SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2022: Detailed SBI PO Review, Difficulty Level, Good Attempts

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2022: Detailed SBI PO Review, Difficulty Level, Good Attempts

ByAkash Mishra  |  Updated on: Dec 20, 2022
SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2022: Detailed review of the questions asked, difficulty level, section-wise distribution, and good attempts in the exam. Prepare for the upcoming shifts by referring to the real-time SBI PO exam analysis 2022.
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The SBI PO exam analysis 2022 is important information that should be referred to before the candidates start their exam preparation. The exam analysis will not only give you a direct peek into the actual exam but also provide you with an instant analysis of your preparation. Our experts shared the SBI PO prelims exam analysis by considering the exam pattern, the previous year's question paper, and feedback received by the candidates. You will be able to get insights into the good attempts and essential segments of the syllabus. 

The SBI PO exam analysis gives a direct idea of the exam and what the candidates should expect from the upcoming examination. As the official notification is out now, the first step would be to check the SBI PO Prelims exam analysis, as this will be the first stage of the selection process. Candidates can check the detailed exam analysis for SBI PO ahead of time.

SBI PO Exam Analysis 2022

SBI PO 2022 exam analysis is shared for each shift here after the exam. The SBI PO exam process has been started and is one of the most-awaited opportunities for banking aspirants. It will be a tough one to crack. Therefore, candidates should be fully equipped with all the exam-related information. SBI PO prelims analysis is the best source of information. The SBI PO exam analysis is based on the feedback shared by the students who appeared for the exam.

Moreover, you can also check out the SBI PO exam analysis for previous years to know the actual exam structure and the difficulty level of the questions and topics asked previously. You can further check out the good attempts and memory-based PDFs shared by our exam experts for your effective exam preparation.

IBPS and SBI Course 2022

Important Links-

1. SBI PO Prelims 17th December 2022 Shift 1 Exam Analysis

2. SBI PO Prelims 17th December 2022 Shift 2 Exam Analysis

3. SBI PO Prelims Memory Based Paper 2022

4. SBI PO Expected Cut off

5. SBI PO Prelims 18th December 2022 Shift 1 Exam Analysis

6. SBI PO Prelims 18th December 2022 Shift 2 Exam Analysis

7. SBI PO Prelims 19th December 2022 Shift 1 Exam Analysis

8. SBI PO Prelims 19th December 2022 Shift 2 Exam Analysis

9.  SBI PO Prelims 19th December 2022 Shift 3 Exam Analysis

10. SBI PO Prelims 19th December 2022 Shift 4 Exam Analysis

11.  SBI PO Prelims 20th December 2022 Shift 1 Exam Analysis

12.  SBI PO Prelims 20th December 2022 Shift 2 Exam Analysis

13. SBI PO Prelims 20th December 2022 Shift 3 Exam Analysis

14. SBI PO Prelims 20th December 2022 Shift 4 Exam Analysis

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2022: Key Highlights

As per the previous year, the SBI PO Prelims exam analysis sequence of difficulty level was English< Quant<Reasoning. Candidates can check this year's difficulty level after the exam here.

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

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis Youtube Session (All Shifts) - 17th December 2022

The candidates must join the live session on Youtube which was streamed on 17th December 2022. Our experts have shared the section-wise breakdown and the asked topics in SBI PO Prelims 2022 exam. The links to the sessions are updated here, so you can directly click and join the SBI PO Prelims 2022 Exam Analysis.

The section-by-section breakdown and subjects covered in the SBI PO Prelims 2022 exam is provided by our experts. The links to the shift 2 analysis are available here, so you may join the SBI PO Prelims 2022 Exam Analysis by simply clicking on the links.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis Youtube Session (All Shifts) - 18th December 2022

Join our experts for a live discussion regarding the SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis for December 18th 2022 Shift 1. Click on the video link below to reach out to our faculty, who have been thoroughly discussing the analysis.

