Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Allahabad Bank PO Pattern 2010

The Written exam will consist of two parts:
1.      Objective Test(180 min)
2.      Descriptive Paper(90 min)
Objective Test:
It will comprise of five sections. Below mentioned figures are the no. of Questions(Q) and maximum marks(M) carried for each section.
1.      Reasoning Ability                75Q                 75M
2.      Aptitude                                 50Q                 50M   
3.      General Awareness              75Q                 75M
4.      Computer Knowledge          50Q                 50M
5.      English                                   50Q                 only qualifying.
Total number of questions: 300. Only 250 marks are considered for merit ranking(to qualify in written exam). You have to clear in each section in order to qualify the written exam. Minimum qualifying marks in each section is 40% of total marks allocated to that particular section for general candidates.
Note: For every right answer you will get 1mark and for every wrong answer 0.25 of the marks will be deducted.
Based on the time and questions give by them, the following is an example of how many questions should be attempted within in a specified time in order to clear the exam for general candidates:
1.      Reasoning Ability                55Q                 50min
2.      Aptitude                                 35Q                 35min
3.      General Awareness              50Q                 35min
4.      Computer Knowledge          40Q                 30min
5.      English                                   30Q                 30min
Note: you must maintain minimum of 95% accuracy if you follow the above figures. If you can attempt more, then you are always welcome but make sure about accuracy.
Descriptive paper:
There will be 3 questions for 50 marks and you should complete within 90minutes. In order to clear this descriptive you must score minimum of 25marks out of 50marks. It would consists of test on English Composition comprising
·        Letter writing
·        Essay writing
·        Precise writing
Note: This descriptive paper is quite different and quite tough in order to clear, when compared to other banks. If you clear the both tests(objective and descriptive) separately,  then only you are qualified for Interview. So concentrate equally with objective.
The total time taken to complete this exam is 4 ½ hours. So be patience and be confident throughout the exam(21-02-10).

3 comments:

gopi.sagar4 said...

hello sir, i had appeared for allahabad po on 21st feb..i had done well in objective.descriptive is also good but my hand writing is not that much good. how they are evaluate the descriptive paper.

varun reddy said...

Of course Hand writing plays a important role in descriptive.
But content will be given more important..means the way you write, think, etc.

Raj said...

can u give me contacts of some PO qualifying candidates