IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis 2022: Prelims & Mains Analysis
  • Written By Zeshan Naz
  • Last Modified 07-09-2022
  • Written By Zeshan Naz
  • Last Modified 07-09-2022

IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis 2022: All Shift Prelims Review

IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis 2022: The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) successfully conducted the Prelims exam on September 3 and 4, 2022. Candidates planning to appear for the upcoming exam well must refer to IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis 2022 provided in this article. It will enable applicants to know which topics to put extra focus on.

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The IBPS Clerk exam is a national-level exam to recruit candidates for clerical cadre posts in various participating banks. The selection process consists of two online exams, namely Prelims and Mains. Candidates will be able to check exam analysis for Prelims and Mains from this page. They will also find the important topics that are covered in the IBPS Clerk exam in this article. Read on to know more about IBPS Clerk exam analysis 2022.

IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis 2022

IBPS conducts Prelims and Mains exams at various centres across the country. Candidates who appear for these exams can check the IBPS Clerk paper analysis from here. To assist applicants, we have provided detailed IBPS Clerk Prelims Analysis 2022 section-wise for Shift-1, 2 & 3 on September 3 and 4, 2022. It will undoubtedly assist those who have tests in the next shifts of IBPS Clerk Prelims 2022.

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2022 (September 4, 2022)

Below, we have provided the exam analysis of IBPS Clerk Prelims 2022. Candidates can check the same and know about the good attempts and section-wise number of questions.

SectionGood AttemptsDifficulty Level
English23-25Easy
Reasoning Ability26-28Easy to Moderate
Quantitative Ability22-24Easy to Moderate
Overall71-77Easy to Moderate

IBPS Clerk Prelims Analysis 2022 (All Shifts)- Reasoning Ability

According to the candidates, the level of reasoning was Easy to Moderate. The topic-wise number of questions asked for all shifts of September 4, 2022, is mentioned below:

TopicNo. Of Questions (Shift 1)No. Of Questions (Shift 2)No. Of Questions (Shift 3)
Puzzles51313
Circular Seating Arrangement (7 Persons)5
Parallel Row Seating Arrangement5
Comparison Based3
Syllogism333
Direction & Distance3
3 Letter Based series55
Inequality43
Word Pairing11
Odd One Out1
Coding Decoding11
Number Series5

IBPS Clerk Prelims Analysis 2022 (All Shifts)- English Language

In this section, we have provided the number of questions asked on each topic in the IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam held on September 4, 2022. The reading comprehension topic was “Password Related,” and questions about synonyms, antonyms, and fillers were asked.

TopicNo. Of Questions (Shift 1)No. Of Questions (Shift 2)No. Of Questions (Shift 3)
Phrase Replacement533
Sentence Arrangement3
Correct Sentence455
Word Swap5
Cloze Test5
Reading Comprehension899

IBPS Clerk Prelims Analysis 2022 (All Shifts)- Quantitative Aptitude

Mensuration, Probability, Profit Loss, SI-CI, Age, Boat, and Stream were the most asked questions. The topic-wise number of questions asked for all shifts of September 4, 2022, is mentioned below:

TopicNo. Of Questions (Shift 1)No. Of Questions (Shift 2)No. Of Questions (Shift 3)
DI555
Arithmetic101212
Simplification151313
Wrong Number Series555
Total353535

IBPS Clerk Prelims Analysis – September 3, 2022 (All Shifts)

Candidates can use the table below to gain an idea of the good attempts and the difficulty level of the IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam:

Section  Shift 1 Shift 2 Shift 3 Shift 4
Good Attempts  Difficulty Level Good Attempts  Difficulty Level Good Attempts  Difficulty Level Good Attempts Difficulty Level
Numerical Ability 25-27 Easy  25-27 Easy 25-27 Easy 23-26 Moderate
Reasoning 27-28 Easy  27-28 Easy 27-29 Easy 28-29 Easy
English Language 19-21 Easy  20-21 Easy 20-22 Easy 22-24 Easy
Total 74-76 Easy 74-76 Easy 75-77 Easy 74-78 Easy to Moderate

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IBPS Clerk Mains 2021 Exam Analysis

The previous year’s IBPS Clerk Mains exam was held on January 25, 2022, and thousands of aspirants participated. Our experienced faculty interacted with applicants who passed the IBPS Clerk Mains Exam. We have prepared the detailed & accurate IBPS Clerk Mains Analysis for you in the below sections:

IBPS Clerk Mains Analysis 2021-22: Overall Attempts

Kindly check the IBPS Clerk Mains Analysis Overall Attempts 2021-22 from the below table.

