IBPS Clerk Pre Answer Key 2021; Check Dec 18 Shift 1, 2, 3 & 4 Analysis & Difficulty Level Here

The candidates who appear in IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam December 18 in shift 1/2 now can check the analysis and unofficial answer key below. The analysis of the rest of the shifts will be shared after the exams are over.

By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Dec 20, 2021 14:00 IST
IBPS Clerk Pre Answer Key 2021; Check Dec 18 Shift 1, 2, 3 & 4 Analysis & Difficulty Level Here
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Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts Clerk Prelims Exam 2021 shifts 1 and 2 online tests today, on December 18. The institute will conduct its 2nd-day IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam 2021 into four shifts, as it began on December 05. Candidates who appear in IBPS Clerk December 18 exam in shift 1 or 2 now can check the analysis and unofficial answer key below. The analysis of shifts 3 and 4 will be shared after the exams are over.

Based on the local media reports, the IBPS Clerk December 18 shifts 1 and 2 exams are reportedly held with 'easy' and 'moderate' difficulty.

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam 2021 is held online in computer-based mode. In the paper, as many as 100 questions were asked, all in objective and MCQ-type format. Candidates have to attempt all questions in a time duration of 60 minutes, divided into 3 sub-durations. Each section of the prelims exam has to be completed in 20 minutes. Here below is the paper analysis of the December 18, 2021 (Saturday) examination.

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IBPS Clerk Shift 1 Analysis: Dec 18

According to the media reports, the medium of exam for questions of Reasoning Ability and Numerical Ability was according to the state applied for. It is further reported that there was a separate sectional timing for each section. 

According to the exam experts, on December 18, shift 1 exam questions from the English Language, Quantitative Aptitude sections were easy in comparison to Reasoning Ability. Below is the shift 1 paper analysis by Adda247 experts.

The English Language section containing 30 questions had to be attempted in a time duration of 20 minutes followed by Numerical Ability and Reasoning Ability in the same durations.

IBPS Clerk Dec 18 Shift 2 Analysis:

Similar to the pattern of the shift 1 exam the shift 2 exam is held with moderate in difficulty. The paper is reported balanced with questions from the English section relieved candidates after the Quantitative Aptitude section was reported a bit difficult. Here is the shift 2 analysis by Byjus exam experts.

The shift-wise IBPC Clerk Prelims December 18 analysis shared above with the help of exam experts is provisional and solutions are given might vary. The official answer key of the IBPS Clerk (Prelims) exam shall likely be displayed by the institute on its website - ibps.in.

IBPS Clerk Dec 18 Shift 3 & 4 Analysis (Available soon).

According to the marking scheme, each question carries an equal and 1 mark. Further, there is a provision of negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer marked by the candidate. While there is no penalty if an answer is left blank. 

In order to qualify through the Clerk Prelims examination, candidates have to qualify in each section by obtaining minimum cut-off marks.