IBPS SO Exam Analysis 1st Shift for 26 Dec 2020, Read Complete IBPS SO Exam Review

IBPS SO Today Exam Review: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has conducted the preliminary examination for the recruitment of Specialist Officer and the level of the exam was moderate. We are here providing you the exam review for the post of Agriculture field Officer and for the exam of this post there were the following sections- Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, and English. Keep on reading to know about the detailed IBPS SO 1st shift analysis.

IBPS SO Prelims Exam Analysis: Exam Pattern 2020

  • Let’s look at the Exam Pattern for the post of Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari:
No. Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Duration
1 English Language 50 25 English 40 minutes
2 Reasoning 50 50 English and Hindi 40 minutes
3 General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry 50 50 English and Hindi 40 minutes
Total 150 125 120 minutes
  • For the post of IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer:
Sr. No. Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Duration
1 English Language 50 25 English 40 minutes
2 Reasoning 50 50 English and Hindi 40 minutes
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 English and Hindi 40 minutes
Total 150 125 120 minutes

IBPS SO Prelims Exam Analysis 2020 –  Agriculture Field Officer

IBPS SO Good Attempts – Agriculture Field Officer

Exam Paper Section IBPS SO 1st Shift Good Attempts
Quantitative Aptitude 34 to 39
Reasoning Ability 27 to 33
English Language 31 to 36
Overall 91 to 102

 

IBPS SO Exam Analysis for Quantitative Aptitude (Moderate)

The level of the questions asked in this section was moderate. There were 3 sets of DI of the following type- Tabular, Pie Chart and Caselet.

Topic No. of Questions Level
Data Interpretation 15 Moderate
Missing Number Series 5 Moderate
Approximation 5 Easy – Moderate
Quadratic Equation 5 Moderate
Data Sufficiency 5 Moderate
Arithmetic 15 Moderate
Total 50 Moderate

 

IBPS SO Exam Analysis for Reasoning Ability (Moderate – Difficult)

This section was tougher among the rest in IBPS SO Prelims exam for the post of AFO. There were a total of 5 sets on Puzzles and Seating Arrangement-

  • Circular Seating Arrangement
  • Linear Seating Arrangement
  • 3 more puzzles
Topic No. of Questions Level
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 25 Difficult
Syllogism ( 3 questions of only-a-few type) 5
Moderate to Difficult
Blood Relation 1
Moderate to Difficult
Machine Input Output 5
Moderate to Difficult
Direction Sense 3 Easy
Inequality 5
Moderate to Difficult
Data Sufficiency 2
Moderate to Difficult
Logical Reasoning 3 Difficult
Number Based Order and Ranking 1 Easy
Total 50
Moderate to Difficult

IBPS SO Exam Review English Language (Moderate)

English section has remained moderate in this exam. There were 2 sets of passages, one was based on a topic of biology and the other was based on COVID-19. The following are the details of the types of questions asked in this section in the shift-1 as per IBPS SO Prelims exam analysis:

Topic No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 19 Moderate
Error Detection 3 Moderate
Identify the correct sentence 3 Moderate
Cloze Test 10 Moderate
Fillers 5 Easy-Moderate
Word Swap 5 Easy-Moderate
Phrasal Verb 5 Moderate
Total 50 Moderate