IBPS Clerk Prelims 9 December Exam Analysis 2017 | Shift 3

IBPS Clerk Prelims 9 December Exam Analysis 2017 | Shift 3

IBPS Clerk Prelims 9 December Exam Analysis 2017: The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has culminated the slot 3rd exam of the day. The shortlisted candidates from the first phase will be called for the next round, Mains Examination.

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Today’s third shift (December 9) has come to an end and the candidates are now waiting for detailed exam analysis. We will look into 9th December (Shift 3) IBPS Clerk Prelims exam and analyse each and every section in detail.


IBPS Clerk Prelims 9 December Exam Analysis: Shift 3

Before we begin our paper review, let us get some basics out first. As we all know, the exam was composed of 3 sections i.e. Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability and English Language. The exam pattern in details is as follows:

Section Name Number of Questions Maximum Marks
English Language 30 30
Numerical Ability 35 35
Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

The total time was 1 hour i.e. 60 minutes, hence, Speed, Accuracy, and Planning are surely needed to have the good number of attempts with maximum accuracy. As for IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis for Shift-III, the paper’s overall level of difficulty was Moderate.

Proceed further into detailed IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis with Prelims section-wise paper review of each topic asked in today’s slot.

IBPS Clerk Prelims 9 December Exam Analysis (Shift 3): English Section

  • Level of Difficulty: Moderate-Difficult
  • Good Attempts: 16-19
  • Optimal Time: 15 Minutes

This section was a bit Moderate-Difficult. The most scoring topics like Spotting errors, 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
Parajumble/ Sentence Rearrangement 5 Moderate
Reading Comprehension (Poverty) 5 Moderate
Fillers (2 Options) 10 Moderate-Difficult
Words with Similar Meaning 10 Moderate-Difficult
  • In fillers, 2 options can be the possible answers.
  • In the topic, Words with similar meaning, students had to find the option which was similar to the word highlighted in the given question.

IBPS Clerk Prelims 9 December Exam Analysis (Shift 3): Quantitative Aptitude

  • Level of Difficulty: Moderate
  • Good Attempts: 22-24
  • Optimal Time: 20 Minutes

Our next part of IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis and Review is 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 5 Moderate
Number Series 5 Easy
Simplification 15 Easy-Moderate
Miscellaneous (S.I & C.I, Partnership, Profit& loss etc.) 10 Moderate

Miscellaneous topic included the questions on S.I & C.I, Partnership, Profit & loss etc. Other topics were little calculative.

IBPS Clerk Prelims 9 December Exam Analysis (Shift 3): Reasoning Ability Section

  • Level of Difficulty: Easy-Moderate
  • Good Attempts: 26-28
  • Optimal Time: 25 Minutes

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

Name of the Topic No. of Questions Level of Difficulty
Sitting Arrangements & Puzzles 15 Easy
Operation on Numerals 5 Easy-Moderate
Alphanumeric Symbol Sequence Series 5 Easy
Inequality (Direct) 3-4 Easy
Syllogism 2-3 Easy-Moderate
Miscellaneous (Blood Relation, Ranking) 5 Easy-Moderate

Candidates found today’s reasoning section to be more attemptable. The difficulty level was easy to moderate. All the sitting arrangement questions were easy to attempt.

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Here we conclude our article. We hope this article on IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis for 9 December Shift-3 helps you understand the paper better. All the best for the next shifts.

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