# SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis, Review 2018: 1st July-2nd Slot

Dear Aspirants,

## SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2018:

SBI PO is the most sought-after job in the banking industry. Several aspirants are burning candles at both ends to get a seat for themselves in this prestigious bank. Today was the first day of the first phase of this exam, i.e., prelims. Many students appeared for this exam and the competition will be very tough this time. Therefore, it is necessary that one gets aware about the type of questions being asked in the exam so that you get an idea about how to plan your strategy to attempt the questions in the exam and manage your time accordingly.

SBI introduced the sectional timing of 20 minutes for the first time this year,  and as this is the SBI Probationary Officer Recruitment Prelims Examination, its important for all banking aspirants to go through the review once. Exam analysis and review can help the aspirants who are yet to appear in upcoming shifts of SBI PO Prelims to get an idea of the difficulty level and expected pattern of questions in Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, and English Language sections. The examination held in this shift was of Moderate to Lengthy level. The order of occurence of sections was English, Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude

## SBI PO Exam Analysis 2018: Section-wise Analysis

 Subject Good Attempt Time English Language 18-22 20 Reasoning Ability 16-19 20 Quantitative Aptitude 18-22 20 Total 58-63 60

## Quantitative Aptitude (Moderate)

The level of Quantitative Aptitude section was moderate.  One can easily attempt questions if they have practiced well. Questions based on Caselet DI, Tabular+Bar Graph and 2 Pie Chart DI were there is this slot.
 Topics No. of Questions Level Data Interpretation (Caselet DI, Tabular+Bar Graph and 2 Pie Chart DI) 15 Moderate Quadratic Equation 5 Easy-Moderate Missing Number Series 5 Moderate Quantity-1, Quantity-2 5 Moderate Arithmetic Word Problems 5 Moderate-Lengthy Total 35 Moderate

## Reasoning (Moderate-Lengthy)

The level of reasoning was Moderate to Lengthy. Puzzles were time-consuming but apart from puzzles, there were other questions in which students could score.

There were 4 puzzles and Seating Arrangement which are given below:-
• Parallel Arrangement, North-South, 1Variable
• Linear Seating Arrangement,
• Floor-Flat Puzzle, 2 variable
• Random Arrangement Puzzle, 2 variable
 Topics No. of Questions Level Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 19 Lengthy Coding-Decoding 5 Moderate Blood Relation 3 Easy-Moderate Alphabet 2 Easy-Moderate Data Sufficiency 5 Moderate Single Question of Coding 1 Moderate Total 35 Moderate-Lengthy

## SBI PO Prelims: Video Analysis

Keep up your calm and confidence and you’ll surely do well in the exam!
All the best for next slot !!

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