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IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis : 27th November 2016 (Evening Shift/Slot 4)

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The final shift of second day of IBPS Clerk Preliminary exam has come to an end. The slot 4 was conducted from 4:00 to 5:00 PM.

This year it is expected that around 25 Lakh candidates will be appearing for the IBPS Clerk exam. There will be a huge competition. We here present a detailed exam analysis of the IBPS Clerk exam which will provide you a better inception of the paper and will surely help in the exam preparation startegy.

IBPS Clerk Prelims – 27th November 2016 (Slot 4): Overall Analysis

The difficulty level of the paper was Easy to Moderate. You should attempt 60-65 number of questions to clear the IBPS Clerk pre overall cut off marks.


 

IBPS Clerk Prelims – 27th November 2016 (Slot 4): Summary of Analysis

Sections

Good Attempts

Difficulty Level

Reasoning Ability

20-24

Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude

18-22

Easy

English Language

17-21

Easy

IBPS Clerk Prelims – 27th November 2016 (Slot 4): Section wise Analysis

(A) Quantitative Aptitude:

Quantitative Aptitude or Numerical Abilty section is the key to gain some marks. This section will test your maths speed and application of correct formula to derive accurate result.

(i) Number of questions required to be attempted in order to clear cut off easily , also referred as Good /Safe/Decent Attempts is  18-22.

(ii) Level of difficulty: The difficulty of Quant section was Easy.

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Series

5

Easy - Moderate

Simplification & Approximation

15

Easy - Moderate

Data Interpretation

1 SET

5

Easy

Miscellaneous (SI, CI, Time and Speed, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ages, Ratio, Mensuration etc.)

10

Moderate

(B) Reasoning Ability:

Reasoning ability is an important paper in every competitive examination. In the reasoning section, you may encounter some tricky questions. It is required to read the question well and understand before attempting.

(i) You should attempt minimum 20-24 questions to clear the cut off easily.


(ii) Level of difficulty: This section was of Moderate level.

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Inequality

5

Easy 

Coding and Decoding

5

Easy 

Arrangements

5

Easy - Moderate

Puzzles

5

Easy 

Alphabetical/ Number series

5

Easy 

Miscellaneous (Direction Sense, Blood Relations, Ranking etc.)

10

Moderate

(C) English Language:

English Language section will check your reading and vocabulary skills. Do not waste too much time for this section. Concentrate on clearing the individual cut off score.

(i) Attempt 17-21 number of questions in order to be assured of clearing the cut off marks for the individual section.


 

(ii) Level of difficulty: Considering the level and type of questions, the section was Easy.

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Reading Comprehension

10

Easy

Close Test

10

Easy - Moderate

Error Spotting

10

Easy


 

IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016: Expected Cut off Marks

The cut off marks should be surpassed in order to qualify for the next level. The cut off will be applied to each section individually as well as the overall score. Also, the cut off will be different for each category and also for each state.


 

IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016 : Category- wise Cut off (Expected)

Category

Cut-off score

SC

33-40

ST

28-35

OBC

39-46

General Category

55-65


 

IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016: Section- wise Cut off (Expected)

Sections

Cut- off score

English

15-19

Quantitative

20-22

Reasoning

19-23


 

This completes the Day 2 analysis of IBPS Clerk pre exam 2016. Next exam will be conducted on 3rd and 4th December 2016. We will bring you more updates on IBPS Clerk exam. Till then, Learn, Practice and Grow.

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IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis: 27th November 2016 (Slot 3/ Shift 3)

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The IBPS Clerk Prelims- 27th November exam is creating curiosity everywhere. The credit goes to the hundreds of aspirants who appear every year and increase the level of the exam. We bring you the detailed analysis of Slot 3 of IBPS Clerk Prelims exam held on 27th November 2016. Here we go:

IBPS Clerk Prelims – 27th November 2016 (Slot 3): Overall Analysis

On an overall note, the difficulty level of the slot 3 was of Moderate level. Moreover, if you have attempted 60-65 number of questions, you on the right track to clear the cut- off.

IBPS Clerk Prelims – 27th November 2016 (Slot 3): Summary of Analysis

Sections

Good Attempts

Difficulty Level

Reasoning Ability

23-27

Easy

Quantitative Aptitude

18-23

Easy - Moderate

English Language

16-20

Modearte

It’s time to have a look at the IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016 section- wise analysis:

(A) Quantitative Aptitude:

(i) Good attempts to clear cut- off: If you have attended 18-23 number of questions, you are almost done clearing the cut- off marks.


