IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Analysis 28 February 2021


IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Analysis: Institute of Banking Personnel has successfully conducted the IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2021 which was scheduled to be held today on 28th February 2021, and all those aspirants who qualified for the prelims examination were eligible for the mains examination 2021. The IBPS Clerk mains examination consisted of 5 sections of a total of 200 marks for which candidates were given 2 hours to complete the exam. Let us look at the detailed Exam Analysis of IBPS Clerk Mains 2021.

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern: Mains Exam

In the latest update by IBPS, IBPS Clerk Mains Exam will now constitute of 190 questions that needs to be completed in a time frame of 160 minutes.

Previously, Computer Aptitude and Reasoning Ability Section used to be conducted separately. But, in the recent update by IBPS, both these sections are amalgamated together and will constitute of 50 questions that needs to be solved in a time duration of 45 minutes. Both Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam will be conducted bilingually, i.e. both in English and in Hindi. Let’s have a look at the Exam Pattern for IBPS Clerk CWE VII.

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S.No.Name of Tests(ObjectiveNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude506045 minutes
2English Language404035 minutes
3Quantitative Aptitude505045 minutes
4General/ Financial Awareness505035 minutes
Total190200160 minutes

IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Analysis 2021: Good Attempts

Here we present the number of good attempts for the reasoning section, quantitative section, general awareness, English and overall good attempts which a candidate must do in today’s IBPS Clerk Mains exam. This is a good attempt for the general category, for other categories reduce your attempt by 5-6 questions, depending upon your category.

SNoSectionGood AttemptsDifficulty Level
1Reasoning Ability19-21Moderate to Difficult
2Quantitative Aptitude27-29Easy to Moderate
3General Awareness28-30Easy to Moderate
4English Language21-23Easy to Moderate
Overall Attempts95-103Moderate

IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Analysis 28 February 2021 (Section-wise Analysis)

IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2021: Quantitative Aptitude

The quantitative aptitude section of the IBPS Clerk Mains Exam was of Easy to Moderate level. The candidates can refer to the below-mentioned information to know the detailed distribution of questions in the quantitative aptitude section. There has been a change seen in the Quadratic section.

Data Interpretation Questions:

  • Tabular DI (Based on 5 companies)- 05 Questions
  • Double Pie Chart- 05 Questions
  • Caselet DI (Speed/Time distance)- 05 Questions
  • Caselet DI- 5 Questions
TopicsNo. of QuestionsDifficulty Level
Data Interpretation20Easy to Moderate
Data Sufficiency05Easy
Approximation05Easy to Moderate
Quadratic Equation (new pattern)05Easy to Moderate
Arithmetic Word problems15Moderate

IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2021: Reasoning Ability

The reasoning section of the IBPS Clerk Mains exam was Moderate to Difficult. Given below is the exam analysis for the reasoning ability section:

Puzzles questions Asked:

  • Row Puzzle (3 Rows; 6 persons in each row)
  • Day- Month Based Puzzle (9 person- 2 variable)
  • Day based puzzle- (6 persons with 2 variables)
  • Circular Uncertain with mixed direction
TopicsNo. of QuestionsDifficulty Level
Machine- Input01Difficult
Logical Reasoning06-07Moderate
Coded Blood Relations04Moderate to Difficult
Substitution Coding02-03Moderate
Data Sufficiency03-04Moderate
Step Based Questions- Alpha01Easy to Moderate
Total50Moderate to Difficult

IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2021: English Language

The English language section of the IBPS Clerk exam was Easy to Moderate and given below is the distribution of questions based on the questions asked in the Mains Exam 2021 paper. The questions of the English section was twisted making the exam lengthy.

  • Reading Comprehension – 3 (2 Small, 1 big)
  • Synonyms/Antonyms- Mediocre, Practical
  • Para Jumble- 7 sentences & find the odd one
TopicsNo. of QuestionsDifficulty Level
Reading Comprehension15Easy to Moderate
Synonyms & Antonyms02Easy to Moderate
Match the Column04Easy
Para Jumble05Easy
Replace the words04Easy to Moderate
Fill in the blanks04Easy to Moderate

IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2021: General Awareness

Static GK, Current Affairs and General  Awareness are all a part of this section. Some of the questions asked in IBPS Clerk Mains Exam on 28th February 2021 has been provided here:

  1. RBI nationalization- 01st January 1949
  2. CEO of Ayushmaan Bharat- Indu Bhushan
  3. 1st nuclear reactor on Moon
  4. Who closed their operation in India?- PayPal 
  5. GDP predicted by RBI for 2021-22
  6. The validity of the Demand Draft
  7. Bhawna Kanth belongs to which state?
  8. Headquarter of WTO
  9. President of ISA
  10. Individual world cup, Belgrade (Serbia)- Anshu Malik
  11. T-20 player of the decade
  12. Representative office ICICI
  13. Government of India stake in NABARD
  14. Who frame the rules of PSL?
  15. Diego Maradona
  16. 520 MW TAPOVAN Hydroelectric powerplant
  17. The mutual fund is regulated by?
  18. Fast-Tag RFID
  19. Brand Finance- TCS
  20. Recapitalisation amount of Public Sector Bank
  21. 9mm pistol by DRDO?
  22. The first wetland conservation centre
  23. UNESCO- Singapore Hockers get recognised
  24. NEFT- Remittance- Nepal
  25. Light House Project

IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2021 COVID-19 Arrangements

IBPS has issued exam day guidelines due to COVID-19. The exam centre authorities ensured that each and every candidate wore a mask. Wearing an N95 mask is compulsory. Some of the guidelines issued by IBPS are given below.

  • Wearing the mask is compulsory
  • Personal transparent water bottle
  • Personal hand sanitiser (50 ml)
  • Candidate must have Aarogya Setu App installed on their mobile phones
  • The Aarogya Setu status must show candidates’ risk factor
  • Candidates’ registration will be done through photo capture
  • Rough sheets will be kept at the desk of each candidate
  • Separate drop-boxes will be provided for rough sheets and call letters. Candidates need to drop these items in the designated boxes

(Details will be updated soon)


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