IBPS Clerk exam started on 5th December and first weekend of exam is over. Below is the section-wise analysis of the exam till 6th December and you can see expected cut-offs, state wise cutoff and sectional cutoffs at the end of this post. 

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Pattern of Exam : 100 Questions, 100 Marks, 1 Hour

  • English Language (30 questions, 30 marks)
  • Numerical Aptitude (35 questions, 35 marks)
  • Reasoning (35 questions, 35 marks)

Overall
Overall, the exam was easy to moderate. A good number of attempts in the exam were 55 – 65 with 80-100% accuracy. 

IBPS CLERK Prelims Reasoning: 
Overall, the Reasoning section was easy to moderate. A good number of attempts in the exam were 25-30. Topics from which the questions were asked:

  • Sitting Arrangement – 10
  • Puzzle – 5
  • Inequalities – 5
  • Coding Decoding – 5
  • Miscellaneous – 5
  • Number/Alphabet Series -5

IBPS CLERK Prelims Numerical Ability:
Overall, the NA section was easy to moderate and a good number of attempts in this section were 18-23. Topics from which the questions were asked:

  • Number Series – 5
  • Data Interpretation(Table) – 5
  • Simplification – 10
  • Arithmetic (Profit Loss, Time & work, Percentage, Age, etc.) – 15

Expected Cutoff and Preparation Tips Numerical Ability and Reasoning

IBPS CLERK Prelims English :
Overall, the English section was easy  and a well prepared candidate could attempt 20-25 questions. Topics from which the questions were asked:

  • Reading Comprehensions – 10
  • Rearrangement – 5
  • Cloze test – 5
  • Error Spotting – 5
  • Sentence Correction – 5

Expected Cutoff and Preparation Tips for English 

Note : This analysis is based on feedback received from our students. The pattern & difficulty level in upcoming shifts may/may not remain same.

Expected Cut-off IBPS CLERK PRELIMS 2015

Sections Total General OBC/SC/ST PWD
Reasoning 35 12 9 5
English Language 30 9 6 3
Quantitative Aptitude 35 8 6 3

OVERALL CUTOFF FOR IBPS CLERK PRELIMS 2015

The range of cutoff mentioned below is for depiction of state wise cutoff. This means that cutoff for general in Maharashtra , Kerala, Bihar or any other state will be between 43-47.

Category Overall  (Out of 100)
Scheduled Caste (SC)

29-35

Scheduled Tribe (ST)

18-20

Other Backward Classes (OBC)

38-42

General (Gen)

43-47

Hearing Impaired (HI)

10-12

Orthopaedically Challenged (OC)

26-28

Visually Impaired (VI)

12-15

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