# IBPS RRB Officer Scale-1 Prelims Exam Analysis: 16th Sep All Shifts

## IBPS RRB PO PRELIMS EXAM ANALYSIS 2017: 16TH SEP- SHIFT 1

#### IBPS RRB PO PRELIMS 2017-18 EXAM ANALYSIS (OVER-ALL):

SECTIONS GOOD ATTEMPTS
REASONING ABILITY 24-26
QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE 16-21
TOTAL 55-58

QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE (Easy- Moderate)
The level of this section was Easy-Moderate. There were a total of 3 sets of DI out of which 1 was Calculative.
• Tabular (Calculative)
• Pie Chart (Easy-Moderate)
• Line Graph
The questions were:
Topic No. of Questions Level
Data Interpretation 15 Moderate
Number Series (Missing) 5 Easy
Approximation 5 Easy
Mixture & Alligation 1 Moderate
Problem on Ages 1 Moderate
Speed Distance & Time 1 Easy
Percentage 1 Easy
Problem on Trains 1 Easy
Profit & Loss 1 Easy-Moderate
Average 1 Easy-Moderate
Miscellaneous (Time and Work, Ratio, Partnership) 3 Moderate
Total 40 Easy- Moderate
REASONING ABILITY (Easy- Moderate)
The level of reasoning was not difficult. Aspirants who have done proper practice and time management can score in reasoning easily. There were 4 Seating Arrangements and Puzzles:
• Month related (2 variable)
• Linear (North-South) (1 variable)
• Circular Based (1 variable)
• Box (1 variable)
The questions were:
Topic No. of Questions Level
Inequality
5
Easy
Sitting Arrangement and Puzzles
20
Easy- Moderate
Coding Decoding (old pattern)
5
Easy
Alphabetical
1
Easy
Syllogism
5
Easy
Number Arrangement
2
Easy-Moderate
Miscellaneous
2
Easy-Moderate
Total
40 Easy-Moderate

## IBPS RRB PO PRELIMS 2017-18 EXAM ANALYSIS (OVER-ALL):

SECTIONS GOOD ATTEMPTS
REASONING ABILITY 24-26
QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE 16-23
TOTAL 54-58

QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE (Easy- Moderate)
The pattern and type of questions asked have remained the same. The level of this section was Easy-Moderate. There were a total of 3 sets of DI out of which 1 was Calculative.
• Tabular (Calculative)
• Pie Chart (Easy-Moderate)
• Line Graph
The questions were:
Topic No. of Questions Level
Data Interpretation 15 Moderate
Number Series (Missing) 5 Easy
Approximation 5 Easy
Mixture & Alligation 1 Moderate
Problem on Ages 1 Moderate
Speed Distance & Time 1 Easy
Percentage 1 Easy
Problem on Trains 1 Easy
Profit & Loss 1 Easy-Moderate
Average 1 Easy-Moderate
Miscellaneous (Time and Work, Ratio, Partnership) 3 Moderate
Total 40 Easy- Moderate
REASONING ABILITY (Easy- Moderate)
There were no major changes in the type of questions asked in the reasoning section of this shift as well. The level of reasoning was not difficult. Aspirants who have done proper practice and time management can score in reasoning easily. There were 4 Seating Arrangements and Puzzles:
• Month based (2 variable)
• Linear (North-South) (1 variable)
• Circular Based (1 variable)
• Box (1 variable)
The questions were:
Topic No. of Questions Level
Inequality
5
Easy
Sitting Arrangement and Puzzles
20
Easy- Moderate
Coding Decoding (old pattern)
5
Easy
Alphabetical
1
Easy
Syllogism
5
Easy
Number Arrangement
2
Easy-Moderate
Miscellaneous
2
Easy-Moderate
Total
40 Easy-Moderate