SBI PO Exam Analysis 4th Slot (29th April) : Hello Aspirants, Today State Bank of India (SBI) has conducted the Prelims Examination for the Recruitment of Probationary officer for the Year 2017. The Exam will be conducted in total 4 Slots. As the Fourth Shift of SBI PO Prelims Exam is over now, here we are giving you the detailed Analysis of the fourth shift for SBI PO Prelims Exam 2017.
Post name – Probationary Officer
Total Vacancies – 2313
SBI PO Prelims 2017 Exam Pattern :
The examination is consisting of three section namely Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability and English Language. Total Marks allotted for the paper is 100 marks. Negative marking of 0.25 will be applied on each wrong answer.
|SBI PO 2017 Prelims Exam Pattern|
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Read the examination review given below of fourth Slot for SBI PO Prelims Examination 2017 which is conducted from 4:30 p.m - 5:30 p.m.
Reasoning Ability : [Moderate-Difficult]
Puzzles – 4 Sets (20 Questions)
Linear Arrangement (8 persons facing north having different age)
Floor Puzzle [ 8 people living on 8 floors with one variable]
Comparison Based Puzzle
Inequality - 5 Questions
Blood Relation & Direction Sense – 5 Questions
Coding decoding, Alpha Numeric Series & Order Ranking - 5 Questions
Note : No Syllogism was asked in the exam
English Language : [Moderate]
Reading Comprehension/Passage – 1 Set (10 Questions) [Based on Cyber Security]
Note : Synonym and Antonyms (4 Questions) are also asked in Reading comprehension
Cloze Test – 10 Questions [Word correction (Technology based)]
Phrase Replacement/Sentence Correction – 10 Questions
Quantitative Aptitude : [Moderate]
Simplification/Approximation – 10 Questions
Number Series – 5 Questions
Data Interpretation – 2 Set (10 Question) [Tabular and line graph]
Quadratic Equations - 5 Questions
Miscellaneous – 10 Questions (based on Compound/Simple Interest, Time & Work, Pipes and Cisterns, Profit Loss, Probability , Mensuration, Age, Mixture Allegation, Partnership, Average, Boats & Stream etc. )
Q. A,B and C started a business and invested in the ratio of 3:4:5. After 4 months, A withdraw 1/12th amount of what B and C invested. If the annual income was 9200, then what was share of B ?
Note : Overall difficulty level of the SBI PO Prelims Exam conducted in Fourth Shift is Moderate-Difficult, No change in pattern as compare to previous shifts.
1 ) In English section, 10 questions came from Phrase correction topic which was something new for the candidates. Cloze Test is based on word correction type and . Rest topic were same as compare to previous bank exams.
2 ) Reasoning is of Moderate level and out of 4 Puzzles, two were doable but time taking. Rest topics are doable which were based on coding decoding, Inequality, Direction sense, blood relation, Order ranking etc.
3 ) Quantitative Aptitude was the easiest section in all the three sections and of Easy to Moderate level. Number Series and Quadratic equation are the topics in which candidate can secure full marks.
As the cut off is applied on both Sectional and overall, So candidates must secure the minimum marks in all the three section in order to qualify the prelims examination. Cut off will be decided by the SBI later.
Overall Good Attempts : 60-62
Quantitative Aptitude : 22-25
Reasoning Ability : 18-20
English Language : 19-22
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