SBI PO MAINS Exam Analysis, Review & Questions Asked : 20th July 2019

SBI PO MAINS Exam Analysis, Review & Questions Asked : 

Dear Ambitious,

The most trending exam of the year SBI PO 2019 has started SBI PO Mains 2019 Exam from today ie. 20th July 2019. SBI PO Mains 2019 held in 1 Shift only. So here we are coming out with the complete Exam Analysis & Review of SBI PO Mains 2019 exams. So that the student can get idea of an exam and analyse their management and performance. The SBI PO Mains exam Analysis will help SBI PO aspirants to get a fair idea about the difficulty level of the paper and also understand the type of questions asked. Let’s have a look at the detailed Section-Wise and overall analysis of the SBI PO 2019 Mains Exam.

SBI PO Main 2019 exam had two parts; first was the objective test of 200 marks which had 4 sections Data Analysis and Interpretation, English Language, Reasoning and Computer, and General Awareness (with special reference to banking) for a duration of 3 hours and each section had its allotted time limit. The second was a descriptive test of 30 minutes which had Letter and Essay writing collectively for 50 marks. The level of Today’s exam was difficult. English Section again brought in new surprises for aspirants with new pattern based and twisted questions.

The order of occurrence of sections were:

  • Reasoning & Computer Aptitude
  • Data Analysis and Interpretation
  • General Awareness
  • English Language

SBI PO Mains 2019 Exam ANALYSIS (OVER-ALL):

SECTIONS

GOOD ATTEMPTS
English Language 

18-22

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 

19-23
Data Analysis and Interpretation 

15-19

General Awareness

19-23
TOTAL

73-78

 DATA ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION (Moderate- Difficult):

The level of quantitative aptitude was moderate to Moderate-Difficult. There were 3 sets of DI. However, this section was relatively of a do-able level when compared with the English and Reasoning Section. Following are the DI types asked in SBI PO Main 2019.

  • Caselet DI (based on Probability, 5 question)
  • Bar Graph + Line Graph (based on population density, 7 questions)
  • Tabular DI (based on Time & Work, 3 questions)

The questions were:

Topic

No. of Questions Level
Quantity I: Quantity II: Quantity III 3

Moderate

Data Sufficiency

15 Moderate-Difficult
Miscellaneous 17

Moderate-Difficult

Total

35

Moderate-Difficult

ENGLISH LANGUAGE (Moderate):

The English Language section consisted of 4-5 Paragraph type Reading comprehensions. The RCs were based on topics like Mutual Funds, Investment in real estate, Global Warming, Employee Retention, Chinese Economy etc.

Topic

No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension  25

Easy-Moderate

Phrase Replacement (Related to Idioms/Phrases)

5 Moderate
Sentence Replacement 5

Moderate

Total

35

Moderate

REASONING AND COMPUTER APTITUDE (Moderate-Difficult):

The level of reasoning was Moderate-Difficult. There were NO questions of computer aptitude. Following were the questions of puzzles and seating arrangement:

  • Parallel Row Puzzle (10 people)
  • Square Based Puzzle (10 people, facing north & south)
  • Rectangular Based Puzzle (2 rectangles)
  • Line Based Puzzle (7 people, based on blood relation)

The questions were:

Topic

No. of Questions Level
Sitting Arrangement and Puzzles 20

Moderate-Difficult

Coding Decoding (new pattern)

5 Moderate
Passage Inference 5

Easy-Moderate

Course of Action

2 Easy-Moderate
Machine Input Output 5

Moderate- Difficult

Decoding based Direction Sense

1 Easy-Moderate
Miscellaneous 7

Easy-Moderate

Total

45

Moderate-Difficult

GENERAL AWARENESS (Moderate):

This section had 40 questions and the level of the questions asked was moderate. Most of the questions in this section were covering the current affairs and news of last 4 months. As per the review given by students who appeared for this exam, here are some of the questions:

Q1. In union budget 2019-20, Railways has received a budgetary allocation of-?
Answer: Rs 65,837 crore

Q2. The Government of India, the Government of Kerala and the ____ signed a Loan Agreement of USD 250 million for the First Resilient Kerala Program to enhance the State’s resilience against the impacts of natural disasters and climate change.
Answer: World Bank

Q3. How much fund allocation for public sector banks in budget 2019-20?
Answer: Rs 70,000 crores

Q4.  Which company has announced the launch of its new Wings application in India on Google Play Store?
Answer: BSNL

Q5. Which bank has partnered with M1Xchange Trade Receivables Discounting System (TReDS) platform for MSME bill discounting?
Answer: Bank of Maharashtra

Q6. Abhijeet Gupta is releted to which sports?
Answer: Chess

Q6. World Happiness Theme
Q7. Head of mortgage securitisation committee ?Ans: Harshvardhan
Q8. Commonwealth bank of Australia partnered with whom for bondi? Ans: World Bank
Q9. Pinaka developed by which organisation? Ans: DRDO
Q10. Icici acquires stakes in ? Ans: BSE
Q11. Forbes India’s No.1 Bank? Ans: HDFC
Q12. Sangam by? Ans: Microsoft 
Q13. According to linkedin best company to work in India? Ans: Flipkart 
Q14. New space india limited ? Ans: ISRO
Q15 .Centre for Disability sports? Ans: MP
Q16. Jalamrutha? Ans: Karnataka

DESCRIPTIVE TEST:

This section was of 50 marks with a time limit of 30 minutes.

Letter Writing (150 words):

a) Write a letter to the Branch Manager for the replacement of lost Cheque book.

b) Write a letter to your senior thanking him career advice.
c) Write a letter to the Branch Manager to increase the number of counters in the respective branch.

Essay Writing  (150 words):

a) Digital Literacy

b) E-commerce impact on traditional business
c) Precaution to be used while using online banking.

GA Questions Asked in SBI PO Mains 2019 : 20th July 2019

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