IBPS SO Exam Analysis 2022: Prelims and Mains Review, Good Attempts

IBPS SO Exam Analysis 2022: Prelims and Mains Review, Good Attempts

ByKanika Ralhan  |  Updated on: Jan 30, 2022
IBPS SO Exam Analysis 2022 has been shared here for your reference. Candidates can check here the questions asked along with good attempts, expected cut off and memory-based questions of all shifts for IBPS SO Prelims and Mains exam.
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IIBPS SO Exam Analysis 2022: The Mains phase of the IBPS SO exam is conducted on 30th January 2022. BYJU's Exam Prep experts have provided you with the detailed IBPS SO mains exam analysis 2022 conducted in a single shift in order to give you a clear picture of the exam. The IBPS SO mains exam analysis includes types of questions asked in the exam, section-wise weightage, good attempts, expected cut off, and memory-based questions.

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IBPS SO Mains Exam Analysis 2022

Check here the detailed IBPS SO mains exam analysis 2022 today to know the weightage of each topic asked in the exam. The overall level of the examination was easy to moderate. Moreover, you also check out the IBPS SO Mains Exam difficulty level along with IBPS SO Mains exam good attempts. Let's go through the section-wise IBPS SO mains exam analysis 2022.

IBPS SO Mains Analysis - Agriculture Field Officer

Students were asked to solve 60 questions in 45 minutes in the IBPS SO Main Exam. Students have encountered questions related to Agronomy, Horticulture, Agriculture engineering sericulture, entomology, Beekeeping, and other basic topics of agriculture. 4 to 5 current affairs questions were also asked. 1 formula-based question was asked where students need to solve a problem.

IBPS SO Prelims Exam Analysis 2021

IBPS SO prelims 2021 exam analysis can be found here. The IBPS SO Prelims 2021 exam took place on 26th December 2021 in two different shifts. The first shift of the IBPS SO Prelims 2021 exam is scheduled to be held from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm following the social distancing norms in all test centres across the country.

The overall level of IBPS SO Prelims exam analysis to be stood "moderate" as per the candidate’s feedback. Candidates can check here the detailed IBPS SO prelims exam analysis 2021 shared by our subject-matter experts to help you understand the difficulty level of the examination along with the topics asked.

In this post, we will provide you with the detailed IBPS SO Exam Analysis 2021 today for Law Officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari, IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer, and Marketing Officer post. The detailed IBPS SO Prelims exam analysis 2021 of the first shift will give a clear picture to the candidates going to appear in the next shift of the IBPS SO prelims 2021 exam.

IBPS SO Prelims 2021 Exam Pattern

Check out the detailed IBPS SO prelims exam pattern for various posts available under IBPS SO recruitment 2021.

IBPS SO Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari Exam Pattern

Name of Test

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Timing (Minutes)

English Language

50

25

40

Reasoning Ability

50

50

40

General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry

50

50

40

Total

150

125

120 mins.

IBPS SO IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer Exam Pattern

Name of Test

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Timing (Minutes)

English Language

50

25

40

Reasoning Ability

50

50

40

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

40

Total

150

125

120

IBPS SO Prelims 2021 Exam: Key highlights

  • The overall difficulty level of the IBPS SO prelims 2021 exam was moderate.
  • Quantitative Aptitude is the 3rd subject for the posts of IT, Agriculture, Marketing, and HR/Personnel Officer and is moderate in nature.
  • English Language & Reasoning Ability is the common section asked in IBPS SO prelims 2021 exam for all posts and were also moderate.
  • Whereas Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari posts include general awareness as the 3rd subject.
  • Candidates are requested to wear a mask and maintain social distancing while appearing for the exam.
  • Questions were mostly based on the standard pattern with no new surprises.
  • Overall no major changes were introduced, candidates with the complete clarity of the topics can easily perform well.

IBPS SO Prelims 2021 Detailed Analysis

Candidates can now go through the detailed subject-wise IBPS SO Prelims exam analysis after the examination to know the number of questions asked in each section along with the difficulty level.

