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SBI PO 2017 Notification - Complete details

SBI PO 2017 Notification - Complete details

SBI PO 2017 Notification

Dear Readers,

State Bank of India (SBI) has released official notifications for the “SBI PO Notification 2017” for the post of “Probationary Officers”. The applications are invited from applicants all over the country and the selected candidates will be posted anywhere across all the branches.

Candidates eligible or those who aspire to have a career with SBI are recommended to apply for the post. The registrations will be online and the entire recruitment process will consist of two phases: Prelims and Mains. The candidates have to initially sit for the Prelims and whoever manages to qualify in the mains will sit for the Mains exam. After the mains exam, the candidates will be called for an interview session/ group discussion round. This year, the examination will be held to fill in 2403 vacancies. The tentative date of SBI PO Prelims is decided as 29th and 30th April 2017 and SBI PO Mains as 4th June 2017

Check here the details of SBI PO Recruitment Important dates . for more detail Click on official notification link provided below.

Number of vacancies are 2403


The tentative Dates for the SBI PO 2017 Schedule is as follows :

  • On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates 07-02-2017 to 06-03-2017
  • Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges 07-02-2017 to 06-03-2017
  • Download of call letters for online Preliminary Examination 15-04-2017 onwards
  • Online Examination – Preliminary 29th & 30th Apr and 6th & 7th May'17
  • Result of Online exam – Preliminary 17-05-2017
  • Download of Call letter for Online Main Exam 22-05-2017 onwards
  • Conduct of Online Examination – Main 4th June 2017
  • Declaration of Result – Main 19th June 2017
  • Download Call Letter for Interview 26th June 2017
  • Conduct of Group Exercises & Interview - 10th July 2017 onward
  • Declaration of Final Result -  5th Aug 2017

Click here to view the official Notification of SBI PO 2017

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Attention! SBI PO 2016 Marks and Cut- off Released!

Attention all SBI aspirants! The State Bank of India (SBI) has released the candidates’ marks in the Probationary Officer (PO) examination 2016. The process of recruitment for SBI PO 2016 has come to an end after the final declaration of results on September 30 and call letters were issued a day later.

Candidates who wish to view their results may visit the official website of SBI i.e. . On the official website, please enter your roll number and date of birth

Important notes:

  • The total marks scored by the candidate in test out of 250 marks are normalized to 75.
  • The total marks scored by the candidate in interview out of 50 marks are normalized to 35.
  • Final list= Sum total of the (normalized marks of test + normalized marks of interview + normalized marks of GD) with an aggregate of 100

A candidate, when he/ she would be able to see his / her marks, would also be able to see the category wise cut- off marks and the minimum marks required to qualify. The results of all the phases of SBI PO 2016 Exam i.e. Prelims, Mains and GD/ Interview were declared beforehand but SBI finally released the marks yesterday in the evening.

Stay tuned for more updates. We wish you all the very best!

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SBI PO Interview 2016: Incredible Tips and Questions to Crack

When you go and ask a number of PO aspirants a questions “Name a bank in which you want to work as a PO”, the answer would definitely be “SBI”. When most of my friends used to prepare for the banking examinations, listening the name of ‘SBI’ from them was not a new thing for us. It was probably the most common answer among all PO aspirants.

The SBI PO exam has turned up the heat by its interview round. All the aspirants have pulled up their socks and started preparing for it. Most of the aspirants have an approach full of hesitation towards interviews. People often start stammering when they answer the questions asked in an interview. Nervousness makes this happen. Even I have experienced the same in many of my interviews. The utmost thing which is required to ace an interview is ‘confidence’.

Worried about how to give your best in the interview? Well, we have the right solution for you! In this article, we bring you some incredible tips and probable questions to make you emerge as a “rising star” in the SBI PO interview. So, keep calm and do well.

