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Indian Bank PO 2016 Prelims Exam Analysis - 22 January 2017

Published on Sunday, January 22, 2017
Today Indian Bank conducted Preliminary exam for Probationary Officers post through Indian Bank Manipal PO Exam 2016-17.

Exam Pattern :

Indian Bank Manipal PO 2016-17 Exam pattern
Subjects Questions Marks Time Allotted
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 1 Hour
Reasoning Ability 35 35
English Language 30 30


Exam was easy. No change in the exam pattern from IBPS PO Pre exam.
Ideal Attempts for Indian Bank PO Preliminary Exam
SubjectsGood Attempts
Quantitative Aptitude23-24
Reasoning Ability27-28
English Language22-25
Good Score70+

Reasoning Ability : [ Moderate ]

  1. Floor Puzzle - 5 Questions
  2. Linear Arrangement - 5 Questions
  3. Square Arrangement facing inside outside- 5 Questions
  4. Syllogism - 5 Questions
  5. Inequality - 5 Questions
  6. Coding-decoding- 5 Questions
  7. Miscellaneous - Blood Relation, Directions, word formation.
  8. Linear Arrangement : 5 Questions

English Language : [ Easy ]

  1. Reading Comprehension - 10 Questions ( Topic : Water Scarcity ) Synonyms and Antonym - Squeezing, Lies, Insecure
  2. Cloze Test - 10 Questions
  3. Spotting Errors - 10 Questions

No Parajumble and Fillers were asked

Quantitative Aptitude : [ Moderate ]

  1. Quadratic Equation - 5 Questions
  2. Data Interpretation - 10 Questions [ 2 Sets ] - Tabular and bar Graph
  3. Number series - 5 Questions
  4. Simplification - 5 Questions
  5. Miscellaneous - [Questions based on Age, Mixture Allegation, Partnership,Pipes and Cisterns, Profit Loss, Average, Boats & Stream, Compound/Simple Interest, Time & Work, etc.]

Number Series Questions asked in the exam :

  1. 0.5, 0.5, 1.4, 3.2, ? 
  2. 30, 16, 10, 8, 8, ? 
  3. 3, 4, 10, 33, ?, 685 
  4. 5.9, 8.2, 12.8, 22, ?, 77.2 
  5. 31, 32, 29, 36, 21, 49, ?

Solutions : 

1) There is a pattern in the differences between the numbers
0....0.9....1.8...2.7
Answer is - 5.9

2) x0.5+1...x0.5+2...x0.5+3....x0.5+4....x0.5+5
Answer is - 9  

3) x1+1...x2+2...x3+3...x4+4
Answers is 136

4) 2.3.....4.6....9.2....18.4....36.8
Ans is 50.4

5) +1....-3....+7...-15....-31
-2....+4.....-8.....+16

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