NICL AO Phase I Prelims 2017 Exam Analysis Jun 3, 2017



NICL AO Phase I (Preliminary) Exam 2017 was conducted today (June 03, 2017). There were 100 questions, which had to be answered in 60 minutes. There were three sections – English Language, Reasoning Ability and Quantitative Aptitude. All the sections except English Language were available bilingually, that is, both in English and in Hindi. Each question had 5 options. There was a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every incorrect answer.

Break-up of the NICL AO Phase I (Preliminary) Exam 2017 was as follows:

Section

Total Questions

Level of difficulty

Good Attempts

Good Score

Approximate time taken (in minutes)

English Language

30

Moderate

18-20

16-18

15

Reasoning Ability

35

Easy

25-28

23-25

20

Quantitative Aptitude

35

Moderate

24-27

21-24

25

Total

100

Easy-Moderate

70-75

65-70

60

Below is the section-wise analysis of NICL AO Phase I (Preliminary) Exam 2017:

English Language section of NICL AO Phase I (Preliminary) Exam 2017:

Topic

Number of Questions

Level  of Difficulty

Reading Comprehension (Based on You Tube)

10

Easy-Moderate

Sentence Correction (Error Spotting)

5

Easy-Moderate

Phrase Replacement

5

Easy

Cloze Test (Based on Election in Europe and Pollution in Europe)

10

Easy-Moderate

The English Language section of NICL AO Phase I (Preliminary) Exam 2017 comprised of questions based on Reading Comprehension, Sentence Correction and Cloze Test. The overall difficulty level of this section was moderate.

Reasoning Ability section of NICL AO Phase I (Preliminary) Exam 2017:

Topic

Number of Questions

Level  of Difficulty

Analytical Reasoning- Parallel Row Arrangement (North-South)

5

Easy-Moderate

Analytical Reasoning (Circular Arrangement- Inside-Outside with single data)

5

Moderate

Analytical Reasoning (Data Arrangement–7 Persons and 4 Months)

5

Moderate-Difficult

Analytical Reasoning (Data Arrangement-Increasing order- Salary of 7 persons )

3

Easy-Moderate

Coding-Decoding

5

Easy

Mathematical Inequalities

2

Easy

Directions

3

Moderate

Blood Relation

3

Easy

Ranking Based

2

Easy-Moderate

Letter Arrangement

2

Easy

The Reasoning Ability section of NICL AO Phase I (Preliminary) Exam 2017 was dominated by questions based on Analytical Reasoning. The overall difficulty level of this section was easy.

Quantitative Aptitude section of NICL AO Phase I (Preliminary) Exam 2017:

Topic

Number of Questions

Level  of Difficulty

Number Series

5

Easy-Moderate

Data Interpretation (Table Based)

5

Easy-Moderate

Data Interpretation (Bar Graph)

5

Easy

Data Interpretation (Pie Chart + Table)

5

Moderate-Difficult

Comparison of Variables

5

Easy-Moderate

Partnership

1

Easy-Moderate

Time, Speed and Distance (Train Based)

1

Easy-Moderate

Boat & Stream

1

Easy-Moderate

Profit, Loss & Discount

1

Easy-Moderate

Ages

1

Easy-Moderate

Simple Interest & Compound Interest

1

Easy-Moderate

Ratio & Proportion

1

Easy-Moderate

Time & Work

1

Easy-Moderate

Percentage

1

Easy-Moderate

Mixture/Alligation

1

Easy-Moderate

The overall difficulty level of Quantitative Aptitude Section of NICL AO Phase I (Preliminary) Exam 2017 was easy.

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