 

(ii) Level of difficulty: This section was of Easy - Moderate level.

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Series

5

Easy

Simplification & Approximation

15

Easy

Data Interpretation

5

Easy

Miscellaneous (SI, CI, Time and Speed, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ages, Ratio, Mensuration etc.)

10

Moderate

(B) Reasoning Ability:

(i) Good attempts to clear cut- off: If you have attended 23-27 number of questions, you are almost done clearing the cut- off marks.


 

(ii) Level of difficulty: This section was of Easy level.

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Inequality

5

Moderate

Coding and Decoding

5

Easy - Moderate

Sitting arrangement

(Linear and Circular)

15

Easy

Alphabetical/ Number series

5

Easy

Miscellaneous (Direction Sense, Blood Relations, Ranking etc.)

5

Moderate

(C) English Language:

(i) Good attempts to clear cut- off: If you have attended 16-20 number of questions, you are almost done clearing the cut- off marks.


 

(ii) Level of difficulty: This section was of Modearte level.

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Reading Comprehension

10

Moderate

Cloze Test

10

Moderate

Error Spotting

10

Easy - Moderate

Stay tuned for updates on the final slot i.e. IBPS Clerk Prelims 27th November 2016 4th slot. Till then, Happy and cheerful learning!

IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis: 26th November 2016 (Slot-wise)

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IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis: 27th November 2016 (Slot 2/ Shift 2)

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The IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam of 27th November 2016 has already completed its 2nd slot. The examination level has always been competitive because of the number of aspirants appearing every year. We bring you the complete analysis of the Slot 2/ Shit 2 of IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam of 27th November 2016.

IBPS Clerk Prelims – 27th November 2016 (Slot 2): Overall Analysis

The difficulty level of the second slot was Easy - Moderate. If you attend 60-64 number of questions, you will surely clear the cut- off marks.


IBPS Clerk Prelims – 27th November 2016 (Slot 2): Summary of Analysis

Sections

Good Attempts

Difficulty Level

Reasoning Ability

20-22

Easy - Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude

22-25

Easy - Moderate

English Language

15-19

Easy

It’s time to have a sneak peak at the IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016 section- wise analysis:

(A) Quantitative Aptitude:

(i) Good attempts to clear cut- off:When you attend 22-25 number of questions, your chances of clearing the cut- off marks will be maximized.

(ii) Level of difficulty: This section was of Easy - Moderate level.

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Series

5

Easy - Moderate

Simplification and Approximation

15

Easy - Moderate

Data Interpretation

1 SET

5

Easy - Moderate

Miscellaneous (SI, CI, Time and Speed, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ages, Ratio, Mensuration etc.)

10

Easy - Moderate

Note: There was no Quadratic equation question asked.

(B) Reasoning Ability:

(i) Good attempts to clear cut- off: When you attend 20-22 number of questions, your chances of clearing the cut- off marks will be maximized.

(ii) Level of difficulty: This section was of Easy - Moderate level.

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Inequality

5

Easy - Moderate

Seating arrangement

(Linear and Circular)

15

Easy - Moderate

Alphabetical/ Number series

5

Easy - Moderate

Miscellaneous (Direction Sense, Blood Relations, Ranking etc.)

10

Easy - Moderate

Note: There was no Syllogism based question asked.

(C) English Language:

(i) Good attempts to clear cut- off: When you attend 15-19 number of questions, your chances of clearing the cut- off marks will be maximized.

(ii) Level of difficulty: This section was of Easy level.

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Reading Comprehension

10

Easy

Close Test

10

Easy - Moderate

Error Spotting

10

Easy

Stay tuned for updates on further slots. Till then, keep learning and keep growing.

IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis: 27th November 2016 (Slot-wise)

IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis: 26th November 2016 (Slot-wise)

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IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis: 27th November 2016 (Slot 1/ Shift 1)

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The IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016 examination is on a rage! The first day of the examination i.e. 26th of November was a significant one because of the number of aspirants taking the test. It is the second day today and the overwhelming response is still on. We bring you the complete analysis of the 1st    Slot of IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016 held on 27th of November 2016.

