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SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam Analysis held in May 2016

The SBI had conducted the preliminary examination for the recruitment of Junior Agricultural Associates and Junior Associates in 3rd week of May successfully. The overall difficulty level of the examination was Easy to Moderate.

May 30, 2016 12:55 IST
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The SBI had conducted the preliminary examination for the recruitment of Junior Agricultural Associates and Junior Associates in 3rd week and 4th week of May successfully. The pre exam consist 100 questions comprises of 3 sections which includes Reasoning Ability, Numerical Ability and English Language.

Analysis of Examination: The overall difficulty level of the examination was Easy to Moderate.

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

Section

Total Ques.

Level of Difficulty

Reasoning Ability

35

Easy to Moderate

Numerical Ability

35

Moderate

English Language

30

Easy to Moderate

The section wise details are as follows:

Numerical Ability: It is noticed that no question on quadratic equation asked in this section.

Topic

No. of Questions (35)

Level

Simplification

10

Easy

Number Series

5

Moderate

Data Interpretation

5

Easy

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

15

Moderate

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

Topic

No. of Questions (35)

Level

Inequalities

5

Easy

Coding and Decoding

5

Moderate

Puzzle (Circular arrangement +Floor arrangement)

10

Moderate

Alphanumeric  Series

5

Easy

Miscellaneous (Blood relation, Ranking, Direction Sense etc.)

10

Moderate




English Language: The difficulty level of English section was Easy to moderate this time.

Topic

No. of Questions (30)

Level

Reading Comprehension(Story Based)

10

 Easy

Cloze Test (Story Based)

5

 Easy

Parajumbles

5

 Moderate

Spotting error

5

 Easy to Moderate

Spelling Mistakes

5

  Easy to Moderate

Expected Cutoff marks: - As per our analysis and difficulty level of the examination, the following Cutoff marks are expected for different category.

General

 45-50

OBC

42-47

SC

33-38

ST

25-30

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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