IBPS SO Prelims Exam Analysis & Review: 29th December 2019 Shift 1

IBPS SO Prelims 2019 exam is being conducted today for all the posts i.e. IT Officer, Marketing Officer, Law Officer, HR Officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari, Agriculture Field Officer etc. Overall, there are 1190+ vacancies in IBPS SO this year. If you are an aspirant aiming to crack bank exams then you must go through the latest IBPS SO Prelims exam analysis and review.

In this post we are providing the IBPS SO Prelims Exam Analysis 2019 of Rajbhasha Adhikari and Agriculture Field Officer.

IBPS SO Prelims Exam Analysis 2019: Good Attempts

The order of occurrence of sections was

English-> Reasoning-> GA (for Rajbhasha Adhikari)/Quantitative Aptitude (for AFO)

Name of  Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Good Attempts in terms of Questions (Rajbhasha) Good Attempts in terms of Questions (AFO)
English Language 50 25 32-35 37-41
Reasoning Ability 50 50 24-31 28-34
Quantitative Aptitude (in AFO) 50 50 NA 28-37
GA (in Rajbhasha Adhikari) 50 50 36-41 NA
Total 150 125 86- 107 94 – 112

English Language

The level of English Language was Easy to Moderate as per the analysis collected by students who appeared in the AFO and Rajbhasha Adhikari exams. Total 50 questions were asked.

In AFO Exam there were 2 sets of Reading Comprehension and one of them was based on entrepreneurship and the other RC based on an article on wildlife.In Rajbhasha Adhikari exam there was only one RC.

Topic
No. of Questions
Level
Reading Comprehension
20
Moderate
Error Detection (Identify the correct sentence among 3)
05
Easy-Moderate
Cloze Test
05
Easy
Word swap
05
Easy-Moderate
Connectors
05
Easy
Word Usage
05
Easy-Moderate
Miscellaneous
05
Easy-Moderate
Total
50
Easy-Moderate

Rajbhasha Adhikari:

Topic
No. of Questions
Level
Reading Comprehension
10
Moderate
Error Detection
08
Moderate
Cloze Test
07
Easy-Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement
05
Easy-Moderate
Connectors
05 Easy
Miscellaneous
15
Easy-Moderate
Total
50
Easy-Moderate

Reasoning Ability

The level of Reasoning Ability was Moderate but slightly lengthy in the AFO exam. Total 50 questions were asked. Our team has collected the analysis from students who appeared in AFO and Rajbhasha Adhikari exam of IBPS SO Prelims 2019.

Following were the types of puzzles and seating arrangement questions asked in AFO exam:

  • Square Seating Arrangements
  • Linear Seating Arrangement, 9 people, single row
  • Floor Based Puzzle
  • Month Based Puzzle- 4 months, 2 days
Topic
No. of Questions
Level
Sitting Arrangement and Puzzles
20
Moderate
Inequality
06
Moderate
Syllogism
05 Easy
Machine Input/Output 05 Easy-Moderate
Blood Relation 05 Easy
Logical Reasoning (2 Assumption based, 1 conclusion based) 03 Moderate
Direction Sense 04 Easy-Moderate
Miscellaneous 02 Moderate
Total
50
Moderate

Following were the types of puzzles and seating arrangement questions asked in Rajbhasha Adhikari exam:

  • Square Seating Arrangement
  • Linear Seating Arrangement, 9 people
  • Puzzle- 7 people going to 7 events and buying any of the given 3 gadgets
  • Puzzle- 6 people, 6 posts/designations
Topic
No. of Questions
Level
Sitting Arrangement and Puzzles
20
Moderate
Inequality
05
Moderate
Coding Decoding
05 Easy
Alphabet Based 01 Easy-Moderate
Blood Relation 05 Easy
Direction Sense 04 Easy-Moderate
Logical Reasoning 03 Moderate
Miscellaneous 04 Moderate
Total
50
Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude (Agriculture Field Officer Exam)

The level of Quantitative Aptitude was Moderate. Total 50 questions were asked. There were 4 types of Data Interpretation & Analysis questions.

  • Caselet
  • Pie Chart
  • Line Graph
  • Missing DI Tabular
Topic No. of Questions Level
Data Interpretation 20 Moderate
Quadratic Equation 05 Easy-Moderate
Quantity Based 03 Moderate
Wrong No. Series 05 Moderate
Misc Word Problems 17 Moderate
Total 50 Moderate

Misc Word Problems included questions on Ages, Mixture and Allegation, Income and Expenditure, Arithmetic, etc.

General Awareness (Rajbhasha Adhikari Exam)

Most of the questions were asked from current affairs and static awareness. The level of questions was moderate. Students reported that there were around 3-4 questions of static awareness asked in the IBPS SO Prelims Rajbhasha Adhikari Exam.

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