NIACL Assistant Mains 2018 Exam Analysis – 6th October

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The much anticipated NIACL assistant mains exam will be held today in various shifts. 

A lot of students all over India apply for the prestigious post. Also, there are many aspirants who are preparing but are yet to apply for the exam. So it is of utmost importance to go through the details of the exam so that you can fare well in your exam.

Therefore, to help you in analyzing the exam, we have collected information from the students who have appeared for the exam and after in-depth analysis, we bring to you a detailed analysis of the exam along with the number of questions, marks distribution and questions asked in the exam.

So, let’s see what was asked in the exam.


SectionNo. of QuestionsGood AttemptsLevel
English Language 40 22-27 Easy-Moderate
Reasoning Ability 40 28-33 Easy-Moderate
Numerical Ability 40 22-27 Moderate
General Awareness 40 27-30 Easy-Moderate
Computer Knowledge 40 30-35 Easy
Total 200 145-156 Easy-Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude (Moderate)

Four sets of DI with 5 questions each were asked.

  1. Line Graph
  2. Pie Chart
  3. Tabular DI
  4. Caselet
TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Data Interpretation 20 Moderate
Approximation 5 Moderate
Quadratic Equation 3 Moderate
Quantity 1, Quantity 2 2 Moderate
Arithmetic Word Problems (Speed & Distance, Mensuration, Boat & Stream, Profit & Loss, Problem on Ages, Ratio & Proportion etc.) 5 Moderate
Total 40 Moderate

Reasoning (Easy-Moderate)

Five sets of puzzles and seating arrangement questions were asked based on.

  • Month, place and persons based puzzle
  • Circular Seating Arrangement
  • Parallel Seating Arrangement
  • Linear Seating Arrangement
  • Box-based Puzzle
TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 25 Moderate-Difficult
Syllogism 3 Moderate
Data Sufficiency 5 Easy-Moderate
Blood Relation 3 Easy-Moderate
Alphabet based questions 3 Easy
Coding Decoding 2 Easy
Total 40 Easy-Moderate

English (Easy-Moderate)

Two Reading Comprehension based on an article related to Food Security and the second passage was related to Insurance. New pattern word replacement was asked in which four words were given in bold in a sentence and the candidates were supposed to arrange those words in a way that makes the sentence meaningful.

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Reading Comprehension 13 Easy-Moderate
Vocabulary Based Question 5 Easy
Fillers 5 Easy-Moderate
Error Detection 5 Easy-Moderate
Cloze test 7 Easy-Moderate
Sentence Improvement 5
Total 40 Easy-Moderate

General Awareness (Easy-Moderate):

Most of the questions were asked from the current affairs section from August and September.

  • Static GK (4-5 questions)
  • Banking awareness (4-5 questions)
  • Insurance (5-6 questions)
  • Current affairs (25-27 questions)

Computer Knowledge (Easy):

All the questions were quite easy. Candidates who are not very well versed in this subject can score well as well. Questions from various topics of general computer knowledge like networking, terms, and protocols related to the internet, MS Office, terms related to computer hardware and software and basic knowledge of the history of a computer were asked in the exam.

Please let us know how your exam was in the comments section.

Questions will be updated soon…..

All the best for your upcoming exam!!!!

General awareness questions asked in NIACL Assistant Mains 2018

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