# SBI PO Exam Analysis 2017: Shift 3 – April 29th & 30th

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SBI PO Exam Analysis 2017 for shift 3, both days has been compiled by our exam analysts who visited 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 Exam Analysis 2017 – April 30th

 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 Exam Analysis 2017: Sections in the Exam

 Section Questions/Marks English 30/30 Reasoning 35/35 Quantitative Aptitude 35/35

### SBI PO Exam Analysis 2017: Level of Sections

 English Easy Reasoning Moderate Quantitative Aptitude Moderate

### SBI PO Exam Analysis 2017: Sectional Safe Attempts

 English 20-24 Reasoning 24-28 Quantitative Aptitude 22-27

### SBI PO Exam Analysis 2017: Time Expected per Section

 English 15 minutes Reasoning 20 minutes Quantitative Aptitude 25 minutes

### SBI PO Exam Analysis 2017: Type of Questions in English

 Reading Comprehension 10 Cloze Test 10 Phrase Replacement 10

#### SBI PO Exam Analysis 2017: 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 2017: 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 1 Simple Interest 1 Compound Interest 1 Averages 1 Ratio and proportion 2 Percentage 2

### SBI PO Exam Analysis 2017 for English

 The RC passage was of 10 marks. The RC passage was based on Cyber Hacking There was 1 Cloze test which was based on the Chinese language and calligraphy. The options of cloze test were simpler than last shift. 10 questions of paraphrase replacement were asked

### SBI PO Exam Analysis 2017 for Reasoning Section

 No syllogism questions asked in this shift. 2 questions on coding/decoding were asked Overall the section was very scoring

### SBI PO Exam Analysis 2017 for Quantitative Aptitude

 Data Interpretation was more calculative than last shift 2 questions were asked from percentage in this shift while in the previous 2 shifts, just 1 question was asked. Quadratic Equations were simple

### SBI PO Exam Analysis 2017: Questions Asked From Reasoning

#### SERIES

 325   316   291   242   161  ? 2  15   8   9   15 ?  82.5 3  6   7   28   64   110   ? 4  11   10   18   51   ?   995 5  31   38   27   40   23  ?

## SBI PO Exam Analysis 2017 – April 29th

 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 Exam Analysis 2017: Sections in the Exam Today

 Section Questions/Marks English 30/30 Reasoning 35/35 Quantitative Aptitude 35/35

### SBI PO Exam Analysis 2017: Level of Sections

 English Easy Reasoning Moderate Quantitative Aptitude Moderate

### SBI PO Exam Analysis 2017: Sectional Safe Attempts

 English 21-25 Reasoning 27-32 Quantitative Aptitude 22-27

### SBI PO Exam Analysis 2017: Time Expected per Section

 English 15 minutes Reasoning 20 minutes Quantitative Aptitude 25 minutes

#### SBI PO Exam Analysis 2017: Type of Questions in English

 Reading Comprehension 10 Cloze Test 10 Phrase Replacement 10

#### SBI PO Exam Analysis 2017: 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 2017: 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 1 Simple Interest 1 Compound Interest 1 Averages 1 Ratio and proportion 2 Percentage 2

### SBI PO Exam Analysis 2017 for English

 The RC passage was of 10 marks. The RC passage was based on computer technology There was 1 Cloze test which was based on the Chinese educational system The options of cloze test were quite tricky 10 questions of paraphrase replacement were asked

### SBI PO Exam Analysis 2017 for Reasoning Section

 No syllogism questions asked in this shift. 2 questions on coding/decoding were asked Overall the section was very scoring

### SBI PO Exam Analysis 2017 for Quantitative Aptitude

 Data Interpretation was more calculative than last shift 2 questions were asked from percentage in this shift while in the previous 2 shifts, just 1 question was asked. Quadratic Equations were simple

### SBI PO Exam Analysis 2017: Questions Asked From Reasoning

#### PUZZLE 1

 Ten persons A, B, C, D, E, P, Q, R, S and T attend seminar on different days of the week. Only two persons attend seminar on a day in the morning and in the evening. There are two times on a day in which seminars are organized i.e. 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. The days are starting from Monday to Friday. P attend seminar on Wednesday on 3p.m. A attend seminar above P but not immediate above and he does not attend seminar on 3p.m. C does not attend seminar on Tuesday. T does not attend seminar on 3p.m. Only four persons attend seminar between C and R. C attends seminar above R. Only three persons attend seminar between Q and C. Q attends seminar in the morning. There are only four seminar are held between T and D. D does not attend seminar on Monday. There are two days gap between S and E . S attends seminar in the evening

#### PUZZLE 2

 A, B, C, D, P, Q, R, S seated straight line facing north.All have different ages 14,16,17,19,21,23,26,31,(not same order). B sit extreme on the end of the line. Three people sit b/w B and 16 yr old. 23 yr old sits second left of Q. Q sits right of 16 yr old but not immediate. Two persons sit b/w 23 yr old and D. Three persons sit b/w 26 yr and C. C sits right of 26 yr. Neither B nor D are 26 yr old. The difference of ages of neighbours of D is 5. Oldest is not neighbor of D. D is not oldest. P sits right of 31 yr old. More than1I sit b/w 31 and 19 yr old. A sits second right of R..

#### PUZZLE 3

 B, C, D, P, Q, R, S seated straight line facing north.All have different ages 14,16,17,19,21,23,26,31,(not same order). B sit extreme on the end of the line. Three people sit b/w B and 16 yr old. 23 yr old sits second left of Q. Q sits right of 16 yr old but not immediate. Two persons sit b/w 23 yr old and D. Three persons sit b/w 26 yr and C. C sits right of 26 yr. Neither B nor D are 26 yr old. The difference of ages of neighbours of D is 5. Oldest is not neighbor of D. D is not oldest. P sits right of 31 yr old. More than1I sit b/w 31 and 19 yr old. A sits second right of R..

### SBI PO Exam Analysis 2017: Questions Asked From Quantitative Aptitude

#### RATIO/PROFIT & LOSS

 A,B,C investment in the ratio 3:4:5 .at the end of 4 months A with draw one twelveth of sum of B and C investment. Total profit at the end of the year 9600. Find share of B

### SBI PO Exam 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- 6:00pm

#### SBI PO Exam Analysis 2017: Tips for Future Aspirants

 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.

### Recent Exam Analysis for other Exams

1. monday- 10-A
03-B

tuesday- 10-T
03-E

wednesday- 10-C
03-P

thursday- 10-S
03-D

friday- 10-Q
03-R

2. Puzzle 2 – “Three persons sit b/w 26 yr and C. C sits right of 26 yr.”
This cannot be true at the same time

3. Thanks Mock bank i solved 1 puzzle just coz of ur review.. 5 marks just coz u.. total 62 did
E24
M20
R 18

• So glad we could help 🙂
I wish you my very best.
We’ll be uploading questions across shifts. Do go through the if you feel like.

• Thank you mockbank for providing questions of each slots in time definitely this will be beneficial for candidates..
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• You’re very welcome Abhishek.
I am also creating articles for questions asked across sections for all the four shifts. So do read. It will be useful 🙂

4. Really this site is giving genuine review of the exam….(i think no one is better than this)
Pahli baar visit kiya hu aaj es site pr really awesome feeling.. kal k exam ka tension tha ab tk but questions pattern ko dekh ab mind set up ho gya….
All shift ko maintain kr rhe ho aap…
_/_ appreciable mam….

• No.
See SBI does not discriminate. So there will be not much difference in the overall level of the paper. You can be sure of that