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.
|Total no. of questions||160|
|Marking Scheme||Correct Answer: +4|
|Number of choices||5|
|Negative Marking||¼ of marks allotted to the question.|
|Expected cut-offs*||A score of 314-327 was appropriate to clear the cut off|
|Sr. No.||Sections||No. of Questions||Difficulty Level|
|1||Verbal Ability (Part Error, Analogies, Synonyms, Antonyms, Word Usage, Word Replacement, Cloze)||40||Easy to Moderate|
|2||Data Interpretation ( Tables, Bar Charts, Pie Charts, Line Graphs)||40||Easy to Moderate|
|3||Quantitative Ability (Number System, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion, Profit & Loss, TSD, Inequality, Geometry)||40||Moderate to Difficult|
|4||Logical Reasoning (Reason Assumption, Analogy, Input-Output, Coding-Decoding, Syllogism)||40||Easy to Moderate|
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.
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.
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.