IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis – 18th November 2018

IBPS PO Mains exam was conducted today. Here, we bring to you detailed section-wise IBPS PO Mains exam analysis. Let’s glance through the exam pattern first. 

Name of Tests

No. of Questions

Max Marks

Medium of Exam


Reasoning and Computer Aptitude 45 60 English and Hindi 60 Minutes
General/Economy/Banking Awareness 40 40 English and Hindi 35 Minutes
English Language 35 40 English 40 Minutes
Data Analysis and Interpretation 35 60 English and Hindi 45 Minutes
Total 155 200   3 Hours
Descriptive Test 2 25 English 30 Minutes

The Main exam also consists of an English Language Descriptive Writing Test.

IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis – 18th November 2018

The overall IBPS PO Mains paper was difficult. Data Analysis & Interpretation was lengthy and time-consuming. 

Data Analysis & Interpretation

Difficulty Level: Difficult

  • Data Interpretation: 18 Qs
  • Data Sufficiency: 5 Qs
  • Arithmetic Problems: 5 Qs
  • Number Series: 3 Qs
  • Misc: 4

English Language

Difficulty Level: Difficult

  • Reading Comprehension: 21 Qs
  • Cloze Test: 10 Qs
  • Sentence Rearrangement: 4 Qs

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

Difficulty Level: Difficult

  • Sitting Arrangement & Puzzles: 23 Qs
  • Logical Reasoning: 10 Qs
  • Coding Decoding: 3 Qs
  • Input Output: 3 Qs
  • Misc: 6 Qs

General Awareness

Difficulty Level: Moderate

Most of the questions were from current affairs including news from May to October 2018. There were fewer questions related to static GK and Banking awareness.

Descriptive Test

While the letter writing topics included pollution, essay writing topics included digital media, universal healthcare system and foreign languages. 

Hope this was helpful.

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