IBPS CLERK PRELIMS 2018 Exam Review and Analysis : 3rd Shift | 15th December 2018

Detailed IBPS Clerk Prelims Analysis 15th December 2018 –  3rd Shift

Today i.e, 15th December 2018 is the date of IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam 2018. In this article we let you know the detailed IBPS Clerk Analysis 15th 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  15th 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.

Once you are done reading the IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 15th December 2018, take a look at the Questions Asked as well!

Detailed IBPS Clerk Prelims Analysis 15th December 2018

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 Moderate 75-80

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

Numerical Ability (Moderate)

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
(Wrong)Series 5
Data Interpretation (Table) 5
Simplification & Approximation 10
Quadratic Equation 5
Arithmetic Word Problems (Profit and Loss, Problem on Ages, SI & CI etc) 10
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 (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
Cloze Test 5
Error Detection /Phrase Replacement 5
Match the Column 5
Wrong Spell Word 5
Rearrangement 4
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)

The level of difficulty of IBPS Clerk Prelims was Moderate. This section comes out to be bit tricky and time-consuming. Topics covered in this section are as follows:

Questions asked:

  • Circular Seating Arrangement (8 people)
  • Linear Sitting Arrangement (north-south, 7 people in a single row)
  • Month Based Puzzle
  • Random Puzzle (7 people, 7 cars)
Topics No. of Questions
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 20
Alphabet based 1
Alphanumeric series 5
Direction sense 3
Syllogism 5
Order and Ranking 1
Total 35

All the best for Next Shift 🙂


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