IBPS PO Prelim Exam Analysis All Shift – 08 Oct 2017

Hello Aspirants,

The IBPS PO prelims exam 2017 begins & the first shift of the second day is over. It is a qualifying test, candidates are required to pass in each section & score the necessary cutoffs to get shortlisted for the SBI PO 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:

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Section-wise Analysis:

Section Level of Difficulty Good Attempts
Shift I II III IV
Quant Moderate to Difficult 19 – 21 18 – 21 18 – 20 16 -18
Reasoning Moderate 23 – 26 22 – 25 23 – 27 23 – 25
English Moderate to Difficult 14 – 16 13 – 15 14 – 17 16- 18

Overall Good Attempts:  (50 – 56)

Chapter-wise Analysis

English Section

English section was tricky. Questions are asked from the topics mentioned below. No Cloze test and Fill ups.

English No Ques Difficulty Level
Reading Comprehension 10 Easy to Moderate
Cloze test(New Pattern) 10 Moderate
Sentence Correction / Phrase Replacement 10 Easy to Moderate
Shift –Wise Good Attempts Shift 1 Shift 2 Shift 3 Shift 4
Reading Comprehension 2 – 5  3 – 4  3 – 5 2 – 4
Error Spotting 6 – 7  5 – 6  4 – 6 3 – 5
Sentence Correction / Phrase Replacement 5 – 6  5 -7  5 – 8 4 – 6
Over all good attempt 14 – 16  13 – 15  14 – 17 16 – 18

Reasoning section

This section is a little bit time-consuming with 4 puzzles. Questions are asked from the topics mentioned below.

Reasoning Aptitude No Ques Difficulty Level
Puzzles and Arrangements 20[ Floor, Month, Linear, Rectangle] Moderate to Difficult
Syllogism/Coding – Decoding(old Pattern)/Input Output 5 Moderate
Inequalities 5 Moderate
Miscellaneous 5 Easy
Shift –Wise Good Attempts Shift 1 Shift 2 Shift 3 Shift 4
Puzzles and Arrangements 10 – 15  10 – 15  15 – 20 10 – 15
Syllogism/Coding – Decoding(old Pattern) 5  5  5  5
Inequalities/Blood relation 5  5  5  5
Miscellaneous 3  4  3  3
Over all Good attempts 23 – 26  22 – 25  24 – 27 23 – 25

Quantitative Aptitude

Quant section is moderate. This section includes new type questions in Arithmetic. Questions are asked from the topics mentioned below.

Quantitative Aptitude No Ques Difficulty Level
Number Series 5 Easy to Moderate
Data Interpretation 10 Easy to Moderate
Approximation 5 Easy
Miscellaneous (SI,CI, Speed &Time, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ages, Ratio etc.) 10 Moderate to Difficult
Shift – Wise Good Attempts Shift 1 Shift 2 Shift 3 Shift 4
Number Series/Quadratic Equation  5 5  5  5
Data Interpretation  7 – 9 6 – 8  6 – 9  5 – 7
Approximation  5 5  5  5
Miscellaneous (SI,CI, Speed &Time, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ages, Ratio etc.)  3 – 5 4 – 5  3 – 6  2 – 5
Over all Good attempts  19 – 21  18 – 21 18 – 20 14 – 18

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

Candidates English Reasoning Quant Overall Attempts
Shift – 1  15 22 16  53
Shift – 2  14 24 16  54
Shift – 3  15 25 18  58
Shift – 4  14 24  16  54

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