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Dear Aspirants, Bank of Baroda PO Recruitment Exam is over, Now it's time for exam analysis of BOB PO (27th May 2017). A lot of students have appeared for this exam today and this brings them to a step closer in their journey of getting a Job in Banking Sector. Without wasting any moment, let's get straight to the analysis for which you are all waiting for. Overall exam was of Moderate to Difficult level and Quantitative Aptitude was tricky and calculative.

There are 5 Sections in BOB PO 2017 Exam namely English, Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and Descriptive Test. Each section had 50 questions for 50 marks and descriptive test of English Language had 2 questions for 50 marks.

## Bank of Baroda PGCBF 2017-18 Exam ANALYSIS (OVER-ALL):

SECTIONSGOOD ATTEMPTS
ENGLISH LANGUAGE22-25
REASONING ABILITY32-36
QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE17-22
GENERAL AWARENESS27-32
TOTAL112-123

QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE (Difficult and Calculative)

The level of quantitative aptitude was difficult. There were four sets of DI.
• Pie Chart
• Caselet
• Bar Graph
• Tabular

The questions were:

TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Approximation5Calculative
Data Interpretation 20Difficult and Calculative
Miscellaneous(SI,CI, Speed &Time, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ages, Ratio etc.)15Moderate
Number Series (Missing)5Moderate-Difficult
Total50Difficult

ENGLISH LANGUAGE (Moderate- Difficult)

The level of English was Moderate- Difficult.

TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Double fillers5Moderate
Para-Jumbled 5Moderate
Error Detection7Moderate-Difficult
Cloze Test (Drug Abuse and related to mental health)8Moderate
Sentence Improvement5Moderate (New Pattern)
Sentence Connector8Difficult (New Pattern)
Total50Moderate - Difficult

REASONING ABILITY (Easy- Moderate)

The level of reasoning was moderate. There were 3 Seating Arrangements:
• Circular ( 1 Variable)
• Linear (2 Variable)
• Floor Based (2 Variable)

The questions were:

TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Data Sufficiency
5
Difficult
Sitting Arrangement and Puzzles (Linear, Circular, and Floor)
15
Moderate
Coded Inequality
7
Easy
Syllogism
5
Esay
Machine Input Output
5
Moderate-Difficult
Ranking
3
Esay
Blood Relation
3
Moderate-Difficult
Alphabetical Series
2
Esay
Logical
5
Moderate
Total
50Easy- Moderate

GENERAL AWARENESS (Moderate)

General Awareness was moderate. Most of the current affairs questions were asked from Our GK POWER Capsule. Mainly questions were asked from Banking and Current affairs and no budget related question was asked. Our Capsule again proved to be the ultimate resource to all banking aspirants in India. 3-4 questions were related to static awareness, 5-10 questions were related to banking and rest was current affairs.

DESCRIPTIVE TEST (Easy-Moderate)
This was easy relatively and as expected the current topic related to cyber security was asked which we've included in our descriptive ebook. Questions asked were a Letter to editor or informal letter and an essay writing . There was a big change here that the word limit for both Essay and Letter was just 150 words.

Letter Writing (Limit: 150 words)
1) Write a letter to editor expressing your concern about increasing rate of Cyber Crime.
OR
2) Write a letter to your friend elaborating your experience of a recent foreign tour.

Essay Writing (Limit: 150 words)
1)Write an essay on Importance of time management in professional life.
OR
2)Write an Essay related to the effect of environment and a person's genes on the development of his personality traits.

All The Best For Result!!!