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#### IBPS PO (Prelim) Online exam Analysis held on 4th Dec 2021 (Slot 1)

The analysis of the IBPS PO 2021 Prelim exam held on the 4th of December 2021 (Slot 1) has been presented below.

Snapshot of the Exam:

Test Area No. of questions Duration
Quantitative Aptitude 35 Questions 20 Mins
Reasoning Ability 35 Questions 20 Mins
English Language 30 Questions 20 Mins
Total no. of Questions 100 Qs 60 Mins

No of choices per question – 5

Negative marking: 0.25 of the marks assigned to each question

As per feedback received from our students who appeared for this exam, the exam can be rated as easy to moderate.

The section wise analysis of the above-mentioned session, as reported by our students, is given below:

Quantitative Aptitude:

This section can be rated as easy to moderate. No new question types / pattern of questions was asked in this slot of the exam.

There were fifteen questions (3 sets) on Data Interpretation (five questions each on Table, Table + Pie Chart and on Caselet). The questions on Table, Table + Pie were calculation based and were moderate in nature. The set on Caselet was difficult. There were five questions each on Quadratic Comparisons and Missing number series. The questions on missing number series and Quadratic Comparisons were easy to solve.

Individual questions were ten in number. These were a combination of easy, moderate, and difficult ones. These questions were based on Ages, Simple Equation, Ratio, Profit and Loss, Averages, Time and Work, Boats and Streams, Mensuration, Simple Interest, etc.

A student could, therefore, have solved around 16 - 18 questions in 20 minutes, if he chose judiciously.

Topic No. of questions Difficulty Level
Data Interpretation (3 sets. Table, Table + Pie Chart and Caselet) 15 Moderate
Missing Number Series 5 Easy
Individual Quant Questions 10 Easy to Moderate

Reasoning:

This section has been given an 'Easy to Moderate' tag.

Out of the thirty-five questions in this section, twenty-five questions were on Puzzles (Linear Arrangement (Unknown number of persons – 14 persons, Two Row Arrangement (Seven persons each), Distribution (9 Persons + 3 Cities), Distribution (One after the other five persons; colours), Floor Arrangement (Three floors; two flats; cities)), which were of easy to moderate level of difficulty. There were two questions each on Direction Sense and Symbols Notations (Inequalities). There were three questions on Syllogisms (Deductions) – 'Only a few' question type. The questions on Syllogisms (Deductions) and Direction Sense were moderate in nature whereas the questions on Symbols Notations (Inequalities) were easy to solve.

About 26 – 27 questions could possibly be solved in 20 minutes. The topic -wise split, as reported by our students, is as given below.

Topic No. of questions Difficulty Level
Symbols Notations (Inequalities) 2 Easy
Direction Sense 2 Moderate
Syllogisms / Deductions (Only a few) 3 Moderate
Miscellaneous (Letter Arrangement, Number Arrangement, Pair of letters) 3 Easy
Puzzles
Linear Arrangement (Unknown number of persons – 14 persons 5 Easy
Two Row Arrangement (Seven persons each) 5 Easy to Moderate
Distribution (9 Persons + 3 Cities) 5 Easy
Distribution (One after the other five persons; colours) 5 Easy to Moderate
Floor Arrangement (Three floors; two flats; cities) 5 Moderate

English Language:

This section has been tagged as 'Easy to Moderate' by our students.

• The lone Reading Comprehension passage was conventional in its presentation, and comprised of nine questions, of which three were vocab questions (one on Synonym and two on Antonym). The passage was based on 'Phone Addiction'.
• There were five questions each on
• Para Forming Questions (Six statements were given and 5th statement is fixed.
• Error Identification (A sentence is split into four parts and the student is supposed to identify whether there is any grammatical error in any ONE PART of the sentence.
• There were three questions each on Word Usage ('One word - three usages question type')
• There were four questions on
• Word Interchange: One sentence with three words in bold was given, and the aspirant was expected to rearrange/interchange the given words to form a grammatically meaningful sentence. This model was earlier present in IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2019 Main exam and IBPS PO 2020 Prelim exam.
• Phrase Replacement REPLACE THE PHRASE IN BOLD in the given sentence to make it grammatically correct.

Thus, about 22 - 23 questions could possibly be solved in 20 minutes in the English section. The break-up of the questions is as follows:

Topic No. of questions Difficulty Level
Reading Comprehension 9 Easy to Moderate
Word Interchange 4 Easy
Word Usage 3 Easy
Para Forming Questions 5 Moderate
Error Identification 5 Easy
Phrase Replacement 4 Moderate

Overall, the paper was a combination of easy, moderate questions across all the three sections and can hence be rated as 'Easy to Moderate'.

