IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Exam Analysis 2022 - Embibe
  • Written By Zeshan Naz
  • Last Modified 19-09-2022
  • Written By Zeshan Naz
  • Last Modified 19-09-2022

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Exam Analysis 2022

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Exam Analysis 2022: The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection conducted IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Prelims on August 07, 13, 14, 20, and 21, 2022. Candidates appearing for the upcoming exam can check the exam analysis from this article. The previous year’s exam analysis will help them understand the difficulty level of the exam and good attempts.

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Embibe’s best subject matter experts analyse the exam and provide their opinions. The paper analysis contains the topic-wise number of questions and good attempts for each subject. Thus, it will help candidates in preparing for their upcoming exams. In this article, we have provided the IBPS RRB PO exam analysis for Prelims and Mains. So, scroll down to find out more.

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Exam Analysis 2022: Overview

The section-wise and overall good attempts, difficulty level, and important topics that were asked in today’s IBPS RRB PO Exam in Shift 1 on August 21, 2022, are listed here. Look at the table below:

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2022- August 21, 2022

SectionGood AttemptsDifficulty Level
Reasoning Ability30-32Easy to Moderate
Quantitative Aptitude22-24Easy to Moderate
Overall52-56Moderate

IBPS RRB PO Exam Analysis 2022 for Quantitative Aptitude

The Quantitative Aptitude section of the IBPS RRB PO prelims test had a moderate difficulty level. Check out the important topics asked in this section from the below table:

TopicsNo. of Questions Level of Questions
Line Graph DI6Moderate
Caselet DI5Moderate
Table DI5Moderate
Approximation4-5Moderate
Wrong Number Series5Easy to Moderate
Quadratic Equation5Moderate
Arithmetic10Easy to Moderate
Total40Moderate

IBPS RRB PO Exam Analysis 2022 for Reasoning Ability

The Reasoning Ability section of the IBPS RRB PO prelims test on August 21, 2022, 1st shift was Easy to Moderate. Check out the important topics asked in this section from the table below:

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Puzzle & Seating Arrangement24Easy to Moderate
Inequality04Easy to Moderate
Syllogism04Easy to Moderate
Direction & Distance03Easy to Moderate
Blood Relation03Easy to Moderate
Pairing01Easy
Meaningful Word01Easy
Total40Easy to Moderate

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IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Exam Analysis 2021 for Shift 1

As the IBPS RRB PO Mains exam was conducted on September 25, 2021, here we present the good attempts and difficulty levels for all the sections. Candidates must go through the table given below to know more about the same.

SectionsGood AttemptsDifficulty Level
Reasoning32-34Easy to Moderate
General Awareness23-26Moderate
Numerical Ability17-19Moderate
English/Hindi Language23-25Easy to Moderate
Computer Knowledge19-21Easy
Total Attempts114-124Easy to Moderate

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Exam Analysis 2021 for Reasoning Ability

According to the exam analysis of IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Main, it seems that the reasoning section was easy to moderate to attempt. Candidates must check the table given below to know more about the same section.

TopicsNo. of QuestionsDifficulty Level
Puzzles20Easy
Sylloge03Easy
Blood Relation03Easy
Direction Sense03Easy
Data Sufficiency (Statement-based)04Easy
Logical Reasoning05Easy to Moderate
Word Based01Easy
Number Based01Easy 
Total40Easy

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Exam Analysis 2021 for Quantitative Ability

The quantitative ability section in the IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Mains exam is usually the most scoring one if the candidate has solved numerous questions before appearing in the same. This year, the quant section was moderate to attempt. Aspirants must read the table given below for a better understanding.

TopicsNo. of QuestionsDifficulty Level
Data Interpretation15Easy to Moderate
Missing Number Series05Easy
Q-1 Q-205Easy to Moderate
Arithmetic (Word Problem)11Easy to Moderate
Quadratic Equation05Moderate
Total40Moderate

IBPS RRB PO Exam Analysis 2021 for English/ Hindi Language

Generally, the language section has easy to moderate level of difficulty in the IBPS RRB PO Mains exam. According to this year’s analysis, the English/ Hindi language was somehow easy for the appearing candidates. Here, we have enlisted the number of questions topic-wise and their difficulty level in the table given below. Aspirants must go through the same for a better understanding.

