IBPS PO Prelims 2018 – 13th October – Exam analysis – All Shifts

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The much anticipated of IBPS PO Prelims 2018 was held today in four different shifts. A lot of aspirants appeared for the exam thus bringing them a step closer to the goal.

We interacted with many students throughout the day and these students helped us in analyzing the exam. We thereby have compiled for you all the details of today’s exam in this analysis. This analysis is going to help all those who have appeared for the exam, see where they stand in terms of good attempts. This will also benefit those aspirants whose exam is yet to come. You can analyze the difficulty level and the questions that were asked along with the marks distribution through this analysis.

Sectional timing has been introduced and each section has a sectional time of 20 minutes. The sequence of the exam was English, Reasoning and Quant. Overall the paper today was of easy to moderate level.

For the detailed analysis of all the shifts of IBPS PO Prelims 2018 – 13th October check,

       Shift 1                       Shift 2                Shift 3               Shift 4

Let’s check the shift-wise analysis of the exam:

Shift 1:

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

ENGLISH LANGUAGE

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

REASONING

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

QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE

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

Shift 2:

Good Attempts

SectionsNo. of QuestionsGood AttemptsLevel
ENGLISH 30 20-24 Easy - Moderate
QUANT 35 17 - 22 Moderate - Difficult
REASONING 35 21 - 25 Easy - Moderate
TOTAL 100 58 - 65 Moderate

ENGLISH LANGUAGE

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Reading Comprehension (student their job) 10 Moderate
Sentence Arrangement 5 Moderate
Matching the following 5 Easy
Odd one out 5 Easy
Sentence Improvement / Phrase Replacement 5 Easy - Moderate
Total 30 Easy - Moderate

REASONING

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Puzzles 1) Box puzzle (9 boxes) 2) Square Puzzle four facing outside and four facing inside 10 Moderate
Seating Arrangement 1) Linear sitting arrangement (North facing) 5 Easy - Moderate
Blood relation (Puzzle form) 3 Easy
Data sufficiency 4 Easy
Inequality 4 Easy
Miscellaneous (Alphabet,Number) 9 Easy - Moderate
Total 35 Easy - Moderate

QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Data Interpretation 1. Bar Graph (5) 2. Tablular (5) 3. Caselet (5) 15 Moderate
Wrong Number Series 5 Moderate
Quadratic Equation 5 Easy - Moderate
Miscellaneous Word Problems 10 Easy - Moderate
Total 35 Moderate

Shift 3:

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

ENGLISH LANGUAGE

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

REASONING

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

QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE

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

Shift 4:

GOOD ATTEMPTS:

SectionsNo. of QuestionsTime (mins)Good AttemptsLevel
ENGLISH 30 20 21-23 Easy - Moderate
QUANT 35 20 16-19 Easy - Moderate
REASONING 35 20 19 - 24 Easy - Moderate
TOTAL 100 60 57 - 62 Easy - Moderate

English (Easy-Moderate)

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Reading Comprehension (Japan Over working conditions) 7 Moderate
Error Detection (2 different types) 8 Moderate
Single Filler 5 Easy
Sentence Improvement / Phrase Replacement 5 Easy - Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement 5 Easy - Moderate
Total 30 Easy - Moderate

Reasoning (Moderate)

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Puzzles & Seating Arrangement 1) Box-based puzzle - 9 boxes 2) Ordering based puzzle 3) Tabulation - 5 People, 5 colors, their hierarchy system - Assistant Manager, MD, GM 4) Tabulation - 7 days were given and 7 cities were given and they traveled to different cities 20 Moderate
Order and Ranking 3 Easy
Blood Relation ( 7 people , four generation ) 2 Easy
Inequality 3 Easy
Syllogism 4 Easy
Miscellaneous (Alphabet,Number) 3 Easy
Total 35 Easy - Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude (Moderate)

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Data Interpretation 1. Line graph (5) 2. Table + Pie chart (5) 3. Caselet D.I. 15 Easy - Moderate
Wrong Number Series 5 Moderate
Data Sufficiency 5 Easy - Moderate
Quantity 1 & Quantity 2 3 Moderate
Miscellaneous Question 7 Easy - Moderate
Total 35 Moderate

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