SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 1st July 2018 2nd Slot

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 1st July 2018 2nd Slot

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 1st July 2018 2nd 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
  • Variations - Questions varied in a second shift as compared to the first shift. 
  • Numerical Ability - Quantitative Aptitude turned out to be the comparatively easier one.
  • Reasoning - The Reasoning Section was quite time-consuming. 
  • English - English emerged as the moderate section as reported by candidates. 
  • 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 01st slot, the quantitative aptitude section was comparatively easier but the level was Moderate. 
  • Questions Based on Caselet DI, Tabular + Bar Graph
  • 2 Pie Chart 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, This section was easier in this 2nd slot.
  • There were only 05 question in the set of Reading Comprehension out of which 01 question was of vocabulary. 
  • Sentence Rearrangement was based on Globalization 
  • Reading Comprehension was based on an article Economy Based related to investment and savings of a consumer.

TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Reading Comprehension 05Moderate
Phrase Replacement08Moderate
Connecting Sentences05Easy-Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement06Moderate
Sentence Starters06Moderate

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. 

There were 4 puzzles and Seating Arrangement which are given below:-
  • Parallel Arrangement, North-South, 1 Variable
  • Linear Seating Arrangement,
  • Floor-Flat Puzzle, 2 variable
  • Random Arrangement Puzzle, 2 variable

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement12Lengthy
Blood Relation01Easy-Moderate
Machine Input Output 05Moderate
Data Sufficiency05Moderate
Direction 02Easy-Moderate
Single Question of Coding01Moderate

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