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IBPS RRB PO PRE 2017: Exam Pattern, Analysis & Previous Year Cut Off

Now it is important that you maintain your focus on IBPS RRB PO and do not let your attention distract from your dream job. A proper smart strategy with a perfect study plan is needed to cross hurdles. As we are left few days effectively to prepare for IBPS RRB Officer Prelims exam.

IBPS RRB PO Exam Pattern 2017

S. No. Name of Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks Time ( Minute)
1. Reasoning Ability 40 40  45

 

2. Quantitative Aptitude 40 40
  TOTAL 80 80

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IBPS RRB PO Pre 2016 Exam Analysis

  1. Quantitative Aptitude: 40 Questions were asked from this section. The overall level of this section was Moderate.
Topic Name Number of Questions
Number Series 5  Questions ( Moderate)
Simplification/ Approximation 5Questions (Easy to Moderate)
Data Interpretation 15 Questions  (Tabular graph, Pie Chart and Bar graph)
Miscellaneous Questions 10 Questions
Quadratic Equations 5 Questions (Easy)

 

  1. Reasoning Ability: 40 Questions were asked from this section. The overall level of this section was Moderate.
Topic Name Number of questions
Puzzles and Arrangements 15 QuestionsThere were 3 puzzles and Seating Arrangement which are given below:-

·         Linear Puzzle

·         Floor Puzzle

·         Square (8 people and seven days of week)

Syllogism 5 Questions
Inequality 5 Questions (3 questions were direct and 2 questions had conclusion given)
Miscellaneous 15 Questions Coding-Decoding, Blood relations, Direction sense, and Ranking.

 

IBPS RRB Officer Scale I – Prelims Exam Pattern

Section No. of Qs Max Marks Duration
Reasoning 40 40 Composite
time of
45 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 40 40
TOTAL 80 80

IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Analysis – Prelims 2016

Here is the distribution of topics by marks as they appeared in the exam. Also given is the expert strategy on how to attempt this paper to ensure good attempts and above-passing marks.

Reasoning

This section was moderate to difficult. If you spend 30 mins on this section, you can easily attempt 25-30 questions and get 20+ marks.

Topic Level No. of Qs Time to Spend
(in Mins)
Comments
Syllogisms Easy 5 5 Focus on accuracy.
Leave qs you
are not sure about.
Inequalities Easy 5 4 Direct Qs. Focus
on Basics.
Directions &
Distances
Easy 3 3
Blood Relations Easy 2 2
Puzzle – Ordering
& Ranking
Moderate 5 3 Floor Based
Puzzle – Double
Line Up
Moderate 5 4 Different People –
Different Colors –
Different Days
Linear Seating
Arrangement
Moderate 5 4 9 people – all
facing North
Circular Seating
Arrangement
Tough 5 Skip Square Table – 4
corners facing
outward, 4 centers
facing inwards
Alphabet Series Easy 2 2
(May be skipped)
Miscellaneous Moderate 3  Skip Includes Coding
& Decoding, random Ordering  &
Direction qs etc.
TOTAL Moderate
to Tough
 40 25 Focus on Accuracy.
Skip Questions you
are stuck on.

Quantitative Aptitude

Topic Level No. of Qs Time to Spend
(in Mins)
Comments
Simplification Easy 5 4
Number Series Easy to
Moderate
5 3 (1) 6, 6, 8, 14, 26,?
(2) 3, 5, 13, 43, 177,?
(3) 4, 2, 2, 3, 6,?
(4) 3, 9, 22, 42,69,?
Quadratic
Equations
Easy 5 3
Data Interpretation
(Line/ Table Graph)
Easy 5 2  Percentage Based.
Data Interpretation
(Bar Graph)
Moderate 5 4 Ratio Proportion
Based
Data Interpretation
(Pie Chart)
Moderate 5 6 Fractions &
Percent Based.
Miscellaneous Moderate 10 6 Includes Profit & Loss,
Interest, Time & Work,
Time Speed Distance,
Ratio & Proportion,
Percentages, Ages,
Partnership, Probability,
Permutation Combination,
Mixtures & Alligations
etc.
TOTAL Moderate
to Tough
 40  20

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Official Past Year IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Cut Offs 2016

The IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Prelims Exam was quiet easy & qualifying in nature. You can see from the below list that prelims cutoff marks were higher. This is for the first time that RRB has conducted the Mains Phase of Officer Scale I Exam. The IBPS RRB Mains exam was conducted on 11th December 2016. Previously only single exam took place for the Officer Scale I post but now RRB has changed the exam pattern. This time IBPS RRB Officer Scale I exam took place in two stages – Prelims & Mains. We are providing you the IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Cut Offs for Mains through which you can easily get an idea of how to crack these exams. The Testbook Expert Team has prepared the expected cutoffs through lot of research & analysis to help you. So, go through these cutoffs & start your preparation with full plan because a goal without a plan is just a wish. We will be keep adding more states as soon as we get more data.

