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SBI PO Main Exam Analysis 2018 August 4

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SBI PO was over across India. The Overall level of the exam is Very difficult. It has four sections namely English, Reasoning, General Awareness & Computer Aptitude, DI and Descriptive. Let’s see today’s exam analysis.


Here we are posting the complete exam review section wise.

Exam Pattern:

S.NoName of testNo. of QuestionsMarksDuration
1General/Economy/Banking Awareness4035 minutes
2General English3535 minutes
3Data Analysis & Interpretation3545 minutes
4Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude4545 minutes
Total1552003 hours

Descriptive Test: The Descriptive Test of 30 minutes duration with two questions for 50 marks will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)

Overall Good Attempt – 70 – 80

English Language16-18
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude13-14
Data Analysis and Interpretation18-21
General Awareness22-25

Data Analysis and Interpretation: 
It was Difficult

  • Data Interpretation – 25 questions
  • Data Sufficiency – 5 Questions
  • Quantity Comparison – 5 Questions

Reasoning Section: Reasoning section was Difficult

  • Puzzles/Seating Arrangements – 15 questions
  • Coding & Decoding – 5 questions
  • Matrix – 5 questions
  • Input/Output – 5 questions
  • Data sufficiency – 5 questions
  • Miscellaneous – 10 questions(Direction, Inference, Course of action, Assumption, Passage Inference etc.,)

English Section: English section was Moderate to Diffficult.

  • Reading Comprehension – 15 questions
  • Cloze test(Phrase-based) –  5 questions
  • Triple Filler – 5 questions
  • Sentence Completion – 5 questions
  • Sentence Improvement  – 5 questions

General Awareness Section: General Awareness section was moderate to difficult. The section includes CA, Static GK and Static Banking Awareness. Most of the CA questions asked from June & July.

Static GK – 2 Questions
Static Banking/Economy – 3 Questions
Current Banking/Economy – 18 Questions
Current Affairs – 12 Questions
Budget – 1 Question


Letter Writing (150 words)
1. Write a letter to the concerned authority expressing your concerns over usage of harmful pesticides in fruits and vegetables.
2. Write a letter to your branch manager as you were unable to transfer funds to your friend due to unavailability of UPI services
3. Write a letter to the manager of your company about the subscription of magazines and journals to keep abreast employees about the development in their field professionally.

Essay Writing (150 words)
1. Bitcoin
2. Measures were taken to avoid issues during monsoon
3. Decreasing number of researches taken up by students.

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