Sunday, 25 September 2016

BOB Manipal 2016: Exam Analysis Shift II

Dear Readers,

The second shift of BOB Manipal exam is over. Here we bring you the Second shift Analysis which will help you understand the composition of BOB Manipal exam. There are 4 Sections in BOB exam namely English, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and General Awareness. 

The total time is 2 hour and each section has 50 questions, so clearly Speed, Accuracy and Planning is surely needed to have good attempts.

Overall Analysis:
Overall the paper was of easy to moderate level, some found the Quant section lengthy and General Awareness was easy. The level was very much simillar to the first shift of BOB Exam.

Section
Level
Good Attempts
English
 Easy-Moderate
30-35
Reasoning
Moderate- Difficult
25-31
Quantitative Aptitude
Moderate- Difficult
18-23
General Awareness
Easy-Moderate
32-38
Overall
Moderate
112-121


English
The level of English was moderate to easy, Reading Comprehension was on the topic Education System in Developing Countries.

Topic
No of Questions
Level
 Reading Comprehension
(Education System in Develop and Developing countries)
10
Moderate-Difficult
Cloze Test (Torrent based)
10
Easy-Moderate
Para-jumbled (Road accident in India) 
5
Moderate
 Errors
10
Easy-Moderate
Double Fillers
5
Moderate
Phrase Replacement
10
Moderate
Total
50
Moderate


Quantitative Aptitude
Overall this section was lengthy and calculative. There was also a question from cubic equation and overall the level of Quant was like previous shift Moderate to Difficult. Good accuracy will really matter here.

Topic
No of Questions
Level
 Number Series
5
Moderate-Difficult
Inequalities
5
Difficult
Data Interpretation
(3 ) (Line graph, Table, Pie Chart)+Caselet
20
Easy-Difficult
 Approximation
5
Moderate
Misc. (Time and Work, Probability, partnership, mixture and allegation, profit and loss, volume)
15
Moderate-Difficult
Total
50
Moderate-Difficult

Reasoning
There were total 3 Puzzles and Seating arrangement but not every set had 5 questions each. The overall level was moderate.

Topic
No of Questions
Level
 Puzzle (3)
18
Difficult
Data Sufficiency
5
Moderate-Difficult
Syllogism
6
Easy-Moderate
Inequalities
5
Easy-Moderate
Direction Sense
3
Moderate
Ranking
3
Moderate
Machine Input Output
6
Easy-Moderate
Logical
4
Moderate
Total
50
Moderate-Difficult

General Awareness
General Awareness was overall easy. Questions were mainly from Banking and current affairs with focus mainly on Banking, many questions were asked related to RBI.


Descriptive Section

This sections had Two questions of an Essay Writing and A Letter Writing:
Essay Writing : Word Limit around 250 words 30 Marks
Essay on festival celebration a national integrity

Letter Writing : Word Limit around 150 words 20 Marks
Letter to editor regrading some space for viewer's opinions.
Letter to UN regarding Nuclear weapons issue



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