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IBPS PO Mains 2016: Study Plan, Tips and Strategies to Score High Marks

IBPS PO Mains Preparation Tips

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Do you feel scoring good marks in IBPS PO Mains 2016 is an easy task? Yes or No? It is easy if you start preparing efficiently along with a strong strategy. The IBPS PO Mains 2016 is going to be held on 20th November 2016 and all aspirants are ready to crack it. We are here to help those ambitious students to prepare well. The IBPS PO Mains 2016 was conducted in three phases:

  • Prelims
  • Mains
  • Interview

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The IBPS PO Mains examination will consist of the following sections:

  1. English
  2. Quantitative Aptitude
  3. Computer Awareness
  4. Reasoning
  5. General Awareness

IBPS PO Mains 2016: Pattern

Let us take a look at the pattern of IBPS PO 2016:

Sections

Number of questions

Marks

English Language

40

40

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

Reasoning Ability

50

50

General Awareness ( Banking Industry Mains Focus )

40

40

Computer

20

20

Total

200

200

IBPS PO Mains: Highlights

  • The duration of the exam will be of 140 minutes
  • There will be 200 questions of 200 marks
  • A negative marking of 0.25 marks will be applicable for incorrect responses

IBPS PO Mains: Important Areas to focus

Let us go through some of the important areas from each section which the students need to focus on:

Sections

Important areas to focus

General Awareness

Banking Awareness
RBI Functions And Power
Monetary Policy

Current Affairs and Economy

Capitals and Countries

Currencies

Sports and Recreation

Politics

Awards and Honours

Authors and Writers

Major organizations and headquarters

Important dates and events

Prime Ministries

Reasoning Ability

High Level Reasoning ( Assumptions And Syllogism)

Questions on ‘Sitting Arrangement’

Coding and Decoding

Inequality

Data Sufficiency

Seating Arrangement

Puzzles

Input and Output

Miscellaneous Topics- Blood relations, Direction Sense, Blood Relations, Directions etc.

Quantitative Aptitude

BODMAS / simplification
Data interpretation (DI)
Time And Distance

Time And Work
Profit And Loss

Percentage

Ratio and Proportion

Simplification

Averages

Data Interpretation

Number Series

Simple and Compound Interest

Permutation and Combination etc.

English Language

Grammar Rules And Sentence Improvements

Comprehension Daily practice

Cloze Test

Spotting Errors

Sentence Correction

Para jumbles

Gap fillers/ Fill in the blanks

Reading Comprehension

Computer Knowledge

MS Office 2007 (or 2010 or 2013)

Topics related to internet

Computer Fundamentals

History of Computer

MS Office – Word, Power point, Excel & Access

Memory

Input Output devices

Computer Shortcuts

Important Abbreviations

After having a look at the pattern, let us go for a section- wise study plan for 1 week (7 days):

Day 1 (Monday)

  • Please go through any four important topics of ‘General Knowledge’. This is the section which should be focused on and seeks utmost attention.
  • Please go through any four topics of Quant and practice questions from the section

Day 2  (Tuesday)

  • Please prepare any three topics of Reasoning (any three topics) and go through the topics of General Awareness (any four topics).
  • Prepare any three topics from computer fundamentals

Day 3 (Wednesday)

  • Solve 1 full length test from each section and analyse the paper completely.
  • Practice any three topics from English language

Day 4 (Thursday)

  • Brush up on all types of Descriptive Writing Questions (Précis Writing, Letter and Essays).
  • Prepare any four topics of reasoning ability and any two topics from general awareness.

Day 5 (Friday)

  • Go through the topics of Reasoning (any four topics) and go through the topics of English Grammar (any four topics).
  • Go through any three topics of computer fundamentals and English comprehension/ General Awareness

Saturday and Sunday

Revise as many topics as you can from each section. Relax in between the study hours instead of making them hectic.

IBPS PO Mains 2016: Tips to crack

  • Prepare according to the strategy. Don’t prepare randomly as it will not give you enough scope to prepare all sections properly.
  • Focus on the areas which you are weak at. Practice questions from different standard books like R. D. Sharma which will have questions of all types.
  • Don’t panic in the examination hall. Be relax, calm down and solve the paper.
  • Try to manage the time efficiently. Time management is one of the most essential tools to be successful in any attempt.
  • Be confident. Self- confidence is the ultimate ladder to success.

