IBPS PO Exam Analysis 2019 : Prelims [12th October, Shift 3]

IBPS PO Exam Analysis For Prelims: 12th October, Shift 3

Dear Aspirants,

IBPS is all set to conduct the Preliminary examination for IBPS PO from 12th October 2019 in which lakhs of aspirants are going to appear. The Preliminary examination will be conducted in 4 shifts, each for a duration of 1 hour. The Second shift of IBPS PO preliminary exam is over and candidates must be eagerly waiting for the IBPS PO exam analysis for Prelims. This post will provide you with the detailed IBPS PO Prelims exam analysis along with the exact review, memory-based questions and the good attempts to crack the prelims exam. We will also provide you with the exact questions to help you prepare for the upcoming shifts of IBPS PO Prelims exam. Check out the detailed exam analysis. You can also share the questions asked and your attempts in the comment section below.

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IBPS PO Exam Analysis For Preliminary Exam (Overall) Shift 1

The IBPS PO exam to be conducted today will have questions from the following 3 sections to be attempted in 20 minutes each. Take a look at the number of good attempts in the IBPS PO Preliminary Exam:

S.No. Name of Test No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration Good Attempts
1 English Language 30 30 20 minutes 21-25
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes 19-23
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes 27-32
100 100 60 minutes 67-74


IBPS PO Exam Analysis Prelims: English Language

The English Language section of IBPS PO Preliminary exam comprises of 30 questions to be attempted in 20 minutes. The topics are generally Reading Comprehension, Error detection, Fill Ups etc. The English section in today’s Prelims exam was of Easy to Moderate level. Approx. 21-25 questions are easily doable in this section. The topic-wise distribution of questions asked is given below:

Topics No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 10 Easy-Moderate
Cloze Test 05 Easy
Error Detection 05 Easy-Moderate
Phrase Replacement 05 Easy-Moderate
Word Replacement 05 Easy
Total 30 Easy-Moderate

IBPS PO Exam Analysis Prelims: Quantitative Aptitude

The Quantitative Aptitude section of IBPS PO Preliminary exam contains 35 questions to be attempted in 20 minutes. Speed and Accuracy will help you ace this section. The level of Quantitative Aptitude section was moderate. As per students, 19-23 questions can be easily attempted. A total of 3 DIs were asked in the Prelims exam from:

  • Caselet DI (based on 4 hostels A,B,C,and D)
  • Bar Graph
  • Tabular DI

The distribution of questions asked in Quantitative Aptitude section along with the difficulty level is given in the below table:

Topic No. Of questions Level
DI 15 Easy-Moderate
Approximation 05 Easy
Quadratic Equation 05 Easy-Moderate
Miscellaneous 10 Moderate
Total 35 Moderate

IBPS PO Exam Analysis Prelims: Reasoning Ability

The Reasoning Ability section of IBPS PO Preliminary exam contains 35 questions to be attempted in 20 minutes. You can easily attempt questions with proper time management. The level of the reasoning ability section is easy to moderate. The good attempts in this section are 27-32. 4 puzzles were asked:

  • Floor Based Puzzle
  • Age Based Puzzle
  • Single Line Puzzle
  • Month Based Puzzle

Below is the distribution of questions asked in the IBPS PO Preliminary Reasoning section:

Topics No. of Questions Level
 Inequalities 05 Easy
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 20 Easy-Moderate
Alphanumeric Series 02 Easy-Moderate
Blood Relation 03 Easy
Coding & Decoding 05 Easy
Total 35 Easy-Moderate


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