Detailed RBI Assistant Exam Analysis 2019-20 – Day 1 & 2 (All Slots)

The Reserve Bank of India is conducting the prelims phase of RBI Assistant 2019 on 14th & 15 Feb 2020. The exam will be conducted in 4 shifts on Day 1 & 2. The immediate next thought that follows is how was the paper? Since the exam is conducted in multiple phases, aspirants become very curious to know how the earlier shifts paper was designed. This blog will be an answer to all your questions. Here we will cover day-wise & slot-wise RBI assistant exam analysis for the prelims phase. So read along.

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RBI Assistant Exam Analysis 2020 – Prelims Paper Pattern

There will be 3 sections namely, English Language, Reasoning Ability & Numerical Ability. Here is a brief highlight of what is the paper pattern that will be followed.

English Language: This section will comprise of 30 marks and a total of 20 minutes will be allocated to complete the section. 1 mark will be allocated to each question.

Reasoning Ability: Total marks allocated to this section is 35 with a time limit of 20 minutes. 35 questions will be asked in this section with 1 mark allocated to each question.

Numerical Ability: Again this section will have a total of 35 questions with 1 mark allocated to each question thus making a total of 35 marks. 20 minutes will be allocated to this section.

A total of 100 questions will be asked in the exam and a time limit of 60 minutes will be given to candidates in which they have to finish their exam and score the maximum possible to clear the cutoff.

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RBI Assistant Prelims Exam Analysis 2019-20 – Day 2

RBI Assistant Shift 1 Analysis (Overall Difficulty – Easy)

Reasoning Ability

This section saw a new type fo question which was based on the Number arrangement. Candidates were given 3 digit number series and they were asked to arrange the series in ascending/descending order. The overall section was very easy.

  • Alphanumeric Series – 5 questions
  • Number Series Based Qs – 5 questions
  • Floor Based Puzzle (8 persons) – 5 questions
  • Direction Based Puzzle – 4 questions
  • Inequality – 3 questions
  • Circular Arrangement (8 persons) – 5 questions
  • Number Arrangement Based Qs(Ascending/Descending) – 1 question
  • Month Based Puzzle(4 months) – 5 questions
  • Miscellaneous – 2 questions

Numerical Ability

The regular pattern was followed as was done on Day 1, no new types were introduced in this section. A table DI was asked in the section instead of the bar graph DI. The difficulty level of the Numerical ability section was easy and a good attempt of 30-34 can be expected.

  • Simplification – 15 questions
  • Wrong Number Series – 5 questions
  • Table DI – 5 questions
  • MIscellaneous (Arithmetic Word Problems) – 10 questions

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English Language

This section was again a mix of RC, Sentence rearrangement, fillers, and error detection based questions. Word usage was asked this section where candidates had to choose from the option the most suitable sentence as per the word given in the questions. The overall difficulty level of the exam was very easy.

  • Reading Comprehension (Story Based) – 10 questions
  • Fillers – 5 questions
  • Word Usage (Trust, Rough, Chief, Road) – 5 questions
  • Error Detection – 5 questions
  • Sentence Rearrangement (students were asked to mention which will be first, second, etc. sentence)- 5 questions

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RBI Assistant Shift 2 Analysis – (Easy Level)

Reasoning Ability

  • Puzzles (Box based+ Month Based (8 persons) + Row Based (8 persons)) – 15 questions
  • Alphabetic Series – 5 questions
  • No. Based Orders – 5 questions
  • Substitutional Cases – 5 questions
  • Miscellaneous (Pair based + Ascending/Descending + Make meaningful words from given sets) – 5 questions

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Numerical Ability

  • Simplification – 15 questions
  • Missing Number Series – 5 questions
  • Table DI – 5 questions
  • Miscellaneous (Arithmetic Based Word Problems – Boat & stream + SI + Time & Work) – 10 questions

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English Language

  • Reading Comprehension (Palm Tree-Based) – 10 questions
  • Cloze Test – 5 questions
  • Sentence Re-arrangement – 5 questions
  • Error Correction – 5 questions
  • Fillers – 5 questions

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RBI Assistant Shift 3 Analysis – (Easy-Moderate Level)

