SBI PO Preparation Tips by T.I.M.E 2019
Updated on May 29, 2019 - 4:54 p.m. IST by Sanjana Surbhi
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SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis by T.I.M.E 2019 - State Bank of India (SBI) will conduct the SBI PO prelims exam on June 8, 9, 15 & 16. After the exam get over T.I.M.E institute will release the SBI PO 2019 exam analysis. Candidates will be able to know the sectional weightage, marking scheme, difficulty level and sectional difficulty level of SBI PO 2019. By referring to SBI PO prelims exam analysis by T.I.M.E 2019, candidates can understand the nature and number of the questions asked. Though the exam analysis of SBI PO 2019 will be released after the exam, meanwhile, candidates can check the previous year’s prelims SBI PO exam analysis from the table provided below.

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SBI PO Previous Years Exam Analysis by T.I.M.E

SBI PO was conducted in different slots. The paper had a total of 100 questions and candidates had to complete the paper within one hour. Each correct answer was awarded 1 mark, while for each incorrect answer there was negative marking of 0.25. Last year, As per SBI PO Exam Analysis by T.I.M.E the over all difficulty level of the exam was Easy to Moderate.

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SBI PO Exam Pattern 2019

Sections

Number of questions

Duration

English Language

30

20 minutes

Quantitative Aptitude

35

20 minutes

Reasoning Ability

35

20 minutes

Total

100

60 minutes

Section-wise SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis by T.I.M.E

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis by T.I.M.E - English Language

Topic

Slot 1

Slot 2

Slot 3

Sentence Starters

5

-

5

Phrase Replacement

5 – 6

5

-

Reading Comprehension

8

5

5

Identifying Gramatically correct sentence

-

5

5

Para Forming Questions

5 - 6 (6 sentences with first sentence fixed)

5 (6 sentences)

5 (6 sentences with first sentence fixed)

FIB


5 (One sentence with two blanks)

5 (One sentence with two blanks)

Error Identification

5

5

5

As per T.I.M.E exam analysis of SBI PO, this section was the easiest among the three sections in the exam. About 15-17 questions in the English section could easily have been solved in the 20 minutes allotted to this section.

Exam Analysis of SBI PO Prelims by T.I.M.E - Quantitative Aptitude

Topic

Slot 1

Slot 2

Slot 3

Data Comparison

5

5

-

Quadratic Comparisons

5

5

-

Data Interpretation

10

14

10

Data Sufficiency

-

-

5 (2 statements)

Series

5 (Wrong no)

5 (Missing no)

5 (Wrong no)

Simplifications

-

-

5

Arithmetic questions

5

6

10

Approximations

5

-

-

The difficulty level of this section was easy to moderate. The difficulty level was moderate, an attempt of around 16-18 questions within the allocated time limit of 20 minutes can be rated as good number of attempts.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis by T.I.M.E - Reasoning Ability

Topic

Slot 1

Slot 2

Slot 3

Sequence

-

-

-

Word Formation

-

2

-

Data Sufficiency

5 (2 statements)

5 (2 statements)


Input-Output

5

1

5

Comparison


2

3

Analytical Puzzles

12

15

24

Symbols & Notations

5

-

-

Coding-Decoding

5

5

-

Direction Sense

2

2

-

Blood Relations

1

3

3

As per SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis by T.I.M.E, the difficulty level of Reasoning Ability was moderate in nature. In this section, the questions were lengthy and time-consuming. Questions from puzzles were difficult in nature as compared to the exam that was held in 2017. Since the difficulty level was moderate, an attempt of around 14-16 questions within the allocated time limit of 20 minutes can be rated as good number of attempts.

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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:

Category

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..!!





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Divya Marri 12th Jan, 2020

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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

Hello

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!

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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.

https://competition.careers360.com/articles/sbi-po-eligibility-criteria

Good Luck!


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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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