We hope that this article will be helpful. Stay tuned for more updates and job notifications. Till then, keep learning!

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IBPS PO Prelims 2016 : Score Card Released

IBPS PO Prelims 2016 :  Score Card Released

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection(IBPS) is conducting recruitment for the post 8822 Probationary Officers (PO) for the year 2016. The IBPS PO preliminary exam was held on 16th, 22nd , 23rd and 27th October 2016. The result of IBPS PO was declared on 4th November 2016. The candidates who are qualified in the pre exam can attend the IBPS PO Mains exam which will be held on 20th November. The Admit card for the Mains exam is available for download.


 

The score card for IBPS PO Prelims has been announced officially. Candidates can check the scores on or before Nov 20 from the official website.


 

You will require following details for checking the score:

  • Registration Number

  • Roll Number

  • Date of Birth (DOB)

  • Password


 

Follow these steps to check the scores:

  1. Visit the official website of IBPS or the link provided below.

  2. Click on the link CWE PO/ MT VI at the sidebar.

  3. Click on the link 'Common Written Examination for Probationary Officers/Management Trainees 6 '

  4. Now Click on the 'View Scores' Link.

  5. Enter the required details and login.

  6. Candidate’s scores will be displayed

  7. Take a print out of the score card for future reference


 

Click here to Check IBPS PO Prelims 2016 Scores



Process for Arrriving at the IBPS PO Prelims scores: The process applied for obtaining the scores of the preliminary exam is as follows:

  1. Number of questions answered correctly by a candidate in each objective test is considered for arriving at the corrected score after applying the wrong answer.

  2. The corrected score so obtained by a candidate are made equivalent to take care of the difference in the difficulty level of the different question paper sets. The scores thus obtained is called 'Equated Scores'.

  3. Final scores are rounded off up to two decimal points.


The cut offs were applied in two stages:

  1. Sectional score

  2. Total score


IBPS PO CWE VI Prelims 2016 Section wise cut off:

S.NO.

Name of the Test

Max. Marks

Cut - offs

General

SC/ST/OBC/PWD

1

English Langauge

30

7.00

4.50

2

Reasoning Ability

35

8.50

5.50

3

Quantitative Aptitude

35

8.25

5.25


 


IBPS PO CWE VI Prelims 2016 Overall cut off:

Category

Cut-off

General

47.50

Scheduled Caste ( SC)

40.00

Scheduled Tribe (ST)

31.25

Other Backward Classes (OBC)

46.50

Hearing Impaired (HI)

18.00

Visually Impaired (VI)

31.50

Orthopaedically Challenged (OC)

32.75


 

We congratulate the candidates who are qualified for the IBPS PO Mains exam. Stay tuned for more updates.

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IBPS PO Mains 2016 Admit Card Released: Download Now!

IBPS PO Mains 2016 Admit Card Released

Attention all IBPS PO aspirants! Institute of Banking Personnel (IBPS) has released the hall tickets/ admit cards for IBPS PO 2016. The IBPS PO examination is conducted on an annual basis every year to recruit candidates for posts of ‘Probationary Officers’. The candidates can download the admit cards from the official website of IBPS.

The IBPS PO Mains examination is going to be held on 20th of November 2016. The candidates can download the admit cards till 20th of November 2016. In order to download the admit cards, the candidates need to enter their registration number and password. As per sources, approximately 4 lakh candidates have qualified for the IBPS PO Mains examination 2016.

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IBPS PO Mains 2016 Admit Cards - Significant Dates and Events

Event

Dates

Pre- Exam Training - Download of call letters

23.09.2016 to 08.10.2016

Preliminary examination- Download of call letters for Online examination 

01.10.2016 to 27.10.2016

Mains examination- Download of call letters for Online examination 

November 9, 2016

IBPS PO Mains Examination

November 20, 2016

Interview - Download of call letters

January 2017

IBPS PO Mains 2016 Admit Cards – Details in Admit Cards

  • Candidate’s name
  • Candidate’s Photograph
  • Candidate’s Roll number
  • Candidate’s Application number
  • Candidate’s Password
  • The post applied for
  • Timings of the exam
  • Dates of the exam
  • Venue of the exam
  • Some general instructions for the exam

