IBPS RRB PO 4th Shift Analysis 12th September 2020: Know Difficulty Level, Good Attempts

By Sheetal Goyal|Updated : September 12th, 2020

IBPS RRB PO 4th Shift Analysis 12th September 2020: Today's fourth shift of the IBPS RRB PO Prelims exam held on 12th September 2020 has concluded now. The level of the fourth shift was Easy-Moderate and all the questions asked were doable. We hope all the students have performed their best to get the entry pass to the IBPS RRB PO Mains examination.

Most of the students who have to appear in other shifts or in IBPS RRB Clerk prelims exam must be looking for the pattern and the difficulty level of the exams in order to know the ideas for upcoming shifts. Thus here we have come up with a detailed IBPS RRB PO Prelims exam analysis of the 4th shift. 

Check here section-wise IBPS RRB PO Shift 4 prelims exam review 2020, difficulty level, questions asked and the good attempts.

Also Check:

  1. IBPS RRB PO Prelims Shift-1 Analysis
  2. IBPS RRB PO Prelims Shift-2 Analysis
  3. IBPS RRB PO Prelims Shift-3 Analysis
  4. IBPS RRB PO Memory Based Paper 2020

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam 4th Shift Analysis 12th September 2020: Key Highlights

  • The overall level of the fourth shift of IBPS RRB PO Prelims, 12th September was Easy-Moderate
  • Going with the changing trend in the exam pattern and types of questions, no major changes were observed in this shift.
  • No changes were introduced in Numerical Ability. Most of the questions were asked from DI part.
  • The reasoning section was of moderate level and time-consuming as many ques were from Puzzles..
  • The sequence of the exam was Reasoning > Quant

IBPS RRB PO Prelims exam analysis: Difficulty level and exam pattern

  • No changes were observed in this shift. 
  • The pattern of the shift remained the same as that of the shift-1. 
  • Both the shifts were similar in terms of difficulty level and types of questions asked.
  • Overall the level was easy-moderate.
  • Reasoning section was the easiest and not lengthy.
  • Few questions were tricky from the quant section. Overall it was easy to moderate.

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Shift 4 Analysis 2020: Overall Difficulty Level

Section Name

Difficulty Level

Overall Level of the exam

Numerical Ability


Reasoning Ability


IBPS RRB PO Prelims Section-wise Review 2020 (4th Shift)

1. IBPS RRB PO Prelims Reasoning Ability Exam Review 2020: (Easy)

Following topics were asked in the Reasoning section of this exam:

Topic Name

Number of questions

Topic Details

Puzzles and Seating Arrangement

  • Total of 4 sets of the puzzle was asked.
  • All the puzzles were doable.
  • Box based puzzle- 6 boxes of different colours.
  • Tabulation puzzle- 5 ques
  • One circular-9 people, bi-directional facing-5 ques
  • The linear arrangement, 10 people facing north- 5 ques


  • All questions were easy and doable.
  • Only and a few type ques.
  • Three statements and two conclusions given.


  • Questions were easy and doable.
  • All ques were based on the conventional method.
  • Two statements and two conclusions.

Coding decoding

  • 5 questions were asked.
  • Questions were easy to solve.
  • Conventional type.

Alphanumeric test


  • miscellaneous questions of number based were asked.
  • WRETCHED(Backward and forward)


  • VELOCITY (Rearrangement)


  • The number was given for rearrangement

Direction sense

  • easy to solve.
  • No change was observed in the question pattern.

Order and Ranking

  • Easy to solve.
  • Weight-based questions were asked.

2. IBPS RRB PO Prelims Numerical Ability Exam Review 2020: (Easy-Moderate)

Numerical Ability Section consisted of the following topics -

Topic Name

Number of questions

Topic Details

Wrong Number Series

  • Wrong number series was asked. 

  • It was not easy.

Data Interpretation

  • Tabular DI-6 (Moderate)
  • Caselet-6 (Easy)
  • Bar Graph-6 (Easy)

Quadratic Equation

  • It was Easy-Moderate

Miscellaneous (Arithmetic)

  • Questions were asked from topics like Simple & Compound Interest, Mixtures, Percentages, Ages, Partnerships, Time & Work, Profit & Loss, Mensuration etc. 


IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam 4th Shift Analysis 2020: Good Attempts


Good Attempts

Numerical Ability


Reasoning Ability


Overall Good Attempts 


IBPS RRB PO Prelims Shift-4 FAQs

1. What was the level of the Numerical ability section?

Numerical ability section was of easy-to-moderate level as many questions were asked from DI part.

2. What was the level of the Reasoning section?

Reasoning section was of easy level. Most of the questions were from the puzzle but all doable.

3. What can be the expected cut off for IBPS RRB PO Prelims 2020?

Cut off will depend on the various factors. Once all shifts are over, we will share the expected cut off.

4. What was the sequence of the exam?

Reasoning section was asked first and then quant.

5. What is the safe number of attempts for candidates?

Candidates should attempt 65+ with 100% accuracy.

Do share any questions that you remember !!

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

Do share any question you remember in the comment section below

This was all about the IBPS RRB PO prelims shift-4 analysis held on 12th September 2020. If you remember any questions, share with us in the comment section below.

With so many exams approaching, we are sure you must be wondering about the foolproof preparation plan. Your search is over now. Subscribe to Online Classroom Program to have unlimited access to all 20+ structured live courses and 500+ mock tests. This will cover all important banking and insurance exams like IBPS Clerk, IBPS PO, IBPS RRB (PO+Clerk), SBI PO, RBI Grade-B, SBI Clerk Main, RBI Assistant Main, etc. 

So why wait? Subscribe to Online Classroom Program now and #GetSuperReady for your exam. 

The Most Comprehensive Exam Prep App

Team BYJU'S Exam Prep!


write a comment

PO, Clerk, SO, Insurance


Follow us for latest updates