IBPS RRB Clerk Exam Shift 5 Analysis 20 Sept: RRB Expected Cut Off, Difficulty Level, Good Attempts

By Akshay Khandelwal|Updated : September 20th, 2020

IBPS RRB Clerk Shift 5 Analysis 2020 (20th September): This is the last shift of the IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims exam 2020 held on 20th September 2020. As the shift 5 is over now we are sharing IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2020 with all the aspirants who have been preparing for RRB Exams. Under the IBPS RRB Clerk exam analysis shift 5, we will be sharing the useful information about the exams such as new pattern questions asked in IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims (if any), detailed analysis of the individual sections, number of questions asked from different topics in the RRB Clerk examination.

We have gathered insights from the aspirants who have appeared in the IBPS RRB Clerk exam and on the basis of those insights we are providing you with the accurate and detailed IBPS Clerk Prelims Analysis 2020. Under the IBPS RRB Clerk exam analysis we are also sharing the possible number of good attempts for the exam along with the IBPS RRB Clerk Expected Cut off. 

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims Exam Analysis will help applicants who are going to appear in the upcoming shifts of the RRB Clerk exam. IBPS RRB Clerk Exam review and analysis give you an approximate idea of the level of difficulty of the paper, new pattern question asked (if any) and type of questions being asked in the exam.

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Now, let's discuss the IBPS RRB Clerk Exam Analysis of Shift 5 of Day 2 in detail. 

Important Highlights of the IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2020 (Shift 5): 20 September

  • The Level of the IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam (Shift 5): Easy
  • Most of the questions asked are concept-based and doable. 
  • Scoring Section out of Two: Reasoning Ability
  • Summary of Reasoning Ability: Easy and scoring
  • Summary of Quantitative Ability: Easy and scoring

IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims (Shift 5) Exam Analysis 2020: Difficulty Level & Exam Pattern

  • IBPS RRB Clerk exam is divided into two sections, they are:
    • Reasoning Ability
    • Quantitative Aptitude 
  • The overall difficulty level of IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam shifts 5 is easy.
  • The reasoning ability was scoring.
  • The pattern of the exam was the same as that of previous shifts.
  • In Reasoning, Puzzles and Seating Arrangement formed the major part of the section. 
  • Questions based on the Data Interpretations and simplification were the major part of the Quantitative Aptitude Section of the Exam. 

IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims 5th Shift Exam Analysis 2020: Good Attempts:

The following tables illustrate the Section-wise and overall good attempts 


Number of Safe Attempts

Numerical Ability


Reasoning Ability




IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam Review (5th Shift) 20 September 2020: Section-wise:

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Reasoning Ability Prelims 5th Shift Exam Review 2020:

There are 40 questions in the reasoning ability section of IBPS RRB Clerk exam 2020. Most of the reasoning questions were from the topic puzzles and seating arrangement. Other topic asked in the exam were syllogism, alphabet test, direction sense, inequality etc. The overall level of Reasoning was easy to moderate. 

The following tables show the breakup of the reasoning questions asked in the IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims 2nd shift of date 20th September.

Now, Let's look at the detailed breakup of the topics asked in the exam. 

1. Puzzles and Seating Arrangement: 15

  • Level of the Questions: easy
  • Question Types: Box-based puzzle, 7 boxes given.
  • Hierarchy based tabulation, 7 people given.
  • The circular arrangement, 7 people inside facing.

2. Syllogism:4

  • Level of the Questions: 4
  • Question Types: Easy and based on only and a few.

3. Inequality: 4

  • Level of the Questions: Easy
  • Question Types: Standard Type

4. Blood Relation: 3

  • Level of the Questions: Easy
  • Question Types: Family tree

5. Alphanumeric series: 5+5

  • Level of the Questions: Easy
  • Question Types: One was based on letter + symbol
  • The other was based on the three-digit number.

6. Miscellaneous: 4

  • Level of the Questions: Easy
  • Question Types: Odd one out.
  • Coding-decoding based.
  • Number forward and backwards.
  • Based on consonant and vowel, the word was WANTED.

IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Quantitative Aptitude Prelims 2nd Shift Exam Review 2020:

As per the aspirants who appeared in the examination, the level of the quantitative aptitude section of IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims was easy.

Following topics asked in the exam: 

Now, Let's look at the detailed breakup of the topics asked in the exam. 

1. Data Interpretation: 12

  • Level of the Questions: 12
  • Question Types: Tabular, 4 days, 2 people based on sale and purchase
  • Bar graph- 5 people selling oranges
  • Caselet: Based on class and students.

2. Missing Number Series: 5

  • Level of the Questions: 5
  • Question Types: Standard type
  • Easy level

3. Simplification: 15

  • Level of the Questions: Easy
  • Question Types: Based on BODMAS rule

4. Arithmetic Questions: 8

  • Level of the Questions: Easy
  • Question Types: In Arithmetic, questions were asked from the various arithmetic topics like Simple & Compound Interest, Profit & Loss, Time & Work, Partnership, Speed, time & distance, Percentages, Age-based problems, etc.

IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam Expected Cut off 2020:

All the shifts of today's IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam 2020 are now over. We have provided the exam analysis of all the IBPS RRB Office Assistant exam based on the information and feedback shared by the students who have appeared. We have contacted many students from various shifts and gathered their attempts and on the basis of good attempts shared by all those aspirants we have figured out an approximate IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims expected cut off. 

After analysing all the shifts of IBPS RRB Clerk exam the expected cutoff can be in the range of 68-74. 

To Check IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis of all Shifts, Click Here. 

IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims 5th Shift FAQs 20th September 2020:

Q. 1 What was the level of IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims shift-5, 20th September?
Ans: The level of the exam was comparatively difficult than usual.

Q. 2 What is the change in this years' IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims exam?
Ans: Yes, both the selected language for example Hindi and English were displayed together.

Q. 3 Will there be normalization for the RRB Clerk Prelim Exam?
Ans: Yes, there will be normalization this year also.

Q. 4 What can be the expected cutoff for IPBS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam?
Ans: Cut off will depend on the following factors like the number of vacancies released, number of applicants, level of difficulty, etc.

Q. 5 What are the good attempts for the exam?
Students need to attempt 70+ with 100% accuracy.

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This was all about the IBPS RRB Clerk prelims shift-5 analysis held on 13th September 2020. If you remember any questions, share with us in the comment section below.

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