Expected Exam Pattern for IBPS Clerk Prelims 2018

Expected Exam Pattern for IBPS Clerk Prelims 2018

Expected Pattern for IBPS Clerk Prelims Based on Analysis of IBPS Clerk Pre 2017 & PO Pre 2018

IBPS Clerk Prelims 2017 (Shift 1):
Topic No. of Question Level
Reading Comprehension 5 Moderate
Double Fillers 10 Moderate
Idioms/ Phrases 10 Moderate-Difficult
Sentence Rearrangement (New Pattern) 5 Moderate-Difficult
Total 30 Moderate-Difficult

IBPS PO Prelims 2018 (Shift 1):

Topic No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 7 Moderate
Error Detection 7 Easy-Moderate
Filler 5 Moderate
Cloze Test 6 Moderate
Sentence Improvement 5 Moderate
Total 30 Moderate
Expected IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam 2018:
Topic No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 8-10 Easy-Moderate
Idioms/ Phrases 4-6 Easy-Moderate
Filler/ Cloze Test 5-7 Easy-Moderate
Sentence Improvement/ Sentence Rearrangement 4-6 Easy-Moderate
Error Detection/ Matching/ Phrase Replacement 4-5 Easy-Moderate
Total 30 Easy-Moderate
Reasoning Ability
IBPS Clerk Prelims 2017 (Shift 1):
Topics No. of Questions Level
Order and Ranking based puzzle 3 Easy
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 10 Moderate
Alpha-numerical-symbol Series 5 Easy
Blood relation 3 Easy
Inequality 3 Easy
Syllogism 3 Easy
Direction Sense 3 Easy
Alphabet-based 2 Easy
Miscellaneous 3 Easy
Total 35 Easy

IBPS PO Prelims 2018 (Shift 1):

Topics No. of Questions Level
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 15 Moderate
Coding Decoding 5 Easy-Moderate
Direction Sense 3 Moderate
Inequality 5 Easy-Moderate
Alphabet 1 Easy-Moderate
Comparison Based Questions 2 Moderate
Miscellaneous 4 Moderate
Total 35 Moderate
Expected IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam 2018:
Topics No. of Questions Level
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 17-23 Easy-Moderate
Coding Decoding/ Input Output 4-5 Easy-Moderate
Direction Sense/ Blood Relation 1-2 Easy-Moderate
Inequality/ Syllogism 2-3 Easy-Moderate
Alphabet/ Alphabetical Series 2-3 Easy-Moderate
`Numeric/ Symbol Series 4-5 Easy-Moderate
Total 35 Easy-Moderate
Quantitative Aptitude
IBPS Clerk Prelims 2017 (Shift 1):
Topics No. of Question Level
Tabular DI 5 Moderate
Simplification 13 Easy-Moderate
Number Series (Missing) 5 Easy-Moderate
Average 1 Easy
Profit & Loss 1 Easy
Simple Interest and Compound Interest 1 Easy
Discount 1 Easy
Problem on Ages 1 Easy
Ratio and Proportion 1 Easy
Time and Work 1 Moderate
Boat and Stream 1 Moderate
Miscellaneous 4 Easy
Total 35 Easy-Moderate
IBPS PO Prelims 2018 (Shift 1):
Topic No. of Questions Level
Data Interpretation 11 Moderate
Wrong Number Series 6 Moderate
Quadratic Equation 6 Moderate
Arithmetic Word Problems (Profit and Loss, Problem on Ages, SI & CI etc) 12 Moderate
Total 35 Moderate
Expected IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam 2018:
Topic No. of Questions Level
DI 5-10 Easy-Moderate
Number Series 5 Easy-Moderate
Simplification/ Approximation 5-6 Easy-Moderate
Quantity 1 Quantity 2/ Data Sufficiency 5-6 Easy-Moderate
Arithmetic Word Problems (Profit and Loss, Problem on Ages, SI & CI etc.) 10-12 Easy-Moderate
Total 35 Easy-Moderate
We do not claim that it will exactly be the same as we expect it to be for IBPS can surprise candidates with a changed face of banking examinations anytime. So, you also have to prepare yourself for all sorts of bombshells that can be dropped by IBPS when the exam is conducted. All the best!!
IBPS Clerk

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