IBPS RRB Clerk 4th Shift Exam Analysis (26th Sept): Question Asked, Difficulty Level, Good Attempts

By Akshay Khandelwal|Updated : September 28th, 2020

IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims (4th Shift) Analysis: 26th September 2020: IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam 2020 is scheduled to be conducted in the month of September on date 19th, 20th and 26th. Today, i.e. 26 September is the last day of the IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam 2020. There are a total of five shifts to be conducted. As we are writing this article IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims 4 shift has been over and aspirants are waiting for the exam analysis. Under the IBPS RRB Clerk Exam Analysis candidates wants to know about the overall save attempt, sectional good attempts, level of difficulty of both sections of the exam, type of questions asked, a new type of questions asked (if any), etc.

In this article, we are reviewing the IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam, 4 shift based on the insights that we gathered from the candidates who have appeared in the exam. On the basis of experience that they have shared with us, we are providing you with accurate IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Shift 4 exam analysis. IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam analysis consists of the level of difficulty of the exam, the accurate breakup of the questions asked in both reasoning and quant sections, safe/ good attempt, etc. 

The exam analysis helps you understand the current pattern of the exam and also helps you analyse your performance in the exam. So read this article till the end to get the complete information about the IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam, shift 4. 

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Let's discuss the section-wise IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims 4th Shift exam analysis, difficulty level, good attempt, and questions asked in the exam below.

IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2020: Exam Timings:

Given below tables illustrate the important exam timings for the various shift of day 4 of RRB Clerk Exam:

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 Office Assistant Prelims Exam 2020: Exam Centre Guidelines

IBPS has released new guidelines that every exam takers need to follow for his and everybody else's safety. Go through the exam guideline listed below and make sure that you abide by these 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 (4th Shift) Exam Analysis 26th September 2020 - Key Highlights

Following are the major key highlights of the IBPS RRB Clerk Prelim Exam, Shift 4:

  • Candidates have to submit the 'Hand Written Declaration' on the space designated on the Hall ticket before the exam start. 
  • The level of the fourth shift was easy.
  • The sequence of the two-section was such that reasoning was followed by quantitative aptitude.
  • The reasoning ability was easier for the two sections. 
  • Overall no major changes were introduced. Candidates with clarity of the concepts must have done well.
  • Both the languages were displayed together on the screen.

IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis (Shift 4): Difficulty Level and Exam Pattern

  • IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam has two sections, they are:
    1. Reasoning Ability 
    2. Quantitative Aptitude.
  • Both the section contains 40 questions each, i.e., a total of 80 questions. 
  • The time allotted to complete the test is 80 minutes. 
  • The Overall difficulty level of the RRB Clerk exam was easy.
  • Candidates were allowed to move between the section at any time during the period of exam. 

IBPS RRB Clerk 4th Shift Review 2020: Reasoning Ability

  • The overall level of the section was Easy and all the questions were doable.

Below Table illustrates the detailed analysis of the Reasoning section.

Name of the topic

Topic Details

Puzzles & Seating Arrangements

  • Number of Questions: 15
  • Level of Questions: easy
  • An uncertain number of the puzzle (Linear)
  • Dual row seating arrangement, 10 people
  • Ranking based tabulation, 7 people.


  • Number of Questions: 5
  • Level of Questions: Easy


  • Number of Questions: 5
  • Level of Questions: Easy
  • 3 ques on Only and a few types 

Blood Relation

  • Number of Questions: 3
  • Level of Questions: 
  • Family tree, three-generation


  • Number of Questions: 4
  • Level of Questions: Easy
  • Word forward and backwards.

Direction Sense

  • Number of questions: 3
  • Level: easy
  • Type: Standard

Alphanumeric series

  • Number of questions: 5
  • Level of the questions: Easy
  • Type: Three letter words (total 5 words)

IBPS RRB Office Assistant 4th Shift Review 2020: Quantitative Aptitude

  • The overall level of Quantitative Aptitude section of the exam was easy.
  • Following table depicts the topic-wise breakdown of the questions asked in Numerical Ability Analysis - 

Topic Name

Topic Details

Data Interpretation

  • Number of Questions: 10
  • Level of Questions: Easy
  • Table DI, four classes were given
  • Bar Graph, Based on mask selling (Saturday to Tuesday)


  • Number of Questions: 13
  • Level of Questions: easy
  • Based on the BODMAS rule.
  • Questions on Simplification and approximation both were asked.

Missing Number Series

  • Number of Questions: 5
  • Level of Questions: Easy
  • Missing number series on basic method were asked.

Arithmetic Questions

  • Number of Questions: 12
  • Level of Questions: easy
  • Questions were based on profit and loss, boat and stream, time and work, partnership, etc.

IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims 4th Shift Analysis 26th September 2020: Good Attempts (Overall)

Based on the level of the exam, we are sharing the good attempts sectional and overall as follows -

Name of Section

Number of Good Attempts

Reasoning Ability


Numerical Ability




IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Shift 4 FAQs

Q1. What is the overall difficulty level of the IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims - Shift 4?

Ans: The level of Shift 4 was easy.

Q2. What are the items that candidates are allowed to carry inside the examination centre?

Ans: Aspirants can carry the following items:

  1. Mask (Compulsory),
  2. Gloves,
  3. 50 ml bottle of sanitizer,
  4. A personal transparent water bottle, &
  5. A simple pen

Q3. What was the overall time limit for the IBPS RRB Clerk Exam?

Ans: Aspirants are required to complete the paper in 45 minutes. 

4. Which was the easier section between reasoning and quant?

Ans: The reasoning was comparatively easy in the shift-4 also.

5. Were the candidates allowed to switch between the sections?

Ans: Yes, as there is no sectional timing students can switch within the section.

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Do share any questions that you remember !!

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