sbi clerk mains analysis

Dear aspirants, Here we bring sbi clerk mains analysis  of day 1 shift 1 exam. SBI presented a lot of surprise in SBI clerical exam this year and this is what SBI does many times, why not, SBI is the number one PSU bank in India and through a tremendous opportunity for bank aspirants, so they always desire to choose most eligible and dynamic aspirants. And the main change in sb clerk mains exam i.e time bound section. So let’s discuss today’s exam highlights and analysis.

Exam analysis

sbi clerk mains analysis

So before we start our sbi clerk mains analysis let’s have a look of  sbi clerk mains pattern :-

SBI mains pattern

So as you can see in above table, SBI has not included marketing section this year although we can expect few questions, ie basics.

Changes in SBI Clerical exam 2016 :-

  1. Prelims exam
  2. Time bound section in mains exam
  3. No marketing section

So above is the basics things about sbi recruitment, now we move to sbi clerk mains analysis part.

Overall analysis of sbi clerical mains exam day 1 shift 1

overall sbi clerk mains analysis

sbi clerk mains exam mode and system  analysis  and review 

  1. Predefined section order
  2. You can’t move to other section unless time lapses
  3. You can’t choose your order of section

sbi clerk mains quant section analysis

Quant analysis sbi clerk mains 1st sift

SBI clerk mains analysis -Reasoning 

reasoning analysis sbi clerk mains day 1 shift 1

Level – Moderate

No questions were asked from syllogism 

No questions were asked from Computer awareness 

SBI clerk mains analysis -English section

Level – Easy to Moderate 

1. Reading Comprehension – Two RC 

  • First RC – Based on British School – 5 Q (Easy)
  • Second RC – 10 Q (Moderate)

2. Cloze test – 10 Qs (Moderate)

3. Parajumble – 5 Qs – (Easy)

4. Sentence Improvement – 5Qs (Easy)

5. Double Fillers with one word which will suit both the blanks – 5Q (Easy to Moderate)

SBI clerk mains analysis -General Awareness – Total Qs (50 Qs)

Level – Easy to Moderate

There were questions from :

Current affairs- 20 +

Marketing -5 +

Static GA-  7-8

Rest questions were from banking awareness and recent financial news.


SO above is throughout analysis of  sbi clerk mains  exam day 1 shift 1 , morning shift.

Recommendation for students who have exam on Sunday:

  1. Revise current affairs
  2. Stay calm
  3. Maintain Accuracy
  4. Go with a fresh mind, do not set in mind that I have to attempt a certain number of question, like 150.160 ..170 etc.




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