Exam Analysis

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

IBPS PO 2018 Prelims Exam Analysis

The level of IBPS PO Prelims 2018 Exam was Easy to Moderate. There were 3 Sections in IBPS PO Prelims exam which are mentioned below:

  1. Reasoning Ability
  2. Quantitative Aptitude
  3. English Language

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis (Overall):

The level of the exam can be considered as Moderate. IBPS PO Prelims exam had 3 sections in the objective test of 100 marks.

Sections Good Attempts Level
Reasoning 20-24 Moderate
English Language 15-18 Moderate
Quantitative Aptitude 18-22 Moderate
Total 58-62 Moderate

Exam Analysis: Reasoning Ability

This section had 35 questions. The overall section was moderate. There were 3 sets of Puzzles and Seating Arrangement, which are mentioned below:

Floor Based Puzzle
Square seating arrangement
Miscellaneous Puzzle

Topics Number of Questions Level
Puzzle & Seating Arrangement 15 Moderate
Coding-Decoding 5 Easy
Directions 3 Easy
Inequality 5 Moderate
Alphabet 1 Easy 
Comparison Based Questions 2 Easy
Miscellaneous 4 Moderate
Total 35 Moderate

Exam Analysis: Quantitative Aptitude

Data Interpretation Questions are based on the Line Graph & Bar Graph. No Approximation Questions asked in the exam of 1st slot of 13th October 2018. 

Topics Number of Questions Level
Data Interpretation (Line Graph, Bar Graph) 11 Moderate
Wrong Number Series 6 Easy-Moderate
Quadratic Equation 6 Easy
Miscellaneous (Profit and Loss, Problem on Ages, SI & CI etc) 12 Moderate
Total 35 Moderate

Exam Analysis: English Language

English Language section was of moderate level. There were only 5 question in the set of Reading Comprehension out of which 1 question was of vocabulary. Reading Comprehension was based on an article related to printing press and history of newspapers. There were 3 different types/pattern of Error Detection problems.

Topics Number of Questions Level
Cloze Test 6 Moderate
Reading Comprehension 7 Moderate
Error Detection 7 Moderate-Difficult
Sentence Correction/Improvement 5 Moderate
Fillers 5 Moderate
Total 30 Moderate