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IBPS PO 2015 Prelim Exam – Topic Wise Expected Questions
Posted in IBPS PO V By GradeStack On September 22, 2015

The most awaited exams for banking aspirants is IBPS PO 2015 Prelims Exam, which is scheduled to be held in October 2015. As we all know day-by-day level of competition for banking job is increasing so extremely focused approach & best working strategy can make you a winner in this exam.


As per the Exam Pattern followed by SBI in SBI PO 2015 Prelims Exam, in this post we are providing you a Topic wise Expected Questions of each section (English, Reasoning and Quant) which will enable you to have an idea about the exam and hence, will help you ascertain your performance in the exam.
Topic Wise Expected Questions of each section

English Language  (Expected Level – Easy to Moderate)

(i) Reading Comprehension –10 Questions – Level – Moderate 

Note: In SBI PO 2015 Prelims exam the reading comprehension passage was lengthy and of moderate to difficult level. The passage was based on Economics news.

(ii) Cloze Test – 5 Questions  (Easy)

(iii) Para-jumbles – 5 Questions  (Easy)

(iv) Spotting Error – 5 Questions  (Easy to Moderate)

(v) Fill in the blanks /Sentence Improvement – 5 Questions (Easy)

Reasoning Ability  (Expected Level – Moderate)

(i) One Seating Arrangement (Circular/Square – Inward & Outward) – 5 Questions (Moderate to Difficult)

Note: In SBI PO 2015 Prelims exam – Seating Arrangement question was bit tricky and of moderate to difficult level

(ii) Linear Arrangement (6 people seating in two rows facing North & South) – 5 Questions (Easy to Moderate)

(iii) Puzzle (Floor) – 5 Questions (Moderate)

(iv) Syllogism – Easy – 5 Questions (Easy)

(v) Coding Decoding – 5 Questions  (Easy)

(vi) Inequality – 5 Questions – (Easy)

(vii) Miscellaneous Questions – 5 Questions  (Moderate)

Miscellaneous Questions includes – Logical Reasoning, Blood Relations, Ranking, Direction Test, etc.

Note: In SBI PO 2015 Prelims question on Miscellaneous topics was tricky and indirect and of moderate level.

Quantitative Aptitude (Expected Level – Moderate)

(i) 2 Data Interpretation – 10 Questions  (Easy to Moderate)

Note: In SBI PO 2015 Prelims Exam – One D.I. was easy and other D.I. of moderate level which involved lot of calculation.

(ii) Quadratic Equation – 5 Questions (Easy)

(iii) Number Series – 5 Questions  (Easy)

(iv) Simplification /Approximation – 5 – 6 Questions  (Easy)

(v) Miscellaneous questions – 14 – 15 Questions (Moderate)

Note: In SBI PO 2015 Prelims Exam – The level of the miscellaneous questions was of moderate level. The questions were tricky and calculative.

Miscellaneous questions includes – Profit Loss, Average, Simple & Compound Interest, Age, Ratio & Proportion, Time and Speed