Strategy to Score 130+ in IDBI Executive Exam 2021

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Updated on: September 25th, 2023

Strategy to Score 130+ in IDBI Executive Exam 2021: The IDBI Executive exam 2021 will take place on September 5, 2021. There are only a few days left to study for this alluring job opportunity. Candidates must be prepared with all of the necessary strategies required to clear the IDBI Executive 2021 exam.

Despite this, students should make a clear-cut strategy to score 130+ in the exam based on the executive previous year’s cut-off. Students must plan carefully the order of attempting different sections, the number of good attempts in order to maximize their score. In this article, you will get to know all such details to help you crack the IDBI Executive 2021 exam with good marks.

The IDBI exam is divided into three different parts. A total of 50 questions will be asked from each segment across all subjects. Now, let’s talk about the best way to crack the IDBI Executive 2021 exam. According to the exam, you will have a composite of 90 minutes to complete all of the topics. By looking at the previous year’s IDBI Executive Exam cut-off, we can see that the maximum cut-off was 129.50. As a result, a minimum score of 130+ with accuracy should be your goal. The following are the 3 sections that will appear in the exam.

  1. English
  2. Reasoning
  3. Quantitative Aptitude

Important Sections Asked in IDBI Executive

Simply complete the required number of questions in each segment and then move on to the next section. You can easily clear sectional cut-off this method. Let’s have a look at the order in which you should tackle the topics on the exam. This order is based on the results of the previous year’s exam.

The following sections were asked in the English section last year:

Questions on other topics can be asked in addition to the ones listed above. You should be familiar with all of the key topics that will be covered in the banking test. Fillers, error finding, cloze tests, and sentence correction problems should be attempted first, followed by reading comprehension, puzzles, and the remaining topics.

Coming to the Reasoning section, the following topics were asked last year:

We recommend that you start with simple questions. Coding-decoding, inequalities, direction sense, blood relation, alphanumeric series, and various topics, for example, will come in helpful if you practice enough.

The last section is that of Quantitative Aptitude. Let us go through the list of the topics asked in the previous year:

  • Simplification
  • Approximations
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Data Interpretation
  • Arithmetic questions
  • Number Series

Simplification, approximation, quadratic equation, and data interpretation must be attempted initially. After that, give Number Series a single try before moving on to questions from the arithmetic section Now, let’s go over some helpful tips for all of the sections of the exam:

Quantitative Aptitude Strategy for IDBI Executive 2021 Exam

  • This section consists of 50 questions.
  • Take 30 minutes for this section.
  • These 30 minutes can be split into two rounds.
  • Attempt simple questions from topics like approximation/ simplification, quadratic equations, number series, and data interpretation in the first round. The above-mentioned subjects will fetch you more than 25 questions, as was the case last year.
  • Now is the time to concentrate on the arithmetic questions.
  • Start with the questions that will take the least amount of time.
  • If you follow the above-mentioned technique, you will undoubtedly receive a score of 40 or above.

Quantitative Aptitude Quizzes

Reasoning Ability Strategy for IDBI Executive 2021 Exam

  • This phase should take about 30-35 minutes.
  • Divide this portion into two rounds as well.
  • In the first round, go for inequalities, coding and decoding, alphanumeric series, syllogism, direction sense, and blood relation questions. You’ll be able to attempt 25+ questions this way.
  • If you practice this section thoroughly, you should be able to complete 25 questions in 15-20 minutes.
  • Try puzzles and questions on seating arrangements in the second round. To begin, choose the easiest puzzle.
  • In the second round, you should be able to get roughly 10 points.
  • Finally, if you follow the aforementioned approach correctly, you should be able to score roughly 40 plus score in this section.

Reasoning Quizzes

English Section Strategy for IDBI Executive 2021 Exam

  • If you have a strong mastery of the English section, it will be your highest-scoring section.
  • This section should take about 25-30 minutes.
  • Fillers-based questions, such as Cloze Test and Fillers, should be attempted first.
  • Proceed to the sentence correction and error detecting questions after that.
  • In the conclusion, try para jumble and reading comprehension problems. In RC, start with synonyms/antonyms questions.
  • Skip any questions about which you are unsure. Also, don’t make any random guesses.
  • Finally, in this phase, you will be able to attempt approximately 25 questions.

Time Allotment Strategy for IDBI Executive 2021

Let’s put all of the above information into a table. The following is the minimum number of attempts you should go for each section in a given time slot:

The sequence of the Section

No. of Questions to be attempted

Time Allotted



25-30 Minutes

Reasoning Ability

40 -43

30-35 Minutes

Quantitative Aptitude

40 – 42

30 Minutes

Overall Exam

130+ Questions

90 minutes

 So this is all about the strategy by following which you will be able to score the desired marks and clear the cut-off. If you have any doubt kindly comment below with your query.

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