Institute of Banking Personnel Selection is conducting the IBPS PO Mains Exam on November 30, 2019. As per the IBPS PO Recruitment 2019 this is the second stage of the selection process for all prelims exam qualifiers. Here is the detailed IBPS PO Mains Shift 2 Exam Analysis for Mains Exam which gives a complete review of the exam, difficulty level and all questions asked in the Shift 2. 

  • The IBPS PO Vacancy 2019 is 4336 for Public Sector Banks across the country. 
  • The Shift 2 Exam will be conducted from 2:00 PM To 5:30 PM.
  • As per the IBPS PO Mains Shift 2 Exam Analysis, the exam is expected to be Moderate Level Difficulty.
  • Due to the Lakhs of candidates appearing for the exam every year, there is a lot of competition in Bank PO Examinations.
  • Go through the complete IBPS PO Exam Analysis 2019 for all shifts and days of the Mains exam.

IBPS PO Mains Shift 2 Exam Analysis 2019

Here is the detailed IBPS PO Mains Shift 2 Analysis tabulated below. Go through the number of questions asked from each topic, difficulty level, and the number of good attempts. Candidates can also check IBPS PO Mains Shift 2 Questions Asked for each subject under its analysis table.

Section Number of Questions Marks Difficulty Level Number of Good Attempts
English Language 35 40
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 35 60
Data Analysis & Interpretation 45 60
General Awareness 40 40
Total 155 200
Descriptive Test (English Letter Writing & Essay) 2 25

IBPS PO English Langauge Analysis 2019

Check the below IBPS PO Mains Shift 2 Question Paper Review for English subject. 

Topic No. of Questions Difficulty Level
Reading Comprehension 
Cloze Test (New Pattern)
Sentence Rearrangement
Total

IBPS PO Data Analysis & Interpretation Analysis 2019

Know the IBPS PO Mains 2019 Shift 2 Analysis for Data Analysis & Interpretation subject from the below table.

Topic No. of Questions Difficulty Level
Data Interpretation 
Data Sufficiency
New Pattern Number Series
LCM, HCF
Mensuration
Time and Work
Speed Time and Distance
Miscellaneous- Arithmetic Word Problems
Total

IBPS PO Reasoning & Computer Aptitude Analysis 2019

Candidates can check the below table for IBPS PO Mains Shift 2 Review of Reasoning & Computer Aptitude subject.

Topic No. of Questions Difficulty Level

Sitting Arrangement and Puzzles 

Machine Input Output

Alphabet 

Coding-Decoding

Logical Reasoning

Miscellaneous

Total

IBPS PO General Awareness Analysis 2019

Here is the IBPS PO Mains Shift 2 Analysis for General Awareness subject.

Topic No. of Questions Difficulty Level
Current Affairs
Static Awareness
Banking Awareness

Total

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 Exam Analysis

IBPS PO Shift 2 Exam Analysis

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

IBPS PO Shift 2 Exam Analysis

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 center.

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) 

Expected IBPS PO Cut Off 2019

  • Candidates will have to clear the Sectional cut off and the overall cut off marks in the Prelims exam in order to qualify for the Mains.
  • The IBPS Cut Off Marks are calculated based on these 3 Factors: 1) Number of Students Appearing for the Exam, 2) Total Vacancies & 3) Difficulty level of the paper. 
  • The Prelims Cut off marks will be out along with the result in November 2019. 

As per the IBPS PO Shift 2 Analysis, the Expected Sectional IBPS PO Cut Off 2019 has been mentioned in the table below. Candidates should set this as a target while appearing for the Prelims exam

 Score  English Language  Reasoning Ability  Quantitative Aptitude
 Maximum Score  30  35  35
 Cut off Score (General)  10  11.50  9
 Cut off Score (SC/ST/OBC/PWD) 6.50  7  5.50

Important Topics for the 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 

  • 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

IBPS PO Shift 2 Exam Analysis

IBPS PO Shift 2 Exam Analysis

IBPS PO Exam Pattern 

The Exam Pattern for IBPS PO Prelims Exam has been mentioned in the table below

Section No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
English Language 30 30 20 minutes
Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
TOTAL 100 100 60
  • Total Time Duration- The Online Prelims Exam is conducted for 1 Hour. 
  • Marking Scheme- For each incorrect answer, there is a Negative Marking of 0.25 marks and each Correct Answer is awarded 1 mark.
  • Sectional Cut Off- As mentioned above, candidates will have to clear the sectional as well as the overall cut off in the Prelims exam to qualify for the next stage. 

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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