IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Analysis 20th January 2019 | Analysis and Q&A

IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Analysis 20th January 2019

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IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Analysis 20th January 2019

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Institute of Banking Personnel Selection is conducted IBPS Clerk Mains exam on 20th January 2019. We have brought to you the complete IBPS Clerk Mains exam analysis 20th January 2019 to make you aware of the exam pattern this term. Go through the IBPS Clerk exam paper review and know your chances of clearing the exam. The paper analysis will help you to find the difficulty level, weightage of topics and the questions asked in the exam. Moreover, you will also get to know the good number of attempts for each section as well as for overall paper. This IBPS Clerk Mains Paper review will update you with new type of questions asked in the exam

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Overall IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Analysis 20th January 2019

General English 29-33
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 27-32
Quantitative Aptitude 31-36
General/ Financial Awareness 28-34
TOTAL 117-129


Difficulty level of data analysis and interpretation were moderate. There were a total of 4 sets of DI including Caselet. Following were the types on DI seen in this section:

  • Bar Graph
  • Caselet
  • Pie Chat
  • Tabular
Topics No. of Questions Difficulty Level
Data Interpretation 20 Moderate to Difficult
Data Sufficiency 5 Moderate
Quantity 1, Quantity 2 5 Moderate
Quadratic Equation 5 Easy
Miscellaneous- Arithmetic Word Problems 15 Moderate
Total 50 Moderate


There were a total of 3 sets of Reading Comprehension and their themes were related to diet, wildlife conservation, and drinking water.

Topics No. of Questions Difficulty Level
Reading Comprehension 15 Moderate to Difficult
Word Replacement 5 Moderate to Difficult
Word Usage 5 Moderate
Sentence Connectors 5 Moderate
Double Fillers (suitable words were given in A & B column form) 5 Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement 5 Moderate
Total 40 Moderate to Difficult


Puzzles & Seating Arrangement:

  • Circular- Two circular tables
  • Month Based Puzzle (Dates, months, events were given to arrange)
  • Year based puzzle (year and colours were given to arrange)
  • Linear Seating Arrangement
  • Floor Based Puzzle (2 variables, 6 floors)
  • Box based puzzle (Boxes and chocolates to arrange)
Topics No. of Questions Difficulty Level
Sitting Arrangement and Puzzles
Moderate to Difficult
Direction Sense 4 Moderate
Alphabet 2
Easy to Moderate
Inequality 3 Easy to Moderate
Logical Reasoning 6 Moderate
Machine Input Output 4 Moderate
Coding Decoding – Alphabet & Number based 3 Easy to Moderate
Syllogism 3 Easy
Total 50 Moderate to Difficult


This section had 50 questions and the level of the questions asked were moderate. Most of the questions in this section were covering the current affairs and news of July’18 – Jan’19 Months. As per the review by students who appeared for this exam, there were only a few questions from static and banking awareness.


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