Before going to the tips, let us go through some probable questions which could be asked in SBI PO interview:

Questions based on the candidate’s profile:

  • Tell me about yourself.
  • Why did you choose this career?
  • Tell us about your education?
  • When did you decide on Banking career?
  • Aren’t you over qualified for this position?
  • How will your professional knowledge be helpful in the Banking career?
  • Do you have any plans for further education?
  • Do you have any actual work experience?
  • What have you been doing after graduation?
  • Why are you leaving your current position? ( for working professionals)
  • What other career options do you have?
  • What goals do you have in your career?
  • How do you plan to achieve these goals?
  • What do you know about banking?
  • What is a Bank?
  • Why do you want to work in the Banking industry?
  • What do you know about our company? (Should have an idea about important products from various banks, tag lines etc…)
  • Why are you interested in our company?
  • Why don’t you join some private company?
  • How is your professional knowledge useful for our organization?
  • Why should I hire you?
  • What will you do if you get a better offer?
  • Who is your role model?
  • What are your short-term goals?
  • What is your long-term objective?
  • Where do you see yourself, five years from now?
  • What is your greatest strength?
  • What is your weakness?
  • What are your hobbies?
  • Tell us about your extracurricular activities.
  • Q’s related to your achievements?
  • Are you a team player?
  • Do you handle pressure well?
  • Do you have any location preferences?
  • Will you relocate?

Questions based on the Current affairs:

  • Who is the Governor of RBI/chairman of SBI?
  • Who are the deputy governors of RBI?
  • What are the basics of ‘Monetary policy’?
  • What are the functions of RBI?
  • What are the important products or schemes launched by various banks recently?
  • How is your professional knowledge going to be useful for the bank?
  • What is CBS?
  • CORE stands for?
  • What is ‘Green Channel’?
  • IMPS
  • Any Ideas to improve Banking services…?
  • What is PO’s?
  • What is Plastic currency?
  • What is an ATM?
  • What is a Debit card & a Credit card..?
  • Different types of A/Cs and their features?
  • What is a fixed deposit? (min and max periods for the same.)
  • What is a gift card?
  • What is Dubai Crisis?
  • What is subprime crisis?
  • What is repo rate?
  • What is Reverse repo?
  • What is Bank rate?
  • What is SLR?
  • What is CRR?
  • What is Call money rate?
  • What is prime lending rate?
  • What is e-commerce?
  • What is m-commerce?
  • What is marketing?
  • What is an NPA?
  • What are NBFCs?
  • Online Banking?
  • Mobile Banking?

Questions based on contemporary general knowledge:

  • Fiscal Cliff.
  • Anti-Rape law.
  • Gujarat Elections.
  • FDI in retail/ aviation and broadcasting.
  • NPAs of Banks.
  • Banking law amendment bill.
  • BASEL III Norms.
  • CRR issue.
  • India/ Pakistan series.
  • COP summit.
  • Anti-Corruption movement.

Now, it’s time for some tips which will enable you to succeed in the interview:

  • Please make sure you go through the questions given above and other questions relevant to the interview. Prepare well and give your cent percent.
  • Carry all the required documents with you. Do not miss any of the documents and check before leaving to make sure you have all of them.
  • Prepare answering questions in front of a mirror or a friend. This method will boost your confidence.
  • Improve your knowledge in all the concerned areas asked by reading newspapers, magazines, watching news etc.
  • Practice standard mock interview sessions and improve where you feel you are lagging in. In fact, practice as much as you can. Remember, there is no glory in practice, but without practice, there is no glory.
  • Try to eradicate all nervousness related to speaking in front of an audience. This can only be done when your confidence level raises up.

We hope that this article will help you with your preparation and we hope to see your name in the list of “successful candidates”. Stay tuned for more updates. Good luck!

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Attention: SBI PO 2016 Results Declared!

SBI PO result declared

Hello SBI PO Aspirants. We have a news for you which will make you skip a beat! The SBI PO Results 2016 have been declared. The candidates can check the results online on the official website of SBI . The time of result declaration becomes one of the most crucial times for a student. The day when their expectations are on the top of their head and all the hopes are associated with this day.

The candidates who cleared the main examination (Phase 2) which was conducted on July 31 were called for a group discussion and an interview (Phase 3).

We anticipate the results of the aspirants would be very good. The candidates are advised not to get panic and keep patience as it yields better results. As per a notification released by SBI, the recruitment process is intended to recruit candidates for 2, 260 posts of ‘Probationary Officers’.

Procedure to check results:

  • Please visit the official website of SBI i.e.
  • Click on the relevant link
  • Enter the details asked in the necessary places in the prescribed format (for ex- roll number)
  • Please take a hard copy and keep it with you for future reference

Criteria for selection:

Candidates will be finally selected based on the marks obtained in the main examination (objective and descriptive), and group discussion followed by interview round. The marks of the preliminary examination will not be considered.

