Detailed SBI PO Syllabus for Mains 2018
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SBI PO Syllabus 2018
State Bank of India conducted the Prelims exam on 1st and 8th July 2018 successfully. The exam authorities will release the result for the Prelims exam soon. And the Mains exam will be held on 4th August 2018. As there isn’t much time left for the Mains exam, we recommend you to start preparing for the exam as soon as possible, if you haven’t done so. Kick-start your SBI PO 2018 Mains preparation with latest SBI PO Syllabus & Exam Pattern here.
SBI PO Exam Pattern 2018 – Overview
SBI PO Selection process consist of following 3 stages:
- 1st Phase – Prelims Stage
- 2nd Phase – Mains Stage (Objective & Descriptive Paper)
- 3rd Phase – Group Exercise & Interview
SBI PO Final Selection 2018
You have to qualify in Phases II (Mains) & Phase III separately. The Final merit is based on:
Final Merit List = Mains Marks (Objective & Descriptive) + GE & Interview
The final merit list is prepared after aggregating converted marks of mains exam, GE & Interview out of 100. The selection will be done from the top merit ranked students in each category.
SBI PO Syllabus & Exam Pattern – Mains 2018
Students 3 times (approx.) of the category wise vacancies from the top of the merit list (subject to a student scoring minimum qualifying score in aggregate) will be shortlisted for the next round i.e Group Exercise & Interview.
⇒ SBI PO Mains Exam Pattern 2018
SBI PO Mains Exam has 2 parts & both are conducted online:
- Objective test – 200 marks
- Descriptive test – 50 marks
- Objective Test
This year, SBI has not mentioned marks allocated to each section in the official notification.
|Section||No. of Qs||Duration|
|Reasoning & Computer Aptitude||45||60 mins|
|Data Analysis & Interpretation||35||45 mins|
|General Awareness||40||35 mins|
|English Language||35||40 mins|
- SBI PO Descriptive Test
The descriptive paper of SBI PO Mains exam is of 50 marks and 30 minutes duration. You have to give this test in online mode immediately after the completion of objective test. This test assesses your ability to write letter and essay in English.
⇒ SBI PO Mains Syllabus 2018 – Objective Paper
|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|
|Caselet 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|| Phrase Substitution
|Coding and Decoding|
|Course of Action|
|Analytical and Decision Making|
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⇒ SBI PO Syllabus 2018 – Descriptive Test
The syllabus of SBI PO descriptive paper includes:
(a) Letter Writing
- Informal Letter: Writing letters to friends, relatives, parents, siblings
- Formal Letter: Writing Letter to Bank Manager, News Editors, Govt Department Officers.
- Letters on saving the account, net banking and education loan.
(b) Essay Writing
(c) Precise Writing
(d) Paragraph writing
SBI PO Syllabus & Exam Pattern – Prelims 2018
The Prelims stage is only qualifying in nature. There is no sectional cut off. However, students approximately 10 times the numbers of vacancies in each category will be short listed for the Main Exam the from top of the merit list.
Check out SBI PO Prelims Result
⇒ SBI PO Prelims Exam Pattern 2018: Sectional Timing Introduced
|Section||No. of Questions||Duration|
|English Language||30||20 minutes|
|Quantitative Aptitude||35||20 minutes|
|Reasoning Ability||35||20 minutes|
⇒ Changes in SBI PO Prelims Exam Pattern
As you can see from the above table, the major changes introduced in SBI Prelims are:
- Sectional timing
- You will get 20 minutes to complete one specific section.
- No sectional cut off
⇒ SBI PO Prelims Syllabus 2018
|Reasoning||Quantitative Ability||English Language|
|Alphanumeric Series||Profit & Loss||Cloze Test|
|Logical Reasoning||Simplification||Reading Comprehension|
|Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test||Mixtures &Alligations||Para jumbles|
|Coded Inequalities||Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices||Miscellaneous|
|Data Sufficiency||Work & Time||Fill in the blanks|
|Seating Arrangement||Time Speed & Distance||Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting|
|Puzzle||Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere||Paragraph Completion|
|Tabulation||Data Interpretation||Idioms & Phrases|
|Syllogism||Ratio & Proportion, Percentage|
|Blood Relations||Number Systems|
|Input-Output||Sequence & Series|
|Coding Decoding||Permutation, Combination &Probability|
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