Hello and welcome to ExamPundit. So, here is the official Pitch Report of SBI PO Mains 2015. Those who are not aware of our PITCH REPORTS, these are a Brief Preview of the Examinations.
Data Interpretation & Analysis:
For Data Interpretation, the Import Export, Average and Production and sales based problems are most important. Also, the Graph and Table Data Interpretations are important. On the other hand, text based DI(Data Analysis) are very important as they can have probability based questions(Very less Chance though).
Calculative and Numerically Superior Data’s are expected.
English Comprehension is expected to be lengthy and related to Finance, Marketing or Banking. The sentence Rearrangements or Para Jumbles can be quite confusing for people not very strong in the subject, so make sure you are prepared well for that. On the other hand, Cloze Test, Sentence Improvement are expected to be Moderate to Standard level. Comprehension will play a key role to score maximum.
Reasoning is expected to be TOUGH. Which means, it will be of High Level as they have mentioned. The Puzzles and Seating Arrangements will be crucial. On the other hand, the Syllogisms needed to be brushed up properly as they can be tricky and confusing. Coming to the part, Statement and Arguments and Course of Action, Assumptions and Cause and Effect, these can be really tricky, which means, it can look very easy but it will be quite confusing at time if you have not practiced properly. Over the time, our members have improved a lot in that portion, so not an issue to worry that much.
General Awareness, Marketing and Computer Awareness:
General Awareness will include Stock GK(Places, State Capitals, Power plants) and also Current Affairs. The Current Affairs Magazine is sufficient for the exam. For banking awareness, you need to make sure you know the basics of Banking operations and Banking Instruments, Banking Terms. Also, Apps launched by banks, schemes related to banking are important.
For Marketing, Basics to Standard marketing knowledge will help you to excel. Not very in depth not very basic. Just in moderate level. Which means, Questions which might seem easy but actually are moderate in level.
Computer Awareness is expected to have moderate to standard questions. Basics of Computer, Internet, DBMS, Networks and regular applications use will help you to give a good performance.
It will be having Letter and Essay, so make sure you know the Current Affairs of the past few months(The Topics Only) and also some Banking Issues. For letters, prepare yourself for both formal and informal letters and make sure you have knowledge in Banking letters.
All over exam will be over in a day, so it is expected to be Moderate to Tough.
- Reasoning: Moderate to Tough
- English: Standard to Moderate
- Data Interpretation and Analysis: Calculative to TOUGH
- General Awareness: Moderate to Normal
- Marketing: Moderate
- Computer: Normal to Moderate
All the best. May the Force Be With You.