State Bank of India (SBI) is the largest and prominent name in the banking industry. Having a career with SBI will make it a glorious career forever.

Stay tuned for more updates. We wish you good luck!                                     

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Letter Writing Tips for Bank PO Exams – SBI, IBPS

Letter writing is an important component of the English section of major banks exams like SBI PO,   IBPS PO etc. Letter writing allows you with an opportunity to show your writing skills and vocabulary. You need to express your views along with writing style on the paper so that your writing and communication skills are assessed in the examination.

Letter Writing Tips for Bank PO

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Many of the aspiring candidates face problems while writing formal/informal letter asked in the PO exams. Here are the Letter Writing Tips for Bank PO Exams – SBI, IBPS for your assistance.

  • Follow the format: No matter what always follow the format. The general format of a letter is given below:

  • Heading of a letter: address of the writer and the date. Heading must be written on the left corner of the first page of the letter.

  • Salutation is an important part of the letter is an important part. Always put the salutation at the left hand of the page, at a lower level to the Heading. Start the first and last word of the salutation in Capital Letters.

  • Subject: Mention the purpose of the letter in short.

  • Body: The body must cover the entirety of the subject given in the question. Be short and precise.

  • Subscription: A polite form of thanking. It is generally written on the left hand side corner of the lines after the body.

  • Designation follows the subscription.

  • Be specific, Stick to the subject of the letter: Do not write stores. Elaborate things with a limit.

  • Do not repeat sentences or the matter that you are writing about. Generally, candidates repeat too many things in order to show lengthy letter. This is absolutely wrong.

  • Check your command over the Language and tone: Use language tone according to the letter type that has been assigned t you. If it is formal then use formal and precise tone.

  • Maintain a Flow: Yes, you must maintain a steady flow while writing a letter. From start till the end, stick to particular type of flow.

Practice from online and offline mode to improve.

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SBI PO Recruitment 2017

The SBI PO fever is back again! The SBI PO 2017 recruitment is ready to welcome all the responses and excitements from all across the country. The aspirants who could not make it happen in the year 2016 are all ready to ace it in 2017. The State Bank of India is expected to hire candidates for 2000 vacancies in the year 2017. Well, this is definitely a good news for all the aspiring candidates who dream of a glorious career in the banking sector. Well, in this regard we suggest you to stop at nothing and try your level best to transform your dreams into reality.

SBI PO Recruitment notification 2017

Let us take a look at some of the significant dates associated with SBI PO 2017:

Important events

Tentative Dates

Downloading of call letters for pre-exam training (PET) for reserved categories

May 2017

PET date for reserved categories

 May 2017

Downloading of call letter- Preliminary examination

 June 2017

Examination date for SBI PO 2017 prelims

 July 2017

Result Declaration of prelims exam

 July 2017

Downloading of call letter for Main exam

 August 2017

Examination date for Main

 August 2017

Result declaration for Main exam

 August 2017

Downloading of call letter for GD & interview

 September 2017

GD & PI date

 September 2017

Declaration of final selection list

 October 2017

Let us also have an idea about the associated eligibility criteria:

  • He/ She must hold a graduation degree in any field from a recognized university or similar qualification under the Central Govt. recognition.

  • His/ Her age be a number between 21 and 30 years as on 1st April 2017. The relaxation in upper age limit will be given to reserved categories as per the reservation norms of the Indian Govt.

Process of Application:

  • Please visit the official website of SBI
  • Please go through the page and make the payment of the admission fee either by online mode via internet banking/ credit card/ debit card whichever is convenient for you. The Application fees for different categories are as follows:



General and Others

Rs. 600 /-


Rs. 100/-

  • Make sure that the photograph and signature you upload are clear enough because there are chances of them getting rejected if they are not clear enough.

Now, we have arrived at the most crucial part to be taken care of i.e. the pattern of SBI PO 2017. The pattern of the SBI PO Prelims 2017.

  • It will be an objective type test with all total of 100 questions
  • The entire time duration of the paper will be of 60 minutes i.e. 1 hour

Paper/ Sections

Number of questions


Quantative Aptitude



Reasoning Ability



Quantitative Aptitude



  • The SBI PO Mains 2017 will consist of two sections: Objective as well as Descriptive. The objective test will be of 200 marks whereas the descriptive test will be of 50 marks.

