IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Complete Analysis - 8th December All Shifts

The 4th Shift of Prelims Exam of 8th October 2018 is over. So, we, at TopRankers, are here with the in-depth analysis of IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam. This analysis shall help in evaluating your performance. You can even get an estimate of your score. All those who are yet to appear for the exam can find this analysis helpful too. The IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam consists of 3 sections - English Language, Quantitative Aptitude & Reasoning Ability. The overall exam is of 100 marks and for every wrong answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted. Explore the overall, as well as sectional difficulty level, topic-wise weightage, no. of good attempts and Questions, asked in IBPS Clerk 8th Dec 2018 Prelims Exam.

Order of the Paper

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The sequence of the paper for shift 4 was Reasoning, English, Quantitative Aptitude.

IBPS Clerk Prelims Shift 4 Exam Analysis – 8th December

The table below shows the safer attempts of IBPS Clerk Prelims Shift 4

IBPS Clerk Prelims Good Attempts of the Fourth shift – 8th December 2018
Name Of the Subject No. Of Questions Marks Difficulty Level No. Of Good Attempts
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 Moderate 25-28
Reasoning Ability 35 35 Easy to Moderate 28-30
English Language 30 30 Easy to Moderate 22-24
Overall 100 100 Easy to Moderate 75-78

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Overview of IBPS Clerk Prelims Shift 4 Exam - 8th December 2018

The fourth shift of the IBPS Clerk Prelims was Easy to Moderate. The questions were easier than first shift and the examination was relatively easier this term and it is hoped that in subsequent terms, it will remain the same. Questions were expected and solvable. So carefully go through the analysis to have a better idea on the IBPS Clerk Prelims paper.

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 8th December Shift 4 – Quantitative Aptitude

  • DI (Caslet and Tabulation ) – 10 Qs
  • Missing number series – 5 Qs
  • Word problem (Profit and loss, Time and Work -2, Train – 1, Partnership – 1, SI and CI – 1 Qs) – 10 Qs
  • Simplification – 10 Qs

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 8th December Shift 4 - Reasoning Ability

  • Uncertain no. of people (North Facing) – 5 Qs
  • Inequality – 5 Qs
  • Direction and Distance – 4 Qs
  • Alphanumeric symbolic series – 3 Qs
  • Series – 4 Qs
  • Puzzle Month based – 5 Qs
  • Linear Arrangement – 2 Qs

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 8th December Shift 4 - English Language

  • Reading Comprehension (workers and their problems)– 10 Qs
  • Cloze test – 5 Qs
  • Error (Traditional based pattern) – 8 Qs
  • Pair of correct sentence – 3 Qs.

IBPS Clerk Prelims Shift 3 Exam Analysis – 8th December

The table below shows the safer attempts of IBPS Clerk Prelims Shift 3

IBPS Clerk Prelims Good Attempts of the Third shift – 8th December 2018
Name Of the Subject No. Of Questions Marks Difficulty Level No. Of Good Attempts
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 Moderate 25-29
Reasoning Ability 35 35 Easy to Moderate 28-31
English Language 30 30 Easy to Moderate 22-25
Overall 100 100 Easy to Moderate 74-77

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Overview of IBPS Clerk Prelims Shift 3 Exam - 8th December 2018

The third shift of the IBPS Clerk Prelims was Easy to Moderate. The questions were easier than first shift and the examination was relatively easier this term and it is hoped that in subsequent terms, it will remain the same. Questions were expected and solvable. So carefully go through the analysis to have a better idea on the IBPS Clerk Prelims paper.

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 8th December Shift 3 – Quantitative Aptitude

  • DI (Line graph) - 5 Qs
  • No. Series (Wrong no.)
  • Simplification – 10 Qs
  • Word problem (percentage, CI/SI, Train, mensuration, Profit and loss, Mixture and allegation) – 10 Qs

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 8th December Shift 3 - Reasoning Ability

  • Puzzle – 20 Qs
  • Box based Puzzle
  • Uncertain number of person+2 person remaining – North South facing
  • Day based Puzzle
  • Circle seating arrangement + Inside
  • Syllogism – 3 Qs
  • Alphabet series – 5 Qs
  • Word formation – 1 Qs
  • Direction based – 3 Qs

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 8th December Shift 3 - English Language

  • Fillers (1 liner) – 5 Qs
  • Match the following
  • Reading Comprehension (Introvert/Extrovert)– 5 Qs
  • Para jumble (Hotel, tour, travels) – 5Qs
  • Errors (Prepositions, Articles) – 5 Qs

IBPS Clerk Prelims Shift 2 Exam Analysis – 8th December

The table below shows the safer attempts of IBPS Clerk Prelims Shift 2.

