IBPS PO Exam Analysis 2022: Mains All Shifts Paper Review

IBPS PO Exam Analysis 2022: Mains All Shifts Paper Review

ByAkash Mishra  |  Updated on: Nov 26, 2022
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The experts have finally provided the IBPS PO exam analysis 2022 after the successful conduction of the exam on 26th November 2022. The candidates can check the IBPS PO Mains exam analysis 2022 to get conversant with all the question paper details and see how much of the IBPS PO Mains 2022 syllabus was covered there.

The details centering on the section-wise difficulty level, good attempts, and topic-wise weightage will assist the candidates in structuring an effective strategy to outrank in the exam. 

The candidates need to analyze the question paper while practicing it and their performance in the exam. Here the experts have furnished an elaborate IBPS PO exam analysis to assist the candidates in preparing efficiently and effectively. 

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IBPS PO Exam Analysis 2022 - All Shifts

It is of paramount importance for the candidates to be fully-equipped with the difficulty level of the exam. The experts conduct the IBPS PO exam analysis according to the feedback given by the candidates. The proper IBPS PO exam analysis of the question paper will assist the candidates in developing and strengthening their preparation strategy, henceforth widening the chances of getting selected. 

The IBPS PO Prelims exam analysis has been provided here for the 26th November 2022 exam. The exam analysis of the experts will be based on the feedback obtained by the candidates. The candidates have to answer 35 questions about Reasoning Ability in 20 minutes carrying 35 marks. The candidates need to solve 35 questions of Quantitative Aptitude in 20 minutes and 30 questions in the English language in 20 minutes. To solve the sections within the sectional time limit, the candidates must attain proficiency, accuracy, and speed.

The accurate IBPS PO exam analysis for the Mains will aid the candidates in performing effectively and efficiently. The IBPS PO Mains 2022 question paper is available as soon as the exam is finished. 

Important Links for IBPS PO Prelims Exam 2022 - 15th October

Candidates can take help from the following important links and process accordingly for their future bank exam preparation.

IBPS PO Prelims 2022 Exam Analysis - Shift 1IBPS PO Prelims 2022 Exam Analysis - Shift 2
IBPS PO Prelims 2022 Exam Analysis - Shift 3IBPS PO Prelims 2022 Exam Analysis - Shift 4
IBPS PO Prelims 2022 Memory-Based Paper PDF Download 

Important Links for IBPS PO Prelims Exam 2022 - 16th October

IBPS PO Prelims 2022 Exam Analysis - Shift 1IBPS PO Prelims 2022 Exam Analysis - Shift 2
IBPS PO Prelims 2022 Exam Analysis - Shift 3IBPS PO Prelims 2022 Exam Analysis - Shift 4
IBPS PO Prelims 2022 Memory-Based Paper PDF Download (English)IBPS PO Prelims 2022 Memory-Based Paper PDF Download (Hindi)

IBPS PO Prelims Shift Timings

The IBPS PO Prelims 2022 exam date is on the 15th & 16th of October 2022. All the candidates must stay well-informed about their coming exams. The IBPS PO Prelims will be conducted in four shifts on each of the two days, Saturday & Sunday. For better clarity and understanding of the candidates, the IBPS PO Prelims shift timings have been given below.

IBPS PO Prelims All Shifts 

(15th & 16th October)

Shift Timings

Shift 1

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Shift 2

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Shift 3

2:00 PM - 3:00PM

Shift 4

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 2022

The candidates who got qualified in the prelims exam will be able to step up to the mains exam. The experts conducted the IBPS PO mains analysis on 26th November 2022 after the exam is completed successfully. 

The final selection process is based on the cumulative scores obtained in the mains and the interview round. It is highly essential for the candidates to perform well in the IBPS PO mains exam analysis. The IBPS PO exam analysis of mains will lead the candidates in structuring and strategizing an impeccable plan of action. 

The major subjects of the mains exam are Reasoning and Computer Aptitude, Data Analysis, and Interpretation, English Language, General, Economy, Banking Awareness. They need to attempt a descriptive test in which the questions will be asked from letter writing and essay writing. 

IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 2022: Key Highlights

Candidates can check out the key highlights for IBPS PO mains exam and figure out the difficulty level and good attempts of the exam.

  • The overall level of the IBPS PO Mains exam is moderate to difficult.
  • The difficulty level of data analysis & interpretation was difficult.
  • The difficulty level of the reasoning ability was moderate.
  • The difficulty level of the English Language was easy to moderate.

IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis Youtube Session (All Shifts)

The candidates must join the live Youtube session on 26th November to find out the expected cutoff and number of good attempts in both shifts. You will also get to know about the topics and the format of the question paper this year. The Youtube session link will be made available here.

