SBI PO Analysis 2017 for shift 2, both days. Our exam analysts who visit several centres to get a first hand review of the exam. We are also sharing the questions asked in this shift which have been compiled after receiving inputs from various aspirants. The exam was simpler than last year but was surely a thinker. This year the number of candidates who took the exam have gone up considerably. With the paper being simple than last year, the cut off marks are expected to go high.
SBI PO Analysis 2017 – April 30th, 2017
The reasoning section of this shift was tougher than the previous shift.
Mode 
Online 
Total Questions/Marks 
100/100 
Total Duration 
60 minutes 
Sections 
3 
Sectional Cut Off 
Yes 
Regional Cut Off 
No 
Negative Marking 
0.25 
SBI PO Analysis 2017: Sections in the Exam Today
Section 
Questions/Marks 
English 
30/30 
Reasoning 
35/35 
Quantitative Aptitude 
35/35 
SBI PO Analysis 2017: Level of Sections
English 
Easy 
Reasoning 
Moderate 
Quantitative Aptitude 
Moderate 
SBI PO Exam Analysis 2017: Sectional Safe Attempts
English 
1923 
Reasoning 
2329 
Quantitative Aptitude 
2025 
SBI PO Exam Analysis 2017: Time Expected per Section
English 
15 minutes 
Reasoning 
25 minutes 
Quantitative Aptitude 
20 minutes 
SBI PO Exam Analysis: Type of Questions in English
Reading Comprehension 
10 
Cloze Test 
10 
Phrase Replacement 
10 
SBI PO Exam Analysis: Type of Questions in Reasoning
Seating Arrangement and Puzzles 
20 
Inequalities 
5 
Blood Relations 
3 
Direction Sense 
2 
Coding Decoding 
2 
Order and Ranking 
3 
SBI PO Exam Analysis: Type of Questions in Quantitative Aptitude
Data Interpretation 
10 
Approximation 
5 
Inequality 
5 
Series (Missing) 
5 
Ages 
1 
Work and time 
1 
Profit and Loss 
2 
Simple Interest 
1 
Compound Interest 
1 
Averages 
1 
Ratio and proportion 
2 
Percentage 
1 
SBI PO Exam Analysis 2017 for English
 RC was lengthy of 10 marks
 RC was based on a passage
 1 cloze test for 10 marks
 10 questions were asked on phrase correction which were simpler than shift 1 today

SBI PO Exam Analysis 2017 for Reasoning Section
 Reasoning was more time consuming then shift 1 even today
 4 puzzles were asked. Quite doable but challenging than shift 2 of april 29th
 No questions were asked on syllogism in this slot.

SBI PO Exam Analysis 2017 for Quantitative Aptitude
 Number Series was asked
 Data Interpretation was very calculative but doable
 2 questions on profit and loss were asked in this shift which is different from all other shifts
 Approximation was quite simple
 Overall numeracy was simple

