SBI Clerk Mains Exam Analysis 2019 and Review for Shift – 2: 10th August

State Bank of India (SBI) conducts objective type exams every year for the recruitment of clerical cadre. SBI Clerk Mains exam shift-2 is over now. Students can check the analysis of SBI Clerk mains 2019 shift-1 on bankersadda and GA Questions asked in SBI Clerk mains 2019. Adda247 has covered every minute detail of the SBI Clerk mains exam 2019 shift-2 to help the banking aspirants to make their career. We will provide you with the types of questions asked, level of difficulty and if there was any change introduced in the exam. So students check the section-wise details of SBI Clerk Mains 2019 analysis shift-2. Overall the level of this shift was Moderate to difficult.

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SBI Clerk Mains 2019 Exam Analysis (OVER-ALL):

English Language  23-28 (out of 40 )
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude  23-27 (out of 50)
Quantitative Aptitude 19-26 (out of 50)
General Awareness 34-39 (out of 50)
TOTAL 103-114 ( out of 190)
SBI Clerk Mains Exam Analysis 2019 (Quantitative Aptitude): The level of quantitative aptitude was moderate. As per the review shared by aspirants who appeared for SBI Clerk mains 2019 exam, this section was a bit time-consuming. There were three sets of DI  based on the following

  • caselet (distance given)
  • The bar graph in which the percentage of the passport was given
  • Pie chart, 4 company based

    There were no questions from number series in this shift.

    Questions from data sufficiency were based on percentage, profit and loss 

    The questions were:
    Topic No. of Questions Level
    Data Interpretation  19 Moderate
    Data sufficiency 06 Moderate
    Miscellaneous (Arithmetic) 19 Moderate
    Quantity-1, Quantity-2 06 Moderate
    Total 50 Moderate

    In this section there were many arithmetic miscellaneous questions from the following topics:

    • Boat and stream
    • Time and work
    • Average
    • Profit and loss
    • Simple interest and compound interest
    • Mensuration
    • Ratio and proportion
    • Percentage
    • Probability
    • Mixture and allegation

    SBI Clerk Mains Exam Analysis 2019 (English Language): This section was of moderate level. This year’s SBI Clerk mains 2019 English section was comprised of many Reading Comprehensions. Different types of questions were asked in this exam. A question was followed by two different statements in which there were two fillers in each statement, hence four fillers were there in a single question. A single question was there from para jumble based on out of context.

    Topic No. of Questions Level
    Reading Comprehension  23 Moderate
    sentence based double fillers 06 Moderate
    Error Detection 06 Easy-Moderate
    Para jumble based on out of context 01 Moderate-Difficult
    Miscellaneous 04 Moderate-Difficult
    Total 40 Moderate


    SBI Clerk Mains Exam Analysis 2019 (Reasoning & Computer Aptitude): This section had 50questions and the level of reasoning was Moderate as compare to shift-1. Following were types of puzzles asked in reasoning section of SBI Junior Associate Mains Exam 2019:

    • Liner seating arrangement-facing north
    • Linear seating arrangement (3 rows were given, 4 people in row-1, 5 people in row-2, 4 people in row-3)
    • Month based puzzle, 9 months were given 
    • Box based puzzle-5-6 boxes 
    • circular seating arrangement (facing inside-outside)
    • Random puzzle – 3 variable (day, place, people)
    The questions were:

    Topic No. of Questions Level
    Sitting Arrangement and Puzzles 

    06 Easy-Moderate
    Direction sense

    Machine Input- Output

    Logical (  Statement, and conclusion, Statement, and assumption)


    Alphabet based 

    Blood relation

    50 Moderate

    GENERAL AWARENESS (Easy-Moderate)

    SBI Clerk Mains Exam Analysis 2019 (General Awareness): This section had 50 questions and a time limit of 35 minutes. Overall the level of this section was Easy-Moderate. Most of the questions were from the current affairs(Out of which 4 questions were based on the budget) of February-July. Approx 35-40 questions were from this section. Around 3-4 were asked from banking awareness section. 3-4 questions were asked from static awareness.