IBPS RRB PO Mains Exam : 1st October 2022

IBPS RRB PO Mains Analysis : The IBPS RRB PO (Scale-I) mains exam was conducted today on 1st october 2022. In this article we bring to you a detailed IBPS RRB PO Mains Analysis main exam 2022. We would be talking about the sectional and overall difficulty levels of the paper. The article also enlists some pattern changes in the mains exam.

IBPS RRB PO (Scale-I) Main Exam: Overview of the Paper

As has been the case with all banking exams this year, the IBPS RRB PO mains paper too followed the trend. There was an increase in the overall difficult level of the paper along with pattern changes in the English Language paper.

SectionNumber of QuestionsDifficulty Level
Quantitative Aptitude40Moderate-Difficult
Reasoning Ability40Moderate-Difficult
English / Hindi Language40Easy-Moderate
General Awareness40Easy
Computer Knowledge40Easy

Let us now look at the each of these sections individually.

IBPS RRB PO Mains Good Attempts 2022

Here are the number of good attempts based on the feedback received from the students.

SectionsGood Attempts
Reasoning Ability22-25
Quantitative Aptitude15-16
General Awareness16-19
Computer Knowledge19-22

IBPS RRB PO Mains exam analysis – Section-wise 2022

Here is the section-wise analysis of IBPS RRB PO mains exam held on 1st october 2022.

IBPS RRB PO Quant Analysis 2022

TopicNo. of Questions
Arithmetic word problems8
Missing Number Series6
Quantity 1 & Quantity 25
Quadratic Equation3
Caselet DI4
Double Pie Chart DI6
Double Tabular DI5

IBPS RRB PO Reasoning Analysis 2022

TopicNo. of questions
Double Row Seating Arrangement
-10 Persons- Fruits
Designation-Based Puzzle (City)5
Day-Based Puzzle
-On Fruits
Floor Based Puzzle2
Direction & Distance3
Blood Relation2
Number Based2
Logical Reasoning6

IBPS RRB PO English Analysis 2022

TopicsNo. of Questions
Reading Comprehension
-Study on Unlucky number- 13
Reading Comprehension
-Heat Wave in China
Column Based4
New Pattern Questions4
Error Detection2
Cloze Test7
Phrase Replacement4

IBPS RRB PO Computer Analysis 2022

The level of this section in the IBPS RRB PO Mains Exam 2022 was of Easy to Moderate level, most of the questions basic knowledge of computer & its application. Some of the questions/topics asked:

  • Full Form of IFA
  • Formula
  • MS Office – Word, Excel and Powerpoint

IBPS RRB PO GA Analysis 2022

Given below are some of the Financial Awareness questions that were asked in today’s IBPS RRB PO Mains Exam 2022:

  • Regulated by RBI
  • NABARD Based
  • Director of IMF
  • Chairman of Reliance Jio
  • Credit Card Based

Also check IBPS RRB PO Previous year mains exam analysis for IBPS RRB PO 2021.

IBPS RRB PO Mains Exam Analysis 2022

IBPS RRB PO (Scale-I) Main Exam: Quantitative Aptitude

The questions were quite calculative and thus time consuming, especially the DI sets. These DI sets had questions from topics such as: percentages, averages etc. which took the difficulty level a notch higher. The following table shows the topic-wise breakup of questions in this section.

TopicNumber of Questions
Number Series (wrong number series)5
Data Interpretation (pie-chart, bar graph, caselet, table)20
Data Sufficiency5
Time & Work1
Profit and loss2
Miscellaneous Questions3

– Overall, the section was moderate-difficult.

IBPS RRB PO (Scale-I) Main Exam: Reasoning Ability

The questions in this section were doable and hence the section was moderate level The following table shows the breakup of the question types asked in this section.

TopicNumber of Questions
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement22
Logical Reasoning (Statement-Assumption)5
Data Sufficiency (Statement-based)5
Blood relation3

Some points to be noted:

  • The puzzles were: Flat-floor based (1), Month-Year based
  • Input-Output questions were: double shifting based

– There were no questions from Inequality and Syllogism in the reasoning section. 

IBPS RRB PO Main Exam: English Language

  • There was no change in the pattern of questions asked in this section. 
  • The questions of double-fillers were asked.
  • There was a variation in the cloze test question type as well. Sentences which would fill the given blank of the passage aptly had to be identified. 

The following table shows the topic-wise distribution of the questions.

TopicNumber of Questions
Reading Comprehension14
Cloze Test (2 sets)(1 conventional, 1 sentence based)10
Miscellaneous (Fillers, Opposite Pairs, Sentence Connectors, error spotting)16

– Overall the section was moderate-difficult.

IBPS RRB PO Main Exam: Hindi Language

Overall the Hindi Language section was of a moderate level. The question types were as expected. The following table shows a topic-wise distribution of the various question types.


TopicsNo. of QuestionsDifficulty Level
गद्यांश08Easy to Moderate
वाक्य में त्रुटी05Easy
रिक्त स्थान10Easy to Moderate
वाक्य व्यवस्थीकरण01Easy

IBPS RRB PO Main Exam: General Awareness

The questions asked in the general awareness section were mostly based on current affairs and banking awareness. The current affair questions were mainly related to the happenings in the month of September & October. The questions belonging the static GK section were also based on the events which were recently in news.

The difficulty level of the section can be stated as: easy.

For many, this section could be the key to increasing the overall scores as the other sections were quite difficult. 

IBPS RRB PO Main Exam: Computer Knowledge

The computer knowledge section was easy. The questions asked were of the basic level. Broadly the questions asked were from the following topics:

  • Software
  • Internet
  • Networking
  • Powerpoint
  • Excel
  • Function keys
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