IBPS PO Mains 2016 Admit Cards- Points to Remember

  • Do carry your admit card when you come for the examination. In case of failure, candidate may not be allowed to appear the examination.
  • Paste a passport- sized photograph in the respective space. Please don’t staple the photograph instead use glue to paste it.
  • Please attach a photocopy of your ID proof (May it be license, Aadhar card, Ration Card, Voter ID or Passport).
  • Please provide your initials on the ID proof such as name, roll number etc.
  • Take a photocopy of the admit card and attach it with the original admit card.
  • Get the photo ID card which you have submitted during form fill- up while coming to the centre.
  • Keep an eye on to your mail inbox to receive latest notifications.
  • Please keep a photocopy of the ID proof which you will have to submit to the invigilators along with call letters.
  • Documents to be carried while going for the examination: Admit card, Aadhar Card, Driving License, Passport sized photographs etc.

Click here to Download IBPS PO Mains 2016 - Admit Card 

IBPS PO Mains 2016 Admit Cards- Procedure to Download the Admit Cards

Step 1: Please visit the official website of IBPS and click on the link which favours the downloading of IBPS PO Mains admit card downloads.

Step 2: You will able to see a login window in front of you on the screen. Enter your Registration No and Password/Date of Birth to download the IBPS PO Admit Card 2016.

Step 3: Press the ‘submit’ button.

Step 4: The Admit Card of IBPS PO 2016 appears on the screen in front of you.

Step 5:  Cross check all the details and press “Download” button for downloading the Admit Card.

Step 6: Save the admit card and use it for reference in future.

We hope that this article gives you a complete information about IBPS PO Mains article and details of downloading it. Stay in touch with more updates. Till then, Happy Learning!

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IBPS PO Prelims Result 2016 Declared Today - Check Here!


IBPS PO Result 2016: Prelims Exam Result Declared 


IBPS PO result 2016: The result of Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) PO 2016 prelims exam has been declared.

Click here to check IBPS PO Prelims result 2016


Steps to Check IBPS PO Prelims Result 2016

Below are the easy steps to check your IBPS PO prelims result 2016.

  • Log on to the IBPS  official website www.ibps.in or click on PO result link page.
  • Now click on the link that says "check your IBPS PO prelims Result 2016".
  • A new window will open with couple of boxes to fill either roll number & password or roll number and date of birth.
  • Fill any one of the combination & click on the submit button.
  • Once you click in submit button, your IBPS PO Prelims result along with score card will display on the screen.
     

As IBPS PO result & score card are not supposed to sent to the candidates, you are advised to download it or take a print after checking prelims result. The results will be available till 11th Nov 2016.

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IBPS PO Prelims 2016 - 27th October (4th slot)

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Cheers! The IBPS PO Prelims 2016 has finally completed the final slot of its final examination. The final slot of the examination started from: 30 pm onwards. We had a word with the students and asked them about the questions asked. The response we got the students was quite positive. We bring you the complete analysis of the IBPS PO examination held on 27th of October 2016.

Click Here to Read the IBPS PO Exam Analysis 27th October 2016 (Slot 1)

  Click Here to Read the IBPS PO Exam Analysis 27th October 2016 (Slot 2)

  Click Here to Read the IBPS PO Exam Analysis 27th October 2016 (Slot 3

Students are advised to take a quick look at the analysis which will make them get an idea of questions asked and the pattern of the exam.

English Language Section:

Good Attempts for this section: When you attempt 15- 18 questions, you will surely get a gateway to clear the cut- off marks.

Difficulty Level: The questions asked from this section were of moderate level.

Analysis:

  1. Reading Comprehension – 7 Questions – (Moderate)
  2. Cloze Test– 8 Questions (Easy)
  3. Spotting Error/ Sentence Correction – 10 Questions (Moderate)
  4. Para jumbles – 5 Questions (Moderate)

Note:- No Synonym Antonym questions were asked

Quantitative Aptitude Section:

Good Attempt: When you attempt 21- 25 questions, you will surely get a gateway to clear the cut- off marks.

Difficulty Level: The questions asked from this section were of moderate level.

Analysis:

  1. Number Series – 5 Questions (Moderate)
  2. Approximation/ Simplification – 5 Questions (Easy)
  3. Data Interpretation (2 Sets)- 10 Questions (Easy to Moderate)
  4. Quadratic Equation – 5 Questions (Easy)
  5. Miscellaneous Questions – 10 Questions (Moderate)
     

Some of the topics from which miscellaneous questions were asked include – Age, Probability, Partnership, Profit Loss, Average, Boats & Stream, Compound/Simple Interest, Time & Work, etc.

