SBI PO 2017 Prelims Exam Review and Analysis 29 April – Shift 3

There was 100 questions for 3 sections English, Reasoning and Quant for a time limit of 60 minutes in SBI PO Prelims exam 29 april 2017 – Shift 3

SBI PO Prelims Exam Section-wise Analysis: 

Subject Good Attempt Time
English Language 14-16  15
Reasoning Ability 18-20  20
Quantitative Aptitude 22-24  25
Total 54-60 60



The Quant paper was not at all difficult. It was a bit lengthy but no one can say that it was difficult. DI was asked of following types:

  • Line Graph
  • Tabular DI
Topics No. of Questions Level
(Missing )Series 5 Easy
Data Interpretation 10 Easy- Moderate
Inequality 5 Easy
Approximation 5 Easy
Miscellaneous (SI,CI, Speed &Time,Profit and Loss, Time and Work,Averages, Ages, Ratio etc.) 10 Easy – Moderate
Total 35



This section was overall easy in comparison with other sections of this examination. There was one Phrase Replacement which was not so difficult. There were 3-4 vocab questions in Reading Comprehension.

Topics No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 10 Moderate
Close Test 10 Easy- Moderate
Phrase Replacement 10 Moderate



Reasoning section was a big score maker for the students. There were no questions of syllogism. There were 4 puzzles and Seating Arrangement which are given below:-

  • Linear
  • Floor
  • Order & Ranking based (Date of Birth based) Puzzle
  • Comparison based Puzzle
Topics No. of Questions Level
Inequalities 5 Easy
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 20 Easy- Moderate
Direction Sense 3 Easy
Blood Relation 3 Easy
Order and Ranking 3 Easy
Coding Decoding 1 Easy
Total 35


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