# IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims 2018 – 18th August – Exam Analysis- All shifts

The much anticipated of IBPS RRB office assistant Prelims 2018 was held today in four different shifts. A lot of aspirants appeared for the exam thus bringing them a step closer to the goal.

We interacted with many students throughout the day and these students helped us in analyzing the exam. We thereby have compiled for you all the details of today’s exam in this analysis. This analysis is going to help all those who have appeared for the exam, see where they stand in terms of good attempts. This will also benefit those aspirants whose exam is yet to come. You can analyze the difficulty level and the questions that were asked along with the marks distribution through this analysis.

## Shift 1Shift 2Shift 3Shift 4

Let’s check the overall analysis of the exam

## OVERALL GOOD ATTEMPTS:

The exam overall was of easy to moderate level.

SectionNo. of QuestionsGood AttemptsLevel
Quantitative Aptitude 40 25-30 Easy-Moderate
Reasoning ability 40 27-32 Easy-Moderate
Total 80 65-72 Easy-Moderate

## Quantitative aptitude (Easy-Moderate)

The level of the paper was easy to moderate. Students who have prepared well are sure to score good marks.

A tabular DI and caselet were asked.

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Data Interpretation 10 Moderate
Approximation 5 Easy-Moderate
Wrong Number Series 5 Easy-Moderate
Simplification 10 Easy-Moderate
Arithmetic Word Problems 10 Moderate
Total 40 Easy-Moderate

## Reasoning (Easy-Moderate)

The level of this section was easy to moderate. There were  4 different sets of puzzles and seating arrangement which are as follows:

• Linear Seating Arrangement, single line, 6 people
• Box-based puzzle, 7 boxes
• Month based puzzle
• Random arrangement based puzzled, the salary of 6 persons was given
TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 20 Moderate
Syllogism 3 Moderate
Coding Decoding 5 Easy-Moderate
Numeric Series 5 Moderate
Direction Sense 4 Moderate
Alphabet 2 Easy-Moderate
Blood Relation 1 Easy-Moderate
Total 40 Easy-Moderate

## Quantitative aptitude (Easy-Moderate)

The level of the paper was easy to moderate. Students who have prepared well are sure to score good marks.

Only 1 DI was asked and the number of questions asked from arithmetic problems was more.

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Data Interpretation 5 Moderate
Missing Number Series 5 Easy-Moderate
Simplification 10 Easy-Moderate
Arithmetic Word Problems 15 Moderate
Total 40 Easy-Moderate

## Reasoning (Easy-Moderate)

The level of this section was easy to moderate. There were  3 different sets of puzzles and seating arrangement which are as follows:

• Book based (7 Books)
• Linear Seating Arrangement (6 person)
• Random puzzle (8 person)
TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 15 Moderate
Syllogism 3 Moderate
Coding Decoding 5 Easy-Moderate
Numeric Series 5 Moderate
Direction Sense 2 Moderate
Alphabet 2 Easy-Moderate
Blood Relation 3 Easy-Moderate
miscellaneous 3 Easy-Moderate
Total 40 Easy-Moderate

## Quantitative aptitude (Easy-Moderate)

The level of the paper was easy to moderate. DI asked was based on a line graph. The questions were doable.

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Data Interpretation 5 Moderate
Wrong Number Series 5 Easy-Moderate
Simplification/approximation 10 Easy-Moderate
Arithmetic Word Problems 15 Moderate
Total 40 Easy-Moderate

## Reasoning (Easy-Moderate)

The level of this section was easy to moderate. There were  3 different sets of puzzles and seating arrangement which are as follows:

• Circular based (8 persons)
• Linear Seating Arrangement (8 persons facing North)
• Random puzzle (7 days and 7 countries)
TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 15 Easy-Moderate
Syllogism 4 Moderate
Alpha-Numeric-Symbol series 5 Easy
Numeric Series 3 Moderate
Inequalities 4 Easy
Alphabet 2 Easy
Blood Relation 3 Easy-Moderate
miscellaneous 4 Moderate
Total 40 Easy-Moderate

## Quantitative aptitude (Easy-Moderate)

The level of the paper was easy to moderate. Like shift 2 and shift 3, only 1 DI (bar graph)was asked and the number of questions asked on simplification was more hence giving a higher edge to the students to score marks.

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Data Interpretation 5 Easy-Moderate
Missing Number Series 5 Easy-Moderate
Simplification/approximation 15 Easy-Moderate
Arithmetic Word Problems 10 Moderate
Total 40 Easy-Moderate

## Reasoning (Easy-Moderate)

The level of this section was easy to moderate. Unlike the other shifts, more questions on puzzles and seating arrangement were asked in this section. The types of puzzle and seating arrangement asked are as follows:

• Single Line Seating Arrangement (All persons are facing north)
• Circular Seating Arrangement (8 persons facing center)
• Parallel Seating Arrangement (6 persons, 2 person facing south and 4 facing north)
• Comparison based Random puzzle
• Floor Based puzzle (7 Floor and 7 Person)
TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 22 Moderate
Syllogism 5 Moderate
Alpha-Numeric-Symbol series 5 Easy
Direction Sense 3 Easy-Moderate
Alphabet 2 Easy
Blood Relation 3 Easy-Moderate
Total 40 Easy-Moderate

Questions will be updated soon.