IBPS PO Prelims 2018 – 13th October – 1st shift – Exam analysis

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IBPS is conducting exam for selection of 4252 Probationary Officers/ Management Trainees in the various reputed PSBs. IBPS PO is considered one of the most prestigious exam. Many students appear for this exam every year. IBPS PO Prelims 2018 will be conducted on 13th, 14th,  20th and 21st October in four different shifts each day.

Today is the first day of the exam. You must be eagerly waiting to know what was asked in the exam.

So, here we bring you the complete exam analysis of the shift 1 after detailed discussion with a lot of students. Here we will let you know the questions asked in the exam.

Good Attempts

SectionsNo. of QuestionsGood AttemptsTime (min.)Level
ENGLISH 30 21-25 20 Easy - Moderate
QUANT 35 18-23 20 Moderate - Difficult
REASONING 35 21-25 20 Easy - Moderate
TOTAL 100 60-65 60 Moderate


TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Reading Comprehension 5 Moderate
Error Detection 9 Moderate
Single Filler 5 Easy
Cloze Test 6 Easy
Sentence Improvement / Phrase Replacement 5 Easy - Moderate
Total 30 Easy - Moderate


TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Puzzles 1) Floor Persons (5) 2) 10 Person with things (5) 10 Moderate
Seating Arrangement 1) Square Table 8 person (5) 2) Linear N/S 8 person (5) 10 Easy - Moderate
Coding Decoding (Old Pattern) 5 Easy
Inequality 5 Easy
Direction sense 3 Easy
Miscellaneous (Alphabet,Number) 2 Easy
Total 35 Easy - Moderate


TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Data Interpretation 1. Line and Bar Graph (5) 2. Line (5) 10 Moderate
Wrong Number Series 5 Moderate
Quadratic Equation 10 Easy - Moderate
Miscellaneous Word Problems 10 Moderate
Total 35 Moderate


In first Shift exam, Level is Easy to Moderate but highlight point are :

In Quantitative aptitude,

  1. No question asked from Simplification/Approximations.
  2. No question asked from Data sufficiency/Quantity based inequality.

In Reasoning,

1. No syllogism asked in Shift 1.


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