The first stage of SBI PO 2020 is scheduled from 31st December 2020. Candidates appearing for the prelims examination must go through the detailed analysis to know about the difficulty level and the number of good attempts. This post takes you through complete information about the SBI PO Shift 1 Analysis of the prelims exam. 

SBI PO Shift 1 Prelims Exam Analysis 2020

The first shift is conducted from 09:00 AM to 10:00 AM in online mode. Candidates need to enter the exam hall at least half an hour before the reporting time. As the 1st shift gets over, candidates can go through the SBI PO Shift 1 Exam Review here. 

  • Along with this year's analysis, we have also explained the previous year's analysis for better preparation. 
  • During preparation, candidates must go through SBI PO Cut Off to know category-wise qualifying marks for the next stage. 
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Overall SBI PO Shift 1 Prelims Exam Review 2020

Exam Date Good Attempts Difficulty Level
31st December 2020
02nd January 2021
04th January 2021
05th January 2021 65-71 Easy to Moderate

SBI PO Shift 1 Analysis - 5th January 2021

Here is the detailed review of the SBI PO prelims exam. Go through the difficulty level and good attempts. 

Sections No. of Questions Good Attempts Difficulty Level
Reasoning 35 23-26 Easy to Moderate
Quantitative Aptitude 35 20-22 Easy to Moderate
English Language 30 22-24 Easy to Moderate
Total 100 65-71 Easy to Moderate

SBI PO Slot 1 Analysis for Reasoning

  • Circle Based Puzzle (6 men + Color)
  • Floor Based Puzzle (9 Floor)
  • Month Based Puzzle / Event Arrangement (5 months and 2 days)
  • Linear Uncertain Seating Arrangement (n=19)
  • 6 Person & Car Parking
Topics No. of Questions Difficulty Level
Puzzle & Seating Arrangement 24 Easy to Moderate
Chinese Coding 5 Easy
Blood Relation 3 Easy
Pairing Based Questions 1-2 Moderate
Word Formation 1 Easy
Alphabet Based 1 Easy
Total 35 Easy to Moderate

SBI PO Shift 1 Prelims Analysis for English Language

Topic No. of Questions Difficulty Level
Cloze Test 5 Easy
Reading Comprehension 7-8 Easy to Moderate
Error Detection 5 Easy
Double Fillers 3-4 Easy to Moderate
Word Rearrangement 4 Easy
Phrase Replacement 3 Easy
Match the following based Sentence Formation 3 Easy
Total 30 Easy to Moderate

SBI PO Shift 1 Exam Analysis for Quantitative Aptitude

Topic No. of Questions Difficulty Level
Data Interpretation (Pie+Tabular, Bar Graph, Caselet) 15 Easy to Moderate
Missing Number Series 5 Easy
Approximation 5 Easy
Miscellaneous Word Problems 10 Easy to Moderate
Total 35 Easy to Moderate
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What did Students say about SBI PO Prelims June 09 (Shift 2) Exam?

The students have to say about the following for the SBI PO Prelims Exam:
  • Overall the exam was "easy to moderate" 
  • Many candidates said that the exam was very simple.
  • The English Section was very easy
  • The Reasoning section had questions that were easily doable. 
  • Students felt that the Quant section was also moderate

SBI PO Shift 2 Exam Analysis (Prelims) June 09

Shift 2 for SBI PO has been conducted successfully. It ended at 12.30 pm in the afternoon of June 09, 2019. The applicants have mentioned the exam to be of easy-moderate difficulty.

The candidates mindset was to encounter a difficult question paper because of the high vacancies. However, the difficulty level was moderate which means the SBI PO Cut off for Prelims will go higher than expected.

SBI PO Exam Analysis 2019: Section-wise Analysis of Shift 2 (June 09, 2019)

The following table gives away an idea of number of good attempts as well as the time allotted for every section:
Subject Good Attempt Time
English Language 23-26 20
Reasoning Ability 30-34 20
Quantitative Aptitude 21-27 20
Total 62-68 60

What did Students say about SBI PO Prelims June 09 (Shift 1) Exam?

The students have to say about the following for the SBI PO Prelims Exam:
  • Overall the exam was "easy to moderate" 
  • Many aspirants said that the exam was very simple.
  • The English Section was very easy
  • The Reasoning section had questions that were easily doable. 
  • Students felt that the Quant section was also moderate

SBI PO Shift 1 Exam Analysis (Prelims) June 09

Shift 1 for SBI PO has been conducted successfully. It ended at 10 am in the morning of June 09, 2019. The candiates have mentioned the exam to be of easy-moderate difficulty.