SBI PO Results 2017:

  • The candidate can check his/ her result in the official website of SBI i.e.
  • The candidates can check their results using their roll numbers.

We hope that this article helps you to get an idea about all the necessary details of SBI PO 2017. We will get some more updates for you in the upcoming articles. Stay connected and stay updated. Good luck!

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SBI PO Mains 2016: Call letter for GD and Interview (Phase III) and Download Details of Bio- Data Form

“Work hard in silence, let your success be your noise.”

The State Bank of India had successfully conducted the SBI PO Mains 2016 examination across various centres across the country. The call letter for the candidates who have successfully cleared the mains examination will be issued on 24th August 2016 at the official website of SBI i.e. The candidates can check their results in the SBI PO Mains 2016 and the qualified candidates can download the interview schedule and their respective call letters for further proceedings. As per sources, al total of 4767 candidates have qualified for the Phase III.

The State Bank of India is one of the renowned and prominent numbers in the banking industry. Most of the students seeking jobs in the banking industry prefer for jobs in SBI as it has the biggest network in the banking sector. The SBI had announced the results of the SBI PO Mains 2016 on August 19 and has scheduled the phase III of the SBI PO Mains 2016 from 1st September, 2016


SBI PO Mains 2016 - Call letter for phase 3 - GD and PI

Process to download your call letter:

  • Visit the official website of SBI
  • Click on the link which says “Careers”
  • Go the latest announcements panel and click on the sixth dot
  • Click on the link which says “Call letter for GD- Interview (Phase III) Bio- data form”
  • Provide the details asked such as roll no/ registration no and password/ date of birth in the format of dd-mm-yy at the places asked.
  • Identify the captcha code given in the box and enter it.
  • Login in order to download the call letter
  • Take a print out of the call letter and keep it for future reference.

You can also click here to go to the login page directly: Click here

Along with the SBI PO Phase III Admit card, you also need to fill a bio data form which will ask some of you relevant details.

Steps for easy access your bio data form:

  • After you click on the link for downloading the bio data form, the bio data form will open in the form of a PDF.
  • Download the PDF, go through the details carefully and then fill in the required fields.
  • You can also find other important instructions and some essential documents along with bio data form.
  • Please note that you need to carry all the necessary documents along with you on the day of interview. Admit card is highly mandatory on the day of the interview.

You can download the bio data form using the link given:

Important dates:



24- 08- 2016

Availability of call letter

11- 09- 2016

Closure of Call letter download



 We hope that this article will help you getting some of the most important details. Stay tuned for more updates. We wish you loads of good luck!

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SBI PO Mains 2016 Result Declared - Check here for Result pdf

“Success doesn’t lie in results but in efforts, being the best is not so important but doing the best is all that matters”. The SBI PO Mains 2016 results for the post of Probationary Officers (PO) have declared today. TopRankers congratulates all the 4767 candidates who have successfully qualified the exam. This news may make the candidates have butterflies in their stomach but we anticipate all of them to perform very well. The State Bank of India (SBI) had conducted the SBI PO Mains examination on 31st July 2016. The candidates can check their results by visiting the official website of SBI i.e.

The Process of application for SBI PO had started on 4th of May and ended on 24th of May. The candidates who will be able to qualify the SBI PO Mains 2016 will be called for the interview round and it is mandatory for the candidates to clear all three rounds for the post of Probationary Officer (PO).

The State Bank of India is one of the reputed and most prominent names in the banking industry. It conducts various examinations annually to fill in the vacancies throughout all the branches across the country. It had declared an official notification (CRPD/PO/2016-17/02) to recruit the candidates who are eligible for 2, 260 posts of probationary officer across all the branches in the country.

