SBI PO Prelims Exam was conducted today on June 20, 2015. We bring you the indepth analysis of the examination as well as SBI PO Prelims Expected Cutoff 2015 as per the morning slots. Let us first get to the analysis of the examination conducted today and then on the SBI PO Prelims Expected Cutoff 2015. 

SBI PO Prelims Expected Cutoff

SBI PO Prelims Expected Cutoff 2015

Quantitative Aptitude

Difficulty level was Easy, but few questions were calculation intensive.

Major topics from the section were: 

  • Data Interpretation (10 – 12 marks)
  • Profit and Loss ( 3-4 marks)
  • Simple Linear Equations ( 3-4 marks)
  • Linear Inequalities (4-5 marks)
  • Percentages (2-3 marks)
  • Time Speed and Distance (3-4 marks)
  • Time and Work (2-3 marks)
  • Simple and Compound Interest (2-3 marks)
  • Probability (2-3 marks)
  • Permutation and Combination (2-3 marks)

Data Interpretation was present in the paper unlike some institutes claim. Career Anna Mocks continued with DI for SBI PO Prelims, and we feel proud on the same.


Difficulty Level was Easy.

Major topics from the section were: 

  • Data Sufficiency (5 marks)
  • Input Output Questions (5 marks)
  • Seating Arrangement ( 5 marks)
  • Puzzles – Circle based (5 marks)
  • Syllogism (5 marks)
  • Coding – Decoding (5 marks)
  • Miscellaneous (5 marks)


Difficulty Level was Moderate.

Major topics from the section were: 

  • Reading Comprehension (1o marks)
  • Vocabulary – Antonyms and Synonyms (3 marks)
  • Cloze Test ( 7 marks)
  • Parajumbles (5 marks)
  • Spotting Grammatical Errors (5 marks)

SBI PO Prelims Cutoff 2015

As per the trends as per difficulty level and the expectations set from SBI PO Prelims, SBI PO Prelims Expected Cutoff for different categories stand as below:

General – 40 to 42 marks

OBC – 36 to 38 marks

SC/ST – 30 to 32 marks


As per the sources, there will be no sectional cutoff for SBI PO Prelims. Only overall cutoff will help you clear the SBI PO Prelims examination. However, since the notification talks about balanced performance in all the three sections, we suggest to ensure that you have 5-6 marks in English and 6-8 marks in Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning to be assured that you clear the sectional cutoff.

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