January 19, 2019


The SBI PO recruitment exam is the most premier among the public-sector bank exams in India. It is considered a little difficult compared to the bank entrance exams conducted by IBPS. The recruitment process for Probationary Officers at SBI consists of 3 stages:

1. Preliminary Examination

2. Main Examination

3. GD/Interview

SBI PO Exam Pattern

SBI PO Preliminary Examination

S.No. Name of Tests(Objective) No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1. English Language 30 30 20 Minutes
2. Numerical Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
3. Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
Total 100 100 1 hour

SBI PO Mains Examination

S.No. Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1. Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 minutes
2. Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 minutes
3. General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness 40 40 35 minutes
4. English Language 30 30 40 minutes
 Total 155 200 3 hours

SBI PO Syllabus

SBI PO prelims Syllabus

English Language Numerical Ability Reasoning Ability
Reading Comprehension Number Series Puzzle and Arrangements
Cloze Test Simplification/ Approximation Inequality
Parajumbles Quadratic Equations Syllogism
Spotting Errors Data Interpretation Coding – Decoding
Sentence Improvement Miscellaneous Blood Relations
Fill in the Blanks Direction senseg
Order and Ranking


Data Analysis Reasoning English Language General/Economy/ Banking Awareness Computer Awareness
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 Operating System
Probability Directions and Distances Error Spotting Networking
Permutation and Combination Ordering and Ranking Fill in the blanks Computer Fundamentals /Terminologies
Data Sufficiency
Coding and Decoding
Code Inequalities
Course of Action
Critical Reasoning
Analytical and Decision Making

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