Wednesday, July 30, 2014

[Exam Pattern] CAT 2014 Changes in Exam Pattern

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Appearing for the CAT (Common Admission Test) for MBA this year? Then you must be aware of the exam pattern of the paper. Recently, it has been announced that there will be new exam pattern for CAT 2014 this year. Want know more about it in detail? Have a look at the information given below.

[Exam Pattern] CAT 2014 Changes in Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern cat 2014
What changes have come?
  • First of all, the good news is that the time duration of CAT will be 2 hours and 50 minutes. 170 minutes has been increased for the exam.
  • The syllabus of CAT 2014 will stay same.
  • Moreover, another good thing happened is that aspirant will be given the facility to switch between sections of CAT 2014 exam paper at any time during the exam.In short, you will have an option to give less or more time in specific section according to your choice.
  • In addition, the number of questions has been increased to 50 as well. Data interpretation and quantitative aptitude sections will contain of 50 questions and verbal ability and logical reasoning will have 50 questions each. As previously, there were 30 questions only.
  • There will be no tutorial before starting the examination. Applicants are suggested to do check and practice the tutorial from the official website of CAT 2014.
Suggestions by CAT experts for new exam pattern CAT 2014:
  • Don’t be afraid of the increment in questions of CAT 2014 exam.It is not that hard. You just have to answer few more questions as same as students were doing it previously.
  • The increase in time duration of exam to 170 minutes is adequate for all of you.Don’t think much about completing the paper as soon as possible. Just answer the questions you know and rest will be done.
  • You will be given the facility to switch sections anytime during your CAT 2014 exam.This is the best part of it!
  • The difficulty level of questions will remain same this year as well.However, composition of the questions will be altered to some level.

Important Dates of CAT 2014

  • Date of commencement of online registration:  August 6, 2014 (Wednesday)
  • Last date of registration: September 30, 2014 (Tuesday)
  • Download of Admit Card: October 16, 2014 (Thursday)
  • CAT exam dates (forenoon and afternoon sessions): November 16, 2014 (Sunday) and November 22, 2014 (Saturday)
  • Tentative dates for Results: Third week of December 2014

If you have any doubts regarding the new exam pattern CAT 2014 then do not hesitate to leave comment below.

Wish you all the best in advance!


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Thursday, July 10, 2014

20 MCQs from Union Budget 2014-15 - For Banking Exam

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The new indian government (NDA Govt) has announced the new Union Budget 2014-15. The finance minister Mr. Arun Jeitley announced the union budget for the year 2014-15. So, here i have prepared some questions on union budget that are most important, can be asked in upcoming Government Job Exams or Banking exams. As you know, next SBI Clerk, IBPS RRB III is to be held, students who are going to appear in this exam can expect questions from this topic, Union Budget.

20 MCQs from Union Budget 2014-15 - For Banking Exam

Union Budget 2014-15
Here is some objective question answers (i am providing direct answers to you, to avoid confusion) that can be asked in the upcoming bank exams, here we go.

1. Total Amount of India's Union Budget (economic survey) 2014-15?

Mr. Arun Jeitley has announced Rs.16,65,297 Crores of Budget for india for the year 2014-15. (Which is enough Rs.1000 notes of circle of the earth).

2.  What is expected Fiscal deficit for the year 2015-16?

Finance minister Accepts fiscal deficit target of 4.1 percent of GDP for 2014/15.

3. How many Crores are allotted for the Women Safety?

Sum of ` 150 crores on a scheme to increase the safety of women in large cities and Outlay of ` 50 crores for pilot testing a scheme on “Safety for Women on Public Road Transport”.

4. Total Defence Budget of india for 2014-15?

Finance Minister has allotted Rs. 2,29,000 Crores for Defense Budget. A further sum of  Rs.1000 crore to meet requirement for “One Rank One Pension”. (Capital outlay for defence raised by 50 billion rupees over interim budget).

5. How many Crores allotted for Statue of Unity (National Project) ?

Rs. 200 crore provided to build the Statue of unity (National project).

6. What is growth percent is expected for next 3-4 years?

Aims for sustained growth of 7-8 percent in the next 3-4 years.

7. How much hike in income tax exemption limit in Budget 2014-15?

The Budget has also proposed to hike the income tax exemption limit from existing Rs 2 Lakhs to Rs 2.5 lakhs.

