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SBI PO Exam Pattern  2018

Three stages in SBI PO Exam Pattern  2018
Preliminary Examination
Preliminary Examination contain  three subjects of English Language,Numerical Ability,Reasoning Ability. Total duration of time is 1 Hour.
Subject                                  Number of Questions          Marks
English Language                            30                                30
Numerical Ability                              35                                35
Reasoning Ability                             35                                35
                                                       ——                             ——
Total                                                 100                             100
                                                       ——–                          ———-
Mains Examination   
Mains Examination contain four papers of Reasoning & Computer Aptitude,Data Analysis & Interpretationy,General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness  and English Language
The Main Exam is of total 250 marks, including an objective test of 200 marks and a descriptive test of 50 marks.
S.No. Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 minutes
2 Data Analysis & Interpretationy 35 60 45 minutes
3 General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness 40 40 35 minutes
4 English Language 30 30 40 minutes
Total 155 200 3 hours
Negative Marking in SBI PO Exams
 Negative marking for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests of both Preliminary and Mains exams.
A wrong answer to an objective question by the candidate will lead to a penalty of one-fourth of the marks assigned to the respective question.
Group Exercises & Interview
  • The total marks of candidates qualifying in both the Objective Tests and Descriptive Test will be arranged in descending order in each category.
  • Selected candidates in each category will be called for Group Exercises and Interview.
  • The qualifying marks of this section will be decided by the Bank.
  • Group exercises account for 20 marks while Interview accounts for 30 marks.