SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis, Review 2018: 30th June 1st Slot

Dear Aspirants,


SBI Clerk Exam Analysis 2018:

It's time to check the review of today's first slot of SBI Clerk Pre exam. A lot of students have appeared for their prelims exam today and this brings them to a step closer in their journey of starting their career in the State Bank of India, which is undisputedly the most sought after recruitment in Banking Sector. There was the sectional timing of 20 minutes for the first time in this SBI clerk Prelims examination. Without wasting any moment, let's get straight to the analysis for which you are all waiting for. This SBI Clerk Prelims 2018 exam analysis can help you a lot if you are to appear in next day or shifts. The level of the examination in this slot was Easy-Moderate.

SBI Clerk Exam Analysis 2018: Section-wise Analysis:

SubjectGood AttemptTime
English Language20-2420
Reasoning Ability23-2720
Quantitative Aptitude22-2520

Numerical Ability (Moderate)

Missing Number series was asked in this shift of SBI Clerk Pre exam. One can easily attempt questions if they have practiced well. Questions based on Bar Graph DI were there is this slot. 

No. of Questions
Data Interpretation (Bar Graph)
Missing Number Series
Arithmetic Word Problems

English Language (Easy-Moderate)

English section was of easy to moderate level, RC was on a motivational article related to guilt felt by children. 2 questions were of antonym and synonym in RC. There were two types of error detection questions where in the first type candidates had to identify the wrong part and in the other type one had to identify the correct part. A new type of rearranging words in a sentence question was also seen in this shift of SBI Clerk Prelims, where in a sentence 4 words were marked as bold and one had to identify their correct place/order of occurrence in a sentence.

TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Reading Comprehension 6Moderate
Phrase Replacement5Easy
Error detection10Easy-Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement5Easy-Moderate
Rearrangement of marked words in a sentence 4Easy

Reasoning (Easy-Moderate)

Reasoning section was a big score maker for the students in this examination. It was of an Easy-moderate level. Apart from puzzles, there were other questions in which students could score fairly well.

There were 3 puzzles and Seating Arrangement which are given below:-
  • Month based puzzle, 2 variable
  • Linear Seating Arrangement, single variable
  • Comparison based short puzzle
TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement12Moderate
Alphabet Series5Easy
Blood Relation3Easy
Direction Sense3Moderate
Numerical Series 5Easy
Data Sufficiency4Moderate
Miscellaneous 2Easy

Keep up your calm and confidence and you'll surely do well in the exam!

All the best for next slot !!

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