The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has scheduled the IBPS Clerk Mains Exam on January 19th,2020. Read the complete article to get the detailed IBPS Clerk Mains Analysis along with the questions asked, important topics and many more. The exam is taking place to fill up more than 12,000 Clerk Vacancies this year.

  • The IBPS Clerk Mains Exam has been conducted in one shift 
  • This exam analysis will help you to understand what to expect and what not to expect in the upcoming results
  • It is a must that the candidates should go through the IBPS Clerk Mains Cut Off Marks to know what to expect from the Mains exam
  • Read through the complete page to get complete details about the IBPS Clerk Mains Questions Asked, what is the difficulty level of each section, and the number of good attempts
  • The Reporting Time is 8AM
Date Shift 1 Exam Timings
January 19th,2020 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Analysis 2020

The exam appearing aspirants has been provided with the IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Review from the Links above as soon as the exam is over today on January 19th,2020. Candidates can also check the IBPS Clerk Shift Timings from the below table and arrive at the exam center at least half an hour before the reporting time. Going through the IBPS Clerk Prelims Paper Analysis, candidates can estimate the difficulty level of the paper. It is said by experts that most of the questions usually repeat from previous sessions of the exam. Hence, candidates can make the best use of this IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis and enhance their preparation.

IBPS Clerk Mains Student Review-January 19th,2020

As per the appearing candidates,the exam level was easy and similar to the Prelims pattern.The General Awareness questions were mostly from last 5 months(from September 2019 to January 2020).English Section was considered lengthy.

IBPS Clerk Mains Paper Analysis-January 19th,2020

The IBPS Clerk Mains Paper Analysis table given below provides you with the overall difficulty level and a number of good attempts for each section of the mains question paper.

Section Difficulty Level & Good Attempts 
English Language .21-24,easy-moderate
Quantitative Aptitude .21-25,Easy
Reasoning Ability .21-24,easy-moderate
General Awareness .34-37,moderate
Total .97-110,easy-moderate

IBPS Clerk Mains Asked Questions 2020 (GK Questions)

The important Topics of General Awareness from where the IBPS Clerk Mains questions came from are as follows-
1) Brasilia-Federal Republic of Brazil
2)Gaganyaan-Russia
3)Jharkand Chief Minister
4)Petter siddles-West indies
5)Young Scientist lab-National Research Development Corporation
6)5 Crore and above,(schemes related)
7)Indore MP
8)Merchant Discount Rate
9)March 31,2022 date
10)100 crore-Initial requirement of net worth
11)5 yrs and 10yrs
13)Arbitrage Fund
14)3 Equal Installments of RS.2000
15) Tiger truimph-USA
16)PNB+UNITED bank of India
17)Vidya Sinha-Hindi Novelist
18)4703 crores
19)First hive-HDFC
20)Tamilnadu-Rocket launch pad
21)24 batches every day
22)Atal Tunnel-Leh in UT Ladakh
23)SWIFT-Switzerland
24)Ladakh convenor-SBI
25)NDB-shangai,China
26)Vijaykumar-Paytm
27)PPI-Rs.10000
28)RS.2000 per day
29)Mani-Mobile aided note identifier
30)Kudankulam-Tamilnadu
31)Great Himalayan NP-Uttarakand
32)96%
33)Allahabad+IOB
34)JAIPUR, Rajasthan
35)Peter Handke,Austria
36)Koneru Hampton
37)Jharkhand-Hemant Soren
38)Virat kholi-test no 1
39)India Council Of Medical Research
40)Feb10-Pulses Day
41)Jan12-Swami Vivekananda
42)PPI TO KYC-12-18 Months
43)Kishore Scheme-5 lakhs
44)Gandhi writers the writer
45)107 science congress-Bengaluru
46)IAEA HQ-Vienna
47)KONARK-Odisha
48)Forest Cover-24.56%
49)SEEMA-Weight Lifter
50)175 GW-2022

IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Analysis-January 19th,2020

Check for all the section-wise IBPS Clerk Mains Paper Analysis from the table below. Check for the difficulty level, a number of questions asked and a number of good attempts for all the shifts.

The below table explains how many questions were asked from each topic.

Topic-Wise Reasoning Questions

A new pattern was noticed in Conditional Coding Questions.There were Letter formation questions of 2+2 marks.There were box puzzles included as well.

