Indian Bank PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2018: 6th October- 1st Slot

Today was Preliminary examination for Indian Bank PO Recruitment. Many students appeared for this exam and the competition will be very tough this time. Therefore, it is necessary that one gets aware about the type of questions being asked in the exam so that you get an idea about how to plan your strategy to attempt the questions in the exam and manage your time accordingly.

Exam analysis and review can help the aspirants who are yet to appear in upcoming exams to get an idea of the difficulty level and expected pattern of questions in Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, and English Language sections. The examination held in this shift was of Moderate level. 

Indian Bank PO Exam Analysis 2018: Section-wise Analysis

Subject Good Attempt
English Language 18 -22 (Moderate)
Reasoning Ability 25 – 28 (Easy-Moderate)
Quantitative Aptitude 16 – 22(Moderate)
Total 65 – 75

Quantitative Aptitude (Moderate)

The level of Quantitative Aptitude section was moderate.  One can easily attempt questions if they have practiced well. Questions based on Pie Chart and Line Graph were there is this slot. Data Interpretation questions were also do-able and of moderate level.

Topics No. of Questions Level
Data Interpretation (2-Pie Chart based, Line Graph (Class Based) 10 Moderate
Approximation 5 Easy
Wrong Number Series 5 Moderate
Quantity Based 5 Moderate
Miscellaneous (Arithmetic Word Problem) – CI & SI, Partnership, Profit and Loss, Problem on Ages etc 10 Moderate
Total 35 Moderate

Worng number series asked in 1st slot:

7 ,92, 173, 250, 323, 394, 457
6, 127, 227, 300, 372, 421, 457
10, 15, 30, 75, 225, 900, 3150
8, 56, 336, 1680, 6720, 20040
7, 11, 36, 54, 179, 215, 558

English Language (Moderate)

English section was of Easy to Moderate level. There were a total of 10 question in the set of Reading Comprehension out of which 4 question was of vocabulary (Antonym/Synonym). It is important that candidates choose wisely what to attempt and what to skip. Reading Comprehension was based on an article related to Company Bill. In questions of Fill in the blanks, each question had a pair of sentences with two blanks and one same word from the given set of options had to be filled in both the blanks.

Topic No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension  10  Moderate
Fillers 5 Easy-Moderate
Error Detection 10 Easy-Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement (Old pattern) 5 Easy-Moderate
Total 30 Easy-Moderate

 Reasoning (Easy- Moderate)

The level of reasoning was also Easy to Moderate. There were 4 sets of puzzles and Seating Arrangement:-

  • Box Based Puzzle
  • Month Day Based Puzzle
  • Circular Seating Arrangement (8 persons inside outside, Single variable)
  • Linear (Parallel Rows single variable) Seating Arrangement
Topics No. of Questions Level
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 20 Moderate
Coding Decoding(Old pattern) 5 Easy- Moderate
Syllogism (3Statement 3 Conclusion) 5 Easy- Moderate
Alphabet Series 2 Easy- Moderate
Blood Relation 3 Easy
Total 35 Easy- Moderate

Keep up your calm and confidence and you’ll surely do well in the exam!

All the best for next slot !!

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