On 4TH March 2018, Canara Bank conducted it’s online examination for PO – Programme, in which selected candidates, will be eligible for admission to PGDBF course and further they will be absorbed as PO in Canara Bank itself.

Examination was having four section (50 Question Each) and the time allotted was 120 minutes (i.e 2 hours) which was composite for all the section. It was an objective online test consist of  :-

  • Quantitative Aptitude.
  • Reasoning Ability
  • General Awareness
  • English

After analyzing the exam, we can conclude that the level of exam was easy to moderate. Most of the questions in every section were doable.

Section – Wise Analysis

 

Reasoning (Easy – Moderate) :-

Seating Arrangement & Puzzle (20 Questions) :-                                Moderate Level

  • Puzzle – Box having different colors of ball with one variable Moderate Level
  • Circular seating arrangement with two variables. Moderate Level
  • Linear Arrangement (Parallel lines) with one variable Moderate Level
  • Floor Based (Age wise) with two variables. Moderate Level

 

Syllogisms (05 Question) :-                                                                Moderate Level

Inequality  (05 Question) :-                                                               Easy Level

Machine Input (05 Question) :-                                                          Moderate Level

Data Sufficiency (05 Question) :-                                                       Moderate Level

Miscellaneous (10 Question) :-                                                           Moderate Level

  • Statement Assumption (03 Questions )
  • Statement Argument (03 Questions )
  • Course of Actions and Inference (04 Questions)

 

Number of Good Attempts : 32 – 36

 

Quantitative Aptitude : – (Moderate)

As in this section, Pattern of Questions was as follows:-

Data Interpretations (15 Questions)-                                            Level

  • Tabular (Calculative ) (Based on Fresh Products)               Moderate
  • Bar Graph (Based on Production and sales)     Easy – Moderate
  • Caselet                                                                           Moderate – Difficult

 

Quadratic equations (5 Questions)                                                 Moderate

Number Series  (5 Questions)                                                         Easy – Moderate

Simplification / Approximation  (5 Questions)                              Easy

Data Sufficiency  (5 Questions)                                                      Moderate

Arithmetic (15 Questions )                                                            Moderate

 

  • Time & Work (02 Questions )
  • Speed & Distance (01 Questions )
  • Partnership, (02 Questions )
  • Problem on Ages (03 Questions )
  • SI and CI (01 Questions )
  • Profit & Loss, (01 Questions )
  • Ratio and Proportion (02 Questions )
  • Percentage (03 Questions )


 

Number of Good Attempts = 28 – 32 Questions

 

English :- (Moderate – Difficult )

Most of the Questions were related to Vocabulary and Grammatical portion and questions were as follows:-

Topic Number of Question Level
Reading Comprehension 15 Moderate Difficult
Cloze Test 5 Easy
Para Jumbles 5 Moderate
Sentence Connectors 5 Moderate
Sentence Completions 5 Moderate
Phrase/Sentence Replacement 10 Moderate – Difficult
                                                                         Moderate to Difficult

Number of Good Attempts : 25 – 28 Questions

 

General Awareness (Easy – Moderate)

There were very less question of Banking Awareness and most of questions were from January and February Current Affairs and static part.

  • Current Affairs :- 20 – 25 Questions
  • Static Awareness :- 10 – 15 Questions
  • Banking Awareness :- 12 – 15 Questions

 

Number of Good Attempts:  34 – 39 Questions

 

After analyzing all paper, clearly we can conclude that the level of exam was Easy- Moderate.

Number of Good Attempts :-125 – 135 Questions