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IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam 2017: Analysis and Expected Cut-off

Dec 5, 2017 17:32 IST
    IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam 2017: Analysis and Expected Cut-off
    IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam 2017: Analysis and Expected Cut-off

     IBPS has conducted the first notch of online preliminary examination for the post of the clerk on 2nd and 3rd December successfully in four slots each day. The next of the examination will be held on 9th and 10th December 2017. The exam was conducted for 100 marks comprised of 100 questions with a time of 1 hour.

    Pattern of Examination: The examination has 3 sections – Reasoning Ability, Numerical Ability, and English Language.  There were five alternatives in every question of a test. Negative marking is applicable for the Objective Test. For every wrong answer, one-fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty.

    Analysis of Examination: The overall difficulty level of the examination was Easy to Moderate.

    The Banking team of Jagranjosh.com has come up with a comprehensive analysis of the question paper and the expected cut-off for the examination.

    Section

    Total Ques.

    Level of Difficulty

    Reasoning Ability

    35

    Easy

    Numerical Ability

    35

    Easy to Moderate

    English Language

    30

    Moderate

    The section wise details are as follows: 

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    Reasoning Ability: The level of difficulty was Easy for this section. There were two sets of seating arrangement and one set of puzzle asked in the examination.

    Topics

    Number of question

    Level of difficulty

    Circular seating arrangement  

    5

    Easy

    Linear seating arrangement

    5

    Easy

    Puzzle

    5

    Moderate

    Alphabet Coding

    2

    Easy

    Inequalities

    3

    Easy

    Syllogism

    3

    Easy

    Series (Alphabet based)

    5

    Easy

    Direction Sense

    2

    Easy

    Coding-Decoding

    5

    Easy

    Total no. of question

    35

     

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    Numerical Ability: The overall difficulty level for this section was Easy to moderate. There was only set of DI asked in the section. It is observed that major number of questions asked from Arithmetic this time.

    Topic

    Number of question

    Level of difficulty

    Data Interpretation (Table Graph)

    5

    Moderate

    Simplification

    15

    Easy to Moderate

    Number Series (based on missing pattern)

    5

    East to Moderate

    Arithmetic- Simple & compound interest, Time and work,  profit and loss , Discount, Ratio and Proportion, Boat and stream, percentage, Averages, Ages

    10

    Easy to Moderate

    Total no. of question

    35

     Easy to Moderate

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    English Language: The difficulty level of this section was Moderate. It is noticed that no questions were asked on vocabulary from reading comprehension topic. Spotting error questions were of new pattern in which candidates have to find out the correct part in the given sentence.

    Topic

    Number of question

    Level of difficulty

    Reading Comprehension (based on story)

    5

    Moderate

    Phrasal Replacement

    12

    Moderate

    Spotting error

    8

    Easy to Moderate

    Single Filler (new pattern)

    5

    Moderate

    Total no. of question

    30

     

    Expected Cut-off marks: - As per our analysis and difficulty level of the examination, the following Cut-off marks are expected for the different category.

    General

    58-63

    SC

    30-35

    ST

    28—33

    OBC

    55-60

    Note: The candidates should note that the above cut-off may vary as it depends upon various factors hence it is not possible to predict the exact cut-off marks until IBPS declared it on its website. The IBPS will announce cut-off mark when the process of selection is over.

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    Expected Sectional Cut Off Marks for IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam 2017

    As per the notification of IBPS, candidates have to qualify in each of the three sections by securing cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. Depending on number of the State/ UT wise vacancies available, cut-offs will be decided and candidates will be considered for provisional allotment.  So, state wise cut off marks will be released by IBPS. Here is section wise expected cut off marks for IBPS clerk Prelims exam 2017.

    Sections

    Max
    Marks

    GEN

    OBC

     

    SC/ST

    English
    Language

    30

    6-7

    5-6

     

    3-4

    Numerical Ability

    35

    10-12

    10-12

     

    8-10

    Reasoning
    Ability

    35

    12-13

    10-11

     

    9-10

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