SBI Clerical Exam Analysis 2020

Shreya Sareen Updated On: 15 Jan, 2020 11:50 IST

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SBI Clerk 2020 Exam Analysis

The analysis of SBI Clerk 2020 exam will provide a peek at things such as the question types, the difficulty level of the exam and the minimum number of attempts which will help the candidates qualify for the next round of the selection process of SBI Clerk (Main) 2020.  

According to the feedback received from the candidates, the SBI Clerk (Main) examination for the year 2019 was moderately difficult. The SBI Clerk (Main) 2019 paper harboured a total of 190 questions and the maximum marks for the same was 200. Check out the following sections for detailed shift-wise paper analysis of SBI Clerk (Main) 2019 examination.

Shift-Wise Paper Analysis of SBI Clerk (Main) 2019

The analysis of SBI Clerk (Main) 2019 exam which was conducted on the first shift on August 10th, 2019 is given below:

Name of Section

Difficulty Level

Topics

Minimum Good Attempts

English Language

Moderate

  • Reading Comprehensions

  • Error Detection

  • Paragraph (Word Replacement)

  • One Word Substitutions

  • Fillers (Words,Para)

  • Inference-Based Questions

  • Idioms & Phrases

  • Antonyms & Synonyms

20 to 25

Financial Banking Awareness/ General Awareness

Moderate to Difficult

  • Arrangement (Blood Relations & Age)

  • Box-Based

  • Month-Based

  • Year-Based

33 to 40

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

Moderate to Difficult

  • Coding Inequality

  • Input-Output

  • Machine Input

  • Coding & Decoding (Vowel Consonant)

  • Puzzles (Seating/Linear Arrangements, Box-Based/ Month-Based Puzzles)

  • Statement (Assumption, Inference and Conclusion)

  • Coded Direction

32 and Above

Quantitative Aptitude

Moderate to Difficult

  • Bar Graph (Ratio & Percentage)

  • Data Interpretation (Table & Pie Chart)

  • Wrong Number Series

  • Arithmetic (Average, Profit & Loss, Allegations, Time & Work and Data Sufficiency)

  • Tabular (Books)

22 to 25

Given below is the SBI Clerk (Main) 2019 paper analysis for the second shift which was also conducted on the 10th of August 2019:

Name of Section

Difficulty Level

Topics

Minimum Good Attempts

English Language

Moderate

  • Reading Comprehensions

  • Error Detection

  • Paragraph (Word Replacement)

  • One Word Substitutions

  • Fillers (Words, Para)

  • Inference-Based Questions

  • Idioms & Phrases

  • Antonyms & Synonyms

20 to 25

Financial Banking Awareness/ General Awareness

Moderate to Difficult

N/A

33 to 40

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

Moderate to Difficult

  • Syllogisms

  • Puzzles (Seating Arrangement, Month-Based, Rectangular Inside & Outside, Hexagon)

  • Data Sufficiency

  • Statement (Assumption, Inference and Conclusion)

  • Geometry

  • Probability

32 and Above

Quantitative Aptitude

Moderate to Difficult

  • Bar Graph (Ratio & Percentage)

  • Data Interpretation (Bar Graphs, Bank Note Table, Caselete+Bar Graph)

  • Arithmetic (Average, Profit & Loss, Allegations, Time & Work and Data Sufficiency)

22 to 25

After qualifying the SBI Clerk  2020 exam, SBI will conduct the interview round/s. The candidates will be shortlisted for the vacant post on the basis of their performance in the entrance exam and interview rounds. An aggregate qualifying score will be calculated by the officials keeping in mind both the entrance exam scores and interview round scores.

SBI Clerk 2018 Exam Analysis

The SBI Clerk Mains examination was conducted on August 5, 2018, in two slots. The exam was conducted by State Bank of India (SBI) and students may now go through a detailed analysis of the same. The exam analysis will help students understand the difficulty level of the exam, the weightage given to the different topics in different sections and the topic-wise difficulty level.

Except for the English Language section, all other sections were available in both English and Hindi. Candidates had to answer a total of 190 questions within 160 minutes. For every incorrect answer, negative marking was applicable.

Overall Analysis of SBI Clerk 2018 (Mains) Examination

Section

No. of Questions

Marks

Good Attempts

Duration

Difficulty Level

General/Financial Awareness

50

50

30-35

35 minutes

Easy to Moderate

General English

40

40

22-27

35 minutes

Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

25-28

45 minutes

Moderate to Tough

Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude

50

60

21-25

45 minutes

Moderate to Tough

Total

190

200

115-125

160 minutes

Moderate to Tough

With inputs from Career Launcher

Disclaimer: We do not take responsibility for any decision that might be taken based on the information mentioned above

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