IBPS SO Exam Analysis Prelims 2019 (29 December – All Shifts): Questions Asked & Difficulty Level

IBPS SO Prelims Exam Analysis 2019

IBPS SO Prelims Exam Analysis 2019: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducted the IBPS Specialist Officer SO Prelims Exam on 29 December 2019 in different shifts. Get here the detailed Exam Analysis and Review  of the IBPS SO Prelims  exam of all the subjects and for all the posts – Agriculture Field Officer, IT officer, HR/Personnel Officer, Marketing Officer, Law Officer, and Rajbahsha Adhikari. We have shared here the types of questions asked and difficulty level of the IBPS SO Prelims Exam 2019. The overall difficulty level of the IBPS SO exam was Moderate. Candidates made around 95- 115 good attempts. Check IBPS SO exam analysis below.

IBPS SO Prelims exam for the Agriculture Field Officer, IT officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer contained questions on Quantitative aptitude, Reasoning and English. IBPS SO Prelims exam for Law Officer, and Rajbahsha Adhikari asked questions from General Awareness, Reasoning and English. The common  sections for all the posts were English and Reasoning Ability; only the third section was different. The IBPS SO Question Paper 2019 contained 150 multiple choice questions (MCQs) of 125 total marks. The total time duration of the exam was 2 hours with 40 minutes devoted to each section or subject separately.

Let us now go through the detailed exam analysis of the IBPS SO Prelims 2019 below and be familiar with the questions asked in the exam:

IBPS SO Prelims Exam Analysis 2019 (29 December): Overall

(For IT officer, HR/Personnel Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, Marketing Officer, Law Officer and Rajbahsha Adhikari)

Sections No. of MCQs Good Attempts Difficulty Level
English Language 50 30 – 40 Easy – Moderate
Reasoning 50 28 – 38 Moderate
General & Banking Awareness/Quantitative Aptitude 50 25 – 32 Moderate
Total 150 105 – 115 Moderate

Section-wise Exam Analysis & Review

Reasoning Ability

Topic Total Questions Difficulty Level
Puzzles – Square & Linear Seating Arrangement, Floor-based & Month-based 20 Moderate
Logical Reasoning – Assumption & Conclusion 3 Moderate
Machine Input & Output 5 Moderate
Inequality 6 Easy-Moderate
Syllogism 5 Moderate
Blood Relation 5 Easy
Direction 4 Easy
Others 2 Easy- Moderate
Total 50 Moderate

English Language

Topic Total Questions Difficulty Level
Reading Comprehension 20 Moderate
Error Detection 5 Moderate
Para Jumbles 5 Moderate
Connectors 5 Moderate
Word Replacement 5 Moderate
Cloze Test 5 Moderate
Fillers 5 Moderate
Total 50 Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude

Topic Total Questions Difficulty Level
Data Interpretation – Line Graph, Caselet, Pie Chart & Tabular 20 Moderate
Quadratic Equations 5 Moderate
Wrong Number Series 5 Easy-Moderate
Quantity Based 3 Easy-Moderate
Arithmetic 17 Moderate
Total 50 Moderate

General Awareness

The difficulty level of the General Awareness Section was of Easy to Moderate. The questions were asked from Banking Awareness, Current Affairs, Static GK and latest events.

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