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IBPS Clerk 2014 - 13 December 2014 Evening Session - An Analysis

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducted its first slot of online examination for the recruitment of Clerical Cadre Posts in the Participating Organizations, across the country on December 6, 2014.


There were 200 questions in the paper, which had to be answered in 2 hours. There were five sections in all - Reasoning, English Language, Numerical Ability, General Awareness (with special reference to Banking Industry), and Computer Knowledge.  All the sections, except English Language, were available bilingually, that is, in both English and Hindi. Each question had 5 options. There was negative marking of one-fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to any given question.


The pattern of the test was as follows:


Section
Total Ques
Max. Marks
Level of Difficulty
Possible Attempts
Possible Score
Reasoning
40
40
Easy
28 - 34
23 - 31
English Language
40
40
Easy
30 - 32
22 - 27
Numerical Ability
40
40
Moderate
25 - 28
18 - 23
General Awareness ( with special reference to Banking Industry)
40
40
Easy  Moderate
28 - 30
22 - 26
Computer Knowledge
40
40
Easy
30 - 34
26 - 30
Total
200
200


111 - 137

REASONING 
This section primarily saw moderate level of questions. A candidate could have easily attempted at least 30 questions. There were questions on Number Sequence, Directions, Coding-Decoding, Seating Arrangement, Syllogism, Analytical Reasoning, Statement-Conclusion and Data Sufficiency. 

There were on Puzzle in Today's exam. Two Seating Arrangements were asked.
The details of the section are as follows:
Topic
Number of Questions
Syllogism
5
Statement-Conclusion
2
Data Sufficiency
5
Coding Arrangement
5
AR (Linear Arrangement)
5
AR (Circular Arrangement)
5
Number based arrangement
5
Symbol based arrangement
5
Miscellaneous
3

ENGLISH LANGUAGE 
Grammar dominated this section. The questions were based on Phrase Replacement, Para Jumble (5 sentence), Spot the Error, Fill in the Blanks, Cloze Test and Reading Comprehension Passage. The questions were easy in nature. 
The details of the section are as follows:
Topic
Number of Questions
Reading Comprehension
10
Spot the Error
5
Phrase Replacement
5
Fill one word in 2 blanks
5
Para Jumble
5
Cloze Test
10

NUMERICAL ABILITY 

The questions in this section were of easy to moderate level of difficulty.There were questions from topics like Simplification (Calculation based), Data Interpretation, Simple and Compound Interest, Speed and Distance, Time and Work, Profit and Loss and Number System. 

The details of the section are as follows:
Topic
Number of Questions
Simplification
10
DI (Pie-chart, Table)
5
Number System
5
Arithmetic (Simple Interest & Compound Interest/Speed & Distance / Time & Work / Profit & Loss)
20

GENERAL AWARENESS (with special reference to Banking Industry) 
The questions in this section were of easy to moderate level of difficulty. They were based on Banking, Economy and Current Affairs.

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COMPUTER KNOWLEDGE 
This section comprised questions of easy to moderate difficulty level. The questions tested candidates basic knowledge of computers. The questions were based on Windows, Microsoft Office, Networking, Hardware and Software. A candidate who has basic knowledge of computers could have easily attempted 30 questions. 
Disclaimer: All information on cut-offs, analysis, answer key and scores are based on independent analysis and evaluation made by Jobtodayinfo. We do not take responsibility for any decision that might be taken, based on this information.  

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