IBPS PO Mains Subject-wise Exam Analysis 2022

For applicants who passed the IBPS PO Prelims Exam, the Institute of Banking and Personnel Selection held the IBPS PO Mains Exam on 26th November 2022. The exam attracted thousands of banking hopefuls, so those who intend to take it again next year or didn't pass the preliminary round should be aware of the questions formats. The IBPS PO Main exam difficulty level and the number of good attempts has been shared according to student evaluations. You can learn every little aspect of the test through our IBPS PO Main exam analysis 2022.

Candidates are now urged to review the below-mentioned section-wise data on 26th November 2022. In the section-wise IBPS PO Mains exam analysis, the total number of questions and topics will be notified.

IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis Data Analysis and Interpretation

There are 35 questions and a total of 60 marks in the Data Analysis & Interpretation exam. Here the topics have been updated with the questions that were asked in the IBPS PO Mains Exam. 

Topic Name

Number of Questions

Wrong Number Series

New pattern Wrong No. series-3 Q

Quadratic based

2 Q
Data Sufficiency5Q 
Quantity comparison3Q

Arithmetic Questions

6 (Age, Average, Time & work, Time, speed and distance, Mixture & alligation, Numbers)

Data Interpretation

Double pie chart-4 (based on strike rate and runs scored by 3 batsmen)
Caselet DI-3  (Mensuration based)
Caselet DI-3 (Boat & stream based)
Tabular DI-4
Caselet -2 (Partnership based)

IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

Together, the Reasoning section contributes 45 questions total of 60 marks. The IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 2022 has been updated with the questions from this section below.

Name of the Topic

Number of Questions

Puzzles & Seating Arrangements

Category based-4Q

Floor based-5Q

 

Syllogism

 

Coded Inequality

4Q

Direction

 

Data sufficiency

3Q
Coded Blood relation4Q
Miscellaneous 
Logical Reasoning6-7 Q
Part A Reasoning

Year Based puzzle- 5Q

Floor & flat based-5Q

Coding-decoding-5Q

IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis English Language

There were 35 questions for 40 marks in this section. We have provided the full information here in accordance with the review provided by our students. 

Name of the Topic

Number of Questions

Reading Comprehension

2 Passages (10 Q)

EDUCATION & PANDEMIC (Passage 1)

Cloze test5-6 Q (Phrases based)
Out of Context2 Q
Word Swap5 Q
Match the Following3-4 Q
New TypeFiller + Word sequence (4 Q)3
Assumption based2 Q (Reading based)

IBPS PO Mains Analysis: General, Economy/Banking Awareness

There will be 40 questions for 40 marks in the part on general, financial, and banking awareness. The majority of the questions are related to current events. As per the feedback of the candidates who took the exam, the questions will be updated here.

IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 26th November Descriptive

  • Essay Writing – word limit 250 words
  1. Angel Investor
  2. Violent movies & video games impact on children
  • Letter Writing – word limit 150 words
  1. Editor- Water Harvesting (Formal)
  2. Sister-Happiness (Informal)
  3. Letter of complaint regarding passbook dysfunction (Grievance address) 

IBPS PO Mains Good Attempt 2022

Here, we have updated the number of good attempts in the IBPS PO Mains Exam. Through the exam analysis of the IBPS PO Mains Exam, we have also discussed the difficulty level of each part.

Name of Section

Number of Good Attempts(General Category)

Reasoning Ability15-17
Data analysis & interpretation8-10
English Language25-28

IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 2022: Difficulty Level

In the IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 2022, you can get to know about all topics including English, Reasoning, Data Analysis, Interpretation, and General Economy/Banking. Read the entire article to learn more about the exam's overall difficulty level and exam format.

SectionIBPS PO Exam Difficulty Level
Data Analysis & interpretationModerate to Difficult
Reasoning Ability

Moderate

EnglishEasy to moderate
Overall  Moderate to difficult

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2022

Our experts shared the IBPS PO Prelims exam analysis 2022 as soon as the exam was over. Candidates can go through the complete section-wise analysis to check the type of questions, difficulty level and important topics. By referring to the IBPS PO Prelims exam analysis, candidates can easily get an insight into the exam set to be conducted on the 15th and 16th of October. 

The IBPS PO Prelims exam analysis includes memory-based questions, difficulty level, good attempts, etc. The exam analysis for IBPS PO Prelims is based on the candidates' feedback and comments soon after the exam is conducted.

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2022: Key Highlights

We have shared the key highlights of the IBPS PO Prelims exam analysis 2022, which will help the candidates form a basic idea of the exam. Referring to the exam analysis is important for those who will appear in the upcoming shifts and those planning to prepare for the next year's exam. You will be able to devise a fruitful last-minute strategy based on the IBPS PO Prelims exam analysis and its key highlights.

Three sections—Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, and English Language—made up the IBPS PO Prelims exam. We have prepared this IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis along with the section-wise difficulty level, topic-wise difficulty level, puzzles & DIs asked in this shift. 

