SBI PO Prelims Analysis 2018

SBI PO Prelims Analysis 2018SBI PO Prelims Analysis 2018: The prelims analysis of SBI PO 2018 has been released on July 7 for slot 1. Candidates appearing for the exam can check SBI PO prelims analysis after each slot of the exam. SBI Clerk 2018 is being conducted in four shifts on July 1, 7 and 8, 2018. The prelims analysis of SBI PO 2018 is released by coaching institutes like Career Launcher and Bankers Adda. Candidates who have appeared for the test can check SBI PO prelims analysis now to know the overall and sectional difficulty level, topic-wise distribution of questions, easiest and toughest section of the exam, total marks, weightage of topics and expected cutoff. The preliminary exam is an objective test conducted for 100 marks to be answered in 60 minutes. SBI PO preliminary exam has 3 sections - English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning Ability. Each correct answer fetches 1 mark while for each incorrect answer 0.25 mark is deducted. Read the article below to know more about SBI PO prelims analysis 2018.

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SBI PO Prelims Analysis 2018 for Slot 1 (Day 2, July 7)

Below are the section-wise analysis of SBI PO prelims analysis for July 7 slot 1:

English Language Analysis

Sections

Weightage

Reading Comprehension

5 Qs

Phrase Replacement

8 Qs

Sentence Rearrangement

6 Qs

Sentence Completion

10 Qs

Connecting Sentence

5 Qs

Quantitative Aptitude Analysis

Sections

Weightage

Approximation

5 Qs

Number Series

5 Qs

Arithmetic

4-5 Qs

Data Interpretation

15 Qs

Miscellaneous

5 Qs

Reasoning Aptitude Analysis

Sections

Weightage

Coding Decoding

4-5 Qs

Inequalities

5 Qs

Machine Input Output

5 Qs

Puzzles & Seating Arrangement

12 Qs

Blood Relations

1 Qs

Direction

2 Qs

Data Sufficiency

5 Qs

SBI PO Analysis by Career Launcher (Day 1, July 1 - Slot III)

Section

Total Questions

Level of Difficulty

Good Attempts

Good Score

Time Taken

(In Minutes)

English Language

30

Moderate-Difficult

18-21

16-19

20

Quantitative Aptitude

35

Moderate

19-22

17-20

20

Reasoning Ability

35

Moderate

17-19

16-18

20

Total

100

Moderate

57-63

53-58

60

SBI PO Prelims 2018 Expected Cut off by Career Launcher

Subject

General

OBC

SC

ST

English Language (Out of 30)

8.5 -10.5

5.5-7.5

5.5-7.5

5.5-7.5

Quantitative Aptitude (Out of 35)

10 -12

6.5-8.5

6.5-8.5

6.5-8.5

Reasoning Ability (Out of 35)

6 – 8

3.5-5.5

3.5-5.5

3.5-5.5

Overall Objective Test (Out of 100)

51-55

48-52

43-47

31-35

SBI PO Prelims Analysis 2018 (English Language)

Topic

Number of questions

Level of Difficulty

Reading Comprehension (Paradox of plenty based): There 2 vocab based question.

7

Easy-Moderate

Para-jumbles

5

Easy-Moderate

Fill in the Blank

5

Moderate

Phrase/Word Replacement

6

Easy-Moderate

Spot the Error (Four statements were given in 4 options. 5th option was all are correct.)

5

Easy-Moderate

Statement Connection (Appropriate conjunction for 2 given sentences)

2

Moderate-Difficult

Reading Comprehension (RC) was easy-moderate. Two questions were from Vocabulary (1 Synonym and 1 Antonym). The overall difficulty level of this section was moderate to difficult.

