The official release of IBPS PO exam dates for Prelims and Mains must have enhanced aspirants preparation level and enthusiasm for the IBPS PO 2021 exam. The Prelims of IBPS PO is scheduled to be held in October and Mains will take place in November. But before you start your preparation it’s important that you have all the necessary tools in your arsenal.
The previous year cut-off will help in getting an idea of the cut-off for the upcoming IBPS PO Exam whereas previous exam analysis will make you aware of the question level and weightage of each topic in the syllabus. Keeping a close eye on these two aspects will help you in a long way to turn your dream into reality.
IBPS PO 2020: Prelims Exam Analysis
As we know IBPS PO is a three-stage process- Prelims, Mains and Interview. Prelims is qualifying in nature and the final merit is prepared by combining the scores obtained by you in Mains + Interview. Given below is the exam analysis for different sections covered under IBPS PO 2020 Prelims exam.
|Number Series (Missing)||5||Easy|
|Data Interpretation- Tabular (based on cars) Line-Graph (Students and college), Caselet DI||15||Easy to Moderate|
|Arithmetic Word Problem||10||Easy to Moderate|
|Total||35||Easy to Moderate|
|Puzzles (Order based)||13||Easy to Moderate|
|Alphabet Based Qs||2||Easy|
|Seating Arrangement (Linear- 7 people, Circular)||10||Easy to Moderate|
|Coding-Decoding and Blood relations||4||Easy|
|Reading Comprehension (Education system)||8||Easy to Moderate|
|Spotting the Errors (Find the correct part)||5||Moderate|
|Total||30||Easy to Moderate|
IBPS PO 2020: Mains Exam Analysis
If you clear the IBPS PO prelims stage you are called for the Mains exam. The Mains consists of four sections – Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, General Awareness and Reasoning and Computer Aptitude.
The questions asked in the year 2020 were quite lengthy and time-consuming. The overall level of the exam was moderate to difficult.
|Data Interpretation (Missing DI, Caselet, Tabular, Pie chart, line graph)||20||Moderate to difficult|
|Series (New pattern)||4||Difficult|
|Miscellaneous (Arithmetic)||8||Moderate to difficult|
|Sentence Rearrangement (2 sentences were fixed and remaining need to be arranged) and old pattern||2||Moderate to difficult|
|Reading Comprehension (4-5 passages, inference, tone and theme)||15||Moderate to difficult|
|Sentence based Vocabulary Qs||4||Moderate|
|Starters and Connectors||4||Moderate|
Reasoning and Computer Aptitude
|Sitting Arrangement and Puzzles (Inside-outside facing in a single circle, Floor Puzzle with 4 variables, Uncertain no. based)||20-25||Difficult|
|Direction sense and Blood Relations||5||Difficult|
|Machine Input- Output||5||Difficult|
|Critical (Course of Action, Statement and Assumption, Consequence)||4-5||Moderate to difficult|
|Current banking Affairs||12||Moderate|
IBPS PO 2020: Previous Year Cutoff
As the IBPS PO exam 2021 is approaching, it’s very essential that you devote sufficient time to each section. A lack of practice in any one section can deter your chances of final selection in the IBPS PO exam. So, given below is the final merit of IBPS exam 2020.
For more detailed insight on the previous year cut-off of the IBPS PO exam, you can refer to our section of the IBPS PO previous year cutoff.
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