IBPS PO Exam Analysis 2022: Prelims And Mains, Good Attempts

IBPS PO Exam Analysis 2022: Prelims And Mains, Good Attempts

ByAkash Mishra  |  Updated on: Apr 13, 2022
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The IBPS PO exam analysis 2022 will be elucidated by the experts after the successful conduction of the exam. The candidates can check the IBPS PO exam analysis of the previous years to get conversant with all the details of the question paper.

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. 

It is highly essential for the candidates 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 for assisting the candidates in preparing efficiently and effectively. 

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IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2022

It is of paramount importance for the candidates to be fully-equipped with the difficulty level of the exam. The IBPS PO exam analysis will be conducted by the experts 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 will be conducted on the 15th, 16th, and 22nd October, after the exam. The exam analysis of the experts will be based on the feedback obtained by the candidates. The candidates have to answer 35 questions of Reasoning Ability in 20 minutes carrying 35 marks. The candidates need to solve 35 questions of Quantitative Aptitude in 20 minutes and 30 questions of the English language in 20 minutes. To solve the sections within the sectional time limit the candidates need to attain proficiency, accuracy, and speed.

The accurate IBPS PO exam analysis for the prelims will aid the candidates in performing effectively and efficiently. They can frame an impeccable layout of strategy to outperform and outrank in the exam. 

IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 2022

The candidates who will get qualified in the prelims exam will be able to step up to the mains exam. The experts will conduct 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 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.

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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

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. 

IBPS PO Prelims Memory Based Paper PDF 2020

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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

  • It is of paramount importance for the candidates to be well acquainted with the topics that carry the maximum weightage, and the essential segments of the syllabus.

    The IBPS PO exam analysis 2022 will be furnished by the experts after the exam is successfully conducted. The IBPS PO exam analysis will be 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 2022 by the experts will be elucidated after the exam is completed successfully. However, according to the IBPO PO exam analysis of previous years the difficulty level of the exam is moderate to difficult level. The difficulty level is also dependent on the groundwork of the candidates, some candidates found it difficult while for others it was easy. The IBPS PO exam analysis is dependent on the feedback received by the candidates. The accurate knowledge of the exam through the IBPS PO exam analysis will assist the candidates in formulating an effective strategy and working efficiently and effectively.  

  • The section-wise and the overall difficulty level of the IBPS PO exam will be analyzed by the subject-matter experts as the feedback will be received by the candidates after taking the exam. According to the IBPS PO exam analysis of the past years. The BPS PO prelims questions from the Quantitative Aptitude actin were easy to moderate and calculative. The English section last year was of easy to moderate level of difficulty. The logical reasoning section was of easy to moderate difficulty. The accurate analysis of the difficulty level of the question paper will guide the candidates in devising an effective plan for preparation. 

  • The list of the section-wise good attempts for the exam will be presented with the IBPS PO exam analysis 2022, the experts will calculatedly analyze the good attempts based on the exam pattern and the difficulty level. According to the IBPS PO exam analysis of past years, the good attempts for the exam are 60-66. The candidates have to solve 20-25 questions in Reasoning Ability, 23-26 questions in Numerical Ability, and 21-25 questions in the English language to excel in the exam and maximize the chances of getting selected. It is of paramount importance for you to solve the questions with utmost accuracy and proficiency to attain the desired result. 

  • 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 will be 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 will be 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 will be provided on 26th October 2022, after the successful conduction of the exam.

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