 

SBI PO Analysis 2018 (Quantitative Aptitude)

 Topic

Number of questions

Level of Difficulty

Number Series (Wrong Number  Series)

5

Moderate

Simplification/Approximation

5

Easy-Moderate

Data Sufficiency

5

Easy-Moderate

DI (Pie Chart + Table)

5

Easy-Moderate

DI (Table)

5

Moderate

Installment

1

Moderate

Simple Interest/Compound Interest

1

Easy-Moderate

Profit, Loss and Discount

1

Moderate

Mixture/A

1

Easy

Ages

1

Easy

Mensuration

1

Moderate

Time and Work

1

Easy-Moderate

Linear Equation

1

Easy

Partnership

1

Easy-Moderate

Time, Speed and Distance – Boat and Stream

1

Easy-Moderate

DI part was calculative and time taking. The questions on Number Series were moderate. The Arithmetic-based questions were primarily from Time and Work, Partnership, Profit, Loss & Discount, Time, Speed and Distance, SI/CI, Mixture, etc. The overall difficulty level of this section was moderate.

SBI PO Analysis (Reasoning Ability)

Topic

Number of Questions

Level of Difficulty

AR (Floor Arrangement – 3 variables)

5

Moderate-Difficult

Blood Relations- Set based

3

Easy

Input-Output

5

Moderate

AR (Linear Seating Arrangement – 2 Parallel Rows - 2 variables)

5

Moderate

AR (Data Arrangement – Box based)

5

Easy-Moderate

AR (Linear Seating Arrangement – 2 variables)

5

Easy-Moderate

AR (Comparison of Heights)

3

Easy

AR (Linear Seating Arrangement)

4

Moderate

Some analytical reasoning sets were moderate-lengthy, not easy. The overall difficulty level of this section was moderate.

 

SBI PO Prelims by Bankers Adda (July 1, Day 1, Slot 2)

 

The examination held in this shift was of Moderate to Lengthy level. The order of sections was English, Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude.

 

SBI PO Exam Analysis 2018: Section-wise Analysis

Subject

Good Attempt

Time

English Language

18-22

20

Reasoning Ability

16-19

20

Quantitative Aptitude

18-22

20

Total

58-63

60

 SBI PO Analysis Quantitative Aptitude (Moderate)

 

The level of Quantitative Aptitude section was moderate.  One can easily attempt questions if they have practiced well. Questions based on Caselet DI, Tabular+Bar Graph 2 Pie Chart were there is this slot.

 

SBI PO Prelims Analysis (Quantitative Aptitude)

Topics

No. of Questions

Level

Data Interpretation (Caselet DI, Tabular+Bar Graph 2 Pie Chart DI)

15

Moderate

Quadratic Equation

5

Easy-Moderate

Missing Number Series

5

Moderate

Quantity-1, Quantity-2

5

Moderate

Arithmetic Word Problems

5

Moderate-Lengthy

Total

35

Moderate

SBI PO Prelims Analysis English Language (Moderate)

English section was of moderate when compared to 1st slot the level of this section was easier in this 2nd slot.  There were only 5 question in the set of Reading Comprehension out of which 1 question was of vocabulary. It is important that candidates choose wisely what to attempt and what to skip. Sentence Rearrangement was based on Globalisation and Reading Comprehension was based on an article Economy Based related to investment and savings of a consumer.

 

SBI PO 2018 Analysis (English Language)

Topic

No. of Questions

Level

Reading Comprehension 

5

Moderate-Difficult

Error Detection

5

Moderate

Double Fillers

5

Easy-Moderate

Sentence Rearrangement

5

Moderate

Identifying the Correct Sentence

5

Moderate

Phrase Replacement

5

Moderate

Total

30

Moderate 


SBI PO Prelims Analysis Reasoning (Moderate-Lengthy)

 

The level of reasoning was Moderate to Lengthy. Puzzles were time-consuming but apart from puzzles, there were other questions in which students could score.

