SBI PO Exam Analysis 1st Shift for 5 Jan 2021: Complete SBI PO Prelims Exam Review

The State Bank of India has conducted the SBI PO Prelims exam on 4th Jan 2021 in 4 shifts and today is Day-2 of this exam. Here we are discussing today’s 1st shift’s exam analysis and good attempts. SBI PO Prelims exam has remained of moderate difficulty level so far.

The SBI PO Prelims exam is being conducted in 3 day – on 4th, 5th and 6th January 2021. There are three sections in this exam with a time limit of 20 minutes for each section- English Language, Quantitative Ability and Reasoning Ability.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis of 5th January 2021- Shift-1 Good Attempts

As per the students who have appeared in 5th Jan’s 1st shift, the level of the SBI PO Prelims exam was moderate.

Subject Good Attempt Time (in min.)
English Language 18 -22 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 17 – 26 20 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 19 – 22 20 minutes
Total 58 – 67 60 minutes

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English Language (Easy-Moderate)

The level of English Language was Easy to moderate in 1st shift of SBI PO Prelims. The topic of reading comprehension was related to Artificial Intelligence.

Topics No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension (3 questions related to vocab + 1 question of idiom) 8 Easy-Moderate
Cloze Test 5 Easy-Moderate
Error Detection (identify the correct sentence) 5 Easy-Moderate
Double Fillers 5 Easy-Moderate
Word Rearrangement 4 Easy
Match the column 3 Easy-Moderate
Total 30 Easy-Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude (Moderate)

The level of quantitative aptitude was Moderate in this shift as well. There were 3 sets of DIs asked.

  • Tabular DI
  • Bar Graph
  • Caselet
Topic No. Of questions Level
DI 15 Easy-Moderate
Missing Number Series 05 Easy-Moderate
Approximation 05 Easy
Miscellaneous Word Problems 10 Moderate
Total 35 Moderate

Reasoning Ability (Moderate)

There were 5 sets of puzzles and Seating Arrangement which are given below:-

  • An uncertain number of people based linear seating arrangement
  • Puzzle- 6 people car parking
  • Circular seating arrangement with colour
  • Floor based Puzzle – 9 floors
  • Month and date based puzzle
Topics No. of Questions Level
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 25 Moderate
Blood Relation 4 Easy
Alphabet Pairing 1 Easy-Moderate
Alphabet Based (to make a meaningful word) 1 Easy
Chinese Coding 4 Easy
Total 35 Moderate

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What was the level of SBI PO Prelims exam shift-1 of 5th Jan 2021?
Ans. Moderate

Q. How many sets of Data Interpretation Questions were there?
Ans. There were 3 sets of DI

Q. Were there any changes in SBI PO Prelims Exam held on 5th January 2021?
Ans. 58 to 67