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

IBPS RRB Officer - Prelims Exam Analysis 2018

The level of IBPS RRB Officer Prelims 2018 was moderate. Section-wise analysis of questions asked in IBPS RRB PO 2018 was:-

Sections Good Attempts
Reasoning 28-33
Quantitative Aptitude 20-25
Total 52-57

Exam Analysis: Reasoning

The level of reasoning section was Moderate. There were a total of 6 sets of Puzzles and Seating Arrangements. Following are the types of Puzzles and Seating Arrangement asked in the 1st shift of IBPS RRB Officer Scale I 2018 Exam:

Linear 2 Parallel Rows, 14 people were to be arranged

Circular Seating Arrangement, 5 people were facing towards the centre and 3 people were facing outside

Day Based (Mon to Fri) Scheduling Puzzle, Movies in different time

Linear Seating Arrangement, 24 persons in a single row (Number of people was to be calculated) 

Height Comparison based short puzzle – 3 questions

Box-based puzzle

Topics Number of Questions Level
Puzzle & Seating Arrangement 27 Moderate-Difficult
Syllogism 5 Moderate
Blood relations 3 Moderate
Numeric Series 1 Easy-Moderate
Direction 3 Easy 
Alphabetical Series 1 Easy-Moderate
Total 40 Moderate

Exam Analysis: Quantitative Aptitude

The level of the paper was moderate and questions were calculation based. There were no questions from approximation and simplification. A huge number of questions were asked from the miscellaneous part – the arithmetic word problems. Although there were no direct questions on approximation but around 4-5 questions of arithmetic were based on approximation.

  • Caselet, data related to the number of persons in a union was given
  • Bar Graph, no. of tigers in different years and parks
  • Line Graph, 2 stores data related to kids and adult stores was given  in 2 lines P and Q
Topics Number of Questions Level
Data Interpretation 15 Moderate
Quadratic Equation 5 Moderate
Wrong Number Series 5 Moderate
Arithmetic Word Problems 15 Moderate
Total 40 Moderate