Indian Bank PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2018: 6th October- 2nd Slot

Dear Aspirants,

Indian Bank PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2018:

Today was Preliminary examination for Indian Bank PO Recruitment. Many students appeared for this exam and the competition will be very tough this time. Therefore, it is necessary that one gets aware about the type of questions being asked in the exam so that you get an idea about how to plan your strategy to attempt the questions in the exam and manage your time accordingly. Read about the Exam Review of 2nd Shift’s Analysis of Indian Bank PO Prelims.

Exam analysis and review can help the aspirants who are yet to appear in upcoming exams to get an idea of the difficulty level and expected pattern of questions in Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, and English Language sections. The examination held in this shift was of Easy to Moderate level. 

Indian Bank PO Exam Analysis 2018: Section-wise Analysis

Subject Good Attempt
English Language 20 -24
Reasoning Ability 24 – 28
Quantitative Aptitude 18 – 23
Total 73 – 77

Quantitative Aptitude (Moderate)

The level of Quantitative Aptitude section was moderate.  One can easily attempt questions if they have practiced well. Questions based on Tabular DI and Bar Graph were there is this slot. Data Interpretation questions were also do-able and of moderate level.
No. of Questions
Data Interpretation (Pie Chart, Line Graph)
Quadratic Equation

Missing Number Series
Easy- Moderate
Data Sufficiency
Miscellaneous (Arithmetic Word Problem) – CI & SI, Partnership, Profit and Loss, Problem on Ages etc

English Language (Easy-Moderate)

English section was of Easy to Moderate level. There were a total of 10 question in the set of Reading Comprehension out of which 4 question was of vocabulary (Antonym/Synonym). It is important that candidates choose wisely what to attempt and what to skip. Reading Comprehension was based on an article related to Agriculture and Poverty. In questions of Fill in the blanks, each question had a pair of sentences with two blanks and one same word from the given set of options had to be filled in both the blanks.
Topic No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension  10 Easy – Moderate
Vocabulary Based Questions 5 Easy
Double Fillers 3 Easy-Moderate
Error Detection 7 Easy-Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement 5 Easy-Moderate
Total 30 Easy-Moderate

Reasoning (Easy- Moderate)

The level of reasoning was also Easy to Moderate. There were 4 sets of puzzles and Seating Arrangement:-
  • Year-Age Based Puzzle
  • Day Based Puzzle – Mon to Sunday, 7 Cities
  • Random Arrangement Based Puzzle- Persons, Profession and Color
  • Linear Seating Arrangement- All facing north, 6 people
Topics No. of Questions Level
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 20 Moderate
Number Based Question 1 Easy
Syllogism 5 Easy- Moderate
Order and Ranking 2 Easy- Moderate
Blood Relation 4 Easy
Alphabet 1 Easy
Miscellaneous 2 Easy
Total 35 Easy- Moderate
Keep up your calm and confidence and you’ll surely do well in the exam!
All the best for next shift !!