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IBPS Clerk Prelims and Mains Exam Analysis.

Separate Analysis will be provided for IBPS Clerk Prelims and Mains Examination. After the completion of the examination, the analysis will be made. Candidates can go through the analysis to get deep insight into the difficulty level of the Exam. According to the official calendar, the IBPS Clerk 2020 Prelims exam will be held on 12th, 13th and 19th of December 2020 and the Mains exam will be on 24 January, 2021. Candidates should check the previous exam analysis to get information about overall and sectional difficulty, Question distribution and topic weightage etc. Based on the analysis, Candidates can plan their preparation strategy and work accordingly. 

This article deals with the last year IBPS Clerk Prelims and Mains Exam detailed Analysis. 

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis:

There is no change in the IBPS Clerk Exam pattern and there are three sections: Reasoning Ability, Numerical Ability and English language. The exam consists of 100 objective questions for 100 marks  which should be completed within 60 minutes.

]The  IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam analysis for the year 2020 will be updated after the exam is over. Check below the previous year 2019 exam analysis for your reference.

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam (2019) – Day 1 Analysis:

Sections Difficulty level Good Attempt
Reasoning Ability Moderate 27-31
English Language Easy to moderate 20-22
Numerical Ability moderate 21-24
Overall Easy to moderate 68-74

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam (2019) – Day 2 Analysis:

Check below the day 2 analysis:

Sections  Difficulty level  Good Attempts 
Reasoning Ability Moderate 28+
Numerical Ability Easy to Moderate 28+
English Language Easy 26+

IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Analysis:

The Mains exam consists of 190 questions for 200 marks which should be completed within 160 minutes. The test consists of the following sections: English Language, Reasoning and Computer Aptitude, Quantitative Aptitude and General/Financial Awareness.

The  IBPS Clerk Mains  Exam analysis for the year 2020 will be updated one after the exam is over. Check below the previous year 2019 exam analysis for your reference.

IBPS Clerk Mains Exam (2019) analysis

Section Good attempts Level
English Language 29-33 Easy to moderate
Reasoning and Computer Aptitude 27-32 Moderate
Quantitative Aptitude 31-36 Moderate
General/Financial Awareness 28-34 Easy to moderate
Total 117-125 Easy to moderate

 

Section wise- Analysis:

Check below the section wise analysis:

English Language analysis:

The difficulty level of the English language section was easy to moderate.

 

Topic No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 6 Moderate
Error Detection (Spelling & Grammatical) 5 Easy-Moderate
Single Filler 4 Easy
Phrasal Verb or Sentence Correction 5 Moderate
Sentence Reangement 5 Easy-Moderate
Match the Following (Sentence Completion) 5 Moderate
Total 30 Easy-Moderate

 

Quantitative Aptitude- Analysis

The difficulty level of the Quantitative Aptitude section was easy to moderate.

 

Topic No. of Questions Level
Data Interpretation 5 Easy-Moderate
Missing Number Series 5 Easy
Quadratic Equation 5 Easy
Simplification 10 Easy
Arithmetic Word Problems (Profit and Loss, Problem on Ages, SI & CI etc) 10 Moderate
Total 35 Easy-Moderate

 

Reasoning – Analysis:

The difficulty level of the Reasoning section was easy to moderate.

 

Topics No. of Questions Level
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 20 Moderate
Syllogism 4 Easy-Moderate
Direction Sense 3 Moderate
Alphabet Series 4 Easy-Moderate
Alphabet 1 Easy-Moderate
Order and Ranking 3 Moderate
Total 35 Moderate

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q. What is the use of exam analysis?

A. Candidates will get into the difficulty level of the exam, question distribution and weightage etc.

Q. Who sets IBPS Clerk Prelims Question?

A. The conducting body sets the IBPS Clerk prelims Question paper.

Q. What is the difficulty level of the syllogism question in the reasoning section for the year 2019?

A. The difficulty level was easy to moderate.

Q. What is a good attempt for the Reasoning Question?

A. The difficulty level was moderate and a good attempt was 28+ questions.