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SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis 31st July 2016

Pattern of Exam:

Section  No. of Questions Marks Duration
General/ Econmy/ Banking Awareness 40 40 35 minutes
English Language 35 40 40 minutes
Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 minutes
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 minutes
155 200 180 minutes

SBI PO Exam Analysis Of Mains Paper

A total of 100 questions were asked in the examination.

SBI PO Exam Analysis 31 July 2016: General English

English section was moderate and a well-prepared candidate could easily attempt 18-20 questions. The Questions asked were:

  • Reading Comprehension – 10 Qs (Moderate)
  • Sentence Combination – 5 questions (Tough)
  • Fill in the blanks – 5 questions (Easy)
  • Antonyms/Synonyms – 7-8 questions (Tough)

Note: No Spotting Error Questions asked in the exam.

Reasoning section was a bit tricky and tough and a well-prepared candidate could easily attempt 18-20 questions.The Questions asked were:

  • Puzzles n Arrangements5 Qs (Tough
  • Seating Arrangement- 5 Qs (Tough)
  • Input Output – 5 Qs (Tough)
  • Coding Decoding – 5 Qs (Moderate)
  • Logical Reasoning – 5 Qs (Moderate)
  • Inequalities5 Qs (Moderate)
  • Data Sufficiency – 5 Qs (Moderate)
  • Computer Aptitude- A flow chart was given and questions were based on the chart.

Note: No syllogism Questions asked in the exam.

SBI PO Exam Analysis 31st July 2016: Quantitative Aptitude

Quantitative Aptitude section was moderate and a well-prepared candidate could easily attempt over 25 questions.The Questions asked were:

  • Double Pie Chart – 5 Qs 
  • Double Line Chart – 5 Qs 
  • Bar Graph (Single) – 5 Qs 
  • Quadratic Equation – 5 Qs 
  • Data Sufficiency – 5 Qs 
  • Missing DI – 5 Qs
  • Bar Graph (Single) – 5 Qs
  • Quadratic Equation – 5 Qs 
  • Data Sufficiency – 5 Qs 

SBI PO Exam Analysis 31st July 2016: Banking Awareness

Banking Awareness section was easy and a well-prepared candidate could easily attempt over 25 questions.

SBI PO Exam Analysis 31st July 2016: Descriptive Test

Descriptive Test was easy and 3 options were given in both Essay and Letter Writing. Below are list of descriptive topics asked in today’s SBI PO Mains 2016 Exam:

Letter writing (150 words limit)

  • Letter to your parents to tell them about your success in your job and new life in new city.
  • Letter as a principal to the parents to tell them about the importance of parents in children education.
  • Letter to news editor to tell them about menace about selfie.

Essay writing (300 words limit)

  • Essay on effect of Pokemon Go
  • Essay on positive effects of Hike in salary of an employee on economy
  • Essay on importance of History of nation.

SBI PO Exam Decent Attempts for 31st July 2016 Exam

Based on our assumption for paper, the decent attempts for SBI PO Prelims Exam Paper will be:

  • English Language: 18 – 20
  • Reasoning & Computer Aptitude: 25-28
  • Data Interpretation & Analysis: 18 – 20
  • Banking Awareness: 30 – 35

The overall good attempt would be 100.

SBI PO Exam Expected Cut-offs for Mains Exam

Based on our assumption for paper, the expected cutoff for SBI PO Prelims Exam Paper will be:

  • General: 80-90 Out of 200
  • OBC :  75-80 Out of 100
  • SC/ST: 70-75 Out of 100

SBI PO Exam Analysis for Prelims Exam

SBI PO Prelims Exam was conducted on 2nd, 3rd, 9th and 10th July 2016. Below we will provide analysis of SBI PO Prelims Exam.

SBI PO Exam Analysis 10th July 2016

Pattern of Paper 1 Exam: 100 Marks, 100 Questions

English (MCQ)

Reasoning (MCQ)

Quantitative Aptitude (MCQ)

SBI PO Exam Analysis Of Prelims Paper

A total of 100 questions were asked in the examination.