IBPS Clerk Prelims exam will be held in four shifts on each day . The 1st slot/shift  will begin in the morning at 8: 00 AM. The 2nd slot/shift of IBPS Clerk exam will start at 10:30 AM. There will be one afternoon shift at 1:00 PM. The final shift i. e 4th slot/shift will be conducted in the evening at 3:30 PM. Candidates are advised to reach the venue before time. 

The Slot timings are as follows:

Slot 1- 8:00 AM (Morning Shift)

Slot 2 -10:30 AM(Morning Shift)

Slot 3 -1:00 PM(Afternoon Shift)

Slot 4- 3:30 PM(Evening Shift)

Before going to the analysis part, let us go through the pattern of IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016 exam:

Sr. No.

Name of the Test

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

1

English Language

30

30

Composite time of 1 Hour

 2

Quantitative Aptitude

35

35

 3

Reasoning Ability

35

35

 

Total

100

100


 

The entire examination is conducted in four slots. The first slot  will be from 8:00 AM onwards, the second slot will be from 10: 30 AM, Shift 3 will be from 1:00 PM onwards and the fourth slot will be from 3: 30 PM onwards.

IBPS Clerk Prelims – 27th November 2016 Slot 1): Overall Analysis

The difficulty level of the entire slot was ModerateThe overall good attempts to cross the boundary of cut- off marks can be 62-66 questions.

IBPS Clerk Prelims – 27th November 2016 (Slot 1): Summary of Analysis

Sections

Good Attempts

Difficulty Level

Reasoning Ability

17-21

Easy - Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude

18-21

Moderate

English Language

15-18

Moderate


 

Now, we will move on to the IBPS Clerk Pre section- wise analysis:

(A) Quantitative Aptitude:

(i) Attempt to clear cut off marks: You can easily clear the cut off marks if you have attempted a number of 18 - 21.


(ii) Level of difficulty: In terms of difficulty level, this section was of Moderate level.

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Series5

5

Easy - Moderate

Simplification

15

Easy - Moderate

Data Interpretation

5

Easy - Moderate

Miscellaneous (SI, CI, Time and Speed, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ages, Ratio, Mensuration etc.)

10

Easy - Moderate


 

(B) Reasoning Ability:

(i) Attempt to clear cut off marks: You can easily clear the cut off marks if you have attempted a number of 17 - 21.


(ii) Level of difficulty: In terms of difficulty level, this section was of Easy - Moderate level.

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Inequality

5

Easy - Moderate

Coding and Decoding

5

Easy - Moderate

Sitting arrangement

15

Moderate

Alphabetical/ Number series

5

Moderate

Miscellaneous (Direction Sense, Blood Relations, Ranking etc.)

5

Easy - Moderate



 

(C) English Language:

(i) Attempt to clear cut off marks: You can easily clear the cut off marks if you have attempted a number of 15-18.


(ii) Level of difficulty: In terms of difficulty level, this section was of Moderate level.

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Reading Comprehension

10

Easy - Moderate

Cloze Test

10

Moderate

Error Spotting

10

Moderate


Stay connected with our website for further updates on upcoming slots during the day. Till then, Happy learning!

IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis: 27th November 2016 (Slot-wise)

IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis: 26th November 2016 (Slot-wise)

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IBPS Clerk Pre Exam Analysis: 26th November 2016 (Slot 1/ Shift 1)

IBPS Clerk Pre Exam Analysis: 26th November 2016 (Slot 1/ Shift 1)

The IBPS Clerk examination is by far among the most popular examinations. Every year, lakhs of aspirants from all walks of life appear for this exam. The IBPS Clerk Prelims examination is scheduled on 26th and 27th November 2016 and 3rd and 4th December 2016.

Every aspirant waits for the 1st slot analysis as it gives the first glance of the examination. In this article, we bring you the analysis of Shift 1 of “IBPS Clerk Prelims examination” held on 26th and 27th November 2016.

Before going to the analysis part, let us take a look at the pattern of IBPS Clerk Prelims exam:

Sr. No.

Name of the Test

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

1

English Language

30

30

Composite time of 1 Hour

 2

Quantitative Aptitude

35

35

 3

Reasoning Ability

35

35

Total

100

100

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The examination will be held in four slots. The first slot will be from 8:00 AM onwards, the second slot will be from 10: 30 AM, Shift 3 will be from 1:00 PM onwards and the fourth slot will be from 3: 30 PM onwards.

