IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis

IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis & Review 2017 – 26th November

IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 2017. Welcome to the www.letsstudytogether.co online learning section. IBPS PO Mains Exam 2017 was conducted today, i.e. 26th November 2017. In this post, you can go through the detailed IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 2017. We have also shared the expected cut off of IBPS PO Mains 2017 based on the overall level of difficulty of this exam.

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IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 2017

IBPS PO Mains exam was conducted in 2 phase, namely, Objective (Duration – 3 hours) as well as the Descriptive test (Duration – 30 minutes). The overall level of this exam was Difficult.

Sections No. of
Marks Time Level Good
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60
Difficult 18-20
Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45
Moderate-Difficult 20-22
General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness 40 40 35
Moderate 24-26
English Language 35 40 40
Difficult 14-16
Total 155 200 3 hrs Difficult 76-80

IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis: Descriptive Paper

Topic Marks Duration
Essay Writing  



30 mins

Letter Writing

Section wise IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis

IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis: Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude

Topic No. of Questions
 Sitting Arrangement and Puzzles   15
 Logical Reasoning  10
 Coded Blood Relation 04 
 Coded Direction Sense  05
 Machine Input-Output 05 
 Data Sufficiency 02 
 Micellaneous  04

 IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis: Data Analysis & Interpretation

Topic No. of Questions
 Data Interpretation  15
 Data Sufficiency 05 
 Wrong Number Series 05 
 Inequality (Q1, Q2 Type) 05 
 Miscellaneous 05 

IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis: English Language

Topic No. of Questions
 Reading Comprehension   10
 Cloze Test 05 
 Error Detection 05 
 Rephrasing Sentence to correct grammatical form 04 
 Connector Usage  05
 Double Filler 02 
 Para Jumble (New Pattern) 04 

IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis: General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness

The overall level of this section was Easy to Moderate. Most of the questions were from banking, Static and current affairs. There were also few questions from basic banking awareness and the questions asked from static were based on those cities which were recently in news. The current affairs questions were mainly from the news and events of September to November Month and in this section LST “Current Affairs Mega Booster for RRB PO and Clerk Mains 2017: 1700+ Current Affairs One liner Questions PDF from June to November 2017” cover most of the question.

  • Full Form of SWIFT.
  • Full form of AMRUT
  • Maximum Deposit allowed in IPPB Savings Account
  • Fugli is the dance form of which state?
  • Question-based on WEO Survey
  • Who is the writer of India 2017 Yearbook?
  • Question-based on G7 Summit 2018
  • Question-based on Commonwealth Games 2018
  • Question-based on function of RBI
  • Which body introduced Kisan Vikas Patra?
  • Question related to Panna National Park
  • Winner of FIFA U-17
  • Full form of LTV
  • Bandhan bank provides loan under which major loan segment?
  • M.V. Sridhar is related to which field?
  • 12th November is observed as which day?

IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis: Descriptive Test

This section involved 2 questions, Letter, and Essay Writing. Following topics of Essay and Letter writing were asked under Descriptive Test of IBPS PO Mains exam 2017 –

Essay topic
1. Which reform in Indian education can be compared with International level
2. Advantages and Disadvantages of Cashless economy
3. Effects of gadgets on intellectual capabilities of humans

Letter Writing
1. Write a Letter to you friend encouraging and advising him to plan his own start-up
2. Letter to your office colleague
3. Write a letter to the branch manager requesting him to block your credit card as you’ve lost it and ask him to issue you a new card.

IBPS PO Mains Expected Cut Off 2017

As per the level of this exam, the sectional, as well as overall cut off of SBI PO Mains, is expected to range as mentioned below –

Name of Section Expected Cut Off
Reasoning Ability & Computer Ability 9 – 11
Data Analysis & Interpretation 7 – 10
English Language 8 – 10
General Awareness 15 -17
Overall Expected Cut off 68 – 70

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