South Indian Bank PO Exam Analysis, Review 2018: 29th December

Dear Aspirants, 


South Indian Bank PO Exam Analysis 2018 

South Indian Bank has conducted its online examination for the post of Probationary Officers today, and the exam is over now. This Computer Based Test was conducted by South Indian Bank to select candidates for the Probationary Officers posts, who will be further appointed as PO in the Bank. After the exam is over, aspirants who will be appearing in the next banking exams must be eager to know about the Examination's level, types of questions asked, all of which can help them to appear in the same.

This article will give you the opportunity to analyze the South Indian bank PO question asked in the English Language, Quantitative Aptitude (DI), Reasoning Ability, and General Awareness. After critical analysis and review given by candidates who have appeared for the exam, we would say that this year's South Indian Bank PO examination was of Moderate level.

South Indian Bank PO Analysis: Overall 

The Online Examination constituted of an objective test which had four sections namely English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, and General Awareness and there were 40 questions for 50 marks in Reasoning, 40 questions for 50 marks in Data Analysis and Interpretation and 40 questions for 50 marks in the English Language and 40 questions for 50 marks in General Awareness section. The objective test had 40 minutes in each section.

Subjects Good Attempts
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 25-30
Data Analysis and Interpretation 23-27
English Language 23-27
General Awareness 25-27
Overall 107-115

Reasoning ( Easy-Moderate )

There were 3 sets of puzzles and Seating Arrangement which are given below:-

  • Linear Arrangement
  • Month Based 3 Variable puzzle
  • Circular Seating Arrangement facing inside

Topic No. of Questions Level
Puzzle and Seating Arrangement 12 Easy
Syllogism 5 Easy-Moderate
Inequality 5 Easy
Direction Sense 2 Moderate
Coding Decoding 4 Easy-Moderate
Machine Input Output 4 Easy-Moderate
Logical Reasoning 4 Moderate
Alphabet 1 Easy
Number Series 1 Easy
Blood Relation 2 Easy
Total 40 Easy-Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude (Easy-Moderate)

There were 4 sets of Data Interpretation, following were the types of DI:
  • Tabular 
  • Pie Chart
  • Caselet
  • Line Graph

Topic No. of Questions Level
Data Interpretation 20 Moderate
Quantity1, Quantity2 5 Easy
Data Sufficiency 5 Moderate
Miscellaneous Word Problems 10 Easy-Moderate
Total 40 Easy-Moderate

English Language (Moderate)

The level of this section was moderate in comparison with the rest of the examination. There were  1 set of reading comprehensions and they also included around 2 vocabulary based questions of synonyms and antonyms. 

Topic No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 10 Moderate 
Close Test 5 Easy-Moderate
Para Jumbles 5 Moderate
Word Usage 3 Moderate
Double Fillers 4 Moderate
Error Detection 5 Moderate
Sentence Improvement 5 Moderate
Sentence Starters 3 Moderate
Total 40 Moderate

General Awareness

The General Awareness section was of easy to moderate level. Many questions were from August, September, and October. About 4 to 5 Questions were asked from Banking Awareness. Also, few questions of static awareness were also asked in the exam.

All the best for Result!!


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