Paper Analysis & Result for the most awaited IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims Exam 2017 is out!
IBPS conducted the RRB Exam 2017 for Officer Scale I & Office Assistant in September month. Candidates who have appeared in the exam or are awaiting their exam in upcoming sessions are very eager to know about the paper, most asked questions, Expected IBPS RRB Cut Off Marks & good attempts.
To ease out your doubts regarding the difficulty level of the questions & most important topics with marking weightage, Eduncle team has come up with the detailed guide for IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam Review.
IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam Review 2017
If you want to check complete review of the IBPS RRB 2017 Office Assistant Exam then you must read this blog. Here are some highlights about the exam:
The IBPS RRB 2017 Office Assistant Exam was easier than the last year. Difficulty level of the Quantitative Aptitude & Reasoning Section was relatively lesser.
The exam was held in four slots comprising of 45 minutes each. IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam is held only for two sections – Quantitative Aptitude & Reasoning.
Total number of questions were 80. Both sections hold equal marking weightage of 40 marks each.
The Paper was based on the old pattern & there were no major changes apart from few new topics introduced with higher marking weightage.
Candidates must read this blog to know about the approach they must follow to score higher with minimum efforts. If you appeared in IBPS RRB Officer Scale Exam then you must check IBPS RRB PO 2017 Exam Review: 50+ Questions Asked in All Shifts.
The IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims Exam Analysis is provided for the following dates.
IBPS RRB Officer Assistant 2017 Exam Analysis: 16th September
As per the latest IBPS RRB 2017 Notification, exam dates for RRB Clerk are 16th, 17th & 23rd and 24th September 2017.
On 16^{th} September, first slot/shift was reserved for IBPS RRB PO Exam. So only two shifts of Office Assistant Exam were conducted.
Here are good attempts to crack IBPS RRB Clerk Exam in 2017:
Section  Good Attempts 
Reasoning Ability  2530 
Quantitative Aptitude  2227 
Total  5860 
Reasoning Ability:
The level of Reasoning section of the paper was easy to moderate. Most of the questions were easy. Seating arrangement was little bit timeconsuming.
Topic  Number of Questions  Difficulty Level 
Syllogism  5  Easy 
Inequality  5  Easy 
Seating Arrangement & Puzzles  10  Moderate 
Coding – Decoding  5  Easy 
Alphabetic series (new addition)  5  Moderate 
Miscellaneous including Direction, Numeric Series  10  Easymoderate 
Quantitative Aptitude:
Quantitative Aptitude section was easier compared to the Last Year’s IBPS RRB Paper. There were no surprises. Data interpretation, Simplification & Approximation were most important topics so far.
Topic  Number of Questions  Difficulty Level 
Data Interpretation  5  Easy 
Number Series  5  Easy 
Simplification & Approximation  15  Easy 
Miscellaneous  15  Easy to moderate 
Most asked questions from 16^{th} September (All Shifts) were:
Questions Asked from Number Series:
3, 8, 18, 38, 78, ?
6, 3, 3, 6, 24, ?
142, 133, 115, 88, ?
5, 8, 12, 18, 27, ?
2, 10, 30, 68, 130, ?
Questions Asked from Syllogism:
Q.1 Statement: Some chocolate are chips.
Some chips are jelly.
All jelly are whoppers.
Conclusion:
I. Some jelly are chips.
II. All chocolate being whoppers is a possibility.
Q.2 Statement: Some frooti are Maaza.
No Maaza is slice.
All slice are fanta.
Conclusion:
I. Some frooti are definitely not slice.
II. Some fanta are definitely not Maaza.
Q.3 Statement: All September are October.
No October is November.
No November is December.
Conclusion:
I. Some September are not Novembers.
II. No October is December.
Q.4 Statement: All carbon are oxygen.
All Nitrogen are carbon.
Some oxygen are Sulphur.
Conclusion:
I. All Nitrogen being Sulphur is a possibility.
II. All Nitrogen are not oxygen.
Q.5 Statement: All shirts are skirts.
No skirt is top.
All tops are kurta.
Conclusion:
I. All shirts are kurta.
II. Some kurta are skirts.
Questions Asked from Seating Arrangement & Puzzles:
1. Eight people viz. G, H, I, J, K, L, M and N lives in a Building on different floors from top to bottom (such as ground floor numbered as 1 and top is numbered as 8), but not necessarily in the same order.
There are three floors between J and L and both lives on an odd number of floor. N lives just above H, who lives on an even numbered floor. I lives on floor number 6. Only one person lives between L and M. J lives above I. Three persons live between K and H.
2. A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are eight members standing in a row (not necessarily in the same order) facing north. C and B have as many members between them as G and C have between them. D, who is 4th from the extreme left end, is 2nd to the left of E. G is three places away from one of the extreme end. Neither B nor C sits at any extreme end. F sits immediate right of A.