8. How much budget allotted for rail connectivity in North - East  region??

1000 crores provided for rail connectivity in NE region (A big clap for this).

9. List of things which is going to cheap after budget 2014-15?

CRT television> LED/LCD TVs especially below 19 inch> Footwear priced between Rs 500 to Rs 1,000 per pair> Soaps> E-book readers> Desktop, laptops and tablets> RO based water purifiers> LED Lights, fixtures and lamps> Pre forms of precious and semi-precious stones> Sports Gloves> Branded petrol> Matchbox> Life micro insurance policies> HIV/AIDS drugs and diagnostic kits> DDT insecticides.

10 . List of things which is going to be expensive after budget 2014-15??

Cigarettes> Aerated drinks with sugar> Pan masala> Gutka and chewing tobacco> Jarda scented tobacco> Radio Taxi> Imported electronic products> Portable X-ray machines> Half cut/broken diamonds.

11. How much allotted for New Startups company?

Rs. 10,000 Crores are allotted for New startup companies.

12. How many new smart cities and budget allocation ?

Earmarks Rs 7000 Crore to create 100 "smart cities".

13. How many New IIMs and IITs are introduced?

In this budget, five more new IIMs and Five More IITs are introduced with four more AIIMs.

14. How much allotted for rural housing scheme?

Proposes Rs 8000 crore for rural housing scheme.

15. FDI Limit in Defence??

Raises limit on foreign direct investment in defence sector from 26 percent to 49 percent.

16. FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) Limit in Insurance Sector?

Raises FDI limit in insurance sector from 26 percent to 49 percent.

17. Rs.2037 crores provided for Integrated Ganga Conservation Mission “NAMAMI GANGE”.

18. 100 crore provided for Ghat development and beautification at Kedarnath, Haridwar, Kanpur, Varanasi, Allahabad, Patna and Delhi.

19. Rs. 500 crore provided to support displaced Kashmiri migrants for rebuilding their lives.

20. Rs. 100 crore provided for National Mission on Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual Augmentation Drive (PRASAD).

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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

20 Questions from IPL 2014 - General Awareness 2014

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The 7th Season of IPL T20 is over now and here is some important Question answer you need to remember if you are going in SBI PO, IBPS RRB, IBPS PO, RBI Grade B Officer or any other competitive Exam. These questions are must ask in General Awareness Section of above mentioned exam.

20 Questions from IPL 2014 - General Awareness 2014

20 Questions from IPL 2014 - General Awareness 2014
1. Who scored the most runs in IPL 2014 ??

Robin Uthappa from Kolkata knight Riders has scored the highest runs in IPL 2014, he scored 660 Runs in 16 innings with 44 runs of average and 137.78 of strike rate with 83 runs of highest runs. He scored 5 half centuries in IPL 7, 74 fours and 18 sixes.

2. Who took most wickets in IPL 7?

Mohit Sharam from Chennai Super kings has taken 23 wickets with conceded 452 runs in 53.5 (total) Overs. He got 8.39 runs of economy.

3. Who got Most valuable Player award in IPL 7?

Glenn Maxwell got most valuable player awards with 286 points as he got 9 catches, 36 sixes and 48 fours in total IPL season.

4. Who got Highest Strike Rate Innings in IPL 7?

Suresh Raina from Chennai super kings had scored 87 runs with 348 run of Strike rae against Kings XI punjab Match.


5. Who hit Maximum Sixes in IPL 7?

Glenn Maxwell from Kings XI Punjab hits 36 sixes in IPL 7.


6. Who scored most Fifties in IPL 7?

David Warner from Sunrisers hyderabad had scored 6 fifties in 14 innings with 48 runs of average.


7. Who scored most centuries in IPL 7?

In IPL 7, Virendra Sehwag, Lendi simmons and wriddhiman saha had scored centuries but Veirendra sehwag scored highest 122 runs with 26 runs of average and 144 strike rate.


8. Who bowled Most Maiden Overs Bowled (Tournament)?

Akshar Patel from Kings XI Punjab had bowled most maiden overs, total of 2 maiden overs in 17 innings and 17 wickets. 


9. Who scored fastest fifties in IPL 7?

Yusuf Pathan from kolkata knight riders scored fifies in just 15 balls against sunrisers hyderabad with final score of 72 runs.


