IBPS RRB PO Pre Exam Review 2017


ibps rrb po pre exam analysis 9th-sep-2017-1st-shift

Dear Aspirants,

First shift of Day 1 of IBPS RRB PO (Scale-I) Pre -2017 is over and we are here with the analysis of Exam direct from different exam centers. Let’s get straight to the analysis without wasting more time, which you all are interested in.

There are two Sections in IBPS RRB PO Pre (Scale-I) exam namely Reasoning Ability and Quantitative Aptitude. It Contains 80 questions of 80 marks with a time duration of 45 minutes. There were 40 questions in each sections.

Exam Pattern-

Section Name No. of Questions Max Marks Duration
Reasoning 40 40 Total
45 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 40 40
Total 80 80

Overall Analysis:

Based on inputs shared by many students from outside of exam centers after exam, the overall level of paper can be considered Easy to Moderate. The students have attempted quite decent number of questions. Time management played a very important role in the exam. Let us have a look to the attempted questions counts and level.


Maximum Marks

Good Attempts


Reasoning Ability




Quantitative aptitude








Good attempts are captured here based on the average attempts of various students at different centers which is just an estimate. Let’s move ahead and look at the section level analysis.

Reasoning Ability:

Topic No. of Questions Level
Syllogism 5 Moderate
Inequality 5 Easy
Puzzles (Building Based, Linear and Square) 10 Moderate
Seating Arrangement 5 Easy
Blood Relation 2 Easy
Directions & Distances 3 Easy
Miscellaneous 10 Moderate
Total 40 Easy-Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude:


No. of Questions


Simplification 5 Easy
Number Series 5 Easy – Moderate
Quadratic Equations 5 Easy
Data Interpretation (Line/ Table Graph) 5 Easy
Data Interpretation (Bar Graph) 5 Moderate
Data Interpretation (Pie Chart) 5 Moderate
Miscellaneous 10 Moderate
TOTAL 40 Moderate

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