SBI PO 2017: Eligibility Criteria, Exam Details and Important NotificationsMarch 1, 2017
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SBI PO Syllabus 2022: The State Bank of India (SBI) will conduct the SBI PO Prelims exam on December 17, 18, 19, and 20, 2022. Candidates need to prepare for the exam at the earliest. Referring to the SBI PO syllabus is the best way to prepare for the exam. This will ensure that candidates do not miss out on any important topic and also help them ace the examination.
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The SBI PO application process started on September 22, 2022, and the last date to apply is on October 12, 2022. This article provides the best SBI PO study materials along with the exam pattern for the benefit of the candidates. The Prelims section consists of three sections, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, and Reasoning Ability. Read on to know more about the SBI PO syllabus.
The first stage of the SBI PO recruitment is the preliminary exam. Therefore, aspirants must work hard to pass this round with good marks to proceed to the next one, the Mains exam. The SBI PO Prelims and Mains syllabus have been given in this article below.
We have provided the SBI PO Prelims Syllabus below. Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Language will be covered in the SBI PO 2022 preliminary exam. The questions featured in the SBI PO exam will be sourced from the following topics.
|Reasoning Syllabus||Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus||English Language Syllabus|
|Logical Reasoning||Simplification||Reading Comprehension|
|Alphanumeric Series||Profit & Loss||Cloze Test|
|Alphabet Test||Mixtures & Alligations||Para Jumbles|
|Data Sufficiency||Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices||Miscellaneous|
|Coded Inequalities||Work & Time||Fill in the Blanks|
|Seating Arrangement||Time & Distance||Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting|
|Puzzle||Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere||Paragraph Completion|
|Syllogism||Ratio & Proportion, Percentage||–|
|Blood Relations||Number Systems||–|
|Input-Output||Sequence & Series||–|
|Coding-Decoding||Permutation, Combination Probability||–|
Every year, the State Bank of India (SBI) releases the recruitment notification for the SBI Probationary Officer post, in its portal, viz. sbi.co.in. The notification also has the syllabus of the SBI PO exam, which includes a detailed topic-wise analysis of sections based on which the question paper is devised officially.
The SBI PO syllabus is released in a single PDF for all stages, such as the Prelims exam (Stage 1), Main (Stage 2), and Interview (final round). While the Prelims include three sections, the SBI PO mains exam includes four sections. Furthermore, the time duration of both of these exams differs.
We have provided the SBI PO Mains Syllabus here. Reasoning + Computer Aptitude, English Language, Data Analysis & Interpretation, and General/Economy/Banking Awareness will be the four sections covered in the SBI PO Mains. The following is the detailed SBI PO Mains syllabus:
|Data Interpretation & Analysis||Reasoning||English Language||General/Economy/ Banking Awareness||Computer Aptitude|
|Tabular Graph||Verbal Reasoning||Reading Comprehension||Financial Awareness||Internet|
|Line Graph||Syllogism||Grammar||Current Affairs||Memory|
|Pie Chart||Circular Seating Arrangement||Vocabulary||General Knowledge||Keyboard Shortcuts|
|Bar Graph||Linear Seating Arrangement||Verbal Ability||Static Awareness||Computer Abbreviation|
|Radar Graph Caselet||Double Lineup||Word Association||Banking and Financial Awareness||Microsoft Office|
|Missing Case DI||Scheduling||Sentence Improvement||–||Computer Hardware|
|Let it Case DI||Input-Output||Para Jumbles||–||Computer Software|
|Data Sufficiency||Blood Relations||Cloze Test||–||Computer Fundamentals /Terminologies|
|Probability||Directions and Distances||Error Spotting||–||Networking|
|Permutation and Combination||Ordering and Ranking||Fill in the Blanks||–||Number System|
|–||Data Sufficiency||–||–||Operating System|
|–||Coding and Decoding||–||–||Basic of Logic Gates|
|–||Course of Action||–||–||–|
|–||Analytical and Decision Making||–||–||–|
The Descriptive test is 30 minutes long and carries 50 marks. The descriptive test has two sections: Essay Writing and Letter Writing. Usually, official or business letters are asked in the test and carry 25 marks. Essay topics may be related to the economy, society, culture, banking reform, or politics. The essay writing will carry 25 marks.
SBI PO 2022 syllabus is vast, and candidates must be smart enough to cover the important topics first. Candidates who clear the main exam will be called for the personal interview round.
THE SBI PO exam follows a three-tier selection process. Candidates are required to clear each of these stages to appear for the next stage as given below:
Before appearing in the SBI PO exam 2022, candidates should familiarise themselves with the exam pattern and mark distribution for the Prelims and Mains. Take a look at the SBI PO exam pattern below:
|Sections||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks||Time Duration|
|English Language||30||30||20 Minutes|
|Quantitative Aptitude||35||35||20 Minutes|
|Reasoning Ability||35||35||20 Minutes|
|Sections||Number of questions||Maximum marks||Total time duration|
|Reasoning and Computer Aptitude||40||50||50 minutes|
|Data Analysis and Interpretation||30||50||45 minutes|
|General/Economy/Banking Awareness||50||60||45 minutes|
|English Language||35||40||40 minutes|
|S.No||Name of the Test||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1||English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)||2||50||30 Minutes|
Candidates will be called for the Interview round after clearing the Prelims and Main examinations.
|S.No||Name of the Test||Maximum Marks|
The most relevant and best SBI PO books for preparation are given in the table below:
|Quantitative Aptitude||1. Advanced Maths for General Competitions|
2. Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Rajesh Verma
|Reasoning Ability||1. Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey|
2. A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by R.S.Agarwal
|English Language||1. Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis|
2. High School English Grammar by Wren & Martin
|General Awareness||1. Arihant’s Banking Awareness|
2. RPH Editorial Board Ramesh Publishing House’s Banking Awareness
|Computer Awareness||1. Computer by Rani Ahilya Lucent|
2. Objective Question Bank of Computer Awareness for General
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Let us look at some of the frequently asked questions about the SBI PO exam syllabus:
Ans: The SBI PO main exam syllabus comprises Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, Data Analysis & Interpretation, General/Economy/Banking Awareness, and English language. Check this article for the detailed syllabus of SBI PO Mains.
Ans: The syllabus for SBI PO prelims comprises the English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, and Reasoning Ability. Check this article for the detailed syllabus of SBI PO Prelims.
Ans: The syllabus for SBI PO and IBPS PO is nearly the same.
Ans: Yes, there is a negative marking. For every incorrect answer, 1/4th of the marks allocated for that question will be deducted from the total score. No marks will be deducted for the unanswered questions.
Ans: The SBI PO Descriptive test is to assess the candidate’s English Language skills. Candidates will have to write a Letter and an Essay constituting a total of 50 marks. The descriptive test is qualifying in nature.
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