10. Which bowler had best Economy Rates in IPL 7?

Ankit Sharma from rajasthan royals had 5.37 runs of economy, he bowled 8 overs in IPL 7.


11. Who bowled Fastest Balls Delivered in IPL 7?

Dale steyn bowled fastest ball in IPL 7, 152.44 KMH of speed.


12. Who did Most Dot Balls Bowled in IPL 7?

Akshar Patel done 157 dot balls in IPL 7 in his total 66 overs.


13. Who got Most Four Wickets in IPL 7?

Sunil Narine and Ravidnra Jadeja, both of them got 2 times four wickets but sunil narine got with 6.35 of economy in IPL 7.

14. how many runs are scored by Glenn Maxwell in IPL 7?

Glenn Maxwell was superhit batsman of Kings XI punjab, scored 552 runs, with highest runs 95, 4 times fifities, 34.50 runs of average.

15. How much Gautam Gambhir (captain of KKR) scored in Finale of IPL 7?

Gautam Gambhir scored 23 runs in just 16 balls.

16. Who was the Man of the match in IPL 7 Finale?

Manish Pandey got man of the match award in IPL 7, he scored 94 runs in just 50 balls, with 188 of strike rate.

17. Who was the highest Run scored in IPL 7?

 Wriddhiman Saha scored 115 runs in just 55 balls, he hits 10 fours and 8 sixes.

18. 9 matches won by Kolkata Knight Riders in a row – most by any side in IPL history.

19. 54 Runs conceded by Karanveer Singh – most by any bowler in T20 history who picked up 4 wickets.

20. 8 dot-balls in the first six overs in Kolkata Knight Riders’ innings – least for any side in IPL 2014.

Hope this question answers will help you to get more marks in upcoming government bank exams. if you have any question or query, you can ask me on the comment below.

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Thursday, June 19, 2014

[Cut-off] Expected Cut Off Marks IBPS RRB III 2014

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www.ibps.in - IBPS has announced the recruitment notification for the IBPS RRB III (Common Written Exam) 2014. As per the Notification, candidate who wants to join Rural bank as Specialist officer need to appear in this exam and get the job. But as you know, year by year, the written exam of IBPS RRB is getting more and more competitive as more and more applicants are getting attracted towards this job.

[Cut-off] Expected Cut Off Marks IBPS RRB III 2014

So, You need to know and you must have idea about the minimum marks you need to require to get job via IBPS RRB III, here is the minimum and expected cut off marks for IBPS RRB III 2014. Here i am providing you official cut off marks of IBPS RRB 2013 exam for each posts, check it out.

Officer Scale II General and OBC Category SC/ST Category
GBO 107 101
IT Officer 107 101
CA 108 101
Law Officer 114 107
Treasury Officer 109 103
Marketing Officer 106 99
Agriculture Officer 112 105

Note:- Above Cut-offs are based on Total Weighted Standard Scores (TWSS). The Total Weighted Standard Score was calculated for candidates who qualified in each individual test as per the cutoffs mentioned.

Subject Wise and Category Wise Cut off marks for IBPS RRB II (2013)

Expected Cut Off Marks IBPS RRB III 2014
Candidates who are searching for subject wise and category wise cut off marks for IBPS RRB II (or expected cut off marks for IBPS RRB III 2014) are posted on the below mentioned link.

Click here to get subject wise cut off marks.

You will get subject wise cut off marks for the subjects like Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness, English, Computer knowledge and Professional Knowledge.

Note :- you can check your eligibility for IBPS RRB III here

Soon, i am going to provide you the exam material for each post and all other material for the exam with book, stay tuned with us for more updates, you can join our facebook page for IBPS RRB III.

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Saturday, June 14, 2014

Best Preparation Book for RBI Grade B Officer Exam 2014 - RBI.org.in

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www.rbi.org.in - Reserve Bank of India has announced 117* posts of Officers in Grade ‘B’ (General). Candidates who are interested in this job can apply for it online before 23rd June, 2014, via official website of RBI at www.rbi.org.in only. RBI used to recruit grade B officer every year and every year more than 2lac+ candidates used to participate in this exam (as per RBI data). So, to crack RBI Grade B officer exam phase 1, here is the preparation book for the same exam.

