IBPS Clerk Prelims 2019: Check Detailed Exam Analysis And Review, Shift-3 (8th December)

The Third Shift of IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam’s Day 2 is over now. We hope those who have taken the IBPS Clerk prelims exam today must have given their best. Now, banking aspirants must be waiting for the IBPS Clerk Prelims exam analysis and review so that they can prepare themselves for the upcoming challenges. As per the analysis given by the students, the exam remained of Easy-Moderate level and no new changes in the exam pattern were observed. Those who have good hold on the speed can easily attempt 90 questions in the IBPS Clerk exam 2019. You can also check IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis of 7th Dec.


IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2019 

IBPS Clerk Prelims 2019: Overall Good Attempts

The preliminary exam for IBPS Clerk was conducted online and had 100 questions for 60 minutes. Candidates have to manage those 60 minutes (20 minutes for each section) themselves while dealing with three sections- Reasoning (35 Ques), Quantitative Aptitude (35 Ques), and English (30 Ques).

Subject Good Attempt Time (in min.)
English Language 23-27 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 27-32 20 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 23-27 20 minutes
Total 76-84 60 minutes

Quantitative Aptitude (Moderate)

The level of Quantitative Aptitude in IBPS Clerk Prelims 2019 examination’s Shift 3 of Day 2 was also Moderate. There was only 1 set of Data Interpretation – Tabular.

Topic No. Of questions Level
DI 5 Moderate
Simplification 10 Easy-Moderate
Missing Number Series 5 Easy-Moderate
Quadratic Equation 5 Easy-Moderate
Miscellaneous (Word Problems) 10 Moderate
Total 35 Moderate

The miscellaneous word problems included questions from the following topics:

  • SI and CI
  • Percentage
  • Average
  • Age
  • Mensuration
  • Boat and Stream


English Language ( Moderate )

The level of English Language was Moderate. The topic of reading comprehension was related to an article on the relationship between employer and employees, the level of reading comprehension was easy to moderate. There were 2-3 questions of vocabulary in RC.

Topics No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 7 Easy-Moderate
Phrase Replacement 5 Easy-Moderate
Para Jumble (paragraph was on water conservation) 5 Easy
Word Rearrangement 4 Easy
Sentence Correction 4 Easy
 Spelling Errors 5 Moderate
Total 30 Moderate

Reasoning Ability (Easy)

There were 4 puzzles and Seating Arrangement which are given below:-

  • Floor Based Puzzle (8 floor, 8 people)
  • Square Seating Arrangement
  • Linear Seating arrangement (uncertain no. of people)
  • Random Arrangement Puzzle ( 8 Bags, 8 People)
Topics No. of Questions Level
 Alphabet Based 2 Easy
Direction Sense 3 Easy
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 20 Moderate
Syllogism 5 Moderate
Numeric Series 5 Easy
Total 35 Easy

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