SBI Clerk Exam Analysis 2021 – Check Difficulty Level, Good Attempts, Section-wise Questions

SBI Clerk Exam Analysis 2021 – Check Difficulty Level, Good Attempts, Section-wise Questions

ByAkash Mishra  |  Updated on: Oct 1, 2021SBI Clerk Mains Result 2021 out at SBI official website along with Clerk mains scorecard. Candidates can check the exam date, syllabus, vacancy, eligibility, etc., for SBI Clerk 2021 exam recruitment here.
SBI Clerk Mains Result 2021 out at SBI official website along with Clerk mains scorecard. Candidates can check the exam date, syllabus, vacancy, eligibility, etc., for SBI Clerk 2021 exam recruitment here.
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SBI Clerk 2021 Exam Analysis

SBI Clerk mains exam analysis 2021 is shared here by our experts to unveil the difficulty level and type of questions asked from each section. SBI Clerk has conducted the exam in two different shifts on 01st October 2021. Candidates can check here the detailed SBI Clerk mains exam review 2021.

The analysis includes overall SBI Clerk mains exam difficulty level, section-wise difficulty level, topics asked in each subject, along with the number of questions asked from each topic, memory-based questions, expected cut off, good attempts, and more.

SBI Clerk Mains Exam Analysis 2021 Youtube Session

SBI Clerk 2021 Exam Analysis is shared by the BYJU'S Exam Prep experts after the successful condition of the exam. The detailed SBI Clerk exam analysis for both prelims and mains exam will be shared here for all shifts separately. SBI Clerk prelims 2021 exam is successfully conducted from 10th to 13th July 2021. The prelims exam is conducted in 4 different shifts for 3 days, however, only 2 shifts are scheduled for the last day.

SBI Clerk exam analysis discusses the difficulty level of the exams, along with the topic-wise questions asked, good attempts, and memory-based papers based on the feedback received by the aspirants appearing for the exam.

However, below you can check out the SBI Clerk previous year exam analysis for both prelims and mains examination. You can also download the SBI Clerk memory-based PDFs shared below to know the examination trends and difficulty level of the SBI Clerk exam.

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2021 Youtube Session

SBI Clerk Mains Exam Analysis 2021: Key Highlights

  • The overall difficulty level of the exam was Moderate & lengthy.
  • The sort of questions asked in the SBI Clerk Main Exam did not vary, and the general level of the exam was easy to moderate. 
  • The quantitative section was moderate to difficult but more of the questions were doable.

SBI Clerk Mains Quantitative Aptitude

  • The questions were doable.
  • The quantitative section was moderate to difficult.
  • No new changes were seen by the candidates.
Topic No. of Questions
Data Interpretation (3 DI Questions)20 Questions
Simplification3 Questions
Approximation2 Questions
Quadratic Equation (new pattern)2 Questions
Wrong Number Series4 Questions
Miscellaneous (Arithmetic)18 Questions
Total50

SBI Clerk Mains Reasoning Ability

  • In this section questions were doable.
  • As per the candidate's review, reasoning ability was easy to moderate.
  • Not a single question was asked from computer awareness.
TopicNo. of Questions
Puzzles & Sitting Arrangement

(6 people + 6 Floor + Numbering): 5 Questions

Circular: 5 Questions

Blood Relation3 Questions
Chinese Coding5 Questions
Direction Coded
4 Questions
Machine Input- Output
3 Questions
Logical 
12 Questions
Syllogism
5 Questions
Coded Inequality
5 Questions
Data Sufficiency
3 Questions
Total
50

SBI Clerk Mains English Language

  • The English section was also easy to moderate.
  • No new changes were encounter in the English language of shift-1.
TopicNo. of Questions
Reading Comprehension

New Zealand's bird Kiwi: 5 Questions

Employee Retention: 5 Questions

Para jumble (7 Sentences)5 Questions
Fill in the blanks1 blank 2 words in option (both fit)- 5 Questions
Spelling Error5 Questions
Antonym1 Question
Word Usage5 Questions
Sentence Rearrangement 5 Questions
Prefix4 Questions
Total40

SBI Clerk Mains General Awareness

  • Hemis Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Global Hunger Index
  • CREDAI- which Sector
  • Top Scheme- p
  • Nano Urea
  • IT Industry Mr. Shiv Nadai

To know more questions asked in SBI Clerk mains 2021 exam, download the memory-based question paper PDF asked in SBI Clerk mains on 1st October 2021 here.

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2021: Key Highlights

  1. Level of the exam - Easy-Moderate
  2. The sequence of exam sections - English Language, quant, Reasoning Ability
  3. Easiest and scoring section - Reasoning ability
  4. English Language Review -This section was easy among all. No changes were observed in this section.
  5. Reasoning Ability Review - This section was also doable and includes easy questions mostly from seating arrangement.
  6. Numerical Ability Review - This section was a bit calculative, maximum questions were asked on Simplification and arithmetic.
Day-wiseDifficulty Level
SBI Clerk Prelims 1st Day ExamEasy to Moderate
SBI Clerk Prelims 2nd Day ExamEasy
SBI Clerk Prelims 3rd Day ExamEasy
SBI Clerk Prelims 4th Day ExamModerate

SBI Clerk 2021 Shift-wise Analysis (Prelims/Mains)

SBI Clerk Mains 2021 Exam Analysis (Shift-wise)

01st October 2021: The SBI Clerk mains 2021 exam was conducted successfully in two different shifts. Check the detailed analysis here.

