IBPS SO Exam Analysis for Prelims 2020: 26 & 27 Dec 2020

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is conducting IBPS SO Prelims Exam today and we are here with detailed IBPS SO Prelims Exam Analysis of 26 & 27 December 2020 to give you all the idea of types of questions asked and the difficulty level of the exam. Exam analysis will help the aspirants who will be giving exam in the upcoming slots. The exam had various sections viz. Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness, and English Language. Let us look at the section-wise IBPS SO exam analysis.

IBPS SO Exam Analysis 2020 For Prelims: Exam Pattern

Before starting the IBPS SO Exam analysis for 2020 Prelims exam, Let’s have a quick look at the exam pattern:

For Rajbhasha Adhikari and Law Officer

Sr. noName of testNo. Of QuestionsMaximum MarksMedium Of ExamDuration
1English Language5025English40 minutes
2Reasoning5050English and Hindi40 minutes
3General Awareness with Special Reference to the Banking Industry5050English and Hindi40 minutes
 Total150125  

For the Post of IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer

Sr. noName of testNo. Of QuestionsMaximum MarksMedium Of ExamDuration
1English Language 5025English40 minutes
2Reasoning5050English and Hindi40 minutes
3Quantitative Aptitude5050English and Hindi40 minutes
 Total150125  

IBPS SO Exam Analysis  – All Shifts Prelims | 26 December 2020

Quantitative Aptitude (For the Post of IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer) – Prelims Exam analysis

The IBPS SO Exam analysis for Quant section asked in the Shift 1 Prelims exam is as follows:

This section stood at around an easy to moderate level. Questions asked from Data Interpretation were in a good number and rest were from topics like Quadratic Equation, Data Sufficiency, Word Problems, etc.

Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate

TopicsQuestions – Shift 1Questions – Shift 2
Data Interpretation (Table | Bar)1013
Caselet55
Approximation55
Missing Number Series55
Arithmetic17-1815-16
Data Sufficiency2-34
Quadratic Equation53-4

Reasoning Ability – IBPS SO Prelims Analysis

This section stood at around moderate level. Maximum number of Questions were asked from Puzzles and rest were equally divided among the left topics i.e. Syllogism, Logical Reasoning, Coding-Decoding, Inequality, etc.

Difficulty Level: Moderate

TopicQue. – Shift 1Que. – Shift 2
Puzzle & Seating Arrang.2520
Data sufficiency25
Syllog55
Input-Output55
Coded Inequality55
Direction Sense32
Blood Relation13
Logocal Reasoning3
Order ranking1
Misc5

English Language – IBPS SO Prelims Analysis

This section stood at a moderate level as compared to other sections. English section comprised of as usual reading comprehension, cloze test, Fillers, etc.

Difficulty Level: Moderate | Easy

TopicsQue. – Shift 1Que. – Shift 2
RC – COVID | AI & Internet15 to 1718
Cloze test55
Word replacement55
Error spotting | Correct Detection55
Sentence Correction47-8
Para jumbles55
Fill in the blanks55
Vocab3-4

This was all from us in this blog, IBPS SO Exam Analysis for 26 December 2020. Stay tuned with Oliveboard for exam related information.

IBPS SO Exam Previous Year Analysis for Prelims

The first shift of the IBPS SO exam is now over and the overall difficulty level of this shift was moderate.

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Quantitative Aptitude (For the Post of IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer)

This section stood at around an easy to moderate level. Questions asked from Data Interpretation were in a good number and rest were from topics like Quadratic Equation, Data Sufficiency, Word Problems, etc.

Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate

  • Data Interpretation: 15 Questions
  • Quadratic Equation: 5 Questions
  • Data Sufficiency: 5 Questions
  • Miscellaneous and Word Problems: 25 Questions

Reasoning Ability

This section stood at around moderate level. Maximum number of Questions were asked from Puzzles and rest were equally divided among the left topics i.e. Syllogism, Logical Reasoning, Coding-Decoding, Inequality, etc.

Difficulty Level: Moderate

  • Puzzles and Seating Arrangement: 20 Questions
  • Logical Reasoning: 5 Questions
  • Coding-Decoding: 5 Questions
  • Inequality: 5 Questions
  • Syllogism: 3-4 Questions
  • Blood Relation: 4 Questions
  • Alphabet-based: 2-3 Questions
  • Direction Sense: 2 Questions
  • Miscellaneous: 2 Questions

English Language

This section stood at a moderate level as compared to other sections. English section comprised of as usual reading comprehension, cloze test, Fillers, etc.

Difficulty Level: Moderate

  • Reading Comprehension: 10-12 Questions
  • Error Detection: 2 Questions
  • Sentence Connectors: 5 Questions
  • Para jumbles: 5 Questions
  • Word Replacement: 5 Questions
  • Cloze Test: 5 Questions
  • Match The Column: 5 Questions
  • Double Fillers: 5 Questions
  • Miscellaneous: 4-6 Questions

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