IBPS clerk prelims analysis for slot 2 exam on December 8
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IBPS clerk prelims analysis for slot 2 exam on December 8

IBPS clerk prelims analysis : Saturday was the first day of the IBPS clerk preliminary exam 2018. A total of 100 questions had to be answered in 60 minutes.

education Updated: Dec 08, 2018 16:44 IST
Mohan Prasad
Mohan Prasad
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IBPS clerk prelims analysis : A total of 100 questions had to be answered in 60 minutes. All the sections, except English Language, were available in both English and Hindi. (HT file)

IBPS clerk prelims analysis : Saturday was the first day of the IBPS clerk preliminary exam 2018. Spanning a period of one week (ending December 15), the exam is being conducted in four time slots: 2 each in the morning and evening.

A total of 100 questions had to be answered in 60 minutes. All the sections, except English Language, were available in both English and Hindi. Every correct answer will fetch 1 mark, while every incorrect answer will reduce the score by 0.25. This year there is sectional timing of 20 minutes.

The detailed break-up of IBPS clerk preliminary exam 2018 is as follows:

Note: Section wise and overall cut-offs are not uniform for all states.

English Language:

Questions from the RC passage were mainly factual. Two questions were from Vocabulary. The overall difficulty level of this section was easy to moderate.

Reasoning Ability:

There were four sets of five questions each from Seating Arrangement and Data Arrangement. The overall difficulty level of this section was easy to moderate.

Numerical Ability:

There were two sets of Data Interpretation. The overall difficulty level of this section was easy to moderate.

(Author Mohan Prasad is mentor, Career Launcher. Views expressed here are personal. HT and career launcher does not take responsibility for any decision taken based on this information.)

First Published: Dec 08, 2018 16:36 IST