Topic No. of Questions Asked
Inequality 5
Puzzle (seating arrangements-single line,direction based,box puzzle) 15
Coding-Decoding(conditional coding) 5
Syllogism from Only Few case 4
Para Jumbles 12
Data Sufficiency with 2 statements (puzzle format) 5
Assumption 2
Letter Formation 2+2

Topic-Wise Quantitative Questions

There was a partnership based DI and a Line Graph on Profit and Loss. No Number Series Questions were asked.No Quadratic Equation Questions were asked.

Topic No. of Questions Asked
Simplification & Approximation 5
Boat and Streams 2
Data Interpretation-Pie Chart,tables,partnership 18
Quadratic Equation Nil
Miscellaneous 15
Time and Distance 1

Topic Wise English Questions

English section was lengthy as per the students who appeared in the exam.

Topic No. of Questions Asked
RC 15
vocabulary 2
Cloze test 6
Letter Formation 2+2
Fillers 2

Topic Wise General Awareness Questions

Go through the above list of General Knowledge topics from where the questions came this year.


Go through the below IBPS Clerk 2019 Prelims Analysis table to know what was the overall difficulty level of the paper and the number of good attempts.
IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis for Prelims- Dec 14, 2019

Section Difficulty Level & Good Attempts 
Shift 1 Shift 2 Shift 3 Shift 4
English Language Easy-Moderate  Easy Easy Easy
Numerical Ability Moderate-Difficult Difficult Moderate-Difficult Moderate
Reasoning Ability Moderate Moderate Easy-Moderate moderate
Total Moderate Moderate Easy-Moderate Moderate

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IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis - December 8th, 2019

Check the complete review of the December 8th IBPS Clerk Exam here. The Good Attempts for the prelims exam have been mentioned below. 

IBPS Clerk Shift 4 Analysis - 8th December 2019

Section No. of Questions Difficulty Level   Good Attempts
English Language 30 Moderate 18-22
Numerical Ability 35 Easy to Moderate 28-30
Reasoning Ability 35 Easy to Moderate 29-31
Total 100 Easy to Moderate 79-83

IBPS Clerk Shift 3 Analysis - 8th December 2019

Section No. of Questions Difficulty Level   Good Attempts
English Language 30 Easy to Moderate 18-22
Numerical Ability 35 Easy to Moderate 28-32
Reasoning Ability 35 Easy to Moderate 28-32
Total 100 Easy to Moderate 78-84

IBPS Clerk Exam Review for Shift 2 

Candidate's felt that the exam was easy to medium in terms of difficulty. Following table displays the good attempts in Shift 2 

Section No. of Questions Good Attempts
English Language 30 25
Numerical Ability 35 25-26
Reasoning Ability 35 27-30 
Total 100 77-81

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis for Shift 1 

Section No. of Questions Difficulty Level   Good Attempts
English Language 30 Easy 23-25
Numerical Ability 35 Easy to Moderate 27-28
Reasoning Ability 35 Easy to Moderate 28-30
Total 100 Easy to Moderate 78-83

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis - Dec 7, 2019

Go through the below IBPS Clerk Question Paper Analysis table to know what was the overall difficulty level of the paper and the number of good attempts.

  • The IBPS Clerk Shift 2 Exam was very easy as per students feedback. 
  • Most of the questions were asked from previous year paper and previous shifts.
  • The IBPS Clerk Shift 1 Question Paper was of moderate level difficulty
  • All the questions were easy and students were able to answer all questions
Section Difficulty Level & Good Attempts 
Shift 1 Shift 2 Shift 3 Shift 4
English Language Easy to Moderate; 20-22 Easy Moderate Moderate
Numerical Ability Easy to Moderate; 28-30 Easy Easy Easy to Moderate
Reasoning Ability Moderate; 25-28 Easy to Moderate Easy to Moderate Easy to Moderate
Total Easy to Moderate; 73- 80 Easy to Moderate; 76-82 Easy to Moderate; 80-85 Easy to Moderate; 78-84

IBPS Clerk 4th Shift Questions Asked December 7, 2019

Check out the topic-wise questions asked from each section. Go through the brief IBPS Clerk Slot 4 Analysis here to know what is the section-wise difficulty level and the number of questions asked. The below tables explain how many questions were asked from each topic.

