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State Bank of India Clerk Exam 2022 ( SBI Clerk )

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Exam On: 25 Nov '22

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Updated on Nov 25, 2022 18:54 IST

SBI Clerk Exam Analysis 2022: State Bank of India (SBI) has conducted SBI Clerk prelims exam 2022 for recruitment to the post of Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales). The overall difficulty level of the exam was easy. The English and Reasoning sections were easy, whereas, Maths section was easy to moderate. SBI Clerk Prelims analysis is provided on this page. By checking SBI Clerk prelims analysis, candidates can know the section-wise and overall difficulty level of the exam. Read below for more details on SBI Junior Associate exam analysis 2022. 

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SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2022

SBI Clerk exam analysis 2022 help candidates to know the section-wise and overall difficulty level, topic-wise distribution of questions, number of good attempts, and expected cut off. Candidates who are planning to appear for SBI Clerk exam in future can refer to the exam analysis to know the difficulty level of the exam and plan their preparation strategy accordingly. 

SBI Clerk Exam Analysis 19 November 2022

The overall difficulty level of the paper held on November 19 remained to be easy. The section-wise SBI Clerk prelims exam analysis for Nov 19 is given below.

Sections Good Attempts Difficulty Level

Numerical Ability

21-23

Easy

Reasoning Ability

24-26

Easy

English Language

22-24

Easy

Total

67-73

Easy

SBI Clerk Exam Analysis 12 November 2022

The table below provides the total number of good attempts and overall difficulty level according to the responses submitted by the students who appeared in the exam. 

Section Good Attempts Difficulty level

English Language

 24-26

 Easy

Quantitative Aptitude

 24-27

 Easy to Moderate

Reasoning Ability

 28-30

 Easy

Overall Good Attempts

76-84

 Easy

SBI Clerk Exam Analysis 2022: Reasoning Ability

The Reasoning Ability section in SBI Clerk prelims was easy. Questions were asked from Puzzle and Seating Arrangement. The following type of Puzzles and Seating Arrangements were asked in the exam: 

  • Circular-Based Puzzle(7 person Inside Facing) -5 questions
  • Uncertain Linear Based Puzzle(21 persons)- 3 questions
  • Double Parallel Row Based Puzzle – 5 questions
  • Floor Based Puzzle(7 floor) – 5 questions
Topic Questions Asked Difficulty Level
Puzzle & Seating Arrangement 18 Easy
Inequality 03 Easy
Syllogism 03 Easy
Alphabet Mix series 05 Easy
Blood Relation 03 Moderate
Direction & Distance 01 Moderate
Word Formation 01 Easy
Total 35 Easy

SBI Clerk Exam Analysis 2022: English Language

The English Language paper was easy and questions were asked from Reading Comprehension, close test, Para jumble, Mis-spelt, and general English like antonyms and synonyms.

Topic Questions Asked Difficulty Level
Reading Comprehension(Restaurant) 10 Easy to moderate
Error Detection 05 Easy
Word Rearrangement 05 Easy
Fillers 04-05 Easy
Para Jumble 05 Easy
Total 30 Easy

SBI Clerk Exam Analysis 2022: Quantitative Aptitude

In arithmetic, questions were asked from profit and loss, boat and stream, problem on ages, partnership and CI & SI. The distribution of questions is given below.

Topic Questions Asked Difficulty Level
Tabular DI  05  Easy
Wrong Number Series  05  Easy
Simplification  15  Easy
Arithmetic  10  Moderate
Total 35  Easy

SBI Clerk Exam Analysis 2022, 12 November Shift 1: Video

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Previous Year's SBI Junior Associate Exam Analysis

Till the time SBI Clerk 2022 exam analysis is released, candidates can refer to the paper analysis of the last year to understand the difficulty level of the exam:

SBI Clerk Mains Exam Analysis 

SBI Clerk 2021 mains exam was moderate to difficult in terms of difficulty level. The exam comprises four sections: English, General Awareness, Quantitative, and Reasoning Section. The question paper carried a total of 190 questions. The total marks allotted to the test were 200. The duration of the test was 2 hours 40 minutes. Candidates can check below the overall and section-wise exam analysis of SBI Clerk 2021 exam.

Overall Exam Analysis
Sections Level

Reasoning Ability & Computer Knowledge

Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude

Difficult 

English

Easy

General/Finance Awareness

Moderate

Overall

Moderate to difficult

Discussed below is the section-wise exam analysis of SBI Clerk 2021 mains exam as well as the distribution of questions.

