IBPS Clerk Pre Exam Analysis 15 November 2018 Shift -1

IBPS Clerk Pre Exam Analysis 15 November 2018 Shift -1

IBPS Clerk Pre Exam Analysis 15 November 2018 Shift 1


IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2018:

IBPS Clerk is one of the most sought-after recruitment in the banking industry. Several aspirants are burning candles at both ends to get a seat for themselves in this prestigious bank. 15th December is the third day of the first phase of this exam, i.e., prelims. Many students appeared for this exam and the competition will be very tough this time. Therefore, it is necessary that one gets aware about the type of questions being asked in the exam so that you get an idea about how to plan your strategy to attempt the questions in the exam and manage your time accordingly.

This year there is the sectional timing of 20 minutes in the Prelims Exam, its important for all banking aspirants to go through the review once. Exam analysis and review can help the aspirants who are yet to appear in upcoming shifts of IBPS Clerk Prelims to get an idea of the difficulty level and expected pattern of questions in Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, and English Language sections. The examination held in this shift was of Easy to Moderate level. The order of occurrence of sections was English, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning.

IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis 2018: Section-wise Analysis

Subject Good Attempt Time
English Language 19-23 20
Reasoning Ability 27-31 20
Quantitative Aptitude 21-25 20
Total 73-78 60


Quantitative Aptitude (Easy-Moderate)

The level of Quantitative Aptitude section was Easy to Moderate.  One can easily attempt questions if they have practiced well. DI questions based on Bar Graph in this slot.

Topic No. of Questions Level
Data Interpretation 05 Easy-Moderate
Missing Number Series 05 Easy
Simplification 15 Easy
Arithmetic Word Problems (Profit and Loss, Problem on Ages, SI & CI etc) 10 Moderate
Total 35 Easy-Moderate


English Language (Easy-Moderate)

English section was also of easy to moderate level. There was one set of Reading Comprehension with 7 questions out of which 2 questions were of identifying the antonyms. The passage of the RC was based on an article related to Role of Siblings in our life.

Topic No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension  7 Moderate
Cloze Test 5 Easy
Phare Replacement  5 Easy
Single Word Filler 7 Moderate
Match the Following (Sentence Completion) 6 Easy
Total 30 Easy-Moderate


Reasoning (Easy-Moderate)

The level of reasoning was of Easy to Moderate. There were 3 sets of puzzles and Seating Arrangement, following are the types

  • Square seating arrangement (8 people)
  • Floor Based Puzzle (9 people)
  • Parallel Seating Arrangement (6 people each side, 12 people)
Topics No. of Questions Level
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 15 Moderate
Inequalities  05 Easy-Moderate
Blood Relation 03 Moderate
Alphabetical Series 05 Easy-Moderate
Alphabets 02 Easy-Moderate
Miscellaneous  05 Moderate
Total 35 Easy to Moderate

Keep up your calm and confidence and you’ll surely do well in the exam!


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