IDBI Executive Exam Analysis 2018: 28th April (SecondShift)

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 25th, 2023

Today, IDBI conducted the exam for the Executive position. The exam is being conducted in 2 slots and the evening shift from 1:30 PM to 03:00 PM is just over. Most of you have appeared for the same. Here we are providing the detailed IDBI Executive exam analysis 2018 of the Evening shift exam. The Overall level of the exam was moderate. The exam review has been shared by our the candidates who appeared for the exam. In case of any anomaly, let us know in the comments, we will update it.

IDBI Executive Exam Analysis 2018

I. IDBI Executive Exam Review of English Language

Total 50 Qs (Level: Moderate-Difficult)

S.No Topic No. of Questions Level
1 Reading Comprehension 10 Moderate
2 Double Fillers 10-12 Moderate-Difficult
3 Para Jumble 5 Moderat
4 Error Spotting 10 Moderate-Difficult
5 Phrase replacement 5 -8 Moderate-Difficult
6 Total 50  Moderate


1. The overall level of this section was moderate to difficult.

2. There were two reading comprehensions. Options were very close. 

3. Fillers were paragraph based. In a paragraph of 5-6 sentences, 2 fillers were there. It was a bit time consuming.

II. IDBI Executive Exam Analysis of Numerical Ability 

Total 50 Qs (Moderate)

S.No Topic No. of Questions Level
1 Number Series 5 Moderate
3 Data Interpretation  20 Moderate
4 Quadratic Equation 5 Easy
5 Data Sufficiency 5 Moderate
6 Miscellaneous  15  Moderate-Difficult
7 Total 50 Moderate-Difficult


1. It was of moderate level. 

2 Simplification and Approximation were not asked.

3. In D.I, 4 graphs were asked: Bar graph, Table graph, Double Pie Chart, Caselete

4. Miscellaneous questions include  Age, Mixture Allegation, Partnership, Profit Loss, Average, Boats & Stream, Compound/Simple Interest, Time & Work, etc. They were time-consuming and difficult. 

III. Analysis of Reasoning Ability Section

Total 50 Qs (Level: Easy-Moderate)

S.No Topic No. of Questions Level
1 Syllogism 5 Moderate 
2 Inequality 5 Easy
3 Coding Decoding  5  Easy
4 Puzzles 25 Moderate
5 Direction Sense 2-3 Easy
6 Blood Relation 1-2 Easy
7 Miscellaneous 5 Easy
8 Total 50 Easy-Moderate


1. It was the easiest section among all.

2. 5 puzzles were asked.

  • Linear arrangement (No. of persons was not defined. All were facing North.)
  • Circular Arrangement in which 10 persons were arranged out of which 5 were facing outside and other 5 were facing inside.

Good Attempts in IDBI Executive Exam 2018

Based on the level of the exam and vacancies available, here is the number of good attempts for the IDBI Executive Exam 2018










94 – 104

All the best for your exam.

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