IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 2022: Difficulty Level, Questions Asked, Paper Review

By Jyoti Bisht|Updated : November 26th, 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.

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IBPS PO Mains Exam Shift Timings 26th November 2022

The IBPS PO Mains exam date and shift times are provided here for the 2022 exam. Check the reporting time, exam start time, and exam end time as well. View the 2022 IBPS PO Mains Shift Schedule. There will be two shifts for the IBPS PO 2022 Main Examination.

Reporting Time Start TimeEnd Time
08:00 AM09:00 AM12.30 AM
1.00 AM2.00 PM5.30 PM

IBPS PO Mains Exam Key Highlights 26th November

  • The overall level of the IBPS PO Mains exam is moderate to difficult.
  • The difficulty level of the 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 sessions 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 Exam Analysis 26th November (Section-wise)

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




Coded Inequality




Data sufficiency

Coded Blood relation4Q
Logical Reasoning6-7 Q
Part A Reasoning

Year Based puzzle- 5Q

Floor & flat based-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)


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 26th November Good Attempts 

Here, we will update the number of good attempts in the IBPS PO Mains Exam. Through the exam analysis of the IBPS PO Mains Exam, we will also talk about 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 Difficulty Level 26th November 2022

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


No computer aptitude questions were asked.

EnglishEasy to moderate
Overall  Moderate to difficult
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FAQs On IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 2022

  • After receiving original reviews from students who took the actual exam, our experts will prepare the IBPS PO Mains analysis along with a section-wise review, difficulty level, good attempts, and detailed solutions.

  • The number of good attempts in the IBPS PO Mains exam is the minimum number of questions a candidate must attempt in order to be on the safe side of the exam. According to the feedbacks, IBPS PO Mains the number of good attempts () will be updated.

  • The overall difficulty level of Reasoning Ability as per the IBPS PO Mains exam Analysis 2022 will be updated here.

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