# IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis (9th September) - Shift 1

## IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis (9th September) - Shift 1

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis: IBPS RRB PO Prelims 2017 Exam is over, Now it's time for exam RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis (Review) of 9th September 2017 - 1st Shift. A lot of students have appeared for this exam today and this brings them to a step closer in their journey of getting a Job in Banking Sector. Without wasting any moment, let's get straight to the analysis for which you are all waiting for.

## IBPS RRB PO Prelims 2017 Exam Pattern

As per the exam syllabus and pattern for IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I Examination, there were 80 questions in total. Each question carried 1 mark and the total time to solve the paper was 45 minutes.

 Section No of Questions Maximum Marks Reasoning Ability 40 40 Quantitative Ability 40 40 Total 80 80

## IBPS RRB PO Prelims 2017-18 Overall Exam Analysis

The overall exam was of an Easy level, this was a major relief to all the aspirants but this also means that the number of attempts will go high. Since competition has amped up, a better score instills more confidence.

Let us read about the section-wise IBPS RRB Officer Prelims Exam Analysis for Scale-I Examination 2017.

### IBPS RRB Officer Pre Exam Analysis for Quant Section

In the quantitative aptitude section of IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I, the level of the questions asked in reasoning section ranged from Easy to Moderate but a bit calculative.
1. Simplification/ Approximation :Questions were not very calculative and could be attempted easily.
2. Quadratic Equation Questions were mostly factorization based, and easy to attempt.
3. Data Interpretation: The three sets of DI included following:
1. Line Chart (based on male-female population)
2. Pie Chart
3. Tabular graph (based on different subjects and their percentages
The topic-wise breakdown is as follows:
 Topic Questions Level Quadratic Equations 5 Easy-Moderate Data Interpretation 15 Moderate Number Series 5 Easy Approximation 5 Easy Mixture and Alligation 1 Moderate Problems on Ages 1 Moderate Speed, Distance and Time 1 Easy Percentage 1 Easy Problem on Trains 1 Easy Miscellaneous (Si, CI, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Average and Ratio) 5 Moderate Total 40 Easy-Moderate

### IBPS RRB Officer Pre Exam Analysis for Reasoning Section

The level of the questions asked in reasoning section ranged from Easy to Moderate, and some were plain confusing.
1. Syllogism : Questions were easy to attempt based on the old pattern. There were no possibility based questions
2. Inequality :Level of Questions: Easy Direct inequality based questions were asked. There were no questions from coded inequality.
3. Puzzles & Seating Arrangement :
• (a) Circular puzzle, with some people facing the centre and some facing outside.
• (b) Linear puzzle, with people sitting in 2 rows, some facing north and some facing south.
• (c) Scheduling puzzle: Month based puzzle with 7 people.
• (d) Box based puzzle
4. Miscellaneous Problems
• The questions from this section were mostly order and ranking based.
• There were questions where a word was provided and one had to answer the maximum number of words that can be framed from it.
The topic-wise breakdown is as follows.
 Topic No. of Questions Level of Difficulty Inequality 5 Easy Sitting Arrangement & Puzzles 20 Easy-Moderate Coding and Decoding 5 Easy Alphabetical Arrangement 1 Easy Syllogism 5 Easy Number Arrangement 2 Easy Miscellaneous 2 Easy Total 40 Easy

### ## IBPS RRB Officer Pre Exam : Good Attempts

Based on our calculations, we assume a good attempt to be around 59-64 Questions with 90% accuracy.
 Section Good Attempts Quantitative Aptitude 20-22 Reasoning Ability 25-27 Overall 59-64

We hope this article on IBPS RRB Officer Prelims Exam Analysis has provided you some good insights on your performance.
Note: Only recommendation for aspirants who are yet to attempt IBPS RRB PO Prelims in the upcoming days/shifts would be – “AVOID NEGATIVE MARKING”.

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