IBPS SO Prelims Exam Analysis 30 December 2017 (Shift-2)

IBPS SO Prelims Exam Analysis 30 December 2017 (Shift-2)

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IBPS SO Prelims Exam Analysis 30 December 2017 (Shift-2)

Overall IBPS SO Prelims Exam Analysis 2017-18:

Overall the level of this exam was Moderate. 

Keep on reading to know all the details about types of questions asked in Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning and English Language of IBPS SO Prelims

The preliminary exam for IBPS SO was conducted online and had 150 questions for 120 minutes. Candidates have to manage those 120 minutes themselves while dealing with three sections- Reasoning (50 Ques), Quantitative Aptitude (50 Ques), and English (50 Ques).
Number of Questions
Shift 1st
Quantitative Aptitude50Moderate-Difficult 27-29
Overall150Moderate-Difficult 81-86

Quantitative Aptitude Analysis:

The level of quantitative aptitude section was Easy-Moderate. If you are yet to appear for IBPS SO Prelims exam (tomorrow), The first and most basic tip to help you clear quantitative aptitude section’s cut off is that you should work on your calculation speed.
There were 3 sets of DI and a Caselet:
  • Tabular 
  • Pie Chart
  • Line Graph
  • Caselet
TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Data Interpretation28Moderate
Quadratic Equation5Easy
Mixture and Allegation1Moderate
Time and Work1Moderate
Ratio and Proportion1Moderate
Number Series5Moderate

English Language Analysis :

The level of English Language was Moderate. Much to the surprise and relief to students this section was not too over the board, with the recently set "conventional pattern" questions ruling the majority; aspirants who have done adequate practice can score in the English Language section of this exam.

  • There were 2 sets of Reading Comprehension (which did not include question based on vocabulary) 
  • This exam also added another new type of Word Usage questions and this time it was clubbed with the cloze test's concept. 
  • Where a number was assigned to (at the beginning of) various lines in a passage and 3-4 words were marked as bold. 
  • Candidates had to identify the one which doesn't fit in the context or is probably misspelled. 
  • The passage of this question set was based on technology.
TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Reading Comprehension20Difficult
Spotting Error5Moderate
Cloze Test (New Pattern)10Moderate
Fill in the Blanks (New Pattern)7Moderate-Difficult
Sentence Rearrangement7Moderate
Sentence Improvement5Difficult

Reasoning Aptitude Analysis 

There were 5 puzzles and Seating Arrangement which are given below:-
  • Circular (2 Variables)
  • Stack Arrangement (1 Variable)
  • Floor Based (2 Variables)
  • Month Based (2 Variables)
  • Linear
TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Data Sufficiency5Moderate
Puzzle & Sitting Arrangement25Moderate- Difficult
Misc (Cause & Effect) + Alphabetical10Moderate
50Moderate- Difficult

Please check the Questions Asked in IBPS SO Prelims Exam 30 December 2017 all slots in the following section

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