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17.09.15 | JagranJosh.com Alert — Bank Jobs (बैंक जॉब)

IBPS has conducted the online examination for RRB officer scale I on 5, 6, 12 and 13 September 2015 successfully.

Sep 16, 2015 17:21 IST
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IBPS has conducted the online examination for RRB officer scale I on 5, 6, 12 and 13 September 2015 successfully. The exam was conducted for 200 marks comprised of 200 questions with a time of 2 hours.
 
Pattern of Examination: The examination has five sections - Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness, English Language or Hindi Language and Computer Knowledge. In the examination there was objective type of tests.  The candidates shall be required to qualify in each section as per cut-off marks determined on the basis of performance in each section and also on total weighted score. Negative marking is applicable for the Objective Test. There were five alternatives in every question. For every wrong answer, one-fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty. 

Analysis of Examination: This exam was a bit difficult as compared to the previous year. If we analyze the examination section wise, we found that all the sections except Computer Knowledge were of high level as compared to previous year. It indicates that the level of this examination was high. However the overall difficulty level of the examination was moderate.

The Banking team of Jagranjosh.com has come up with comprehensive analysis of the question paper and the expected cut off for the examination.

Section

Total Ques.

Level of Difficulty

Reasoning

40

Easy to Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude

40

Difficult

General Awareness

40

Easy to Moderate 

English Language or Hindi Language

40

Moderate

Computer Knowledge

40

Easy 

The section wise details are as follows:

Reasoning:

It is noticed that only 5 questions was asked from Analytical Reasoning (AR) and Data sufficiency topic was missing.

Topics

Number of question

Seating arrangement and Linear arrangement

10

Syllogism

5

Coding-decoding

5

Inequalities

5

Analytical Reasoning (Statement and assumptions)

5

Blood relation, Direction, series etc.

10

Quantitative Aptitude 

This section was relatively difficult as compared to previous year and toughest among all sections.

Topic

Number of question

Data Interpretation ( pie chart + table chart + graph chart)

15



Quadratic equation

5

Number Series

5

Arithmetic- Simple & compound interest, Time and work,Ration and proportion, profit and loss, percentage, LCM and HCF, Boat and stream

15

English Language

The section was moderate. As asked in previous years Reading Comprehension was lengthy and need more time to solve.

Topic

Number of question

Reading Comprehension

15

Cloze test

10

Sentence error

5

Fill in the blanks

5

Para jumble

5

General Awareness

This year the question asked in this section was more centered on Current Affairs rather Banking Awareness while last year major question was asked from the special reference to banking industry. The quick revision of last 3 months news was enough for this section. Some basic banking question was also asked.

Computer Knowledge 

This was easy as compared to other sections. The questions asked from this section were related with basic introduction of computer, Input –Output device, internet, Memory, DBMS, Software application, Hardware and software etc. 

Expected Cutoff marks: Looking at the difficulty level of the examination, the following Cutoff marks are expected for different category.

General

110-120

SC

70-80

ST

55-70

OBC

100-110

Candidates need to take into account the above analysis for coming IBPS RRB Exam.

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