IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis 14 October 2018 - Slot 4

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis 14 October 2018 - Slot 4

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis 14 October 2018 - Slot 4

IBPS PO 2018 Prelims Exam Analysis: Today is the second say of and Forth Shift of IBPS PO 2018 Prelims Exam has been finally conducted at various centres across the country. Now it’s time to  have a look at the detailed IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis 14 October 2018 - Slot 4 The IBPS PO Exam is being conducted on 13th, 14th, 20th and 21st of October 2018. The exam seeks to fill in around 4252 vacancies in the post of Probationary Officer at 20 participating banks.

Explore the overall as well as sectional difficulty level, topic-wise weightage, no. of good attempts and Questions asked in IBPS PO Exam.

IBPS PO Prelims 2018 Exam Pattern

This Year IBPS has introduced the sectional timing in prelims exam following the footprint of SBI. Therefore it is expected that the difficulty level of IBPS PO Prelims Paper will also be somehow similar to SBI PO. Due to the introduction of sectional timing students will not be able to switch between the sections.

IBPS PO Exam Prelims Pattern 2018
SectionNo. of QsMaxi. MarksDuration
English Language303020 Min
Quantitative Aptitude353520 Min
Reasoning Ability353520 Min
Total10010060 Min

IBPS PO Prelims Over-all Exam Analysis : Moderate

The last shift of IBPS PO Prelims exam was considered as the toughest among the others shifts of the exam.  The level of examination has been changed in the shift with increase in difficulty level in all three sections. Based on the sectional and overall level of the exam of IBPS PO conducted in 1st slot, here is the number of good attempts:
IBPS PO Prelims 14th October 2018 4th Shift – Good Attempts
Name Of the SubjectNo. Of QuestionsMarksDifficulty LevelNo. Of Good Attempts
Quantitative Aptitude
Reasoning Ability
English Language

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis 14th Oct 2018 (Section-wise)

This IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis 14th October 2018 will help you with all the details of this exam for all 4 shifts. Follow this analysis carefully to judge your performance or to accordingly prepare for the forthcoming IBPS PO exams

Quantitative Aptitude Analysis for IBPS PO Prelims Exam 14 October 2018 - Slot 4

This shift of Quantitative Aptitude section in the was difficult. In the first shift there were only two sets of data interpretation but in the second shift there were three: Line Graph, Caselet and Tabular DI. Line graph Data Interpretation was do-able whereas the other two sets were lengthy.Quadratic equation and Quantity Based questions were not asked in this shift. 
  1. Number Series: They were easily doable, based on simple arithmetic calculations.
  2. Quadratic Equation: If you are well-versed with the concepts of equations, attempting questions of this topic would be comparatively easy.
  3. Data Interpretation: Questions were asked from a tabular graph, pie chat & caselate. 5 questions were asked from each DI set.
  4. Miscellaneous Questions: Questions under this segment were asked from different arithmetic problems like Partnerships, Problem on Ages, Profit & Loss, Time & Work, Time Speed & Distance, Mixtures, Simple & Compound Interest etc. 
  5. Data Sufficiency/Quantity Based: Questions were framed from arithmetic section.

English Analysis for IBPS PO Prelims Exam 14 October 2018 - Slot 4

As expected, English Language section was twisted & the level of paper was Moderate to Difficult compared to the other two sections asked in IBPS PO Prelims.
Questions asked in comparison with the previous shift. In this shift there were around 5 question of match the following type similar to the one asked in English Language Section of SBI PO Pre 2018.
  1. Reading Comprehension: 7 questions were asked from this topic. It was based on the topic: Global Warming. 3 paragraphs were given describing situation 1,2 and 3. 2 questions were asked from Synonym and Antonym.
  2. Sentence Rearrangement: 4 sentences were given in a question. Students had to arrange them making a suitable paragraph.  
  3. Error Detection: A sentence was divided into 5 parts. Students had to identify the correct part/s.
  4. Word Replacement: A word was bold in a sentence. Students need to identify the correct alternative in place of it from the given options.
  5. Fillers: Single fillers were asked. They were easily doable.
  6. Word Usage: A word was given. It was followed by 3 sentences. Students had to find the correct use of in the given sentences..

Reasoning Ability Analysis for IBPS PO Prelims Exam 14 October 2018 - Slot 4

The level of Reasoning Ability section asked in IBPS PO Prelims 2018 was Moderate. Coding decoding, Inequality was not asked in this shift
  1. Data Sufficiency: A question was followed by two statements. Students had to find from which statement/s answer can be driven.
  2. Syllogism: it was based on old pattern.
  3. Puzzles and Seating Arrangement: Following questions were asked from this segment:
    1. Linear arrangement: People sitting in two rows facing north and south respectively. 7 persons were seated in each row. 
    2. Circular Arrangement: 8 persons needed to be arranged who were facing the centre. One more variable was given: the name of the colour each person likes.
    3. Tabular Arrangement
    4. Month Based Puzzle: 7 months with one more variable needs to be arranged.
  4. 4. Direction Sense: 3 questions were there on the same set of information. 
  5. 5. Alphabet Test: Questions were based on letter coding and word formation.

                                    IBPS PO Prelims Expected Cut Off 2018

                                    You can check out the expected cutoff of IBPS PO Preliminary exam 2018, based on the level of the exam conducted today.
                                    English Language12-16 marks
                                    Reasoning Ability15-18 marks
                                    Quantitative Aptitude13-17 marks
                                    Overall Expected Cut Off51-55 marks
                                    If you remember any question from the exam, do share it in the comments section. 

                                    Note: Only recommendation for aspirants who are yet to attempt IBPS PO 2018 Exam in the upcoming days/shifts would be – “AVOID NEGATIVE MARKING”.

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