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IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis & Review 2018 | All Shifts

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IBPS Clerk Prelims Analysis

 

Hello Aspirants!

 

The most anticipated IBPS Clerk 2018 Exam has been conducted on 8th, 9th, 15th & 16th December 2018. After the exam, you must be waiting to see the paper analysis.

 

We have come up with the IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis for all dates in the article below. The candidates will get benefit from this IBPS Clerk Review 2018.

 

 

Check out the insight of the difficulty level, types of questions and no. of good attempts to secure a place for the next round. Go through the detailed IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis 2018 given in the blog below.

 

 

 

 

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Highlights of IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2018 - 8th December (All Shifts)

 

IBPS Clerk Prelims comprises of three sections i.e. English, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning Ability. The exam consisted total 100 questions for one-hour time duration.

 

Reasoning and Numerical Ability section were comparatively easy among the English section.

 

The level of an overall exam was easy to moderate. The Reasoning Section was easiest while IBPS English section was the most difficult among all the three sections.

 

 

SectionsGood Attempts
English19-23
Quantitative Aptitude27-31
Reasoning Ability22-24
Total67-73 

 

Below we have presented the IBPS Clerk Exam Review 2018 based on the subjects. Please check out!

 

 

 

IBPS Clerk Analysis for the English Language

 

There were 6 questions in reading comprehension out of which 1 question was of related to synonym-antonym. in 3 out of 4 shifts, para jumble and spelling filler were common. There were 2-3 miscellaneous questions in all the shifts.

English section was the toughest among all the sections. The Filler questions were also tricky. In such questions, the candidates had to find the correct pairs among the given set of words for a single blank.

 

 

TopicsNumber of QuestionsDifficulty Level
Reading Comprehension6-7Moderate
Para Jumble5Easy
Single Fillers5Easy-Moderate
Error Detection5Easy
Closed Text5Easy
Miscellaneous3-4Easy
Total30Easy-Moderate

 

 

 

IBPS Clerk Analysis 2018 for Quantitative Aptitude

 

There were two sets of Data Interpretation in shift 2nd and 4th shifts in the IBPS Quantitative Aptitude section. There were only 5 questions from quadratic equations.This section was easy to moderate level.

 

 

TopicsNumber of QuestionsDifficulty Level
Data Interpretation5Easy
Simplification/ Approximation10Easy
Number Series5Easy
Miscellaneous10Easy-Moderate
Quadratic Equation5Easy
Total35Easy

 

 

 

IBPS Clerk Pre Exam Analysis for Reasoning Ability

 

Out of the three sections, level of this section was easiest.  There were three sets of Puzzles & Seating Arrangement in all shifts.

 

 

TopicsNumber of QuestionsDifficulty Level
Seating Arrangement & Puzzles15Easy-Moderate
Blood Relation3Easy
Order & Ranking3Easy
Syllogism4Easy
Three Later Word Based Series5Easy
Number Based Series5Easy
Total35Easy

 

 

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IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2018 - 9th December (All Shifts)

 

IBPS Clerk 2018 Prelims Exam was also conducted successfully on 9th December 2018. The level of this slot was easy to Moderate.

 

 

SectionsGood Attempts
English20-24
Reasoning Ability26-33
Quantitative Aptitude23-27
Total72-79

 

 

 

IBPS Clerk Review for English Language

 

This section was the toughest among all the three sections. Sentence Rearrangement was of new pattern whereas Cloze Test was of old pattern.

 

 

Topics Total Number of Questions Difficulty Level 
Reading Comprehension7Easy-Moderate
Single Filler5Easy
Cloze Test4Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement5Easy-Moderate
Error Detection5Easy
Word Usage4Easy-Moderate
Total30Easy-Moderate

 

 

 

IBPS Clerk Prelims Review for Quantitative Aptitude

 

 

Questions asked in this section was of Easy to Moderate Level. Application sums questions were easy to solve in less time.

 

Topics Total Number of Questions Difficulty Level 
Data Interpretation5Easy-Moderate
Number Series5Easy-Moderate
Application Sum10Easy-Moderate
Simplification10Easy
Quadratic Equation5Easy
Total35Easy

 

 

 

IBPS Clerk Review for Reasoning Ability

 

There were slight changes in pattern of questions asked in different slots in 9th Dec. Order and Ranking questions were asked in 1st and 4th shifts only. Syllogism was not there in shift 4.

 

 

 

Topics Total Number of Questions Difficulty Level 
Puzzles5Easy
Seating Arrangement10Moderate
Order Ranking5Easy
Coding Decoding5Easy
Syllogism5Easy
Number Series5Moderate
Total35Easy

 

 

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IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2018 - 15th December (All Shifts)

 

 

That was the third day of IBPS Clerk 2018 Examination. After analysing the level of questions asked on 15th Dec, we found the difficultly level of this section 'easy-moderate'.

Checkout the good attempts below -

 

SectionsGood Attempts
English21-24
Reasoning Ability29-33
Quantitative Aptitude20-24
Total69-72

 

 

IBPS Clerk Review for English Language

 

This section was the toughest among all the three sections. Phrase Replacement questions were only asked in two shifts. Cloze Test was of old pattern.

 

 

Topics Total Number of Questions Difficulty Level 
Reading Comprehension8Easy-Moderate
Spelling Error5Easy
Cloze Test6Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement5Easy-Moderate
Error Detection6Easy
Total30Easy-Moderate

 

 

 

IBPS Clerk Prelims Review for Quantitative Aptitude

 

The overall difficulty level of this section was easy to moderate. The Data Interpretation questions were based on tabular.

 

 

Topics Total Number of Questions Difficulty Level 
Data Interpretation5Easy
Number Series5Easy-
Arithmetic Problems15Easy-Moderate
Simplification10Easy-Moderate
Total35Easy

 

 

 

IBPS Clerk Review for Reasoning Ability

 

Puzzle and Seating Arrangement were asked in all four shifts. Alphabetic series were only in 1st & 4th shift. Order and Ranking questions were only asked in a single shift.

 

 

 

Topics Total Number of Questions Difficulty Level 
Puzzles5Easy
Seating Arrangement10Moderate
Direction Sense3Easy
Coding Decoding5Easy
Syllogism4Easy
Number Series5Moderate
Inequality3Moderate
Total35Easy

 

 

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So, here we have given the complete IBPS Clerk 2018 Exam Analysis for the tests conducted in different shifts. The candidates who are yet to appear in the upcoming Prelims Exams may take help from this IBPS Clerk Exam Review.

 

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