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IBPS Clerk prelim 2015 exam review and expected cut-off

IBPS Clerk prelim 2015 exam review and expected cut-offIBPS has conducted Clerk CWE-V preliminary examination on 5th,6th,12th and 13th of December 2015.Exam pattern and difficulty level of all slots were similar. This review of IBPS clerk prelim examination is based on the experience shared by some the candidates who have attended clerk preliminary examination. Here is the section-wise and overall review and expected cut-off of the IBPS clerk preliminary examination 2015.

IBPS Clerk Prelim 2015 exam Review

IBPS Clerk prelim 2015 exam:Quantitative review

  1. Simplification -10 marks
  2. Number series- 5 marks
  3. Data Interpretation(Table)- 5 marks
  4. Miscellaneous- 15 marks (profit loss, percentage, ratio, work time, time distance speed, Simple interest compound interest,Age, mixture and allegation, partnership etc.. )

All the questions were easy except miscellaneous problems. Overall difficulty level was ‘Moderate’

IBPS Clerk prelim 2015 exam:Reasoning section review

  1. Coding Decoding – 5 marks( Symbols & Number coding)
  2. Number series – 5 marks 
  3. Inequality – 5 marks( Direct Questions – not coded)
  4. Circular sitting arrangement 2 sets- 10 marks
  5. Linear sitting arrangement- 5 marks
  6. Miscellaneous- 5 marks(Blood relation , direction sense test, ranking etc)
Overall difficulty level of reasoning section was easy to moderate

IBPS clerk prelim 2015review: English Language 

  1. Reading Comprehension – 10 marks –( Story) 
  2. Cloze Test – 5 marks 
  3. Wrongly spelt words/out of context words  – 5 Marks
  4. Spotting Error – 5 marks
  5.  Parajumbles – 5 marks
Overall difficulty level of English was ‘easy’. 

IBPS clerk Prelim Section-wise mark distribution and good attempt.

Maximum marks
Good attempt
35 questions
35 questions
English language
30 marks
In general IBPS Clerk prelim 2015 was easy to moderate.There were not much twisted or tricky questions.Almost all questions were direct . Above 60 will be good attempt.Candidates who had prepared well could  attempt 70-75 questions.

IBPS Clerk Prelim 2015 Expected Cut-off (Section wise and overall)

Maximum marks
Expected cut-off(For general candidates)
35 questions
35 questions
English language
30 marks
For OBC candidates overall cut-off may differ by 1-2 marks. For SC/ST candidates overall cutoff may differ by 4-5 marks.Since clerk vacancies are state wise , cutoff will differ form state to state.For states like Gujarat and Tamilnadu , cut-off will be lower and for states like A.P and W.B cut-off will be higher than average.Like us on facebook to get more updates.Candidates who have attended IBPS clerk prelim 2015 may share your experience below in the comment section.

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