SBI Clerk Prelim 2016 Exam Review / Analysis – 5th June

The fifth day of SBI Clerical Cadre Recruitment 2016 Preliminary Exam got over on 5 June 2016. There are two-three shifts in every center where candidates go to attempt the online based exam. Questions asked in each shift are different, but overall difficulty level is more or less the same in each shift. Candidates who have appeared for the SBI Clerk 2016 Prelim Exam on 5-05-2016 can go through review of SBI Clerk exam 2016 containing SBI Clerk Pre Exam Analysis and expected cut offs. Result of SBI Clerk 2016 preliminary exam will be declared by the State Bank of India to intimate shortlisted candidates for next round, the main exam.

Difficulty level as per SBI Clerk 2016 Prelim Exam Review of the 5th June 2016 exam (for all shifts) was moderate.

Analysis of SBI Clerk 2016 preliminary exam has been updated here after the last shift of 5th June 2016 exam.

Overall Analysis and Review of SBI Clerk Exam 2016 – 5 June 2016

Test Qs Marks Difficulty level Good attempts
English language 30 30 Easy to Moderate 17-22
Numerical ability 35 35 Moderate 17-21
Reasoning ability 35 35 Moderate 24-26
Total / Overall 100 100 Moderate 59-65

Section wise analysis of SBI Clerk Prelim Exam 2016

English language

SBI Clerk 2016 exam analysis, English language – This section comprises of 30 multiple choice questions. From the day 1, this section has been quite easy for the students and being easy, it is quite scoring. A well – prepared candidate can attempt approx 19 – 21 questions from this section. The SBI Clerk Exam Analysis for the English section is given here.

Topics Level No. of questions
Errors Easy 5
Para jumbles Moderate 5
Reading comprehension Easy 10
Cloze test Easy 5
Spelling Moderate 5
Overall Easy to moderate 30 questions

Numerical Ability

SBI Clerk 2016 exam analysis, Numerical ability – This section comprises 35 calculative and a bit lengthy multiple choice questions. As the level of the questions in this section is quite moderate, therefore, the candidates required proper strategy to attempt a good number of questions. Like the previous papers, there were no questions from the quadratic equations. The SBI Clerk Exam Analysis for the quantitative aptitude is illustrated here.

Topics Level No. of Questions
Series Moderate 5
Simplification Easy 10
Data Interpretation Easy 5
Miscellaneous Moderate 15
Overall Moderate 35 questions

Reasoning Ability

SBI Clerk 2016 exam analysis, Reasoning ability – This section comprises of 35 multiple choice questions. The difficulty level of this section ranges from easy to moderate with no surprises. A well – prepared candidate can easily attempt this section with approx 17 – 21 questions. The SBI Clerk Exam Analysis for the reasoning section is provided here.

Topic Level No. of questions
Inequalities Easy 5
Puzzle (week days letter posting) Moderate 5
Puzzle (Circular arrangement) Moderate 5
Number/ alphanumeric series Easy 3 + 5
Coding / Decoding Easy 3
Miscellaneous Moderate 9
Overall Moderate 35 Questions

Finally, the last day of the SBI clerk prelims is over. The SBI Day 5 clerk exam has been successfully conducted on yesterday. As usual, the exam is conducted in four slots. The first slot is from 9am to 10 am, the second slot is from 11:30 to 12:30pm, the third slot is from 2pm to 3 pm and the last slot is from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm. There were no surprises for the last day examination and the SBI continued to the same track as it started from the very first day. The overall level of the exam is said to be moderate and the aspirants are quite satisfied with the day 5 examination. With the last day, the SBI clerk prelims exam has now over. As the students are curiously waiting for the Day 5 analysis and, therefore, we have hosted SBI Clerk Exam Analysis for Day 5, 5 June 2016. To make the post more informative for the candidates, we have this post into two main sections which are providing the overall difficulty details and section wise details to the candidates. Get here the complete information regarding the SBI Clerk Exam Analysis, Day

SBI Clerk Exam Analysis – Difficulty Level Gradation

The SBI clerk exam comprised of the 100 multiple choice questions with only one possible answer. The questions are basically from the three sections namely English, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning. As there is nothing new in the Day 5 exam and, therefore, the overall difficulty level of the exam is Moderate. The questions in the English and reasoning section are quite from the day 1 and being easy, these sections are quite scoring. Considering the overall difficulty level of all the four slots, the SBI Clerk Exam Analysis for Day 5 is mentioned above.

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