SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis 2019 by T.I.M.E
Updated on Jul 19, 2019 - 4:12 p.m. IST by Supriya Kumari

SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis 2019 by T.I.M.E - State Bank of India (SBI) will conduct SBI PO 2019 mains exam on July 20. Only those candidates who have been shortlisted in the prelims exam are eligible to appear for the mains exam. Candidates can check SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis by T.I.M.E to know the weightage given to the topics, the overall difficulty level of the SBI PO exam, expected cut off marks etc. With the help of SBI PO mains exam 2019 exam analysis by T.I.M.E candidates will be also able to check sectional difficulty. After the exam gets over, Careers360 will provide SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis by T.I.M.E. To get complete details of SBI PO mains exam analysis, expected cut off read the article below.

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SBI PO Mains Exam Pattern 2019

To appear for any exam, candidates must be familiar with the exam pattern. Candidates who are appearing for SBI PO 2019 mains exam can check the exam pattern for the mains exam from the table provided below.

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No. of question


Total Marks

Data analysis and Interpretation



200 marks

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude



English Language



General/Economy/Banking Awareness





3 hours

Previous Year’s SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis 2019 by T.I.M.E

  • As per the SBI PO analysis by T.I.M.E, the overall mains examination was tough as compared to the last year.

  • The questions asked in Data Interpretation and English sections were easier as compared to Reasoning section.

  • The overall difficulty level of questions asked in the General Awareness section was easy.

Overall Difficulty Level Of SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis by T.I.M.E

SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis 2019 by T.I.M.E for Quantitative Aptitude

In the Quantitative Aptitude section, the maximum number of questions was asked from Caselet based quant questions. However, there were 5 questions from other topics. As per SBI PO mains exam analysis by T.I.M.E, the section was moderate to difficult as well as time-consuming.


No. of questions

Difficulty Level

Case let based quant questions (Time & Work, Profit & Loss, Partnership)


Moderate - Difficult

Table (Missing data) (based on sales commission)



Bar graph



Bar graph (based on salary & expenditure)



Data Sufficiency (Three statements) (Boats & Streams, Probability, Partnership etc.)


Moderate - Difficult

Data Comparison


Moderate - Difficult

SBI PO 2019 Mains Exam Analysis by T.I.M.E - Reasoning

Candidates who have appeared for SBI PO mains exam found the reasoning section most difficult. According to SBI PO mains exam analysis, few questions were time-consuming and difficult. Check SBI PO 2019 mains analysis for reasoning by T.I.M.E below.


No. of questions

Difficulty Level



Difficult – Very Difficult

Critical Reasoning

5 - 6

Moderate - Difficult




Direction sense with symbols






Data Redundancy


Moderate - Difficult

SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis 2019 by T.I.M.E for English

The questions of English language was difficult as compared to previous years. Most of the questions were asked from Phrase replacement followed by sentence rearrangement, sentence starters, reading comprehension and sentence correction. Check SBI PO exam analysis by T.I.M.E for English language below.


No of Questions

Difficulty Level

Reading Comprehension

14 (2 passages)


Cloze Test


Very Difficult

Para Jumbled Sentences



FIB ( 1 sentences with 3 blanks each)





Direct Synonym/Antonym



SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis by T.I.M.E - General Awareness

In General Awareness of SBI PO mains exam, the questions were asked from Current Affairs and the remaining on Banking Awareness and Union Budget.

SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis by T.I.M.E - Descriptive Test

The descriptive test of SBI carries questions from Letter and Essay writing. As per the exam analysis of SBI PO mains exam, there were three options to write a letter. Among 3 essays given, candidates had to be chosen one topic to write on. The most important instruction was the word limit 150 words for letter and essay.

Letter writing

Essay writing

The total marks allotted to letter writing is 20.

Essay carrier 30 marks.

SBI PO Cut Off 2019

State Bank of India (SBI) will declare the SBI PO Cut off for mains exam along with the announcement of the mains result. Candidates who have appeared for mains exam can check the category wise as well as sectional cut off. The final cutoff of SBI PO is declared after normalizing the scores of written exam (Objective and Descriptive) and Group Exercises & Interview. The marks secured by the candidates in the written test is converted to 75 out of total 250 marks while the marks secured in Group Exercises & Interview is converted to 25 out of total 50 marks.

SBI PO Result 2019

The result of SBI PO mains exam will be released in the third week of August. Candidates who will qualify the mains exam will be eligibile to appear for the interview. SBI PO result is available in the form of pdf with the roll numbers of all the qualified candidates. After the announcement of the result, the examination authority will release the scorecard.

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my dob 10/08/1999 im eligible for sbi po 2020

Mayank Raj 15th Jan, 2020

Dear aspirant,

The age criteria for this exam is that candidate must be of 21 years old and should not be more that 30 years.

Although, there are age relaxation for certain categories. Below list is the age relaxation period for category wise candidate:


Age Relaxation

Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST)

5 years

Other Backward Classes (OBC Non-Creamy Layer)

3 years

Persons with Disabilities (PWD)

10 years

Ex-Servicemen (Army personnel)

5 years

Persons with Domicile of Jammu &Kashmir during the period of 1-1-1980 to 31-12-1989

5 years

All the best..!!


the best online coaching for SBI PO and clerk

Divya Marri 12th Jan, 2020

Dear Aspirant

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All the Best...


there are lot of speculations going on that sbi po will be released in February 2020......please clarify.....???? When wil sb8 po 2020 is going to be released....??? feburary or April....????

Ruchika Chauhan Expert 9th Jan, 2020


Notification of SBI PO 2020 has not been released yet officially. The application forms are expected to be released in April.

Preliminary exam is conducted in the second week of June.

Good Luck!


graduation me kitne % marks chaiye apply krne ke liye

Manisha Gupta Expert 6th Jan, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

There is no any minimum marks mentioned to apply for SBI PO. As per the eligibility, You must hold a graduate degree or equivalent examination from a recognized University or by the Central Government.

To check the further eligibility you can go through with the given below link.

Good Luck!


what are the books to be referred to crack sbi po exam 2020

Leon George 5th Jan, 2020

Hello Mageshwari,

In order to crack the sbi po exam 2020, the books that you can refer to score good marks are-

  • Quantum CAT by Sarvesh  Kumar Verma
  • Data Interpretation by Arun Sharma
  • Quantitative  Aptitude for competitive examinations by R.S Aggarwal
  • Fast Track objective arithmetic  by Rajesh Verma
  • Magical book on Quicker Mathematics by M Tyra

I hope it helps and all the best for the exam.

All the best!

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