RBI Assistant Exam Analysis 2020 (Prelims and Mains)

RBI Assistant Exam Analysis 2020 (Prelims and Mains)

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RBI Assistant Prelims Exam Analysis 2020: Key Highlights

  • The overall level of the exam was Easy
  • Candidates managed to attempt 85+ in the exam.
  • No new pattern questions were introduced in the first shift
  • The sequence of exam English >quant> Reasoning

RBI Assistant Prelims Exam 3rd Shift Analysis 15 Feb 2020
RBI Assistant Prelims Exam Analysis 1st Shift 15th Feb 2020

Now we are going to discuss the section-wise detailed analysis and review of the RBI Assistant Prelims exam.

RBI Assistant Exam Review 2020: Reasoning Ability

This section was scoring for most of the candidates. The level of the questions was easy as well as less time-consuming. There were more puzzles and seating arrangement questions as compared to other topics. We are here sharing the topic-wise breakup of this section –

1.Puzzles and Seating Arrangement -3 sets

  • Number of Questions asked: 15
  • Level of questions: Easy to Moderate
  • One from scheduling
  • One question from a Linear Seating Arrangement was asked. (Double Row)
  • One was from a circular arrangement.

2. Syllogism -3

  • Number of Questions asked:
  • Topic level: Easy
  • Questions were direct and easy to attempt based on few and a few concepts
  • 2 statements and 2 conclusion based Syllogism questions were asked.

3. Inequality -3

  • Number of Questions asked: 3
  • Topic level: Easy
  • Direct Inequality based questions were asked in the exam.

4. Blood Relations-2

  • Questions were easy to attempt.
  • Simple questions were asked.

5. Direction Sense- 3

  • Questions were doable
  • Direct questions were asked

6. Word Problem-2

  • Number of Questions asked: 5
  • Topic level: Easy to Moderate

7.  Miscellaneous- 7

RBI Assistant Exam Review 2020: Numerical Ability

The level of this section was Moderate as reported by most of the students. This section was a bit time-consuming.

1. Data Interpretation -

  • Number of Questions asked: 5 (1 set)
  • Topic level: Easy

2. Wrong Number Series -

  • Number of Questions asked: 5
  • Topic level: Easy
  • Number series was a scoring topic in this section.
  • all the questions were doable.

3. Simplification

  • Number of Questions asked: 15
  • Topic level: Easy
  • Easily doable questions based on BODMAS rule were asked.

4. Miscellaneous Questions (Arithmetic) -

  • Number of Questions asked: 10
  • Topic level: Easy-Moderate
  • Questions in this segment were asked from various arithmetic problems like Simple & Compound Interest, Profit & Loss, Time & Work, Partnership, Speed, time & distance, Percentages, Age-based problems, etc.

 

RBI Assistant Exam Review 2020: English Language

This section was easy as compared to the remaining sections. Nothing new was asked.

1. Reading Comprehension -10

  • Number of Questions asked: 10
  • Topic level: Easy
  • Story-based reading comprehension.
  • 2 antonyms and 2 synonyms were asked, which were easy.

2. Fill in the blanks -5

  • Number of Questions asked: 5
  • Topic level: Easy
  • Single fillers questions were asked.

3. Error Spotting -5

  • Number of Questions asked: 5
  • Topic level: Easy to Moderate
  • Questions based on basic rules of Grammar were asked.
  • 5 sentences were given out of which one right sentence was the correct answer.

4. Miss spelt -5

  • Number of Questions asked: 5
  • Topic level: Easy to Moderate
  • Candidates were required to identify the correct option out of 5 given.

5. Cloze test: 5

  • Questions were to do.
  • was based on a story

RBI Assistant Prelims Exam Analysis 2020: Good Attempts

As per the level of exam, we are here providing the number of good attempts, section-wise as well as overall:

Section

Number of Good Attempts

Numerical Ability

28-32

Reasoning Ability

30-34

English Language

23-26

Overall

87-91

RBI Assistant Mains Exam Analysis 2020: Key Highlights

  1. Difficulty level: Easy 
  2. The sequence of the exam: Reasoning>English>Quant>GA>Computer
  3. Easiest section: English and Computer
  4. Difficult section: Quantitative Aptitude
  5. Good attempts: 150+
  6. Expected cut off: 135+

Now we are going to discuss the section-wise detailed analysis and review of the RBI Assistant Mains 2020 exam.

