The Insititute of Banking Personnel Selection has scheduled the first stage of exam for Probationary Officers on October 3, 10, and 11, 2020. Here is the detailed IBPS PO Shift 2 Exam Analysis for Prelims Exam which gives a complete review of the exam, difficulty level and all questions asked in the Shift 2. 

IBPS PO Shift 2 Analysis 2020

The 2nd shift is scheduled from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM. Candidates appearing for the IBPS PO Exam can go through the analysis to get an idea about the type of questions asked, the difficulty level of the exam, and also the number of good attempts. As per the experts advise, IBPS PO Exam Analysis can help in understanding the question paper in depth. 

IBPS PO Shift 2 Prelims Exam Analysis 2020 - October 3, 2020

  • The second shift of first day was easy to moderate difficulty level.
  • Students found English very easy. It is observed that in both shifts English was easy. 
  • Hence, students can score more marks in this section. 
Sections Difficulty Level No. of Good Attempts No. of Questions
Reasoning Easy to Moderate 26-29 35
Numerical Ability Easy to Moderate 25-27 35
English Language Easy 24-26 30
Total Easy to Moderate 77-80 100
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IBPS PO Shift 2 Reasoning Analysis 2020 - October 3, 2020

Topics No. of Questions Difficulty Level
Year based Puzzle 5 Easy 
Box based puzzle 5 Easy to Moderate
Direction 5 Easy
Blood Relations 2 Easy
Inequality 3 Easy to Moderate
Row Based Puzzle 3 Easy
Total 35 Easy to Moderate

IBPS PO Shift 2 Mathematical Ability Analysis 2020 - October 3, 2020

  • Bar graph was based on school data.
  • Line graph was based on the number of boys and girls data
Topic No. of Questions Difficulty Level
Table DI 5 Easy to Moderate
Bar Graph 5 Easy to Moderate
Caselet 5 Easy to Moderate
Quadratic Equation 5 Easy
Arithmetic(Profit and Loss, Problem on Ages, SI & CI etc) 10 Easy to Moderate
Number Series 5 Easy
Total 35 Easy to Moderate

IBPS PO Shift 2 English Language Analysis 2020 - October 3, 2020

  • Sentence error detection was asked
Topics No. of Questions Difficulty Level
Reading Comprehension 7-8 Easy
Close Test 5 Easy
Error Detection 5
Fillers (Single) 5
Phrase Replacement
Word Swap 5 Moderate
Total 30 Easy
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IBPS PO Prelims Shift 2 Exam Analysis - 19th October 2019

  • As per the IBPS PO Prelims Shift 2 Analysis on 19th October 2019, the exam was of "Medium to Tough" in terms of difficulty.
  • The Expected IBPS PO Cut Off 2019 Based on the Prelims Analysis so far is 62-65 for General Candidates.
  • Questions asked and difficulty level of each section has been mentioned below in detail.
  • Candidates appearing for the exam in upcoming shifts should make use of the IBPS PO Exam Analysis Today to know the expected topics and difficulty level of the paper. 

IBPS PO Good Attempts in Shift 2 - 19th October 2019

The Good Attempts in the Shift 2 exam has been mentioned in the table below. Due to the increased level of difficulty of the exam today, the overall good attempts are 60-67

Subject Good Attempts in IBPS PO Prelims Shift 2
English Language 25-28
Reasoning Ability 20-21
Quantitative Aptitude 15-18
Total 60-67

IBPS PO Shift 2 Paper Analysis for Quantitative Aptitude - 19th October 2019

  • The Data Interpretation question asked in the Quantitative aptitude section was of Moderate level difficulty. 

  • As per the IBPS PO Prelims Shift 2 Analysis Numerical Ability section was of Moderate level difficulty, a few questions in the examination were a bit lengthy. 

