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IBPS RRB Officer Scale - I Main Exam 2018: Analysis & Review

Oct 1, 2018 19:20 IST
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IBPS RRB 2018
IBPS RRB 2018

IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel) conducted the Main Examination for Officer Scale – I post on 30th September 2018. Many candidates who took the exam on 30th September claimed that the overall difficulty level of the exam was moderate. A complete analysis of the IBPS RRB 2018 Officer Scale - I Main Examination is available in this article. IBPS RRB PO Result 2018 for Mains Examination is expected to be announced at the beginning of November 2018.

Candidates appeared for IBPS RRB exam often ask questions related to IBPS RRB PO Cut-off 2018, such candidates can check expected cut-off this exam from the link given below

IBPS RRB Cut–off 2018 (Expected)

IBPS RRB 2018: Exam Pattern of Officer Scale-I Main Examination

In the main exam, candidates needed to solve 200 questions in two hours of time duration. More details are given below

Name of Tests (Medium of Exam)

No. of Questions (Max. Marks)

Duration

Reasoning Ability (English/Hindi)

40 (50)

A cumulative time of 2 hours is provided

Quantitative Aptitude (English/Hindi)

40 (50)

General Awareness (English/Hindi)

40 (40)

Computer Knowledge (English/Hindi)

40 (20)

English Language (English)

OR

Hindi Language (Hindi)

40 (40)

Total

200 Questions (200 Marks)

 

IBPS RRB Exam Analysis: Officer Scale I Main Examination – Overview

A brief overview of the exam analysis is given below

Name of Tests

Average Range of Questions Attempted by Candidates

Reasoning Ability

21 – 27

Quantitative Aptitude

16 – 25

Computer Knowledge

20 – 25

General Awareness

25 – 29

Hindi Language                

20 – 25

English Language             

25 – 29

Total

120 to 130 Questions

IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Exam 2018: Section-wise analysis of the exam

Complete section-wise analysis of IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Exam 2018 is given below

Reasoning Ability

The difficulty level of the most of the questions of this section was moderate. More details about the questions are given below

Name of Topic

Number of Questions

Difficult Level

Input- Output

5

Moderate

Direction Sense

5

Easy - Moderate

Statement and Assumption

5

Moderate

Data Sufficiency

5

Moderate

Sitting Arrangement & Puzzles

18

Moderate

Miscellaneous  

2

Easy

Total

40

Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude

The difficulty level of the questions of Quantitative aptitude was moderate to difficult. More details about the questions asked in this section are given below

Name of Topic

Number of Questions

Difficult Level

Quadratic Equation

5

Moderate

Data Sufficiency

5

Moderate

Data Interpretation (Bar-Graph, Table, Caselet, Double Pie Chart)

20

Moderate to Difficult

Miscellaneous (Mensuration, Simplification, Boat & Stream, Time and Work, CI & SI, Profit & Loss etc.)

10

Moderate to Difficult

Total

40

Moderate to Difficult

Hindi Language

Easy to moderate levels of questions were asked in this section. More details about the types and level of questions are given below

Name of Topic

Number of Questions

Difficult Level

Sentence Rearrangement           

5

Moderate

Filler

5

Easy to Moderate

Cloze Test

10

Easy to Moderate

Error Spotting

10

Moderate

Reading Comprehension

10

Easy to Moderate

Total

40

Easy to Moderate

English Language

Details about the types and level of questions are given below

Name of Topic

Number of Questions

Difficult Level

Sentence Rearrangement           

5

Moderate

Filler

5

Moderate

Errors (Vocabulary Based)

5

Moderate

Cloze Test

7

Moderate

Error Detection

8

Easy to Moderate

Reading Comprehension

10

Moderate to Difficult

Total

40

Easy to Moderate

General Awareness

In this section, questions from the latest government schemes and 4 to 5 months old current affairs were asked. Most of the asked in this section were already predicted by experts of Jagranjosh.com. You can learn about these questions from the link given below

Preparation Tips for General/Economy/Banking Awareness

Computer Knowledge

Questions based on MS Office and terminologies of the Internet were asked in this section. A few questions were based on programming and encryption-decryption. The difficulty level of the problems was fundamental.

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