IBPS RRB PO Mains Exam Analysis 30 January 2021


IBPS RRB PO Mains Exam Analysis 30 January 2021: The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection will be conducting the IBPS RRB PO Mains Exam 2021 on 30th January 2021. Candidates appearing for this exam are curious to know what could be the difficulty level of this year’s IBPS RRB Mains exam for the post of probationary officer. In this article, we will be looking at IBPS RRB PO Mains 2021 Analysis to give the aspirants an overview of the upcoming Mains Exam of IBPS RRB PO 2021.

IBPS RRB PO Mains Exam Analysis 30 January 2021

IBPS RRB PO Mains Exam Analysis 2021: Exam Pattern

Before going further, let’s have a look at what was the exam pattern of IBPS RRB PO Mains Exam 2021. Below is the section-wise distribution of the exam. The total duration of the exam is 2 hours, which candidates have to distribute accordingly.

SNoSectionQuestions AskedMaximum Marks
2General Awareness4040
3Numerical Ability4050
4English/Hindi Language4040
5Computer Knowledge4020

IBPS RRB PO Mains Exam Analysis 2021: Good Attempts

Here we present the number of good attempts for the reasoning section, numerical ability section, and overall good attempts which a candidate must do in the today’s IBPS RRB PO Mains exam. This is a good attempt for the general category, for other categories reduce your attempt by 5-6 questions, depending upon your category.

SNoSectionGood AttemptsDifficulty Level
2General Awareness25-28Easy to Moderate
3Numerical Ability16-18Easy to Moderate
4English/Hindi Language24-26Easy to Moderate
5Computer Knowledge20-22Easy
Overall Attempts117-128Easy to Moderate

IBPS RRB PO Mains Exam 2021: Section-wise Analysis

Reasoning Ability

The reasoning section of the IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Mains exam was of Easy Level. Given below is the exam analysis for the reasoning ability section:

Puzzles questions Asked:

  • Uncertain Linear Puzzle (North Facing)- 03 Questions
  • Day Based Puzzle (5 Days)- 1 Question
  • Circular Based Puzzle (Age Based)- 5 Questions
  • Box Based Puzzle (2 variables)- 5 Questions
TopicsNo. of QuestionsDifficulty Level
Puzzles14Easy to Moderate
Miscellaneous (Substitution Coding)01Easy
Blood Relations03Easy
Data Sufficiency05Easy
Logical Reasoning05-06Easy

Quantitative Aptitude

The quantitative aptitude section of the IBPS RRB PO Mains Exam was of Easy to Moderate level. The candidates can refer to the below-mentioned information to know the detailed distribution of questions in the quantitative aptitude section.

Data Interpretation Questions:

  • Tabular DI (Laptop, Desktop, Macbook)
  • Caselet DI (Profit-Loss Based)
TopicsNo. of QuestionsDifficulty Level
Data Interpretation10Easy to Moderate
Data Sufficiency05Easy
Missing Number Series05Easy to Moderate
Arithmetic (Word Problem)10Easy to Moderate
Pie Chart05Easy to Moderate
Caselet05Easy to Moderate

English/Hindi Language

The English language section of the IBPS RRB Officer Scale I exam was Easy to Moderate and given below is the distribution of questions based on the questions asked in the Mains Exam 2021 paper:

English Language

TopicsNo. of QuestionsDifficulty Level
Filler05-06Easy to Moderate
Comprehension09Easy to Moderate
Error Detection05Easy
Word ReplacementEasy to Moderate

General Awareness

Static GK, Current Affairs and General  Awareness are all a part of this section. Some of the questions asked in IBPS RRB PO Mains Exam on 30th January 2021 has been provided here:

  1. G20 Summit Theme
  2. Mudra Scheme- Limit Taran
  3. International Mountain Day Theme
  4. A Song of India Book
  5. Budget Theme
  6. The scheme not related to Education- options were provided
  7. ICC World Cup 2019 winning captain
  8. Champion related question
  9. World Population Day
  10. Fishery Sector Limit
  11. Small Finance Bank (on tap)
  12. Allahabad Bank merger
  13. 1st Small Finance Bank of India
  14. Special Drawing Right
  15. FDI Defence
  16. How to Be A Writer- Book
  17. NBFC Related Questions
  18. Agricultural loan
  19. PSL (Weaker Section)


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