# IBPS Clerk 9 December Shift 1 Prelims Exam Analysis 2018

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IBPS Clerk 9 December Shift 1 Exam Analysis: The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection i.e. IBPS has culminated the Day 2 of IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam 2018. IBPS Clerk Prelims 9 December (Shift 1) exam lasted for 60 Minutes and the students are now coming out of their respective exam centers.

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This article will not only highlight the level of difficulty but also the good attempts, Section-wise paper level & the optimal time a candidate should allow to a particular section.

## IBPS Clerk 9 December Shift 1 Prelims Exam Analysis: What was the difficulty level?

As per the exam syllabus and pattern for IBPS Clerk Examination, there were 100 questions in total. Each question carried 1 mark and the total time to solve the paper was 60 minutes.

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Let us dig deeper into IBPS Clerk Prelims Shift 1 exam & go through section-wise analysis data.

With IBPS Clerk Prelims Analysis, we will also predict a good attempt scenario for each section which will point out to a probable score ranging in the safe zone for cracking IBPS Exam for the post of Clerk.

### IBPS Clerk 9 December Shift 1 Exam: Quantitative Aptitude

• Level of Difficulty: Easy-Moderate
• Good Attempts: 23-26
• Optimal Time: 20 Minutes

Our first part of IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis and Review starts with Quant Section, which was Moderate and filled with a bunch of calculative simplifications. The topic-wise review and distribution are as follows:

 Name of the Topic No. of Questions Level of Difficulty Data Interpretation 10 Easy-Moderate Number Series 5 Easy Simplification 10 Easy Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems (Ages, Time and Work, Mixtures & Alligation, Boats & Streams etc.) 10 Moderate

Miscellaneous topic included the questions on Ages, Time and Work, Mixtures & Alligation, Boats & Streams etc. Other topics were little calculative.

### IBPS Clerk 9 December Shift 1 Exam: Reasoning Ability Section

• Level of Difficulty: Easy-Moderate
• Good Attempts: 25-29
• Optimal Time: 20 Minutes

Moving to our next section, Reasoning Ability questions in today’s IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis had a bit of Easy-Moderate LevelThe topic-wise review and distribution are as follows:

 Name of the Topic No. of Questions Level of Difficulty Sitting Arrangements & Puzzles 15 Moderate Syllogism 5 Easy-Moderate Coding-Decoding 5 Moderate Number Series 5 Easy-Moderate Alphabet 1 Easy-Moderate Order and Ranking 4 Moderate

Candidates found today’s reasoning section to be more attemptableA good attempt in this section would be 25-29 questions.

### IBPS Clerk 9 December Shift 1 Exam: English Section

• Level of Difficulty: Easy-Moderate
• Good Attempts: 18-22
• Optimal Time: 20 Minutes

This section was an Easy-Moderate. This year, IBPS Clerk Prelims 2018 posed a major threat to aspirants who relied heavily upon scoring well in English Section. First, most scoring topics like Cloze Test were nowhere to be found and Fillers & Words with Similar Meaning questions were challenging to solve.

 Name of the Topic No. of Questions Level of Difficulty Spot the correct one 4 Easy Reading Comprehension 6 Moderate Miss Spelt Word 5 Easy Sentence Rearrangement 5 Moderate Para Jumble 5 Moderate Match The Following (Complete the Sentence) 5 Easy

Based on the sectional and overall level of IBPS Clerk exam conducted in 1st slot, 69-75 will be the safest attempts with minimum 90% accuracy.

Here we conclude our article. We hope this article on IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis for 9 December Shift-1 helps you understand the paper better. We will be back soon with our next analysis and detailed paper review.