SBI PO Prelims Shift 1 Exam Analysis 2022, 17th December: Difficulty Level, Questions Asked

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Updated on: September 25th, 2023

For thousands of prospective bankers, SBI successfully conducted the SBI PO prelims on 17th December 2022. Candidates who will appear on the day of the exam or in a future exam period must be curious about the difficulty level of the SBI PO 2022 Exam. Our experts have taken the feedback of the students leaving the exam room in order to give you a thorough analysis of the SBI PO Prelims exam on the 17th of December 2022. The whole SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis for Shifts 1 has been updated on this page.

SBI PO Prelims Shift 1 Exam Analysis 2022,  17th December: Difficulty Level, Questions Asked

SBI PO Prelims Shift Timings 2022 – 17th December 2022

The SBI PO Prelims Exam will be held on the 17th, 18th, 19th, and 20th of December 2022. The SBI PO Prelims 2022 reporting timings are listed below. The reporting time, exam start time, and exam end time for each shift are all listed below.

Event Shift 1 Shift 2 Shift 3 Shift 4
Reporting Time 8:00 AM 10:30 AM 1:00 PM 3:30 PM
Exam Start Time 9:00 AM 11:30 AM 2:00 PM 4:30 PM
Exam End Time 10:00 AM 12:30 PM 3:00 PM 5:30 PM

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis Key Highlights (Shift 1)

  • The overall level of the SBI PO Prelims was easy to moderate.
  • The difficulty level of the English section easy.
  • The difficulty level of the reasoning ability easy to moderate.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis Youtube Session (All Shifts)

The candidates must join the live session on Youtube which will be streamed on 17th December 2022. Our experts will be sharing the section-wise breakdown and the asked topics in SBI PO Prelims 2022 exam. You can also share your review by contacting the experts on this number 9650052904. The links to the sessions will be updated here soon so you can directly click and join the SBI PO Prelims 2022 Exam Analysis.


SBI PO Prelims Section-wise Exam Analysis

Check out the below table for the section-wise exam analysis of Reasoning, Quantitative, and English Language for shift 1. The difficulty & topic-wise weightage has been mentioned to give you a detailed analysis of SBI PO Prelims 2022.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis – Reasoning Ability

The candidates can check these topics in the SBI PO Prelims 2022 exam. The accurate topics have been discussed on D-Day after the reviews of aspirants. The Reasoning Ability section was easy to moderate in the SBI PO 2022 prelims exam. You can see the questions from puzzle and seating arrangements. The topic-wise breakdown of 17th December 2022 Shift 1 has been described here.

Name of the topic

Shift 1

Puzzles & Seating Arrangements

Age Based Puzzle (base year 2022, 7ppl) 5qs
Double row arrangement (10ppl, mobile companies) 5qs
Designation based puzzle (5ppl, no. of pens) 5qs
Occasion based puzzle (9ppl) 5qs
Direction Sense  
Inequality 5 Q
Number Based Series  
Coding-decoding 5 Q
Blood Relations 3 Q
Meaningful Word 1 Q
Pair word (REVOLUTION) 1qs

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis – Quantitative Aptitude

The aspirants can check the topics in the SBI PO Prelims 2022 exam. The Quantitative Aptitude was moderate in nature. The number of questions asked from the topics has been listed below. However, arithmetic questions was centered on profit and loss, boats and streams, measurements, age-related issues, partnerships, and CI & SI. 

Topic Name

Shift 1

Data Interpretation

Line Graph-6 Q (Based on quantity stored in warehouses P, Q), Caselet DI- 4 Q Tabular DI-5 Q, based on (adult males & female and children)
Quadratic equation 5 Q (easy)
Simplification/Approximation 5 Q (Approximation)

Arithmetic Questions

11 Q

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis – English Language

We have listed the topic-wise weightage and number of good attempts in the English section. The name of topics has been updated here after the completion of each shift. You can check the topics in the SBI PO Prelims 2022 English Language.

Name of the Topic

Shift 1

Reading Comprehension

RC – 9Q (food inflation due to pandemic and war)
(antonym, 1 filler, synonym)
Error spotting 5 Q
Inference Based 2 Q
True/False 2 Q
Fill in the blank  
Phrase replacement  
Para jumble  
Sentence Correction  
Sentence Improvement 4 Q
Cloze Test  
Sentence Rearrangement 3 Q

SBI PO Prelims Exam Difficulty Level 2022

This article depicts the SBI PO Exam Analysis, section-wise difficulty levels, You can get the idea by the sectional good attempts that you made to qualify for the SBI PO Main exam. This SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis is very beneficial in giving you a better understanding of how SBI administers the exam for the selection of probationary officers.

Name of Section

Shift 1
English Language Easy to Moderate
Quantitative Aptitude Easy to Moderate
Reasoning Ability Easy to Moderate

SBI PO Prelims Exam Good Attempts – 17th December 2022

By evaluating the number of good attempts, the SBI PO exam’s overall difficulty level can be categorized here. Here are the total good attempts, the difficulty level for each part, and the good attempts that were anticipated based on the reviews of aspirants for the SBI PO Prelims Exam 2022. 

Name of Section

Shift 1
English Language 22-24
Reasoning Ability 25-27
Numerical Ability 19-21 

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