SBI Associate Assistant exam 2015 – Exam Analysis (24 Jan – 2015 Both Shifts)

The SBI Associates conducted online examination , for the recruitment of Assistants across the country on the 24th Janurary 2015.  Please find below the analysis of today’s paper.
Exam consists of 5 section with 40 Questions in each section – 
  • Reasoning
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • General Awareness
  • English Language
  • Marketing + Computer
The analysis of test is as follows:



Section
Total
Ques
Max.
Marks
Level
of Difficulty
Good
Attempts
Good
Score
Approx
Time Taken (In min)
Reasoning
40
40
Easy-Moderate
32-34
30
35
Quantitative Aptitude
40
40
Easy – Moderate
32-34
30
40
General Awareness
40
40
Easy-Moderate
28-31
27
15
Marketing + Computer awareness
40
40
Moderate
25-28
23
15
English Language
40
40
Easy
32-34
30
30
Total
200
200
149 – 161
  140

Reasoning 
This section is best for scoring good marks. In this section questions were asked from the topics Syllogisms, Tabular Puzzles, Statements and Assumptions, Coding & Decoding, Blood relations, Sitting arrangements (inward outward), Inequalities,Data Sufficiency.

Quantitative Aptitude
To deal with this part candidate should have very good knowledge on each  and every concept, formula, has good calculation skill with ability to  solve the simple trick involved in the questions can perform well in  this section. This section consists of topics like Simplifications, Averages,  Percentages, Profit & Loss, Ratio & Proportion, Partnership,Time & work, Pipes & Cisterns, Time & Distance, Allegation & mixtures, Simple & Compound interest. One D.I. was asked in the exam.

General Awareness
The question asked in general awareness are from different streams like World Organisations, Banking abbreviations, Dates and Days, Books and authors, Census, Science and Technology, Capitals and Currencies, International Summits, RBI and it’s functions and Sports.

General English
The questions were asked from topics like Cloze Test, Comprehensions (Story Based), Para jumbles, Sentence Corrections

Marketing +Computer
This section was easy as compared to other sections and on can easily attempt 30+ questions in this section. The topics covered  Marketing related to Banking & Finance, Questions of Computer Software and Hardware, Operating System, Shortcut Keys, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Internet & Networks.

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