IBPS Specialist Agriculture Officer Exam Analysis
IBPS SO Agriculture Officer Online exam was conducted in two shifts on 21st Feb 2016. Below is the section-wise analysis of exam and you can check expected cut-offs at the end of this post.
IBPS Specialist Agriculture Officer Exam Analysis: Reasoning
Overall, the Reasoning section was easy to moderate. A good number of attempts in the exam were 25-32. Topics from which questions were asked:
- Syllogism – 5.
- Seating Arrangement – 5
- Puzzle – 15
- Inequalities – 5
- Input-Output – 5
- Data Sufficiency – 2 (in first shift), 5 (in second shift)
- Coding Decoding – 5
- Miscellaneous – 8 (in first shift), 5 (in second shift)
IBPS Specialist Officers Exam Analysis: Quantitative Aptitude
Overall, the Quantitative section was moderate and a good number of attempts in this section were 25-30. Topics from which questions were asked:
- Number Series – 5
- Data Interpretation – 15
- Quadratic Equations -5
- Data sufficiency– 5
- Arithmetic (Profit Loss, Time & work, Percentage, Approximation etc.) – 20
IBPS Specialist Officers Exam Analysis: English
English section was easy and a well-prepared candidate could attempt 25-32 questions. Topics from which the questions were asked:
- Reading Comprehensions – 15
- Rearrangement – 5
- Cloze test – 10
- Error Spotting – 5
- Sentence Improvement – 5
- Spelling – 5
- Fill in the blanks – 5
Overall this section was moderate and a well-prepared candidate could attempt 25-30 questions. Topics that were tested included Agricultural Tools, Fertilizers and Manures, Horticulture, Varieties of Plants, , Processed Food, Plant-Water Relations, Irrigation, Farming, Crop Improvement, .
Note: The above information is based on the memory of our students and experts who appeared in the examination on 21st Feb 2016.
IBPS Specialist Agriculture Officer Expected Cut-Offs.
Expected Overall Cut-off for IBPS Specialist Agriculture Officer is 105-110 (General).
Expected Sectional Cut-offs
- English: 6 (out of 25)
- Professional Knowledge: 21 (out of 75)
- Reasoning: 12 (out of 50)
- Quantitative Aptitude: 11 (out of 50)