The SBI PO prelims youtube session for shift 2 is mentioned here. Candidates can check the live updates provided by our experts. Candidates can get a detailed analysis of good attempts, difficulty level, and questions asked in each section.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis Youtube Session (All Shifts) - 19th December 2022

Watch the SBI PO Prelims exam analysis 2022 and check section-wise questions asked in Shift 1 which was held on 19th December 2022. You can interact with the live YouTube video session of the SBI PO exam analysis 2022 for Shift 1 on 19th December 2022.

Candidates must watch the SBI PO exam analysis Shift 2 live YouTube session held on 19th December 2022. Get connected with our experts through the YouTube session's live chat to understand the section-wise SBI PO exam analysis of Shift 2 for all subjects.

Watch the SBI PO Prelims exam analysis 2022 and check section-wise questions asked in Shift 3 which was held on 19th December 2022.

Check out the SBI PO Prelims exam analysis 2022 and get a detailed overview of section-wise questions asked in Shift 4 which was held on 19th December 2022.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis Youtube Session (All Shifts) - 20th December 2022

Our experts have shared the section-wise breakdown and the asked topics in SBI PO Prelims 2022 exam held on 20th December 2022.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis: English Language

The English section has 30 questions, the most attempted section per the previous year's SBI PO exam analysis trends. Candidates can check the important topics after the exam.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2022 (Shift wise) - 17th December 2022

Name of the Topic

Shift 1

Shift 2

Reading Comprehension

RC - 9Q (food inflation due to pandemic and war)
(antonym, 1 filler, synonym)

8 Q (Online shopping website - AI to shortlist data)
Error spotting5 Q5 Q
Inference Based2 Q-
Fill in the Blank-5 Q (Double Filler)
True/False2 Q-
Word rearrangement- 5 Q

The difficulty level of SBI PO Prelims 2022 English Language was easy to moderate. There were a total of 30 questions on the test in English. For information on the English Language section, see the table below.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2022 (Shift wise) - 18th December 2022

Name of the Topic

Shift 1

Shift 2

Reading Comprehension

RC 8Q (airport 5G network)
ant- concede
Syn-hammering out
1Q- Filler, rest true/false and inference based)
8Q farmer-related government policies
Error spotting5Q3Q
Para jumble5Q5Q
Fill in the Blank2Q5Q (Double)
Sentence Improvement5Q2Q
Word rearrangement5Q5Q

The difficulty level of the English Language section in SBI PO Prelims exam was very easy.  There were 30 questions asked from the English Language section. Check the table below to get the number of questions asked from each topic in the exam.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2022 (Shift wise) - 19th December 2022

Name of the Topic

Shift 1

Shift 2

Shift 3

Shift 4

Reading Comprehension

RC- 8Q (boosting small-scale industries)

8Q8 Q (Company x Vaccine Development)8 Q (School XYZ Modern And Government School)
Error spotting5Q (basic type)5Q4 Q5 Q
Para jumble5Q (6 sentences)---
Fill in the Blank2Q---
Sentence Improvement4Q5Q5 Q5 Q
Word rearrangement5Q5Q-4 Q
Cloze Test-7Q6 Q5 Q

We have listed the topic-wise weightage and number of good attempts in the English section. You can check the topics in the SBI PO Prelims 2022 English Language.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2022 (Shift wise) - 20th December 2022

Name of the Topic

Shift 1

Shift 2

Shift 3

Shift 4

Reading Comprehension

RC - 9Q (People have less leisure time these days)

(Ant- corroboration, Syn- driven, 1 filler)

RC- 8 Q (Syn- Profound, Lean Ant - Body Structure Male/Female)RC- AI Software - 8Q (1 Filler)8 Q (Robotics Machine Learning)
Error spotting4 Q5 Q5 Q5 Q
Para jumble2Q5 Q (Genetic Human Beings ) 6 Statements6 Statements - 5 Q

