SBI PO Prelims 2019 Exam Analysis & Review : Shift-1, 9th June Questions Asked

SBI PO Prelims 2019 Exam Analysis & Review : Shift-1

Dear All,

The wait is over now and we are here with the detailed analysis of SBI PO Prelims held in 1st Shifts. Today was the Second day of SBI PO Pre exam 2018. Many students appeared for this exam and the competition will be very tough this time. Therefore, it is necessary that one gets aware about the type of questions being asked in the exam so that you get an idea about how to plan your strategy to attempt the questions in the exam and manage your time accordingly. The SBI PO Prelims 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 All slot of SBI PO Pre 2019 Prelims Exam.

SBI PO Prelims 2019: Important Points

  • The Sequence of the sections – English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability
  • Overall Level of the Exam – The level of the overall exam was Moderate. Candidates managed to attempt a good number of questions in the exam.
  • Level of the questions – The questions were of moderate level.
  • Good Attempts – 65 -68
  • Easiest Section- English section was the easiest section in today’s SBI PO Prelims.
  • Toughest Section- Candidates reviewed that Quantitative Aptitude section was comparatively tough. Reasoning section falls into the moderate category.

SBI PO Pre 2019 Good Attempts

Let’s look at the exam pattern of SBI PO Prelims 2019 and the good attempts that can give you a rough idea of the ideal score for SBI PO Pre.

The subject-wise details are given below:

Subject

No of Questions Good Attempts

Reasoning

35 28-30

Quantitative Aptitude

35

20-24

English Comprehension 30

22-25

Total 100

65-68

Section-wise analysis of SBI PO Prelims 2019

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis: Reasoning

Level of the section – Moderate

The topic-wise breakup of questions asked –

Name of topic

Number of questions asked Difficulty Level
Puzzle and seating arrangement 15

Moderate

Blood Relation

4 Moderate
Coding Decoding 5

Easy

Order & Ranking Puzzle

5 Moderate
Inequality 5

Moderate

Numerical Series

1 Easy
Total 35

Easy-Moderate

Details of the topics asked –

  • The level of reasoning was also easy to moderate. There were 4 sets of puzzles and Seating Arrangement:

    • Order & Ranking Puzzle (8 Persons buy different things in different order)
    • Square Seating Arrangement, 8 persons (the person who was sitting in the middle was facing inside and the those sitting on the corners were facing outwards)
    • Linear Seating Arrangement, 2 variable- 5 people, 5 birds
    • Year-Age-based puzzle

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis: English Language

Section Level – Moderate

Below table consists of the topic-wise breakup of the questions asked –

Topic

No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension  8

Easy-Moderate

Match the following based Sentence Formation

3 Easy-Moderate
Error Detection 6

Easy

Sentence Rearrangement

5 Easy-Moderate
Spelling Error 5

Easy

Word Filler

3 Easy
Total 30

Moderate

Topic details –

  • Reading Comprehension – The topic of RC was on a passage based on the economy. (Saving for house and current expenses & Saving for Retirement).
  • Sentence Arrangement:- E-Commerce & Branding based

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis: Quantitative Aptitude

Level of the section – Moderate

Check below the topic-wise breakup of questions asked –

Topic

No. of Questions Level
Data Interpretation 10

Moderate

Wrong No. Series

5 Easy
Quadratic Equations 5

Easy

Data Sufficiency

5 Easy
Miscellaneous Word Problems 10

Moderate

Total

35

Moderate

Details of the topics asked –

  • Data Interpretation –
  • Caselet:- Data based on Blue collar and White collar jobs in core company.
  • Pie Chart:- Double Pie Chart based on Window+Split Ac percentage Distribution.
  • Tabular DI
  • Wrong number series
    1) 5 6 16 54 244 1245 = 54
244×5=1220+25=1245
57×4=228+16=244
16×3=48+9=57 (54)
6×2=12+4=16
5×1=5+1=6
So 54
2) 6 7 16 41 90 154 292 = 154
  7-6= (1)=(1)^2
16-7=9=*3)^2
41-16==25= (5)^2
90-41=49=(7)^2
  171-90=81 = (9)^2
  292-171=121 (11)2
So 154 is wrong right is 171
3) 59 31 17 9 6= 59
9-6=3
17-9=8
31-17=14
52-31=21
So 59 wrong
4) 131 67 35 19 12 7= 12
67×2=134-3=131
35×2=70-3=67
19×2=38-3=35
11×2=22-3=19
7×2=14-3=11
So 12 is wrong
5) 5 6 13 40 162 806 = 162
5×1=5+1=6
6×2+1=13
13×3=39+1=40
40×4=160+1=161
161×5=805+1=806
So wrong is 162
  • Miscellaneous Questions – The questions were asked from the topics of Percentage, Profit and loss, partnership, time & work, mixture, time & distance etc.

SBI PO Prelims Exam 2018: Safe Attempts

Safe Attempts will help you all in identifying the minimum attempts that are required to crack the exam. Safe attempts are mentioned here keeping in mind the level of the exam-

Name of section Safe attempts Level
Quantitative Aptitude 22-25 Moderate
Reasoning Ability 25-28 Moderate
English Language 22-25 Moderate
Total 65-68 Moderate

All the Best for 2nd Shift exam Aspirants!!

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