# Syndicate Bank PO Exam Analysis 2018

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# Syndicate Bank PO Exam Analysis 2018

### Introduction

Syndicate Bank PO Exam for admission to PGDBF course was conducted on February 25th, 2018. This article will gives the complete Syndicate Bank PO Exam Analysis 2018 which includes the topics, number of questions asked in the exam and difficulty level of the questions.

### Shift 1

Level of Exam: Moderate
No. of Questions: 50
Max. Marks: 50
Description: There are four sets of Data Interpretation Questions (Tabular – Missing DI, Bar graph, Pie chart, Caselet), 5 questions from each of Data sufficiency, Number Series, Quadratic equation, approximation. 1 question from each topic of Partnership, Profit and loss, SI and CI, Ratio and Proportion, Work and Time, Speed and Distance.

Topic No. of Questions Level of Difficulty
Data Interpretation 20 Moderate
Quadratic Equation 5 Easy-Moderate
Number Series (Missing) 5 Easy-Moderate
Approximation 5 Easy
Data Sufficiency 5 Moderate
Partnership 1 Easy
Problem on Ages 1 Easy
SI and CI 1 Easy
Profit and Loss 1 Easy
Ratio and Proportion 1 Moderate
Work and Time 1 Moderate
Speed and Distance 1 Moderate
Miscellaneous 3 Easy-Moderate
Total 50 Easy-Moderate

Level of Exam: Moderate
No. of Questions: 50
Max. Marks: 50
Description: There were 3 sets of linear Seating Arrangement and only 1 puzzle. Out of this two seating arrangements were of single line and only one was of double line. In this shift, there were no questions of machine input-output.

Topic No. of Questions Level of Difficulty
Puzzle and Seating Arrangement 20 Moderate
Syllogism 5 Moderate
Inequality 5 Easy
Coding Decoding 4 Easy
Data Sufficiency 5 Moderate
Alphabet 1 Easy
Passage Inference 2 Moderate
Course of Action 2 Moderate
Statement and Assumption 2 Moderate
Argument 2 Moderate
Blood Relation 1 Easy
Blood Relation 1 Easy
Total 50 Easy-Moderate

Level of Exam: Moderate – Difficult
No. of Questions: 50
Max. Marks: 50
Description: There were 2 sets of reading comprehensions and they also included 2 vocabulary based questions of synonym and antonym. The reading comprehensions were based on a topic of financial technology and banking and the other RC was related to some new technology launched in France for children.

There were around 10 questions of error detection which included questions two categories:
1) A sentence was given in parts and one part was marked as bold and that part was grammatically correct. Out of the rest, there were 2 parts having grammatical errors in them and the candidate had to identify those two parts.

2) 3 sentences were given out of which candidate had to identify the sentence(s) which were grammatically correct.

Topic No. of Questions Level of Difficulty
Reading Comprehension 20 Moderate – Difficult
Double Filler 5 Moderate
Error Detection 10 Moderate – Difficult
Phrase Replacement 5 Moderate – Difficult
Sentence Rearrangement 5 Moderate – Difficult
Connectors 5 Moderate – Difficult
Total 50 Moderate – Difficult

Level of Exam: Easy – Moderate
No. of Questions: 50
Max. Marks: 50
Description: The level of GA was moderate and maximum number of questions were from current affairs of January and February. Apart from this, there were also questions of banking and financial awareness and around 8-10 questions were from static awareness. 7-8 questions were of abbreviations and questions related to Climate Change summit, capitals, details in currency notes were also asked. No questions were asked from the Union Budget 2018.

No. of Questions: 2
Max. Marks: 50
Description: Following were the topics asked in descriptive writing test of Syndicate Bank PO 2018 Examination:

Letter Writing – Word Limit: 150 words
a) Write a letter to the editor of a newspaper expressing your concern regarding ill- effects of constant exposure to loud sound and music among children and youth.
b) Letter to police inspector for loss of a bag that contains important documents in a train.