5 Q

Fill in the Blank--- -
Sentence Improvement4 Q4 Q4 Q3 Q
Word rearrangement4 Q5 Q5 Words Highlighted - 5 Q3 Q
Cloze Test7 Q-3Q4 Q

SBI PO Exam Analysis: Quantitative Aptitude

The Quantitative section is the most difficult in the SBI PO exam as per the previous year's trends. Candidates who have exams in the upcoming shifts can check the topics from where questions are asked.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2022 (Shift wise) - 17th December 2022

Topic Name

Shift 1

Shift 2

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)

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

DI Double Pie Chart - 5 Q (Percentage Based)

Quadratic equation5 Q (easy) 5 Q
Simplification/Approximation5 Q (Approximation)-

Arithmetic Questions

11 Q 15 Q

In quantitative section, questions have been centered on profit and loss, boats and streams, age-related issues, partnerships, and CI & SI. Below is a list of the questions asked on 18th December 2022 in SBI PO prelims exam.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2022 (Shift wise) - 18th December 2022

Topic Name

Shift 1

Shift 2

Data Interpretation

bar chart - 6Q (Boy/Girls data)
Di - pie chart- 6Q
Pie chart(Sun/Mon cake sold)
DI - Table Chart((vanilla cakes, total cakes baked or unbaked)
Quadratic equation5Q  5Q 
Simplification/Approximation5Q 5Q 

Arithmetic Questions

12 Q14Q

There are 35 questions in the quant section of the SBI PO Prelims exam, each worth 1 mark. We have updated the table below after getting the reviews from the candidates who appeared in the SBI PO Prelims Exam.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2022 (Shift wise) - 19th December 2022

Topic Name

Shift 1

Shift 2

Shift 3

Shift 4

Data Interpretation

DI - Table+Line- video download - 5Q
DI - Table - men+women data - 5Q
DI - caselet - 5Q

DI - Table - (A, B, C, D Society data) - 5Q
Caselet - 5Q
Di - Line Chart - 5Q(Male+female teacher)

DI - Pie Chart - ABCDE % distribution - 6Q

DI - Bar Chart_ A,B,C 3 Companies Coils manufacturing - 6Q

DI - Double Pie - 5Q

DI - Bar Chart - 5Q

DI - Caselet - 5Q

Quadratic equation10Q6Q5 Q

5 Q

Simplification/Approximation

5Q

5Q (Approximation)-3-4 Q

Arithmetic Questions

5Q10Q11-13 Q9-10 Q

The Quantitative Aptitude of SBI PO prelims exam was moderate in nature. The number of questions asked from the topics has been listed below. 

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2022 (Shift wise) - 20th December 2022

Topic Name

Shift 1

Shift 2

Shift 3

Shift 4

Data Interpretation

DI - Piechart (A,B,C,D - 7200 Data) - 6Q

DI - Line + Table Chart - 6Q (Cloth Sold)

Caselet - 3Q

DI - Bar chart - 5 Q (difficult)
DI - Table chart - 5 Q
Caselet- 4 Q

DI - Pie Chart - 5Q

DI - Line Chart - 5Q

Caselet - 5Q

DI Missing DI - 4 School P,Q,R,S data % - 4Q 

DI Pie chart - P&L% based- 6 Q

Caselet - 5 Q

Quadratic equation5 Q5 Q5 Q5 Q
Simplification/Approximation5 Q5 Q5 Q9-10 Q

Arithmetic Questions

10Q10 Q10 Q

5 Q

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis: Reasoning Ability

The reasoning ability section is the lengthy section of the exam. Puzzles consume most of the time in this section. Check the topics from where most questions were asked in the exam from previous year's analysis to prepare well for the exam.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2022 (Shift wise) - 17th December 2022

Name of the topic

Shift 1

Shift 2

Puzzles & Seating Arrangements

Age-Based Puzzle (7ppl) 5qs
Double row arrangement (10ppl, mobile companies) 5qs
Designation based puzzle (5ppl, no. of pens) 5qs
Occasion-based puzzle (9ppl) 5qs