Questions asked from Direction Sense:
1. Ashok leaves his home and goes straight 20 meters, then takes a right turn and goes 10 meters. He takes a left turn and goes 30 meters and finally turns right and starts walking. If he is now moving in the north direction, then in which direction did he start?
2. In a row of children facing North direction, Anil is twelfth from the right end and is fifth to the right of Sunil who is tenth from the left end. How many total number of children are there in the row?
Questions Asked from Miscellaneous:
1. How many pairs of digits are there in the number 6315784 each of which has as many digits between them in the number as when the digits are rearranged in descending order?
IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2017 Exam Analysis: 17^{th} September
On 17^{th} September, IBPS RRB office Assistant Exam was held in 4 shifts. The paper was easy & any candidate who have gone through the paper analysis for IBPS RRB Clerk 16^{th} September Paper could solve 70+ questions, as the question pattern was similar.
Reasoning Ability:
The Reasoning section of the paper was easy. Alphanumeric series was one of the scoring parts in this section. Syllogism & inequality questions were easy.
Topic  Number of Questions  Difficulty Level 
Syllogism  5  Easy 
Inequality  5  Easy 
Seating Arrangement & Puzzles  10  Moderate 
Coding – Decoding  5  Easy 
Alphabetic series  5  Moderate 
Miscellaneous including Direction, Numeric Series, odd one out  10  Easymoderate 
Quantitative Aptitude:
Quantitative Aptitude section was mostly focused on Data interpretation, Simplification & Number Series. These questions constituted almost 75% of the Numerical Aptitude section.
Topic  Number of Questions  Difficulty Level 
Data Interpretation  5  Easy 
Number Series  5  Easy 
Simplification & Approximation  15  Easy 
Miscellaneous  15  Easy to moderate 
Most asked questions from 17^{th} September (All Shifts) were:
Questions Asked from Number Series:
6, 8, 13, 23, ?, 66
7, 8, 18, 57, 232, ?
8, 5, 6, 10, 21, ?
4, 18, 46, 102, ?, 438
109, 110, 102, 129, 65, ?
10, 4, 3, 3.5, 6, ?
6, 5, 8, 21, 80, ?
98, 111, 85, 137, ?, 241
7, 8, 16, 43, 107, ?
7, 7, 10, 18, ?, 57
2, 6, 22, 86, 342, ?
2, 3, 8, 36, 296, ?
266, 267, 240, 365, ?, 751
17, 8, 7, 9, 16, ?
78, 78, 75, 67, ?, 28
Questions Asked from Data Interpretation:
P 
Q 
R 
S 
T 

Tuesday  34  39  48  42  45 
Wednesday  46  59  50  47  40 
Thursday  34  42  49  41  38 
Friday  48  48  59  49  42 
Saturday  49  40  50  47  44 
Q.1 Find the ratio of pastries sold by bakery P on Tuesday and Wednesday together to the pastries sold by bakery S on Wednesday and Thursday together.
A 14 : 13
B 9 : 11
C 10 : 11
D 9 : 13
E 10 : 13
Q.2 Find the difference between the pastries sold by bakery S on Saturday and Friday together and the pastries sold by bakery T on the same days.
A 12
B 10
C 14
D 18
E 11
Q.3 If 40% more pastries were sold by bakery R on Sunday compared to previous day, then find the number of pastries sold on Sunday by bakery R.
A 68
B 75
C 72
D 71
E 70
Q.4 Pastries sold by shop Q and R together on Saturday is what percent of the pastries sold by shop T on Tuesday?
A 280%
B 300%
C 150%
D 200%
E 250%
Q.5) What is the average of the pastries sold by bakery Q, R and S on Thursday?
A 44
B 42
C 41
D 45
E 46
Questions Asked from Simplification:
1. 5688 + 3878 – 2344 = ? ÷ 2
2. 5 ÷ 6 × 2.4 × 7 + 20 = ?
3. (12 × 8 – 9 × 7) = ? × 3
4. 14% of 250 + ?% of 80 = 195
Questions Asked from Direction Sense:
1. Geeta started from A and moves 5m north then take left move 10m and again take left 20 m to reach B so what is the direction of A with respect to B.
2. P is to the north of Q and S is to the east of P, who is to the south of W, who is the west of Z. T is to the west of P. S is in which direction with respect to Z?
Questions Asked from Seating Arrangement & Puzzle:
1. Seven persons B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting in a row facing north. G sits immediate right of D. B sits second to the right of H. More than three persons sit between G and F. B is not an immediate neighbor of F. E is not an immediate neighbor of B. G does not sit at the end of the row.
2. Seven persons H, I, J, K, L, M and N lives in a sevenstory building. The topmost floor is numbered seven and the lower most floor is numbered one. K lives below the third floor. Three persons live between K and I. N lives immediately below J. J lives in an even numbered floor. M lives immediately below H.
