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August 31, 2019 • 5:31 pm

IBPS RRB PO Officer Scale 1 Exam Analysis 2019 for All Slots

IBPS RRB PO (Scale - 1) Analysis


Hello Aspirants,


IBPS RRB Officers Scale – 1 prelims exam has been successfully held on 3rd, 4th and 11th August 2019 (as per official dates).


This IBPS RRB PO 2019 Exam Analysis will help you to get an idea about the expected cut off marks & difficulty level of asked questions.


Here we are sharing detailed analysis for the IBPS RRB PO (Scale 1) exam. The overall level for IBPS RRB Exam was Easy to moderate. There are some chances of higher cutoff marks this year from the previous exam. Total 80 questions were asked overall in both Reasoning and Quantitative Ability sections.


Each section for IBPS RRB consists of 40 questions. A total of 45 minutes time limit was given to solve these questions.


Check the IBPS RRB PO Result & Cut Off 2018.



IBPS RRB Officer Scale – I 2019 Exam Overall Analysis


Here are the good attempts for both the sections to qualify IBPS RRB Prelims. Candidates will get an estimated idea on how to attempt this paper to ensure scoring maximum marks:


Section  Good Attempts
Reasoning Ability 27-30
Quantitative Aptitude 22-25
Total 53-58



Details of Questions Asked with Their Difficulty Level:


Reasoning Ability:


The overall level of Reasoning Ability was not excessively hard. Aspirants can score higher in this section if they practiced well.


Most of the questions in all slots were asked from puzzles, inequality, blood relations, etc.

Below you can check the complete analysis of all slots of IBPS RRB Officer Scale Exam.


Topic Number of Questions Difficulty Level
Puzzle and Seating Arrangement 20-25 Difficult
Inequality 3-5 Moderate
Coding-Decoding 3-5 Easy-moderate
Blood relation 3-5 Easy
Alphabetic Series  3-4 Easy-moderate
Syllogism 4-5 Easy-moderate



Quantitative Aptitude:


The level of Quantitative Aptitude was moderate for all the slots. Mostly questions were asked from the topics like Quadratic Equations, Number Series, Data Interpretation, Ration, etc.



Topic Number of Questions Difficulty Level
Data Interpretation 12-17 Moderate
Quadratic Equations 5-6 Moderate
Missing Number Series 5-6 Easy
Miscellaneous 10-12 Easy to moderate



If you want to get List of Questions Asked in RRB PO 2019– All Shifts, click on the button given below and get 100+ questions that were asked in IBPS RRB previous papers.



IBPS RRB PO Mains Exam Analysis Conducted on 30th September 2018


Important Note - The IBPS RRB PO Mains Exam 2019 will be conducted on 22nd August 2019. Once the exam will be conducted by IBPS we will update the complete analysis as soon as possible.


Below you can check the IBPS PO Mains 2018 Exam analysis. The difficulty level of questions in 2019 may be higher than the previous exam so it is suggested to the aspirants that they should prepare themselves 1 step ahead from the previous year paper.



IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 2018


As you know the IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 main exam has 5 sections. The total marks of this exam are 200 and the time duration is 120 minutes i.e. 2 hours.


The overall exam was a moderate level. Below, you can check the section wise good attempt for Mains examination.


Section Good Attempt
Reasoning 21-26
General Awareness 23-29
Numerical Ability 17-23
English 23-27
Hindi 20-25
Computer Knowledge 19-24
Total 117-131



The IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Mains Exam Analysis is provided for the following sections.



Quantitative Aptitude: -


Topic Number of Questions Level
Data Interpretation 20 Moderate - Difficult
Quadratic Equation 5 Moderate
Data Sufficiency 5 Moderate
Miscellaneous 10 Moderate
Total 40 Moderate - Difficult



Hindi Language: -


Topic Number of questions Level
Reading Comprehension 10 Moderate-Difficult
Mistakes 10 Moderate
Cloze Test 10 Moderate-Difficult
Sentence Rearrangement 5 Moderate
Filler 5 Moderate
Total 40 Moderate-Difficult



English Language: -


Topic Number of questions Level
Reading Comprehension 10 Moderate - Difficult
Error Detection 8 Moderate
Cloze Test 7 Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement 5 Moderate
Filler 5 Moderate
Vocab based Errors 5 Moderate
Total 40 Moderate



Reasoning: -


Topic Number of questions Level
Sitting Arrangement and Puzzles 18 Moderate
Data Sufficiency 5 Moderate
Statement and Assumption 5 Moderate
Direction Sense 5 Easy-Moderate
Number Based Ques 1 Easy
Machine Input- Output 5 Easy-Moderate
Alphabet 1 Easy
Total 40 Moderate



General Awareness: -


Most of the questions were asked from banking and Current Affairs. There were only a few questions of static GK. Overall the paper was moderate level.



Computer Knowledge: -


The paper was a moderate level. The questions were asked from basics and OOPS. Almost 10 questions were asked from MS Office, 4-5 questions were related to Encryption and decryption and 5-6 questions were from terminologies of the Internet. The paper was a bit moderate as compared the last year.



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