# SBI PO Exam Analysis 2017: Shift 2 -April 29th & 30th

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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 19-23 Reasoning 23-29 Quantitative Aptitude 20-25

### 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 20-25 Reasoning 28-33 Quantitative Aptitude 21-26

### 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