate


GENERAL AWARENESS (Moderate)
Most of the questions were from banking and current affairs. Keeping up with the latest trend in the GA section of banking examinations, in this exam as well IBPS asked current affairs questions from past 5 months, where most of the questions were related to news events of July and August. There were also around 7-8 questions of banking awareness and few questions of static GK.


COMPUTER KNOWLEDGE (Easy)
The level of this section was very basic most of the questions were from basics of computer knowledge concepts and definitions. The level of questions asked was easy and many questions were related to straight definitions and abbreviations. Computer section in this year's IBPS RRB Clerk Mains covered topics like shortcut keys, abbreviations, questions related to basic protocols of the internet, Networking, basics of computer software.








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