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SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis Trend: Candidates can check the SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis Trend from 2018-2022. The trends covered from the last 5 years 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022. Candidates can be clear on the marks-wise distribution on particular topics. This detailed blog can guide you in preparing the most scoring topics to fetch marks in the SBI Clerk Preliminary scheduled to be in January 2024. 


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SBI Clerk Exam Overview 2023-24

We have given all the important details of the SBI Clerk exam in the overview section. Candidates can check below the details compiled in the table format. 

ParticularsSBI Clerk Exam Overview
OrganizationState Bank of India
Post NameClerk (Junior Associates)
Eligibility CriteriaGraduation/Bachelor’s Degree  from a recognized College/ University
Application ModeOnline
Registration DatesNovember 17, 2023-December 10, 2023
Mode of ExamOnline
Exam LanguageEnglish / Hindi
Total QuestionsPreliminary: 100Mains: 190
Exam DurationPrelims Exam: 1 Hour & Mains: 2 Hours 40 Minutes
Selection ProcessPreliminary Exam, Mains Exam & Local Language Test
SalaryRs 26,000 – to Rs 29,000
Official website
SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam Date January 5,6,11 and 12, 2024

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis Trend of Last 5 Years: 2018-2022

We analyzed all three sections English, Reasoning, and Numerical Ability in this blogpost titled SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis Trend 2018-2022. Candidates can get a clear indication of the marks-wise distribution in particular topics. This will help candidates frame study schedules to work on the most important topics from an exam perspective. 

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SBI Clerk Exam Analysis Trend of Reasoning

In the SBI Clerk Reasoning Section, we can see around 15 questions are asked from Puzzle and Seating arrangement topics from 2018-2022. It’s one of the scoring topics. Candidates should work on this topic to maximize their score in Reasoning. Then, they can follow solving questions on Blood Relation, Alphabet series, Inequality, and Syllogism. Scoring marks in these topics demands practice and quick attempts in the exam.

Word Pairing11
Meaningful Word11
Data Sufficiency3
Blood Relation3242
Alphabet Based Series45355
Numeric Series515
Direction Sense1353
Puzzle and Seating Arrangement1915151515

SBI Clerk Exam Analysis Trend of English Language

Mostly questions are asked from Reading Comprehension in the English Language section. Candidates can start practicing 1-2 questions daily on this topic. After that topic, solve questions on Word Rearrangement, Error Detection, Single Fillers, and Sentence Rearrangement. English can be a game changer in Prelims. Aspirants can score 25+ marks only by improving grammar concepts and practice. 

Word Rearrangement55
Error Detection558
Phrase Replacement255
Single Fillers (Word)455
Sentence Rearrangement5555
Cloze Test855
Word Correction5
Sentence Correction55
Reading Comprehension9710107

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SBI Clerk Exam Analysis Trend of Numerical Ability

Arithmetic Problem questions are asked in the Numerical Ability section of the SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam. Candidates can find 8-10 questions from the Simplification topic, Data Interpretation, and Missing Number series topics. The most important topics covered in the Arithmetic part are SI, CI, Speed, Distance and time, Percentage, Average, Ratio, Proportion & Partnership, Time & Work and Ages.

Arithmetic Word Problem101010812
Quadratic Equation555
Data Interpretation510575
Wrong Number Series5
Missing Number Series5555

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In this blog, SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis Trend from 2018-2022, we have covered analysis of three sections English, Reasoning, and Numerical Ability. Aspirants can get an idea of important topics to study for the exam. This gives them a clear indication to prioritize preparation to boost scores. Sign up to Grab a FREE Mock Test for SBI Clerk to know where you stand out in the competition. 

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By Divya Sharma

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