# RBI Grade-B Exam Analysis, Review 2018 Phase-1: 16 August – 1st Slot

Dear Aspirants, The Most awaited RBI Grade-B 2018 Phase-1 exam is over, Now it’s time for exam analysis of RBI Grade-B 2018 Phase-1 (16th August 2018), Shift-1. A lot of students have appeared for their Phase 1 exam today and this brings them to a step closer in their journey of getting a Job in Banking Sector. Without wasting any moment, let’s get straight to the analysis For which you are all waiting for. The overall exam was of a difficult level.
There are 4 Sections in RBI Grade-B 2018 Phase-1 exam namely English, Reasoning, General Awareness and Quantitative Aptitude.

RBI Grade-B 2018 Phase-1 Exam ANALYSIS (OVER-ALL):

 SECTIONS GOOD ATTEMPTS ENGLISH LANGUAGE 13-17 REASONING ABILITY 37-43 QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE 11-14 GENERAL AWARENESS 49-55 TOTAL 93-102

QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE (Difficult)

The level of quantitative aptitude was difficult and many students found it lengthy as well.There were two sets of DI one was a Bar Graph and the other was a Tabular DI. There were no separate questions of approximation, however like the recent trend in bank exams miscellaneous arithmetic questions were based on use of approximate value.
The questions were:

 Topic No. of Questions Level Data Interpretation 10 Difficult Quantity, Quantity 2 5 Difficult Data Sufficiency 5 Difficult Wrong Number Series 5 Moderate-Difficult Miscellaneous (Percentage, Time and Work, Partnership, Boat and Stream) 5 Difficult Total 30 Difficult

ENGLISH LANGUAGE (Difficult)

The level of English was Difficult. There were three set of RC in which one was based on a passage related to China and Taiwan Currency. A new pattern based cloze test was also introduced in the English Language Section of this exam.

 Topic No. of Questions Level Reading Comprehension 15 Moderate-Difficult Error Detection 5 Moderate-Difficult Sentence Connector (Match the Following) 5 Moderate-Difficult Cloze Test (New Pattern) 5 Difficult Total 30 Moderate-Difficult

REASONING ABILITY (Moderate-Difficult)

The level of reasoning was Moderate – Difficult. There were 4 puzzles and sitting Arrangement based on following pattern: Linear Seating Arrangement of 2 variables (single line), Square seating arrangement of 2 variables, Box based puzzle and there was one more set of puzzle.
The questions were:

 Topic No. of Questions Level Puzzle and Seating Arrangement 20 Moderate-Difficult Alpha-Numeric Series 2 Moderate Logical Reasoning 12 Moderate-Difficult Blood Relation 5 Moderate Direction Sense 5 Moderate Inequality 5 Moderate Alphabet 1 Moderate Data Sufficiency 5 Moderate Coding Decoding 5 Moderate Total 60 Moderate-Difficult

GENERAL AWARENESS (Moderate)

General Awareness had 80 questions for 80 marks. This section is moderate for those who knows banking terms and were well versed with static awareness. Around 8 to 9 questions covered the static general knowledge portion and most of the questions were from current affairs of April, May, June and July. There were no question s from budget. The questions covering banking awareness were related to RBI.

All The Best For Upcoming Exams!!!

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