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Analysis of the first slot: SBI PO Prelims 2016- 9th July Exam

Examination all the way! The third day first slot of the SBI PO prelims exam has finally come to an end. We bring the analysis of the first slot to give you a brief and crisp idea about the SBI PO Prelims propanganda. As you are already aware of, the examination consisted of three different sections: English, Reasoning and Quantitaive Aptitude.

When we take a look at the earlier slots, the questions were both moderate as well as difficult, but tricky. But, the first slot of SBI PO prelims on 9th July had come up with “Moderate diffculty level”. Definitely a good news for the candidates! The pattern of the entire paper was almost similar with the earlier phases. This particular piece of information can be highly helpful for the candidtes in future and those who are appearing today. As usual, five puzzles were asked in first slot paper. You can make it a important point for the upcoming slots as well.

Examination strategy is highly essential for a candidate to come up with flying colours. The total time to attempt the entire paper is 1 hour.

A quick look at the overall analysis based on multiple students’ views from different areas:

Section

Level of difficulty

Good Attempts

Quantitative Aptitude

Moderate

20- 33

Reasoning ability

Moderate- Difficult

18- 22

General English

Moderate

17- 21

Overall

Moderate

55- 60

Detailed analysis: English- The level of difficulty of English was moderate.. This was the case in the previous slot papers as well. The topic of reading comprehension was catchy and relevant i.e. “Interest in computer science among girls and boys”.

Topic

No of questions

Level of difficulty

Reading comprehension on “Interest in computer science among girls and boys”

10

Moderate

Error

5

Moderate

Double fillers

5

Easy

Cloze test (Technology usage in modern world)

5

Easy

Para- jumbled (Software technology in China)

5

Difficult

Total

30

Moderate

Detailed analysis: Quant- The level of quant was from easy to moderate. Overall the pattern was almost similar to the earlier slot papers. The questions were very good. The questions from the lesson “Quadratic equations” were a bit lengthy but easy.

Topic

No of questions

Level of difficulty

Data interpretation (Bar graph/ Table)

10

Easy- Moderate

Number series

5

Moderate- difficult

Quadratic equations

5

Easy

Approximation

5

Easy

Arithmetic

10

Difficult

Total

35

Easy- Moderate

Detailed analysis: Reasoning- The level of questions from reasoning section were also moderate. This section had appealing similarities with the reasoning sections of earlier slots. But, no questions were asked from “Coding – Decoding” and “Syllogism”.

Topic

No of questions

Level of difficulty

Direction sense

2

Easy

Inequalities

5

Easy

Blood relations

3

Easy

Seating arrangement (6 people sitting from top to bottom)

5

Moderate

Puzzles (Boxes and different colours/ Department and People/ North South 8 People in same line)

20

Moderate- Difficult

Total

35

Moderate- Difficult

We hope this information will help you to shine in the upcoming slots. Stay tuned with us for more updates. Good luck!

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