SBI PO Exam Analysis 2019 Prelims: 8th June 2019 | Shift 2



SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2019:

Today was the first day of SBI PO Prelims 2019. Aspirants appeared for the exam in great numbers and that too with great enthusiasm. It’s a dream job for most of the banking aspirants so we can expect a tough competition this year as well. This makes the analysis and review of the examination important so that students who have the exam in upcoming shifts get the gist of the pattern followed by the questions in Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, and English Language sections. SBI introduced the sectional timing of 20 minutes for each section last year and this pattern will be followed this year as well.

SBI PO Exam Analysis 2019: Section-wise Analysis

SubjectGood AttemptTime
English Language23-2520
Reasoning Ability28-3220
Quantitative Aptitude21-2420
Total61-6760


 Quantitative Aptitude (Moderate)

The level of the Quantitative Aptitude section was moderate.  One can easily attempt questions if they have practiced well.  There were 3 sets of DIs namely:
  • Caselet DI (5 stores, Samsung, VIVO)
  • Pie Chart (Herbivorous, Carnivorous, Omnivorous)
  • Bar Chart + Tabular DI (Related to Age)
Topic
No. of Questions
Level
Data Interpretation
15
Moderate
Missing No. Series
05
Easy
Approximation
05
Easy
Miscellaneous Word Problems
10
Moderate
Total
35
Moderate

English Language (Easy)

The English section was of easy level. There were only 8 questions in the set of Reading Comprehension out of which 2 questions were from vocabulary. The topic of RC was based on  Private Education & Government Education Standards.

TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Reading Comprehension 08Easy-Moderate
Error Detection07Easy
Single Filers05Easy
Parajumbles05Easy-Moderate
Phrase Replacement
05Easy
Total30Easy

Reasoning (Easy-Moderate)

The level of reasoning was also easy to moderate. There were 4 sets of puzzles and Seating Arrangement:
  • Circular Sitting Arrangement (8 people, facing inwards/outwards)
  • Linear Seating Arrangement  (10 people facing North)
  • Month Based Puzzle (3 months, 6 cities, 6 people)
  • Floor-based puzzle, 5 floors, 8 apartments
TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement21Moderate
Inequality04Easy
Direction Sense 03Moderate
Syllogism05Easy
Alphabet based02Easy
Total35Easy-Moderate



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


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