IBPS RRB PO 2nd Shift Analysis 2020 (13 September): Today's Prelims Exam Review, Good Attempts

By Akshay Khandelwal|Updated : September 13th, 2020

IBPS RRB PO Shift 2 Analysis 2020 (13th September): The second shift of the day 2 of IBPS RRB PO exam is over now. All the aspirants who appeared in the exam are eager to know about the IBPS RRB Prelims Exam analysis 2020 such as the good attempts, expected cut off, questions asked in the IBPS RRB exam etc. 


IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis helps aspirants who are appearing in the upcoming shifts of the exam, as well as the aspirants who have appeared in the exam. IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Exam review and analysis give your insights on the level of difficulty of the paper, type of questions being asked in the exam and new pattern question asked (if any). 

In this article, we have brought you the accurate and detailed IBPS RRB PO Exam Review and analysis of Shift 2, 13 September 2020. This article includes the section-wise breakup of IBPS Officer Scale 1 exam such as topic asked, level of difficulty, safe attempt etc.

IBSP RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis: 13th September 2020: 

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

Important Highlights of the IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2020 (Shift 2): 13 September

  • Level of the IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam: Easy to Moderate
  • Most of the questions asked are concept-based and doable. 
  • Scoring Section: Reasoning Ability
  • Overview of Reasoning Ability: easy-Moderate
  • Overview of Quantitative Ability: Easy to moderate and lengthy

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2020: Difficulty Level & Exam Pattern

  • The overall difficulty level of IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Prelims Exam shifts 2 is easy to moderate. The reasoning ability was scoring and the quantitative aptitude was lengthy.
  • The pattern of the exam was the same as that of previous shifts.
  • Puzzles and Seating Arrangement was the most challenging part of the Reasoning Section. 
  • In Quant, DI was the major part of the Exam. 

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2020: Safe Attempts:

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


Number of Safe Attempts

Numerical Ability


Reasoning Ability




IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Review (2nd Shift) 13 September 2020: Section-wise:

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Reasoning Ability Prelims 2nd Shift Exam Review 2020:

There are 40 questions in the reasoning ability section of IBPS RRB PO exam 2020. Most of the reasoning questions were from the topic puzzles and seating arrangement. Other topic asked in the exam were syllogism, alphanumeric series, alphabet test, order and ranking, 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 PO Prelims 2nd shift of day 2.

Name of the TopicNumber of Questions
Blood Relation 3
Direction & Distance 3
Order and Ranking 1
Syllogism  5
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 25
Miscellaneous 3

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

1. Puzzles and Seating Arrangement:

  • Number of Questions asked: 25
  • Level of questions: Moderate
  • Type: Dual Seating arrangement
  • Scheduling based puzzle (Month based- 6 people)
  • Floor based, containing 2 flats and 8 people.
  • Tabulation puzzle arranging 9 people from 3 cities
  • Book Based tabulation

2. Syllogism: 

  • Number of Questions asked: 5
  • Level of questions: Easy
  • Type: Only and a few

3. Direction & Distance:

  • Number of Questions asked: 3
  • Level of questions: Easy
  • Type: Standard type

4. Order & Ranking:

  • Number of Questions asked: 1
  • Level of questions: Easy
  • Type: Marks and weight given

5. Blood Relation:

  • Number of Questions asked: 3
  • Level of questions: Easy
  • Type: Family Tree

6. Miscellaneous:

  • Number of ques- 3
  • Level: Easy
  • Type: Meaningful word
  • Word forward and backwards
  • Word formation.

IBPS RRB PO 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 PO Prelims was Moderate and lengthy.

Following topics asked in the exam: 

TopicNumber of questions asked
DI 6+6+3
Approximation  5
Number Series (Missing) 6
Quadratic Equations 5
Arithmetic 9

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

1. Data Interpretation:

  • Number of Questions asked: 15
  • Level of questions: Easy and Lengthy
  • Bar Graph and Tabular DI were asked
  • Three questions from caselet

2. Number Series:

  • Number of Questions asked: 6
  • Level of questions: Easy-Moderate
  • Type: Missing

3. Approximation:

  • Number of Questions asked: 5 
  • Level of questions: Easy
  • Type: Calculation based.

4. Quadratic Equation:

  • Number of Questions asked: 5
  • Level of questions: Easy
  • Type: Standard Type

5. Arithmetic Questions:

  • Number of Questions asked: 9
  • Level of questions: Easy-Moderate
  • Type: 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.

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

IBPS RRB PO Prelims 1st Shift FAQs 13th September 2020

Q. 1 What was the level of IBPS RRB PO Prelims shift-1, 13th September?
Ans: The level of the exam was comparatively difficult than usual.

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

Q. 3 Is there normalization this year in the RRB PO Exam?
Ans: Yes, there will be normalization this year also.

Q. 4 What can be the expected cutoff for IPBS RRB PO 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 65+ with 100% accuracy.

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