Saturday, 3 October 2015

IBPS PO Prelims Analysis- Day 1(Slot 1)

The IBPS day has come and the first slot of the exam is over now. So now lets discuss how the first ever IBPS prelims was?
The paper which was composed of 3 sections , Mathematics, Reasoning and English. The total time is 1 hour, so clearly speed, accuracy and planning was needed to do well in the exam.
The exam was overall moderate. The English section was moderate, Reasoning was easy and doable and Mathematics section was moderate but was calculative and is the most time consuming section among all.
                                     Over-all Analysis
Subject
Good Attempt
Time
English Language
 16-18
 15 min.
Reasoning Ability
 18-20
 20 min.
Quantitative Aptitude
 13-15
 25 min.

 47-53
60 Minutes


Lets discuss hows were the sections in the exam?

Quantitative Aptitude(Moderate but Calculative)
The questions were:

Topic
No. of Questions
Level
Series
5
Moderate
Quadratic Equation
5
Easy
Simplification
5
Easy
Data Interpretation
10
Moderate
Miscellaneous(SI,CI, Speed &Time, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ages, Ratio etc.)
10
Moderate
Total
35
 Moderate

 English Language( Moderate)
The questions were:
Topic
No. of Questions
Level
Reading Comprehension
(Bank License Based)
10
Moderate
Close Test (Primary Education comparison with the American System)
5
Moderate
Fillers
5
Moderate
Para-Jumbled
5
Moderate
Errors
5
Moderate to Difficult
Total
30
Moderate

Reasoning Ability( Easy and Doable)
The questions were:
Topic
No. of Questions
Level
Inequalities
5
Easy
Coding & Decoding
5
Easy
Syllogism
5
Moderate
Sitting Arrangement
(Circular)
5
Moderate
Puzzles(Complex Arrangement based on Colour and Months/ North South Arrangement) 
10
Moderate to Difficult
Miscellaneous ( Ranking, Direction Sense, Blood Relations etc. )
5
Easy
Total
35
Easy to Moderate

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