SectionDifficulty Level
Reasoning AbilityModerate to Difficult
Quantitative AptitudeModerate
General/Financial AwarenessModerate
English LanguageModerate
Overall AttemptsModerate

IBPS Clerk Mains Analysis 2021-22: Good Attempts

Kindly check the IBPS Clerk Mains Analysis Good Attempts 2021-22 from the below table.

SectionGood Attempts
Reasoning Ability18-20
Quantitative Aptitude25-27
General/Financial Awareness26-28
English Language20-22
Overall Attempts89-97

IBPS Clerk Mains Analysis 2021-22: Sectional Review

The exam consists of four sections. Let us go through the subject-wise exam analysis as follows:

Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude

This time, the Reasoning section was more complex than the last time. Students found it difficult to select the best option at the optimal time possible.

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement23-24 Moderate- Difficult
Data Sufficiency03-04 Moderate 
Coded Blood Relation03Moderate
Coded Direction03 Moderate
Coded Inequalities03 Moderate
Word Formation01Moderate
Machine Input (Traditional)05Moderate
Logical/Critical Reasoning7-8 Moderate- Difficult
Total50Moderate- Difficult
Topics

Quantitative Aptitude

There was no chart-based DI question in the IBPS Clerk Mains Exam on January 25, 2022. Overall, the level was moderate.

TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Data Interpretation 20 Moderate
Approximation05Moderate
Q1- Q204Moderate
Quadratic Equation04-05Moderate
Series Based02-03Easy to Moderate
Arithmetic Word Problems10-12Moderate 
Total50Moderate 

English Language

According to the candidate’s feedback, the English section was lengthy. The paper’s emphasis was on Reading Comprehension questions.

TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Reading Comprehension (Pollution & Books)10-12Moderate 
Cloze Test06-07 Easy to Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement01 Easy to Moderate
Error Detection01Moderate 
Phrase Replacement05 Moderate 
Match the Columns03Moderate 
Double Fillers03Moderate 
Odd One Out01Moderate

General/ Financial Awareness

This section included some excellent questions about general and financial awareness. Some of the key topics covered in the exam are listed below:

  1. PCA framework
  2. USSD full form
  3. Blue Flag Certification 
  4. Gareeb Kalyan Yojna Extension Period
  5. Spinny Market Place
  6. World Bank & SBI’s role in Electric vehicle
  7. INS Vishaka Pattanam
  8. Paytm Payment Bank-related act
  9. ADB loan to India for Covid19
  10. SLR
  11. Harbinger
  12. Largest Rubber producer
  13. Wild Life Institute of India

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Success Master IBPS CWE
Arihant Expert Team


Reasoning Ability Exam Goal Post for Banking Exams
Dreamtech Expert Team


Mental Ability Tests
Dr. Lal & Jain


State Bank Probationary Officers Preliminary Examination
Dr. Lal & Jain


Quantitative Aptitude And Reasoning
Shyam Saraf, Abhilasha Swarup


Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exam
Disha Expert Team


Tips and Techniques in English for Competitive Exams
Disha Expert Team


New Pattern Data Analysis & Interpretation
Er. Deepak Agarwal



Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency
Dhankar Expert Team


Compulsory English
Johnson Borges

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2021

Below, we have provided the exam analysis of IBPS Clerk Prelims 2021-22. Candidates can check the same and know about the good attempts and section-wise number of questions.

IBPS Clerk Prelims Analysis (December 18, 2021)

The section-wise difficulty level and the number of questions for the paper held on December 18, 2021, are as follows:

Overall Difficulty Level

Kindly check the overall difficulty level for IBPS Clerk Prelims Analysis, Dec. 18, 2022, from the below table.

