IBPS PO 2016 Prelim : Exam Analysis, Question paper for October 22, check here

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS), conducted the Bank Probationary Officer (PO) Exam for participating banks. The first shift (morning) of IBPS PO Prelim 2016 exam was held from 9 am to 10 am today October 22, 2016. The exam was conducted in online mode and consisted 100 questions for 100 marks divided into three sections, namely

  • English language- 30 questions
  • Quantitative Aptitude- 35 questions
  • Reasoning Ability- 35 questions

Below is a Paper Analysis for the first shift held on October 22, 2016.

For Question Paper, click here 

1.English – Total 30 Questions (Level – Moderate)

  • Reading Comprehension (Globalization)-7  
  • Cloze Test (Computer Technology) – 8 
  • Sentence Rearrangement (GDP) – 5 
  • Error Detection – 10

2. Quantitative Aptitude – Total 35 Questions (Level – Easy)

  • Simplification (Approximately) – 5 
  • Number Series – 5 
  • Inequality – 5 
  • Data Interpretation (Pie Chart + Table Chart /Line Graph) – 10
  • Language Problems (Profit Loss, Average, Boats and Stream, CI/SI, Time and Work, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Percentage, Partnership, etc.) – 10
  • Today’s Number Series Questions 7,14,30,56,93,?
    23,39,32,48,41,? 
    11,13,20,48,111,? 
    13,17,33,97,?, 
    6,3.5,4.5,11,48,?

3. Reasoning Ability – Total 35 Questions – (Level – Easy)

  • Puzzle – Order Ranking – (Floors puzzle with farmers income) – 5 
  • Puzzle (Sitting Arrangement) – 5
  • Inequality – 5 
  • Direction – 3 
  • Blood Relation – 3 
  • Puzzle (North South – Linear) – 5
  • Syllogism- 5 
  • Misc – 4

Synonymous to Banking recruitments, Institute of Banking and Personnel Selection (IBPS) is a private agency in India. In 2015-16, a total of 1.27 crore candidates registered for various IBPS examinations. IBPS conducts recruitment exams to all Public Sector Banks, SBI, Associate Banks of SBI, LIC, RBI, NABARD, SIDBI and Insurance companies.

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