SBI PO Syllabus 2016, Prelims Exam Pattern, Paper Style Available at

By | May 2, 2016

SBI PO Syllabus 2016 uploaded for Probationary Officer Exam with its pattern, previous years papers on its web page kindly have a look at it.

SBI Probationary Officer SyllabusState Bank of India is soon going to conduct Prelims exam for post of Probationary Officer post so those who were seeking for its syllabus since long now they no more have to search it out. As organization itself has released its syllabus along with its exam pattern & previous years papers on its website www. It is advisable to kindly check it out & start your preparation for exam as they are going to conduct exam soon, schedule your plan accordingly.

Most of them must be aware of State Bank of India (SBI) as it is very popular & well known multination govt. bank of India. Their headquarter is located at Mumbai, Maharashtra, India having its offices established in foreign countries as well. They provide services like consumer banking, corporate banking, finance and insurance, investment banking, savings, private banking, private equity etc.  All are aware that it is one of largest banking & financial service company in India.

SBI PO Syllabus 2016

As they are expanding their offices & branches all over country as well as in foreign so they are always in need of employees who are dedicated towards their work. From study it has come to know that in year 2014 they were having 222,033 number of employees in total. So we can say that every year number of employees are increasing so they publish career notification every year according to need arising in their branch.

When SBI Recruitment 2016 was published wave of happiness was among all those appellants who are having desire to do job in bank. Educated candidate were seeking for latest govt. jobs so by hearing this news they had vigorously taken participation in this recruitment process. Selection process of aspirant has been divided into several rounds such as prelims exam, mains exam, personal interview. Those are going to prepare daily for it no can beat you to take your seat in this recruitment.

Candidate who are very much ambitious & having strong willingness to get hired in bank sector, organization has uploaded syllabus, exam pattern & previous year papers for all of them. This will help you out for preparation of exam as you will come to know how exam is being conducted & what type of questions are being asked. Selection process is going to be very tough, it is completely dependent on your preparation of exam.

State Bank of India PO Syllabus

Prelims exam will consist of Objective type question having 100 marks & time duration will be of one hour. Negative marking scheme is there so for every wrong answer your 0.25 marks will be deducted & topics for it are as follows. English language, Quantitive Aptitude & Reasoning Ability are topics which will be covered in preliminary examination i.e. Phase 1 of selection round.  Mains exam will consist of objective as well as descriptive test & time duration of it will be 2 hours.

Phase 1 (Preliminary Exam):

Section Subjects No. of Questions Marks  Time Duration
Section A English Language 30 30
Section B Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 1 hour
Section C Reasoning Ability
100 100

Phase 2 (Mains Exam): This will consist of Objective as well as Descriptive Test.

Section Subjects No. of Questions Marks  Time Duration
Section A English Language 50 50
Section B General Awareness, Marketing and Computer 50 50
Section C Data Analysis and Interpretation 50 50 2 Hours
Section D Reasoning 50 50
200 200

Descriptive Test: Topics of letter writing will be Business Letter, Personal letter, Complaint letter etc. & of essay writing it will consist of Socio – Economic issue, Economic Issue.

  • Letter Writing will consist of 20 marks.
  • Essay writing will consist of 30 marks.

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