1) English Language

The level of the English language section was easy, below we have the detailed analysis shared along with the topic-wise difficulty level. Here you will get the detailed topics asked in the exam consisting of the number of questions asked from each topic as well.

Name of the topic

Topic Details

Difficulty level

Reading Comprehension

 Scientific Report on Indonesia: 7

 Immune system: 7

 Moderate
Fill in the blank 4QEasy to Moderate
Para Jumble 5QEasy to Moderate
Word swap 5QEasy to Moderate
Connector 2-3QEasy to Moderate
Error Detection 5QEasy to Moderate
Match the column

 3-4Q

Easy to Moderate
Phrase replacement

 5Q

Easy to Moderate

2) Reasoning Ability

The reasoning is the common section in the IBPS SO Prelims exam for all posts to determine the candidate’s ability to analyse a variety of logical thinking skills and implement the same in problem-solving.

Name of the topic

Topic Details

Difficulty level

Puzzles & Seating Arrangements

  • Scheduling: 5Q
  • Age-based: 5Q
  • linear seating arrangement: 5Q
  • Designation based: 5Q
 Easy to moderate

Syllogism

 4Q Easy

Blood Relation

 3Q Easy

Inequality

 2Q Easy

Direction & Distance

 3Q Easy
Coding-decoding 2Q Easy
Statement-assumption 8-9QModerate
Data sufficiency 4-5QEasy to Moderate

3) Quantitative Aptitude

Out of Caselet, Pie Chart, Line Graph, and Missing DI Tabular, 3 sets of DI are asked in the IBPS SO Prelims exam. A total of 50 questions are asked, carrying 1 mark each.

Topic Name

Topic Details

Difficulty level

Data Interpretation

 Pi chart+Table: 5Q

Tabular: 5Q

Line graph: 5Q

 Easy to Moderate

Missing Number Series

 5 Easy
Approximation 6 Easy

Arithmetic Questions

 18-19 Q Moderate

Caselet

5 Moderate

4) General Awareness

A total of 50 questions were asked from this section. As per the previous year analysis, most of the questions were asked from current affairs and static awareness. The level of questions was moderate. Students reported that there were around 3-4 questions of static awareness asked in the IBPS SO Prelims Rajbhasha Adhikari Exam.

IBPS SO Prelims 2021 Exam: Good Attempts

As per the candidate's feedback, the good attempts for each section under IBPS SO Prelims 2021 exam are as follows:

Name of Section

Number of Good Attempts(General Category)

English Language 27-34
Reasoning Ability 25-30
Numerical Ability 24-29

Overall

 77-92

IBPS SO Prelims Memory Based Paper PDF 2021

The IBPS SO Prelims Memory-based paper PDF is now available after the exam is conducted by the officials of IBPS. BYJU'S Exam Prep experts have released the IBPS SO Prelims memory-based paper PDF to have a clear vision of the IBPS SO prelims 2021 exam pattern.

IBPS SO Prelims Memory Based Question Paper 2021, Download PDF!

IBPS PO Prelims 2021 Expected Cut Off

IBPS SO Prelims 2021 exam cut off will be decided by the officials of IBPS. Only the candidates cracking the IBPS PO prelims cut off will be eligible to appear for the IBPS SO mains examination.

IBPS SO Prelims cut off is decided on various factors such as the number of aspirants participating in the competition, the difficulty level of the examination, number of vacancies available, etc.

IBPS SO Analysis FAQs

  • IBPS SO Prelims 2021 exam is scheduled to be held only on 26th December 2021.

  • IBPS SO Prelims 2021 exam will be conducted in two different shifts. The first shift was conducted from 10 am to 12 pm while the second shift conducted from 02 pm to 04 pm.

  • A total of 120 mins are given to complete 150 questions in IBPS SO Prelims 2021 exam.

  • No, the pattern of IBPS SO Prelims examination is same that of previous year.

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