SBI PO Exam Analysis 10 July 2016: General English

English section was moderate and a well-prepared candidate could easily attempt 18-20 questions. The Questions asked were:

Reading Comprehension – 10 Qs

Cloze test – 5 questions (Easy)

Parajumble – 5 questions (Moderate)

Spotting Error – 5 questions (Moderate) 

Fill in the blanks – 5 questions (Easy)

Reasoning section was a bit tricky and tough and a well-prepared candidate could easily attempt 18-20 questions.The Questions asked were:

Inequalities – 5 questions

Blood relations – 3 questions

Directions – 2 questions

Ranking – 3 questions

Puzzles n Arrangements – 4 sets

Note: No syllogism & Coding Decoding asked in the exam.

SBI PO Exam Analysis 10 July 2016: Quantitative Aptitude

Quantitative Aptitude section was moderate and a well-prepared candidate could easily attempt over 25 questions.The Questions asked were:

Simplification – 5 questions

Number series – 5 questions

Quadratic Equation – 5 questions

Data Interpretation – 2 set (5 questions each)

Questions from other topics including Partnership, Time and Work, SI, Averages, Boat n Stream, Profit/Loss, Mixture n Alligation – 10 questions (easy to moderate)

SBI PO Exam Decent Attempts for 10th July 2016 Exam

Based on our assumption for paper, the decent attempts for SBI PO Prelims Exam Paper will be:

English Language: 18 – 20

Reasoning Ability: 18 – 20

Quantitative Aptitude: 25 – 28

SBI PO Exam Analysis 9th July 2016

Pattern of Paper 1 Exam: 100 Marks, 100 Questions

English (MCQ)

Reasoning (MCQ)

Quantitative Aptitude (MCQ)

SBI PO Exam Analysis Of Prelims Paper

A total of 100 questions were asked in the examination.

SBI PO Exam Analysis 9 July 2016: General English

English section was moderate and a well-prepared candidate could easily attempt 20-22 questions. The Questions asked were:

Reading Comprehension – 10 Qs – RC was based on Boys & Girls – Education Preference (1st slot),  RC was based on Financial facility for Women (2nd Slot), RC  based on Women Empowerment (3rd Slot)

Cloze test – 5 Qs (Easy) based on Technology

Parajumble – 5 QS (Moderate) based on Advertising

Spotting Error – 5 Qs (Moderate) 

Fill in the blanks – 5 Qs (Easy)

SBI PO  Exam Analysis 9 July 2016: Reasoning

Reasoning section was moderate to tough and a well-prepared candidate could easily attempt 15-20 questions.The Questions asked were:

Puzzle – 5 Qs – (Moderate to tough) 7 people  7 different planets

Puzzle  – 5 Qs ( Easy) box puzzle

Linear Puzzle – 5 Qs –  ( Tough)  people sitting and facing North South in same line

Puzzle – 5 Q – Months – Lengthy & Tough

Puzzle – 4 Q – Ranking Based Puzzle (Easy)

Inequality – 5 Qs (direct)

Direction – 3 Qs (Easy t0 moderate)

Blood Relation – 2 Qs (Moderate) 

Note: No syllogism & Coding Decoding asked in the exam.

SBI PO Exam Analysis 9 July 2016: Quantitative Aptitude

Quantitative Aptitude section was moderate and a well-prepared candidate could easily attempt 22-25 questions.The Questions asked were:

Number Series – 5 Qs (Moderate) 

Data Interpretation – 2 set (10 Qs)  – One Bar Grpah (percentage & ratio) DI was easy & Table graph (sports and students) based DI is moderate 

Approximation – 5 Qs (Easy)

Quadratic Equation – 5 Qs (Easy)

Miscellaneous –  10 Qs (Moderate)

SBI PO Exam Decent Attempts for 9th July 2016 Exam

Based on our assumption for paper, the decent attempts for SBI PO Prelims Exam Paper will be:

English Language: 20 – 22

Reasoning Ability: 15 – 20

Quantitative Aptitude: 22 – 25

SBI PO Exam Analysis 3rd July 2016

Pattern of Paper 1 Exam: 100 Marks, 100 Questions

English (MCQ)

Reasoning (MCQ)

Quantitative Aptitude (MCQ)

SBI PO Exam Analysis Of Prelims Paper

A total of 100 questions were asked in the examination.

SBI PO Exam Analysis 3 July 2016: General English

English section was moderate and a well-prepared candidate could easily attempt 20-22 questions. The Questions asked were:

Reading Comprehension – 10 Qs (1st slot – RC was based on South Asia , 2nd slot – RC was based onWomen work on various companies)

Cloze test – 5 Qs (Easy) Technology

Parajumble – 5 QS (Moderate) – based on – Health Advancement in India

Spotting Error – 5 Qs (Moderate) 

Fill in the blanks – 5 Qs (Easy) Double filler

No Sentence Improvement Question asked in today’s exam.

