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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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