The State Bank of India has conducted the SBI PO Mains exam for candidates who had successfully cleared SBI PO Prelims. The SBI PO Exam for Mains is being conducted in 4 shifts, this article will provide SBI PO Mains Shift 1 exam Analysis.
  • The SBI PO Mains Exam in Shift 1 was of Medium level difficulty. Candidates who practiced with the SBI PO Previous Year Question Papers were able to answer most questions with ease.
  • Quantitative Aptitude section was very calculative.
  • Candidates can go through the Expected SBI PO Cut Off to get an idea about the cut off marks.
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What did the Students say about SBI PO Mains Exam Shift 1?

  • Student's felt that the Quantitative Aptitude section was of Medium level difficulty & most questions were very calculative.
  • Students could answer the English section with ease.
  • The Logical Resoning section was of Medium level difficulty but it was very time consuming.
The following table lets you know the details about good attempts in shift 1
Subject No of Questions Good Attempts
Reasoning and Computer Aptitude 45 15-18
General Awareness 35 20-24
Data Interpretation & Analysis 40 16-17
English Comprehension 35 18-20
Total 155 69-79
  • There are a total of 155 questions in the SBI PO Mains Paper and the maximum marks for the paper is 200.
  • There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
  • Below is the section-wise questions asked.

SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis for General Awareness - 20th July 2019

These are the important topics asked in the SBI PO Mains exam-
  • Current Affairs (Feb to July)
  • Banking Awareness

Questions asked in the GK Section of SBI PO Mains - 20th July 2019

Q. Question related to Jandhan yogna Q. who releases the World Happiness index? Q. Question related to Hima Das? Q. Question related to RBI Complaint Management System.

Quantitative Aptitude Analysis for SBI PO Mains Exam -20th July 2019

The Mathematics section in this paper was of "Medium Level" difficulty.
  1. Formulas were a bit tricky.
  2. Geometry had questions related to similar triangle.
  3. DI questions were graph based.
  4. There were a lot of calculations in the exam.
  5. The calculations were time consuming. The candidates appearing for the upcoming exam should focus on learning all formulas and practicing calculations.
These are the important topics asked in the SBI PO Mains Shift 1 Exam-
  • Data Interpretation
  • Trigonometry
  • Simple Interest
  • Compound Interest.
The following table shows the number of questions from each topic-

SBI PO Mains Analysis for English - 20th July 2019

Most students felt this section was easy. These are the important topics asked in the SBI PO Exam-
  • Questions about synonyms & antonyms were very basic.
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Cloze Test
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • Vocabulary

Logical Reasoning Analysis for SBI PO Mains Exan - 20th July 2019

The SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis for Logical Reasoning section stated that this section was of Medium Level Difficulty.
  • This shift was of Medium level difficulty.
  • Candidates felt this section was very time consuming.
These are the important topics asked in the SBI PO Main Exam shift 1-
  • Puzzles
  • Input-output
  • Statament & Assumption

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