SectionsDifficulty level
Quantitative AptitudeModerate to difficult
Reasoning AbilityModerate
English LanguageEasy to Moderate
OverallEasy to Moderate
Section-wise Number of Questions

Kindly check the section-wise number of questions for English from the below table.

English Language

TopicsNumber of Questions
Reading Comprehension8
Error Detection5
Phrase Replacement5
Word Arrangement6
Cloze Test6

Quantitative Aptitude

Kindly check the section-wise number of questions for Quantitative Aptitude from the below table.

TopicsNumber of Questions
Bar Graph Data Interpretation5
Case let Data Interpretation5
Simplification12
Missing Number Series5
Arithmetic8

Reasoning Ability

Kindly check the section-wise number of questions for Reasoning Ability from the below table.

TopicsNumber of Questions
Floor & Flat Based Puzzle5
Linear Row Seating Arrangement5
Floor Based Puzzle5
Comparison Based Puzzle3
Inequalities3
Syllogism4
Direction & Sense3
Simple Coding2
Alphabetical  Series4
Word Formation1

IBPS Clerk Prelims Analysis (December 12, 2021)

Candidates can check the section-wise reasonable attempts, difficulty level, and the number of questions for the December 12 exam below:

Overall Good Attempts and Difficulty Level

Kindly check the overall good attempts and difficulty level for IBPS Clerk Prelims Analysis, Dec. 12, 2022, from the below table.

SectionGood AttemptsDifficulty Level
English22-24Easy
Reasoning Ability28-29Easy
Quantitative Ability23-26Moderate
Overall73-79Easy to moderate
Section-wise Number of Questions

Kindly check the section-wise number of questions for Reasoning Ability from the below table.

Reasoning Ability

TopicsNumber of QuestionsLevel
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement19Easy to Moderate
Syllogism03Easy to Moderate
Inequalities04Easy to Moderate
Direction and Distance03Easy to Moderate
Alphanumeric Series04Easy to Moderate
Word Sequencing01Easy
Order & Ranking01Easy

Quantitative Aptitude

Kindly check the section-wise number of questions for Quantitative Aptitude from the below table.

TopicNumber of QuestionsDifficulty Level
Data Interpretation05Easy to Moderate
Wrong Number Series05Easy to Moderate
Simplification10Moderate
Arithmetic15Easy to Moderate

English Language

Kindly check the section-wise number of questions for English from the below table.

TopicNumber of QuestionsLevel
Reading Comprehension06-07Easy
Para Jumbles04Easy
Misspelt word06Easy
Error Detection05Easy
Sentence Rearrangement05Easy
Match of the column03Easy

IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis 2019-20

Candidates can check the exam analysis of previous years’ IBPS Clerk Prelims and Mains below:

IBPS Clerk Analysis for Prelims: December 8, 2019 – Slot 1

Good Attempts:

Kindly check the Good Attempts for IBPS Clerk Analysis Prelims from the below table.

English26-28
Reasoning30-32
Quantitative Aptitude27-30

Section-wise IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis:

Kindly check the Section-wise for IBPS Clerk Analysis Prelims from the below table.

EnglishLevel: Easy to Moderate
Break up of topics: RC- 7-8, Fillers- 6-7, Sentence Improvement- 5, Sentence Rearrangement- 5, Errors Detection- 6
ReasoningLevel: Easy
Break up of topics: Inequalities- 5, Syllogism -5, Puzzles- 15, Seating Arrangement- 10, Alphanumeric Series- 5, Alphabet Based Question- 2, Blood Relations- 3
Quantitative AptitudeLevel: Easy to Moderate
Break up of topics: Quadratic Equations- 5, Simplification- 10, Missing Number Series- 5, Data Interpretation- 5, Miscellaneous- 10

IBPS Clerk Analysis for Prelims: December 8, 2019- Slot 2

Good Attempts:

Kindly check the Good Attempts for IBPS Clerk Analysis Prelims from the below table.

