IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis & Review 2018: 8th Dec Shift 2

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis & Review 2018: 8th Dec Shift 2

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis & Review 2018: 8th Dec Shift 2

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam 2018The 2nd Shift of Prelims Exam of 8th October 2018 is over now and If you are going to give the IBPS Clerk Exam soon or have given it today, you must be looking for detailed IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis & Review 2018. Here we are providing the IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis & Review 2018: 8th Dec Shift 2.

This analysis shall help in evaluating your performance. You can even get an estimate of your score. All those who are yet to appear for the exam can find this analysis helpful too. This will help the applicants to have an idea of the exam difficulty level, number of good attempts and therefore an estimate their scores. Besides, those having exam in the upcoming days or shifts can go through the analysis to have an idea of the exam and also know the questions asked in all shifts of IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam 2018.

IBPS Clerk Prelims 2018: Exam Highlights

  • Level of the IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam 2018 Easy to Moderate. The level of Reasoning and Numerical Ability section was easy. These two sections helped the students in increasing their attempts as no tricky or very time-consuming questions were asked. English Language Section was of Moderate level.
  • Changes: No New Pattern question was asked in the exam.
  • The questions were easier than first shift and the examination was relatively easier this term and it is hoped that in subsequent terms, it will remain same. 
  • Sectional Order: The order of the sections was English Language, Numerical Ability & Reasoning Ability.
  • Sectional Timing:  This year there is the sectional timing of 20 minutes in the Prelims Exam, its important for all banking aspirants to go through the review once.

Section-wise Exam Analysis of IBPS Clerk Prelims 2018:

SubjectGood AttemptTime
English Language18-2420
Reasoning Ability28-3320
Quantitative Aptitude20-2420

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2018: Quantitative Aptitude

The level of Quantitative Aptitude section was Easy to Moderate. The questions were based on simple arithmetic calculations like percentages, difference/ addition, ratios, averages etc. In the first shift there was only 01 DI set but in this shift, there were two sets of Data Interpretation.
  • A Caselet DI question was asked in this slot.
  • A Bar Graph-Based DI was asked. This was based on the number of desktops and laptops
TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Data Interpretation10Easy-Moderate
Missing Number Series5Easy
Quadratic Equation--
Arithmetic Word Problems (Profit/Loss, Ages, SI/CI etc)10Moderate

Question asked in IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam 8th December 2018 (All Slots)

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2018: English Language

English section was also of easy to moderate level. There was one set of Reading Comprehension with 7 questions out of which 2 questions were related to vocabulary.
  • Passage of the RC was based on an article related to the First impression of leaders in politics and society.
TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Reading Comprehension 7Moderate
Error Detection (Spelling & Grammatical)4Easy-Moderate
Single Filler5Easy
Word Usage4Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement5Easy-Moderate
Match the Following (Sentence Completion)5Moderate

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2018: Reasoning Ability

The level of reasoning was of Easy to Moderate. There were 4 sets of puzzles and Seating Arrangement, following are the types
  • Random Arrangement based puzzle,One puzzle was asked in which 7 children were there. The second variable was shop.
  • Floor Based Puzzle of the single parameter was asked. 
  • Month Based Puzzle
  • Linear Seating Arrangement, dual row based puzzle was asked. Parallel Line, 12 no of people 
No. of Questions
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement
Blood Relation
Alphabet Series
Number Series
Order and Ranking
Easy to Moderate

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