IBPS Clerk Prelim Exam Analysis

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The first phases of the IBPS Clerk Prelim Exam are over today. We have analyzed the exam pattern in detail and are presenting our IBPS Clerk Prelim exam analysis. We will love to hear from you in the comments section below!

The exam was a lot easier than the recent PO exams. We expect the cutoffs to be between 40 and 45 (similar to what we had predicted earlier this week on our previous blog post on Clerk Exam tips.

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Surprises: No Syllogism, no quadratic equations, no fill-in-the blanks

Reasoning Ability

A good attempt would be attempting over 20 questions

 Topic  Question Count  Level
 Coding & Decoding  5  Moderate
 Seating Arrangement  5  Easy
 Number Series/ Alphabetical Series  10  Easy
 Row Arrangement  5   Moderate
 Inequalities  5  Easy
 Miscellaneous: Direction Sense, Blood Relations, Age problems etc.  5  Easy

English Language

A good attempt would be attempting over 16 questions.

 Topic  No. of Questions  Level
 Reading Comprehension (King of Vijyanagar)  10  Easy
 Cloze Test (Orphan and his skills)  5  Easy
 Sentence Errors  5  Easy
 Parajumbles  5  Moderate
 Wrongly Spelt words and out of context words  5  Moderate
 Total  30  Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude

A good attempt would be attempting over 18 questions. The section had more calculations than usual.

 Topic  Question Count  Level
 Simplification  10  Easy
 Series  5  Easy
Data Interpretation
 5  Moderate
 Miscellaneous: Time & distance, Time & Work, Profit and Loss, Ages, Ratio Proportions, SI & CI etc.)  15  Easy-Moderate
 Total  35  Moderate

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