Past Year IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Prelims Sectional Cut Offs 2016

The following Cut Off marks for Uttar Pradesh State. The sectional cut off marks will vary from state to state, however, the variation will be very slight.

Subject Total Marks Sectional
Cut Off
(General)
Reasoning 40 15
Quantitative
Aptitude
40 12.25

Past Year Prelims IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Cut Offs 2016 – All States

The following results are of different states:

Uttar Pradesh

Category Overall
Cut off
(Out of 80)
 General  52.25
 OBC  49.50
 SC  44

Madhya Pradesh

Category Overall
Cut off
(Out of 80)
 General  50.50
 OBC  47.50

Rajasthan

Category Overall
Cut off
(Out of 80)
GEN  52.75
 OBC  52.75
 SC  42.75
ST 14.25

Telangana

Category Overall
Cut off
(Out of 80)
 OBC 47
ST 43

Maharashtra

Category Overall
Cut off
(Out of 80)
 General  51.25

Haryana

Category Overall
Cut off
(Out of 80)
 General  56.50

Bihar

Category Overall
Cut off
(Out of 80)
 General  49.50
 OBC  49.50

Uttarakhand

Category Overall
Cut off
(Out of 80)
 General  53.75
 OBC  41.00

Tamil Nadu

Category Overall
Cut off
(Out of 80)
 OBC  45

Karnataka

Category Overall
Cut off
(Out of 80)
 OBC  40

Andhra Pradesh

Category Overall
Cut off
(Out of 80)
 General  56.75
 OBC  56.75

Gujarat

Category Overall
Cut off
(Out of 80)
 General  41.25

Himachal Pradesh

Category Overall
Cut off
(Out of 80)
 General  50.25

Punjab

Category Overall
Cut off
(Out of 80)
 General  57.25

Odisha

Category Overall
Cut off
(Out of 80)
 General  57

West Bengal

Category Overall
Cut off
(Out of 80)
 General  53.25

Jammu & Kashmir

Category Overall
Cut off
(Out of 80)
 General  5o.50

Chhattisgarh

Category Overall
Cut off
(Out of 80)
 General  46.50

Assam

Category Overall
Cut off
(Out of 80)
 General  45.25

Jharkhand

Category Overall
Cut off
(Out of 80)
 General  52.75

Kerala

Category Overall
Cut off
(Out of 80)
 General  55.50

Past Year IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Cut Offs for Mains – State Wise

Punjab

Name of
Tests
Max.
Marks
Cut Off Marks
GEN OBC SC ST
Reasoning 50 11.75
Computer Knowledge 20 17.00
General Awareness 40 08.50
English Language 40 03.00
Hindi Language 40
Quantitative Aptitude 50 11.50
Total Weighted Score 200   94.19    

Haryana 

Name of
Tests
Max.
Marks
Cut Off Marks
GEN OBC SC ST
Reasoning 50  27
Computer Knowledge 20
General Awareness 40 30
English Language 40
Hindi Language 40
Quantitative Aptitude 50  28
Total Weighted Score 200 107.94     

Karnataka 

Name of
Tests
Max.
Marks
Cut Off Marks
GEN OBC SC ST
Reasoning 50  11.75
Computer Knowledge 20  17
General Awareness 40 08.50
English Language 40 03.00
Hindi Language 40
Quantitative Aptitude 50  11.50
Total Weighted Score 200    68.50    

Gujarat 

Name of
Tests
Max.
Marks
Cut Off Marks
GEN OBC SC ST
Reasoning 50 11.75
Computer Knowledge 20  17.00
General Awareness 40 08.50
English Language 40 03.00
Hindi Language 40
Quantitative Aptitude 50  11.50
Total Weighted Score 200   73.19    

Bihar 

Name of
Tests
Max.
Marks
Cut Off Marks
GEN OBC SC ST
Reasoning 50 14.25  11.75  11.75
Computer Knowledge 20  17.00  17.00
General Awareness 40 11.25 08.50  08.50
English Language 40
Hindi Language 40  22.50 20.00  20
Quantitative Aptitude 50  14.00  11.50  11.50
Total Weighted Score 200    97.50    

Madhya Pradesh

Name of
Tests
Max.
Marks
Cut Off Marks
GEN OBC SC ST
Reasoning 50  14.25  11.75
Computer Knowledge 20  17.00
General Awareness 40  11.25  08.50
English Language 40 03.00
Hindi Language 40 22.50
Quantitative Aptitude 50 14.00  11.50
Total Weighted Score 200  111  108.50    

Himachal Pradesh 

Name of
Tests
Max.
Marks
Cut Off Marks
GEN OBC SC ST
Reasoning 50  14.25
Computer Knowledge 20
General Awareness 40  11.25
English Language 40
Hindi Language 40  22.50
Quantitative Aptitude 50 14
Total Weighted Score 200      