For the English Language

TopicsNo. of QuestionsDifficulty Level
Reading Comprehension08Easy to Moderate
Rearrangement (1 fixed)05Easy
Double Fillers05Easy
Error Detection07Easy
Word Swap05Easy
Match the column05Easy
Word Usage05Easy
Total40Easy

For Hindi Language

TopicsNo. of QuestionsDifficulty Level
गद्यांश08Easy to Moderate
वाक्य में त्रुटी05Easy
रिक्त स्थान10Easy to Moderate
वाक्य व्यवस्थीकरण01Easy
समानार्थी02Easy
विलोम01Easy

IBPS RRB PO Exam Analysis 2021 for General Awareness

Here, we have mentioned the topics from which the questions were asked in the IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Mains exam for the year 2021. Candidates must go through the pointers given below to know more about the same.

  • LIC Chairman
  • India’s Population Index Ranking in Asia
  • Who won three gold medals in world archery
  • GDP Projection 2018
  • Flipkart- Shopify
  • Global Start-up
  • Airport Related Question
  • Agreement Related Question
  • Forbes related
  • Football tema known as Azzurri
  • BPCL Managing Director
  • Total no of small finance bank
  • SALUTE DOCTOR by which bank
  • E-name
  • UNHRC
  • Payment Bank to maintain the amount in the financial year
  • Rent & Landlord Related Act
  • Venue of Knowledge Summit

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Exam Analysis 2021 for Computer

Here, we have enlisted the number of topics from which the questions were made and added in the IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Mains exam on September 25, 2021. Aspirants are advised to go through the pointers diligently for a better understanding.

  • VIRUS
  • Shortcut for MS Excel/Powerpoint
  • Business Social Site Linkedin
  • Shortcut Key for Page Break
  • 1st Generation Computer
  • File Transfer Protocol
  • 2nd Generation Computer- Vacuum Tube replacement
  • Protocols related questions
  • Google Spreadsheet
  • Web Browser Related

IBPS RRB PO Exam Pattern 2022

The IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 exam is conducted in a computer-based mode. To have a better understanding of the exam, let’s first go through the IBPS RRB PO exam pattern:

SectionsNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks
Reasoning4040
Numerical Ability4040
Total8080
  • The total time duration of the exam is 45 minutes
  • 1 mark will be awarded for every correct answer
  • 0.25 marks will be deducted from the total score for every incorrect answer

Previous Year IBPS RRB PO Exam Analysis

The IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 exam was conducted on September 12 and 13, 2020. The IBPS RRB Prelims exam has two sections: Reasoning and Numerical Ability. Candidates can check the section-wise and shift-wise paper analysis and apply the learnings to prepare for the upcoming exam or to analyse their present performance.

IBPS RRB PO Exam Analysis: September 13, 2020 – Shift 4

IBPS RRB PO September 13, Shift 4 exam has been conducted. Check the overall and section-wise analysis below:

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 September 13, Shift 4 – Good Attempts

SubjectGood AttemptsDifficulty Level
Reasoning Ability25-31 Easy
Quantitative Aptitude27-30Easy-Moderate
Total54-60Easy-Moderate

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 September 13, Shift 4 – Reasoning Ability

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement21Easy-Moderate
Blood Relation5Easy
Number Based1Easy
Syllogism5Easy
Alphabet Test 1Easy
Miscellaneous7Easy
Total40Easy

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 September 13, Shift 4 – Quantitative Aptitude

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Data Interpretation16Easy
Wrong Number Series5Easy
Quadratic Equation6Easy
Simplification5Easy
Arithmetic8Easy-Moderate
Total40Easy-Moderate

IBPS RRB Exam Analysis: September 13, 2020 – Shift 3

IBPS RRB PO September 13, Shift 3 exam has been conducted. Check the overall and section-wise analysis below:

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 September 13, Shift 3 – Good Attempts

SubjectGood AttemptsDifficulty Level
Reasoning Ability26-34Easy
Quantitative Aptitude25-31Easy-Moderate
Total54-60Easy-Moderate

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 September 13, Shift 3 – Reasoning Ability

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement25Easy-Moderate
Inequality5Easy
Coding Decoding 1Moderate’
Syllogism5Easy
Direction Sense3Easy
Miscellaneous1Easy
Total40Easy

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 September 13, Shift 3 – Quantitative Aptitude

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Data Interpretation15Easy
Missing Number Series5Easy
Quadratic Equation5Easy
Approximation5Easy
Arithmetic15Easy-Moderate
Total40Easy-Moderate

IBPS RRB Exam Analysis: September 13, 2020 – Shift 2

IBPS RRB PO September 13, Shift 2 exam has been conducted. Check the overall and section-wise analysis below:

