SBI PO Syllabus
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SBI PO Syllabus

SELECTION PROCEDURE:

 

The selection for Probationary Officers will be done through a three-tier process:

 

Phase-I: Preliminary Examination: Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Test for 100 marks will be conducted online. The test will have of 3 Sections (with separate timings for each section) as follows:

 

Name of Test

No. of Questions

Duration

English Language

30

20 minutes

Quantitative Aptitude

35

20 minutes

Reasoning Ability

35

20 minutes

Total

100

1 hour

 

Selection criteria for Main Examination: Category wise merit list will be drawn on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in the Preliminary Examination. There will be no sectional cut-off. Candidates numbering 10 times (approx.) the numbers of vacancies in each category will be short listed for Main Examination from the top of above merit list.

 

Phase-II: Main Examination:

 

Main Examination will be conducted online and will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks. The Descriptive Test will be administered immediately after conclusion of the Objective Test and candidates will have to type their

 

Descriptive Test answers on the computer.

 

(i) Objective Test: The duration of objective test is 3 hours and it consists of 4 Sections of total 200 marks. There will be separate timing for every section.

 

Name of Test

No. of Questions

Duration

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

45

60 minutes

Data Analysis & Interpretation

35

45 minutes

General/Economy/

Banking Awareness

40

35 minutes

English Language

35

40 minutes

Total

155

3 hours

 

(ii) Descriptive Test: The duration of Descriptive Test is 30 minutes. It will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) with two questions for total 50 marks.

 

Selection criteria for Phase-III: Category wise merit list will be drawn on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in Phase-II (Main Exam). There will be no sectional cut-off. Candidates numbering up to 3 times (approx.) of the category wise vacancies will be Candidates who have already appeared for the maximum number of permissible chances are not eligible to apply. The number of chances will be counted from the examination held on 18.04.2010. Appearing in Preliminary Examination will not be counted as a chance. In the years in which only one written examination has been held (i.e. no Preliminary Examination has been held), appearing in this examination will be counted as a chance.