SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2018

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam AnalysisSBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2018 – State Bank of India is conducting last day of SBI Clerk 2018 prelims exam on June 30 in online mode. Candidates can check prelims exam analysis of SBI Clerk 2018 for slot 1 and 2 available here. Candidates who are looking for SBI Clerk prelims exam analysis 2018 for all slots of June 23 and 24 can check this article. The SBI Clerk 2018 prelims exam analysis gives candidates an overall understanding of the level of the exam so that they can analyse their performance. Careers360 brings here SBI Clerk prelims exam analysis, overall difficulty level, section-wise analysis of SBI Clerk 2018 preliminary exam by some coaching institutes and the test takers. Go through SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2018 and know how did the exam go this year.

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Sectionwise SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2018 Analysis: June 30 (Day 3, Slot 2)

Subject

Good Attempt

Time

English Language

21-26

20

Reasoning Ability

22-26

20

Quantitative Aptitude

19-23

20

Total

72-77

60

Detailed SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis: June 30 Slot 2 

 

Numerical Ability  (Moderate)

Wrong Number series was asked in this shift of SBI Clerk Pre exam. One can easily attempt questions if they have practised well. Questions based on Missing DI were there is this slot. Few aspirants have reported that this slot's Numerical ability was calculative in comparison to other slots.

 

Numerical Ability Analysis

Topics

No. of Questions

Level

Data Interpretation (Missing)

5

Moderate

Simplification

10

Easy

Approximation

5

Easy

Wrong Number Series

5

Easy-Moderate

Quantity 1, Quantity 2 Questions

5

Easy-Moderate

Arithmetic Word Problems

5

Moderate

Total

35

Moderate

English Language  (Easy-Moderate)

English section was of easy to moderate level.

 

English Language Analysis

Topic

No. of Questions

Level

Reading Comprehension 

7

Moderate

Phrase Replacement

5

Easy

Error detection

8

Easy-Moderate

Sentence Rearrangement

5

Easy-Moderate

Fillers 

5

Easy

Total

30

Easy-Moderate

  • RC was on a motivational article related to anxiety and negative thoughts.
  • This section had a total of seven questions out of which three questions were of antonym and synonym. 

Reasoning (Easy-Moderate)

Reasoning section was a big score maker for the students in this examination. It was of an Easy-moderate level. Apart from puzzles, there were other questions in which students could score fairly well.

There were 3 puzzles and Seating Arrangement which are given below:

  • Month based puzzle
  • Box-based puzzle
  • Random Arrangement, 3 Variable

Reasoning Analysis

Topics

No. of Questions

Level

Puzzles and Seating Arrangement

15

Moderate

Inequality

5

Easy

Coding Decoding

5

Easy

Direction Sense

1

Moderate

Numerical Series 

5

Easy

Alphabet

1

Easy

Miscellaneous 

3

Moderate

Total

35

Easy-Moderate

Section-wise SBI Clerk Prelims Analysis 2018: Day 3 Slot 1 (June 30)

Subject

Good Attempt

Time

English Language

20-24

20

Reasoning Ability

23-27

20

Quantitative Aptitude

22-25

20

Total

71-76

60 

Detailed SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis for Slot 1

 

Numerical Ability Analysis (Moderate)

Missing Number series was asked in this shift of SBI Clerk Pre exam. One can easily attempt questions if they have practiced well. Questions based on Bar Graph DI were there is this slot. 

Topics

No. of Questions

Level

Data Interpretation (Bar Graph)

5

Moderate

Simplification

15

Easy

Missing Number Series

5

Easy-Moderate

Arithmetic Word Problems

10

Moderate

Total

35

Moderate 

English Language Analysis (Easy-Moderate)

Topic

No. of Questions

Level

Reading Comprehension 

6

Moderate

Phrase Replacement

5

Easy

Error detection

10

Easy-Moderate

Sentence Rearrangement

5

Easy-Moderate

Rearrangement of marked words in a sentence 

4

Easy

Total

30

Easy-Moderate 

  • English section was of easy to moderate level, RC was on a motivational article related to guilt felt by children.
  • 2 questions were of antonym and synonym in RC.
  • There were two types of error detection questions where in the first type candidates had to identify the wrong part and in the other type one had to identify the correct part.
  • A new type of rearranging words in a sentence question was also seen in this shift of SBI Clerk Prelims, where in a sentence 4 words were marked as bold and one had to identify their correct place/order of occurrence in a sentence. 