SBI Clerk 2021 Mains Exam Analysis for Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

Topics

No. of Questions

Floor Based Puzzle

5

Circular Seating Arrangement

5

Month & Year Based Puzzle

5

Blood Relation

3

Syllogism

4

Machine Input Output (Letter Based)

5

Coded Direction

4

Coded Inequality

4

Data Sufficiency

3

Logical Reasoning

10

Probability-Based Puzzle

2

Total

50

SBI Clerk 2021 Mains Exam Analysis for Quant

Topics

No. of Questions

Double Pie Chart Data Interpretation

5

Pie Chart + Table Data Interpretation

5

Tabular Based Data Interpretation (On Time & Work)

4

Case let Data Interpretation

4

Data Sufficiency

5

Wrong Number Series

2

Approximation

3

Q1 & Q2

4

Quadratic Equation (New Pattern)

3

Arithmetic

15

Total

50

SBI Clerk 2021 Mains Exam Analysis for English

Topics

No. of Questions

Reading Comprehension (Technology & Employees)

7

Reading Comprehension (Different Species of Birds)

7

Para Jumble (7 statements & 4th was fixed)

5

Phrase Replacement

4

Error Detection + Sentence Rearrangement

4

Fillers-Combo of Words

5

Antonyms

3

Misspelt

5

Total

40

Topics for General/Banking Awareness

  • Recurve Term
  • NASA Rover
  • Shiv Nadar
  • PMJDY
  • TOPS
  • Red Cross Day
  • Gender Budget
  • Global Hunger Index
  • FMCG
  • Highest Motorable Road
  • NIRVIK Scheme
  • Kailash Satyarthi
  • Olympic Slogan
  • Performance Index
  • FIH 5s World Cup
  • AI for All Initiative
  • Merchant Stake
  • Govt Stake in ITC
  • NABARD RIDF Fund – State With Max Amount
  • Ola Electric Tied Up with which bank
  • Who was the 1st player to win Back To Back 2 medals in Olympics – Sushil Kumar
  • Hockey Team Sponsor
  • Hemis National Park
  • % paid by companies for CSIR Activities
  • N Rangaswami (CM)
  • AISHE – Growth of Enrolment
  • Stale Cheque
  • Space Portal
  • Equator Price Given By
  • Top Ed-Tech Company in India
  • DICGC covers what percentage
  • Nobel Peace Prize
  • Rakesh Jhujhun Wala which Airline

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SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 

SBI Clerk prelims exam was easy to moderate. The English Language section was easy. The Numerical and Reasoning Ability sections were moderate. The test paper of SBI Clerk comprised three sections, English Language, Numerical Ability and Reasoning Ability. A total of 100 objective-type questions were asked in the exam which candidates had to answer within 60 minutes. Candidates can check below the overall and section-wise SBI Clerk 2021 exam analysis.

Overall Exam Analysis
Sections Difficulty Level Good attempts

English Language

Easy 

17-20

Reasoning Ability

Moderate

20-26

Numerical Ability

Moderate

20-23 

Total

Easy to Moderate

63-68

Section-wise SBI Clerk Exam Analysis 

English Language

This section had 30 questions from Reading Comprehension, Cloze Test, Phrase Replacement, Error Detection, Fill in the Blanks, Word-Rearrangement. The passage of the RC was based on humanism and feminism.

Topics No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 7 Easy-Moderate
Cloze Test 8 Moderate
Phrase Replacement 5 Easy-Moderate
Error Detection 5 Easy
Word-Rearrangement 5 Easy
Overall 30 Easy-Moderate

Numerical Ability

The Numerical Ability questions were moderate. Total 10 questions were asked from Data Interpretation.

Topics No. of Questions Level
Bar Graph DI 5 Easy- Moderate
Caselet DI 5 Easy-Moderate
Simplification 10 Easy
Missing Series 5 Easy
Arithmetic 10 Easy- Moderate
Overall 35 Moderate

Reasoning Ability

The Reasoning Ability section had 35 questions. The level of this section was moderate. There 15 questions from puzzles and seating arrangement. The type of puzzles asked in the exam is given below.

  • Circular Seating Arrangement
  • Parallel Row
  • Box Puzzle
Topics No. of Questions Level
Circular-based arrangement 5 Easy-Moderate
Box-based arrangement 5 Easy-Moderate
Dual Row-based arrangement 5 Easy-Moderate
Syllogism 3 Easy
Inequality 4 Easy
Direction 3 Easy
Blood Relation 2 Easy
Alpha Numeric Symbol 5 Easy
Miscellaneous 3 Easy
Overall 35 Moderate

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SBI Clerk Exam Analysis 2022 FAQs

Q: When SBI Clerk 2022 exam analysis will be released?

A: SBI Clerk 2022 exam analysis for prelims is available now. The overall difficulty level of the exam was easy.

Q: What was the difficulty level of Quant section in SBI Clerk 2022 prelims exam?

A: The difficulty level of Quant section in SBI Clerk 2022 prelims exam was easy to moderate.

Q: How SBI Clerk exam analysis is useful?

A: SBI Clerk exam analysis help candidates to know the section-wise and overall difficulty level, topic-wise distribution of questions, number of good attempts, and expected cut off.

Q: What was the difficulty level of SBI Clerk prelims exam in 2021?

A: The difficulty level of SBI Clerk prelims exam in 2021 was easy to moderate.

Q: What was the difficulty level of SBI Clerk mains exam in 2021?

A: The difficulty level of SBI Clerk mains exam was moderate to difficult. 

Q: Which topics should I prepare for the English section of SBI Clerk exam?

A: The topics that candidates can prepare for the English section of the SBI Clerk exam are Reading Comprehension, Cloze Test, Phrase Replacement, Error Detection, Fill in the Blanks, Word-Rearrangement.

