IBPS PO Exam Analysis 2019 (Prelims): 19 Oct- Shift 1,2,&3: Check here Difficulty Level & Questions Asked

IBPS PO Exam Analysis 2019: Candidates can check here the detailed Exam Analysis & Review 2019 of IBPS PO Prelims Exam conducted in 1st, 2nd & 3rd Shift of 19th October. Have a look at the type of questions asked in the exam, difficulty level, and the number of good attempts made by the candidates. As per the candidates' feedback, the difficulty level of the IBPS PO Prelims Exam 2019 was 'Easy to Moderate' level. Candidates were able to attempt around 70 - 78 questions with high accuracy. 

The IBPS PO Prelims 2019 exam was conducted in the Objective type format wherein multiple-choice questions (MCQs) were asked. A total of 100 questions were asked from English Language, Reasoning and Numerical Ability sections. Each question carries 1 mark. There is a penalty of negative marking for wrong answers marked by the candidates. Candidates should know that each wrong answer marked by them will invite a negative marking of 0.25 mark.

Earlier, the IBPS PO Prelims 2019 was conducted on 12th October 2019 by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducted the IBPS PO Prelims Exam 2019 in four shifts - two in Morning and two in Evening. Candidates who appeared for the IBPS PO Prelims 2019 exam in all the four shifts shared that the difficulty level of the IBPS PO Prelims was 'Easy to Moderate' and they were able to attempt around 68-75 questions.  

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IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2019: Shift 2 - 19th October - (Easy to Moderate)

Sections

No. of MCQs

Difficulty Level

Good Attempts

English Language

30

Easy

22 - 27

Numerical Ability

35

Moderate

17 - 23

Reasoning Aptitude

35

Moderate

26 - 30

TOTAL

100

Moderate

69 - 78

Section-wise Exam Analysis

English Language: Questions were asked from reading comprehension, Fillers, Cloze Test, Wrong spelt, error detection and Cloze Test.

Topic

No. of Questions

Difficulty Level

Fillers

5

Easy

Reading Comprehension 

5

Moderate

Error Detection

5

Easy

Phrase Replacement

5

Easy - Moderate

Wrong spelt

5

Easy

Cloze Test

5

Easy-Moderate

Total

30

Easy

Reasoning Ability: Questions were asked from Syllogism, puzzles, Order-ranking, Blood Relations and basic topics of verbal reasoning.

Topics

No. of Questions

Difficulty Level

Puzzle - Floor, Seating Arrangement, Circle, Uncertain

20

Moderate

Syllogism

5

Easy 

Order-ranking

5

Easy-Moderate

Blood Relation & Series

5

Easy

Total

35

Easy-Moderate

Numerical Ability (Maths): Questions asked were from Data Interpretation, arithmetic, and other topics:

Topic

No. of Questions

Difficulty Level

Data Interpretation - Tabular & Pie-Chart

9

Moderate

Arithmetic

10

Moderate

Quadratic Equation

5

Easy

Data Sufficiency

5

Easy - Moderate

Wrong Series

6

Easy

Total

35

Moderate

IBPS PO Exam Analysis 2019: Shift 1 - 19th October - (Easy to Moderate)

Sections

No. of MCQs

Difficulty Level

Good Attempts

English Language

30

Easy

24 - 28

Numerical Ability

35

Moderate

19 - 24

Reasoning Aptitude

35

Moderate

27 - 31

TOTAL

100

Moderate

70 - 78

Section-wise Exam Analysis

English Language: Questions were asked from reading comprehension, Cloze Test, error detection and para jumbles

Topic

No. of Questions

Difficulty Level

Fillers

5

Easy

Reading Comprehension - Water Management & Farmers

8 - 10

Moderate

Error Detection

5

Easy

Word Swap

5

Easy

Para Jumble

5

Easy-Moderate

Total

30

Easy

Reasoning Ability: Questions were asked from puzzles, Coding-Decoding, Blood Relations and basic topics of verbal reasoning.

Topics

No. of Questions

Difficulty Level

Puzzle - Box Based, Year based, Square Arrangement, Seating Arrangement

25

Moderate

Inequality

5

Easy-Moderate

Coding-Decoding

5

Easy

Blood Relation & Others

5

Easy

Total

35

Easy-Moderate

Numerical Ability (Maths): Questions asked were from Data Interpretation, arithmetic, and other topics:

Topic

No. of Questions

Difficulty Level

Data Interpretation - Tabular & Pie-Chart

15

Moderate

Approximation

5

Easy-Moderate

Arithmetic

10

Moderate

Inequality

5

Easy

Total

35

Moderate

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis & Review 2019: Shift 4 - 12th October - (Easy to Moderate)

Sections

No. of MCQs

Difficulty Level

Good Attempts

English Language

30

Easy

23-27

Numerical Ability

35

Moderate

18-23

Reasoning Aptitude

35

Moderate

28-32

TOTAL

100

Moderate

68-75

Section-wise Exam Analysis

English Language: In this section, questions were asked from reading comprehension, Cloze Test, error detection and rearrangement of sentences.

Topic

No. of Questions

Difficulty Level

Cloze Test

6

Easy

Reading Comprehension

7

Moderate

Error Detection

7

Easy

Match the Column

4

Easy

Rearrangement of Sentence

6

Easy

Total

30

Easy

Reasoning Ability: In the 4th shift, questions were asked from puzzles, syllogism , Coding Decoding, Blood Relations and basic topics of verbal reasoning.

