Changes Introduced In SBI Clerk Prelims Exam 2018


First two days of SBI Clerk Preliminary Examination 2018 are now over and the examination of some candidates is yet to be held on 30th of June. This time, SBI not only surprised all the banking aspirants by setting up a new trend of sectional timing but also, it was observed that the pattern of questions asked in all the shifts was not the same in the different shifts held throughout the day. The major changes seen in SBI Clerk Prelims Exams were observed in the number of questions and topics on which they were asked. Here is the detailed analysis of the changes observed in SBI Clerk Prelims Exam 2018.

Changes Observed In Numerical Ability Section:

  • Questions on mensuration were asked in the first shift whereas they were missing in rest of the three shifts.
  • Missing Number Series were asked in the first three shifts whereas in the fourth sift, no number series were asked.
  • Questions on approximation were asked in the last three shifts whereas they were missing in the last shift.
  • Different types of DI's were asked in all the four shifts and a caselet too was asked in the fourth shift.
  • In the 3rd shift there were questions on data sufficiency and in the rest of the shifts, they were missing.

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Topics
Topics
Topics
        Topics
(Missing )Series
(Missing )Series
(Missing )Series
 Simplification
Data Interpretation (Pie Chart)
Data Interpretation (Line Graph)
Data Interpretation (Tabular - Missing Values)
 Data Interpretation (Caselet, Bar)
Quadratic Equations
Simplification
Simplification
 Approximation
Simplification
Approximation
Approximation
Arithmetic Word Problems
Profit and Loss
Arithmetic Word Problem
Data Sufficiency

Mensuration

Arithmetic Word Problems

Arithmetic Word Problems





Changes Observed In English Section:


  • Phrase replacement based questions were asked in the first two shifts whereas tehy were missing in the last two shifts.
  • There were no questions on spellings in the first shift.
  • No error based questions were asked in the 2nd shift.

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Topic
Topic
Topic
 Topic
Reading Comprehension 
Reading Comprehension 
Reading Comprehension 
 Reading Comprehension
Sentence Rearrangement 
Sentence Rearrangement 
Sentence Rearrangement 
 Sentence Rearrangement
Phrase Replacement
Phrase Replacement
Spellings
 Spellings
Error detection
Single Filler
Sentence Correction
 Fillers
Fillers
Spellings 
Fillers
 Error Detection

Changes Observed In Reasoning Section:


  • Questions on coding-decoding were asked in the first two shifts whereas they were missing in the last two shifts.
  • Questions on order and ranking were only asked in last shift.
  • No questions on alphabets were there in the first shift while they were asked in rest of the three shifts.
  • Questions on inequalities were asked only in the last two shifts.

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Topics
Topics
Topics
 Topics
Alpha-numeric series
Alpha-numeric series
Alpha-numeric-symbol series
 Alpha-numeric series & Numerical Series
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement
 Puzzles and Seating Arrangement
Direction Sense
Direction Sense
Direction Sense
 Direction Sense
Blood Relation
Blood Relation
Blood Relation
 Blood Relation
Data Sufficiency
Alphabet 
Inequalities
 Inequalities
Coding Decoding
Coding Decoding
Alphabets
 Alphabets
Numerical Series
Numerical Series
Numerical Series
 Order and Ranking

Be ready for a bolt from the blues and prepare accordingly.
All the best!!  

           


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