IBPS PO (Prelims) Answer Key 2020: 3 October (Shift 1-4) Paper Analysis and Students' reactions

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts PO Prelims Online examination on October 3, 2020 in Computer Based Mode. After successful conduct of PO Prelims exam 2020, would likely display Answer key at ibps.in.

By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Oct 03, 2020 13:37 IST
IBPS PO (Prelims) Answer Key 2020: 3 October (Shift 1-4) Paper Analysis and Students' reactions
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Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) would display Probationary Officer (PO) Prelims exam 2020 Answer key for October 3, 2020 online paper. IBPS on October 3 conducts PO Prelims exam 2020 at allotted examination centres across the country. IBPS PO 3rd October 2020 online exam was held in 4 shifts following the social-distancing norms.

Ahead of the display of Answer keys, a detailed analysis of IBPS PO 3rd October paper is made. Students can catch shift wise (1-4) paper analysis along with students' reactions, safety protocols being followed inside/ outside of the examination centre.  

IBPS PO 3rd October Online examination consisted of a total 100 questions successfully conducted in 4 shifts on October 3. The Preliminary examination has been scheduled on 3rd, 10th and 11th October, 2020. October 3rd, first shift paper is named as "easy to moderate" level. The overall paper is termed as Easy-moderate level, however the Paper Quantitative Aptitude section is named as time consuming and tougher than other two sections. In the Online Computer Based examination 30-35 questions were asked from each section of multiple choice based type.

As per paper analysis of shift 1, the paper is termed as easy to moderate level. Reasoning Ability section was relatively tricky than the remaining sections, a student says after the examination. According to a report published in English daily, the candidates would have been able to attempt about 70 to 80 questions in the one hour.

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According to experts, in IBPS PO Prelims 3rd October exam 21-25 questions' attempt in English Language could be safe, 22-26 questions' attempt in Reasoning Abiity and 23-27 in Quantitative Aptitude could be safe.

IBPS PO Prelims 2020 Paper Analysis:

IBPS PO preliminary exam 2020 conducted in online mode in four shifts. The exam was conducted with a time duration of 1 hour. The Preliminary exam consisted of 3 sections with a total of 100 questions and carrying 100 marks as maximum. There is negative marking in IBPS PO preliminary exam and 0.25 marks are set to be deducted for each wrong answer attempted by a candidate. A total 30 Questions were asked from English Language, 35 Questions from Reasoning Ability and same number of questions from Quantitative Aptitude.

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Note- It should be noted that it is mendatory to clear the section wise cut-off of all three sections to qualify for the IBPS PO Main exam.