SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis 2019 20th July: Review, Difficulty Level

By Gaurav Singh Bhadouria|Updated : July 20th, 2019

SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis 2019 20th July. SBI PO Main exam 2019 exam was successfully conducted today. It was one of the most important exams conducted in India. The overall level of the exam was difficult. SBI has given many surprises in Reasoning & Computer Aptitude and Data Analysis & Interpretation. In this post, we are sharing detailed SBI PO exam Review topic and subject-wise overall analysis, questions, difficulty level and good attempts of SBI PO Mains exam conducted on 20th July 2019.

Latest: Questions Asked in SBI PO Mains 2019 Exam [20th July 2019] 

SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis 2019: Key Highlights

1. The sequence of sections was - Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, Data Analysis & Interpretation, General Awareness, and English Language

2. Level of Exam - The level of the exam was difficult

3. Reasoning & Computer Aptitude - Many new type questions were asked in the section.

4. Data Analysis & Interpretation - Majority of the questions were asked from the new type of DI

5. English Language - Major chunk of questions was asked from Reading Comprehension

6. General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness - 35+ questions were asked from current affairs

7. Toughest Section- Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

8. Easiest Section - English

SBI PO Main Exam Analysis 2019

SBI PO Mains Exam Review 2019: Data Analysis & Interpretation

Number of questions: 35

Level: Difficult askedNumber of questions askedDifficulty Level
1Data Interpretation21Moderate - Difficult
2Data Sufficiency2Moderate
3Number Series2Difficult
4Profit and Loss1Moderate

Details of the topic

1. Data Interpretation

  • Caselete - 5 Questions - Data of the marks of students was given
  • Time & Work DI- 3 Questions
  • Funnel Shape DI- 5 Questions- Data of loan was given
  • Graph-based DI - 5 Questions
  • Scattered graph - 3 Questions

2. Data Sufficiency

  • 1 Question - Students data was given for different colleges in the form of Venn diagram
  • 1 Question - It was based on Simplification

3. Number Series

  • 3 numbers need to find and their comparison was given in the options

4. Profit and Loss - It was a statemnet condition-based question.

5. Mensuration - It was based on apple pie

6. Ages - It was an age-related question

SBI PO Mains Exam Review 2019: Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

Number of questions: 45

Level: Very Difficult askedNumber of questions askedDifficulty Level
1Puzzles & Seating Arrangement25Difficult
2Data Sufficiency1Moderate
3Logical Reasoning9Moderate
5Direction sense1Moderate

Details of the topic

1. Puzzles & Seating Arrangement

  • 4 Questions- It was based on stacks A, B, and C
  • 3 Questions - Direction Sense Puzzle
  • 1 Question - Concentric Square Puzzle
  • 5 Question - Blood Relation Puzzle
  • 4 question - Pentagon, Circle & Triangle Puzzle
  • 3 Question - 3-row house arrangement
  • 4 Question - Tabular Puzzle

2. Data Sufficiency - Scheduling puzzle

3. Logical Reasoning

Topics were Conclusion, True possible reason, passage-based, etc.

4. Input-Output- It was based on numbers

5. Direction Sense

  • 1 Question - paragraph based
  • 3 Questions - puzzle-based

6. Coding-Decoding

  • 4 Question - new pattern coding-decoding with blanks in the question
  • 1 Question - It was based on coding of the position like a symbol was coded as "second to the left"

SBI PO Mains Exam Review 2019: English Language

Number of questions: 35

Level: Easy-Moderate askedNumber of questions askedDifficulty Level
1Reading Comprehension20Moderate - Difficult
2Para Jumble6Moderate
3Fill up5Moderate
4Phrase Replacement3Difficult
5Situation - Words1Difficult

Details of the topic

  • Reading Comprehension- There were 6 passages. There were 3 - 4 questions in each passage. The topics were Real estate investment, Economy of China, Story of an officer attending his send of function, diversification of work and its effect on the economy, Increasing fire risks due to faulty equipment in a tumble dryer company
  • Fill in the blanks- 2 blanks were there in 1 sentence. 3 choices were against one blank. You need to find the pair of blank which can come there
  • Phrase Replacement - 3 sentences were there. There was some data bold in it which needs to be replaced
  • Para jumble - There was a single question on this topic. One para jumble consists of 5 questions. In this, there were 5 sentences which were jumbled too. So, you need to arrange an individual sentence and then arrange sentences need to be arranged

SBI PO Mains Exam Review 2019: General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness

Number of questions: 40

Level: Moderate

  • Most of the questions asked in this section were based on Current Banking Affairs
  • There were around 5 - 6 questions from Static GK
  • Many questions were from GK Tornado

SBI PO Mains Descriptive Test Exam Analysis 2019

Number of Questions - 2

Level - Moderate

This section involved 2 questions, Letter, and Essay Writing. Following topics of Essay and Letter writing were asked under Descriptive Test of SBI PO Main exam 2019–

1. Essay Topics

  • What should the government do for financial literacy?
  • How is e-commerce impacting traditional business?
  • What should one take care of while using online banking?

2. Letter writing

  • Write a letter to the branch manager for issuing a new checkbook
  • Write a letter to your senior colleague thanking him for giving him guidance and good career advice
  • Write a letter to your branch manager requesting him to open a cash counter as there is a long queue

SBI PO Mains Exam Review 2019: Good Attempts


Good Attempts

Data Analysis & Interpretation

20 - 23

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

23 - 25

English Language

27 - 29

General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness

29 - 32

Overall Good Attempts

80 - 85

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SaranyaJul 20, 2019

Banking static didn't asked ??

GauravJul 21, 2019

Reasoning - 15
Eng-UP board s hu last PO mains m 23 the attempt pure krta hu
GA- Glt hta k 20 Bn rhe.
Descriptive - same UP board 😖
Letter Ka format to bdhiya kiya Baki nhi pta
Koi bnayega result dekhu ki Ni mains Ka?
Shiwani Srivastav
@Gaurav Singh Bhadouria sir if anyone have written more than prescribed limit of word will it affect the numbers of descriprive or  not?
Amarnath Janadri
How is cut off calculated ??
Does it include both objective and descriptive paper ?!? Or separate?
Abhinaba Das

Abhinaba DasJul 21, 2019

civilization wale inference qstn ka ans kya tha? only a, c, d?
Rahul Deo Oraon
Descriptive me essay ya letter writing likhne se pehle hme 1. (A/B/C) ya (A/B/C) likhna tha??
Rehan Sharma

Rehan SharmaJul 22, 2019

Di m 23 and reasoning m 25 🙄...
lgta h... inhone.. SBI clerk mains Ke advance m..attempt share kr diye apne 😂
Anish Rathod
Bhai...,maths me bs 12 hue h aur sb sahi h,pr 22-25 attempt ho hi ni skta tha aur reasoning me 15 aur saare sahi h ,aur usme v issue jyada ho hi ni skta (with accuracy) eng aur ga me 25 plus to sahi h

BhumikaAug 17, 2019

Attempted 78 ....
English 25 with accuracy
Ga 24 (23 correct)
Reasoning 17
Maths -12(9or10 correct)...
Any chance ?
Aparup Chowdhury

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