IBPS PO Prelims Key Highlights: 15th October

  • The difficulty level of all three sections, English, Quant & Reasoning was suggested to be of moderate level.
  • The overall difficulty level for the IBPS PO Prelims 2022 of 15th October was moderate.

IBPS PO Prelims Key Highlights: 16th October

  • The overall level of the IBPS PO Prelims Shift 1 was easy to moderate.
  • The difficulty level of the Quant section was also moderate.
  • The Quant section in Shift 2 was easy to moderate.
  • Overall average students' attempts in Shift 3 were around 67-75.
  • The overall level of the IBPS PO Prelims Shift 3 exam was moderate.
  • The English section was very easy to moderate.
  • Students attempted around 70-75 questions in Shift 4.
  • The quant section was moderate.
  • The level of reasoning was also moderate.

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis YouTube Session: 15th October

Candidates can check out our experts' YouTube live session for IBPS PO Prelims exam analysis 2022. Here you can get a detailed insight into the important topics with the most weightage, the overall and subject-wise difficulty level and the expected cut off for the IBPS PO Prelims exam.

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis YouTube Session: 16th October

Candidates can check the experts' YouTube live session for the IBPS PO Prelims exam analysis 2022 for the exam held on the 16th of October. For candidates appearing in the next shifts, this can prove to be quite helpful & insightful. 

IBPS PO Prelims Subject-wise Exam Analysis 2022

To ace an exam, a candidate needs to be in full control of his planning and knowledge. While preparing for any exam, referring to the exam analysis plays a big role. Our experts will share the IBPS PO Prelims subject-wise exam analysis in detail, giving the candidates a good idea of what to expect in their exams in the upcoming shifts. The detailed section-wise IBPS PO Prelims exam analysis for Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning & English has been shared below.

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis (15th October): Quantitative Aptitude

The IBPS PO Prelims exam consists of three sections in all. Quantitative Aptitude is one of the most important sections here that requires quite a lot of planning & calculations. Check out the detailed exam analysis for the exam held on the 15th of October and analyze yourself.

Topic

Shift 1

Shift 2

Shift 3

Shift 4

Data Interpretation

 Tabular: 5 Qs

 Caselet: 5 Qs

 Bar graph: 5 Qs

Bar Graph- 5 Qs

Table DI- 5 Qs

Caselet DI- 5 Qs

DI Pie chart - 5Q
DI Bar chart- 5Q

Bar graph - 5

Table DI- 5

Data Sufficiency

-

-

-

4 Qs

Quadratic Equation

 4-5 Qs5 Qs (V. Easy)5 Qs5 Qs

Missing Number Series

 5 Qs-5 Qs (Wrong number series) 

Arithmetic 

 10-11 Qs (Interest, profit-loss, mixture, boat-stream, time-work, average)10 Qs15 Qs12 Qs

Approximation

-5 Qs (V. Easy)-5 Qs

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis (15th October): Reasoning Ability

Reasoning Ability forms another important part of the IBPS PO Prelims exam analysis. This section judges the candidates' ability to apply logical reasoning in various situations. Refer to the detailed exam analysis for IBPS PO Prelims Reasoning below.

Topics

Shift 1

Shift 2

Shift 3

Shift 4

Puzzles & Seating Arrangement

 Floor-based: 5 Qs

 Order-based: 5 Qs

Circular Arrangement (6 ppl + no. of Toffies): 5Qs
Linear Arrangement (8 people, 4 north facing, 4 south facing): 5Qs

Floor and Flat based puzzle (3 floors, 2 flats, 6 people, 6 colours) 5qs
Tabular Puzzle (9 people, 3 countries) 5qs
Double Row arrangement (7 people north, 7 people south) 5qs
Order-based Puzzle (5 people, 5 different items) 5qs
Linear uncertain puzzle (19 people) 3qs

Linear (9 ppl facing north)- 4 Qs
Month and date based (3 months, 2 dates, 6 ppl, 6 cities)- 5 Qs
Uncertain linear arrangement- 3 Qs
Age/Year based puzzle (8 ppl, 8 years, base year 2021)- 5 Qs
Designation-based puzzle (7ppl 7 cities)- 5 Qs
Tabular puzzle (3 cities, 8 ppl)- 3 Qs

Month and Date based (10 ppl, 5 months, 2 dates) 5 Qs
Order-based puzzle (5ppl, 5 items) 5 Qs
Floor-based puzzle (9 floors, 9 ppl) 5 Qs
Linear uncertain 3 Qs

Direction & Sense

 3 Qs2 Qs--

Order & Ranking

---3 Qs (7 pple, height given)

Inequality

 4 Qs3 Qs-4 Qs (Conclusion in options)

Syllogism

 4 Qs3 Qs2 Qs 
Blood relation 3 Qs--3 Qs
Coding Decoding 2 Qs5 Qs5 Qs
Miscellaneous/ Word Based/Number Based/ Meaningful Word 1 Q2 Qs3 Qs2 Qs

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis (15th October): English Language

Many candidates run away from facing the English Language section. If approached by the right strategy, this section can be scoring and a piece of cake. Look at the IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis for English Language and analyze the level and pattern of the exam.

