SBI PO Prelims Shift 2 Exam Analysis 2022, 17th December: Difficulty Level, Questions Asked

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Updated on: September 25th, 2023

The State Bank of India has conducted the SBI PO Prelims 2022 on 17th December 2022. Candidates who have appeared in shift 2, can find out the section’s difficulty level, and the number of good attempts. The SBI PO Exam Analysis 2022 will be in front of you after collecting the feedback of the aspirants.

The overall difficulty level of the paper will be moderate nevertheless, accurate analysis can be given on the examination day. In the SBI PO prelims 2022, the candidates need to attempt the English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, and Reasoning Ability. Aspirants can view the section-by-section difficulty level of the exam in the table provided for shift 2.

SBI PO Prelims Shift 2 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 2)

  • The overall level of the SBI PO Prelims was Easy to Moderate
  • The difficulty level of the English section was Easy to Moderate 
  • The difficulty level of the reasoning ability was Easy to Moderate

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis Youtube Session (Shift 2)

On 17th December 2022, there will be a live session on YouTube and candidates must join. The section-by-section breakdown and subjects covered in the SBI PO Prelims 2022 exam will be provided by our experts. You can also contact the professionals at this number, 9650052904, to give your review. The links to the sessions will be available here soon so you may join the SBI PO Prelims 2022 Exam Analysis by simply clicking on the links.

SBI PO Prelims Section-wise Exam Analysis

See the table below for shift 2 Reasoning, Quantitative, and English Language exam section-by-section analyses. To give you a thorough analysis of SBI PO Prelims 2022, the complexity and topic-by-topic weighting will be mentioned.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis – Reasoning Ability

These are the topics that will be covered in the SBI PO Prelims 2022 exam; however, the exact topics will be determined on 17th December 2022 after the feedback. The SBI PO 2022 prelims exam’s reasoning ability part was easy to moderate. 20 questions are asked from puzzle and seating arrangements. This section has outlined the topics covered in Shift 2.

Name of the topic

Shift 2

Puzzles & Seating Arrangements

Circular Arrangement – 5 Q (7ppl, Bi-directional)

Floor Based Puzzle – 5 Q (7ppl, 7 Profession)

Linear Arrangement – 5 Q (9ppl, Bi-directional)

Month and Date Based Puzzle – 5 Q (6ppl, 6 Cities)

Direction Sense 3 Q
Inequality 3 Q
Number Based Series  –
Coding-decoding  –
Blood Relations 3 Q
Meaningful Word  –
Odd One Out  –
Order & ranking  –
Pair word 1 Q
Word arrangement  1 Q
Syllogism 4 Q 
Alpha-numeric series  –
Word F/B  –
Coded Word   –
Miscellaneous  –

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis – Quantitative Aptitude

These topics will be covered in the SBI PO Prelims 2022 exam. The nature of the quantitative aptitude was moderate. The exact topics and their weightage has been listed here once the aspirants share their feedback. However, arithmetic can be focused on questions such as measurement, age-related, partnerships, profit and loss, boats and streams, and CI & SI.

Topic Name

Shift 2

Data Interpretation

DI Line Chart – 5 Q (Based on Girls & Boys Data)

DI Double Pie Chart – 5 Q (Percentage Based)

Quadratic equation  5 Q
Simplification  –

Arithmetic Questions

 15 Q
Wrong Number Series  –
Missing number series  5 Q

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis – English Language

The questions asked in the English Language section of the SBI PO Prelims Exam 2022 was easy to moderate. Reading comprehension is going to be a key factor. 

Name of the Topic

Shift 2

Reading Comprehension

8 Q (Online shopping website – AI to shortlist data)
Error spotting 5 Q
Fill in the blank 5 Q (Double Filler)
Phrase replacement  –
Word Swapping  –
Word Usage  –
Para jumble 5 Q
Idioms & Phrases  –
Sentence Correction  –
Word Replacement  –
Cloze Test  –
Sentence Rearrangement  –
Misspelt Error  –
Word rearrangement 5 Q
Misc. 2 Q

SBI PO Prelims Exam Difficulty Level 2022

This SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis will be very beneficial in giving you a better understanding of how SBI administers the exam for the selection of probationary officers.

Name of Section

Shift 2
English Language Easy to Moderate
Quantitative Aptitude Easy to Moderate
Reasoning Ability Easy to Moderate

SBI PO Prelims Exam Good Attempts – 17th December 2022

Candidates who are appearing for the SBI PO Prelims exam shift 2 on 17th December 2022 can check the good attempts to evaluate their own performance. Good Attempts are determined based on the average number of questions answered correctly in the exam and the degree of difficulty of the paper. We have listed the sectional attempts in the table below.

Name of Section

Shift 2
English Language 23-25
Reasoning Ability 26-27 
Numerical Ability 20-22

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