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Indian Bank PO Exam Analysis – 2017 Main Exam Paper

Indian Bank PO Exam Analysis

This Blog is the second part of our Indian Bank PO Exam Analysis series. The First Part was 2017 Prelims Exam Analysis. The purpose of this blog series is to make you aware of the types of questions which are asked in the Indian Bank PO Exam – both prelims and Main. This is a very important step of any successful preparation strategy for the exam. This Indian Bank PO exam analysis would go a long way in helping you clear the exam and get admission into the one year Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance (PGDBF) course at Indian Bank Manipal School of Banking (IBMSB), post successful completion of which you will secure the Post of a Probationary Officer with Indian BankCheck official notification here.

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Indian Bank PO Exam Analysis – 2018 Main Exam Pattern

Name of Test No. of Questions Maximum Marks Time
Reasoning and Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 Mins
General / Economy/ Banking Awareness 40 40 35 Mins
English Language 35 40 40 Mins
Data Analysis and Interpretation 35 60 45 Mins
Total 155 200 3 Hours
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) 2 25 30 Minutes

The exam will be on online mode and except English, the rest of the papers will be available in English and Hindi.

Indian Bank PO Exam Analysis (2017 Mains) – Quantitative Aptitude Section

Topic No. of Questions Level
Data Interpretation 19 Moderate-Difficult
Miscellaneous (SI, CI, Speed &Time, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ages, Ratio etc.) 10 Moderate-Difficult
Quadratic Equations 6 Easy
Approximation 5 Moderate
Data Sufficiency (2 Statement) 5 Moderate
Number Series (Missing) 5 Easy
Total 50  Moderate

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Indian Bank PO Exam Analysis (2017 Mains) – Reasoning Section

Topic No. of Questions Level
Sitting Arrangement 10 Moderate-Difficult
Logical Puzzles 10 Moderate
Miscellaneous (blood relation, data sufficiency & direction) 10 Moderate
Coding-decoding 5 Easy-Moderate
Inequality 5 Difficult
Machine Input-Output 5 Moderate
Syllogism 5 Moderate
Total 50 Moderate

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Indian Bank PO Exam Analysis (2017 Mains) – English Section

Topic No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension (2 Passages)  20 Moderate-Difficult
Double sentence fillers 5 Moderate
Para-Jumbled  5 Difficult
Sentence improvement 5 Moderate
Sentence correction  5 Moderate-Difficult
Total 40 Moderate-Difficult

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Indian Bank PO Exam Analysis (2017 Mains) – General Awareness Section

Topic No. of Questions Level
Banking Awareness 20 Moderate-Difficult
Current Affairs 13 Moderate
Static GK 7 Moderate
Total 40  Moderate

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Indian Bank PO Exam Analysis (2017 Mains) – Computer Awareness Section

The 20 questions in this section were mostly related to the basics of Computer like computer fundamentals, internet basics, data & networking, etc. The difficulty level of the questions was Easy. Check out Computer Knowledge E-book by Oliveboard

Indian Bank PO Exam Analysis (2017 Mains) – Descriptive Paper

a) Essay – 3 topics were given. The difficulty level of the topics was moderate

  1. Current Affairs Related – National Pension Scheme
  2. Banking Awareness Related – Digitization in Banking Sector and its impact on employment
  3. General Topic – More people are joining Gym. Is it Good or Bad?

b) Letter writing – 3 topics were given. The difficulty level of the topics was moderate

  1. Letter to Editor – About Youth Politics
  2. Letter to a Friend – About Son’s overuse of mobile
  3. Letter to Superior – About recommendation of Job Vacancy

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We hope you make full use of the information provided above in your preparation of Indian Bank PO exam.

All the Best for the exam.

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