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IBPS PO Prelims Analysis 2020: Check Complete Analysis And Review For IBPS PO Prelims 1st Shift, 11th October 2020 Here

IBPS PO Prelims Analysis 2020: The 1st Shift of 11th Oct of the prelims exam is over and we are back with another analysis directly from the examination center through our aspirants who have attempted the Prelims exam in this shift. Today is the last day of IBPS PO Prelims 2020 and the exam will be conducted in 4 Shifts as previous days. Check the complete Exam Analysis in this article and learn what could be expected in the upcoming shifts of the IBPS PO Prelims Exam. Read the overall good attempts, section-wise, topic-wise analysis here, and utilize the time accordingly to qualify the prelims examination of IBPS PO Prelims 2020 with good attempts. The candidates who are going to attend the coming 3 shifts must go through this article as this would help them to expect what type of paper could be asked in their exam shift.

IBPS PO Prelims 11th October, 1st Shift: Major Highlights

The sequence of Sections of IBPS PO Prelims Exam:

Sections Number of Questions Maximum Marks
English Language 30 30
Reasoning Ability 35 35
Numerical Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

Overall Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate

The overall difficulty level of the 11th October, 01st Shift exam is more or less the same as it was on 10th October.

Sections Exam Level
English Language Easy
Reasoning Ability Moderate
Numerical Ability Moderate

Check IBPS PO Exam Analysis 2020: 10th October 1st Shift

IBPS PO Exam Analysis: 11th October, 01st Shift English Language

The English Language section is more on the Easy side as per the student’s review who has attempted the 01st shift exam of IBPS PO Prelims 2020.

Topics No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 07-08 Easy
Cloze test 06 Easy
Error Detection (Sentence Improvement) 05 Easy
Sentence Rearrangement  05 Easy
Double Fillers 05 Easy to Moderate
Total 30 Easy to Moderate

Details of Questions of IBPS PO, 01st Shift of English Language

  • Reading Comprehension: Fuel and renewable energy.

IBPS PO Exam Analysis: 11th October, 01st Shift Quantitative Aptitude

As per the reviews, the Quantitative Aptitude section is similar to the 10th October paper which is more on the Easy side with some Moderate Level questions, and the candidates are confident after the exam with their attempts.

Topics No. of Questions Level
Data Interpretation 18 Moderate
Quadratic Equation 05 Easy to Moderate
Approximation 05 Easy to Moderate
Arithmetic Word Problems 07 Moderate
Total 35 Moderate


  • D.I: Pie-Chart (% based), Table D.I (data-based), and Data-based (Profit-Loss based).
  • Word Problem: Partnership, ages, and others.

IBPS PO Exam Analysis 11th October, 1st Shift: Reasoning Ability

The Reasoning Ability section of IBPS PO is of 35 questions of 35 marks. The overall difficulty level of the Reasoning Ability Section was Easy to Moderate.

Topics No. of Questions Level
Puzzle and Seating Arrangement 20 Easy-Moderate
Syllogs 05 Easy to Moderate
Odd-even 01 Easy
China Coding 05 Moderate
Miss 04 Moderate
Total 35 Moderate

Details of Questions IBPS PO, 01st Shift of Reasoning Ability

The types of puzzles and seating arrangement sets as explained by the candidates who have appeared in the 01st Shift are as follows:

  • Puzzle: Age-based puzzle (05), Floor +  Flat (variable countries)(05), Row-based (12 people), Box based puzzle (9 boxes).
  • Pairing: REDUCTION

IBPS PO Exam Analysis 11th October, 01st Shift Good Attempts

Check the IBPS PO 01st Shift Exam Analysis, Good Attempts in the table depicted below. You need to score more than the cut off marks to appear for the IBPS PO Mains Exam 2020.

Overall Good Attempts
English Good Attempts
Reasoning Ability Good Attempts
Quantitative Ability Good Attempts

COVID-19 Arrangements Made by IBPS

The COVID-19 guidelines issued by IBPS are given below. The exam is conducted center authorities will ensure that each and every candidate wore masks. Some of the guidelines issued by IBPS are given below.

  • Wearing of the mask is compulsory
  • Personal transparent water bottle
  • Personal hand sanitizer (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


The 1st Shift of IBPS PO Prelims was of Moderate Level. The questions asked were as expected by the candidates. The overall good attempts were 67-70 which was quite high as compared to the previous year exams. Besides the pandemic scenario, the Shift-2 exam was conducted smoothly as the candidates were following the social distancing norms seriously. When it comes to the section-wise difficulty level, each section was of an easy to moderate level.

IBPS PO Exam Analysis 11th Oct 1st Shift FAQs

Q. How was the difficulty level of 01st Shift as compared to 10th October IBPS PO Prelims?

Ans. The difficulty level of the 01st shift was similar to that of the 10th October paper.

Q. How many questions were asked from Puzzles in the Reasoning Section?

Ans. There were a total of 20 questions asked from the puzzles.

Q. What was the overall good attempt for the 01st Shift of 11th October 2020?

Ans. The overall good attempts for the 01st shift were 67-70.

Q. What is the good attempt for the English Section in the 1st Shift of IBPS PO 2020?

Ans. The good attempt for English Section in 01st Shift was 22-25.

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