IBPS PO Exam Analysis Slot 2

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IBPS PO Exam Analysis Slot 2

IBPS PO Exam Analysis Slot 2 and expected cutoff.

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IBPS PO Exam Analysis Slot 2

The Prelim Exam consisted of 3 sections which were spread over English Language, Reasoning Ability and Quantitative Aptitude.  The duration of the exam was one hour which carried 100 marks.

IBPS PO Exam Analysis Slot 2 2016 – October 23rd

  • LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY – MODERATE
  • DOABLE QUESTIONS- ALL
  • TIME LAG – YES (Candidates who manage their time well will have an overall advantage. The time saved in Quantitative Aptitude section can be used for solving RC passage in the English section)
  • SURPRISES – The English section was slightly more challenging than from the exam held on Oct 22nd and Oct 16th. An edge over English is surely expected.
Section Good Attempt Time
English Language 8-12 25 mins
Reasoning 20-22 15 mins
Quantitative Aptitude 21-22 20 mins
49-56 60 mins

Section Wise Analysis

Quantitative Aptitude

Level : Easy

Type of Questions 

  • Quadratic Equations – 5
  • Series – 5
  • DI – 10
  • Approximation – 5
  • Numeric Ability (Various Topics) – 10

The Numeric ability was of moderate level. The rest of the questions were easy this year.

English Language 

Level : Difficult

Type of Questions 

  • Reading Comprehension – 8
  • Cloze Passage – 7
  • Para Jumbles – 5
  • Errors – 10

Overall , the English section was complex this year. The RC passages were challenging testing the grip of the student on vocabulary and basic understanding of the English language.

Reasoning Ability

Level – Moderate

Type of Questions 

  • Inequalities – 5
  • Syllogism – 5
  • Sitting Arrangement – 10
  • Puzzles – 10
  • Miscellaneous Topics – 5

Reasoning Ability was moderate this year. No coding decoding questions were asked. Puzzles were easy to attempt.

Expected Cutoff

Predicted Sectional Cutoff

  • English Language – 6-7
  • Reasoning Ability – 9-14
  • Quantitative Aptitude –  10-12

Predicted Overall Cutoff

  • General & OBC – 32-36
  • SC – 30-32
  • ST – 16 -19

VIEW HERE QUESTIONS ASKED IN IBPS PO PRELIMS – OCT 16th, OCT 22nd and OCT 23d

Note: The candidates will have to qualify in all the three sections separately. They will have to secure the sectional and overall cutoff as well to qualify the exam.

IBPS PO Exam Analysis Slot 2 – October 22nd

  • LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY – MODERATE
  • DOABLE QUESTIONS- ALL
  • TIME LAG – YES (Candidates with speed will have an advantage especially in the English section)
  • SURPRISES – There was a slight change in the English Section in terms of the pattern. Also the level was difficult just like the Ist shift)

Overall level of the paper was not much different from the one held on Oct 16th.

Section Good Attempt Time
English Language 13-15 20 mins
Reasoning 18-22 15 mins
Quantitative Aptitude 19-21 25 mins
50-58 60 mins

Section Wise Analysis

Quantitative Aptitude

Level : Moderate

Type of Questions 

  • Quadratic Equations – 5
  • Series – 5
  • DI – 10
  • Approximation – 5
  • Numeric Ability (Various Topics) – 10

The Numeric ability was of easy level. The rest of the questions were of moderate level.

English Language 

Level : Difficult

Type of Questions 

  • Reading Comprehension – 8
  • Cloze Passage – 7
  • Para Jumbles – 5
  • Errors – 10

Overall , the English section was complex this year. The RC passages incorporated information from the latest financial news from top organisations just like the Ist shift.

Reasoning Ability

Level – Moderate

Type of Questions 

  • Inequalities – 5
  • Syllogism – 5
  • Sitting Arrangement – 10
  • Puzzles – 10
  • Miscellaneous Topics – 5

Reasoning Ability was easy this year. No coding decoding questions were asked. Puzzles were easy to attempt. Syllogism questions were very simple.

