IBPS Clerk Prelims 2018 Exam Analysis and Review of 8th Dec 2018

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2018

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam begins from 8th December 2018 and Today 8th Dec 2018 is the first day of the first phase of this exam. There were no major changes in this exam. IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam is conducting on various cites across the country. Many students appeared for this exam and the competition becomes very tough this time. Here we have given complete details about IBPS Clerk Prelims exam Analysis 2018 to understand the difficulty level of an Exam because It is necessary to get aware about the type of question and level of questions being asked in the exam so that you can get the idea about how to plan your strategy to attempt the question. this will help who are going to appear in the upcoming session. The First shift of the exam was conducted from 9 AM to 10 AM. The level of the First shift exam was Easy to Moderate.

Here, You can get detail analysis of All shift

Shift - 1 

Easy to Moderate (click here to view 1st shift Analysis)

Shift - 2 

Moderate (click here to view 2nd shift Analysis)

Shift - 3 

Moderate (click here to view 3rd shift Analysis)

Shift - 4 

Moderate (click here to view 4th shift Analysis)


IBPS Clerk Prelims 2018 Exam Analysis - 1st Shift

IBPS Clerk Prelim exam has three section Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, and English. The total mark will be 100 within 60 minutes and each Question carries one marks, and the time limit of 20 minutes is fixed for each section. The examination held in this shift was of Easy to Moderate level. 

English Language 

English Section was Easy to Moderate level. There was passage based on Global flexibility and the availability of working from a remote location. There were 6 Questions from Reading Comprehension Out of which one question was of synonyms. And  There were 5 Questions from Sentence Rearrangement and Sentence Rearrangement was based on the article the craze of cricket. Students need to chose what to do and what to skip wisely because in this section students need to maintain their accuracy. 


No. of Question Level

Reading Comprehension

6 Q Moderate

Single Fillers

5 Q Easy to Moderate

Sentence rearrangement

5 Q Easy to Moderate

Phrase Replacement

5 Q Moderate

Match (Sentence Completion)

5 Q Moderate

Error Detection

4 Q Easy to Moderate


30 Question Moderate



Reasoning Section was Easy to Moderate. There were 4 sets of Puzzles and Seating Arrangement, Puzzle was Day based (Starting from Monday to Sunday), Random Arrangement based. and Seating Arrangement was Square based, ( 8 Persons, North-South Facing), Linear Seating ( Two Parallel line, 12 numbers of people, Noth- South Facing)


No. of Question Level

Puzzles and Seating Arrangement

20 Q Moderate


1 Q Easy to Moderate

Alphabet Series

5 Q Easy to Moderate


4 Q Easy to Moderate

Direction and Distance

3 Q Easy to Moderate

Order and Ranking

2 Q Moderate


35 Q Moderate


Quantitative Aptitude

Quantitative Aptitude was also Easy to Moderate. There was 1 set of Tabular DI and 5 question was asked from DI. Miscellaneous Question was based on Boat and Stream, Profit and Loss, Average, SI & CI, etc. 


No. of Question Level
DI 5 Q Moderate to difficult


10 Q Moderate

Quadratic Equation

5 Easy to Moderate

Missing Number Series

5 Easy to Moderate
Miscellaneous (Boat and Stream, Profit and Loss, Average, SI & CI, etc) 10 Moderate


35 Q Moderate


IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam 2018: Good Attempt


Good Attempt


18 - 24


24 - 30

Quantitative Aptitude

24 - 27


68 - 75 Question


Questions Asked in IBPS Clerk Prelims 8th Dec 2018

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