IBPS PO Exam Analysis Prelims 15th and 16th October 2022

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IBPS PO Exam Analysis Prelims 2022: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) will be conducting the IBPS PO Prelims Exam for the recruitment of Probationary officers for various banks. The exam is going to be conducted on the 15th and 16th of October 2022 across India. Oliveboard is bringing you IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2022 for a better understanding of the questions paper, its pattern, and the types of questions asked. Check here the detailed section-wise IBPS PO Exam Analysis 2022 of all slots to know the types and difficulty level of questions asked in the exam.

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IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2022 – 15th and 16th October 2022

Here we have compiled the shift-wise analysis for the IBPS PO Prelims exam that is being conducted on the 15th and 16th of October 2022. You can check the tables below for a detailed analysis.

IBPS PO Prelims Exam – Good Attempt

Here are the good attempts for the IBPS PO Prelims exam 2022.

Day 1 (15th October 2022)Good AttemptsDay 2 (16th October 2022)Good Attempts
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Shift-470-75Shift-475-81

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis 15th October 2022

15th October 2022 is the first day of the IBPS PO Prelims exam 2022. Check the shift-wise IBPS PO Prelims exam analysis on 15th October 2022.

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IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis 16th October 2022

16th October 2022 is the second day of the IBPS PO Prelims exam 2022. Check the shift-wise IBPS PO Prelims exam analysis on 16th October 2022.

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You can also check the previous year’s Exam analysis for IBPS PO prelims and Mains exam.

IBPS PO Previous Year Exam Analysis – 2021

Overall Difficulty Level of IBPS PO Mains – 2021

SubjectDifficulty Level
QuantModerate to difficult
EnglishModerate
General AwarenessModerate to difficult
ReasoningModerate
Essay and LetterModerate

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

TopicNumber of questionsDifficulty level
Data sufficiency4-5Moderate to difficult
Input-output7-8Moderate
Logical reasoning4-5Moderate
Puzzles20Moderate to difficult
Syllogism-reversed one3-4Moderate

English Language

TopicsNo of questionsDifficulty level
Cloze test4-5Moderate
Error spotting4-5Moderate
Para jumble4-5Easy to moderate
Match the columns4-5easy to moderate
reading comprehension10-12Moderate
Sentence improvement/rearrangement5-6Moderate
Word association3-4Moderate

Data Analysis and Interpretation

TopicsNo of questionsdifficulty level
Data interpretation18-20Moderate to difficult
data sufficiency2-3Moderate to difficult
Number series3-5Moderate to difficult
Misc7-8Moderate to difficult

General, Economy/Banking Awareness

Topicsno of the questions askeddifficulty level
Banking aptitude12-15Moderate
Current affairs15-20moderate to difficult

Essay and letter- Section-wise analysis

TopicsNo of questions Difficulty level
essay writing- 200 words2Moderate
Letter writing-150 words3Moderate

IBPS PO Exam Analysis 2020 – Mains Exam Pattern

Before we jump to the IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis let’s have a look at the IBPS PO Mains Exam pattern quickly. The main Examination has 2 parts – Objective and Descriptive.

Name of testNo. of QuestionsMax. MarksTime Allotted
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude456060 minutes
English Language354040 minutes
Data Analysis and Interpretation356045 minutes
General, Economy/Banking Awareness404035 minutes
Total155200180 minutes
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)22530 minutes

0.25 marks will be deducted for every question attempted wrong by a candidate in both IBPS PO 2020 Preliminary Exam and IBPS PO 2020 Mains Exam. There will be no deduction of marks for a question left blank/unattempted by a candidate.

Section wise Analysis – IBPS PO Mains 2020

Order of sections in IBPS PO Mains 2020 was – Reasoning, GA, English, Quant . The overall difficulty level of IBPS PO Mains are as follow.

SubjectDifficulty Level
QuantModerate
EnglishEasy
General AwarenessEasy
ReasoningModerate
Essay and LetterModerate

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

The puzzles in the reasoning section were based on the topics mentioned below and was moderate overall. There were 45 questions and 12-15 would be a good attempt.

  • Classification
  • Selection-Based
  • Linear Seating Arrangement
  • Parallel Row 10 persons
  • Circular Arrangement – Data Sufficiency
  • Distance-Based
TopicsNumber of Questions
Puzzles30
Input Output4
Data Sufficiency3
Direction Sense2
Individual Analytical Reasoning 2
Critical Reasoning4
Total45

English Language

The overall level of English Language section was also moderate, There were 3 reading comprehensions with random distribution of questions and topics on Econonic survey, Fishery, and Water crisis.

