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NDA Exam Pattern Details




NDA Exam Pattern Details

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts NDA (National defence academy) and National Academy (NA) Exam (II) twice in a year for admission into Army, Navy, and Air Force Wings. Minimum Educational Qualification is 12th Class pass in 10+2 Pattern. The UPSC NDA & NA exam pattern details are given below…

Exam Pattern: The UPSC NDA exam comprises of 2 stages.
I.  Written Examination
II.  Interview



I. Written Examination: There will be 2 papers in NDA (National defence academy) and National Academy (NA) written exam. The papers in all the subjects will consist of objective type questions only. The question papers of Mathematics & Part B of General Ability Test will be set bilingually in Hindi as well as English. Time duration for each paper is 2 ½ Hours . Subjects & Maximum Marks details mentioned below.

Scheme of Examination:

S. No Subjects Time Duration Maximum Marks
1 Mathematics 2 ½ Hours 300
2 General Ability Test 2 ½ Hours 600
Total 900
SSB Test/ Interview 900

i. In the question papers, wherever necessary , questions involving the metric system of Weights and Measures only will be set.
ii. The Commission have discretion to fix qualifying marks in any or all the subjects at the examination
iii. The candidates are not permitted to use calculator or mathematical or logarithmic table for answering objective type papers.

II. Interview: Candidates who select in the written examination are called for Interview which is conducted by SSB.




IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam Pattern




IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam Pattern

 Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts Online Common Written Examination (CWE) for recruitment in Regional Rural Banks (RRBs). The CWE pattern for Office Assistant (Multipurpose) positions is mentioned below….

IBPS RRB CWE Pattern Details: CWE comprises of 2 tests with 200 questions and 200 marks. The marks alotted for each test and related details have been given below…

Online Common Written Examination:

Office Assistant (Multipurpose):



1. Preliminary Examination (objective):

Sr No. Name of Test (Objective) Medium of Exam No.of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 Reasoning Hindi/English 40 40 Composite time of 45 minutes
2 Numerical Ability Hindi/English 40 40
Total 80 80

2. Main Examination (objective):

Sr No. Name of Test (Objective) Medium of Exam No.of Questions Maximum Marks Total Time
1 Reasoning Hindi/English 40 50 Composite Time of 2 hours
2 Numerical Ability Hindi/English 40 50
3 General Awareness Hindi/English 40 40
4 a English Language English 40 40
4 b Hindi Language Hindi 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge Hindi/English 40 20
Total 200 200

Note: 



1. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks from the marks allotted for that particular question

2. Cutoff marks will be decided on the basis of Average

3. CWE Score will be available on IBPS Website.

4. Score card will be valid for one year from the date of issuing it.

5. CWE would be conducted at many centres as given in the notification.

6. Pre examination training will be provided for limited number of candidates for which online application has to be made.

Common Interview: Candidates who will qualify Online examination will subsequently called for a Common Interview conducted by the Nodal Regional Rural Bank in each State/ UT, coordinated by IBPS. The total marks allotted for Interview are 100. The minimum qualifying marks/ scores in interview and within it for local language proficiency will not be less than 40% (35% for SC/ ST candidates). The minimum qualifying marks in interview for Officer Scale II & III will also be not less than 40% for all the candidates except 35% for SC/ ST candidates. The relative weightage (ratio) of CWE and interview will be 70:30 respectively. Candidates should qualify both in the CWE and interview and be sufficiently high in the merit to be shortlisted for subsequent provisional allotment process.




IBPS RRB Officer Scale I, II & III Exam Pattern




IBPS RRB Officer Scale I, II & III Exam Pattern

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts Online Common Written Examination (CWE) for recruitment in Regional Rural Banks (RRBs). The structure of Online examination for Officer Scale I, II & III positions is mentioned below….

IBPS RRB Online Exam Pattern Details: CWE comprises of 5 tests with 200 questions and 200 marks. The marks alotted for each test and related details have been given below…



Preliminary  Examination:

Officer Scale-I:

Sr No. Name of Test (Objective) Medium of Exam No.of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 Reasoning Hindi/English 40 40 Composite Time of 45 minutes
2 Quantitative Aptitude Hindi/English 40 40
Total 80 80

Main Examination (objective):

Officer Scale-I

Sr No. Name of Test Medium of Exam No.of Questions Maximum Marks Total Time
1 Reasoning Hindi/English 40 50 Composite Time of 2 hours
2 Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation Hindi/English 40 50
3 General Awareness Hindi/English 40 40
4 a English Language English 40 40
4 b Hindi Language Hindi 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge Hindi/English 40 20
Total 200 200

Single level Examination (objective)

Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer):

Sr No. Name of Test (Objective) Medium of Exam No.of Questions Maximum Marks Total Time
1 Reasoning Hindi/English 40 50 Composite Time of 2 hours
2 Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation Hindi/English 40 50
3 Financial Awareness Hindi/English 40 40
4 a English Language English 40 40
4 b Hindi Language Hindi 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge Hindi/English 40 20
Total 240 200

Officer Scale-II (Specialist Cadre):

Sr No. Name of Test (Objective) Medium of Exam No.of Questions Maximum Marks Total Time
1 Reasoning Hindi/English 40 40 Composite Time of 2 hours and 30 minutes
2 Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation Hindi/English 40 40
3 Financial Awareness Hindi/English 40 40
4 a English Language English 40 20
4 b Hindi Language Hindi 40 20
5 Computer Knowledge Hindi/English 40 20
6 Professional Knowledge Hindi/English 40 40
Total 240 200

Officer Scale- III:

Sr No. Name of Test (Objective) Medium of Exam No.of Questions Maximum Marks Total Time
1 Reasoning Hindi/English 40 50 Composite Time of 2 hours
2 Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation Hindi/English 40 50
3 Financial Awareness Hindi/English 40 40
4 a English Language English 40 40
4 b Hindi Language Hindi 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge Hindi/English 40 20
Total 200 200

Note: 



1. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks from the marks allotted for that particular question

2. Cutoff marks will be decided on the basis of Average

3. CWE Score will be available on IBPS Website.

4. Score card will be valid for one year from the date of issuing it.

5. CWE would be conducted at many centres as given in the notification.

6. Pre examination training will be provided for limited number of candidates for which online application has to be made.

Common Interview: Candidates who will qualify Online examination will subsequently called for a Common Interview conducted by the Nodal Regional Rural Bank in each State/ UT, coordinated by IBPS. The total marks allotted for Interview are 100. The minimum qualifying marks/ scores in interview and within it for local language proficiency will not be less than 40% (35% for SC/ ST candidates). The minimum qualifying marks in interview for Officer Scale II & III will also be not less than 40% for all the candidates except 35% for SC/ ST candidates. The relative weightage (ratio) of CWE and interview will be 70:30 respectively. Candidates should qualify both in the CWE and interview and be sufficiently high in the merit to be shortlisted for subsequent provisional allotment process.