SBI Clerk Prelims 2021 Exam Analysis (Shift-wise)

10th July 2021: The first day of the SBI Clerk Prelims 2021 exam has been conducted successfully. Check the detailed analysis here.

11th July 2021: The second day of the SBI Clerk Prelims 2021 exam has been conducted successfully. Check the detailed analysis here.

12th July 2021: The third day of the SBI Clerk Prelims 2021 exam has been conducted successfully. Check the detailed analysis here.

13th July 2021: The last day of the SBI Clerk Prelims 2021 exam has been conducted successfully. Check the detailed analysis here.

SBI Clerk Previous Year's Exam Analysis

31st October 2020: SBI Clerk Mains 2020 exam has been conducted successfully. Check the detailed analysis here.

01st March 2020: The third and final day of SBI Clerk Prelims 2020 has been successfully conducted. Check the detailed analysis here.

29th February 2020: The second day of SBI Clerk Prelims 2020 has been successfully conducted. Check the detailed analysis here.

22nd February 2020: The first day of SBI Clerk Prelims 2020 has been successfully conducted. Check the detailed analysis here.

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Review 2021: Good Attempts

Check the overall good attempts of the SBI Clerk prelims exam in each section. Check the table below:

Section

Good Attempts

Numerical Ability

22-27 Questions

Reasoning Ability

24-29 Questions

English Language

22-26 Questions

Overall good attempts

76-84 Questions

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Review 2021: Reasoning Ability

(A) Check the topic wise analysis of the Reasoning section

Name of the topic

Number of questions

Topic Level Attempts

Puzzles & Seating Arrangement

15

Easy-Moderate

Syllogism

5

Easy-Moderate

Inequality

5

Easy

Distance & Direction

1Easy

Coding-Decoding

5Easy

Alphabet Series

4Easy-Moderate

Overall

35Easy-Moderate

(b) Details of topics asked in the Reasoning Ability Section:

Puzzles and Seating Arrangement: Following questions were asked from this segment:

1. Floor based

2. Two Linear Puzzle asked - 8 people sitting in a row and the other puzzle was six people facing north(ABCDEF) while Six facing south (PQRSTU) and Both facing each other.

Alphanumeric series - It was based on, numbers, alphabets, and symbols

Syllogism - Only, a few

Direction - It was easily doable

Inequality: It was very easy to solve

SBI Clerk Reasoning Ability Previous Year's Analysis

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Review 2021: Quantitative Aptitude

(A) Check the topic wise analysis of the Quant section

Name of the topic

Number of questions

Topic Level Attempts

Simplification

5-6

Easy

Number Series (Missing Number)

5

Easy

Data Interpretation (Bar Graph & Casellete)

10-11

Easy

Miscellaneous Questions

10Easy-Moderate

Overall

35Moderate

(b) Details of topics asked in Numerical Ability Section:

  1. Simplification: If you are well-versed with the concepts of BODMAS, squares, cubes, and square roots, attempting questions of this topic is very easy and less time-taking.
  2. Number Series - Missing number series was asked.
  3. Data Interpretation: A bar graph DI and Casellete was asked.
  4. Quadratic Equation - No Quadratic equation questions were asked.
  5. Miscellaneous Questions: Under this segment, compound interest, partnership, Time and Distance, etc.

SBI Clerk Quant Previous Year's Analysis

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Review 2021: English Language

(A) Check the topic wise analysis of the English section

Name of the topic

Number of questions

Topic Level Attempts

Reading Comprehension

5-7

Easy

Error Spotting

5

Easy

Phrase replacement

6

Easy

Word Exchange

5

Easy

Cloze test

7

Easy-Moderate

Overall

30

Easy

(b) Details of topics asked in the English language section:

  1. Reading Comprehension: The RC was based on Animal sounds that seem like human screams; Distress calls".
  2. Phrase Rearrangement: Easy
  3. Error Spotting - Old pattern error spotting was asked in which candidates needed to find the incorrect part of the sentence.
  4. Cloze test- The cloze test was based on good sleeping habits.

SBI Clerk English Language Previous Year's Analysis

SBI Clerk Mains Exam Analysis 31st Oct 2020: Key Highlights

SBI Clerk Mains 2020 exam was conducted on 31st October 2020 in two different shifts. Candidates preparing for SBI Clerk 2021 exam must go through the previous year exam analysis of SBI Clerk in order to know the detailed topics asked in the exam along with the difficulty level and good attempts.

Being aware of the previous year exam trends will help you strategize better for the SBI Clerk 2021 exam. Thus, now check out the highlights of SBI Clerk mains 2020 exam here.

Key Highlights of SBI Clerk Mains 2020 Exam

  1. Level of Exam - The level of difficulty was “moderate”.
  2. English Language section was scoring.
  3. The sequence of the exam- GA>English>Quant>Reasoning
  4. Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude and Data Interpretation & Analysis section were a bit difficult and lengthy.
  5. Banking/Economy/Financial Awareness is the moderate section among all.

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