Reasoning Ability

  • Puzzles (Uncertain Row & Persons) – 5 questions
  • Circular Arrangement (5 members) – 3 questions
  • Parallel arrangements Puzzle – 5 questions
  • Floor-based puzzle – 5 questions
  • Alphabetic Number Series – 4-5 questions
  • Inequality – 4 questions
  • Miscellaneous (Age-based comparison, Classification) – 7-8 marks

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Numerical Ability

  • Simplification – 15 questions 
  • Table DI – 5 questions
  • Wrong Number Series – 5 questions
  • Miscellaneous Word Problems  (Partnership + Time & Work + Boat & Stream)- 10 questions

English Language

  • Reading Comprehension (Cat & Mouse Story Based) – 10 questions (Phrase + Synonyms + antonyms)
  • Sentence Re-arrangements – 5 questions
  • Cloze Test (Fox-based story) – 6 questions
  • Error Detection – 4-5 questions
  • Word Usage (Promote, Reduce, Honest) – 4-5 questions

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RBI Assistant Shift 4 Analysis (Easy Level)

Reasoning Ability

  • Puzzles (Square-based + Linear + Month & Date Based) – 15 questions
  • Syllogism –  5 questions
  • Distance & Direction – 3 questions
  • Coding-Decoding – 3 questions
  • Alphanumeric Series – 5 questions
  • Miscellaneous – 4 questions

Numerical Ability

  • Simplification – 12 questions
  • Wrong Number Series – 5 questions
  • DI (Table) – 5 questions
  • Caselet – 3 questions
  • Miscellaneous (Boat & Stream + Age-based) – 10 questions

English Language

  • Reading Comprehension (Story Based) – 8 questions
  • Sentence Rearrangement (Stroy Based) – 5 questions
  • Word Usage (Break, Grow) – 5 questions
  • Fillers (2 qs on phrasal verbs) – 5 questions
  • Misspelled Words – 5 questions
  • Miscellaneous – 2 questions

 

RBI Assistant Prelims Exam Analysis 2019-20 – Day 1

RBI Assistant Shift 1 Analysis  (Overall Difficulty – Easy to Moderate)

The overall difficulty level of the exam stood at easy to moderate level. No big surprises were thrown by the RBI. the regular paper pattern was followed. Candidates found the reasoning section fairly easy.

Reasoning Ability

The overall section was distributed between syllogism, inequality, direction sense and puzzle-based questions. Candidates attempted almost 32-35 questions in this section which gives the idea of the difficulty level of the paper. Miscellaneous questions were also a part of the section but were simple to solve.

  • Syllogism – 3 questions
  • Inequality – 5 questions
  • Direction Sense – 3 questions
  • Seating Arrangement (Circular + Parallel Row) – 10 questions
  • Puzzle (Month Based) – 5 questions
  • Alphabetical series – 5 questions
  • Misc. – 4 questions

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Numerical Ability

Simplification had the highest share in the exam for the numerical ability section. Only 1 DI was included in shift 1 of the RBI Assistant examination making it convenient for the aspirants. The difficulty level of the exam stood at the easy-moderate level.

  • Simplification – 15 questions
  • DI (Linear Graph-based) – 5 questions
  • Wrong Number Series – 5 questions
  • Miscellaneous (Age-based + Time & Work+ TSD + Profit & Loss+Percentage + SI) – 10 questions

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Q) Wrong Number Series

  1. 144, 1331, 100, 729, 64, 216
    Correct Answer – 216
  2. 4, 32, 88, 172, 282, 424
    Correct Answer – 282
  3. 143, 150, 165, 380, 444, 1442
    Correct Answer – 444

Q) 3(1/7) + 2(1/21) = ?

Ans: 3(4/21)

Q) 10% of 650 + 32*2800 / 400 – ? = 155

Ans: 134

Q) Amit borrows Rs. 8000 for 2.5 years at 2.5% p.a on SI. He immediately lends it to another person at 10% p.a.for 2.5% interest on SI. Find the amount he gains in the whole transaction?

