IBPS Clerk Prelims 2018 Exam Analysis (December 8): Paper easier than last year

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has conducted the first shift of IBPS Clerk Prelims 2018 on 8th December. It is one of the biggest exam which is given by lakhs of aspirants. This year, the level of the exam was Easy. It was easier than last year exam.

As per the review, the sequence of the section was English Language, Numerical Ability and Reasoning Ability. Numerical Ability and Reasoning Ability was easy. The level of English Language section was moderate.

Check section-wise difficulty level, topic-wise question distribution, good attempts, and important highlights of the topics which were asked in different sections of this IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis.

Numerical Ability Analysis

The overall level of Numerical Ability section: Easy

In the table given below, you can check the details of topic asked with the exact question distribution.

Topic Name

No. of Questions

Level

Simplification

10 Questions

Easy

Missing Number Series

5 Questions

Easy

Tabular Data Interpretation

5 Questions

Easy

Quadratic Equation

5 Questions

Easy

Miscellaneous

10 Questions

Easy-Moderate

Total

35 Questions

Easy

English Language Review

The overall level of English section: Easy-Moderate

English Language section comprises of topics mentioned below.

Topic Name

Number of questions

Level

Reading Comprehension

5 Questions

Moderate

Para Jumble

5 Questions

Easy

Single Fillers

4 Questions

Easy – Moderate

Spelling correction

5 Questions

Easy

Match the columns

5 Questions

Easy

Sentence Correction/
Phrase Replacement

5 Questions

Total

30 Questions

Easy

Reasoning Ability Analysis

The overall level of Reasoning section: Easy

Go through the details of topic-wise questions asked in this section below:

Topic Name

No. of Questions

Level

Puzzles & Seating
Arrangement

19 Questions

Easy to Moderate

Syllogism

5 Questions

Easy

Alphanumeric Word
Based

3 Questions

Easy

Order and Ranking

3 Questions

Easy

Alphabet coding based

1 Questions

Easy

Miscellaneous Questions

4 Questions

Easy

Total

35 Questions

Easy

Good Attempts

Section Name

Good Attempts

Reasoning Ability

26-32

Numerical Ability

25-30

English Language

22-25

Overall

75+

This was the brief exam review of IBPS Clerk Prelims 2018 shift 1 exam. For more details like section-wise difficulty level, questions asked in the 1st shift of the exam, & safe score, check .

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