Reasoning Analysis (Easy-Moderate)

Reasoning section was a big score maker for the students in this examination. It was of an Easy-moderate level. Apart from puzzles, there were other questions in which students could score fairly well.

There were 3 puzzles and Seating Arrangement which are given below:

  • Month based puzzle, 2 variable
  • Linear Seating Arrangement, single variable
  • Comparison based short puzzle

Topics

No. of Questions

Level

Puzzles and Seating Arrangement

12

Moderate

Alphabet Series

5

Easy

Blood Relation

3

Easy

Direction Sense

3

Moderate

Numerical Series 

5

Easy

Alphabet

1

Easy

Data Sufficiency

4

Moderate

Miscellaneous 

2

Easy

Total

35

Easy-Moderate

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2018 - Day 2 (June 24, Slot 4)


Overall Analysis

Subject

Good Attempt

Time

English Language

19-23

20

Reasoning Ability

22-25

20

Quantitative Aptitude

19-24

20

Total

68-73

60

 

Numerical Ability (Moderate)

 

The difficulty level of Numerical Ability section was moderate. In the 4th slot of SBI Clerk prelims exam 2018, wrong number series, questions based on Pie-chart DI were asked in Numerical Ability section in the 4th slot.

 

Numerical Ability Analysis

Topics

No. of Questions

Level

Data Interpretation (Pie-Chart)

5

Moderate

Simplification

10

Easy

Wrong Number Series

5

Easy-Moderate

Quantity-1, Quantity-2

5

Easy-Moderate

Profit and Loss

2

Moderate

Arithmetic Word Problems

8

Moderate

Total

35

Moderate

English Language (Easy-Moderate)

The difficulty level of English Language section was of easy to moderate level, RC was on global education system and critical thinking. 

 

English Language Analysis

Topic

No. of Questions

Level

Reading Comprehension 

5

Moderate

Sentence Improvement

6

Easy-Moderate

Error detection

8

Easy-Moderate

Sentence Rearrangement

5

Easy-Moderate

Fillers

6

Easy

Total

30

Easy-Moderate

Reasoning Ability (Easy-Moderate) In this section, candidates could score better in this examination. Reasoning was of an easy-moderate level. Besides puzzles, there were other scoring questions too.There were 3 puzzles and Seating Arrangement:

  • Year based puzzle, 2 variable
  • Linear Seating Arrangement, single variable
  • Comparison based short puzzle

 Reasoning Ability Analysis 

Topic

No. of Questions

Level

Reading Comprehension 

5

Moderate

Sentence Improvement

6

Easy-Moderate

Error detection

8

Easy-Moderate

Sentence Rearrangement

5

Easy-Moderate

Fillers

6

Easy

Total

30

Easy-Moderate

 

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2018 – Day 2 (June 24, Slot 3)

 

Overall Analysis (Slot 3)

Subject

Good Attempt

Time

English Language

18-24

20

Reasoning Ability

20-24

20

Quantitative Aptitude

18-23

20

Total

69-74

60

 

Numerical Ability (Moderate)

Missing Number series and questions based on Tabular DI were asked in this slot from Numerical Ability. Candidates who have practised well can score easily in this section.

 

Numerical Ability Analysis

Topics

No. of Questions

Level

Data Interpretation (Tabular)

5

Moderate

Simplification

10

Easy

Missing Number Series

5

Easy-Moderate

Approximation

5

Easy-Moderate

Data Sufficiency

5

Moderate

Arithmetic Word Problems

5

Moderate

Total

35

Moderate

 

English Language (Easy-Moderate)

The difficulty level of English Language section was easy to moderate. RC was based on a motivational theme (Stress Management). Questions pertaining to error detection were asked as per the old pattern. 

