Detailed analysis of the questions asked of various subjects in the Exams.

IBPS Clerk 2018: Prelims Exam Analysis

IBPS Clerk 2018 Pre Exam was of Easy to Moderate level

There were many new types of questions introduced in the Reasoning and English section. IBPS Clerk Pre 2018 exam had 3 sections in the objective test comprising of 100 questions to be solved in 60 minutes.

Reasoning Ability

Numerical Ability

English Language

IBPS Clerk 2018 Prelims Analysis: Overall

The level of the exam can be considered as Easy to Moderate.

Sections Good Attempts
Reasoning 28-33
English Language 19-22
Quantitative Aptitude 20-24
Total 69-75

Exam Analysis: Quantitative Aptitude

This section had 35 questions. The level of Quantitative Aptitude section was Easy to Moderate. DI questions based on a Tabular DI in this slot.

The Quantitative Aptitude questions asked were:

Topics Number of Questions Level
Data Interpretation  5 Easy-Moderate
Missing Number Series 5 Easy
Quadratic Equation 5 Easy
Simplification 10 Easy
Arithmetic Word Problems (Profit and Loss, Problem on Ages, SI & CI etc) 10 Moderate
Total 35 Moderate

Exam Analysis: English Language

Topics Number of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 6 Moderate
Error Detection (Spelling & Grammatical) 5 Easy-Moderate
Single Filler 4 Easy
Phrasal Verb or Sentence Correction 5 Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement 5 Easy-Moderate
Match the following based sentence completion 5 Moderate
Total 30 Easy-Moderate

Exam Analysis: Reasoning

The level of reasoning was of Easy to Moderate. 4 Puzzles and Seating Arrangement questions were asked in the exam. 

Following were the types of Puzzles & Seating Arrangement asked in the exam:

  1. Square seating arrangement
  2. Day Based Puzzle
  3. Linear Seating Arrangement, Parallel Line, 12 number of people
  4. Random Arrangement based puzzle, 7 persons, 7 cities

Questions asked in Reasoning Ability were:-

Topics Number of Questions Level
Puzzle & Seating Arrangement 20 Moderate
Syllogism 4 Easy-Moderate
Directions 3 Moderate
Alphabet Series 4 Easy-Moderate
Alphabet 1 Easy-Moderate
Ranking & Ordering 3 Moderate
Total 35 Easy-Moderate