Most Expected Topics for ECGC PO Exam 2022, Based on 2018 & 2021 ECGC PO Analysis

By Amrit Gouda|Updated : May 15th, 2022

The online exam of ECGC PO is scheduled to the held on 29th May 2022. Candidates should start preparation after understanding the most important and expected topics by analyzing the ECGC PO exam analysis for the 2018 and 2021 exams.

To help your prepare for the ECGC PO exam 2022 we are providing you with the exam analysis of the ECGC PO exam 2021 & 2018. In this article, we are going to analyze the ECGC PO exam trend as well as discuss the expected topics and number of questions that can be asked in the ECGC PO exam 2022.

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ECGC PO Exam Pattern

Before going forward, candidates should know the exam pattern details. The ECGC PO exam pattern has been the same for the years 2018 2021, and 2022. There is two part of the ECGC PO online exam 2022.

1. MCQ based Online Exam

2. Descriptive Exam

Now let's discuss the exam pattern in detail:

ECGC PO 2022: Objective Exam Pattern

The Objective online exam is consists of 5 sections. Each section has a sectional timer and there is a 1/4th negative marking for each wrong attempt. The following table shows the exam pattern of the ECGC PO exam 2022. 

Sr. No.

Name of the Tests

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

1.

Reasoning Ability

50

50

40 minutes

2.

English Language

40

40

30 minutes

3.

Computer Knowledge

20

20

10 minutes

4.

General Awareness

40

40

20 minutes

5.

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

40 minutes

 

Total

200

200

140 minutes

Descriptive Paper: 

Now let's discuss the exam pattern of the descriptive paper of the ECGC PO 2022. The following table shows the exam pattern of the descriptive paper of the ECGC PO 2022.

S. No.

Type activity

No. of questions

Marks

Time allotted

1.

Essay Writing

One out of two

given options

20

40 minutes for both questions together

2.

Precise Writing

One out of two

given options

20

Note: For every wrong answer there is a penalty of 1/4 mark.

Now that we have covered the ECGC PO exam pattern. Let's look at the exam analysis of the previous ECGC Exam. 

ECGC PO 2018 Exam Analysis

The overall level of the ECGC PO Exam 2018 was also Moderate to Difficult. Computer Knowledge and English were comparatively easier than in the other section. In the General Awareness section, the weightage of the static awareness was decreased while the weightage of ECGC Scheme-based questions was increased. The table below shows the breakup of the questions asked in the ECGC PO Exam 2018.

Reasoning Ability Quantitative AptitudeEnglishGeneral AwarenessComputer Knowledge
Level: ModerateLevel: ModerateLevel: Easy to ModerateLevel: ModerateLevel: Easy to Moderate

  • Inequality: 5 Questions
  • Syllogism: 5 Questions
  • Puzzles and Seating Arrangement: 15 Questions
    • 1. Linear Arrangement - 8 persons, Some Persons facing North and some South Direction
    • 2. Scheduling based puzzle - Day-wise( Mon to Sunday) and different department based
    • 3. Seating Arrangement - Parallel Rows
  • Coding -decoding: 5 Questions
  • Blood Relation: 2 questions
  • Direction  Sense: 3 questions
  • Miscellaneous: 5 questions
  • Logical Reasoning: 5 questions
  • Data Sufficiency: 5 questions
  • Data Interpretation (1 bar graph, 1 Tabular): 12 questions
  • Number Series: 5 questions
  • Quadratic Equations: 6 Questions
  • Approximations: 6 questions
  • Miscellaneous Questions: 15 Questions
  • Data Sufficiency: 6 questions
  • Reading Comprehension: 14 questions
  • Cloze Test: 10 questions
  • Para Jumble: 5 Questions
  • New Pattern Question of word-finding: 6 questions
  • Miscellaneous: 5 Questions
 
  • ECGC related various schemes - 10-12 Qs
  • Current Affairs - 21-24 Q
  • Static Awareness - 4-5 Q
 
  • The questions were based on topics of Memory, Software, and computer security.
Descriptive Test:

In descriptive test 2 questions, each of Essay and Precise were asked -

Essay - Poor share of India in World trade (200 words)

Precise - NPCC United nation convention Climate Change (1992) (125 words).

ECGC PO 2021 Exam Analysis

The overall level of the ECGC PO 2021 exam was moderate. Students found the General Awareness, Computer Knowledge, and English Language section to be easy. The Quantitative Aptitude section was time-consuming and calculative in nature. Some of the questions in the Reasoning Ability section were difficult.

Reasoning Ability Quantitative AptitudeEnglishGeneral AwarenessComputer Knowledge
Level: ModerateLevel: Moderate(Calculative)Level: Easy to ModerateLevel: ModerateLevel: Easy to Moderate

  • Input-output: 5 Questions
  • Syllogism: 5 Questions
  • Puzzles and Seating Arrangement: 20 Questions

1. Linear Arrangement - 5 Ques

2. Scheduling based puzzle - 5 Ques

3. Color Based Circular Arrangement - 5 Ques

4. Circular Arrangement

  • Coding -decoding: 5 Questions
  • Blood Relation: 3 questions
  • Miscellaneous: 2-3 questions
  • Logical Reasoning: 6 questions
  • Data Sufficiency: 2-3 questions
  • Data Interpretation (1 bar graph, 1 Tabular): 20 questions
  • Number Series: 5 questions
  • Quadratic Equations: 5 Questions
  • Approximations: 5 questions
  • Miscellaneous Questions: 15 Questions
  • Reading Comprehension: 18 questions
  • Cloze Test: 5 questions
  • Para Jumble: 4 Questions
  • Phrase replacement: 3 
  • Match the column: 3
  • Sentence connector: 2 Questions
  • Idiom & Phrase: 5
 
