SBI PO Mains 2016 Exam Analysis - 31st July, 2016

Dear Readers,
The much awaited SBI PO Mains is just over. Now we presenting you the overall exam analysis of this exam.

The question pattern of the exam is as follows:
Subject No of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude
60 Minutes
Data Analysis & Interpretation
45 Minutes
General Awareness
about Economy/ Banking
35 Minutes
English Language
40 Minutes
3 Hours

Now we are going to discuss the overall exam analysis of today’s exams:

No of Questions
Level of Question
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude (45) Input Output 5 Tough Double Shifting
Seating Arrangement 5 Moderate Linear - 10 People sitting North South but total seats was 12 and two seats were vacant
Puzzle 5 Tough 7 people belongs to different cities & different profession
Inequality 5 Moderate
Coding Decoding 5 Moderate
Number Coding 5 Moderate
Statement & Assumption 5 Moderate
Inference 5 Moderate
Computer Aptitude 5 Moderate
Good Attempt (Out of 60)
Data Analysis & Interpretation (35) Data Interpretation (DI) 5 Tough Double Line Chart
Data Interpretation (DI) 5 Tough Double Pie Chart
Data Interpretation (DI) 5 Tough Missing DI
Data Interpretation (DI) 5 Tough Bar Graph (Single)
Quadratic Equation 5 Moderate
Time & Work 5 Moderate
Probability 5 Moderate Red, White & Blue ball
Good Attempt (Out of 50 )
General Awareness
about Economy/ Banking (40)
Current Affairs 10 Moderate
Banking Awareness 15 Moderate
Static GK 5 Moderate
Economic Affairs 10 Moderate
Good Attempt (Out of 40 )
English Language (35) Reading Comprehension 6 Easy No Cloze Test, Parajumbles & Spotting Error asked in today’s exam
Reading Comprehension 7 Tough
Antonyms & Synonyms 7 Tough
Paragraph Fill Up with Sentence 5 Tough
Sentence Improvement 10 Tough
Good Attempt (Out of 40 )
Overall Good Attempt (Out of 200)

Descriptive Paper

Maximum Marks: 50
Total Time Duration: 30 Minutes
Descriptive test is consisting of two types of questions i.e. – Letter Writing & Essay Writing. Three options was given on which candidate has to write Essay and Letter on any one of the given topic. The Descriptive Test was conducted through online mode. Questions were displayed on the computer screen. Answers are to be typed using the keyboard. Total duration of descriptive test is 30 minutes to answer the two questions.

Now, we presenting you the descriptive topics asked in today’s SBI PO Mains 2016 Exam.
Letter Writing: (Maximum Word Limit For Letter Writing – 150 words)
  • Write a letter as a principal to the parents to tell them about the importance of parents in children education.
  • Write a letter to your parents to tell them about your success in your job and new life in new city.
  • Write a letter to news editor to tell them about menace about selfie. 

Essay Writing: (Maximum Word Limit of For Essay Writing – 300 words)
  • Write an essay on effect of Pokemon Go.
  • Write an essay on importance of History of nation.
  • Write an essay on positive effects of Hike in salary of an employee on economy.


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