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Tips and tricks to excel in SBI PO Mains 2016

SBI PO Mains- the next step after prelims which will determine the career of SBI PO aspirants. Well, there are only three weeks left. Do you want to nail it with the most outrageous results? If yes, we are here to help you. The common areas of your concern are most likely to be the “Expected syllabus” and “Types of questions asked in the SBI PO Mains”.

“Do not worry and keep aspiring”- this is what we would suggest you for the above. Keeping in the mind the syllabus of SBI PO Mains, prepare for the unexpected sections along with the expected sections as well to ensure your success. This article will help you do wonders while your preparations and will make you confident enough to appear the exam. So, go grab it!

The syllabus:

The main examination will consist of 200 marks and the descriptive test will be of 50 marks. The table below incorporates the SBI PO Mains exam pattern:

Section

Number of questions

Maximum marks

Duration

Reasoning + Computer aptitude

45

60

60 minutes

Data analysis and interpretation

35

60

45 minutes

English language

35

40

40 minutes

General/ Economy/ Banking awareness

40

40

35 minutes

Total

155

200

3 hours

When the SBI PO Mains exam pattern decides half of your preparation propaganda, the pattern of the descriptive test is also a major part which is as follows:

Topic

Marks

Description

Essay writing

30

1 out of 3

Letter writing

20

1 out of 3

Total

50

Now, here comes the two final rounds: “The Group Discussion” and “The Interview”. Group discussion is conducted for 20 marks and interview for 30 marks.

Please note that SBI will create the merit list based on marks secured in :

a. Main examination

b. GD

c. Interview

The marks which the candidate secures in the written test (out of 250 marks) will be converted to out of 75 and the marks which the candidate secures in group discussion will and interview (out of 50 marks) are converted to out of 25.

We hope that this article will help you to come up with flying colours in the SBI Mains 2016. Stay tuned with us for a few more helpful articles. We wish you good luck!

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