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IBPS PO 14 Oct Exam Analysis: Shift 2 Difficulty Level (Section-wise)

IBPS PO 14 Oct Exam Analysis Shift 2: The Institute Banking and Personnel Selection organized IBPS PO Prelims Examination today for the post of Probationary Officer.

The Written Examination will be held in multiple Shifts and this article will highlight the level of difficulty, both overall and section-wise. With IBPS PO Prelims Analysis, we will also predict a good score scenario for each section which will point out to a probable score ranging in the safe zone for cracking IBPS PO Examination for the post of Officer.  

IBPS PO 14 Oct Exam Analysis: What was the difficulty level?

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

Now the question is: What was the difficulty level of IBPS PO Shift 2 Exam?

Answer:  Difficult & Calculative!

Yes, IBPS PO 2nd shift exam was difficult & calculative. The whole paper was time-consuming & students find it difficult to complete all the sections in just 60 minutes. Let us dig deeper into IBPS PO Shift 2 exam & go through section-wise analysis data.

IBPS PO 14 Oct Exam Analysis: Quant Section

In the quantitative aptitude section of IBPS PO Prelims, the questions had an extremely Difficulty Level. Questions were asked mostly from the following topics :

Name of the Topic No. of Questions Level of Difficulty
Data Interpretation 12  Difficult
Quadratic Equations 5  Moderate
Approximation 6  Moderate
Miscellaneous 12  Difficult

  Candidates found Data Interpretation questions to be extremely difficult & time-consuming. Candidates having a good knowledge and practice can attempt 17-18 questions. 

IBPS PO 14 Oct Exam Analysis: Reasoning Ability

The level of the questions asked in reasoning section was difficult. The questions asked in reasoning section were time consuming & calculative. The topic-wise breakdown is as follows

Name of the Topic No. of Questions Level of Difficulty
Sitting Arrangement 13 Difficult
Linear Puzzle 10 Moderate to Difficult
Syllogism 2-3 Moderate
Inequalities 5 Moderate
Miscellaneous 4 Moderate

  Sitting arrangement & puzzle questions were difficult & time-consuming. Candidates having a good reasoning knowledge and practice can attempt 22-23 questions in this section.

IBPS PO 14 Oct Exam Analysis: English Language

This section was a bit difficult. This year, IBPS PO Prelims 2017 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 Sentence Rearrangement & spotting error questions were challenging to solve.

Name of the Topic No. of Questions Level of Difficulty
Spot the Errors 10 Difficult
Reading Comprehension (Obesity) 10 Moderate to Difficult
Sentence Rearrangement 10 Difficult

  Candidates having a good knowledge and practice can attempt 13-14 questions easily in this section. This is where we conclude our section-wise IBPS PO Exam Analysis for Prelims Paper. Based on the sectional and overall level of IBPS PO exam conducted in the 2nd slot, 52-55 will be the safest attempts with minimum 90% accuracy. Some of the questions asked in 2 shift are as under:

  • How many letters are there in between the letters of the word "CATEGORY" as there are in the English Alphabet?
  • Synonyms of "CONFOUNDED"
  • Antonyms of "PREVALENCE"

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    Needless to say, we will keep you posted on other exam shifts. Till then, stay connected for more information regarding IBPS PO Recruitment 2017. All the Best from OnlineTyari !!

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