SBI PO Pre Analysis of 2nd July Exam
SBI conducted the Prelims 2016 exam for the Probationary Officers (PO) positions on 2 July 2016.
The exam was conducted over 4 different slots in shifts, viz. 9 am, 11.30 am, 2 pm, 4.30 pm. Overall, it can be analyzed that the level of SBI PO Prelims 2016 2nd July exam was moderate to tough level.
Let us first tell you about the examination pattern through the table below-
Pattern of SBI PO Prelims 2016 exam
Name of the Subject
Number of Questions
|English Language||30||30||1 Hour|
Here is the detailed analysis of each section in the SBI PO Prelims 2016 exam
|I. English Language= 30 Qs | Level – Moderate|
|Reading Comprehension – 10 Qs (Easy)||Based on women working in different companies|
|Cloze test – 5 Qs (Easy)||Technology based|
|Parajumble – 5 QS (Moderate)||Insurance based|
|Spotting Error – 5 Qs (Moderate)||N.A.|
|Fill in the blanks – 5 Qs (Easy)||Double Filler based|
NOTE: There wasn’t a single question asked on Sentence Improvement in the exam of SBI PO Prelims 2nd July.
|II. Reasoning Ability= 35 Qs| Level – Moderate to Tough|
|Puzzle – 5 Qs -(Moderate)||People working in different companies and cars questions|
|Puzzle – 5 Qs ( Moderate)||Puzzles based on days- Monday to Sunday|
|Linear Puzzle – 5 Qs – (Tough)||Puzzles based on people sitting and all facing North South|
|Seating Arrangement (Circular) – 5 Qs (Easy)||N.A.|
|Puzzle – 5 Qs (Moderate)||Puzzles based on 7 people living in different floors & liking different color boxes|
|Inequality – 5 Qs (Easy)||Direct questions|
|Ranking test – 3 Qs (Easy )||A, B, C have different weights|
|Blood Relation – 2 Qs (Moderate)||N.A.|
Note: There wasn’t a single question of syllogism & Coding Decoding asked in the exam of SBI PO Prelims 2nd July.
|III. Quantitative Aptitude = 35 Qs| Level – Moderate|
|Number Series – 5 Qs (Moderate)||N.A.|
|Data Interpretation – 2 set (10 Qs) (Easy-Moderate)||Bar Graph DI- Easy
Table graph DI- Moderate
|Approximation – 5 Qs (Easy)||N.A.|
|Quadratic Equation – 5 Qs (Easy)||N.A.|
|Miscellaneous – 10 Qs (Moderate)||N.A.|
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