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IBPS RRB PO 2018: Prelims Exam Analysis & Review (All Days/Slots)

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IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis (12th & 11th August 2018): Check IBPS RRB PO 2018 Prelims Exam Analysis and Review (All Days/All Slots). IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) is conducting the preliminary exam for the recruitment to the post of Officer Scale I (commonly known as IBPS RRB PO). This analysis is very useful for the candidates who are yet to appear for IBPS RRB PO Prelims exam 2018. Many candidates told us that the difficulty level of the exam was moderate and questions (mainly in quantitative aptitude section) were time-consuming.

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2018: Table of Contents

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2018: 12th August, First Slot

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2018: 12th August, Second Slot

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2018: 12th August, Third Slot

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2018: 12th August, Fourth Slot

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2018: 11th August, First Slot

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2018: 11th August, Second Slot

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2018: 11th August, Third Slot

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2018: 11th August, Fourth Slot

The exam pattern IBPS RRB PO Prelims 2018

Name of Tests (Medium of Exam)

No. of Questions (Max. Marks)

Duration

Reasoning (English/Hindi)

40 (40)

Composite time of 45 Minutes

Quantitative Aptitude (English/Hindi)

40 (40)

Total

80 Questions (80 Marks)

 

In order to qualify in IBPS RRB PO Prelims 2018, candidates need to clear sectional as well as overall cut-off marks (to be announced by IBPS later).

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Overall IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis: 12th August, First Slot

Name of Tests

Good Attempts

Reasoning (English/Hindi)

30 – 35

Quantitative Aptitude (English/Hindi)

21 – 27

Total

50+

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis (Section-wise): 12th August 2018, First Slot

Today is the day 2 of ongoing IBPS RRB PO 2018 Prelims exam. Complete section-wise analysis of this IBPS RRB PO 2018 (12th August, 1st slot) is given below

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis: (12th August, 1st Slot) Quantitative Aptitude Section

The difficulty level of maximum questions asked in the first slot was moderate. More detail about the topics from which questions were asked in the first slot of IBPS RRB PO Prelims 2018 is given below:

Topics

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Data Sufficiency

5

Moderate

Approximation

5

Moderate

Data Interpretation (Line Graph, Table Chart)

10

Moderate

Number Series (Missing Number)

5

Moderate

Word Problems (Age-based questions, Percentages, Profit & Loss etc)

15

Moderate

Total

40

Moderate

 IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis: (12th August, 1st Slot) Reasoning Section

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Inequality

5

Easy-Moderate

Alphabetical Test

2

Easy-Moderate

Direction-Based

3

Easy

Seating Arrangement (Linear & Square) and Puzzles (Floor based & Scheduling)

20

Moderate – Difficult

Miscellaneous

10

Easy-Moderate

Total

40

Moderate

Overall IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis: 12th August, Second Slot

Name of Tests

Good Attempts

Reasoning (English/Hindi)

30 – 34

Quantitative Aptitude (English/Hindi)

23 – 28

Total

55+

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis (Section-wise): 12th August, Second Slot

Complete section-wise analysis of IBPS RRB PO 2018 (2nd slot is given below)

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis: (Second Slot) Quantitative Aptitude Section

Topic Name

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Data Sufficiency

5

Moderate

Number Series (Missing Number)

5

Moderate

Quadratic Equation

5

Moderate

Word Problems

10

Easy - Moderate

Data Interpretation

15

Moderate

Total

40

Moderate

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis: (Second Slot) Reasoning Section

Topic Name

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Syllogism

5

Moderate

Coding Decoding

3

Moderate

Alphabet Test

1

Easy

Direction Sense

2

Moderate

Inequality

4

Easy - Moderate

Seating Arrangement and Puzzles

25

Moderate – Difficult

Total

40

Moderate

Overall IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis: 12th August, Third Slot

Name of Tests

Good Attempts

Reasoning (English/Hindi)

30 – 35

Quantitative Aptitude (English/Hindi)

23 – 28

Total

54+

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis (Section-wise): 12th August, Third Slot

Complete section-wise analysis of IBPS RRB PO 2018 (3rd slot is given below)

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis: (Third Slot) Quantitative Aptitude Section

Topic Name

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Data Interpretation (Tabular, Bar Graph)

10

Moderate

Data Sufficiency

5

Moderate

Series (Missing Number)

5

Moderate

Approximation

5

Moderate

Word Problems (Percentage, Profit and Loss etc)

15

Easy – Moderate

Total

40

Moderate

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis: (Third Slot) Reasoning Section

Topic Name

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Seating Arrangement and Puzzles

20

Moderate -Difficult

Inequality

5

Moderate

Data Sufficiency

4

Moderate

Numeric Series

1

Moderate

Coding Decoding

5

Moderate

Blood Relation

3

Easy – Moderate

Alphabet Test

2

Moderate

Total

40

Moderate

Overall IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis: 12th August, Fourth Slot

Name of Tests

Good Attempts

Reasoning (English/Hindi)

28 – 34

Quantitative Aptitude (English/Hindi)

24 – 28

Total

52+

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis (Section-wise): 12th August, Fourth Slot

Complete section-wise analysis of IBPS RRB PO 2018 (4th slot is given below)

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis: (Fourth Slot) Quantitative Aptitude Section

Topic Name

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Quadratic Equation

5

Moderate

Number Series (Missing)

5

Moderate

Data Interpretation

10

Moderate

Approximation

5

Moderate

Word Problems (Percentage, Profit and Loss etc)

15

Moderate – Difficult

Total

40

Moderate

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis: (Fourth Slot) Reasoning Section

Topic Name

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Seating Arrangement and Puzzles

25

Moderate -Difficult

Inequality

5

Moderate

Alphabets

1

Easy

Numeric Series

1

Moderate

Coding Decoding

3

Moderate

Miscellaneous

5

Easy – Moderate

Total

40

Moderate

This is the complete analysis of all the slots of 12th August 2018.

