SBI Clerk Exam Analysis by Career Launcher 2019
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SBI Clerk Exam Analysis by Career Launcher 2019 – SBI Clerk exam is around the corner hence to help student in strategy making for this exam, we are sharing SBI Clerk Exam Analysis by Career Launcher 2019 . Career Launcher (CL) is one of the renowned Coaching Institute which provides most pertinent & valuable exam analysis of various government exam which includes SBI, IBPS, SSC & CAT.
SBI Clerk Exam analysis by Career Launcher 2019 includes difficulty level of paper, number of questions, weightage of topics from any specific section etc. Candidates who want to ace this exam with good marks should go through SBI Clerk 2019 Exam Analysis Career Launcher. SBI Clerk 2019 Prelims exam will be conducted across Pan India in June 2019.
After the completion of SBI Clerk 2019 exam, we will provide comprehensive SBI Clerk exam analysis by Career Launcher which will include difficulty level of the exam (easy, moderate or difficult), weightage given to different topics in different sections, expected cut off, level of the questions, etc. Till the time exam of SBI Clerk 2019 will be over, we are hereby providing exam analysis of 2018 - SBI Clerk by CL, this article will give candidates a basic idea to plan their strategy of SBI Clerk paper. In order to help candidate in SBI Clerk preparation and making strategy of SBI Clerk exam, we will discuss exam analysis of prelims and mains exam of SBI Clerk 2018.

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SBI Clerk Exam Analysis 2019 - Expected Cutoff (Prelims)

Candidates appearing in SBI Clerk prelims examination should have a basic idea regarding cut off. This will help them to craft their strategy to appear in SBI Clerk Prelims Paper. This expected cut off of SBI Clerk prelim exam for 2019 is calculated after analysing previous year SBI Clerk papers and previous year SBI Clerk Cutoff.

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Expected Cut off (Out of 100)









SBI Clerk Exam Analysis by Career Launcher (Prelims)

In this section we will discuss prelims related topics for SBI Clerk Exam Analysis by Career Launcher. SBI Clerk Prelims 2018 was organised in multiple shifts hence level of difficulty, topics and time management varied from one shift to another, still we will provide the student one combined SBI Clerk prelims exam analysis to have a basic understanding and knowledge of SBI Clerk exam. SBI Clerk prelims exam is conducted for three sections - English Language, Reasoning Ability and Numerical Ability and marks allocated for this exam is 100.

Section-wise Analysis- SBI Clerk


Good Attempt

Total allotted Time

English Language


20 Minutes

Reasoning Ability


20 Minutes

Quantitative Aptitude


20 Minutes



60 Minutes

English Language (Easy-Moderate)

SBI Clerk exam was analyzed by easy-moderate level in nature Career Launcher. Though Paper was not uniform in terms of topics, number of questions and nature for difficulty for all the shift but we have mentioned all the topics which were included in English Section of SBI Clerk prelims exam. Below mentioned table of topics from English section will give candidate an idea before attempting the actual paper.


Number of questions

Difficulty level

Reading Comprehension



Sentence Completion



Error Detection






Phrase Replacement






Quantitative Aptitude (Easy-Moderate)

As per Career Launcher Quantitative Aptitude section of SBI Clerk exam was also of easy-moderate level. Most of the questions were on similar topics that of previous year SBI Clerk paper. Candidates can attempt most of questions if they have practices well before exam. DI Questions were based on Pie chart.


Number of questions

Difficulty level

Data Interpretation (Pie+Bar graph+Tabular)



Number Series


Moderate- Difficult




Data Sufficiency


Easy- Moderate

Arithmetic Problems


Moderate- Difficult



Reasoning (Easy)

SBI Clerk Exam analysis by Career Launcher for this reasoning section is easy in totality. Reasoning section was made an opportunity by the students in this examination. It was of moderate level in nature. In terms of comparison with Quant and English section, this was easy. Apart from puzzles, there were other questions in which students could score fairly well.


Number of questions

Difficulty level

Puzzles and Seating Arrangement



Alpha-numeric series


Moderate- Easy

Direction Sense



Data Sufficiency


Easy- Moderate

Coding Decoding



Numerical Series





SBI Clerk exam demands knowledge of the topic, speed to solve the questions in minimum number of time along with maintaining accuracy. Candidates preparing for the exam should read SBI Clerk Exam Analysis by Career Launcher thoroughly and regularly practise with previous year SBI Clerk paper and SBI Clerk online mock test.