Topics

Shift 1

Shift 2

Shift 3

Shift 4

Reading Comprehension

 How a place became a Tourist destination 7-8 Qs (Ant-Vital)8 Qs (Lengthy)9 Qs8Qs (economic based- syn summary, proliferate)

Para Jumbled

 5 Qs5 Qs (Easy)5 Qs5 Qs- inequality between US and China

Cloze Test

 5 Qs5 Qs 

Word swap / Word Rearrangement

3-4 Qs5 Qs (4 highlighted words)3 Qs4 Qs

Sentence improvement

2 Qs5 Qs--

Error Detection 

 4-5 Qs 1 Q5 Qs (one sentence divided into four parts ABCD, which part has the error)
Fill in the blank(single filler) 4-5 Qs2 Qs5 Qs (Double fillers- vocab based) 
Sentence Rearrangement 2Qs-5 Qs
Word Usage  2 Qs (Effect & Mount)3 Qs (write, knot, ......)

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis (16th October): Quantitative Aptitude

Quantitative Aptitude can be a tricky section but also a scoring one simultaneously. You should look at this section's IBPS PO Prelims analysis to score well. The IBPS PO Prelims exam analysis for Quantitative Aptitude will surely benefit all the candidates in multiple ways.

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis Quantitative Aptitude

Topic Details

Shift 1

Shift 2

Shift 3

Shift 4

Data Interpretation

 Bar graph:5

 Tabular:5

 

 Tabular:5

 Pie chart:5

 

Bar graph:5

 Tabular:5

 

Tabular: 6

 Pie chart: 5

Quadratic equation

 

5

 6

 5

Approximation 6

 

 

 

Arithmetic Questions

 13-14

 15

 14

 14

Missing Number Series 5-6

 

 5

 5

Wrong Number Series

 

5

 

 

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis (16th October): Reasoning Ability

The IBPS PO Prelims is the first stage to getting ahead in the selection process. Many candidates find the Reasoning section complicated, but if a proper strategy is followed, this section can also be scoring. Refer to the following IBPS PO Prelims analysis 2022 of Reasoning Ability from 16th October.

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis Reasoning Ability

Topic Details

Shift 1

Shift 2

Shift 3

Shift 4

Puzzles & Seating Arrangements

 Year-based: 5

 Circular(inside-outside): 5

 Box puzzle: 5

 Uncertain linear: 5

 

 Month-date based:5

 Rank-based: 5

 Linear: 5

 

Year-based(blood-relation based): 5

 Linear: 5

 Rank-based: 5

 Circular: 3

 Parallel row(color variable): 5

 

Designation: 5

Tabular: 5

Uncertain Linear: 5

Floor puzzle: 5

Rank-based: 2-3

Direction Sense 2

 3

 

 

Order-Ranking 

 

3

 

Inequality 3-4

 3-4

 

 

Number pair 1

 

 

 

Coding-Decoding 

 

5

 5

Syllogism 4

 5

 

 4

Word arrangement 2

 1

 

 

Miscellaneous 2

 2-3

 2

 2-3

Blood Relation 

3

 2

 

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis (16th October): English Language

To clearly understand the English section, the candidates should refer to the following IBPS PO Prelims exam analysis for all shifts. Through the analysis, candidates will be able to analyze the paper pattern, the types of questions asked, and the difficulty level of the section.

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis English Language

Topic Details

Shift 1

Shift 2

Shift 3

Shift 4

Reading Comprehension

 RC 9-10Q (can we use fossil fuel - merits demerits)-- buoyant, seizes.

 8-9

 9

10

Para jumble

 

5

 

5

Error spotting 5

 

 5

4

Cloze test 5-6

 

 5

5

Match the column 

 

4

 

Word rearrangement 3

 

 

 

Word exchange 5

 5

 3

3

Sentence rearrangement 

 2

 5

 4

 

Sentence Correction/Improvement

 

5

 

3

IBPS PO Prelims Good Attempts 2022

Good attempts are the number of questions to be answered by the candidates to maximize the probability of getting selected for the post. The number of good attempts for IBPS PO Prelims has been shared here by the experts. Check the details shared herein for the 15th of October 2022. 

Name of Section

IBPS PO Good Attempts (15th October)

Shift 1

Shift 2

Shift 3

Shift 4

Reasoning Ability

22-2428-3026-2828-30

English Language

20-2222-2322-2423-24

Quantitative Aptitude

18-2123-2523-24 

Total

61-6773-7871-76 

Having an idea of the good attempts in the IBPS PO Prelims Shift 1 (16th October) will surely give some awareness to the candidates regarding their next shift exams. For those who have already appeared, this will give comparative analysis and help them conclude what to expect in the results.

