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SBI PO Syllabus 2018 SBI Probationary Officer Syllabus 2018 SBI PO 2018 Syllabus & Pattern State Bank of India PO Pre Exam Syllabus 2018 SBI PO Mains Exam Pattern Selection Process Download pdf

SBI PO Syllabus 2018

State Bank of Indian Has started Recruitment Exercise for the Most awaited Exam of Banking Sector i.e. SBI PO. Notification for 2000 Posts of Probationary Officer.

SBI PO Selection Process

Selection procedure involves the following,

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Mains Examination
  • Group Exercise
  • Interview

SBI PO 2018 Exam Pattern

  1. Preliminary Examination
Section Number of Questions Marks Duration
English Language  30 30 20 Minutes
  Reasoning Ability 35  35 20 Minutes
Quantitative Aptitude  35 35 20 Minutes
 Total  100 100   1 hour
  1. Mains Examination
Section Number of Questions Marks Duration
Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 Minutes
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 Minutes
General Awareness about Economy

or Banking

40 40 35 Minutes
English Language 35 40 40 Minutes
 Total  100 100   1 hour
  1. Descriptive Test

 

S.No Type Topic Questions Marks Duration
1 Descriptive Letter Writing & Essay 02 50 30 mins
Total 02 50 30 minutes
  1. Group Discussion & Interview
Section Number of Questions
Group Discussion 20
Group Discussion 30
 Total 50

SBI PO Exam Syllabus 2018

The subject wise State Bank of India PO Syllabus is available below. So, the applicants can check the full State Bank of India Probationary Officer Syllabus updated on this page.

Reasoning Preparation tips

Topic Expected no.of questions
Puzzle 10
Number Series 5
Seating Arrangement 5
Input-output 5
Passage and Conclusion 4
Making Judgments 4
Data Sufficient 3
Coding-Decoding 3
Order and ranking 3
Statement and Argument 3
Blood relation 3
Local Reasoning 2

SBI PO Syllabus Pdf 2018 – Reasoning

  • Syllogism.
  • Seating Arrangement – Circular table and Line (North & South).
  • Puzzle.
  • Blood Relation.
  • Inequality or Decision Making.
  • Data Sufficiency.
  • Logical Reasoning.
  • Input-Output.
  • Number series.
  • Statement and Argument.
  • Passage and conclusion.
  • Coding and decoding.
  • Order and ranking.
  • Making judgements.

Numeric Ability preparation tips

Topic Expected No.of Questions
Bar-Graph 10
Pie-Charts 10
Caselets 10
Line Graph 5
Combined data set 5
Probability/Series 5
Table 5

State Bank of India PO Syllabus 2018 – Aptitude

  • Coding-Decoding.
  • Deriving Conclusions from Passages.
  • Arithmetical Reasoning.
  • Inserting The Missing Character.
  • Statement – Conclusions
  • Number, Ranking & Time Sequence.
  • Logic.
  • Series Completion.
  • Logical Venn Diagrams.
  • Clocks & Calendars.
  • Statement – Arguments.
  • Mathematical Operations.
  • Alphabet Test.
  • Logical Sequence of Words.
  • Eligibility Test.
  • Alpha Numeric Sequence Puzzle.
  • Direction Sense Test.
  • Data Sufficiency.
  • Theme Detection.
  • Situation Reaction Test.
  • Analogy.
  • Tables.
  • Pie – Charts.
  • Bar Graphs.
  • Data Analysis.
  • Line Graphs.
  • Case lets.
  • Combined data sets.
  • Probability/ Series.

English Preparation Tips

Topic Expected No.of Questions
Reading Comprehension 20
Fill in the Blanks 10
Cloze Test 10
Spotting Errors 5
Para Jumble 5

State Bank of India PO Syllabus 2018 – English Syllabus

  • Reading Comprehension.
  • Spotting Error.
  • Fill in the blank.
  • Cloze test.
  • Para-Jumbles.

SBI PO Exam Syllabus 2018 – General Awareness

  • News related to Reserve Bank of India.
  • Banking Awareness.
  • Financial Awareness (Union Budget/ Railway Budget).
  • Economics news.
  • Current Affairs – Questions can be asked from various fields such as National, International, Awards, Sports, Defence, Summits, Appointment, Books & Authors, and Obituary, etc.

SBI PO Exam Syllabus – General/Economy/Banking Awareness

  • Financial Awareness
  • Current Affairs
  • General Knowledge
  • Static Awareness
  • Banking and Financial Awareness

SBI PO Syllabus 2018 Pdf – Data Analysis

  • Tabular Graph
  • Line Graph
  • Pie Chart
  • Bar Graph
  • Radar Graph Caselet
  • Missing Case DI
  • Let it Case DI
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Probability
  • Permutation and Combination

SBI Syllabus 2018 – Computer Knowledge

  • Basic of Computer.
  • Hardware and software.
  • Operating system.
  • MS Word and MS Excel.
  • PowerPoint.
  • Generation of Computer.
  • The internet, etc.
  • Short forms (Eg. Jpeg, mp3, pdf).
  • Android and Apple related news.

Descriptive Test:- This Test will be of Qualifying Type & will be Test of English Language. Questions will be ask from Essay writing, précis writing and Letter writing. For Descriptive Test Focus on the Current News of Finance Sector, National Issues, Recent Government Scheme & Editorials from the leading English Newspaper like The Hindu.

SBI PO Syllabus and Books

  1. Maths:
    Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by R.S. Agarwal | Magical Book on Quicker Maths by M. Tyra | Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Rajesh Verma | Advanced maths for General Competitions by Rakesh Yadav.
  2. Hindi: Sankhyatmak Abhiyogyata (Quantitative Aptitude) by S. Chand | Quicker Maths (Hindi) by M. Tyra.
  3. English:
    High School English Grammar and Composition by Wren & Martin | Essential English Grammar by Raymond Murphy | Objective General English by S.P. Bakshi.
  4. General Intelligence & Reasoning:
    A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by R.S. Aggarwal | Analytical Reasoning by M. K. Pandey | A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal & Non-Verbal & Analytica by B. S. Sijwali, Indu Sijwali.
  5. General Awareness:
    Manorama Yearbook 2017 | Current Affairs Yearly 2017 by Arihant Experts.
  6. Computer Awareness: 
    Objective Computer Knowledge & Literacy by Pratiyogita Kiran | Computer Awareness by R. Pillai.

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