SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis, Review: 29 April 2017 (Shift 3)

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis, Review: 29 April 2017 (Shift 3)

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis: The State Bank of India held the preliminary examination for the post of Probationary Officer today. The SBI PO Prelims Examination is being conducted in multiple shifts, and we will provide an in-depth paper review at the end of each.

Continuing our analysis, here is our take on the 3rd shift of SBI PO Preliminary Examination 2017.


SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis, Review: 29 April 2017 (Shift 3)

SBI PO Prelims exam was composed of 3 sections i.e. Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability and English Language. The exam pattern in details is as follows.

Section Name Number of Questions Maximum Marks
English Language 30 30
Numerical Ability 35 35
Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

The total time was 1 hour i.e. 60 minutes. Hence, Speed, Accuracy and Planning is surely needed to have good number of attempts with maximum accuracy.

THE OVERALL DIFFICULTY LEVEL OF SBI PO Prelims Exam (Shift-III) was Moderate. Let us dig a bit deeper and understand the construct of the paper section-wise.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis for English Language Section

  • Good Attempts: 23-25 Questions
  • Level of Difficulty: Moderate
  1. Reading Comprehension– 10
  2. Cloze test– 10
  3. Spotting the Error– 10

This section was Moderate . Attempting 23-25 questions will be considered as a good attempt.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis for Reasoning Ability Section

  • Good Attempts: 19-21 Questions
  • Level of Difficulty: Moderate to Difficult
  1. Puzzles & Seating Arrangement– 20
  2. Blood Relation & Direction Sense– 5
  3. Inequalities– 5
  4. Miscellaneous– 5

The reasoning section was Moderate to Tough. Candidates having good verbal /non-verbal  knowledge and practice can attempt  19-21 questions easily.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis for Quantitative Aptitude Section

  • Good Attempts: 22-24 Questions
  • Level of Difficulty: Moderate
  1. Series–5
  2. Data Interpretation (Table & Bar Graph)–10
  3. Inequalities–5
  4. Approximation–5
  5. Miscellaneous–10

The Quantitative Aptitude section was Moderate and calculative . Candidates having good arithmetic knowledge and practice can attempt 22-24 questions easily.

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We conclude our section-wise SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis for 29th April (Shift 3). Overall, SBI PO Prelims paper was moderate this year.

We would come up with our own list of expected cut sectional & overall cut off in a later blog post 😃

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