IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis, Review 2018: 15th December- Shift- 1

Dear Aspirants,


IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2018:

IBPS Clerk is one of the most sought-after recruitment in the banking industry. Several aspirants are burning candles at both ends to get a seat for themselves in this prestigious bank. 15th December is the third day of the first phase of this exam, i.e., prelims. Many students appeared for this exam and the competition will be very tough this time. Therefore, it is necessary that one gets aware about the type of questions being asked in the exam so that you get an idea about how to plan your strategy to attempt the questions in the exam and manage your time accordingly.

This year there is the sectional timing of 20 minutes in the Prelims Exam, its important for all banking aspirants to go through the review once. Exam analysis and review can help the aspirants who are yet to appear in upcoming shifts of IBPS Clerk Prelims to get an idea of the difficulty level and expected the pattern of questions in Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, and English Language sections. The examination held in this shift was of Easy to Moderate level. The order of occurrence of sections was English, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning.

IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis 2018: Section-wise Analysis

SubjectGood AttemptTime
English Language19-2320
Reasoning Ability27-3120
Quantitative Aptitude21-2520

Quantitative Aptitude (Easy-Moderate)

The level of Quantitative Aptitude section was Easy to Moderate.  One can easily attempt questions if they have practised well. DI questions based on Bar Graph in this slot.

TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Data Interpretation05Easy-Moderate
Missing Number Series05Easy
Arithmetic Word Problems (Profit and Loss, Problem on Ages, SI & CI etc)10Moderate

English Language (Easy-Moderate)

English section was also of easy to moderate level. There was one set of Reading Comprehension with 7 questions out of which 2 questions were of identifying the antonyms. The passage of the RC was based on an article related to Role of Siblings in our life.

TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Reading Comprehension 7Moderate
Cloze Test5Easy
Phare Replacement 5Easy
Single Word Filler7Moderate
Match the Following (Sentence Completion)6Easy

Reasoning (Easy-Moderate)

The level of reasoning was of Easy to Moderate. There were 3 sets of puzzles and Seating Arrangement, following are the types
  • Square seating arrangement (8 people)
  • Floor Based Puzzle (9 people)
  • Parallel Seating Arrangement (6 people each side, 12 people)
TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement15Moderate
Inequalities 05Easy-Moderate
Blood Relation03Moderate
Alphabetical Series05Easy-Moderate
Miscellaneous 05Moderate
Total35Easy to Moderate

Keep up your calm and confidence and you'll surely do well in the exam!

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All the best for the next slot !!


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