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This year, IBPS has come up with the notification of RRB PO and the number of vacancies is 3,688. The Prelims was conducted on Aug 3, 2019, and the Mains exam is being conducted today (Oct 13, 2019). We have come up with a detailed analysis of the Mains Exam which is below. There are 5 sections in this exam: Reasoning, Computer Knowledge, General Awareness, English Language & Quantitative Aptitude. Overall the exam was easy-moderate. Let’s have a look at the detailed section-wise analysis.


This section was easy-moderate.

TopicNo. of Questions
Puzzles & Seating ArrangementLine Arrangement- Uncertain number of people facing NorthPuzzle with Age, Year & Cities (3 variables)16
Alphabetical Series1
Syllogisms (3 Statements & 3 Conclusions)5
Direction Sense5
Logical Reasoning3
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Computer Knowledge

The Computer Knowledge section was easy. 3-4 questions were on shortcuts and some questions were on the fundamentals.

General Awareness

This section was easy-moderate. A majority of the questions were from the months of April to October. 8-9 questions were from banking awareness. Not many static banking questions were there. 1 question on the first Deputy PM was there. Some questions on budget were also there.

English Language

Even the English Language section was easy-moderate.

TopicNo. of Questions
Reading Comprehension- 3 Sets (1 RC on Homeschooling)12
Error Spotting 5
Match the Column 5
Cloze Test8

Hindi Language

The Hindi Language section was also easy-moderate.

TopicNo. of Questions
अनेक शब्दों के लिए एक शब्द01
वाक्य में त्रुटी05
रिक्त स्थान05
वाक्य वर्गीकरण05
पर्यायवाची / विलोम / समानार्थी07

Quantitative Aptitude

The Quantitative Aptitude section was moderate. Surprisingly, no question on quadratic equation or approximation was there.

TopicNo. of Questions
DILine Graph)Caselet22
Quantity Comparison (Q1 & Q2) 4
Miscellaneous (Boats & Streams, Age-Based, SI &CI, Boats & Streams, Probability)14

Good Attempts

Quants – 16-18
Reasoning – 21-24
English/Hindi Language – 31-34
General Awareness – 26-28
Computer Knowledge – 32-35
Total – 125-132

We hope that this analysis will be useful to the aspirants of upcoming slots.

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