It has been reported that the online RRB Office Assistant 2017 Prelim examination held on 16th / 17th September 2017 was easy to moderate in terms of difficulty level. A similar trend was followed for exams held on these days and across all the slots.
Snapshot of the prelim exam is given below.
|Duration of Exam||45 Minutes|
|Numerical Ability||40 Qs|
|Reasoning Ability||40 Qs|
|Total Qs||80 Qs|
An analysis of the above mentioned session, as reported by our students, is given below.
According to the feedback received from our students who appeared for this exam, this section can be rated as easy to moderate.
Individual questions in this section were based on topics like Simple Equations, Ratio, Time and Distance, Time and Work, Averages, Mixtures & Alligations, Percentages, Profit and Loss, Partnership, Mensuration, Simple and Compound Interest.
|Topic||No of Questions|
|Data Interpretation (Table)||5|
|Number Series (Missing number)||5|
|Individual Questions (Simple Equations, Ratio, Time & Work, Time & Distance, Averages, Mixtures & Alligations, Percentages, Profit & Loss, Partnership, Mensuration, Simple and Compound Interest)||15|
This section has been tagged as ' easy to moderate'.
Like last year, there were 10 questions on puzzles (Linear & Floor). Questions on Deductions were easy. Questions on Symbols Notations and Coding-Decoding were also easy to crack. There was no question on Blood Relations.
|Topic||No of Questions|
|Puzzles (Linear & Floor)||10|
|Set of words||5|
|Miscellaneous (Rank, Direction sense, OMO etc.)||5|
Overall, the paper can be rated as easy to moderate.
Topic wise split of RRB PO (Scale I) and RRB office Assistant 2017 exams is given below for ready reference of students. The difficulty level of RRB PO (Scale I) is high compared to that of RRB Office Assistant. The following table gives you just the topic wise comparison only.
|Quantitative Aptitude / Numerical Ability|
|Topic||RRB PO (Scale I)||RRB Office Assistant|
|Data Interpretation (Table)||15||5|
|Number Series (Missing number)||5||5|
|Individual Questions (Simple Equations, Ratio, Time & Work, Time & Distance, Averages, Mixtures & Alligations, Percentages, Profit & Loss, Partnership, Mensuration, Simple and Compound Interest)||10||15|
|Puzzles||20 (Linear, Circular, Box & Date / Month)||10 (Linear & Floor)|
|Set of words||-||5|
|Miscellaneous||4 (Letter Series, Word formation, Sequence etc..)||5 (Rank, Direction sense, OMO etc.)|