IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 2019: 30th Nov Detailed Analysis of IBPS PO

IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 2019: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has recently released the recruitment notification for filling the Probationary Officer Vacancies. Now, the exam for the IBPS PO Mains is scheduled for 30th November 2019. Thousands of aspirants from all over India have held the opportunity to appear for the IBPS PO Mains Exam. This is the time to check IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 2019. Applicants can get to know the difficulty of the exam and the types of questions asked in the IBPS PO Mains Exam are given in detail. So, aspirants can check the section-wise and overall exam analysis from the below table. To know further information about the IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 2019, aspirants can check the details from the below link.

IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern 2019 

Applicants who are appearing for the IBPS PO Mains Exam should be aware of IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern. Knowing the IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern is as important as IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis. Aspirants will get the exam as per the below-given pattern. Here, the good attempts of the IBPS PO Mains Exam are given in the below table.

Name of the Test No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 minutes
English Language 35 40 40 minutes
Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 minutes
General Economy & Banking Awareness 40 40 35 minutes
Total 155 200 180 minutes


Aspirants who are appearing for the IBPS PO Mains Exam must appear for the Descriptive type questions. Applicants who cleared the IBPS PO Mains Objective type questions will get eligible to appear for the IBPS PO Mains Exam. Likewise, this descriptive type question will increase the opportunity for aspirants to crack the exam.

IBPS PO Mains 2019 – Descriptive Type 
Letter Writing & Essay 02 50 marks 30 minutes


IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 2019 

All the candidates who appeared for the IBPS PO Mains Exam are eagerly looking to check the IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 2019. Here, aspirants can check the section-wise good attempts and overall good attempts from the below table. Also, applicants will get the difficulty of the IBPS PO Exam and the number of questions asked under each section in the IBPS PO Mains Exam is given here.

IBPS PO Mains Exam 2019 – Good Attempts

All the candidates who are appearing for the IBPS PO Mains Exam can check the below table. Applicants will get the section-wise analysis and good attempt details are given in detail.

Name of the Subject Good Attempts
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 8 – 10
Data Analysis & Interpretation 10 – 13
General / Economy / Banking Awareness 18 – 23
English Language 13 – 16
Total 64 – 67

Data Analysis & Interpretation – Hard

Topics No. of Questions
New Pattern Number Series 1
Data Interpretation 34
Data Sufficiency
Application Sums
Total 35


  1. The level of Quantitative Aptitude was difficult and lengthy.
  2. The Data Analysis & Interpretation carries a total of 60 marks and has 35 questions.
  3. In this section, there were 25 questions of 2 marks and 10 questions of 1 marks each.
  4. Students who have appeared in this examination reported that the arrangement of questions in this section was tricky as all 2 marks questions appeared at that start before 1 mark questions.
  5. This section included all the questions of DIs and there was just 1 question of wrong number series
  • Bar Graph ( 3 Companies- X, Y, Z)
  • Pie Chart based DI ( Z1, Z2, Z3, Z4)
  • Percentage based Line Graph DI (data related to orders delivered and canceled was given)
  • Probability-based Line Graph (Data related to no. of students was given)
  • Missing DI (No. of Applicants valid and invalid were given-A, B, C, D, E)
  • Caselet DI -4 questions (data related to batteries- A, B, C – percentage of battery and unit of battery in Neurotherapy)
  • Time and work-based Caselet DI

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude – Hard

Topics     No. of Questions
Seating Arrangement & Puzzle 25
Machine Input Output (coding based with 3 steps) 4
Logical Reasoning 5
Alphabet Series 1
Machine Input and Output 4
Coded Direction Sense 3
Inequality 2
Blood Relation 2
Total 45


The Reasoning & Computer Knowledge together contributes a total of 45 questions and carried a total of 60 marks.

  • Linear Arrangement of 11 houses from west to east, where 3 houses were vacant and 8 people had to be arranged along with those houses according to their age.
  • Floor based puzzle ( 40 story building, 10 people)
  • Designation based puzzle of order and ranking (Male, Female + 3 Cities- Hyderabad, Delhi, Pune)
  • Box based puzzle
  • Circular Seating Arrangement ( 7 people were to be arranged to be seated facing the center of a circular table + according to their water consumption)

English Language – Moderate – Hard

Topics No. of Questions
Reading Comprehension (New Pattern) (4) 12
 Cloze Test based on New Pattern 3
Word Rearrangement 10
Sentence Rearrangement 5
Error Detection 5
Total 35


This section had 35 questions for 40 marks. Based on one of our followers/student the level of English Language section was also moderate to difficult in this exam.  There were a total of 3 sets of reading comprehensions and their questions were arranged randomly in the test

  1. Comparison between men and women’s soccer team
  2. Quality of education in the US
  3. Economy Based RC on a comparison of GDP and Gross National Happiness in Bhutan

General Awareness (Easy) – Easy to Moderate

Most of the General Awareness questions are from the current affairs section from June to November 2019 and some questions from static GK.

Topics No. of Questions
Current Affairs (last 3 Months) 40
Static GK
Total 40

Descriptive Writing:

Essay topics based on – (i) Social Media Influencing in society, (ii) Pros and cons of 4 working days in a week

Letter writing based on – (i) EMI Based Letter Writing to Bank Manager from Customer (ii) A letter to cousin regarding “Going to job during the vacation time”.

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