SBI PO Exam Syllabus 2017, Study Material, Previous Year Papers

SBI PO Syllabus

SBI PO Exam Pattern

State Bank of India (SBI) is an Indian Multinational Government Banking Sector and Financial Service Company, headquarter located in Mumbai. Every year, SBI conducts various exams for fulfill the vacant seats in various departments. Already, SBI has been announced the employment notification for Probationary Officer posts. SBI will be conducted Preliminary exam in the month of April and May 2017. All participated candidates have three months for exam preparations. In this article, we are providing you all information related to SBI PO syllabus, Exam Pattern, study material, previous papers and more details.

SBI PO Exam Syllabus 2017

The syllabus of an examination is the most vital part of the exam process. Without studying the syllabus of the examination, candidates can’t get to selected in the examination. All the eligible candidates who have applied for SBI PO Exam 2017 are advised to start preparing for the examination before they study the syllabus. Candidates are well aware that are three stages in the SBI PO Exam 2017 i.e. Preliminary Examination, Main Examination, and Descriptive Test. Candidates can get all the essential details of the syllabus here.

SBI PO Exam Pattern

There are three different exam patterns for SBI Probationary Officer Exam. The state Bank of India Exam pattern details is given below.

  1. Preliminary Exam Pattern

The SBI PO Prelims Examination will consist of Objective tests for 100 marks which will be conducted online. This test would have 1-hour duration consisting of 3 section as follows:

Sr. No.SubjectsNo. of QuestionsMarksDuration
1English Language3030 

Composite Time of 1 Hour

2Quantitative Aptitude3535
3Reasoning Ability3535
4Total100100

Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing passing marks to be decided by the Bank. An adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Bank (approximately 20 times the numbers of vacancies subject to availability) will be shortlisted for the Main Examination.

SBI PO Syllabus for Preliminary Exam

Sr. No.SubjectsTopics
1English LanguageReading Comprehension, Cloze Test (New and Old Pattern), Para jumbles (New and Old Pattern), Spotting Errors (New and Old Pattern), Sentence Improvement, Fill in the Blanks
2Quantitative AptitudeNumber Series, Simplification/ Approximation, Quadratic Equations, Data Interpretation, Miscellaneous (Age, Mixture Allegation, Partnership, Pipes and Cisterns, Profit Loss, Average, Boats & Stream, Compound/Simple Interest, Time & Work, Probability etc.)
3Reasoning AbilityPuzzle and Circular/Linear/Square Arrangement (3-4 sets of puzzles may be asked in exam), Inequality, Syllogism (Old and New Pattern), Coding – Decoding (Old and New Pattern), Blood Relations, Direction sense, Order and Ranking
  1. Main Exam Pattern

Main Examination will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks. Both the Objective and Descriptive Tests will be online. Candidates will have to answer Descriptive test by typing on the computer. Immediately after completion of Objective Test, Descriptive Test will be administered.

  • Objective Test: The objective test of 3 hours duration consists of 4 Sections for total 200 marks. The objective test will have separate timing for every section. The candidates are required to qualify in each of the Tests by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank.
Sr. No.SubjectsNo. of QuestionsMarksDurations
1Reasoning & Computer Aptitude456060 minutes
2Data Analysis & Interpretation356045 Minutes
3General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness404035 minutes
4English Language354040 minutes
5Total1552003 hours
  • Descriptive Test: The Descriptive Test of 30 minutes duration with 50 marks will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay). The candidates are required to qualify in the Descriptive Test by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank. Descriptive Test paper of only those candidates will be evaluated who have scored qualifying marks in the Objective Tests and are placed adequately high as per total marks in the objective test.

SBI PO Exam Study Material

There are several competitive exams which are conducted all over India for the different post and different people of various age groups. Every year, huge numbers of candidates are given Bank competitive exams. These basics include Mathematics Aptitude, Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation, English etc. these subjects are the parts of every competitive exam. SBI PO Exam Study Material will include the questions papers, Books, notes and more things which will help you build up your career skills and become efficient.

SBI PO Exam Previous Papers

The SBI PO previous year papers will help you prepare better for the SBI PO exams by giving you an idea about the type of questions that usually come in the exam, along with their difficulty levels. SBI PO previous year papers will also help you to understand the syllabus, pattern and how the pattern and difficulty levels have evolved over the years. In the ideal situation, you should start your SBI PO preparation by referring previous year papers, and find out your shortcomings and accordingly prepare for the exam.

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SBI PO Exam Previous Year Question Papers

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