IBPS SO PRELIMS EXAM 2017 REVIEW, ANALYSIS AND QUESTIONS ASKED IN EXAM – DECEMBER 30, 2017 – SLOT 2

Dear Banking Aspirant,

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is organizing the Specialist Officer (SO) Exam for various posts happening on 30th December and 31st December. This is the last exam of the year and everyone is awaiting to get the review and analysis of today’s exam. Also IBPS Specialist Officer Exam is also benchmark to the other exams happening in that cadre and this is the first time, the exam pattern of the IBPS SO Prelims Exam have been changed and the professional knowledge section has been transferred to the Phase II of the IBPS SO Exam 2017.

We have already posted the review of the IBPS SO Prelims Exam 2017 – Slot 1 in our website. If you haven’t checked the review of the IBPS SO Prelims Exam, please click the link that is provided below to know more about the questions asked in the IBPS SO Prelims Exam 2017 – Slot 1 and the indepth analysis of the IBPS SO prelims Exam 2017 – slot 1.


IBPS SO PRELIMS EXAM 2017 REVIEW, ANALYSIS AND QUESTIONS ASKED IN EXAM – DECEMBER 30, 2017 – SLOT 1


We have posted the review of the IBPS SO PRELIMS EXAM 2017 – Slot 2 below. As far as the exam is concerned , many topics asked in the Slot 1 was asked in the slot 2 also. Attending maximum number of questions in the exam will be the key to crack the exams. Check the review of the IBPS SO Prelims Exam 2017 – Slot 2 from the ones that are provided below.


If you have written the exam of IBPS SO Prelims Exam 2017 – Slot 2 , you can help your fellow candidates and other aspirants with some of the queries like

(i) What are the topics asked in the different sections in the IBPS SO Prelims Exam 2017

(ii) What is the difficulty level of the IBPS SO Prelims Exam 2017 ?

(iii) Is any topics left from the main stream topics in the IBPS SO Prelims Exam 2017 ?

(iv) How much time did you take to attend the IBPS SO Prelims Exam 2017 ?

(v) Which section is the toughest among the different ones in the IBPS SO Prelims Exam 2017 ?

(vi) Which can be considered as the scoring part in the recently held IBPS SO Prelims Exam 2017 ?

(vii) What is the good attempts in the IBPS SO Prelims Exam 2017 ?


Please attend poll which will be useful for the team and also for the others in determining the Total Questions attended by the IBPS SO Prelims Exam 2017


How many questions have you attempted in IBPS SO Prelims Exam 2017

Below 50
50 – 60
60 – 70
70 – 80
80 – 90
90 – 100
100 -110
110 – 120
More than 120

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Quantitative Aptitude  – IBPS SO Prelims Exam 2017 – SLOT 2

Good Attempt – 30

Best Attempt – 40+


Important Points about Quantitative Aptitude – IBPS SO Prelims Exam 2017 – Slot 2

  • Three Data Interpretation Questions were asked.
  • One Line graph, one Pie chat and one Table DI was asked. Out of this Line Graph was easier and the others were calculative.
  • Missing Number series questions were also asked like that of the previous slot.
  • One set of quadratic equation was also asked.
  • Approximation questions and Miscellaneous questions were asked and they constituted for maximum number of questions in quantitative section.
  • Probability, Percentages, Averages , Time and Work , Trains, Compound Interest and Simple Interest, Allegations and Mixtures were asked in the Miscellaneous section.
  • No new pattern questions were asked in the quantitative aptitude section.

