January 18, 2018

SBI PO Syllabus 2017 Download – Check SBI Prelims / Mains Pattern, Scheme

Download SBI PO Syllabus 2017 – Check SBI Prelims / Mains Pattern, Scheme 2017 :  Candidates who are currently searching for SBI PO Exam Syllabus PDF 2017, are in the exact place. Participants may check or download complete details of State Bank of India Recruitment 2017 for Probationary Officer called PO vacancy, Selection details along with Written /Online Examination Pattern / Syllabus, Admit Card for Pre & Mains exam etc.. Good news is that, SBI starts Online applications for PO vacancy online now. Candidates who are not apply yet for sbi po recruitment, to be advised, complete your registration / application form on or before last date. SBI PO On-line Registration Starting/ Last Date is 07-02-2017 to 06-03-2017. Offline applications will not be acceptable. For more detail of about SBI PO 2017 Exam Syllabus, read below mentioned details carefully.

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Collect Information About SBI PO Syllabus 2017 | State Bank PO Recruitment Exam Syllabi :

Recruitment Organization State Bank of India
SBI Department Central Recruitment & Promotion Department
Corporate Centre Mumbai, India
News SBI PO Exam Syllabus 2017
Total Vacancy 2313
Exam Syllabus Status Available on this page
Selection By SBI Prelims/Mains & Group Excersise & Interview
SBI Official Website www.sbi.co.in
Detail About SBI PO Pre/Mains Exam Syllabus with Selection Details


SBI PO Exam Syllabus 2017 : SBI PO Syllabus 2017 details and for the examination syllabus of SBI Probationary Officers (PO) Preliminary & Mains Written Test 2017. SBI is an multinational public sector banking and financial service organization. SBI examination board is now going to conduct probationary officers recruitment process in year 2017-18.

Advised to all participants, who are going to write in sbi po online test 2017, Weightage of each topic & Short cuts are very important to crack computer based online test examination. SBI PO Syllabus 2017 contains General English, General Knowledge, General Aptitude & Reasoning subjects. There will be 02 written/ online test for sbi po jobs 2017. SBI PO Mains written test consists GK, Banking Awareness, Genera English, Arithmetic & Reasoning sections. & Mains having descriptive test.

Check SBI Probationary Officer Selection Procedure 2017 in SBI PO Syllabus 2017 PDF :

According to information of SBI PO Recruitment Advt. 2017, State bank of India recruitment examination board – Central Recruitment & Promotion Department (CRPD) conducting an Computer Based Online Test to selection of eligible candidates for Probationary Officer (PO) vacancies in SBI Bank. Online test will be in 2 phases i.e. Preliminary & Mains Test and after then Group Exercise and Personal Interview. Pre Examination and Mains Exam & Interview details with schedule is below.

Remember Important Dates For SBI PO (Probationary Officers) 2017 :-

Events SBI PO 2017 Dates
SBI PO On-line Registration Starting/ Last Date 07-02-2017 to 06-03-2017
Payment of PO Application Fees/Intimation Charges 07-02-2017 to 06-03-2017
Download Probationary Officers Exam Call letters for online Preliminary Examination 15-04-2017 onwards
State Bank PO Online Examination – Preliminary 29th & 30th April and 6th & 7th May 2017
SBI PO Result of Online exam – Preliminary 17-05-2017
Download of Probationary Officers Call letter for Online Main Exam 22-05-2017
PO Online Examination – Main 04.06.2017
Declaration of Result – Main 19.06.2017
Download Call Letter for Interview 26.06.2017
Conduct Group Exercises & Interview 10.07.2017
Declaration of SBI PO 2017 Final Result 05.08.2017
Pre-Examination Training for SC/ST/Religious Minority Community candidates
Download call letters for Pre-Exam Training 07-04-2017
Conducting Pre-Exam Training 17-04-2017 to 22-04-2017

Phase-I : SBI PO Preliminary Examination :

State Bank PO Pre Exam Pattern :
SBI Probationary officer post Preliminary Examination 2017 consisting of Objective Types  of questions. Online test called CBT (Computer Based Test) will be of 100 marks. The sbi online test would be of 1 (60 minutes) hour duration consisting of 3 sections as follows:

Sr. No. Name of Test No. of Question Paper Marks
1. English Language 30 30
2. Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
3. Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing passing marks to be decided by the SBI Bank Recruitment Board. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Bank (approximately 20 times the numbers of vacancies subject to availability) will be shortlisted for the SBI PO Mains Online Examination.

