SBI PO Prelims Exam analysis 2018: Check shift 1 and 2 paper analysis, expected cut-off

New Delhi | Updated: July 8, 2018 7:05:14 PM

SBI PO 2018: State Bank of India is conducting preliminary examination for the recruitment of Probationary Officer. The SBI PO Prelims 2018 examination is being conducted through online mode.

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SBI PO 2018: State Bank of India is conducting preliminary examination for the recruitment of Probationary Officer. This is the next day for SBI PO Prelims 2018. The examination is being conducted in 4 shifts. The SBI PO Prelims 2018 examination is being conducted through online mode. Student appearing for the examination must duly note the timings for their examination mentioned on the official notice sent to their email ids.

So let us get on the detailed analysis for SBI PO Prelims 2018 exam.

Analysis (Shift 1)

Name of TestNo. of QuestionsMarksDuration(in minutes)
English30Total Maximum achievable marks= 10020
Quantitative Aptitude3520
Reasoning Ability3520
Total1001 hour

Key points to remember during the exam:

Sectional timing is introduced for each section of examination.

There will be no overall cutoff/sectional cutoff.

List of candidates for the SBI PO Mains 2018 examination will be in descending order. This list will be decided on guidelines set by SBI for the SBI PO Prelims 2018 examination.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis for English Language Section

  • Good Attempts: 21-26
  • Level of Difficulty: Moderate

Beginning our paper review with English Section, this section could have been solved with moderate amount of knowledge. The English Section in SBI PO Prelims Paper (Shift 1) questions distribution is as follows.

Name of TopicsNo. of Questions
Reading Comprehension7
Phrase Replacement5
Identifying Correct Sentences3
Match The Column5
Cloze Test5
Sentence Rearrangement5
Total30

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis for Reasoning Ability Section

  • Good Attempts: 14-17
  • Level of Difficulty: Moderate

The Reasoning Ability section was quite moderate but lengthy

Name of TopicsNo. of Questions
Puzzles & Seating Arrangement20
Coding Decoding5
Direction Sense3
Order and Ranking3
Data Sufficiency4
Total35

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis for Quantitative Aptitude Section

  • Good Attempts: 18-23
  • Level of Difficulty: Moderate

As on 8th July 2018 SBI PO Prelims 2018 examination we can conclude that Quantitative Aptitude section was moderate for most students. Here is the breakdown for the questions that appeared in the exam:

Name of TopicNo.of Questions
Quadratic Equation5
Data Interpretation (Table & Bar Graph)10
Missing Number Series5
Quantity Based5
Miscellaneous10
Total35

Conclusively, we can say that 8th July 2018 Shift-1 of SBI PO Prelims 2018 was moderately difficult for most of the students.

Analysis: Shift 2

SBI PO Prelims: 8th July 2018 (Shift 2)

Name of TestNo. of QuestionsMarksDuration(in minutes)
English30Total Maximum achievable marks= 10020
Quantitative Aptitude3520
Reasoning Ability3520
Total1001 hour

 

Key points to remember during the exam:

 

  • Sectional timing is introduced for each section of examination
  • There will be no overall cutoff/sectional cutoff.
  • List of candidates for the SBI PO Mains 2018 examination will be in descending order. This list will be decided on guidelines set by SBI for the SBI PO Prelims 2018 examination.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis for English Language Section

  • Good Attempts: 20-25
  • Level of Difficulty: Moderate

Beginning our paper review with English Section, this section could have been solved with moderate amount of knowledge. The English Section in SBI PO Prelims Paper (Shift 1) questions distribution is as follows.

Name of TopicsNo. of Questions
Reading Comprehension5
Error Detection7
Double Fillers5
Sentence Correction5
Cloze Test5
Phrase Replacement3
Total30

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis for Reasoning Ability Section

  • Good Attempts: 13-16
  • Level of Difficulty: Moderate

The Reasoning Ability section was quite moderate but lengthy

Name of TopicsNo. of Questions
Puzzles & Seating Arrangement20
Inequality4
Machine Input Output5
Blood Relation4
Miscellaneous2
Total35

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis for Quantitative Aptitude Section

  • Good Attempts: 17-22
  • Level of Difficulty: Moderate

As on 8th July 2018 SBI PO Prelims 2018 examination we can conclude that Quantitative Aptitude section was moderate for most students. Here is the breakdown for the questions that appeared in the exam:

Name of TopicNo.of Questions
Data Sufficiency5
Data Interpretation (Table & Bar Graph)10
Quadratic Equation5
Approximation5
Arithmetic Word Problems10
Total35

Conclusively, we can say that 8th July 2018 Shift-2 of SBI PO Prelims 2018 was moderately difficult and lengthy for students.

(Inputs by – Prashant Pandey, Exam Expert, OnlineTyari)

 

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