Important Takeaways From SBI Clerk Prelims 2021 for Prelims 2022: Check important takeaways

By Amrit Gouda|Updated : February 2nd, 2022

SBI Clerk Prelim 2022 notification is expected in April. So interested candidates have roughly 3-4 months for the SBI Clerk Prelims exam preparation. This is the right time you should start your preparation in full swing to grab a job this year.

Students must be eager to know which questions they can expect for the exam based on the analysis of the previous year's prelim exam analysis. Let's discuss the important key takeaways from the previous years SBI Clerk Prelims exam that covers detailed topic-wise analysis and expected pattern paper for the SBI Clerk Prelims 2022 exam.

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Key Takeaways from SBI Clerk Prelims 2021

Below are a few points that will help you understand the overall level of the SBI Clerk Prelims exam that has been conducted from 10th to 13th July 2021.

What was the level of the exam?

The level of the exam was Easy-Moderate.

What was the level of the Reasoning Section?

The Reasoning Section was a bit challenging in terms of speed. It was Easy-Moderate. As most of the questions were asked from Puzzles and Seating arrangements. It was lengthy and a little time-consuming in some of the shifts.

What was the level of the Quantitative Aptitude Section?

As expected, it was doable and not very much time taking. Maximum questions were asked from the simplification and Arithmetic part. Although in some shifts Caselet based questions were asked which made it moderate. Overall it was doable.

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What Was the level for the English Language?

English was the easiest among all the sections. No new pattern questions were observed in this section. Questions based on different types of Reading comprehension, phrase replacement, word exchange, close test, etc were asked.

What will be the overall Good Attempts for SBI Clerk Prelims 2022?

Based on the inputs shared by the students who appeared for the SBI Clerk exam 2021and the SBI Clerk cut-off, we can conclude that:

SubjectsGood Attempts
Reasoning Section26-33
Quantitative Aptitude Section25-29
English Language23-26
Overall Attempts78-84

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SBI Clerk Prelims 2021 Exam Analysis (Shift-wise)

Quantitative Aptitude Section

Key Takeaways

1. Easy simplification questions were asked. Go through the basic calculation skills and BODMAS rule.
2. Missing number questions were asked. Practice this section regularly.
3. Bar graph DI and caselet can be expected.
4. In some shifts quadratic equation questions were not asked. But you should be prepared to avoid any mishaps in the exam hall.
5. Go through the basic miscellaneous chapters like average, partnership, interest, time-work, etc.

What can you expect in the Quantitative Aptitude Section for SBI Clerk 2022?

Based on the previous year's SBI Clerk exam analysis, we can presume that no changes will be introduced in the SBI Clerk 2022 in the Quant section. Students can expect the same exam pattern for the quantitative aptitude section. For better preparation and a good mindset before the exam, you can go through the SBI Clerk question paper of the previous year's exam. Although you may face the question on caselet, the overall level would be easy-moderate. Students just have to focus on their speed and accuracy. 

Name of the topicNumber of questions expected
Simplification10
Number series (Wrong/Missing)5
Quadratic Equation5
DI5
Arithmetic8-10
Caselet(In some shifts)4-5

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Reasoning Ability Section

Key Takeaways

1. Floor-based 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.

2. Easy questions were asked from the direction, inequality, and syllogism(Only, a few types) It was easily doable

3. Alphanumeric series was asked which was very easy. You only need to practice a lot at home to score full marks in this area.

What can you expect in the Reasoning Ability Section in SBI Clerk 2022?

In the upcoming SBI Clerk 2022 exam, we can presume the change in difficulty level but we can expect no change in the topic/Pattern of the questions.

Name of the topicNumber of questions expected
Puzzle and Seating Arrangement15
Syllogism
Inequality
Direction2-3 
Coding-Decoding
Alphanumeric Series
Miscellaneous3-4

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English Language Section

Key Takeaways

  1. Reading Comprehension: The RC was based on Animal sounds that seem like human screams; Distress calls".
  2. Easy questions were asked from phrase replacement.
  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.

What can you expect in English Language Section in SBI Clerk 2022?

Based on the previous year's analysis, one can expect the same exam pattern for the English section. No changes would be introduced in the English section. Students are advised to go through the basic grammar rules to solve the questions on error detection.

Name of the topicNumber of questions expected
Reading Comprehension (With Synonym/Antonym)10
Cloze test5
Error Detection3-4
Para Jumble/Sentence Rearrangement5
Fillers3-4
Word exchange2-3
Phrase replacement3-4

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This was all about What you can expect in the SBI Clerk Prelims exam 2022 based on the overall exam analysis of the SBI Clerk Prelims 2021 exam. Also, you can go through the shift-wise analysis of the SBI Clerk Prelims 2021 exam.

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Nikita Sharma
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FAQs

  • The overall level would be easy to moderate.

  • You can expect around 3-4 sets of puzzles including seating arrangement with around 15-20 questions.

  •  The ideal attempts in the quantitative aptitude section for SBI Clerk prelim 2022 should be around 25-30

  • You can expect around 7-10 arithmetic questions in the SBI Clerk Prelims 2022.

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