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SBI PO Syllabus & Exam Pattern | Download SBI Probationary Officer Syllabus & Pattern PDF

State Bank of India PO Syllabus 2017 & Test pattern is Available now. Get SBI PO Exam Syllabus &Exam Pattern from below  Candidates who are applied for SBI PO Jobs have started their Exam preparation for the Written Test which is going to organize by the State Bank of India. Candidates who had applied for SBI PO Recruitment 2017 can check the latest Syllabus from this article which is officially released by SBI PO. Here is a good news for the aspirants who are searching for SBI PO Exam Syllabus 2017. In the below section contenders will get subject wise SBI PO Syllabus along with Exam Pattern. So with the reference given SBI PO Syllabus, all the applicants must start their preparation because there is an enormous competition for SBI Probationary Officer Jobs.

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SBI PO Prelims Exam Pattern

Here We are Providing SBI PO Prelims Exam Pattern & Syllabus For the Candidates Who are Preparing for the SBI PO examination. This is very useful fie the candidates for their exam preparation. The Candidates who are interested in doing Bank Jobs have to Check the SBI Po Prelims & Main Exam Syllabus & Pattern in govtjobsforall.in.

S. No. Name of Section No. of Questions Marks Duration
1. English Language 30 30 1 hour
2. Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
3. Reasoning Ability 35 35
TOTAL 100 100

SBI PO Prelims Exam Syllabus

SBI PO Syllabus For Reasoning Aptitude – Level (Tough) 

  • Puzzle 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

 SBI PO Prelims Syllabus  for – Quantitative Aptitude (35 Questions)

  • Number 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.)

 SBI PO Syllabus for English Language (30 Questions)

The difficulty level of this section would be of moderate level. The questions can be asked from various topics like –

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test (New and Old Pattern)
  • Parajumbles (New and Old Pattern)
  • Spotting Errors (New and Old Pattern)
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Fill in the Blanks

SBI Probationary Officer Mains Exam Syllabus & Exam Pattern

The SBI PO Mains Examination Contains two Levels which are as following…..

1. Objective Exam
2. Descriptive Exam

Exam Pattern for SBI PO Mains  – Objective

S. No. Name of Test Number of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1. Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 minutes
2. Data Analysis and Interpretation 35 60 45 minutes
3. General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness 40 40 35 minutes
4. English Language 35 40 40 minutes
Total 155 200 3 hours

Mains Exam Pattern for SBI Probationary Officer  – Descriptive

S. No. Name of Test Number of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1. Letter Writing 1 50 Marks 30 Minutes
2. Essay Writing 1

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Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude Syllabus for SBI PO Mains

Questions in this section would be asked from following topics –

  • Puzzles – Level of Mains puzzles is expected to be difficult. Try to practice questions involving at least 2-3 parameters.
  • Seating Arrangement – This topic again will be difficult and may be asked in combination with other reasoning topics like Blood relations, ranking or other parameters.
  • Inequality – Try to practice Coded as well as direct questions from this topic.
  • Syllogism – You can expect a moderate level of syllogism. Make sure that you cover normal as well as Reverse Syllogism.
  • Input Output – You can expect 1 set of this topic as well. Try to practice single as well as double shifting arrangements.
  • Coding Decoding – This topic again may be asked based on new pattern, so practice accordingly. Try to practice number coding based questions as well.
  • Verbal Reasoning – You can expect around 5-10 questions from verbal section. This may involve topics like –
    Statement and Assumption
    Statement and Course of Action
    Statement and Argument
    Cause and Effect
    Deriving conclusion from passage
  • Data Sufficiency – Try to cover questions based on 2-3 statements. Questions would be based on other topics of reasoning section, so a thorough practice will help you in this section.
  • Miscellaneous topics – This involves questions from Blood Relations, Direction Sense and Ranking.
  • Computer Aptitude – You can also come across 2-3 questions of this topic, which may be passage/ flowchart based. We will start providing quizzes for this topic soon.

SBI PO Syllabus Data Analysis and Interpretation for Mains

This section would mostly comprise of Data interpretation questions. You can expect questions from the following topics –

  • Bar graph
  • Line graph
  • Pie chart (single or double)
  • Tabular graph
  • Radar chart
  • Mixed graphs (combination of any 2 of the above)
  • Caselet/ Paragraph DI
  • Missing graphs

Apart from this, questions can also be asked from following topics –

  • Data Sufficiency
  • Few Arithmetic problems (especially probability)
  • Quantity based inequality problems.

SBI Probationary Officer Mains Syllabus  English Language for SBI PO Mains

This section had major variations last year. Cover following topics for English language –

  • Reading Comprehension – You can expect 2 sets of RC, mostly from banking/ economy based topic.
  • Cloze test – Try to practice questions from this topic based on new as well as old pattern.
  • Parajumbles – This topic again may be asked based on old or new pattern.
  • Odd one out/ Theme based questions – This involves questions where you need to identify the statement that does not follow the theme of the passage.
  • Statement and Paragraph completion – You may come across these questions as well where you need to identify the statement which would most suitably fill up the blank in the passage.
  • Sentence Connectors – These are the new type of questions that were introduced last year, so thoroughly practice this topic.

SBI PO Mains Syllabus for General Awareness

This section would comprise of questions from the following topics –

  • Current Affairs
  • Banking / Financial Awareness
  • Static Affairs

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