SBI CLERK ( Junior Associates) prelims 2018 Exam analysis – 24th June – All shifts

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Today is the day 2 of SBI Junior associates prelims 2018. State Bank Of India released the notifications for the post of junior associates(clerk) this year after 2016. And this exam will be held on 23rd, 24th & 30th June 2018.  SBI is one of the most sought-after jobs in our country..

The first shift of Day 2 is already over. A lot of students appeared for the exam today and students have shared their experience with us along with the questions asked. This analysis will give you a detailed in-depth knowledge about the questions that were asked, marks distribution, good attempts, and weightage given to each chapter of every section.

SBI Clerk prelims exam pattern 

A new pattern was introduced in the exam. Sectional time was provided for each of the three section. Let’s have a look in the exam pattern.

SECTIONNUMBER OF QUESTIONSTOTAL MARKSTIME
English Language 30 30 20
Numerical Ability 35 35 20
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20
Total 100 100 60

OVERALL GOOD ATTEMPTS:

The level of the exam overall was moderate. Please check the overall good attempts for Day 2 of the exam. Also kindly let us know how much you have attempted in the exam.

SectionNo. of QuestionsGood AttemptsLevel
English Language 30 17-19 Easy-Moderate
Quantitative Aptitude 35 18-22 Easy-Moderate
Reasoning ability 35 17-21 Easy-Moderate
Total 100 68-74 Moderate
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Also, check the good attempts for each shift.

SectionNo. of QuestionsGood Attempts(9 AM to 10 AM)Level(9 AM to 10 AM)Good Attempts(11:30 AM to 12:30 PM)Level (11:30 AM to 12:30 PM)Good Attempts(2 PM to 3 PM)Level (2 PM to 3 PM)Good Attempts (4:30 PM to 5:30 PM)Level (4:30 PM to 5:30 PM)
English Language 30 18-20 Easy-Moderate To be updated To be updated To be updated To be updated To be updated To be updated
Quantitative Aptitude 35 19-22 Easy-Moderate To be updated To be updated To be updated To be updated To be updated To be updated
Reasoning ability 35 17-20 Easy-Moderate To be updated To be updated To be updated To be updated To be updated To be updated

 

SECTION WISE ANALYSIS( with questions asked)

English Language (Easy-Moderate)

English section was easy. Students can take a sigh of relief as there were no surprises in the English section.Error detection questions were easy and there weren’t any changes in the instructions.  No questions of error detection were asked in the second slot of SBI Clerk Prelims.  The reading comprehension was based on

TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Reading Comprehension 7-10 Moderate
Phrase Replacement 5 Easy-Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement 5 Moderate
Error detection(Only in shift 1) 8 Easy-Moderate
Fillers 5 Easy
Sentence Correction(in shift 3) 5 Easy-Moderate
Spellings(in shift 2 and 3) 5 Easy
Total 30 Easy-Moderate

Numerical Ability (Easy-Moderate)

This section was comparatively easy and students who had practiced well are sure to fare well in this section. The number series asked were simple and the patterns were easily identifiable.  Around 7-8 questions of the simplification were very easy. It involved the usage of BODMAS rule. Data Interpretation(Pie chart /Line graph/Tabular-Missing values)was asked in the exam and the questions are based on arithmetic calculation. The miscellaneous word problems which involved topics like time and work, profit, and loss, SI and CI, Time speed and distance, partnership, average, etc were a little time-consuming.

TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
(Missing )Series(not asked in shift 4) 5 Easy
Data Interpretation 5 Moderate
Quadratic Equations 5 Easy-Moderate
Simplification 5/7/8/10 Easy-Moderate
Quantity 1- Quantity 2 Type (Avg, Pipe and Cistern, Train, Boat & Stream etc.) 5 Easy-Moderate
Miscellaneous 5/10/13/15 Moderate
Mensuration 2 Easy-Moderate
Approximation(Not asked in shift 1) 5 Easy-Moderate
Total 35 Easy-Moderate

Questions to be updated soon

Reasoning (Moderate)

This section was of moderate level and a little bit tricky. There were no questions of syllogism and inequalities.

 

Please let us know how your exam was in the comments section.

More questions will be updated soon.

All the best for your upcoming exam!!!!

 

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