SBI PO 2016: Exam pattern

The following table contains the examination pattern of the SBI PO


Number of questions



English Language



60 minutes

Data Analysis and Interpretation



45 minutes

Reasoning and Computer Aptitude



35 minutes

General Awareness about economy/ banking



40 minutes




3 hours

SBI PO 2016: Important dates

SBI PO Events


SBI PO Preliminary Exam

July 2, 3, 9, 10, 2016

SBI PO Preliminary Result - Declared

July 17, 2016

SBI PO Main Exam

July 31, 2016

SBI PO Main Exam Result

August 16, 2016

GD and Interview

September 1, 2016

SBI PO Final Result

September 30, 2016

SBI PO Mains 2016 results: Steps to check

Follow the steps given below to check the SBI PO Mains 2016 results:

  • Visit the official website of State Bank of India (SBI) and log in (i.e. )
  • Enter all the necessary details like Roll No/ Registration No and Date of Birth/ Password.
  • Click on the submit button when you are done with entering the details.
  • The SBI PO Mains 2016 scorecard will appear on the screen. It will display some of the necessary info like marks obtained, qualifying marks, total marks etc.
  • Download the score card and store it for future reference.
  • No hard copies of the score card will be released
  • The candidates who will score the highest in the merit list will be invited for the interview.

SBI PO Mains 2016 results: Important highlights

  • The SBI PO results 2016 will only be announced for those candidates who will pass the online entrance test. According to the criteria of selection, the candidates have to score the passing marks in each section– English Language, General Awareness, Marketing & Computers, Test of Data Analysis & Interpretation and Reasoning. A descriptive test of English Language of 30 minutes will also be conducted. The candidates need to pass in each of the given subjects in order to qualify the SBI PO 2016 exam. The performance of all the competing candidates will be taken together into consideration in order to decide the passing marks of the exam. Candidates have to score a minimum percentage marks as decided by the SBI to qualify the SBI PO 2016 mains exam. For SC/ST/OBC/PWD/XS candidates, a relaxation of 5% marks will be applicable while determining the qualifying marks. The number of candidates appearing in the online exam and difficulty level of the paper will serve as the deciding factors for finalizing the minimum percentage marks.
  • Based on their corresponding ranks in the merit list in the ratio of maximum 3 candidates per vacancy, the candidates will be invited for the rounds of “Group Discussion (20 marks)” & “Interview (30 marks)”. They need to obtain a minimum percentage (to be decided by SBI) in the interview round which will be considered for the final selection for the posts.

SBI PO Mains 2016 results: Cut- off marks:

Section- wise Cut Off:

Reasoning and Computer Aptitude

Data Analysis and Interpretation

General Awareness about economy/ banking

English Language

Marks for Gen





Marks (For OBC / SC/ ST/ PwD)





Category- wise overall Cut Off:










We hope this article helps you to go through some of the note- worthy updates on SBI PO Mains results. We wish you all the best. Stay tuned for more updates. Keep your fingers crossed!

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Attention! SBI PO Mains 2016 results to be published on 16th August

The results you achieve will be in direct proportion to the efforts you apply”- Denis Waitley. Your results will directly be affected by your performance which, in turn, will be affected by your preparation and dedication. The most awaited results, i.e. the SBI PO Mains 2016 results will be released on 16th August 2016. The examination was conducted on 31st July 2016. The expected date of the result of SBI PO Mains 2016 was declared in the official website. All the candidates who had appeared for the examination can check their details like score card, cut off at the SBI official website.

SBI PO Mains  2016 Result

The State Bank of India (SBI) is one of the primary and names in the banking sector. The examination was conducted for the post of “Probationary Officer (PO)” to fill in the 2428 number of vacancies in 13, 000 banks across the country. The candidates who could successfully clear the SBI preliminary examination 2016. The Score card will mainly comprise of the following details:

  • Subjects

  • Marks secured by the candidates

  • Minimum qualifying marks

  • Status of the candidate

Important dates of the SBI PO Result 2016:

Details of Exam/ Result



SBI PO Prelims Exam

2 to 10 July 2016


SBI PO Result 2016- Prelims

17- 07- 2016


SBI PO Mains Examination

31- 07- 2016


Declaration of SBI PO Mains Result 2016

16- 08- 2016


Final SBI PO Result 2016

30- 09- 2016

Awaited (on 16th August)

Steps to check the SBI PO Mains 2016 results:

The candidate can check the status of the results by following the steps given below:

  • Log in to the official website of SBI

  • Do enter all the required details like Roll No/ Registration No and Date of Birth/ Password.

