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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

    Quadratic Equation

    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

     

    No question asked

    Good attempt - 35+

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

    Topic

    No. of Questions (40)

    Level

    Reading Comprehension(Lengthy)

    10

     Moderate

    Reading Comprehension

    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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