SBI PO Mains Exam Answer Key 2021: 29 January Paper Analysis Difficulty Level and Review

The State Bank of India on Friday, January 29 conducts Probationary Officer (PO) Mains exam 2020 Answer key. The candidates who appear for the Probationary Officer exam on Saturday, have a look at the paper analysis along with the difficulty level.

By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Jan 29, 2021 18:50 IST
SBI PO Mains Exam Answer Key 2021: 29 January Paper Analysis Difficulty Level and Review
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The State Bank of India (SBI) has successfully conducted on Saturday, January 29 Probationary Officer (PO) Main Examination 2020 in a computer-based format. The State Bank of India (Central Recruitment and Promotion Department) to display the Answer key, response sheet at website Candidates who appear for the SBI PO Main exam 2020 that was held on 29 January 2020, can check the availability of response sheet/ question paper link and Question paper analysis.

Ahead of the publication of the Answer key, the candidates can have a look at the 29 December 2020 held, SBI PO Main exam analysis. A thorough look at Computer Based Test (shift 1 and shift 2) can help students to analyze their score or performance in the SBI Probationary Officer main exam 2020.

As per the report, CRPD SBI conducts a Computer-based test for Probationary Officers Mains exam at designated centers across the country. The exam is conducted following the social-distancing norms. In view of the safety of students and staff, proper sanitization and disinfection were assured. Students were allowed to wear face masks and bringing own hand sanitizer (60 ml) and transparent water bottle.

As far as the analysis is concerned as many as 40 questions were asked from the General English section, 45 questions from Reasoning Ability, 40 from General Economy & Banking Awareness & 40 questions from English Language. The asked questions having four options with a correct answer, asked in objective type mode. 

The SBI Clerk Exam 2020 Mains (Phase II) was conducted consisting of a total of 190 Multiple Choice Questions carrying 200 marks as maximum. The questions in objective tests, except for the test of General English, were bilingual i.e., English and Hindi. There is negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th of mark assigned for question will be deducted for each wrong answer.

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Data Analysis & Interpretation- As many as 35 questions have been asked from the Tabular Graph, Pie Chart, Line Graph, Data Sufficiency, Probability among others.

English Language- A total of 40 questions in objective format were asked from Re-arrangement or Para Jumbles, Cloze Test, Fillers, Word Association, Sentence Improvement, Spell check, Reading comprehension, Synonyms and Antonyms

Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude- 45 questions have been asked were from Basics of Computer: Hardware, Software, Generation of Computers, Networking, Internet, MS Office, Input-Output Devices and Important Abbreviations. Similar questions from the Reasoning section- Statement and Assumptions, Ranking, Coding-Decoding, Inequalities, Direction, Syllogism, Blood-Relation, Machine Input/ Output, and the Internet.

General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness- A total of 40 questions were asked from the Banking/ Financial terms, Static Awareness, Banking and Financial Awareness, Banking Industry, Awards and honors, Books and Authors, Latest Designations and Obituaries.

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Note- Candidates are advised to check regularly Bank's website or SBI Career portal for details and updates.

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