SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 1st July 2018 1st Slot

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 1st July 2018 1st Slot

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 1st July 2018 1st Slot

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2018: The State Bank of India held the preliminary examination for the post of Probationary Officer today. The SBI PO Prelims Examination is being conducted in multiple shifts, and we will provide an in-depth paper review at the end of each.

The SBI PO 2018 prelims exam is scheduled today (1st July) and on 7th & 8th July. There are 3 sections in SBI PO prelims (English, Quant and Reasoning) with total marks of 100 and 20 minutes duration for each section. Here we bring to you a detailed section-wise analysis of the exam across all slots for Day 1.

Highlights of SBI PO Prelims Exam 2018

Here are some highlights of SBI PO prelims exam 2018
  • Section Sequence- English, Reasoning, and Quant
  • Numerical Ability- Quantitative Aptitude turned out to be the comparatively easier one.
  • Reasoning- The Reasoning Section was quite time-consuming. 
  • Overall exam level is moderate.
  • There is no new pattern introduced but some questions were there which previously used to be asked in mains only.
The Examination held in this shift was of Moderate to Lengthy Level.

SBI PO Exam Analysis 2018: Section-wise Analysis

Owing to the sectional time limits introduced in this year’s exam, the order of attempt of the sections was pre-decided and fixed. The order in which the sections had to be attempted were: English, Reasoning and finally Quantitative Aptitude.
SubjectGood AttemptTime
English Language16-1920
Reasoning Ability17-2120
Quantitative Aptitude19-2320

Quantitative Aptitude - SBI PO 2018 Exam Analysis 1st July

Among all three sections of today's 1st slot, the quantitative aptitude section was comparatively easier but the level was Moderate. Wrong Number series was asked in this shift of SBI PO Pre exam. One can easily attempt questions if they have practiced well. Questions based on Caselet DI, Bar Graph and Pie+Tabular DI were there is this slot. 

No. of Questions
Data Interpretation (Pie+Tabular, Bar Graph, Caselet)
Wrong Number Series
Quantity-1, Quantity-2
Arithmetic Word Problems

English Language - SBI PO 2018 Exam Analysis 1st July

English section was of moderate level, when compared to prelims exam of SBI Clerk held yesterday, the level was up on the tougher side in 1st slot of SBI PO Prelims.  
  • There were only 5 question in the set of Reading Comprehension out of which 1 question was of vocabulary.
  • Questions related to connecting sentences were also asked in this slot.
TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Reading Comprehension 5Moderate
Phrase Replacement8Moderate
Connecting Sentences5Easy-Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement6Moderate
Sentence Starters6Moderate

Reasoning - SBI PO 2018 Exam Analysis 1st July

The level of reasoning was Moderate to Lengthy. Puzzles were time-consuming but apart from puzzles, there were other questions in which students could score. Each set of puzzle had around 4 questions.

There were 03 puzzles and Seating Arrangement which are given below:-
  • Box Based Puzzle, 6 Variable
  • Linear arrangement, North-South, 7 Variable
  • Month Based Puzzle
TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement12Lengthy
Blood Relation1Easy-Moderate
Machine Input Output 5Moderate
Data Sufficiency5Moderate
Direction 2Easy-Moderate
Single Question of Coding1Moderate

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