Nainital Bank Clerk Exam Analysis And Review

| Updated On January 16th, 2020 at 12:54 pm

Nainital Bank Clerk Examination is over now. Overall the level of examination was Easy. If you are a banking aspirant then you must read the detailed exam review and analysis to get an idea of current trend of difficulty level and types of questions asked in each section of banking exams. You can also check out Nainital Bank PO Exam analysis (click here), it was conducted on 24th Aug.

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Nainital Bank Recruitment for Clerks include two phases, Online test and Interview. Candidates who will pass this online examination will have to appear for Interview.

Nainital Bank Clerk 2019 Exam Analysis (OVER-ALL):

English Language 27-31
Reasoning Ability 33-39
Quantitative Aptitude 28-32
Computer Awareness 34-38
General Awareness 31-32
TOTAL 173-186
Nainital Bank Clerk Exam Analysis 2019 (Quantitative Aptitude): The level of quantitative aptitude was Easy-moderate. There were only 2 sets of DI of the following type
  • Bar graph
  • Tabular (5 sections- A,B,C,D,E)
There were questions from the missing number series in this Exam. Around 10 questions were of miscellaneous arithmetic word problems and it included questions from topics like mixture and allegation, problem on ages, average, boat and stream etc
The questions were:
Topic No. of Questions Level
Data Interpretation 10 Moderate
Quadratic Equation 05 Easy-Moderate
Miscellaneous (Arithmetic) 10 Easy-Moderate
Missing Number Series 05 Easy-Moderate
 Simplification 10 Easy-Moderate
Total 40 Easy-Moderate
English Language (Easy-Moderate)
Nainital Bank Clerk Exam Analysis 2019 (English Language): This section was of easy to moderate level. This year’s Nainital Bank Clerk 2019 English section was of Easy to Moderate level. This section comprised of 40 questions for 40 marks with a time limit of 35 minutes. There was one set of Reading Comprehension based on a story of a cow and a hawk. This also included 3 questions based on vocabulary (antonym/synonym).

Topic No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 10 Moderate
Single Fillers 05 Easy
Spelling errors 05 Easy-Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement 05 Easy-Moderate
Cloze Test (story based) 06 Easy-Moderate
Word Usage 03 Easy-Moderate
Sentence Correction 06 Easy-Moderate
Total 40 Easy-Moderate

Reasoning Ability(Easy)

Nainital Bank Clerk Exam Analysis 2019 (Reasoning Ability): This section had 40 questions for 50 marks & time limit of 35 minutes. The level of reasoning ability questions was Easy. Following were types of puzzles asked in reasoning section of Nainital Bank Clerk Exam 2019:

  • Circular Seating Arrangement, 8 people- all facing inside
  • Linear Seating Arrangement, parallel lines- 5 people each side
  • Day based Puzzle, Mon – Sun- 7 people, 7 days
The questions were:

Topic No. of Questions Level
Sitting Arrangement and Puzzles
Syllogism, (Only, A few)

05 Easy
Direction sense

Blood Relation

Alphabet based


Chinese Coding-Decoding


Order and Ranking


6 People Linear Seating Arrangement


40 Easy

Computer Knowledge (Easy)

This section had 40 questions for 20 marks. The level of questions asked in Computer Knowledge section was Easy. All the questions were from basics of computer knowledge including topics like Hardware, software, input-output devices, computer generations, MS Office etc.

General Awareness (Easy)

Nainital Bank Clerk  Exam Analysis 2019 (General Awareness): This section had 40 questions for 40 marks and a time limit of 20 minutes. Overall the level of this section was Easy. Current Affairs comprised of majority of questions in this section, around 28 to 30. 10 to 12 questions were of Static and Banking Awareness.

GA Questions Asked in Nainital Bank Clerk Exam:- 

  • Headquarter of Indian Bank- Chennai
  • Headquarter of Corporation Bank – Mangaluru
  • Capital of Bhutan- Thimphu
  • Chief Election Commissioner – Sunil Arora
  • What is “K” in KVC?- Kisan
  • 2022 Commonwealth Games venue- Birmingham
  • RBIset up an expert committee to suggest long-term solutions for the economic and financial sustainability of the MSME sector under- former SEBI chairman U.K. Sinha
  • Which company has struck a deal to acquire Flipkart Pvt Ltd- Walmart
  • Who is present governor of Uttar Pradesh- Anandiben Patel
  • One question related to Atal Pension Yojana
  • Who is new Managing Director and CEO of the Axis bank- Amitabh Chaudhry
  • The Great Stupa at Sanchi is one of the oldest stone structures in India by- Ashoka
  • Rashtriya Ekta Diwas or National Unity Day- 31st October
  • One question from function not done by RBI
  • Who is the head of ATM charges committee- VG Kannan
  • Gaganyaan (“Sky Vehicle”) is an __________ crewed orbital spacecraft. Indian
  • Finance regulator- RBI
  • Who is Foreign Secretary of India- Vijay Gokhale
  • One question related to UNESCO
  • What is the share of a bank’s total deposit that is mandated by the RBI- CRR
  • Assets and liability related question
  • Payments Banks need to open at least ________ of their banking outlets in a year in unbanked rural centers. 25%
  • Where is the headquarters of the World Economic Forum- Switzerland
  • Indira Canteen is a food programme run by the Government of- Karnataka
  • Airtel Payments Bank is a joint venture between Bharti Airtel Ltd. and- Kotak Mahindra Bank
  • What is the full form of EMI- Equated Monthly Installment
  • Who is CM of Madhya Pradesh- Kamal Nath
  • 35th ASEAN Summit 2019 in- Thailand
  • BHIM (Bharat Interface for Money) is a mobile payment App developed by- NPCI
  • Who is present PM of the UK- Boris Johnson
  • What is the full form of UPI- Unified Payments Interface