Assistant Prelim 2017 Exam Analysis, Review and Expected Cut-Off

The level of difficulty in both the shift of Exam was easy. Most of the questions were from syllabus.

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Every year Assistant Prelim Exam are much awaited for the candidates who wish to seek career in banking sector. Exam is conducted by RBI to recruit candidates for the posts of assistant. The RBI assistant prelim exam 2017 is scheduled for November 27 and 28, 2017. Today the exam was conducted in two shifts. The level of difficulty in all the shift was easy. Most of the questions were from syllabus and according to experts and candidates who appeared in the exam, it was easy to moderate paper. So, the candidates can except cut-off to go high compared to last year.

RBI Assistant Prelim 2017 Exam Analysis

The preliminary exam for RBI Assistant was conducted online and had 100 questions for 60 minutes. The question came from three sections- Reasoning Ability (35 Ques), Numerical Ability (35 Ques), and English Language (30 Ques).

English Language

The level of English Language difficulty was easy to moderate. The topic of reading comprehension was based on a story. About four questions of Antonyms and synonym with the passage were asked. Reading Comprehension had 12 questions with moderate difficulty level. Single Filler has 6 easy question.  Error Detection had 7 Easy-Moderate questions.
About 5 moderate question were asked from Spelling section.

Numerical Ability 

The level of difficulty in Numerical Ability section was easy to moderate. The number of questions from arithmetic (word problems) was significantly higher. About 15 out of 35 questions were asked from the arithmetic portion.

Topics No. of Question Level
Tabular DI 5 Easy-Moderate
Simplification 10 Easy
Number Series (Missing) 5 Easy
Average 1 Moderate
Profit & Loss 2 Easy
Compound Interest 1 Moderate
Discount 2 Easy
Problem on Ages 1 Moderate
Ratio and Proportion 1 Moderate
Time and Work 1 Moderate
Boat and Stream 1 Moderate
Miscellaneous 5 Moderate
Total 35 Easy-Moderate


Reasoning Ability

This section had 35 questions from puzzles and Seating Arrangement which were easy to solved. Overall, the section was quite easy. Question were asked from Coding Decoding, Puzzles and Seating Arrangement, Inequality, Number Series, Order and Ranking, Blood Relation, Alphabet Series, Miscellaneous and Alphabets.

Topics No. of Questions Level
Coding Decoding 1 Easy
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 10 Easy-Moderate
Inequality 4 Easy
Number Series 5 Easy
Order and Ranking 2 Easy
Blood Relation 2 Easy
Alphabet Series 5 Very Easy
Miscellaneous 4 Very Easy
Alphabets 2 Very Easy
Total 35 Very Easy


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