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SBI PO Prelim Exam Analysis 08 July 2018 – All shift

Hello Aspirants,

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 16-20 15-20 18-21 18-20
Reasoning Moderate to Difficult 16-21 15-22 15-19 16-18
English Moderate to Difficult 16-23 18-22 11-16 12-15

Overall Good Attempts:  48-58

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 20 5-15 Moderate to tough Puzzles and Arrangements 20 10 – 15 Moderate to tough
Coding Decoding 5 5 Easy Inequality 5 5 Moderate to tough
Data Sufficiency 5 5 Moderate Input-Output 5 1-2  Moderate
Order & Ranking 3 2 Moderate to Easy Order & Ranking 3 3 Easy
Direction 2 1-2 Moderate to Easy Blood Relation 2 1-2 Moderate
Good Attempt 16-21-Moderate to tough Good Attempt 15-22 – 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 tough Puzzles and Arrangements 20 5-10 Moderate to tough
Coding Decoding 5 5 Easy Coding Decoding 5 5 Easy
Direction 2 2 Easy Direction 3 3 Moderate
Inequality 3 3 Easy Order and ranking 2 2 Easy
Data Sufficiency 3 1-2 Moderate Data Sufficiency 3 1-2 Easy
Miscellaneous 2 2 Easy Miscellaneous 2 2 Easy
Good Attempt 15-19-Moderate to tough Good Attempt 16-18-Moderate to tough

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
Missing Number Series 5 1-3 Moderate Approximation 5 1-3 Moderate
Quadratic Equation 5 5 Easy Quadratic Equation 5 5 Easy
Data Interpretation 10 7-8 Moderate to tough Data Interpretation 10 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.) 10 1-3 Moderate Miscellaneous (SI,CI, Speed &Time, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ages, Ratio etc.) 10 1-3 Moderate
Good Attempt 16-20 – Moderate to tough Good Attempt 15-20 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 5 1-3 Moderate Missing Number Series 5 2-4 Moderate
Quadratic Equation 5 5 Easy Approximation 5 5 Easy
Data Sufficiency 5 1-3 Moderate Quantity Comparison 5 1-2 Moderate
Data Interpretation 10 3-5 Moderate to tough Data Interpretation 15 6-7 Moderate to tough
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 1-3 Moderate
Good Attempt 18-20 Moderate to tough Good Attempt 18-21 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 7 2-3 Moderate to Easy Reading Comprehension 5 2-3 Moderate to Easy
Match the column & 5 3-4 Moderate Error Spotting 7 3-4 Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement & cloze test 10 6-8 Moderate Cloze test & Double Filler 10 6-7 Moderate
Sentence correction 3 3-4 Moderate Sentence correction 5 3-4 Moderate
Phrase Replacement 5 3-4 Moderate to Easy Phrase Replacement 3 1-2 Moderate
Good Attempt 16-23 – Moderate Good Attempt 18-22 – Moderate
Shift – III Shift – IV
Topic Number of Questions Good – Attempts Difficulty Level Topic Number of Questions Good – Attempts Difficulty Level
Reading Comprehension 6 3-4 Moderate Reading Comprehension 5 3-4 Moderate
Error Spotting 7 2-5 Moderate Error Spotting 7 3-4 Moderate
Double Fillers 6 3-4 Moderate Jumbled sentence 5 5 Moderate
Cloze test 6 3-4 Moderate Identify correct sentence 3 1-2 Moderate
Sentence rearrangement 5 2-3 Moderate Sentence starter & Match the column 10 5-7 Moderate
Good Attempt 11-16 Moderate to tough Good Attempt 12-15 Moderate to tough

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

Candidates Reasoning Quant English Overall Attempts
Shift – 1 17 14 20 51
Shift – 2 16 13 21 50
Shift – 3 14 16 13 43
Shift – 4 18 19 13 50

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