Indian Bank PO Mains Exam Analysis and Review 2018: 4th November

Indian Bank PO Mains 2018 Exam Analysis:

Dear Aspirants,

Today (4th November) was the Indian Bank PO Mains 2018 Examination. After the Phase-I Prelims, this was the much-awaited exam for all the candidates aiming to become a Probationary Officer in the Indian Bank, and here is the complete exam analysis and review of today's Indian Bank PO Mains 2018.

Indian Bank PO Mains 2018 exam had two parts; first was the objective test of 200 marks which had 4 sections Data Analysis and Interpretation, English Language, Reasoning and Computer, and General Awareness(with special reference to banking) for a duration of 3 hours and each section had its allotted time limit. The second was a descriptive test of 30 minutes which had Letter and Essay writing collectively for 25 marks. The level of Today's exam was Moderate. 

Indian Bank PO Mains 2018 Exam ANALYSIS (OVER-ALL):


SECTIONSGOOD ATTEMPTS
English Language 28-30
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 39-42
Data Analysis and Interpretation 24-28
General Awareness33-35
TOTAL128-135


DATA ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION (Easy-Moderate)

The level of quantitative aptitude was moderate. There were 4 sets of DI. This section was  of a do-able level . Following are the DI types asked in Indian Bank PO Mains 2018:
  • Pie Chart
  • Bar Graph 
  • Caselet - Population and Company
  • Line Graph
The questions were:

TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Quantity I, Quantity II 5Easy
Data Sufficiency5Easy
Data Interpretation 15Moderate
Caselet Based DI5Difficult
Miscellaneous5Moderate
Total35Moderate

ENGLISH LANGUAGE (Moderate)

The Paper was of easy to moderate level. One Reading Comprehension based on Economy was asked in the Exam and 2 Questions were on Antonym-Synonym .

TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Reading Comprehension 8Moderate
Triple Fillers4Easy
Parajumbles5Moderate
Column Based4Moderate
Phrase Replacement3Difficult
Word Interchange3Easy
Connectors4Moderate
Error Detection4Easy
Total35Moderate

REASONING AND COMPUTER APTITUDE ( Moderate )

The level of reasoning was moderate. There were NO questions about computer aptitude. Following were the questions of puzzles and seating arrangement:
  • 2 Buildings and 5 Floors based Puzzle
  • Age, Fruits and Persons based puzzle
  • 3 Variable Puzzle based on Department, Persons and Sports
  • Linear Seating Arrangement of 8 Persons and Blood Relations based puzzle
The questions were:


TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Sitting Arrangement and Puzzles 
25
Moderate
Coding Decoding
5Easy
Input-Output
5
Moderate
Inference Based 
5
Moderate
Assumption and Conclusion
5
Moderate
Decoding based Direction Sense
5
Moderate
Total
45Easy-Moderate



GENERAL AWARENESS (Moderate)
This section had 40 questions and the level of the questions asked was moderate. Most of the questions in this section were covering the current affairs and news of July, August, September Months. As per the review that was given by students who appeared for this exam, there were few Questions from Budget and Banking Awareness. 

DESCRIPTIVE TEST
This section was of 25 marks with a time limit of 30 minutes.

Letter Writing (150 words)
a) Write a letter to a Newspaper Editor highlighting importance of education to people about RTI. 
b) Write a letter to your branch manager for insufficient funds in ATM.

Essay Writing  (150 words)
a) Bank as a Victim of Cyber Crime
b) Importance of Reading for Personality Development
c) Cashless Economy - Boon or Bane for Illiterate People

            

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