Marking Scheme: Each question will carry three marks and there is no negative marking for the wrong answers. No marks will be deducted for the question you have not attempted. The Paper pattern can vary for different candidates in the same slot. However, the difficulty level will be almost same.
Pattern of the Paper:
Logical Reasoning Skills: This section generally asks questions from two sections of logical reasoning:
a. Analytical Reasoning
b. Verbal Reasoning
In Analytical reasoning, Questions are generally asked from the topic Coding-decoding, Blood Relation, Input –Output, Mathematical Puzzles, Direction sense, Set theory, Matrix based arrangement, Number Series or diagram based questions based on finding missing numbers, etc.
In verbal reasoning, Question are asked from the topic Critical Reasoning, Statement –Argument, Statement –Conclusion, Statement –Assumption, Syllogism, Course of action, Decision making.
Quantitative Skills: In this section questions are asked from the topic Number System, Arithmetic: profit and loss, Percentage, Time and work, Speed, Time &Distance, Interest, ratio and proportion, Geometry, Mensuration, Functions and graph, Progression, Logarithm, set theory
Data sufficiency: Generally one set of 5 questions based on data sufficiency is asked.
DI: Generally, 4 DI sets which include pie-chart, combination graph, bar graph, tabular chart, line chart are asked.
Some of the sets might be calculation intensive.
Language skills: In this section question are asked from the topic Reading Comprehension, Para jumbles, Error Spotting, Fill the blank based on Vocabulary, Prepositions etc, Cloze test(Vocab based).Questions based on Synonyms, Antonyms, Analogy are asked.
A candidate appearing for this test should mark the answer (whether getting it correctly or taking an educated guess), there and then. There might be chance that he or she will not be able to review or mark the left questions in the last minutes.