 

English Language Analysis

Topic

No. of Questions

Level

Reading Comprehension 

5

Moderate

Identify grammatically correct sentence

5

Easy-Moderate

Error detection

10

Easy-Moderate

Sentence Rearrangement

5

Easy-Moderate

Phrase Replacement

5

Easy

Total

30

Easy-Moderate

Reasoning (Easy-Moderate)

Being of easy-moderate level, Reasoning Ability section was a big score maker. Check puzzles and  seating arrangement below.

There were puzzles and Seating Arrangement as given below:

  • Month Based Puzzle,

  • Linear parallel rows seating arrangement

  • circular seating arrangement - 1Q

  • A random arrangement, date and pens - 3Q

  • Linear single row seating arrangement

Reasoning Ability Analysis

Topics

No. of Questions

Level

Puzzles and Seating Arrangement

21

Moderate

Direction Sense

3

Easy

Blood Relation

1

Easy

Height Comparison

3

Moderate

Alphabets

2

Easy

Alphabet Series

5

Easy

Total

35

Easy-Moderate

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2018 – Day 2 (June 24, Slot 2)

 

Overall Analysis

Subject

Good Attempt

Time

English Language

19-23

20

Reasoning Ability

19-23

20

Quantitative Aptitude

17-22

20

Total

71-76

60

 Numerical Ability (Moderate)

This section was of moderate difficulty level. In Numerical Ability section, missing number series was asked, while DI was based on Bar graph. The number of miscellaneous word problems was 5 in this slot.

 

Numerical Ability Analysis

Topics

No. of Questions

Level

Data Interpretation (Bar)

5

Moderate

Simplification

15

Easy

Missing Number Series

5

Easy-Moderate

Data Sufficiency

5

Moderate

Arithmetic Word Problems

5

Moderate

Total

35

Moderate

English Language (Easy-Moderate)

As English Language section was of easy to moderate difficulty level, RC was based on a motivational theme (Humans feel abandoned at times). Questions related to error detection were based on the old pattern. 

 

English Language Analysis

Topic

No. of Questions

Level

Reading Comprehension 

5

Moderate

Spellings

5

Moderate

Error detection

10

Easy-Moderate

Sentence Rearrangement

5

Easy-Moderate

Phrase Replacement

5

Easy

Total

30

Easy-Moderate

 

Reasoning (Easy-Moderate)

Candidates could score well in Reasoning Ability section, as it was a big score maker. The difficulty level of this section was easy-moderate level.

There were 3 puzzles and Seating Arrangement in this section which are given below:

  • Box Based Puzzle, 2 Variable

  • Circular Seating Arrangement

  • Tabular Puzzle, 2 Variable

Reasoning Ability Analysis

Topics

No. of Questions

Level

Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series

5

Easy

Puzzles and Seating Arrangement

11

Moderate

Direction Sense

2

Easy

Blood Relation

2

Easy

Machine Input Output

5

Moderate

Coding Decoding

5

Easy

Alphabets

1

Easy

Alphabet Series

2

Easy

Numbers based question

2

Easy

Total

35

Easy-Moderate

 SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2018 - Day 2 (June 24, Slot 1)

Subject

Good Attempt

Time

English Language

17-21

20

Reasoning Ability

19-24

20

Quantitative Aptitude

15-19

20

Total

71-76

60

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2018: Numerical Ability

 

Wrong Number series was asked in this shift of SBI Clerk Pre exam. One can easily attempt questions if they have practiced well. DI was based on line graph. The number of miscellaneous word problems was reduced to 5 in today's 1st slot.

Topics

No. of Questions

Level

Data Interpretation (Line)

5

Moderate

Simplification

5

Easy

Quadratic Equation

5

Easy

Wrong Number Series

5

Easy-Moderate

Quantity 1, Quantity 2 Questions

5

Moderate

Data Sufficiency

5

Moderate

Arithmetic Word Problems

5

Moderate

Total

35

Moderate

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2018: English Language

 

English section was of easy to moderate level, RC was on based on a motivational theme (Managers and Supervisors). 2 Questions were of Antonym and Synonym in RC. The Error detection questions asked were based on the old pattern.

