IBPS PO 2017 Prelims Exam Analysis Second Slot – 8th October 2017

 

IBPS PO 2017 Prelims Exam Analysis 2nd Shift : Dear Aspirants ! IBPS is start conducting the IBPS PO Prelims Examination and as the second 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 TestsNo. of
Questions
Maximum
Marks
Duration
Quantitative Aptitude353560 Minutes
Reasoning Ability3535
English Language3030
TOTAL100 Questions100 Marks

 

Day 2 - 2nd Slot Analysis (8th October) : Read the detailed Exam analysis for IBPS PO Prelims 2017 held in second shift on 8th October. The article consisting of the the topics and questions which were asked from all subjects.

 

Reasoning Ability (Easy to Moderate) 

Syllogism – 3 Questions (old pattern)

Inequality - 2 Questions

Coding-decoding – 5 Questions (Easy)

Floor Puzzle  - 5 Questions   

Linear Arrangement - 5 Questions (Easy) [10 person sitting in a straight line]

Square Arrangement  – 5 Questions [4 people facing Inside and 4 facing Outside] (Moderate)

Linear Puzzle – 5 Questions ( Person sitting in two rows - one row facing North and other South)

Miscellaneous - 5 Questions (3 Blood Relations, Direction sense, 1 Alphabet Test etc.)

 

 

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 ) 104, 102, 96, 84, ?, 34

2 ) 3072, 192, 24, 6, ?, 3

3 ) 3, 4, 9, 28, 113, ?

4 ) 6, 280, 410, 468, 490, ?

5 ) 11, 5, 4, 4.5, 7, ?

 

Solution :

1 ) +2.....+6......+12.....+20

          +4.....+6......+8

2 ) ÷ 16.......÷ 8.......÷ 4.......÷ 2

3 )

4 )

5 ) x0.5-0.5...x1-1....x1.5-1.5.....x2-2....x2.5-2.5

 

English Language (Moderate- Difficult)

Reading Comprehension – 10 Questions (difficult) [based on American Economy]

  • Synonyms & Antonyms asked : underlying, bleak, linger and overwhelming

Spotting Errors – 10 Questions (New Pattern : Moderate)

Fillers - 10 Questions (difficult)

Note : Cloze Test & Parajumbles were 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 : 51-54

 

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