Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) 2019 exam got over on 17th February 2019. The pattern of PGDBA exam was similar to last year, and there we no new surprises. Below is the brief analysis of the PGDBA exam 2019. As usual, the Quantitative Aptitude and Maths was challenging and comprised of 50% of the question paper. Below is the break down of questions in the PGDBA Exam 2019.
|Section||Topic||Number of questions||Difficulty Level|
|Verbal Ability||Word Usage||2||Moderate-Difficult|
|Para Jumble 4 sentence with option||3||Easy-Moderate|
|Reading Comprehension Passages||10 (One passage with 6 questions and another passage with 4 question)||Moderate-Difficult|
|Logical Reasoning||Caselet - Distribution||5||Moderate|
|Data Interpretation and Data Visualization||Bar Graph||3||Easy|
|Equation and inequations||4||Easy-Moderate|
|Permutation & Combination||2||Moderate-Difficult|
|Limits and Continuity||2||Moderate-Difficult|
|Differentiation and integration||2||Moderate-Difficult|
PGDBA 2019 Verbal Ability Analysis
PGDBA Verbal Ability Analysis 2019; This section was mixed in terms of difficulty. There were some challenging questions mixed with sitter question. The pain point was to identify the easy ones. Out of the 2-word usage question, one was challenging, and students were confused while solving them. The overall pattern of the PGDBA paper remained the same as similar to last year. There were two RC passages with four and six questions each, and there were three para jumble (4 sentences) questions.
The RC passages in the PGDBA Exam were easy to read, and the topics were interesting. However, the questions were tricky. The passage dealing with infertility problems in Italy had two very tricky questions which required and in-depth reading along with inferential and critical reasoning. The options were close for most of the Reading Comprehension questions. A lot of inference based questions made this section more difficult for candidates as compared to the previous year.
The three para jumble questions were easy. If a candidate understood the basics of para jumble and eliminated options correctly, these questions would have been scoring and a bonus.
PGDBA 2019 Logical Reasoning Analysis
The PGDBA paper had no surprises for the type of questions in the LR section. There was one case on distribution along with five questions, where phones were needed to distributed among the five persons. Questions in this section were easy if the candidate was able to decrypt the hidden hints.
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PGDBA 2019 Data Interpretation and Data Visualization Analysis
PGDBA Data Interpretation and Data Visualization section was an easy cakewalk if you were able to interpret the given bar graph and table correctly. Understanding the bar graph and table was a quick cakewalk if you had practised enough mocks during the CAT exam.
PGDBA 2019 Quantitative Aptitude Analysis
PGDBA Quantitative Aptitude was slightly more comfortable as compared to the last year. This section comprised of 50% of the total marks and is an important section to get through the PGDBA exam.
Questions on functions, geometry, and algebra dominated the section.
Read more about PGDBA syllabus to know topics from which questions are asked in the PGDBA exam. Also, you can download previous year PGDBA question paper from the below tab to practice previous year PGDBA Questions.
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