Dear Aspirants,

Today Bank of Baroda conducted the exam for PO with Baroda Manipal School of Banking. The exam is being conducted in 2 slots Morning shift from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM and Afternoon shift from 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM . Most of you have appeared for the same. Here we are providing detailed analysis of the  shift-1 exam.

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## Reasoning Ability

50 Questions were asked from this section with a total of 50 marks. Questions were asked from following topics-

 Name of Topic Number of Questions Inequality 5 Questions Puzzles/Seating Arrangement 4 sets 1 floor based puzzle 1 Linear Sitting Arrangement facing both north & South directions 1 Circular Sitting Arrangement where all were facing inwards Data Sufficiency 5 Questions Syllogism 5 Questions Miscellaneous Around 15 Questions were asked from this section. This involved questions from Blood Relations, Direction sense Logical Reasoning, Order and Ranking.

## English Language

This section again comprised of 50 questions with a total weight of 50 marks. Following topics were asked in this section-

 Name of Topic Number of Questions Reading Comprehension 10 questions (4 Questions were based on Synonyms- Antonyms) Para jumbles 5 Questions Error Spotting 10 Questions Sentence Correction 5 Questions Fillers 5 Questions Cloze test 5 Questions Phrase  Replacement 10 Questions (Double phrase replacement)

## Numerical Ability

This section again comprised of 50 questions. Topics asked from this section included following-

 Name of Topic Number of Questions Data Interpretation 3 sets  (Questions were asked from Bar and Tabular graph) Approximation 5 Questions Number Series 5 Questions 462, 462, 456, 432, ?, 252 193, 97, 49, 25, ?, 7 17, 24, 13, 26, 9, ? 1, 3, 10, 48, ?, 6432 174, 169, 162, 152, 138, ? Quadratic Equations 5 Questions Miscellaneous Remaining 15 questions of this section were miscellaneous from Time Speed and Distance, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss etc)

## General Awareness

There were 50 questions in this section and they carried a total of 50 marks. Maximum questions asked in this section were based on current affairs. There were some questions (8-10) based on Static GK as well as static banking awareness & Around 15-20 Questions based on Banking Awareness.

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## Descriptive Topics

This section had total 2 questions and their weight out of the total marks was 50. Questions were asked from following topic-

Essay Topics –

• Time Management for Professionals
• Genetic or Environment which influence personality

Letter Topics –

• Write a letter to your friend telling about your experience of visiting abroad.
• Cyber crime

All the best for your exam..