IBPS PO 2017 Prelims Exam Analysis First Shift – 7th October 2017

 

IBPS PO 2017 Prelims Exam Analysis 1st Slot : Dear Aspirants ! From today onwards, IBPS is start conducting the IBPS PO Prelims Examination and as the first shift is over now, here we are providing you the Detailed Exam Review of IBPS PO Prelims Exam 2017 conducted on 7th October 2017.

The Prelims Exam for IBPS PO will be held in total 4 slots. The time slots are as follows : 8:00 am, 10:30 am, 1:00 pm & 3.30 pm.

 

Exam Pattern of IBPS PO 2017 Prelims Exam : [ Exam Time – 60 minutes ]

The Prelims Examination will consist of three sections namely Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability and English Language. The Question paper is of 100 marks and time allotted for the exam is 1 hour. Negative marking of 0.25 marks is applied on each wrong answer.

IBPS PO 2017 Prelims Exam Pattern
Name of TestsNo. of
Questions
Maximum
Marks
Duration
Quantitative Aptitude353560 Minutes
Reasoning Ability3535
English Language3030
TOTAL100 Questions100 Marks

 

Day 1 - 1st Slot Analysis (7th October 2017) : Read the detailed Exam analysis for IBPS PO Prelims 2017 held in first shift on 7th October. The article consisting of the the topics and questions which were asked from all subjects.

 

Reasoning Ability (Easy to Moderate) 

Syllogism – 5 Questions (old pattern)

Inequality – 5 Questions (Easy)

Ranking based puzzle (floor based) - 5 Questions   

Linear Arrangement - 10 person (5 in each row facing North & South) – 5 Questions

Puzzle – 5 Questions (Weekdays & Colors)

Puzzle – 5 Question ( Box based )

Miscellaneous - 5 Questions (Blood Relations, Direction sense, Ranking etc.)

 

Puzzle asked  :

Seven person A, B, C, D, E, F G likes seven colours. Yellow White Red Orange Blue Gray Black. They visit in different days starting from Monday to Sunday
1) A visits one day after Thursday.
2) Only four people are in between A and B.
3) The one who likes Red colour visits immediately after B.
4) Only one person visit between Red and Blue
5) The one who like white colour visit before one of days on which day C visits
6) The one who like white colour does not visit on Monday.
7) Only 1 person is in between D and E. D like Yellow.
8) There are same as many person in between A and Blue colour which are one less in between B and C.
9) Neither G nor F likes Black.
10) G does not visit on Saturday and like grey colour .

 

Quantitative Aptitude (Level –Moderate)

Number Series – 5 Questions (moderate)

Approximation – 5 Questions

Data Interpretation (2 Sets) – 12 Questions  [ Line Graph and Tabular DI - Calculative]

Miscellaneous Questions – 10 Questions (Word Problems based on topics like Ages, Percentages, Profit & Loss, Time and Work, Partnership, Time, Speed & Distance etc)

Note : Quadratic Equations not asked.

 

Number Series asked in First Shift :

1 ) 17, 98, 26, 89, 35, ?

2 ) 2, 17, 89, 359, 1079, ?

3 ) 3, 5, 15, 45, 113, ?

4 ) 7, 4.5, 5.5, 12, 49, ?

5 ) 3240, 540, 108, 27, ?, 4.5

 

Soultion : 

1 ) +81....-72.....+63.....-54....+45

2 ) x6+5....x5+4....x4+3.....x3+2....x2+1

3 ) +2.....+10....+30.....+68.....+130

           +8.....+20......+38.....+62

               +12........+18.......+24

4 ) x0.5+1.....x1+1.....x2+1.....x4+1......x8+1

5 ) x6.....x5.....x4......x3.....x2

 

English Language (Moderate- Difficult)

Reading Comprehension – 10 Questions (difficult)

Spotting Errors – 10 Questions (New Pattern : Moderate)

  • Example : Single sentence was given and you have to mark the correct options - i.e., If there is an error in "b" part you should choose option acde.

Phrasal Replacement - 10 Questions (difficult)

Note : Cloze Test & Parajumbles not asked.

 

The IBPS PO Prelim Exam is of Moderate level and due to less number of vacancies, the Overall Good Attempts for IBPS PO 2017 Prelims would be : 52-55

 

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