Reasoning Ability Section:

Good Attempt: When you attempt 21- 25 questions, you will surely get a gateway to clear the cut- off marks.

Difficulty Level: The questions asked from this section were of moderate level.

Analysis:

  1. Syllogism – 5 Questions (Easy)
  2. Inequality – 5 Questions (Easy)
  3. Puzzle and Arrangement (Floor arrangement, Circular arrangement, Linear arrangement)- 15 Questions (Moderate)
  4. Miscellaneous Questions (Blood Relation, Direction based) – 10 Questions (Easy to Moderate)
    Note:
    No Coding – Decoding Questions were asked.

Overall analysis of IBPS PO Prelims 2016 for Slot 4 - 26th October 2016

The overall level of the examination was of moderate level.

IBPS PO Prelims 2016 for Slot 4 held on 27nd October: Summary of the Section wise Analysis

Sections

Difficulty level

Good Attempts

Reasoning Ability

Moderate

21- 25

Quantitative Aptitude

Moderate

21- 25

English Language

Moderate

15- 18

We hope that you prepare yourself good enough for the IBPS PO Mains 2016 examination with full on confidence. Follow our website for more updates on IBPS PO Mains 2016. Till then, keep learning and keep growing!

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IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis- 27th October 2016 (3rd slot)

IBPS PO Exam Analysis - October 27 (Slot 3)

The 3rd slot of IBPS PO Prelims has come to an end. Students might be extremely curious to know the questions asked and the pattern of the examination. Well, were are here to give you the complete analysis of the third slot of IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis held on 27th October 2016.

Click Here to Read the IBPS PO Exam Analysis 27th October 2016 (Slot 1)

  Click Here to Read the IBPS PO Exam Analysis 27th October 2016 (Slot 2)

 Click Here to Read the IBPS PO Exam Analysis 27th October 2016 (Slot 4)

       

Students are asked to go through the analysis thoroughly and follow the pattern. The pattern of the final slot (4th shift) of the day is most likely to be similar with the pattern of slot 3.

English Language Section:

Good Attempts for this section: If you attempt 20-25 number of questions, you are most likely to clear the cut- off marks.

Difficulty Level: The questions asked from this section were of moderate level.

Analysis:

1. Reading Comprehension – 7 Questions – (Moderate) 

2. Cloze Test (Based on Economy of China)– 8 Questions (Easy) 

3. Spotting Error/ Sentence Correction – 10 Questions (Moderate)

4. Para jumbles – 5 Questions (Moderate)

Note:- No Synonym Antonym questions were asked

Quantitative Aptitude Section:

Good Attempts for this section: If you attempt 20-25 number of questions, you are most likely to clear the cut- off marks.

Difficulty Level: The questions asked from this section were of moderate level.

Analysis:

1. Puzzle (floor based) – 5 Questions– (Moderate)

2. Seating arrangement (circular) (facing inward outward (State as other parameter))- 5 Questions (moderate)

3. Linear Seating Arrangement (8 persons facing north & south) – 5 Questions (Easy)

4. Inequality (Direct)- 5 Questions(Easy)

5. Direction – 3 Questions (Easy to moderate)

6. Blood Relation – 3 Questions (Moderate) 

7. Syllogism – 5 Questions (Easy)

8. Miscellaneous questions

Reasoning Ability Section:

Good Attempts for this section: If you attempt 15- 20 number of questions, you are most likely to clear the cut- off marks.

Difficulty Level: The questions asked from this section were of moderate level.

Analysis:

1. Number Series – 5 Questions (Moderate)

2. Data Interpretation (2 Sets) (Line graph and Tabular graph – colleges with the total number of students and total number of female students)– 10 Questions (Easy to Moderate) 

3. Approximation – 5 Questions (Easy)

4. Quadratic Equation – 5 Questions  (Easy)

5. Miscellaneous –  10 Questions  (Moderate)

Note: No Missing DI

Overall analysis of IBPS PO Prelims 2016 of Slot 3- 26th October 2016

After going through the section wise analysis, it is highly essential that you have a knowledge about the overall difficulty level of the 3rd shift or Slot 3. The overall difficulty level of the IBPS PO Prelims 2016 for Slot 3 was moderate level.

