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IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 3rd December 2017: Shift 1

Published on Sunday, December 03, 2017
Hi readers,
The first shift of IBPS Clerk Exam 2017 Day II is over. The online exam conducted at various exam centres had 100 questions to be attempted in 60 minutes. According to exam pattern, the paper had three sections Reasoning Ability (35 Ques), Numerical Ability (35 Ques) and English Language (30 Ques).

Ideal Attempts

Keeping in view the difficulty level of the exam, the ideal attempt can be 80-85.
Subject Ideal Attempt
English Language 16-18
Reasoning Ability 30-32
Numerical Ability 25-27
Total 80-85

English Language

Difficulty: Moderate-DifficultThe level of English Language was Moderate-Difficult. RC Passage was story based and just like yesterday's exam, no question was asked from the vocabulary. New pattern error spotting was given in which students were supposed to find the part of the sentence which was error free. Cloze test was also of the new pattern with two possible answers.

Topic No. of Question Level
Reading Comprehension 5 Moderate
Single Filler – New Pattern 5 Difficult
Error Detection 8 Moderate
Phrase Replacement 12Difficult
Total 30 Moderate-Difficult

Numerical Ability 

Difficulty Level: Easy-ModerateThis section was Easy-Moderate. 10 out of 35 questions were asked from the arithmetic portion There was only 1 set of DI
Topics No. of Question Level
Simplification  15 Moderate
Tabular DI 5 Moderate
Number Series (Missing) 5 Moderate
Average 1 Easy
Simple Interest and Compound Interest  1 Easy
Profit & Loss 1 Easy
Discount 1 Easy
Problem on Ages 1 Easy
Time and Work 1 Easy
Ratio and Proportion  1 Moderate
Boat and Stream 1 Moderate
Miscellaneous 2 Easy
Total 35 Easy-Moderate

Reasoning Ability 

Difficulty Level: Easy
This section was also easy. It did not consume much time. There were 3 sets of puzzles and Seating Arrangement.
Topics No. of Questions Level
Order and Ranking 2 Easy
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 15 Moderate
Alphabet based 2 Easy
Numerical Series 5 Easy
Inequality 3 Easy
Syllogism 3 Easy
Alphabet Series 5 Easy
Total 35 Easy
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