SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis

04 Jun 2017, Manish Padhi

SBI PO Mains 2017 exam had two parts; first was the objective test of 200 marks which had 4 sections Data Analysis and Interpretation, English Language, Reasoning and Computer, and General Awareness(with special refernce to banking) for a duration of 3 hours and each section had its alloted time limit. Second was a descriptive test of 30 minutes which had Letter and Essay writing collectively for 50 marks .

SBI PO Mains 2017-18 Exam ANALYSIS (OVER-ALL):


SECTIONSGOOD ATTEMPTS
English Language  15-18
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude  17-21
Data Analysis and Interpretation  8-11
Genral Awareness 26-30
TOTAL 73-78

 

Quantitative Aptitude (Moderately-Difficult ) :

TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Questions related to new pattern Inequality (Quantity I, Quantity II ) 5 Difficult
Data Sufficiency 4 Difficult
Data Interpretation  15 Moderate-Difficult
Miscellaneous (SI,CI, Speed &Time, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ages, Ratio etc.) 6 Difficult
Probablity 5 Moderate-Difficult
Total 35 Difficult
 
English Language(Difficult) :
 

Topic

No. of Questions

Level

     

Reading Comprehension (new pattern) 

10

Difficult

Double Fillers

4

Moderate-Difficult

Identify the correct paragraph on a given topic 

4

Difficult

Error Detection

10

Moderate-Difficult

Jumbled Paragrah 

2

Moderate-Difficult

Phrasal Replacement

5

Difficult

Total

35

Difficult


REASONING AND COMPUTER APTITUDE ( Difficult ) :
 
 

Topic

No. of Questions

Level

     

Sitting Arrangement and Puzzles 

23

Difficult

Alphabet (puzzle type)

3

Difficult

New Pattern Symbol based questions

4

Moderate

Input- Output

5

Moderate-Difficult

Logical

8

Moderate- Difficult

Data Sufficiency 

2

Difficult

Total

45

 

Difficult

 
GENERAL AWARENESS (Moderate) :
 
This section had 40 questions for 40 marks and time limit of 35 minutes. 
 
DESCRIPTIVE TEST
This section was of 50 marks with a time limit of 30 minutes.

Letter Writing (150 words)
a) Write a letter to your branch manager as you've deposited some amount but it is still not credited into your account
b) Write a letter to editor expressing your concern over impact of irrelevant news through socia media
c) Write a letter to your sibling giving them advise related to stress and anxiety.
 
Essay Writing  (150 words)
a) Write an essay on the positive and negative impact of technology.
b) Write an essay on effect of social media and its consequences on our population. 
 
 

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