Bank of Baroda PO Exam Analysis, Decent Attempts and Expected Cutoff

Bank of Baroda PO Exam Analysis of the Exam conducted on 25-09-2016. 

Bank of Baroda PO Exam Analysis

Objective Test:

The objective test was of 120 minutes hours duration consisting of 4 Sections for total 200 marks.

Section Questions Marks Time
English Language 40 40 Composite Time of 2 hour
Quantitative Aptitude 40 40
Reasoning Ability 40 40
General Awareness (With Special Reference to Banking Industry) 40 40

Questions Asked in Bank of Baroda PO Exam

Bank of Baroda PO Exam Analysis

Section Level Good Attempts
English Language   Easy-Moderate  30-35
Quantitative Aptitude  Moderate- Difficult  20-25
Reasoning Ability  Moderate- Difficult  25-30
General Awareness (With Special Reference to Banking Industry)  Easy  35-40
Overall  Moderate  115-125

Bank of Baroda PO Exam Analysis: English

Topic No of Questions Level
 Reading Comprehension on Education System 10 Difficult
Cloze Test on Rio Olympics 10 Easy
Sentence Arrangement on Deforestation and precipitation 5 Moderate
 Spotting the Errors 10 Easy
Fill Blanks (Double ) 5 Moderate
Phrase Based Questions 10 Moderate
Overall 50 Moderate

Bank of Baroda PO Exam Analysis: Quantitative Aptitude

Topic No of Questions Level
 Number Series 5 Difficult
Inequalities 8 Difficult
DI (3 sets comprising Line graph, Table and Pie Chart) 15 Varying Difficulty
 Approximation 5 Moderate
Misc. (Time and Work, Probability, partnership, mixture and allegation, profit and loss, volume) 15 Moderate
Overall 50 Moderate-Difficult

Bank of Baroda PO Exam Analysis: Reasoning

Topic No of Questions Level
 Puzzle (3 Sets) 18 Difficult
Data Sufficiency 5 Difficult
Syllogism 6 Easy
Inequality Based Questions 5 Easy
Direction Based Questions 3 Moderate
Ranking Based Questions 3 Moderate
Machine Input 6 Easy
Logical Reasoning 4 Moderate
Total 50 Moderate-Difficult

Bank of Baroda PO Exam Analysis: General Awareness

This Section was a bit easy and comprised of questions from Banking and current affairs.

Bank of Baroda PO Exam Analysis: Descriptive Section

The Descriptive Test of 30 minutes duration with 50 marks was a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay).

  1. Essay Writing with a Word Limit of around 250 words and comprising 30 Marks having a  Topic “Paid News”
  2. Letter Writing with a Word Limit of around 150 words and comprising 20 Marks having topics “Letter to a news paper editor regarding noise pollution in festive season” OR “Letter to the DM  regarding Cyber Crime”

Bank of Baroda PO Expected Cutoff 2016

Bank of Baroda PO Exam Decent Attempts

Based on our assumption for paper, the decent attempts for Bank of Baroda PO Exam Paper will be 115-120.

Bank of Baroda PO Expected Cut-offs Exam

Based on our assumption for paper, the expected cutoff for Bank of Baroda PO Exam Paper will be:

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  1. sir maine letter and essay ka serial number dena bhul gaya ki answer first ka hai ya second ka.pls kya mai fail ho jaunga descriptive mepls help sir.

  2. sir i had attempted 107 questions
    math 12 i believe 1-2 question wrong
    reasoning 33 i believe 2-3 questions wrong
    english 25 in danger cant predict more than 12
    gk 37 only two mistakes

    can i expect selection while last year cut off (SC) 80 for 1200 vacancy while it is only 400 pls tell.

  3. Sir I had attended 131 question
    Math-27(i believe, max 2-3 question may worong)
    Reasoning-25(I believe 1-2 max may wrong)
    English-42(in danger, i cant predict but i can score more than 24)
    GK-37(in gk i made 5 mistake and rest are correct..i believe i score 30.75 here)

    can i expect the selection….while last yr cutoff is 97 for 1200 vacancy while this time it is only 400..pls tell

  4. I have not seen the word limit of the essay correctly and wrote it at last after attempting the letter writing.In the letter writing I wrote 256 words however in essay writing I only managed to write 135 words.Will it matter to clear the cut-off?

  5. maine 130 touch kiya , 80% accuracy k sath.and i belong to gen candidate .is there any chance???
    letter is nearly in120 words and essey approx in 215 words.kya mai qualify ho skti hu???plz reply

      • There is no Need To Write any question Number as well as A/B or 1 or 2 .
        The place where you wrote your Answer has also been showing Only Question Number and You need to write on Any one of them . This is Not necessary or compulsory .Descriptive will only checked if You clear the Cutoff for objective one . This is the Normal thing , Majority of student don’t write A or B . Descriptive will be checked by Invigilators so they understand your Answer very well .So Chill and Focus on Upcoming exam . Lets don’t cry on the thing which cannot be changed or Modified for Now .


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