SBI PO Exam Analysis 2017 : Shift 4 – April 29th & 30th

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SBI PO Exam Analysis shift 4. 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 Shift 4 – 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 Analysis Shift 4: Sections in the Exam Today

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

SBI PO Analysis Shift 4: Level of Sections

 English Easy Reasoning Moderate Quantitative Aptitude Moderate

SBI PO Exam Analysis Shift 4: Sectional Safe Attempts

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

SBI PO Exam Analysis Shift 4: Time Expected per Section

 English 15 minutes Reasoning 20 minutes Quantitative Aptitude 25 minutes

SBI PO Exam Analysis Shift 4: Type of Questions in English

 Reading Comprehension 10 Cloze Test 10 Phrase Replacement 10

SBI PO Exam Analysis Shift 4: 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 Shift 4: 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 Shift 4 for English

 The comprehension passage was of 10 marks Antonyms/synonyms asked in the RC questions were doable Cloze test was 10 marks and was simple Cloze test was based on a school in Thailand Phrase replacement was very easy

SBI PO Exam Analysis Shift 4 for Reasoning Section

 4 puzzles were asked in this shift of the following nature – linear, floor, order and ranking , comparison There was one question on coding/decoding Blood relation questions were very simple No syllogism asked in this shift This was the most scoring section of this shift

SBI PO Exam Analysis Shift 4 for Quantitative Aptitude

 Data Interpretation was normal. The data was based on voters of a region. Arithmetic questions were simple There were 5 questions on approximation. Overall the section was scoring

SBI PO Analysis Shift 4: Questions Asked in Quantitative Aptitude

RATIO AND PROPORTION

 A, B and C started a business where their initial capital was in the ratio of 2:3:4. At the end of 6 months, A invested an amount such that his initial capital became equal to B’s initial capital investment. If the annual profit of B is Rs. 3000 then what is the total profit?

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 Shift 4 – Apr 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 Analysis Shift 4: Sections in the Exam Today

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

SBI PO Analysis Shift 4: Level of Sections

 English Easy Reasoning Moderate Quantitative Aptitude Moderate

SBI PO Exam Analysis Shift 4: Sectional Safe Attempts

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

SBI PO Exam Analysis Shift 4: Time Expected per Section

 English 15 minutes Reasoning 20 minutes Quantitative Aptitude 25 minutes

SBI PO Exam Analysis Shift 4: Type of Questions in English

 Reading Comprehension 10 Cloze Test 10 Phrase Replacement 10

SBI PO Exam Analysis Shift 4: 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 Shift 4: Type of Questions in Quantitative Aptitude

 Data Interpretation 10 Approximation 5 Inequality 5 Series (Missing) 5 Ages 1 Work and time 2 Profit and Loss 1 Simple Interest 1 Compound Interest 1 Averages 1 Ratio and proportion 1 Percentage 2

SBI PO Exam Analysis Shift 4 for English

 The comprehension passage was of 10 marks and was a thinker Antonyms/synonyms asked in the RC questions were doable Cloze test was 10 marks and was simple Phrase replacement was very easy

SBI PO Exam Analysis Shift 4 for Reasoning Section

 4 puzzles were asked in this shift of the following nature – linear, floor, order and ranking , comparison There was one question on coding/decoding Blood relation questions were very simple No syllogism asked in this shift This was the most scoring section of this shift

SBI PO Exam Analysis Shift 4 for Quantitative Aptitude

 Data Interpretation was simpler than previous 3 shifts Arithmetic questions were simple but time consuming Quadratic equations were doable Overall the section was scoring but less scoring than reasoning in the same shift

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 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- 6:00 pm