Rajasthan 

Name of
Tests
Max.
Marks
Cut Off Marks
GEN OBC SC ST
Reasoning 50
Computer Knowledge 20
General Awareness 40
English Language 40
Hindi Language 40
Quantitative Aptitude 50
Total Weighted Score 200 109.38     

Uttarakhand 

Name of
Tests
Max.
Marks
Cut Off Marks
GEN OBC SC ST
Reasoning 50
Computer Knowledge 20
General Awareness 40
English Language 40
Hindi Language 40
Quantitative Aptitude 50
Total Weighted Score 200  104.63    

Tamil Nadu 

Name of
Tests
Max.
Marks
Cut Off Marks
GEN OBC SC ST
Reasoning 50  11.75
Computer Knowledge 20 17.00
General Awareness 40  08.50
English Language 40 03.00
Hindi Language 40
Quantitative Aptitude 50  11.50
Total Weighted Score 200    74.38    

Andhra Pradesh 

Name of
Tests
Max.
Marks
Cut Off Marks
GEN OBC SC ST
Reasoning 50  11.75
Computer Knowledge 20  17.00
General Awareness 40  08.50
English Language 40 03.00
Hindi Language 40
Quantitative Aptitude 50 11.50
Total Weighted Score 200    89.25    

Assam 

Name of
Tests
Max.
Marks
Cut Off Marks
GEN OBC SC ST
Reasoning 50
Computer Knowledge 20
General Awareness 40
English Language 40
Hindi Language 40
Quantitative Aptitude 50
Total Weighted Score 200 90.63    

Chhattisgarh

Name of
Tests
Max.
Marks
Cut Off Marks
GEN OBC SC ST
Reasoning 50
Computer Knowledge 20
General Awareness 40
English Language 40
Hindi Language 40
Quantitative Aptitude 50
Total Weighted Score 200 96.44     

Jharkhand 

Name of
Tests
Max.
Marks
Cut Off Marks
GEN OBC SC ST
Reasoning 50
Computer Knowledge 20
General Awareness 40
English Language 40
Hindi Language 40
Quantitative Aptitude 50
Total Weighted Score 200 94.69    

Kerala 

Name of
Tests
Max.
Marks
Cut Off Marks
GEN OBC SC ST
Reasoning 50
Computer Knowledge 20
General Awareness 40
English Language 40
Hindi Language 40
Quantitative Aptitude 50
Total Weighted Score 200 101.88     

Maharashtra 

Name of
Tests
Max.
Marks
Cut Off Marks
GEN OBC SC ST
Reasoning 50
Computer Knowledge 20
General Awareness 40
English Language 40
Hindi Language 40
Quantitative Aptitude 50
Total Weighted Score 200 89.25     

Telangana 

Name of
Tests
Max.
Marks
Cut Off Marks
GEN OBC SC ST
Reasoning 50
Computer Knowledge 20
General Awareness 40
English Language 40
Hindi Language 40
Quantitative Aptitude 50
Total Weighted Score 200 78.50     

Uttar Pradesh 

Name of
Tests
Max.
Marks
Cut Off Marks
GEN OBC SC ST
Reasoning 50
Computer Knowledge 20
General Awareness 40
English Language 40
Hindi Language 40
Quantitative Aptitude 50
Total Weighted Score 200 104.50     

West Bengal 

Name of
Tests
Max.
Marks
Cut Off Marks
GEN OBC SC ST
Reasoning 50
Computer Knowledge 20
General Awareness 40
English Language 40
Hindi Language 40
Quantitative Aptitude 50
Total Weighted Score 200 97.25     

Arunachal Pradesh 

Name of
Tests
Max.
Marks
Cut Off Marks
GEN OBC SC ST
Reasoning 50
Computer Knowledge 20
General Awareness 40
English Language 40
Hindi Language 40
Quantitative Aptitude 50
Total Weighted Score 200 89.25     

Jammu & Kashmir 

Name of
Tests
Max.
Marks
Cut Off Marks
GEN OBC SC ST
Reasoning 50
Computer Knowledge 20
General Awareness 40
English Language 40
Hindi Language 40
Quantitative Aptitude 50
Total Weighted Score 200 92.80     

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Expected IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Cut Offs – Prelims 2017

Before we know about the Overall Expected IBPS RRB Cut offs, you should know the following:

  • The cut offs will vary according to the regions & vacancies released by the states.
  •  If the number of vacancies will be less then the cut off will be higher.
  • If the vacancies of a particular state are more then the cut off will be comparatively less.

Expected IBPS RRB Officer Scale I – Overall Cut off

Category Overall
Cut off
(Out of 80)
 General 58-65

Expected IBPS RRB Officer Scale I – Sectional Cut off

Subject Total Marks Sectional
Cut Off
(General)
Reasoning 40 16-20
Quantitative
Aptitude
40 13-16

So now that you know the Expected Cut off for IBPS RRB 2017.

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