SBI Clerk 2020 Prelims Exam Analysis | Asked Questions | 3rd Shift 22nd Feb

SBI Clerk 2020 Prelims Exam Analysis

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam begins from 22nd Feb 2020. The 3rd shift of SBI Clerk Prelims 2020 also concluded now. As today is the first day of this exam. Here we have given complete details about SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis to understand the difficulty level of an Exam because it is necessary to get aware about the type of question and level of questions being asked in the exam so that you can get the idea about how to plan your strategy to attempt the question in the upcoming shift.

This year  State Bank of India has notified a total of 8000+ Vacancies for the post of Clerk. So this is the golden opportunity for those students who want to build a career in the banking sector especially in State Bank of India.


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SBI Clerk Prelim 2020 Exam Analysis - 2nd Shift

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam has three sections Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Language. The total mark will be 100 within 60 minutes and each question carries one mark, and the time limit of 20 minutes is fixed for each section.

English Language 

The English Section was Moderate. There were 10 Questions asked from Reading Comprehension and 2 Questions were of Antonym and Synonym in RC. 


No. of Question


Reading Comprehension



Sentence Rearrangement



Single Fillers



Cloze Test



Error Detection




30 Questions



Reasoning Ability

Reasoning section was Easy.

There were 4 sets of Puzzles and Seating Arrangement,

  • Floor based Puzzle (Mon-Sun, 7 persons)
  • Month based based Puzzle (4 Months, 2 days, 8 persons)
  • Linear Seating Arrangement (Uncertain no. of persons)
  • Square Seating Arrangement (5 persons facing Inside)
Topic No. of Question Level

Puzzles and Seating Arrangement

20Q Moderate


3Q Easy

Direction Sense

3Q Easy

Numeric Series

5Q Easy

Order and Ranking

3Q Easy-Moderate

Alphabet Based

1Q Easy
Total 35 Questions Easy


Quantitative Aptitude

Quantitative Aptitude was Easy to Moderate. There was only 1 set of Data Interpretation.

Topic No. of Question Level


5Q Easy-Moderate

Missing Number Series

5Q Easy


10Q Easy

Quadratic Equation

5Q Easy

Miscellaneous ( Problems on Ages, Time and Distance, Profit and Loss, etc)

10 Moderate
Total 35 Q Easy-Moderate


SBI Clerk Prelims Exam 2020: Good Attempt


Good Attempt Time

English Language

22-24 20 minutes

Reasoning Ability

28-31 20 minutes

Quantitative Aptitude

24-27 20 minutes
Total 75 - 84 60 minutes

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