SBI PO Exam Analysis 2019 Prelims: 9th June Shift 1 | Questions & Review

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2019:

Today is the second day of SBI PO Prelims 2019. For day 1, 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. We hope to deliver a helpful review and analysis like yesterday and ease of your preparation for today. Overall the level of today's 1st shift was Easy.

SBI PO Exam Analysis 2019: Section-wise Analysis

SubjectGood AttemptTime
English Language23-2620
Reasoning Ability30-3220
Quantitative Aptitude18-2220

 Quantitative Aptitude (Moderate)

The level of the Quantitative Aptitude section was moderate.  One can easily attempt questions if they have practised well. There were 3 sets of DI in today's 1st shift, following were the types of DI asked:
  • Pie Chart
  • Tabular DI
  • Caselet

No. of Questions
Data Interpretation
Wrong No. Series
Quadratic Equation
Miscellaneous Word Problems

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 of vocabulary. The topics asked in Day2 Shift 1 of SBI PO Prelims English section were similar to that of yesterday's shifts. The topic of RC was on a passage based on the economy.

TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Reading Comprehension 08Moderate
Error Detection07Easy
Sentence Rearrangement05Easy
Spelling Error Detection05Easy
Match the following based Sentence Formation03Easy
Word Fillers

Reasoning (Easy-Moderate)

The level of reasoning was also easy to moderate. There were 4 sets of puzzles and Seating Arrangement:
  • Square Seating Arrangement, 8 persons (the person who was sitting in the middle was facing inside and the those sitting on the corners were facing outwards)
  • Linear Seating Arrangement, 2 variable- 5 people, 5 birds
  • Year-Age-based puzzle
  • Box-based puzzle
TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement20Moderate
Number Based01Easy
Alphabet Based01Easy
Blood Relation03Easy

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

All the best for the next slot !!

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