IBPS RRB PO Mains Exam Analysis- 05 November 2017

IBPS RRB PO Mains Exam Analysis 5 November 2017

Hello Aspirants
IBPS RRB PO Mains Exam held on November 05, 2017.  There were 5 sections as Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, English Language/Hindi Language, Computer Awareness,  and General Awareness. So lets see the IBPS RRB PO Mains Exam Analysis 5 November 2017

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The topics in different sections are as under:

Quantitative Aptitude:

There were total 40 questions. 4 Data Interpretation sets were asked.– pie chart (2 pie charts were given – moderate), bar graph, tabular and caselet. Two DIs were difficult while two were moderate. In number series, odd one was to be found. Some word problems were doable but some were very tricky and time consuming. Data sufficiency was of difficult level. The overall section was moderate-difficult.

The topics asked were:

Topic No of Questions
Data Interpretation   4 sets (5 questions each)=20
Data Sufficiency 5
Number Series (Odd-one) 5
Word Problems (time and work, probability, time, speed and distance, partnership, boats and stream, mixture-alligation, etc) 10

Click here for some of questions asked in Quantitative Aptitude Section


There were total 40 questions. There were 4 sets of puzzles. These were based on – linear arrangement (persons sitting facing north),  square sitting arrangement, month and dates based, and one more puzzle. Machine Input/Output Question asked was of moderate level and was doable.

Data sufficiency was based on two statements, and was of moderate level – based on circular arrangement, floor puzzle arrangement, ranking based, coding and 1 more.

The topics asked were:

Topic No of Questions
Puzzles and Arrangements  4 sets =22
Machine Input Output  5
Data Sufficiency  5
Critical Reasoning 5
Direction Sense  3

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English Language:

IBPS RRB also changed the pattern of questions in English Section. Cloze test asked was of new type. Two types were there as:
1. For each blank, 4 options were there, and 5th was all fit the blank. From 4 options, option was to be chosen which DOES NOT fit the blank.
2. In 1 paragraph, 3 blanks were given and there options were phrase based (not single word based).
One new type was finding the opposite pair. Example: One event was given followed by 5 options, and one option was to be chosen which tells the opposite of given event (unfavoured one).
Sentence Improvement was also asked, in which 1 statement was given followed by same statement differently (grammar and punctuation) in 5 options.

The topics asked were:

Topic  No of Questions
Reading Comprehension  14
Cloze Test (odd one out) 7
Para filler (phrase based) 3
Sentence Improvement 5
Miscellaneous (opposite pair, idiom based fillers, etc) 11

Hindi Language:

This section was of moderate level, easy than English language section.

The topics asked were:

Topic  No of Questions
Reading Comprehension 10
Cloze Test 10
Error Spotting 10
Sentence Rearrangement 5
Word Usage 5

General Awareness:

Current Affairs Questions were mostly based on Static GK and static Banking Awareness. Current Affairs asked was from last 2-3 months.

Click here for Questions Asked in General Awareness Section

Computer Awareness: 

This section asked basic questions, so was doable and a good preparation can help getting marks in Computers easily.

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All the best for results!!!



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4 Thoughts to “IBPS RRB PO Mains Exam Analysis- 05 November 2017”

  1. Divya Aggarwal

    good attempts? cut offs estimated? kuch bataiye

    1. Cutoff cannot be predicted.

      It depends on level of exam, how students performed, and how many vacancies are there, etc.
      Now cutoff goes unpredictable

      1. Dev anand

        Me accurately done 118..expectng cutoff to be under 100

  2. Taranjit Kaur

    129 attempt

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