SBI PO Prelims Shift 3 Exam Analysis 2022, 20th December: Difficulty Level, Questions Asked

By Ashwani Jain|Updated : December 20th, 2022

The State Bank of India has conducted the SBI PO Prelims 2022 on 20th December 2022. Candidates who have appeared in Shift 3, can find out the section's difficulty level, and the number of good attempts. The SBI PO Exam Analysis 2022 will be in front of you after collecting the feedback of the aspirants.

The overall difficulty level of the paper will be moderate nevertheless, accurate analysis can be given on the examination day. In the SBI PO prelims 2022, the candidates need to attempt the English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, and Reasoning Ability. Aspirants can view the section-by-section difficulty level of the exam in the table provided for Shift 3.

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SBI PO Prelims Shift Timings 2022 - 20th December 2022

The SBI PO Prelims Exam will be held on the 20th, 18th, 19th, and 20th of December 2022. The SBI PO Prelims 2022 reporting timings are listed below. The reporting time, exam start time, and exam end time for each shift are all listed below.


Shift 1

Shift 2

Shift 3

Shift 4

Reporting Time

8:00 AM

10:30 AM

1:00 PM

3:30 PM

Exam Start Time

9:00 AM

11:30 AM

2:00 PM

4:30 PM

Exam End Time

10:00 AM

12:30 PM

3:00 PM

5:30 PM

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis Key Highlights (Shift 3)

  • The overall level of the SBI PO Prelims was Easy to Moderate
  • The difficulty level of the English section was Easy to Moderate 
  • The difficulty level of the reasoning ability was Easy to Moderate

SBI PO Prelims Section-wise Exam Analysis

See the table below for Shift 3 Reasoning, Quantitative, and English Language exam section-by-section analyses. To give you a thorough analysis of SBI PO Prelims 2022, the complexity and topic-by-topic weighting will be mentioned.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis - Reasoning Ability

These are the topics that will be covered in the SBI PO Prelims 2022 exam. The exact topics has been given for 20th December 2022 after the feedback. The SBI PO 2022 prelims exam's reasoning ability part was easy to moderate. 23 questions are asked from puzzle and seating arrangements. This section has outlined the topics covered in Shift 3.

Name of the topic

Shift 3

Puzzles & Seating Arrangements

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


4 Q

Blood Relations

3 Q

Word Formation 

1 Q


3 Q

Number F/B

1 Q

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis - Quantitative Aptitude

These topics will be covered in the SBI PO Prelims 2022 exam. The nature of the quantitative aptitude was moderate. The exact topics and their weightage has been listed here after getting the feedback from students.

Topic Name

Shift 3

Data Interpretation

DI - Pie Chart - 5Q

DI - Line Chart - 5Q

Caselet - 5Q

Quadratic equation

5 Q

Arithmetic Questions

10 Q

Missing number series

5 Q

SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis - English Language

The questions asked in the English Language section of the SBI PO Prelims Exam 2022 was easy to moderate. Reading comprehension is going to be a key factor. 

Name of the Topic

Shift 3

Reading Comprehension

RC- AI Software - 8Q (1 Filler)

Error spotting

5 Q

Phrase replacement

4 Q

Word Swapping

5 Words Highlighted - 5 Q

Para jumble

6 Statements - 5 Q

Idioms & Phrases

Held Out, 3Q

SBI PO Prelims Exam Difficulty Level 2022

This SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis will be very beneficial in giving you a better understanding of how SBI administers the exam for the selection of probationary officers.

Name of Section

Shift 3

English Language

Easy to Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude

Easy to Moderate

Reasoning Ability

Easy to Moderate

SBI PO Prelims Exam Good Attempts - 20th December 2022

Candidates who are appearing for the SBI PO Prelims exam Shift 3 on 20th December 2022 can check the good attempts to evaluate their own performance. Good Attempts are determined based on the average number of questions answered correctly in the exam and the degree of difficulty of the paper. We have listed the sectional attempts in the table below.

Name of Section

Shift 3

English Language


Reasoning Ability


Numerical Ability




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FAQs On SBI PO Prelims Shift 3 Exam Analysis 2022, 20th December

  • The SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2022 included the difficulty level of the exam. After considering student's opinions and feedback, the difficulty level of the exam was easy to moderate.  

  • SBI PO exam analysis 2022 also cover the good attempts per the student's feedback and difficulty level of questions asked. According to the SBI PO Prelims 2022 exam analysis of 20th December, the number of good attempts was 67-73 for UR category. 

  • After receiving comments from candidates who took the actual exam, our experts will prepare the SBI PO Prelims exam analysis 2022 along with a section-wise review, difficulty level, good attempts, and detailed solutions.

  • The SBI PO Prelims exam analysis 2022 will help you in understanding the current exam trends, types, and levels of questions asked in the exam. You can prepare for the next shifts and upcoming Bank exams in a better and more effective way.

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