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SBI PO Exam Pattern


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.