SBI PO Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2019

SBI PO Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2019: State Bank of India has released SBI PO Recruitment 2019 notification to fill 2000 vacancies in Junior Management scale I. Interested and eligible candidates may apply online from 2nd April 2019 to 22nd April 2019. The Selection for the posts for SBI Probationary Officer will be conducted in 3 stages: Online Preliminary Exam, Online Mains Exam and GD & Interview. The Online Preliminary Exam is tentatively scheduled to be held from 8th, 9th, 15th and 16th of June 2019. Aspirants can check the detailed Exam pattern and syllabus for SBI PO 2019 Exam below:

SBI PO

Name of the Post: Probationary Officer

Post Date: 02-04-2019

No. of Vacancies: 2000

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Important dates of SBI PO 2019 Notification:

Starting Date for submission of Application

02-04-2019

Last Date for submission of Application & Payment of Fee

22-04-2019

Date of Online Preliminary Exam

08th, 09th, 15th, 16th June 2019

Date of Online Mains Exam

20-07-2019

Date of GD & Interview

September 2019

SBI PO Exam Pattern 2019 – Preliminary Exam

Sl.No.Name of TestNo of QnsMax MarksDuration
1English Language3010020 minutes
2Quantitative Aptitude3520 minutes
3Reasoning Ability3520 minutes
Total1001 hour

Note:

  • There will be no sectional cut off.
  • Candidates 10 times the no of vacancies in each category will be shortlisted for Mains exam.
  • There will be negative marking of 1/4th of marks for each wrong answer.
  • The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination will not be added for final merit list.

SBI PO Exam Pattern 2019 – Mains Exam

Objective Test:

TestName of TestNo of QnsMax MarksDuration
IReasoning & Computer Aptitude456060 minutes
IIData Analysis & Interpretation356045 minutes
IIIGeneral/Economy/Banking Awareness404035 minutes
IVEnglish Language354040 minutes
Total1552003 hours

Descriptive Test:

Sl.No.Descriptive TestNo of QnsMax MarksDuration
1Letter writing & essay25030 minutes

Note:

  • There will be no sectional cut off.
  • Candidates 3 times the no of vacancies in each category will be shortlisted for Interview.
  • There will be negative marking of 1/4th of marks for each wrong answer.

SBI PO Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2019 – GD & Interview

  • Group Exercises20 marks
  • Interview30 marks

Note: Marks secured in the Mains Exam will be converted to out of 75 marks and Group Exercises & Interview scores will be converted to out of 25 marks.

Preliminary Exam Syllabus:

English Language:

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Synonyms & Antonyms
  • Sentence/ Error Correction, Detection
  • Cloze test
  • Para jumble
  • Fillers (Single, Double)

Quantitative Aptitude:

  • Simplification/ Approximation
  • Quadratic equation
  • Number Series (Missing/ Wrong)
  • Data Interpretation (line/bar/pie/table etc.)
  • Simple Interest & Compound Interest
  • Partnership
  • Profit, Loss & Discount
  • Ages
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Averages
  • Mensuration
  • Probability
  • Permutation & Combination
  • Distance & Speed
  • Problems based on Trains
  • Boats & streams
  • Time & Work
  • Pipes & Cisterns
  • Income & Expenditure
  • Number System
  •  Alligation & Mixture

Reasoning Ability:

  • Puzzles based on flooring, scheduling, blood relation, comparison etc.
  • Linear Seating Arrangement (North facing, south facing, north south facing in single and double lines)
  • Circular Seating Arrangement (Circle, Square etc.)
  • Inequality
  • Coding decoding
  • Blood Relation
  • Direction Sense
  • Syllogism

Mains Exam Syllabus:

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude:

  • Puzzles based on Machine Input/Output
  • Conclusion / Statement Inference
  • Statement Course of Action
  • Statement Assumptions
  • Puzzles based on Coding Decoding
  • Puzzles based on Calculation
  • Data Sufficiency based puzzles
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Blood Relation
  • Puzzles based on Flow Chart
  • Coded Inequality

Data Analysis & Interpretation:

  • Quantity I & Quantity II/ Quadratic equation
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Data Interpretation (Caselet, Combination of pie and table chart etc.)
  • Number Series (Missing/ Wrong)
  • Simple Interest & Compound Interest
  • Partnership
  • Profit, Loss & Discount
  • Ages
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Averages
  • Mensuration
  • Probability
  • Permutation & Combination
  • Distance & Speed
  • Problems based on Trains
  • Boats & streams
  • Time & Work
  • Pipes & Cisterns
  • Income & Expenditure
  • Number System
  •  Alligation & Mixture

General/Economy/Banking Awareness:

  • Current Affairs
  • Economy/ Banking Awareness
  • International Organisations
  • Government schemes
  • Awards & Honors etc.

English Language:

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Sentence/ Error Correction, Detection
  • Cloze test
  • Para jumble
  • Fillers (Single, Double)

Descriptive Test:

  • Letter writing (Formal & Informal)
  • Essay writing (within given word limit)

Important Links of SBI PO 2019 Notification:

To Apply

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For Official Notification

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For Official Website

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