SBI PO Mains paper Analysis : See Last 3 Year Paper Analysis And Trends

Only dew days are left with the candidates who are appearing for the SBI PO Mains Exam 2020-21 as the exam is scheduled for 29th January 2021. Candidates have to meet the benchmark i.e SBI PO Mains Cut-off to qualify for the third stage of the SBI PO Recruitment that is the Interview process. In this article, we will be analyzing the difficulty level of the SBI PO Mains Exam 2021 and the trend that SBI has been following over the past years for the SBI PO Main Cut-offs.

SBI PO Mains Paper Analysis 2021

Only two weeks are left for the SBI PO Mains examinations 2021 and it is important for the candidates to know what could be the difficulty level of this year and how many attempts they should make need section to score maximum in the mains examination. Before analyzing this we need to look at the previous years’ exam analysis of SBI PO Mains to know what trend SBI has been following in its Mains Exam for the post of probationary officer.

SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis 2018

The SBI PO Mains exam consists of four sections: data analysis and interpretation, English language, reasoning, and computer aptitude, and general awareness section. In the year 2018, the English language section and the reasoning aptitude section were of a difficult level while the data analysis and general awareness section were of moderate difficulty level. The overall level of the SBI PO Mains Exam 2018 was difficult. The English section brought in new surprises for the aspirants with new pattern-based and twisted questions. Let us look at the section-wise good attempts of SBI PO Mains 2018.

Good Attempts

SECTIONS GOOD ATTEMPTS
English Language  16-19
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude  13-17
Data Analysis and Interpretation  18-22
General Awareness 23-27
TOTAL 77-84

SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis 2017

The SBI PO Mains 2017 did put a tough fight in front of all the candidates and bombarded the exam with new pattern questions in all the sections. The general when a section was a side of relief as it was relatively easier than the other sections. The English language section and the reasoning aptitude section were of difficulty level.

There were no questions from the computer aptitude section and syllogism. A new type of machine input-output topic was introduced in the reasoning aptitude section. In the English language section, the reading comprehension was based on banking and economy and the other was related to noise in production in the corporate world. Let us now look at the good attempts of SBI PO Mains 2017.

Good Attempts

SECTIONS GOOD ATTEMPTS
English Language  15-18
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude  17-21
Data Analysis and Interpretation  8-11
General Awareness 26-30
TOTAL 73-78

 

SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis 2016

The overall difficulty level of the SBI PO Mains exam in the year 2016 was difficult and the paper was out of the box. Different weightage for different questions was introduced this year.

English language section and the data analysis and interpretation section 1 of difficulty level while reasoning ability and generally various section were of moderate difficulty level. Let us look at the good attempts made by the students in SBI PO Mains Exam 2016.

Good Attempts

Section

Level

Good Attempts

General/Financial Awareness

Easy

27-30

English Language

Difficult

16-20

Data Analysis and Interpretation

Difficult

19-21

Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude

Moderate-Difficult

26-28

Overall

Difficult

96-100

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SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis Trend

After analyzing the previous years’ SBI PO Mains Exam papers we can easily analyze the trend that the State bank of India is been following for its SBI PO mains exams.

It is seen, that the English language section in previous years has not been easy. The difficulty level of the English language section has been high in the SBI PO mains exam and it is expected that this year to the English-language section will maintain its consistency.

The reasoning ability section was of moderate difficulty level and followed the same pattern In the previous years as well. It is expected that the State bank of India will keep the pattern and the difficulty level of the reasoning ability section the same as the previous year’s.

Now let us look at the section-wise good attempt is that the candidates must make to ensure scoring good marks in the SBI PO Mains 2021.

SBI PO Mains 2021: Good Attempts

SECTIONS GOOD ATTEMPTS
English Language  17-20
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude  18-22
Data Analysis and Interpretation  9-12
General Awareness 26-30
TOTAL 70-84

The State bank of India has been surprising its aspirants with out of the box questions and unexpected changes in the means examination over the past years. But if the candidates are thoroughly prepared for the examination nothing can bring them off track. 

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