  • Banking Awareness & ECGC related questions:8-11 
  • Current Affairs - 24-28 Q
  • Static Awareness - 4-5 Q
 
  • The questions were based on topics of input-output devices, RAM-ROM, Computer Software, and Hardware, Internet
Descriptive Test:

In descriptive test 2 questions, each of Essay and Precise were asked -

Essay

1. Mental health awareness
2. Covid Impact on Aviation Industry

Precise -

a) Demerits of Binge-Watching

b) Hike on Salaries due to Covid 19

ECGC PO 2022 Expected Topics & Questions

If you look at the break up of the questions asked in the ECGC PO exam in 2018 and 2021, you can easily deduce that the pattern of the Reasoning, Quant & English has not changed much. Similarly, the pattern of general awareness and computer knowledge has not changed much either. You can go through the previous year's ECGC PO cut off to understand the level of competition. Now let's discuss the ECGC PO Exam 2022 expected topics for each section. 

ECGC PO Exam 2022: Reasoning Section 

  • The majority of the questions asked in the reasoning section were about the puzzles and seating arrangement. 
  • The other important topics for the reasoning section are Syllogism, Inequality, Input-Output, Coding & Decoding, Data Sufficiency, Blood Relation, Direction Sense, Order & Ranking, etc. 

The following table shows the expected topic that can be asked in the reasoning section. 

TopicsExpected number of Questions
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement15 - 20 
Blood Relation/ Direction Sense/ Order Ranking2 - 3 
Coding & Decoding 0-5 
Input-Output 0-5 
Syllogism / Inequality or both can be expected0-5 
Data Sufficiency 3- 5
Logical Reasoning 4-6 
Miscellaneous5-6 

ECGC PO Exam 2022: Quantitative Aptitude:

  • Data Interpretation and Arithmetic are the two most important topics in the quant section. You can surely expect questions from these topics in the ECGC PO Exam 2022 as well. 
  • The other important topics are Number Series, Approximation/Simplification, Quadratic Equation, Data Sufficiency, etc. 

The following table shows the expected topic that can be asked in the quant section. 

TopicsExpected number of Questions
Data Interpretation & Analysis15-20
Number Series (Wrong/ Missing)5
Approximation & Simplification4-6
Quadratic Equation3-5
Data Sufficiency 3-5
Arithmetic15-20

ECGC PO Exam 2022: English Language

  • Questions from topics such as Reading Comprehension, Para Jumble & Cloze test were asked in both 2021 and 2018. You can expect these topics to be asked in the ECGC PO 2022 as well. 

The following table shows the expected topic that can be asked in the quant section. 

TopicsExpected number of Questions
Reading Comprehension10 -15
Cloze Test5 -7 
Para Jumble5 - 7
Error Spotting3 - 5
Sentence Improvement0 - 5
Word Exchange / Synonym - Antonym 0 - 5
Match the Columns0 - 5
Miscellaneous(Idiom & phrase, sentence connector)5 - 7 

ECGC PO Exam 2022: General Awareness

In the general awareness section, the weightage of the questions based on the schemes related to the ECGC has increased while the portion of the static awareness questions has decreased. Also, you can expect a lot of questions to be asked about current affairs. 

The expected pattern of the general awareness can be as follows.

Topic Expected Number of Questions
ECGC Schemes related questions5-9
Current Affairs20 - 23
Static Awareness4 - 5 
Banking awareness6-10

ECGC PO Exam 2022: Computer Knowledge 

In computer awareness not much has changed. The questions asked in this section are from the following topics: 

  • History of Computers.
  • Computer Fundamentals.
  • MS Office
  • Operating Systems
  • Computer Software & Hardware
  • PC Software and Office Automation.
  • Workplace Productivity Tools.
  • Computer Networks.
  • Networking & Internet.
  • Emerging Technologies and Web Publishing.
  • Boolean Algebra.
  • Data Structures.
  • Computer Viruses.
  • File Extensions.
  • Important Abbreviations.

This is all in this article about ECGC PO Exam 2022. Stay tuned with us for more articles and updates.  

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Comments

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Md Asif Ansary
what was the cut off of 2016 of obc ??????????????? please tell
Reenu

ReenuJan 21, 2021

Is graduation percentage 60% required for apply??
Monica Monica
Sir how to prepare for essay n précis.? Any tips ,
Monica Monica
What related topics we should read for essay n précis ?
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Please solve ecgc po pyq of 2016 and 2018.
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FAQs

  • As per the previous year's exam analysis of ECGC PO 2018 and ECGC PO 2021, you can expect the overall level of difficulty of the upcoming ECGC PO 2022 exam to be moderate.

  • You can expect 5-7 questions from simplification & approximation, 5 questions from number series, around 3-4 sets of Data interpretation, and around 15-20 arithmetic questions covering time-work, partnership, time-speed, interest, probability, etc.

  • Reading comprehension, cloze test, para jumble, and error spotting are the most expected English Language topics for the upcoming ECGC PO exam. You can expect the level of those questions to be easy to moderate.

  • Based on the previous year's exam analysis, around 20 questions from the Current affairs section can be expected in the ECGC PO exam 2022. You just need to cover the last 4-5 months of Current affairs to score well in this section.

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