South Indian Bank PO Exam Analysis, Review 2019: 25th July

Dear Aspirants, 

South Indian Bank PO Exam Analysis 2019 

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 Easy-Moderate level.

South Indian Bank PO 2019 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 140 minutes in each section.

Subjects Good Attempts
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 28-32
Data Analysis and Interpretation 23-27
English Language 31-33
General Awareness 22-26
Overall 109-121

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude (Moderate)

The Reasoning & Computer Aptitude consisted of traditional topics like Inequality, Syllogism etc.. No question was asked from Computer Aptitude. There were 3 sets of puzzles and Seating Arrangement which are given below:-
  • Floor based Puzzle
  • Circular Seating Arrangement (8 people, all were facing centre, the Education of respective people was given)
  • Linear Seating Arrangement (8 people, the Qualification of respective people was given)

Topic No. of Questions Level
Puzzle and Seating Arrangement 15 Moderate
Syllogism (based on only and a few concept) 03 Easy-Moderate
Coded Inequality 06 Easy-Moderate
Direction Sense 05 Difficult
Data Sufficiency 04 Moderate
Logical Reasoning 07 Moderate-Difficult
Total 40 Moderate

Data Analysis & Interpretation (Moderate-Difficult)

There were 3 sets of Data Interpretation questions, following were the types of DI:

  • Pie Chart + Tabular DI
  • Bar Graph
  • Caselet DI
Topic No. of Questions Level
Data Interpretation 18 Moderate-Difficult
Quantity-1, Quantity-2 04 Moderate
Data Sufficiency 03 Moderate
Miscellaneous Word Problems 15 Moderate-Difficult
Total 40 Moderate-Difficult

English Language (Moderate)

The level of this section was moderate in comparison with the rest of the examination. There were 2 set of reading comprehensions and they also included around 2 vocabulary based questions of synonyms and antonyms.  The theme of one of the Reading Comprehensions was “Artificial Intelligence”.
Topic No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 18 Moderate 
Phrase Replacement 05 Moderate-Difficult
Sentence Rearrangement 05 Moderate
Match the Column 04 Moderate
Miscellaneous 08 Moderate
Total 40 Moderate

General Awareness (Easy-Moderate)

The General Awareness section was of easy to moderate level.Most of the questions in this section were covering the current affairs and news of last 4-5 months. No questions were asked from static awareness, budget 2019 & Union Cabinet Ministry. One question was asked from ICC Cricket World cup 2019 i.e. Indian bowler who took hat trick i.e. Mohammad Shami.

All the best for Result!!