Simplifications, approximate values, Roots, Arithmetic topics like Number system, LCM & HCF, Average, Ratio & Proportion, Partnership, Percentage, Profit & loss, Simple & Compound Interest, Time & Work, Time & Distance, Mensuration, Permutation & Combination, Probability, Number series, Data Interpretation, which includes bar graphs, pie-charts, line graphs & tabulation.
It has both verbal and non verbal reasoning. Verbal includes classification, analogy, decision making, word formation, series, coding & Decoding, blood relation, symbol & notation, Input & output, Syllogism, Puzzle Test, Statement & Assumptions, Statements & Conclusion, Statements & Courses of actions, sitting arrangement and problem solving,. Non Verbal includes Series Completion, Finding any missing figure and Classification.
Current Affairs with a special emphasis on Banking industry. Questions are also been asked from geography, history, science, economics, sports, awards, constitution, politics, history, culture etc.
Reading comprehension, Fill in the blanks, Finding grammatical errors, Sentence completion, Rearrangement of Sentences, Cloze Test, Para jumbles , Synonyms and Antonyms, word formation etc
Paper I - English:
Essay, Précis writing, Comprehension and Business/Office Correspondence.
Paper II - Economic and Social Issues:
Growth and Development - Measurement of growth : National Income and per capita income - Poverty Alleviation and Employment Generation in India - Sustainable Development and Environmental issues. Economic Reforms in India - Industrial and Labour Policy - Monetary and Fiscal Policy - Privatisation - Role of Economic Planning. Globalization - Opening up of the Indian Economy - Balance of Payments, Export- Import Policy - International Economic Institutions - IMF and World Bank - WTO - Regional Economic Co-operation. Social Structure in India - Multiculturalism - Demographic Trends - Urbanisation and Migration - Gender Issues - Social Justice: Positive Discrimination in favour of the under privileged - Social Movements - Indian Political System - Human Development - Social Sectors in India, Health and Education.
Paper III - Finance and Management
The Union Budget - Direct and Indirect taxes; Non-tax sources of revenue; Outlays; New Measures; Financial Sector Reforms; Capital Market, Money Market and Foreign Exchange Market; Stock Exchanges and their Regulation; Capital Market Intermediaries and their Regulation; Role of SEBI; Functions of the Money Market; Growth and Operation of the Money Market; The Foreign Exchange Market; From FERA to FEMA; Exchange Rate Management; Exchange Risk Management; Role of Banks and Financial Institutions in Economic Development; Regulation of Banks and Financial Institutions; Disinvestment in Public Sector Units.
Its nature and scope; The Management Processes; Planning, Organisation, Staffing, Directing and Controlling; The Role of a Manager in an Organisation. Leadership: The Tasks of a Leader; Leadership Styles; Leadership Theories; A successful Leader versus an effective Leader. Human Resource Development: Concept of HRD; Goals of HRD; Performance Appraisal - Potential appraisal and development - Feedback and Performance Counseling - Career Planning - Training and Development - Rewards - Employee Welfare. Motivation, Morale and Incentives: Theories of Motivation; How Managers Motivate; Concept of Morale; Factors determining morale; Role of Incentives in Building up Morale. Communication: Steps in the Communication Process; Communication Channels; Oral versus Written Communication; Verbal versus non-verbal Communication; upward, downward and lateral communication; Barriers to Communication, Role of Information Technology. Corporate Governance: Factors affecting Corporate Governance; Mechanisms of Corporate Governance.