IBPS PO 2021 Prelims Exam Analysis (4th & 11th December All Shifts): Check Difficulty Level, Good Attempts, Section-wise Exam Review

IBPS PO Prelims 2021 Exam Analysis (4th & 11th December All Shifts): Get Difficulty Level of Questions Asked, Good Attempts, Section-wise Exam Review of the IBPS PO 2021 Prelims held on 11th December 2021. Also, check the exam analysis of the IBPS PO Prelims 2021 Exam held on 4th December 2021.

Created On: Dec 11, 2021 18:46 IST
IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2021 Jagran Josh
IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2021 Jagran Josh

IBPS PO 2021 Prelims Exam Analysis  (4th & 11th December All Shifts): The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducted the IBPS PO 2021 Prelims on 11th December 2021 and 4th December 2021 in four shifts each. The IBPS PO 2021 Prelims included three sections Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Language. In this article, we have shared the IBPS PO 2021 Prelims exam detailed section-wise analysis and review along with the number of questions asked, the difficulty level of questions, and good attempts. Candidates shared their feedback that the overall difficulty level of the IBPS PO 2021 Prelims exam on 4th December 2021 (Day 1) was ‘Easy to Moderate‘ and on 11th December 2021 (Day 2) was 'Moderate'. Next, the shortlisted candidates will be allowed to appear for the IBPS PO 2021 Mains exam. The IBPS PO 2021 Prelims Result will be declared in December 2021. The IBPS PO 2021 aims to fill 4,135 vacancies for the posts of Probationary Officers/Management Trainees during the IBPS PO XI Recruitment Drive in 11 participating public sector banks. 

Check IBPS PO 2021 Prelims Expected Cutoff & Previous Year Marks Categorywise

IBPS PO 2021 Prelims Shift Timings (4th & 11th Dec)

IBPS PO 2021 Prelims Shifts Timings
First Shift 9.00 am to 10.00 am
Second Shift 11.30 am to 12.30 am
Third Shift 2.00 pm to 3.00 pm
Fourth Shift 4.30 pm to 5.30 pm

IBPS PO 2021 Prelims Exam Timings: Reporting Time and Handwriting Sample Timing (4th & 11th Dec)

Event 1st Shift 2nd Shift 3rd Shift 4th Shift
Reporting Time 8.00 am 10.30 am 1.00 pm 3.30 pm
Handwriting Sample  8.45 to 8.50 pm 11.15 am to 11.20 am 1.45 pm to 1.50 pm 4.15 pm to 4.20 pm 
Exam Start Time 9.00 am 11.30 am 2.00 pm 4.30 pm
Exam End Time 10.00 am 12.30 pm 3.00 pm 5.30 pm

IBPS PO 2021 Prelims Exam Pattern

Section

Total Questions

Marks

Sectional Timing

Medium of Exam

Reasoning Ability

35

35

20 Minutes

English and Hindi

English Language

30

30

20 Minutes

English

Quantitative Aptitude

35

35

20 Minutes

English and Hindi

Total

100 MCQs

100 Marks

1 Hour

 

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis & Section-wise Review (11th December 2021 – All Shifts 1/2/3/4)

IBPS PO Prelims 2021 exam held on 11th December 2021 (All Shifts 1/2/3/4): The overall difficulty level of questions was 'Moderate'. The IBPS PO 2021 Prelims consisted of 100 objective multiple-choice questions of 1 mark each and a negative marking of 1/4th or 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. Candidates shared that they were able to make around 59 to 65 good attempts (Shift 1), 63 to 70 good attempts (Shift 2), 61 to 70 good attempts (Shift 3), and 64 to 70 good attempts (Shift 4) in the IBPS PO 2021 Prelims exam. Have a look at the detailed exam analysis below:

IBPS PO Prelims 2021(11th December All Shifts 1/2/3/4): Exam Analysis - Difficulty Level & Good Attempts

Sections

1st Shift

2nd Shift

3rd Shift

4th Shift

Good Attempts

Difficulty Level

Good Attempts

Difficulty Level

Good Attempts

Difficulty Level

Good Attempts

Difficulty Level

English Language

21-23

Easy-Moderate

21-23

Moderate

21-24

Moderate

22-24

Moderate

Reasoning Ability

20-22

Moderate

23-25

Moderate

21-24

Moderate

21-24

Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude

18-20

Moderate

20-22

Moderate

19-22

Moderate

20-22

Moderate

Total (100 Marks)

59-65

Moderate

63-70

Moderate

61-70

Moderate

63-70

Moderate

IBPS PO Prelims 2021 (11th December All Shifts 1/2/3/4): Section-wise exam review and questions asked

Reasoning Ability: All Shifts 1/2/3/4

Topics

No. of MCQs

Difficulty Level

Puzzles/Seating Arrangement (Month/Date-based, Dual Row Seating Arrangement, Tabular)

18-23

Moderate

Syllogism

3-5

Moderate

Inequality

3-5

Moderate

Word Pairing Based

1-5

Easy-Moderate

Order & Ranking

3

Easy-Moderate

Direction & Sense

3

Easy-Moderate

Blood Relation 3 Easy-Moderate

Odd One Out

1-2

Easy-Moderate

Chinese Coding

1

Easy-Moderate

Total

35

Moderate

English Language: All Shifts 1/2/3/4

Topics

No. of MCQs

Difficulty Level

Reading Comprehension

8 -10

Easy-Moderate

Error Detection

4-7

Easy-Moderate

Word-Swap

4-6

Easy-Moderate

Para Jumbles

5-6

Easy-Moderate

Cloze Test

6

Easy-Moderate

Phrase Replacement

4

Easy-Moderate

Match the Column

3 to 4

Easy

Total

30

Easy-Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude: All Shifts 1/2/3/4

