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SBI PO Daily Study Schedule 2017


SBI PO Daily Study Schedule 2017

SBI is one of the major public sector banks, and the Probationary Officer is the most sought after exam. Many graduates yearn to successfully become POs. SBI conducts national level examination to appoint Probationary Officer by conducting the SBI PO examination for young graduates. The exam is held in 3 phases. Phase I is the Preliminary Examination, Phase II is the Main Examination and Phase III is the Group Discussion & Interview. In order to make a candid SBI PO daily study schedule, the candidates must know the syllabus and exam pattern of these phases. It is not an easy thing to crack SBI PO 2017, however, you can do so with dedication, plan and hard work. Prepare, Practice and Revise should be your motive.

Please refer to the article titled “SBI PO syllabus and exam pattern” which would help in preparing study plan.

SBI PO Preparation Strategy:

The study plan given here is based on the approach by the toppers at the time of their respective preparation for SBI Bank PO.

  1. The candidates need to be well informed about the syllabus and the pattern.
  2. Make a study plan for a minimum of 8 hours in a day to cover all the subjects from the syllabus. Spend 75% of your preparation time to practice what you have prepared..
  3. The table here projects a week-wise schedule. The number of hours for each topic is given in brackets.

SBI PO Weekly Study Plan:


Quantitative Aptitude



Week 1

Simplification Number Series (7-8 Hrs)

Analytical Reasoning (12-14 Hrs)


Week 2

Averages & Alligations, Ratio & Proportion, Age problems (5-6 Hrs)

Syllogism (4-5 Hrs)

Reading comprehension, Vocabulary practice (8-10 Hrs)

Week 3

Percentage, Profit & Loss, Simple & Compound Interest, Speed, Time & distance,  Time & Work (8-9 Hrs)

Blood Relations, Coding-Decoding(8-9 Hrs)

Grammar & Sentence Correction (3-4 Hrs)

Week 4

Mensuration, Probability, Permutations & combinations (3-4 Hrs)

Logical Inequalities, Direction Sense (7-8 Hrs)

Para jumbles (3-4 Hrs)

Week 5

Data Interpretation (9-10 Hrs)


Cloze Test, Fill in the Blanks (5-6 Hrs)

Week 6

Quadratic Equations (5-6 Hrs)

Full length Mock tests (12-16 Hrs)

Week 7

Full Length Mock tests, Test Series and Analysis of the tests. List out the topics that are challenging and prepare an action plan to do better in those areas. (24-28 Hrs)

SBI PO Prelims Exam Pattern:

Name of Section No. of Questions Maximum Marks
Reasoning Ability 35 35
English Language 30 30
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
Total 100 100

  • The exam will comprise of 100 questions of 1 mark each to be solved in a composite time of 60 minutes.
  • There will be negative marking of 25% for each wrong answer.

This is a comprehensive SBI PO study plan for the aspirants.

Always remember, the goal is to prepare, practice and Revise. After working on a lot of sample tests, mock tests, the aspirants would understand their drawbacks. Work on those weak areas and prepare better. Take the tests again, it will improvise your speed and accuracy.

Friends this it for SBI PO daily study schedule. If you have any queries or suggestions, please drop them in comment section below. Way to go!

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