Preliminary Examination consisting of **Objective Tests** for **100 marks** will be conducted online. Candidates have to qualify in each test by securing passing marks to be decided by the Company. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Company (approximately 20 times the numbers of vacancies subject to availability) will be shortlisted for the Main Examination. The detailed information about OICL AO Quantitative Aptitude section for Preliminary examination is discussed below.

The Objective Test of **1 hour duration** consists of **3 sections** for a total of **100 marks**. The Pattern for Preliminary Examination exam is as follows:

The OICL AO Quantitative Aptitude section, in the Preliminary Exam, has a maximum of 35 marks. There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. Each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate,**one-fourth** of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate; there will be no penalty for that question. The Company reserves the right to modify the structure of the examination which will be intimated through its website.

SL | Name of Test | Type of test | Maximum Marks | Medium of Exam | Duration |
---|---|---|---|---|---|

1 | English language | Objective | 30 | English | Composite time of 1 hour |

2 | Reasoning ability | Objective | 35 | English/Hindi | |

3 | Quantitative Aptitude | Objective | 35 | English/Hindi | |

Total | 100 | 100 |

The OICL AO Quantitative Aptitude section, in the Preliminary Exam, has a maximum of 35 marks. There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. Each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate,

Topic | Number of Questions |
---|---|

Number System | 1 - 5 |

Percentages | 0 - 5 |

Probability | 2 - 5 |

Relationship between numbers | 0 - 5 |

Time and Distance | 2 - 3 |

Ratios | 0 - 5 |

- A. 39, 30
B. 41, 32
C. 42, 33
D. 43, 34

- A. 588 apples
B. 600 apples
C. 672 apples
D. 700 apples

- A. 1
B. 14
C. 20
D. 21

- A. A is smaller than B.
B. A is greater than B
C. Relationship between A and B cannot be determined.
D. If x is smaller than y, then A is greater than B.
E. None of these

- A. 2 : 3
B. 1 : 1
C. 3 : 4
D. 4 : 3

- A. 3/4
B. 1/4
C. 3/8
D. 7/8

- A. 1/6
B. 1/8
C. 1/9
D. 1/12

- A. 21/46
B. 25/117
C. 1/50
D. 3/25

- A. 1/10
B. 2/5
C. 2/7
D. 5/7

- A. 1/22
B. 3/22
C. 2/91
D. 2/77

- A. 32
B. 35
C. 39
D. 40

- A. 240
B. 180
C. 160
D. 140

- A. 12, 9
B. 10, 5
C. 12, 7
D. 11, 6

- A. 6, 9
B. 10, 5
C. 7, 8
D. 9, 6

- A. 65, 15
B. 64, 16
C. 62, 18
D. 60, 20

- A. 10 mps
B. 12 mps
C. 14 mps
D. 17 mps

- A. 15 kmph
B. 99 kmph
C. 90 kmph
D. None

- A. 15 kmph
B. 12 kmph
C. 10 kmph
D. 5 kmph

- A. 104 kmph
B. 140 kmph
C. 104 mph
D. 10.4 kmph

- A. 9 sec
B. 8 sec
C. 7 sec
D. 6 sec

- A. 2 : 5
B. 3 : 5
C. 4 : 5
D. 6 : 7

- A. 2 : 3 : 4
B. 6 : 7 : 8
C. 6 : 8 : 9
D. None of these

- A. 20 litres
B. 30 litres
C. 40 litres
D. 60 litres

- A. 3 : 3 : 10
B. 10 : 11 : 20
C. 23 : 33 : 60
D. Cannot be determined

- A. 18
B. 24
C. 19
D. 20