SBI Clerk Prelim Exam Analysis 10 July 2021 All Shift (Check Here)

SBI Clerk Prelim Exam Analysis 10 July 2021 All Shift
SBI Clerk Prelim Exam Analysis 10 July 2021 All Shift

SBI Clerk Prelim Exam Analysis 10 July 2021 All Shift: (IBPS) Institute of Banking Selection Personnel will conduct the State Bank of India (SBI Clerk) exam on 10, 11, 12, 13 July 2021.

The exam will be conducted in multiple shifts in computer-based mode. Once the exam is conducted, candidates can check the exam analysis provided here. The SBI Clerk exam analysis will help you understand the type of questions asked, difficulty level, topic-wise weightage of marks, and a number of good attempts for various shifts.

SBI Clerk Prelim Exam Analysis 10 July 2021 All Shift (Overall)

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis Shift-1

This time, the level of the exam can be considered as Easy to Moderate. Average good attempts are 75 to 80, which makes the competition a bit tougher. Here is the Exam Analysis & Review of the SBI Clerk 2021 Prelims exam.

SectionsGood AttemptsTime
English Language24-2820 minutes
Reasoning Ability28-3320 minutes
Numerical Ability26-3020 minutes
Total78-811 hour (60 minutes)

Numerical Ability

This section had 35 questions. The level of the Numerical Ability section was Easy. One can easily attempt questions if they have practiced well. DI questions are based on a Tabular Ratio Based in this slot. 10 questions of Simplification were asked in the exam.

The Numerical Ability questions asked were:

TopicNo. of Questions – Shift 1Level
Data Interpretation (Bar graph, Caselet)10Easy
Missing Number Series5Easy
Simplification10Easy
Miscellaneous10Easy-Moderate
Total35Easy

Reasoning Ability

The level of reasoning was Easy. 3 Puzzles and Seating Arrangement questions were asked in the exam. The questions of Seating Arrangement type were 5. The topic of Syllogism & Inequalities Questions covered 4 questions as expected.

Following were the types of Puzzles & Seating arrangements asked in the exam:

  • 1. Row Based Puzzle (6N-6S)
  • 2. Box based Puzzle(8 Box)
  • 3. Circle Based Puzzle(8 Members Insider)
  • 1. Order Based Puzzle (1 Question)

The Reasoning Ability questions are:

TopicsNo. of Questions Shift 1Level
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement15Moderate
Syllogism4Easy-Moderate
Inequalities Questions4Moderate
Alpha-Numeric Series5Easy-Moderate
Coding-Decoding3Easy
Direction Sense2Easy
Misc2Easy-Moderate
Total35Easy

English Language

This section had 30 questions and the overall level of difficulty was Easy to Moderate. There was one set of Reading Comprehension with 7-8 questions out of which 2 question was on Vocabulary. The passage of the RC was based on Screaming of Humans.

TopicNo. of Questions Shift 1Level
Reading Comprehension7-8Easy-Moderate
Error Detection5Easy-Moderate
Misspelled Words5Easy
Sentence Rearrangement5Easy-Moderate
Cloze Test5Easy-Moderate
Total30Easy-Moderate

The preliminary exam for SBI Clerk was conducted online and had 100 questions for 60 minutes. Candidates have to manage those 60 minutes themselves while dealing with three sections- Reasoning Ability (35 Ques), Numerical Ability (35 Ques), and English Language (30 Ques).  

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2021 – Official Exam Pattern:

SectionTotal QuestionsMax. MarksDuration
English Language303020 minutes
Numerical ability353520 minutes
Reasoning ability353520 minutes
Total1001001 hour

Note:

  1. Each correct answer will be awarded 1 mark.
  2. For every incorrect answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted.

