IBPS PO Prelims 2017 Exam Analysis: 7 October (Shift 4)

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IBPS PO Prelims 2017 Exam Analysis: 7 October (Shift 4)

IBPS PO Prelims 2017 Exam Analysis: The first day of IBPS PO Prelims Exam 2017 received an overwhelming amount of candidates. The said exam lasted for 60 Minutes and the students are now coming out of their respective exam centers.

We have provided an in-depth analysis of each shift in our blog today and the candidates can compare their performance depending on the shift they appeared in. This our paper review of Shift-IV of IBPS PO Preliminary Examination for Probationary Officer.

 

IBPS PO Prelims 2017 Exam Analysis: 7 October (Slot 4)

The Written Examination for recruiting Probationary Officer under IBPS Officer Post was held today. The paper consisted of 100 questions from 3 sections – English, Reasoning, and Quantitative Aptitude. The total time to solve the entire paper was 60 minutes.
The overall difficulty level of IBPS PO Preliminary Examination was Moderate.

IBPS PO Prelims 2017 Exam Analysis: Reasoning Ability

  • Level of Difficulty: Moderate
  • Good Attempts: 22-23
  • Optimal Time: 20 Minutes

Starting with Reasoning Ability for IBPS PO Preliminary Examination, the level of difficulty was quite moderate. In the last shift, there were 5 Questions from Machine Input-Output.

Name of the Topic No. of Questions Level of Difficulty
Sitting Arrangements & Puzzles 20 Moderate
Input-Output 5 Moderate
Syllogism 3 Moderate
Inequalities 3 Moderate
Miscellaneous 4 Moderate

IBPS PO Prelims 2017 Exam Analysis: Quantitative Aptitude

  • Level of Difficulty: Moderate (Calculative)
  • Good Attempts: 17-18
  • Optimal Time: 25 Minutes

The Quant Section of IBPS PO Prelims Examination was both challenging and full of calculations. A number of questions from miscellaneous could be solved only if you have had a good amount of practice. Similiar to the last shift, there were no questions of number series instead there were questions of the quadratic equation.

Name of the Topic No. of Questions Level of Difficulty
Data Interpretation (Line & Tabular Graph) 12 Moderate to Difficult
Quadratic Equations 5 Moderate to Difficult
Approximation 6 Moderate
Miscellaneous 12 Moderate

DI Questions were a bit calculative but a major score point for the ones equipped to answer those questions in time.

IBPS PO Prelims 2017 Exam Analysis: English Language

  • Level of Difficulty: Difficult
  • Good Attempts: 13-14
  • Optimal Time: 15 Minutes

This year, IBPS PO Prelims 2017 posed a major threat to aspirants who relied heavily upon scoring well in English Section. First, most scoring topics like Cloze Test were nowhere to be found and Sentence Improvement & spotting error questions were challenging to solve.

Name of the Topic No. of Questions Level of Difficulty
Spot the Errors 10 Difficult
Reading Comprehension (Based on Pollution) 10 Moderate to Difficult
Sentence Improvement (New Pattern) 10 Difficult

The options marked for error spotting were quite close and RC was a bit too confusing. This is where we conclude our section-wise IBPS PO Exam Analysis for Prelims Paper.

Based on the sectional and overall level of IBPS PO exam conducted in the 4th slot, 52-55 will be the safest attempts with minimum 90% accuracy.

IBPS PO Prelims 2017 Shift-wise Questions Trend

The pattern of the exam was changed in every shift. Below are the major changes:

  • Changes in English Section: The most scoring topics like Cloze Test were nowhere to be found and Sentence Improvement & spotting error questions were based on a new pattern.
  • Shift-wise changes in Maths Section: In the first & Second slot, 5 questions were asked from the Number Series topic but in the third & fourth slot, there were no questions of number series instead there were questions of the quadratic equation.
  • Shift-wise changes in Reasoning Section: In the last shift, there were 5 Questions from a new topic Machine Input-Output, which was not present in any of the 3 shifts conducted earlier.

We advice all the candidates to prepare each and every important topic as IBPS can ask questions from any topic be it Input-Output or Coding-Decoding in the upcoming exam days. We request candidates not to panic & stay calm and you will definitely succeed.

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