SRCC 2013

Analysis: SRCC 2013

SRCC 2013 was on the same pattern as previous 2 years. Number of questions was also same. Moreover there were quite a few questions that were repeated from 2011 and 2012. The only big change this year was that the section on General Awareness was missing.

Overview
Time allotted2Hrs.
Total no. of questions160
Marking SchemeCorrect Answer: +4
Sections4
Number of choices5
Negative Marking¼ of marks allotted to the question.
Expected cut-offs*A score of 314-327 was appropriate to clear the cut off
Analysis of Different Sections
Sr. No.SectionsNo. of QuestionsDifficulty Level
1Verbal Ability (Part Error, Analogies, Synonyms, Antonyms, Word Usage, Word Replacement, Cloze)40Easy to Moderate
2Data Interpretation ( Tables, Bar Charts, Pie Charts, Line Graphs)40Easy to Moderate
3Quantitative Ability (Number System, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion, Profit & Loss, TSD, Inequality, Geometry)40Moderate to Difficult
4Logical Reasoning (Reason Assumption, Analogy, Input-Output, Coding-Decoding, Syllogism)40Easy to Moderate
SECTION I: Quantitative Ability

Evaluation: The level of this section was moderate. There were 3 sets of Data Interpretation including questions on Line graphs, Pie chart & Bar graphs questions were on data sufficiency. Rest were on averages, mixture, percentages, profit & loss, time & work, Speed Distance time, simple and compound interest, quadratic equation, geometry, etc.

SECTION II: Verbal Ability

Evaluation: Overall this section was very easy. A student having basic knowledge of grammar could have excelled in this section. The section included questions on Para jumbles, fill in the blanks, Cloze test, Synonyms, Antonyms, Analogies, English usage, etc. It also included 2 reading comprehension passages with 4 questions each.

SECTION III: Logical Reasoning

Evaluation: The level of this section was easy to moderate. The section involved basic logical reasoning sets that included topics on blood relation, syllogism, input/output, direction, decoding, action, assertion, assumption, conclusion, matrix, Venn diagram, sitting arrangement, critical reasoning, odd man out, etc.

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