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IBPS Clerk MAINS Exam Analysis Morning Shift – 2 January 2016

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Hello Readers,
With IBPS Clerk MAINS on 2 January 2016 in two shifts on a single day, the most awaiting exam of the year is over with mixed reviews by the exam takers about the exam.

If we talk about the overall paper, it was Moderate. Out of all the sections, the Reasoning and Computer section was easy and General Awareness, Mathematics & English Language section was easy to moderate.

Here we are posting the complete exam review section wise.

SectionTotal Ques.Level of DifficultyGood Attempts
English Language40Easy to Moderate26-29
Reasoning40Easy 25-30
General Awareness40Easy to Moderate24-26


English Language:

  • Reading Comprehension-10(Corporate leadership)
  • Cloze Test (Marketing Strategy)-10
  • Sentence Rearrangement (Story based on Water Scarcity)-5
  • Sentence Improvement-5
  • Error Spotting-5
  • Fill in the blanks(Double)-5


  • No Quadratic Equations
  • Simplification-15(Calculative)
  • Data Interpretation –5 Questions (Tabular) Based on Number of Gold Coins
  • Number series – 5 questions (Missing)
  • Questions from other topics including Partnership, Time and Work, SI, Averages, Boat n Stream, Profit/Loss, Mixture n Alligation – 15 questions (moderate)


  • Syllogism – 5 questions
  • Puzzles 3: 15 Questions

Linear Puzzle 12 persons facing north south

Square Puzzle: 8 persons(4 inside, 4 outside)

Floor: 8 people

  • Data Sufficiency-3
  • Number- Symbol Series-5
  • Inequalities-5
  • Miscellaneous-7

General Awareness Section(Moderate):

Here are some questions asked in exam

Which cricket team bowler suspend recently?- Sunil Narain(West Indies)

Surplus of financial inclusion fund-Rs.2000 Crore

One question on mudra bank

Oldest credit rating agency of India established in 2000-CIBIL

On question on kisan vikas patra

Atal pension scheme replaced which scheme- Swavalamban Yojana

OECD HQ- Paris

Dachingam sanctuary state- Jammu and Kashmir

GDP prediction in 2015

Mount abu in which state- Rajasthan

Question on Payment bank

Nai manzil

President of France-Francois holande

Davis cup winner- Great Britain

D-SIBs bank declared by RBI-SBI,ICICI

Which bank closed its operation in India?-HSBC

Literacy rate of India in 2011 census- 74.04%

IDFC bank headquarter-Mumbai

Question on NDB

Patricia scotland sec gen

P T usha belongs to-Kerala

2015 BRICS summit- Ufa,Russia

Beirut is capital of- Lebanon

Currency of Nigeria- Naira

Computer Section(Easy):

Computer section was very easy. One could attempt 30-35 questions easily.

Questions were asked from

H/w, S/w, Internet, Networking, Operating system, Binary Code, MS Office etc.