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 September 13, Shift 2 – Good Attempts

SubjectGood AttemptsDifficulty Level
Reasoning Ability29-34Easy-Moderate
Quantitative Aptitude24-29Easy-Moderate
Total53-58Easy-Moderate

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 September 13, Shift 2 – Reasoning Ability

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement23Easy-Moderate
Alphabet Based1
Blood Relation3Moderate’
Syllogism5Easy
Direction Sense3Easy
Number Based1Easy
Miscellaneous4Easy
Total40Easy-Moderate

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 September 13, Shift 2 – Quantitative Aptitude

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Data Interpretation14Easy-Moderate
Missing Number Series6Easy-Moderate
Quadratic Equation5Easy
Approximation5Easy
Arithmetic10Easy-Moderate
Total40Easy-Moderate

IBPS RRB PO Exam Analysis: September 13, 2020 – Shift 1

IBPS RRB PO September 13, Shift 1 exam has been conducted. Check the overall and section-wise analysis below:

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 September 13, Shift 1 – Good Attempts

SubjectGood AttemptsDifficulty Level
Reasoning Ability28-33Easy
Quantitative Aptitude25-31Easy-Moderate
Total53-58Easy-Moderate

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 September 13, Shift 1 – Reasoning Ability

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement25Easy-Moderate
Coding-Decoding 5Easy-Moderate
Blood Relation3Moderate’
Alphabet Test 1Easy
Number Based1Easy
Inequality 5Easy
Total40Easy

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 September 13, Shift 1 – Quantitative Aptitude

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Data Interpretation15Easy
Wrong Number Series5Easy-Moderate
Quadratic Equation5Easy-Moderate
Arithmetic15Easy-Moderate
Total40Easy-Moderate

IBPS RRB PO Exam Analysis: September 12, 2020 – Shift 5

IBPS RRB PO exam on September 12, Shift 5 has been conducted, and the exam analysis is provided below. Check overall and section-wise exam analysis from below:

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 September 12, Shift 5 – Good Attempts

SubjectGood AttemptsDifficulty Level
Reasoning Ability28-35Easy
Quantitative Aptitude24-27Easy-Moderate
Total53-58Easy-Moderate

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 September 12, Shift 5 – Reasoning Ability

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement20Easy-Moderate
Blood Relation3Moderate’
Syllogism5Easy
Direction Sense3Easy
Miscellaneous8Easy
Order & Ranking1Easy
Total40Easy

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 September 12, Shift 5 – Quantitative Aptitude

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Data Interpretation15Easy
Missing Number Series5Easy-Moderate
Quadratic Equation5Easy-Moderate
Arithmetic15Easy-Moderate
Total40Easy-Moderate

IBPS RRB PO Exam Analysis: September 12, 2020 – Shift 4

IBPS RRB PO September 12, Shift 4 exam has been conducted. Check the overall and sectional paper analysis below:

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 September 12, Shift 4 – Good Attempts

SubjectGood AttemptsDifficulty Level
Reasoning Ability28-35Easy
Quantitative Aptitude24-27Easy-Moderate
Total53-58Easy-Moderate

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 September 12, Shift 4 – Reasoning Ability

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement20Easy-Moderate
Inequality5Easy
Blood Relation1Moderate’
Syllogism5Easy
Direction Sense3Easy
Coding Decoding5Easy
Order & Ranking1Easy
Total40Easy

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 September 12, Shift 4 – Quantitative Aptitude

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Data Interpretation18Easy
Wrong Number Series6Easy-Moderate
Quadratic Equation6Easy-Moderate
Arithmetic10Easy-Moderate
Total40Easy-Moderate

IBPS RRB PO Exam Analysis: September 12, 2020 – Shift 3

The IBPS RRB PO September 12, Shift 3 exam analysis is provided below. Check good attempts, the difficulty level of the paper, and topic-wise analysis for Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude:

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 September 12, Shift 3 – Good Attempts

SubjectGood AttemptsDifficulty Level
Reasoning Ability29-36Easy
Quantitative Aptitude25-29Easy-Moderate
Total55-61Easy-Moderate

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 September 12, Shift 3 – Reasoning Ability

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement20Easy-Moderate
Inequality5Easy
Blood Relation3Moderate’
Syllogism5Easy
Number Based1Easy
Coding Decoding5Easy
Alphabet Based1Easy
Total40Easy

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 September 12, Shift 3 – Quantitative Aptitude

