IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 2021 (4 February): Questions Asked, Level, Attempts, Expected Cut Off

By Sheetal Goyal|Updated : February 4th, 2021

IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 2020-2021: IBPS PO Mains Exam is held on 4th February 2021. All the students who have appeared in the IBPS PO Mains Exam must be waiting for the exam analysis 2021. Under the IBPS PO mains exam analysis, we are going to discuss today's section-wise analysis, good attempts/scores, type of questions asked, overall and sectional level of difficulty, examination review, expected cutoffs etc. In this article, we are providing you with the IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 2021. There is only one shift for this exam. The total duration of the exam is 3:30 hours.

The IBPS PO Mains 2021 exam only shift has been concluded successfully now and we are providing you with the accurate IBPS PO Mains 2020-2021 exam analysis. This analysis will be helpful for the aspirants appearing in upcoming Bank Mains and IBPS RRB Clerk Mains exam and those who are planning to take this exam next year. The exam analysis provides useful insights to the aspirants which they can use to analyse the performance in the exam.

 

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Timing of the IBPS PO Mains Exam 2021

  • Reporting time: 7:30 AM
  • Start of Examination: 9:00 AM
  • Duration of the exam: 3:30 hours

IBPS PO Mains Exam Centre Guidelines

  1. Candidates are allowed to carry a personal transparent water bottle, personal hand sanitizer (50 ml), gloves & a simple pen inside the IBPS PO exam centre.
  2. At the exam centre, the registration of the applicants will be done with the help of photo capture. 
  3. In the exam hall, two separate dropbox will be provided for the rough sheets and call letters. Students are required to drop these in their designated boxes. 
  4. Aspirants must have installed Arogya-Setu app on their smartphone and that app should show his/her COVID 19 risk profile.
  5. Aspirants appearing in the IBPS PO Mains exam are required to wear a mask during the examination. 

IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 2021: Overall Difficulty Level

SubjectDifficulty Level
English Language Moderate
Data Interpretation & Analysis Moderate to difficult
Reasoning Ability & Computer Knowledge Moderate to difficult
General Awareness Moderate
Overall Difficulty Level Moderate to difficult

IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis: Good Attempts

SubjectGood Attempts
English language (35 Marks) 22+
Data Analysis and Interpretation (35 Marks) 15+
Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude (45 Marks) 23+
General Awareness (40 Marks) 27+
Overall Good Attempt 86+

IBPS PO Mains Exam Review, 4 February 2021: Section-Wise

IBPS PO Mains Exam Review 2021: Data Analysis and Interpretation

The topic-wise breakup of the questions asked - 

 Topics Asked 

 Number of Questions and Topic Details

Data Interpretation

 4 DIs
5 ques- Tabular Missing DI- No. of literate and illiterate male and female
5Quest- Double pie chart
5 Ques- Caselet based on venn diagram
5 Quest- Line graph

Number Series

 2 Wrong Number Series (4th term was asked)

Data Sufficiency 

 3 Ques

Quantity Based 

3 Ques

Mensuration based

2 quest (structure of Cone, hemisphere, etc)

Arithmetic

 5 Ques

IBPS PO Mains Exam Review 2021: Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude

Total No. of questions (45 Quest)

Level- Moderate

The topic-wise breakup of the questions asked -

 Topics Asked 

Number of Questions and Topic Details

Puzzle

5 Quest- Circular Arrangement with 2 variable
5 Quest- House based Linear Seating Arrangement, 5 people
5 Quest- Box based puzzle 9 boxes
5 Quest- Seating arrangement - 8 person - Triangle in Circle and Circle in Hexagon
5 Quest- Double squared based set (some facing in some facing out)

