IBPS RRB Clerk Exam Analysis 2017 – List of Questions from All Shifts

IBPS RRB Clerk Exam Analysis 2017

 

IBPS RRB PO Score Card 2017 Released

 

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.

 

 

 

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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.

 

 16th September 2017

 17th September 2017

 23rd September 2017

 24th September 2017

 

 

 

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 16th 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 25-30
Quantitative Aptitude 22-27
Total 58-60

 

 

 

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 time-consuming.

 

 

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 Easy-moderate

 

 

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 16th 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: 17th September

 

 

On 17th 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 16th 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 Easy-moderate

 

 

 

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 17th 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 seven-story 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 re-conduct the exam for those candidates whose exam have been cancelled for various reasons.

 

The Institute has re-released 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 27-32
Quantitative Aptitude 26- 33
Total 60-65

 

 

 

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
Coding-Decoding 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 23rd 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 23rd 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 1st Two persons live between R and S. Q lives neither on 1st floor nor on 4th floor. M does not live on 6th & 7th 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 3rd 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. ? = 273-363 / 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 24th 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 24th 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
Coding-Decoding 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 24th 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 24th 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 2/5th 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 non-veg 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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11 thoughts on “IBPS RRB Clerk Exam Analysis 2017 – List of Questions from All Shifts

  1. pooja

    Sir
    Mene ibps rrb clerk m 46 attempt kiye h….in sc …mera pre. M hoga ya nh …plz tell me

    • Eduncle Team

      Hello Pooja,
       
      Greetings from Eduncle!
       
      The safe score is 55+ marks. However, It depends on your category(Gen/OBC/SC/ST/PwD) & the cut off marks of the state you applied for.
       
      Hope the above information will be helpful to you. For more queries, please stay tuned!
       
      Thanks for asking!
       
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  2. Ajay kumar meena

    Sir maine clark m 72 kiye h to ky mera ho jaye ga

    • Ajay kumar meena

      Sir, i belong to st category .

    • Eduncle Team

      Hello Ajay,
       
      Greetings from Eduncle!
       
      Thanks for asking your query with us!
       
      Although, your attempt is good. Selection in the exam depends on the number of questions attempted correctly & cut off marks of your state.
       
      Kind Regards,
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  3. Veena Manasa

    Sir I attempted 69 in IBPS RRB Clerk. I belong to OBC category. Can I select in prelims. PLEASE REPLY

    • Eduncle Team

      Hello Veena,
       
      Greetings from Eduncle!
       
      Thanks for asking your query with us!
       
      Your attempts are good but the final selection in any exam depends on the number of correctly attempted questions & cut-off marks. We wish you luck for the result.
       
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      Eduncle Team

  4. Omnarayan

    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

    • Eduncle Team

      Hello Omnarayan,
       
      Greetings from Eduncle!
       
      Thanks for asking your query with us!
       
      Your attempt is good for the category you fall in. However, selection in the exam depends on the cut-off of your state & final results. We wish you luck in IBPS RRB Clerk 2017 & upcoming bank exams.
       
      Kind Regards,
      Eduncle Team

  5. nitesh sinha

    sir maine rrb clerk me 67 attempt kiya hai or gereral se hu or accuracy v sahi hai to lya main ummeed rakhu

    • Eduncle Team

      Hello Nitesh,
       
      Greetings from Eduncle!
       
      Thanks for asking your query with us!
       
      The wait is over, as the RRB Clerk Result has been declared on official website. Check your result & cut off marks. All the very best!
       
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