SBI PO Exam Analysis: Questions Asked From Reasoning
BLOOD RELATIONS
M is Father Of J, M have 2 children J and T. Q is brother in Law Of J. How is T related to Q? 
SBI PO Exam Analysis : Questions Asked From Quantitative Aptitude
RATIO AND PROPORTION
A vessel contains milk and water in the ratio of 7:1. 1/10th mixture is removed and 3 liters of water is added. The final ratio of milk and water is 6:1. Find the initial quantity of the mixture. 
COMPOUND INTEREST
Suman spend 36% on food. Remaining ¼ on brother and ⅜ on sister. Difference of amount given to brother and sister is 1200. What is suman’s total savings ? 
PROFIT & LOSS
A dealer sell two A and B article at 20% and 30% profit. Total profit earned by him is 140. Cost price of article A is 50 less than cost price if article B. Find the cost price of B. 
TIME AND WORK
Time taken by A alone to finish a work is 50% more than the time taken by A and B together. B is thrice as efficient as C. If B and C together can complete the work in 22.5 days, then how many days will A alone take to complete the work?. 
SBI PO Analysis 2017 – April 29th, 2017
Mode 
Online 
Total Questions/Marks 
100/100 
Total Duration 
60 minutes 
Sections 
3 
Sectional Cut Off 
Yes 
Regional Cut Off 
No 
Negative Marking 
0.25 
SBI PO Analysis 2017: Sections in the Exam Today
Section 
Questions/Marks 
English 
30/30 
Reasoning 
35/35 
Quantitative Aptitude 
35/35 
SBI PO Analysis 2017: Level of Sections
English 
Easy 
Reasoning 
Moderate 
Quantitative Aptitude 
Moderate 
SBI PO Analysis 2017: Sectional Safe Attempts
English 
2025 
Reasoning 
2833 
Quantitative Aptitude 
2126 
SBI PO Analysis 2017: Time Expected per Section
English 
15 minutes 
Reasoning 
20 minutes 
Quantitative Aptitude 
25 minutes 
SBI PO Analysis: Type of Questions in English
Reading Comprehension 
10 
Cloze Test 
10 
Phrase Replacement 
10 
SBI PO Analysis: Type of Questions in Reasoning
Seating Arrangement and Puzzles 
20 
Inequalities 
5 
Blood Relations 
3 
Direction Sense 
2 
Coding Decoding 
2 
Order and Ranking 
3 
SBI PO Analysis: Type of Questions in Quantitative Aptitude
Data Interpretation 
10 
Approximation 
5 
Inequality 
5 
Series (Missing) 
5 
Ages 
2 
Work and time 
1 
Profit and Loss 
1 
Simple Interest 
1 
Compound Interest 
1 
Averages 
1 
Ratio and proportion 
2 
Percentage 
1 
SBI PO Analysis 2017 for English
 The English section was quite simple today
 RC was lengthy of 10 marks
 RC was based on a passage describing development of softwares to prevent hacking
 2 questions each were asked on antonyms & synonyms in RC
 1 cloze test for 10 marks
 10 questions were asked on phrase correction

SBI PO Analysis 2017 for Reasoning Section
 Reasoning was more time consuming then shift 1
 4 puzzles were asked.
 3 questions were asked on blood relations
 No questions were asked on syllogism in this slot.

SBI PO Analysis 2017 for Quantitative Aptitude
 Number Series was asked
 Data Interpretation was very calculative

SBI PO Analysis: Questions Asked From Reasoning
PUZZLE 1
There are eight persons namely A, B, C, D, E, F,G and H has born in the same month of different year i.e. 1969, 1972, 1978, 1981, 1989, 1997, 2000 and 2005. Their age are considered as on the same month of 2016.G is born in even number year, but not born in the year, which does not divisible by 4. A is 36 years old now.B is 17 year older than F, who is 8 years younger than A. There are eight year gap between age of E and age of D. H is nine year younger than C, but not born in 2005. E was born earlier than G 
PUZZLE 2
8 persons MNOPQRS and W have their birthdays on 10th and 27th of four different months i.e march, april, may, june, not necessarily in that order. M has birthday on 10th of a month which is having 31 days. Only one person has birthday before N. Number of persons between M and N is one less than number of persons between N and W. O and P were held in the same month having 30 days, but not in April. R has birthday after S. Only three people have birthdays between N and Q. O was held before P 
SBI PO Analysis : Questions Asked From Quantitative Aptitude
NUMBER SERIES
12 7 8 13 27 ?
6 7 16 51 ? 1045
4 7 17 41 86 ?
16 25 50 99 180 ?
72 79 65 93 37 ? 
Tips for Future Aspirants Based on SBI PO Analysis
Revise well and do not begin with anything new. 
Attempt the RC in one go and don’t waste time returning to the questions after completion of reasoning and quantitative aptitude sections. 
Try to get the maximum output of reasoning and quantitative aptitude sections. 
Random guessing should be avoided at all costs especially in English. 
Don’t panic before the exam. Stay confident. 
SBI PO Analysis 2017: Shift Timings
Shift 1 
9:00 am – 10:00 am 
Shift 2 
12:00 am 1:00 noon 
Shift 3 
3:00 am – 4:00 pm 
Shift 4 
5:00 pm 6:00 pm 
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