SEBI Grade – A officers (Assistant Manager) – Exam Analysis 17th November 2018 Shift -1

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SEBI Grade A Officers cum Assistant Manager exam was conducted on 17th November which has 120 vacancies. its was the most awaited exam for the aspirants who want to be a Grade A officer in SEBI. We are here with detailed analysis of exam which will help the students to understand the pattern and level of exam.

Important Dates Description-

Activities Dates
Online Application and Payment of fee online September 15, 2018 - October 07, 2018
Availability of Phase -1 EXAM Call Letters on SEBI website September 23, 2018
PHASE -1 Online Examination November 17, 2018
PHASE -2 Online Examination December 16, 2018
PHASE -3 Interview Date will be Intimated

120 Vacancies description-

Stream Number of Posts Educational Qualification
General 84 1. Master’s Degree in any discipline OR 2. Bachelor’s Degree in Law OR 3. Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering OR 4. Chartered Accountant OR 5. Company Secretary OR 6. Chartered Financial Analyst OR 7. Cost & Work Accountant
Legal 18 Bachelor’s Degree in Law
Information Technology 8 Graduate in engineering (electrical/ electronics/ electronics and communication/ information technology/ computer science) OR 2. Masters in Computers Application OR 3. Graduate in any discipline with post graduate qualification (minimum 2 years duration) in computers/ information technology.
Engineering (Civil) 5 Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
Engineering (Electrical) 5 Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering
SEBI Exam Pattern 2018 
General, Legal, Information Technology Civil Engineering and Electrical Engineering.
Subjects Questions
General Awareness (GA) 40
English Language 40
Reasoning Ability 40
Quantitative Aptitude 40
Security Market Awareness 40
TOTAL 200
Combined Time allotted is 2 Hours.
Detailed Analysis of SEBI Grade A Exam
Good  Attempts :
Sections Total Questions Good Attempts
English Language 40 20-22
Quantitative Aptitude 40 27-30
Reasoning Ability 40 25-30
General Awareness (GA) 40 22-25
Securities Market Awareness 40 22-25
Total 200 125-138
Detailed Analysis Quantitative  Aptitude
There were four Sets of DI
1) Double Pie chart
2) Bar Graph
3) Caselet DI
4) Tabular DI
Topic No. of Questions Level
DATA INTERPRETATION 20 Moderate
Missing Number Series 5 Easy
Approximation 5 Easy
Misscellenous 10 Easy - Moderate
Total 40 Easy- Moderate
Detailed Analysis Reasoning Ability
Sitting Arrangement and Puzzle
1) Line based arrangement 10 person facing north and south
2) Circle Arrangement of 7 persons with two things
3) Floor based arrangement person with different colors
Topic No. of Questions Level
Sitting Arrangement and Puzzle 17 Easy - Moderate
Direction based 1 set 3 Easy
Coding and decoding 5 Easy
Syllogism 5 Easy
Inequality 5 Easy
Logical Reasoning 4 Moderate
Blood Relation 1 Easy
Total 40 Easy - Moderate
Detailed Analysis English Language
Topics No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 12 Moderate - Difficult
Cloze test 5 Easy - Moderate
Error Detection 8 Moderate
Sentence Completion Based Filler 5 Easy - Moderate
Word Usage 5 Moderate
Identifying odd one out - sentence 5 Easy - Moderate
Total 40 Moderate
Detailed Analysis General Awareness
This section was of easy to moderate level and the total no. of question was 40. Most of the questions asked were from current affairs of September and October. Some questions were also from Static awareness as per the review given by students who appeared in the exam. these are the Question which was asked in 1st Shift.
1. Nashik is an ancient holy city. Nashik situated on the bank of which river- Godavari River
2. Dushanbe is the capital of- Tajikistan
3. Who is the present President of South Korea- Moon Jae-in
4. The human capital index topped by which country- Singapore
5. Every Year 12th November observed as- World pneumonia day
6. Where is the Global Skills Park (GSP)- Madhya Pradesh
7. Which city signed a twin city agreement recently- New Delhi and Moscow
8. The Mullaperiyar Dam is a masonry gravity dam on the Periyar River in- Kerala
9. Kanha National Park is a vast expanse of grassland and forest in the central Indian state of- Madhya Pradesh
10. Bhitarkanika National Park situated in the state of- Odisha
11. The DY Patil Sports Stadium is a football and a cricket stadium in- Navi Mumbai
12. The Jaipur Literature Festival is an annual literary festival which takes place in the Indian city of Jaipur in- January
13. Dashain Festival is a popular holiday among both Hindus and Buddhists in- Nepal
14. One question related to Union Budget 2018-19.
15. One question related to Literacy Rate in India according to Census 2011.
16. Pakyong Airport is a greenfield airport near- Gangtok
17. Name the cricketer who got the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2018- Virat Kohli
18. The 2018 edition of the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships in- New Delhi
19. One Question related to Natural Calamities and Disasters head
20. One Question related to Cyclone city
21. Which state has topped the charts among States in terms of “Ease of Living Index” rankings launched by the Ministry of
Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA)- Andhra Pradesh
22. International Day of the Girl Child 2018 – Raising Skilled Girl Force observed on 11th October every year. The theme of this
year (2018) is- With her: A skilled Girl Force.
23. Which state has won three major national tourism awards for 2016-17- Gujarat
24. 19th India Russia bilateral summit in- New Delhi
25. The number of taxpayers increased by ___________ per cent in one year- 19.5 per cent.
26. Which Ministry had commissioned “Swachh Survekshan Grameen-2018” (SSG 2018)- The Ministry of Drinking Water and
Sanitation
27. Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences/Winners 2018- Paul Romer, William Nordhaus.
28. Which Airport got Champion of the earth ? Cochin
Detailed Analysis Securities Market Awareness
This section was also easy to moderate level and the total no. of question was 40. Most of the questions asked were from SEBI regulations and RBI regulations. Some questions were also from Government Securities as per the review given by students who appeared in the exam.
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