IBPS PO Prelims 2018 – 13th October – 3rd shift – Exam analysis

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IBPS PO prelims 2018 will be conducted on 13th, 14th, 20th, and 21st October.  Many students all over India have applied for the post of a probationary officer in the prestigious PSBs. They have toiled for days only for this day.

Today is the first day of IBPS PO Prelims 2018. The exam will be held today in four shifts. And here we bring forward the exam analysis for shift 3 of 13th October along with the number of questions, marks distribution and questions asked in the exam after collecting information from the students who have appeared for the exam.

Go through the analysis so that you can analyze your performance. If you are one among those, who are yet to appear in the exam, this analysis will give you an idea of the questions that will be asked in your shift.

Sectional timing has been introduced this year and each section has a sectional time of 20 minutes. The sequence of the exam was English, Reasoning and Quantitative aptitude.

So, let’s see what was asked in the exam.

Good Attempts

SectionsNo. of QuestionsTIME (min.)Good AttemptsLevel
ENGLISH 30 20 24-27 Easy - Moderate
QUANT 35 20 15-18 Easy - Moderate
REASONING 35 20 21-25 Easy - Moderate
TOTAL 100 60 61-65 Easy - Moderate


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


TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Puzzles 1) Floor-based - 5 people & 5 subject 2) Month Date based - Jan, June, Oct month given 6 people sitting in 15 and 30 date. 10 Moderate
Seating Arrangement 1) Linear - 7 people facing north and lives in a different city 2) Square - 4 people facing outside the table and 4 facing inside the table 10 Easy - Moderate
Coding Decoding 5 Easy
Inequality 5 Easy
Blood Relations 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) 3. Caselet D.I. on Compound Interest 15 Easy - Moderate
Missing Number Series 5 Easy
Quadratic Equation 5 Easy
Miscellaneous Word Problems 10 Moderate
Total 35 Moderate

In Third 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


Please let us know how your exam was in the comments section.

Questions will be updated soon.

All the best for your upcoming exam!!!!

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