IBPS conducted the preliminary examination for RRB officer scale I recruitment on Saturday. The examination is being held in four time slots, two each in the morning and two in the evening. The exam will be held on August 11, 12 and 18 (if required).
The exam was of 45-minute duration, with two sections carrying 80 marks for 80 questions. There were 40 questions of reasoning and 40 questions of quantitative aptitude. The medium of exam was Hindi/English.
To be successful, one needs to qualify in both the tests by securing a minimum cutoff marks as set by the IBPS. One mark will be given for each right answer and 0.25 deducted for each wrong answer.
The overall difficulty level of the exam was moderate.