SBI Clerk Exam Analysis by Career Launcher 2018
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SBI Clerk Mains Exam Analysis 2018 by Career Launcher - State Bank of India (SBI) is conducting SBI Clerk Mains examination on August 5, 2018, in two slots. The coaching institute, Career Launcher has released the exam analysis for SBI Clerk Mains exam. The exam analysis of SBI Clerk Mains exam by Career Launcher gives you an idea about the difficulty level of exam and expected cutoff marks for SBI Clerk Mains 2018.

The SBI Clerk Mains Exam Analysis by Career Launcher will also help candidates to understand the weightage given to the different topics in different sections and level of questions in the exam.

A total of 190 questions had to be answered in 160 minutes. All the other sections, except the English Language section, were available bilingually, that is, in both English and Hindi. There was a negative marking of one-fourth marks assigned to that question for every incorrect answer.

 

SBI Clerk Exam Analysis 2018 (Mains) by Career Launcher 

 

SBI Clerk Overall Exam Analysis 2018 (Mains)

Section

Total Questions

Total Marks

Level of Difficulty

Good Attempts

Time Taken (In Minutes)

General/Financial Awareness

50

50

Easy-Moderate

30-35

35

General English

40

40

Moderate

22-27

35

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

Moderate-Difficult

25-28

45

Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude

50

60

Moderate-Difficult

21-25

45

Total

190

200

Moderate-Difficult

115-125

160

 

Note: Section wise and overall cut-offs are not uniform for all states.

SBI Clerk Exam Analysis - General/Financial Awareness:

The overall difficulty level of this section was easy to moderate. Most of the questions came from the Banking Awareness, Financial Awareness and Current Affairs of last 3-4 months. There were some questions from the static section of General Awareness.

 

SBI Clerk Exam Analysis 2018 - General English:

Topic

Number of questions

Level of difficulty

Reading comprehension – based on education system (There was a question of phrase replacement.)

4

Moderate

Reading comprehension – based on typo errors (There was a question of vocabulary.)

3

Moderate

Reading comprehension – based on customer satisfaction (There was a question of fill in the blank.)

5

Moderate

Fill in the blanks (Single FIB)

5

Moderate

Vocabulary based - Synonym/Antonym based

5

Moderate-Difficult

Statement Connection

4

Moderate

Para jumbles

1

Moderate

Cloze Test (Bold words were given in place of FIB in the passage.)

5

Moderate

Spot the error - In a sentence 4 words marked as bold and among these 4 only one word did not have any spelling error. (Identify correctly spelt word and mark its antonym.)

5

Moderate

Phrase Replacement

3

Moderate-Difficult

 

The overall difficulty of this section was moderate.

 

SBI Clerk Mains Exam Analysis - Quantitative Aptitude:

Topic

Number of questions

Level of difficulty

Comparison of 2 Quantities: Quantity I and Quantity II

5

Moderate

Comparison of variables – Quadratic Equations

5

Easy- Moderate

DI (Pie Chart- Partnership based)

3

Moderate -Difficult

DI (Table based)

5

Moderate –Difficult

DI (Table based)

5

Moderate –Difficult

DI (Pie Chart based- Countries and percentage were given)

5

Moderate –Difficult

DI (Bar Graph based –Profit and Selling price based)

5

Moderate –Difficult

DI (Caselet based – Boat and Stream based)

5

Moderate -Difficult

Data Sufficiency

5

Moderate

Miscellaneous (Quant based –Time and work, Mixture & Alligation, Boat and Stream etc.)

7

Easy-Moderate

 

The DI sets were calculation based and time consuming. The overall difficulty level of this section was moderate to difficult.

 

SBI Clerk Analysis 2018 - Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude:

Topic

Number of Questions

Level of difficulty

AR (Square Seating Arrangement- 8 persons – Fruits/Flowers based)

5

Moderate-Difficult

AR (Circular Seating Arrangement)

5

Moderate-Difficult

AR (2 Parallel rows arrangement –vehicle facing north /south)

5

Moderate-Difficult

AR (Data Arrangement – Floor/cards based)

5

Moderate-Difficult

AR (Data Arrangement – months/dates/persons and their weights – arrangement)

5

Moderate-Difficult

Directions –Horses/Distances - arrangement

5

Moderate-Difficult

Input-output

5

Moderate

Symbol based Blood Relation

5

Moderate

Logical Reasoning (Course of action, statement and assumption etc.)

5

Moderate

Miscellaneous

5

Moderate

 

The sets of Analytical Reasoning were moderate-difficult and lengthy. Level of difficulty of this section was moderate to difficult. There were no questions from Computer Aptitude and there were no questions of syllogism.

 

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