Test Area Good Attempts
Quantitative Aptitude 16 - 17
Reasoning Ability 26 - 27
English Language 22 – 23
Overall 64 - 67

#### IBPS PO (Prelim) Online exam Analysis held on 4th Dec 2021 (Slot 2)

The analysis of the IBPS PO 2021 Prelim exam held on the 4th of December 2021 (Slot 2) has been presented below.

Snapshot of the Exam:

Test Area No. of questions Duration
Quantitative Aptitude 35 Questions 20 Mins
Reasoning Ability 35 Questions 20 Mins
English Language 30 Questions 20 Mins
Total no. of Questions 100 Qs 60 Mins

No of choices per question – 5

Negative marking: 0.25 of the marks assigned to each question

As per feedback received from our students who appeared for this exam, the exam can be rated as easy to moderate.

The section wise analysis of the above-mentioned session, as reported by our students, is given below:

Quantitative Aptitude:

This section can be rated as easy to moderate. No new question types / pattern of questions was asked in this slot of the exam.

There were sixteen questions (3 sets) on Data Interpretation (five questions each on Table, Line Graph and six questions on Caselet). The questions on Data Interpretation were calculation based and were moderate in nature. There were six questions on Quadratic Comparisons and five on Missing number series. The questions on missing number series and Quadratic Comparisons were easy to solve.

Individual questions were eight in number. These were a combination of easy, moderate, and difficult ones. These questions were based on Ages, Simple Equation, Ratio, Profit and Loss, Averages, Time and Work, Boats and Streams, Mensuration, Simple Interest, etc.

A student could, therefore, have solved around 15 - 16 questions in 20 minutes, if he chose judiciously.

Topic No. of questions Difficulty Level
Data Interpretation (3 sets. Table, Line Graph and Caselet) 16 Moderate
Missing Number Series 5 Easy
Individual Quant Questions 8 Easy to Moderate

Reasoning:

This section has been given an 'Easy to Moderate' tag.

Out of thirty-five questions in this section, twenty-four questions were on Puzzles (Linear Arrangement (Seven Persons; Three facing North and four facing South), Year based puzzle (Eight years), Comparisons (six persons and their heights), Scheduling based puzzle (Six persons; Three months; Two dates + Distribution (Jam), Floor Arrangement (Five floors + Distribution (Fruits)), which were of easy to moderate level of difficulty. There were three questions on Blood Relations and four questions on Coding-Decoding. The questions on Blood Relations and Coding-Decoding were easy to solve.

About 25 – 26 questions could possibly be solved in 20 minutes. The topic -wise split, as reported by our students, is as given below.

Topic No. of questions Difficulty Level
Blood Relations 3 Easy
Coding-Decoding 4 Easy
Miscellaneous (Letter Arrangement, Number Arrangement, Pair of letters) 4 Easy
Puzzles
Linear Arrangement (Seven persons; Three facing North and four facing South) 5 Moderate
Year based puzzle (Eight years) 5 Easy to Moderate
Comparisons (six persons and their heights) 4 Easy
Scheduling based puzzle (Six persons; Three months; Two dates + Distribution (Jam) 5 Moderate
Floor Arrangement (Five floors + Distribution (Fruits) 5 Easy

English Language:

This section has been tagged as 'Easy to Moderate' by our students.

• The lone Reading Comprehension passage was conventional in its presentation, and comprised of ten questions, of which two were vocab questions (Synonyms) and one question on Fill in the Blank. The passage was based on ‘Boredom’.
• There were six questions on Cloze Test. The passage was based on ‘As pandemic restrictions and lock down are coming to an end’. The questions on Cloze test can be classified as ‘Easy to Moderate’.
• There were two questions each on ‘Sentence Rearrangement’.
• There were three questions on Fill in the Blank (Single Blank).
• There were three questions on Word Interchange: One sentence with three words in bold was given, and the aspirant was expected to rearrange/interchange the given words to form a grammatically meaningful sentence. This model was earlier present in IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2019 Main exam and IBPS PO 2020 Prelim exam.
• There were four questions on ‘Phrase Replacement’ REPLACE THE PHRASE IN BOLD in the given sentence to make it grammatically correct.

