• On October 23,2016 IBPS PO Pre 2016 Exam second Phase has been conducted. The exam was conducted in 4 slots i.e. 9 am – 10 am,  11.30 am – 12.30 pm, 2 pm – 3 pm, 4.30 pm – 5.30 pm.
  • We are providing you a detail analysis of IBPS PO Prelims Exam held October-22, 2016 – First slot.

Pattern of the Exam

The Prelims Exam consists of three sections as given below:


Below is the detail analysis of all the sections:

  1. English Section – 30 Question

  • Questions were asked from Moderate level.
  • Incidentally in this exam no synonyms and antonyms have been asked.


No of Questions

Reading Comprehension 7
Cloze test  8
Parajumble 5
Spotting Error 10


  1. Reasoning Ability (35 Questions)

  • Questions were asked from Moderate to Easy level.


No of Questions

Puzzle (floor based) 5
Seating arrangement (circular) 5
Linear Seating Arrangement  5
Inequality (Direct) 5
Direction 3
Syllogism 5
 Blood Relation 3
Rest Miscellaneous


3. Quantitative Aptitude (35 Questions)

  • Questions are mostly in the range of Medium with a few Easy questions.


No of Questions

Number Series 5
Data Interpretation 10
Approximation  5
Quadratic Equation  5
Miscellaneous (Time&Work, Profit&Loss,..) 10


We hope this will be helpful to those students preparing for the Prelims and have exams in coming weeks.


Exambin Team..!

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