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IBPS RRB PO Previous Year’s Exam Analysis- The IBPS RRB PO is a coveted exam exam and its exam date is almost here. One of the important thing that will be very beneficial for you from exam point of view is to go through the previous year’s exam analysis. In this space, we will be giving you previous year’s exam analysis so that you can prepare accordingly in these rest of the days. Going through the previous year’s analysis will not only help you to focus on areas which are important from exam point of view and require more practice. These topics can be repeated this year as well and hence it is advisable to go through this analysis properly and prepare accordingly. 

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Previous Year’s Exam Analysis

We are giving you The IBPS RRB PO Previous year’s exam analysis for the year 2019 and 2018. We are taking the Shift-2 held on 4th August 2019 and Shift-1 held on 11th August 2018 into consideration. The difficulty level of both the years exams was of Moderate level and approximately number of good attempts were similar as well.

Subject Good Attempts 2019 Good Attempts 2018
Reasoning Ability 28-33 27-32
Quantitative Aptitude 24-27 20-25
Total 56-61 51-56

IBPS RRB PO 2019 Prelims Previous Year’s Exam Analysis

Reasoning 

The section was easy to Moderate and based on feedbacks from the students, the level of reasoning section was EasyModerate. In this section, total 4 set of puzzles and Seating Arrangements. Given below are the types of Puzzles and Seating Arrangement asked in the 1st shift of IBPS RRB Officer Scale I 2019 Exam:

  • Linear Uncertain Number of people
  • Circular Seating Arrangement (facing inside & outside)
  • Linear Seating Arrangement (9 people facing North)
  • Random Arrangement Puzzle (8 people, Name & year of joining was given)
Topics No. of Questions Level
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 20 Moderate
Syllogism (based on ‘A few’ concept) 05 Easy-Moderate
Direction Sense 02 Easy
Blood Relation 03 Easy
Alphabetical Series 02 Easy-Moderate
Odd One Out 01 Easy
Order & Ranking 05 Easy-Moderate
Alphabetical Series 02 Easy-Moderate
Total 40 Easy-Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude (Moderate)

This section was Moderate in nature and there were questions from approximation and simplification. There were majority of questions were asked from the miscellaneous part – the arithmetic word problems.

Given below are the following types of DIs were asked in this shift:

  • Tabular DI (Based on employees of a company)
  • Line Graph (Based on translation of Bengali, Tamil, HindiJ, English languages)
  • Caselet DI
Topics No. of Questions Level
Data Interpretation 15 Moderate
Quadratic Equation 05 Easy
Missing Number Series 05 Moderate
Partnership 01 Moderate
Problem on Ages 01 Moderate
SI/CI 02 Easy-Moderate
Boat & Stream 01 Moderate
Time & Work 01 Moderate
Speed, Distance & Time 01 Moderate
Profit/Loss 01 Easy
Pipes & Cistern 01 Moderate
Arithmetic Word Problem 06 Moderate
Total 40 Moderate
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IBPS RRB PO 2018 Prelims Previous Year’s Exam Analysis

Quantitative Aptitude

Quantitative Aptitude is one of the most important section in IBPS RRB 2020 and the level of this section was Moderate and the questions were calculative. The questions were asked from approximation and simplification and the questions from the miscellaneous part – the arithmetic word problems were also asked.

Given below are the types of DIs were asked in this shift:

  • There was Caselet, data related to the number of persons in a union was given
  • The question on Bar Graph, no. of tigers in different years and parks
  • Line Graph, 2 stores data related to kids and adult stores was given  in 2 lines P and Q
Topics No. of Questions Level
Data Interpretation 15 Moderate
Quadratic Equation 5 Moderate
Wrong Number Series 5 Moderate
Arithmetic Word Problems 15 Moderate
Total 40 Moderate

Reasoning (Moderate)

Reasoning is an important section and it was of Moderate level and Puzzle dominated this section as 6 sets of Puzzles and Seating Arrangements. Given below are the types of Puzzles and Seating Arrangement asked in the 1st shift of IBPS RRB Officer Scale I 2018 Exam:

  • Linear 2 Parallel Rows, 14 people were to be arranged
  • Circular Seating Arrangement, 5 people were facing towards the center and 3 people were facing outside
  • Day Based (Mon to Fri) Scheduling Puzzle, Movies in different time
  • Linear Seating Arrangement, 24 persons in a single row (Number of people was to be calculated) 
  • Height Comparison based short puzzle – 3 questions
  • Box-based puzzle
Topics No. of Questions Level
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 27 Moderate-Difficult
Syllogism 5 Moderate
Blood Relation 3 Moderate
Numeric Series 1 Easy-Moderate
Direction 3 Easy
Alphabetical Series 1 Easy-Moderate
Total 40 Moderate

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