IBPS Clerk CWE VII – Prelims Exam Analysis – 02-12-2017


IBPS Clerk CWE VII – Prelims Exam Analysis – 02-12-2017

Hello Friends,

As today’s the first day for IBPS CWE Clerical Prelims exam,we are here with the first day complete sectional wise analysis.The Exam is scheduled to take place on 2nd, 3rd, 9th & 10th December 2017. The exam is taking place to fill 7883 vacancies in 19 participating banks

All those who have their exam in the upcoming shifts can make most of it.

IBPS Clerk Prelims Analysis: Overall  

The preliminary exam for IBPS Clerk was conducted online and had 100 questions for 60 minutes. Candidates have to manage those 60 minutes themselves while dealing with three sections- Reasoning Ability (35 Ques), Numerical Ability (35 Ques), and English Language (30 Ques).
SubjectGood AttemptTime (in min.)
English Language15-1815
Reasoning Ability26-2920
Numerical Ability21-2425

Reasoning Ability (Easy)

There were 3 sets of puzzles and Seating Arrangement which are given below:-

  • Linear (North-South, 1 variable)
  • Circular (Towards the center) – 1 Variable
  • Floor Based (1 variable)
TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Order and Ranking2Easy
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement15Moderate
Numerical Series4Easy
Alphabet based1Easy
Alphabet Series5Easy
Direction Sense2 Easy
Coding-Decoding1 Easy

English Language-


TopicNo. of Questions
Reading Comprehension5
Error Spotting (New Pattern) Five parts are separated and given in a sentence and mentioned that 5th part is correct and asked which part has no error10
Phrasal Replacement10
Fill in the Blanks – New Pattern (Four words are given below in four options below the sentence and asked which to two options will suite the blank) Words given like much, more etc.5


Quantitative Aptitude

Quantitative Aptitude Section of Today’s IBPS Clerk Prelims Examination was easy

TopicNo. of Questions
Data Interpretation (Table)5
Number Series5
Application Sums10
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