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IBPS PO Prelims Shift 1 Exam Analysis 2020

The Insititute of Banking Personnel Selection has scheduled the first stage of exam for Probationary Officers on October 3, 10, and 11, 2020. Here is the detailed IBPS PO Shift 1 Exam Analysis for Prelims Exam which gives a complete review of the exam, difficulty level and all questions asked in the Shift 1. 

IBPS PO Shift 1 Analysis 2020

Due to the current situation, shift 1 is scheduled from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM. Candidates appearing for the IBPS PO Exam can go through the analysis to get an idea about the type of questions asked, the difficulty level of the exam, and also the number of good attempts. As per the experts advise, IBPS PO Exam Analysis can help in understanding the question paper in depth. 

IBPS PO Shift 1 Analysis 2020 - October 3, 2020

  • The first day of the IBPS PO Exam was very easy. All questions were doable. 
  • English was the easiest section.
Sections Difficulty Level No. of Good Attempts No. of Questions
Reasoning Easy-Moderate 28-30 35
Numerical Ability Moderate 24-26 35
English Language Easy 23-25 30
Total Easy to Moderate 74-78 100

IBPS PO Shift 1 Analysis October 3, 2020 - Reasoning

  • As per the student's feedback, the exam was very easy. 
  • ALONGSIDE - consonant increase, then vowel
  • 73951286 - pair the numbers
  • 9-word Chinese coding
  • 4 members seated in a circular manner
  • 4 south facing and 4 north facing
Topics No. of Questions Difficulty Level
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 10
Chinese Coding-Decoding 5 Easy
Inequality 3 Easy
Syllogisms 4 Easy
Miscellaneous (Pair Based Question, Alphabetical Question)
Blood Relation 1 Easy
Age-Related Puzzle 1 Easy
Total 35 Easy

IBPS PO Shift 1 Analysis October 3, 2020 - Mathematical Ability

  • Line graph was based on zero elephant
  • Tabular DI was based on Output and Input
  • Caselet was based on boys and girls.
Topic No. of Questions Difficulty Level
Table Data Interpretation  5
Line Graph DI 5
Quadratic Equation 5
Approximation 5
Arithmetic(Profit and Loss, Problem on Ages, SI & CI etc) 10
Caselet 5
Total 35

IBPS PO Shift 1 October 3, 2020 - English Language

  • English section was very easy. Most of the questions were doable.
  • Close Test was based on Petroleum and crude oil.
  • RC was based on School Education
  • In RC there were 2 vocab questions i.e., synonyms of Drive and Ripe
Topics No. of Questions Difficulty Level
Reading Comprehension 7 Easy
Close Test 5 Easy
Error Detection 5 Easy
Fillers (Single) 5 Easy to Moderate
Sentence rearrangement 5 Easy
Word Swapping 3 Easy
Total 30 Easy

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