With new pattern of SBI PO Mains being there and differential marking present, everyone has been wondering that what could be the SBI PO Mains Reasoning and Computer Aptitude Pattern 2016. In this article we will try to decipher the SBI PO Mains Reasoning and Computer Aptitude Pattern 2016 for you. SBI PO Mains 2016 exam is scheduled for July 31, 2016. ## Reasoning and Computer Aptitude Pattern

Reasoning and Computer Aptitude is a single section in SBI PO Mains 2016 Exam, with 45 Questions in total, for 60 marks and to be attempted in 60 minutes.

Overall level of the section is expected to be Moderate.

Reasoning questions will be Moderate to Difficult, while Computer Aptitude Questions will be Easy to Moderate. Let us dive deeper into Reasoning and Computer Aptitude now.

Reasoning

There could be a possible differential marking in the section, with:

• 1 Question of 6 Marks – Will be a tough Logical Reasoning Puzzle / Seating Arrangement Question
• 2 Questions of 3-4 Marks each – Could be a moderate puzzle / arrangement question
• Remaining questions of 1 mark each from topics like Inequalities, Coding Decoding, Input Output, Direction sense, Blood Relation, Syllogism, Data Sufficiency etc.

Overall, out of 45 Questions in the section, expect around 38-40 Questions to be from Reasoning.

Computer Aptitude

There will be 5-7 Questions from Computer Aptitude in the section. Please do note that the questions will not be from Computer Awareness, but from Computer Aptitude. Computer Aptitude topics include:

• Binary and Decimal Number System – Interchange etc.
• Puzzles based on very simple flow charts
• Basic understanding of bases
• Logical Gates like AND, OR and NOR

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Sample Question for Computer Aptitude

In a certain code language, the symbol for ‘0’ is ‘a’ and for ‘1’ is ‘b’. There are no other symbols for numbers greater than one. The numbers greater than one are to be written only by using the two symbols given above. The value of symbol for ‘1’ doubles itself every time it shifts one place to the left.

0 is written as a,

1 is written as b,

2 is written as ba,

3 is written as bb,

4 is written as baa and so on,

Qs 1. Which of the following will represent 17?

(a) aabaa

(b) baabb

(c) baaab

(d) aaaba

(e) None of these

Ans: c

Solution-

17 can be written in binary form as follows:

= (1×2 4)+(0x23)+(0x22 )+(0x 21)+(1×20 )

= baaab

Qs 2 – Which of the following will represent the value of (baaa + ba ÷ aba)?

(A) 11             (B) 9       (C)   7             (D) 6           (E) None of these

Ans: B

Solution

(baaa + ba ÷ aba)

baaa = (1×23)+(0x22)+(0x21)+(0x20)=8+0+0+0=8

ba=(1×21)+(0x 20)=2+0=2

aba = (0x22)+(1×21)+(0x 20) = 0+2+0=2

(baaa + ba ÷ aba) = 8+2÷2 = 8+1 = 9

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