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SRCC GBO 2011 Analysis

The total numbers of questions were 160 while the time given was 120 minutes. The number of questions remained same as last year, being 40 in each of the 4 sections. There were 4 series of papers namely A, B, C, D. The marking system was 4 for a correct answer and -1 for an incorrect answer. The general framework of the paper was on same lines as last year. There were a few printing errors and wrong options .The drill-down of the paper is given in the table below. A brief snapshot of the various sections and marking scheme is presented below: Section English language Proficiency Quantitative Ability Logical ability General Knowledge TOTAL The sectional Breakup is given below ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY The sectional breakup is as given below. Topics Grammar Synonyms Antonyms Analogies Correct Usage Fill in the Blanks Total No of Questions 15 4 4 4 4 5 40 Difficulty Level Easy Easy Moderate Easy Moderate Easy-Moderate Easy-Moderate No. of questions 40 40 40 40 160 Marks per question 4 4 4 4 Total marks 160 160 160 160 640

The English Section of the GBO Exam was overall easy as compared to previous years exam. This Section had variety of Questions on Grammar including change of voice, prepositional phrases, sentence completion and identifying errors in a sentence. Considering the level of questions, the number of attempts to clear the cut-off should be 22-24.Total time allocation for this section should be 20-25 minutes. QUANTITATIVE ABILITY The sectional breakup is as shown below. Topics Arithmetic Algebra Mensuration Tables Total No of Questions 12 13 7 8 40 Difficulty Level Difficult Difficult Difficult Easy-Moderate Difficult

This section was the most difficult among the 4 sections and the most difficult Math section in the last 3 years. The questions on Tables were calculative while the rest of questions were a little tricky to understand. The number of attempts to clear the cut-off should be 15-16.Total time allocation for this section should be 45 minutes. LOGICAL ABILITY The sectional breakup is as given below. Topics Series Critical Reasoning Data Sufficiency Input-Output Condition based Set Logical Reasoning Total No of Questions 3 10 5 5 5 7 40 Difficulty Level Moderate Moderate Easy Difficult Easy Easy Easy-Moderate

This section was a lot easy as compared to other sections. The questions to be definitely attempted should be from Series, Logical Reasoning and Condition Based Reasoning. The number of attempts to clear the cut-off should be 20-22.Total time allocation for this section should be 35 minutes. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE The questions were mostly from Current GK and Static GK. Anybody having a workable knowledge of General Awareness should be able to attempt at least 14 questions with the time allocation being 15 minutes. SECTIONAL SCORES AND OVERALL CUT-OFF Below is present the summary of the above analysis. No. of questions 40 40 40 40 160 Marks per question 4 4 4 4 Total marks 160 160 160 160 640 Time allocation (min.) 25 45 35 15 120 Possible Attempts (questions) 28-30 17-18 23-25 15-17 83-90 Possible Scores 105 63 86 59 313

Section English language Proficiency Quantitative Ability Logical ability General Knowledge TOTAL

Overall the cut-off is expected to be around 303+. Till last year the institute called students for the next stage on the basis of overall cut-offs. All the Best, Team MBAGuru Disclaimer: The above cutoffs are only suggestive in nature and may differ from the actual cutoffs. Roots Education cannot be held responsible for any decision taken by the candidate on the basis of the above information.