Questions Asked in the Quantitative Aptitude Section - 19th October 2019

  • Missing Number Series - 4 Questions
  • Simplification - 5 to 8 Questions
  • DI (Bar + Tabular) - 2 Questions
  • Quadratic Equations - 5 Questions
  • The remaining questions were from word problems 

IBPS PO Shift 2 Analysis for Reasoning Section - 19th October 2019

The Reasoning section was moderate in terms of difficulty. Candidates could answer most questions in the exam. The puzzle was of moderate level difficulty.

Questions Asked in the Shift 2 of Reasoning Section - 19th October 2019

Following topics were asked in the shift 2 of prelims exam

  • Puzzle (Floor Based + Height Based + Circular Puzzle) - The Circular puzzle was difficult
  • Seating Arrangement (Single Row) - 14 people are sitting facing North & South
  • Linear Re-arrangement
  • Syllogism - 5 Questions 

IBPS PO Shift 2 Analysis for English Section - 19th October 2019

English section was the easiest in shift 2. The following topics were asked in the examination

  • The passage was based on Social Media Recruitment
  • Cloze Test - 5 Questions
  • Fill in the Blanks - 5 Questions
  • Misspelt - 5 Questions
  • Error Detection ( had to pick the correct sentence from a group of statements)

IBPS PO Shift 2 Prelims Review - 12th October 2019 

  • IBPS PO Vacancy 2019 is 4336 for various associated Public Sector Banks across the country. 
  • The IBPS PO Prelims Shift 2 Analysis concluded that the paper was of Easy to Moderate level difficulty.
  • Detailed IBPS PO Shift 2 Exam Analysis of the exam given below will help with the Good Attempts and all Questions asked in the Test.
  • Lakhs of candidates are appearing for the Prelims exam and the competition level is high this time around.
  • Candidates appearing for the exam in the upcoming shifts can check the Questions asked and the difficulty level of the previous shift through the complete IBPS PO Exam Analysis 2019 for all shifts and days.

IBPS PO Shift 2 Exam Analysis 2019

  • The Prelims PO exam tested candidates in the English Language, Logical Reasoning & Quantitative Aptitude.
  • The IBPS PO Prelims Shift 2 Analysis will provide all questions asked in these 3 sections and estimate the Good Attempts in the paper.
  • Appearing candidates can practice with IBPS PO Previous Year Question Paper as questions and topics asked in the Reasoning and Aptitude section of the exam are often repeated. 

IBPS PO Shift 2 Exam Analysis 2019

  • The Probationary Officer Prelims exam tested candidates in the English Language, Logical Reasoning & Quantitative Aptitude, the IBPS PO Shift 2 Exam Review will provide all questions asked in these 3 sections.

  • Students generally feel that the IBPS PO Examination is a bit easier than SBI PO paper. 
  • Aspirants appearing for the exam can go through the IBPS PO Preparation Tips to know about the right strategy to prepare and for giving the examination, along with the Best Books and Mock Tests to study from. 

IBPS PO Prelims Shift 2 Exam Analysis & Questions Asked 

As per the IBPS PO Exam Analysis Today, the exam was Easy to Moderate in terms of difficulty. Good Attempts in the Paper have been mentioned in the table below

Subject IBPS PO Good Attempt 
English Language 25-27
Reasoning Ability 28-32
Quantitative Aptitude 18-20
Total 71-79
  • Reasoning Section in the Shift 2 exam was easy.
  • Candidates were able to ask most questions in the Reasoning section.
  • Students felt that the Mathematics section was a bit challenging in the paper. 
  • The English section was Easy to Moderate in terms of difficulty. 

Questions Asked in the Reasoning section of IBPS PO Prelims

1) Puzzle (Floor Based Puzzle) - 4 Questions

  • There are 14 persons in 2 parallel lines in one of the puzzles. 
  • Puzzle related to Dresses colours
  • Q. 6 Boxes Puzzle
  • Q. Circular Table with everyone facing the centre.
  • Q.Floor Based Puzzle on 9 persons.
  • Q. Double Row - There are 14 persons in 2 rows.
  • Q. Puzzle in which 5 people are purchasing dresses. 