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English Language

The difficulty level of the exam was easy-moderate. Few Direct questions were asked in the exam and were not tricky. RC, Cloze Test, error detection, fillers were part of the exam. No questions from para jumbles or re-arrangement were there in the exam.

  • Reading Comprehension – 8 questions
  • Cloze Test – 8 questions
  • Misspelt Words – 5 questions
  • Single Fillers – 5 questions
  • Error Detection – 4 questions

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Q) Misspelt Words

  • Site – Sight
  • Bored – Board
  • Bangs – Banks

Q) Fillers

  1. We are at dawn of a new era where clinicians will be able to apply the collective human experience in ………… any condition in real-time. – treating
  2. The innovative new phone looks like a ……… smartphone, but the screen can be extended to both sides, making the display wider. – standard
  3. Bleaching powder must be …….. in airtight bins as damp surroundings, exposure to light and air causes it to decompose slowly. – stored
  4. A strike by British Airways ground staff has led to the ……. of flights between London & Manchester. – suspension

 

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RBI Assistant Shift 2 Analysis – (Easy to Moderate Level)

Reasoning Ability 

The difficulty level of the reasoning section was a bit difficult as compared to the first shift. New pattern questions were introduced in the session. Questions on Uncertain row, Pair of questions were the highlights of the shift. The overall difficulty level of this section was moderate level.

  • Rectangular Table (persons sitting facing inside) – 5 questions
  • Floor & Flat Based Puzzle – 5 questions
  • Box Based Puzzle (Stack) – 5 questions
  • Uncertain Row (Arrange 14 people in a row) – 5 questions
  • Syllogism – 5 questions
  • Alphanumeric Series (alphabet+number+symbol) – 5 questions
  • Alphabet Based Qs(arrangement of the alphabet in Ascending/Descending order) – 1 question
  • Miscellaneous – 2 questions

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Numerical Ability

  • Simplification – 15 questions
  • Missing Number Series – 5 questions
  • DI – 5 questions
  • Miscellaneous (Average + profit loss + SI + Number System + Mensuration) – 10 questions

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English Language

  • Reading Comprehension (Story Based) – 10 questions
  • Error Spotting – 5 questions
  • Para Jumbles – 6 questions
  • Misspelt Words – 5 questions
  • Phrase Replacement – 4 questions

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RBI Assistant Shift 3 Analysis – (Easy-Moderate Level)

Reasoning Ability

  • Puzzle (Month + Square + Floor based) – 15 questions
  • Inequality – 5 questions
  • Alphanumeric Series – 5 questions
  • Pair Based – 3 questions
  • Blood Relation – 3 questions
  • Miscellaneous – 4 questions

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Numerical Ability

  • Simplification – 15 questions
  • DI – 5 questions
  • Number Series – 5 questions
  • Miscellaneous(Time & Work + Profit & Loss + SI + Percentage) – 10 questions

 

English Language

  • Reading Comprehension – 6 questions
  • Cloze Test (Animal-based story) – 6 questions
  • Misspelt Words – 5 questions
  • Error Detection – 5 questions
  • Sentence Rearrangement – 3 questions
  • Word Swap – 4-5 questions

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RBI Assistant Shift 4 Analysis – (Easy Level)

Reasoning Ability 

  • Arrangement based puzzles (Circular + Linear) – 10 questions
  • Random Puzzles – 5 questions
  • Series based Qs – 5 questions
  • Syllogism – 5 questions
  • Inequality – 5 questions
  • Miscellaneous – 10 questions

Numerical Ability

  • simplification – 15 questions
  • Missing Number Series – 5 questions
  • DI (Bar Graph) – 5 questions
  • Miscellaneous – 10 questions

English Language

  • Reading Comprehension (Merchant Story Based) – 10 questions (3-4 vocabulary based + 2 Synonyms + 5 regular)
  • Single Fillers – 5 questions
  • Sentence Rearrangement – 5 questions
  • Error Detection – 5 questions
  • Misspelt Words – 5 questions

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SUMMARY:

We hope the exam analysis shared here proves useful to you. We have covered every small detail about the exam pattern and types of questions that were asked in the exam. Candidates having exams in the later shifts or on Day 2 can go through the analysis to get an idea of the paper type that can be expected.

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