IBPS PO Exam Analysis Prelims 12th Oct 2019 (Shift 1)


IBPS PO Exam Analysis Prelims 12th Oct 2019 (Shift 1)

IBPS PO Prelims exam shift-I is about to over. Students who are aspiring to join the post of Probationer Officer (PO) in various public sector banks must be eagerly waiting for exam review and detailed IBPS PO exam analysis. As the review and IBPS PO pre-exam analysis gives an overall idea of the examination to the student who is about to give examination on the next shift and day. This will also help the aspirants preparing for examination in the upcoming year for Bank PO to strategize their preparation accordingly. Dream Big Institution hopes that every aspirant has performed well and will succeed in the IBPS PO exam.

IBPS PO Prelims Analysis: Overall  

The preliminary exam for IBPS PO 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 21-25 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 27-32 20 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 19-23 20 minutes
Total 67-74 60 minutes

English Language (Easy-Moderate

The level of English Language was Easy-Moderate. The topic of reading comprehension was related to the Chinese Education System.

Topics No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 10 Easy-Moderate
Cloze Test 05 Easy
Error Detection 05 Easy-Moderate
Phrase Replacement 05 Easy-Moderate
Word Replacement 05 Easy
Total 30 Easy-Moderate


Quantitative Aptitude (Moderate)
The level of quantitative aptitude was Moderate. There were 3 sets of DIs asked.

Caselet DI (based on 4 hostels A,B,C,and D)
Bar Graph
Tabular DI

Topic No. Of questions Level
DI 15 Easy-Moderate
Approximation 05 Easy
Quadratic Equation 05 Easy-Moderate
Miscellaneous 10 Moderate
Total 35 Moderate

Reasoning Ability (Easy-Moderate)

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

  • Floor Based Puzzle
  • Age-Based Puzzle
  • Single Line Puzzle 
  • Month Based Puzzle
Topics No. of Questions Level
 Inequalities 05 Easy
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 20 Easy-Moderate
Alphanumeric Series 02 Easy-Moderate
Blood Relation 03 Easy
Coding & Decoding 05 Easy
Total 35 Easy-Moderate

Expected IBPS PO Cut Off 2019

Category IBPS PO Expected Prelims Cut Off 2019
General 62
OBC 57
SC 53
ST 45
Hearing Impaired (HI) 21
Orthopaedically Challenged (OC) 45
Visually Impaired (VI) 42
Intellectual Disability (ID) 20

*The candidates will also have to clear the sectional cut off along with the Overall Prelims Cut off. This Expected Cut Off Marks have been deduced by taking a look at the Previous Year IBPS PO Prelims Analysis and the number of vacancies announced this time.

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General English Questions PDF For IBPS PO Prelims Exam



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