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SBI PO 2017 Syllabus and Exam Pattern

SBI PO exam consists of the following phases: 

(A) Preliminary Exam
    This exam consists of 100 Marks and is of 1 hour duration. The candidate has to 
    obtain not less minimum marks required to pass the test.

(B) Main Exam
    The main exam consists of objective as well as subjective test. The objective test consists 
    of 200 marks for objective and 30 minutes for subjective. There is a limitation of attempts in this 
    section. Applicant can appear only four time. These attempts vary from category to category.
   (i)   General Category       - 4
   (ii)  Genereal(PwD)          - 7
   (iii) OBC                    - 7
   (iv)  OBC (PwD)              - 7
   (v)   SC/SC(PwD)/ST/ST(PwD) - No Restrictions.

 (C) Group Discussions and Interview
     After passing Main exam we have to go through group disscusions and inteview.

Syllabus of Preliminary Exam 

The preliminary exam consists of 100 Questions and 1 hour time duration. 
There will be three sections of exams:

Section                  Total Questions      Marks
English                     30                  30

Quantitative Aptitude       35                  35

Reasoning Ability           35                  35

Total                      100                  100

English section contains vocabulary, Synonyms, Antonyms, Error detection, Jumbled sentences, Deriving conclusions, sentance correction and Passage correction.

Quantitative section contains questions from Number system, simplification, Roots & Averages, surds& Indices, Percentages, Profit & Loss, Simple Interest, 
problems on trains, time and distance, Allegations and mixtures, volume and surface area.

Reasoning section contains verbal as well as non verbal questions. Questions are on blood relations, seating arrangement, Series completion, decision making and classfication.

SBI PO 2017 Syllabus and Exam Pattern for Main Exam

In main 200 marks will be of onjective type and 50 marks of Subjective.
Its sections are General English, Genaral Awareness, Quantitude Apptitude, Reasining, Computer Awareness.

Section                                                   Total Questions      Marks
English                                                      35                  40

Reasoning and Computer Apptitude                             45                  60

Data Analysis and Interpretation                             35                  60

General Economics/Banking Awareness                          40                  40

Total                                                       155                  200

Data Interpretation

In this section the questions asked are based on graphs, pie charts etc.


In this section is basically of english. It may contain letter writing or passage writing.

Negative Marking

For each wrong answer 0.25th marks will be deducted. 

Marking Scheme

Total Score = Sum of Scores of all the sections.

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