NIACL Officer Scale I Phase II (Mains) Exam 2016 January 10, 2016



Today (January 10, 2017) was NIACL Officer Scale I Phase II (Main) Exam 2016. There were 200 questions, which had to be answered in 120 minutes. There were four sections, namely, Reasoning, English Language, General Awareness and Quantitative Aptitude. All the sections except the section on English Language were available bilingually, that is, both in English and in Hindi. Each question had 5 options. One-fourth or 0.25 marks will be deducted for every incorrect answer.

Pattern of the NIACL Officer Scale I Phase II (Main) Exam 2016 was as follows:

Sections

Number of questions

Maximum marks

Level of difficulty

Good attempts

Approx. Time Taken (in minutes)

Reasoning

50

50

Easy-Moderate

25-28

35 minutes

English Language

50

50

Moderate-Difficult

20-22

25 minutes

General Awareness

50

50

Easy-Moderate

25-30

20 minutes

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

Moderate-Difficult

22-25

40 minutes

Total

200

200

 

110-120

120

Section-wise analysis of NIACL Officer Scale I Phase II (Main) Exam 2016:

Reasoning Section of NIACL Officer Scale I Phase II (Main) Exam 2016:

Questions featured in the Reasoning section of NIACL Officer Scale I Phase II (Main) Exam 2016 were easy-moderate in terms of difficulty level. The Analytical reasoning part saw questions from Circular, Square and linear Seating Arrangements. From the Verbal Reasoning section, questions on Syllogism came.

Topics

Number of Questions

Level of Difficulty

Analytical Reasoning (Circular Seating Arrangement -Two Variables with not all facing the center)

5

Moderate-Difficult

Analytical Reasoning (Data Arrangement)

5

Moderate

Analytical Reasoning (Square Seating Arrangement with blood relation)

5

Moderate-Difficult

Analytical Reasoning  (8 floor arrangements)

5

Moderate

Analytical Reasoning (Linear Seating Arrangement - Two Parallel Rows with one variable)

5

Moderate

Puzzles (Ranking, Directions etc.)

5

Easy- Moderate

Blood Relation

3

Easy- Moderate

Coding-Decoding

1

Moderate-Difficult

Alphabet Based

1

Easy

Input-Output

5

Easy- Moderate

Syllogisms

5

Moderate-Difficult

Logical Reasoning

5

Easy- Moderate

English Language Section of NIACL Officer Scale I Phase II (Main) Exam 2016:

The overall difficulty level of the English Language section in NIACL Officer Scale I Phase II (Main) Exam 2016 was moderate to difficult. There were questions on Sentence Fillers and Error Spotting. There were two Reading Comprehensions based on Investment Policy and Rwanda Economy.

Topic

Number of questions

Level of difficulty

Reading Comprehensions (One was based on Investment Policy and the other was based on Rwanda Economy )

10 + 10

Moderate

Sentence Completion (Fill in the Blanks)

5

Moderate-Difficult

Double Fill in the Blanks

10

Moderate-Difficult

Spot the Error

10

Easy- Moderate

Phrase Replacement

5

Easy- Moderate

General Awareness Section of NIACL Officer Scale I Phase II (Main) Exam 2016:

In general, the difficulty level of this section was easy-moderate. This section saw a mix of questions from Current Affairs and Banking. Some questions were from Static Part.

Quantitative Aptitude Section of NIACL Officer Scale I Phase II (Main) Exam 2016:

Questions in the Quantitative Aptitude section of NIACL Officer Scale I Phase II (Main) Exam 2016 were Moderate-Difficult. There were questions on Data Interpretation- Table, Bar Graph and Line Graph. The questions on Data Sufficiency and Wrong Number Series were moderate.

Topic

Number of questions

Level of difficulty

Data Sufficiency

5

Moderate

Data Interpretation (Table)

5

Moderate-Difficult

Data Interpretation (Line Graph)

5

Moderate-Difficult

Missing Data (Bar Graph)

5

Moderate-Difficult

Number Series (wrong number based)

5

Moderate

Profit, Loss and Discount

1

Moderate

Ratio/Proportion

1

Moderate

Partnership

1

Moderate-Difficult

Average

1

Moderate

Age

1

Moderate-Difficult

Mixture /Alligation

1

Moderate

SI/CI

1

Moderate-Difficult

Work & Time

1

Moderate

Time, Speed and Distance

1

Moderate-Difficult

Mensuration

1

Moderate

Miscellaneous (Quant Based)

15

Easy-Moderate

Descriptive Paper of NIACL Officer Scale I Phase II (Main) Exam 2016: (30 Marks, 30 Minutes)

  • Q. 1 Letter writing - The topic was: Transfer policy Assam to West Bengal or Insurance Policy (10 Marks)
  • Q. 2 Essay writing - The topic was: Pension plan or SIP (20 Marks)

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