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SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis, Review 2019: 22nd June

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2019:
SBI Clerk Exam Analysis 2019: One of the most awaited exams of the year, SBI Clerk exam has finally arrived. SBI Clerk Prelims Exam has commenced from 22nd June 2019. Many aspirants have appeared for the SBI Clerk Prelims Exam and now is the time to analyze your attempts and questions. This post will provide you detailed subject wise analysis of the exam which will help the aspirants to get an idea of the questions and topics asked in SBI Clerk Prelims Exam 2019. The SBI Clerk exam will be conducted in 4 shifts over a period of two days.
Shifts Exam Time
Shift-1 09:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M.
Shift-2 11:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M
Shift-3 02:00 P.M. to 03:00 P.M
Shift-4 04:30 P.M. to 05:30 P.M


SBI introduced the sectional timing of 20 minutes for each section last year and this pattern will be followed this year as well. Let’s take a look at the exam pattern of SBI Clerk Prelims exam:

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern

Preliminary Exam

Name Of Test No. Of Questions Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 20 Minutes
2 Numerical Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
Total 100 100 1 hour


We are providing you the detailed exam analysis in this post. Check out the video given below where we have discussed the type of questions asked in the exam, difficulty level and much more.

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis: Video

SBI Clerk Exam Analysis 2019: Section-wise Analysis

Subject Good Attempt Time
English Language 21-25 20
Reasoning Ability 29-33 20
Numerical Ability 22-27 20
Total 73-81 60

SBI Clerk Exam Analysis: Numerical Ability [Easy-Moderate]

This section was easy to moderate in level. One can easily attempt questions if they have practiced well. Questions from Missing Number series was asked in this shift. There was only 1 set of Data Interpretation questions.
Type of DI: 5 Questions
Bar Graph (4 people, number of books, 2 years 2005-2006)

SBI CLERK Numerical Ability Questions asked in today’s exam

  • If Principal is P, and difference of 1st & 2nd year CI is Rs.1200 at the rate of 20%. Then find the value of “P”?
  • If Boat speed is 21km/hr and stream speed is 3 km/hr. If it takes 7 hrs more for him to travel upstream than that of downstream then what will be the distance?
No. of Questions
Data Interpretation
Quadratic Equations
Number Series (Missing)

SBI Clerk Exam Analysis: English Language [Easy]

The English section was of Easy level. There were only 8 questions in the set of Reading Comprehension out of which 3-4 questions were of vocabulary. The topic of RC was based on Cloud Technology. 

SBI CLERK English Language Questions asked in today’s exam

  • Sentence rearrangement- Based on good memory and laughing
  • Synonym- Ensure
  • Error Detection- mostly based on subject verb agreement
  • Single Fillers- Based on grammar
Topic No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 8 Moderate
Error Detection 7 Easy
Wrongly Spelt Word 5 Easy
Single Filers 5 Easy
Parajumble 5 Easy-Moderate
Total 30 Easy

SBI Clerk Exam Analysis: Reasoning Ability [Easy]

The level of reasoning was easy, easily scoring subject. Student can score 29-33 questions in reasoning ability.

SBI CLERK Reasoning Ability Questions asked in today’s exam

4 sets of Puzzles and Seating Arrangement:-

  • Uncertain number of people (Single row)
  • Double Row Puzzle (10 people)
  • Circular Puzzle (8 people)
  • Arrangement Puzzle (7 people, buying something)


Topics No. of Questions Level
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 19 Easy-Moderate
 Alphanumeric Symbol Series 5 Easy-Moderate
Direction Sense 3 Easy-Moderate
Syllogism 4 Easy
Inequality 3 Easy
Alphabet Based 1 Easy
Total 35 Easy


Keep up your calm and confidence and you’ll surely do well in the exam!

All the best for the next slot !!  

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