IBPS RRB Clerk 2nd Shift Analysis 2020 (20 Sept): Check Question Asked, Difficulty Level, Attempts

By Sheetal Goyal|Updated : September 20th, 2020

IBPS RRB Clerk Shift 2 Prelims Exam Analysis: Second shifts held on 20th September of IBPS RRB PO Prelims, day-2 is over now. Now it’s time to give you all a thorough review of the second shift of RRB Clerk Prelims exam. In this post, we are sharing IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims overall good attempts, the difficulty level in each section, types of questions asked, and topic-wise question distribution.

Read this full post till the end to know the detailed exam analysis and the pattern of today's IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims 2nd Shift. We hope that it will be helpful for the upcoming shifts of the IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam 2020 to be conducted on 20th September and 26th September and for other banking exams.

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IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam 2nd Shift Analysis 2020: Key Highlights

  • The overall level of the exam was Easy
  • Candidates managed to attempt 70+ in the exam.
  • All the questions were based on the conventional pattern.
  • The sequence of exam  Reasoning > Quant
  • Both the languages English and local language were displayed together on a single screen.

IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2020: Exam Timings

Number of ShiftReporting Time Gate Closing TimeHandwritten SampleStarting of Examination
Shift 17:30 AM8:15 AM8:30 - 8:35 AM8:35 AM
Shift 29:45 AM10:30 AM10:45 - 10:50 AM10:50 AM
Shift 312:00 PM12:45 PM1:00 - 1:05 AM1:05 AM
Shift 42:15 PM3:00 PM3:15 - 3:20 AM3:20 AM
Shift 5 4:30 Pm5:15 PM5:30 - 5:35 AM5:35 AM

IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam 2020: Exam Centre Guidelines

  1. Students are required to wear a mask during the examination. 
  2. Students are allowed to carry a personal transparent water bottle, personal hand sanitizer (50 ml), gloves & a simple pen inside the exam centre
  3. An aspirant must have installed Arogya Setu app on their smartphone and the app must show the COVID 19 risk profile of the student.
  4. At the exam centre, the registration of the candidates will be done with photo capture.
  5. In the exam hall, there will be two separate dropbox for the rough sheets and call letters. Students are required to drop these in the designated boxes. 

IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims 2nd Shift Exam Review: 20th September 2020

Let us discuss the section-wise distribution of IBPS RRB Clerk exam, shift-2(20th September  2020)

IBPS RRB Clerk 2nd Shift Reasoning Ability Exam Review 2020: 

The level of this section was easy as all the questions were asked in standard and conventional pattern as reported by most of the students. All the questions were doable in this section. Most of the questions were asked from puzzles.

There were three sets of the puzzle. Syllogism was asked in this shift. Inequality was asked in a standard pattern. Check the complete details below.

1. Puzzles and Seating Arrangement -3 sets

  • Number of Questions asked: 15
  • Level of questions: Easy
  • One puzzle was based on a circular seating arrangement containing 7 people all facing inside.
  • Tabular Puzzle based on profession on people.
  • Scheduling puzzle, 3 months-2 dates were given with 6 people.

2. Syllogism-5

  • Number of Questions asked: 5
  • Topic level: Easy
  • All the questions were doable.
  • Questions were based on Only / Only a few

3. Blood Relation-1

  • Number of questions asked: 1
  • The question was easy to attempt.
  • A simple question was asked.

4. Inequality- 5

  • Number of questions asked: 5
  • Questions asked were easy and doable.
  • Based on the standard pattern.

5. Direction and Distance: 3

  • Number of questions asked: 3
  • All questions were doable.
  • Based on a standard pattern

6. Miscellaneous: 1

  • Only one question was asked.
  • A meaningful word was to be framed.

7. Alphanumeric series: 5+5

  • Total of 10 questions was asked. (2 sets)
  • One series was three digits number based.
  • Another one was based on the letter, symbol pattern

IBPS RRB Clerk 2nd Shift Numerical Ability Exam Review 2020: 


1. Data Interpretation -10

  • Number of Questions asked: 10 (2 sets)
  • Topic level: Easy 
  • There were two sets of DI asked in the exam. One DI was based on Tabular and the other was on bar graph.
  • Both the DI was easy to do.

2. Wrong Number Series -5

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

3. Simplification-15

  • The number of Questions Asked: 15
  • Questions were based on addition, subtraction, division, roots, etc.
  • The questions were of easy level.  

4. Miscellaneous Questions (Arithmetic) -10

  • 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.

IBSP RRB Clerk Prelims 2nd Shift Exam Analysis 2020: Good Attempts

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


Number of Good Attempts

Numerical Ability


Reasoning Ability




IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims, Shift-2 20th September FAQs

1. What was the level of IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims, shift2?

The level of this shift remains easy for the aspirants.

2. What can be good attempts or safe attempts?

Students must attempt 70+ with 100% accuracy in IBPS RRB clerk exam.

3. When will the result for IBPS RRB Clerk prelims declare?

The result will be declared in October 2020(Expected)

4. What will be the cut off for IBPS RRB Clerk prelims, the general category?

You can expect the cut off to lie somewhere between 67-75.

5. What was the sequence of the exam?

Reasoning section was asked first and then quant section.

This was all about the detailed analysis.

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