Topic-Wise Reasoning Questions

Topic No. of Questions Asked
Inequality 3 Questions
Puzzle (seating, circular, Month) 15 Questions
Alphanumeric 5 Questions
Syllogism 5 Questions
Miscellaneous 1 Question
Blood Relation 3 Question
Coding & Decoding 3 Questions

Topic-Wise Quantitative Questions

Topic No. of Questions Asked
Simplification & Approximation 8-10 Questions
Missing Number Series 5 Questions
DI (Tabular) 1
Quadratic Equation 5 Questions
Arithmetic 10 Questions

Topic Wise English Questions

Topic No. of Questions Asked
RC 8-10 Questions
Error Detection 5 Questions
Cloze test -
Phrase Replacement 5 Questions
Fill in the Blanks (single fillers) 4-5 Question
Para jumbles -
Word Swapping 4-5 Questions

IBPS Clerk Question Paper Analysis-3rd Shift (December 7, 2019)

Check out the topic-wise questions asked from each section. Go through the brief IBPS Clerk Slot 3 Analysis here to know what is the section-wise difficulty level and the number of questions asked. The below tables explain how many questions were asked from each topic.

Topic-Wise Reasoning Questions

Topic No. of Questions Asked
Inequality 5 Questions
Direction 4 Questions
Miscellaneous  3 Questions
Seating Arrangement 2 questions
Syllogism 5 Questions
Puzzle 5 Questions
Chinese Coding 5 Questions

Topic-Wise Quantitative Questions

Topic No. of Questions Asked
Simplification 3 questions
Approximation 10 Questions
Number Series 5 Questions
Inequality 5 Questions
DI  1 Question

Topic Wise English Questions

Topic No. of Questions Asked
RC 3 Questions
Mis Spelt Word 5 Questions
Cloze test 6-7 Questions
Para jumbles 5 Questions
Word Swapping 5 Questions

IBPS Clerk Question Paper Analysis-shift 2( December 7, 2019)

Check out the topic-wise questions asked from each section. Go through the brief IBPS Clerk Slot 2 Analysis here to know what is the section-wise difficulty level and the number of questions asked. The below tables explain how many questions were asked from each topic.

Topic-Wise Reasoning Questions

Topic No. of Questions Asked
Direct & Distance
Dual-Row Arrangement 5
Square Arrangement 5
Order and Ranking
Linear Arrangement 5
Syllogism 3 (latest pattern)
Tabulation 4
Blood Relation

Topic-Wise Quantitative Questions

Topic No. of Questions Asked
Simplification 10
Bar Graph 5
Wrong Series 5
DI (Caselet) 5
Quadratic Equation 5
Arithmetic 2-3

Topic-Wise English Questions

Topic No. of Questions Asked
RC 8
Error Detection 5
Fillers 4-5
Cloze test
Rearrangement 5
Fill in the Blank 5
Sentence Improvement 5

IBPS Clerk 1st Shift Questions Asked December 7, 2019

Check out the topic-wise questions asked from each section. Go through the brief IBPS Clerk Slot 1 Analysis here to know what is the section-wise difficulty level and number of questions asked. 

Topic-Wise Reasoning Questions

Topic No. of Questions Asked
Uncertain 20 questions
Puzzle based question 3 questions
Syllogism 5 questions
Alphanumerical 5 questions
Blood Relation 2 questions

Topic-Wise Quantitative Questions

Topic No. of Questions Asked
Simplification 8 questions
Approximation 5 questions
Wrong Series 5 questions
DI (Bar Graph) 5 questions
Quadratic Equation 5 questions
Arithmetic 7 questions

Topic-Wise English Questions

Topic No. of Questions Asked
RC 10 questions based on Herbivorous topic (Moderate)
Error Detection 5 questions (Easy)
Fillers 3-4 questions
Cloze test 5 questions
Rearrangement 4-5 questions (sentence-based)
Para jumbles 5 questions

IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis - Dec 14, 2019

Go through the below IBPS Clerk 2019 Prelims Analysis table to know what was the overall difficulty level of the paper and the number of good attempts.

Section Difficulty Level & Good Attempts 
Shift 1 Shift 2 Shift 3 Shift 4
English Language Easy-Moderate  Easy Easy Easy
Numerical Ability Moderate-Difficult Difficult Difficult Moderate
Reasoning Ability Moderate Easy-Moderate Easy-Moderate Moderate
Total Moderate Moderate Easy-Moderate Moderate

IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis - Dec 21, 2019

The below table gives the detailed IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis and explains what was the overall difficulty level of the paper and the number of good attempts.

