IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis 2021 - Previous year & Subject wise exam analysis

IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis 2021 - Previous year & Subject wise exam analysis

IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis 2021 - The Institute of Banking Personnel (IBPS) conducts the Clerk exam on pan-Indian level annually. The IBPS Clerk exam is conducted in online mode to recruit candidates for Clerical posts in participating banks of IBPS. The IBPS Clerk exam is generally easy in terms of difficulty level as compared to the PO exam, but a few sections like Reasoning, Quantitative are a bit tricky.Accompanying the difficulty level is the tight competitive nature of the IBPS Clerk as it attracts a lot of candidates every year hence, the qualification is a bit of a task. In this article of IBPS Clerk exam analysis 2021, we will be discussing the stage-wise, subject difficulty level of the questions. We will also cover the types of questions asked in the exam of IBPS Clerk 2021 exam analysis. We will also share a glimpse of the previous year exam analysis of IBPS Clerk 2021.

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IBPS Clerk Dates 2021

From the following table, candidates can check all the dates of IBPS Clerk. Candidates must refer to the exam dates so that they don’t miss any major events.

IBPS Clerk 2021 Dates

Events

Dates

IBPS Clerk Notification 2021

July 11, 2021

IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam 2021

August 28, 29, 2021

September 4, 5, 2021

IBPS Clerk Preliminary Result 2021

To be announced

IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2021

October 31, 2021

IBPS Clerk Mains Result 2021

To be announced

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IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam Analysis

The prelims exam stage of IBPS Clerk is the first stage of the recruitment process. Candidates who successfully submit the application form of IBPS Clerk will be issued the admit card to appear in the prelims exam. The IBPS preliminary examination is conducted in multiple choice nature and consists of questions from English language, numerical ability and reasoning ability. From the following table, candidates can check the IBPS Clerk exam analysis 2021 for the preliminary stage.

IBPS Clerk Preliminary Stage Exam Analysis 2021

Name of Subject

Number of Questions

Questions attempted by candidates

Difficulty level of exam

English Language

30

To be announced

To be announced

Numerical Ability

35

To be announced

To be announced

Reasoning Ability

35

To be announced

To be announced

Total

100

To be announced

To be announced

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IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Analysis 2021

The mains exam stage of IBPS Clerk is the second stage of the recruitment process. Candidates who qualify in the prelims will be eligible to appear in the mains exam. Candidates with the admit card of IBPS Clerk will be able to appear in the mains stage. The IBPS mains examination is conducted in multiple choice nature and consists of questions from Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, General/Financial Awareness and English Language. From the following table, candidates can check the IBPS Clerk exam analysis 2021 for the mains stage.

IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Analysis

Name of Subject

Number of Questions

Questions attempted by candidates

Difficulty level of exam

Reasoning Ability

50

To be announced

To be announced

Quantitative Aptitude

50

To be announced

To be announced

General/Financial Awareness

50

To be announced

To be announced

English Language

40

To be announced

To be announced

Total

190

To be announced

To be announced

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IBPS Clerk exam analysis 2021 - Previous year Mains exam

From the following table, candidates can check the mains exam exam analysis for previous year.

IBPS Clerk Mains Overall Exam Analysis (Previous year)

Section

Good Attempts

Difficulty Level

Reasoning Ability

19-21

Moderate to Difficult

Quantitative Aptitude

27-29

Easy to Moderate

General/Financial Awareness

28-30

Easy to Moderate

English Language

21-23

Easy to Moderate

Overall Attempts

95-103

Moderate

IBPS Clerk exam analysis 2021 - Subject-wise exam analysis

Through the following table, we have shared the previous subject-wise exam analysis of IBPS Clerk for the mains exam.

IBPS Clerk exam analysis 2021: Quantitative Aptitude Section

Topics

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Data Interpretation

20

Easy to Moderate

Data Sufficiency

05

Easy

Approximation

05

Easy to Moderate

Quadratic Equation (new pattern)

05

Easy to Moderate

Arithmetic Word problems

15

Moderate

Total

50

Moderate

IBPS Clerk exam analysis 2021: Reasoning Ability Section

Topics

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Puzzles

20

Moderate

Machine- Input

01

Difficult

Logical Reasoning

06-07

Moderate

Coded Blood Relations

04

Moderate to Difficult

Substitution Coding

02-03

Moderate

Data Sufficiency

03-04

Moderate

Step Based (Coding-Decoding)

01

Easy to Moderate

Miscellaneous

10

Moderate

Total

50

Moderate to Difficult

IBPS Clerk exam analysis 2021: English Section

Topics

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Reading Comprehension

15

Easy to Moderate

Synonyms & Antonyms

02

Easy to Moderate

Match the Column

04

Easy

Para Jumble

05

Easy

Replace the words

04

Easy to Moderate

Fill in the blanks

04

Easy to Moderate

IBPS Clerk 2021 Exam Analysis - Student Reaction (Previous year)

Saahil - The overall difficulty level of the IBPS Clerk exam is moderate to difficult level. The main exam was time consuming and the reasoning section for me was a bit tricky.

Amit - For me the clerk exam was average. It was my first attempt, so I don’t have much expectations. English was easy but quantitative and reasoning was difficult.

Anurag - The exam was easy. I attempted 120+ questions. But I think the cut off will be guy so I have my fingers crossed.

Joseph - The mains exam was tough for me and I attempted 80-90 questions. The general awareness section and reasoning was difficult for me.

Anuradha - This is my second attempt for the mains exam of IBPS Clerk, as compared to last time it was easy and I crossed the golden figure of 100. I have hopes of qualifying in the mains.

Mahima - The mains exam for me was time consuming, I had to leave a lot of questions unattended due to shortage of time. But still I managed to attempt 90 questions. I think the reasoning and quantitative sections were a bit tough for me. English, General awareness were easy.

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IBPS Clerk cut off 2021

The IBPS Clerk Cutoff 2021 is released separately for every stage of the exam. The cutoff is released state wise for each category. Applicants scoring equal to or more than the cut off marks will qualify in each stage of the exam. The cutoff marks are released along with the declaration of the result. The cutoff is calculated on the basis of various factors like difficulty level of question papers, number of vacancies, difficulty level of exam, number of applications received.

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