SBI PO Prelims 2016 Exam Analysis 2nd July 2016 (1st Slot)

SBI PO Prelims 2016 Exam Analysis 2nd July 2016 (1st Slot)

Over-all Analysis:

SectionLevelGood Attempts
 General EnglishModerate16-20
Quantitative AptitudeModerate18-22
Reasoning AbilityEasy-Moderate19-23
OverallModerate56-60

 

The analysis is based on the review given by various students across the country. And here is the section wise review:

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English

The important point in English language section is that it has to be attempted within limited time so that you are left with sufficient time for Quant and Reasoning. The level of English was moderate as it was in previous year PO prelims paper. There was only one Reading Comprehension on a quite familiar topic – Women Empowerment.

 

TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
 Reading Comprehension

(Women Empowerment Index in World)

10Moderate
Cloze Test

(Technology Usage in Modern World)

5Easy
Para-jumbled

(Insurance Company Related)

5Difficult
 Error5Moderate
Double Fillers5Easy
Total30Moderate

 

Quant

This is a tough section as compared to the rest two sections. The quant was asked just as expected with difficulty level as easy to moderate. Overall the pattern was almost same as previous year. Arithmetic was a little difficult than other topics.

 

TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
 Number Series5Moderate-Difficult
Quadratic Equation5Easy
Data Interpretation

(Bar graph/Table)

10Easy-Moderate
 Approximation5Easy
Arithmetic10Difficult
Total35Moderate

Reasoning
The level of reasoning was also moderate. With good accuracy students will score well. There were no coding decoding question asked in this slot and also there were no questions from Syllogism.

TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
 Puzzle

(North South 8 People in same line/ Department and Persons/ Circular/ Boxes and their different colours)

20Easy-Moderate
Seating Arrangement

(6 Person sitting from top to bottom)

5Easy
Inequalities5Easy
Direction Sense2Easy
Blood Relation3Easy
Total35Moderate

 

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