Section Difficulty Level & Good Attempts 
Shift 1 Shift 2 Shift 3 Shift 4
English Language Easy-Moderate  Easy Easy Easy
Numerical Ability Moderate-Difficult Difficult Moderate Moderate
Reasoning Ability Easy-Moderate Moderate Moderate Easy-moderate
Total Moderate Moderate Easy-Moderate Moderate

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Important Reasoning Questions 2019

Q1. 32 boys are standing in front of X in a queue. Y is standing in the 19th position from the back in the same queue. If the total number of boys is 45 then the number of boys standing in between X and Y is

A: 8

Q2. ( 23.1 )2 + ( 48.6 )2 - ( 39.8 )2 = ? + 1147.69

A: 163.84

Q3. Which of the given expressions indicates that M is daughter of D?

(a) L % R D + T * M

(b) L + RD+ M * T

(b) L % R % D + T / M

(c) D + LR + M * T

(e) LD / R % M / T 

If A + B means A is the father of B; If A × B means A is the sister of B; If A $ B means A is the wife of B; If A % B means A is the mother of B; If A ÷ B means A is the son of B

A: (b) L + RD+ M * T

Q4. Statements: Some pencils are houses, All houses are buses.

Conclusions: I. Some pencils are buses. II. Some buses are pencils. III. All the buses are pencils.

(a) All follow b) None follows c) Only II follows d) Only I and II follow e) None of these

A: (d) Only I and II follow 

Q5. Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below: In a certain code language,

“paint your house red” is written as “ri fm ew cu”

"gate of red colour" is written as "lb ew op sa"

"house of your choice" is written as "sa cu ri nk"

"gate with red paint" is written as "gy op ew fm"

In the given code language, what does the code ‘cu’ stand for?

A: either 'house' or 'your'

Q6. In a class of 72 children, children are seated in rows and columns in such a way that the number of children in each row is 12.5% more than the number of children in each column. How many children are there in each row?

A: 9

Q7: Read the following

A– B means A is the father of B’;  A ÷ B means A is daughter of B; A+B means A is the son of B; A*B means 'A is the wife of B'.

Based on the above scenario, How is P related to T in the expression 'P ÷ S - T'?

A: Sister

Q8. In a certain code language, ‘+’ means ‘/’, ‘/’ means ‘*’, ‘*’ means ‘-‘, ‘-‘ means ‘+’.

(11 – 2 * 3) / (4 – 5 * 8) * (3 – 3) / 2

A: -2

Q9. In Number coding type of questions, either numerical code values are assigned to a word or alphabetical code letters are assigned to the numbers. The candidate is required to analyze the code as per the directions.

If DANGER  is coded as 10-7-20-13-11-24, how will you code MACHINE?

A: 19-7-9-14-15-20-11

Q10. A dice is numbered from 1 to 6 in different ways. If 1 is adjacent to 2, 4 and 6, then which of the following statements is necessarily true?

A: 3 is adjacent to 5

Important Quantitative Aptitude Questions 2019

Q1. An electric pump can fill a tank in 3 hours. Because of a leak in the tank, it took 3 ½ hours to fill the tank. The leak can drain out of all the water of the tank in:

A: 21 Hours

Q2. Find the approximate value which should replace (?) in the following question :

72.3 X 494.7 X 633.4 X 815.85 = 63?

A: 15.1

Q3. If 9x4 – 12x3 +10x2 + Kx +1 is a perfect square, find the value of K?

A: -4

Q4. The ratio of present ages of Deependra and Subendu is 3 : 5 respectively. 5 years ago the ratio of their ages was 10 : 25 respectively. What will be Subendu’s age after 7 years?

A: 22 years

Q5. The salaries of A, B, C are in the ratio 2 : 3 : 5. If the increments of 15%, 10% and 20% are allowed respectively in their salaries, than what will be the new ratio of their salaries?

A: 23:33:60

Q6. 12 buckets of water fill a taken when the capacity of each bucked is 13.5 liter. How many buckets will be needed to fill the same tank, if the capacity of each bucket is 9 litres ?

A: 18

Q7: The population of a variety of tiny bush in an experimental field increased by 10% in the first year, increased by 8% in the second year but decreased by 10% in the third year. If the present number of bushes in the experimental field is 26730, then the number of bushes in the beginning was:

A: 25000

Q8. If the numerator of a certain fraction is increased by 200% and the denominator is increased by 150% the new fraction thus formed is 9/10, what is the original fraction?