Topics

No. of Questions

Difficulty Level

Puzzle - Box Based, Year based, Square Arrangement, Seating Arrangement

20

Moderate

Inequality

4

Easy

Syllogism

5

Moderate

Chinese Coding

4

Easy

Blood Relation

2

Easy

Total

35

Easy-Moderate

Numerical Ability (Maths): The questions asked in the 4th Shift were from Data Interpretation, arithmetic, quadratic equations, and missing number series.

Topic

No. of Questions

Difficulty Level

Data Interpretation - Line Graph & Bar Graph

12

Moderate

Quadratic Equation

5

Easy - Moderate

Arithmetic

12

Moderate

Missing Series

6

Easy

Total

35

Moderate

IBPS PO Exam Analysis (Prelims) 2019:Shift 3 - 12th October - (Moderate)

Sections

No. of MCQs

Difficulty Level

Good Attempts

English Language

30

Easy

23-27

Numerical Ability

35

Moderate

18-23

Reasoning Aptitude

35

Moderate

28-32

TOTAL

100

Moderate

68-75

Section-wise Exam Analysis

English Language: The questions were asked from topics like reading comprehension, fillers, error correction and rearrangement of sentences.

Topic

No. of Questions

Difficulty Level

Fillers

5

Easy

Reading Comprehension (CCTV based)

7

Moderate

Error Detection

7

Easy

Sentence Improvement

5

Easy

Rearrangement of Sentence

6

Easy

Total

30

Easy

Reasoning Ability: Questions were asked from puzzles, syllogism , Chinese Coding, Directions and basic topics of verbal reasoning.

Topics

No. of Questions

Difficulty Level

Puzzle - Circular, Floor-based, Day based, Linear Arrangement (N+S)

20

Moderate

Direction

3

Easy

Syllogism

5

Moderate

Chinese Coding

5

Easy

Basic

2

Easy

Total

35

Easy-Moderate

Numerical Ability (Maths): In the 3rd shift, questions were asked from Data Interpretation, arithmetic, missing number series and approximation.

Topic

No. of Questions

Difficulty Level

Data Interpretation - Caselet& Boys + Girls

15

Moderate

Approximation

5

Moderate

Arithmetic

10

Moderate

Missing Series

5

Easy

Total

35

Moderate

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2019: 12th October - Shift 2 (Moderate)

Sections

No. of MCQs

Difficulty Level

Good Attempts

English Language

30

Easy

22-26

Numerical Ability

35

Moderate

17-22

Reasoning Aptitude

35

Moderate

24-30

TOTAL

100

Moderate

64-73

Section-wise Exam Analysis

English Language: The questions asked in shift-2 were similar to that asked in shift 1 of the English Language section. The questions were asked from topics like reading comprehension, fillers, word replacement, error correction and others. 

Topic

No. of Questions

Difficulty Level

Cloze Test

6

Easy

Reading Comprehension

8

Moderate

Error Detection

6

Easy

Sentence Improvement

5

Easy

Word Replacement

5

Easy

Total

30

Easy

Reasoning Ability: Questions were asked from puzzles, blood relation, syllogism and other topics. The difficulty level of the section was moderate.

Topics

No. of Questions

Difficulty Level

Puzzle - Circular, Row-based, Floor-based, Month & Day based

20

Moderate

Direction

3

Easy

Blood Relation

3

Easy

Syllogism

5

Moderate

Order Ranking

3

Easy

Alphabetical Series

1

 

Total

35

Easy-Moderate

Numerical Ability (Maths): Questions were asked from Data Interpretation, arithmetic, missing number series and Quadratic Equation.

Topic

No. of Questions

Difficulty Level

Data Interpretation - 2 Tabular & Line Graph (double line) 

15

Moderate

Quadratic Equation

5

Easy

Arithmetic

10

Moderate

Missing Series

5

Easy

Total

35

Moderate

IBPS PO 2019 Exam Analysis: 12th October - Shift 1

Here is the exam analysis of the 1st shift of IBPS PO Prelims Exam conducted on 12 October 2019. Thousands of candidates appeared in the first shift. These candidates shared their feedback after coming out of the exam centre. Have a look at the analysis which is based on the feedback shared by candidates:

Sections

No. of MCQs

Difficulty Level

Good Attempts

English Language

30

Easy

23-27

Numerical Ability

35

Easy-Moderate

18-23

Reasoning Aptitude

35

Easy-Moderate

23-29

TOTAL

100

Easy-Moderate

60-70

Section-wise Exam Analysis

English Language: A total of 30 multiple type questions were asked from topics like reading comprehension, fillers, error correction and others. Have a look at the detailed analysis

Topic

No. of Questions

Difficulty Level

Cloze Test

6

Easy

Reading Comprehension

8

Moderate

Error Detection

6

Easy

Sentence Improvement

5

Easy

Word Swap

5

Easy

Total

30

Easy

Reasoning Ability: In this section, 35 questions were asked from puzzles, coding-decoding, blood relation, inequality and other topics. The difficulty level of the section was easy-moderate.

Topics

No. of Questions

Difficulty Level

Puzzle - Square, Linear Arrangement, Month-based, Order-Based

20

Moderate

Coding-Decoding

5

Easy

Blood Relation

5

Easy

Inequality

3

Moderate

Others

2

Easy

Total

35

Easy-Moderate

Numerical Ability (Maths): The difficulty level of the Numerical Ability section was Moderate. Questions were asked from Data Interpretation, arithmetic and simplification.

Topic

No. of Questions

Difficulty Level

Data Interpretation - Tabular, Line Graph & Caselet

15

Moderate

Quadratic Equation

5

Easy

Arithmetic

10

Moderate

Approximation

5

Easy

Total

35

Moderate

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