IBPS PO Exam Analysis for English Language


The difficulty level of the English Section was moderate to difficult. The questions from Error Detection were based on the new pattern.


Topics Number of Questions Difficulty Level
Reading Comprehension 10 Moderate-Difficult
Phrase Replacement 10 Difficult
Error Detection 10 Difficult


IBPS PO Exam Analysis for Reasoning Ability


There was the slight change in the pattern of the questions asked in different slots. Questions from Syllogism were asked in the 1st and 3rd slot, while Coding Decoding questions were asked in the 2nd and 4th slot. The difficulty level was moderate to difficult.



Topics Number of Questions Difficulty Level
Syllogism 5 Moderate-Difficult
Inequity 5 Moderate
Seating Arrangement & Puzzles 20 Difficult
Coding Decoding 5 Moderate-Difficult
Machine Input Output 5 Moderate
Number Arrangement and Ranking 2 Moderate-Difficult
Direction Sense 1 Moderate
Blood Relation 2 Moderate



IBPS PO Exam Analysis for Quantitative Aptitude


This section was of moderate to difficult level. Some changes were observed in all the shifts from the other. The Quadratic Equation questions were asked in the 1st and 2nd shift whereas the Number Series questions were asked in other shifts.


Data Interpretation questions were based on the line and tabular chart.


Topics Number of Questions Difficulty Level
Data Interpretation 12 Calculative and Difficult
Quadratic Equations 5 Moderate
Number Series 5 Moderate-Difficult
Approximation 6 Moderate
Discount 2 Moderate-Difficult
Profit & Loss 2 Moderate
Mixture and Allegation 2 Moderate-Difficult
Time and Work 1 Moderate
Boat and Stream 1 Moderate-Difficult
Average 1 Moderate
Problems on Ages 1 Moderate
Compound Interest 1 Moderate
Ratio and Proportion 1 Moderate-Difficult
Miscellaneous 2 Moderate-Difficult