IBPS Clerk Prelims – 26th November 2016 (Slot 1): Overall Analysis

The overall difficulty level of slot 1 of IBPS Clerk Prelims exam held on 26th November 2016 was Easy- Moderate. The overall good attempts to clear cut- off marks can be 57- 64 questions.

IBPS Clerk Prelims – 26th November 2016 (Slot 1): Summary of Analysis

Sections

Good Attempts

Difficulty Level

Reasoning Ability

14- 17

Easy- Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude

15- 19

Easy- Moderate

English Language

13- 17

Easy- Moderate


 

Let us take a look at the section- wise analysis:

Quantitative Aptitude:

(i) Attempt to clear cut off marks: If you have successfully attempted 15- 19 number of questions, you can clear cut- off marks with ease.

(ii) Level of difficulty: This section was of Easy- Moderate level.

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Series

5

Easy

Simplification

15

Moderate

Data Interpretation

5

Easy- Moderate

Miscellaneous (SI, CI, Time and Speed, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ages, Ratio, Mensuration etc.)

10

Easy- Moderate

 

Reasoning Ability:

(i) Attempt to clear cut off marks: If you have successfully attempted 14- 17 number of questions, you can clear cut- off marks with ease.

(ii) Level of difficulty: This section was of Easy- Moderate level.

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Inequality

5

Easy- Moderate

Coding and Decoding/ Alphabet

5

Easy

Sitting arrangement

5

Easy- Moderate

Alphanumeric Series

5

Easy

Miscellaneous (Direction Sense, Blood Relations, Ranking etc.)

5

Easy- Moderate

English Language:

(i) Attempt to clear cut off marks: If you have successfully attempted 13- 17 number of questions, you can clear cut- off marks with ease.

(ii) Level of difficulty: This section was of Easy- Moderate level.

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Reading Comprehension

10

Easy

Close Test

10

Moderate

Questions based on Errors

10

Easy- Moderate

Stay tuned for analysis of Slots 2, 3 and 4 of IBPS Clerk Prelims. Till then, hope for the best!

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IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis: 26th November 2016 (Slot 4/ Shift 4)

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis: 26th November 2016 (Slot 4/ Shift 4)

The final slot is in! The IBPS Clerk Prelims exam held on 26th November 2016 has completed the 4th slot of IBPS Clerk Prelims and the “final curiosity” of the day among the students is to come across the analysis of the Shift 4. The candidates who can clear the IBPS Clerk Prelims examination will be able to attempt the IBPS Clerk Mains 2016. Do you have the confidence that you will be able to clear IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016? If yes, We have brought the analysis for you to figure it out.

IBPS Clerk Prelims – 26th November 2016 Slot 4): Overall Analysis

The Slot 4 of IBPS Clerk Prelims of 26th of November 2016 was of Moderate level. If you attempt 64-66 number of questions, it can be considered as an overall good attempt.

IBPS Clerk Prelims – 26th November 2016 (Slot 4): Summary of Analysis

Sections

Good Attempts

Difficulty Level

Reasoning Ability

24– 26

Easy

Quantitative Aptitude

25-27

Easy to
Moderate

English Language

16-19

Moderate
to Tough

Now, it’s the turn for the section- wise analysis of the individual sections:

Quantitative Aptitude:

(i) Attempts to clear cut- off: When you attempt 25-27 number of questions, it will be very easy for you to clear the cut- off.

(ii) Level of difficulty: The difficulty level of this section was of Easy-moderate level.


 

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Series

10

Easy

Simplification

10

Easy

Data Interpretation

5

Moderate

Miscellaneous (SI, CI, Time and Speed, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ages, Ratio, Mensuration etc.)

10

Easy-moderate


 

Reasoning Ability:

(i) Attempts to clear cut- off: When you attempt 24-26 number of questions, it will be very easy for you to clear the cut- off.


 

(ii) Level of difficulty: The difficulty level of this section was of Easy level.

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Inequality

5

Easy

Coding and Decoding

Easy

Sitting arrangement

5

Easy

Row arrangement

5

Easy

Alphabetical/ Number series

5

Easy

Miscellaneous (Direction Sense, Blood Relations, Ranking etc.)