Q: Which topics should I prepare for the Quant/Numerical Ability section of SBI Clerk exam?

A: The topics that candidates should prepare for the Quant/Numerical Ability section of SBI Clerk exam are Bar Graph DI, Caselet DI, Simplification, Missing Series, Arithmetic, Double Pie Chat Data Interpretation, Pie Chart, Table Data Interpretation, Tabular Based Data Interpretation (On Time & Work), Case let Data Interpretation, Data Sufficiency, Wrong Number Series, Approximation, etc.

Q: Which topics should I prepare for the Reasoning section of SBI Clerk exam?

A: The topics that candidates should prepare for the Reasoning section of SBI Clerk exam are Floor Based Puzzle, Circular Seating Arrangement, Blood Relation, Syllogism, Machine Input Output, Coded Direction, Coded Inequality, Data Sufficiency, Logical Reasoning, Probability-Based Puzzle, Circular-based arrangement, Box-based arrangement, Alpha Numeric, etc.

Q: How can I prepare for the General Awareness section of the SBI Clerk exam?

A: To prepare for the General Awareness section of the SBI Clerk exam, candidates need to prepare the current affairs of the last one year or six months.

Q: In how many shifts SBI Clerk exam is conducted?

A: The prelims exam of SBI Clerk is conducted in four shifts. The mains exam is conducted in two shifts. 

Q. Is there any negative marking in SBI Clerk exam?

A. Yes, there is a negative marking in the SBI Clerk exam. 1/4th of the mark assigned for the question is deducted for each wrong answer.

Q. How many questions are asked in SBI Clerk exam?

A. The prelims paper of SBI Clerk carries a total of 100 questions while the mains exam carries a total of 200 questions. 

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What is the eligibility criteria for an SBI Clerk?

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deepika maurya

Contributor-Level 10

2 weeks ago

Eligibility criteria for an SBI clerk:Students must have a graduate degree in any discipline from a university recognised by the government of India. Applicants must know how to speak, read, and write the local language of the particular state that they are applying for. The minimum age requireme...Eligibility criteria for an SBI clerk:
Students must have a graduate degree in any discipline from a university recognised by the government of India. Applicants must know how to speak, read, and write the local language of the particular state that they are applying for. The minimum age requirement for SBI Clerk is 20 years, and the maximum is 28 years for the general category. For SC/ST, 5 years
For OBC, 3 years
For PWD (Gen/EWS): 10 years
For PWD (ST/ST): 15 years
For PWS (OBC): 13 years
I hope this will help you.

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Manav Kishore

Contributor-Level 7

2 weeks ago

SBI Clerk criteria:-A candidate who is aspiring to apply for the SBI Clerk exam must be an Indian citizen.Candidates must fulfill the following educational requirements to apply for the SBI Clerk Prelims 2022 examination.1.Prospective candidates must have a Graduation degree in any stream from a ...SBI Clerk criteria:-
A candidate who is aspiring to apply for the SBI Clerk exam must be an Indian citizen.
Candidates must fulfill the following educational requirements to apply for the SBI Clerk Prelims 2022 examination.
1.Prospective candidates must have a Graduation degree in any stream from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification which is recognized by the Central Government. They must make sure the passing certificate shows the date the relevant degree was earned.
2.Candidates who have an Integrated Dual Degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing of the IDD is as per the guidelines given in the notification.
3.Those who are in the final year/ semester of their graduation may also apply provisionally subject to the condition that, if provisionally selected, they will have to produce proof of having passed the graduation examination on or before 30.11.2022.
4.As per the SBI Clerk qualification criteria, the candidates need to mandatorily indicate the percentage theyve obtained in the Graduation degree and calculate it to the nearest two decimals in the online application form.
5.For Matriculate Ex-servicemen, prospective applicants should have obtained the Indian Army Special Certificate of Education or corresponding certificate in the Navy or Air Force, after completing at least 15 years of service in the Armed Forces of the Union.
Age limit:-
Not below 20 years and not above 28 years as on 01.08.2022, i.e. candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1994 and not later than 01.08.2002 (both days inclusive). The details regarding the age limit and the relaxation in upper age are clearly given in the official notification. Candidates must go through the notification in detail and check the eligibility criteria.
Relaxation is given to the various categories for the SBI Clerk exam.
SC/ST - 5yeras
OBC 3 years
PWD (Gen/EWS) 10 years
PWD(ST/ST) 15 years
PWS(OBC) 13 years
Ex-Servicemen/ Disabled Ex-Servicemen - The actual period of service rendered in defense services + 3 years, (8 years for Disabled Ex-Servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to max. age of 50 years
Widows, Divorced women and women judicially separated from their husbands & who are not remarried - 7 years (subject to maximum age limit of 35 years for General/ EWS, 38 years for OBC & 40 years for SC/ST candidates)
Note:
1.Candidates who seek age relaxation are required to submit copies of the necessary certificate at the time of admission.

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Is pattern of questions different from state to state in SBI Clerk exam?

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Manav Kishore

Contributor-Level 7

2 weeks ago

No, the exam pattern remains same for every state as it is conducted by State Bank Of India.

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