Thus, about 22 - 23 questions could possibly be solved in 20 minutes in the English section. The break-up of the questions is as follows:

Topic No. of questions Difficulty Level
Word Interchange 5 Easy
Cloze Test 6 Easy
Sentence Rearrangement 2 Easy
Fill in the Blank (Single Blank) 3 Easy
Phrase Replacement 4 Easy to Moderate

Overall, the paper was a combination of easy, moderate questions across all the three sections and can hence be rated as 'Easy to Moderate'.

Good Attempts:

Test Area Good Attempts
Quantitative Aptitude 15 - 16
Reasoning Ability 25 - 26
English Language 22 – 23
Overall 62 - 65

#### SBI PO (Prelim) Online exam held on 21st Nov 2021 (Slot 4)

The analysis of the SBI PO 2021 Prelim exam held on the 21st Nov 2021 (Slot 4) has been presented below.

Snapshot of the Exam:

Test Area No. of questions Duration
Quantitative Aptitude 35 Questions 20 Mins
Reasoning Ability 35 Questions 20 Mins
English Language 30 Questions 20 Mins
Total no. of Questions 100 Qs 60 Mins

No of choices per question – 5

Negative marking: 0.25 of the marks assigned to each question

As per feedback received from our students who appeared for this exam, the exam can be rated as Moderate.

The section wise analysis of the above-mentioned session, as reported by our students, is given below:

Quantitative Aptitude:

This section can be rated as moderate. No new question types / pattern of questions was asked in this slot of the exam.

There were no questions on Simplifications, Quadratic Comparisons, Data Sufficiency and Data Comparison.

There were fifteen questions (3 sets) on Data Interpretation (five questions each on Table + Pie Chart, Line Graph and Caselet). Questions on Data Interpretation were time-consuming and lengthy. There were six questions on Approximations and five questions on Missing Number Series. Questions on Approximations and Missing Number Series were easy to moderate.

Individual Quant questions were nine in number. These were a combination of easy, moderate, and difficult ones.

A student could, therefore, have solved around 16 - 17 questions in 20 minutes if he chose judiciously.

Topic No. of questions
Data Interpretation (3 sets. Pie Chart + Table, Line Graph and Caselet) 15
Approximations 6
Missing Series 5
Individual Quant questions 9

Reasoning:

This section has been given a 'Moderate' tag and lengthy.

There were twenty-three questions on Puzzles which were of easy to moderate level of difficulty. There were five questions on Coding-Decoding and four questions on Deductions (Syllogisms). These questions ranged from easy to moderate. There were two questions on miscellaneous topics and one question on Blood Relation.

About 21 to 22 questions could possibly be solved in 20 minutes. The topic -wise split, as reported by our students, is as given below.

Topic No. of Qs Difficulty Level
Puzzles:
Square Arrangement (8 persons; corner persons facing centre and middle persons facing away from the centre) 5 Easy
Scheduling based (persons buying different items one after the other + Distribution) 5 Moderate to Difficult
Year based puzzle (6 persons; 6 years) 5 Moderate
Floor Arrangement (6 floors; 6 persons; 6 colours) 5 Easy
Comparisons (6 persons and number of books) 3 Easy to Moderate
Easy to Moderate 5 Easy
Deductions / Syllogisms (Only a few model) 4 Easy to Moderate
Blood Relations 1 Easy to Moderate
Miscellaneous (Pair of words, Digits) 2 Easy

English Language:

This section has been tagged as 'Easy' by our students.

• The lone Reading Comprehension passage was conventional in its presentation and comprised nine questions. There was one question on Synonym. The passage was based on
• There were four questions each on Error Identification and Sentence Rearrangement.
• There were six questions on Cloze Test. The passage was based on 'Manchester Railway Station started in September 1980.
• There were four questions on Phrase Replacement which were easy to crack.

hus, about 18-19 questions could possibly be solved in 20 minutes in the English section. The break-up of the questions is as follows:

Topic No of Questions
Cloze Test 6
Error Identification 4
Sentence Rearrangement 4
Phrase Replacement 4
Match the Column 3

Overall, the paper can be rated as Moderate.

Good Attempts and Expected Cutoffs:

Test Area Good Attempts
Quantitative Aptitude 16 - 17
Reasoning Ability 21 - 22
English Language 18 - 19
Overall 55 - 58

#### SBI PO (Prelim) Online exam held on 21st Nov 2021 (Slot 3)

The analysis of the SBI PO 2021 Prelim exam held on the 21st Nov 2021 (Slot 3) has been presented below.