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)

Inequality5 Q3 Q
Coding-decoding5 Q-
Blood Relations3 Q3 Q

The SBI PO prelims, Reasoning Ability section can be moderate in nature. Puzzle and seating arrangement questions were also asked. Check out the table below for a detailed overview-

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2022 (Shift wise) - 18th December 2022

Name of the topic

Shift 1

Shift 2

Puzzles & Seating Arrangements

Floor puzzle (7ppl, 7 fruits) 5qs
Double row arrangement (14ppl) 5qs
Month and date based puzzle (3 months 2 dates + variables) 5qs
Linear arrangement (10ppl north facing) 5qs
Box based puzzle (5 boxes, no. of books) 5qs
Linear (9 ppl, north and south facing) 5qs
Age based puzzle (7ppl) 5qs
Day based puzzle (7ppl, 7 cities) 5qs
Linear uncertain 3qs
Inequality4Q4Q
Syllogism3Q3Q
Direction & Distance3Q3Q

There are 35 questions in the Reasoning Ability part of the SBI PO Prelims Shift 1 of 19th December 2022. Check the topic-wise questions asked in the exam from the table below.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2022 (Shift wise) - 19th December 2022

Name of the topic

Shift 1

Shift 2

Shift 3

Shift 4

Puzzles & Seating Arrangements

Circular arrangement 7ppl 5qs
Designation-based puzzle 7ppl 5qs
Month based +variable 5qs
Order and ranking 3qs
double row arrangement 5qs
Designation based puzzle (5ppl, no. of pens) 5qs
Linear arrangement (7ppl north-south facing) 5qs
Order and ranking 3qs
Month and Date puzzle (4 months 2 dates) 5qs
Age-based puzzle 5qs

Box Puzzle - 5 Q

Month and Date Based Puzzle + Cities - 5 Q

Uncertain Linear Arrangement - 5 Q

Linear Arrangement + Fruits Name - 5 Q

Month and Date based puzzle + Variable places 5qs

Tabular puzzle (7 ppl, 3 departments, and 7 countries) 5qs

Linear arrangement (north-south facing 7ppl) 5qs

Circular arrangement (9ppl inside facing) 5qs

Coding-decoding5Q

3Q

-

1 Q

Blood Relations3Q2Q3 Q

3 Q

Direction & Distance2Q2Q1 Q3 Q

The topic-wise breakdown of 20th December 2022 all shifts has been described here. Candidates can check out the tabulated data for detailed information.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2022 (Shift wise) - 20th December 2022

Name of the topic

Shift 1

Shift 2

Shift 3

Shift 4

Puzzles & Seating Arrangements

Linear Uncertain Arrangement - 3 Q

Linear 7ppl North And South Facing - 5 Q

Week-based + Cities - 5 Q

Year-based Puzzle - 5 Q

Month and date based (4 months and 2 dates + variables) - 5 Q

Flat & Floor (5 Floor 2 Flats) - 5 Q
Month Based (5 ppl + cities) - 5 Q

Double Row Arrangement (14ppl) - 5 Q
Tabular Puzzle (7ppl + Variable) - 5 Q

Circular Arrangement (6ppl + number of sheets) - 5 Q

Double Row Arrangement - 5 Q

Flat and Floor puzzle (3 floors 2 flats + Games) - 5 Q

Month and Date Based Puzzle (4 months 2 dates) 9ppl - 5 Q

Uncertain Linear (14ppl) - 3 Q

Ranking Based Puzzle - 5 Q

Linear arrangement (7ppl) North-South Facing - 5 Q

Floor Puzzle (5 ppl) + No. of Items - 5 Q

Month Based Puzzle (9ppl) - 5 Q

Coding-decoding3 Q1 Q

1 Q

5 Q

Blood Relations1Q-3 Q1 Q
Direction & Distance3 Q3 Q4 Q2 Q

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2022: Good Attempts

The number of good attempt is shared after the exam for all sections. Experts share the good attempt based on the difficulty level of the exam.