Essay Writing – Word Limit: 150 words
a) Importance of soft skills in successful professional life
b) Should age limit be considered before admission of children to the school? Give your opinions.

### Shift 2

Level of Exam: Moderate
No. of Questions: 50
Max. Marks: 50
Description: There are 4 sets of Data Interpretation Questions which are from Tabular, Pie chart, Linear, Caselet and 5 questions from the each topic of Approximation, Number series, Data sufficiency, Quadratic equation.

Topic No. of Questions Level of Difficulty
Data Interpretation 15 Moderate
Quadratic Equation 5 Easy-Moderate
Number Series (Missing) 5 Easy-Moderate
Approximation 5 Easy
Data Sufficiency 5 Moderate
Partnership 1 Easy
Problem on Ages 1 Easy
SI and CI 1 Easy
Profit and Loss 1 Easy
Ratio and Proportion 1 Moderate
Work and Time 1 Moderate
Speed and Distance 1 Moderate
Miscellaneous 3 Easy-Moderate
Total 50 Easy-Moderate

Level of Exam: Moderate
No. of Questions: 50
Max. Marks: 50
Description: There are four sets of Puzzles and Seating Arrangements questions and also the Questions from the Syllogism, Inequality, Logical reasoning, Data sufficiency, Coding Decoding Questions.

Topic No. of Questions Level of Difficulty
Puzzle and Seating Arrangement 15 Moderate
Syllogism 5 Moderate
Inequality 5 Easy
Machine Input Output 5 Easy
Data Sufficiency 5 Moderate
Alphabet 1 Easy
Passage Inference 2 Moderate
Course of Action 2 Moderate
Statement and Assumption 2 Moderate
Statement and Conclusion 2 Moderate
Order and Ranking 1 Easy
Total 50 Easy-Moderate

Level of Exam: Moderate
No. of Questions: 50
Max. Marks: 50
Description: The level of this section was moderate to difficult in comparison with the rest of the examination. There were 2 sets of reading comprehensions and they also included 2 vocabulary based questions of synonym and antonym. The reading comprehensions were based on a topic of financial technology and banking and the other RC was related to some new technology launched in France for children.

There were around 10 questions of error detection which included questions two categories:

1. A sentence was given in parts and one part was marked as bold and that part was grammatically correct. Out of the rest, there were 2 parts having grammatical errors in them and the candidate had to identify those two parts.

2. 3 sentences were given out of which candidate had to identify the sentence(s) which were grammatically correct.

Topic No. of Questions Level of Difficulty
Reading Comprehension 20 Moderate-Difficult
Double Filler 5 Moderate
Error Detection 10 Moderate-Difficult
Phrase Replacement 5 Moderate-Difficult
Sentence Rearrangement 5 Moderate-Difficult
Connectors 5 Moderate-Difficult
Total 50 Moderate-Difficult

Level of Exam: Moderate
No. of Questions: 50
Max. Marks: 50
Description: The level of GA was moderate and maximum number of questions were from current affairs of October, November, and December. Apart from this, there were also questions of banking and financial awareness and around 8-10 questions were from static awareness. 7-8 questions were of abbreviations and questions related to Climate Change summit, capitals, details in currency notes were also asked. No questions were asked from the Union Budget 2018.

Level of Exam: Moderate
No. of Questions: 2
Max. Marks: 50
Description: Following were the topics asked in descriptive writing test of Syndicate Bank PO 2018 Examination:

Letter Writing – Word Limit: 150 words
a) Write a letter to the editor of a newspaper expressing your concern on increasing rate of road accidents due to rash driving.
b) Write a letter to the branch manager requesting him to transfer your savings account from Nagpur to Guwahati.

Essay Writing – Word Limit: 150 words
a) Bitcoin- Boon or Bane
b) Increasing popularity and use of Artificial Intelligence in almost every field have reduced the need for human effort thus causing unemployment which is also acting as a catalyst in increasing crime rates.