Topic

No. of Questions

Level

Reading Comprehension 

6

Moderate

Sentence Rearrangement 

4

Moderate

Error detection

10

Easy-Moderate

Phrase Replacement

4

Easy-Moderate

Single Fillers

6

Easy

Total

30

Easy-Moderate

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2018: Reasoning

 

Reasoning section was a big score maker for the students in this examination. It was of an easy-moderate level. Apart from puzzles, there were other questions in which students could score fairly well.

There were 5 puzzles and Seating Arrangement which are given below:-

  • Box Based Puzzle, 2 Variable

  • Random arrangement puzzle, class, children - 2 Variable

  • Linear Seating Arrangement - 10 people facing north and south

  • Date and Person based puzzle

  • Day Based Puzzle

Topics

No. of Questions

Level

Order and Ranking

2

Easy

Puzzles and Seating Arrangement

20

Moderate

Direction Sense

2

Easy

Blood Relation

2

Easy

Data Sufficiency

1

Moderate

Alphabet

3

Easy

Numerical Series

5

Moderate

Total

35

Easy-Moderate

 SBI Clerk Exam Analysis 2018 Slot 3 (June 23): Section-wise

Subject

Good Attempt

Time

English Language

15-18

20

Reasoning Ability

19-24

20

Quantitative Aptitude

16-21

20

Total

66-72

60

 

SBI Clerk Exam Analysis 2018 Slot 3: Numerical Ability

The types of questions being asked had changed from one shift to other. One can easily attempt questions if they have practised well. Tabular DI was there in the 3rd slot of 23rd June, with missing values.

Topics

No. of Questions

Level

(Missing )Series

5

Easy

Data Interpretation (Tabular - Missing Values)

5

Moderate

Simplification

5

Easy

Approximation

5

Easy

Data Sufficiency

5

Easy-Moderate

Arithmetic Word Problems

10

Easy-Moderate

Total

35

Easy-Moderate


Following were number series questions asked in this slot:

  • 16, 86 ,149 205 ,?

  • 7,14,40,103,227,?

  • 3, 4, 9, 32, ? ,924

  • 12, 12,36,180, ?, 11340

  • 6, 7.2, 8.7, 10.8, 14.1, ?

SBI Clerk Exam Analysis 2018 Slot 3: English Language

English section was easy and the reading comprehension was based on a motivational theme based article. 2 Questions were of Antonym and Synonym in RC. The pattern on questions asked in today's 3rd slot was similar to the questions asked in English Language section of 2nd slot.

Topic

No. of Questions

Level

Reading Comprehension 

10

Moderate

Sentence Rearrangement 

5

Moderate

Sentence Correction

5

Easy-Moderate

Spellings

5

Easy-Moderate

Fillers

5

Easy

Total

30

Easy-Moderate

 

SBI Clerk Exam Analysis 2018 Slot 3: Reasoning

 

Reasoning section was of moderate level. It was easy when compared to Quant section. Apart from puzzles, there were other questions in which students could score fairly well.

Topics

No. of Questions

Level

Alpha-numeric-symbol series

5

Easy-Moderate

Puzzles and Seating Arrangement

12

Moderate

Direction Sense

5

Easy

Blood Relation

5

Easy

Inequalities

5

Easy

Alphabets

1

Easy

Numerical Series

2

Moderate

Total

35

Easy-Moderate

SBI Clerk  2018 Prelims Exam Analysis Slot 2: Sectionwise

Below is the section-wise analysis of SBI Clerk prelims exam for Slot 2 according to bankersadda :

Subject

Time

Good Attempt

English Language

20

17-21

Reasoning Ability

20

18-22

Quantitative Aptitude

20

16-21

Total

60

67-74

As per candidates, there were changes in types of questions asked in all the 3 sections of 2nd shift compared to the previous slot.