Topics

No. of MCQs

Difficulty Level

Data Interpretation (Caselet, Bar, Tabular, Pie)

11-15

Easy-Moderate

Arithmetic

10-12

Easy-Moderate

Quadratic Equation

6

Easy-Moderate

Missing Number Series

5-6

Easy-Moderate

Approximation

5

Moderate

Total

35

Moderate

 

                                        IBPS PO 2021 Important Links

IBPS PO 2021 Notification, Admit Card Download, Syllabus, Cut-off

IBPS PO Prelims Section-wise Important Topics

IBPS PO 2021 Prelims How to prepare English Language

IBPS PO 2021 Prelims How to prepare Reasoning Ability

IBPS PO 2021 Prelims How to prepare Quantitative Aptitude

IBPS PO Prelims COVID-19 Guidelines

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis & Section-wise Review (4th December 2021 – All Shifts 1/2/3/4)

IBPS PO Prelims 2021 exam held on 4th December 2021 (All Shifts): The difficulty level of questions was 'Easy to Moderate'. The IBPS PO 2021 Prelims consisted of 100 objective multiple-choice questions of 1 mark each and a negative marking of 1/4th or 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. Candidates shared that they were able to make around 64 to 70 good attempts (Shift 1), 63 to 69 good attempts (Shift 2), 63 to 69 good attempts (Shift 3), and 61 to 68 good attempts (Shift 4) in the IBPS PO 2021 Prelims exam. Have a look at the detailed exam analysis below:

IBPS PO Prelims 2021(4th December All Shifts 1/2/3/4): Exam Analysis - Difficulty Level & Good Attempts

Sections

1st Shift

2nd Shift

3rd Shift

4th Shift

Good Attempts

Difficulty Level

Good Attempts

Difficulty Level

Good Attempts

Difficulty Level

Good Attempts

Difficulty Level

English Language

21-23

Easy-Moderate

22-24

Easy-Moderate

20-22

Moderate

20-22

Moderate

Reasoning Ability

23-25

Easy-Moderate

21-23

Easy-Moderate

23-24

Moderate

22-24

Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude

20-22

Easy-Moderate

20-22

Easy-Moderate

19-22

Moderate

19-22

Moderate

Total (100 Marks)

64-70

Easy-Moderate

63-69

Easy-Moderate

63-69

Moderate

61-68

Moderate

IBPS PO Prelims 2021 (4th December All Shifts 1/2/3/4): Section-wise exam review and questions asked

Reasoning Ability: All Shifts 1/2/3/4

Topics

No. of MCQs

Difficulty Level

Topics

No. of MCQs

Difficulty Level

Puzzles/Seating Arrangement (Box-based, floor & flat-based, designation-based, circular-based, square-based seating, month-based, days-based, comparison-based, letter-based, alphabet-based)

20 to 24

Easy-Moderate

Coding-Decoding

5

Easy-Moderate

Syllogism

4 to 5

Easy-Moderate

Blood Relation 1 to 3 Easy-Moderate

Inequality

4 to 5

Easy-Moderate

Number Based

1

Easy-Moderate

Direction & Sense

1 to 3

Easy-Moderate

Pairing Based

1 to 3

Easy-Moderate

Alpha Numeric Series

1

Easy

Meaningful Word

1

Easy

Odd One Out

1

Moderate

Chinese Coding

5

Easy

Total

35

Easy-Moderate

English Language: All Shifts 1/2/3/4

Topics

No. of MCQs

Difficulty Level

Topics

No. of MCQs

Difficulty Level

Reading Comprehension

8 to 10

Easy-Moderate

Phrase Replacement

5

Easy-Moderate

Error Detection

4 to 5

Easy-Moderate

Cloze Test

5 to 7

Easy-Moderate

Word-Swap/Word Usage/ Word Arrangement

3-4

Easy-Moderate

Para Jumbles/ Sentence Rearrangement

5

Easy

Match the Column

2

Moderate

Single Fillers

5

Moderate

Total

30

Easy-Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude: All Shifts 1/2/3/4

Topics

No. of MCQs

Difficulty Level

Data Interpretation (Pie, Caselet, Tabular DI (Days - Male and Female))

10 to 20

Easy-Moderate

Arithmetic

10 to 15

Easy-Moderate

Missing/ Wrong Number Series

5

Easy-Moderate

Quadratic Equation

5

Easy-Moderate

Approximation

5

Easy

Total

35

Easy-Moderate

IBPS PO 2021 Prelims Exam on 4th & 11th Dec: Check Section-wise Important Topics, Exam Pattern

FAQ

Q1 What was the difficulty level of questions in the IBPS PO 2021 Prelims Exam on 4th December & 11th December 2021?

The IBPS PO 2021 Prelims Exam Analysis: The overall difficulty level of the IBPS PO 2021 Prelims exam on 4th December 2021 (Day 1) was ‘Easy to Moderate‘ and on 11th December 2021 (Day 2) was 'Moderate'.

Q2. How many shifts will be there for IBPS PO Prelims Exam 2021?

There will be four shifts on 4th and 11th December 2021 for IBPS PO 2021 Prelims.

Q3. How many sections are there in IBPS PO 2021 Prelims?

IBPS PO 2021 Prelims consists of three sections: Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, and Reasoning Ability.

Q4. Is there a negative marking in the IBPS PO 2021 Prelims exam?

Yes. For each wrong answer, candidates will get a penalty of 1/4th or 0.25 marks in the IBPS PO 2021 Prelims exam.

Q5. What are the exam dates for IBPS PO 2021 Prelims?

The IBPS PO 2021 Prelims will be held in four shifts each on December 4th and December 11th, 2021.

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