SBI Clerk Exam Analysis 2019 - State Bank of India (SBI) has conducted the mains exam on August 10. Earlier they conducted SBI Clerk prelims exam on June 22, 23 and 30, 2019. After the exam, Careers360 has released the SBI Clerk exam analysis 2019 based on the responses of the candidates and experts. Candidates can check weightage, marking scheme, difficulty level, overall and sectional difficulty level, expected cut off marks of SBI Clerk 2019 etc. By referring to SBI Clerk exam analysis, candidates can understand the weightage given to each section, and nature and number of the questions asked. Candidates can benefit by this data in later preparations of SBI Clerk exam. Read more to know about SBI Clerk 2019 exam analysis for mains exam.
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One shift of SBI Clerk mains 2019 has been conducted on August 10. The difficulty level of the examination was moderate to difficult with reasoning being the most difficult section. Candidates can check the exam analysis of the same below.
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Number of good attempts and difficulty levels of each section of the examination are given below in the table.
20 to 25
Moderate to difficult
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude
30 to 34
22 to 25
General/ Financial banking Awareness
34 to 40
130 to 145
Moderate to Difficult
Quantitative aptitude section was of moderate to difficult level. Most of the questions that appeared in the question paper were from Data Interpretation topic. Given below is the number of questions and their difficulty level from different topics of the section.
Approx no. of questions
Data interpretation (pie charts, bar graphs & tables)
Miscellaneous (time & work, boats & streams, time & distance, percentage, ratios, etc.)
Moderate to difficult
Questions that appeared in the section of English Language were of moderate difficulty. Reading comprehension passage was based on the topic - Music Anhedonia, Plane’s Software and ATM Charges. Memory based number from different topics are given below -
Grammar based questions
Synonym & Antonyms
In this section, most of the questions appeared from the topic of Critical Reasoning. Overall difficulty level of Reasoning & Computer Aptitude was moderate to difficult.
Stack based puzzle
Calendar based puzzle
Designation based puzzle
Most questions of current affairs were from the past three months while very few questions appeared from Static GK. Given below are the memory-based questions of General & Financial Awareness section of SBI Clerk mains exam.
Tapan Ray Committee
SCO Summit 2018
DFCR full form
Basant Kumar Birla, Aringita Dey
Surcharge on withdrawing 1 crore
1.5 Trillion NPA
National Institute of Agriculture
Elephant Rehab Centre
A in FBA
War over words
Candidates appearing for prelims exam can check below the expected SBI Clerk cutoff from the table provided below:
Expected Cut off (Out of 100)
Section Wise SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis For Slot II - 2019
Time allotted per section
SBI Clerk Exam Analysis 2019 - Slot II English (Easy)
No. of Questions
Single Fillers (word)
SBI Clerk 2019 Exam Analysis 2019 for Numerical Ability (Easy to Moderate) - Slot II
Number Series (Missing)
Arithmetic Word Problem
SBI Clerk Exam Analysis for Reasoning (Easy) - Slot II
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement
Section Wise SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis for Slot I - 2019
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SBI Clerk Exam Analysis 2019 for English (Easy to Moderate)
Number of Questions (approx)
Rearrangement of marked words in a sentence
Easy to Moderate
SBI Clerk Exam Analysis 2019 for Numerical Ability (Easy to Moderate)
Number of Questions
Data Interpretation (Bar Graph)
Missing Number Series
Arithmetic Word Problems
SBI Clerk Exam Analysis 2019 Prelims for Reasoning Ability
Purchase Quantity (Floor Based)
SBI Clerk prelims exam is conducted for 100 marks and have three sections - English Language, Reasoning Ability and Numerical Ability. Candidates can check below the exam analysis of SBI Clerk of previous year by Bankersadda as SBI Clerk 2019 exam analysis will be released after the prelims exam.
The Numerical Ability section of SBI Clerk Prelims exam had questions from different topics. Some commonly asked topics were from simplification, Data Interpretation, Missing number series and Arithmetic Number series. The overall difficulty level of this section was moderate.
This section of SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam consisted of questions based on Reading Comprehension, Phrase replacement, error detection etc. The overall difficulty level of this section was easy to moderate.
This section was dominated by questions based on Puzzles and Seating Arrangement. There were total of 35 questions from Reasoning Ability. No questions based on Syllogism were asked in the exam. The overall difficulty level of this section was easy to moderate.
Data Interpretation (Missing- Tabular)
Wrong Number Series
Quantity 1, Quantity 2 Questions
This section of SBI Clerk Prelims was based on reading comprehension, phrase replacement, error detection, sentence rearrangement and fillers. Reading comprehension was on a motivational article related to anxiety and negative thoughts. This slot's RC had a total of 8 questions out of which 3 questions were of antonym and synonym. The overall difficulty level of this section was easy to moderate.
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The age eligibility qualification for SBI clerk are as follows, Candidate should Not be below 20 years and not above 28 years as on 01.01.2020, i.e candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.01.1992 and not later than 01.01.2000 (both days inclusive).I regret to inform you this but you are not eligible
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SBI has released the Clerk application form on January 02, 2020. You can fill it from January 03 to 26, 2020 in online mode from the official website of SBI. To know the steps on how to fill the
application form of SBI Clerk 202
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Sorry to inform you that you are not eligible for SBI Clerk Exam 2020.As per the SBI Clerk exam eligibility,a candidate age should be of 20-28 years as on January 1st,2020.Also the maximum age for exam is 28 years for General Category,which is 31 years for OBC and 33 for SC/ST category.
So you can appear for the exam next year.
I Hope You Will Easily Make The Exam
Best Wishes For You!!!
Yes you can fill the application form of SBI because the age limit to apply for SBI Clerk is 20- 28 years. Only those candidates who successfully fill the application form will receive
SBI Clerk admit card
tentatively by Feb 10.
It is to be noted that SBI Clerk recruitment process involves two stages- prelims and mains.
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