SBI PO Prelims Good Attempts 2022 (Shift wise) - 17th December 2022

Name of Section

Shift 1Shift 2
English Language22-2423-25
Reasoning Ability25-2726-27 
Quantitative Aptitude19-21 20-22

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. 

SBI PO Prelims Good Attempts 2022 (Shift wise) - 18th December 2022

Name of Section

Shift 1Shift 2
English Language24-2626-27
Reasoning Ability25-2723-25
Quantitative Aptitude22-2419-24

SBI PO Prelims exam analysis 2022 Shift 1 of 19th December 2022 additionally helps in comprehending good attempts for each section in order to achieve passing marks. A candidate should attempt the minimum number of questions to clear the SBI PO cutoff. Go through the table below to get the number of good attempts for each section.

SBI PO Prelims Good Attempts 2022 (Shift wise) - 19th December 2022

Name of Section

Shift 1Shift 2Shift 3Shift 4
English Language26-2724-2522-2526-28
Reasoning Ability25-27

25-26

25-26

26-29

Quantitative Aptitude20-2219-21 19-2118-20

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. 

SBI PO Prelims Good Attempts 2022 (Shift wise) - 20th December 2022

Name of Section

Shift 1Shift 2Shift 3Shift 4
English Language24-2624-2520-22

24-25

Reasoning Ability26-27 26-27

26-28

26-27
Quantitative Aptitude20-22 21-2321-23

21-23

Overall

70-75

 71-7567-7371-75

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2022: Difficulty Level

By evaluating the number of good attempts, the SBI PO exam's overall difficulty level can be categorized here. Here is 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. 

SBI PO Prelims Difficulty Level 2022 (Shift wise) - 17th December 2022

Name of Section

Shift 1Shift 2
English LanguageEasy to ModerateEasy to Moderate
Quantitative AptitudeEasy to ModerateEasy to Moderate
Reasoning AbilityEasy to ModerateEasy to Moderate

We are presenting the overall and section-by-section SBI PO exam analysis here to assist applicants in getting a sense of the exam format, level of difficulty, and successful attempts of the SBI PO prelims.

SBI PO Prelims Difficulty Level 2022 (Shift wise) - 18th December 2022

Name of Section

Shift 1Shift 2
English LanguageEasy to ModerateEasy to Moderate
Quantitative AptitudeEasy to ModerateModerate
Reasoning AbilityEasy to ModerateEasy to Moderate

 Students going to take the exam in the next shifts must understand the SBI PO all shifts difficulty level to be in a better state of mind and perform better in the exam hall.

SBI PO Prelims Difficulty Level 2022 (Shift wise) - 19th December 2022

Name of Section

Shift 1Shift 2Shift 3Shift 4
English LanguageEasyEasyEasy to ModerateEasy
Quantitative AptitudeModerateEasy to ModerateEasy to ModerateEasy to Moderate
Reasoning AbilityEasyEasy to ModerateEasy to ModerateEasy to Moderate

We are presenting the overall and section-by-section SBI PO exam analysis here to assist applicants in getting a sense of the exam format, level of difficulty, and successful attempts of the SBI PO prelims.

SBI PO Prelims Difficulty Level 2022 (Shift wise) - 20th December 2022

Name of Section

Shift 1Shift 2Shift 3Shift 4
English LanguageEasy to Moderate EasyEasy to ModerateEasy to Moderate
Quantitative AptitudeEasy to ModerateEasy to ModerateEasy to ModerateEasy to Moderate
Reasoning AbilityEasy to ModerateEasy to ModerateEasy to ModerateEasy to Moderate

SBI PO Previous Year Analysis

SBI PO Mains 2021 exam was successfully conducted all across the country on 02nd January 2022 for a duration of 3 hours and 30 minutes. The overall level of the SBI PO Mains 2021-22 exam was moderate to difficult.

SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis 2021

Candidates can check the detailed SBI PO Mains exam analysis 2021-22 to know the exam trends, pattern, syllabus, difficulty level, and types of questions in today's paper. This exam analysis of the SBI PO Mains exam is completely based on the feedback received by our experts from the candidates who appeared in the examination.

The SBI PO mains 2022 exam was conducted in a single shift. We are further providing SBI PO Mains section-wise analysis and the difficulty level for the students preparing to appear in the upcoming SBI PO exam. Also, the candidates who have already appeared for the exam can use these insights to analyze their performance.

Key Highlights of SBI PO Mains 2021 Exam

  • The sequence of SBI PO Mains 2021-22 was Reasoning>DI>GA>English.
  • English & GA section holds a moderate difficulty level.
  • The Quantitative Aptitude section was difficult and lengthy.
  • Also, the reasoning section was moderate and lengthy.
  • The descriptive paper was Moderate too.
  • The overall level of the SBI PO Mains exam was "Difficult".
  • Students managed to attempt 85+ questions overall.

SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis is shared here. Check here the section-wise SBI PO Mains exam analysis 2021-22 along with the difficulty level below:

SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis 2021: Quantitative Aptitude

The level of the questions asked in the Quantitative Aptitude section of SBI PO Mains was quite difficult. Let's check out the detailed topics asked in this section.

Topics Asked

Difficulty Level

Data Interpretation

Moderate and time-consuming

Simplification

Moderate to Difficult

Quadratic Equation

Difficult

Quantity comparison

Moderate to Difficult

SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis: Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude

The overall level of reasoning section was difficult. Let's check out the topic-wise breakup of the questions asked in the exam.

TopicNumber of Questions
Reverse syllogism3 Questions
Coding/ decoding is based
4 Questions
Circular arrangement concentric every 6 people (BR based )5 Questions
Linear arrangement (multiple of 3 )5 Questions
Months-based puzzle 8 people + variable5 Questions
Coded Inequality5 Questions
Ranking Based Puzzle5 Questions
Logical Reasoning -(COA, conclusion, mostly paragraph based )
8 Questions
Miscellaneous
5 Questions
Total
45

SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis 2021: English Language

The overall level of the English language section was moderate. Below is the topic-wise breakup of the questions asked in this section.

Topics Asked

Number of Questions & details of topics

Difficulty Level

Reading Comprehension

  • RC 1- Doable, which was based on Childcare Services (7 Questions
  • RC 2- Complicated (Women in the workplace) Milinda Gates (7 Questions)

Moderate

Cloze test

2 Questions

Moderate

Match the Column (Fillers Based)

4 questions

Easy to moderate

Phrasal Verbs (Replacement Antonyms)

5 Questions

Moderate

Error Detection

5 questions

Easy to moderate

SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis 2021: General/Financial Awareness Review

The general awareness section was also moderate in nature. Check out the details below:

Topics Asked

Details

Current Affairs

Current Affairs of the last 4-5 months were asked. 25-28 questions were asked from current affairs

Static GK

4-5 questions were asked from the static part.

Banking and Financial Awareness

A few questions were asked about Banking based current affairs.

Questions asked in SBI PO Mains Exam 2020:

  • Grofers name change
  • Ramsar sites 47?
  • Mitra textile park set up?
  • magnet Carlson, winner of the chess championship
  • FDI in the defense sector?

Most of the questions asked in the SBI PO Mains Exam 2021-2022 were from GK Tornado.

SBI PO Mains Descriptive Paper Writing

Essay: (200 words limit)

  • Privatizations of banks
  • Economy related
  • Gender stereotyping shouldn't be inculcated in kids

Letter: (150-word limit)

  • Write a letter to the manager for employee training.
  • Write a letter to the editor to spread awareness regarding sports
  • Write to HR to apply for a position

SBI PO Prelims 2021 Exam Analysis: Key Highlights

  • The SBI PO Prelims exam sequence was English>Quant>Reasoning.
  • The Reasoning Ability section was "Moderate to lengthy".
  • The Quantitative Aptitude section was of the "Moderate" level.
  • English Langauge section was of "Easy to Moderate" level.
  • The overall level of the SBI PO Prelims 2021 exam was "Moderate".

