# SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis & Review 2019 (8th & 9th June-All Shifts): Easy to Moderate Level

State Bank of India (SBI) conducted the SBI PO 2019 Prelims exam on 8th & 9th June 2019. As per the feedback shared by the candidates who appeared for SBI PO Prelims 2019 exam, the questions asked in the exam were of ‘Easy to Moderate’ Level.

A total of 100 Objective type questions were asked which had to be answered in time span of 60 minutes. There was sectional timing of 20 minutes. All the sections were available in English and Hindi, except English Language. There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer given by the candidate.

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SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis 2019 held on 9th and 8th June 2019 (All Shifts)

Let’s look in detail the type of questions asked in the exam, their difficulty level and the number of good attempts to clear cut-off marks this year:

## SBI PO Prelims 2019 Exam Analysis 9th June (All Shifts)

Sections

(Maximum Marks)

Important Topics

Difficulty Level

(Good Attempts)

Reasoning Ability

(35 Marks)

Input-Output, Seating Arrangement (Circular – facing Centre or outwards & Linear – facing North or South), Box Bsed Puzzle (Box + Color) Syllogism, Inequalities, Alphanumeric series, Direction Sense, Coding-Decoding, Blood Relationship

Easy to Moderate

(26-30)

Numerical Ability

(35 Marks)

Approximation, Quadratic Equation, Number Series, Ratio & Proportion, Percentage, Profit & Loss, Time & Distance, Time & Work, Mensuration, Averages, SI & CI, Permutation & Combination, Probability, Data Interpretation-(Table, Bar, Pie Chart – Total 3 Sets)

Moderate to Difficult

(20-23)

English Language

(30 Marks)

Reading Comprehension (RC – 1 set), Synonyms based on RC, Antonyms based on RC, Parajumbles, Fill in Blanks in sentences, Cloze Test, Spotting Errors

Moderate to Difficult

(22 to 24)

Total

100

Easy to Moderate

(67-77)

SBI PO Prelims 2019 Exam Analysis 8th June (All Shift)

Sections (Maximum Marks)

Important Topics

Difficulty Level (Good Attempts)

Reasoning Ability (35 Marks)

Input-Output, Seating Arrangement (Circular – facing Centre or outwards & Linear – facing North or South), Syllogism, Inequalities, Alphanumeric series, Direction Sense, Puzzle Test, Coding-Decoding, Blood Relation

Easy to Moderate (25-30)

Numerical Ability (35 Marks)

Quadratic Equation, Number Series, Ratio & Proportion, Percentage, Profit & Loss, Time & Distance, Time & Work, Mensuration, Averages, SI & CI, Permutation & Combination, Probability, Data Interpretation-(Table, Bar, Pie Chart Set)

Moderate to Difficult  (21-25)

English Language (30 Marks)

Reading Comprehension (RC), Synonyms based on RC, Antonyms based on RC, Parajumbles, Fill in Blanks in sentences, Cloze Test, Spotting Errors

Easy to Moderate  (22 to 23)

Total

100

Easy to Moderate (68-78)

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## SBI PO Prelims 2019 Exam Pattern

SBI PO 2019 Exam consisting of objective multiple choice questions will be conducted online from 8th, 9th, 15th, 16th June 2019. The exam will have three sections (with separate timings for each section) as follows:

SBI PO Prelims 2019 Exam Pattern

Subjects

Number of Questions

(Objective Multiple Choice Questions of 1 mark each)

Duration

English Language

30

20 minutes

Reasoning Ability

35

20 minutes

Numerical Ability

35

20 minutes

Total

100 Questions of 100 marks

60 Minutes

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## Highlights of SBI PO Prelims 2019 Exam:

• The paper was conducted in Online Mode across different cities.
• It is compulsory to carry Admit Card with affixed Photograph on it and Original ID proof alongwith its photocopy as well. Candidates are required to bring one ball point pen also.
• Each question will carry equal 1 mark.
• There is negative marking of one-fourth (1/4) mark for wrong answers.
• The questions were in bilingual except English Language.
• 20 minutes is allowed for each section.
• There will be no sectional cut-off.
• SBI PO Prelims Result decides the candidates’ eligibility for SBI PO Mains exam. The marks obtained in SBI PO Prelims Exam will not be reckoned in final merit ranking.

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## Important Points to Remember after SBI PO Prelims 2019 Exam

• Phase-II: SBI PO Mains Examination - Candidates who are shortlisted after Preliminary Examination will have to appear for Main Examination. Candidates numbering 10 times the numbers of vacancies (approx.) in each category will be short listed for Main Examination from the top of above merit list.
• Phase-III: Interview - Candidates who are shortlisted after the Main Examination will be subsequently called for Group Exercises & Interview. Candidates numbering up to 3 times (approx.) of the category wise vacancies will be shortlisted for the Group Exercise & Interview from the top of the categorywise merit list subject to a candidate scoring the minimum aggregate qualifying score.

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The above analysis will help you to assess your rank among the thousands of candidates, who have appeared for the SBI PO Prelims 2019 Exam held on 9th and 8th June 2019.

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