IDBI Assistant Manager PGDBF 2019 Shift – 1 : Exam Analysis and Review


IDBI Assistant Manager Exam Analysis 2019

The first shift of the IDBI Bank Assistant Manager (PGDBF) Exam 2019 is over now. Adda247 is here with the exam analysis and review that can help the aspirants from second and the third shift to get an idea of the expected the pattern of questions and difficulty level in Logical Reasoning, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Data Analysis & Interpretation, and General/Economy/Banking Awareness. The composite timing for this year’s exam was of 120 minutes. The examination held in this shift was of an Easy level. 

We have taken this Exam Analysis from the aspirants who appeared for the first shift of the examination. This time the pattern was somewhat like the SSC exam pattern however, it was doable.

IDBI Assistant Manager Exam Analysis 2019: Section-wise Analysis

Subject Good Attempt
Logical Reasoning, Data Analysis & Interpretation 45-51
English Language 28-34
Quantitative Aptitude 27-30
General Awareness 38-47
Total 135-148

NOTE: Composite time was of 120 minutes.

Quantitative Aptitude (Easy)

The Quantitative Aptitude section was of an Easy level. The majority of the questions were from the Arithmetic section like Profit & Loss, Ratio & Proportion, Mensuration, CI, SI, and Percentage.

In this section, there was just 1 DIs which contained a set of 5 questions:-
  • Pie-Chart (Expenditure of a couple on various components like EMI, Mutual funds, etc.)
Topic No. of Questions Level
Data Interpretation 5 Easy-Moderate
Missing number series 5 Easy
Simple Interest & Compound Interest 8 Easy
Time & Work/Man and Wages 1 Easy
Quotient and Dividend 1 Easy
Profit and Loss 4 Easy
Arithmetic Word Problems (Profit and Loss, Problem on Ages, Partnership, etc) 16 Easy
Total 40 Easy
English Language (Easy-Moderate)

The English section was also easy to moderate level. The test comprised of no Reading Comprehension. Instead of RC, there were 5 sets of Sentence Rearrangement. Each set contained 5 sentences to be rearranged. 
Topic No. of Questions Level
Sentence Rearrangement 5 Moderate
Sentence Correction  7 Easy-Moderate
Single Word Filler 7 Easy
Cloze Test 5 Easy
Antonyms & Synonyms 6 Easy
Spelling Error 10 Easy
Total 40 Easy

Logical Reasoning, Data Analysis & Interpretation (Easy-Moderate)

This section was of an Easy-Moderate level.  There were 2 sets of Puzzles and Seating Arrangement, the following are the types:
  • Circular Seating Arrangement 
  • Linear Seating Arrangement (Single line, 7-people)
Syllogism was of conventional type, with no questions of only a few. There were questions of mirror image and water image as well, which are usually seen in the SSC exam. 
Topics No. of Questions Level
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 10 Easy
Syllogism 10 Easy-Moderate
Blood Relation 8 Moderate
Inequalities  10 Easy
Wrong Number Series (Find the odd one out) 1 Easy
Coding-Decoding 5 Easy
Direction Sense 6 Moderate
Mirror Image 2 Moderate
Water Image 3 Moderate
Miscellaneous 5 Moderate
Total 60 Easy to Moderate
General Awareness- (Moderate)

The majority of the questions (30) were from economic awareness. There were approximately 5 – 6 questions from current awareness and around 10 – 15 questions from banking awareness.

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