RRB PO Prelims 2019 is being conducted today for 3,668 vacancies by IBPS . The RRB Officer Scale 1 exam is being conducted in four shifts. We are ready with the section-wise analysis of this test.

**IBPS RRB PO Prelims Shift – I analysis**

The Reasoning sections were easy to moderate whereas Quantitative Aptitude section was moderate. Overall, the difficulty level of this exam was easy to moderate. Now, let’s have a look at the topics from which questions were asked.

# Reasoning

This section was easy to moderate. There were on Syllogism questions.

Topic |
No. of Questions |

Puzzles
● Seating Arrangement (Square – In/Out – 8 persons) ● Seating Arrangement (Linear- North/South facing – 8 persons) ● Month and Date Based Puzzle (5 Months and 2 Dates) – 10 Persons ● Age based Puzzle (Years in which different people were born) |
20 |

Blood Relations | 3 |

Inequalities | 5 |

Coding-decoding (Normal) | 5 |

Miscellaneous | 4-5 |

Order and Ranking | 2-3 |

Total |
40 |

# Quantitative Aptitude

This section was moderate. There were no simplification or approximation questions. The surprise was the presence of Data Sufficiency questions

Topic |
No. of Questions |

Puzzles
● Bar Graph ● Table |
11 |

Number Series (Missing) | 6 |

Equations Comparison (Quadratic) | 6 |

Data Sufficiency (Two statements based) | 5 |

Word Problems (Averages, Profit and Loss, Compound Interest, Time and Work, Partnership etc.) | 12 |

Total |
40 |

# Good Attempts

- Reasoning: 28-31
- Quantitative Aptitude: 23-26
- Overall: 56-60

**IBPS RRB PO Prelims Shift II Analysis**

The Reasoning sections were easy to moderate whereas Quantitative Aptitude section was moderate. Overall, the difficulty level of this exam was easy to moderate. Now, let’s have a look at the topics from which questions were asked.

# Reasoning

This section was easy to moderate.

Topic |
No. of Questions |

Puzzles
● Seating Arrangement (Circular – In/Out – 8 persons) ● Seating Arrangement (Linear- North facing – 9 persons) ● Seating Arrangement (Linear – Unknown number of persons) ● Month Based Puzzle (4 Months and 2 Dates) – 8 Persons ● Floor based Puzzle (6 persons with age as a variable) |
24 |

Blood Relations | 3 |

Syllogisms (Only Few Type also) | 5 |

Direction Sense Test | 3 |

Miscellaneous (Alphabet based) | 2 |

Order and Ranking | 3 |

Total |
40 |

# Quantitative Aptitude

This section was moderate. Like the first shift, there were no simplification or approximation questions. Unlike the first shift there was a caselet. DI was calculative

Topic |
No. of Questions |

Puzzles
● Table ● Caselet ● Line Graph |
15 |

Number Series (Missing) | 5 |

Equations Comparison (Quadratic) | 5 |

Word Problems (Boats and Streams, Ages, Compound Interest, Time and Work, Partnership etc.) | 15 |

Total |
40 |

# Good Attempts

- Reasoning: 28-31
- Quantitative Aptitude: 23-26
- Overall: 54-58

**IBPS RRB PO Prelims Shift III Analysis**

The Reasoning section was easy to moderate whereas Quantitative Aptitude section was moderate. Overall, the difficulty level of this exam was easy to moderate. Now, let’s have a look at the topics from which questions were asked.

# Reasoning

This section was easy to moderate.

Topic |
No. of Questions |

Puzzles
● Seating Arrangement (Two Parallel Rows – 6 persons in each row) ● Seating Arrangement (Square- inside and outside – 8 persons) ● Seating Arrangement (Linear – Unknown number of persons) ● Month Based Puzzle (9 months) – 9 Persons ● Box based Puzzle (11 boxes) |
20 |

Blood Relations | 2 |

Syllogisms | 5 |

Inequalities | 5 |

Coding Decoding | 5 |

Miscellaneous (Alphabet and numbers based) | 3 |

Total |
40 |

# Quantitative Aptitude

This section was moderate. Unlike the first two shifts, there were approximation questions. DI was calculative

Topic |
No. of Questions |

Puzzles
● Table ● Caselet ● Line Graph |
17 |

Number Series (Missing) | 7 |

Approximation | 6 |

Word Problems (Pipes and Cisterns, Ages, Compound Interest, Time and Work, Ratio and Proportion etc.) | 10 |

Total |
40 |

# Good Attempts

- Reasoning: 29-32
- Quantitative Aptitude: 25-28
- Overall: 57-62

**IBPS RRB PO Prelims Shift IV Analysis**

The Reasoning section was easy to moderate whereas Quantitative Aptitude section was moderate. Overall, the difficulty level of this exam was moderate and it was slightly difficult in comparison to other three shifts. Now, let’s have a look at the topics from which questions were asked.

# Reasoning

This section was easy to moderate. It was relatively difficult than last three shifts.

Topic |
No. of Questions |

Puzzles
● Seating Arrangement (Linear – 8 persons facing north and south) ● Floor based Puzzle (8 persons on 4 floors) ● Day based Puzzle (7 events organized on 7 days) ● Box based Puzzle (11 boxes) |
20 |

Blood Relations | 3 |

Syllogisms (Only Few type) | 5 |

Direction Sense | 3 |

Coding Decoding | 5 |

Miscellaneous (Alphabet and numbers based) | 4 |

Total |
40 |

# Quantitative Aptitude

This section was moderate. Unlike the other three shifts, there were wrong number series questions. DI was calculative

Topic |
No. of Questions |

Puzzles
● Table ● Caselet ● Bar Graph |
15 |

Number Series (Wrong) | 6-7 |

Approximation | 6 |

Word Problems (Pipes and Cisterns, Ages, Compound Interest, Time and Work, Ratio and Proportion etc.) | 12-13 |

Total |
40 |

# Good Attempts

- Reasoning: 25-29
- Quantitative Aptitude: 23-26
- Overall: 52-56

We hope that this analysis will be useful to the RRB Aspirants. Do let us know in the comments below how were your overall attempts. Wishing you good luck for your results!

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## 4 Comments

2nd shift is moderate

Sir, in 2nd shift,there were no quadratic equations….I was the aspirant of 2nd shift.but a question was of find the area of square

sir i attempt 60 in 3rd shift any chance to clear cut off.

Second shift how was your exam