English26-28
Reasoning30-32
Quantitative Aptitude27-30

Section-wise IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis:

Kindly check the Good Attempts for IBPS Clerk Analysis Prelims from the below table.

EnglishLevel: Easy
Break up of topics: RC- 7-8, Fillers- 6-7, Sentence Improvement- 5, Sentence Rearrangement- 5, Errors Detection- 6
ReasoningLevel: Easy
Break up of topics: Inequalities- 5, Syllogism- 5, Puzzles- 5, Seating Arrangement- 10, Alphanumeric Series- 5, Alphabet Based Question- 2, Blood Relations- 3 
Quantitative AptitudeLevel: Easy
Break up of topics: Quadratic Equations- 5, Simplification- 10, Missing Number Series- 5, Data Interpretation- 5, Miscellaneous- 10

IBPS Clerk Analysis for Prelims: December 8, 2019 – Slot 3

Good Attempts:

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English25-27
Reasoning30-32
Quantitative Aptitude25-27

Section-wise IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis:

Kindly check the Good Attempts for IBPS Clerk Analysis Prelims from the below table.

EnglishLevel: Easy
Break up of topics: RC- 7, Sentence Rearrangement- 4, Sentence Correction- 4, Errors- 5, Word Rearrangement- 4, Phrase Rearrangement- 5 
ReasoningLevel: Easy
Break up of topics: Alphanumeric Series- 5, Syllogism- 5, Direction Sence Questions- 3, Alphabet Based Questions- 2, Puzzles- 10, Seating Arrangement- 10
Quantitative AptitudeLevel: Easy to Moderate
Break up of topics: Quadratic Equations- 5, Missing Number Series- 5, Data Interpretation- 5, Simplification- 10, Miscellaneous- 10

IBPS Clerk Analysis for Prelims: December 8, 2019 – Slot 4

Good Attempts:

Kindly check the Good Attempts for IBPS Clerk Analysis Prelims from the below table.

English23-27
Reasoning30-32
Quantitative Aptitude23-27

Section-wise IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis:

Kindly check the Good Attempts for IBPS Clerk Analysis Prelims from the below table.

EnglishLevel: Easy
Break up of topics: RC- 8, Cloze Test- 8, Spelling Correction- 5, Errors Detection- 5, Sentence Rearrangement- 4
ReasoningLevel: Easy
Break up of topics: Alphanumeric Series -5, Coding-Decoding- 5, Syllogism- 5, Blood Relation- 3, Alphabet-based question- 2, Puzzles- 5, Seating Arrangement- 10 
Quantitative AptitudeLevel: Easy
Break up of topics: Quadratic Equations- 5, Wrong Number Series- 5, Data Interpretation- 5, Miscellaneous- 10

IBPS Clerk Paper Analysis: Biggest Lesson

The biggest lesson that IBPS Clerk exam analysis teaches the applicants is that the exam is highly unpredictable and uncertain. Any topic or section can change the exam pattern. Questions that you think will not come for the exam will pop up very uncertainly.

So, applicants appearing for the exam this year are advised to prepare well without indulging in the selective study. Also, do not take the paper for granted. It can cost you a price not thought of.

FAQs on IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis

Check frequently asked questions related to IBPS Clerk Prelims and Mains below:

Q.1: What is the date of IBPS Clerk Mains 2022?
Ans: The IBPS Clerk Mains exam will be conducted on October 8, 2022.

Q.2: When was IBPS Clerk Prelims conducted?
Ans: IBPS Clerk Prelims exam was conducted on September 3 and 4, 2022.

Q.3: Does IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis help future aspirants?
Ans: Yes, the IBPS Clerk exam analysis surely assists applicants. It discloses the exact nature of the questions being asked in the exam.

Q.4: Will the cut-off of IBPS Clerk be less this year?
Ans: The cut-off depends upon various factors, including the difficulty level of the IBPS Clerk exam, the number of candidates who appeared, vacancies, etc.

Q.5: What is the basis of Embibe’s IBPS Clerk exam analysis?
Ans: Embibe’s IBPS Clerk exam analysis is the first-hand input provided by applicants across centres who appeared for the exam.

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