Federal Manipal PO : Exam Analysis


Federal BankThe Online Exam for admissions to the next batch of Federal Manipal School of Banking and to the first batch of newly instituted Federal NIIT School of Banking was conducted today. The pattern of Exam was similar to IBPS PO Mains.

Pattern of Online  Exam


SectionsNo of questionsMarksTime
1Reasoning50502 Hours
2Quantitative Aptitude4040
3English Language5050
4General & Financial Awareness4040
5Computer Knowledge2020

Overall Exam Analysis
Overall the exam was easy to moderate and good number of attempts in the exam were 130-140.


English was easy to moderate and candidates could easily attempt 35-40 Questions. There were two sets of Reading Comprehension. One dealing with Economic Disparity within developed countries and another was an interview about leadership. Parajumble about Tiger conservation was tricky but you could easily identify first and last sentence. Topic wise breakup of this section : –

Spot the error  – 10
Reading Comprehension  Set I ( Economic Inequality in Developed Countries ) -10
Reading Comprehension  Set II ( Interview about leadership ) -10
Para jumble-5
Cloze test based on role of technology in Eduction -10
Fill in the blanks (dual) : 5

Seating arrangement and puzzles dominated this section. Puzzles were of standard difficulty level (Days-TV Shows-Timing, Movies-languages-actors etc). Apart from Input Output Machine Question everything else was expected. In syllogism 3 questions were possibility based.

Puzzles : 15
Seating Arrangement : 5
Coding Decoding : 5
Data Sufficiency : 5
Input Output Machine : 5
Stong/Weak Argument : 1
Syllogims : 5
Inequality : 5
Misc : 4

Quantitative Aptitiude
Quant was easy to medium level which came as a bit of surprise especially DI Questions.  Pie Chart and Line Graph could have been easily solved without doing much calculation.  Good no of attempts in this section were 17-25.
Line Graph : 5
Pie Chart : 5
Caselets : 5
Quadratic Equations : 5
Series : 5
Arithmetic Questions( Age,Boats,Percentage, Boats and Streams etc) : 15

Computer Knowledge 
As expected this was the easiest section of the paper. Only Basic understanding of computer system was required to answer 15+ questions.

General and Financial Awareness
In GA section many Questions related to Govt Schemes announced during past year were asked. Static GK Questions like Definitions, Headquarters, Dates etc were also present in good number.

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  • Saranya Saravanan


  • dinesh

    how many people will be selected for the po program?

    • Vaibhav

      Hi dinesh
      1596 is the number of people selected for po program

  • deepika

    kitna cutoff ja sakta hai???

    • Vaibhav

      110+ is the expected cutoff

  • Setly

    I attempted 111 in fedpo..iz der any chance to hit next lvl????????Wt will be cutofff…..reasoning iz too hot

    • Vaibhav

      What was your accuracy in Fedpo

    • pandian

      If total number of candidates are less, then chances are there.All the best