IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam: Detailed Analysis Of Exam Paper

Last Modified: 26 May 2022

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection or IBPS Clerks preliminary examination 2017 has already over. The exam was took place on 2nd & 3rd and 9th & 10th December 2017 at different test centres all over the India. Here are the detailed paper analysis of the exam 9th and 10th December, 2017.

After Exam Paper Analysis of 9th and 10th December:

The major change in the question pattern happened with a few English question types. Apart from this, there were no big changes in the pattern. Here is the detailed analysis of the exam paper of IBPS Clerks Prelims exam.

This year the exam level was easy-moderate for the aspirants. Both the sections Numerical Ability and Reasoning were easy while the English section was of a moderate difficulty level.

Section

Difficulty Level

English Language

Moderate

Numerical Ability

Easy

Reasoning

Easy

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Section-wise Analysis:

Here is the section wise analysis for the exam.

English language

The total number of questions in the English paper was 30. The overall difficulty level was moderate. Some of the question types were new to the candidates. For each topic of the subject, a number of questions were asked. Find out the list here:

Topic

Number of Questions

Reading Comprehension

5

Fill in the Blanks (New)

7

Phrases meaning (New)

10

Error Detection (New)

8

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Numerical Ability:

This section is comparatively easy for the candidates. There were total 35 questions in this section. Please find the table for the number of allotted question for each topic in this Numerical Ability section.

Name of Topic

Number of Questions

Date Interpretation

5

Simplification/Approximation

15

Number Series

5

Miscellaneous

10

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Reasoning:

This section was also quite easy for the candidates. There were 35 questions in this section. Please follow the list to find out the question allotment for the Reasoning section.

Name of the Topic

Number of Questions

Analytical Reasoning

15

Syllogism

3

Inequalities

3

Series based (2 sets)

10

Miscellaneous

4

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IBPS Clerks Main exam 2017 will be conducted on 21 January, 2018. And the final result will be declared on the 1st April 2018. You can expect the cut-off assessment in few days.

If you have already appeared for the preliminary examination and looking for the result, then you keep watch this place for more update on it.

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