The State Bank of India will soon commence the SBI Clerk Mains Exam. The examination that was scheduled for July 31, 2021 has now been postponed. The candidates who have successfully appeared for the SBI Clerk Mains Exam should prepare for the Mains exam. As per the previous year exam the questions asked have been of tough nature. 

The candidates who have previously participated in the SBI Clerk Mains exam have shared their feedback. As per the feedback received the candidates have reported that the level of the questions asked in the exam are of tough level. Hence to help the candidates with the same, has compiled the level of questions and the previous year analysis of SBI Clerk Mains Exam in the space below:

SBI Clerk Mains Exam Pattern 


The candidates can check out the details of the SBI Clerk Mains Exam Pattern in the space below:
 

Sections Maximum Questions Maximum Marks Duration
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
Reasoning Ability 50 60 45 minutes
General Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
English Comprehension 40 40 35 minutes
Total 190 200 160 minutes
 

SBI Clerk Mains Previous Year Exam Analysis


The candidates can check out the topics asked in the examination in the sections below: 

Questions asked Section Wise (First Shift)

The candidates can check the section wise questions asked in the different subjects of the SBI Clerk Mains Exam in the sections below:

Quantitative Aptitude


Sections Topics Asked Question Level Good Attempts
Data Interpretation Caselet DI Moderate to Difficult 5
Tabular DI Moderate to Difficult 5
Missing concept DI Moderate to Difficult 5
Caselet DI based on Arithmetic Moderate to Difficult 4
Data sufficiency Questions based on Arithmetic Moderate to  6
Wrong Number series   Moderate 5
Miscellaneous  Questions based on Arithmetic like Profit and Loss, SI and CI, etc Moderate 20
  

Reasoning Ability



Sections
 
Question Type Question
No.
Sitting Arrangement
and Puzzles
Circular Seating Arrangement
(Inside and Outside)

6
 

Box Arrangement with colours
 
5

9 Letter Arrangement 
 
6

Stairs based puzzle
 
6
Coded Inequality
 
5
Direction sense
 
5
Machine Input- Output
 
5
Logical (Couse of Action, Statement,
and Assumption, Consequence)
 
6
 
Alphabet based series
 
1
Miscellaneous
 
3
 

General Awareness


The questions asked in the General Awareness section were from the current affairs section. Around 25 to 30 questions asked in the examinations were from the current affairs section and were of moderate level. Apart from this, 8 to 10 questions were based on the static portion. While the remaining questions were from the banking awareness topics.

English Comprehension


Sections Question Number Question Level
Reading Comprehension 10 Moderate
Vocabulary Based (Identify Synonym / Antonym) 5 Moderate
Error Detection 10 Moderate
Sentence & Phrase Rearrangement 5 Moderate
Idioms 2 Moderate
Fillers 5 Moderate
Cloze Test 5 Moderate
 

Overall Good Attempts


The candidates can check out the level of the questions asked along with the good attempts in the space below:

Sections Question Level Good Attempts
Quantitative Aptitude Difficult 27-28
Reasoning Ability Moderate-Difficult 30-32
General Awareness Moderate 34-36
English Comprehension Moderate 28-30
  Moderate-Difficult 98-126
 

Questions asked Section Wise (Second Shift)

The candidates can check the section wise questions asked in the different subjects of the SBI Clerk Mains Exam in the sections below:
 

Quantitative Aptitude


Sections Topics Asked Question Level Good Attempts
Data Interpretation Pie Chart DI Moderate to Difficult 5
Bar Graph DI Moderate to Difficult 5
Venn Diagram DI Moderate to Difficult 5
Caselet DI based on Arithmetic Moderate to Difficult 8
Quantity Comparison Questions based on Arithmetic Moderate to Difficult  
Approximation   Moderate 5
Miscellaneous Questions based on Arithmetic like Profit and Loss, SI and CI, etc Moderate 21-22

Reasoning Ability


Sections Question Type Question Number
Seating Arrangement and Puzzles Double Row Based 5
Blood Relation
Linear Arrangement
5
Scheduling based puzzle 5
Tabular Puzzle 5
Coded Inequality   5
Direction sense   5
Machine Input- Output   5
Logical
(Couse of Action, Statement,
and Assumption, Consequence)
  5
Alphabet   5
Data Sufficiency   3
  

General Awareness


The questions asked in the General Awareness section of the Shift 2 were also from the current affairs section. However, in this shift the questions were asked from the static portion of the current affairs section. Apart from this, 8 to 10 questions were based on the static portion. While the remaining questions were from the banking awareness topics. The General Awareness section of Shift 2 was of Difficult level.

English Comprehension


Sections Question Number Question Level
Reading Comp 8 Moderate
Para Jumble 5 Moderate
Error Detection 10 Moderate
Sentence & Phrase Rearrangement 5 Moderate
Words Usage 2 Moderate
Double Fillers 5  
Sentence Reaarangement 5 Moderate

Overall Good Attempts


The candidates can check out the level of the questions asked along with the good attempts in the space below:

Sections Question Level Good Attempts
Quantitative Aptitude Difficult 18-20
Reasoning Ability Moderate-Difficult 25-28
General Awareness Moderate 26-30
English Comprehension Moderate 28-30
  Mode 98-108
 

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