TopicsNumber of Questions
RC (AI/Water Crisis)12
Word Replacement 4
Double Fillers 4
Para jumbles2
Starters and connectors3
Cloze Test4
Phrase replacement3
Misc3
Total35

Data Analysis and Interpretation

This section had pie chart (double pie chat), 2 caselet (3+4 questions), table DI (calculative) and data sufficiency questions. Here is a summarized table –

TopicsNumber of Questions
Data Interpretation & Caselets31
Wrong Number Series2
Quantity Comparison2

General, Economy/Banking Awareness

A few of the GA questions asked were –

  • 67th Grand Master in Chess?
  • In which state did Ola start scooter services recently?
  • SBM Bank is based out of which country?
  • Author of Lockdown Legends
  • Head of Jury of International Film festival?
  • SBI Launched a card with a multinational company JCB. The company is based out of which country?
  • Largest floating solar energy park?
  • ATP Winner?
  • Social Impact bond is launched in collaboration with?
  • Which country sends the maximum number of educated migrants to OECD?
  • Trust Exercise Book – Author
  • Which bank launched Signature Visa Debit Card for its HNA individuals?
  • Theme of NRI Day?
  • Imibile app
  • DAK Pay
  • Pradham Mantri Rojgar Yogna Amount Allocated?
  • Which country is set to launch wooden satellite?
  • FX4U
  • Sri Guru Ram Das International Airport
  • Atmanirbhar Women Scheme is launched by which bank?
  • Which is true for neo bank?

English Language Descriptive (Letter Writing & Essay)

The topic for a descriptive exam was based on the following happenings –

  • Essay – Work from home related, Inflation – Cost of Living
  • Letter – Reject Loan Application, Replacement of Electronic Gadget, To an editor about increased use of texting apps.

IBPS PO Exam Analysis 2020 – Prelims Exam Pattern

The IBPS RRB PO Prelims contains 3 sections namely English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability.

IBPS PO Syllabus

Note: There will be a penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as a penalty to arrive at the corrected score.

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IBPS PO 2020 Prelims Exam Analysis | Day 3 (11 October 2020)

Here is the complete analysis of IBPS PO 2020 Prelims exam.

SubjectShift-2 Topics and Number of Questions
ReasoningSyllogism: 5  questions
Order and Ranking Puzzle : 5 questions
Linear Uncertain and Unidirectional Seating Arrangement: 5 questions
Floor Based Puzzle (6 people, colour, places): 5 questions
Circular seating arrangement (8 people, bidirectional): 5 questions
Inequality (Missing relationship): 4 questions
Blood relations: 2-3 questions
Word (forward backward): 1 question
Miscellaneous: 2 questions
EnglishReading Comprehension (Critical thinking): 8-10 questions
Double fillers: 5 question
Sentence Correction: 4-5 questions
Word Exchange: 4 question
Error Spotting: 5 questions
Word Swap: 4 questions
QuantQuadratic Equation: 5 questions
Missing number series: 5 questions
Pie Chart: 5 questions
Bar Chart: 5 questions
Caselet DI: 5 questions
Arithmetic: 10 questions

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IBPS PO 2020 Prelims Exam Analysis | Shift 1

SubjectShift-1 Topics and Number of Questions
ReasoningBox based Puzzle (9 box): 5 questions
Row based Puzzle: 5 questions
Flat & Floor Based Puzzle: 5 questions
Age Based Puzzle: 5 questions
Syllogism: 5  questions
Coding Decoding: 5 questions
Word arrangement: 1 question
Order and Ranking: 4 questions
EnglishReading Comprehension: 7 questions
Cloze Test: 5 questions
Sentence Improvement: 3 questions
Error Detection: 5 questions
Word Swap: 5 questions
Sentence Correction: 5 questions
QuantQuadratic Equation: 5 questions
Approximation: 5 questions
Pie Chart: 6 questions
Tabular DI: 6 questions
Caselet DI: 6 questions
Arithmetic: 7 questions

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IBPS PO 2020 Prelims Exam Analysis | Day 2 (10 October 2020)

IBPS PO 2020 Prelims Exam Analysis | Shift 4

SubjectShift-4 Topics and Number of Questions
ReasoningClassification puzzle: 5 questions
Month-based puzzle (Exam-date variables): 5 questions
Linear arrangement: 5 questions
Uncertain puzzle- 13 people in linear: 5 questions
Direction: 4 questions
Coding (Normal): 1 question
Number Arrangement: 1 question
Word Formation: 1 question
Syllogism: 4 questions
Inequality: 4 questions
EnglishReading Comprehension: 8-10 questions
Error Detection: 5 questions
Sentence Rearrangement: 5 questions
Double Fillers: 2-3questions
Word Rearrangement: 5 questions
QuantPie Chart (French Language in Schools): 5 questions
Tabular DI- Monday to Friday (Ratio of Choco Vanilla sale): 5 questions
Caselet DI: 5 questions
Quadratic Equation: 5 questions
Approximation: 5 questions
Arithmetic Word Problems: 10 questions

