SBI PO Exam Pattern, Syllabus 2016
Phase-I: Preliminary Examination: Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Tests for 100 marks will be operated online. This Exam would be of 1 hour duration consisting of 3 sections as below:
Name of Subject No. of Questions Marks Duration
1. English Language 30 30
2. Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
3. Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100
Total Time of 1 hour Aspirants have to qualify in every of the three exams by securing qualifying Scores to be determined by the Bank. Sufficient number of Applicants in every class as pronounced by the Bank (approximately 20 times the numbers of jobs subject to availability) will be elected for the Main Examination.
Phase – II: Main Examination: Main Examination will exists of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks. Both the Objective and Descriptive Exams will be online. ASpirants will have to answer Descriptive Exam by typing on the computer . Immediately after completion of Objective Test, Descriptive Test will be delivered.
(I) Objective Exams: The Objective Test of 3 hours period consists of 4 sections for total 200 scores. The Objective Test will have separate timing for each section. The Applicant are suggested to clear in every of the exams by obtaining qualifying scores, to be pronounced by the Bank.
II Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 minutes III General/Economy/ Banking A wareness 40 40 35 minutes IV English Language 35 40 40 minutes T otal 155 200 3 hours Max.
(ii) Descriptive Test: The Descriptive Test of 30 minutes term with 50 marks will be a Exam of English Language (Letter W riting & Essay). The Applicants are informed to clear in the Descriptive Exam by gaining qualifying Scores, to be announced by the Bank. Descriptive Exam paper of only those Aspirants will be calculated who have gained eligible scores in the Objective Exams and are established adequately high as per total marks in Objective Test.