Name of Section

IBPS PO Good Attempts (16th October)

 

 

Shift 1

Shift 2

Shift 3

Shift 4

English Language 23-2422-2423-2522-24
Reasoning Ability 26-2825-3021-2526-28
Numerical Ability 22-2421-2322-2421-23

Total

 68-7567-7563-7068-75

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2022: Difficulty Level

Candidates can easily analyze the exam's difficulty level by referring to the IBPS PO Prelims exam analysis 2022. You can gauge the level of the question paper and the essential sections of the syllabus. The candidates' overall level of the IBPS PO Prelims exam was moderate. Check out the difficulty level for the exam, as illustrated here.

Sections

Difficulty Level (15th October)

Shift 1

Shift 2

Shift 3

Shift 4

Reasoning Aptitude

ModerateModerateModerateModerate

English Language

ModerateModerateModerateEasy-Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude

ModerateModerateModerateModerate

Overall

ModerateModerateModerateModerate

IBPS PO all shifts exam analysis for 16th October also includes the difficulty level. Based on candidates' reviews, you can consider the difficulty level easy to moderate.

Sections

Difficulty Level (16th October)

Shift 1

Shift 2

Shift 3

Reasoning Ability

ModerateModerateModerate

English Language

ModerateModerateModerate

Quantitative Aptitude

ModerateModerateModerate

Overall

ModerateModerateModerate

IBPS PO Previous Year Exam Analysis

The IBPS PO exam analysis of the previous year will lead the candidates in analyzing all the particulars and pertinent information about the exam. The elaborate elucidation of the prelims and mains paper analysis will assist the candidates in enhancing their level of preparation and attaining proficiency in the subjects that carry the maximum weightage.

The IBPS PO exam analysis will assist the candidates in getting acquainted with the essential segments of the syllabus. Steer through the table illustrated underneath to gain complete knowledge of the IBPS PO exam analysis and the details pertaining to it. 

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2021 (December All Shifts)

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2021 was disclosed by the experts of BYJU's Exam Prep after the examination. Candidates can check here the section-wise IBPS PO Prelims questions asked in the IBPS PO 2021 exam along with the IBPS PO prelims exam difficulty level.

This will enable you to create a crystal clear picture of the exam structure. The detailed section-wise IBPS PO prelims exam review 2021 includes the topics asked along with difficulty level, good attempts, no. of questions, memory-based PDF, and more.

Latest: -

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2021 Shift 1 (11th December)
IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2021 Shift 2 (11th December)
IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2021 Shift 3 (11th December)
IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2021 Shift 4 (11th December)

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis YouTube Session: 11th December 2021

IBPS PO Prelims Section-wise Exam Analysis 2021 (4th December, Shift 1)

The section-wise IBPS PO prelims exam analysis along with the section-wise difficulty level has been shared below for your reference. You can get the complete details of the IBPS PO exam by steering through the below-mentioned topics. You will be able to get acquainted with the difficulty level of the questions and the essential segments of the syllabus. 

1. IBPS PO Prelims 1st Shift Analysis: Reasoning Ability

The Reasoning Ability section was of moderate level of difficulty, you can steer through the table to get conversant with the essential topics from where maximum questions were asked in the exam.  Around 19-20 questions were asked from the puzzle and arrangement. The difficulty level of the questions was easy to moderate.

Name of the topic

Topic Details

Difficulty level

Puzzles & Seating Arrangements

  •  Uncertain linear: 5Q 
  •  Double row arrangement: 5Q
  • Tabular puzzle: 5Q (9 persons from 3 cities)
  •  Flat-floor: 5Q
 Easy to moderate

Syllogism(Only a few based)

 5Q Easy

Coding-decoding

 1Q Easy
Direction  3Q Easy
Alpha-numeric series 1QEasy

Inequality

 5Q Easy

2. IBPS PO Prelims 1st Shift Analysis: Quantitative aptitude

The level of this section is easy to moderate with some questions calculative in nature. The candidates can mark the important topics according to the IBPS PO exam analysis, and kickstart preparation effectively. 

Topic Name

Topic Details

Difficulty level

Data Interpretation

 Tabular DI: 5Q (books and pen data)

 Pie chart: 5Q (book shops, bag/shirt)

 Easy to moderate(Slightly calculative)

Missing Number Series

 4-5Q (difference and multiplication based) Easy

Arithmetic Questions

 10Q (boat-stream, mensuration, profit-loss, etc) Easy to moderate
Caselete DI 5Q(Ratio based) Easy and calculative

Quadratic equation

No of questions:5Easy

IBPS PO Prelims 1st Shift Analysis: English Language

Based on the student's feedback, the IBPS PO English Language section was easy. You can navigate the section-wise difficulty level of the exam and enhance your preparation level. 

