SET BBA 2017 Analysis- Easy to Moderate test with tough Quantitative

SET-BBA-AnalysisSET BBA 2017 has been conducted on May 6, 2017, for admissions to BBA and BBA LLB programmes offered by Symbiosis International University. The exam has been conducted in a paper pencil based mode in the stated exam pattern. The overall difficulty level was easy to moderate. While the sections like General English and Quantitative Ability were on the easier lines, General Awareness and Reasoning sections were little tough. Let us take a look at the detailed SET BBA 2017 analysis done by experts from IMS Learning. Before proceeding towards the section wise analysis, take a look at the paper structure below.

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SET BBA 2017 Exam Pattern

S. No.

Section

No. of Questions

Total Marks

1

General English

40

40

2

Quantitative

40

40

3

General Awareness

40

40

4

Analytical and Logical Reasoning

30

30

Total

150

150

 

As per the marking scheme, each question carried one mark and there was no negative marking scheme for wrong or un-attempted answers. The duration of the exam was 150 minutes or two hours and 30 minutes.

 

General English

 

This section was a mix of Reading Comprehension and English Usage. There were two lengthy passages carrying five and three questions respectively. There were around 15 vocabulary questions. The topics of English Usage questions were word substitution, idioms-phrases, antonym-synonym, analogies, para jumbles and Verbal Reasoning on strong & weak arguments. According to experts, except vocabulary questions, this section was easy.

 

Quantitative

 

This section carried two questions on Data Interpretation (Bar Graph) on easy level of difficulty. Other topics in this section included linear equations, Time, Speed & Distance, Mensuration, Numbers, Mixtures, Work & Pipes, Percentages, Numbers, Mixtures, Work & Pipes, Percentages, Compound Interest and Probability. There was no question from Modern Maths.

 

General Awareness

 

Most questions were of static GK. The topics were Indian history, days & dates, general sciences (included scientists & inventions) and economics. Other topics included Indian politics & geography, countries and cultures. There were five questions from current affairs. The overall level of difficulty was moderate to tough.

 

Analytical and Logical Reasoning

 

The overall difficulty level of this section was moderate to tough. The topics of questions included logical puzzles which were the toughest in the section. Other topics were matrix arrangements, coding & decoding, Venn diagrams, family tree, groups and conditionalities, directions & clocks. The areas from which questions were missing were calendars, odd man out and syllogism. The overall difficulty level was easy to medium.

 

SET BBA 2017 Expected Cutoff

Sr. No.

Section

Total Marks

Expected Cutoff

1

General English

40

26-27

2

Quantitative

40

27-28

3

General Awareness

40

24-25

4

Analytical & Logical Reasoning

30

23-25

 

Total

150

100-105

 

SET BBA 2017 result will be declared on May 19, 2017, at 11.30 AM. As per the selection procedure of SET BBA participating institutes, the candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of cutoff of SET BBA 2017 marks, and they have to appear for Personal Interaction and Written Ability Test rounds. The weightage given to SET BBA and PI-WAT rounds is 50 per cent each.

 

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First Published On : 10 May 2017 05:18 PM IST
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