IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2020, 3rd October, 1st Shift

IBPS PO Prelims 2020 exam has begun today where the first shift has successfully taken place at all the test centers. The IBPS PO exam is conducted on yearly basis by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection to fill various vacancies of “Probationary Officer” in several nationalized banks across the country.

As per the Gradeup Experts, the first shift of IBPS PO Prelims 2020 exam was of “Moderate” level. No new pattern was observed in the questions this year. Thus, if you are going to appear in the subsequent shifts or on 10th or 11th October, then you must check out the detailed discussion about the IBPS PO Prelims 2020 exam analysis on the youtube.

IBPS PO Pre 2020 Exam Highlights

* The overall level of the exam was “Moderate”.
* Questions were easy and simple, no new pattern observed.
* The sequence of the exam was English-Quant-Reasoning.
* Every subject has a sectional time limit as defined in pattern.
* Quantitative Aptitude was a bit calculative section.
* Moreover, English was easy and Reasoning turned out to be a scoring section.

IBPS PO Prelims 2020 Exam Pattern

To qualify for mains examination, candidates are required to crack the prelims examination by securing minimum cut off marks as decided by the IBPS. Below is the detailed IBPS PO prelims exam pattern:

Name of testNumber of
Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude353520 minutes
English language303020 minutes
Total1001001 hour

IBPS PO Pre 2020 Detailed Analysis

Below you find the detailed analysis of 1 st shift of IBPS PO Prelims 2020 exam which includes detailed topics along with the number of questions asked and topic-wise difficulty level.

1) Quantitative Aptitude (Moderate)

TopicsNo. of questionsLevel of Difficulty
Data Interpretation13Moderate
Simplification / Approximation5Easy to Moderate
Quadratic Equation5Moderate
Miscellaneous Questions (Arithmetic)12Moderate

2) Reasoning Ability (Moderate)

TopicsNo. of questionsLevel of Difficulty
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement20Moderate
Coding-Decoding3Easy to Moderate
Syllogism3Easy to Moderate
Order and ranking3Moderate
Inequality3Easy to Moderate
Blood relations1Easy to Moderate
Miscellaneous2Easy to Moderate

3) English Language (Easy)

TopicsNo. of questionsLevel of Difficulty
Reading Comprehension7Easy to Moderate
Para jumble5Easy to Moderate
Cloze Test5Easy
Fill in the blanks5Easy to Moderate
Error Spotting5Easy to Moderate
Word Exchange3Easy to Moderate

The IBPS PO Prelims 2020, an online exam and was conducted with all the safety & necessary precautions at the centers. Every student is asked to bring their own masks and hand sanitizers. Also, it was mandatory to have installed Arogya-Setu app on their smartphones.

However, now you have a clear image with all the topics asked in the first shift of IBPS PO Prelims 2020 exam. For more details, such as good attempts, expected cut off and memory-based paper you must check out the detailed IBPS PO Prelims 2020 exam analysis by Gradeup.

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