IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis 15th October 2022 Shift 1

Home » Bank Exams » IBPS » IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis 15th October 2022 Shift 1: The IBPS PO Prelims exam for the first shift 2022 is completed. There are four shifts. This blog will detail the distribution of questions, the difficulty, and the types of questions for each section. There are three sections in the IBPS PO Prelims exam- Numerical Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, and English Language. The English section had 30 questions for 30 marks. The Numerical Aptitude and Reasoning Ability sections both had 30 questions for 35 marks. The time duration for each section was 20 minutes with a total duration of 60 minutes for the exam.

Free Mock test

In this blog, we will detail the good attempts for each section and the question distributions for the first shift from 9 to 10 AM. This exam analysis will help you understand the way the question paper has been framed and is helpful.

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis 15th October 2022 Shift 1

Check the complete analysis of Shift 1 for IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis 15th October 2022 below :

Difficulty level and Good Attempts

SectionsGood AttemptsLevel
Reasoning Aptitude23-25Easy-Moderate
English Language21-23Easy-Moderate
Quantitative Aptitude20-22Easy-Moderate
Total Marks: 10064-70Easy-Moderate

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis 15th October 2022 Shift 1: Section-Wise Analysis

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis Shift 1: Numerical Aptitude

A few arithmetic questions were lengthy. Otherwise, the level of the exam was easy-moderate. The DI questions were as follows:

  • Bar graph
  • Table
  • Caselet

The following were the topics covered in the 35 questions for Quantitative:

TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Data Interpretation (Bar, Table, Caselet)15Easy-Moderate
Missing Number Series05-06Easy-Moderate
Quadratic Equation05Easy-Moderate

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis Shift 1: Reasoning Ability

The reasoning section was mostly moderate to difficult, and some questions were quite lengthy. The following questions were covered in the 35-question section:

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement20Easy-Moderate
Blood Relation3-4Easy-Moderate
Direction Distance03Easy
Pair Formation01Easy
Meaningful Word01Easy
Odd One Out01Easy

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis Shift 1: English Language

English section was considered easy-moderate as well. The 30 questions long section was broken up in the following manner:

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Reading Comprehension7-8Easy-Moderate
Error Detection3Easy-Moderate
Fill in the blanks4-5Easy
Sentence Rearrangement (New)5-6Easy
Phrase Replacement1-2Easy

Check out our official YouTube channel for a detailed section-wise analysis of the paper.


Overall the paper was considered to be mostly moderate. The reasoning questions were slightly difficult and the other sections were also moderate in difficulty.

That’s all from Oliveboard for now! Best of luck to those attending the paper on 16th October. Keep an eye out for the shift-wise exam analysis for 16th as well.

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis: Frequently Asked Questions

What was the overall difficulty level for IBPS PO Prelims 15th October 2022 Shift 1?

When will the result for IBPS PO Prelims 2022 be declared?

The result for IBPS PO Prelims 2022 will be declared tentatively in the first week of November.

When will the IBPS PO Mains 2022 admit card be released?

The admit card for IBPS PO Mains 2022 will be released tentatively in mid-November.

When will IBPS PO Mains be held?

IBPS PO Mains 2022 will be held on 26th November 2022.


Oliveboard Mobile App
  • Video Lessons, Textual Lessons & Notes
  • Topic Tests covering all topics with detailed solutions
  • Sectional Tests for QA, DI, EL, LR
  • All India Mock Tests for performance analysis and all India percentile
  • General Knowledge (GK) Tests
free mock tests online

Free videos, free mock tests, and free GK tests to evaluate course content before signing up!