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis Shift-2

SubjectGood AttemptTime (in min.)
English Language21-2320 minutes
Reasoning Ability28-3020 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude25-2820 minutes
Total72-7660 minutes

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2021: Quantitative Aptitude (Moderate) 

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Data Interpretation (Line Graph)5QEasy-Moderate
Wrong Number Series5QModerate
Simplification/Approximation10QEasy
Quantity-1 Quantity-25QModerate
Arithmetic (Time & Word, SI CI, Ratio, Percentage, etc)10QEasy-Mod
Overall35Easy-Moderate

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2021 : Reasoning (Easy)

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Day Based Puzzle5Easy
An uncertain number of People (17 people)5Moderate
Square Based Seating Arrangement5Easy
Syllogism3Easy
Inequality5Easy
Blood Relation (3 generations)2Easy
Direction and Distance3Easy-Mod
Word – Misfortune1Easy-Mod
Alphanumeric Series3Easy
Miscellaneous3Easy-Mod
Overall35Easy-Moderate

SBI Clerk  Prelims Exam Analysis 2021: English ( Easy to Moderate)

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Reading Comprehension (Based on Women Empowerment)8Moderate
Error Detection7Moderate
Cloze Test5Easy-Mod
Sentence Rearrangement5Moderate
Word Swap5Easy-Mod
Overall30Moderate

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis Shift-3

SubjectGood AttemptTime (in min.)
English Language20-2220 minutes
Reasoning Ability28-3020 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude24-2620 minutes
Total71-7760 minutes

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2021: Quantitative Aptitude (Moderate) 

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Line Graph Data Interpretation (Base on Fruits)5QEasy to Moderate
Series5QEasy
Simplification10QEasy
Arithmetic12QEasy to Moderate
Q1, Q23QEasy to Moderate
Overall35QEasy to Moderate

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2021 : Reasoning (Easy)

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Uncertain number of People (North facing)3QModerate
Circular Seating Arrangement5QEasy
Floor Based Seating Arrangement5QEasy
Date and Month Based Puzzle5QEasy-Moderate
Comparison Puzzle3QEasy-Moderate
Inequality2QEasy
Direction and Distance2QEasy
Syllogism3QEasy
3 Digit Series5QEasy
Letter Based Series2QEasy
Overall35QEasy to Moderate

SBI Clerk  Prelims Exam Analysis 2021: English ( Easy to Moderate)

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Reading Comprehension8Moderate
Error Detection7Moderate
Cloze Test5Easy-Mod
Sentence Rearrangement5Moderate
Word Swap5Easy-Mod
Overall30Moderate

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis Shift-4

SectionsGood AttemptsDuration
English Language22-2420 minutes
Reasoning Ability26-2820 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude21-2420 minutes
Overall69-761 hour

SBI Clerk Exam Analysis 2021: Section-Wise Analysis

The level of each section was different, so it very important to check the SBI Clerk prelims exam analysis 2021 section-wise for each section.

English Language

Reading Comprehension was based on Psychometric Test. Two vocabularies were asked in RC i.e. Plausible and Conjunction. Cloze Test was based on Wastage of Food.

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Reading Comprehension10Easy to Moderate
Cloze Test6Easy
Error Detection5Easy
Word Swap4Easy
Sentence Rearrangement5Easy
Overall30Easy

Reasoning Ability

The reasoning ability section of the SBI Clerk Prelims 2021 exam was Easy to Moderate. 18 questions were asked from seating arrangement and puzzle.

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Days Based Puzzle5Easy to Moderate
Box Based Puzzle5Easy to Moderate
Double Row Seating Arrangement5Easy to Moderate
Comparison Based Puzzle3Easy
Inequality3Easy
Direction and Distance2Easy
Syllogism5Easy to Moderate
Alphanumeric Series3Easy
Word Formation – CARE1Easy
Blood Relation3Easy
Overall35Easy to Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude

The quantitative aptitude section of the SBI Clerk Prelims exam 2021 was Easy to Moderate. 9 questions were asked from data interpretation.

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Tabular Data Interpretation5Easy to Moderate
Caselet DI (Probability)4Easy to Moderate
Simplification10Easy
Quadratic Equation5Easy
Arithmetic11Easy to Moderate
Overall35Easy to Moderate

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SBI Clerk Prelim Exam Analysis 10 July 2021: Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the overall difficulty of the SBI Clerk Exam?

A. The overall difficulty level was easy to moderate

Q.Does the marks obtained in the SBI Clerk mains exam consider in the merit list?

A. Yes, the marks scored in the SBI Clerk Mains exam are considered in the merit list.

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