Pitch Report - BOB Manipal 2016

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Those who don’t know, Pitch Report is our version of Exam Preview. The title is taken from cricket where commentators give a review of the pitch.

So, first things first. Lets look at the numbers and questions in BOB Manipal exam.

Objective Test:

No. of Q.
English Language
General Awareness (with special reference to Banking Industry)
Quantitative Aptitude

Descriptive Test:

English Language – 2 questions carrying total 50 marks.

The timings are 120 minutes and 30 minutes for Objective and Descriptive Tests respectively.

Now lets move on to the preview.

Objective Test:

1. Reasoning: You all are used to with RBI Grade B, SBI PO and IBPS PO Mains Reasoning. But here, you have to slow it down a little. You don’t have to do the hardest ones for this exam. Moderate to Old IBPS PO level should be sufficient for BOB Manipal.
Chapters you need to give special attention to:
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Puzzles
  • Direction Tests
  • Blood Relation Tests
  • Coding & Decoding

2. Quantitative Aptitude: Similar to reasoning, quantitative aptitude is not expected to be of SBI PO or RBI Grade B level at all.
Basic to moderate level of PO problems are sufficient for this exam.

Chapters you need to give special attention to:
  • Moderate level of Data Interpretations
  • Profit & Loss
  • Time & Work
  • Average
  • Number series
  • Approximations
  • Interest

3. English Language: English can be scoring if you attempt comprehension and cloze test. English is expected to be basic to moderate for this exam. So make sure you have cleared your basics before you go.

Chapters you need to give special attention to:
  • Comprehension
  • Error Correction
  • Double Fillers
  • Cloze Tests

4. General Awareness: General Awareness is expected to have plenty of current affairs and banking awareness with low amount of stock GK. Important financial current affairs from July to September 15th Is important. On the other hand study Banking Awareness as much as possible.

Chapters you need to give special attention to:
  1. Current Affairs – June 15 to September 15, 2016
  2. Banking Awareness – Bank Functions, HQs, CMDs, Basic RBI related questions
  3. Stock GK – Currency, Capitals and basic questions

Descriptive Test:

Descriptive Test is expected to be Moderate. The recent topics should be studied thoroughly. We have already provided a list of Important Topics for BOBDescriptive.
Chapters you need to give special attention to:
  1. Essay
  2. Letters
  3. Comprehension

The exam is expected to be easier than RBI Grade B. You should follow the pattern of UBI PO and make sure you have prepared according to the level of previous PO exams in 2015.

edKraft will provide Mock Test for BOB Manipal. So stay tuned.

All the best.

May the force be with you!


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