10

Easy

English Language:

(i) Attempts to clear cut- off: When you attempt 16-19 number of questions, it will be very easy for you to clear the cut- off.


 

(ii) Level of difficulty: The difficulty level of this section was of Moderate to Tough level.

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Reading Comprehension

10

Moderate

Close Test

5

Easy to Moderate

Synonyms and Antonyms

2-3

Easy to Moderate

Title of the story

1

Tough

Cloze Test

5

Easy to Moderate

Error Spotting

10 

Moderate to Tough


IBPS Clerk Prelims: Expected Cut- off Marks of 2016:

Now, it’s time to have a sneak peak at the expected cut- off marks of IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016.

IBPS Clerk Prelims: Expected Cut- off Marks of 2016: Category- wise Cut- off

Category

Cut-off score

SC

33-40

ST

28-35

OBC

39-46

General Category

45-52

IBPS Clerk Prelims: Expected Cut- off Marks of 2016: Section- wise Cut- off


 

Sections

Cut- off score

English

15-19

Quantitative

26-28

Reasoning

19-23

We hope that this article is helpful. Stay tuned with us for more updates and job notifications. Till then, Hope for the best and prepare for the worst!

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IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis: 26th November 2016 (Slot 3/ Shift 3)

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis: 26th November 2016 (Slot 3/ Shift 3)

The IBPS Clerk Prelims examination has successfully completed its 3rd shift of the day. The response till now has been really good and the aspirants are curious are extremely curious to come across the exam analysis. We bring you the analysis of the third shift of IBPS Clerk Prelims examination held on 26th of November 2016.

IBPS Clerk Prelims – 26th November 2016 Slot 3): Overall Analysis

The Slot 3 of IBPS Clerk Prelims of 26th of November 2016 was of Easy-Moderate level. If you attempt 62-67 number of questions, it can be considered as an overall good attempt.

IBPS Clerk Prelims – 26th November 2016 (Slot 3): Summary of Analysis

Sections

Good Attempts

Difficulty Level

Reasoning Ability

18-22

Easy-Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude

18-20

Easy-Moderate

English Language

 16-18

Easy-Moderate

Let us move to the section- wise analysis of the IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016 held on 26th of November 2016:

(A) Quantitative Aptitude:

(i) Attempts to hit the cut- off: When you attempt 18-20 number of questions, you can easily cross the boundary of ‘cut- off marks’


 

(ii) Level of difficulty: The difficulty level of this section was of Easy-moderate level.


 

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Series

5

Easy-moderate 

Simplification

15

Easy-moderate 

Data Interpretation

5

Easy-moderate 

Miscellaneous (SI, CI, Time and Speed, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ages, Ratio, Mensuration etc.)

10

Easy-moderate 

(B) Reasoning Ability:

(i) Attempts to hit the cut- off: When you attempt 18-22 number of questions, you can easily cross the boundary of ‘cut- off marks’


 

(ii) Level of difficulty: The difficulty level of this section was of  Easy-moderate level.

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Inequality

5

Easy-moderate

Coding and Decoding

5

Easy-moderate

Sitting arrangement

15

Easy-moderate

Alphabetical/ Number series

5

Easy-moderate

Miscellaneous (Direction Sense, Blood Relations, Ranking etc.)

5

Easy-moderate

(C) English Language:

(i) Attempts to hit the cut- off: When you attempt  16-18 number of questions, you can easily cross the boundary of ‘cut- off marks’


 

(ii) Level of difficulty: The difficulty level of this section was of  Easy-moderate level.

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Reading Comprehension

10

Easy-moderate

Close Test

10

Easy-moderate

Error Spotting

10

Easy-moderate

Stay connected for analysis of the last slot i.e. 4th slot/ slot 4 of IBPS Clerk Prelims exam. Till then, Good luck!

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IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis: 26th November 2016 (Slot 2/ Shift 2)

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The IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016 exam has a good thing going with so many aspirants appearing for the exam. The examination has been scheduled on 26th and 27th November 2016 and 3rd and 4th December 2016. The candidates who will qualify the IBPS Clerk Prelims examination will be able to sit for the IBPS Mains 2016.

The second slot is completed and we are here with the second slot analysis of IBPS Clerk Prelims held on 26th of November 2016.

