Dear Banking Aspirant ,

The slot 1 and slot 2 of IBPS RRB Office Assistant preliminary examination 2017 is over and the third slot of the IBPS RRB assistant is happening now and we are with the review of the third slot. As you have already known the exam was easier than we have thought and it was really surprising and happy to see the feedback of the aspirants sharing with us about the attempted questions and many were able to attend above 60 questions in the IBPS RRB Office Assistant Preliminary Examination 2017.

If aspirants have prepared well and are choosy in the questions, then they would have attended around 60+ questions. The good attempt in an average of all the slots till now surpass the 50+ ( On an average , please note that). So we should also consider that there may be a chance of higher cutoff marks in all the slots.

Please also note that the exam is time bounded and do read the reviews of the previous slots of the exams , so that if you are appearing in the forthcoming batches, it will be of ultimate use to you.

Please find the exam reviews of IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims Examination 2017 , Slot 1 of 17th September 2017 – Review – Analysis – Questions asked in the Exam  from the links below.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims 2017 Review, Analysis and Questions asked in Exam | September 17, Slot 1

Slot 1 Review of Office Assistant – September 2017

Find the overall analysis of every slots happened on 16th September 2017 from the link below. It contains reviews of both the IBPS RRB Scale I Officer Preliminary Examination 2017 and also IBPS RRB Office Assistant Preliminary Examination 2017 for two slots. Have a look at it and check the questions and the topics asked in it.

IBPS RRB  -16th September Reviews

The most awaited day of the year is on and we have the IBPS RRB Office Assistant Preliminary Exams starting today. Bankersdaily Team wishes you all to succeed in the exams and to come out in flying colours. The starts from today and the next slots will be happening tomorrow also.

Your fellow aspirants are in need of your help to gain more insights about today’s exams, So if you are writing today’s exam, please provide us with the review of the exam, topics asked in the exam and also the questions asked in the exam in IBPS RRB Office Assistant preliminary examination 2017. This will help all the aspirants who are going to attend the exam in the other slots.

Brace yourselves this is your time and you are going to excel in the IBPS RRB Assistant 2017 and be sure and be confident on that thing. You will succeed.

Exam Analysis

Exam Pattern

Sr. No. Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
2 Numerical Ability 40 40 Composite time of 45 Minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 40 40
Total 80 80

Number Series Questions asked in Quants Section in IBPS RRB Office Assistant Preliminary examination 2017


1. 7, 6, 10, 36, 280, ?
2. 6, 4, 77, 294, 806 ,?
3.4, 7, 16 ,43, 124,?
4. 69, 67, 62, 52, ?

Coding Decoding questions asked in IBPS RRB Assistant 3rd Slot

Letter : R A T K F Q E P J I M U D H
Digit/Symbol Code: 3 @ 2 1 9 4 C % 5 8 $ 6 7 #
(i) If the first letter is a consonant and the last letter is a vowel, their codes are to be interchanged.
(ii) If both the first and the last letters are vowels, both are to be coded as *..
(iii) If both the first and the last letters are consonants, both are to be coded as the code for the last letter.

Quantitative Aptitude review of IBPS RRB Assistant Prelims

The number series were in the easier level and it took less minutes to solve the questions, as they were easier and also it was not calculative.

The simplification part was also easier and the numbers were easier to solve and the multiplication were also easy and overall this can be solved within the prescribed time limit if less than 10 minutes.

In data Interpretation, only one question from that set was in the moderate, others were direct and it is based on table DI.

In miscellaneous questions , aspirants would have easily solved 10+ sums if they had enough time according to their strategy.

The topics asked in miscellaneous section varied from ages , Simple & Compound Interest,  Partnership, Speed, time & distance, Percentages, Work, Simple and Compound Interest and so others.

Topic No.of Questions
Data Interpretation 5 Questions
Simplification 15 Questions
Number Series 5 Questions
Misc 15 Questions


Good Attempt – 30

Best Attempt – 35+

Logical Reasoning review of IBPS RRB Assistant Prelims

  • In Syllogism,the questions were straight and aspirants could have solved it in within the respective time frame had by their strategies. Overall the reasoning questions were easier and many would have solved more than 35.
  • In the puzzle section
  1. Floor Based Questions and it is didn’t have too many possibilities to it’s side.
  2. Linear Arrangement based on persons in an arrangement sitting in a single row facing the same direction
  • In Alphabet series , the questions were in the easier range.
Topic No.of Questions
Puzzle Test & Seating Arrangement 2 sets (10 Questions)
Syllogism 5 questions
Inequalities 5 Questions
Coding Decoding 5 questions
Misc 15 Questions

Letter Series Questions

  1. How many such pair of letters are there in the word “JUSTICE” each of which has as many letters between them in the word as in the English Alphabet series ?
  2. A,B,C and D are four friends. C have toffies more than A. D have toffies more than A and B. Then who have the second highest number of toffies with them.

Seating Arrangement Questions and Floor Based Puzzle Test asked in IBPS RRB OFFICE ASSISTANT SLOT 3 Preliminary Examination , September 17,2017

1.S,T,U,V,W,X & Y are sitting in a straight line and all are facing north but not in same order. T sits third to the right of X. More than one person sit to the right of T. W sits second to the left of Y. Y is not an immediate neighbor of T. More than one person sit between Y and S. Only Two person sit between S and U. V is not an immediate neighbor of X.

2. H,I,J,K,L,M and N are living in a seven store building. The lowermost floor is numbered one and the topmost floor is numbered seven. K lives in a even numbered floor below 6th floor. There are only tw floors between M and K. M lives in one of the floor above K. H lives immediately above J, who lives in an odd numbered floor. Number of floors above M is same as below Y. L lives immediately above N.



7 M
6 H
5 J
4 K
3 L
2 N
1 I

Overall Expected Cutoff – To Be Updated Soon

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Important NOTE
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We will be updating this post with the questions asked in the exam after the exam gets over. Please keep a watch over the website.

We will also update the questions with answers from the feedback obtained from the aspirants and by our team.

Also these posts by our team will help you to score more in the exams and if you haven’t read these articles , please read it for your quick reference.


We have also posted detailed analysis of last year cutoff marks and the questions asked and also the individual cutoff marks of various states in this post. Have a look at this.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2016 Prelims Cutoff Marks & Topics Asked