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IBPS PO Exam Analysis 2022: Check Good Attempts, Difficulty Level

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IBPS PO Exam Analysis 2022: The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection conducted the IBPS PO Prelims 2022 exam on October 15, 16, and 22, 2022. At Embibe, various subject experts have examined the exam’s difficulty level, good attempts, and questions asked from each topic of each shift of the IBPS PO Prelims Exam and concluded their analysis.

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Candidates planning to appear for the IBPS PO 2022-23 exam can check out the exam analysis to get an idea about the recently conducted exam. With the help of the exam analysis, candidates will be able to know the complete details of the examination. As per the review, the IBPS PO Prelims exam was of a moderate level. Scroll down to check Section-wise IBPS PO Exam Analysis 2022.

IBPS PO Exam Analysis 2022

Candidates must know that the number and types of questions provided here have been compiled after taking inputs from various candidates who appeared in the IBPS PO Prelims exam. Now, let’s take a look at the IBPS PO (CRP PO/MT-XI) 2022 exam analysis.

IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2022

Candidates can check the IBPS PO exam pattern to know about the questions paper. Through the pattern, candidates can know the number of questions and marks asked in the exam. Check the exam pattern for Prelims and Mains below.

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Pattern

Before getting into the exam analysis, let’s have a look at the exam pattern of IBPS PO Prelims 2022. Below is the section-wise distribution of the exam:

SectionsNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks
English Language3030
Reasoning Ability3535
Quantitative Aptitude3535
Total100100

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2022: Good Attempts

The overall difficulty level of the IBPS PO Prelims question paper was moderate. As per the exam analysis, the English Language section was easy to moderate while the Reasoning and Quantitative were of moderate level.

SectionsGood AttemptsDifficulty Level
English Language22-25Easy to Moderate
Reasoning Ability25-28Moderate
Quantitative Aptitude20-23Moderate
Total69-75Moderate

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2022: Section-wise

The IBPS PO Prelims exam was held on October 15, 2022. We have provided the section-wise and topic-wise analysis, difficulty level, and the number of questions asked from each topic.

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2022 for Quantitative Aptitude

The overall level of the Quantitative Aptitude section was Easy-Moderate, and the questions of Simplification were less time-consuming. The questions in the Arithmetic section were from Mensuration, Probability, Profit Loss, SI-CI, Age, Boat and Stream etc. Check the distribution of questions for this section below:

TopicNo. of QuestionsDifficulty Level
Data Interpretation (Bar Graph)5Easy to Moderate
Data Interpretation  (Tabular DI)5Easy to Moderate
Caselet DI5Moderate
Missing Number Series 5Easy to Moderate
Quadratic Equation5Easy
Arithmetic10Moderate
Total35Moderate

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2022 for Reasoning Ability

The overall level of the Reasoning Ability section was easy to moderate. Questions were asked about Blood Relations, Inequality, Syllogism, Puzzles & Seating Arrangements. Check the analysis for Reasoning Ability below:

TopicNo. of QuestionsDifficulty Level
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement ( Floor Based, Comparison puzzle, Linear Based Seating Arrangement, Circular Based Seating Arrangement)18Easy to Moderate
Syllogism05Easy to Moderate
Blood Relations03Easy to Moderate
Inequality03Easy
Direction Sense Test03Easy
Meaningful Word01Easy to Moderate
Pairing Based01Easy
Odd One Out01Easy
Total35Easy to Moderate

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2022 for the English Language

The level of the English Language section was easy. The topic of reading comprehension was asked with questions of True-False, Antonyms & Synonyms. Check the detailed analysis below:

TopicNo. of QuestionsDifficulty Level
Reading Comprehension08Easy to Moderate
Error Detection03Easy to Moderate
Fill in the Blanks05Easy
Correct Sentence04Easy
Phrase Replacement(Grammer)02Easy
Sentence Rearrangement05Easy to Moderate
Word Swap03-04Easy to Moderate
Total30Easy

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Practice Subject Wise Chapters 2022 from IBPS PO Prelims

SubjectsPractice Chapters From IBPS PO Prelims
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IBPS PO Main Exam Pattern

Take a look at the exam pattern of the IBPS PO Mains Exam 2022. The total duration of the exam is 2 hours, which candidates have to distribute accordingly. Below is the section-wise distribution of the exam:

SectionsNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude4560
English Language3540
Data Analysis & Interpretation3560
General Economy/ Banking Awareness4040
Total155200
English Language (Letter & Essay Writing)0225

IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis

For the IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis of January 22, 2022, we coordinated with the aspirants who appeared for the exam. The IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis will be helpful in understanding all the difficulty levels of the exam, good attempts, question patterns, and GA puzzles. DIS questions were asked in IBPS PO Mains Exam 2022 on January 22, 2022.