Name of the topic

Topic Details

Difficulty level

Reading Comprehension

 5Q (smartphone addiction) (Dysfunction and brighten synonym and antonym)) Moderate
Double fillers 3-4Q (single fillers) Easy
Error spotting 4-5Q Easy
Para jumble

 4-5Q

 Easy
Phrase replacement

 4Q

 Easy
 Word rearrangement

 3Q

 Easy

 

IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 2022 (22 January)

IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis has been shared here for the exam conducted on 22 January 2022. The overall level of the IBPS PO mains 2022 exam was "Moderate to Difficult". Questions asked in the exam were similar to the pattern and no major changes were introduced in the exam.

Candidates can check the detailed IBPS PO mains exam analysis here to have a clear picture of the examination and know the trends and difficulty levels followed by IBPS for the mains exam.

Along with the detailed section-wise exam analysis, you can also check out the IBPS PO Mains exam good attempts, IBPS PO Mains questions asked in the exam, and expected cut off in order to evaluate your performance accordingly.

IBPS PO Mains Section-wise Analysis

The detailed and elucidated IBPS PO mains analysis has been presented here, the candidates must check all the essential segments of the syllabus. Track the section-wise difficulty level. The exact analysis of the question paper will aid the candidates in formulating an effective strategy. Steer through the tables laid underneath, to check the detailed analysis based on the feedback obtained by the candidates. 

IBPS PO Mains Shift 1 Analysis: English Language

The general level of the English Language section was moderate as well. There were three reading comprehensions with a random distribution of questions and subjects. You can check all the important topics and the questions asked from there. 

TopicNo. of Questions
Reading Comprehension
  • RC-1 how we shifted from coal to oil and electricity and now to green energies (5 Questions- all inference based)
  • RC 2- (theme unknown) & match the column (5 Questions)
Cloze Testa paragraph was given 4 phrases were emboldened, identify which of the phrases are wrong (1Q)-2 marks
(6 Questions)
Sentence Improvement2 sentences with 4 bold words in each were given and you had to tell which words need to be swapped to rectify the sentences (2 Questions)
Sentence Connectors 2 sentences, 3 connectors (same sentences were given as given in word exchange one, however, they did not have any connection) (2 Questions)
Miscellaneous15 Questions (Will be added later)

IBPS PO Mains Shift 1 Analysis: Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

The reasoning section's puzzles were moderate in difficulty and were focused on the topics listed below. There were 45 questions total, and a score of 12-15 would be a good attempt.

TopicNumber of Questions
Syllogism5 Questions
Direction3 Questions
Circular arrangement 4 Questions
Linear Seating Arrangement4 Questions
Box Based Puzzle3 Questions
Direction Sense6 Questions
Logical Reasoning 
2 Questions
Inequality
6 Questions
Input
4 Questions
Miscellaneous
8 Questions

IBPS PO Mains Shift 1 Analysis 2022: Quantitative Aptitude

The candidates can check the detailed analysis of the Quantitative Aptitude section of the IBPS PO exam. The major questions were asked from the data interpretation, number series, and arithmetic. 

Topic Name

Topic Details

Data Interpretation

  • Double pie chart easy 5 questions
  • Train based caselet DI 3 questions
  • Mensuration + pipe & cistern based Missing table DI 5 Questions
  • Time & work based tabular DI 5 Questions
  • Double Bar graph DI based on shares 5 Questions

Number Series

3 Questions on New pattern series (easy)

Quadratic Equation 

2 Questions

Arithmetic

7 Questions

IBPS PO Mains Shift 1 Analysis 2022: General Awareness

General Awareness does not have any confined syllabus. The candidates can check the list of the important and the essential topics asked from the General Awareness and strategize their preparation accordingly for this section. 

1. BS vehicle series me first 2 letters denote what?
2. ISRO NEW MD and Chairman?
3. UBI - rank in all total banks?
4. Sugarcane period (Nov- Jan )
5. Indian semiconductor total corpus?
6. Namaste regarding scheme by which bank?

IBPS PO Mains Shift 1 Analysis 2022: Descriptive Paper

The candidates have to attempt the descriptive paper and the topics asked in the exam last year have been listed herewith. It is essential for the candidates to practice the questions of this type to excel in this section. 

Letter Topics: 

  • Modern technology - how is it convenient
  • Surrogate Advertising

Essay Topics:

  • bank manager - to request a bank statement
  • newspaper about growing concerns regarding pollution

IBPS PO Pre Exam Analysis 04th Dec 2021: Key Highlights

Check the key highlights of the section, the detailed analysis of the IBPS PO 2021 exam has been provided. The candidates can move through the under-mentioned points to gain knowledge about the difficulty level, the number of questions asked, and all the other details. 

