SBI PO Exam Syllabus 2020 (Prelims & Mains) – Check Here
SBI PO Exam Syllabus 2020 (Prelims & Mains) – Check Here
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SBI PO Exam Syllabus 2020 (Prelims & Mains)

SBI PO Syllabus 2020. As we all know The State Bank of India (SBI) has released the official notification for the recruitment of Probationary Officers (PO) in various branches of SBI. This year SBI PO Recruitment Notification 2020 drive is taking place to fill 2000 Probationary Officers (PO) vacancies.  The introduction of the sectional time limit in the prelims exam of SBI PO 2020 surprised many students. The online registrations for SBI PO Recruitment 2020 start from 14th November 2020 to 04th December 2020.

Before appearing in any competition exam all you need to know the complete detailed syllabus for Exam. It is also important to know the latest exam pattern and syllabus for the exam. The questions will be asked in SBI PO Exam will be based on official SBI PO Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2020. In this post, we are providing you the detailed Exam Syllabus Pattern of SBI PO Exam 2020.

SBI PO 2020 Selection Process

As per the SBI PO 2020 official notification released by SBI for recruitment of Probationary Officers, the recruitment will take place with the help of online examination and Group Exercise & Personal Interview.

  1. Online Preliminary Examination (Objective Test).
  2. Online Mains Examination (Objective Test).
  3. Phase III: Group Discussion & Personal Interview Round

The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase-I) are not added for the selection and only the marks obtained in Main Examination (Phase-II) and Interview (Phase-III) are added for the preparation of the final merit list. Final selection will be made on the basis of candidate’s performance in the main examination and the Phase-III.

SBI PO Syllabus 2020 – (Prelims & Mains)

SBI PO Reasoning Syllabus (Prelims)

  • Puzzles & Seating Arrangement
  • Inequality
  • Syllogism
  • Alphanumeric & Numeric Series
  • Coding – Decoding
  • Miscellaneous Problems  (Blood Relations, Direction Sense, Order & Ranking etc.)

SBI PO English Syllabus (Prelims)

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze test (Both New and  old pattern)
  • Error Spotting (Both New and  old pattern)
  • Sentence Improvement (New + Old Pattern)
  • Para Jumbles (New + Old Pattern)
  • Fill in the Blanks (New + Old Pattern)
  • Vocabulary (Spelling Errors, Idioms & Phrases)

SBI PO Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus (Prelims)

  • Number Series
  • Simplification/ Approximation
  • Quadratic Equations ( 50-50% chances)
  • Data Interpretation
  • Missing DI sets
  • Double Diagram DI
  • Miscellaneous-

(a) Age based problems

(b) Profit, Loss and Discount

(c) Simple and Compound Interest

(d) Time, Work and Wages

(e) Mixture and Alligation

(f) Speed, Time and Distance

(g) Pipes and Cisterns

(h) Probability

(i) Partnerships

(j) Ratio and Averages

SBI PO Mains Exam Pattern 2020

S.No. Name of Tests No. of Ques. Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Time Allotted for Each Test
1. Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 English & Hindi 60 Minutes
2. General/Economy/Banking Awareness 40 40 English & Hindi 35 Minutes
3. English Language 35 40 English 40 Minutes
4. Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 English & Hindi 45 Minutes
Total 155 200   3 Hours
5. English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) 2 50 English 30 Minutes

SBI PO Mains Syllabus 2020

Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude:- In addition to these topics mentioned for Prelims exam phase, you can expect questions from following topics in SBI PO Mains 2020.

  • Data Sufficiency, with 3 statements.
  • Input-Output, based on new pattern.
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Coded Questions
  • Box Arrangement
  • Computer Aptitude

Data Analysis & Interpretation:-

  • Missing DI sets
  • Double Diagram DI
  • Caselet DI
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Mathematical inequality

English language:-

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test
  • Double Fillers
  • Spotting Errors
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Parajumbles
  • Mis-spelt word/ Idiom-Phrase/ Odd one out based Questions

General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness:-

  • Current Affairs of last 6 months.
  • Banking Awareness (Static as well as Current Banking Awareness questions)
  • Static General Awareness
  • History of Indian banking system
  • Overview of Indian Financial System
  • Recent credit and monetary policies
  • Abbreviations and Economic terminologies & Banking Terms
  • Important Government Schemes, Important Summits, Recent developments in banking sector, Important banking terms etc.
  • Introduction to National financial institutions like RBI, SEBI, IRDA, FSDC etc and of International organizations like IMF, World Bank, ADB, UN etc.

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SBI PO 2020  – Important Links

SBI PO 2020 Official Notification Click Here
SBI PO New Exam Pattern 2020 (Prelims & Mains) Click Here
SBI PO Exam Syllabus 2020 (Prelims & Mains) Click Here
SBI PO Previous Year Cut Off Marks Click Here
SBI PO Memory Based Questions Paper PDF Click Here
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