IBPS Clerk Prelims – 26th November 2016 Slot 2): Overall Analysis

The difficulty level of the Slot 2 held on 26th of November 2016 is of Easy-Moderate levelA decent attempt of 60-65 questions can be an overall good attempt.

IBPS Clerk Prelims – 26th November 2016 Slot 2): Summary of Analysis

Sections

Good Attempts

Difficulty Level

Reasoning Ability

19-23

Easy-Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude

 18-21

Easy-Moderate

English Language

16-1​​​​​​8

Easy-Moderate

It’s high time to have a glance at the section- wise analysis of the IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016 exam held on 26th of November 2016 Slot 2):

(A)  Quantitative Aptitude:

(i) Good Attempts: If you attempt  18-21 number of questions, it will be an easy job for you to clear the cut- off.


 

(ii) Level of difficulty: This section was of Easy-moderate level.


 

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Series

5

Easy-moderate

Simplification

15

Easy-moderate

Data Interpretation

5

Easy-moderate

Miscellaneous (SI, CI, Time and Speed, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ages, Ratio, Mensuration etc.)

10

Easy-moderate

(B) Reasoning Ability:

(i) Good Attempts: If you attempt 19-23 number of questions, it will be an easy job for you to clear the cut- off.


 

(ii) Level of difficulty: This section was of Easy-moderate level.

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Inequality

5

Easy-moderate 

Coding and Decoding

5

Easy-moderate 

Sitting arrangement

15

Easy-moderate 

Row arrangement

Alphabetical/ Number series

5

Easy-moderate 

Miscellaneous (Direction Sense, Blood Relations, Ranking etc.)

5

Easy-moderate 

(C) English Language:

(i) Good Attempts: If you attempt 16-1​​​​​​8 number of questions, it will be an easy job for you to clear the cut- off.


 

(ii) Level of difficulty: This section was of Easy-moderate level.

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Reading Comprehension

10

Easy-moderate

Close Test

10

Easy-moderate

Error Spotting

10

Easy-moderate

Stay connected for analysis of Slots 3 and 4 of IBPS Clerk Prelims exam. Till then, Good luck!

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IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis: 26th November 2016 (Slot 1/ Shift 1)

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The IBPS Clerk examination is one among the ‘highest rated” examinations. The examination is conducted by the “Institute of Banking Personnel” to recruit candidates for clerical cadre. The IBPS Clerk Prelims examination is scheduled on 26th and 27th November 2016 and 3rd and 4th December 2016.

The 1st slot analysis of an examination is always the much awaited one as it gives you the glimpses of pattern and level of questions asked. Hence, we bring you the analysis of Shift 1 of “IBPS Clerk Prelims examination” held on 26th and 27th November 2016.

Before going to the analysis part, let us take a look at the pattern of IBPS Clerk Prelims exam:

Sr. No.

Name of the Test

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

1

English Language

30

30

Composite time of 1 Hour

 2

Quantitative Aptitude

35

35

 3

Reasoning Ability

35

35

 

Total

100

100

The examination will be held in four slots. The first slot will be from 8:00 AM onwards, the second slot will be from 10: 30 AM, Shift 3 will be from 1:00 PM onwards and the fourth slot will be from 3: 30 PM onwards.

IBPS Clerk Prelims – 26th November 2016 (Slot 1): Overall Analysis

The overall difficulty level of slot 1 of IBPS Clerk Prelims exam held on 26th November 2016 was Easy-moderate. The overall good attempts to clear cut- off marks can be 54-60 questions.

IBPS Clerk Prelims – 26th November 2016 (Slot 1): Summary of Analysis

Sections

Good Attempts

Difficulty Level

Reasoning Ability

 15-17

Easy-Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude

18-21

Easy-Moderate

English Language

17-20

Easy-Moderate

Let us take a look at the section- wise analysis:

(A) Quantitative Aptitude:

(i) Attempt to clear cut off marks: If you have successfully attempted 18-21 number of questions, you will definitely be able to clear the cut off marks.


 

(ii) Level of difficulty: This section was of Easy-Moderate level.

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Series

 5

Easy-Moderate

Simplification

15

Easy-Moderate

Data Interpretation

5

Easy-Moderate

Miscellaneous (SI, CI, Time and Speed, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ages, Ratio, Mensuration etc.)

