IBPS conducted the IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam from 5th December 2015 in four slots. The pattern of exam was similar to that of IBPS PO Prelims Exam. However it was easy as compared to SBI PO Prelims and IBPS PO Prelims Exam. The level of exam in all the four slots remained the same.
Unlike in IBPS PO Prelims exam Reading Comprehension in the English Section was story based which made it easy to attempt. There were no questions from Quadratic Equations in Quant Section, instead there were 10 simplification and approximation problems were there. Also there were no Syllogism Problems in reasoning Section.
The overall analysis of the exam along with the number of Good Attempts is as:
|Topics||Number of Questions|
|Slot 1||Slot 2||Slot 3||Slot 4|
|Reading Comprehension||10 (Story Based)||10 (Story Based)||10 (Story Based)||10 (Story Based)|
|Cloze Test||5 (Story Based)||5(Orphan &|
|Fill in the blanks||5||5||5||5|
|Quantitative Aptitude||Moderate to Difficult|
|Language Problems (Profit Loss, Average, Boats & Stream, SI/CI, Time & Work, Ratio & Proportion, etc.)||15||15||15||15|
|Coding and Decoding||5||5||5||5|
|Sitting Arrangement||5 + 5||5||5(Circle)||5(Circle)|
|Row Puzzle||5(Facing North)||5(Facing North)||5(Facing North)||5(Facing North)|