IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis For Prelims Shift-1: Check Detailed Review Here

The first stage of IBPS Clerk 2019 Recruitment – Preliminary Exam is being conducted on 7th and 8th December 2019. In this blog, we are going to provide you with the detailed section-wise IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam analysis 2019 of all the shifts being conducted today, i.e 7th December 2019. Here are providing you the overall & section-wise difficulty level of each shift, we will give you the question-type wise bifurcation of all the questions asked in each of the 3 sections – Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language.

IBPS Clerk Prelims 2019: Overall Good Attempts

The preliminary exam for IBPS Clerk was conducted online and had 100 questions for 60 minutes. Candidates have to manage those 60 minutes (20 minutes for each section) themselves while dealing with three sections- Reasoning (35 Ques), Quantitative Aptitude (35 Ques), and English (30 Ques).

Subject Good Attempt Time (in min.)
English Language 21-25 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 27-32 20 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 22-26 20 minutes
Total 76-83 60 minutes

English Language ( Moderate )

The level of English Language was Moderate. The topic of reading comprehension was related to an article on animals, predators and environment. There were 2-3 questions of vocabulary in RC.

Topics No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 8 Easy-Moderate
Fillers 5 Easy-Moderate
Words Rearrangement in a Sentence 6 Easy
Cloze Test 6 Easy
 Spelling Errors, Word Replacement 5 Moderate
Total 30 Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude (Moderate)

The level of Quantitative Aptitude in IBPS Clerk Prelims 2019 examination’s Shift 1 was also Moderate. There was only 1 set of Data Interpretation – Bar Graph.

Topic No. Of questions Level
DI 5 Moderate
Simplification 10 Easy-Moderate
Wrong Number Series 5 Easy-Moderate
Quadratic Equation 5 Easy-Moderate
Miscellaneous (Word Problems) 10 Moderate
Total 35 Moderate

Reasoning Ability (Easy)

There were 4 puzzles and Seating Arrangement which are given below:-

  • Square Seating Arrangement
  • Linear Seating Arrangement with parallel rows
  • Linear Seating Arrangement (no. of people was not mentioned- all facing north)
  • Month based puzzle- 7 months and 7 persons
Topics No. of Questions Level
 Alpha-Numeric Series 5 Easy
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 20 Moderate
Blood Relation 3 Moderate
Alphabet 2 Easy
Syllogism (also included few questions of “only few” type) 5 Easy
Total 35 Easy

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