IBPS SO Exam Analysis 30th December 2018 | Shift 1 & Shift 2 Analysis

IBPS SO Exam Analysis 30th December 2018

Check Exam analysis for IBPS SO Exam conducted on 30th December 2018 along with Difficulty Level and Q&A – IBPS SO Exam Analysis 30th December 2018

IBPS SO Exam Analysis 30th December 2018

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The 1st Shift and 2nd Shift of IBPS SO Prelims 29th  December is over. As Paper consisted of three sections, viz, Quantitative Aptitude/General Awareness, Reasoning Ability and English Language with a total time duration of 2 hour. Here is a brief analysis of the first slot exam. Overall, the exam was of moderate level.

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IBPS SO Exam Analysis 30th December 2018 – Shift 1

⇒IT,MKT,AFO & HR

Subject Good Attempt Time
English Language 18-22 40 min.
Reasoning Ability 33-36 40 min.
Quantitative Aptitude 30-34 40 min.
Total 90-96 120 minutes

⇒LAW & RAJBHASA

Subject Good Attempt Time
English Language 18-22 40 min.
Reasoning Ability 33-36 40 min.
General Awareness 23-29 40min.
Total 82-88 120 minutes

⇒Quantitative Aptitude (AFO, MKT, HR & IT)

Topic No. of Questions Difficulty Level
Simplification and Approximation 5 Easy
 Number Series 5 Easy
Data Interpretation 4 Set (20-25 Questions) Easy-Moderate
Quadratic Equation 5 Moderate
Miscellaneous 10-15 Easy
Total 50 Easy-Moderate

DI: There was 3-4 sets of DI (Tabular, Line, Pie Chart, Caselets).

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⇒General Awareness (Law & Rajbhasa)

 There are 50 Questions of General Awareness related to Banking, Current affairs, Static GK.

⇒English Language

  • The level of English Language was Moderate-Difficult.
Topic No. of Questions Difficulty Level
Reading Comprehension 12-15 Moderate
Error Spotting 5 Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement 5 Moderate-Difficult
Fill in the Blanks(New Pattern) 5 Moderate
Cloze Test (New Pattern) 10 Moderate-Difficult
Sentence Improvement 5 Moderate
Phrase Replacement 5 Moderate
Total 50 Moderate-Difficult

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⇒Reasoning Ability

Topics No. of Questions Difficulty Level
Alphabetic Series 5 Easy
Inequality 5 Easy
Syllogism 5 Easy
Data Sufficiency 5 Easy
Sitting Arrangement/Puzzles 20-25 Easy-Moderate
Course of action 5 Easy
Total 50 Easy-Moderate

Puzzle & Sitting arrangementThere were four Sets of puzzle & Sitting Arrangement (Circular & Linear) and puzzle on arrangement of books of different colors

IBPS SO Exam Analysis 30th December 2018 – Shift 2

⇒Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari (Overall) 

Subjects Good Attempts
Reasoning 29-36
General Awareness 21-26
English Language 27-32
Overall 77-88

⇒Reasoning ( Easy-Moderate )

  • There were 4 sets of puzzles and Seating Arrangement.
  • 2 questions from Circular Seating Arrangement and 2 Variable based Puzzle.
Topic No. of Questions Level
Puzzle and Seating Arrangement 20 Moderate
Syllogism 05 Moderate
Logical Reasoning 05 Easy- Moderate
Direction Sense 03 Easy
Blood Relation 02 Easy-Moderate
Alphabet Based 03 Easy
Coding Decoding 05 Easy
Miscellaneous 07 Easy-Moderate
Total 50 Easy-Moderate
⇒English Language (Easy-Moderate)
  • The level of this section was easy-moderate.
  • There were 3 sets of reading comprehensions that included around 4 vocabulary based questions of synonyms and antonyms.
Topic No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 15 Moderate
Connectors 05 Easy-Moderate
Column Based 05 Moderate
Word Replacement 05 Easy-Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement 05 Moderate
Double Fillers 05 Easy-Moderate
Phrase Replacement 05 Moderate
Error Detection 05 Easy-Moderate
Total 50 Easy-Moderate

General Awareness:

  • This section was was easy to moderate.
  • Many questions were asked from last 3 month’s Banking Awareness and Current Affairs.
  • Questions from static awareness were also asked in the examination.

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