IDBI PO Manipal 22 August 2014 - Exam Analysis

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The IDBI  conducted online examination for the recruitment of PO across the country on the 22nd August 2014, in two sessions - Morning and Evening Session.  


Review of IDBI Assistant Manager Exam 2014
According to the candidates who attended the online IDBI PO exam 2014 conducted on August 22, 2014, 
  • The level of Reasoning in the exam was Moderate and was equivalent to IBPS PO examination. There are questions from puzzle, date sufficiency, syllogism, and seating arrangements.
  • The quantitative ability was moderate in complexity but time consuming. The questions asked were from time and distance, compound interest, simple interest, time and work, fractions and number system.
  • The English section was also moderate. There were long passages, cloze test and sentence correction and paragraph jumbled up.
  • Most of the questions asked in General Awareness section were from the banking industry and a few were from the current affairs.
There were 200 questions in the objective paper, which had to be answered in 120 minutes. There were four sections in all - Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language and General Awareness. There was negative marking of one-fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question for all the sections. Overall the examination was Moderate.

 Pattern of Exam - IDBI PO (Same in 2015)


Section
Total Questions
Max. Marks
Level of
Difficulty

Reasoning

50

50

Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

Moderate-Difficult

GA (With Special Reference to Banking))

50

50

Easy
English Language

50

50

Moderate

Total

200

200

Reasoning - Questions asked in Reasoning
  • Syllogism
  • Inequality
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Circle Arrangement
  • North-South Arrangement
  • Puzzle
  • Blood Relation
  • Data Sufficiency
Quantitative Aptitude - Questions asked in Quants
  • Data Interpretation
  • Simplification
  • Time and Work
  • Time and Distance
  • Series
  • Profit and Loss
  • Average
English Language - Questions asked in English
  • Antonyms/Synonyms
  • Error Spotting
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Para-jumbles
  • Cloze test
General Awareness
  • Amount allocated for defence sector in budget
  • Question on Pradhana Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana
  • Question on Financial Inclusion
  • National Science Day
  • Abbreviate FEMA
  • Venue of BRICS 6th Summit
  • Venue of SAARC 2014
  • Winner of 1st Dadasaheb Phalke Award
  • What does mutiliated currency mean
  • PSLV C23 was launched from
  • Repo Rate
  • Base Rate
  • IPO full form
  • Nick name of Gulzar
  • NPA days
  • Capital of Cyprus
  • Newly appointed RBI deputy Governor
  • Total number of Insurance companies
  • World cancer day?
  • Total no. Of commercial banks on 31 march?
  • One life is not enough is written by?
  • Accidental prime minister is written by?
  • How much amount % is necessary for agriculture loan?
  • Next CHOGM meeting?
  • Total medal in cwg by India?
  • NFFT Min & Max limit?
  • Before RBI deputy Governor Mundra was CMD of?
  • If bank not maintain slr then how much extra fine?
  • How much CPI target in 2015?
  • Assets which can not be touched?
  • How much loan on shares can be given?
  • Hypothecation is related to?
  • Which tennis player is UNESCO brand ambassador?
  • ATM full form?
  • IFSC full form?
  • Who can operate banks micro branch?
  • why KYC? Demand draft validity?
  • RBI changes definition of bulk transactions what's new limit?
  • Who is Vishal Sikka?
  • Who acquired Skype?
  • Meeting on Money Laundering held at?
  • One question on Negotiable Instruments Act (NIA) act?
  • Which of following is public sector insurance company?
  • Which is not a money market instrument?
  • Which is not a financial regulatory in India?
  • Which of following can not be in speed mode?
  • If a customer did not get money from ATM then when a bank have to refund it?
  • Currency of Brazil?
  • One ques on Capital?
  • BSBDA Maximum amount limit?
  • which of follwing not come under companies act?
  • If a company got some loan from bank and liquidate it into market then what relation b/w bank & company?
  • Rate of interest in PF account?
  • Vikramaditya is imported from?
  • New chief of staff committee?
  • Head of ISRO?
  • One ques related to Stock Exchange?
  • Data losses due to connectivity or electricity etc come under which risk according to basel norms?
  • New bank starting amount required?