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IBPS Clerk 2020 Prelims: Check Exam Analysis, Section-Wise, and Overall Difficulty Levels Here 

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Dec 5, 2020

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Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has started its IBPS Clerk 2020 prelims exam at various exam centers across the country. The prelims exam will be conducted in 4 shifts, i.e From 9 AM to 10 AM, 11.30 AM to 12.30 PM, 2 PM to 3 PM, and 4.30 PM to 5.30 PM. IBPS is conducting this recruitment exam to recruit eligible candidates for the 2,557 vacancies available for the posts of Clerk in 11 Public sector banks across India. Given the pandemic covid-19 circumstances, several measures have been implemented which must be strictly followed by the candidates appearing for the exam. Candidates were also required to produce a health-declaration certificate at the exam hall. 

IBPS Clerk Prelims 2020 exam comprises 3 sections namely English Language, Reasoning, and Numerical Ability. There were a total of 100 questions which carried 100 marks. Candidates who took up the IBPS Clerk Prelims 2020 exam today shared that the overall difficulty level of the exam was Easy to Moderate and they were able to get 69-76 good attempts in the exam. Those who are going to appear for the IBPS Clerk Prelims 2020 exam on December 12 and 13, 2020, can check the exam analysis, overall difficulty level, Section-Wise below. 

Check: IBPS Clerk PRELIMS 2020 Exam Pattern 

IBPS Clerk Prelims 2020: Exam Analysis 

Check the exam analysis for the IBPS Clerk Prelims 2020 as on the 1st shift on December 5, 2020. 

Sections  Total number of questions  Maximum marks 
English Language  30 30
Reasoning Ability  35 35
Numerical Ability  35 35
Total  100 100

Candidates must note that there was a negative marking of ¼ marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer and the overall difficulty level of the exam was Easy to Moderate. 

Check: IBPS Clerk Prelims 2020 Exam Syllabus 

IBPS Clerk Prelims 2020: Exam Overall Good Attempts 

Check the table below to know the overall good attempts for the IBPS Clerk Prelims 2020 exam that was conducted on the 1st of December 5.

Sections  Good attempts  Level 
English Language  23 - 26 Easy 
Reasoning Ability  22 - 24 Easy to Moderate 
Numerical Ability  22 - 25 Easy to Moderate 
Overall good attempts  67 - 75  Easy to Moderate 

Check: IBPS Clerk 2020 last-minute preparation tips for prelims 

IBPS Clerk Prelims 2020: Exam Feedback By the Candidates 

As per the statements from the candidates who appeared for the IBPS Clerk Prelims 2020 exam on December 05, 2020, on the 1st shift said that the overall exam level was Easy to Moderate. Most of the questions were easy to answer. The Reasoning Ability questions were based on puzzles and the reading comprehension was based on obesity which had 10 questions. While in the Quantitative ability, the questions were taken from Ratio, Proportion, DI, Boat, and Stream. 

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*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.