IBPS PO 2017 Prelims Exam Analysis 1st Slot : Dear Aspirants ! 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 8th 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 Tests||No. of|
|Quantitative Aptitude||35||35||60 Minutes|
|TOTAL||100 Questions||100 Marks|
Day 2 - 1st Slot Analysis (8th October) : Read the detailed Exam analysis for IBPS PO Prelims 2017 held in first shift on 8th October. The article consisting of the the topics and questions which were asked from all subjects.
Note : When compare to yesterday's shifts, the only change seen is the questions of Fillers were asked in English language in place of Phrasal Correction.
Reasoning Ability (Easy to Moderate)
Syllogism – 5 Questions (old pattern)
Coding-decoding – 5 Questions (Easy)
Puzzle (floor based - 8 Persons living on floor from different States) - 5 Questions
Linear Arrangement - 5 Questions (Easy)
Circular Arrangement with variable – 5 Questions (Moderate)
Puzzle – 5 Questions ( Schedule type Puzzle - Persons attending Seminars in different month with colors)
Miscellaneous - 5 Questions (3 Blood Relations, Direction sense, 1 Alphabet Test etc.)
Puzzle asked in 1st Shift 8th October :
There are eight person T,S,U,V,W,X,T and Z live on different floor of a building living in different states. Z lives on a odd number floor above floor number three. The one from Gujarat live immediately below Z. Three persons live between Z and the one who is from Rajasthan. As many person live above Z as below X. V live immediately below Y. Y live on an odd no floor above X.one person live between who is from Maharashtra and Y. U live on an odd no floor.one from Kerala live immediately above U. As many persons lives between U and Z as between s and Goa.More than two persons live y and one from Bihar. T is neither from Bihar nor from Odisha.
Quantitative Aptitude (Level –Moderate)
Number Series – 5 Questions (moderate)
Approximation – 6 Questions
Data Interpretation (2 Sets) – 12 Questions [ Pie chart 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 ) 8, 7, 13, 38, 151, ?
2 ) 9, 5, 6, 10.5, 23, ?
3 ) 18, 20, 26, 38, ?, 88
4 ) 1, 20, 58, 134, ?, 590
5 ) 2, ?, 256, 1024, 2048, 2048
1 ) x0.5+0.5.....x1+1.....x1.5+1.5....x2+2
2 ) x2+18....x2+18....x2+18.....x2+18
3 ) x1-1....x2-1.....x3-1.....x4-1.....x5-1
4 ) +2......+6......+12.....+20....+30
5 ) x16.....x8.....x4....x2
English Language (Moderate- Difficult)
Reading Comprehension – 10 Questions (difficult)
The passage was based on 'Financial Education'. 4 Synonym-Antonym based questions were asked in the Passage.
Antonyms & Synonyms asked : Limited, Tandem, disinclined and persistent
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.
Fillers (Fill in the Blanks)- 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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