The State Bank of India has started its recruitment for the year 2017. The SBI PO Prelims Exam is taking place for the Recruitment of Probationary Officer. With over 2313 vacancies announced for the post of Probationary Officers this SBI PO Exam. It is very important to know the SBI PO Analysis of Prelims for each stage of the exam. 

SBI PO Preliminary Exam 2017 started from 29th April 2017. The Third Set of this exam will be conducted today, i.e. 06 May 2017 in 04 different Slots. We have provided the exam analysis of SBI PO Prelims Exam 2017 for 06 May 2017  Now. 

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis: 06 May 2017 

06 May 2017  - 1st Slot (9:00 AM to 10:00 AM)

The table below shows the number of good attempts.

English Language

1 hour
Reasoning Ability
Quantitative Aptitude
The total time was 1 hour i.e. 60 minutes. Hence, Speed, Accuracy and Planning is surely needed to have good number of attempts with maximum accuracy.

Overall difficulty level of the SBI PO Prelims exam First Shift 2017 was Moderate, No change in pattern as compare to previous shifts.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis for English Language Section

    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.

    • Reading Comprehension – 10 Qs – Based on “Conditions of refugees of Lebanon and Syria
    • Inference Based – 2 Qs
    • Antonyms & Synonyms – 2-3 Qs
    • Cloze Test – 10 Qs
    • Phrase Replacement/Error Spotting – 10 Qs

    SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis for Reasoning Section

    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.

    • Scheduling – 5 Qs – Moderate – 8 People attended a seminar in 4 different month & in 8 different dates.
    • Linear Arrangement – 5 Qs – Moderate – 6 People having different age & all of them facing north.
    • Floor Puzzle – 5 Qs – Difficult
    • Puzzle – 5 Qs – Moderate
    • Double Lineup – 5Qs – Easy – Fruits sold by 6 different people.
    • Inequality – 5 Qs – Easy
    • Blood Relations – 1 Qs – Easy
    • Directions & Distances – 1 Qs – Moderate
    • Coding decoding – 1 Qs – Easy
    • Ranking – 2 Qs – Moderate

    SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis for Quants Section

    Quantitative Aptitude was the easiest section in all the three sections and of  Moderate level. Number Series and Quadratic equation are the topics in which candidate can secure full marks. 

    • Data Interpretation – 10 Qs (2 set)

    1. Tabular Graph – Bit Calculative
    2. Line Graph – Easy
    • Number Series – 5 Qs – Easy to Moderate (In some series you had to find the missing number and in some others you had to find the wrong number.)
    • Simplification – 5 Qs – Easy
    • Quadratic Equations –  5 Qs – Easy
    • Miscellaneous* – 10 Qs – Moderate
    *Miscellaneous Questions are based on the topics {Time Speed Distance, Average Speed, Boat & Stream, Trains, Time & Work, Pipes & Cisterns, Efficiency, Mixtures & Alligations, Dishonest Dealings, Simple & Compound Interest, Profit & Loss, Partnership, Permutation & Combination, Probability, Ratio Proportion, Percentages, Averages, Problems on Age}

    To know the questions asked in SBI PO Preliminary exam click on the link below:

    Questions Asked in SBI PO Prelims 06th May 2017 

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