  • After entering all the details, you can click on the submit button

  • The SBI PO Mains 2016 scorecard will appear on the screen. The Scorecard will display all the necessary information like marks obtained, qualifying marks, total marks etc.

  • Download the score card and keep it with you

  • Hard copies of the score card will not be released

  • Candidates who score the highest in the merit list will be invited for the interview session

Note- worthy points of SBI PO Mains 2016 result:

  • Marks obtained in the prelims (phase I) will be not be considered for the selection and only the marks obtained in the mains (phase II), both in objective and descriptive sections), will be considered for adding up with the marks of the “Group discussion and interview” session for preparing the final list of merit of SBI PO 2016.

  • The total marks scored by the candidates in the SBI PO Mains Examination (out of 250 marks) will be converted to out of 75 and the marks secured in Group Discussion & Interview (out of 50 marks) will be converted to out of 25.

  • The final list will be finalized after aggregating the marks of “Mains examination” and “Group discussion and interview” after conversion, out of 100 for each of the mentioned category.

  • It is mandatory for every candidate to qualify both in Phase II and Phase III separately.

  • The final selection criteria will be based on the list of top merit ranked candidates in each of the categories.

A quick look at the expected cut- off (Objective test):

Subject/ Section

For General


Reasoning & Computer Aptitude (Out of 60 Marks)



Data Analysis & Interpretation (Out of 60 Marks)



General/Economy/Banking Awareness (Out of 40 Marks)



English Language (Out of 40 Marks)



Overall Objective Test (Out of 200 Marks)



A quick look at the expected cut- off (Descriptive test):

Subject/ Section

For General


Descriptive test (Out of 50 marks)

19- 21

17- 19

We hope this article will give you all the necessary details of the SBI PO 2016 Results. We hope you come up with flying colours in the examination along with marvellous marks.

We wish you good luck. Keep your fingers crossed!

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SBI PO Mains 2016 Exam Analysis and Cutoff – 31st July 2016

SBI have conducted their Probationary Officers 2016 Main Exam today. Finally the most awaited competition is over but candidates who are preparing for this next SBI PO Exam 2017 and those who have given the SBI PO Exam 2016 are equally searching for knowing an overall Overview of SBI PO Mains 2016 Exam. Most had a wonder in their mind whether it is SBI PO Mains or RBI Grade B Exam as the level of Exam was very tough this time.

SBI PO Mains – 31st July 2016 Exam Analysis, Question Paper Review & Expected Cutoff

SBI PO Mains 2016 Exam is conducted on 31st July 2016 in a single slot . The exam was for about three and half hours from 10am to 1.30 pm . SBI PO Mains 2016 had two parts –



Both the SBI PO Mains 2016 descriptive and objective sections were held online for about carrying 200 marks test for Objective section of the exam and for 50 marks was the descriptive section of the exam.

How was SBI PO 2016 EXAM ??

SBI PO Main 2016 Exam was tough in general. Majority of students who appeared today had the view that the exam was tough.

Main problem faced by the Candidates on SBI PO 2016 Exam

The SBI PO 2016 Exam is conducted in online mode. Because of this the candidate faced certain issues in SBI PO 2016 Exam time management. The questions were in an order already set by the default server which cannot be skipped. So it curtailed the candidates’ choice to skip from one section to other. Each candidate was able to attempt question only in the order desired. So moving from one section to other depending on candidates’ choice was not possible.

Exam Pattern of SBI PO Main 2016 (Phase II)

Objective Test of SBI PO Main 2016 was allotted 3 hrs time carrying out 4 sections and a total of 155 questions.

Sections of the SBI PO 2016 Main exam & the online exam order with time allotment


- General Awareness (Banking + Economy)

- English Language

- Data Analysis & Interpretation Reasoning

- Computer Aptitude.

SECTION – Question& Time Allotment






35 mins




40 mins








45 mins




3 hrs

155 questions

200 marks


Detailed Section wise Analysis of SBI PO MAIN Exam 2016 – Phase II

SBI PO MAIN Exam 2016 was generally tough . Here is the section wise detailed analysis of SBI PO MAIN 2016 with which you can understand the general chance of your SBI PO MAIN 2016 result

SECTION - General Awareness (Banking + Economy)

This section of the SBI PO Mains 2016 exam was not too tough. There were questions related to current affairs which was so general not from banking domain.