SBI PO Prelims 2021 Exam Analysis: English Language

Name of the topic

Topic Details

Reading Comprehension

10 Questions (Finance Based)
Para jumble

8 Questions (7 Statements)

Word Replacement

3 Questions

Idioms & Phrase

3 Questions

Grammar

3 Questions

Sentence Replacement

3 Questions

Total

30 Questions

SBI PO Pre 2021 Exam Analysis: Quantitative Aptitude

Topic Name

Topic Details

Data Interpretation

Bar DI- 5 Qs

Tabular DI- 5 Qs

Missing Number Series

5 Questions

Arithmetic Questions

5 Questions

Quadratic Equation

5 Questions

SBI PO Prelims 2021 Exam Analysis: Reasoning Ability

Name of the topic

Topic Details

Puzzles & Seating Arrangements

Puzzle Scheduling- 5 Questions

(2 DATES 4 months held a conference based)

Dual Row- 5 Questions (12 People 6 N 6 S)

Circular Arrangement - 5 Questions - (6 People + Fruits) FACING INSIDE

Direction 

2 Questions

Meaningful Word

1 Question 

Order & Ranking 

1 Question

Chinese Coding

5 Questions

Syllogism(only a few)

3 Questions

Blood Relation 

2 Questions

Alphanumeric Series

4 Questions

SBI PO Prelims Exam Review 2021: Good Attempts

Section

Number of Good Attempts

Quantitative Aptitude

20-22

Reasoning Ability

16-20

English Language

15-20

Overall

60+

SBI PO Prelims Exam Previous Year Analysis 

SBI PO Prelims Exam 4th January 2021SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 4th January 2021, Shift 1 
SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 4th January 2021, Shift 2
SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 4th January 2021, Shift 3 
Memory-Based Questions Asked in SBI PO Prelims 4th Jan 2021 
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SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 5th January 2021, Shift 2 
SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 5th January 2021, Shift 4 
SBI PO Prelims Exam 6th January 2021SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 6th January 2021, Shift 1 
SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 6th January 2021, Shift 2 
SBI PO Prelims Exam 29th January 2021SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 29th January 2021

Major Changes in Exam as Compared to Last Year

Let's discuss it year-wise & subject-wise. We will share the details of each subject for all three years i.e, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017 & 2016.

2016 vs 2017

Subject/year20162017

English Language

  • Level: Easy
  • Highlights: English was quite simple, with typical sentence rearrangements. The rest questions were easy.
  • Level: Easy to Moderate
  • Highlights: RC was of moderate level and not that easy.
  • Important Changes: There were no questions from Para jumbles or Fillers this year; the Cloze test was based on the new pattern this year.
Reasoning Ability
  • Level: Easy to Moderate
  • Highlights: Easiest and most scoring section.
  • Level: Easy to Moderate
  • Highlights: Maximum questions(23) were from puzzles and seating arrangements.
  • Important Changes: No major change in the exam pattern.
Quantitative Aptitude
  • Level: Easy
  • Highlights: Arithmetic questions were of a moderate level, and the rest was easy
  • Level: Easy to Moderate
  • Highlights: DI questions and Approx. questions were easiest. Instead of simplification questions, Quadratic Equ. were asked, and the rest paper was almost the same
  • Important Changes: No major change in the exam pattern

2018 vs 2019

Subject/Year20182019
English Language
  • Level: Moderate
  • Highlights: The pattern of the English Language got changed. There were questions from many new topics like Sentence Rearrangement, Matching the column, Finding the correct sentence, etc, in the different shifts.
  • Important Changes: Different topics were asked in different shifts.

*Sectional timing of 20 mins. was introduced.

