# SBI Clerk Mains Exam Analysis held on 25th and 26th June 2016

Jun 27, 2016 16:08 IST

The SBI had conducted the Mains examination for the recruitment of Junior Agricultural Associates and Junior Associates on 25th and 26th June 2016 successfully. The Main exam consist 190 questions comprises of 4 sections which includes General/Financial Awareness, General English, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability& Computer Aptitude.

Analysis of Examination: The Banking team of Jagranjosh.com has come up with comprehensive analysis of the question paper and the expected cut off for the examination.

Name to Test

Total Ques.

Level of Difficulty

Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude

50

Moderate to Difficult

General/Financial Awareness

50

Easy

General English

40

Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude

50

Moderate

The section wise details are as follows:

Quantitative Aptitude: The Level of difficulty was Moderate for this section.

Topic

No. of Questions (50)

Level of Difficulty

Approximation and Simplification

5

Easy

Number Series

5

Easy to Moderate

Data Interpretation

(Table Graph+ Line Graph)

10

Moderate

Miscellaneous (CI and SI, Time & Work, Problem on Age, Time and Distance, Profit & Loss, Ratio and Proportion)

20

Moderate

5

Easy

Data Sufficiency

5

Moderate

Good Attempt- 35+

Reasoning and Computer Ability: It is noticed that Syllogism was missing in the section.

Topic

No. of Questions (50)

Level of difficulty

Seating arrangement(Circular + Linear)

10

Moderate

Puzzle (Based on blood relation)

5

Difficult

Puzzle (Floor Position)

5

Moderate

Inequality

5

Easy

Input-Output

5

Moderate

Data Sufficiency

5

Moderate

Miscellaneous (Problems on Alphanumeric, Direction, Blood relation, Ranking etc.)

15

Easy

Computer

Good attempt - 35+

General English: The level of difficulty for English section was moderate this time.

Topic

No. of Questions (40)

Level

10

Moderate

5

Easy

Parajumble

5

Easy

Sentence Improvement

5

Easy

Cloze Test

10

East to Moderate

Fill in the Blanks (Double Fillers with one word which will suit both the blanks)

5

Moderate

Good Attempt - 30 to 35

General Awareness: This section was Easy. The majority of question asked from banking and current affairs in this section. This section also include some questions on Award, Govt. Scheme, Headquarter of banks, books and authors, Important days, International Organisation etc. It was scoring section. Good Attempt for this section is 35+.

General

140-145

OBC

132-137

SC

125-130

ST

118-123

Note: The candidates should note that the above cut offs may vary as it depends upon various factors hence, it is not possible to predict the exact cut off marks until SBI declared it on its website. The SBI will announce cut off marks, when the process of selection is over.

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