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IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2019 – 07 December | All Shifts

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2019

The first stage of IBPS Clerk 2019 Recruitment – Preliminary Exam is being conducted on 7th and 8th December 2019. In this blog, we are going to provide you with the detailed section-wise IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam analysis 2019 of all the shifts being conducted today, i.e 7th December 2019. Here are providing you the overall & section-wise difficulty level of each shift, we will give you the question-type wise bifurcation of all the questions asked in each of the 3 sections – Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language. Before moving onto the IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam analysis of the first shift, let’s have a look at the IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam pattern -:

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2019 – Pattern

In the IBPS Clerk prelims exam, 100 questions divided in 3 sections are asked for 100 marks. 20 mins are allotted for each section. Candidates can move to the next section only after completion of the 20 minutes allotted to the current section.

Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Time allotted for each test (Separately timed)
English Language 30 30 20 minutes
Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes

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IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2019 – First Shift

Check out the Video Analysis of the First Shift of IBPS Clerk 2019 Prelims Exam below  -:

 

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2019 – Section-wise Details

The first shift of IBPS clerk prelims exam has now been concluded. The overall difficulty of this shift was Easy. Candidates were able to solve more than 80 to 85 Questions on an average. All 3 sections were of easy level. There was nothing new as compared to previous years in this shift.

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2019 – Reasoning

As shown in the above exam pattern, there are 35 questions in this section which are to be attempted in 20 minutes.  The overall difficulty level of the reasoning section was Easy. The Series asked in the exam was of alpha-numeric type, it was quite lengthy, but not very difficult. Direction Sense questions were not asked in this shift.

  • Uncertain number of people in a line (Facing North) – 5 Questions
  • Parallel Row Seating Arrangement (12 people) – 5 Questions
  • Month Based Puzzle (8 people)- 5 Questions
  • Square Seating Arrangement (4 inside out – corner) – 5 Questions
  • Syllogism (only a Few type) – 4 Questions
  • Alpha Numeric Series – 5 Questions
  • Blood Relations – 3 Questions
  • Miscellaneous – 3 questions

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IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2019 – Quantitative Aptitude

As shown in the above exam pattern, there are 35 questions in this section which are to be attempted in 20 minutes. The difficulty level of this section was also easy. DI question set was based on a bar graph with 4 variables (societies – A, B, C, D). The Wrong number Series were also asked, this was very simple.

  • Simplification – 7 to 8 Questions
  • Data Interpretation (Bar Chart – ABCD Society) – 5 Questions
  • Number Series (Wrong Number) – 5 Questions
  • Quadratic Equation – 5 Questions
  • Miscellaneous (SI/CI, Percentage, Average, Profit & Loss, Mensuration, Ratio, Alligation, etc.) – 12 to 13 Questions.

Questions asked in the Exam are given below -:

Wrong Number Series -:

1) 2, 3, 6, 15, 45, 156.5, 630

2) 36, 20, 12, 8, 6, 5.5, 4.5

3) 1, 3, 9, 31, 128, 651, 3913

 

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IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2019 – English Language

As shown in the above exam pattern, there are 30 questions in this section which are to be attempted in 20 minutes. The difficulty level of this section was Easy. The RC passage had 2 vocab questions (1 synonym and 1 antonym). Cloze test was asked which was very easy.

  • Reading Comprehension (Tiger Reserves & Population) – 8 Questions
  • Cloze Test (Story Based) – 6 to 7 Questions
  • Rearrangement of Underlined Words – 5 Questions
  • Spelling Error Correction – 5 Questions
  • Fillers – 3 to 4 questions.
  • Miscellaneous – 1-2 Questions

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IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2019 – Second Shift

Check out the Video Analysis of the First Shift of IBPS Clerk 2019 Prelims Exam below. (The video will be available from 12:30 PM in the morning after the second shift is completed) -:

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2019 – Section-wise Details

The second shift of IBPS clerk prelims exam has now been concluded. The overall difficulty of this shift was Easy to Moderate. Candidates were able to solve more than 78 to 82 Questions on an average. Reasoning and English section were easy, Quantitative Aptitude was of easy to moderate level.

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2019 – Reasoning

As shown in the above exam pattern, there are 35 questions in this section which are to be attempted in 20 minutes.  The overall difficulty level of the reasoning section was Easy. There were 4 puzzles and seating arrangement type questions similar to first shift.

  • Square Seating Arrangement (Inside-Outside, 8 people) – 5 Questions
  • Days Sequence Puzzle (7 people) – 5 Questions
  • Height Based Puzzle – 3 Questions
  • Double Rows Seating Arrangement (12 people) – 5 Questions
  • Syllogism (only few) – 3 Questions
  • Alphabet Series (Letters based) – 5 Questions
  • Direction Sense – 3 Questions
  • Miscellaneous – 6 questions

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IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2019 – Quantitative Aptitude

As shown in the above exam pattern, there are 35 questions in this section which are to be attempted in 20 minutes. The difficulty level of this section was of Easy to Moderate Level. Bar Graph DI was about average numbers of cakes sold. In this shift, Inequalities were asked instead of Quadratic Equations.

