IBPS SO Prelims 2019 Exam Analysis, Review & Questions Asked : Shift-1 29th December 2019

IBPS SO Prelims 2019 Exam Analysis, Review & Questions Asked :

IBPS SO Prelims exam analysis: The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is conducting the IBPS Specialist Officers (SO) Prelims 2019 exam today i.e. 29th December 2019 in 4 Shifts. The 1st shift of the exam is over now and many aspirants are eagerly waiting for IBPS SO Prelims 2019 Exam Analysis, Review & Questions asked in the exam. many candidates who have Applied for the IBPS SO 2019 are going to attend IBPS SO Prelims 2019 exam conducted all over the india today. Now the IBPS SO Prelims 2019 exam is over and Here we are come out with detailed exam analysis of the IBPS SO Prelims 2019 to know the IBPS SO Prelims exam and difficulty level, number of good attempts and questions asked in the exam. As shared by the candidates, the overall exam was of ‘Easy-Moderate’ level. Candidates were able to make around 110-117 good attempts. Check below the detailed exam analysis and review of the IBPS SO preliminary exam of shift 1 of 29th Dec 2019.

IBPS SO Prelims exam for Law Officer, and Rajbahsha Adhikari asked questions from General Awareness, Reasoning and English. The common  sections for all the posts were English and Reasoning Ability; only the third section was different. The IBPS SO Question Paper 2019 contained 150 multiple choice questions (MCQs) of 125 total marks. The total time duration of the exam was 2 hours with 40 minutes devoted to each section or subject separately.

  1. The sequence of Subjects –  for the Agriculture Field Officer, IT officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer contained questions on Quantitative aptitude, Reasoning and English.
  • for Law Officer, and Rajbahsha Adhikari asked questions from General Awareness, Reasoning and English.
  1. Level of Exam– The level of the exam is Easy-Moderate. 
  2. Reasoning Ability Highlights – The topic Puzzles and seating arrangement is asked in the majority.
  3. Quantitative Aptitude Highlights – The level of the section was moderate. 
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IBPS SO Prelims Exam Pattern 2019:

For the post of Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari:

No. Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Duration
1 English Language 50 25 English 40 minutes
2 Reasoning 50 50 English and Hindi 40 minutes
3 General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry 50 50 English and Hindi 40 minutes
Total 150 125 120 minutes

For the post of IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer:

Sr. No. Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Duration
1 English Language 50 25 English 40 minutes
2 Reasoning 50 50 English and Hindi 40 minutes
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 English and Hindi 40 minutes
Total 150 125 120 minutes

IBPS SO Prelims 2019 Exam Analysis Overall Good Attempts:

(For IT officer, HR/Personnel Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, Marketing Officer, Law Officer and Rajbahsha Adhikari)

Sections

No. of MCQs Good Attempts Difficulty Level
English Language 50 32-38

Easy – Moderate

Reasoning

50 30-34 Moderate
General & Banking Awareness/Quantitative Aptitude 50 36-38 / 28-32

Moderate

Total

150 107-117

Moderate

IBPS SO Prelims 2019 Section-wise Exam Analysis & Review: Reasoning Ability

Types of puzzles and seating arrangement questions asked in AFO exam:

  • 2 Square Seating Arrangements
  • Linear Seating Arrangement
  • Floor Based Puzzle

Topic

No. of Questions Level
Sitting Arrangement and Puzzles 20

Moderate

Inequality

6 Moderate
Syllogism 5

Easy

Machine Input/Output

5 Easy-Moderate
Blood Relation 5

Easy

Logical Reasoning (2 Assumption based, 1 conclusion based)

3 Moderate
Direction Sense 4

Easy-Moderate

Miscellaneous

2 Moderate
Total 50

Moderate

Reasoning: Rajbhasha Adhikari

Types of puzzles and seating arrangement questions asked in Rajbhasha Adhikari exam:

  • Square Seating Arrangement
  • Linear Seating Arrangement, 9 people
  • Puzzle- 7 people going to 7 events and buying any of the given 3 gadgets
  • Puzzle- 6 people, 6 posts/designations

Topic

No. of Questions Level
Sitting Arrangement and Puzzles 20

Moderate

Inequality

5 Moderate
Coding Decoding 5

Easy

Alphabet Based

1 Easy-Moderate
Blood Relation 5

Easy

Direction Sense

4 Easy-Moderate
Logical Reasoning 3

Moderate

Miscellaneous

4 Moderate
Total 50

Moderate

IBPS SO Prelims 2019 Section-wise Exam Analysis & Review: English Language

In AFO Exam there were 2 sets of Reading Comprehension and one of them was based on wildlife and the other RC based on an article on wildlife.In Rajbhasha Adhikari exam there was only one RC.

Topic

No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 20

Moderate

Error Detection

5 Easy-Moderate
Cloze Test 5

Easy

Sentence Rearrangement

5 Easy-Moderate
Starters 5

Easy

Miscellaneous

10 Easy-Moderate
Total 50

Easy-Moderate

English Language Rajbhasha Adhikari:

Topic

No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 10

Moderate

Error Detection

8 Moderate
Cloze Test 7

Easy-Moderate

Sentence Rearrangement

5 Easy-Moderate
Connectors 5

Easy

Miscellaneous

15 Easy-Moderate
Total 50

Easy-Moderate

IBPS SO Prelims 2019 Section-wise Exam Analysis & Review: Quantitative Aptitude

3 types of Data Interpretation & Analysis questions.

  • Caselet
  • Pie Chart
  • Line Graph

Topic

No. of Questions Level
Data Interpretation 15

Moderate

Quadratic Equation

5 Easy-Moderate
Quantity Based 3

Moderate

Wrong No. Series

5 Moderate
Ages, Mixture and Allegation, Income and Expenditure, Arithmetic etc. 22

Moderate

Total

50

Moderate

IBPS SO Prelims 2019 Section-wise Exam Analysis & Review: General Awareness

The difficulty level of the General Awareness Section was of Easy to Moderate. The questions were asked from Banking Awareness, Current Affairs, Static GK and latest events.

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