SBI CLERK MAINS ALL SHIFTS PAPER ANALYSIS.

SBI CLERK MAINS ALL SHIFTS PAPER ANALYSIS.

SBI Clerk Mains 2016: Analysis 25th June 1st Shift

Hello Friends,Here we are with the First Day, First Shift Analysis. Amid all the confusion on the recruitment process and the cases lodged, SBI was directed to continue the process. Yesterday was the day when most of you got to know the marks scored by you in the exam. The cut off came as a bit of shock for most of us. But still, most of you have managed to clear it. So now, let us look at what SBI brought to us in the Mains Exam.

Friends, as anticipated, the sections were arranged in the same manner it was published in the recruitment notification. The Order was like GA>English>Reasoning>Quant

Over-All Analysis:

First shift clearly gave an idea that exam was a bit moderate to difficult and it was not a typical clerk exam. The Quant Section was Difficult and English was bit Moderate. There were no questions from Computer Section. Everyone said that Reasoning and GA was only savior in the exam. The below table will give a clear idea.

SectionLevelGood Attempts
 General/Financial   AwarenessEasy-Moderate35-40
 General English  Moderate27-30
Quantitative AptitudeDifficult25-27
Reasoning Ability and Computer AptitudeModerate-Difficult36-39
OverallModerate-Difficult135-150

Quant:

The quant section was as expected. There were no surprises in this section and it remained tough as usual. Arithmetic was the toughest among all the questions in this section.

TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
 Number Series5Difficult
Quadratic Equation5Easy
Data Interpretation

(linear graph/Table)

10Moderate
 Approximation5Easy
Arithmetic including Geometry+ Data Sufficiency25Moderate-Difficult
Total50Difficult

Reasoning+Computer:

This section surprised a bit and there were no questions from computer. Another set of questions that has been asked in the exam was based on diagram. We will try to put some light on this by the end of the day so that you all can practice. Rest everything was as anticipated.

TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
 Puzzle

(Floor and colour/Linear Arrangement and Blood Relation/ Increasing or Decreasing Order)

15Moderate
 Seating Arrangement

(North-South)

5Moderate
Syllogism
 Data Sufficiency5Moderate
 Coding-Decoding5Easy
Inequalities5Easy
 Logical Reasoning
Alpha Numeric symbol 5Easy
Input-Output5Moderate
Questions based on Diagram

(Triangle and Circle)

3Moderate
Blood Relation2Easy
Total50Easy-Moderate

English:

This section was moderate and students said that it was a normal experience. It was not tough but not easy as well. So we can say that accuracy will play an important role.

TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
 Reading Comprehension

(What is Wisdom/Education System)

15Moderate
Cloze Test

(Food Needs)

10Easy
Para-jumbled

(Parenting Tips in School)

5Moderate
 Spelling/Irrelevant Words5Easy
Double/Single Fillers5Easy-Moderate
Total40Moderate

 

SBI Clerk Mains 2016: Analysis 25th June 2nd Shift

Over-All Analysis:The story remained exactly same as it was in first shift. Second shift clearly gave an idea that exam was a bit moderate to difficult and it was not a typical clerk exam. The Quant Section was Difficult and English was bit Moderate. There were no questions from Computer Section. Everyone said that Reasoning and GA was only savior in the exam. The below table will give a clear idea.

SectionLevelGood Attempts
 General/Financial   AwarenessEasy-Moderate37-40
 General English Moderate29-33
Quantitative AptitudeDifficult28-30
Reasoning Ability and Computer AptitudeModerate-Difficult37-39
OverallModerate-Difficult138-153

Quant:

The quant section was as expected. There were no surprises in this section and it remained tough as usual. Arithmetic was the toughest among all the questions in this section.

TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
 Number Series5Difficult
Quadratic Equation5Easy
Data Interpretation

(linear graph/Table)

10Moderate
 Approximation5Easy
Arithmetic including Geometry + Data Sufficieny25Moderate-Difficult
Total50Difficult

Reasoning+Computer:

This section surprised a bit and there were noquestions from computer. Another set of questions that has been asked in the exam was based on diagram. We will try to put some light on this by the end of the day so that you all can practice. Rest everything was as anticipated.

TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
 Puzzle

(Floor and Profession/Linear Arrangement and Blood Relation/ Increasing or Decreasing Order)

15Moderate
 Seating Arrangement

(North-South)

5Moderate
Syllogism
 Data Sufficiency5Moderate
 Coding-Decoding5Easy
Inequalities5Easy
 Logical Reasoning
Alpha Numeric symbol5Easy
Input-Output5Moderate
Questions based on Diagram

(Triangle and Dots)

3Moderate
Blood Relation2Easy
Total50Easy-Moderate

English:

This section was moderate and students said that it was a normal experience. It was not tough but not easy as well. So we can say that accuracy will play an important role.

TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
 Reading Comprehension

(Small Industry Declining in USA/Reasearch on wise people)

15Moderate
Cloze Test

(Technical Importance in Agriculture)

10Easy
Para-jumbled

(Parenting Tips in School)

5Moderate
 Spelling/Irrelevant Words5Easy
Double/Single Fillers5Easy-Moderate
Total40Moderate

 

SBI Clerk Mains 2016: Exam Analysis – 26th June Shift I

Over-All Analysis:The story remained exactly same as it was yesterday. Today’s first shift exam was also of moderate to difficult level and it was not a typical clerk exam as was conducted earlier. The Quant Section was Difficult and English was bit Moderate. There were no questions from Computer in any Section. Everyone said that Reasoning and GA was only savior in the exam. The below table will give a clear idea.

SectionLevelGood Attempts
 General/Financial   AwarenessEasy-Moderate42-45
 General English Moderate34-36
Quantitative AptitudeDifficult30-35
Reasoning Ability and Computer AptitudeModerate-Difficult33-37
OverallModerate-Difficult139-153

Quant:

The quant section was as expected. There were no surprises in this section and it remained tough just as yesterday. Arithmetic was the toughest among all the questions in this section.

TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
 Number Series5Moderate-Difficult
Quadratic Equation5Easy
Data Interpretation

(linear graph/Table)

105 Easy, 5 Difficult (Calculative)
 Approximation5Easy
Arithmetic including Geometry + Data Sufficieny25Moderate-Difficult
Total50Difficult

Reasoning+Computer:

This section followed yesterday’s exam trend and there were no questions from computer. Again, a set of questions  based on diagram.was asked in the exam. Rest everything was as anticipated.

TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
 Puzzle

(Floor and Profession/Linear Arrangement and Blood Relation/ Increasing or Decreasing Order)

15Moderate
 Seating Arrangement

(North-South)

5Easy-Moderate
Syllogism
 Data Sufficiency5Moderate
 Coding-Decoding5Easy
Inequalities5Easy
 Logical Reasoning
Alpha Numeric symbol5Easy-Moderate
Input-Output5Moderate
Questions based on Diagram

(Triangle and Dots)

3Moderate
Blood Relation2Easy
Total50Easy-Moderate

English:

This section was moderate and students said that it was a normal experience. It was not tough but not easy as well. So we can say that accuracy will play an important role.

TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
 Reading Comprehension
(China poverty some times ago was 61% but now 4% only, while in south Africa 1/2 people live in poverty)
15Moderate
Cloze Test10Easy-Moderate
Para-jumbled5Moderate
 Spelling/Irrelevant Words5Easy
Double/Single Fillers5Easy-Moderate
Total40Moderate

SBI Clerk Mains 2016: Exam Analysis – 26th June Shift II

Over-All Analysis:The story remained exactly same as it was in the first shift today. Today’s 2nd shift exam was also of moderate to difficult level and it was not a typical clerk exam as was conducted earlier. The Quant Section was most Difficult and English was Moderate. There were no questions from Computer in any Section. Again, that Reasoning and GA was only savior in the exam. The below table will give a clear idea.

SectionLevelGood Attempts
 General/Financial   AwarenessEasy-Moderate41-44
 General English Moderate35-37
Quantitative AptitudeDifficult29-35
Reasoning Ability and Computer AptitudeModerate-Difficult33-38
OverallModerate-Difficult138-154

Quant:

The quant section was again as expected. There were no surprises in this section and it remained tough just as other shifts. Arithmetic was the toughest among all the questions in this section.

TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
 Number Series5Moderate-Difficult
Quadratic Equation5Easy
Data Interpretation

(linear graph/Table)

105 Easy, 5 Difficult (Calculative)
 Approximation5Easy
Arithmetic including Geometry + Data Sufficieny25Moderate-Difficult
Total50Difficult

Reasoning+Computer:

This section also followed other shift’s trend and there were no questions from computer. Again, a set of questions  based on diagram.was asked in the exam. Rest everything was as anticipated.

TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
 Puzzle

(Floor and Profession/Linear Arrangement and Blood Relation/ Increasing or Decreasing Order)

15Moderate
 Seating Arrangement

(North-South)

5Easy-Moderate
Syllogism
 Data Sufficiency5Moderate
 Coding-Decoding5Easy
Inequalities5Easy
 Logical Reasoning
Alpha Numeric symbol5Easy-Moderate
Input-Output5Moderate
Questions based on Diagram

(Triangle and Dots)

3Moderate
Blood Relation2Easy
Total50Easy-Moderate

English:

This section was moderate and students said that it was a normal experience. It was not tough but not easy as well. So we can say that accuracy will play an important role.

TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
 Reading Comprehension15Moderate
Cloze Test10Easy-Moderate
Para-jumbled5Moderate
 Spelling/Irrelevant Words5Easy
Double/Single Fillers5Easy-Moderate
Total40Moderate

 

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