 Blood Relation

 2 Ques

 Logical Reasoning

 -

Direction sense

 2 Ques

Data Sufficiency based coding decoding

 2-3 Ques

Machine Input Output

5 Ques (alphabet and numbers given, 5 Steps were given)

Miscellaneous

 6-7 ques

IBPS PO Mains Exam Review 2021: English Language

The topic-wise breakup of the questions asked -

 Topics Asked 

 Number of Questions & details of topics

Reading Comprehension

 3 RCs (Vocab based questions were there)
  • 5 Quest- Artificial Intelligence (robotics) based
  • 5 Ques- Machine Learning
  • 5 Quest- 

Cloze test

 5 Quest

Sentence Rearrangement 

 5 Quest (New pattern, fill in the blanks+syno/anto based questions were there)

Miscellaneous

 10

IBPS PO Mains Exam Review 2021: General/Financial Awareness Review 

  • Current Affairs- 26-28 questions
  • Static Awareness- 3-4 Ques
  • Banking Awareness- 6-7 Ques

NOTE- A major chunk of the current affairs section was asked from January 2021

Questions Asked in IBPS PO Mains Exam 2021:

Candidates who appeared for the IBPS PO Mains Exam 2021 found the General Awareness Section challenging and Moderate. Let us look at the topics on which the questions of GA were based:

1. Who was the chairman of the IFFI 51 International Jury panel?
Ans: Pablo Cesar

 2. Who has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with State Bank of India (SBI)  for livelihood intervention projects.
Ans: NABARD

3. Who has launched iMobile Pay?
Ans: ICICI

4. World's first wooden satellite to be launched by ---
Ans: Japan

 5. The Non-Resident Indian (NRI) is observed on _______.
Ans: 9th January
 
6. Which Payments Bank has unveiled a new digital payment app DakPay?
Ans: India Post Payments Bank

Topics asked in Descriptive Paper Writing

Letter Writing- (3 questions out of which students had to select any one)

  1. Write a polite letter to the person who is not repaying the loan
  2. Write a letter to the manager of a mixy firm for defective product. 
  3. letter to the editor

Essay Writing- (3 questions out of which students had to select any one)

  1. Work From Home- Advantages and disadvantages
  2. Hazards of the e-waste in modern society
  3. To be updated soon

 Note: If you remember any questions from the exam, feel free to share it in the comments section!

IBPS PO Mains Expected Cut Off 2020-2021 (out of 225):

IBPS PO Main 2020-2021 expected overall cut off: 84 to 90 marks 

IBPS PO Mains exam cut-offs are the minimum qualifying marks that aspirants need in order to secure its place in the merit list. There many facts that may decide the cut off of the po mains Exam cut-offs, some of them are:

  1. The level of the exam.
  2. The number of aspirants who appeared in the exam.
  3. The number of vacancies released. etc.

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Aanchoo Kanojia
They always give wrong attempts and level of exam .....quants was toughest ....and ga is not moderate at all.... reasoning is not that easy to attempt 23+ ..... only lengthy puzzles was there
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Surbhi Kumari
Month date puzzle 2 Mark's k the?
Zipzap

ZipzapFeb 5, 2021

Critical reasoning me Committee ko land pr kuch banana h least advantageous pucha tha uska kya kiya
Sangeetha

SangeethaFeb 5, 2021

Can anyone tell me the jumbled order asked in ibps po mains?
Zipzap

ZipzapFeb 5, 2021

OECD wale ka koi btao confirm
China/India????yad h confirm.kisiko
Vinayak Dhondge
What was the sequence of parahumble
Ipsita Das

Ipsita DasFeb 6, 2021

Anyone plzz tell me, quant main jo caslet thi A n B boys girls wali uski ak equation Wala qstn tha uska ans keya hain??
Priyanka Poddar
There were any questions from computer or not?
kirti yadav

kirti yadavFeb 11, 2021

I couldn't complete my essay, wrote letter in correct format with all the punctuations..commas, full stop, 1st letter caps..but could only write the introductory para of around 40words in essay. Last year's cutoff for this section was 8.75. Qualify ho skta h...
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