 

Detailed Sectionwise SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2018 Slot 2

 

Below are the detailed analysis of SBI Clerk prelims exam:

SBI Clerk 2018 Prelims Exam Analysis Slot 2 - Numerical Ability (Easy to Moderate)

 

In Slot 2 of SBI Clerk prelims exam, the numerical ability section was easy-moderate session. Missing number series was asked in this shift of SBI Clerk prelims exam. One can easily attempt questions if they have practiced well. DI was based on Line Graph.

Topics

Level

No. of Questions

(Missing) Series

Easy

5

Data Interpretation (Line Graph)

Moderate

5

Quadratic Equations

Easy-Moderate

5

Simplification

Easy

5

Approximation

Easy

5

Aritrhematic Word Problem

Easy- Moderate

10

Total

Easy-Moderate

35

Number series questions asked in 2nd slot of 23rd June.

 

1. 458, 228, 112, 53, ? ? = 22.5

2. 101, ?, 90, 123, 79, 134 ?=112

3. 10, 17, 27, 42, ? ? = 64

4. 2, 17, 30, 41 , ? ? = 50

5. 12, 7, 8, 13, 27, ? ? = 68.5

 

SBI Clerk 2018 Prelims Exam Analysis Slot 2 - English Language (Easy-Moderate)

 

In Slot 2 English section was easy and the reading comprehension was based on Career choices. 2 Questions were of Antonym and Synonym in RC. No questions of error detection were asked in this slot of Sbi Clerk Prelims. There was a major change in the pattern of questions in this shift compared to the previous.

Topics

No. of Questions

Level

Reading Comprehension

10

Moderate

Sentence Rearrangement

5

Moderate

Phrase Replacement

5

Easy-Moderate

Single Filler

5

Easy-Moderate

Spellings

5

Easy

Total

30

Easy-Moderate

SBI Clerk 2018 Prelims Exam Analysis Slot 2 - Reasoning (Moderate)

Reasoning section was a big score maker for the students in this examination. It was of moderate level. It was easy when compared to quant and English section. Apart from puzzles, there were other questions in which students could score fairly well.

 

There were 3 puzzles and Seating Arrangement as given below:

  • Circular Seating Arrangement, 1 Variable

  • Linear arrangement, all are seating facing north 1 Variable

  • Random arrangement Puzzle, 2 Variable

Topics

No. of Questions

Level

Alpha-numeric series

5

Easy-Moderate

Puzzles and Seating Arrangement

15

Moderate

Direction Sense

3

Easy

Blood Relation

2

Easy

Alphabet

3

Moderate

Coding Decoding

5

Easy

Numerical Series

2

Easy-Moderate

Total

35

Moderate

SBI Clerk 2018 Prelims Overall Exam Analysis Slot 1 (June 23)


According to Career Power, the overall level of the exam can be considered as Moderate. Check more details in the table below.

Sections

Good Attempts

Time

English Language

17-19

20 minutes

Reasoning Ability

18-21

20 minutes

Quantitative Aptitude

18-22

20 minutes

TOTAL

68-74

60 minutes

SBI Clerk 2018 Prelims Exam Analysis Slot 1 (June 23) - Quantitative Aptitude

 

Quantitive Aptitude section was of easy to moderate difficulty level. Questions in this section came from Missing Number series and DI. DI was based on Pie chart.


Quantitative Aptitude Section

Topics

No. of Questions

Level

(Missing) Series

5

Easy

Data Interpretation (Pie Chart)

5

Moderate

Quadratic Equations

5

Easy-Moderate

Simplification

10

Easy

Profit and Loss

1

Easy

Mensuration

2

Easy

Boats and Streams

1

Easy-Moderate

Time, Speed and Distance

1

Easy-Moderate

Trains (with data sufficiency)

1

Easy-Moderate

S.I. and C.I.