Expected Cutoff

Predicted Sectional Cutoff

  • English Language – 7-8
  • Reasoning Ability – 9-12
  • Quantitative Aptitude –  8-10

Predicted Overall Cutoff

  • General & OBC – 33-38
  • SC – 30-33
  • ST – 16 -19

 VIEW HERE QUESTIONS ASKED IN IBPS PO PRELIMS SHIFT 1 OCT 22nd

Note: The candidates will have to qualify in all the three sections separately. They will have to secure the sectional and overall cutoff as well to qualify the exam.

IBPS PO Exam Analysis Slot 2 – October 16th

Seeing this year’s paper, speed, accuracy and planning was expected out of candidates to perform well in the exam. Also, a grip over English section was a must in this slot as well. The overall level of Slot 2 was the same as slot 1.

  • LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY – MODERATE
  • DOABLE QUESTIONS- ALL
  • TIME LAG – YES (Candidates with speed and precision surely will have an advantage)
  • SURPRISES – No filler questions asked in English section. No coding/decoding questions asked in reasoning.
Section Good Attempt Time
English Language 12-15 15 mins
Reasoning 22-24 20 mins
Quantitative Aptitude 17-20 25 mins
51-59 60 mins

Section Wise Analysis

Quantitative Aptitude

Level : Easy

Type of Questions 

  • Quadratic Equations – 5
  • Series – 5
  • DI – 10
  • Approximation – 5
  • Numeric Ability (Various Topics) – 10

The Numeric ability was of easy level. The rest of the questions were simple to attempt as well.

English Language

Level : Difficult

Type of Questions 

  • Reading Comprehension – 8
  • Cloze Passage – 7
  • Para Jumbles – 5
  • Errors – 10

Overall , the English section was complex this year in both slot 1 and 2.

Reasoning Ability

Level – Moderate

Type of Questions 

  • Inequalities – 5
  • Syllogism – 5
  • Sitting Arrangement – 10
  • Puzzles – 10
  • Miscellaneous Topics – 5

Reasoning Ability was pretty simple this year especially the syllogism questions.

Expected Cutoff

Predicted Sectional Cutoff

  • English Language – 5-6
  • Reasoning Ability – 9-12
  • Quantitative Aptitude –  6-8

Predicted Overall Cutoff

  • General & OBC – 36-40
  • SC – 30-33
  • ST – 15 -19

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59 COMMENTS

  1. Eng 21 (50% accuracy)
    Reasoning 19 (95%accuracy)
    Maths 18 (100% accuracy)
    My attempts 58 (OBC)
    Is there any chance?? I am not sure in English….should I start for mains??

  2. sir my attemps ( OBC)
    english : 17 with 60% accuracy
    maths : 20 with 100% accuracy
    reasoning : 21 with 90% accuracy

    total attemps 58
    is there any chance to qualify in prelims

  3. sir, my attempts were english-19(80% accurate), reasoning 18(100% accurate) quants 20(100% accurate.. shall i start preparing for mains sir

  4. hi
    IBPS pre 22 oct 2nd sitting )
    attempt 43
    cat- obc
    eng- 12 (9 sure 3 not sure)
    math-13 ( 100 %)
    reasoning- 18 (16 sure 2 not sure)
    what are the chances ?
    this was my 1st attempt (preparing from last 2 month only)

  5. hii
    65 attempted
    27 eng(60 prcnt accuracy)
    18 maths(80 prct accuracy)
    20 reasoning(80 prcnt accuracy)
    chances??gen category

  6. sir i attempted 41 (22ND OCT 2ND SHIFT)
    STATE- TELANGANA
    category- SC
    ENGLISH-13 (70% accuracy)
    REASONING-13 (100% accuracy)
    QUANT-15 (100% accuracy)
    will i clear the exam?

  7. sir i have attemted 53 ,rea-18, quan-22, eng-13 , what are my chnces, iam so worry about my english cut off any chnce for main exam

  8. Mera original name Nitin aggarwal h bt in my aadhar card it’s showing Nitin agarwal exam m koi problem to nhi hogi what to do please suggest me

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