IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis (12th September 2020)

Sept. 17, 2020
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IBPS RRB Officer Scale - I Prelims 2020 exam has already started and was conducted on 12th & 13th September 2020.

The other dates for the exam are: 19th, 20th & 26th September 2020.

So, here we bring to you an analysis of the exam conducted on 12th September 2020 so that all the aspirants who still have their exam remaining can get an idea of what can be expected in the exam & what would be an ideal score to aim for.

The type of questions if you see have not changed from what was asked last year and so the similar questions can be expected on the forthcoming dates.

Let's start with 12th September 2020 Exam Analysis.

**IBPS RRB PO 12th September Quants Analysis**

Shift - I |
Shift - II |
Shift - III |
Shift - IV |
Shift - V |

DI (Pie-chart & tabular) - 12 ques | DI (bar graph & tabular) - 10 ques | DI (line graph & tabular) - 10 ques | DI (tabular, caselet & bar) - 18 ques | DI (bar graph & Pie-chart) - 10 ques |

Number Series - 5 ques | Number Series (missing) - 6 ques | Number Series (missing) - 5 ques | Wrong Number Series - 6 ques | Number Series (missing) - 5 ques |

Quadratic Equations - 5 ques | Quantity + Quadratic - 5 ques | Quantity (Q1 & Q2) - 5 ques | Quadratic Equations - 6 ques | Quadratic Equations - 5 ques |

Quantity/ D.S. - 5 ques | Approximation - 5 ques | Approximation - 5 ques | Arithmetic - 10 ques | Quantity (Q1 & Q2) - 5 ques |

Arithmetic - 13 ques | Arithmetic - 14 ques | Data Sufficiency - 5 ques | Arithmetic - 15 ques | |

Arithmetic - 10 ques |

So, as you can see the format changed a little from shift - to - shift, but still it was what used to come up till last year. It was not something that IBPS asked out of the blue.

The level of the Quants section, was overall easy - moderate. Students mostly got stuck in missing number series & data sufficiency. DI in all the shifts was of easy - moderate level and not too calculative. Be prepared to face questions from any of the above topics, like questions in DI can go up to a total of 18 also !

Practice a lot in the remaining days before your exam and you will be able to score well above 30 in quants.

Safe attempt in quants would be somewhere between 28 - 30.

**IBPS RRB PO 12th September Reasoning Analysis**

Shift - I |
Shift - II |
Shift - III |
Shift - IV |
Shift - V |

Puzzles & Seating Arrangement - 25 ques | Puzzles & Seating Arrangement - 15 ques | Puzzles & Seating Arrangement - 20 ques |
Puzzles & Seating Arrangement - 20 |
Puzzles & Seating Arrangement - 20 ques |

Direction Sense - 3 ques | Direction Sense - 3 ques | Blood Relation - 3 ques | Direction Sense - 2 ques | Direction Sense - 3 ques |

Alphabet/ Number - 2 ques | Syllogism - 5 ques | Syllogism - 5 ques | Syllogism - 4 ques | Syllogism - 5 ques |

Coding/ Decoding (Chinese) - 5 ques | Coding/ Decoding (Chinese) - 5 ques | Coding/ Decoding - 5 ques | Coding/ Decoding - 5 ques | Blood Relation - 3 ques |

Inequality - 5 ques | Inequality - 5 ques | Inequality - 5 ques | Inequality - 3 ques | Inequality - 4 ques |

Blood Relation - 1 ques | Alphanumeric - 1 ques | Alphanumeric - 3 ques | Order & Ranking - 3 ques | |

Order & Ranking - 4 ques | Word formation - 1 ques | Order & Ranking - 3 ques | Alphabet Test - 2 | |

Word formation - 2 ques |

Analysis of the Reasoning section here shows that the pattern remained almost same throughout with the exception of Shift - 1 where 25 questions were asked from Puzzles (5 sets) and topics like blood relations & order-ranking were left out.

The level of all the shifts was overall same. The 1st shift candidates found it a bit lengthy because of that extra set of Puzzle.

Puzzles, overall were of moderate level. If one has practiced well, then chances of getting stuck are rare. Level of questions from other topics was mostly easy - moderate.

Safe attempt in quants would be somewhere between 25 - 30.

If we talk of the cut-off, then many students have been able to attempt 60+ questions. And, so the cut-off can be expected between 58 - 65 (varying from state-to-state).

At last, we would suggest that make the best use of the remaining days before your exam & practice a lot. During your exam, refrain from any sort of guess work & unnecessary switching between questions & sections.

You can practice GovJobAdda's Quants & Reasoning Sectional Tests

Also, IBPS RRB (**Free**) Full Length Bilingual Tests are available. We have also included the Memory Based Test in the Test Series for the benefit of the candidates who are yet to appear for the exam.

Practice Well.

**All The Best !**

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