SBI PO Prelims 2016 Exam Analysis 3rd July 2016 (1st Slot)

SBI PO Prelims 2016 Exam Analysis 3rd July 2016 (1st Slot)

Over-all Analysis:

SectionLevelGood Attempts
 General EnglishModerate20-24
Quantitative AptitudeModerate19-21
Reasoning AbilityModerate-Difficult18-21


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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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 Comprehension10Moderate
Cloze Test5Easy
Double Fillers5Easy



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)


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

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

Seating Arrangement

(6 Person sitting from top to bottom)

Direction Sense2Easy
Blood Relation3Easy


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