Snapshot of the Exam:

Test Area No. of questions Duration
Quantitative Aptitude 35 Questions 20 Mins
Reasoning Ability 35 Questions 20 Mins
English Language 30 Questions 20 Mins
Total no. of Questions 100 Qs 60 Mins

No of choices per question – 5

Negative marking: 0.25 of the marks assigned to each question

As per feedback received from our students who appeared for this exam, the exam can be rated as Moderate.

The section wise analysis of the above-mentioned session, as reported by our students, is given below:

Quantitative Aptitude:

This section can be rated as moderate. No new question types / pattern of questions was asked in this slot of the exam.

There were no questions on Simplifications, Quadratic Comparisons, Data Sufficiency and Data Comparison.

There were fifteen questions (3 sets) on Data Interpretation (five questions each on Table, Bar Graph and Caselet). Questions on Data Interpretation were time-consuming and lengthy. There were five questions on Quadratic Comparisons and six questions on Wrong Number Series. Questions on Quadratic Comparisons and Wrong Number Series were easy to moderate.

Individual Quant questions were nine in number. These were a combination of easy, moderate, and difficult ones.

A student could, therefore, have solved around 15 - 16 questions in 20 minutes if he chose judiciously.

Topic No. of questions
Data Interpretation (3 sets. Table, Bar Graph and Caselet) 15
Wrong Number Series 6
Individual Quant questions 9

Reasoning:

This section has been given a 'Moderate' tag and lengthy.

There were twenty-three questions on Puzzles which were of moderate level of difficulty. There were two questions each on Blood Relations, Inequalities (Symbols & Notation) and Deductions (Syllogisms) and three questions on Direction Sense. These questions ranged from easy to moderate. There were three questions on miscellaneous topics.

About 23 to 24 questions could possibly be solved in 20 minutes. The topic -wise split, as reported by our students, is as given below.

Topic No. of Qs Difficulty Level
Puzzles:
Linear Arrangement (8 persons;8 fruits) 5 Moderate
Circular Arrangement (8 persons; some facing persons facing centre and some persons facing away from the centre) 5 Moderate
Floor Arrangement (3 floors; 2 flats; 6 persons + Distribution) 5 Moderate
Scheduling based (7 persons;7 days + QBR) 6 Moderate
Box Arrangement (9 boxes) 4 Moderate
Blood Relations 2 Easy
Direction Sense 3 Easy to Moderate
Deductions / Syllogisms (Only a few model) 2 Easy
Inequalities / Symbols & Notations 2 Easy
Miscellaneous (Meaningful word, Pair of letters, Letter Odd Man Out) 3 Easy

English Language:

This section has been tagged as 'Easy to Moderate' by our students.

• he lone Reading Comprehension passage was conventional in its presentation and comprised nine questions. There were two questions on Synonym.
• There were four questions on Word Interchange (four words to be interchanged to form a meaningful sentence
• There were seven questions on Cloze Test.
• There were five questions each on Phrase Replacement and Grammatically Correct Sentence.

Thus, about 18 - 19 questions could possibly be solved in 20 minutes in the English section. The break-up of the questions is as follows:

Topic No of Questions
Cloze Test 7
Grammatically Correct Sentence 5
Word Interchange (four words) 4
Phrase Replacement 5

Overall, the paper can be rated as Moderate.

Good Attempts and Expected Cutoffs:

Test Area Good Attempts
Quantitative Aptitude 15 - 16
Reasoning Ability 23 - 24
English Language 18 - 19
Overall 56 - 59

#### IBPS RRB PO ( Scale I ) Online exam held on 7th August 2021 (Slot 1)

It has been reported that the online RRB Officer (Scale I) Prelim examination held on 7th August 2021 (Slot 1) was easy to moderate in terms of difficulty level.

A snapshot of the prelim exam is given below.

Duration of Exam 45 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 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.

Quantitative Aptitude:

According to the feedback received from our students who appeared for this exam, this section can be rated as easy to moderate.

There were eleven questions on DI (six questions each on Table and five questions on Pie chart). The questions on DI were calculation-based and time consuming.

Individual questions in this section were based on topics like Ages, Simple and Compound interest, Time and Work, Time and Distance (Trains), Averages, Mixtures & Alligations, Percentages, Profit and Loss, Partnership, Mensuration etc. Students have informed us that these questions were a combo of easy and moderate ones. One needed a good command on fundamentals to attempt these questions successfully.

There were six questions each on wrong number series and Quadratic Comparisons and five questions on Approximations. The questions based on Quadratic Equations, wrong number series and Approximations were easy to solve.

