IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis, Review 2018: 11th August – 3rd Slot

Dear students, with IBPS RRB PO 2018, the banking aspirants across India have got another opportunity to make a headway in their career with a public sector bank in the country. The notification for the examination to be held for this recruitment process was released in the month of June and today is the 1st day of IBPS RRB PO Prelims Examination 2018. A huge number of students apply and appear for this examination every year and that’s the reason why the fight to get through it is real tough. So, it’s a must for one to get down to the nitty-gritty so as to be prepared with the best strategy to deal with this examination. 

Here is the detailed analysis of today’s 3rd shift of IBPS RRB PO Prelims Examination by Adda247 that discusses in detail the pattern and types of questions asked in the two sections viz. Quantitative Aptitude Section and Reasoning Ability Section. This analysis will help students get an insight into the difficulty level, types of questions asked in today’s examination and questions that could be asked in the upcoming shifts of this examination. The overall difficulty level of this examination was moderate. Let’s move forward to the section-wise analysis of IBPS RRB PO Prelims Examination 2018. 

IBPS RRB PO Exam Analysis 2018: Section-wise Analysis

Subject Good Attempts
Reasoning Ability 26-29
Quantitative Aptitude 18-23
Total 48-54

Quantitative Aptitude (Moderate and Calculative)

The level of this section was moderate and the questions were calculative. A huge number of questions were asked from the miscellaneous part – the arithmetic word problems.

Following types of DIs were asked in this shift:

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Number Series asked in this shift:
  • 2 3 7 89 456 2677
  • 60 20 30 45 90 225 695
  • 2 3.4 6.8 11.14
  • 900 896 912 848 1104
No. of Questions
Data Interpretation
Wrong Number Series
Arithmetic Word Problems

Reasoning (Moderate)

The level of reasoning section was Moderate. There were a total of 5 sets of Puzzles and Seating Arrangements. Following are the types of Puzzles and Seating Arrangement asked in the 3rd shift of IBPS RRB Officer Scale I 2018 Exam:

  • Floor-based
  • Square Seating Arrangement
  • Linear Seating Arrangement
  • Circular (2 variable, based on people and their ages)
  • Box-based
Topics No. of Questions Level
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 25 Moderate
Coding-Decoding 5 Moderate
Blood Relation 1 Moderate
Inequalities 2 Moderate
Alphabet-based (OBSTRUCT) 1 Moderate
Miscellaneous 6 Moderate
Total 40 Moderate