SBI PO Exam Analysis 3rd Slot (6th May) : Hello Aspirants, Today State Bank of India has conducted the Prelims Examination for the Recruitment of Probationary officers. The examination was started from last week and conducted in different centers across the country. The Exam will be held in total 4 Slots. As the Third Shift’s Exam is over now, we are providing you the SBI PO Prelims Exam 2017 detailed Analysis for the 3rd Slot.
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.
Day 3 : Read the examination review of SBI PO Prelims given below for the Third Slot held on 6th May 2017 which is conducted from 2:00 pm – 3:00 p.m.
Reasoning Ability : [Moderate-Difficult]
Puzzles – 4 Sets (20 Questions)
Linear Arrangement (8 persons facing north having 8 different lanes )
Floor Puzzle [ 8 people living on 8 floors with one variable]
Arrangement of people from Monday to Sunday
Puzzle Based on people attending party on four dates of 2 Different Months (April & July) .
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
Blood relation question asked :
C is the only daughter of R. C is the mother of Q. M is the only son of V. Q is the granddaughter of R. V is the brother of C. How Q is related to V?
English Language : [Moderate]
Reading Comprehension/Passage – 1 Set (10 Questions)
Note : Synonym and Antonyms (4 Questions) are also asked in Reading comprehension
Cloze Test – 10 Questions [Word correction]
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]
Tabular DI : based on total number of male students & ratio of male & female
Line Graph : based on 6 students having 6 different hobbies.
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 :
1 ) 180, 179, 183, 156, 172, ?
2 ) 9, 4, 3, 3, 4, 3, ?
3 ) 6, 5, 1469, ?, 4337
4 ) 4, 10, 160, 382, 640, ?
1 ) -1….+4…..-27….+16…-125
2 ) x0.5-0.5….x1-1….x1.5-1.5…..x2-2
3 ) x1-1…x3-1….x5-1….x7-1…x9-1
4 ) +6……+50…..+222….+258
Note : Overall difficulty level of the SBI PO Prelims Exam conducted in Third is Moderate-Difficult, No change in exam pattern as compare to last shift.
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.
Overall Good Attempts : 52-57
Quantitative Aptitude : 20-25
Reasoning Ability : 17-20
English Language : 18-22
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