Syndicate Bank PO Exam Analysis Shift 1 25th February 2018

Syndicate Bank PO Exam Analysis

Syndicate Bank PO exam Analysis Shift 1 25th February 2018 – Check the detailed analysis of the Syndicate Bank Shift 1 exam. Get no. of good attempts, difficulty level and much more.

Syndicate Bank PO Exam Analysis Shift 1

The shift 1 of the Syndicate Bank was conducted successfully and now it’s the time of Syndicate Bank PO exam Analysis. The Syndicate PO analysis will help all those students who aspire to appear for the exam in the upcoming years. The exam was a computer-based test to select all the interested and eligible candidates for the admission to PGDBF. For all the candidates appearing the second shift, this article is very helpful. Therefore students should note that by reading this article, they would be getting an idea of types of questions asked. After analyzing thoroughly, we can say that this year’s Syndicate Bank PO Shift-1 examination was of an Easy to Moderate level.

Syndicate Bank PO Exam Analysis – Overall

 Subjects Good Attempts
Reasoning 33-37
Quantitative Aptitude 29-35
English Language 22-29
General Awareness 27-33
Overall 109-121

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Quantitative Aptitude ( Easy-Moderate)


There were 4 sets of data interpretation, following were the types of DI:

  • Tabular – It was Calculative in comparison to other DIs and represented data of loan provided by 4 different banks
  • Pie Chart – It represented the data/ratio of Scale-1 and scale-2 RRB Officers in 4 different cities.
  • Liner
  • Caselet
Topic No. of Questions Level
Data Interpretation 20 Moderate
Quadratic Equation 5 Easy-Moderate
Number Series (Missing) 5 Easy-Moderate
Approximation 5 Essay
Data Sufficiency 5 Moderate
Partnership 1 Essay
Problem on Ages 1 Essay
SI and CI 1 Essay
Profit and Loss 1 Essay
Ratio and Proportion 1 Moderate
Work and Time 1 Moderate
Speed and Distance 1 Moderate
Miscellaneous 3 Easy-Moderate
Total 50 Easy-Moderate

Reasoning ( Easy-Moderate )

There were 4 sets of puzzles and Seating Arrangement which are given below:-

  • Linear (1 Question) – 1 Variable
  • Floor Based – 2 Variable
  • Box and Cities Arrangement Puzzle – 2 Variable
  • Circular Seating Arrangement – 3 Variable
  • Random Arrangement based Puzzle ( 8 people working in different companies in different cities) – 3 Variable

Syllogism questions also included questions having “can never” clause and Data Sufficiency section included questions based on Direction Sence, Comparison of heights, linear arrangement.

Topic No. of Questions Level
Puzzle and Seating Arrangement 21 Moderate
Syllogism 4 Moderate
Inequality 5 Easy
Machine Input Output 5 Easy
Data Sufficiency 5 Moderate
Alphabet 1 Easy
Passage Inference 2 Moderate
Course of Action 2 Moderate
Statement and Assumption 2 Moderate
Statement and Conclusion 2 Moderate
Order and Ranking 1 Easy
Total 50 Easy-Moderate

English Language ( Moderate – Difficult ) – Syndicate Bank PO Exam Analysis

The level of this section was moderate to difficult in comparison with the rest of the examination. There were 2 sets of reading comprehensions and they also included 2 vocabulary based questions of synonym and antonym. The reading comprehensions were based on a topic of financial technology and banking and the other RC was related to some new technology launched in France for children.

There were around 10 questions of error detection which included questions two categories: 

1) A sentence was given in parts and one part was marked as bold and that part was grammatically correct. Out of the rest, there were 2 parts having grammatical errors in them and the candidate had to identify those two parts.

2) 3 sentences were given out of which candidate had to identify the sentence(s) which were grammatically correct.

Topic No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 20 Moderate – Difficult
Double Filler 5 Moderate
Error Detection 10 Moderate – Difficult
Phrase Replacement 5 Moderate – Difficult
Sentence Rearrangement 5 Moderate – Difficult
Connectors  5 Moderate – Difficult
Total 50 Moderate – Difficult

General Awareness ( Moderate)

The level of GA was moderate and maximum number of questions were from current affairs of January and February. Apart from this, there were also questions of banking and financial awareness and around 8-10 questions were from static awareness. 7-8 questions were of abbreviations and questions related to Climate Change summit, capitals, details in currency notes were also asked. No questions were asked from the Union Budget 2018

Descriptive Writing Test

Following were the topics asked in descriptive writing test of Syndicate Bank PO 2018 Examination:

Letter Writing – Word Limit: 150 words

a) Write a letter to the editor of a newspaper expressing your concern regarding ill- effects of constant exposure to loud sound and music among children and youth.

b) Letter to police inspector for loss of a bag that contains important documents in a train.

Essay Writing – Word Limit: 150 words

a) Importance of soft skills in successful professional life

b) Should age limit be considered before the admission of children to the school??? Give your opinions!

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