Bihar State Co-operative Bank Assistant (Clerk) Prelims Exam Analysis, Review: 04th January 2019 (Shift-01)

Dear Aspirants,


Bihar State Co-operative Bank Assistant Prelims Exam Analysis:

Bihar State Co-operative Bank Assistant (Clerk) is one of the most sought-after recruitment in the banking industry. Several aspirants are burning candles at both ends to get a seat for themselves in this prestigious bank. 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.

In this exam, there is the composite time of 60 minutes in the Prelims Exam, its important for all banking aspirants to go through the review once. Exam analysis and review can help the aspirants who are yet to appear in upcoming banking or insurance exam to get an idea of the difficulty level and expected the pattern of questions in Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, and English Language sections. The examination held in this shift was of Easy to Moderate level. The order of occurrence of sections was English, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning.

Bihar State Co-operative Bank Assistant Exam Analysis 2019: Section-wise Analysis-

Subject Good Attempt Time
English Language 16-19
Reasoning Ability 29-33
Quantitative Aptitude 23-27
Total 73-78 60 Minutes

English Language (Easy-Moderate)

English section was also of easy to moderate level. There was one set of Reading Comprehension with 8 questions out of which 3 question was of identifying the antonym and synonym. The passage of the RC was based on story of a King. 

TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Reading Comprehension 08Easy-Moderate
Error Detection 05Easy-Moderate
Single Word Filler04Easy
Cloze Test05Easy-Moderate
Sentence Reangement03Easy-Moderate
Phrase Replacement 05Moderate

Reasoning (Easy)

The level of reasoning was of Easy. There were 3 sets of puzzles and Seating Arrangement, following are the types
  • Circular seating arrangement (8 people facing inside)
  • Floor Based Puzzle (8 Floor, 8 People)
  • Linear Seating Arrangement (Facing North)
TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement15Easy
Direction Sence and Distance03Easy
Alphabet Based02Easy
Inequalities 05Easy

Quantitative Aptitude (Easy-Moderate)

The level of Quantitative Aptitude section was Easy to Moderate.  One can easily attempt questions if they have practised well. DI questions based on a Tabular DI in this slot.

TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Data Interpretation05Easy-Moderate
Missing Number Series05Easy
Quadratic Equation05Easy
Arithmetic Word Problems (Profit and Loss, Problem on Ages, SI & CI etc)10Moderate

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