Best Preparation Book for RBI Grade B Officer Exam 2014 - RBI.org.in

Best Preparation Book for RBI Grade B Officer
As mentioned above, RBI used to announce the regular recruitment for the RBI Grade B officer and for these reason, you will find huge number of applicants for this exam. This exam is important to crack for the candidates who wish to do job in RBI as Grade B officer because after clearing this phase (online exam), you will get chance to attend the phase 2 for selection process of Grade B Officer.

RBI Grade B Officers Exam Guide - Click here to buy

RBI grade B officer recruitment exam have syllabus subjects like General Intelligence and reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language and Comprehension. All these subjects have been covered in these book. As you know RBI Grade B officer exam having 200 marks of MCQs questions and for that, you can go with this book. 

This book has quite good cover up of all the above mentioned Subjects of Grade B officer Recruitment exam. This book also include solved question paper of Grade b officer 2011 and 2012, which will help you to understand the exam structure of this recruitment exam easily.

This book comes with detailed explanations to help the students understand how to solve the questions according to the examiners' expectations.


Plus points of This Book - Why you should buy this book?

This book provide except relationships almost all the topics are covered.This book has past exam paper with solution, Also have lots of examples to solve for each and every subject.

Minus Points of this book

First of all it is just a question bank. The level of QA section nowhere matches to that of RBI. There are hundreds of mistakes (for example, WTO was earlier known as FAO, when the correct answer is GATT). The mix of questions in reasoning and English section is completely different from that asked in the exam.

Exam Dates of RBI Grade B Officer - 2 August 2014, 3 August 2014, 9 August 2014, 10 August 2014.


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Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Portfolios of Union Council Of Ministers (Part/Age/Education/Criminal Case Wise)

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Providing list of union council cabinet minster list with filter of from which party they belongs, whats their age, whats their qualification and total criminal case against them. If you are going for any competitive exams then this GK update is most important thing you need to remember.

Average age: Cabinet ministers - 59.6, MoS Independent - 57.1, MoS - 52.5 Average age of the entire cabinet - 56.4.

List of Cabinet ministers in Narendra Modi Sarkar - India 2014

List of Cabinet ministers in Narendra Modi Sarkar

 

No Name Portfolio Party Age Constituency/ RajyaSabha(State) Education Criminal cases
1 Narendra Modi PRIME MINISTER, Personnel, public grievances and pensions, department of atomic energy, department of space, all important policy issues and other portfolios not allocated to any minister. BJP 63 Vadodara (Gujarat) & Varanasi (UP) Post Graduate (Political Science) 0
2 Rajnath Singh Home Affairs BJP 62 Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) Post Graduate 0
3 Arun Jaitley Finance, Defence BJP 61 RajyaSabha (Gujarat) Graduate Professional 0
4 Sushma Swaraj External Affairs BJP 62 Vidisha (Madhya Pradesh) Graduate Professional 0
5 Nitin Gadkari Surface Transport and shipping and Rural Development/Drinking Water and sanitation BJP 57 Nagpur (Maharashtra) Graduate Professional 4
6 Venkaiah Naidu Urban Development and Parliamentary Affairs BJP 64 RajyaSabha (Karnataka) Graduate Professional 0
7 D. V. Sadananda Gowda Railway Ministry BJP 61 Bangalore North (Karnataka) Graduate Professional 0
8 Ram Vilas Paswan Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution LJP 67 Hajipur (Bihar) Post Graduate 2
9 Lt.Gopinath Munde Rural Development/Drinking Water and sanitation BJP 64 Beed (Maharashtra ) Graduate Professional 3
10 Kalraj Mishra Micro, Small and medium Enterprise BJP 63 Deoria (Uttar Pradesh) Post Graduate 0
11 Maneka Gandhi Women and Child Development BJP 57 Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh) 12th Pass 1
12 Ananth Kumar Chemicals and Fertilizers BJP 54 Bangalore South (Karnataka ) Graduate Professional 0
13 Ravi Shankar Prasad Telecom, Law and Justice BJP 59 RajyaSabha (Bihar) Post Graduate 0
14 Ashok Gadpati Raju Civil Aviation TDP 62 Vizianagaram (Andhra Pradesh) 10th Pass 0
15 Ananth Geete Heavy Industries and Public Enterprise SS 62 Raigad (Maharashtra) 10th Pass 0
16 Harsimrat Kaur Food Processing industries SAD 47 Bathinda (Punjab) 10th Pass 0
17 Narendra Singh Tomar Mines/Steel/Labour and Employment BJP 56 Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh) Graduate 1
18 Jual Oram Tribal Affairs BJP 53 Sundargarh (Odisha) Diploma 1
19 Thawar Chand Gehlot Social Justice and Employment BJP 66 Rajyasabha (Madhya Pradesh) Graduate Professional 0
20 Smriti Irani Human Resource Development BJP 38 RajyaSabha (Gujarat) 12th Pass 0
21 Uma Bharti Water Resources BJP 55 Jhansi (Uttar Pradesh) 5th Pass 13
22 Najma Heptullah Minority Affairs BJP 74 RajyaSabha (Madhya Pradesh) Doctorate 0
23 Radha Mohan Singh Agriculture Ministry BJP 64 Purvi Champaran (Bihar) Graduate 0
24 Harsh Vardhan Health and Family welfare BJP 59 Chandani Chowk (Delhi) Post Graduate 2

