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

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

ByAkash Mishra  |  Updated on: Sep 26, 2022
SBI PO Exam Analysis: Detailed review of the questions asked, level of difficulty, paper pattern and good attempts in SBI PO exam. Prepare for the upcoming exam by referring to the real-time SBI PO Prelims & Mains exam analysis 2022.
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The SBI PO exam analysis 2022 is important information that should be referred to even before the candidates start with 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 exam analysis by taking into consideration the exam pattern, the previous year 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 also what should the candidates expect from the upcoming examination. As the official notification is out now, the first step right now 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.

SBI PO Exam Analysis 2022

The SBI PO 2022 recruitment has been released and being one of the most-awaited opportunities of the year, it is going to be a tough one to crack. Therefore, candidates should be fully equipped with all the exam-related information. SBI PO exam analysis can prove to be the best source of information to start with. The SBI PO exam review is based on the feedback shared by the students who appeared for the exam.

Moreover, you can also check out the SBI PO previous year exam analysis to know the actual exam structure along with 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.

SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis 2022

Candidates can check here the detailed SBI PO Mains exam analysis 2022 as well as previous year comparisons to check the trends being followed by SBI. The detailed section-wise SBI PO Mains exam review 2022 includes the topics asked along with difficulty level, good attempts, no. of questions, memory-based PDF, and more.

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SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis 2021-22

SBI PO Mains 2021-22 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.

Candidates can check here the detailed SBI PO Mains exam analysis 2021-22 to know the exam trends, pattern, syllabus, difficulty level, and types of questions asked 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 along with 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 in order to analyze your performance.

Key Highlights of SBI PO Mains 2021-22 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 overall 85+ questions.

SBI PO Mains Section-wise Exam Analysis 2021-22

Check here the section-wise SBI PO Mains exam analysis 2021-22 along with the difficulty level below:

SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis 2021-22: 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 

Number of Questions and Topic Details

Difficulty Level

Data Interpretation

  • DI (SI, CI-based table-based )- 4 Questions
    bar graph
  • 2 organizations A and B (HR, Marketing, Finance)- 4 Questions
  • Caselet DI- 4 Questions
  • Tabular DI- 4 Questions

Moderate and time-consuming

Simplification

1 Question

Moderate to Difficult

Quadratic Equation

 2 Questions (roots-based)

Difficult

Quantity comparison

5 Questions (time and work, SI, Equation based)

Moderate to Difficult

SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis 2021-22: 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 lsn based
4 Questions
Cicular arrangement concentric each 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 2021-22: 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 2021-22: 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

 Few questions were asked from Banking based current affairs.

Questions asked in SBI PO Mains Exam 2020-21:

  • Grofers name change
  • Ramsar sites 47?
  • Mitra textile park set up?
  • magnet Carlson winner 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)

  1. Privatizations of banks
  2. Economy related
  3. Gender stereotyping shouldn't be inculcated in kids

Letter: (150-word limit)

  1. Write a letter to the manager for employee training.
  2. Write a letter to the editor for spreading awareness regarding sports
  3. Write to HR to apply for a position

SBI PO Prelims 2021 Exam Analysis: Key Highlights

  • The sequence of the SBI PO Prelims exam 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 Shift-wise Analysis

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis YouTube Session: 21st November 2021

20th November 2021: Check here the first-day detailed shift-wise SBI PO prelims 2021 exam analysis here.

21st November 2021: Check here the second-day detailed shift-wise SBI PO prelims 2021 exam analysis here.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis YouTube Session: 21st November 20

SBI PO Previous Year Exam Analysis

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

Major Changes in Exam as Compared to Last Year

Let's discuss it year-wise & subject-wise. We will be sharing 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 rearrangement. Rest questions were easy.
  • Level: Easy to Moderate
  • Highlights: RC was of the moderate level and not that easy.
  • Important Changes: There were no questions from Para jumbles or Fillers this year, 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, 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, Match 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 the topic like cloze test, RC, phrase replacement,  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, in the linear arrangement, the number of persons was not specified.
  • Important Changes: Syllogism was not asked this year.

*Sectional timing of 20 mins. was introduced

  • Level: Moderate
  • Highlights: Majority of the questions were asked from puzzles. Questions from the floor-based puzzle, triangle-based, box, 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, 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, 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 on the topic like cloze test, RC, phrase replacement,  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 on the topic like match the columns, RC, phrase replacement, error spotting were asked.
  • Important changes:  Different topics were asked in different shifts.
Reasoning Ability
  • Level: Moderate
  • Highlights: Majority of the questions were asked from puzzles. Questions from the floor-based puzzle, triangle-based, box, linear were asked.
  • Important Changes: Family-based tree puzzle in blood relation was asked.
  • Level: Moderate and lengthy
  • Highlights: Majority of the questions were asked from puzzles & coding-decoding. Questions from the floor-based puzzle, triangle-based, box, linear were asked.
  • Important Changes: 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, 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.

SBI PO Memory Based Paper PDF 2021

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.

Good Luck!

SBI PO Exam Analysis FAQs

  • 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 Mains exam analysis for 2021-22 is shared here by our experts including topic-wise questions asked, section-wise difficulty level, good attempts, memory-based questions, and more.

  • The difficulty level of the SBI PO exam is moderate. 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 level. The candidates should not totally depend on the exam review but focus on preparing for all kinds of 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 are as follows:

    • English Language
    • Numerical Ability
    • Reasoning Ability

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