SBI PO Syllabus is something every SBI PO aspirant should be well-versed with.
In this post, we are going to look at the SBI PO Syllabus in detail with each section that needs to be mastered to clear the preliminary exam.
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Before studying SBI PO Syllabus, you should also know the eligibility for SBI PO position.
Eligibility for SBI PO
Age should not be less than 20 years or more than 30 years
Applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree (in any discipline)
The aspirant must be a citizen of India.
There are certain relaxations to candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC categories, you can check the official link for understanding these in detail.
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Three main sections of SBI PO Syllabus are Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude & English.
As with any major exam, SBI PO Syllabus also requires thorough preparation and it always helps to look at previous SBI PO exam papers to have an idea of the kind of questions you can expect and which sections of SBI PO Syllabus you should focus on.
SBI PO Prelims Exam Pattern
|S.No.||Name of Subjects||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1||English Language||30||30||20 minutes|
|2||Quantitative Aptitude||35||35||20 minutes|
|3||Reasoning Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
SBI PO Syllabus for Prelims Exam
|Reasoning||Quantitative Aptitude||English Language|
|Logical Reasoning||Simplification||Reading Comprehension|
|Alphanumeric Series||Profit & Loss||Cloze Test|
|Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test||Mixtures &Alligations||Para jumbles|
|Data Sufficiency||Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices||Miscellaneous|
|Coded Inequalities||Work & Time||Fill in the blanks|
|Seating Arrangement||Time & Distance||Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting|
|Puzzle||Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere||Paragraph Completion|
|Syllogism||Ratio & Proportion, Percentage|
|Blood Relations||Number Systems|
|Input Output||Sequence & Series|
|Coding Decoding||Permutation, Combination &Probability|
SBI PO Syllabus (Mains)
Like we discussed before, the SBI PO Syllabus for Mains is divided as following Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, English Language, Data Analysis & Interpretation and General/Economy/Banking Awareness
This is the complete syllabus for your better understanding.
|Data Interpretation & Analysis||Reasoning||English Language||General/Economy/ Banking Awareness||Computer Aptitude|
|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||Computer Fundamentals /Terminologies|
|Probability||Directions and Distances||Error Spotting||Networking|
|Permutation and Combination||Ordering and Ranking||Fill in the blanks||Number System|
|Data Sufficiency||Operating System|
|Coding and Decoding||Basic of Logic Gates|
|Course of Action|
|Analytical and Decision Making|
SBI PO Exam Pattern (Mains)
|No.||Name of Subjects||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||35||40||40 minutes|
SBI PO Descriptive Test
As part of SBI PO, you will also have to give a descriptive test which will mainly test you knowledge and understanding of English language.
The Descriptive test will have two questions for 50 marks which will be on Letter Writing and Essay.
If you happen to qualify the first two phases of SBI PO Exam, then there will be interview process to take you further.
The final merit list for SBI PO will be prepared based on your performance and marks scored in mains exam and the subsequent interview.
Freqentley Asked Questions on SBI PO Syllabus
What are the subjects in the SBI PO 2020 exam?
SBI PO Syllabus for prelims has three main subjects, they are Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language. In SBI PO Mains exam subjects are Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, English Language, Data Interpretation & Analysis and General/Economy/Banking Awareness.
What is the negative marking scheme in the SBI PO exam?
0.25 marks are deducted for every wrong answer in Prelims and Main papers.
What is the structure of SBI PO Descriptive Test?
The descriptive test for SBI PO will test your knowledge of English language with a question on letter and essay for 50 marks.
What is total number of questions in SBI PO Preliminary & Mains exams?
The Prelims exam will have a total of 100 questions & SBI PO Mains Exam will have 155 questions which does not include the descriptive paper.