SBI PO 2019 SYLLABUS AND EXAM PATTERN

State Bank of India conducts online exam to recruit candidates for the post probationary officers (SBI PO) for its various branches throughout the country. Every year SBI releases a good number of vacancies for this post as it is one of the most desired competitive  exams for aspirants looking for a job in banking sector. The official notification for 2019 recruitment is as expected was released for 2000 vacancies.

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Selection procedure for SBI PO 2019 consists of the following levels

1) Preliminary Exam

2) Mains Exam

3) Group Discussion & Interview

1) SBI PO Exam Pattern ( Preliminary Exam)

  • Objective based online exam
  • Total questions = 100
  • Total marks = 100 Marks
  • Total time = 60 Minutes
  • Negative Marks = 0.25 marks for each Question.
Subject No. of  Questions Max. Marks Time
English Language 30 30 20 Minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 Minutes
Total 100 100 60 Minutes

SBI PO Syllabus

ENGLISH LANGUAGE

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Spotting Errors/ Spelling
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Para Jumbles and Para Completion
  • Active / Passive voice
  • Sentence Correction
  • Close Test
  • One Word Substitution
  • Synonyms / Antonyms / Homonyms
  • Miscellaneous

REASONING ABILITY

  • Puzzle
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Input – Output
  • Blood Relations
  • Syllogism
  • Coding and decoding
  • Alphanumeric series
  • Data sufficiency
  • Directions Test
  • Ranking / Ordering Test
  • Direct and coded Inequalities
  • Logical Reasoning

QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE

  • Number System
  • Data Interpretation
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Percentage
  • Profit & Loss
  • Average
  • Partnerships
  • Time & Work
  • Time & Distance
  • Pipe & Cistern
  • Mixture & allegation
  • SI & CI
  • Geometry
  • Mensuration
  • Permutation and Combinations
  • Simplification & Approximation

2) SBI PO Exam Pattern ( Mains Exam)

  • Objective based online exam
  • Total questions = 155
  • Total marks = 200 Marks
  • Total time = 180 Minutes
Subject Total Questions Max. Marks Time
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 Minutes
Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 Minutes
General Awareness ( Economy & Banking) 40 40 35 Minutes
English Language 35 40 40 Minutes
Total 155 200 180 Minutes

 

  • Reasoning Ability, English Language and Quantitative Aptitude will be same in mains exam.

General Awareness ( Economy & Banking)

  • Current Affairs
  • Banking / Financial Awareness
  • Static Affairs

3) Group Discussion & Interview