3. Seven people H, I, J, K, L, M and N are standing in a straight line facing north, with equal distance between them, not necessarily in the same order. L is second to the left of H. H sits at one of the ends J is third to the right of K. M is not an immediate neighbor of l. K is second to the left of L. I is second left.
4. Seven people I, J, K, L, M, N, O lives in 7 different floors. The topmost floor is numbered seven and the lower most floor is numbered one. J lives on odd floor above floor number 3. Two people live between J and L. Four people live between H and N. H lives above N. M lives on odd numbered floor above I.
Questions Asked from Miscellaneous:
1. A man spend 40% of his salary in maturity fund and 40 % in household expenses and he saves 10800. What is total income?
2. Sum of money is invested in simple interest for 4 years at 7.5% per annum. The interest earned on the sum is 720 Rs. If the same sum was invested for 2 years at 5%, then the total amount would be?
3. The ratio of X% of 240 and 75% of Y is 8:5, and X% of Y is 98. Then find the value of Y?
4. The average of X and Y is 88. If A is 30% less than X & B is 25% less than Y and the ratio of A:B is 7:9. Find the value of X?
5. What is the perimeter of circle that can be inscribed in a square having diagonal 10 √2?
IBPS RRB Officer Assistant Prelims 2017 Exam Analysis: 23rd September
IBPS RRB Office Assistant Examination has been scheduled for 16th, 17th, 23rd and 24th September 2017. The last slot of the examination was conducted at 2:45 p.m. on 24th September. The Institute will reconduct the exam for those candidates whose exam have been cancelled for various reasons.
The Institute has rereleased the IBPS RRB Admit Card for the posts of Officer Scale I and Office Assistant (Multipurpose) on the IBPS website.
IBPS RRB Office Assistant Examination was conducted in 4 slots. The examination time was 45 minutes. There are two sections in the exam as mentioned below:
Subject  No. of questions  Maximum marks 
Reasoning Ability  40  40 
Quantitative Aptitude  40  40 
Total  80  80 
Now, it’s time to know the number of good attempts to get through the RRB Office Assistant Examination:
Sections  Good Attempts 
Reasoning Ability  2732 
Quantitative Aptitude  26 33 
Total  6065 
Reasoning Ability:
The IBPS RRB Prelims Exam Analysis tells that puzzle problems and seating arrangement were little tricky and time consuming but at the same time Reasoning Ability was scoring and moderate.
Topics  Number of Questions  Difficulty Level 
Syllogism  5  Easy 
Inequality  5  Easy 
CodingDecoding  5  Easy 
Alphabetical series (new addition)  5  Easy to Moderate 
Seating arrangement and puzzles  10  Moderate 
Miscellaneous  10  Easy 
Quantitative Aptitude:
The IBPS RRB Exam on 23^{rd} September 2017 had its Quantitative Aptitude focusing more on the simplification problems. Overall the level of this section was of easy to moderate level.
Topics 
Number of Questions 
Difficulty Level 
Number Series  5  Easy 
Simplification & Approximation  15  Easy to Moderate 
Data Interpretation  5  Easy 
Miscellaneous  15  Moderate 
Most Questions asked from 23^{rd} September (All shifts) were:
Questions Asked from Number Series:
9, 36, 40, 67, 71?
10, 6, 8, 16, 40?
1600, 400, 100, 25?
20, 40, 70, 115, 180?
10, 25, 45, 70, 110?
Questions Asked from Seating Arrangement & Puzzles:
1. Among 4 people E, F, G, H. F has more flowers than G & H. E has less flowers than G. Who has the second highest number of flowers?
2. E, F, G, H, I and J are facing towards north. Less than 2 people seat right to J. As many people sit to the right of J as left of I. K is second to the left of G. Number of person between J and G is more than H & F. E is neither neighbour of G nor F.
3. 7 neighbours S, P, L, Q, R, M and I live on different floors in the same building having 7 floors numbered 1 to 7. Three persons live between I and M. M lives on the floor above S, who does not live on an odd numbered floor. P does not live on the 1^{st} Two persons live between R and S. Q lives neither on 1^{st} floor nor on 4^{th} floor. M does not live on 6^{th} & 7^{th} floor.
4. 7 people O, P, J, K, L, M, N are facing towards North. More than 3 person sits on the right of P. Only 2 people sit between P & K. N sits 3^{rd} to right of O. O is not neighbour of P. as many people sit between P & N as between J & L. More than 1 people sit between J & K.
Questions Asked from Simplification & Approximation:
1. ? = 273363 / 19
2. 3, 3.7, 6.6, 10, 13.9?
3. 65% of (221+19) +?
4. 6+ (48/2.4) / 0.5 =?
