Indian Bank PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2018: 6th October (3rd Shift)

By Kanika Ralhan|Updated : October 6th, 2018

The third shift of today’s Indian Bank PO Preliminary exam has concluded now. The level of the exam was on a slightly difficult side as compared to previous of today's exam. We have shared Indian Bank PO exam analysis of the third shift which includes Topics asked, number of questions from individual topics, the difficulty level of the sections as well as good attempts keeping in mind the level of the exam.

Indian Bank PO Prelims 2018: Level & Good Attempts



Good Attempts

Numerical Ability

Moderate 20 - 25

Reasoning Ability

Easy-Moderate 22 - 27

English Language

Easy- Moderate 18 -23

Overall Good Attempts 

Moderate 63 - 67

Indian Bank PO Exam Analysis of Reasoning Ability 2018

The overall level of Reasoning section: Easy-Moderate

Go through the details of topic-wise questions asked in this section below:

Topic Name

No. of Questions


Topic Details

Puzzles & Seating Arrangement

20 Questions Moderate
  • Floor based puzzle was asked. 8 floors were there.
  • Arrangement puzzle was asked. Persons and the colours which they use to paint need to be arranged
  • Square puzzle was asked. 8 persons were there. Persons sitting at corner were facing outside whereas persons sitting in the middle were facing inside.

Coding Decoding

2 Questions Easy
  •  Old pattern was asked.

Coding Inequality

4 Questions Easy
  • Old pattern was asked.


9 Questions Easy
  • 1 question was based on series.
  • 2 questions were from alphabet test.
  • 2 questions were from  direction sense.
  • Rest were from topics like blood relation, order & Ranking etc. 

Indian Bank PO Exam Analysis 2018 of Numerical Ability

The overall level of Numerical Ability section: Moderate

In the table given below, you can check the details of topic asked with the exact question distribution. 

Topic Name

No. of Questions


Topic Details

Missing Number Series

5 Questions

  • Basic calculation based questions were asked. 
  • You had to find the missing number in the series. 

Data Interpretation

10 Questions

  • 2 Bar Chart was asked in the exam.
  • 1 Caselete was asked. 
  • It was calculative and some indirect questions were asked.

Quadratic Equation

5 Questions

  • 2 Equations were given.
  • You had to find the relation between two variables


15 Questions

  • The miscellaneous arithmetic questions were slightly time-consuming. 
  • Topics like Time & Work, Partnerships, Simple & Compound Interest, Profit & Loss, Mixtures, Time Speed & Distance, Percentages, Mensuration etc were asked. 

Indian Bank PO Exam Analysis 2018 of English Language 

The overall level of Englih section: Easy-Moderate

English Language section comprises of topics mentioned below -

Topic Name

Number of questions


Topic Details

Reading Comprehension

 6-7 Moderate
  • 1 questions was from the vocabulary.

Spelling mistakes

 5 Easy
  • In a sentence, some words were bold. 
  • Students had to identify which word was misspelt.

Cloze Test

 3 Easy - Moderate
  • Questions were based on the old pattern. 
  • 2-3 words were bold in a sentence.

Double Fillers

 5 Easy
  • Double fillers were asked in a single sentence.

Error Detection

 5 Easy
  • The sentence was divided into 5 parts A to E. Incorrect part needs to be found. Options were like AB, BC, CD, DA, etc.

The second shift of Indian Bank PO Prelims exam has culminated. We will be providing you with the analysis of upcoming shifts. You can check the first shift analysis from the links given below.  

Indian Bank PO Prelims Exam Analysis: 6th Oct 2018 (First shift) 

Indian Bank PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2018: 6h October (2nd Slot)

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

All the best for your exams,

Team BYJU'S Exam Prep!


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