SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2022 & Student Reaction, 19 November All Shifts Exam Review

State Bank of India Clerk Exam 2022 ( SBI Clerk )

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Anangsha Patra
Deputy Manager – Editorial
Updated on Nov 25, 2022 18:57 IST

The overall difficulty level of SBI Clerk prelims exam was easy. IBPS Clerk prelims exam analysis highlights the overall difficulty level of the exam. Read here SBI Clerk prelims exam analysis 2022 & student reaction.

SBI Clerk prelims exam analysis & student reaction

SBI Clerk prelims exam analysis & student reaction

SBI Junior Associate was conducted on November 12, 19, 20 and 25 for recruitment of more than 5000 Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales). SBI Clerk prelims exam was conducted in multiple shifts across various spread throughout the country. Lakhs of candidates are appearing in the SBI Clerk prelims exam. The overall difficulty level of the exam was easy. English section was easy, Reasoning section was easy and Quantitative Aptitude section was easy to moderate. An attempt of 69-76 is considered as a good attempt. In English, questions were asked based on the topics such as Para Jumbles, Comprehension, Error Detection, Missing Words, etc. In Maths, questions were asked from Average, SI, CI, Profit & Loss, Ratio Proportion. In Reasoning, questions were asked from Seating Arrangement, Syllogism, Blood Relation, etc. Candidates who have attempted the paper with accuracy will score good marks in the exam. Read below for more details on SBI Clerk prelims exam analysis & student reaction.

SBI Clerk Shift Timing

SBI Clerk exam shift timings for prelims are given below.

Shifts SBI Clerk Shift Timing

Shift 1

09:00 am-10:00 am

Shift 2

11:30 am-12:30 pm

Shift 3

02:00 pm-03:00 pm

Shift 4

04:30 pm-05:30 pm

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SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern 2022

SBI Clerk prelims exam comprises three sections-English Language, Numerical Ability, and Reasoning Ability. The test paper carries a total of 100 questions. The total marks allotted to the test are 100. The duration of the exam is one hour. Candidates can check below the detailed SBI Clerk exam pattern 2022.

Section No of Questions Marks Duration

English Language

30

30

20 Minutes

Numerical Ability

35

35

20 Minutes

Reasoning Ability

35

35

20 Minutes

Total

100

100

1 Hour

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2022 for Nov 19

The overall difficulty level of the paper held on November 19 was easy. An of 67-73 questions are considered a good attempt. The overall difficulty level of the paper 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

Section-Wise Distribution of Questions 

The section-wise distribution of questions in English, Reasoning and Quant is given below.

English Language

The topic of Reading Comprehension was based on 'Fertilizers' and the topic of Cloze test was based on 'Nutrition',

Topics No. of Questions Difficulty Level

Reasoning Comprehension

08-09

Easy to Moderate

Error Detection

05

Easy

Cloze Test

05

Easy

Word Rearrangement

05

Easy

Phrase Replacement

05

Easy

Total

30

Easy

Quantitative Aptitude

There weree around 10 to 12 questions on Simplification, five questions from Quadratic Equation and remaining were from Arithmetic.

Topics No. of Questions Difficulty Level
Data Interpretation (Table) 05 Easy
Quadratic Equation 05 Easy
Simplification 10-12 Easy to Moderate
Arithmetic 12 Easy
Overall 35 Easy

Reasoning

Puzzles and Seating Arrangement questions were asked from Linear Seating Arrangement, Box Based Puzzle, Comparison Based puzzle, Floor & Flat puzzle. 

Topics No. of Questions Difficulty Level
Puzzle & Seating Arrangement 18 Easy
Syllogism 03 Easy
Alphanumeric Series (Mix) 04-05 Easy
Inequality 03 Easy
Blood Relation 03 Easy
Direction-Distance 01 Easy
Pair Formation 01 Easy
Number Based 01 Easy
Total 35 Easy

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2022 for Nov 12

Candidates can check below the shift-wise SBI Clerk prelims exam analysis 2022 for Nov 12.

SBI Clerk Shift 4 Analysis 2022

Candidates can check below the section-wise SBI Clerk shift 4 exam analysis 2022.

Sections Difficulty Level
Reasoning Ability Easy 
Quantitative Aptitude Easy to Moderate
English Language Easy 
Overall Easy 

SBI Junior Associate Shift 3 Analysis 2022

The overall difficulty level of Shift 3 was easy to moderate. Candidates can check below SBI Clerk Junior Associate Shift 3 analysis 2022.

Sections Difficulty Level
Reasoning Ability Easy to Moderate
Quantitative Aptitude Easy to Moderate
English Language Easy to Moderate
Overall Easy to Moderate

SBI Clerk Shift 2 Analysis 2022

As per SBI Clerk shift 2 analysis, the exam was easy to moderate. All the sections were easy to moderate in terms of difficulty level. An attempt of 73-79 questions are considered as good. SBI Clerk prelims 2nd shift analysis is given below.

Sections Difficulty Level
English Language Easy to Moderate
Quantitative Aptitude Easy to Moderate
Reasoning Ability Easy to Moderate
Overall Easy to Moderate

SBI Clerk Prelims 1st Shift Analysis 2022

Candidates can below the section-wise overall analysis of SBI Clerk prelims exam as well as the number of good attempts.

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  69-76  Easy

SBI Clerk Prelims Student Reaction 2022

Shiksha reported live from one of the SBI Clerk prelims exam centres in Noida to gather the feedback of students regarding the overall difficulty level of the exam. Check below the feedback shared by the students.

Abhishek said, "Questions in English were asked from unseen passages, para jumbles, error detection, RC. In Quant, questions were asked from Arithmetic, Wrong Number Series, Profit & Loss. In Reasoning, questions were asked from Seating Arrangement, Blood Relation, etc. The difficulty level of the paper was average."

Adarsh Kumar said, "In English questions were asked from Antonyms, Synonyms, Fill in the Blanks, etc. In Reasoning, questions were asked from Blood Relation, Seating Arrangment, etc. In Maths, questions were asked from Profit & Loss, Percentage, Average, SI & CI, etc. The overall difficulty level of the exam was easy and simple."

Aman Rastogi said, "SBI Clerk paper was easy in terms of difficulty level. In English, questions were asked from Para Jumbles (5 questions), RC, Error Detecton (5 Questions). In Numerical Aptitude, questions were asked from Simplification, Wrong Number Series, DI and rest were Arithmetic questions. In Reasoning, questions were asked from Puzzles (Floor-Based Puzzle), Seating Arrangement (Circular Arrangement), Blood Relation (3 questions), Syllogism (3-4 questions). The overall paper was moderate in terms of difficulty level."

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SBI Clerk Expected Cut off

The category-wise SBI Clerk expected cut off is given below.

State/UT SBI Clerk Expected Cut off 2022

Andaman & Nicobar

66-68

Arunachal Pradesh

68-70

Assam

67-69

Chhattisgarh

75-78

Delhi

82-84

Gujarat

63-66

Haryana

78-80

Himachal Pradesh

79-82

Jharkhand

67-70

Karnataka

63-65

Kerala

67-69

Madhya Pradesh

80-83

Maharashtra

65-68

Odisha

80-83

Punjab

74-77

Rajasthan

76-79

Sikkim

70-73

Tamil Nadu

60-64

Telangana

72-75

Uttar Pradesh

80-84

Uttarakhand

80-83

West Bengal

78-81

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What is the eligibility criteria for an SBI Clerk?

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deepika maurya

Contributor-Level 10

3 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

3 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

3 weeks ago

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

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