SBI Clerk Exam Analysis 2020: SBI Clerk Mains Shift 1st Exam Analysis and Review for 31st October

SBI Clerk Exam Analysis 2020: Aspirants keenly want to have a look at the overview of the SBI Clerk Mains exam for shift-1 in order to judge their performance and to practice for the upcoming banking exams, read the article to know more:

SBI Clerk Mains Exam Analysis 2020: State Bank of India just like every year conducted an objective type exam for the recruitment of clerical cadre. As the SBI Clerk Mains exam shift-1 is over now, aspirants are keenly waiting for the analysis to have an overview of the exam and in order to prepare for the upcoming banking exams. We have got you covered! With every minute detail of the SBI Clerk Mains exam 2020. Overall the exam was of Difficult Level. The following reviews are based on some of the students, we are reviwing it and updating it continuously. Please staty Tuned.

The SBI Clerk main exam consist of 190 questions of 200 Marks and divided into four sections- Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude, General English  and General/Financial Awareness. The cumulative time duration for the exam is 2 Hours 40 Minutes. However, the time allotted to each section is different. 

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SBI Clerk Mains 2020 Shift-1  Exam Analysis (OVER-ALL):

Let’s have a look SBI Clerk Exam Analysis 2020 for the types of questions asked, level of difficulty and changes seen in the exam.

English Language  22-24
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude  18-21
Quantitative Aptitude 18-21
General/Financial Awareness 23-26
TOTAL 81-92

SBI Clerk Main Exam 2020 Highlights- Shift-1, 31 October

  • No pattern change
  • First GA question appeared in exam then, Eng, Quant, Reasoning respectively.
  • Good Attempt for SBI Clerk Main exam Shift 1 is 81-92.

SBI Clerk Main Shift-1 Exam 2020 Analysis Video

We are also providing you the SBI Clerk Main exam shift-1 review directly from the students who have appeared in this exam. You can also watch exam review video where our experts are providing you  SBI Clerk mains Exam Analysis live of the today’s paper:

Now let us look at the section-wise analysis for SBI Clerk Main Shift-1


Difficulty Level:

As per the review shared by aspirants who appeared for the SBI Clerk mains exam, this section was difficult, time consuming and lengthy and there were three sets of DI  based on the following topics :

  1. DI- Tabular- Library type- A,b,c,d,e, Books Issue
  2. Di-Pie Chart (120000 Amount collected), Table (Ticket Cancelled in City), City- Chandigarh, Jaipur, Manali, Shimla, Rishikesh
  3. Incomplete DI- Tabular- No. of Doctors & Engineers- Ratio
  4. Profit & Loos
  5. Time & Work
  6. Puzzle based on Possibility- Based on Cards

The  following are the distribution of questions that were asked in the exam:

Questions Number of questions Difficulty level
Data Interpretation  25   Difficult
Miscellaneous (Arithmetic) 20   Difficult
Q1. Q2- Quadratic 5   Difficult
  50 Question   Difficult

English Language

Like every year this year too in the SBI Clerk Mains Exam, the English section was comprised of many reading Comprehension. Different topics like word arrangement, cloze test/fillers, inference based questions, passage-based questions all are clubbed into various short passages of reading comprehensions.

Following  are the types of questions that were asked and their difficulty level:

2 Passage on Plastic wastage & Sleeping cycle

Error detection-5


Questions Number of questions Difficulty level
Passage-RC 12  Difficult
Error Detection(Doesn’t Have error) 5   Difficult
Cloze Test 6  Moderate
Fillers 5 Difficult
Idioms & Phrases 8 Difficult
Words Rearrangement 4   Difficult
  40 Questions   Difficult


This section had 50 questions and total time duration was 45 minutes. The questions asked were Easy to Moderate. Following are the types of questions that were asked in the reasoning section :

  • Puzzle- Boat- 2 sides X,Y- 6 members each side- Name/Face not fixed
  • 7 Boxes and colours- 4 Questions
  • Puzzle- 9 letters- West to East- Need to Arrange- 3 Array
  • Puzzle- 30 stairs, 3 People, moving according to condition (based on Evan or prime number)
  • Assumption & Course of Action
Questions Number of questions Difficulty level
Alphanumeric Series 2   Difficult
Puzzle 25   Difficult
Data Sufficiency 3 Difficult

Logical Reasoning

6   Difficult
Machine I/O 5   Difficult
Letter Arrangement 5 Difficult
Miscellaneous 4   Difficult
  50 Questions   Difficult

General/Financial Awareness

A total of 50 questions were asked from this section total time duration was 35 minutes. As per the feedback from students questions were of moderate level from last 6 Months. The 40+ questions are from Current Affais and if you have read our all GA capsule, its a cake walk for you. Let us see the questions asked-

  1. ACE credit Card launched by bank?
  2. Atal Pension yojna works under which Department
  3. TRAI Chairman
  4. Serum Inst. of India Location
  5. Rajat bhatia associated with which sports?
  6. Ten Rules of Successful Nation Book authored by?
  7. RIL stakes in Jio Payment bank?
  8. Shagun Scheme launched by whom?
  9. Karmyogi schme for whom?
  10. S.Korea currency
  11. Governor, Duputy Gov of RBI
  12. Minimum Paid up capital for Umbrala entity
  13. 2nd April which day-
  14. India Ranking in Global Economic Freedom Index
  15. 8th October Indian Air force Anniversary
  16. Tasla Chairman
  17. Federal bank HQ
  18. Axis Bank Tie-up
  19. IPPB Established in which Year
  20. SBI Titan
  21. Prime Minister of Japan
  22. September Retain Inflation
  23. Home Utsav
  24. Charity day
  25. RRB- Centra Govt share?
  26. Instaclick Saving Account
  27. MUDRA is a subsidiary of?
  28. NSDC agreement with whom for Skill Training
  29. Third Richest Person based on Huren India Rich List
  30. Shaurya KGC Card
  31. Insta Flexi Account
  32. White Label ATM
  33. Harley Davidson Plant
  34. UNDP HQ
  35. Fortune 500- only Indian Company in top 100
  36. Autism Awareness Day
  37. Fiscal Deficit Formula?
  38. Chambal Project
  39. 2+2 Dialogue
  40. JSE Energy Plant Set-up
  41. CBSE Related
  42. Parliament standing Committee

SBI Clerk Mains Exam Review 2020- Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What was the level of the 1st shift of SBI Clerk Mains Exam 2020 held on 31st Oct?

Ans. Level was Moderate

Q.What are the average good attempts for SBI Clerk Mains Exam 2020 Shift-1?

Ans. 81-92

Q. What was the level of reasoning section?

 Ans. Moderate 

Q. What was the level of GA Questions?

Ans. Moderate

SBI Clerk Mains 2020 GA Questions Asked: List of all General Awareness Questions Asked