NIACL Officer Scale I Phase II (Preliminary) Exam 2016 December 17, 2016 - 2nd Slot



Today is NIACL Officer Scale I Phase I (Preliminary) Exam 2016. It is being conducted in four time slots from morning to evening. A total of 100 questions had to be answered in 60 minutes. All the other sections, except the English Language section, were available bilingually, that is, in both English and Hindi. There was a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every incorrect answer.

The detailed break up of NIACL Officer Scale I Phase I (Preliminary) Exam 2016 is as follows:

Section

Total Questions

Level of difficulty

Good Attempts

Good Score

Approximate time taken (in minutes)

English Language

30

Moderate-Difficult

17-20

16-18

15

Reasoning Ability

35

Easy-Moderate

21-24

20-22

20

Quantitative Aptitude

35

Easy-Moderate


20-22

18-20

25

Total

100

Moderate

58-66

54-60

60

Below is the section-wise analysis of NIACL Officer Scale I Phase I (Preliminary) Exam 2016:

English Language section of NIACL Officer Scale I Phase I (Preliminary) Exam 2016:

Topic

Number of Questions

Level of Difficulty

Reading Comprehension

10

Moderate

Error Spotting

10

Easy-Moderate

Cloze Test

10

Moderate

The English Language section of NIACL Officer Scale I Phase I (Preliminary) Exam 2016 comprised of questions based on Reading Comprehension, Error Spotting and Cloze Test. The overall difficulty level of this section was moderate to difficult.

Reasoning Ability section of NIACL Officer Scale I Phase I (Preliminary) Exam 2016:

Topic

Number of Questions

Level of Difficulty

Coding-Decoding

5

Easy

Analytical Reasoning (Data Arrangement)

5

Moderate

Parallel Row Seating Arrangement

5

Easy-Moderate

Square Table Seating Arrangement

5

Moderate-Difficult

Mathematical Inequalities

5

Moderate

Direction

3

Moderate

Blood Relation

2

Easy

Syllogism

5

Easy

The Reasoning Ability section of NIACL Officer Scale I Phase I (Preliminary) Exam 2016 was dominated by questions based on Analytical Reasoning. The overall difficulty level of this section was easy to moderate.

Quantitative Aptitude section of NIACL Officer Scale I Phase I (Preliminary) Exam 2016:

Topic

Number of Questions

Level of Difficulty

Number Series

5

Moderate-Difficult

Data Interpretation (Table Based )

5

Easy-Moderate

Data Interpretation (Pie Chart)

5

Easy-Moderate

Approximations

5

Easy

Quadratic Equations

5

Easy

Average

1

Easy-Moderate

Ages

1

Easy-Moderate

Simple Interest & Compound Interest

1

Easy-Moderate

Percentage

1

Easy-Moderate

Profit, Loss & Discount

1

Easy-Moderate

Mixture/Alligation

1

Easy-Moderate

Ratio & Proportion

1

Easy-Moderate

Time, Speed & Distance

1

Easy-Moderate

Boat & Stream

1

Easy-Moderate

Time & Work

1

Easy-Moderate

The Quantitative Aptitude Section of NIACL Officer Scale I Phase I (Preliminary) Exam 2016 saw questions from a variety of topics. Some commonly asked topics were Time and Work, Simple Interest & Compound Interest, Percentage, Age, Mixtures & Allegations and Profit, Loss and Discount. There was 1 set each of Table Based Data Interpretation and Pie Chart based Data Interpretation which was of moderate difficulty level. The overall difficulty level of this section was easy to moderate.

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