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IBPS PO Mains 2021-22 Question Paper Analysis (Available) - Check Difficulty Level, Weightage

Chinmayai Ajay Bobade
Chinmayai Ajay BobadeUpdated On: January 22, 2022 12:43 pm IST

The IBPS PO 2022 Exam was conducted on January 22, 2022, and a thorough analysis (topic-wise), including difficulty level and weightage, of the same is provided. Read below to check out the latest information.

IBPS PO Mains 2022 Analysis

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection, on January 22, 2022, conducted the IBPS PO Mains Exam 2021-22 in one single shift. The candidates who qualify the IBPS Mains Exam are shortlisted for the recruitment interviews. The IBPS PO Mains Examination is segregated into 5 sections, namely:

  • English Language (MCQ)
  • Data Analysis and Interpretation (MCQ)
  • General Economy/Banking Aptitude (MCQ)
  • Reasoning and Computer Aptitude (MCQ)
  • Essay and Letter (Descriptive)

Below, a detailed section-wise analysis is provided for the IBPS PO 2022 Exam.


Major Highlights of IBPS PO Mains 2022 Paper Analysis (First Reaction)

Below we have provided some major highlights of the IBPS PO Mains 2022 Analysis:

  • The overall difficulty was found to be moderate to difficult.
  • The English Language section came out to be mediocre. Questions were asked from Reading Comprehension, Error Spotting, Phrase Replacement, Match the Columns.
  • The section on Data Analysis and Interpretation was relatively difficult. Questions were majorly asked from Data Interpretation, Arithmetic.
  • The General Economy/Banking Aptitude section proved to be a little more difficult than average. Questions were asked from Banking Aptitude and Current Affairs.
  • The Reasoning and Computer Aptitude was moderate. Most questions were asked from Machine Input (Word Base), Seating Arrangement and Puzzles, Logical Reasoning.
  • The descriptive section, Essay and Letter, was moderate.


Detailed Analysis of IBPS PO Mains 2021-22

The detailed question paper analysis of IBPS PO Mains 2021-22 can be checked in the table below:

Aspect

Analysis

Difficulty level

1. Overall Paper

Moderate to Difficult

2. English Language

Moderate

3. Data Analysis and Interpretation

Moderate to Difficult

4. General Economy/Banking Aptitude

Moderate to Difficult

5. Reasoning and Computer Aptitude

Moderate

6. Essay and Letter

Moderate

Topics with more weightage

1. English Language

Reading Comprehension, Error Spotting, Phrase Replacement, Match the Columns

2. Data Analysis and Interpretation

Data Interpretation, Arithmetic

3.General Economy/Banking Aptitude

Banking Aptitude and Current Affairs

4. Reasoning and Computer Aptitude

Machine Input (Word Base), Seating Arrangement and Puzzles, Logical Reasoning

Overall Number of Good Attempts

85+

Difficulty Level of Numerical Questions

Moderate

Difficulty Level of Language Questions

Moderate

Difficulty Level of Descriptive Questions

Moderate

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IBPS PO Mains 2022: Good Attempts Analysis

Section

Number of Good Attempts

Average Difficulty Level

English Language

25+

Moderate

Data Analysis and Interpretation

20+

Moderate to Difficult

General Economy/Banking Aptitude

20+

Moderate to Difficult

Reasoning and Computer Aptitude

25+

Moderate


IBPS PO Mains 2022: ‘English Language’ Section Analysis

A total of 35 questions carrying 40 marks appear from English Language Section. A topic-wise analysis is provided below:

Topics

No. of Questions Asked

Average Difficulty Level

Cloze Test

04 to 05

Moderate

Error Spotting

05 to 06

Moderate

Match the Columns

05

Easy to Moderate

Para Jumbles

02 to 04

Moderate

Reading Comprehension

10 to 12

Moderate

Sentence Improvement/Rearrangement

05 to 06

Moderate

Word Association

03

Moderate


IBPS PO Mains 2022: ‘Data Analysis and Interpretation’ Section Analysis

A total of 35 questions carrying 60 marks appear from Data Analysis and Interpretation Section. A topic-wise analysis is provided below:

Topics

No. of Questions Asked

Average Difficulty Level

Data Interpretation

18 to 20

Moderate to Difficult

Data Sufficiency

02 to 03

Moderate to Difficult

Number Series

03 to 05

Moderate to Difficult

Miscellaneous

07 to 08

Moderate to Difficult


IBPS PO Mains 2022: ‘General Economy/Banking Aptitude’ Section Analysis

A total of 40 questions carrying 40 marks appear from General Economy/Banking Aptitude Section. A topic-wise analysis is provided below:

Topics

No. of Questions asked

Average Difficulty Level

Banking Aptitude

12 to 15

Moderate

Current Affairs

15 to 20

Moderate to Difficult


IBPS PO Mains 2022: ‘Reasoning and Computer Aptitude’ Section Analysis

A total of 45 questions carrying 60 marks appear from the Reasoning and Computer Aptitude Section. A topic-wise analysis is provided below:

Topics

No. of Questions asked

Average Difficulty Level

Data Sufficiency

04 to 05

Moderate to Difficult

Input-Output

07 to 08

Moderate

Logical Reasoning

04 to 05

Moderate

Puzzles & Seating Arrangement

20

Moderate to Difficult

Syllogism - Reverse

03 to 04

Moderate


IBPS PO Mains 2022: ‘Essay and Letter’ Section Analysis

A total of 02 questions carrying 25 marks appear from the Essay and Letter Section. A topic-wise analysis is provided below:

Topics

No. of Questions asked

Average Difficulty Level

Essay Writing: 200 Words

2

Moderate

Letter Writing: 150 Words

3

Moderate

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