SBI Clerk 2018 Exam Analysis | How was SBI 2018 Exam?


State Bank of India (SBI) conducts objective type exams regularly for the recruitment of clerical cadre. SBI Clerk Exam is conducted in two phases i.e. preliminary and mains exams. Candidates who qualify both the phases will be selected as Clerks in the State Bank of India.

This year's notification for SBI Clerk recruitment has been released by the bank and you all must have already started to prepare for the same. When you prepare for a competitive exam, you should keep yourself abreast of what was asked in the previously conducted exams for the same recruitment process. If we talk about SBI Clerk 2018-19 Exam, the preliminary examination was conducted in the month of June and the main exam was conducted in August 2018.

The questions asked in the three sections viz. English Language, Reasoning Ability and Numerical Ability were based on the conventional pattern of SBI Clerk Prelims Exam. No new pattern questions were observed in any of the shifts conducted all throughout. The main examination of SBI Clerk 2018 was difficult and lengthy when compared to previous main examination. Given below are the  exam pattern and cut-off scores of SBI Clerk Exam 2018-19 respectively:

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis

23rd June 2018: Slot 1

Numerical Ability (Easy-Moderate)

Topics
No. of Questions
Level
(Missing )Series
5
Easy
Data Interpretation (Pie Chart)
5
Moderate
Quadratic Equations
5
Easy-Moderate
Simplification
8
Easy
Profit and Loss
1
Easy
Mensuration
2
Easy
Time, Speed and Distance
1
Easy-Moderate
Problem on Trains
1
Easy-Moderate
S.I. and C.I.
1
Easy-Moderate
Quantity 1- Quantity 2 Type (Avg, Pipe and Cistern, Train, Boat & Stream etc.)
5
Easy-Moderate
Time and Work
1
Easy
Total
35
Easy-Moderate

English Language (Easy-Moderate)

TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Reading Comprehension 7Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement 5Moderate
Phrase Replacement5Easy-Moderate
Error detection8Easy-Moderate
Fillers5Easy
Total30Easy-Moderate

Reasoning (Moderate)

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Alpha-numeric series5Easy-Moderate
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement15Moderate
Direction Sense3Easy
Blood Relation2Easy
Data Sufficiency3Moderate
Coding Decoding2Easy
Numerical Series5Moderate
Total35Moderate

Check SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis (All Shifts)


SBI Clerk Main Exam Analysis

QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE (Moderate - Difficult)

TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Data Interpretation 27Difficult and Calculative
Quantity-1, Quantity-25Moderate
Quadratic Equation5Moderate-Difficult
Data Sufficiency3Difficult
Miscellaneous (Boat and Stream, Mixture and Allegation, Time and Work etc)10Difficult
Total50Moderate-Difficult


ENGLISH LANGUAGE (Moderate)

TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Reading Comprehension 12Moderate
Vocabulary Based (Identify Synonym/Antonym)5Moderate-Difficult
Single Filler5Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement1Moderate
Connectors4Moderate
Idioms and Phrases3Moderate
Cloze Test5Moderate
Vocabulary Based (Identify correctly spelt word and mark its antonym)5Moderate-Difficult
Total40Moderate


REASONING AND COMPUTER APTITUDE (Difficult)

TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Sitting Arrangement and Puzzles 
30
Difficult
Coding Decoding
5Difficult
Coded Blood Relation
3
Moderate
Input- Output
5
Moderate-Difficult
Logical ( Couse of Action, Statement and Assumption, Consequence)
3
Moderate-Difficult
Numerical Series
4
Easy-Moderate
Total
50

Difficult


GENERAL AWARENESS (Moderate)
This section had 50 questions and a time limit of 35 minutes. Overall the level of this section was Moderate. Most of the questions were from the current affairs of May, June and July. 8-10 questions related to Banking and Financial Awareness and 4-5 questions were asked from static general awareness portion.

SBI Clerk 2018 Cut-Offs

SBI Clerk Prelims 2018 Cut Off:

State Name Cut Off
Uttar Pradesh 69.25
Chhattisgarh 67.25
Bihar 66.50
Assam 51.25
Maharashtra 57.00
Madhya Pradesh 66.25
Karnataka 63.00
Kerala 69.00
Odisha 62.75
Delhi 71.75
West Bengal 66.50
Rajasthan 69.00
Telangana 68.00
Punjab 71.50
Haryana 70.50
Gujarat 57.50
Andhra Pradesh  71
Tamil Nadu  60
Himachal Pradesh 68.75


SBI Clerk Mains 2018 Cut Off:

State Cut-off
Uttar Pradesh 96.00
Haryana 99.00
Madhya Pradesh 92.60
Punjab 100.65
Rajasthan 96.75
Bihar 96.00
Gujarat 85.00
Chhattisgarh 91.50
Maharashtra 85.65
Jharkhand 86.00
Tamil Nadu 93.75
Karnataka  83.90
Himachal Pradesh  98.25
Delhi 104.80
West Bengal 95.30
Odisha 88.80






          

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