SBI CBO Exam Analysis & Review 2020 (28 November): Check Questions Asked, Difficulty Level & Good Attempts

SBI CBO Exam Analysis 2020 is provided here for exam conducted online on 28th November 2020. Check here detailed exam analysis and review of the SBI CBO 2020 Exam along with the types of questions asked and their difficulty level. The overall difficulty level of exam was 'Moderate.

Created On: Nov 30, 2020 10:50 IST
SBI CBO Exam Analysis 2020
SBI CBO Exam Analysis 2020

SBI CBO 2020: State Bank of India (SBI) conducted the SBI CBO 2020 Exam today on 28th November 2020 for recruitment of 3850 vacancy of Circle Based Officers. Here in this article, we have shared below the detailed exam analysis and review of the SBI CBO Exam 2020 along with the types of questions asked in the exam, their difficulty level and number of good attempts made by the candidates. As per the feedback shared by the candidates, the overall difficulty level of the exam was 'Moderate'. Have a look at the detailed SBI CBO Exam Analysis 2020 below.

In the SBI CBO 2020 Exam, the question paper consisted of two parts - Objective & Descriptive tests. In Objective paper, candidates were asked a total of 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) from four sections- General/Economy/Banking Awareness/ KYC-AML/Preventive Vigilance/Legal issues (30 MCQs), Data Analysis and Interpretation (20 MCQs), Reasoning & Computer Aptitude (30 MCQs) and English Language (20 MCQs). Each question carried 2 marks. On the other hand, in descriptive paper, candidates were asked 2 questions, 1 each from Letter Writing (25 marks) & Essay (25 marks). The overall exam was of 250 marks. There is a negative marking of 1/4th marks in objective paper.

Let's now have a look at the detailed exam analysis below:

SBI CBO Exam Analysis 2020 (28th November 2020)

SBI CBO Exam Analysis 2020: Overall Review of Objective & Descriptive Papers

A: Objective Test

Section

Total Questions

Difficulty Level

Good Attempts

General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness/ KYC-AML/ Preventive Vigilance/ Legal Issues

30

Easy-Moderate

18-22

Data Analysis & Interpretation

20

Moderate

11-13

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

30

Moderate

17-20

English Language

20

Easy-Moderate

15-18

Total

100

Moderate

65-78

In descriptive paper, candidates compulsorily need to attempt both the questions of 25 marks each. One question was on Letter Writing and another from Essay.

Section-wise Exam Analysis of SBI CBO Exam 2020

Data Analysis & Interpretation: The difficulty level of Data Analysis & Interpretation section was Moderate. The questions were asked in the form of Tabular Graph, Line Graph, Pie Chart, Bar Graph, Mixed Graph, Caselet DI and Missing Graphs (or Missing Case DI). Have a look at the analysis:               

Topic 

Total Questions 

Difficulty Level 

Data Interpretation - Tabular

5

Moderate 

Data Interpretation - Caselet

5

Moderate 

Data Interpretation - Pie Chart

5

Moderate 

Data Interpretation - Line Graph

5

Moderate 

Total

20 

Moderate

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude: The difficulty level of Reasoning & Computer Aptitude section was Moderate. The questions asked in this section were on computer aptitude, puzzles, Direction, Alphanumeric series, blood relations, input output, inequality and others.

Topic

Total Questions

 Difficulty Level

Puzzles

(Flat-based, Floor based, Direction-based)

20

Moderate to Difficult

Blood Relation

3

Easy to Moderate

Syllogism

4

Moderate 

Miscellaneous

3

Moderate 

Total

30 

Moderate 

English Language: The difficulty level of English Language section was Easy to Moderate. The questions were asked reading comprehensions, fill in the blanks, sentence rearrangement, cloze test, error detection & others. Have a look:

Topic 

Total Questions

Difficulty Level

Reading Comprehension

5

Moderate

Error Detection

5

Easy 

Sentence Rearrangement

5

Moderate 

Cloze Test

Easy

Total

20

Easy to Moderate 

General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness/ KYC-AML/ Preventive Vigilance/ Legal Issues: In this section, a total of 30 questions were asked to test candidates' knowledge for general issues, current affairs,  legal issues and banking awareness. Majority of the questions were asked on the basis of Current Affairs of last 4 to 5 months. Have a look at the questions asked in this section in the exam:

- CIBIL Score

- OCEN

- Floating Rate Saving Bond

- Pound to INR

- UAPA Act 1967

- Indian Stamp Act

- RAMSAR Convention

- NSFI period

- FASTAG

- PSLC

- Apprentice Act

- Willful Defaulter Limit

- Transparency International HQ

- Languages in Indian currency

- PM SVANidhi Scheme

- Lien Concept

- Vigilance Week

- EWS

- Whistle Blower

- BR Act 1949

- Cooperative Bank