  • Simplification & Approximation – 10 Questions
  • Data Interpretation  (Average/Bar Graph-Based) – 5 Questions
  • Caselet (Venn Diagram based) – 5 Questions
  • Number Series (Wrong Number) – 5 Questions
  • Inequalities – 5 Questions
  • Miscellaneous (Salary based Percentage, Average, Profit & Loss, Mensuration, Ratio, etc.) – 5 Questions

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IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2019 – English Language

As shown in the above exam pattern, there are 30 questions in this section which are to be attempted in 20 minutes. The difficulty level of this section was Easy. RC had 2 vocab questions (Synonym and Antonym).

  • Reading Comprehension (Traveling & its benefits) – 8 Questions
  • Sentence Re-arrangement – 5 Questions
  • Error Detection – 6 Questions
  • Single Fillers – 5 Questions
  • Spelling Correction – 6 Questions

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IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2019 – Third Shift

The Third shift of IBPS clerk prelims exam has now been concluded. The overall difficulty of this shift was Easy to Moderate. Candidates were able to solve more than 80 to 83 Questions on an average. Reasoning was very easy. English section and Quantitative Aptitude were of easy to moderate level.

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2019 – Reasoning

As shown in the above exam pattern, there are 35 questions in this section which are to be attempted in 20 minutes. The overall difficulty level of the reasoning section was Easy to moderate.  There were only 3 puzzles, 1 less than the previous 2 shifts. All the puzzles were very easy. The series was of numeric type. Questions on Coding-Decoding, Inequality, Syllogism and Direction sense were quite easy.

  • Circular Seating Arrangement (inside facing – single variable) – 5 Questions
  • Linear Seating Arrangement (north facing, single variable) – 5 Questions
  • Stack/Box Based Puzzle (single variable)– 4 Questions
  • Coding-Decoding (substitution) – 5 Questions
  • Inequality – 3 Questions
  • Syllogism – 3 Questions
  • Numeric Series – 5 Questions
  • Direction Sense – 3 Questions
  • Miscellaneous – 2 questions

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IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2019 – Quantitative Aptitude

As shown in the above exam pattern, there are 35 questions in this section which are to be attempted in 20 minutes. The difficulty level of this section was of Easy to Moderate Level.

  • Simplification & Approximation – 10 Questions
  • Data Interpretation  (Tabular) – 5 Questions
  • Quadratic Equations – 5 Questions
  • Number Series (Missing Number) – 5 Questions
  • Miscellaneous (SI/CI, Time and work, profit, average, etc.) – 10 Questions

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IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2019 – English Language

As shown in the above exam pattern, there are 30 questions in this section which are to be attempted in 20 minutes. The difficulty level of this section was Easy to Moderate.

  • Reading Comprehension (Science – Artificial Leaf) – 7 Questions
  • Cloze Test (Right to privacy) – 7 Questions
  • Correct Order of Word – 5 Questions
  • Sentence Jumble – 4 Questions
  • Phrase Replacement – 4 Questions
  • Error Detection (choose correct sentence from the 3 given sentences) – 3 Questions

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IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2019 – Fourth Shift

The Fourth shift of IBPS clerk prelims exam has now been concluded. The overall difficulty of this shift was Easy. Candidates were able to solve more than 85 Questions on an average. Reasoning was very easy. English section and Quantitative Aptitude were of easy to moderate level.

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2019 – Reasoning

As shown in the above exam pattern, there are 35 questions in this section which are to be attempted in 20 minutes. The overall difficulty level of the reasoning section was Very Easy.  There were only 3 puzzles similar to 3rd shift. All the questions were very simple. The series was of alpha-numeric type.

  • Circular Seating Arrangement – 5 Questions
  • Linear Seating Arrangement (2 rows) – 5 Questions
  • Grid-Based Puzzle – 5 Questions
  • Coding-Decoding  – 4 Questions
  • Direct inequality – 2 Questions
  • Syllogism – 4 Questions
  • Alpha-Numeric Series – 4 Questions
  • Direction Sense – 3 Questions
  • Comparison – 3 questions

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IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2019 – Quantitative Aptitude

As shown in the above exam pattern, there are 35 questions in this section which are to be attempted in 20 minutes. The difficulty level of this section was of Very Easy.

  • Simplification & Approximation – 10 Questions
  • Data Interpretation  (Tabular) – 5 Questions
  • Quadratic Equations (Data Comparison) – 5 Questions
  • Number Series (Missing Number) – 5 Questions
  • Miscellaneous (SI/CI, Time and work, profit, average, etc.) – 10 Questions

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IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2019 – English Language

As shown in the above exam pattern, there are 30 questions in this section which are to be attempted in 20 minutes. The difficulty level of this section was Easy.

  • Reading Comprehension – 9 Questions
  • Phrase Replacement – 5 Questions
  • Word Re-arrangement in a sentence – 4 Questions
  • Para-Jumble – 5 Questions
  • Fill in the blanks – 5 Questions
  • Error Spotting – 2 Questions

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