IBPS RRB 2016 Preliminary Exam Analysis

IBPS Common Written Examination - Regional Rural Banks (IBPS CWE RRB)

IBPS RRB 2016 Preliminary Exam Analysis

IBPS RRB 2016 Preliminary Exam Analysis

IBPS RRB 2016 Preliminary Exam Analysis -
IBPS RRB 2016 preliminary exam for over 16,560 vacancies in 10 different posts has begun from November 5 and ended on November 6, 2016. The preliminary exam has been conducted in four time slots. Candidates who have taken the exam on November 5 and 6 of IBPS RRB 2016 exam found questions of easy to moderate in terms of difficulty level. Based on the examinees’ feedback, reasoning was difficult and time consuming as most of the questions were puzzle based, while they found Quantitative Aptitude section to be comparatively easier as majority of the questions were calculation based.

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IBPS RRB 2016 preliminary exam for Officer Scale I was conducted in different slots on November 5 and 6, 2016, while IBPS RRB 2016 preliminary exam for Office Assistant will be conducted on November 12, 13 and 19, 2016. Candidates have to take the online test as per the allotted slots and dates.

 

Careers360 here brings you IBPS RRB 2016 preliminary exam analysis by coaching experts.

 

IBPS RRB 2016 preliminary exam analysis for Officer Scale I by Bankers Adda

As per Bankers Adda, the online paper of IBPS RRB 2016 preliminary examination (Officer Scale I) was moderate in terms of difficulty level. In Reasoning Ability, the questions were tough to moderate, while experts suggest that Quantitative Aptitude section was of moderate difficulty level. See below the classification of questions as per their difficulty level in the online test.

 

IBPS RRB 2016 Reasoning Paper Analysis for Officer Scale I

Topic

No. of Questions

Level

Syllogism

5

Moderate

Puzzles (Floor Based, Linear and Square)

15

Moderate

Inequality

5

Easy

Blood Relation

2

Easy

Direction

3

Easy

Miscellaneous (Alpha-Numerical, Blood Relations, Direction Sense, Ranking, etc.)

10

Moderate

Total

40

Easy to Moderate

IBPS RRB 2016 Quantitative Aptitude Analysis for Officer Scale I

Topic

No. of Questions

Level

Series

5

Moderate

Simplification

5

Easy

Inequality (Quadratic)

5

Easy

Data Interpretation (tabular/pie/bar graph)

15

Moderate

Miscellaneous (Average, Boats & Stream, CI/SI, Profit Loss, Percentage, Partnership, Ratio & Proportion, Time & Work, etc.)

10

Moderate

Total

40

Moderate

Overall Analysis for Officer Scale I by Bankers Adda

Subjects

Maximum Marks

Good Attempts

Level

Quantitative aptitude

40

25 - 32

Moderate

Reasoning Ability

40

22 - 36

Easy to Moderate

Total

80

51 -59

Easy to Moderate

 

IBPS RRB 2016 preliminary exam analysis for Officer Scale I by Careerlauncher

As per Career Launcher, the online preliminary exam of Officer Sclae I was moderate in terms of difficultly level. Check below for the section wise as well as overall analysis of IBPS RRB 2016 preliminary exam by Career Launcher

 

Reasoning Paper Analysis for Officer Scale I

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Miscellaneous (Singlet)

10

Easy

Puzzles (Floor Based)

5

Moderate-Difficult

Circular arrangement

5

Moderate

Linear Seating arrangement

5

Moderate-Difficult

Syllogism

5

Easy-Moderate

Mathematical Inequalities

5

Easy

Blood Relation

3

Moderate

Direction

2

Easy-Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude Analysis for Officer Scale I

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Number Series

5

Moderate

Data Interpretation (Table Based)

5

Moderate

Data Interpretation (Bar Graph)

5

Moderate

Data Interpretation (Pie Chart)

5

Easy

Simplification

5

Easy

Quadratic Equations

5

Moderate

Miscellaneous

5

Moderate

Profit & Loss

2

Easy-Moderate

Simple Interest & Compound Interest

1

Easy-Moderate

Time & Work

1

Moderate

Probability

1

Moderate

Overall Analysis for Officer Scale I by Career Launcher

Section

Total Questions

Difficulty Level

Good Attempts

Good Score

Approximate time taken

Quantitative Aptitude

40

Easy-Moderate

22 - 24

18 - 20

25

Reasoning

40

Easy-Moderate

22 - 24

18 - 20

20

Total

80

Moderate

44 - 48

38 - 40

45

Expected Cut off Marks by Career Launcher

Subject

Maximum Marks

General

OBC/SC/ST

Quantitative Aptitude

40

8 - 10

6 - 8

Reasoning Ability

40

10 - 12

7 - 9

Overall Cut off

80

38 - 44

35 - 40

The online question booklet of IBPS RRB 2016 had 40 questions each in Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude. The online exam was for 45 minutes. The detail of IBPS RRB 2016 exam pattern for Officer Scale I post is given below:

IBPS RRB Exam Pattern for Officer Scale I

Subject

Exam Medium

Number of Questions

Max. Marks

Duration

Quantitative Aptitude

Hindi or English

40

40

45 minutes

 

 

Reasoning

Hindi or English

40

40

Total

80

80

 

IBPS RRB 2016 result will be declared by the examination authority in November, only for those candidates who will secure sectional as well as overall IBPS RRB Cut off score, while IBPS RRB 2016 mains exam will be conducted on December 11 for Officers Scale I, II & III and on December 18, 2016 for Office Assistant.

 

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