RBI Assistant Exam Analysis, Prelims Cut off: 24 December 2016

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RBI Assistant Exam Analysis 24 December 2016

RBI Assistant Exam Analysis 2016: The Reserve Bank of India conducted the preliminary examination for the recruitment of 610 Assistant to various RBI branches. The prelims paper for RBI Assistant is being conducted in multiple slots to accommodate as many candidates as possible.

Here is our detailed RBI Assistant Prelims Exam Analysis as well as Expected RBI Assistant Cutoff based on 24 December 2016 Examination.

 

RBI Assistant Exam Analysis: 24 December 2016

Before we being our detailed review of RBI Assistant Prelims Examination, let us revisit the exam pattern for RBI Assistant Prelims Exam. According to RBI Assistant Exam Structure, the preliminary examination consisted of 100 questions from 3 sections – English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning Ability.

Section Name Number of Questions Maximum Marks
English Language 30 30
Numerical Ability 35 35
Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

Each question carried 1 mark and the total time to solve the entire paper was 60 minutes. Turning our attention back to RBI Assistant Exam Analysis, the overall level of the paper was Moderate.

The paper had a mixed number of easy, moderate to challenging questions, which could be segregated and attempted by candidates with good amount of practice beforehand. Let us go a step deeper in our exam analysis of RBI Assistant Prelims Paper with section-wise review of RBI Examination conducted on 24th December 2016.

RBI Assistant Exam Analysis for English Section

Beginning our paper review of RBI Assistant Prelims Examination, the big surprise, the English Section had Moderate to Difficult set of questions. The topic-wise breakdown of questions is as follows.

Topics No. of Questions Level of Difficulty
Reading Comprehension 8 Easy to Moderate
Cloze Test 7 Easy to Moderate
Fill in the Blanks (Dual) 5 Moderate
Parajumbles 5 Moderate to Difficult
Spotting the Error 5 Moderate to Difficult

Based on the challenging mix of questions, we expect an 22 to 24 attempt of questions with good accuracy to be a decent score.

RBI Assistant Exam Analysis for Quant Section

The QA Section in RBI Assistant Prelims Examination had a Moderate Difficulty Level. Some of the questions were a bit calculative. The topic-wise breakdown of questions is as follows.

Topics No. of Questions Level of Difficulty
Number Series 5 Moderate
Simplification 15 Moderate
Data Interpretation and Analysis 5 Easy to Moderate
Miscellaneous 10 Moderate

The Miscellaneous Questions consisted of SI/CI, Time Distance and Work, Ratio & Proportion etc. Based on the section, we expect an 20 to 22 attempt of questions with good accuracy to be a decent score.

RBI Assistant Exam Analysis for Reasoning Section

The Reasoning Section had a Moderate Difficulty Level throughout the paper. The topic-wise breakdown of questions is as follows.

Topics No. of Questions Level of Difficulty
Sitting Arrangement – Linear and Circular 10 Difficult
Complex Arrangement/ Puzzles 5 Moderate
Inequalities 5 Moderate
Syllogism (3 Statement) 5 Easy
Blood Relation 2 Moderate
Direction Sense 2 Moderate
Data Sufficiency 1 Moderate
Series (Alphanumeric) 5 Easy

Based on the level of the questions asked, we expect an 21 to 23 attempt of questions with good accuracy to be a decent score.

We conclude our RBI Assistant Prelims Exam Analysis here. Refer to our sections below to know about the number of good attempts and expected cutoff marks for RBI Examination.

RBI Assistant Prelims 2016 – Number of Good Attempts

Based on both the level of paper and RBI Assistant Exam Analysis of all slots conducted on 24 December 2016, here are the number of good attempts in RBI Assistant Prelims Exam.

Section Name Number of Questions Maximum Marks
English Language 30 22 – 24
Numerical Ability 35 20 – 22
Reasoning Ability 35 21 – 23
Total 100 63 – 69

So, we expect an attempt of 60+ in the overall paper to be considered a decent score in RBI Assistant Prelims Exam 2016.

 

Expected RBI Assistant Prelims Cut off 2016

The cutoff for RBI Assistant Prelims Examination conducted on 24th December depends on a number of factors, like number of candidates appeared, level of paper and the difficulty level of paper, which we’ve explained in our RBI Assistant Exam Analysis.

Keeping all these factors in mind, this our expected RBI Assistant Cutoff for Prelims Examination which was held on 24th December 2016.

 Category  RBI Assistant Expected Cutoff
 GEN  58-62
 OBC  55-59
 SC   46-50
 ST  42-46

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