  1. The order of the sections in the exam was English, quant, and reasoning.
  2. The questions asked in the exam were of moderate difficulty. 
  3. The average attempt of students was 60-66.
  4. The questions asked in the reasoning ability section were easy to moderate
  5. There were no simplification and approximation questions.

IBPS PO Prelims Difficulty Level

Considering the student's feedback and reviews, you can assume the level of IBPS PO Prelims exam to be moderate.

SectionDifficulty level
Quantitative aptitudeEasy to Moderate and calculative
Logical ReasoningEasy To Moderate
English LanguageEasy to moderate
Overall Moderate

IBPS PO Exam Review 2021: Good Attempts

Check here the section-wise good attempts of the exam, the candidates are required to attempt at least the stated number of questions to outrank and outperform in the exam. This will also assist them in widening their chances of getting selected and landing the aspired job profile. 

Name of Section

Number of Good Attempts(General Category)

Reasoning Ability

 20-25

Numerical Ability

 23-26

English Language

 21-25

Overall

 60-66

To stay on top of your game and be able to score the highest in your exam, you should never ignore the importance of practising the IBPS PO Prelims 2022 mock test. You can surely improve your performance in all other bank exams as well if you attempt a mock test regularly. 

IBPS PO Prelims 2021 Shift-wise Analysis

Check here the shift-wise first-day analysis of IBPS PO 2021 exam:

IBPS PO Previous Year Exam Analysis

IBPS PO Pre Exam Analysis 03rd, 10th & 11th Oct 2020: Key Highlights

IBPS PO (Probationary Officer) Recruitment exam 2020 was held on the three days of October, they are 3rd, 10th and 11th October 2020. Here you will get the detailed exam analysis of IBPS PO Prelims exam to predict the topics which might be asked in the upcoming exam, expected difficulty level upcoming shifts, number of questions form any particular topic, expected safe/ good attempts etc.

Key Highlights of IBPS PO Prelims 2020 Exam

Take a look at the key highlights of the IBPS PO prelims exam 2020 to get knowledge about the types of questions asked.

  1. Level of Exam - The level of difficulty was “moderate”.
  2. Reasoning Ability section was scoring.
  3. Quantitative Aptitude section - Moderate
  4. English Language - Easy
  5. Sequence of the exam - English>Quant>Reasoning
  6. Toughest Section- Quant
  7. Easiest Section - English

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Review 2020: Reasoning Ability

Get the complete details of the IBPS PO exam analysis as elaborated here. Note down the important questions of all the shifts. The proper IBPS PO exam analysis will assist the candidates in strategizing effectively and efficiently for the exam. In cumulative 35 questions were asked of moderate difficulty.

Name of the TopicNumber of Questions   
Shift 1Shift 2Shift 3Shift 4
Alphanumeric Series-
Blood Relation13 -
Coding & Decoding 3 -55
Direction & Sense -3
Inequality33 -
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement20 (Circular, Linear, Scheduling, Ranking Based Tabulation)25 (Scheduling: Age & Month, Dual Row, Tabulation, Unknown Number Linear)20 (Circular, Linear, Tabular, Scheduling)23 ( Square, Box, Floor, Linear, Tabulation)
Order & Ranking3 -3 -
Syllogism3 -34
Miscellaneous2143
Total Number of Questions35353535

Important Key takeaways for IBPS PO Prelims Reasoning Section:

Note the essential points of the IBPS PO Reasoning section asked in the Prelims exam. This section assesses the logical reasoning and intellect of the candidates, you need to be well aware of all the parameters to perform well in the exam. 

  • You can see the majority of the questions, at least 20, had been asked from the Puzzles and Seating Arrangement topics.
  • There were at least 2 sets asked from the various seating arrangement topics and puzzle topics. You can expect the same pattern to continue in the upcoming IBPS PO Prelims exams.  
  • Most of the sets from puzzles and seating arrangements are likely to be of 2 variables. 
  • A minimum of 9 questions and a maximum of 13 questions, in total, were asked on the other topics such as Blood Relations, Coding & Decoding, Direction Sense, Inequality, Order & Ranking, & Syllogism.
  • There were no questions from the Alphanumerical Series as expected and it is highly unlikely to be asked in the upcoming exams. 
  • You can expect 2-4 miscellaneous questions from the topics such as Word/ Number Forward and Backward, Odd one out, Meaningful word, Question-based on Numbers etc. 

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Review 2020: Quantitative Aptitude

The questions asked in the Quantitative Aptitude section are of moderate difficulty, the total number of questions was 35. Check the list of the important topics asked in the exam and the number of questions asked from each section. 

