SBI PO 2017 Prelims Exam Analysis Third Shift – 29th April 2017 (3rd Slot)

SBI PO 2017 Prelims Exam Analysis Third Shift

 

SBI PO  Exam Analysis 3rd 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 Third Shift of SBI PO Prelims Exam is over now, here we are giving you the detailed Analysis of the Third shift for SBI PO Prelims Exam 2017.

Post name –  Probationary Officer 

Total Vacancies – 2313

SBI PO 2017 Prelims Exam Analysis Second Shift

 

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
Subjects Questions Marks Time Allotted
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 Composite Time
of 1 Hour
Reasoning Ability 35 35
English Language 30 30

Read the examination review given below of Third Slot for SBI PO Prelims Examination 2017 which is conducted from 2:00 p.m - 3:00 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]
  • Puzzle - Box Arrangement
  • Week 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 Bank Service]

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. )

 

Number Series Asked in third shift :

1 ) 5, 6, 14, 25, ? , 925

2 ) 16, 9, 10, 16, 33, ?

3 ) 3, 6, 17, 44, 95, ?

4 ) 5, 24, 49, 98, 179, ?

5 ) 65, 74, 56, 92, 20, ?

 

Solutions : 

1 )  ×1+1.....×2+2..... ×3+3..... ×4+4

2 ) ×0.5+1....×1+1....×1.5+1....×2+1....×2.5+1

3 ) +3.......+11......+27.......+51......+83

           +8........+16.......+24.....+32

4 ) +9....+25....+49.....+81

5 ) +9....-18.....+36....-72....+144

 

Note : Overall difficulty level of the SBI PO Prelims exam Third Shift 2017 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.

 

SBI PO Prelims 2017 - 1st Shift Exam Analysis & Puzzle Questions asked

SBI PO Prelims 2017 - 2nd Shift Exam Analysis

 

Overall Good Attempts : 58-62

Quantitative Aptitude : 22-25

Reasoning Ability : 17-20

English Language : 18-22

 

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