IBPS PO Prelims 2016 Second Shift Exam Analysis – 27th October

IBPS PO Prelims 2016 Exam conducts in total  4 slots [ 9 am, 11.30 am, 2 pm, 4.30 pm ].

Below is the Second Shift Detailed Analysis along with sectional and overall expected cut off.

Day 4 – 2nd Shift Analysis ( 27th October) :


English Language (Moderate- Difficult)

  1.  Reading Comprehension – 7 Questions (difficult)

  2.  Cloze Test – 8 Questions

  3.  Spotting Errors – 10 Questions (easy)

  4.  Parajumbles – 5 Questions 

 No Antonyms and Synonyms was asked.


Cloze Test asked in 2nd shift :

Why should one care about these demographic changes, and why should the overused label “crisis” be attached to such slow-moving developments? The aging of China’s population represents a crisis because its arrival is imminent and inevitable, because its ramifications are huge and long-lasting, and because its effects will be hard to reverse.
Political legitimacy in China over the past three decades has been built around fast economic growth, which in turn has relied on a cheap and willing young labor force. An aging labor force will compel changes in this economic model and may make political rule more difficult. An aging population will force national reallocations of resources  and priorities, as more funds flow to health care and pensions.
Indeed, increased spending obligations created by the aging of the population will not only shift resources away from investment and production; they will also test the government’s ability to meet rising demands for benefits and services. In combination, a declining labor supply and increased public and private spending obligations will result in an economic growth model and a society that have not been seen in China before. Japan’s economic stagnation, closely related to the aging of its population, serves as a ready reference.


Quantitative Aptitude (Level –Moderate)

  1. Number Series – 5 Questions (moderate)

  2.  Approximation – 5 Questions

  3. Data Interpretation (2 Sets) – 10 Questions  [ Line Graph and Tabular DI Calculative]

  4. Quadratic Equation – 5 Questions

  5. Miscellaneous Questions – 10 Questions


Number Series Asked in 2nd Shift :

  • 7,9,12,22,37, ?



Reasoning Ability (Easy to Moderate) 

  1. Syllogism – 5 Questions

  2. Inequality – 5 Questions   

  3. Sitting Arrangement (Circular) All people facing the center with some parameters– 5 Questions

  4.  Linear Arrangement 8 person (North South) – 5 Questions

  5.  Puzzle – 3 Questions (Thicker Thinner comparison)

  6. Puzzle – 5 Question ( Floor based )

  7. Blood Relation – 3 Questions

  8. Direction Questions – 3 Questions



Expected Sectional Cut off for IBPS PO Prelims 2016 :

Quantitative Aptitude : 9-10

Reasoning :  11-12

English  :  6-7


Overall Expected Cut off for General : 39-42



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