SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis (02/07/2016)

The First day First shift of SBI PO prelims exam is over .Here we bring you the First Shift Analysis which will help you understand the composition of SBI PO Pre exam. There are 3 Sections in SBI PO Pre exam namely English, Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude.

In this shift we have found that the overall difficulty level of the exam was moderate which a plus point is for students. The pattern of this paper was similar to last year’s SBI PO prelims exam. Also with being moderate we can say the paper was tricky. There were 5 puzzles asked in this first slot paper that is an important point to note. But those puzzles were of easy to moderate level.
The total time is 1 hour, so clearly Speed, Accuracy and Planning is surely needed to have good attempts.

Over-all Analysis:

Section Level Good Attempts
 General English Moderate 16-20
Quantitative Aptitude Moderate 18-22
Reasoning Ability Easy-Moderate 23-25
Overall Moderate 59-63

There was only one Reading Comprehension on a quite familiar topic – Women Empowerment.

Topic No of Questions Level
 Reading Comprehension

(Women Empowerment Index in World)

10 Moderate
Cloze Test

(Technology Usage in Modern World)

5 Easy

(Insurance Company Related)

5 Difficult
 Error 5 Moderate
Double Fillers 5 Easy
Total 30 Moderate


Topic No of Questions Level
 Number Series 5 Moderate-Difficult
Quadratic Equation 5 Easy
Data Interpretation

(Bar graph/Table)

10 Easy-Moderate
 Approximation 5 Easy
Arithmetic including Geometry 10 Difficult
Total 35 Moderate

There were no coding decoding, syllogism question asked in this slot.

Topic No of Questions Level

(North South 8 People in same line/ Department and Persons/ Circular/ Boxes and their different colours)

20 Easy-Moderate
Seating Arrangement

(6 Person sitting from top to bottom)

5 Easy
Inequalities 5 Easy
Direction Sense 2 Easy
Blood Relation 3 Easy
Total 35 Easy- Moderate