  • Level: Easier than other subjects
  • Highlights: No major changes were observed in this section. Questions on topic like cloze test, RC, phrase replacement, and fillers were asked.
  • Important changes: Different topics were asked in different shifts.
Reasoning Ability
  • Level: Moderate
  • Highlights: Puzzles were of a different type. For example, the number of persons was not specified in the linear arrangement.
  • Important Changes: Syllogism was not asked this year.

*Sectional timing of 20 mins. was introduced

  • Level: Moderate
  • Highlights: The majority of the questions were asked from puzzles. Questions from the floor-based puzzle, triangle-based, box, and linear were asked.
  • Important Changes: Family-based tree puzzle in blood relation was asked.
Quantitative Aptitude
  • Level: Moderate
  • Highlights: Data sufficiency and Quantity based questions were asked.
  • Important Changes: Wrong number series and quantity-based questions were asked in the prelims exam.

*Sectional timing of 20 mins. was introduced

  • Level: Moderate
  • Highlights: It was the trickiest of all. Questions on Caselet were also asked. There were questions from the quadratic equation as well.
  • Important Changes: Wrong number series and quantity-based questions were asked in the prelims exam

2019 vs 2020

Subject/Year20192020
English Language
  • Level: Easier than other subjects
  • Highlights: No major changes were observed in this section. Questions like cloze test, RC, phrase replacement, and fillers were asked.
  • Important changes: Different topics were asked in different shifts.
  • Level: Easier than other subjects
  • Highlights: No major changes were observed in this section. Questions like matching the columns, RC, phrase replacement, and error spotting were asked.
  • Important changes: Different topics were asked in different shifts.
Reasoning Ability
  • Level: Moderate
  • Highlights: The majority of the questions were asked from puzzles. Questions from the floor-based puzzle, triangle-based, box, and linear were asked.
  • Important Changes: Family-based tree puzzle in blood relation was asked.
  • Level: Moderate and lengthy
  • Highlights: The majority of the questions were asked from puzzles & coding-decoding. Questions from the floor-based puzzle, triangle-based, box, and linear were asked.
  • Important Changes: A total of 5 puzzles were asked based on Floor based arrangement, Month and date-based arrangement, Circular arrangement, Tabular arrangement, and Linear arrangement.
Quantitative Aptitude
  • Level: Moderate
  • Highlights: It was the trickiest of all. Questions on Caselet were also asked. There were questions from the quadratic equation as well.
  • Important Changes: Wrong number series and quantity-based questions were asked in the prelims exam
  • Level: Moderate to Difficult
  • Highlights: Maximum questions were asked from data interpretation and arithmetic. There were questions from the quadratic equation as well.
  • Important Changes: Wrong number series was easy.

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This was all about the exam analysis of the SBI PO Prelims 2021 exam held on 20th, 21st & 27th November 2021. Use these insights to prepare better for the upcoming SBI PO exam.

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  • SBI PO exam analysis is the real-time, detailed review of the SBI PO exam held across the country. Candidates can get complete information related to the exam, like the type of questions, difficulty level, exam pattern, etc., through the SBI PO exam analysis 2022.

  • Detailed SBI PO Prelims 2022 Exam Analysis is shared here by our experts, including topic-wise questions, section-wise difficulty level, good attempts, memory-based questions, and more.

  • The difficulty level of the exam was moderate, as per the previous year's SBI PO exam analysis. However, the candidates can expect the SBI PO exam 2022 to be moderately difficult.

  • A good attempt in SBI PO is decided based on the number of questions attempted by the maximum candidates with accuracy.

  • The overall difficulty level of the recent SBI PO exam was moderate. The candidates should not depend on the exam review but on preparing for all challenges. SBI can surprise you with a different pattern or higher difficulty anytime.

  • A total of three sections are asked in the SBI PO Prelims exam, which is as follows:

    • English Language
    • Numerical Ability
    • Reasoning Ability

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