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SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2020 (1 March & 22-29 Feb-All Shifts): Questions Asked, Difficulty Level

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis & Review 2020 is shared here for all days and all shifts. Check here the detailed analysis and review of the SBI Clerk Prelims 2020 exam held on 22nd February, 29th February and 1st March 2020. Know questions asked and their difficulty level. 

Mar 2, 2020 10:31 IST
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SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2020
SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2020

SBI Clerk Exam Analysis 2020: Here we have shared the detailed section-wise exam analysis and review of the SBI Clerk Prelims 2020 exam held in Shift 1/2/3/4 on 22nd February, 29th  February and 1st March 2020. Candidates who are yet to appear for the SBI Clerk 2020 Prelims exam can have a look at the given SBI Clerk Exam Analysis and know the type of questions asked in the exam along with their difficulty level.  Candidates who are able to qualify this exam will be later called for the SBI Clerk Mains 2020 exam. However, the marks of preliminary exam will not be counted for the final merit list.

The State Bank of India (SBI) conducted the SBI Clerk Prelims exam online in objective MCQ format. In SBI Clerk Prelims exam, candidates were 100 multiple choice questions from three sections. Candidates are needed to attempt each section in a duration of 20 minutes. As per the feedback shared by the candidates, the overall difficulty level of the SBI Clerk exam was ‘Easy to Moderate’ Level. Candidates found the Numerical Ability section the most time-taking section. However, candidates were able to attempt around 75-80 questions on an average.

Let’s have a look at the type of questions asked in the SBI Clerk Exam 2020, their difficulty level and the number of good attempts:

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2020 (1 March 2020)

We have shared here the exam analysis and review of the SBI Clerk Prelims exam held on 1st March 2020 in four different shifts:

Sections

Questions Asked

Difficulty Level

Good Attempts

English Language

(30 MCQs)

Reading Comprehension, Fillers, Cloze Test, Error Detection, Para-Jumbles, Antonym-Synonym

Easy to Moderate

 

23-26

Reasoning Ability

(35 MCQs)

Alphanumeric series, Puzzles, Syllogism, Coding-Decoding, Direction, Blood Relations, Inequality, Others

Easy to Moderate

24-29

Numerical Ability

(35 MCQs)

Number Series, Data Interpretation, Ratio & Proportion, Percentage, Profit & Loss, Time & Distance, Time & Work, Mensuration, Quadratic, Approximation, Simplification 

Easy to Moderate

 

22-28

Total

100

Easy to Moderate

77-83

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2020 (29 February 2020)

Have a look at the complete analysis and review of the SBI Clerk Prelims exam held on 29th February and check the section-wise analysis of the exam below:

Sections

Questions Asked

Difficulty Level

Good Attempts

English Language

(30 MCQs)

Reading Comprehension, Fillers, Error Detection, Spotting Errors, Cloze Test

Easy

 

21-23

Reasoning Ability

(35 MCQs)

Puzzles, Alphanumeric series, Direction, Syllogism, Coding-Decoding, Blood Relations, Inequality, Others

Easy to Moderate

25-30

Numerical Ability

(35 MCQs)

Data Interpretation, Number Series, Quadratic Equation, Approximation, Simplification, Ratio & Proportion, Percentage, Profit & Loss, Time & Distance, Time & Work, Mensuration

Easy to Moderate

 

20-26

Total

100

Easy to Moderate

76-82

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2020 (22 February)

Sections

Questions Asked

Difficulty Level

Good Attempts

Reasoning Ability

(35 MCQs)

Puzzles, Syllogism, Alphanumeric series, Direction Sense, Coding-Decoding, Blood Relations, Others

Easy to Moderate

26-30

Numerical Ability

(35 MCQs)

Number Series, Data Interpretation, Approximation, Quadratic Equation, Ratio & Proportion, Percentage, Profit & Loss, Time & Distance, Time & Work, Mensuration

Moderate

 

20-23

English Language

(30 MCQs)

Reading Comprehension, Fill in Blanks, Cloze Test, Spotting Errors

Easy to Moderate

 

22 to 24

Total

100

Easy to Moderate

75-80

Section-wise SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2020 (22 Feb, 29 Feb & 1 March - All Shifts)

English Language: Questions asked in English Language section were from Reading Comprehension, Fill in the Blanks, Cloze Test, Sentence Rearrangement and others. The difficulty level of this section was 'Easy to Moderate. 

Topic

Questions

Level of Difficulty

Reading Comprehension

10

Easy-Moderate

Fillers - Doubles/Singles

5

Easy

Spelling Error/Cloze Test

5

Easy

Error Detection

5

Easy

Sentence Rearrangement

5

Easy

Total

30

Easy-Moderate

Numerical Ability: In this section, the questions were asked from number series, simplification, data interpretation, quadratic and arithmetic. In the arithmetic section, questions were asked from Percentage, Profit & Loss, SI & CI, Age problem, Discount, Speed, Distance & Time, and others. the difficulty level of this section was 'Easy to Moderate'.

Topic

Questions

Level of Difficulty

Number Series -Missing/Wrong

5

Easy

Simplification

10

Easy

Data Interpretation - Line Graph/Bar Graph/Tabular

5

Easy-Moderate

Quadratic

5

Easy

Arithmetic

10

Easy

Total

35

Easy-Moderate

Reasoning Ability: Questions asked in this section were from Puzzles, coding-decoding, syllogism, blood relation, alphanumeric series, inequality and miscellaneous. The difficulty level of Reasoning Ability section was 'Easy-Moderate'. Candidates were able to attempt around 27-30 questions.

Topic

Questions

Level of Difficulty

Puzzle - Box Based/Circle based/Linear Arrangement/Square-based

5

Easy-Moderate

Puzzle -  Day Based/Month based/Uncertain

5

Easy-Moderate

Puzzle- Row Based/Seating Arrangement

5

Easy

Coding-Decoding

5

Easy

Order Ranking/Blood Relation

3

Easy

Syllogism/Inequality

5

Easy

Alphanumeric Series

5

Easy

Misc

2

Easy

Total

35

Easy-moderate

SBI Clerk Prelims 2020 FAQs

Q. What happens after the SBI Clerk Prelims 2020 exam?

A. Candidates who are able to qualify the Prelims exam will then be called for SBI Clerk Mains 2020 exam. 

Q. What are the number of good attempts for SBI Clerk Prelims 2020?

A. Candidates were able to attempt around 75 to 80 questions in the preliminary exam.

Q. How many shifts are organised for the SBI Clerk 2020 exam?

A. The SBI Clerk Prelims exam is held in four different shifts  - Two in Morning and Two in Evening.

Q. Is SBI Clerk Prelims exam held offline?

A. No, SBI Clerk Prelims exam is only held online on the computer.

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