The IBPS PO mains exam analysis for the mains examination conducted on November 30, 2019, has been discussed in detail in this article. Candidates willing to appear for the upcoming IBPS PO exam can refer to the IBPS PO Mains exam analysis for their reference.
The IBPS PO mains exam 2019 was conducted in the month of November in a single shift. Candidates who qualified the mains examination were called for the Interview stage of the exam.
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IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis (November 30, 2019)
Given below is the IBPS PO mains exam analysis for the overall standard of exam:
|IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis (November 30, 2019)|
|Level of Exam||Very Difficult|
The IBPS PO mains exam analysis is as mentioned below:
|IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis (Section-wise)|
|Time Duration||Number of Questions||Level of Exam|
|English Language||40 minutes||35||Difficult|
|Data Analysis and Interpretation||45 minutes||35||Very Difficult|
|General/Economy/ Banking Awareness||35 minutes||40||Moderate|
|Reasoning & Computer Awareness||60 minutes||45||Difficult|
|Essay & Letter (Descriptive)||30 minutes||2||Moderate|
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IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis (Section-wise)
Since the IBPS PO exam result is not just based on the overall cut off, but the section-wise cut off also plays a very important role. Hence candidates need to pay equal attention while preparing for the IBPS PO exam.
Section-wise good attempts in the IBPS PO mains exam are given below:
|Section-wise IBPS PO Mains Good Attempts|
|Data Analysis and Interpretation||20-25|
|Reasoning & Computer Awareness||13-18|
The detailed IBPS PO Mains exam analysis for each section is given below. Candidates can refer to the data given below and understand the standard of paper set up by the conducting body for the IBPS PO mains exam.
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This section is the most scoring section of the IBPS PO mains exam as it requires no calculation or solutions to mark an answer. But the standard of this section increases by the type of questions asked.
The questions are complex and the options following each one of them make them even more complex.
Given below is the IBPS PO exam analysis for the English language section:
|IBPS PO Exam Analysis – English Language|
|Reading Comprehension||12 questions|
|Error Detection||5 questions|
|Cloze Test||3 questions|
|Word Rearrangement||5 questions|
|Sentence Rearrangement||5 questions|
|Para jumble||5 questions|
This section comprises questions from Banking, economic and general awareness. Candidates need to be aware of all the important updates across the world to score well in this particular section.
Also having efficient knowledge about Static GK is an important aspect to score more in this section.
The IBPS PO mains exam analysis for the general awareness section suggests that current affairs between the month of July and November were asked, only a few questions were asked from static GK and there were few questions related to banking awareness.
Given below are a few memory-based questions that were asked in the general awareness section:
- The theme of World Day for Audiovisual Heritage 2019
- Chief Justice of India
- First central government healthcare center to have a robotic surgery facility
- COP25 Summit
- Vikram Solar
- International Solar Alliance Framework
- Questions related to the Asian Development Bank
- Which celebrity unveiled the ICC World Cup Men & Women’s Trophies at the Melbourne Cricket Ground
- For what has Hyderabad been awarded as the “Creative City” by UNESCO
- ABADHA Scheme
- Ujjivan Small Finance Bank Headquarters
- Operation Dhanush
For the daily news and current affairs, candidates must read the newspaper on a daily basis and keep themselves updated with the latest events across the world.
Data Analysis and Interpretation
This was the toughest section of the IBPS PO mains exam 2019. The section was lengthy and questions asked were complicated.
The section comprised of multiple DI questions and a major part of this section was covered with the DI questions. Given below is the exam analysis for the Data Interpretation and Analysis section:
|IBPS PO Exam Analysis -Data Analysis & Interpretation|
|Data Interpretation||34 questions|
|Number Series||1 question|
Given below are the topics on which the data interpretation questions were based on:
- Missing DI
- Time and Work
- Pie Chart Based DI
- Population-based Bar Graph
Reasoning & Computer Awareness
This section was also difficult and time taking for candidates. For this section, candidates get the maximum time but the section also is complex and questions are lengthy.
|IBPS PO Exam Analysis – Reasoning Ability|
|Puzzles & Seating Arrangement||20 questions|
|Blood Relations||4 questions|
|Direction & Distance||3-4 questions|
Candidates preparing for the upcoming IBPS exams can refer to the bank exam syllabus for the detailed section-wise bank exam syllabus.
The descriptive paper of the IBPS PO mains exam is a 25 marks section and has two questions: one letter writing and one essay.
Given below are the IBPS PO mains descriptive exam 2019 essay writing topics:
- Social Media Influencers Impact on Us
- Ethical Banking
- FDI in Retail Sector
- Contribution of Unorganised sector in the Indian Economy
Following are the topics that were given for letter writing in the mains exam:
- Write a letter to your bank’s branch manager informing him that your EMI instalment of Rs. 3000 has been deducted instead of Rs. 2000. Request him to take the necessary action to roll back the transaction or adjust the amount.
- Write a letter to the Road Transport Authority expressing your concern over the usage of high beam LED lights in bikes and cars
- Write a letter to the editor of a newspaper expressing your concern on the state of elderly living alone by themselves. Request the government to take some initiatives to help the senior citizens living alone.
Interested candidates are advised to check the IBPS PO cut off to analyse the sectional and overall cut off declared by IBPS for the Probationary Officers exam and prepare themselves accordingly.
Candidates were supposed to write one essay and one letter from the above-given options.
The IBPS PO mains exam analysis given in this article will help candidates who appeared for the mains exam apprehend their performance. For the candidates who are preparing for the upcoming IBPS PO exam, the IBPS PO mains exam analysis will help in understanding the standard and difficulty level of the exam.
Candidates can also check the IBPS Clerk mains exam analysis at the linked article.
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Frequently Asked Questions for IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis
Q 1. How is the IBPS PO Mains Exam analysis helpful?
Q 2. How many questions can be considered as good attempts in the IBPS PO Mains exam?
Q 3. What are the number of questions in each section of the IBPS PO Mains exam?
Ans. Given below is the section-wise distribution of questions for the IBPS PO Mains exam:
- English Language (Objective) – 35
- Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude – 45
- Data Analysis and Interpretation – 35
- General & Banking Awareness – 40
- English Language (Descriptive) – 2