SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis, Review: 4th August 2018

SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis, Review: 4th August 2018

SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis: The State Bank of India officially conducted SBI PO Mains Examination today. Candidates who qualified in SBI PO Prelims were called for the final written examination. Here is a detailed exam analysis of SBI PO Mains for all Bank Aspirants.

This article will outline the detailed analysis for SBI PO Mains Examination. SBI PO Mains Exam analysis will provide insights about the nature of questions asked in the paper.


SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis, Review: 4th August 2018

Mains Examination consisted of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks. Both the Objective and Descriptive Tests was conducted online. Candidates answered the Descriptive test by typing on the computer. 

THE OVERALL DIFFICULTY LEVEL OF SBI PO Mains Exam was Difficult. Here is our detailed section-wise analysis of SBI PO Mains Paper to understand how many questions were asked from each topic.

SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis of English Language Section

We begin our section-wise review of the paper with the English section. This section had 35 questions. The level of English was Difficult. The topic-wise breakdown is as follows.

Topic Name  Questions
Reading Comprehension 14
Error detection 10
Cloze Test(Based on New Pattern) 5
Antonym and Synonyms 1
Sentence Completion 5
Tripple Fillers 5

The pattern of English Language was quite different. Most candidates found the English section quite difficult.

There were 2 sets of Reading Comprehension, Also, a new pattern of Cloze Test was introduced. A lot of candidates got to see some new changes in the section, overall the candiadte found the english section quite difficult.

SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis of Data Analysis & Interpretation Section

The Next part in our section-wise review of the paper is quant section. The Quantitative Aptitude Section in SBI PO Mains was Difficult.

Topic Name  Questions
Data Interpretation (5 sets) 25
Data Sufficiency 5
Questions related to new pattern Inequality (Quantity I, Quantity II ) 5

SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis of Reasoning & Computer Knowledge Section

Moving on to the reasoning section. The level of Reasoning was Difficult. The topic-wise breakdown is as follows:

 Topic Name  Questions
Puzzles/ Seating Arrangement 28
Logical Reasoning 2
Direction Sense 5
Coding-Decoding 4-5
Data Sufficiency 3
Miscellaneous 2

The Highlight of the SBI PO Mains Exam was that No questions were asked from Computer Aptitude Section.

SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis of General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness

The Next part in our section-wise review of the paper is the General Awareness section. Most of the Questions asked in this section were based on Current Banking Affairs. Around 5-6 questions were also asked from Banking Awareness.

SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis of Descriptive Paper

This section involved 2 questions, Letter, and Essay Writing. Following topics of Essay and Letter writing were asked under Descriptive Test of SBI PO Mains exam 2018.

(i) Descriptive test was consist of two types of questions i.e. – Letter Writing & Essay Writing.

(ii) Three options was given on which candidate has to write Essay and Letter on any one of the given topic.

  • Maximum limit of For Essay Writing300 words
  • Maximum limit For Letter Writing150 words

(iii) Answers are to be typed using the keyboard. Total duration of descriptive test is 30 minutes to answer the questions.

Let us move ahead to our next section, which is, the number of good attempts in SBI PO Mains Examination.


SBI PO Mains Good Attempts

Let us now try to calculate the safest attempts. Below mentioned is the no. of good attempts of SBI PO Mains.

Name of Section Good Attempts
Reasoning Ability & Computer Ability 15-17
Data Analysis & Interpretation 21-23
English Language 18-20
General Awareness 25-27
Overall  79-85
Here we conclude our article on SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis, Review. Stay connected for more information regarding SBI PO Recruitment. To excel in Bank Examinations, download the Best Banks Exam Preparation App for free.

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