Topic No. of Questions
Data Interpretation (Table and Pie chart) 11
Number Series (Wrong number) 6
Approximations 5
Individual Quant Questions 12

Reasoning Ability:

This section has been tagged as 'easy to moderate'.

There were twenty questions on Puzzles (Two parallel rows (seven persons facing North and seven persons facing South), Month & Dates based puzzle (Two dates), Floor Arrangement (10 floors), and Box Arrangement (8 boxes)). The questions based on Puzzles can be labelled as easy to moderate in terms of difficulty level.

The four questions each on Symbols Notations (Inequalities) and five questions on Coding-Decoding were easy to crack whereas the five questions on 'Syllogisms' were easy to moderate.

Topic No of Qs Difficulty Level
Symbols Notations (Inequalities) 3 Easy
Coding-Decoding 6 (5 set based & 1 individual) Easy
Syllogisms (Deductions) (Model: 'Only a few') 3 Easy to Moderate
Direction Sense 3 Easy
Blood Relations 3 Easy
Miscellaneous 2 Easy
Puzzles:
Two parallel rows (seven persons facing North and seven persons facing South) 5 Easy
Month & Dates based puzzle (Two dates) 5 Easy
Floor Arrangement (10 Floors) 5 Moderate
Box Arrangement (8 boxes) 5 Moderate

Overall, the paper can be rated as easy to moderate and 55+ considered as good number of attempts.

#### IBPS RRB PO ( Scale I ) Online exam held on 1st August 2021 (Slot 4)

It has been reported that the online RRB Officer (Scale I) Prelim examination held on 1st August 2021 (Slot 4) was easy to moderate in terms of difficulty level.

A snapshot of the prelim exam is given below.

Duration of Exam 45 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 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.

Quantitative Aptitude:

According to the feedback received from our students who appeared for this exam, this section can be rated as easy to moderate.

There were fifteen questions on DI (five questions each on Table, Line graph and Caselet). The questions on DI were calculation-based and time consuming. The DI set on Caselet was lengthy.

Individual questions in this section were based on topics like Ages, Simple and Compound interest, Time and Work, Time and Distance (Trains), Averages, Mixtures & Alligations, Percentages, Profit and Loss, Partnership, Mensuration etc. Students have informed us that these questions were a combo of easy and moderate ones. One needed a good command on fundamentals to attempt these questions successfully.

There were five questions each on missing number series and Quadratic Comparisons. The questions based on Quadratic Equations and missing number series were easy to solve.

Topic No. of Questions
Data Interpretation (Table, Bar graph and Caselet) 15
Number Series (Missing number) 5
Individual Quant Questions 15

Reasoning Ability:

This section has been tagged as 'easy to moderate'.

There were twenty-six questions on Puzzles (Linear Arrangement (unknown number of persons), Circular Arrangement (eight persons, four are facing towards centre and four are facing away from the centre), Linear Arrangement (Two parallel rows + Distribution), Floor Arrangement (Four floors, two flats), Month based puzzle (Ten persons and Ten months) and Comparisons). The questions based on Puzzles can be labelled as easy to moderate in terms of difficulty level.

The five questions each on Symbols Notations (Inequalities) were easy to crack whereas the five questions on 'Syllogisms' were easy to moderate.

Topic No of Qs Difficulty Level
Symbols Notations (Inequalities) 5 Easy
Coding-Decoding 1 Easy
Syllogisms (Deductions) (Model: 'Only a few') 5 Easy to Moderate
Direction Sense 1 Easy
Miscellaneous 2 Easy
Puzzles:
Linear Arrangement (unknown number of persons) 5 Easy
Circular Arrangement (eight persons, four are facing towards centre and four are facing away from the centre) 5 Moderate
Linear Arrangement (Two parallel rows + Distribution) 5 Moderate
Floor Arrangement (Four floors, two flats) 5 Moderate
Month based puzzle (Ten persons and Ten months) 5 Easy
Comparisons 1 Easy

Overall, the paper can be rated as easy to moderate and 55+ considered as good number of attempts.

#### IBPS RRB PO ( Scale I ) Online exam held on 1st August 2021 (Slot 3)

It has been reported that the online RRB Officer (Scale I) Prelim examination held on 1st August 2021 (Slot 3) was easy to moderate in terms of difficulty level.

A snapshot of the prelim exam is given below.

Duration of Exam 45 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 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.

Quantitative Aptitude:

According to the feedback received from our students who appeared for this exam, this section can be rated as easy to moderate.

