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# IBPS RRB 2016 Paper Analysis

Last Updated - April 03, 2017

IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) RRB has successfully conducted a CWE (common written examination) for officer scale-I on November 05, 2016. The IBPS RRB (Rural Regional Bank) exam was held at various centers across the country. Candidates must be curious to know the paper analysis. A large number of candidates have applied for this CWE- V as compared to previous year. There were 2 sections as discussed in the IBPS RRB Exam pattern with a total of 80 questions i.e. Quantitative aptitude & Reasoning ability. The overall paper of IBPS RRB was moderate. The time for the online examination was 45 minutes.

### IBPS RRB Quantitative Aptitude Section

The level of difficulty was moderate. Quantitative Aptitude had introduced a new pattern. The questions from number series and approximation was little bit difficult than rest of the questions. Important topics covered in CWE- V are number series, data interpretation, simplification etc.

TopicsNo. of questionsLevel
Approximation05Moderate
Data Interpretation15Easy
Miscellaneous Numeracy10Moderate
Number series05Moderate
Total40Moderate

### IBPS RRB Reasoning Ability Section

The difficulty level of this section was easy to moderate. This was the scoring section for the candidates with basic fundamentals. There were 40 questions including syllogism, blood relations etc. candidates used tricks and shortcut methods to solve the questions easily.

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Blood Relations05Easy
Direction Sense05Moderate
Mathematical Inequalities08Easy
Miscellaneous Inequalities15Easy
Syllogism05Moderate
Sitting Arrangement02Moderate
Total40Easy to Moderate

### IBPS RRB 2016 Overall Analysis

According to expected cutoff of IBPS RRB, the good attempts in Reasoning ability is 25-32 and in quantitative aptitude is 23-27. The candidates who have attempted 47-56 questions will be in comfort zone. Each correct answer contains 1 mark and one- fourth will be deducted for wrong answers.

SectionsMaximum marksGood AttemptsLevel
Reasoning Ability4025-32Easy- Moderate
Quantitative Aptitude4023-27Moderate
Total8047-56Easy- Moderate

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### IBPS RRB 2016 Expected Cutoff

Here, the expected cutoff of IBPS RRB 2016. Candidates can go through following table for category wise cutoff

CategoryExpected Cutoff
General35-45
SC30-35
ST25-30
OBC20-25

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