ISRO Assistant UDC Exam Analysis 15 October 2017

ISRO Assistant / UDC Exam Analysis 15 October 2017 

ISRO Assistant / UDC Exam Analysis 15 October 2017 : ISRO UDC/Assistant Exam was conducted today(15th October) successfully. Here we are sharing the exam review of today's ISRO UDC/Assistant paper.Have a look.

ISRO Assistant/ UDC Exam Pattern

The paper was divided into two parts. Part A and Part B. Part A had 23 questions each from English, Reasoning, GK, Quants and 8 questions from computer section, Part B was descriptive and had 3 questions.

Exam Type
Total Questions
  Total Marks
Part ‘A’
Objective Type
General English
3 Marks Each
General Knowledge
Computer Literacy
Part ‘B’
Descriptive Type
English Language
10 Marks Each

Note : This time the negative marking has been increased from -0.5 to -1. This change has made the paper more challenging for the students.

Over all Exam Analysis ISRO Assistant / UDC 15 October 2017 

The ISRO Assistant / UDC paper was divided into two parts. Part A and Part B. Part A had 23 questions each from English, Reasoning, GK, Quants and 8 questions from computer section, Part B was descriptive and had 3 questions.

ISRO UDC/Assistant Exam Good Attempts

SectionNo.of Good Attempts
Reasoning(23) 18-20
General Awareness (23) 16-18
Quantitative Aptitude(23) 14-16
English (23) 15-17

ISRO Assistant / UDC Exam Analysis  - Part A

ISRO Exam Analysis 2017: Quantitative Aptitude

Quantitative Aptitude was calculative and lengthy. Questions based on trains were difficult.
Topic Number of Questions Level
Time & Work 3 Easy
Mensuration  3 Easy-Moderate
Simplification 3 Moderate
Speed Time Distance 3-4 Difficult
Ratio 2  Easy
Profit & Loss 1-2  Easy-Moderate
Percentage 2 Easy  
Average 1 Easy
Pipes & Cistern 1 Easy-Moderate
Arithmetic mean 1 Moderate

ISRO Exam Analysis 2017: Reasoning Section

Reasoning section was easiest among all the sections. Calendar questions were included in today's paper.
Topic Number of Questions Level
Linear Arrangement 6 Easy
Arrangement 1 Easy
True/False 2 Moderate
Coding-Decoding 3-4 Easy-Moderate
Calendar 1 Easy
Statement Conclusion  2-3 Moderate
Others 5-6 Easy

ISRO Exam Analysis 2017: English Comprehension

English section was moderate to difficult as Vocabulary was challenging for the aspirants.
Topic Number of Questions Level
One Word Substitution 4 Easy
Idiom Phrases 6 Moderate
Antonym 3 Difficult
Synonym 3 Difficult
Fill in the blanks 5  Easy-Moderate
Direct - Indirect 2 Easy-Moderate

ISRO Exam Analysis 2017: General Awareness

General awareness was easy to moderate, Most of the questions were from Science and Polity. Few questions were from Current Affairs and economics.
Topic Number of Questions Level
Current Affairs 2 Easy-Moderate
Polity 4 Moderate
Economics 2-4 Moderate
Science 5-6  Easy
General  7-8 Easy-Moderate

ISRO Exam Analysis 2017: Computer

Computer Section was easy for the students as basic questions were asked. 
Most of the questions were based on 
  1. Networking and 
  2. Operating system (OS).

ISRO Assistant / UDC Exam Analysis  - Part B

Total 3 questions were asked. Topics were general so students could easily write all the 3 questions.
  1. Essay Writing - Based on GST
  2. Reading Comprehension - Based on Friendship
  3. Letter Writing to Chairman, Municipal Corporation

Questions Asked in ISRO Assistant / UDC Exam 15 Oct 2017 

General Knowledge Questions from ISRO UDC/Assistant Exam 15 October 2017

  1. Gilt-edged market means?
  2. Which of the following countries has the largest defence budget as a percentage of its Gross Domestic Product?
  3. Which of the following is NOT the objective of Digital India Programme?
  4. Which city has been designated as the ‘World Book Capital For 2019’ by UNESCO? – Sharjah
  5. Siachen is a?
  6. The confluence Of the rivers Ganges and Yamuna is at? – Allahabad
  7. Mother Teresa was born in? – Albania
  8. India celebrates February 28 every year as “National Science Day” because on this day? – In 1928 C. V. Raman discovered what was later called the “Raman Effect”.
  9. The term “Power of Attorney” refers to?
  10. Santosh Trophy is associated with? – Football
  11. Which of the following articles of the constitution deals with the Fundamental Duties? – Article 51A
  12. The members of the Rajya Sabha are elected by? – Elected members of the legislative assembly
  13. The impeachment of the President of India can be initiated in? – Either House of Parliament
  14. The Indian Parliament consists of? – The President, Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha
  15. Pulitzer prize is awarded for outstanding work in the field of? – Literature and Journalism
  16. The magnitude of an earthquake is measured by? – Richter scale
  17. Pressure Cooker cooks rice faster because? – High pressure raises the boiling point of water
  18. Weight of an object put in a satellite orbiting in space around the earth is? – Reduced to zero
  19. Gandhara art is the combination of Indian Style with that of? – Kushan style
  20. A White Paper is? – A government report on a particular subject giving information and details relating to it
  21. All the five remaining Associate Banks have been merged with State Bank of India w.e.f.? – April 1, 2017
  22. According to Transparency International Report (January 2017), which of the following nations has the least level of corruption? – Denmark
  23. Which of the following are the five countries belonging to BRICS? – Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa

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Note: Only recommendation for aspirants who are yet to attempt ISRO Assistant / UDC Exam in the upcoming days/shifts would be – “AVOID NEGATIVE MARKING”.

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