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

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

Over-all Analysis:

SectionLevelGood Attempts
 General EnglishModerate16-21
Quantitative AptitudeModerate19-24
Reasoning AbilityEasy-Moderate19-23
OverallModerate57-63

The analysis is based on the review given by various students across the country. And here is the section wise review:
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 the first slot today. There was only one Reading Comprehension on the topic related to Empowerment in America (in which there was comparison between the treatment of men and women in working class).

TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
 Reading Comprehension

(Women Empowerment Index in World)

10Moderate
Cloze Test

(Education based)

5Easy
Para-jumbled

(American Revolution based on condition of Hositals)

5Difficult
 Error5Moderate
Double Fillers5Easy
Total30Moderate

Quant
This is a tough section as compared to the rest two sections. The quant was asked just as it was in the first slot. Overall the pattern was almost same as previous year. Arithmetic was a little difficult than other topics. DI data was given related to production.

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 and with tricky approach. 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. Just as the first slot 5 Puzzles were asked and they were tricky as in no direct information can be easily inferred from the directions they gave in them.

TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
 Puzzle

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

20Moderate
Seating Arrangement5Moderate
Inequalities5Easy
Direction Sense2Easy
Blood Relation3Easy
Total35Moderate

 

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