IBPS Clerk Prelim Exam Analysis All Shifts – 3 Dec 2017

Hello Aspirants,

The IBPS Clerk prelims exam 2017 kicks off today. It is a qualifying test, candidates are required to pass in each section & score the necessary cutoffs to get shortlisted for the IBPS Clerk main exam.

The overall exam is said to be moderate to difficult. Smart work will work in the game. The same Question Pattern is expected in the upcoming Shifts also. All the candidates are requested to do practice on the topics mentioned below. Let’s see today’s exam analysis also.

Exam Pattern:

 Sr. No. Name of Tests (Objective) No. of Questions Maximum Marks Total Time 1 English Language 30 30 Composite time of 1 Hour 2 Numerical Ability 35 35 3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 Total 100 100

Section-wise Analysis:

 Section Level of Difficulty Good Attempts Shift I II III IV Quant Easy 20-25 21-26 22 – 28 24 – 26 Reasoning Easy 29-32 30-33 31-34 32-33 English Moderate to diffficult 15-20 16-18 17-19 19-21

Overall Good Attempts:  (60 – 80)

Chapter-wise Analysis:

Reasoning section

This section is very easy. Questions are asked on the topics mentioned below.

 Reasoning Aptitude No Ques Difficulty Level Puzzles and Arrangements 15 Moderate to Easy Syllogism & Inequality & coding-decoding 8 Easy Alpha Numeric & word Series 10 Easy Miscellaneous 2 Easy Shift –Wise Good Attempts Shift 1 Shift 2 Shift 3 Shift 4 Puzzles and Arrangements 15 12-14 13-14 12-13 Syllogism & Inequality & coding-decoding 6-8 7-8 6-7 6-8 Alpha Numeric & word Series 7-8 7-8 6-7 6-7 Miscellaneous 1-2 1-2 1-2 1-2 Over all Good attempts 29 – 32 30-33 31-34 31-33

Quantitative Aptitude

Quant section is moderate. This section includes good questions. Questions are asked on the topics mentioned below.

 Quantitative Aptitude No Ques Difficulty Level Number Series 5 Easy Data Interpretation 5 Easy to Moderate Simplification 10 Easy Miscellaneous (SI,CI, Speed &Time, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ages, Ratio etc.) 15 Moderate Shift –Wise Good Attempts Shift 1 Shift 2 Shift 3 Shift 4 Number Series 3 – 4 3-5 4-5 2-4 Data Interpretation 3 – 4 4-5 3-5 4-5 Simplification 10 9-10 8-10 7-9 Miscellaneous (SI, CI, Speed &Time, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ages, Ratio etc.) 2-4 2-3 2-5 2-4 Over all Good attempts 20-25 21-26 22-28 24-26

English Section

English section is moderate to difficult. Questions are asked on the topics mentioned below. No Parajumble and Cloze test.

 English No Ques Difficulty Level Reading Comprehension 5 Easy to Moderate Error Spotting & Spelling Error 15 Moderate Single and double Fillers/Word Improvement 10 Easy to Moderate Shift –Wise Good Attempts Shift 1 Shift 2 Shift 3 Shift 4 Reading Comprehension 3-5 2-4 3-5 2-3 Error Spotting & Phrase Replacement 7-10 6-8 5-7 7-9 Fillers 5-7 6-7 7-8 5-8 Total 15-20 17-19 19-21 18-20

Sectional & Overall Attempts by Candidates: (From Exam Centre)

CandidatesReasoningQuantEnglishOverall Attempts
Shift – 1 30 25 2075
Shift – 2 32 28 2080
Shift – 3 33 30 2083
Shift – 4 32 25 1875