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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.

 

 

Sections Good Attempts
English 19-23
Quantitative Aptitude 27-31
Reasoning Ability 22-24
Total 67-73 

 

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.

 

Topics Number of Questions Difficulty Level
Reading Comprehension 6-7 Moderate
Para Jumble 5 Easy
Single Fillers 5 Easy-Moderate
Error Detection 5 Easy
Closed Text 5 Easy
Miscellaneous 3-4 Easy
Total 30 Easy-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.

 

Topics Number of Questions Difficulty Level
Data Interpretation 5 Easy
Simplification/ Approximation 10 Easy
Number Series 5 Easy
Miscellaneous 10 Easy-Moderate
Quadratic Equation 5 Easy
Total 35 Easy

 

 

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.

 

Topics Number of Questions Difficulty Level
Seating Arrangement & Puzzles 15 Easy-Moderate
Blood Relation 3 Easy
Order & Ranking 3 Easy
Syllogism 4 Easy
Three Later Word Based Series 5 Easy
Number Based Series 5 Easy
Total 35 Easy

 

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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.

 

Sections Good Attempts
English 20-24
Reasoning Ability 26-33
Quantitative Aptitude 23-27
Total 72-79

 

 

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 Comprehension 7 Easy-Moderate
Single Filler 5 Easy
Cloze Test 4 Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement 5 Easy-Moderate
Error Detection 5 Easy
Word Usage 4 Easy-Moderate
Total 30 Easy-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 Interpretation 5 Easy-Moderate
Number Series 5 Easy-Moderate
Application Sum 10 Easy-Moderate
Simplification 10 Easy
Quadratic Equation 5 Easy
Total 35 Easy

 

 

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 
Puzzles 5 Easy
Seating Arrangement 10 Moderate
Order Ranking 5 Easy
Coding Decoding 5 Easy
Syllogism 5 Easy
Number Series 5 Moderate
Total 35 Easy

 

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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 -

 

Sections Good Attempts
English 21-24
Reasoning Ability 29-33
Quantitative Aptitude 20-24
Total 69-72

 

 

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 Comprehension 8 Easy-Moderate
Spelling Error 5 Easy
Cloze Test 6 Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement 5 Easy-Moderate
Error Detection 6 Easy
Total 30 Easy-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 Interpretation 5 Easy
Number Series 5 Easy-
Arithmetic Problems 15 Easy-Moderate
Simplification 10 Easy-Moderate
Total 35 Easy

 

 

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 
Puzzles 5 Easy
Seating Arrangement 10 Moderate
Direction Sense 3 Easy
Coding Decoding 5 Easy
Syllogism 4 Easy
Number Series 5 Moderate
Inequality 3 Moderate
Total 35 Easy

 

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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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