Detailed analysis of the questions asked of various subjects in the Exams.

RBI Grade B 2018 Prelims Exam Analysis

The exam was of moderate to difficult level. There are 4 Sections in RBI Grade-B 2018 Phase-1 exam namely English, Reasoning, General Awareness and Quantitative Aptitude.

RBI Grade B Prelims Exam Analysis: Overall

Sections Good Attempts
English Language 16-19
Reasoning Ability 35-40
Quantitative Aptitude 17-22
General Awareness 43-48
Total 95-106

Exam Analysis: Quantitative Aptitude

The level was moderate. There were three sets of DI – One was a Tabular-Pie-Chart Combination and the other was a Missing Tabular DI. One Caselet based DI was also asked in the exam. The questions asked were:-

Topics Number of Questions Level
2 Data Interpretation + 1 Caselet 15 Moderate
Quantity 1, Quantity 2 5 Moderate-Difficult
Approximation 5 Moderate
Miscellaneous (Percentage, Time and Work, Partnership, Boat and Stream) 5 Moderate
Total 30 Moderate

 Exam Analysis: English Language

The level of English Language was moderate to difficult. There were two sets of RC in which one was based on a passage related ATM and Vendor Services. 

Topics Number of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 10 Moderate-Difficult
Starters 5 Moderate-Difficult
Double Fillers 5 Moderate-Difficult
Sentence Rearrangement 5 Difficult
Questions on correct usage of phrases 5 Moderate-Difficult
Total 30 Easy

Exam Analysis: Reasoning Ability

The level of reasoning was Moderate – Difficult. There were 5 puzzles and sitting Arrangement based on the following pattern: Circular Seating Arrangement, Month based puzzle etc. The questions were:-

Topics Number of Questions Level
Puzzle & Seating Arrangement 25 Moderate-Difficult
Syllogisms 5 Moderate
Logical Reasoning 18 Moderate-Difficult
Blood Relation 3 Moderate
Direction Sense 3 Moderate
Data Sufficiency 5 Moderate
Miscellaneous 1 Moderate
Total 60 Moderate-Difficult

Exam Analysis: General Awareness

General Awareness had 80 questions for 80 marks. This section is moderate for those who know banking terms and were well versed with static awareness. Around 7 to 8 questions covered the static awareness portion and most of the questions were from the current affairs of April, May, June and July. There were 18-20 Questions from Banking Awareness.