IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 2016

IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis

IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 2016.

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IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis

IBPS PO Mains 2016 saw thousands of aspirants appear for it. Our experts went at various IBPS PO Mains exam centres, spoke to the students, made an assessment and have brought to you an exclusive IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 2016.

Note: We have also included valuable inputs from past year successful candidates and top banking experts. 

IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis – Overall

  • MODE – Online
  • TIME CRUNCH – Yes (Time Management was a must)
  • SECTIONAL CUTOFF – Yes (Thus, each section was important in this exam)

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Reasoning 25-29
English Language 19-22
Quantitative Aptitude 23-28
General Awareness 25-30
Computer Knowledge 10-15
 TOTAL 102 -144


IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis – Sectional

Reasoning Difficult
English Language Difficult
Quantitative Aptitude Moderate
General Awareness Easy
Computer Knowledge Easy

IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis – Detailed 


Reasoning was one of the most challenging sections. An aspirant was required to have a good grip over most topics. Also, the section was time consuming so time management was surely the key.


English was tricky and in various questions complex. It can be said without doubt that candidates with a good hold of this section will make a good impact on the overall score. As per our IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis, English will be a crucial factor in this exam.

Quantitative Aptitude

Quantitative Aptitude was of moderate level and quite predictable. This means that candidates should be able to score in this section if they have have previous practice and understanding of concepts. Certain marks lost in reasoning could definitely be compensated here.

General Awareness

General Awareness, with a special reference to Banking Awareness was quite doable and most candidates would have easily attempted this section. A good attempt in this section is expected because almost all candidates would have easily attempted the questions here.

Computer Knowledge

In today’s exam, Computer Knowledge was the easiest section of the exam and an excellent attempt is expected here. Most candidates would have done this section in less than ten minutes.

Deciding Factors for IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 2016

  1. Inputs from aspirants who attempted the IBPS PO Mains Exam 2016
  2. Inputs from past year successful aspirants
  3. Inputs from Banking sector experts
  4. Total number of aspirants attempting IBPS PO Mains 2016
  5. Total number of seats in IBPS PO Mains 2016
  6. Past 3 Year trends

Benefits of IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis

  1. Candidates will get a good idea about the overall level of the exam.
  2. Candidates will get a reasonable range of the number of attempts as well as the cutoff.
  3. Candidates who will appear in 2017 will understand the nature of the exam and will prepare accordingly.
  4. Candidates can draw a comparison with other ongoing exams.

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IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern

Reasoning 50 40
English Language 40 40
Quantitative Aptitude 50 40
General Awareness 40 20
Computer Knowledge 20 10
200 140

Each Question carries 1 Mark. 0.25 Marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.

IBPS PO Exam – Important Links

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