IBPS RRB Clerk Analysis 19th Sep 2020 Shifts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

IBPS RRB Clerk Analysis 19th Sep 2020 Shifts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Today (19th Sep 2020) is the first day of IBPS Clerk Prelims exam 2020. On last week, there was IBPS PO Prelims exam on 12th & 13 Sep 2020. The security guards checked the temperature of candidates at the entry gate. Candidates were made to sit at a distance of six feet from another person.

IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam Timing

Exam for IBPS RRB Prelims will be conducted in total 5 shifts on three days i.e. 19th, 20th and 26th Sep 2020. Exam will be of 45 minutes.

Shift Number Reporting Time Gate Closing Time Handwriten Sample Exam Start Time
1 7:30 AM 8:15 AM 8:30 – 8:35 AM 8:35 AM
2 9:45 AM 10:30 AM 10:45 – 10:50 AM 10:45 AM
3 12:00 PM 12:45 PM 1:00 – 1:05 AM 1:05 AM
4 2:15 PM 3:00 PM 3:15 – 3:20 AM 3:20 AM
5 4:30 PM 5:15 PM 5:30 – 5:35 AM 5:35 AM

IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam Centre Guidelines

In released official notification, there are few coronavirus guidelines mentioned by IBPS which need to follow by the candidates during exam.

  • Candidates are required to wear a mask during the exam.
  • Candidates are allowed to carry a personal transparent water bottle, personal hand sanitizer (50 ml), gloves & a simple pen inside the exam centre.
  • Candidates must have to installed Arogaya Setu app on their smartphone and app should show the COVID-19 risk profile of the candidates.
  • Candidates registration will be done with photo captures at exam centre.
  • In exam centre, there will be two separate dropbox for rough sheets and call letters. Students are required to drop these in designated boxes.

IBPS RRB Clerk Exam key highlights

  • Overall exam level was easy.
  • Exam sequence was first Reasoning and then Quantitative Aptitude.
  • Reasoning section was easy and doable. Student attempted more than 30 questions in this section.
  • Quant section was was of easy to moderate level.
  • No major changes were observed in IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims exam.
  • Negative Marking: 1/4th mark for every incorrect answer.
Sections No. of Questions Max Marks
Reasoning Ability 40 40
Numerical Ability 40 40
Total 80 80

Number Series Questions

1). 12    12   24  ___

2). 12     7    8    13   27  _____

3). 16   25   50   99   180  ____

4). 72   79   65   93  37   ______

5). 6   7    16   51  ______

IBPS RRB Clerk Analysis 19th Sep 2020: Reasoning Ability Shift 1

This time, reasoning section was easy level. No question was asked on coding-decoding and inequality. Total 4 puzzles were of easy level. Only 2 questions were asked from order and ranking. Questions on Alphabet test were also asked.

Puzzles and Seating arrangement -> 20 questions -> Square-based arrangement- Containing 8 people under which people seating at the corner are facing outside and the middle people facing inside. The linear seating arrangement has 7 people facing north. Another seating arrangement was based on an uncertain number of people. The answer was 20. Month based scheduling puzzle in which 2 dates were given, i.e 7 and 12. There were total of 6 people.

Direction distance -> 5 questions -> based on standard pattern
Alphabet Test -> 3+4 questions
Syllogism -> 5 questions

One question was based on Machine.

Order and Ranking -> Weight based questions.

IBPS RRB Clerk Analysis 19th Sep 2020: Quantitative Aptitude Shift 1

Data Interpretation -> 10 questions -> Line chart and Tabular DI, day based.
Number Series(missing) ->  5 questions
Simplification -> 10 questions -> based on basic pattern
Arithmetic -> 15 questions -> Questions in this segment were asked from various arithmetic problems like Simple &
Compound Interest, Prot & Loss, Time & Work, Partnership, Speed, time & distance, Percentages, Age-based problems, etc.

Shift 2 Questions

  • 2 sets of Data Interpretation which had 5 questions in each set -> Bar Graph, Tabular DI – 10 Questions
  • Wrong Number Series – 5 Questions
  • Simplification – 10 Questions
  • Arithmetic Word Problem – 15 Questions
  • Month based puzzle
  • Linear Seating Arrangement with 7 people facing north
  • Linear Seating Arrangement with uncertain number of people
  • Circular Seating Arrangement, all facing inside the circle
  • Alphabet Based Questions – 2 Questions
  • Alphanumeric Series – 1 questions
  • Syllogism, Order and Ranking, Inequality  – 15 Question

Shift 3 Questions

  • 2 sets of DI -> Tabular DI, Line Graph-> 10 Questions
  • Wrong Number Series -> 5 Questions
  • Simplification -> 12 Questions
  • Arithmetic Word Problems -> 13 Questions
  • Linear Seating Arrangement – uncertain number of people seated in a single line facing north
  • Linear Seating Arrangement- parallel rows
  • Days based puzzle
  • Linear seating arrangement single line
  • Alphabet based – 1 Questions
  • Alpha numeric Series – 4 Questions
  • Order and Ranking -> 5 Questions
  • Inequality -> 5 Questions
  • Blood Relation -> 3 Questions

Overall Good Attempt in IBPS RRB Clerk

Reasoning Ability 33-36
Numerical Ability 32-33
Overall 71-75

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