Eg. First women who climbed Mount Everest.

Then the other questions of this section was from banking domain relation to the general things one must know about the banks like their headquarters, credit limit etc . So those who prepare for 2017 SBI PO Mains must keep such data collected from official site of all bank networks.

This section of the SBI PO Mains 2016 detailed Exam review states that it was – easy to moderate.

                                            - SECTION – English Language 

This section of the SBI PO Mains 2016 exam was very tough. There were questions related to general language testing like antonyms , synonyms , combining sentence using starter .Sections which was not present in today’s exam  was Parajumbles , Cloze Test & Spotting Error. But 2017 SBI PO Mains aspirants don’t think to avid these sections as it can be asked next time.

·         10-12 Questions were there from 2 sets of Comprehension Reading based on China’s Economy .

·         7 questions from Antonyms & Synonyms but it was tough indeed .

·         5 Questions to combine 2 sentences and make correct sentence using a Starter .This was also tough.

·         5 Questions to fill up the sentences in passage which was also tough section.

This section of the SBI PO Mains 2016 detailed Exam review states that it was very tough.


          - SECTION - Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

This section of the SBI PO Mains 2016 exam was very tough. Questions were from –

  • Puzzle – It was tough containing 5 questions  -7 people belongs to different cities & different profession.
  • Sitting Arrangement - It was also tough containing 5 questions - 10 People sitting North South but total seats was 12 and two seats were vacant.
  • Input Output - It was a tough section containing 5 questions - Double shifting.
  • Inequality –This was a section which was comparatively better than other sections. Moderate section with 5 questions.
  • Data sufficiency – Having 3to5 moderate questions, this was also a good section to score.
  • Number Coding – This section had 5 questions .
  • Coding Decoding Section – About 3 to 5 questions were asked from this section.
  • Logical Reasoning – This was the section on- Reasoning & Computer Aptitude with majority number of question .From this section about 15 questions was asked.
    • COMPUTER APTITUTE SECTION – In this part questions were asked based on the given flowchart.

                                     - SECTION – Data Analysis & Interpretation

  • his section of the SBI PO Mains 2016 exam was a tough level to crack.

  • 20 Tough Questions from the sections having 5 questions from each section like – Double Pie chart (5), Double Line chart (5), Missing DI (5) , Bar Graph (5).
  • 5 Questions from data sufficiency
  • 5 Questions from  Quadratic equation
  • 3 Questions which are combined on time and work .
  • 3 Questions from section Probability.

Exam Pattern of SBI PO Main 2016 (Descriptive section)

Descriptive Test of SBI PO Main 2016 was allotted 30 mins time carrying out 2 sections of questions –

  • Letter Writing
  •  Essay Writing.

This section had 3 options from which candidate were supposed to write just one. This was also online mode of exam .

1 Essay of 300 words and 1 letter of 150 words in 30 mins was the complication of this particular section.

Expected Cutoff for SBI PO MAINS 2016 & Good attempt

On average the expected cutoff this time for SBI PO mains exam 2016  is about 75-80 marks .

On average the Good attempt this time for SBI PO mains exam 2016  would be 95.

Good Attempt card for SBI PO 2016 Mains

English section


Reasoning& Computer aptitude


Data analysis


General awareness



Expected Cutoff for SBI PO Mains 2016

English section


Reasoning& Computer aptitude


Data analysis


General awareness



This is the expected cutoff or SBI PO Mains 2016 conducted today. Though the exam was tough the general good attempt of today’s exam is the one we given in this.

Candidates who appeared for SBI PO Main 2016 Exam today can go through this so you can pre determine your chances of winning the exam and feel relaxed about your attempt. So Good Luck to all those who attempted the SBI PO Mains 2016 today.

And for those preparing for 2017 SBI PO, keep an eye on this so you can take your preparation on correct track by knowing the examination pattern. We will advice all of you to pull up your socks mainly on you English language ability and also to get practiced for an online examination by understanding that you have to practice attempting the test as in the same order set in the examination. You will have a mind that you will manage your time by attempting whatever you know from each section and skip as you wish. But it is not the exact scene. So be prepared for it. For this, candidates who are working for SBI PO 2017 must practice online mode strictly to crack the exam. You can rely on online SBI PO 2017 Test packages and mock test online.

Good luck to all. 

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