IBPS PO

IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 2018

IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 18th November 2018 With question Asked. Institute of Banking Personnel Selection or IBPS has conducted the Main Exam today i.e 18th November 2018 for the recrutiment of Probationary Officer for Various Bank in India. The candidate who has Qualified the Prelims exam will be Appearing for the exam. The Mains paper is tougher than the Prelims exam. In the duration of 3 hours, you have to attempt 155 Qs worth of 200 marks.  so Read the article carefully and Check the analysis and difficulty for the IBPS PO Mains Exam 2018 as mention below.

Detailed IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2018

Main Exam Pattern

Sr. No. Name of Tests(NOT BY SEQUENCE) No. of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Time allotted for each test (Separately timed)
1 Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 English & Hindi 60 minutes
2 General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness 40 40 English & Hindi 35 minutes
3 English Language 35 40 English 40 minutes
4 Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 English & Hindi 45 minutes
TOTAL:::: 155 200 3 hours
5 English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) 2 25 English 30 minutes

NOTE: There will be a penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question

Detailed Exam Analysis for IBPS PO Mains 2018

Sr.no. Name of Section Total Questions Difficulty Level Good Attempts
1 Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 Difficult 15-19
2 General/Economy/Banking Awareness 40 Moderate 22-24
3 English Language 35 Difficult 12-17
4 Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 Difficult 07-11
Total 155 Difficult 56 – 71
Descriptive Paper
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)
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Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

Sitting Arrangement and Puzzles – 23 Qs
Machine Input Output – 3 Qs
Alphabet – 1 Qs
Coding Decoding – 3 Qs
Logical Reasoning – 10 Qs
Miscellaneous – 5 Qs

General/Economy/Banking Awareness

Question-based on Current Affairs & News from the months of May to November 2018.

English Language

Reading Comprehension – 21 Qs
Cloze Test (New Pattern) – 10 Qs
Sentence Rearrangement – 4 Qs

Data Analysis & Interpretation

Data Interpretation – 18 Qs
Data Sufficiency – 1 Qs
New Pattern Number Series – 3 Qs
LCM, HCF – 1 Qs
Mensuration – 1 Qs
Time and Work – 1 Qs
Speed Time and Distance – 1 Qs
Miscellaneous- Arithmetic Word Problems – 5 Qs

Descriptive Paper
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay

Write any one of the following (Word Limit : 150) –

Write to the branch manager complaining about insufficient funds in the ATM.
Write to the Newspaper Editor highlighting importance of education to people about RTI.
IBPS PO – Decriptive Writing

Write any one of the following (Word Limit : 150) –

Write a letter to the editor on types of pollution and how to reduce it.
Write a letter to your neighbour thanking them for their help in the hour of need.
Write a letter to favourite writer praising his/her recently published book.
Write a letter to the Municipal Commissioner to bring to the notice the illegal encroachment by hawkers and request to put an end to it.

Write a letter to the Bank Manager to assign a separate counter for a senior citizen.

Write any one of the following (Word Limit : 150) –

Does India needs a universal Health Care’s System?
What is Fake news? How to Identify and avoid them?
Pros & Cons of a NOTA while voting in an election.
Advantages of learning foreign languages.
Magazines and Journals have switched to digital media
Does India needs a universal health care system
Advantages of learning foreign languages.