IBPS Clerk Prelims Good Attempts of the 2nd shift – 8th December 2018
Name Of the Subject No. Of Questions Marks Difficulty Level No. Of Good Attempts
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 Moderate 26-29
Reasoning Ability 35 35 Easy to Moderate 29-32
English Language 30 30 Moderate 21-24
Overall 100 100 Easy to Moderate 75-79

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Overview of IBPS Clerk Prelims Shift 2 Exam - 8th December 2018

The second shift of the IBPS Clerk Prelims was Easy to Moderate. The questions were easier than first shift and the examination was relatively easier this term and it is hoped that in subsequent terms, it will remain the same. Questions were expected and solvable. So carefully go through the analysis to have a better idea on the IBPS Clerk Prelims paper.

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 8th December Shift 2 – Quantitative Aptitude

  • Missing Number Series – 5 Qs
  • Data Interpretation – 5 Qs
  • Simplification – 10 Qs
  • Miscellaneous (Ratio, SI, Average) – 10 Qs
  • Mensuration- 5 Qs

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 8th December Shift 2 - Reasoning Ability

  • Puzzles & Seating Arrangement (floor puzzle was asked)– 20 Qs
  • Syllogism – 5 Qs
  • Blood Relation – 2 Qs
  • Facing North & South
  • Date related Questions
  • Miscellaneous – 5 Qs

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 8th December Shift 2 - English Language

  • Reading Comprehension – 5 Qs (Topic- Politics)
  • Sentence Replacement
  • Para Jumble – 5 Qs
  • No error detection
  • Misc – 2 Qs

IBPS Clerk Prelims Shift 1 Exam Analysis – 8th December

The table below shows the safer attempts of IBPS Clerk Prelims Shift 1.

IBPS Clerk Prelims Good Attempts of the 1st shift – 8th December 2018
Name Of the Subject No. Of Questions Marks Difficulty Level No. Of Good Attempts
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 Moderate 26-30
Reasoning Ability 35 35 Easy to Moderate 25-31
English Language 30 30 Moderate 20-25
Overall 100 100 Easy to Moderate 73-77

Overview of IBPS Clerk Prelims Shift 1 Exam - 8th December 2018

The first shift of the IBPS Clerk Prelims was Easy to Moderate. The questions were easier than last year and the examination was relatively easier this term and it is hoped that in subsequent terms, it will remain same.the Questions were expected and solvable. So carefully go through the analysis to have a better idea on the IBPS Clerk Prelims paper.

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 8th December Shift 1 – Quantitative Aptitude

  • Missing Number Series – 5 Qs
  • Data Interpretation (Tabular) – 5 Qs
  • Simplification – 10 Qs
  • Miscellaneous(%, avg, CI, P/L,) – 10 Qs
  • Inequality - 5 Qs
  • Mensuration- 5 Qs
  • A is 1.5 times more efficient than B, and C is two times efficient than A, A and B take 2.5 days to complete the work,how many days will B and C together take to complete the work?
  • Aman investes 15% of his income in LIC, he gives rest amount to his mother. Mother investes 90% and left with 3060 . What is the monthly income of Aman?
  • An amount invested in a business such that ratio of investment to total amount received in 5 years at simple interest is 5/8. Find percent interest.
  • 68% population in a village is literate, out of which Female to male ratio is 6:11. Ratio of illiterate Female to male is 1:3. Then find the ratio of illiterate Female to litterate Female?
  • Total speed of downstream and upstream together is 32 Km/Hr. If speed of steam is 4 Km/Hr, then find time taken to travel 52 Km Downstream.
  • No of Boys in a school is 4 more than No of Girls in total strengthen of 40 students. Average number of Girls is 44 and total average of school is 48.4, then find average of Boys.
  • In an exam if 7 marks given for right answers and 4 marks deducted for wrong answers and total marks given to a student is 263, then how many right answers given by student if total attempts is 58?

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 8th December Shift 1 - Reasoning Ability

  • Puzzles & Seating Arrangement – 20 Qs
  • Syllogism – 3 Qs
  • Direction Sense – 3 Qs
  • Three Letter Word Based Series – 5 Qs
  • Miscellaneous – 5 Qs
  • City base 7 person
  • Sunday to Monaday
  • Square in out
  • 6-6 person north south
  • Eight person's A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H sited on a square shape table with four sitting at corners and facing inside while those sitting at centre facing outside, B faces centre and C is third to the right of B. Three people sitting between D and E, A is second to the left of D, H is immediate left of D. Two person sits between E and F.
  • Seven people A, B, C, D, E, F, G have holidays starting from Monday and ending on Sunday. B has holiday on Wednesday. Three people have holiday between B and A, C has immediately before D, E has immediately before F, No one sits between A and D.

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 8th December Shift 1 - English Language

  • Phrase Replacement – 5 Qs
  • Para Jumble – 5 Qs
  • Single Fillers –  5 Qs
  • Match Sentences – 3 Qs
  • Matching Words
  • spelling Mistakes
  • RC, Rearrangement old pattern
  • Closed Text – 5 Qs
  • Misc – 2 Qs

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