Indian Banking for personnel selection 2012 exam question paper is presented here for you with explanation and download. IBPS PO examinations are going to held in the month of October. As exams are given online no hard copy of questions are available, only questions from students memory is available. We will keep this question for reference and we will see the sections from which questions are asked. From 2012 questions we can get a idea of how to prepare for the upcoming IBPS PO Examinations 2014.
50 Marks are granted for Reasoning section. The questions paper starts with reasoning section only. The first 11 questions are from seating arrangement. The next 12 to 18 questions are from Syllogism, please read directions while answering these questions. Such questions are some times twisted so be careful and read the directions twice before answering.The 19th to 21 are from the numerical ability, please note that the questions don’t belong to Quantitative Aptitude. 22 to 29 are again from seating arrangement, but as you know two types of seating arrangement is there row and circle. So please give more attention to these two types. 30 to 35 is from Data sufficiency section. Data sufficiency is about a question with information will be given. We have to find whether the reasons are enough to answer the question. Questions 41 to 50 are from series with figures. Overall the section was easy to answer and takes less time to solve the answers.
Quantitative Aptitude Questions
This is the second section which contain equal number of questions as like that of Reasoning. The quantitative aptitude starts with simplification section. Around 10 questions are asked from this section. 61 to 65 is finding the wrong number from a series of numbers. 65 to 70 a bar graph is given from which questions are asked. The next set 71 to 75 is from different sections including time and travel, percentage and ratios. More importance is given for graph related questions this year with around 15 questions from graph. 76 to 80 questions are from Pie chart. And more 5 questions are asked from line graph. Please give more importance to graph questions. Another 15 questions are asked again set of sections like Compound and simple interest, age, average and ratios.
General Awareness Questions
As everyone know the general awareness is more targeted to banking sector. In this year 2012 we have 25 questions asked from the banking sector. In this 50 percentage is from current affairs and another 50 percentage is from basic banking knowledge. Another 25 contains 4 questions from sports section, one question from movies, 3 questions from different summits across the world held that year. Other questions are asked from Books that won award that year, Indian military and current affairs.
Computer Knowledge questions from IBPS PO 2012
The computer knowledge section carries 20 questions. So give less importance to this section while preparing. But normally this section is a easy one basically about computers and its software, hardware.
English Knowledge Questions
40 Marks are awarded for English knowledge questions. As no calculations involved this is a easy mark scoring part in the whole question paper. Comprehension carries 10 marks in almost all exams. 7 questions are asked for synonyms and antonyms. Rearrangement of sentences carries another 5 marks. Next 5 questions are from fill in the blanks section. Finding errors carries another 10 marks. But this is a vast section where you need to be aware of basics of English grammar so please study the basics and try to spend little time. Phrase replacement carries 5 more marks. Some times Cloze test is also asked so please prepare it also.
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