IBPS RRB PO 3rd Shift Analysis 2020 (13 September): Today's Prelims Exam Review, Good Attempts

By Akshay Khandelwal|Updated : September 13th, 2020

IBPS RRB PO Shift 3 Analysis 2020 (13th September): The 3rd shift of IBPS RRB PO Prelims exam 2020 is over now and all the students who appeared in the exam or are going to appear in the upcoming exams want to know the IBPS RRB PO Exam review and analysis. Under the IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 exam analysis, we share the information such as difficulty level of the exam, section-wise analysis of the IBPS RRB exam, questions asked, expected cut off of IBPS RRB PO Prelims etc.

In this article, we are sharing the details analysis of IBPS RRB officer scale 1 exam which was held on 13th September at shift 3. The article will answer common questions such as what is the difficulty level and exam pattern? What are the good attempts in Reasoning and Quant section of the exam? etc. 

IBSP RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis 13th September 2020: 

Under this article, we are providing you with the detailed overall and sectional IBPS RRB PO Prelims exam 2020 review and analysis of the exam held in 3rd shift of day 2 of IBPS RRB Exams 2020. 

Key Points of IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2020 (Shift 3): 13th September 2020

  • The level of the IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam 2020: 3rd shift was between easy to moderate.
  • The reasoning section was easy but lengthy
  • In quantitative aptitude, you can easily score good marks.
  • Quant section was easy to moderate and lengthy.

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

  • The IBPS RRB PO Prelims exam has only two-section, i.e., Reasoning Ability and Quantitative Aptitude. 
  • There was no sectional timer in the IBPS RRB exam and you are free to switch between section at any time during the examination. 
  • The overall time limit was 45 minutes. 
  • The overall level of the 3rd shift was easy to moderate. 
  • An aspirant who practised a good amount of questions could easily have scored good marks in both Reasoning Ability and Quantitative Aptitude. 

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2020 (Shift 3): Good Attempts

Check the Section as well as the Overall good attempts of the IBPS RRB PO prelims exam in each section. Check the table below:


Good Attempts

Numerical Ability

24-28 Questions

Reasoning Ability

26-30 Questions

Overall good attempts

55-60 Questions

If you attempted 65+ questions with 90% to 100% accuracy then you have good chances of getting selected for the IBPS RRB PO Mains 2020.

IBPS RRB PO Prelims (Shift 3) Reasoning Ability Exam Review 2020:

(A) Check the topic wise analysis of Reasoning section:

Name of the topic

Number of questions

Topic Level Attempts

Puzzles & Seating Arrangement









Direction Sense






(b) Details of topics asked in the Reasoning Ability Section:

Puzzles and Seating Arrangement: Following questions were asked from this segment:

  • Floor based puzzle, containing 4 stories and 2 flats. (Total 8 people)- 5 ques
  • Linear seating arrangement, bi-direction, containing 8 people- 5 ques
  • Circular seating arrangement, containing 9 people, all people were facing inside.-5 ques
  • An uncertain number of people based linear arrangement and was 21 people- 3 ques
  • Tabulation puzzle. The level was easy.- 5 ques

Syllogism - Only, a few. Containing three statements two conclusions.

Direction Sense - It was easily doable. There were two questions of easy level.

Inequality: It was very easy to solve. Two statements and two conclusions.

Coding & Decoding: There was only one question.

Miscellaneous: There were three questions.

There were question-based on meaningful words in which the word CAPSULE is given.

There was a number of based questions. In which you have to rearrange question on a certain pattern and find which digit came twice.

The third question was based on, the word given is FRIGHTEN in which you have to decrease vowel by one and increase consonant by 1 and then rearrange from left to right.

IBPS RRB PO Prelims (Shift 3) Quantitative Aptitude Exam Review 2020:

(A) Check the topic wise analysis of Quant section: Easy to moderate But lengthy

Name of the topic

Number of questions

Topic Level Attempts




Number Series (Missing Pattern)



Data Interpretation 



Quadratic Equation (Root Comparision)



Miscellaneous Questions


(b) Details of topics asked in Numerical Ability Section:

  1. Approximation: If you are well-versed with the concepts of BODMAS, squares, cubes, and square roots, attempting questions of this topic is very easy and less time-taking.
  2. Number Series - Missing pattern number series were asked.
  3. Data Interpretation: A tabular DI was asked.

Caselet DI- It was based on population.

A line graph DI was also there.

  1. Quadratic Equation - Basic Quadratic equations questions were asked.
  2. Miscellaneous Questions: Under this segment, boat and stream, SI, Time and Work, p & l, average, and partnership etc.

Click here to check IBPS RRB PO Prelims exam analysis of all shifts

Q .1. What was the level of IBPS RRB PO Prelims - Shift 3?

Ans: The level of shift 3 was moderate.

Q. 2. What are the differences in the shift-2 and shift-3 questions?

Ans: No, no major changes were observed.

Q. 3. Is there normalization of the shift-3?

Ans: Yes, There will be normalization in IBPS PO Prelims exam 2020.

Q. 4. Which was the scoring section in the exam?

Ans: The reasoning was comparatively easy in shift-3 also.

Q. 5. Does switching between the section during the exam allowed in the exam?

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

Do share any question you remember in the comment section below

This was all about the IBPS RRB PO prelims shift-2 analysis held on 12th September 2020. If you remember any questions, share with us in the comment section below.

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