Hi folks!! I am back here with one more exam analysis. This time it is for IBPS PO MAINS 2022  conducted on 26th November 2022. In this article, we will be discussing the overall exam analysis of shift 1. The level of the examination was Moderate to Difficult This analysis is based solely on the feedback from the students who appeared in the test in shift 1.

Let us first see the IBPS PO Mains 2022 section-wise analysis.


IBPS PO Mains 2022 Section-wise analysis

There were a total of 5 sections asked in the IBPS PO Mains Exam 2022 i.e, Reasoning and Computer Aptitude, Data Analysis & Interpretation, General Awareness, and English Language. Detailed exam analysis of these sections has been provided below. The pattern of IBPS PO Mains exam has been provided below.




IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 2022 for 26th November Shift 1

SubjectsNo of QuestionsExam Level
Data Analysis and Interpretation35Moderate
Reasoning and Computer Aptitude45Moderate
General Economy/Banking Awareness40Easy-Moderate

Now, let us see section-wise questions from different topics that were asked in the exam.


In the English Language section, the majority of the questions were asked from Reading Comprehension followed by Cloze Test and Fillers. The overall level of this section was “Easy to Moderate”.                                                                                                           

 TopicsNo of Questions Asked Difficulty Level       
Reading Comprehension- Economy3-4Easy
Reading Comprehension- COVID6-7Easy to Moderate
Cloze Test (Preposition Based)- Education System of China6-7Easy to Moderate
Fillers + Word Arrangement5Easy
Chose Best Meaning Sentence3Easy
Match the Columns4Easy to Moderate
Miscellaneous5Easy to Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude:

This section mostly comprised of questions from Data Interpretation followed by Quadratic Equations and Data Sufficiency. As expected this year the level of quant was moderate to difficult.

TopicsNo of Questions asked  Difficulty Level
Data Interpretation (Pie chart – Cricket, table DI – PROFIT & LOSS, Boats And Streams Based14Moderate
Time and Work caselet3Moderate to difficult
Quadratic Equation5Moderate
Wrong Number Series3Moderate to difficult
Time, Speed and Distance2Moderate to difficult
Data Sufficiency5Moderate to difficult


This section consisted majority of the questions from Puzzles. More than half of the questions were asked from puzzles followed by Critical Reasoning with 5 questions. Barring Coding-Decoding, which was difficult, questions from other topics were of an Easy to Moderate nature.

TopicsNo of Questions askedDifficulty Level
Puzzles19Easy to Moderate
Data Sufficiency4Moderate
Coded Blood Relation2Easy
New Pattern Coding3Difficult
Coded Inequality2Easy to Moderate
Critical Reasoning5Easy to Moderate

General Awareness/Banking Awareness:

The General Awareness section includes banking knowledge, general knowledge, current affairs, and economic knowledge. Any candidate who wants to score more in the General Awareness section must thoroughly prepare themselves as it is the most scoring subject in the bank exams.

This section consisted of a total of 40 questions. Here are a few memory-based questions on General awareness that we gathered from our students who appeared for the exam.

Some of the few questions were from topics like- Current Bank Rate, Blue Flag Certificate, US Open, NARCL, Online Game Banning Site, news on Rishi Sunak, Human Development Index Ranking, name of 12th Maharatna Company, Nobel Prize in Economics, RBI penalty related questions, etc.

Last but not least, this section is Descriptive Writing. It had 2 questions- A letter and An Essay with a time limit of 30 minutes.

Essay writing topics(word limit 250 words)

  • Impact of Videogames on youngsters
  • Role of Education in Economy

Letter Writing topics(word limit 150 words)

  • Water Harvesting

Very soon we will be coming with an exam analysis of shift 2 as well as detailed video solutions for each topic from our expert faculty.

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