IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis, Review 2018: 15th December- Shift- 2

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 Language18-2120
Reasoning Ability26-2920
Quantitative Aptitude23-2720

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 Tabular in this slot.

TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Data Interpretation05Easy-Moderate
Wrong Number Series05Easy
Arithmetic Word Problems (Profit and Loss, Problem on Ages, SI & CI etc)15Moderate

English Language (Easy-Moderate)

English section was also of easy to moderate level. There was one set of Reading Comprehension with 6 questions out of which 2 questions were of identifying the synonyms. The passage of the RC was based on an article related to Environment and Animal Behaviour.

TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Reading Comprehension 06Moderate
Cloze Test05Easy
Wrongly spelled word06Easy
Single Word Filler04Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement 05Moderate
Match the Following (Sentence Completion)04Easy

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
  • seating arrangement (27 people)
  • sitting arrangement (10 people facing north in a single line)
  • Parallel Seating Arrangement (5 people each side, 10 people, Row-1 and Row-2)
TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement15Moderate
Inequalities 03Easy
Coding Decoding05Easy
Syllogism 03Easy-Moderate
Alphabets Based01Moderate
Number based01Moderate
Direction Sense 03Easy-Moderate
Order and Ranking 04Moderate
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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