IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 2021: Check 04th February 2021 Overall Difficulty Level And Section-Wise Analysis

IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 2021: The Institute of Banking & Personnel Selection (IBPS) has successfully conducted the IBPS PO Mains Exam today i.e. on 04th February 2021 and here Adda247 has come up with the detailed section-wise analysis of the exam as per the reviews of the aspirants who have appeared in the Exam. The overall difficulty level of IBPS PO Mains Exam on 04th February 2021 was of Moderate level. The IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 2021 is being conducted by Adda247 Expert Faculties for all subjects English, Reasoning, Data Analysis, Interpretation and General Economy/Banking. Go through the complete article and know the overall difficulty level of the exam, the pattern of exam, and overall good attempts.

The order of occurrence of the sections: Reasoning-> GA -> English -> Data Analysis -> Descriptive

IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 2021: Exam Pattern

Before going further, let’s have a look at what was the exam pattern of IBPS PO Mains Exam 2021. Below is the section-wise distribution of the exam. The total duration of the exam is 2 hours, which candidates have to distribute accordingly.

Sno Section No. of Questions Maximum Marks Time Allotted
1 Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 Minutes
2 English Language 35 40 40 Minutes
3 Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 Minutes
4 General Economy/ Banking Awareness 40 40 35 Minutes
Total 155 200 180 Minutes
English Language (Letter & Essay Writing) 02 25 30 Minutes

IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 04th Feb 2021: Good Attempts

Here we present the number of good attempts for the reasoning section, numerical ability section, and overall good attempts which a candidate must do in the today’s IBPS PO Mains exam.

Section Good Attempts Difficulty Level
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 27-29 Moderate
English Language 16-17 Moderate
Data Analysis & Interpretation 17-18 Moderate
General Awareness 25-27 Moderate
Overall Good Attempts 85-91 Moderate

IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 04th Feb 2021: Video Analysis

Check the detailed analysis for IBPS PO Mains Exam 2021 through our video analysis where our faculty has been directly interacting with the candidates who have appeared in this shift of IBPS PO Mains Exam held on 04th February 2021. The video analysis will help you to understand the questions asked in the exam more clearly.


IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 2021: Section-Wise Analysis

IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis: Data Analysis & Interpretation

The level of Quantitative Aptitude was of Moderate level. The Data Analysis & Interpretation carries a total of 60 marks and has 35 questions. In this section, there were 25 questions of 2 marks and 10 questions of 1 marks each. This section included all the questions of DIs and there was just 02 question of wrong number series. Following were the types of DI in IBPS PO Mains 2021 exam:

  • Pie Chart- Double Pie-Chart 5 Questions of 2 Marks each
  • Table DI (Calculative but Doable)- 5 Questions of 2 Marks each
  • Line + Table- Male/Female- 06 Questions of 1 Mark each
Topics No. of Questions Asked Difficulty Level
Data Interpretation 16 Moderate
Data Sufficiency 03 Easy to Moderate
Quantity Comparison 02 Moderate
Wrong Number Series 03 Moderate
Time, Speed and Distance 03-04 Moderate
Mensuration Caselet 03 Moderate
Caselet (Boys-Girls) 03 Moderate

IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis: Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

The Reasoning & Computer Knowledge together contributes a total of 45 questions and carried a total of 60 marks. Puzzles asked in IBPS PO Mains Exam on 04th February 2021 are as below:

  • Classification Puzzle- 5 Cartons
  • Selection-Based Puzzle
  • Linear Seating Arrangement (4 couples north facing)
  • Parallel Row 10 persons- 2 Questions
  • Circular Arrangement – Data Sufficiency
  • Distance-Based Puzzle
Topics No. of Questions Asked Difficulty Level
Puzzles 25 Moderate
Data Sufficiency 03  Moderate
Coded Directions 03-04 Moderate
Coded Blood Relations 02 Moderate
Machine Input Output 04 Moderate
Coding-Decoding 03 Difficult
Logical Reasoning 06 Moderate
Box-Based MI 05 Moderate
Hexagon+Triangle+Circle 01 Moderate

IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 2021: English Language

This section had 35 questions for 40 marks. According to the review shared by a student, the level of English Language section was also a moderate level of this exam and the exam was lengthy.  There were a total of 3 sets of reading comprehensions and their questions were arranged randomly in the test. Following were the themes of the passages

  1. Economic Survey Related
  2. Fishery
  3. Water-Crisis
Topics No. of Questions Asked Difficulty Level
Reading Comprehension 12 Moderate to Difficult
Double Fillers 04 Moderate
Para Jumbles (Old Pattern) 02 Moderate
Word Rearrangement 03-04 Moderate
Starters & Connectors 03 Moderate
Cloze Test (Economy) 04 Moderate
Phrase Replacement 02-03 Moderate


IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis: General Awareness

General/ Financial/ Banking Awareness section had 40 questions for 40 marks. Most of the questions were from current affairs. This section was relatively moderate when compared with Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude. 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 Shram Yogi Mandhan Yojna
  • Deepam + ADB
  • 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 Aatma Nirbhar Bharat Rojgar Yojna
  • SBI + JCB
  • NBFC under which act?
  • Lockdown listen…. book was written by
  • Guru ram das airport in which city?
  • Pimpri MOU with?

IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 2021: Descriptive

The descriptive test is of 25 marks in the IBPS PO Mains Examination. The descriptive writing test has 2 questions – Letter, and Essay and candidates had to attempt it in a time limit of 30 minutes.

Essay Writing Topics – word limit 250 words

  1. Work From Home due to COVID-19
  2. Inflation- Cost of Living

Letter Writing Topics – word limit 150 words

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

IBPS PO Mains Exam 2021: COVID-19 Arrangements

IBPS has issued exam day guidelines due to COVID-19. The exam centre authorities ensured that each and every candidate wore a mask. Wearing an N95 mask is compulsory. Some of the guidelines issued by IBPS are given below.

  • Wearing the mask is compulsory
  • Personal transparent water bottle
  • Personal hand sanitiser (50 ml)
  • Candidate must have Aarogya Setu App installed on their mobile phones
  • The Aarogya Setu status must show candidates’ risk factor
  • Candidates’ registration will be done through photo capture
  • Rough sheets will be kept at the desk of each candidate
  • Separate drop-boxes will be provided for rough sheets and call letters. Candidates need to drop these items in the designated boxes

IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 2021: FAQs

Q. What was the overall difficulty level of IBPS PO Mains Exam 2021?

An. The overall difficulty level of the Mains Exam was Moderate.

Q. What are overall good attempts for IBPS PO Mains Exam 2021?

Ans. The overall good attempts could reach up to 85-91

Q. What was the difficulty level of Reasoning Section in IBPS PO Mains Exam?

Ans. The level of reasoning section was Moderate as per student’s reviews

Q. Was IBPS PO Mains Exam 2021 difficult than SBI PO Mains 2021?

Ans. No, IBPS PO Mains exam was easy than SBI PO Mains Exam 2021.

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