3

Easy-Moderate

Time and Work

1

Easy

Total

35

Easy-Moderate

Number Series questions asked in slot 1 of SBI Clerk

 

18,8,6,9,23,?
36,18,6,3,1,?
18,29,42,53,?,77
1,244,163,190,181,?
250,?,190,167,148,131

 

SBI Clerk 2018 Prelims Exam Analysis Slot 1 (June 23) - Reasoning

  • The difficulty level of Reasoning section was moderate. Reasoning was easy if compared to Quant and English. Besides puzzles, there were other questions wherein students could score fairly well.

  • The first session had 3 puzzles and Seating Arrangement as given below

  • Linear north-south based, 12 people

  • Comparison based 2 variable puzzle, years and books were to be arranged

  • Random arrangement based 2 variable puzzle, people and their researches were to be arranged.

Reasoning Ability Section

Topic

No. of Questions

Level

Alpha-numeric series

5

Easy-Moderate

Puzzles and Seating Arrangement

15

Moderate

Direction Sense

3

Easy

Blood Relation

2

Easy

Data Sufficiency

3

Moderate

Coding Decoding

2

Easy

Numerical Series

5

Moderate

Total

35

Moderate

SBI Clerk 2018 Prelims Exam Analysis Slot 1 (June 23) - English Language

The level of difficulty of English Language was easy to moderate. Reading comprehension was based on Industrial Section/Employment. Questions related to error detection were based on the old pattern.

 

English Language Section

Topic

No. of Questions

Level

Reading Comprehension

7

Moderate

Sentence Rearrangement

5

Moderate

Phrase Replacement

5

Easy-Moderate

Error detection

8

Easy-Moderate

Fillers

5

Easy

Total

30

Easy-Moderate

SBI Clerk 2018 Prelims Exam Analysis - Slot 1 by Students

 

 The slot 1 of SBI Prelims exam is over. Overall SBI Clerk 2018 prelims paper for slot 1 was easy to moderate. The easiest section is Numerical Ability. From Reasoning Ability, there were no questions of syllogism and inequality. The reasoning was a little bit tricky and of high level. From Engish language, there were no questions from Cloze Test and Para Jumble.

 

Quantitive Aptitude: Easy 

Topics

Difficulty Level

Weightage

Basic Calculations

Easy

8 Questions

Comparison of Variable

Easy

5 Questions

Number Series

Easy to moderate

5 Questions

DI 1 Set

Pie chart both Easy

5 Questions

Quantity 1 Quantity 2 Comparison

 

5 Questions

Word Problems

Easy

7 Questions

Reasoning Section: Moderate

Topics

Weightage

Direction

3 Questions

Blood

3 Questions

Coding Decoding

2 Questions

Puzzles

12-13 Questions

Alpha Numeric Series 3 digit numbers

5 Questions

Data Sufficiency

5 Questions

English Section: Easy

Topics

Weighatge

Spot the Error

7 to 8 Questions

Rearrangement Questions (Like Parajumbes)

7 to 8 Questions

Fillers

7 to 8 Questions

RC (6 marks)

2 Paragraph Abstract Passage

2-3 Direct Questions

What will SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2018 provide?

  • Overall difficulty level of the examination

  • Sectional difficulty level

  • Expected cut off of SBI Clerk 2018 preliminary exam

  • Sectional weightage given

  • The section-wise breakup of the questions

  • The topic-wise breakup of the questions

SBI Clerk Exam Day Analysis for Prelims by Coaching Institutes

 

There are 4 slots/shifts in which the exam will be conducted. Thus, we will provide slot-wise and day-wise analysis of SBI Clerk exam here by coaching institutes. The exam day analysis is expected from the following coaching institutes:

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2018 by Coaching Institutes

Career Power

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SBI Clerk Cutoff for Preliminary Exam

 

SBI Clerk cut off for preliminary examination includes the category-wise and subject-wise qualifying marks which candidates must secure in order to be eligible for appearing in the mains exam. The table below reflects the category-wise and subject-wise cut off of SBI Clerk for prelims. The cut off data is for 2016, as the data for 2017 and 2018 will be released in due course.

