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SBI PO Syllabus Syllabus 2018 

Name of the Bank: State Bank of India (SBI)

Number of Vacancies: 2000 Posts

Name of Posts:  Probationary Officer Posts

Kind of Declaration: Exam Syllabus/ Pattern

Type of Exam:  Objective and Descriptive Tests.

Selection Procedure :  The examination will be held in three phases i.e. Preliminary examination, Main examination and Group Exercise & Interview will be also conducted.

Official Website : 

Examination Centres for Online Written Test/ Psychometric Test/GD/ Interview i. Bank will be holding on-line written test, at across many centres in India.

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:

S.NoName of the TestsNo of QuestionsMaximum MarksTime Duration
1Reasoning303060 minutes
2English Language3535
3Quantitative Aptitude3535


Selection criteria for Main Examination: Category wise merit list will be drawn on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in the Preliminary Examination. Candidates numbering approximately 10 times the numbers of vacancies in each category will be short listed for the Main Examination from the top of the merit list.

Phase – II: Main Examination: Main Examination will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks. Both the Objective and Descriptive Tests will be online. Candidates will have to answer Descriptive test by typing on the computer. Descriptive Test will be administered immediately after completion of the Objective Test. (i) Objective Test: The objective test of 3 hours duration consists of 4 Sections for total 200 marks.

The objective test will have separate timing for every section.

S.NoName of the TestsNo of QuestionsMaximum MarksTime Duration
1Reasoning & Computer Aptitude4550180 minutes
2 Data Analysis & Interpretation3525
3General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness4050
4English Language3575



(ii) Descriptive Test: The Descriptive Test of 30 minutes duration with two questions for 50 marks will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay). Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Preliminary and Main examination)

Selection criteria for Group Exercise and Interview: Category wise merit list will be drawn on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in the Main Examination. Candidates numbering up to 3 times (approximately) of the category wise vacancies will be shortlisted for the Group Exercise & Interview from the top of the merit list subject to a candidate scoring minimum qualifying score in aggregate.

Phase – III: Group Exercises (20 marks) & Interview (30 marks) Candidates qualifying for GE & Interview under ‘OBC’ category would be required to submit OBC certificate containing the ‘Non Creamy layer’ clause. Candidates not submitting the OBC certificate containing the ‘Non Creamy layer’ clause and requesting to be interviewed under General category will not be entertained.

Final Selection The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase-I) will not be added for preparing the final merit list for selection. Only the marks obtained in Main Examination (Phase-II), both in Objective Test and Descriptive Test, will be added to the marks obtained in GE & Interview (Phase-III) for preparing the final merit list. The candidates will have to qualify both in Phase-II and Phase-III separately. Marks secured by the candidates in the Main Examination (out of 250 marks) are converted to out of 75 and marks secured in Group Exercises & Interview (out of 50 marks) are converted to out of 25. The final merit list is arrived at after aggregating converted marks of Main Examination and Group Exercises & Interview out of 100. The selection will be made from the top merit ranked candidates in each category. Results of the candidates who qualify for Main Examination and Group Exercise & Interview as well as the final select list will be made available on the Bank’s website.

PRE-EXAMINATION TRAINING: Bank may arrange pre-examination training at certain centres for SC/ ST/ Religious Minority Community candidates in consonance with the guidelines issued by Government of India. Candidates belonging to the above categories who desire to avail themselves of such training at their own cost may indicate to that effect against relevant column while applying on-line. An indicative list of training centres is given below: Agartala, Agra, Ahmedabad, Aizwal, Akola, Allahabad, Asansol, Aurangabad, Bareilly, Bhubaneswar, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhopal, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Dibrugarh, Ernakulam, Gangtok, Gorakhpur, Gulbarga, Guwahati, Hubli, Hyderabad, Imphal, Indore, Itanagar, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Kanpur, Kohima, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai, Meerut, Mumbai, Mysore, Nagpur, New Delhi, Panaji (Goa), Patna, Port Blair, Purnea, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Sambalpur, Silchar, Siliguri, Shillong, Srinagar, Toora, Tirupati, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vishakhapatnam, Vijayawada

Important Dates to Remember :

  • On-line registration including Editing/ Modification of Application by candidates :  21.04.2018 to 13.05.2018
  • Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges : 21.04.2018 to 13.05.2018
  • Download of call letters for online Preliminary Examination : 18.06.2018 onwards
  • Online Examination – Preliminary : 1 st, 7th & 8th of July 2018
  • Result of Online exam – Preliminary : 15.07.2018
  • Download of Call letter for Online Main Exam : 20.07.2018
  • Conduct of Online Examination – Main : 04.08.2018
  • Declaration of Result – Main : 20.08.2018
  • Download Call Letter for Interview : 01.09.2018
  • Conduct of Group Exercises & Interview ; 24.09.2018 to 12.10.2018
  • Declaration of Final Result : 01.11.2018
  • Pre-Examination Training for SC/ST/Religious Minority Community candidates Download of call letters for Pre-Exam Training : 28.05.2018 onwards
  • Conduct of Pre-Exam Training ; 18.06.2018 to 23.06.2018

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