SBI PO  Exam Analysis 3 July 2016: Reasoning

Reasoning section was moderate to tough and a well-prepared candidate could easily attempt 15-20 questions.The Questions asked were:

Puzzle – 5 Qs -(Moderate to Tough)-(1st slot – 7 cities, 7 persons, 3 colleges, 2nd slot – 7 people 3 countries 7 different likes)

Puzzle  – 5 Qs ( Moderate) box upon box, inside box note books etc.

Linear Puzzle – 5 Qs –  (Tough) 8 people sitting and facing North South in same line

Puzzle  – 5 Qs ( Easy) – 8 people likes different colours

Inequality – 5 Qs (direct)

Ranking & Direction puzzle (A, B, C score marks)- 3 Qs (Easy to moderate)

Blood Relation – 2 Qs (Moderate) .

Note: No syllogism & Coding Decoding asked in the exam.

SBI PO Exam Analysis 3 July 2016: Quantitative Aptitude

Quantitative Aptitude section was moderate and a well-prepared candidate could easily attempt 20-25 questions.The Questions asked were:

Number Series – 5 Qs (Moderate) 

Data Interpretation – 2 set (10 Qs) (Bar Graph & Table graph)

Approximation – 5 Qs (Easy)

Quadratic Equation – 5 Qs (Easy)

Miscellaneous –  10 Qs (Moderate)

SBI PO Exam Decent Attempts for 3rd July 2016 Exam

Based on our assumption for paper, the decent attempts for SBI PO Prelims Exam Paper will be:

English Language: 20 – 22

Reasoning Ability: 15 – 20

Quantitative Aptitude: 20 – 25

SBI PO Exam Analysis 2nd July 2016

Pattern of Paper 1 Exam: 100 Marks, 100 Questions

English (MCQ)

Reasoning (MCQ)

Quantitative Aptitude (MCQ)

SBI PO Exam Analysis Of Prelims Paper

A total of 100 questions were asked in the examination.

SBI PO Exam Analysis 2 July 2016: General English

English section was moderate and a well-prepared candidate could easily attempt 20-22 questions. The Questions asked were:

Reading Comprehension – 10 Qs

Cloze test – 5 Qs (Easy) based on Technology

Parajumble – 5 QS (Moderate)

Spotting Error – 5 Qs

Fill in the blanks – 5 Qs (Easy)

SBI PO  Exam Analysis 2 July 2016: Reasoning

Reasoning section was moderate to tough and a well-prepared candidate could easily attempt 18-20 questions.The Questions asked were:

Puzzle – 5 Qs – 8 people work in different department & goes to different city

Puzzle – 5 Qs ( Easy) 8 people likes different colors

Linear Puzzle – 5 Qs – 8 people sitting and facing North South in same line

Puzzle – 5 Qs (moderate)

Inequality – 5 Qs (direct)

Ranking Direction – 2 Qs (Easy to moderate)

Blood Relation – 3 Qs (Moderate)

Note: No syllogism & Coding Decoding asked in today’s exam.

SBI PO Exam Analysis 2 July 2016: Quantitative Aptitude

Quantitative Aptitude section was moderate and a well-prepared candidate could easily attempt 22-25 questions.The Questions asked were:

Number Series – 5 Qs (Easy to moderate)

Data Interpretation – 2 set (10 Qs) – One Bar Grpah DI was easy & Table graph based DI is moderate

Approximation – 5 Qs (Easy)

Quadratic Equation – 5 Qs (Easy)

Miscellaneous – 10 Qs (Moderate)

SBI PO Exam Decent Attempts for 2nd July 2016 Exam

Based on our assumption for paper, the decent attempts for SBI PO Prelims Exam Paper will be:

English Language: 20 – 22

Reasoning Ability: 18 – 20

Quantitative Aptitude: 22 – 25

SBI PO Exam Expected Cut-offs for Prelims (All Slots)

Based on our assumption for paper, the expected cutoff for SBI PO Prelims Exam Paper will be:

General: 50-55 Out of 100

OBC :  45-50 Out of 100

SC/ST: 40-45 Out of 100

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