IBPS PO Exam Analysis Slot 3

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IBPS PO Exam Analysis Slot 3

IBPS PO Exam Analysis Slot 3

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IBPS PO Exam Analysis Slot 3

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 3 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. Overall level was same as the other shifts.

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 3 – October 22nd

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 3

  • 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 Ist & IInd shift)

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

Section Good Attempt Time
English Language 11-13 20 mins
Reasoning 20-22 15 mins
Quantitative Aptitude 19-21 25 mins
49-56 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. There were two sets of DI.

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. No fill in the blanks questions.

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 ON 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.

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 3 – 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 3 was the same as slot 1 and 2.

  • LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY – EASY TO 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 (They were not even asked in Slot 1 and 2)
Section Good Attempt Time
English Language 15-18 15 mins
Reasoning 23-25 20 mins
Quantitative Aptitude 19-21 25 mins
57-64 60 mins

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE EXAM ANALYSIS FOR SLOT 1

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE EXAM ANALYSIS FOR SLOT 2

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE EXAM ANALYSIS FOR SLOT 4

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 just like Slot 2.

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 Slots 1, 2 and 3. 

Reasoning Ability

Level – Moderate

Type of Questions 

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

Reasoning Ability was simple. In this slot too, the syllogism questions were direct and scoring.

Questions Asked

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE QUESTIONS ASKED IN IBPS PO PRELIMS 2016

Expected Cutoff

Predicted Sectional Cutoff

  • English Language – 5-6
  • Reasoning Ability – 10-13
  • Quantitative Aptitude –  8-10

Predicted Overall Cutoff

  • General & OBC – 38-42
  • SC – 31-33
  • ST – 16 -19

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  • Jaydeep

    I Have attempted 55 questions
    19 English
    18 Quant
    18 reas

    any chances?
    overall-87-90% accuracy

    • It will be a close call Jaydeep. But lets hope for the best.

      • Jaydeep

        Expected Cut-off?

  • Prakhar Srivastava

    i have attempted only 55 ques
    maths 20 que with 90-100% accuracy
    reasonoing 19 que with 90-100% accuracy
    english 16 que (only errors and cloze test) with ** accuracy..

    should i start preparing for mains??