RBI Assistant Mains Exam Review 2020: Quantitative Aptitude 

  • Total Questions: 40
  • Total Marks for this section: 40
  • Difficulty Level: 

The topic-wise breakup of the questions asked - 

 Topics Asked 

 Number of Questions and Topic Details

Pie Chart & Table Graph Data Interpretation (Difficult)

Total number of questions: 15 (3 Sets)

Level: Easy to moderate

Type: Line, Table & Caselet

Approximation

 Total number of questions: 5 Questions

Level: Easy

Type: Based on BODMAS rule

Data Sufficiency 

 Total Number of Questions:4-5 Questions

Level: Moderate

Arithmetic

The number of questions: 15 ques

Details: Questions were asked from, p & L, percentage, mixture and allegation, ratio, partnership, time and work, time speed and distance, boat and stream, probability, mensuration, permutation and combination.

Level: Moderate

RBI Assistant Mains Exam Review 2020: Reasoning Ability 

  • Total Questions: 40
  • Total Marks for this section: 40
  • Difficulty Level: Easy

The topic-wise breakup of the questions asked -

 Topics Asked 

Number of Questions and Topic Details

Puzzle

 The total number of puzzles: 5 Sets (Total questions-20)

1.Uncertain number of persons (Linear Puzzle- 20 people given)

2.Box Based Puzzle- 6 people Given (Country name given)

3.Circular Puzzle, Some facing inside and some outside (8 people given)

4. Linear Arrangement (4 facings north and 4 south)

Coding-Decoding

 Total number of questions: 5

Level: Easy

Type: Fictitious Coding

 Blood Relation

 Total number of questions: 2ciency Questions

Level: Easy

Direct Questions

 Order and Ranking

 Total Number of questions: 2 Questions

Level: Easy

Type: Weight-based

Direction sense

 Total Number of questions:3 questions

Level: Easy

Type: Direct questions were asked.

Data Sufficiency

Total number of questions: 4

Level: Easy

Type: Scheduling month based, linear seating arrangement, Dual row seating arrangement, coding-decoding.

Miscellaneous

 Total number of questions: 3

Level: Easy

Meaning full word

Number of questions: 1

Level: Easy

RBI Assistant Mains Exam Review 2020: English Language

  • Total Questions: 40
  • Total Marks for this section: 40
  • Difficulty Level: Easy

The topic-wise breakup of the questions asked -

 Topics Asked 

 Number of Questions & details of topics

Reading Comprehension

 Total number of questions: 8(1 set)

Based on the scheme to prevent corruption.

Shopkeepers who will provide a bill for ration will get best shopkeepers award.

Public distribution system

Cloze test

Number of questions: 8

Level: Easy

Type: Standard blank types

Theme: Climate change

Para Jumble

Number of questions: 6

Level: Easy

Type: No chemical predict should be tested on critically endangered species

Fillers

 The number of questions: 4

Level: Easy

Type: Single fillers

Sentence Improvement

 The number of questions: 5 

Level: Easy

Match the Column

Number of questions: 5 

Level: Easy

Type: Three sentences were given

Miscellaneous

Number of questions: 4

Level: Easy

RBI Assistant Mains Exam Review 2020: General/Financial Awareness Review 

  • Total Questions: 40
  • Total Marks for this section: 40
  • Difficulty Level: Moderate

The topic-wise breakup of the questions asked -

 Topics Asked 

 Details

Current Affairs

 Most of the questions were from current affairs. Current Affairs of last 4 months were asked. 23-25 questions were from current affairs

Static GK 

 Only 3-4- questions were asked from the static part.

Banking and Financial Awareness

 Few questions were asked from Banking based current affairs and financial awareness part. Total 10-12 questions.

Most of the questions were asked from September, October, November month.

Questions:

1. There were two questions on Budget.

2. One was the theme of the budget. 

3. SBI recent growth numbers were asked.

RBI Assistant Mains Exam Review 2020: Computer Awareness

  • Total Questions: 40
  • Total Marks for this section: 40
  • Difficulty Level: Very Easy

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  • Questions were asked on short cut keys of following - Find, Copy, Paste
  • What does PP stand for in HTTP
  • What is the use of HTTP
  • Question-based on Topology 

RBI Assistant Mains Exam Analysis 2020: Good Attempts

SubjectGood Attempts
English Ability 35+
Quantitative Aptitude 30+
Reasoning Ability  30+
General Awareness 25-28
Computer Awareness 30+
Overall Good Attempt 150+

RBI Assistant Main Exam Expected Cut Off 2020

RBI Assistant Mains exam cut-offs are the minimum qualifying marks that aspirants need in order to secure its place in the merit list. There many facts that may decide the cut off of the RBI Assistant mains Exam cut-offs, some of them are:

  1. The level of the exam.
  2. The number of aspirants appeared in the exam.
  3. The number of vacancies released. etc.

This year the cut-offs of RBI Assistant Mains exam 2020 may fall between the 135+

This was all about the detailed analysis.

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