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SBI PO Prelim Exam Analysis 01 July 2018 – All shift

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The SBI PO prelims exam is a qualifying test, candidates are required to pass in each section & score the necessary cutoffs to get shortlisted for the SBI PO main exam.

The overall exam is said to be moderate to difficult. Smart work & time management will work in the game. All the candidates are requested to do practice on the topics mentioned below. Let’s see today’s exam analysis also.

Exam Pattern:

Sr. No. Name of Tests
(Objective)
No. of Questions Maximum Marks Total Time
1 English Language 30 30 20 Minutes
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 Minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
4 Total 100 100 60 Minutes

Section-wise Analysis:

Section Level of Difficulty Good Attempts
Shift I II III IV
Quant Moderate to Difficult 17-20 16-21 17-22 18-23
Reasoning Moderate to Difficult 16-20 15-21 17-20 17-21
English Moderate to Difficult 16-21 18-21 17-22 18-23

Overall Good Attempts:  46-56

Chapter-wise Analysis:

Reasoning section

This section is easy to moderate. Questions are asked on the topics mentioned below.

Shift I Shift II
Topic Number of Questions Good – Attempts Difficulty Level Topic Number of Questions Good – Attempts Difficulty Level
Puzzles and Arrangements 15 5-10 Moderate to tough Puzzles and Arrangements 20 10 – 15 Moderate to tough
Inequalities 5 5 Easy Data Sufficiency 5 5 Moderate to tough
Miscellaneous(Blood Relation, Direction etc.,) 5 5 Easy Miscellaneous(Blood Relation, Direction etc.,) 2 1-2 Easy
Input Output 5 5 Moderate Order & Ranking 3 3 Easy
Coding Decoding(New) 5 3-4 Moderate Coding Decoding(New) 5 3-4 Moderate
Good Attempt 16-20-Moderate to tough Good Attempt 15-21 – Moderate to tough

 

Shift III Shift IV
Topic Number of Questions Good – Attempts Difficulty Level Topic Number of Questions Good – Attempts Difficulty Level
Puzzles and Arrangements 20 5-10 Moderate to Difficult Puzzles and Arrangements 15 5-10 Moderate to Difficult
Input – Output 5 5 Moderate Input – Output 5 5 Moderate
Miscellaneous 4 5 Easy Miscellaneous 4 4 Easy
Blood relation 3 3 Easy Data Sufficiency 5 2-3 Moderate
Order & Ranking 3 3 Easy Inequality 2 2 Easy
Blood Relation 3 3 Easy
Direction 1 1 Easy
Good Attempt 17-20 Moderate to Difficult Good Attempt 17-21 Moderate to Difficult

Quantitative Aptitude

Quant section is easy to moderate. Questions are asked on the topics mentioned below.

Shift I Shift II
Topic Number of Questions Good – Attempts Difficulty Level Topic Number of Questions Good – Attempts Difficulty Level
Wrong Number Series 5 1-3 Moderate Missing Number Series 5 1-3 Moderate
Approximation 5 5 Easy Quadratic Equation 5 5 Easy
Data Interpretation Line graph, Pie chart and Caselet 15 7-8 Moderate to tough Data Interpretation 15 7-8 Moderate to tough
Quantity Comparison 5 2-4 Moderate Quantity Comparison 5 2-4 Moderate
Miscellaneous (SI,CI, Speed &Time, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ages, Ratio etc.) 5 1-2 Moderate Miscellaneous (SI,CI, Speed &Time, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ages, Ratio etc.) 5 1-2 Moderate
Good Attempt 17-21 – Moderate to tough Good Attempt 18-21 Moderate to tough

 

Shift III Shift IV
Topic Number of Questions Good – Attempts Difficulty Level Topic Number of Questions Good – Attempts Difficulty Level
Wrong Number Series & Approximation 10 5-8 Moderate to Easy Missing Number Series & Approximation 10 6-8 Moderate to Easy
Data Sufficiency 5 2-3 Moderate Data Sufficiency 5 2-3 Moderate
DI Table & Pie chart with table 10 5-6 Moderate DI Table & Pie Chart 10 5-6 Moderate
Miscellaneous (SI,CI, Speed &Time, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ages, Ratio etc.) 10 2-4 Moderate Miscellaneous (SI,CI, Speed &Time, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ages, Ratio etc.) 5 2-4 Moderate
Quantity Comparison I and II 5 1-2 Moderate
Good Attempt 17-22 Moderate to tough Good Attempt 18 – 23 Moderate to tough

English Section

English section is moderate. Questions are asked on the topics mentioned below.

Shift I Shift II
Topic Number of Questions Good – Attempts Difficulty Level Topic Number of Questions Good – Attempts Difficulty Level
Reading Comprehension 5 2-3 Moderate to Easy Reading Comprehension 5 2-3 Moderate to Easy
Error Spotting 5 3-4 Moderate Error Spotting 5 3-4 Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement & Double Filler 10 6-8 Moderate Sentence Rearrangement & Double Filler 5 6-7 Moderate
Sentence correction 5 3-4 Moderate Sentence starter 5 3-4 Moderate
Phrase Replacement 5 3-4 Moderate to Easy Phrase Replacement 5 2-4 Moderate
Good Attempt 16-21 – Moderate Good Attempt 18-21 – Moderate
Topic Number of Questions Good – Attempts Difficulty Level Topic Number of Questions Good – Attempts Difficulty Level
Reading Comprehension 5 2-4 Moderate Reading Comprehension 5 2-3  Moderate
Error Spotting 5 2-4  Moderate Cloze test 5 2-4  Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement & Double Filler 10 5-7 Moderate to Easy Parajumble & Double Filler 10 5-7 Moderate to Easy
Sentence correction 5 2-5  Moderate Sentence correction 5 2-3  Moderate
Phrase Replacement 5 2-4  Moderate Phrase Replacement 5 2-4  Moderate
Good Attempt 17-22 Moderate Good Attempt 18-23 Moderate

Sectional & Overall Attempts by Candidates: (From Exam Centre)

Candidates Reasoning Quant English Overall Attempts
Shift – 1 16 14 20 50
Shift – 2 17 13 21 51
Shift – 3 16 17 23 56
Shift – 4 18 19 24 61

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