Quantitative Aptitude – Topics asked in IBPS SO Prelims Exam 2017
S.NO Topics Total Number of Questions asked 
1 Data Interpretation 15
2 Quadratic Equation 5
3 Caselet 5
4 Approximation 5
5 Number Series 5
6 Miscellaneous 15
Total Number of Questions 50

Reasoning Section – IBPS SO Prelims Exam 2017 – Slot 2

Good Attempt – 35

Best Attempt – 45+


Important Points about Reasoning Ability – IBPS SO Prelims Exam 2017 – Slot 2

  • One Square seating arrangement was asked in which every participant faces inside.
  • One Linear Arrangement  was asked with conditions pertaining to members facing north.
  • One Puzzle was asked which was way less when compared to the previous batches.
  • Syllogism , Inequalities and Coding and Decoding questions were asked which constituted for 5 questions each.
  • There were also questions on Course of action , statement and arguments , statements and assumptions.
  • Even in this batch too Data Sufficiency Questions were asked accounting for 5 questions in total.
  • Less Number of Seating based questions were asked which was in the easier level.

Reasoning Ability – Topics asked in IBPS SO Prelims Exam 2017
S.NO Topics Total Number of Questions asked 
1 Square Seating 5
2 Linear Arrangement 5
3 Directions based Question 5
4 Inequalities 5
5 Syllogism 5
6 Seating Based Q’s 2
7 Data Sufficiency 5
8 Course of Action 4
9 Miscellaneous 2
10 Puzzle 5
11 Coding and Decoding 5
12 Alphanumeric Series & Alphabet Series 2

English Language – IBPS SO Prelims Exam 2017 – Slot 2

Good Attempt – 25

Best Attempt – 30+


Important Points about English language  – IBPS SO Prelims Exam 2017 – Slot 2

  • One set of Reading Comprehension was asked – One Synonym and One Antonym was asked in that set.
  • 1 set of Single Fillers were asked and also 1 set of Double Fillers were asked.
  • One set of Phrasal Replacement questions contributed to 5 questions were asked.
  • Cloze test questions consisting of 10 questions were asked in total.
  • This slot has got Sentence Rearrangement questions which was in the old pattern.
  • Only Single and Double Fillers questions were in the New pattern and also error spotting were in the new patter.
  • This section is the tougher one as like the other exams.

English Language- Topics asked in IBPS SO Prelims Exam 2017
S.NO Topics Total Number of Questions asked 
1 Reading Comprehension 10
2 Single Fillers 5
3 Phrasal Replacements 5
4 Cloze Test 10
5 Error Spotting 10
6 Double Fillers 5
7 Sentence Rearrangement 5

Most of the Sections in the Slot 2 had been same as that of the slot 1 and there were no major changes in the present slot. The changes in the Slots were considered meager and mostly the changes were in the English section only. So as usual the English section will be considered as the deciding factor in the IBPS SO Prelims Exam , as the candidates have to get the minimum marks required to clear the exams. The Reasoning section was the easiest and this will boost the scores of the candidates in the IBPS SO PRELIMS EXAM 2017.

So the candidates who have attended maximum number of questions would score more in the IBPS SO Prelims Exam 2017. The Exam is a moderate one and the difficulty level of the questions were between easy to moderate and only the English Questions section was difficult but if the candidate has practiced well for the exams, they would ace the IBPS SO Prelims Exams without any doubts.

Also there is a day of IBPS SO PRELIMS EXAM 2017 still , so we can speculate about the IBPS SO PRELIMS EXAM after the Exam tomorrow only. So if you are having the IBPS SO Prelims Exam tomorrow, please attend maximum number of questions , so that you may attain maximum marks to cross the cutoff marks.



So here is the preference list of the IBPS SO 2017 and you can check the same from the link below and can also download the same from the link below too.


Download – Bank Preference List for IBPS SO 2017


You can check the Exam Pattern of IBPS SO 2017 from the link below.

Exam Pattern of IBPS SO 2017 – Changes in Prelims and Mains


You can also check the official notification of the IBPS SO 2017 and also the common queries regarding the IBPS SO 2017 that are answered in another post in our website.  You can check the posts from the given links and get informed about the process of IBPS SO 2017.


IBPS SO 2017 – Common FAQ’s


IBPS SO 2017 NOTIFICATION RELEASED


 

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