Karur Vysya Bank Clerk 2016 Exam Analysis - 7th January 2017

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Karur Vysya Bank held online exam for the post of Clerk on 7 January 2017. This article is related to overall exam analysis of the exam.

Key Points

  • The exam was held in two shifts.
  • There were 200 questions.
  • There were 5 sections in the exam.
  • Each section had 40 questions.
  • Sectional time was allotted for each section.
  • Negative marking of 0.25 mark for each incorrect answer. 
  • Sectional Cut off is applied with overall cut off

Exam Pattern

Subject No. of Questions Marks Time Allotted
Reasoning 40 50 30 min
English 40 40 30 min
General Awareness 40 40 25 min
Quantitative Aptitude 40 20 20 min
Computer 40 50 30 min
Total 200 200 135 min

Reasoning Ability

This section had easy questions and students were able to finish the section within the specified time period.

Topic No. of Questions
Syllogism  05
Floor Puzzle 05
Line Arrangement 10
Circular Arrangement 05
Inequality 05
Coding-Decoding 05
Alpha-numeric Series 05

Quantitative Aptitude

This section comprised of some easy level questions and some moderate level questions as wel. This section also did not consume much time of the students.

Topic No. of Questions
Data Interpretation 05
Simplification 10
Number Series 05
Miscellaneous 20


English Section was quite easy as the reading comprehension passage was based on a story and it did not take much time of the students. Error spotting and cloze test questions were also very moderate in terms of difficulty level.

Topic No. of Questions
Reading Comprehension 15
Cloze Test 10
Parajumbles 05
Error Spotting 05
Wrong Spelling 05

Computer Knowledge

This section had the least marks and the questions were also very easy according to the students. The questions were based on hardware & software, input-output devices, short-cut keys etc.

General Awareness

This section consisted of some questions based on current affairs of previous 6-7 months. Some static Gk questions related to headquarters of banks and organisations, rivers and government schemes were also included in this section

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