 

SBI Clerk cut off 2016 (Category Wise)

Subjects

Total Marks

General

OBC/ST/SC/OH/VI/HI/DXS

Reasoning Ability

35

7.75

3.25

Numerical Ability

35

5.5

2

English Language

30

6.75

3.25

SBI Clerk Answer Key 2018

 

SBI does not release any official answer key of SBI Clerk, however, some coaching institutes are expected to release it. Coaching institute that may release SBI Clerk answer key 2018 includes Career Power, Mahendra’s, Career Launcher, T.I.M.E., etc. The answer key of SBI Clerk 2018 from coaching institutes will come handy for the candidates on this page here, as they can cross-check and compare their answers with the answer key and can estimate their probable score in the exam.

 

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern 2018

SBI Clerk 2018 prelims exam is held in online mode for 1 hour wherein multiple choice questions are asked from English Language, Numerical Ability and Reasoning Ability. Numerical Ability and Reasoning Ability will have 35 questions each, while the English Language will have 30 questions in total. Each question will carry a weighatge of 1 mark, whereas 0.25 marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer.

SBI Clerk 2018 Prelims Exam Pattern

S. No.

Name of the section

Number of Questions

Marks

Duration

1

English Language

30

30

20

2

Numerical Ability

35

35

20

3

Reasoning Ability

35

35

20

Total

100

100

1 hour

SBI Clerk Vacancies

 SBI Clerk 2018 is being conducted to fill 8301 vacancies for clerical cadre. Out of the total vacancies, 3788 seats are for general category, while the rest are for SC, ST and OBC categories. Qualifying candidates will be called for SBI Clerk interview in the ratio of 1:3. The cut off of SBI Clerk varies each year, as it is determined after taking into consideration various factors like a number of test takers, availability of vacancies/posts, the difficulty level of entrance exam and previous years cutoff trends.

 

First Published On : 22 Jun 2018 03:09 PM IST

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I HAVE COMPLETED MY GRADUATION IN 1.4.2018.AM I ELIGIBLE FOR SBI CLERK?

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Ravi Mahawar 5 days ago

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Ravi MahawarLast Seen: 26 min 27 sec agoJoined on: 23-Jun-2017Education Interest: CompetitionEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hello,First of all congratulation for completing graduation.In almost all bank exams, you must have a bachelor’s degree to fill the application form.So, as per the required education qualification, ...Read More

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kushi 7 days ago

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KushiLast Seen: 1 hour 39 min agoJoined on: 09-Jul-2018Education Interest: CompetitionEducation Level: Graduate & Above

Will SBI Clerk cut off score expected to go up this year

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Govind Kumar 7 days ago

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Govind KumarLast Seen: 55 min agoJoined on: 24-Jan-2014Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12
Cut off is the minimum score the candidates must secure to qualify the exam. Candidates who will secure equal to more than the required marks as per their category are declared qualified and become el...Read More
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Gitumoni BaruahLast Seen: 1 hour 4 min agoJoined on: 18-May-2018Education Interest: CompetitionEducation Level: In Graduation

SBI Clerk 2018 Result (Prelims) to be announced soon!

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Pratishtha ShakyaLast Seen: 14 hours 27 min agoJoined on: 15-Mar-2018Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: In Graduation
Hi, There is no expected date results announcements, it will declare after completion of every phase of tbe examination. Your results or prelims decides the eligibility for mains. The results will be ...Read More
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Rashee Ghosh 8 days ago

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Rashee GhoshLast Seen: 2 days 20 hours agoJoined on: 09-Jul-2018Education Interest: CompetitionEducation Level: In Graduation

When will be SBI clerk prelims result be out ?

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Bachan Thakur 8 days ago

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Bachan ThakurLast Seen: 1 hour 9 min agoJoined on: 18-Sep-2015Education Interest: CompetitionEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hi Rashee,The admit card of SBI Clerk prelims exam is expected to be out anytime soon. However, there is no official date of the result declaration. Though there is no official date for the result ann...Read More