IBPS PO Prelims 2019 Exam Analysis Shift 1


IBPS PO Prelims 2019 Exam Analysis

Today is the first day of IBPS PO Prelims exam, students who are going to appear in next shifts and days to come must be waiting for the exam analysis and detailed review. Here is the complete IBPS PO Prelims exam analysis and review of the exam held on 12th October (Shift-1). Check the section wise analysis and overall good attempt for todays shift. Candidates who are yet to appear for the IBPS PO Prelims Exam 2019 can check here the detailed review of the preliminary examination. The exam analysis will help you get familiar with the type of questions asked in the exam and their difficulty level.

IBPS PO 2019 Exam Analysis:

Let us first see the exam pattern

  • English Language
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Reasoning Ability

Thousands of candidates appeared in the first shift. Have a look at the analysis.


No. of MCQs

Difficulty Level

Good Attempts

English Language




Quantative aptitude




Reasoning Aptitude









IBPS PO Prelims Exam 2019 Section-wise Difficulty Level

IBPS PO Prelims Exam 2019 Reasoning Section :

This section had 35 questions. The overall reasoning section was easy-moderate. There is no syllogism in the exam. There were 4 sets of puzzles and Seating Arrangement : Linear Based Puzzle (6 People), Square seating arrangement (8 People based), Month Based Puzzle (5 month, 2 days) Order Based Puzzle Puzzle.

Topics No. of Questions Level
Puzzle, Linear & Seating Arrangement 16-18 Moderate
Coding-Decoding 5-6 Easy
Blood Relation 3-4 Moderate
Scheduling 5 Moderate
Basic Pair and Number 3 Easy
Inequality 5 Easy to Moderate
Total 35 Easy to Moderate

IBPS PO Prelims Exam 2019 English Section :

English Language section was of easy level. There were only 5 question in the set of Reading Comprehension out of which 1 question was of vocabulary. It is important that candidates choose wisely what to attempt and what to skip. Reading Comprehension was based on an article related to "Western Education in China". There were 5 questions of Word Replacement.

Topic No. of Questions Level
Cloze Test 6 Easy
Reading Comprehension 7-8 Moderate
Error Detection 6 Easy
Sentence Correction 4-5 Easy
Single Filers 1 Easy
Word swap 5 Easy
Total 30 Easy

IBPS PO Prelims Exam 2019 Quantitative Aptitude:

The section was moderate. Data Interpretation Questions are based on Caselet & Table-Line Graph.

Topic No. of Questions Level
Data Interpretation (Pie+Tabular, Bar Graph, Caselet DI) 15 Moderate
Quadratic Equation 5 Easy
Miscellaneous Word Problems 10 Moderate
Simplification/Approximation 5 Easy - Moderate
Total 35 Moderate

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