IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis: Shift-2 (8th December)

| Updated On December 9th, 2019 at 01:09 pm

IBPS has conducted the second shift of day 2 of IBPS Clerk Prelims 2019 examination. The level of the exam in this shift was quite similar to the previous shifts and we expect the same trend to be followed in the rest of 2 shifts of this examination. Keep on reading because here we will be discussing the good attempts, questions asked in each section- Quantitative Aptitude, English and Reasoning of IBPS Clerk Prelims exam. You can also check exam analysis of other shifts- click here.


The level of questions asked in IBPS Clerk Prelims- 8th Dec Shift 2 was Easy-Moderate. We have collected analysis from students who have appeared in this examination and they have reported that a candidate who has done adequate practice can easily attempt 80-90 questions in IBPS Clerk Prelims 2019 exam.

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 24-27 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 31-34 20 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 21-24 20 minutes
Total 78-87 60 minutes

English Language ( Easy )

The level of English Language was Easy. The topic of reading comprehension was related to an article on Stress. There were 2-3 questions of vocabulary in RC. In 2nd 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
Phrase Replacement 05 Easy
Sentence Rearrangement 05 Easy
Single Word Fillers 05 Easy
Error Detection 05 Easy-Moderate
Total 30 Easy

Quantitative Aptitude (Easy-Moderate)

The level of Quantitative Aptitude in IBPS Clerk Prelims 2019 examination’s Shift 2 of Day 2 was also Moderate. There was only 1 set of Data Interpretation – Tabular (There was two company named P and Q and given the year wise distribution).

Topic No. Of questions Level
DI 05 Moderate
Simplification 10 Easy
Missing Number Series 05 Easy-Moderate
Quadratic Equation 05 Easy-Moderate
Miscellaneous (Word Problems) 10 Moderate
Total 35 Easy-Moderate

The miscellaneous word problems included questions from the following topics:

  • SI and CI
  • Percentage
  • Average
  • Age

Reasoning Ability (Easy)

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

  • Month Based Puzzle
  • Circular Seating Arrangement
  • Parallel Seating arrangement (5 people each side i.e. north and south)
Topics No. of Questions Level
 Alphabet pair “MUGHAL”/Arrangement 02 Easy
 Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series 03 Easy
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 15 Easy-Moderate
Inequality 05 Easy
Blood Relation 03 Easy
Syllogism (only/few concept) 05 Easy
Direction and Distance 02 Easy
Total  35 Easy

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