• QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE

  • REASONING

    • Exam Pattern:

      Preliminary Exam:

      S.No

      Test Name

      Questions

      Marks

      Duration

      1

      Reasoning

      35

      35

      1 hour

      2

      Aptitude

      35

      35

      3

      General English

      30

      30

       

      Total

      100

      100

       

      Negative marking is  applicable with an effect of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer. 

      Mains Exam:

      S.No.

      Test Name

      Qus.

      Marks

      (Separately timed)

      1

      Reasoning & Computer Aptitude  

      45

      60

      60min

      2

      General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness

      40

      40

      35min

      3

      English Language

      35

      40

      45min

      4

      Data Analysis & Interpretation

      35

      60

      45min

       

      Total

      155

      200

      180min

      5

      English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)

      2

      25

      30min

      Every Section has different marks with separates time duration of total 180 Minutes, and Negative marking is also applicable with an effect of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.

      Interview:

      S.No.

      Name of the Test

      Marks

      1

      Group Discussion

      20

      2

      Interview

      30

      Total

      50

      The qualifying marks in group Discussion & Interview will be decided by the bank.

      Final Selection:

      S.no

      Name of the Test

      Maximum Marks

      Normalized to

      1

      Main Examination(Tier-II)

      225

      75

      2

      GD-Interview(Tier-III)

      50

      25

      Total

      275

      100

      ·         Marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase-I) will not be considered for the selection.

      ·         The candidates will have to qualify both in Phase-II and Phase-III separately.

      ·         Marks secured by the candidates in the Written Test (out of 225 marks) are converted to out of 75 and marks secured in Group Discussion & Interview (out of 50 marks) are converted to out of 25.

      Syllabus:

      Quantitative Aptitude:

      The topics to be covered in this section are

      ·         Data Interpretation [ Bar Graph, Pie Chart, Table, Line Graph, Radar Chart, Mixed Graph]

      ·         Number Series

      ·         Data Sufficiency

      ·         Quadratic Equations

      ·         Miscellaneous- Time and Work, Partnership, Profit and Loss, Mensuration, Time, Distance and Speed –Trains, Boats n Streams, Simple and Compound interest, Mixture and Alligation, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Averages, Age, Problems based on Numbers.

      Reasoning & Computer Aptitude:

      The topics to be covered are

      ·         Puzzles – Seating Arrangement(North – South, Circular, Rectangle, Square)Based on Floors, Hierarchy, Boxes, Months, Days etc.,

      ·         Machine Input/Output

      ·         Blood Relation

      ·         Direction Sense

      ·         Inequalities

      ·         Logical Reasoning

      ·         Coding Decoding

      ·         Ranking

      ·         Statement and Assumptions/Conclusions

      ·         Analytical Reasoning

      ·         Syllogism

      ·         Flow Chart based questions

      English

      The topics to be covered in this section are

      ·         Reading comprehension including Synonyms and Antonyms

      ·         Sentence rearrangement or Para jumbles

      ·         Sentence Correction/ Error Finding

      ·         Spell Checks

      ·         Fillers(Sentence/word)

      ·         Cloze Test

      General Awareness(With Special Reference to Banking)

      The syllabus for this section remains vast

      The topics included are

      ·         Banking/Financial terms

      ·         Current Affairs – covers every current news including related to the banking industry, latest appointments, obituaries, awards and honors, books and authors, new schemes of central and state governments, sports, etc.

      ·         Static GK – topics like headquarters of financial organizations , Country-capital, country-currency, constituencies of ministers, dance forms, nuclear and thermal power stations, Superlatives of World and India, First in India & World, Places with surname, Palaces, International Lines/Boundaries, Important Monuments of India & World, Rivers, Parliament names of different countries, Important Temples, National Parks,Airports, Wildlife Sanctuary, Stadium, Important Days,memorial place / crematorium, etc.

      ·         Descriptive Test:

      ·         It includes one Essay writing and One letter Writing.

      ·         Sample Questions: 

      • Letter:
        Write a letter to the bank manager to share an innovative idea on File management system in banks
        Write a letter to the newspaper editor on how to stop crime in city
        Write a letter to your old teacher to thank him/her for making you a good human being

      • Essay:
        Pros and cons of ‘one rank one pension’ scheme
        Over-dependence on monsoon for farmers
        Ethical problems of e-commerce
        Essay on effects of increasing FDI

       

       

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