List of Ministers of state (Independent Charge)

No Name Portfolio Party Age Constituency/ RajyaSabha(State) Education Criminal cases
1 VK Singh Development of northeastern region, external affairs, overseas Indian affairs BJP 63 Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) Doctorate 2
2 Santosh Gangwar Textiles , parliamentary affairs, water resources, river development and Ganga rejuvenation BJP 65 Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh) Graduate Professional 0
3 Sripad Naik Culture, tourism BJP 61 North Goa (Goa) Graduate 0
4 Dharmendra Pradhan Petroleum and natural gas BJP 44 RajyaSabha (Bihar) Post Graduate 2
5 Sarbananda Sonowal Skill development, entrepreneurship, youth affairs and sports BJP 51 Lakhimpur (Assam) Graduate Professional 0
6 Prakash Javadekar Information and broadcasting, environment, forest and climate change, parliamentary affairs BJP 63 NONE Graduate -
7 Piyush Goyal Power, coal, new and renewable energy BJP 49 RajyaSabha (Maharashtra) Graduate Professional 0
8 Jitendra Singh Science and technology, earth sciences, Prime Minister office, personnel, public grievances and pensions, department of atomic energy, department of space BJP 57 Udhampur (Jammu and Kashmir) Graduate Professional 0
9 Nirmala Sitharaman Commerce and industry, finance, corporate affairs BJP 54 NONE Post Graduate -
10 Rao Inderjit Singh Planning, statistics and programme implementation , defence BJP 64 Gurgaon (Haryana) Graduate Professional 0

List of Ministers of state in Modi Sarkar

No Name Portfolio Party Age Constituency/ RajyaSabha(State) Education Criminal cases
1 GM Siddeshwara Civil aviation BJP 61 Davanagere (Karnataka) 10th Pass 0
2 Manoj Sinha Railways BJP 54 Ghazipur (Uttar Pradesh) Graduate Professional 0
3 Upendra Kushwaha Rural development, panchayati raj, drinking water and sanitation RLSP 51 Karakat (Bihar) Post Graduate 4
4 Radhakrishnan P Heavy industries and public enterprises BJP 62 Kanyakumari (Tamil Nadu) Graduate Professional 0
5 Kiren Rijiju Home affairs BJP 42 Arunachal West (Arunachal Pradesh) Graduate Professional 0
6 Krishan Pal Gurjar Road transport and highways, shipping BJP 57 Faridabad (haryana) Graduate Professional 0
7 Sanjeev Kumar Balyan Agriculture, food processing industries BJP 41 balyan(Uttar Pradesh) Doctorate 1
8 Mansukhbhai Vasava Tribal affairs BJP 56 Bharuch (Gujarat) Post Graduate 0
9 Raosaheb Dadarao Danve Consumer affairs, food and public distribution BJP 59 Jalna (Maharashtra) Graduate 4
10 Vishnudev Sai Mines, steel, labour and employment BJP 50 Raigarh (Chhattisgarh) 10th Pass 0
11 Sudarshan Bhagat Social justice and empowerment BJP 45 Lohardaga (Jharkhand) Graduate 0
12 Nihalchand Chauhan Chemicals and fertilizers BJP 43 Ganganagar (Rajasthan) Graduate 0
So, these are the newly elected MPs and Ministers of Indian government after 16th Loksabha election. This is last updated on 28th May, 2014. if you have any confusion or any other question, you can freely ask on comment below. 

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