The exam was anticipated to be on the tough side because of the high vacancies. However, the difficulty level was moderate which means the SBI PO Cut off for Prelims will go higher than expected.

SBI PO Shift 1 Exam Analysis (Prelims) | Overall Good Attempts (June 09)

In the table below, overall SBI PO Exam Analysis for the Prelims exam conducted on 9th June 2019 has been mentioned in the tabular form:

Subject Good Attempt Time
English Language  23-26 20
Reasoning Ability 18-22 20
Quantitative Aptitude 16-20 20
Total 58-63 60

SBI PO Shift 1 Exam Analysis- Section-wise 

The below mentioned data is all about the section wise exam analysis of SBI PO Prelims that took place on June 09, 2019. The shift ended at 10AM. 

SBI PO Shift 1 Exam Analysis for Quant/Maths- Questions Asked (June 09)

 In the table below, we have cleared the Quantitative Aptitude SBI PO Exam Analysis for the Prelims exam which was conducted on 9th June 2019;

  • The Quant section was moderate.
  • 3 sets of DIs were asked in the paper: Pie Chart, Tabular DI & Caselet
Topic No. of Questions Level
Data Interpretation (Pie+Tabular, Bar Graph, Caselet) 15 Moderate
Quadtratic Equartion 5 Easy
Wrong Number Series 5 Moderate
Miscellaneous Word Problem 10 Moderate
Total 35 Moderate

SBI PO Shift 1 Exam Analysis for English- Questions Asked (June 09)

In the table that is given below, English Language SBI PO Exam Analysis for the Prelims exam conducted on 9th June 2019 is given:

  • This was a very easy section
  • Students were able to answer questions in this section easily.
  • Only 8 questions were there in the Reading Comprehension section
  • The topics were similar to the question paper of June 08, 2019
Topic No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 08 Moderate
Spelling Erro Detection 05 Easy
Error Detection 07 Easy
Word Fillers 02 Easy to Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement 05 Easy
Match the following based Sentence Formation 03 Easy
Total 30 Easy

SBI PO Shift 1 Exam Analysis for Reasoning- Questions Asked (June 09)

In the table below, we have mentioned Reasoning SBI PO Exam Analysis for the Prelims exam conducted on 9th June 2019:

  • The reasoning was easy to moderate for most of the students. 
  • 4 sets of puzzles and Seating Arrangement were given in the question paper:
  • Square Seating Arrangement, 8 persons (the person who was sitting in the middle was facing inside and the those sitting on the corners were facing outwards)
  • Linear Seating Arrangement, 2 variable- 5 people, 5 birds
  • Year-Age-based puzzle
  • Box-based puzzle
Topics No. of Questions Level
Puzzle & Seating Arrangement 20 Moderate
Coding-Decoding 05 Easy
Blood Relation 03 Easy
Inequality 05 Moderate
Number Based 01 Easy
Alphabet Based 01 Easy
TOTAL  35 Easy to Moderate

SBI PO Shift 1 Exam Analysis (Prelims): 9th & 8th June 2019 Exam Review & Questions Asked

The SBI PO Prelims exam will start from 8th June 2019. We will prepare the exam analysis by collecting the feedback of students who appeared in the exam.

Here, you can find the overall as well as the sectional difficulty level, weightage of topics, and the number of good attempts.

Also, you will find the questions asked in the exam. These will help you prepare for the upcoming shifts in a better way. Scroll down to read more.

  • Students in the forthcoming shifts of the exam can follow the SBI PO Last Minute Preparation Tips to ace their preparation and scores in the exam
  • The exam in the forthcoming is predicted to be of the same difficulty level.
  • The question pattern in SBI PO is easier than the previous year prelims exams.
  • The next stage after the prelims exam will be the Mains. This year, the students do not have to appear for Interview.

What did Students say about SBI PO Prelims (Shift 1) Exam?

  • Overall the exam was "easy to medium" in terms of difficulty. 
  • Many students claimed that the exam was very simple.
  • The English Section was very easy to do.
  • The Reasoning section had questions that were easily doable. 
  • Students felt that the Quant section was a bit tricky and had indirect questions. 

SBI PO Shift 1 Exam Analysis (Prelims)

Shift 1 for SBI PO has been conducted successfully. It ended at 10 am in the morning. The students mention the exam to be of easy-moderate difficulty.

The exam was expected to be on the difficult side due to high vacancies. However, the difficulty level was moderate which means the SBI PO Cut off for Prelims will go higher than expected.

