Sunday, 3 July 2016

SBI PO Prelims 2016: Exam Analysis - 3rd July - Slot III

Hello Friends,

The Second Day Third Shift of SBI PO prelims exam is over .Here we bring you the Third 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
17-21
Reasoning Ability
Moderate-Difficult
17-21
Overall
Moderate
50-62

The analysis is based on the review given by various students across the country. And here is the section wise review:

English
The important point in English language section is that it has to be attempted within limited time so that you are left with sufficient time for Quant and Reasoning. The level of English was moderate as it was in previous year PO prelims paper. There was only one Reading Comprehension on a quite familiar topic – Women Empowerment.

Topic
No of Questions
Level
 Reading Comprehension
(Based on American Economy)
10
Moderate
Cloze Test
(Technology Usage in Modern World)
5
Easy
Para-jumbled
(Insurance Company Related)
5
Difficult
 Error
5
Moderate
Double Fillers
5
Easy
Total
30
Moderate

Quant
This is a tough section as compared to the rest two sections. The quant was asked just as expected with difficulty level as easy to moderate. Overall the pattern was almost same as previous year. Arithmetic was a little difficult than other topics.

Topic
No of Questions
Level
 Number Series
5
Moderate-Difficult
Quadratic Equation
5
Easy
Data Interpretation
(Bar graph/Table)
10
Moderate
 Approximation
5
Easy
Arithmetic
10
Difficult
Total
35
Moderate

Reasoning
The level of reasoning was also moderate. With good accuracy students will score well. There were no coding decoding question asked in this slot and also there were no questions from Syllogism.

Topic
No of Questions
Level
 Puzzle
(North South 8 People in same line/ Department and Persons/ Circular/ Boxes and their different colours)
20
Difficult
Seating Arrangement
(6 Person sitting from top to bottom)
5
Moderate-Difficult
Inequalities
5
Easy
Direction Sense
2
Easy
Blood Relation
3
Easy
Total
35
Moderate-Difficult




So, students keep your accuracy good and stay focused as the paper can be tricky. 

All the best for upcoming slots.

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