IBPS RRB PRE 2017 : Memory Based Paper


Hi Students,
The first slot of IBPS RRB Pre Exam is over and we are here with the overall exam analysis of the exam. According to our information, the paper was not that tough. Students who had great command over the basics of the questions and concepts did not find any problem in the exam. As the exam was easy, the ideal attempt from 80 questions should be between 53 – 58 questions. According to the new pattern, the paper had 80 questions and two sections. Each section had 40 questions. All View Student Feedback >> Click Here

Section Ideal Attempts
Reasoning Ability 25 – 27
Quantitative Aptitude 18 – 25
Total 53 – 58


 Quantitative Aptitude

This section had easy to moderate questions. 3-sets of Data Interpretation included Tabular DI, Pie Chart, and Line Graph. These sets were not very difficult but 3 DI sets did consume some time of the candidates.

The section had following questions:

Topic No. of Questions Level
Number Series (Missing) 5 Easy
Data Interpretation 15 Moderate
Quadratic Equations 5 Easy-Moderate
Approximation 5 Easy
Problem on Ages 1 Moderate
Mixture & Alligation 1 Moderate
Problem on Trains 1 Easy
Percentage 1 Easy
Speed Distance & Time 1 Easy
Miscellaneous (SI,CI, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ratio etc.) 5 Moderate
Total 40 Easy- Moderate

Reasoning Ability

This section was extremely easy as the students felt in the exam. There were 4 sets of seating arrangement and puzzles which carried 20 marks. Other sections were also easy and students were not worried at all. The seating arrangement and puzzles had following questions, Month-related, Linear Seating Arrangements, Circular Seating Arrangements Box

This section had following questions

Topic No. of Questions Level
Sitting Arrangement and Puzzles 20 Easy- Moderate
Inequality 5 Easy
Coding Decoding (Old pattern) 5 Easy
Number Arrangement 2 Easy-Moderate
Syllogism 5 Easy
Alphabetical 5 Easy
Miscellaneous 2 Easy-Moderate
Total 40 Easy-Moderate
 Overall, the exam was easy. We wish all the candidates all the best.

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