# IBPS CLERK PRELIMS 2018 Exam Review and Analysis :1st Slot | 8th December 2018

Detailed IBPS Clerk Prelims Analysis 8th December 2018 – 1st Slots

Today i.e, 8th December 2018 is the date of IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam 2018. In this article we let you know the detailed IBPS Clerk Analysis 8th December 2018 for All Shifts. Get the detailed scrutiny of English, Quantitative & Reasoning and know the good attempts required to sail through the IBPS Clerk Prelims 2018. Get a detailed and accurate view of IBPS CLERK Prelims Analysis 8th December 2018 Difficulty level for all shifts. Read the IBPS Prelims Analysis thoroughly if you had taken the examination or even if you are planning to in order to put your best foot forward.

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## Detailed IBPS Clerk Prelims Analysis 8th December 2018 – All Shifts

 Section Total Questions Marks Difficulty Level Good Attempts English Language 30 30 Easy-Moderate 20-23 Reasoning Aptitude 35 35 Easy-Moderate 28-32 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 Easy-Moderate 25-28 Total 100 100 Easy 75-80

Let us dig a bit deeper and understand the construct of the paper section-wise.

### Numerical Ability (Easy)

To much surprise of IBPS aspirants, Quantitative Aptitude Section was not challenging at all. The level of questions was easy, with a few tricky ones. There were quite a few basic application questions. Few topics covered in this section were as follows:

 Topics No. of Questions (Missing )Series 5 Data Interpretation (Tabular) 5 Inequality 5 Simplification 10 Profit and Loss 1 Percentage 2 Boats and Streams 1 Time, Speed and Distance 1 Trains (with data sufficiency) 1 S.I. and C.I. 1 Time and Work 1 Mics. 2 Total 35

Tip from our exam expert: Students you can easily score  20+ marks in this section. Attempt simplification, Data Interpretation questions first and then move miscellaneous questions in which you are good at.

### English Language (Easy-Moderate)

This section was expected to be a major score booster and so it was. A lot of elementary questions were asked. Few topics covered in this section were as follows:

 Topic No. of Questions Reading Comprehension 6 Error Detection (Spelling & Grammatical) 5 Single Filler 4 Phrasal Verb or Sentence Correction 5 Sentence Rearrangement 5 Match the Following (Sentence Completion) 5 Total 30

Tip from our exam expert: As we can see the RC is story based which is of a moderate type so it becomes important to attempt RC and also there is good weightage of grammar portion so you can’t skip that, try to attempt Phrase Replacement as these are of the easy level.

### Reasoning (Moderate)

For Day 1, the level of difficulty of SBI Clerk Prelims was Moderate. This section comes out to be bit tricky and time-consuming. Topics covered in this section are as follows:

 Topics No. of Questions Alphabetic series 5 Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 20(2+2) Syllogism 3 Comparison Based (Height) 3 Numerical Series 2 Alphabet 1 Direction Sense 1 Total 35