IBPS RRB Clerk Exam Analysis and Review for Mains 2019

IBPS RRB Clerk Main 2019 Exam Analysis, Review: 20th October 2019

IBPS RRB Clerk Mains 2019 examination is over. Now it’s time for the much awaited IBPS RRB Clerk Mains Exam Analysis & Review (20th October 2019). Many students have appeared for this exam today and this brings them to a step closer in their journey of getting a Job in Regional Rural Banks (RRBs). Without wasting any moment, let’s get straight to the analysis for which you are all waiting for. Overall the exam was of a Easy-Moderate Level.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant (Clerk) Mains 2019 Exam Analysis (Over-All):

                          SECTIONS            GOOD ATTEMPTS
**Hindi Language 21-26
**English Language 24-28
Reasoning 27-32
Quantitative Aptitude 12-16
Computer Knowledge 23-27
General Awareness 26-30
TOTAL 139-152
**Candidates need to attempt any one section.

Quantitative Aptitude (Moderate-Difficult)

This section had 40 questions for 50 marks. The level of Quantitative Aptitude was Moderate and there were 4 sets of Data Interpretation Questions.
Following were the types of DI:

  • Caselet DI (Based on Year, 2012-2013, 2013-2014, 2014-2015)
  • Tabular DI (Based on Apple & Banana)
  • Double Pie Chart DI (Based on teaching & non-teaching staff)
  • Caselet DI (Based on sale of 2 wheelers, 3 wheelers & 4 wheelers)
Topic No. of Questions Level
Data Interpretation 20 Moderate
Quantity 1: Quantity 2 05 Easy-Moderate
Miscellaneous (Train Based, Boat & Stream, CI and SI, Profit & Loss, Time and Work, Partnership, Age Based, Mensuration etc.) 15 Moderate
Total 40 Moderate

**Hindi Language (Easy-Moderate)
This section had 40 questions for 40 marks. The level of Hindi Language section was Easy-Moderate.
Topic No. of Questions Level
गद्यांश 10 Moderate
रिक्त स्थान पूर्ति (Cloze Test) 10 Moderate
वाक्यों में त्रुटी चयन 04 Moderate
रिक्त स्थान 04 Moderate
पर्यायवाची / विलोम / समानार्थी 05 Easy-Moderate
अव्यवस्थित वाक्य खण्डों को सुव्यवस्थित करना 05 Easy-Moderate
विविध 02 Moderate
Total 40 Moderate

**English Language (Easy-Moderate)

The level of English Language section was Easy-Moderate. There was one set of Reading Comprehension which consisted of 10 questions. Out of 10 questions 1 question was based on filler. The theme of RC was Dolphin and Human interaction. The cloze test was based on Artificial Intelligence.
No. of Questions
Reading Comprehension
Word Swapping
Cloze Test
Sentence Correction
Single Word Fillers
Sentence Rearrangement

Reasoning Ability (Easy-Moderate)

The level of reasoning was Easy-Moderate. Total 40 questions were asked in this topic. Following were the types of puzzles asked:

  • Circular Seating Arrangement (8 People facing inside, based on Age)
  • Floor Based Puzzle (9 Floors, single variable)
  • Box Based Puzzle (10 boxes)
  • Parallel Row Puzzle (North South direction, 7 people each side)
  • Month Based Puzzle (3 months, 2 dates, 6 people, 6 city)
The questions were:

No. of Questions
Sitting Arrangement and Puzzles
Direction Based
Alphabet Based
01 Easy
Number Based 01 Easy-Moderate
Coding Decoding 05 Easy
Order & Ranking (Based on Direction) 03 Easy
Blood Relation 03 Easy

Computer Knowledge (Easy-Moderate)

The level of this section was very basic most of the questions basic knowledge of computer & its application. Some of the questions/topics asked:

MS Office
Shortcut Key
Binary to Decimal
Operating System
MAC Address
Common Pointing Device

General Awareness (Easy-Moderate)

Most of the questions were asked from current affairs. Current Affairs of August, May, June & July dominated. No question was asked from static awareness, Union Budget and Economy Survey. Some of the questions/topics Asked:

  • NASA Apollo 11
  • Operation Sunrise
  • Question based on Autobiography
  • National park
  • Hemis Festival
  • Wimbledon 2019

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