SBI PO Shift 1 Exam Analysis (Prelims) | Overall Good Attempts (June 08)

In the table below, we have mentioned Overall SBI PO Exam Analysis for the Prelims exam conducted on 8th June 2019;

Subject Good Attempt Time
English Language  23-26 20
Reasoning Ability 18-22 20
Quantitative Aptitude 16-20 20
Total 58-63 60

SBI PO Shift 1 Exam Analysis- Section-wise 

Now, in order to understand the SBI PO Prelims exam conducted on  Shift 1, we have brought for you, section-wise SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2019;

SBI PO Shift 1 Exam Analysis for Quant/Maths- Questions Asked (June 08)

 In the table below, we have mentioned Quantitative Aptitude SBI PO Exam Analysis for the Prelims exam conducted on 8th June 2019;

  • The Quant section was a bit tricky. 
  • Many Questions asked were indirect in nature.
Topic No. of Questions Level
Data Interpretation (Pie+Tabular, Bar Graph, Caselet) 15 Moderate
Approximation 5 Easy-Moderate
Wrong Number Series 5 Moderate
Quantity 1, Quantity 2 5 Moderate
Arithmetic Word Problem 5 Moderate
Total 35 Moderate

Questions Asked in SBI PO Prelims Quant Section

  • Q. 222, 110, 54, 26, ? Answer- 12
  • Q.8, 9, 11, 15, 22, 38, 49. Which of the following number is wrong? Answer- 38
  • Q. If 40 men can do a work in 48 days. 64 men do a work and after x days 32 join them. If remaining work can be done in 16 2/3 days. Find the value of x.  

SBI PO Shift 1 Exam Analysis for English- Questions Asked (June 08)

In the table below, we have mentioned English Language SBI PO Exam Analysis for the Prelims exam conducted on 8th June 2019;

  • This was a very easy section
  • Students were able to answer questions in this section easily.
Topic No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension  7 to 8 (Topic - Fossil Fuels) Very Easy
Cloze Test  5-6 (Topic-(Artificial Intelligence) Easy to Moderate
Error Detection Easy to Moderate
Single Fillers 5 Easy to Moderate
Sentence Arrangement 6 Moderate
Sentence Starters 6 Moderate
Total 30 Easy to Moderate

Questions Asked in SBI PO Prelims English Section

  • Q. The Topic in Reading Comprehension was Renewable & Nuclear Energy in 1 set and Fossil Fuels in another set. 
  • Q. The Topic for Cloze Test was Artificial Intelligence  

SBI PO Shift 1 Exam Analysis for Reasoning- Questions Asked (June 08)

In the table below, we have mentioned Reasoning SBI PO Exam Analysis for the Prelims exam conducted on 8th June 2019;

  • The reasoning was easy for most of the students. 
  • Most questions could be easily done in this section 
Topics No. of Questions Level
Puzzle & Seating Arrangement 12 Lengthy
Coding-Decoding 4 Moderate
Blood Relation 5 Easy-Moderate
Syllogism  5 Easy-Moderate
Machine Input Output 1 Moderate
Data Sufficiency 5 Moderate
Direction 2 Easy-Moderate
Single Question of Coding 1 Moderate
TOTAL  35 Easy to Moderate

Questions Asked in SBI PO Prelims Reasoning Section

  • Q. The Puzzle Question was based on Triangle seating arrangement, where the students sitting in the corner are facing inward and the ones in the middle are facing outwards. 
  • Q. Question about Linear Puzzle with 8 members.
  • Q. Floor Based Puzzle of 10 people  ( Moderate Level Difficulty)
  • Q. 6 Boxes with 6 clours Related Puzzle ( Easily doable) 

FAQ's

How is the SBI PO Analysis prepared?

The analysis for SBI PO Exam is prepared by taking the feedback from candidates who appear for the exam. 

When is the SBI PO Prelims exam scheduled?

The SBI PO  Prelims exam is scheduled on 31st December 2020, January 2, 4, 5, 2021. 

Is the SBI PO 2020 preliminary exam conducted in online or offline mode?

The SBI PO preliminary exam is conducted in online mode for 100 marks.

In how many shifts is the SBI PO Prelims exam conducted?

The preliminary exam for SBI PO is conducted in four shifts

What are the advantages by going through the SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis?

By checking the detailed SBI PO Analysis:

  • Candidates can understand the difficulty level of the exam.
  • Know the good attempts.
  • Also, know which type of questions are asked in each section. 

What is the SBI PO Shift 1 Exam timings?

The first shift is conducted from 09:00 AM to 10:00 AM. 

Can I watch the live analysis of SBI PO Prelims Exam?

Yes, we provide the live analysis for SBI PO Prelims exam that is conducted on 31st December 2020, January 2, 4, & 5, 2020.

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