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Bank of Baroda PO Exam 2018: Analysis, Review & Expected Cut-off

Bank of Baroda (BOB) is going to conduct computer-based online exam for the recruitment of Probationary Officer post (through Manipal Banking Program) tomorrow. A complete analysis of this online exam will be available here after the exam.

Jul 27, 2018 19:14 IST
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Bank of Baroda PO Exam Analysis
Bank of Baroda PO Exam Analysis

Complete section-wise BOB PO exam analysis 2018 is available here. This exam was conducted on 28 July. The analysis BOB PO Recruitment exam will be helpful for the candidates who are going to appear for this exam in futures or planning to appear for other bank recruitment exam like IBPS RRB, IBPS PO etc. This year, Bank of Baroda (BOB) will recruit 600 Probationary Officers through Baroda Manipal School of Banking.

BOB PO Exam Analysis 2018: A Quick Overview

A quick overview of the complete BOB PO Exam Analysis 2018 is given below:

Section Name

Questions (Marks)

Good Attempts (Questions)

Reasoning and Computer Aptitude

50 Questions (75 Marks)

32 - 38

General/Economy/Banking Awareness

40 Questions (40 Marks)

23 - 30

Quantitative Aptitude

40 Question (50 Marks)

25 - 30

English Language

35 Questions (35 Marks)

21 - 28

Total

165 Questions (200 Marks)

101 - 126

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BOB Manipal PO Exam 2018 Cut-off Marks (Expected)

BOB PO Exam Analysis 2018: Quantitative Aptitude

Difficulty level of the questions most of the questions in this (Moderate-Difficult)

Topic

Number of Questions

Level

Data Sufficiency

5

Moderate

Equations: Quantity-1, Quantity-2

5

Moderate

Wrong Number Series

5

Moderate

Approximation

5

Moderate

Data Interpretation 

15

Moderate - Difficult

Word Problems

5

Moderate

Total

40

Moderate - Difficult

The difficulty level of this section was between moderate to difficult. The questions were time consuming. This time 3 sets of DI (Tabular, Caselet DI, Pie Chart) were asked in BOB PO Exam 2018.

BOB PO Exam Analysis 2018: English Language

The complete analysis of this section if given below:

Topic

Number of Questions

Level

Sentence Rearrangement

5

Moderate

Error Detection

4

Moderate

Phrase Replacement

4

Moderate

Cloze Test

5

Easy-Moderate

Double Fillers

5

Easy-Moderate

Sentence Starters

5

Moderate

Reading Comprehension

7

Moderate

Reading comprehension (RC) was based on plastic wastage. There were 7 questions based on RC, out of which 2 were based on English vocabulary.

BOB PO Exam Analysis 2018: Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

In BOB PO Exam 2018, questions based on linear and circular seating arrangement were asked. Besides this, there were two sets of puzzles. More detail about the types of questions in this section is given below

Topics

No. of Questions

Level

Puzzles (2 Sets) and Seating Arrangement (2 Sets)

20

Moderate -Difficult

Logical Reasoning

4

Moderate

Blood Relation

3

Easy-Moderate

Direction Sense

4

Easy-Moderate

Syllogism

3

Moderate

Coding Decoding

4

Moderate

Data Sufficiency

4

Moderate

Inequality

3

Easy-Moderate

Machine Input Output

5

Moderate

Total

50

Moderate

BOB PO Exam Analysis 2018: General/Economy/Banking Awareness

Candidates, who took BOB PO Exam 2018, told us that this section was not easy at all.  Questions on current affairs were mainly from April and May month. Questions from banking awareness and economic awareness were also asked in the exam.

In BOB PO Exam 2018, there will be the penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty.

BOB PO Exam Analysis 2018: Descriptive Writing

After the online object test candidates needed to attempt a descriptive test. There were two questions in essay writing and letter writing. Candidates needed to attempt one questions in essay writing and one from letter writing. The time duration to attempt the descriptive test was 30 minutes. The descriptive exam of only those candidates will be assessed who secure a minimum qualifying mark in the objective test.

More details about the descriptive test:

Letter Writing:

The word limit for writing the letter was 150 words. There were two topics, in one topic candidates needed to write a letter to a newspaper editor highlighting the issue of fake news spreading through social media.

In the other topic, candidates needed to write a letter to his friend whose son recently passed high school with fewer marks in science subject but was constantly forced to take to take science stream. Candidates need to convince his friend to allow his son to choose the stream of his choice after class 10th.

Essay Writing:

The topics for essays’ were:

• Keeping creatures in zoo is similar to keeping them in jail for pleasure.

• Investment in share market: Risks and Rewards.

This is the complete BOB PO Exam analysis. Please do check BOB PO Expected Cut-off 2018.

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