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IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims 2016 - Expected cut-off & Exam Review - 19th November 2016, Slot 1


IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims 2016 - Expected cut-off & Exam Review - 19th November 2016, Slot 1: The first shift of the third and final day of the IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims just got over. The first shift was conducted between 09:00 am – 09:45 am. The candidates had to answer 40 questions each from the quantitative aptitude section and the reasoning section in a total span of 40 minutes.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims 2016 Exam Review - Nov 19th

The IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims 2016 conducted on Nov 19th was a moderately difficult paper. The difficulty level of the questions in the Quantitative Aptitude section  was easy while the questions in the reasoning section were moderately difficult. There were no surprises. All the questions were from the expected chapters. However they were a  few lengthy questions in the Reasoning section and the Quants section was completely a game of time management. The detailed IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam section wise break-up is mentioned in the table below.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims Exam Sectionwise Split-up -Nov 19th

The next two paragraphs contain the details for the two sections of the IBPS RRB Office Assistant exam. There are two tables below, each table has details on the number of questions asked from each topic in the IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims exam 2016.

Quantitative Aptitude - IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims 2016 Section wise Split-up (Nov 19th)

The Quantitative Aptitude section of the IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims exam consists of 40 questions. 23 - 27 attempts in this section with an accuracy of over 95% can be considered to be good enough.

Quantitative Aptitude - IBPS PO Prelims 2016 Section wise  Split-up (Nov 19th)

Topic

No. of Questions Asked

Number Series

5

Approximations/Simplifications

15

Data Interpretation

5

Other Topics

15

The other topics include Partnerships, Time & Work, Profit & Loss, Simple and Compound Interest, Percentage, Ratio and Proportions, Boats and Streams.

Questions on number series were easy and DI was quite moderate. Most questions have been deemed easy to solve.

Reasoning - IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims 2016 Section wise Split-up (Nov 19th)

The Reasoning section of the IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims exam consists of 40 questions. 25 - 28 attempts in this section with an accuracy of over 95% can be considered to be good enough. The questions asked in reasoning section were mostly Direct. Syllogisms and Inequalities were the most scoring topics in this session. The topic-wise breakdown is as follows:

 Reasoning - IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims 2016 Section wise Split-up (Nov 19th)
Topic No. of Questions Asked
Syllogisms 5
Mathematical Inequality 5
Seating arrangement 10
Alphanumeric Series 5
Miscellaneous Questions 15

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims 2016 Expected Cut-off

The exact IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims cut-off for 2016 cannot be predicted. With lakhs of candidates appearing for the exam, predicting the cut-offs is a challenging process. After taking the previous year IBPS exam papers and the difficulty level of the exam into consideration, we can approximately predict for expected cut-offs for the IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims 2016.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims 2016 Expected Section wise Cut-off

The expected sectionwise cut-off for the IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims Exam 2016 is mentioned in the table below. The Reasoning section is expected to have a higher cutoff than the quantitative aptitude section. The expected section wise cut-off for the quants section is 8-10 and the expected section wise cut-off for the Reasoning  Ability section is 10-12.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims 2016 Expected Section wise Cut-off 

Section Name Expected Cutoff
Quantitative Aptitude 8-10
Reasoning Ability 10-12

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims 2016 Overall Expected Cut-off

The expected overall cut-off for the IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims 2016 will be the highest for the General Category (GC). The expected overall cut-off for GC is predicted to be between 42-47. The expected overall cut-off for the Scheduled Castes (SC) and Schedule Tribes (ST) candidates will be comparatively lower than the other categories. 

Category Expected Cutoff
GC 42 - 47
OBC 37 - 42
SC 32 - 37
ST 27 - 32

We hope this article on IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims helped you analyze your performance. All the Best!


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