The Regional Rural Bank Probationary Officer exam has been successfully conducted on October 1, 2022. The candidates who have successfully appeared for the IBPS RRB PO Mains Exam will now be eagerly waiting for the Mains results. Candidates must be looking forward for the exam analysis on different webites so in this article we have tried to provide the exact exam analysis based on the comments of the candidates who have appeared for the IBPS RRB PO mains examination.
The IBPS RRB PO 2022 exam was tougher than the previous year exam as the questions asked have been of tough nature. The candidates who have participated in the RRB PO Mains exam earlier have shared their feedback and compared it with the RRB PO examination held in 2021. As per the feedback received by the candidates, they have reported that the level of the questions asked in all the sections was of moderate to difficult level. Smartkeeda has compiled the level of questions and the previous year analysis of the RRB PO Mains Exam in the space below:

RRB PO Mains Exam Pattern

The RRB PO Mains exam is the second phase of the selection test and the level of the questions asked in the same is tough as compared to the preliminary exam.
  • The Mains exam will have five subjects i.e. Numerical Ability, Reasoning Ability, General Awareness, English/Hindi, and Computer Awareness
  • Each subject will account for 40 questions and the total number of questions will be 200.
  • For each correct answer, they will get 1 mark and there will be a deduction of 0.25 marks for incorrect answers.
  • The total duration to complete the test will be 2 hours, and the marking scheme in this exam will be similar to the preliminary exam.
Subjects Maximum Questions Maximum Marks
Quantitative Aptitude 40 50
Reasoning Ability 40 50
General Awareness 40 40
English/Hindi 40 40
Computer Knowledge 40 20
Total 200 200

RRB PO 2022 Mains Exam Analysis

The candidates can check out the topics asked in the examination in the sections below:

Quantitative Aptitude

Sections Topics Asked Question Level Good Attempts
Data Interpretation Tabular DI Moderate  5
Line Graph DI Difficult 5
Caselet DI based on Arithmetic Difficult 5
Quantity Comparison Questions based on Arithmetic and Q1& Q2 Moderate to Difficult 16
Quadratic Equation   Moderate 5
Missing Number Series    Moderate 4

Reasoning Ability

Sections Question Type Question Number
Sitting Arrangement and Puzzles

Day based puzzle (Fruits)

Double Row Seating Arrangement (10 Persons- Fruits) 5
Designation-Based Puzzle (City) 5
Floor based Puzzle 5
Blood Relation   3
Direction sense   3
Word and Number based   2
Logical ( Cause of Action, Statement,
and Assumption, Consequence)
Syllogism   3
Data Sufficiency   4

English Language

Sections Question Number
Reading Comp (Heat wave in China) 8
 Reading Comp (Study on unlucky no. 13)  8
Match the Column 5
Cloze test 8
Sentence Rearrangement 5
Phrase Replacement 3
Word Usage 3

Hindi Language

Sections Question Number
Reading Comprehension 30
Sentence Rearrangement 5
Error Detection 5

General Awareness

Most of the questions asked in the General Awareness section were from current affairs. Around 25 to 30 questions asked in the examinations were from this section and were of moderate to difficult level. The static portion of the General Awareness section had around 8-10 questions which were again moderate to difficult levels. While the remaining questions of this section were from banking awareness topics.

Computer Knowledge

The questions in this section were moderate and were based on the history of computers, basic concepts related to the subject i.e. Application, MS Office, etc.

RRB PO Mains Expected Good Attempts

The candidates can check out the level of the questions asked along with the good attempts in the space below:
Sections Question Level Good Attempts
Quantitative Aptitude Moderate to Difficult 20-32
Reasoning Ability Moderate to Difficult 29-34
General Awareness Moderate 22-34
English Comprehension Moderate 24-32
Computer Knowledge Moderate 22-34
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