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On October 16,2016 IBPS PO Pre 2016 Exam First 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-16, 2016 – second 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.

    TopicNo of Questions
    Reading Comprehension8
    Cloze test 7
    Spotting Error10


2. Reasoning Ability (35 Questions)

Questions were asked from Moderate to Easy level

TopicsReasoning Ability
Puzzle and Arrangement15
Blood Relation3
Direction Based3


3. Quantitative Aptitude (35 Questions)

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

TopicNo of Questions
Number Series5
Data Interpretation10
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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