The IBPS PO mains exam analysis for the mains examination conducted on February 4, 2021, 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 2020-21 was conducted in the month of February in a single shift. Candidates who qualified the mains examination are called for the Interview stage of the exam.
To know more about other IBPS exams candidates can visit the linked article.
IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis (February 4, 2021)
Given below is the IBPS PO mains exam analysis for the overall standard of exam:
|IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis (February 4, 2021)|
|Level of Exam||Moderate to 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||Moderate|
|Data Analysis and Interpretation||45 minutes||35||Moderate|
|General/Economy/ Banking Awareness||35 minutes||40||Moderate to Difficult|
|Reasoning & Computer Awareness||60 minutes||45||Moderate to Difficult|
|Essay & Letter (Descriptive)||30 minutes||2||Moderate|
Candidates can check the IBPS PO result at the linked article, once the result for the IBPS PO exam is declared.
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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||20-22|
|Reasoning & Computer Awareness||29-30|
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|
|Double Fillers||2 questions|
|Cloze Test||4 questions|
|Word Rearrangement||4 questions|
|Fill in the Blanks||4 questions|
|Para jumble||3 questions|
|Phase Replacement||3 questions|
There were three reading comprehensions:
- Based on the Economic Survey
- Based on Fishery
- Based on Water Crisis in India
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.
Given below are a few memory-based questions that were asked in the general awareness section:
- 1st Cooperative bank transit to SFB – Shivalik Bank
- Ola Scooty for Women
- IFCA Headquarters
- Reverse Repo Rate
- Signature Visa Debit Card
- International Film Festival Goa Head Jury
- Overnight Loan Rate
- Wooden Satellite launched by which country
- Largest Floating Solar Park
- Shram Yogi Mandhan Yojana
- Nasa and ESA crew Indian American person name
- Atmanirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana
- Guru Ram Das Airport is in which city
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
Given below is the IBPS PO Mains exam analysis and the distribution of questions, topic-wise, as asked in the exam held on February 4, 2021:
|IBPS PO Exam Analysis -Data Analysis & Interpretation|
|Data Interpretation||23 questions|
|Data Sufficiency||4 questions|
|Wrong Number Series||3 questions|
Given below are the topics on which the data interpretation questions were based on:
- Table based DI – Literate/Illiterate
- Caselet – Speed, Distance & Time
- Line Graph – Total Employees; percentage of male and female employees
- Pie Chart Based DI
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||28 questions|
|Data Sufficiency||3 questions|
|Logical Reasoning||4 questions|
|Blood Relations||3 questions|
|Direction & Distance||2 questions|
Given below are the memory-based IBPS PO Mains seating arrangement and puzzle-based questions:
- Classification Puzzle
- Selection-Based Puzzle
- 2 Parallel Rows
- Linear Seating Arrangement
- Distance-Based Puzzle
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 questions for essay writing based on the exam held on February 4, 2021:
- Advantages and Disadvantages of Work From Home
- E-waste Disposal
Following are the topics that were given for letter writing in the mains exam:
- Language Problem in Children due to various Applications
- Letter by Bank Manager to the customers for declining the loan
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