SBI PO Prelims Exam Analysis & Pattern 2018 started from 1 June

The State Bank of India (SBI) conducted the Probationary Officer (PO) preliminary examination today on July 1, 2018. The exam will be conducted on July 7 and 8. A total of 2000+ vacancies are available. The registration started on April 21 and the last date for submission of applications was May 13. Today was the first day of the preliminary exam and the first slot is over. The exam is being conducted in four time slots: 2 each day in morning and evening.

A total of  100 no of questions had to be answered in 60 minutes. All the sections, except English Language, were available in both English and Hindi. Every correct answer will given 1 mark and every incorrect answer will reduce the score by 0.25.



No of Section in SBI PO Pre 2018



Section No. of Qs Marks Duration
English Language 30 30 20 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
TOTAL 100 100 1 Hour 


Section where you Score Good:-


Sections wise Analysis Tips & Analysis
Solve all questions with rapid system and consume minimum time.

Avoid to solve length question  from starting.

Question to solve: – Error Spotting, Fillers,
Antonyms & Synonyms from RC.

Quantitative  Section Solve as much as high score questions first and sure with another similar.

Question to solve :-Number Series, Simplification /Approximation,
Quadratic Equations, DI,

Reasoning Section Again start solving question with rapid system and analysis other question similar.

Give 7 minutes to reset question to solve its enough time to solve.

Question to solve:-Inequalities, Syllogism, Coding decoding,
Blood Relation, Direction & Distance, Order & Ranking.

Candidates must aware which section is too tough and too easy must solve as all of question but don’t stuck in any tough question just leave it and move on to next it’s give chances of correct attempts and increasing speed and marks in your exam papers.divide your section and time in 3 appropriate time length which you scored high start from their.Have a good Luck and keep visit to update and latest notification.


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