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

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SBI PO Exam Analysis 2017

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.

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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.

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  • Pujarli

    Mam i attempted 67 with good accuracy. hai kya chance. DI bhaut tough lagi mujhe

    • Once we compile the cutoff after thorough analysis, will surely let u know. Best wishes

  • Pujarli

    Mam kya shifts me questions me fark hota hai kya.

    • 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

  • Pujarli

    Plz reply

    • Abhishek Singh Yaduvanshi

      Can u tell me your each sectional attempts

  • Sonu

    mam cloze test share kr sakte ho kya.

    • Hi Sonu. Yes we will update more questions. We’re compiling right now. Your patience is appreciated.

  • Student (@V.Pandey)

    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….

    • Thank you so much. I really appreciate it. If our users benefit from us, that is our biggest achievement.
      We do apologize for the time lag though because we’re trying to post accurate questions only.
      Do visit after your exam tomorrow and share your feedback. No website can do a better analysis that the candidates who appeared for the exam.

      All the very best. Nail it 🙂

      • Student (@V.Pandey)

        Thank you mam…

        • 🙂

          • Student (@V.Pandey)

            Stay with us….. Mam
            Hmesa kuch na kuch batate rahiye…. Exam point of view se
            Thanks again

          • You have my word 🙂

            I am creating articles for questions asked across sections for all the four shifts. So do read. It will be useful 🙂

          • Student (@V.Pandey)

            Actually m new on this site mam…. That’s why i m telling..

          • Keep visiting 🙂

  • Dial 100

    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.

      • Abhishek Singh Yaduvanshi

        Thank you mockbank for providing questions of each slots in time definitely this will be beneficial for candidates..
        ..

        • 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 🙂

  • Phoenix

    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

  • Abhishek Singh Yaduvanshi
  • pragathi

    answer for puzzles

  • Raghuram Rajan (PO UCO bank)

    Ok

  • umesh kumar

    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

    • Gaurav

      2 days gap between S and E in the puzzle?