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IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Mains Exam Analysis held on 5th November 2017

Nov 6, 2017 14:57 IST
IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Mains Exam Analysis 2017
IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Mains Exam Analysis 2017

IBPS has conducted the RRB Officer Scale I Mains examination on 5th November 2017 successfully. The examination was conducted in one shift only. The mains exam consists 200 questions comprises of 5 sections which include Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness, English Language or Hindi Language, & Computer Knowledge. Total time allotted for the examination was 120 minutes.

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Analysis of Examination: The overall difficulty level of the exam was  Difficult. 

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The section wise details are as follows: 

Quantitative Aptitude: This section was Difficult.  There were 40 questions carrying 50 marks. There were 4 sets of DI. The Data Interpretation (DI) was difficult and DI covered various topics like percentage, profit and loss, average, ratio and proportion etc which made it calculative and time-consuming.

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Topic

No. of Questions (40)

 Difficulty Level

Data Interpretation (Bar Graph+ Caselet DI+ Table Graph+ Pie Chart)

5+5+5+5=20

Difficult and calculative

Data Sufficiency

5

Difficult

Number Series (based on Wrong number series pattern)

5

Difficult

Probability

1

Difficult

Miscellaneous  (Average, Profit & loss, Mixture and Allegation , SI & CI, Ratio & Proportion, Partnership, Time & Work, Speed & Time,  Boats and streams etc.)

9

 Moderate

Total

40

 

Note: It is noticed that no question was asked from the topic quadratic equation and Simplification.

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Reasoning: This section was Difficult. Inequality and Syllogism were missing in this section. Puzzle was tough and time-consuming.

Topic

No. of Questions (40)

Level

Puzzle

5+5=10

Difficult

Linear Seating Arrangement

5

Difficult

Square Seating Arrangement

5

Difficult

Input-Output (based on double shifting)

5

Difficult

Analytical Reasoning (statement and Assumption, Statement and Conclusion etc.)

5

Difficult

Data Sufficiency

5

Difficult

Direction Sense, Ranking

5

Moderate

Total

40

 

 Hindi Language: The section of Hindi Language was moderate.

Topic

No. of Questions (40)

Level

Reading Comprehension (अपठित गद्यांश)

10

Moderate

Sentence rearrangement (वाक्यों को क्रम में लगाना)

5

Moderate

Synonyms ('पर्यायवाची शब्द)

5

 Moderate

Spotting error (वाक्य में त्रुटी)

5

  Moderate

Cloze Test (रिक्त-स्थान की पूर्ति)

10

  Easy

Word Usage

5

Moderate

Total

40

 

Note: Candidates have to attempt either Hindi or English.

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 English Language: English section was moderate this time. There were two sets of passages of moderate level. The passage was based on Economy. The new type of questions has introduced in this section.

Topic

No. of Questions (40)

Level

Reading Comprehension

7+7=14

 Moderate

Sentence improvement

5

Moderate

Identify the opposite pairs

6

  Moderate

Cloze Test (conventional type)

5+5=10

  Easy

Cloze Test (New Type- candidates have to filled sentence or phrase for each blank )

5

Moderate

Total

40

 

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Computer Knowledge: The question asked in this section was easy and consist the basics questions only.

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