IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2019: Shift-1, 8th December

| Updated On December 9th, 2019 at 01:07 pm

Today is the second day of IBPS Clerk prelims exam 2019 and students participated in the exam very enthusiastically in the Shift 1. We hope those who have taken the IBPS Clerk prelims exam today must have given their best. Now, students appearing for other shifts 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 near about 80 to 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 23-26 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 27-32 20 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 23-28 20 minutes
Total 76-84 60 minutes

English Language ( Easy )

The level of English Language was Easy. The topic of reading comprehension was related to an article on coffee production. There were 2-3 questions of vocabulary in RC. In this shift there was no question of Cloze Test. The level was similar to previous shifts of IBPS Clerk Pre 2019.

Topics No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 10 Easy-Moderate
Sentence correction 5 Easy
Para Jumble 5 Easy
Single Fillers 5 Easy
 Spelling Errors 5 Moderate
Total 30 Easy

Quantitative Aptitude (Moderate)

The level of Quantitative Aptitude in IBPS Clerk Prelims 2019 examination’s Shift 1 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

Reasoning Ability (Easy)

There were 3 puzzles and Seating Arrangement which are given below:-

  • Month Based Puzzle (4 months, 2 days)
  • Square Seating Arrangement
  • Linear Seating arrangement (8 people facing north)
Topics No. of Questions Level
 Alphabet 2 Easy
 Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series 5 Easy
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 15 Moderate
Inequality 5 Moderate
Blood Relation 3 Easy
Coding Decoding 5 Easy
Total 35 Easy

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