There were fifteen questions on DI (five questions each on Table, Bar graph and Caselet). The questions on DI were calculation-based and time consuming. The DI set on Caselet was lengthy.

Individual questions in this section were based on topics like Ages, Simple and Compound interest, Time and Work, Time and Distance (Trains), Averages, Mixtures & Alligations, Percentages, Profit and Loss, Partnership, Mensuration etc. Students have informed us that these questions were a combo of easy and moderate ones. One needed a good command on fundamentals to attempt these questions successfully.

There were five questions each on wrong number series and Quadratic Comparisons. The questions based on Quadratic Equations and missing number series were easy to solve.

Topic No. of Questions
Data Interpretation (Table, Bar graph and Caselet) 15
Number Series (Wrong number) 5
Individual Quant Questions 15

Reasoning Ability:

This section has been tagged as 'easy to moderate'.

There were twenty questions on Puzzles (Linear Arrangement (Eight persons, four facing North and four facing South), Month based puzzle (Eight persons - four months – two dates), Floor Arrangement (3 variables), and Comparisons). The questions based on Puzzles can be labelled as easy to moderate in terms of difficulty level.

The four questions each on Symbols Notations (Inequalities) and five questions on Coding-Decoding were easy to crack whereas the five questions on 'Syllogisms' were easy to moderate.

Topic No of Qs Difficulty Level
Symbols Notations (Inequalities) 4 Easy
Coding-Decoding (4 set based and one individual) 5 Easy
Syllogisms (Deductions) (Model: 'Only a few') 5 Easy to Moderate
Direction Sense 3 Easy
Blood Relations 1 Easy
Miscellaneous 2 Easy
Puzzles:
Linear Arrangement (Eight persons, four facing North and four facing South) 4 Easy
Month based puzzle (Eight persons - four months – two dates) 4 Easy
Floor Arrangement (3 variables) 5 Moderate
Comparisons (ten persons bought hens one after the other) 4 Moderate
Comparisons (6 persons, chocolate) 3 Easy

Overall, the paper can be rated as easy to moderate and 55+ considered as good number of attempts.

#### IBPS RRB PO ( Scale I ) Online exam held on 1st August 2021 (Slot 1)

It has been reported that the online RRB Officer (Scale I) Prelim examination held on 1st August 2021 (Slot 1) was easy to moderate in terms of difficulty level.

A snapshot of the prelim exam is given below

Duration of Exam 45 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 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.

Quantitative Aptitude:

According to the feedback received from our students who appeared for this exam, this section can be rated as easy to moderate.

There were fifteen questions on DI (five questions each on Table, Line graph and Caselet). The questions on DI were calculation-based and time consuming. The DI set on Caselet was lengthy.

Individual questions in this section were based on topics like Ages, Simple and Compound interest, Time and Work, Time and Distance (Trains), Averages, Mixtures & Alligations, Percentages, Profit and Loss, Partnership, Mensuration etc. Students have informed us that these questions were a combo of easy and moderate ones. One needed a good command on fundamentals to attempt these questions successfully.

There were six questions each on missing number series and Quadratic Comparisons. The questions based on Quadratic Equations and missing number series were easy to solve.

Topic No. of Questions
Data Interpretation (Table, Line graph and Caselet) 15
Number Series (Missing number) 6
Individual Quant Questions 13

Reasoning Ability:

This section has been tagged as 'easy'.

There were twenty-three questions on Puzzles (Circular Arrangement (Ten persons, all facing centre), Month and Dates (Ten persons - five months - two dates), Distribution (nine people, three departments), Days based puzzle (Three variables) and Comparisons). The questions based on Puzzles can be labelled as easy to moderate in terms of difficulty level.

The five questions each on Symbols Notations (Inequalities) and Coding-Decoding were easy to crack and the five questions on 'Syllogisms' were easy to moderate.

Topic No of Qs Difficulty Level
Symbols Notations (Inequalities) 5 Easy
Coding-Decoding 5 Easy
Syllogisms (Deductions) (Model: 'Only' and 'Only a few') 5 Easy to Moderate
Miscellaneous 2 Easy
Puzzles
Circular Arrangement (Ten persons, all facing centre) 5 Easy
Month and Dates (Ten persons - five months - two dates) 5 Easy
Distribution (nine people, three departments) 5 Moderate
Days based puzzle (Three variables) 5 Moderate
Comparisons 3 Easy

Overall, the paper can be rated as easy to moderate and 65+ considered as good number of attempts.