IBPS PO Prelims 2016 for Slot 3 held on 22nd October: Summary of the Section wise Analysis

Sections

Difficulty level

Good Attempts

Reasoning Ability

Moderate

15- 20

Quantitative Aptitude

Moderate

20- 25

English Language

Moderate

20- 25

We hope you have a great performance in the fourth slot of the examination. Follow our website for more updates. Remember, performance is always determined by the efforts you put in! Good luck!

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IBPS PO Exam Analysis (Prelims) - 27th October 2016 (2nd Slot)

IBPS PO Prelims 2016 Exam Analysis, 27 Oct - Slot 2

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The IBPS PO Prelims Oct 2016 is done with the 2nd slot of the day. The second slot of the examination was held 10: 30 AM onwards. We had a word with the candidates and asked about the questions asked in the examination. The response from the students was quite appealing and we could get data for the analysis. So, here we present you the analysis for the slot 2 of IBPS PO Prelims 2016.

Click Here to Read the IBPS PO Exam Analysis 27th October 2016 (Slot 1)

Click Here to Read the IBPS PO Exam Analysis 27th October 2016 (Slot 3)

 Click Here to Read the IBPS PO Exam Analysis 27th October 2016 (Slot 4)

The results of the IBPS PO Prelims 2016 will be declared in the month of November 2016. All you need to do is go through the analysis and make a list of the topics which are frequently asked. You can then prepare these topics for the upcoming slots.

English Language Section:

Good Attempts for this section: An attempt of 15- 20 number of questions can be a great attempt to clear the cut- off.

Difficulty Level: The questions asked from this section were of moderate level.

Analysis:

  1. Reading Comprehension – 7 Questions – (Moderate)
  2. Note:- No Synonym Antonym questions were asked
  3. Cloze Test (Based on Economy) – 8 Questions (Easy)
  4. Spotting Error/ Sentence Correction – 10 Questions (Moderate)
  5. Para jumbles – 5 Questions (Moderate)

Quantitative Aptitude Section:

Good Attempts for this section: An attempt of 20- 24 number of questions can be a great attempt to clear the cut- off.

Difficulty Level: The questions asked from this section were of easy- moderate level.

Analysis:

  1. Number Series – 5 Questions (Moderate)
  2. Approximation/ Simplification – 5 Questions (Easy)
  3. Data Interpretation (2 Sets) (Line graph and Tabular graph)- 10 Questions (Easy to Moderate)
  4. Quadratic Equation – 5 Questions (Easy)
  5. Miscellaneous Questions – 10 Questions (Moderate)

Some of the topics from which miscellaneous questions were asked include – Age, Probability, Partnership, Profit Loss, Average, Boats & Stream, Compound/Simple Interest, Time & Work, etc.

Reasoning Ability Section:

Good Attempts for this section: An attempt of 20- 24 number of questions can be a great attempt to clear the cut- off.

Difficulty Level: The questions asked from this section were of moderate level.

Analysis:

  1. Syllogism – 5 Questions (Easy)
  2. Inequality – 5 Questions (Easy)
  3. Puzzle and Arrangement (Floor arrangement, Circular arrangement, Linear arrangement) - 15 Questions (Moderate)
  4. Miscellaneous Questions (Blood Relation, Direction based) – 10 Questions (Easy to Moderate)
    Note: No Coding – Decoding Questions were asked.

Overall analysis of IBPS PO Prelims 2016 for Slot 2- 26th October 2016

After section wise analysis of the number of questions asked, we have arrived at the overall analysis of the slot 2. It is essential that we know about the overall analysis of the slot which will help us to figure out the frequently asked topics which will boost our performance. The overall difficulty level was moderate.

IBPS PO Prelims 2016 for Slot 2 held on 22nd October: Summary of the Section wise Analysis

Sections

Difficulty level

Good Attempts

Reasoning Ability

Moderate

20 - 24

Quantitative Aptitude

Easy to Moderate

20 - 24

English Language

Moderate

15 - 20

We anticipate that you must have found this article helpful for you. Prepare well and make your dream come true. Stay tuned for more updates. Good luck!

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IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis- 27th October 2016 (1st slot)

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Hope you are doing well. The IBPS PO 2016 VI first slot was held 8 AM onwards. The slot had arrived along with a lot of surprises and aspirants have a lot of hopes associated with it. It is mandatory for a candidate to clear the prelims rounds in order to be eligible for the mains examination. The examination of IBPS PO Prelims on 27th October 2016 will be conducted in four slots:

Slot 1

8:00 AM (Morning Shift)

Slot 2

10:30 AM(Morning Shift)

Slot 3

1:00 PM(Afternoon Shift)

Slot 4

3:30 PM(Evening Shift)

Attempt now!