IBPS PO 2020 Prelims Exam Analysis | Shift 3

SubjectShift-3 Topics and Number of Questions
ReasoningCircular Arrangement- In & Out: 5 questions
Straight line puzzle- North facing: 5 questions
Age based puzzle in Month & year: 5 questions
Comparison puzzle- Box-based: 5 questions
Direction: 1 question
Blood Relations: 1 question
Alphabetical puzzle: 1 question
Chinese Coding: 5 questions
Syllogism: 5 questions
Word ( PERFORMING): 1 questions
Pairing (MERCHANT): 1 questions
EnglishReading Comprehension: 8 questions
Error Detection (Sentence Correction): 5 questions
Sentence Rearrangement: 4-5 questions
Cloze Test: 4-5 questions
Sentence Improvement: 3-4 questions
Word Rearrangement: 4-5 questions
QuantPie Chart: 5 questions
Caselet DI: 5 questions
Tabular DI: 5 questions
Approximation: 5 questions
Missing Number Series: 5 questions
Arithmetic Word Problems: 10 questions

IBPS PO 2020 Prelims Exam Analysis | Shift 2

SubjectShift-2 Topics and Number of Questions
ReasoningPuzzles and Seating Arrangement: 20 questions
Directions: 3 questions
Blood Relations: 3 questions
Inequality: 3 questions
Coding-Decoding (New pattern): 1 question
Order & Sequence: 1 question
Miscellaneous: 4 questions
EnglishReading Comprehension: 8 questions
Fillers: 5 questions
Para Jumble: 5 questions
Word Swap: 5-6 questions
Errors: 6 questions
QuantBar Graph: 5 questions
Line Graph: 5 questions
Caselet DI: 5 questions
Quadratic Equation: 5 questions
Missing Series: 5 questions
Arithmetic Word Problems: 10 questions

IBPS PO 2020 Prelims Exam Analysis | Shift 1

SubjectShift-1 Topics and Number of Questions
ReasoningStraight Line Puzzle (8 persons): 5 questions
Seating Puzzle: 5 questions
Flat & Floor Based Puzzle: 5 questions
Box Based Puzzle: 5 questions
Syllogism: 4  questions
Inequality: 4 questions
Directions: 3 questions
Blood Relations: 3 questions
Alphabet: 1 questions
EnglishReading Comprehension: 7-8 questions
Cloze Test: 3 questions
Idioms: 3 questions
Error Detection: 5 questions
Rearrangement: 6 questions
Miscellaneous: 5-6 questions
QuantQuadratic Equation: 5 questions
Wrong No Series: 5 questions
Pie Chart (No of books): 5 questions
Tabular DI: 5 questions
Caselet DI: 5 questions
Arithmetic: 10 questions

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IBPS PO 2020 Prelims Exam Analysis | Day 1 (3 October 2020)

IBPS PO 2020 Prelims Exam Analysis | Shift 4

SubjectShift-1 Topics and Number of Questions
ReasoningSquare seating arrangement: 5 questions
Linear seating arrangement all facing north (weight of those persons was also given): 5 questions
Floor and Flat based puzzle- 4 floor, 2 flats: 5 questions
box puzzle with color: 5 questions
Coding-Decoding: 5 questions
Syllogism: 5 questions
Order and Ranking based: 3 questions
Number Based: 1 questions
Alphabet Pairing: 1 questions
EnglishReading Comprehension: 7 questions
Fillers: 5 questions
Error Detection: 5 questions
Word Replacement: 5 questions
Sentence Rearrangement: 5 questions
Phrase Replacement: 3 questions
QuantCaselet DI: 5 questions
Line Graph: 5 questions
Tabular DI: 5 questions
Wrong Number Series: 5 questions
Approximation: 5 questions
Arithmetic Word Problems: 10 questions

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IBPS PO 2020 Prelims Exam Analysis | Shift 3

SubjectShift-1 Topics and Number of Questions
ReasoningCircular Seating Arrangement: 5 questions
Linear Seating Arrangement: 5 questions
Order and Ranking based- 9 people: 5 questions
Day based puzzle-people attending play from Mon to Sat: 5 questions
 Coding-Decoding: 5 questions
Syllogism: 4 questions
Alphabet based- meaningful word: 1 question
Number Based (odd-even): 1 question
Odd one out- letter based: 1 question
Order and Ranking (height based arrangement): 3 questions 
EnglishReading Comprehension (passage on the theme of mental issues faced by people due to COVID lockdown) 7 questions
Sentence Rearrangement: 5 questions
Error Detection: 7 questions
Word Replacement: 5 questions
Cloze Test: 6 questions
QuantCaselet DI: 5 questions
Line Graph: 5 questions
Tabular DI: 5 questions
Wrong Number Series: 5 questions
Approximation: 5 questions
Arithmetic Word Problems: 10 questions

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