SBI PO Syllabus 2019- State Bank of India PO Prelims & Mains Exam Pattern

SBI PO Syllabus 2019

SBI PO Syllabus 2019, State Bank of India Exam Pattern for Probationary Officer Exam 2019, All candidates can download SBI PO Study Materials i.e. Best Books, Coaching Notes, Preparation Tips & Previous Year Solved Question Paper with Solution from official website sbi.co.in

In this article, we are updating the latest SBI PO Exam Pattern and PO Prelims & Main Exam Syllabus. Aspirants are required to download PDF in Hindi first and then make self Study Time Table accordingly.  We are providing the SBI Probationary Officer Syllabus for English, Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude sections. Prior to starting the preparation, candidates must know the course and pattern well, how many marks will be done and how many questions will be asked in which section. Official link to download SBI PO Syllabus & Exam Pattern is given below here.

SBI PO Syllabus 2019 (Prelims, Mains) Topic Wise Weightage

As per SBI PO Notification, the selection will be made through Prelims & Mains, Group Exercise and Personal Interview. First of all, candidates will be invited for Preliminary Exam which will be organized on 1st, 7th & 8th July 2019. After that qualifying examinees will be called for Main Examination. Candidates who obtained minimum passing marks in Mains they will eligible for Group Discussion and Interview. So it is mandatory to read detailed SBI PO Prelims Mains Exam Syllabus and PO Exam Pattern Carefully.

We also advised to aspirants that they must join online test series, Mock test regularly for better exam preparation. Because by the helping of mock Test, candidates know that what type of Paper pattern, how many questions will be consistent from various sections and how much Marks decided section wise or total marks.

SBI PO Exam 2019 Details

  • Department Name- State Bank of India
  • Total Vacancies- 2000+
  • Post Name- Probationary Officer
  • Job Category- Latest Bank Jobs
  • Location- Across India
  • Exam name- Probationary Officer Preliminary & Main Exam
  • SBI Po Prelims Exam Date- 1st, 7th & 8th July 2019
  • Pre Exam Result Date- Last week of July 2019
  • PO Main Exam Date- First week of August 2019
  • Main Exam Result date- 3rd week of August 2019
  • Final Result Declaration Date- 1st November 2019

SBI PO Exam Pattern 2019- Pre Main Exam Scheme

The Selection for probationary officers will be done through a three-tiered process- such as Preliminary Exam, Main Exam and Personal Interview/Group Exercise. To crack these exams candidates need preparation as per SBI PO Exam Pattern & Syllabus.

Phase-I: SBI PO Preliminary Exam Pattern

The prelims exam will be held for 100 Marks and time distributed section wise. The paper will carry 100 objective type questions from the English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning Ability sections.  Candidates have to solve the complete paper in 1 hour (60 Minutes).

Name of Test No. of Qs Marks Duration
English Language 30 30 20 Minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 Minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
Total 100 100 1 Hour (60 Minutes)

Phase-II: Main Exam Pattern

The Main Exam will consist of Objective tests for 200 Marks and Descriptive test for 50 Marks. Both the objective and Descriptive tests will be online. Aspirants will have to answer Descriptive test by typing on the computer. The descriptive test will be administered immediately after completion of the objective test.SBI PO Syllabus 2019

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.

Test Test Name No. of Qs Marks Duration
I Reasoning  & Computer Aptitude 45 Total 200 Marks 60 Minutes
II Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 45 Minutes
III General /Economy /Banking Awareness 40 35 Minutes
IV English Language 35 40 Minutes

Descriptive Test: The Descriptive Test of 30 minutes duration with two questions for 50 marks will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay).

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SBI PO Prelims Exam Syllabus 2019

The questions will be preparing from English, Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude sections in the preliminary exam. Here is the SBI PO Syllabus for English Language include-

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Spotting Error
  • Fill in the Blank
  • Cloze Test
  • Para- Jumbles
S. No. Name of Topic Expected number of Questions
1 Reading Comprehension 7-10 Questions
2 Cloze test 5-10 Questions
3 Spotting Errors 5-10 Questions
4 Para Jumbles /Sentence Rearrangement 4-5 Questions
5 Sentence Improvement/Phrase Replacement 5-8 Questions
6 Fill in the Blanks 5-7 Questions
7 Vocabulary-Based Questions 4-5 Questions
8 Sentence Connector 3-4 Questions
9 Sentence Formation 3-3 Questions

SBI PO Prelims Reasoning Syllabus 2019

Topic Name Expected No. of Questions
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 15-20 Questions (3-4 Sets)
Syllogism 4-5 Questions
Inequality 4-5 Questions
Coding-Decoding 3-4 Questions
Input-Output 3-4 Questions
Series-Based Questions (Alphanumeric and Numeric) 4-5 Questions
Miscellaneous Questions (Blood Relations, Direction Senses, Order and Ranking Etc) 5-7 Questions
Data Sufficiency 4-5 Questions

SBI PO Prelims Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus 2019

The State Bank of India PO Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus includes:

Topic Name No. of Qs Marks
Data Interpretation (Table/Bar/Pie) 10 10
Number Series 05 05
Simplification/Approximation 05 05
Quadratic Equations 05 05
Percentages, Profit and Loss 02 02
Time and Work 01 01
Problems on Trains 01 01
Speed Time and Distance 01 01
Mensuration 01 01
Probability 01 01
Interest (SI and CI) 01 01
Problems on Ages 01 01
Mixtures 01 01

SBI PO Main Exam Syllabus 2019

After qualifying Preliminary examination, candidates have to appear in Main Examination, which would be held in 1st Week of August 2019. The SBI Main Exam will be descriptive examination so you have to prepare better for this exam with the help of SBI PO Syllabus 2019 Mains Exam. There are following sections for Main Syllabus

  • Reasoning & Computer Aptitude
  • General/Economy/ Banking Awareness
  • Data Analysis & Interpretation
  • English Language

SB I PO Mains Reasoning Syllabus

Syllogisms, Seating Arrangement- Circular table and Line (North & South), Puzzle, Blood Relation, Inequality or Decision Making, Data Sufficiency, Logical Reasoning, Input-Output, Miscellaneous

Computer Syllabus for SBI PO Mains  

Computer Basics & History, Types of Computers, parts of Computer, Computer Generations, Components of Computer (Input, Control Unit, Memory Unit, Arithmetic Logic Unit, Output), Peripheral Devices (Input Devices ^ Output Devices), Software (System & Application Software) & hardware, Computer memory (Cache Memory. Primary memory/Main memory & Secondary Memory), Data Processing, Operating System (Window XP, Window 7 and Etc), Basic MS Office (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PPT, MS Outlook), Internet, Data Base Management Systems, Computer Networks, Data Communication and Security (Virus & Antivirus).

SBI PO Syllabus for Economy

Economy (Theory), Economy: Current Affairs, Banking History, Reserve Bank of India, Banking and Financial System in India, Structure of Commercial Banking in India, Schedule Banks in India, State Bank of India and Associates, Co-Operative Banks in India, NABARD – Short Notes and Important Points, Non-Performing Assets (NPA) – Brief Concept, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) – Basic Concept, RuPay – All Information about RuPay.

SBI PO Main Syllabus for Marketing

Basics of Marketing, Marketing Strategies, Market Segmentation, Marketing Management, Marketing Mix, Developing stage of organization, Brand, Advertising, Products Life Cycle, 4 P’s and 4 C’s of marketing

SBI PO Exam Pattern and Syllabus for Descriptive Test:

Area Number Of Question
Letter Writing 10
Paragraph Writing 8
Essay Writing 12
Precise Writing 10
Reading Comprehension 10

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