Questions Asked from Miscellaneous:
1. The average weight of group of 4 boys is 65 Kg, if a fifth boy of weight 55 kg join this group, what would be the average weight of all 5 boys?
2. Sahil bought a refrigerator for Rs. 4600 and spent Rs. 2500 for its repairing. At what price should he sell the refrigerator so as to earn a profit of 15%?
3. The distance between car A and car B is 800 meters. They started running in the opposite direction. If car A meets car B at 320 meters from the starting, what is the ratio of their speed?
4. If the respective ratio between the speed of the boat downstream and that upstream is 7:5. What is the respective ratio between speed of boat in still water and the speed of current?
5. The sun of circumference and diameter of a circle is equal to the perimeter of the square which is 29 m. What is area of the circle?
6. A & B can do work in 2(1/3) days. B and C can do the same work in 4(5/6) days. C and A in 12 days. In how many days C can complete the same work alone?
IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims 2017 Exam Analysis: 24th September
The IBPS RRB Office Assistant Examination on 24^{th} September 2017 was held in 4 shifts. The duration of exam was 45 minutes and the exam pattern is as follows:
Subject  No. of questions  Maximum marks 
Reasoning Ability  40  40 
Quantitative Aptitude  40  40 
Total  80  80 
Reasoning Ability:
As per RRB Office Assistant Prelims Exam Analysis, level of reasoning ability section was easy to moderate for the 24^{th} September IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam. The section was scoring for the ones who have patience as the alphabetical series was a new addition and was also tricky.
Topics  Number of Questions  Difficulty Level 
Syllogism  5  Easy 
Inequality  5  Easy 
CodingDecoding  5  Easy 
Alphabetical series (new addition)  5  Easy to Moderate 
Seating arrangement and puzzles  10  Moderate 
Miscellaneous  10  Easy 
Quantitative Aptitude:
IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam for the last slot was held on 24^{th} September 2017. Its Quantitative Aptitude section’s difficulty level was easy to moderate as concluded by IBPS RRB Prelims Exam Analysis. Data Interpretation and Miscellaneous questions consumed the most time of the candidates.
Topics  Number of Questions  Difficulty Level 
Number Series  5  Easy to Moderate 
Simplification & Approximation  15  Easy to Moderate 
Data Interpretation  5  Easy to Moderate 
Miscellaneous  15  Moderate 
Most Questions asked from 24^{th} September (All shifts) were:
Questions Asked from Number Series:
100, 52, 28, 16, 10?
295, 294, 186, 259, 195?
242, 116, 54, 24, 10?
4, 7, 16, 43, 124?
240, 96, 48, 32, 32?
Questions Asked from Syllogism:
Q 1. Statement: No A is B
No B is C
Conclusion:
I. Some A are not B.
II. All A are B.
Questions Asked from Seating Arrangement:
1. 7 people A, B, C, W, X, Y and Z live on 7 different floors in a building. More than 4 people live between C & Z. B lives on an even numbered floor and immediately above Y. Three persons live between A and Z. Three persons live between W and X. X lives above W.
2. In a seating arrangement manner of an office, more than 4 people sit left of U. 2 persons live between U and R. V, S are not neighbour of R more than one person sit between V and X. More than 2 people sit between T and S. V is third to the left of W.
Questions Asked from Miscellaneous:
1. How many pairs of letters are there in the word “MARRIES” which have as many letters between them as in the word?
2. The present age of X is 2/5^{th} age of Y 4 years ago. If the age of X after 8 years is equal to the age of Y after 6 years find the age of X after 9 years.
3. A chemical solution contains 30% water 70% alkali. What quantity of water should be added to 6 litres of solution so that water content became 40% in litre.
4. Total no. of students 480. Males are 200 and females are 280. 200 females ordered nonveg and total 180 members ordered veg how many males ordered veg?
5. A man buy cycle for Rs. 5400 and spent some amount on its repairing. After selling it for Rs. 5880 incurred loss of 16%. Find repairing cost.
6. The length of the rectangle is 20% more than the breadth & perimeter of the rectangle is 66cm. Find the perimeter of the square whose side is 5% more than the length of the rectangle.
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Mene ibps rrb clerk m 46 attempt kiye h….in sc …mera pre. M hoga ya nh …plz tell me
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Sir maine clark m 72 kiye h to ky mera ho jaye ga
Sir, i belong to st category .
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Sir I attempted 69 in IBPS RRB Clerk. I belong to OBC category. Can I select in prelims. PLEASE REPLY
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Sir mene rrb clerk me 48 attem kiye hai and 1 review me dala hai 98% accuracy se exam clear hone ka koi chance hai me sc category se hun
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sir maine rrb clerk me 67 attempt kiya hai or gereral se hu or accuracy v sahi hai to lya main ummeed rakhu
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