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what will be expected cutoff for ex serviceman of sbi clerk mains 2019 in UP. What was last year also for esm

Vemireddy Rushitha Student Expert 16th Oct, 2019

Hi dear,

Right now only overall cutoff of SBI mains 2019 are not released on the official sites.

But if we analyse the previous years cutoff marks of SB mains for ex servicemen then it is 86.25 out of 200 marks.

While, this year the overall sbi mains 2019 cutoff for UP candidates if is expected to be around 80-90.

For more details and exact cutoff we still have to wait for the release of results.


what was the cutoff for mains sc category odisha in 2018?

Ronak Gala Student Expert 6th Oct, 2019

See marks varies each year, the cutoffs depend on various factors like number of candidates appearing, paper level, etc. So one thing that you can rely on is the ranks. I'll give you a brief idea about the ranks for colleges in Odisha for sc category. One of the best colleges Central Institute of Plastic Engineering and Technology, Bhubaneswar had cutoff rank 373175 for sc category.

College of Engineering and Technology Bhubaneshwar had cutoff rank  349747 for Electronics Engineering, 277610 for Electrical Engineering, 207393 for Chemical Engineering, 458685 for Information Technology.

So prepare well for the exams and give your best and once the exams are over, then think about where you stand and the options you have.

Best wishes. Thank you.


i applied sbi clerk as ews category but now i realized that i am not under ews i qualify prelims in general cut off if i qualify mains in gen will they consider me as general without ews certificate and will i get the job as general

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 2nd Oct, 2019

Dear Annya, this is the official notification for SBI Clerk 2019 esam. You can access it at:

To give you a gist, the merit list after each round is prepared on the Category you have selected while filling in the application form. There is a statement that says that SBI cannot assume any responsibility of the mistakes in the application form and submission of the application forms after the last date. Now if you select your Category as General during Mains and you qualify under General Category, you will be given a placement under the General Category.



Mahaveer Reddy Student Expert 3rd Oct, 2019

Dear aspirant,

Qualification Criteria for Ex Servicemen –

Age Limit for Ex Servicemen in IBPS/SBI Exam

Instruction Criteria for Ex Servicemen in IBPS/SBI Exam

Above all else, all of you have to know fundamental things about ex-servicemen as per the IBPS and SBI department.The Ex-servicemen who might go after the position post:

Ex-Servicemen up-and-comers who previously verified work under the Central government in

Gathering 'C' and 'D' would be allowed for the age unwinding as recommended for Ex-servicemen for verifying another work in a higher evaluation or framework in Group 'C'/'D'.

An ex-serviceman who has once joined a Government work on common side in the wake of profiting of the advantages given to him/her as an ex-serviceman for his/her re-business.

Category    Prelims Cut off (Out of 100)    Mains Cut off (Out of 100)

General    47.50    52.50

OBC    46.50    52.50

SC    40.00    41.75

ST    31.25    31.50

OC    32.75    34.00

VI    31.50    37.50

HI    18.00    37.00


How to prepare for SBI clerk jobs

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 17th Sep, 2019

Exam for SBI Clerk is divided into three stages-

Prelims of 1 hour duration with following subjects-

  1. English
  2. Quant
  3. Reasoning

Mains is of 2 hour and 40 min duration with following subject-

  1. General/Financial Awareness
  2. General English
  3. Quantitative Aptitude
  4. Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude

Last one is assessment  of Official/Local Language.

The first and foremost thing required in banking exam is speed and precision.

To follow the first step, you need to practice a lot, solve as many mock papers as you can, along with test series. At the same time time, do not forget to evaluate your performance. This will give you a fair idea about strength and weakness.

The more papers you solve, more grasp you'll have on that subject, this will increase your ability to solve any type of questions that come in exams.

For General Awareness/ Financial Awareness, you have to read a newspaper daily with emphasis on The Editorial part, you can read The Hindu, The Economic Times, The Indian Express. You'll have to well updated with current affairs more so business/finance section regarding this.Newspaper will also help in your English.Do not skip this step at all, as in exams in the recent trends, Editorial parts are coming in either for RC, or some other section.

You may also refer the following books for SBI Clerk Exam-

Quant- Quicker Maths by M Tyra/ Fast Track Arithmetic by Arihant Publications /Quantitative Aptitude by RS Agarwal

English- General English by SP Bakshi or Plinth to Paramount

You can also refer Wren and Martin, that's the best book for grammar. Word Power Made Easy for Vocab.

For Reasoning- RS Agarwal Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning

Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey

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