SBI PO Prelims 2017 Exam Analysis First Shift – 30th April 2017 (1st Slot)

 

SBI PO  Exam Analysis 1st Slot (30th April) :  Hello Aspirants, Today State Bank of India has conducted the Prelims Examination for the Recruitment of Probationary officers. The examination was started from yesterday and conducted in different centers across the country. The Exam will be held in total 4 Slots. As the First Shift’s Exam is over now, we are providing you the SBI PO Prelims Exam 2017 detailed Analysis for the 1st Slot.

 

SBI PO Prelims 2017 Exam Analysis First 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

Day 2 : Read the examination review of SBI PO Prelims given below for the First Slot held on 30th April 2017 which is conducted from 9:00 a.m - 10:00 a.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]
  • Box Alignment Puzzle
  • Puzzle Based on Seminar conducted on two dates of Different Months

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

 

Q. If 3 is subtracted from all the even no's and 1 is subtracted from all the odd no's in the number
3165948, then which of the following no's will repeat themselves in the new number?

 

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 (based on Education in western countries )]

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]

[Table DI Based on Voters Population in which registered voters and percentage of valid votes is given]

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 dealer sell two A and B article at 20% and 30% profit. Total profit earned by him is Rs. 140 . Cost price of article A is 50 less than cost price if article B. Find the Cost Price of B.

 

Number Series asked in First Shift :

1 )  9, 8, 14, 39, ?, 755

2 ) 25, 32, 21, 34, 17, ?

3 ) 11, 6, 7, 12,  ? , 67.5

4 ) 4, 7, 35, 83, 146, ?

5 ) 521, 496, 447, 366, 245

 

Solutions :

1 ) ×1-1.....×2-2..... ×3-3..... ×4-4

2) +7......-11......+13......-17

3 ) ×0.5+1....×1+1....×1.5+1....×2+1....×2.5+1

4 ) +3.....+28......+48.....+63.........+73

        +25.....+20.......+15........+10

5 ) +25.....+49......+81......+121 ( Square of Odd Numbers : 5, 7, 9, 11)

 

Note : Overall difficulty level of the SBI PO Prelims Exam conducted in First Shift is Moderate-Difficult, No change in pattern as compare to yesterday's 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. 

 

Overall Good Attempts : 60-65

 

Quantitative Aptitude : 22-25

Reasoning Ability : 18-20

English Language : 19-22

 

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  • @INcome tax officer

    Sir first shift ka cloze test upload kar dijiye plz