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SBI PO Prelims Results 2016: Check Category & Section Wise Expected Cut Off Marks

Jul 14, 2016 18:18 IST

    SBI PO Prelims result 2016 has been scheduled to be announed on 18 July 2015 by the SBI on its offical site sbi.co.in. Along with SBI PO Prelims result 2016, State Bank will also issue the category wise and paper wise cut off marks of SBI PO Prelims Exam 2016.

    The Candidates who appeared for the SBI PO Exam 2016 will be able to check their result and eligibility for the SBI PO Main Exam 2016 towards the selection on 2200 posts of 2200 Probationary Officers.

    SBI had conducted the preliminary examination for the recruitment of Probationary officer (PO) post in July 2016 successfully. Bank will soon declare results for online Prelims exam. To qualify SBI PO Prelims 2016, one has to clear cutoff in each section individually as well as in overall paper.

    SBI PO Prelims 2016 Expected Cutoff- Category Wise

    As per our analysis and difficulty level of the examination, the following Cutoff marks are expected for different categories-

    General

    50-55

    OBC

    45-50

    SC

    38-43

    ST

    22-27

    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.

    SBI PO Prelims 2016 Expected Cutoff- Section Wise

    The prelims exam consisted of 100 questions comprises of 3 sections which includes Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language.

    Section

    Total Ques.

    Level of Difficulty

    Reasoning Ability

    35

    Moderate to Difficult

    Quantitative Aptitude

    35

    Moderate to Difficult

    English Language

    30

    Moderate

    Analysis of Examination: The overall difficulty level of the examination was Moderate. The Pattern of paper and level of difficulty was approx similar to the previous year.

    The section wise analysis details are as follows: 

    Quantitative Aptitude: As expected major number of questions are asked from Data Interpretation- Bar Graph and Table graph. The break up is as follows-

    Topic

    No. of Questions (35)

    Level

    Data Interpretation

    (Bar graph and Table graph)

    10

    Moderate

    Number Series

    5

     Difficult

    Approximation

    5

    Easy

    Quadratic Equation

    5

    Easy

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

    10

    Moderate to Difficult

    Reasoning: The difficulty level of for this section was Moderate to Difficult. 20 problems in 5 sets are based on Puzzle. No problems on Syllogism and Coding- Decoding was asked in this section.

    Topic

    No. of Questions (35)

    Level

    Inequalities

    5

    Easy

    Seating Arrangement

    5

    Difficult

    Puzzle (8 people work in different department & goes to different city)

    5

    Difficult

    Puzzle (8 people likes different colour)

    5

    Moderate

    Puzzle

    5

    Moderate

    Linear Puzzle

    5

    Difficult

    Blood relation+ Direction Sense etc.)

    2+3

    Easy

    English Language: The difficulty level of English section was Moderate as it was in previous year. This was a typical English language paper-

    Topic

    No. of Questions (30)

    Level

    Reading Comprehension

    10

     Moderate

    Cloze Test

    5

    Easy

    Parajumbles

    5

    Difficult

    Spotting error

    5

    Easy to Moderate

    Fill in the blanks

    5

    Easy

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