# NIACL Assistant Mains Exam Analysis 6th October 2018, Level Moderate!

By Kanika Ralhan|Updated : October 6th, 2018

NIACL Assistant Mains 2018 exam is conducted today. The overall level of the exam is moderate to difficult. GK was asked from the recent months. You can go through the detailed exam analysis of NIACL Assistant Mains 2018 exam in this post.

## Highlights of NIACL Assistant Mains Exam 2018

1. The sequence of Section- Reasoning, English, Computer, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude

2. Level of Exam - The level of the Moderate-Difficult.

3. Reasoning - Major chunk of questions were asked from Puzzle

4. Numerical Ability- The level was difficult and no new pattern questions were asked.

5. English Language - New type of Word arrangement Questions was asked.

6. General Awareness-Current Affairs were mainly from May to July

7. Computer Knowledge- Questions were easy and most of them were from basics.

## 1. Numerical Ability

### Level: Moderate

Following questions were asked from this section -

1. Simplification

• Number of Questions: 5 Questions
• Level: Moderate
• Topic Details: They were based on BODBAS rule and easy to attempt. Usage of squares and cubes was there.

2. D.I

• Number of Questions: 15 Questions
• Level: Moderate
• Topic Details: 3 set of DI was asked and total 15 questions were there.

a. Pie Chart: 800 Students were there. % of boys and girls was given for different games like cricket, football, volleyball, basketball, etc.

b. Line Graph: Two parameters were there; No. of students appeared for the exam was given along with the successful number of candidates.

c. Caselet: 600 persons were going to market. Data regarding the purchase of different vegetables like only onion, only potato, onion and tomato, etc was gven.

• Number of Questions: 5 Questions
• Level: Moderate-Difficult
• Topic Details: 2 equations were given. You need to find the relation between two variables.

4. Data Sufficiency:

• Number of Questions: 5 Questions
• Level: Moderate
• Topic Details: 3 statements were given. You had to identify which statements are necessary to answer the given question. Topics were boats and stream, profit and loss, number system etc.

5. Miscellaneous Questions:

• Number of Questions: 15 Questions
• Level: Moderate-Difficult
• Topic Details: Time Speed and Distance, Time & Work, Percentage, Profit & Loss, Average, Ages, Mensuration, Probability, numerical based etc. topics were there.

## 2. Reasoning

### Level: Moderate

Questions in this section were asked from following topics -

1. Data Sufficiency

• Number of Questions: 5 Questions
• Level: Moderate
• Topic Details: There were 5 questions from Data Sufficiency, with 2 statements.

2. Seating Arrangement

• Number of Questions: 15 Questions
• Level: Difficult
• Topic Details: One circular Arrangement was there. All were facing centre. 8 girls with their colour of frock need to be arranged.  One Linear Arrangement was having single row where 11 persons were seated facing north. In another linear Arrangement, two rows were there and 5 persons were seated in a single row. In one row, people were facing north and in the second row, people were facing south.

3. Puzzles

• Number of Questions: 10 Questions
• Level: Moderate
• Topic Details: Two puzzles were there: Floor & Box Based, Week Based. In-Floor Based, 11 boxes need to be arranged.

4. Syllogism:

• Number of Questions: 3 Questions
• Level: Moderate-Difficult
• Topic Details: There were two statements. It was easy to attempt.

5. Miscellaneous

• Number of Questions: 4 Questions
• Level: Easy
• Topic Details: Questions from Coding Decoding, alphabet test, alphanumeric series, blood relation, etc were asked.

6. Order & Ranking

• Number of Questions: 3 Questions
• Level: Easy
• Topic Details: They were easy to attempt. Heights of persons need to be arranged.

## 3. English

### Level: Moderate-Difficult

• Number of Questions asked: 10 Questions
• Level - Moderate-Difficult
• Topic Details: Two RC were asked having 5 questions each. The topic of RC 1: Insurance Based. The topic of RC 2: Food Security

2. Para Jumble:

• Number of Questions asked: 5 Questions
• Level - Moderate
• Topic Details: There were total 7 sentences. First and the last sentence was fixed. Students have to arrange middle 5 sentences.

3. Fillers:

• Number of Questions: 5 questions
• Level: Difficult
• Topic Details: It was of new type. In a sentence, one blank was there and one word was bold. You have to find the word for blank and check the bold word given is correct or not.

4. Cloze Test:

• Number of Questions: 5 Questions
• Level: Moderate
• Topic Details: It was based on the topic of technology.

5. Error Spotting:

• Number of Questions: 5 Questions
• Level: Easy
• Topic Details: A sentence was divided into parts and one part was incorrect. You had to find the incorrect part.

6. Sentence correction

• Number of Questions: 5 Questions
• Level: Moderate
• Topic Details: A sentence was given where some words was bold. Then it was given like the bold words can be replaced by some other words. Options were given like A-D, B-C, E-f and so on

6. Sentence improvement

• Number of Questions: 5 Questions
• Level: Moderate
• Topic Details: Some sentences were given. You have to find which sentence was correct.

## 4. General Awareness

### Level: Moderate

• Most of the Questions asked in this section were based on Current Banking Affairs. Major chunk of questions were asked from July to September.
• There were around 4-5 questions from Static GK.
• Around 10-12questions were asked from Banking and Financial Awareness.
• Many questions were from GK Tornado.

## 5. Computer Knowledge

### Level: Moderate

• This section was quite easy to attempt as questions were asked from familiar topics
• Questions were on basics of the computer, history, abbreviations, networking and some other topics.

## NIACL Assistant Mains 2018: Good Attempts

 Section Good Attempts Numerical Ability 23 - 27 Reasoning 28 - 33 English Language 22 - 25 General Awareness 28- 32 Computer Knowledge 31 - 34 Overall Good Attempts 157 - 169

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murrali 5Oct 7, 2018

Ppl from tamil nadu share ur attempts and category

Kiran RajeevOct 8, 2018

What is the mark distribution for correct and wrong answers?

Nikesh ChauhanOct 8, 2018

ATTEMPTS FROM MAHARASHTRA

Yoddha SOct 8, 2018

How much attempts from Maharashtra ?? On an avg .. so many ppl crossing 150 questions?? :(

Imhm HarshOct 8, 2018

Gujarat?

158 Maharashtra ST category

Gokul GopakumarOct 10, 2018

Kerala people comment with 170+attempts

VarunOct 10, 2018

144 attempt gen from maharahtra chances?