 Click Here to Read the IBPS PO Exam Analysis 27th October 2016 (Slot 2)

The results of the IBPS PO Prelims 2016 will be declared in the month of November 2016. Students are advised to go through the analysis in detail and be ready for the upcoming slots.

English Section:

Good Attempts for this section: If you attend 16-18 number of questions, it can be a sure shot attempt to clear the cut- off marks.

Difficulty Level: The difficulty level of the examination was of moderate level.

Analysis:

1. Reading Comprehension (Based on Mexico & U.S. GDP)– 7 Questions (Moderate)

2. Cloze Test (Based on Economy)– 8 Questions (Easy)

3. Spotting Error/ Sentence Correction – 10 Questions (Moderate)

4. Para jumbles – 5 Questions (Moderate)

Note:- No Synonym Antonym questions were asked

Quantitative Aptitude Section:

Good Attempts for this section: If you attend 20-22 number of questions, it can be a sure shot attempt to clear the cut- off marks.

Difficulty Level: The difficulty level of the examination was of easy- moderate level

Analysis:

 1. Number Series – 5 Questions (Moderate)

2. Approximation/ Simplification – 5 Questions (Easy )

3. Data Interpretation (2 Sets) (Line graph and Tabular graph)– 10 Questions (Easy to Moderate)

4. Quadratic Equation – 5 Questions (Easy)

5. Miscellaneous Questions – 10 Questions (Moderate)

Some of the Miscellaneous questions asked were from topics– Age, Probability, Partnership, Profit Loss, Average, Boats & Stream, Compound/Simple Interest, Time & Work, etc.

Reasoning Ability Section:

Good Attempts for this section: If you attend 21- 24 number of questions, it can be a sure shot attempt to clear the cut- off marks.

Difficulty Level: The difficulty level of the examination was of moderate level.

Analysis:

  1. Syllogism – 5 Questions (Easy)
  2. Inequality – 5 Questions (Easy)
  3. Puzzle and Arrangement (Floor arrangement, Circular arrangement, Linear arrangement – 15 Questions (Moderate)
  4. Miscellaneous Questions (Blood Relation, Direction based) – 10 Questions (Easy to Moderate)

Note- No Coding – Decoding Questions were asked.

Overall analysis of IBPS PO Prelims 2016 for Slot 1- 26th October 2016

We already had a sneak peak at the section- wise analysis. It’s high time that we take a look at the overall analysis of the examination. The overall analysis will give us an insight about the pattern and types of questions asked from every section. So, the overall difficulty level of the examination was moderate

IBPS PO Prelims 2016 for Slot 1 held on 22nd October: Summary of the Section wise Analysis

Sections

Difficulty level

Good Attempts

Reasoning Ability

Moderate

21- 24

Quantitative Aptitude

Easy to Moderate

18- 22

English Language

Moderate

16- 18

We hope this article is helpful. We will be back with few more important updates on IBPS PO Prelims 2016. Till then, Prepare and Succeed!

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IBPS PO Prelims 2016: Expected Cut- off Marks

What is one of the most important concerns that comes to mind if you are an IBPS PO aspirant? If we are not wrong, cut- off marks is one of the basic concerns right? Definitely, it is one. IBPS PO examination has been one of the most crucial and competitive examinations till date in the banking domain. The IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel) conducts the PO exam in order to recruit candidates for the post of ‘Probationary Officers”.

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The cut- off marks will be declared by the month of November 2016 along with the results of the exam. The IBPS PO Mains examination will be held on 20th November 2016. The candidates who manage to clear the cut- off marks will be called for the mains exam. The final cut- marks of IBPS PO will be provided by the month of April 2017.

IBPS PO Cut- off Marks: Highlights-

  • The number of candidates who will be shortlisted for the online main examination will be in accordance to the number of vacancies.
  • Every candidate needs to score obtain a minimum score in each examination. Along with it, the candidate also has to score a minimum total score to be considered to be shortlisted for interview.
  • Cut- off marks will solely depend on the number of available vacancies. The cut- off marks will be finalized and accordingly candidates will be shortlisted for interview.
  • The scores of the candidates of the online mains examination will not be shared with the candidates unless and until the interview process comes to an end.
  • Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS.
  • In order to shortlist candidates for interview and also for listing of final merit, the marks obtained in the mains examination is the only thing which will be considered.

