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IBPS RRB Scale -I ( PO ) Exam Analysis – 5 September 2015

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Hello Readers

So, entrance exam for Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) has been conducted today in two shifts. Morning shift exam started at 9:30 AM and afternoon shift at 1:30 PM. And yes unlike the previous year, this time the timing for the exam was 2 hours (up to last year it was 2 n a half hours) and also the level of exam was little high than the last RRB exams.

Here is a review about the exam conducted today as per given by our readers.


Section Total Ques. Max. Marks Level of Difficulty Good Attempts
Quant 40 50 Moderate 20-22
Reasoning 40 50 Difficult 22-24
English 40 40 Moderate to Difficult 24-26
GA 40 40 Moderate 23-25
Computer 40 20 Easy 28-30

Quant Section:-

  • Data Interpretation (line graph, table chart, pie chart, paragraph) – 3 sets (15 questions)
  • Number series – 5 questions
  • Equations – 5 questions
  • Questions from other topics including Percentages, Time and Work, CI/SI, Averages, Boat n Stream, Ratio, Profit/Loss – 15 questions

Reasoning Section:-

  • Syllogism – 5 questions
  • Inequality with directions – 5 questions
  • Puzzles n Arrangements – 3 sets (15 questions)
  • Statement, Assumption n Inferences – 5 questions
  • Logical Reasoning + Miscellanous (coding-decoding, blood relation, etc) – 10 questions

English Section:-

  • Reading Comprehension – 1 passage (10 questions)
  • Cloze test – 10 questions
  • Error spotting – 5 questions
  • Sentence Improvement – 5 questions
  • Parajumbles – 5 questions
  • Fill in the blanks – 5 questions with double spacing

General Awareness Section:-

Like always, the current affairs questions were from last 6 months. Banking Awareness questions were there. RRB exam asks for static GK also, and same was asked this time also.

Computer Section:-

In this section, questions were based on topics like computer basics, Software/ Hardware, Networking, Applications, DBMS, internet, E-Mail, etc.

As said before, the exam was tougher as compared to previous RRB exams. So the cutoff will also not be that high as it used to be. Overall exam was Moderate.

All the Best for Upcoming Exam