There were 4 puzzles and Seating Arrangement which are given below:-

  • Parallel Arrangement, North-South, 1Variable

  • Linear Seating Arrangement,

  • Floor-Flat Puzzle, 2 variable

  • Random Arrangement Puzzle, 2 variable

SBI PO Analysis 2018 (Reasoning)

Topics

No. of Questions

Level

Puzzles and Seating Arrangement

19

Lengthy

Coding-Decoding

5

Moderate

Blood Relation

3

Easy-Moderate

Alphabet

2

Easy-Moderate

Data Sufficiency

5

Moderate

Single Question of Coding

1

Moderate

Total

35

Moderate-Lengthy

Overall SBI PO Exam Analysis 2018 by Bankers Adda for prelims: July 1 (Day 1, Slot 1)

Subject

Good Attempt

Time

English Language

16-19

20

Reasoning Ability

17-21

20

Quantitative Aptitude

19-23

20

Total

57-61

60

Sectionwise SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2018 by Bankers Adda: July 1 (Day 1, Slot 1)

 

Below is the detailed analysis of SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis by Bankersadda:

 

Quantitative Aptitude Analysis

Among all three sections of today's 1st slot, the quantitative aptitude section was comparatively easier but the level was Moderate. Wrong Number series was asked in this shift of SBI PO Pre exam. One can easily attempt questions if they have practiced well. Questions based on Caselet DI, Bar Graph and Pie+Tabular DI were there is this slot. 

Topics

No. of Questions

Level

Data Interpretation (Pie+Tabular, Bar Graph, Caselet)

15

Moderate

Approximation

5

Easy-Moderate

Wrong Number Series

5

Moderate

Quantity-1, Quantity-2

5

Moderate

Arithmetic Word Problems

5

Moderate

Total

35

Moderate

English Language Analysis

Topic

No. of Questions

Level

Reading Comprehension 

5

Moderate

Phrase Replacement

8

Moderate

Connecting Sentences

5

Easy-Moderate

Sentence Rearrangement

6

Moderate

Sentence Starters

6

Moderate

Total

30

Moderate

English section was of level when compared to prelims exam of SBI Clerk held yesterday, the level was up on the tougher side in 1st slot of SBI PO Prelims.  There were only 5 question in the set of Reading Comprehension out of which 1 question was of vocabulary. Given the sectional timing of 20 minutes, many aspirants reported that they were not able to attempt RC or all 30 questions in this section, so it is important that candidates choose wisely what to attempt and what to skip. Questions related to connecting sentences were also asked in this slot.

 

Reasoning Analysis

Topics

No. of Questions

Level

Puzzles and Seating Arrangement

12

Lengthy

Coding-Decoding

4

Moderate

Blood Relation

1

Easy-Moderate

Inequalities

5

Easy-Moderate

Machine Input Output 

5

Moderate

Data Sufficiency

5

Moderate

Direction 

2

Easy-Moderate

Single Question of Coding

1

Moderate

Total

35

Moderate-Lengthy

The level of reasoning was Moderate to Lengthy. Puzzles were time-consuming but apart from puzzles, there were other questions in which students could score. Each set of had around 4 questions.

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

  • Box Based Puzzle, 6 Variable

  • Arrangement, North-South, 7 Variable

  • Month Based Puzzle

SBI PO Exam Pattern 2018

Before knowing the prelims analysis of SBI PO 2018, candidates must go through the exam pattern to know the overall structure of the question paper.

 

The exam pattern of SBI PO 2018 for preliminary examination is given below: 

S.No.

Name of test

No. of questions

Duration

1.

English language

30

20 minutes

2.

Quantitative aptitude

35

20 minutes

3.

Reasoning ability

35

20 minutes

 

Total

100

1 hour

SBI PO 2018 Score Calculation Method


The marks secured by the candidates in the written test will be converted to 75 out of total 250 marks while the marks secured in Group Exercises & Interview will be converted to 25 out of total 50 marks.

 

SBI PO Answer Key 2018

 
SBI PO 2018 is conducted online, therefore the official answer key of SBI PO will not be released. Unofficial SBI PO 2018 answer key might be released by coaching institutes. The SBI PO answer key released unofficially may be memory based and can differ from the actual question paper.

 

SBI PO Result 2018

 

State Bank of India will declare SBI PO 2018 result in three stages – preliminary, mains and group discussion and interview. SBI PO result for prelims will be announced on July 15, while the result for mains will be declared on August 20. The final SBI PO result 2018 will be announced on November 1. On the basis of SBI PO result for prelims exam, candidates have to appear in mains and based on their result in mains examination, they will be eligible for group discussion and interview.

First Published On : 26 Jun 2018 06:09 PM IST

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