10 

Easy-Moderate

(B) Reasoning Ability:

(i) Attempt to clear cut off marks: If you have successfully attempted 15-17 number of questions, you will definitely be able to clear the cut off marks.


 

(ii) Level of difficulty: This section was of Easy - Moderate level.

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Inequality

5

Easy - Moderate

Coding and Decoding

5

Easy - Moderate

Sitting arrangement

5

Easy - Moderate

Alphabetical/ Number series

5

Easy - Moderate

Miscellaneous (Direction Sense, Blood Relations, Ranking etc.)

5

Easy - Moderate

(C) English Language:

(i) Attempt to clear cut off marks: If you have successfully attempted 17-20 number of questions, you will definitely be able to clear the cut off marks.


 

(ii) Level of difficulty: This section was of Easy-Moderate level.

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Reading Comprehension

10

Easy-Moderate

Close Test

10

Easy-Moderate

Error Spotting

10

Easy-Moderate

Stay tuned for analysis of Slots 2, 3 and 4 of IBPS Clerk Prelims. Till then, hope for the best!

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IBPS Clerk 2016 : Exam Day Guidelines & Tips for Prelims and Mains

The IBPS Clerk exam is on the way to hit the exam centres! Students are all engaged in hard- core preparation in a determined mode. The IBPS Clerk examination will be conducted in different phases i.e. a Prelims exam followed by a Mains examination. The IBPS Clerk Prelims is scheduled to be held on 26, 27th November 2016 and 3rd, 4th December 2016. The IBPS Clerk Mains examination will be conducted on 31st December 2016 and 1st January 2017.

The candidates who will be able to qualify in the IBPS Clerk Prelims examination will only be eligible to sit for the IBPS Clerk Mains 2016. Based on the merit obtained by the candidate, he/ she will be provided provisional allotment in any one of the participating banks. The allotment will most probably be done in the month of April 2017. We, in this article, bring you some of the highly essential exam guidelines to which will take care of your discipline in the exam. The exam guidelines wlll help you to a large extent in the examination:

IBPS Clerk Prelims: Exam Day Guidelines for Prelims and Mains/ Guidelines for Prelims and Mains exam

  • Here are some of the exam guidelines for IBPS Clerk Prelims and Mains 2016- 17:
  • Both the IBPS Clerk Prelims and Mains examination will be held in online mode.
  • Please make sure you carry the admit card/ hall ticket to the exam hall on the day of exam. No candidate will be entertained who is inside the exam hall without an admit card/ a hall ticket.
  • Please make sure that you make a note of your essentials like your Roll Number, Exam Date, Venue and Timings for the examination as given in the IBPS Clerk Admit card/ IBPS Clerk Hall ticket.
  • Start the test when the invigilator instructs you to start. You can see a login window appearing in front of you. You will have to enter your Roll Number and Password in the login window to start with the test.
  • Please try to reach the examination centre before the given time. The candidates arriving late will not be allowed inside the exam hall.
  • Please write your ‘Roll Number’ and ‘Registration Number’ on the photocopy of your photo identity proof.
  • Please carry a valid photo identity proof of yours in original and a photocopy to the exam.
  • Items such as Goggles, Handbag, Hair-pins, hair clips and bands, Belts, Caps, Wrist Watches, Cameras, Jewellery, Eatables, and Bottles etc. are not allowed inside the exam hall.
  • Avoid carrying papers (with text written on it or printed on it), Geometry Box, Calculator, Rough papers or Note Pads, USB drives, Cell Phone, Earphones/ Headphones/ Microphones etc. to the venue. If the invigilators get hold of them, they won’t be returned back to the candidate.
  • Candidates accused of any sorts of malpractice inside the exam hall will be disqualified in the examination.
  • Biometric data will be recorded at the examination venue In the Mains Examination.
  • Please do carry a ball pen along with you to the examination hall.
  • The candidates will be provided with the rough sheet by the invigilator. They will have to hand over the rough sheet after the exam is over.
  • Candidates found misbehaving in the examination hall will be disqualified from giving the exam.
  • Please do remember to paste your recent passport size photograph. Documents like Passport/PAN Card/ Driving License/Voter’s Card/Bank passbook will only be accepted as photo-identity proof. Ration Cards will not be accepted under any circumstances.

We hope that you will find these guidelines for IBPS Clerk 2016 helpful. Stay tuned for more updates and job notifications. Till then, happy learning!

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