RBI‘s recruitment of Assistant is the much-anticipated opportunity for every banking aspirant and with the Preliminary exam, you are now a step closer to achieve your goal. Today’s (27th November’17) RBI Assistant Pre exam 2nd shift is over now, and it is the time for its Exam Analysis. All those aspirants who are yet to appear for RBI Assistant Prelims Exam can benefit from this exam analysis as here we provide you with an insight on the types and levels of questions being asked in this year’s RBI Assistant Pre exam. The level of this shift’s examination was Very Easy. You can expect this year’s cut off to be high in comparison to last year’s RBI Assistant Precut off. In the second shift, the exam pattern was same as compared to first shift except for Reasoning ability Section.
RBI Assitant Prelims Analysis: Overall
The preliminary exam for RBI Assistant was conducted online and had 100 questions for 60 minutes. Candidates have to manage those 60 minutes themselves while dealing with three sections- Reasoning Ability (35 Ques), Numerical Ability (35 Ques), and English Language (30 Ques).
Time (in min.)
English Language (Easy-Moderate)
The level of English Language was Easy-Moderate. The topic of reading comprehension was based on a story. There were 4 questions of Antonyms and synonym with the passage.
No. of Question
Numerical Ability (Easy-Moderate)
The level of Numerical Ability section was Easy-Moderate. The number of questions from arithmetic (word problems) was significantly high as 15 out of 35 questions were from the arithmetic portion There was only 1 set of DI:
No. of Question
Number Series (Missing)
Profit & Loss
Problem on Ages
Ratio and Proportion
Time and Work
Boat and Stream
Number series Questions asked in second shift:
6, 5, 7, 12.5, 27,—–
3, 18, 35, 56, 83,—–
7, 6, 10, 27,——, 515
45, 49, 40, 56, 31,——
11, 29, 65, 137,——, 369
Reasoning Ability (Very Easy)
There were 2 puzzles and Seating Arrangement which are given below:-