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RBI Grade B Phase I Exam 2018: Analysis, Review & Expected Cut-off

Learn complete analysis of RBI Grade B Officer Recruitment Phase 1 exam. Also, check what might be the expected cut-off marks this year.

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RBI Grade B Phase 1 Exam Analysis, Review (16 August 2018)
RBI Grade B Phase 1 Exam Analysis, Review (16 August 2018)

RBI Grade B Exam Analysis: Check RBI Grade B 2018 Phase I Exam Analysis and Review (16th August, All Slots). With this article, you can learn difficulty level of questions, good attempts and other critical details of RBI Grade B Phase I Exam 2018. This analysis will be useful for the candidates who are going to appear for RBI Grade B Officer (Phase I) Exams in future. As per the official notification RBI Grade B (Phase I) Result 2018 will be announced tentatively within a week after the exam. So, we can expect RBI Grade B 2018 Phase I Exam Result soon.

RBI Grade Phase 1 Exam Analysis: Exam Pattern

Complete detail about the computer based online exam is given below:

Section Name

(No. of Questions) Maximum Marks

Time

General Awareness (80)

80 (80)

2 Hours

English Language (30)

30 (30)

Quantitative Aptitude (30)

30 (30)

Reasoning Ability (60)

60 (60)

Total

200 Questions (200 Marks)

In order to qualify for this exam, candidates have to secure minimum marks separately for each test as well as in aggregate. (Official cut-off will be announced later).

Check RBI Grade B Cut-off 2018 (Expected) and Previous Years' RBI Grade B Cut-off

Overall RBI Grade B Phase -1 Exam Analysis: 16 August, 1st Slot

Overall analysis of RBI Grade B Phase -1 Recruitment Exam 2018 is given below:

Section Name

Good Attempts

General Awareness

50 – 55

Quantitative Aptitude

12 – 16

Reasoning Ability

35 – 45

English Language

14 – 18

Total

94 – 104

Section-wise analysis for RBI Grade B Phase 1 Exam: 16 August, 1st Slot

Complete section-wise analysis of RBI Grade B Phase 1 exam (Slot 1) is given below

RBI Grade B Phase -1 Exam Analysis: English Language Section

Name of the Section

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Reading Comprehension (3 Sets)

15

Easy – Difficult

Error Detection

5

Moderate – Difficult

Cloze Test

5

Difficult

Sentence Connector (Match the Following)

5

Moderate – Difficult

Total

30

Moderate – Difficult

RBI Grade B Phase -1 Exam Analysis: Reasoning Ability

Name of the Section

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Series (Alpha Numeric)

2

Moderate

Alphabet Test

1

Moderate

Logical Reasoning

12

Moderate

Blood Relation

5

Moderate - Difficult

Direction Sense

5

Moderate

Inequality

5

Moderate

Data Sufficiency

5

Moderate

Coding Decoding

5

Moderate

Puzzle and Seating Arrangement

(4 Sets)

20

Moderate-Difficult

RBI Grade B Phase -1 Exam Analysis: Quantitative Aptitude

Name of the Section

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Wrong Number Series

5

Moderate – Difficult

Data Sufficiency

5

Moderate – Difficult

Comparison of Two Quantities

5

Moderate – Difficult

DI (Bar Graph and Tabular)

10

Difficult

Miscellaneous (Percentage, Time and Work, Boat and Stream etc)

5

Moderate – Difficult

Total

30

Moderate – Difficult

RBI Grade B Phase -1 Exam Analysis: General Awareness

Questions on banking awareness were based on policies of RBI. Current Affairs from the previous 6 months were asked. Questions on the budget were not present in the exam. Total 80 question carrying 80 marks were asked in this section. The difficulty level of this section was moderate.

Overall analysis of RBI Grade B Phase -1 Recruitment Exam 2018: 16 August, 2nd Slot

Overall analysis of RBI Grade B Phase -1 Recruitment Exam 2018 (2nd Slot) is given below:

Section Name

Good Attempts

General Awareness

45 – 50

Quantitative Aptitude

15 – 20

Reasoning Ability

35 – 40

English Language

15 – 20

Total

95+

Section-wise analysis for RBI Grade B Phase 1 Exam: 16 August, 2nd Slot

Complete section-wise analysis of RBI Grade B Phase 1 exam (Slot 2) is given below

RBI Grade B Phase -1 Exam Analysis: English Language Section

Section Name

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Reading Comprehension

10

Moderate – Difficult

Double Fillers

5

Moderate – Difficult

Sentence Rearrangement

5

Moderate – Difficult

Correct usage of Phrases

5

Moderate – Difficult

Sentence Starters

5

Moderate – Difficult

Total

30

Moderate – Difficult

RBI Grade B Phase -1 Exam Analysis: Reasoning Ability

Section Name

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Puzzle and Seating Arrangement

25

Moderate – Difficult

Data Sufficiency

5

Easy – Moderate

Syllogism

5

Easy – Moderate

Logical Reasoning

18

Moderate – Difficult

Direction Sense

3

Easy – Moderate

Blood Relation

3

Moderate

Other

1

Moderate

Total

60

Moderate – Difficult

RBI Grade B Phase -1 Exam Analysis: Quantitative Aptitude

Section Name

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Data Interpretation (3 Sets – Missing & Tabular-Pie-Chart)

15

Moderate - Difficult

Approximation

5

Easy - Moderate

Comparison of Quantities

5

Moderate

Miscellaneous (Time and Work, Partnership, Boat & Streams other)

5

Moderate - Difficult

Total

30

Moderate

RBI Grade B Phase -1 Exam Analysis: General Awareness

Questions on current affairs were mainly based on previous 6 months. About 15 to 20 questions were based on banking awareness. Total 80 question carrying 80 marks were asked in this section. The difficulty level of this section was moderate.

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