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Data Interpretation12Easy
Number Series5Easy-Moderate
Approximation5Easy-Moderate
Q1 Q25Easy-Moderate
Arithmetic13Easy-Moderate
Total40Easy-Moderate

IBPS RRB PO Exam Analysis: September 12, 2020 – Shift 2

Check the IBPS RRB PO September 12 Shift 2 exam analysis from below. The good attempts, sectional, overall difficulty level, and topic-wise marks distribution are provided here:

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 September 12, Shift 2 – Good Attempts

SubjectGood AttemptsDifficulty Level
Reasoning Ability29-34Easy
Quantitative Aptitude22-26Easy-Moderate
Overall53-60Easy-Moderate

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 September 12, Shift 2 – Reasoning Ability

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement25Easy-Moderate
Inequality3Easy
Blood Relation5Easy
Syllogism5Easy
Coding-Decoding1Easy
Alphabet Based1Easy
Total40Easy

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 September 12, Shift 2 – Quantitative Aptitude

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Data Interpretation10Easy
Number Series5Easy-Moderate
Quadratic Equations5Easy-Moderate
Q1 Q25Easy-Moderate
Data Sufficiency5Easy-Moderate
Arithmetic10Easy-Moderate
Total40Easy-Moderate

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Exam Analysis: September 12, 2020 – Shift 1

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 September 12 shift 1 exam has been conducted. Check the number of good attempts and difficulty level below:

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 September 12, Shift 1 – Good Attempts & Difficulty Level

SubjectGood AttemptsDifficulty
Reasoning Ability30-32Easy-Moderate
Quantitative Aptitude23-28Easy-Moderate
Overall53-60Easy-Moderate

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 September 12, Shift 1 – Reasoning Ability

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement25Easy-Moderate
Inequality5Easy
Direction Sense3Easy-Moderate
Coding-Decoding5Easy
Alphabet Based2Easy
Total40Easy-Moderate

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 September 12, Shift 1 – Numerical Ability

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Data Interpretation10Easy
Number Series5Easy-Moderate
Quadratic Equations5Easy-Moderate
Q1 Q25Easy-Moderate
Data Sufficiency5Easy-Moderate
Arithmetic10Easy-Moderate
Total40Easy-Moderate

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Prelims Exam Analysis 2019

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 exam was conducted on August 4, 2019, in four shifts. Check the shift-wise good attempts and difficulty level from below:

ShiftsGood AttemptsDifficulty Level
Shift 156-62Moderate
Shift 258-62Easy to Moderate
Shift 358-64Moderate
Shift 459-62Easy to Moderate

Overall, the difficulty level was from Easy to Moderate.

Section-wise IBPS RRB Paper Analysis

The IBPS RRB exam consists of two sections: Reasoning Ability and Quantitative Aptitude (Numerical Ability). Besides the overall cutoff, candidates must also clear the sectional cutoff. Thus, it is important to go through the section-wise analysis. Check the Good Attempts for each shift conducted on August 04, 2019.

Section-wise Good Attempts of IBPS RRB PO 2019 Prelims Exam

ShiftsQuantitative AptitudeReasoning Ability
Shift 123-2627-32
Shift 124-2728-33
Shift 122-2823-34
Shift 121-2427-32

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FAQs on IBPS RRB PO Exam Analysis 2022

Here, we have enlisted some of the frequently asked questions related to the IBPS RRB PO Exam Analysis 2022. Candidates must go through these questions and answers to clear out their doubts regarding the same.

Q.1: When will the IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Mains 2022 be conducted?
Ans: The IBPS RRB PO Prelims exam will be conducted on September 24, 2022.

Q.2: What was the difficulty level of the English Language in the IBPS RRB PO exam?
Ans: As per the 2021 exam analysis, the English Language section in the IBPS RRB PO exam was easy to moderate to attempt. Even for the Hindi language paper, the questions were quite easy.

Q.3: What is the difficulty level of IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Prelims?
Ans: The overall difficulty level of IBPS RRB PO Prelims was moderate.

Q.4: How many questions were asked from the Puzzle topic in the Reasoning Ability?
Ans: There were a total of 20 questions asked from the Puzzle topic in the Reasoning Ability section in the IBPS PO Mains exam.

Q.5: What was the difficulty level of the Quadratic Equation in the Quantitative Aptitude section?
Ans: According to Embibe’s exam analysis of the IBPS PO Mains exam, the Quadratic Equation in the Quantitative Aptitude section was moderate.

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