SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis - 4 June 2017

Published on Sunday, June 04, 2017
SBI PO 2017 Mains came with a lot of surprises. It was a difficult exam.

SBI PO Mains 2017-18 Ideal Attempt:

English Language  17-20
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude  15-17
Data Analysis and Interpretation  14-15
General Awareness 26-30
TOTAL 75-80

Data Analysis and Interpretation (Difficult)

 There were 3 DI sets. Missing figures set was relatively easy.
The questions were:
Topic No. of Questions Level
Inequalities 5 Moderate
Data Sufficiency 4 Easy
Data Interpretation  15 Difficult
Miscellaneous (SI,CI, Speed &Time, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ages, Ratio etc.) 6 Moderate
Probablity 5 Difficult
Total 35 Difficult

English Language (Difficult)

Para Jumbles asked were as we shared in BankExamsToday quizzes. First and last sentences were given and rest were to be found by students.
Topic No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 10 Moderate
Double Fillers 4 Easy
Identify the correct paragraph on a given topic  4 Difficult
Error Detection 10 Moderate
Jumbled Paragraph  2 Difficult
Phrasal Replacement 5 Easy
Total 35 Difficult

Reasoning and Computer Aptitude (Difficult)

This section had 45 questions for 60 marks and time limit of 60 minutes. 
The questions were:
Topic No. of Questions Level
Sitting Arrangement and Puzzles  23 Difficult
Alphabetical series 3 Difficult
Pattern Symbol based questions 4 Moderate
Input- Output 5 Moderate
Logical reasoning 8 Moderate
Data Sufficiency  2 Easy
Total 45 Difficult

General Awareness (Easy)

This section had 40 questions for 40 marks and time limit of 35 minutes.

Most of the questions were asked from BankExamsToday's GK Capsules.


This section was of 50 marks with a time limit of 30 minutes.

Letter Writing (150 words)
a) Write a letter to your branch manager as you've deposited some amount but it is still not credited to your account
b) Write a letter to your sibling giving them advice related to stress and anxiety.
c) Write a letter to editor expressing your concern over impact of irrelevant news through social media

Essay Writing  (150 words)
a) Write an essay on the positive and negative impact of technology.
b) Write an essay on the effect of social media and its consequences on our population. 

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