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IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2020: Check January 06, 2021, 1st Shift, Difficulty Level, Good Attempts

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2020: The IBPS PO January 06 1st Shift Exam has been discussed here with the topic-wise analysis and subject-wise analysis to help the candidates who are going to appear in the upcoming shifts. The IBPS PO Supplementary Exam is conducted in 4 Shifts on January 06, 2021, to avoid overcrowding.

Here we have provided the Exam Analysis of IBPS PO Exam 2020 of the 01st shift. The IBPS PO Prelims exam will have three sections namely English Language, Reasoning & Numerical Ability. The candidate who will score more than the cut-off marks in the Prelims exams will be capable to appear in the IBPS PO Mains exam 2020. Candidates can check the overall, section-wise, and shift-wise paper analysis and utilize the time accordingly to qualify for the prelims examination of IBPS PO 2020.

IBPS PO Prelims January 06, 1st Shift: Major Highlights

The sequence of Sections of IBPS PO 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 January 06, 01st Shift exam is more or less the same as it was in October 2020.

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

Check IBPS PO Exam Analysis 2020: 3rd October 1st Shift

IBPS PO Exam Analysis: January 06, 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 5-6 Easy-Moderate
Cloze test 6-7 Easy
Error Detection (2-3 lines) 5 Easy-Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement  5 Easy
Phase Replacement 4 Easy-Moderate
Total 30 Easy

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

  • Reading Comprehension: Plastic Pollution.
  • Error Detection: Single Sentence error detection.

IBPS PO Exam Analysis: January 06, 01st Shift Quantitative Aptitude

As per the reviews, the Quantitative Aptitude section is similar to the October papers 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 08-10 Moderate
Quadratic Equation 05 Easy-Moderate
Approximation 05 Easy-Moderate
Arithmetic Word Problems 15 Moderate
Total 35 Moderate to Hard

IBPS PO Exam Analysis January 06, 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 20-25 Moderate
Sylloge 4 Easy
Blood Relation 01 Moderate
Direction 01 Easy
Inequality 3-4 Easy
Coding-Decoding 01-02 Easy
Total 35 Moderate to Hard

IBPS PO Exam Analysis January 06, 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 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 68-72 which was quite high as compared to the previous year’s 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 10th Oct 1st Shift FAQs

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

Ans. The difficulty level of the 01st shift was similar to that of the October papers.

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

Ans. There were a total of 20 questions asked from the puzzles, including parallel row, uncertain puzzle, month based puzzle, and consecutive days puzzle.

Q. What was the overall good attempt for the 01st Shift of January 06, 2021?

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 2021?

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

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