SBI PO Exam Analysis 3rd Shift for 5 Jan 2021: Complete SBI PO Prelims Exam Review

It’s time for the review of today’s 3rd shift of SBI PO Prelims 2020 Exam. The State Bank of India is conducting the PO Prelims examination in 4 shifts in a day on 4th, 5th and 6th Jan 2021 and so far the level of the exam has remained easy to moderate. Keep on reading to check the details of the shift-3 exam analysis for 5th Jan 2021.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis of 5th January 2021- Shift-3 Good Attempts

As per the students who have appeared in 5th Jan’s 3rd shift, the level of the SBI PO Prelims exam was moderate.

Subject Good Attempt Time (in min.)
English Language 21 -26 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 25 – 31 20 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 24– 27 20 minutes
Total 65 – 71 60 minutes

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English Language (Easy-Moderate)

The level of English Language was easy to moderate in 3rd shift of SBI PO Prelims. The passage was based on telecommunication.

Topics No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 7 Easy-Moderate
Word Swap 5 Easy-Moderate
Error Detection 5 Easy-Moderate
Phrase Replacement 5 Easy-Moderate
Cloze Test 5 Easy
Miscellaneous 3 Easy-Moderate
Total 30 Easy-Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude (Easy-Moderate)

The level of quantitative aptitude was easy to moderate in this shift as well.  Students have shared that the DI were time-consuming and lengthy. There were 2 sets of DIs asked.

  • Line Graph
  • Pie Chart + Tabular DI (this DI was calculative)
Topic No. Of questions Level
DI 10 Easy-Moderate
Wrong Number Series 06 Easy
Approximation 06 Easy
Miscellaneous Word Problems 13 Easy – Moderate
Total 35 Easy – Moderate

Reasoning Ability (Easy – Moderate)

There were 4 sets of Puzzles and Seating Arrangement which are given below:-

  • Box based puzzle – 9 boxes
  • Order and ranking based puzzle on weight
  • Linear seating arrangement
  • There was one more puzzle.
Topics No. of Questions Level
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 20 Moderate
Coding Decoding 5 Easy
Blood Relation 2 Easy-Moderate
Alphabet based 2 Easy
Direction Sense 2 Easy
Miscellaneous 4 Easy
Total 35 Easy- Moderate

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What was the level of SBI PO Prelims exam shift-3 of 5th Jan 2021?
Ans. East to Moderate

Q. How many sets of Data Interpretation Questions were there?
Ans. There were 2 sets of DI

Q. Were there any changes in SBI PO Prelims Exam’s 3rd shift held on 5th January 2021?
Ans. 65 to 71

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