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IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims 2017: A Detailed Exam Analysis

Check exam analysis of IBPS RRB Office Assistant prelims examination 2017. The analysis gives a clear idea of the difficulty level of examination. It will help candidates who have their examination in next slots.

Sep 18, 2017 14:56 IST
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IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam Analysis 2017
IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam Analysis 2017

IBPS conducted the preliminary examination for RRB Assistant exam 2017 on 16th and 17th September successfully. The exam was conducted for 80 marks comprised of 80 questions with a time of 45 minutes.

Pattern of Examination: The examination has 2 sections – Reasoning and Quantitative aptitude.  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 the total weighted score. Negative marking is applicable for the Objective Test. For every wrong answer, one-fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty.

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

Analysis of Examination: The overall difficulty level of the examination was Easy to Moderate. 

Section

Total Ques.

Level of Difficulty

Reasoning

40

Easy to Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude

40

Easy to Moderate

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The section wise details are as follows:

Reasoning:

The level of difficulty was Easy to Moderate for this section.  If you practiced the subject enough, you can easily attempt 30+ questions.

Topics

Number of

question

Level of

difficulty

Circular seating arrangement

5

Easy to Moderate

Linear arrangement

5

Easy to Moderate

Puzzle

5+5=10

Easy to Moderate

Syllogism

5

Easy to Moderate

Inequalities

5

Easy

Miscellaneous (Number arrangement,  Alphabet series, Directions, Odd one out etc.

5

Easy

Coding-decoding

5

Easy

Total no. of question

40


Quantitative Aptitude 

The overall difficulty level of this section was Easy to Moderate. Highest numbers of questions were asked from Approximation/ Simplification and Miscellaneous.

Topic

Number of question

Level of difficulty

Data Interpretation

5

Easy to Moderate

Approximation/ Simplification

15

Easy

Number Series

5

Easy

Miscellaneous

15

Easy to Moderate

Total no. of question

40

 

Expected Cutoff marks: As per our analysis and difficulty level of the examination, the following Cutoff marks are expected for different a category. It should be noted that IBPS release state-wise cut-off marks for the examination.

General

45-50

OBC

38-43

SC

22-27

Note: The candidates should note that the above cutoffs may vary as it depends upon various factors hence; it is not possible to predict the exact cutoff marks until IBPS declared it on its website. The IBPS will announce cut off marks when the process of selection is over.

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