IBPS Clerk Prelim Exam Analysis All Shifts – 3 Dec 2017

Hello Aspirants,

The IBPS Clerk prelims exam 2017 kicks off today. It is a qualifying test, candidates are required to pass in each section & score the necessary cutoffs to get shortlisted for the IBPS Clerk main exam.

The overall exam is said to be moderate to difficult. Smart work will work in the game. The same Question Pattern is expected in the upcoming Shifts also. All the candidates are requested to do practice on the topics mentioned below. Let’s see today’s exam analysis also.

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Exam Pattern:

Sr. No. Name of Tests
(Objective)
No. of Questions Maximum Marks Total Time
1 English Language 30 30 Composite time of 1 Hour
2 Numerical Ability 35 35
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

Section-wise Analysis:

Section Level of Difficulty Good Attempts
Shift I II III IV
Quant Easy  20-25 21-26 22 – 28 24 – 26
Reasoning Easy  29-32 30-33 31-34 32-33
English Moderate to diffficult  15-20 16-18 17-19 19-21

Overall Good Attempts:  (60 – 80)

Chapter-wise Analysis:

Reasoning section

This section is very easy. Questions are asked on the topics mentioned below.

Reasoning Aptitude No Ques Difficulty Level
Puzzles and Arrangements 15 Moderate to Easy
Syllogism & Inequality & coding-decoding 8 Easy
Alpha Numeric & word Series 10 Easy
Miscellaneous 2 Easy
Shift –Wise Good Attempts Shift 1 Shift 2 Shift 3 Shift 4
Puzzles and Arrangements  15  12-14  13-14 12-13
Syllogism & Inequality & coding-decoding  6-8  7-8  6-7 6-8
Alpha Numeric & word Series  7-8  7-8  6-7 6-7
Miscellaneous  1-2  1-2  1-2 1-2
Over all Good attempts 29 – 32  30-33  31-34 31-33

Quantitative Aptitude

Quant section is moderate. This section includes good questions. Questions are asked on the topics mentioned below.

Quantitative Aptitude No Ques Difficulty Level
Number Series 5 Easy
Data Interpretation 5 Easy to Moderate
Simplification 10 Easy
Miscellaneous (SI,CI, Speed &Time, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ages, Ratio etc.) 15 Moderate
Shift –Wise Good Attempts Shift 1 Shift 2 Shift 3 Shift 4
Number Series 3 – 4 3-5 4-5 2-4
Data Interpretation 3 – 4 4-5 3-5 4-5
Simplification 10 9-10  8-10 7-9
Miscellaneous (SI, CI, Speed &Time, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ages, Ratio etc.) 2-4 2-3 2-5 2-4
Over all Good attempts 20-25 21-26 22-28 24-26

English Section

English section is moderate to difficult. Questions are asked on the topics mentioned below. No Parajumble and Cloze test.

English No Ques Difficulty Level
Reading Comprehension 5 Easy to Moderate
Error Spotting & Spelling Error 15 Moderate
Single and double Fillers/Word Improvement 10 Easy to Moderate
Shift –Wise Good Attempts Shift 1 Shift 2 Shift 3 Shift 4
Reading Comprehension  3-5  2-4  3-5 2-3
Error Spotting & Phrase Replacement  7-10  6-8  5-7 7-9
Fillers  5-7  6-7  7-8 5-8
Total  15-20  17-19  19-21 18-20

Sectional & Overall Attempts by Candidates: (From Exam Centre)

Candidates Reasoning Quant English Overall Attempts
Shift – 1  30  25  20 75
Shift – 2  32  28  20 80
Shift – 3  33  30  20 83
Shift – 4  32  25  18 75

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