2)Syllogism - 5 Questions

  • Q. All Worms are Insects, Only a few insects are reptiles, No Reptiles are mammals
  • Q. No charge is Punishment, All fine is punishment, All charge is Order
  • Q. Only a few words are scripts, All Script are Books, Only a few Books are Lines

3) Blood Relation- 3 Questions

4) Direction - 3 Questions

IBPS PO Shift 2 Analysis for Mathematics 

1) Data Interpretation Questions were asked from the Line Graph & Table Graph

  • Table D.I - 6 Questions
  • Line Graph D.I- 5 Questions

2) Mensuration - 2 Questions

3) Mixture & Alligations - 2 Questions

4) Time & Word - 2 Questions

5) Percentages- 1 Question

6) Age-Based- 1 Question

7) SI/CI - 1 Question

8) Boat & Stream - 1 Question

9) Partnership - 1 Question

10) Quadratic Equations - 6 Question

11) Missing Number Series - 6 Question

Missing Number Questions Asked in the IBPS PO Prelims Shift 2 Exam

  • Q. 8,737, 225, 568, ?, 477
  • Q. 0.75, ?, 3, 6, 12, 24
  • Q. 8, ?, 4, 6, 12, 30
  • Q. 1, 2, 5, 16, 65, ?
  • Q. 100, 97, 92, 83, 68, ?
  • Q. 12, 129, 233, 324, ?, 467

English Section Analysis & Questions Asked in IBPS PO Prelims Shift 2 2019

  • 1) Fillers - 3 Questions (Multiple Option Based)
  • 2) Sentence Improvement - 5 Questions
  • 3) Cloze Test - 6 Questions
  • 4) Error - 6 Questions
  • 5) Interchange Error Based Question - 2 Questions
  • 6) Reading Comprehension - 8 Questions ( The Reading Comprehension was based on Mark Twain's Life purpose) 

Important Topics for IBPS PO Prelims Exam

As per the previous year IBPS PO Shift 2 Exam Analysis, following are the important topics that are asked frequently in the Prelims Exam. 

Important Topics for Logical Reasoning

Candidates should go through the following important topics in the Reasoning section. With enough practice, the Logical reasoning section can be  the most scoring out of all 3 sections

Puzzles Seating Arrangement Analogy Coding-Decoding Series

Important Topics for Quantitative Aptitude 

  • The practice is the key to success when it comes to the Mathematics section.
  • As per the IBPS PO Shift 2 Exam Analysis, this section can be a bit challenging.
  • The Quantitative Aptitude section is present in both prelims and mains exam hence it is very important to attempt as many mock tests as possible.

Go through the following topics thoroughly to prepare for the exam.

Percentage Profit & Loss Speed, Distance & Time Simplification, Age Problems Ratio & Proportion

Important Topics for English Section

The English Section questions candidates in the following important topics-

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Vocabulary
  • Para Jumbles

FAQ's

When will the IBPS PO Prelims Shift 2 Exam 2019 be conducted?

The IBPS PO Shift 2 Prelims exam will be conducted at 10:30 to 11:30 A.M from 12th October 2019 onward. 

What sections are there in the IBPS PO Prelims Exam?

The IBPS PO Prelims examination tests candidates in English Language, Logical Reasoning & Quantitative Aptitude

When will the IBPS PO Prelims Shift 2 Exam get over?

The IBPS PO Prelims 2019 Shift 2 test will get over at 11:30 A.M. 

In how many Shifts will the IBPS PO Prelims 2019 Exam be conducted?

IBPS PO Prelims Exam 2019 will be conducted in 4 shifts. The first shift starting at 8:30 A.M and the last shift will begin at 3:30 P.M

How many Questions are asked in the IBPS PO Prelims Exam?

There are 100 questions in the IBPS PO Prelims Test

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