IDBI Executive Exam Analysis

The Industrial Development Bank of India Executive Exam 2021 Analysis has been released by the expertise of Smartkeeda. Earlier the IDBI Executive examination was scheduled to take place for the 2021 sessions across 2 shifts from 10 July 2021. But the exam was conducted on September 5, 2021.  The candidates who have appeared for the examination on this day have shared their valuable feedback with us. The candidates who have worked hard and performed well in the examination will be now waiting for the positive results. The candidates who could not perform well in the IDBI Executive examination will take a lesson from it and work harder with dedication to be prepared for the upcoming examinations.
The IDBI Executive exam is held in a single stage online exam, candidates clearing the examination will have to go through the Document verification and Medical test. The candidates willing to work as IDBI Executive in the Banking field can check the detailed exam  analysis on this page. As per the review shared by the candidates, the IDBI Executive examination for both the shifts was of an easy to moderate level. The aspiring candidates can check out the IDBI Executive Exam 2021 Analysis on this page and then prepare for the further steps with a higher difficulty level.

IDBI Executive Exam Pattern

The IDBI Executive Exam Pattern has one stage of an online written exam following the Document Verification and Medical procedure. The candidates will have to fulfil each criterion as mentioned for the IDBI Executive post or else they can be barred at any stage of the selection process.
  • The written examination is the first stage of the selection process and is qualifying in nature. It is conducted in Computer Based Test mode.
  • As per the official notification, the written exam of the IDBI Executive, there will be three subjects in the examination namely i.e. English language, Reasoning Ability, and Quantitative aptitude
  • All the subjects of the Written examination will account for 150 marks with a total duration of 90 minutes to complete the test.
  • As per the marking scheme, 1 mark will be provided to every correct answer while there will be a deduction of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer marked by the candidate.
Sections Number of
of exam
of exam
English language 50 50 English 90 minutes
Reasoning ability 50 50 English and Hindi
Quantitative aptitude 50 50 English and Hindi
Total 150 150   90 minutes

IDBI Executive Exam Analysis

The candidates who have appeared for the examination of IDBI Executive on 5th September 2021 have listed that the examination was of easy-moderate level. The questions in almost all the sections were doable. The candidates having exams on the 1st shift had easy to moderate questions where the good attempt was 101-111 questions and the candidates in the 2nd shift had moderate questions where the good attempt was 87-101. If you are also planning to appear in the IDBI Executive exam then do check out the sectional analysis of each subject in the space below:

Subject Wise Analysis and Topic Weightage

Check out the subject wise topics asked in the previous year IDBI Executive Examination and make a note of the same for your preparations:

Reasoning Ability

Reasoning Ability accounts for a total of 35 questions in the preliminary examination, check out the important topics asked in the examination previously in the table below:
Topics No of
Question Asked
Level of
Questions Asked
Puzzle and Seating Arrangement 15-20 questions Easy to Moderate
Critical Reasoning 2-3 questions Easy
Numerical Series 3-4 questions Easy
Questions based on Syllogism 4-5 questions Easy to Moderate
Questions based on Inequality 2-3 questions Easy
Miscellaneous Questions 10 questions Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude

The topics asked in the Quantitative Aptitude Section along with the level of questions are mentioned below:
Topics No of question Asked Level of questions asked
DI based on Caselet, Bar Graph, Pie Chart 15 questions Easy to Moderate
Problems based on Quantity Comparison/Quadratic Equation 5 questions Easy to Moderate
Simplifications/Approximation 5 questions Easy
Number Series(Wrong Number Series/Missing Number series) 5 questions Easy to Moderate
Word Problems based on different Arithmetic Chapters such as Boats,
Time and Distance, SI & CI, Mixture and Allegations
15 questions Moderate

English Language

The topic-wise analysis of the English Paper asked in the IDBI Executive Preliminary of the previous year is mentioned below:
Topics No of question Asked Level of Questions asked
Reading Comprehension 10 questions Easy to Moderate
Fillers based questions 5 questions Easy 
Arranging Sentences 5 questions Easy
Error based questions 5 questions Easy to Moderate
Cloze Test 5 questions Moderate

Overall Analysis and Good Attempts

Based on the above data we have compiled an overall analysis and the number of safe attempts of the IDBI Executive Preliminary Exam for the candidates individually for each subject in the table below:
Sections Good Attempts
English language 35-40
Reasoning ability 33-37
Quantitative aptitude 32-34
Total 100-114

IDBI Executive Exam Over- What’s Next?

The final stage of the selection process is the document verification and medical procedure round wherein the board checks the documents of the candidates which signifies the eligibility criteria of the candidates. The candidates who are not able to fulfil the required criteria for the IDBI Executive post are disqualified from the selection process. The Document Verification and Medical round is qualifying in nature and no marks are allotted to this round.

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