SBI Clerk Junior Associates Exam Analysis 2019

SBI CLERK (Junior Associates) Exam was held by State bank of India to recruit candidates for Clerical cadre in its different branches across the country. SBI CLERK JUNIOR ASSOCIATES 2019 facilitates the recruitment notification was released by SBI reporting 8653 vacancies. Exam was conducted on two days 22/06/19 and 23/06/19 with 4 shifts on each day.


There were four shifts on each day. Almost all shifts of the exam maintained the consistency in level of difficulty of questions and its pattern. Every year SBI usually introduce a new pattern of question in its exam, but this year the exam difficulty level was lesser compared to previous SBI CLERK PRELIMS 2018.


The topics asked in the English language were of easy – moderate level. All of the topics asked for the exam was discussed in the study materials we have provided. The topics asked are:

  • Reading comprehension
  • Miss-spelt
  • Improvement
  • Rearrangement of sentences
  • Error detection
  • Fillers
  • Phrase replacement
  • Cloze test

In this section, almost all questions has been discussed in our app and the questions were so similar to the ones we have discussed.


The overall difficulty level of this section for all the shifts was Easy – moderate. The questions asked are mainly from the topics:

  • Number series (missing, wrong term)
  • Simplification
  • Approximation
  • DI (tabular, caselet, Bar graph, line graph)
  • Quadratic Equation
  • Profit & loss
  • Partnership
  • Ratio & proportion
  • Average
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Probability
  • Permutation and Combination

All the topics asked for the exam has been discussed in our Study materials. The aspirants who have learned the materials which we have provided can answer the questions well.  


  The questions from the section of Reasoning ability were easy that any one even if he is a beginner can perform well if he has a basic idea on the topics. The questions asked were mainly from the topics:

  • Puzzle (Unknown linear/ Box based/ Day based/ linear)
  • Seating arrangement (Floor based/ row based/no variable)
  • Inequalities
  • Directions
  • Alpha-numeric series
  • Syllogism (based on statements ‘only few’)
  • Word formation (pair of letters)
  • Order & Ranking
  • Coding – Decoding
  • Blood Relations

All the topics were discussed in our study materials mostly similar to the pattern asked in the exam.   The date for downloading the admit card for SBI CLERK MAINS 2019 is scheduled in July 2019. And the exam date of SBI CLERK MAINS 2019 is 10th August 2019. SBI CLERK PRELIMS 2018 cut off for Kerala was 69.00 Good attempts for the exam is 75 – 85 Expected cut off of SBI CLERK PRELIMS 2019 is 76 -83. The aspirants trying hard for the IBPS RRB PRELIMS can continue learning from the study materials we provide.  

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