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IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis (Overall):11th August, First Slot

Name of Tests

Good Attempts

Reasoning (English/Hindi)

26 to 33

Quantitative Aptitude (English/Hindi)

21 to  27

Total

50+

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis (Section-wise): 11th August, First Slot

Complete section-wise analysis of IBPS RRB PO 2018 (1st slot is given below)

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis: (First Slot) Quantitative Aptitude Section

The difficulty level of most of the questions of this section of IBPS RRB PO prelims was moderate. In the first slot, questions from simplification and approximation were not asked.

More detail about the topics from which questions were asked in the first slot of IBPS RRB PO Prelims 2018 is given below

Topics

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Quadratic Equation

5

Moderate

Data Interpretation (Caselet,Bar Graph, Line Graph)

15

Moderate

Number Series (Wrong Number)

5

Moderate

Word Problems (Profit Loss, Boat and Streams etc)

15

Moderate

Total

40

Moderate

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis: (First Slot) Reasoning Section

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Syllogism

5

Easy – Moderate

Series (Alphabetical,  Numeric)

2

Easy-Moderate

Direction-Based

3

Easy

Blood Relation

3

Easy

Seating Arrangement (Linear & Circular) and Puzzles (Box base, Height Comparison & others)

27

Easy – Difficult

Total

40

Moderate

Overall IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis: 11th August 2018, Second Slot

Name of Tests

Good Attempts

Reasoning

27 to 33

Quantitative Aptitude

20 to  25

Total

50+

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis (Section-wise): 11th August, Second Slot

Complete section-wise analysis of IBPS RRB PO 2018 (2nd Slot) is given below

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis: (11th August, 2nd Slot) - Quantitative Aptitude Section

Topics

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Quadratic Equation

5

Moderate

Data Interpretation (1 Caselet, 2 Tabular)

15

Moderate

Number Series (Missing Number)

5

Moderate

Comparison of 2 quantities (Quantity I, Quantity II)

5


Word Problems (Profit Loss, Boat and Streams etc)

10

Moderate

Total

40

Moderate

One set of questions in the DI was based on caselet whereas other 2 sets of questions in DI were based on tabular DI.

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis: (11th August, 2nd Slot) - Reasoning Section

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Syllogism

4

Easy – Moderate

Series (Alphabet)

1

Moderate

Direction-Based

3

Easy-Moderate

Inequalities

5

Easy-Moderate

Coding-Decoding

5

Moderate

Seating Arrangement and Puzzles

22

Easy – Difficult

Total

40

Moderate

Overall IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis: 11th August 2018, Third Slot

Name of Tests

Good Attempts

Reasoning

25 to 30

Quantitative Aptitude

20 to  26

Total

50+

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis (Section-wise): 11th August, 3rd Slot

Complete section-wise analysis of IBPS RRB PO 2018 (3rd Slot) is given below

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis: (11th August, 3rd Slot) - Quantitative Aptitude Section

Topics

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Approximation

5

Moderate

Data Interpretation (Caselet, Bar Graph, Tabular)

15

Moderate

Number Series (Wrong Number)

5

Moderate

Word Problems (Profit Loss, Boat and Streams etc)

15

Easy-Moderate

Total

40

Moderate

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis: (11th August, 3rd Slot) - Reasoning Section

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Alphabet Test

1

Moderate

Inequalities

2

Moderate

Blood Relation

2

Moderate

Coding-Decoding

5

Moderate

Seating Arrangement  and Puzzles

25

Moderate – Difficult

Miscellaneous

5

Easy - Moderate

Total

40

Moderate

Overall IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis: 11th August 2018, Fourth Slot

Name of Tests

Good Attempts

Reasoning

27 to 32

Quantitative Aptitude

25 to 30

Total

54+

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis (Section-wise): 11th August, Fourth Slot

Complete section-wise analysis of IBPS RRB PO Prelims 2018 (4th Slot) is given below

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis: (11th August, 4th Slot) - Quantitative Aptitude Section

Topics

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Approximation

5

Moderate

Data Interpretation

15

Moderate

Number Series (Wrong Number)

5

Moderate

Word Problems (Profit Loss, Boat and Streams etc)

10

Moderate

Comparison of Two Quantities (I and II)

5

Moderate

Total

40

Moderate

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis: (11th August, 4th Slot) - Reasoning Section

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Syllogism

5

Moderate

Direction-Based

3

Easy

Alphabet - Based

1

Moderate

Data – Sufficiency

3

Moderate

Inequalities

4

Moderate

Blood Relation

4

Easy - Moderate

Seating Arrangement and Puzzles

20

Moderate

Total

40

Moderate

We will soon provide more detailed updates about IBPS RRB PO Prelims exam 2018.

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