A: 3/4

Q9. A thief is noticed by a policeman from a distance of 200 m. The thief starts running and the policeman chases him. The thief and the policeman run at the rate of 10 km and 11 km per hour respectively. What is the distance between them after 6 minutes?

A: 100 m

Q10. A can lay railway track between two given stations in 16 days and B can do the same job in 12 days. With help of C, they did the job in 4 days only. Then, C alone can do the job in:

A: 48/5 days

Important English Language Questions 2019

Q1. One Word Substitution for - The study of the origin and physical and cultural development of mankind

A: Anthropology

Q2. Find the Idiom or Phrase for "She went home from the play all singing all dancing. It was one of the liveliest performances that she had ever witnessed"

A: Amazing

Q3. Find the Idiom or Phrase for "Tell him you’re using the car that weekend – that should put a spoke in his wheel"

A: thwarted in the execution of the plan

Q4. Fill in the blank "If you smuggle goods into the country, they may be …… by the customs authority"

A: confiscated

Q5. Fill in the Blank "With the changing times, most of the students have become business-like; they are ______ and want to take only those courses which they find rewarding"

A: pragmatic

Q6. Find the error "In world of ours (1) / one has to compete (2) / for almost everything. (3) / No error. (4)"

A: (1)

Q7: Find the error "You must list in detail(1)/ all your qualifications and(2)/ experiences in your application.(3)/ No error.(4)"

A: (3)

Q8. Antonym of Terrible :

A: Delectable

Q9. Synonym of AUGURY:

A: Future

Q10. In questions given below, a part of the sentence is underlined, Choose the correct alternative.

No one could explain how a calm and balanced person like him could penetrate such a mindless act on his friends.

A: precipitate

IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis 2018

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has conducted the IBPS Clerk Mains exam on 20th January 2019. We have brought to you the complete IBPS Clerk exam analysis for Mains 2018. 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 the overall paper. This IBPS Clerk Paper review will update you with a new type of questions asked in the exam. Attempt a free mock test of IBPS Clerk & and boost your confidence

IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis 2018

Here you will find the exam analysis of IBPS Clerk Mains examination conducted on 20th January 2019. Along with the analysis, you will also find the questions asked in the exam. So, go through the link & get the detailed analysis. Solving the questions will help you know the difficulty level of the IBPS Clerk Exam.

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2018 - All Days & Shifts

Here you will find the exam analysis of all days & slots. Along with the analysis, you will also find the questions asked in each shift. So, go through the link & get the detailed analysis. Solving the questions will help you know the difficulty level of the IBPS Clerk Exam.

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IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern 2018

This Year IBPS has introduced the sectional timing in prelims exam following the footprint of SBI. Therefore it is expected that the difficulty level of IBPS Clerk Prelims Paper will also be somehow similar to SBI Clerk. Due to the introduction of sectional timing students will not be able to switch between the sections.

IBPS Clerk Exam Prelims Pattern 2018
Section No. of Qs Max Marks Duration
English Language 30 30 20 Min
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 Min
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 Min
Total 100 100 60 Min

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FAQ's

When is the IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam 2019 conducted?

The IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam is conducted on December 7, 8, 14, & 21, 2019.

How can IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis 2019 help in clearing the exam?

By following the IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis 2019, you can know what is the difficulty level of the question paper, what is the number of good attempts, and which questions are asked from each section.

How many sections are there in IBPS Clerk Prelims 2019?

There are totally three sections in IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam which include English Language, Numerical Ability, Reasoning Ability.

For how much marks is IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam 2019 conducted?

The IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam is conducted for a total of 100 marks out of which, English Language is for 30 Marks, Numerical Ability is for 35 Marks, and Reasoning Ability is for 35 Marks.

What is the time duration for completing IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam 2019?

The total time duration for completing IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam is 1 hour.

Does difficulty level of the IBPS Clerk Prelims Question Paper affect the cut off marks?

Yes, the cut off marks for IBPS Clerk Prelims depends on the difficulty level of the paper, number of vacancies, and number of candidates appearing for the exam.

How many shifts are there in IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam 2019?

There are totally four shifts in the IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam 2019. Check the IBPS Clerk 2019 Exam Analysis to know the individual shift timings.