RBI Grade B 2018 Overall exam analysis - 16th August

RBI Grade B 2018 Overall exam analysis – 16th August

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The much anticipated RBI Grade B 2018 exam is finally over. This exam is the most sought-after exam due to the various perks associated with the post. Not only aspirants but also a lot of government officers applied for the prestigious post.  Phase 1 of the exam was held on 16th August in two different shifts.

We got in touch with students who appeared for the exam. They gave us a lot of information about the exam along with the questions asked. Hence here we bring you a detailed analysis of the exam along with the marks distribution and topics asked.

OVERALL GOOD ATTEMPTS:

The exam overall was of moderate level. You can check the overall good attempts for Day 1 and Day 2 of the exam.

SectionNo. of QuestionsGood AttemptsLevel
GENERAL AWARENESS 80 48-54 Moderate
REASONING ABILITY 60 38-43 Moderate- Difficult
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 30 14-18 Difficult
QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE 30 10-14 Difficult
Total 200 92-102 Moderate- Difficult

GENERAL AWARENESS (Moderate)

This section consisted of 80 questions. It was of moderate level. Questions asked were from the following topics.

  • Static awareness(7-8 questions)
  • Banking awareness (10-15 questions)
  • Current affairs (Most of the questions from current affairs of April, May, June, and July)

So those who are well versed with current affairs could easily attempt a lot of questions.

REASONING ABILITY (Moderate-Difficult)

This section consisted of 60 questions. The level of paper was moderate – difficult. There were around 4-5 sets of different puzzles and seating arrangement. As per the students, the question asked were

Topic(16th Aug- Shift 1)No. of Questions((16th Aug- Shift 1)Level((16th Aug- Shift 2)No. of Questions((16th Aug- Shift 2)Level
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 20 Moderate-Difficult 25 Moderate-Difficult
Inequality 5 Moderate - -
Logical Reasoning 12 Moderate-Difficult 18 Moderate-Difficult
Blood Relation 5 Moderate 3 Moderate
Alpha-Numeric Series 2 Moderate - -
Alphabets 1 Moderate 1 Moderate
Coding Decoding 5 Moderate - -
Direction Sense 5 Difficult 3 Moderate
Data Sufficiency 5 Moderate 5 Moderate
Syllogism - - 5 Moderate
Total 60 Moderate-Difficult 60 Moderate-Difficult

ENGLISH LANGUAGE (Difficult)

The level of the paper is difficult. A new pattern of cloze test was also introduced in the English Language Section of this exam.  There were two sets of RC in each shift. The topics of RC were:

  •  a passage related ATM and Vendor Services.
  • a passage related to China and Taiwan Currency.
Topic(16th Aug- Shift 1)No. of Questions(16th Aug- Shift 1)Level
Reading Comprehension 10 Moderate-Difficult
Error Detection(Three parts were incorrect and one was correct) 5 Moderate-Difficult
Sentence Connector (Match the Following) 5 Moderate-Difficult
Cloze Test (New Pattern) 5 Difficult
Miscellaneous question based on 4 sentences - Paragraph completion 5 Moderate-Difficult
Total 30 Difficult
Topic(16th Aug- Shift 1)No. of Questions(16th Aug- Shift 1)Level
Reading Comprehension 10 Moderate-Difficult
Starters 5 Moderate-Difficult
Double Fillers 5 Moderate-Difficult
Sentence Rearrangement 5 Difficult
Questions on correct usage of phrases 5 Moderate-Difficult
Total 30 Difficult

Quantitative aptitude (Moderate- Difficult)

The level of paper was moderate to difficult. According to a lot of students, the paper was lengthy.

Given below is a breakage of questions asked in different shifts

Topic(16th Aug- Shift 1)No. of Questions((16th Aug- Shift 1)Level((16th Aug- Shift 2)No. of Questions((16th Aug- Shift 2)Level
Data Interpretation 10 Difficult 15 Moderate-Difficult
Quantity 1, Quantity 2 type questions 5 Moderate-Difficult 5 Moderate-Difficult
Miscellaneous (Percentage, Time and Work, Partnership, Boat and Stream) 5 Moderate-Difficult 5 Moderate-Difficult
Data Sufficiency 5 Moderate-Difficult - -
Wrong Number Series 5 Moderate-Difficult - -
Approximation - - 5 Moderate-Difficult
Total 30 Difficult - Moderate-Difficult

 

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