IBPS SO PRELIMS Exam Analysis 2018

IBPS SO Exam analysis

IBPS had conducted its Specialist Officers (SO) online examination on 30th December, 2018. This exam was conducted to place candidates at the position of SO in various banks. The IBPS SO exam analysis is out and here is what we know-

The exam was held in two shifts on 30th December, 2018. The overall analysis of IBPS SO exam is, it was moderately tough. There were certain topics which came as a hiccup to the aspirants while some were of average, expected difficulty. With 40 minutes for each section and each section having 50 questions, it was essential for the exam takers to map their time carefully.

The sections in sequence were, Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language.

With English language section being of moderate difficulty, the end of the exam went smoothly for the aspirants. With close to 20 questions on seating arrangements and puzzles, the Reasoning Ability section was a tricky one with a good mix of moderate and difficult questions. Quantitative Aptitude proved to be the most difficult section. With all sub topics having a good level of difficulty, Data interpretation was the only relief for the aspirants.

Here is the question analysis with time given, number of good attempts and level of difficulty.

S no. Section Total questions/ marks Good attempts Level of difficulty
1 REASONING ABILITY 50 QUESTIONS

5O MARKS

28-34 MODERATE
2 QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE 50 QUESTIONS

50 MARKS

26-30 DIFFICULT
3 ENGLISH LANGUAGE 50 QUESTIONS

25 MARKS

32-37 MODERATE
4 TOTAL 150 QUESTIONS

125 MARKS

86- 101 MODERATELY DIFFICULT

 

This was a brief IBPS SO exam analysis. The questions this time were a good mix to test the aspirants in all sections which led to a well framed paper. IBPS SO mains 2018 are to be held on January 27, 2019.

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