Name of the TopicNumber of Questions   
Shift 1Shift 2Shift 3Shift 4
Approximation & Simplification556
Data Interpretation & Analysis 13 ( Tabular, Line, Caselet:3 )15 (Line, Tabulation, Caselet)15 (Tabular, Line, Caselet)15 (Line, Tabulation, Caselet)
Number Series-5 (Missing)5 (Wrong)4 (Wrong)
Quadratic Equations55 - -
Arithmetic 12101010
Total Number of Questions35353535

Important Key takeaways for IBPS PO Prelims Quantitative Aptitude:

The Quantitative Aptitude section of the IBPS PO exam screens the candidates on the basis of their knowledge of numerical ability. You need to attempt the questions with accuracy and pace to attain the desired results. Take a look at the essential points mentioned herewith to gain complete knowledge about the questions asked in the Quantitative Aptitude section. 

  • In 3 out of 4 shifts, there were 15 questions from the Data Interpretation. Another peculiar thing that you'll surely notice once you look at the table is that in all four shifts same type of DI topic were asked. 
  • In each shift, there was a set of Line Chart, Tabular DI, & Caselet. Out of these 3 sets of DI at least one was a bit calculative. You can expect IBPS may follow a similar pattern in the upcoming IBPS PO Prelims Exam. 
  • Another point worth noticing is that out of Approximation & Simplification, Number Series, & Quadratic Equations only two topics were asked at a time. There were 10 questions from these topics. You can expect the same amount of questions being asked in the upcoming exam shift. 
  • You can also expect 10 - 12 questions from the various arithmetic topics such as Percentage, Profit and Loss, Ratio, Average, Partnership, SI & CI, Time Distance, Time & Work etc. 

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Review 2020: English Language

The questions asked in the English language were of easy level and total 30 questions were asked. The candidates can take a look at all the accurate analysis of the English language, total 30 questions were asked in this section. 

Level: Easy

Name of the TopicNumber of Questions
Shift 1Shift 2Shift 3Shift 4
Reading Comprehension71088
Error Spotting5354
Cloze Test577-
Para Jumble---5
Sentence Rearrangement5-5-
Sentence Improvement5---
Word Exchange 3555
Fill in the Blanks---4
Phrase Replacement-5-4
Total Number of Questions30303030

 Important Key takeaways for IBPS PO Prelims English Language:

Take a look at the important points mentioned here, to get fully equipped with the knowledge about the questions asked in the English Language and strategize your preparation accordingly. 

  • In English, 7-10 questions were asked from the Reading Comprehension. There were at least 2 - 3 Vocabulary based questions in the RC. 
  • The RCs were based on the following topics;
    • Online Education and EdTech Startup
    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Pandemic
    • Automation of AI would disrupt the Economy.
  • Cloze test was asked in the first three shifts and Para Jumble is asked in the last shift, but they are not asked in at the same time. IBPS is likely to follow the same pattern. 
  • In the second and third shifts, there were 7 questions from the cloze test and not the standard set of 5 questions. 
  • Other important topics that were asked in the English sections are Sentence Rearrangement, Phrase Replacement, Word Exchange, Sentence Improvement, & Fill in the blanks. 

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This was the complete exam analysis of the IBPS PO Prelims 2020 exam held on 03rd October 2020. Use these insights to prepare better for the upcoming IBPS PO Prelims exam. 

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IBPS PO Exam Analysis FAQs

  • The IBPS PO exam analysis 2022 has been given by the experts after the exam was successfully conducted. The IBPS PO exam analysis is based on the feedback received by the candidates. The exam analysis discusses the important topics, good attempts, section-wise difficulty level, and topic-wise important questions. The prelims exam is usually of easy-moderate level, while the mains exam is of moderate to difficult level. 

  • The IBPS PO exam analysis is dependent on the feedback received by the candidates. The overall level of the IBPS PO Mains 2022 was suggested as moderate by the candidates.

  • The BPS PO Mains questions from the Quantitative Aptitude were easy to moderate and calculative. The English section was also of moderate level of difficulty. The logical reasoning section was moderate too. The accurate analysis of the difficulty level of the question paper will guide the candidates in devising an effective plan for preparation. 

  • The candidates have to solve 22-24 questions in Reasoning Ability, 18-21 questions in Numerical Ability, and 20-22 in the English language to excel in the exam and maximize their chances of getting selected. The overall good attempts were 61-67.

  • The memory-based question papers will assist the candidates in getting a crystal clear view of the exam. The experts will be providing the IBPS PO memory-based papers for assisting the candidates in analyzing the paper and formulating an effective strategy according to that. You will be able to avail yourself of the memory-based papers by clicking on the links that will be provided here and saving them on your devices. 

  • The candidates are provided with the IBPS PO mains exam analysis on this page. The elucidated details about the good attempts, the difficulty level of the questions, and essential segments of the syllabus is furnished to the candidates. The mains exam comprises Reasoning and Computer Aptitude, Data Analysis and Interpretation, English Language, General, Economy, Banking Awareness. The candidates need to attempt a descriptive test in which the questions will be asked from letter writing and essay writing. The detailed IBPS PO mains analysis is provided on 26th October 2022, after the successful conduction of the exam.

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