# RRB Officer Scale – I Prelim Exam Analysis All Shift – 09 Sep 2017

Hello Aspirants,

The RRB Officer Scale – I prelims exam 2017 begins & the first shift of the first day is over. It is a qualifying test, candidates are required to pass in each section & score the necessary cutoffs to get shortlisted for the RRB Officer Scale – I main exam.

The overall exam is said to be moderate to difficult. Smart work will work in the game. The same Question Pattern is expected in the upcoming Shifts also. All the candidates are requested to do practice on the topics mentioned below. Let’s see today’s exam analysis also.

Exam Pattern:

Section-wise Analysis:

 Section Level of Difficulty Good Attempts Shift I II III IV Quant Moderate 20 – 25 19 – 24 18 – 23 19 – 25 Reasoning Moderate 25 – 30 26 – 31 28 – 31 27 – 31

Overall Good Attempts:  (45 – 55)

Chapter-wise Analysis

Reasoning section

This section is time-consuming with 4 puzzles. No syllogism questions in this section. Questions are asked from the topics mentioned below.

 Reasoning Aptitude No Ques Difficulty Level Puzzles and Arrangements 20 Moderate to Difficult Coding – Decoding 5 Easy Syllogism 5 Easy Inequalities 5 Easy Miscellaneous 5 Easy Shift –Wise Good Attempts Shift 1 Shift 2 Shift 3 Shift 4 Puzzles and Arrangements 5 – 15 10 – 15 10 – 20 5 – 10 Coding – Decoding 5 3 – 5 2 – 4 2 – 4 Syllogism 4 – 5 4 – 5 5 4 – 5 Inequalities 5 5 5 5 Miscellaneous 2 – 5 1 – 2 1 – 2 2 – 4 Over all Good attempts 25 – 30 28 – 33 26 – 31 24 – 32

Quantitative Aptitude

Quant section is moderate. This section includes good questions. Questions are asked from the topics mentioned below.

 Quantitative Aptitude No Ques Difficulty Level Number Series 5 Easy to Moderate Data Interpretation 15 Easy to Moderate Approximation 5 Easy Quadratic Equation 5 Easy to Moderate Miscellaneous (SI,CI, Speed &Time, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ages, Ratio etc.) 10 Moderate to Difficult Shift –Wise Good Attempts Shift 1 Shift 2 Shift 3 Shift 4 Number Series 3 – 5 2 – 4 2 – 3 2 – 5 Data Interpretation 8 – 12 6 – 12 9 – 11 8 – 12 Approximation 5 5 4 5 Quadratic Equation 5 5 5 5 Miscellaneous (SI,CI, Speed &Time, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ages, Ratio etc.) 3 – 5 2 – 5 3 – 4 2 – 5 Over all Good attempts 20 – 25 16 – 18 17 – 21 19 – 23

Sectional & Overall Attempts by Candidates: (From Exam Centre)

CandidatesReasoningQuantOverall Attempts
Shift – 1 3525 60
Shift – 2 3023 53
Shift – 3 2818 46
Shift – 4 35 26 61