IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2019 – 8 December Shift -1 ( Section Wise )


IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2019


IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis – 8 December 2019: The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection is conducting the Preliminary examination for more than 12000 Clerk posts on December 7, 8, 14, & 21, 2019. As the IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam is conducted in four shifts, enhance your preparation by going through detailed IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis 2019.

The first shift is scheduled from 09:00 AM to 10:00 AM in online mode. Candidates whose exam is scheduled in the later shifts can check IBPS Clerk Shift 1 Paper Analysis to know what is the difficulty level of the paper. The IBPS Clerk Shift 1 Exam Analysis is prepared by receiving feedback from students who have completed the examination.

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern 2019

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern 2019

  • IBPS Clerk exam design for prelims is Divided into three areas – English Language, Numerical Ability and Reasoning Ability. The inquiry paper will have absolute 100 target type questions.
  • Total marks apportioned to the prelims exam are 100. The mains exam comprises of four segments General/Financial Awareness, General English, Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude and Quantitative Aptitude.
  • The absolute span of the test is 160 minutes. There will be complete 190 questions. The test conveys 200 imprints. For each off-base answer, 0.25 of the imprints doled out to an inquiry will be deducted as punishment to land at the redressed score.

IBPS Clerk 2019 Exam Analysis

The exam analysis of IBPS Clerk will be given soon after the exam gets over. Experiencing IBPS Clerk exam analysis, competitors will have the option to know the segment astute difficulty level, by and large difficulty,weightage of topics, important questions asked in the exam and expected cut off. 

IBPS Clerk Shift 1 Analysis – 8th December 2019

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern 2019:

Section No of Questions Maximum Marks Duration Negative Marks
English Language 30 30 20 Minutes 0.25 Mark will be deducted as penalty for every wrong answer
Numerical Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
Total 100 100 1 hour


IBPS Clerk Prelims 2019: Overall Good Attempts

The preliminary exam for IBPS Clerk was conducted online and had 100 questions for 60 minutes. Candidates have to manage those 60 minutes (20 minutes for each section) themselves while dealing with three sections- Reasoning (35 Ques), Quantitative Aptitude (35 Ques), and English (30 Ques).

Subject Good Attempt Time (in min.)
English Language 23-26 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 27-32 20 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 23-28 20 minutes
Total 76-84 60 minutes



English Language ( Easy )

The level of English Language was Easy. The topic of reading comprehension was related to an article on coffee production. There were 2-3 questions of vocabulary in RC. In this shift there was no question of Cloze Test. The level was similar to previous shifts of IBPS Clerk Pre 2019.

Topics No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 10 Easy-Moderate
Sentence correction 5 Easy
Para Jumble 5 Easy
Single Fillers 5 Easy
 Spelling Errors 5 Moderate
Total 30 Easy

Quantitative Aptitude (Moderate)

The level of Quantitative Aptitude in IBPS Clerk Prelims 2019 examination’s Shift 1 of Day 2 was also Moderate. There was only 1 set of Data Interpretation – Tabular.

Topic No. Of questions Level
DI 5 Moderate
Simplification 10 Easy-Moderate
Missing Number Series 5 Easy-Moderate
Quadratic Equation 5 Easy-Moderate
Miscellaneous (Word Problems) 10 Moderate
Total 35 Moderate

The miscellaneous word problems included questions from the following topics:

  • SI and CI
  • Percentage
  • Average
  • Age
  • Mensuration
  • Boat and Stream

Reasoning Ability (Easy)

There were 4 puzzles and Seating Arrangement which are given below:-

  • Month Based Puzzle (4 months, 2 days)
  • Square Seating Arrangement
  • Linear Seating arrangement (8 people facing north)
Topics No. of Questions Level
 Alphabet 2 Easy
 Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series 5 Easy
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 15 Moderate
Inequality 5 Moderate
Blood Relation 3 Easy
Coding Decoding 5 Easy
Total 35 Easy

Set of Questions Asked in IBPS Clerk Prelims 2019 | Memory Based Questions


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