What to Expect in IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam on 12th December?

IBPS has successfully conducted the IBPS Clerk Prelims exam today on 3rd December 2020. The aspirants who are appearing for the upcoming shifts of IBPS Clerk Prelims on 12th & 13th December 2020 are keen to know about the topics that are expected to come in the exam. In this article, we will be discussing the expected topics for IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam that is scheduled to be held on 12th December 2020. Let us first look at the exam pattern for IBPS Clerk Prelims 2020:

IBPS Clerk Prelims 2020: Exam Pattern

S No. Name of Tests (Objective) No. of Question Max Marks    Duration
1 English Language 30 30 20 minutes
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
  Total 100 100 60 minutes

Candidates can check the exam analysis of the IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam that was conducted on 5th December 2020 by clicking on the link mentioned in this article below

Section-Wise Expected Topics for IBPS Clerk Prelims on 12th December 2020

Based on the exam analysis of the IBPS Clerk Prelims exam that was conducted on 5th December 2020, the following are some questions/topics that are expected to come in the upcoming shift of IBPS Clerk Prelims that is scheduled to be held on 12th December 2020.

English Language

The overall difficulty level of the English Language Section in today’s IBPS Clerk Prelims exam was Easy-Moderate. Most of the aspirants found the English Language Section the easier of all. Some topics were asked in the previous shifts like:

  • Synonyms and Antonyms of the words:  Induce, Evolution, Excessive, Peak, Etc.
  • RCs were based on: Anxiety, Sleep, and  human behaviour related

After the analysis of all the 4 shifts of the IBPS Clerk Prelims exam that was held on 5th December 2020, the following are some topics and their difficulty levels that are expected to come in the upcoming shift of the IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam scheduled to be held on 12th December 2020:

Questions Expected
Number of
questions
Expected
Difficulty level
Passage-RC 5-6 Easy-Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement 5-6 Easy
Phrase Correction 5 Easy
Word Swap 4-5 Easy-Moderate
Error Detection 5-6 Easy
Cloze Test 5 Easy-Moderate
 Total  30 Easy-Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude

After getting the reviews of aspirants of all the shifts, we could analyse that the overall difficulty level of the Quantitative Aptitude section in IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam was Moderate. Aspirants could solve the questions with ease but the questions required a good amount of time. Some topics of Quant Section that were seen in the IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam of 5th December 2020 are:

  • DI was seen to be in a tabular form. Other topics of DI were: Casual and Formal Shirts.
  • Topics like: Train, Partnership, Boat and Stream, Profit & Loss, Etc.

After analysing all the 4 shifts of IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam 2020, the following are the topics with their expected level of difficulties in the exam which is to be held on 12th December 2020.

Questions Expected
No. of questions
Expected
Difficulty level
Simplification 14-15 Easy-Moderate
Arithmetic 10 Easy-Moderate
Quadratic 5 Easy
DI 5 Easy-Moderate
Probability 1-2 Easy
 Total 35 Easy-Moderate

Reasoning Ability

The overall Difficulty level of the Reasoning Ability Section in all the 4 shifts was: Easy-moderate. Some of the topics were seen in this section on which the questions were based:

  • Uncertain Puzzle
  • AGM/DGM Puzzle, etc.
  • Box Based Puzzle, Sequence-Based (No of things purchased by 8 people), Year and month based puzzle, Weight-based arrangement puzzle and short puzzle.
  • Single row, Double row, Circle based- 8 persons, Flat based-4 floor, 2 Flat

After analysing all the 4 shifts of IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam 2020 held on 5th December 2020 some topics are expected to come along with their expected difficulty level mentioned in the table below:

Questions Expected Number of questions Expected Difficulty level
Puzzle 15-20 Easy-Moderate
Syllogism 3-5 Easy
Inequality 3-4 Easy-Moderate
Alphabet Based 3 Easy-Moderate
Numeric series 4-5 Easy
Number based 1 Easy-Moderate
 Total 35 Easy-Moderate

Frequently Asked Questions-FAQs

Q. What could be the difficulty level of the upcoming exam of IBPS on 12 December 2020?
Ans. After analyzing the shifts conducted on 5th December, it is expected that the upcoming exam on 12th December would be of easy to moderate difficulty level.

Q. How many questions are expected to come from the arithmetic topic in the quantitative aptitude section?

Ans. After analyzing the quantitative aptitude section of all the four shifts conducted on 5 December 2020 it is expected that around 10 questions will be asked from the arithmetic topic in the quantitative section.

Q. How many questions are expected to come from Reading comprehension?

Ans: According to the analysis of all four shifts of the IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam conducted on 5 December 2020 it is expected that around 5 to 6 questions from the RC section will be asked in the upcoming shift (12 December 2020).