IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis, Review 2018: 8th December- Shift 4

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. 8th December is the first 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 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 Language17-2120
Reasoning Ability26-3220
Quantitative Aptitude22-2620

Quantitative Aptitude (Easy-Moderate)

The level of Quantitative Aptitude section was Easy to Moderate.  One can easily attempt questions if they have practised well. Following were the types of DI in this slot:

  • Tabular
  • Caselet

TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Data Interpretation10Easy-Moderate
Missing Number Series5Easy
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 vocabulary. The passage of the RC was based on an article related to friendship.

TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Reading Comprehension 7Moderate
Error Detection6Easy-Moderate
Cloze Test6Easy
Phrasal Replacement6Moderate
Word Usage5Easy-Moderate

Reasoning (Easy-Moderate)

The level of reasoning was of Easy to Moderate. Following were the types of puzzles in this shift
  • Linear Seating Arrangement- 3ques
  • Month Based Puzzle
  • Puzzle on Uncertain number of people
TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement12Moderate
Alpha Numeric Series3Easy-Moderate
Coding Decoding5Moderate
Numeric Series4Easy-Moderate
Direction Sense4Easy
Number Based1Moderate
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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