SBI Clerk Exam Analysis 2019

SBI Clerk Exam Analysis for Prelims 22 & 23 June 2019 | Questions Asked

SBI Clerk Exam Analysis 2019
SBI Clerk Exam Analysis 2019

The State Bank of India (SBI) Prelims examination was successfully completed on June 23, 2019. The SBI Clerk Prelims exam was conducted on June 23, 2019. The SBI Board conducted the prelims examination in four shifts- 2 in the morning and 2 in the evening. There were a large number of candidates who appeared for the SBI Clerk exam. As the examination is completed successfully, we have compiled the feedback shared by candidates and prepared a detailed SBI Clerk Exam Analysis. Candidates who will be appearing for the SBI Clerk exam in the upcoming days are suggested to go through the analysis provided here and prepare accordingly.

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern

The SBI Clerk Prelims exam consists of a total of 100 Objective type questions were asked which needed to be answered in 60 minutes. There are 3 sections and each section was given 20 minutes duration. Except for the English Language, all the sections were available in English and Hindi. There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer given by the candidate. 

SBI Clerk Exam Analysis for Prelims 2019

Here we have tabulated the overall exam analysis of both the days. Candidates can go through the description and know about the difficulty level of the exam. 

Sections Good Attempts Time
English Language 21-24 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 20-32 20 minutes
Numerical Ability 27-32 20 minutes
TOTAL 72-80 60 minutes

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis of Numerical Ability Section

According to the SBI Clerk exam pattern, the numerical ability section consists of 35 marks for 35 questions. Based on the candidate’s feedback, the SBI Clerk Prelims exam was between easy and moderate difficulty level. With proper practice, it is easier to attempt these questions. Missing Number Series and Data interpretation (DI) based on Bar Graph were asked in the first shift of SBI Clerk Pre exam 2019. Also, only 1 set of Data Interpretation questions has appeared in the exam. 

The Numerical Ability mainly included the below topics:

Topic No. of Questions Level
Number Series (Missing) 05 Easy
Data Interpretation [Bar Graph (4 people, number of books, 2 years 2005-2006)] 05 Moderate
Quadratic Equations 05 Easy-Moderate
Simplification 10 Easy
Arithmetic 10 Easy-Moderate
Total 35 Easy-Moderate

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis of Reasoning Ability Section

The Reasoning section also involves the same number of questions and marks similar to numerical ability. The Reasoning Ability was found easier by most of the candidates who appeared for the exam. Other than puzzles, questions based on other topics could be attempted easily.

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)

The Reasoning Ability mainly included the below topics:

Topic No. of Questions Level
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 19 Easy-Moderate
 Alphanumeric Symbol Series 05 Easy-Moderate
Direction Sense 03 Easy-Moderate
Syllogism 04 Easy
Inequality 03 Easy
Alphabet Based 01 Easy
Total 35 Easy

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis of English Language

According to the exam pattern, the English section involves 30 questions for 30 marks. 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.

The English Language mainly included the below topics:

Topic No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension  08 Moderate
Parajumbles 05 Easy
Wrongly Spelt Word 05 Easy
Error Detection 07 Easy
 Single-word Filler 05 Easy-Moderate
Total 30 Easy

Thus, candidates can go through this analysis and know the type of questions which can be asked in the exam. Start preparing for the Mains exam with a wide range of SBI Clerk Mains Books available online.

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