Exam Analysis

Detailed analysis of the questions asked of various subjects in the exam.

SBI Clerk 2019: Prelims Exam Analysis

This year, SBI Clerk Prelims Exam was Easy-Moderate level. SBI Clerk Prelims 2019 exam had 3 sections in the objective test of 100 marks:

Reasoning Ability

Numerical Ability

English Language

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis (Overall):

The level of the SBI Clerk exam can be considered as Easy. Here is the Analysis for SBI Clerk Prelims 2019.

Sections Good Attempts level
Reasoning 22-31 Easy
English Language 22-25 Easy
Quantitative Aptitude 28-33 Easy
Total 73-81 Easy

Exam Analysis: Reasoning Ability

This section had 35 questions. The overall section was easy. There were 4 sets of Puzzles and Seating Arrangement which are given below:-

An uncertain number of people (Single row)
Double Row Puzzle (10 people)
Circular Puzzle (8 people)
Arrangement Puzzle (7 people, buying something)

Reasoning ability questions were based on the following topics. 

Topics Number of Questions Level
Puzzle & Seating Arrangement 19 Easy-Moderate
Alphanumeric Symbol Series 5 Easy-Moderate
Directions 3 Easy-Moderate
Syllogism 4 Easy
Inequality 3 Easy 
Alphabet based 1 Easy
Total 35 Easy

Exam Analysis: Numerical Ability

A total of 35 questions were asked in the exam that was to be completed in 20 mins. Missing Number Series and Data Interpretation (DI) based on Bar Graph were asked in the first shift of SBI Clerk Pre exam 2019. To let you know, only 1 set of Data Interpretation questions has appeared in the exam.

Topics Number of Questions Level
Number Series (Missing) 5 Easy
Data Interpretation [Bar Graph (4 people, number of books, 2 years 2005-2006)] 5 Moderate
Quadratic Equations 5 Easy-Moderate
Simplification 10 Easy
Arithmetic 10 Easy 
Total 35 Easy-Moderate

Exam Analysis: English Language

A total of 30 questions were asked to be completed in 20 mins. English Language Section was of easy level. The topic for Reading Comprehension was Cloud Technology on which 3-4 questions were based on Synonyms and Antonyms. Even Error Detection Questions were easy to attempt and were based on Previous Years questions pattern.

Topics Number of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 08 Moderate
Para jumbles 05 Easy
Wrongly Spelt Word 05 Easy
Error Detection 07 Easy
Single Word Filler 05 Easy-Moderate
Total 30 Easy