SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis and Review


SBI PO Mains Exam Analysis and Review

Hello Friends,

SBI PO Mains Recruitment Exam is over, Now it’s time for exam the much awaited SBI PO Mains Exam Review (4th June 2017) . A lot of students have appeared for this exam today and this brings them to a step closer in their journey of getting a Job in the most sought after Banking Recruitment in State Bank of India.

Surprises from SBI PO Mains 2017 Exam

  • New pattern questions with high difficulty level
  • New trend in descriptive section of 150 words for both Essay and Letter Writing

SBI PO Mains 2017 exam had two parts; first was the objective test of 200 marks which had 4 sections Data Analysis and Interpretation, English Language, Reasoning and Computer, and General Awareness(with special reference to banking) for a duration of 3 hours and each section had its alloted time limit. Second was a descriptive test of 30 minutes which had Letter and Essay writing collectively for 50 marks

Overall exam did put up a tough fight in front of all candidates. And just as we say expect the unexpected from SBI, even this year SBI bombarded the exam with new pattern questions in all sections. G.A was a sight of relief as it was relatively easy.


English Language15-18
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude18-20
Data Analysis and Interpretation07-10
General Awareness25-28


Reasoning Ability:

Name of the TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Seating Arrangements

1). Row 1, Row 2 (Color, Photo Fram, Slap)

2). Square 8 persons facing In & Out Ground

3.Puzzle with Directions

4. Date, Month

20Moderate -Hard
Statement sum6Moderate
Input Output (New Pattern Diagram Based)10Moderate -Hard
Miscellaneous (Blood Relation etc)9Moderate
Total Questions45Over All – Moderate- Difficult
Good Attempts18-20


Data Analysis and Interpretation:

Name of the TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Data Interpretation

1). Table –Missing

2). 2 Pie – Missing

3). Table

4). Caselet

20Moderate -Hard
Data Sufficiency5Moderate – Hard
Probability Based5Moderate
Miscellaneous( Alligation and Mixture, etc)5Moderate
Total Questions35Over All- Moderate -Hard
Good Attempts07-10


English Language:

Name of the TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Reading Comprehension (Passage type)10Moderate
Double Filler (same Word in one Filler)5Moderate
Sentence Combining5Moderate
Sentence Rearrangements (New Pattern – 1st and last was given)5Moderate
Sentence Making (Same Sentence in different types)5Moderate
Error Spotting (New Pattern)5Moderate
Total Question35Over All – Moderate
Good Attempts15-18

General Awareness: 

Questions were asked from Current Affairs, Banking Awareness and Static GK. Most of the Questions from Banking Awareness.

Descriptive Test:

Letter Writing (150 words)
a) Write a letter to your branch manager as you’ve deposited some amount but it is still not credited into your account
b) Write a letter to editor expressing your concern over impact of irrelevant news through socia media
c) Write a letter to author giving them advise related to stress and anxiety.
Essay Writing  (150 words)
a) Write an essay on the positive and negative impact of technology.
b) Write an essay on effect of social media and its consequences on our population.
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