SBI PO Mains -31 July 2016 Evening Shift Exam Analysis

SBI Conduct SBI PO Mains Exam at various centres all over the country. We are presenting Exam Analysis of Today's SBI PO Mains Exam 2016 based on Students Feedback.

SBI PO Mains 2016 Exam analysis

Exam Pattern of SBI PO Mains 2016
SBI has made some changes in the SBI PO Exam Pattern 2016 for Mains exam. Now the objective test in the main examination will be of 3 hours duration consisting of 4 sections for 200 marks. Moreover, SBI has fixed separate timing for every section in the objective test. The Descriptive test in the main examination will be of 30 minutes comprising of 50 marks. However, no changes have been made in the exam pattern of SBI PO Preliminary examination.
1. SBI PO Main Examination will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks.
2. Both the Objective and Descriptive Tests will be online. Candidates will have to answer Descriptive Test by typing on the computer.
3. Immediately after completion of Objective Test, Descriptive Test will be administered.
4. The objective test will be for 3-hour duration consisting of 4 sections of total 200 marks.

Changes in Mains Exam Pattern
Step 1: Total Time for SBI PO Mains Examination: Previously, the total time for solving objective paper of SBI PO Exam was 2 Hours. But, as per the new exam pattern, the total time for SBI PO Mains has been extended to 3 Hours.

Step 2: Section-wise time allotment: For SBI PO 2016, there will also be sectional limit on each of the sectional objective paper. The exam will be conducted online and each section has a timer.

Descriptive Section Pattern:
Along with the objective type question, the Main Exam will have questions in the descriptive format as well. Following are the important points to ponder for the written examination:
1. The Descriptive Test will be of 30 minutes duration comprising of 50 marks.
2. The test will be of English Language (Letter Writing and Essay).
3. The candidates are required to qualify in the Descriptive Test by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank.
4. Descriptive Test paper of only those candidates will be evaluated who have scored qualifying marks in the Objective Tests and are placed adequately high as per total marks in Objective Test.
This test will judge the writing skills of the candidates.

Online exam consist of 155 questions with a time of 180 minutes(3 hours). Exam consists of sections - Reasoning& Computer Aptitude, Data Analysis and Interpretation, General /Banking/economic awareness and English.

Sections were arranged in the same manner it was published in the recruitment notification.

SBI PO Mains 2016 -31 July Evening Shift Exam Analysis

Possible attempts- 95-110 Questions

Reasoning& Computer Aptitude- 45 questions(60 Marks)
In this section questions consist of topics like
1. Data sufficiency- 5 questions
2. Input-output- 5 questions
3. Sitting Arrangement -5 questions
4.Puzzle- 15 questions(line arrangement, circular, building)
5. Miscellaneous(Coding decoding, series, Blood Relation, Direction, etc)- 15 questions
Difficulty Level- Moderate/Difficult
Possible Attempts-20-30

Data Analysis and Interpretation -35 questions(60 Marks)
In this section questions consist of topics like-Bar graph, Pie chart, Miscellaneous etc
Difficulty Level- Moderate/Difficult
Possible Attempts-12-20

English- 35 questions(40 Marks)
In this section questions consist of topics like-
1. Comprehension- 20 Questions
2.  synonyms and antonyms- 5 questions
3. Fill in the blanks(Passage form)- 5 questions
4. Relevant Statements-5 questions
Difficulty Level- Moderate
Possible Attempts-20-22

General /Banking/economic awareness- 40 questions(40 Marks)
In this section questions consist of topics like- Currency, capital, appointments,awards,headquarters, banking questions
Difficulty Level- Moderate
Possible Attempts-25-32

Descriptive Exam Questions will be provided soon

 Eassy Topics
1. Pokeman Game disadvantage
2. 7th Pay Commission
3. Importance of History

1. Accident due to selfies