Section-wise Difficulty of IBPS PO Mains

Check the overall difficulty level of the IBPS PO exam from the table below:

SectionsExam Level
Reasoning & Computer AptitudeModerate
English LanguageModerate
Data Analysis & InterpretationModerate 
General Economy/ Banking AwarenessModerate
OverallModerate

IBPS PO Mains Analysis – Data Analysis & Interpretation 

As per the review of candidates who attempted the IBPS PO Mains exam, the level of difficulty is moderate.

TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Data Interpretation16Moderate
Data Sufficiency3Easy to moderate
Quantity Comparison2Moderate
Wrong Number Series3Moderate
Time, Speed, and Distance3 – 4Moderate
Mensuration Caselet3Moderate
Caselet (Boys-Girls)3Moderate

IBPS PO Mains Analysis – Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

The level of the questions ranged from moderate to difficult.

TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Puzzles 25Moderate
Data Sufficiency3Moderate
Coded Directions3 – 4Moderate
Coded Blood Relations2Moderate
Machine Input Output4Moderate
Coding-Decoding3Difficult
Logical Reasoning6Moderate
Box-Based MI5Moderate
Hexagon+Triangle+Circle1Moderate

IBPS PO Mains Analysis – English Language

This section was lengthy and the level of difficulty ranges from moderate to difficult.

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Reading Comprehension12Moderate to Difficult
Double Fillers4Moderate
Para Jumbles (Old Pattern)2Moderate
Word Rearrangement3 – 4Moderate
Starters & Connectors3Moderate
Cloze Test (Economy)4Moderate
Phrase Replacement2 – 3Moderate

IBPS PO Mains Analysis – General Awareness

This section had 40 questions for 40 marks. Most of the questions were from current affairs. Some of the questions were related to the following:

  • NRI Day
  • Overnight Loan rate
  • Wooden Satellite launch by
  • I-Mobile Pay application
  • DAK Pay
  • Sig Visa Card
  • International Film Festival of India
  • International Jury Head
  • FX4U
  • Eligibility Criteria Shramyogi Mandhan Yojana
  • Deepam + ADB
  • NSDL MOU
  • Floating Solar Park
  • IFSCA Headquarter
  • PayOut Link
  • NEO Bank
  • OLA Factory
  • SBM Bank
  • Nasa and ESA crew Indian American person name: Raja Cherry
  • Amount in Atma Nirbhar Bharat Rojgar Yojna
  • SBI + JCB
  • NBFC under which act?

IBPS PO Mains Analysis – Descriptive

The descriptive test is 25 marks in the IBPS PO Mains Examination. The descriptive writing test has 2 questions – Letter, and Essay.

Essay Writing Topics – word limit 250 words

  • Work From Home due to COVID-19
  • Inflation- Cost of Living

Letter Writing Topics – word limit 150 words

  • Complain about the damaged electronic product to the shopkeeper.
  • Loan-related: Not eligible
  • A letter to the editor for raising awareness about grammatical errors due to texting apps in youngsters.

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FAQs on IBPS PO Exam Analysis

Here, we have enlisted some of the frequently asked questions related to the IBPS PO Exam Analysis 2022. Candidates must go through these questions and answers to clear out their doubts regarding the same.

Q.1: How many shifts are there in IBPS PO Prelims?

Ans: The IBPS PO prelims exam is conducted in four shifts – 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.

Q.2: How was the difficulty level of IBPS PO Prelims Exams?

Ans: The overall difficulty level of the IBPS PO Prelims Exam was moderate.

Q.3: What is the number of good attempts for the IBPS PO Prelims 2022 exam?

Ans: The number of good attempts for the IBPS PO Prelims 2022 exam was 69-75.

Q.4: Is there sectional timing in IBPS PO Prelims?

Ans: Yes, the sectional time of 20 minutes each is there in IBPS PO Prelims.

Q.5: How many questions come in the IBPS PO Mains exam?

Ans: The IBPS PO Mains exam contains a total of 157 questions.

Now that you know everything about the exam, keep all these things in mind as you prepare for IBPS PO 2022. Stay tuned to Embibe and bookmark this page for updates on upcoming IBPS PO Prelims and Mains.

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