dena bank exam pattern and selection process

Exam pattern of Dena Bank clerical exam:
Following is the exam pattern of Dena Bank clerical written exam, reproduced from the information brochure:
Total Duration
100 minutes composite for objective
60 minutes for prescriptive name of test n.of questions marks
1 test of reasoning 50 60
2 test of numerical ability 50 80
3 test of clerical aptitude 50 60
4 test of English Language 50 50
5 descriptive test 50 60
6 interview 3
(with internal
total 300

Detailed Dena Bank Selection process:
i. Wrong answers given in the objective test will result in Negative Marks.
ii. Minimum qualifying marks in each paper for merit ranking shall be decided on group norms. There will be separate Group norms for SC/ST/OBC and persons with disability (PWD) candidates with relaxed standard.
iii. The candidate must obtain minimum 40% (35% for SC/ST/OBC and PWD candidates) marks in the qualifying papers to be eligible for merit ranking for the purpose of interview.
iv. Candidate shall have to answer the Descriptive Paper either in English or in Hindi or in the Official Language of the State.
v. Descriptive paper to the extent of 7 times (10 times for SC/ST/OBC and PWD candidates) the number of vacancies only will be evaluated based on the Merit Ranking of the Objective test.
vi. Candidates have to pass in each of the Objective and Descriptive test separately.
vii. Those candidates who secure minimum qualifying marks stipulated for written test
(Descriptive Test as well as Objective Test) shall be called for interview in order of merit in the ratio of upto 1:4 (1:5 in case of SC/ST/OBC and PWD candidates).
viii. The interview will carry 100 marks. Minimum qualifying marks in the interview will be 40% (35% in case of SC/ST/OBC/ and PWD candidates). Marks obtained in interview will be reckoned for merit ranking.
The detailed information regarding the written examination will be given in the “Prepare Yourself” booklet which will be sent to the candidates along with the call letter for written examination.

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  1. K.Prabha Devi says:

    I request you to send me sample question papers of lower division clerk exam conducted by ESIC.

  2. Prachi says:

    I request to provide the book of Clerical Aptitude of Dena Bank Clerical Exam 2010-11.

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