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Analysis: SRCC 2011

SRCC 2011 was on the same pattern as previous years. The number of questions was also same as previous year. General framework was also same as that of previous years. The breakup of the paper is given below:

Overview of the IRMA Paper

Time allotted 2Hrs.
Total no. of questions 160
Marking Scheme Correct Answer: +4
Sections 4
Number of choices 5
Negative Marking ¼ of marks allotted to the question.
Expected cut-offs* A score of 303+ was appropriate to clear the cut off

Overview of Different Sections

Sr. No. Sections No. of Questions Difficulty Level
1 Verbal Ability 40 Easy to Moderate
2 Logical Ability 40 Easy to Moderate
3 Quantitative Ability 40 Moderate to Difficult
4 General Awareness 40 Easy to Moderate


SECTION I: Verbal Ability

Sr. No. Topics No. of Question Difficulty Level / remarks
1 Grammar 15 Easy
2 Synonyms 4 Easy
3 Antonyms 4 Moderate
4 Analogy 4 Easy
5 Correct Usage 4 Moderate
6 Fill in the Blanks 5 Easy-Moderate
Overall   40 Easy-Moderate

Evaluation: The section was easy to moderate. This section had variety of questions based on grammar that included change of voice, prepositional phrases, sentence completion, and identifying errors in the sentence. Attempt of 22-24 questions in 20-25 minutes would be ideal.

SECTION II: Quantitative ability

Sr. No. Area Tested No. of Question Difficulty Level / remarks
1 Arithmetic 12 Difficult
2 Algebra 13 Difficult
3 Mensuration 7 Difficult
4 Tables 8 Easy-Moderate
Overall   40 Moderate-Difficult

Evaluation: This section was most difficult and a bit time consuming. Question on tables were calculative and rest of the questions were tricky to understand. Attempt of 15-16 questions in 45 minutes would be ideal.

SECTION III: Logical Ability
Sr. No. Area Tested No. of Question Difficulty Level / remarks
1 Series 3 Moderate
2 Critical Reasoning 10 Moderate
3 Data Sufficiency 5 Easy
4 Input-Output 5 Difficult
5 Condition based set 5 Easy
6 Logical Reasoning 7 Easy
Overall   40 Easy-Moderate

Evaluation: This section was quite easy as compare to others. One should have easily solved the questions on series, logical reasoning and conditional based reasoning. Attempts of 20-22 in 35 minutes would be ideal.

SECTION IV: General Knowledge

Evaluation: In this section questions were mostly from Current affairs and static GK. Attempt of 14 questions in 15 minutes would be ideal.

*Disclaimer:All the above given information is based on personal opinion of Bulls Eye Expert faculty. Several factors have been considered before giving these cut-offs. However, it has nothing to do with original cut-offs.
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