IBPS PO Cut- off Marks: Factors affecting cut- off marks:

The prominent factors affecting the cut- off marks are as follows:

  • Vacancies
  • Number of Candidates
  • Difficulty level
  • Scheme of Marking
  • Reservation Norms

IBPS PO Prelims 2015: Cut- off marks (Category wise)

Let us take a look at the cut- off marks of 2015:

Category Marks
General 37.25
OBC 37.25
SC 30.75
ST 17.75
OH 25.75
VH 10


 

Now, let us take a look at the expected cut- off marks for IBPS PO Prelims 2016 (Category- wise):

Category Total Marks (Out of 100)
General 42-47
OBC 38-42
SC 33-35
ST 20-27
OH 22- 26
VH 15-20
HI 12- 17

Finally let us go through the sectional cut- off marks of IBPS PO Prelims 2016:

Sl. No. Tests Max. Marks Cut- off Marks
ST/SC/OBC/VH/HI/OH General
1 English Language 30 6 8
2 Reasoning Ability 35 7 10
3 Quantitative Aptitude 35 7 10

Please note that a candidate needs to clear the sectional cut- off marks of the respective sections as well as the overall cut –off marks. The sectional cut- off marks for each section is around 12- 15 marks for each section. In order to clear the cut off marks, try to attempt at least 70- 80 percent overall and a 40- 45 percent of questions in each section.

 We hope that this update will be helpful. We shall be back with more updates. Stay connected with us! Happy learning!

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IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis - 23rd October 2016 (4th Slot)

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IBPS PO examination held on 23rd October 2016 has finally completed the fourth slot. The last slot was conducted 3: 30 pm onwards. Students are highly anxious to go through analysis of the 4th slot. In this article, you will find a detailed analysis of the 4th slot of IBPS PO Prelims 2016 examination.

English Section:

Good Attempts for this section: Attending 15- 18 number of questions can make you easily clear the cut – off marks.

Difficulty Level of the section: Moderate- Difficult

Analysis:

  • Reading Comprehension (Based on Economy)– 7 Questions(Moderate- Difficult)
  • Cloze Test– 8 Questions (Moderate)
  • Spotting Error/ Sentence Correction– 10 Questions (Easy- Moderate)
  • Para jumbles – 5 Questions (Easy) 

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Quantitative Aptitude Section:

Good Attempts for this section: Attending 20- 23 number of questions can make you easily clear the cut – off marks.

Difficulty Level of the section: Easy- Moderate

Analysis:

  • Number Series- 5 Questions (Moderate)
  • Quadratic Equations- 5 Questions (Easy- Moderate)
  • Data Interpretation- (2 Sets) – 10 Questions (Easy - Moderate)
  • Approximation- 5 Questions (Easy )
  • Miscellaneous- 10 questions (Moderate)

Reasoning Ability Section:

Good Attempts for this section: If you attend 20- 23 number of questions, you will most probably clear the cut- off marks.

Difficulty Level of the section: Moderate

Analysis:

  • Syllogism – 5 Questions (Easy)
  • Inequality – 5 Questions (Easy)
  • Puzzle and Arrangement– 15 Questions (Moderate)
  • Miscellaneous Questions (Blood Relation, Direction based) – 10 Questions (Easy to Moderate)

Overall analysis of IBPS PO Prelims 2016 for Slot 4 held on 23rd October 2016

We have travelled through the sectional wise analysis of the IBPS PO Prelims 2016 examination conducted on 23rd October 2016. Now, in order to prepare “the best” for the upcoming slots, we need to have a glance at the overall analysis of the examination. It will give you an overall idea of difficulty level of the entire slot. The difficulty level of the entire slot 4 was of Easy- Moderate level

IBPS PO Prelims 2016 for Slot 4 held on 23rd October: Summary of the Section wise Analysis

Sections

Difficulty level

Good Attempts

Reasoning Ability

Moderate

20- 23

Quantitative Aptitude

Easy- Moderate

20- 23

English Language

Moderate- Difficult

15- 18

We hope that the analysis of the 4th slot of 23rd October 2016 will make your preparation level even more enhanced. Students are advised to go through all our analysis and prepare an agenda accordingly to prepare rigorously for the upcoming examinations. Till then, prepare well and fly high!

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