Probationary Officer (POs) Preliminary Exam Syllabus :

English Language.
Quantitative Aptitude.
Reasoning Ability :
Syllogism, Seating Arrangement – Circular table and Line (North & South), Puzzle, Blood Relation, Inequality or Decision Making, Data Sufficiency, Logical Reasoning. Input Output. Number shoperies, Statement and Argument, Passage and conclusion, Coding and decoding.
Order and ranking.
Making judgments.

Numeric ability Syllabus –
Arithmetic syllabus, Coding-Decoding., Deriving Conclusions from Passages, Arithmetical Reasoning,, Inserting The Missing Character, Statement – Conclusions, Number, Ranking & Time Sequence, Logic., Series Completion, Logical Venn Diagrams. Clocks & Calendars. Statement – Arguments. Mathematical Operations. Alphabet Test. Logical Sequence of Words. Eligibility Test. Alpha Numeric Sequence Puzzle. Direction Sense Test. Data Sufficiency. Theme Detection. Situation Reaction Test. Analogy. Data Interpretation Syllabus Tables. Pie – Charts. Bar Graphs. Data Analysis. Line Graphs. Case lets. Combined data sets. Probability/ Series.

English Syllabus –
Reading Comprehension. Spotting Error. Fill in the blank. Cloze test. Para-Jumbles.

General Awareness –
News related to Reserve Bank of India. Banking Awareness. Financial Awareness (Union Budget/ Railway Budget). Economics news.

Current Affairs –
Questions can be asked from various fields such as: National, International, Awards, Sports, Defence, Summits, Appointment, Books & Authors and Obituary, etc.

Marketing Syllabus –
Basics of Marketing. Marketing Strategies. Market Segmentation. Marketing Management. Marketing Mix. Developing stage of organization. Brand. Advertising. Products Life Cycle. 4  P’s and 4 C’s of marketing.

Computer Syllabus –
Basic of computer. Hardware and software. Operating system. MS Word and MS Excel. PowerPoint. Generation of Computer. The internet, etc. Short forms (Eg. Jpeg, mp3, pdf). Android and Apple related news.

SBI PO Descriptive Examination Syllabus –

Letter writing (Formal and informal). Essay writing. Precise writing.

Phase-II : SBI PO Mains Examination :

SBI Probationary Officer Main Exam Pattern |  Download SBI PO Exam Syllabus 2017 PDF :

Probationary Officers Mains Computer Based Online Examination will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks. Both the Objective and Descriptive Tests will be online computer basis. Candidates will have to answer Descriptive Test by typing on the computer. Immediately after completion of Objective Test, Descriptive Test will be administered.

(I) Objective Test : The Objective Type Test will be of 3 hours duration consists of 4 sections for total 200 marks. The Objective type test will have separate timing for every section. The candidates are required to qualify in each of the tests by securing passing marks.

Test Name of Test Number Of Questions Maximum Marks Duration of SBI PO Test
1. Reasoning & Computer Test 45 60 60 minutes
2. Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 60 minutes
3. General/Economy/Banking Awareness 40 40 35 minutes
4. English Language 35 40 40 minutes
Total 155 200 3 hours

(ii) Descriptive Test : The Descriptive Test of 30 minutes duration with 50 marks will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay). The candidates are required to qualify in the Descriptive
Test by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank. Descriptive Test paper of only those candidates will be evaluated who have scored qualifying marks in the Objective Tests and are placed adequately high as per total marks in Objective Test.

  • Mains Exam Syllabus :
  • Reasoning.
  • Data Interpretation.
  • English.
  • General Awareness.
  • Computer.
  • Banking Awareness.

Phase-III : SBI PO Group Discussion / Personal Interview Exam :

This section of Group Discussion only for those, who will qualify in the examination given above. Group discussion will be of 20 marks and Personal Interview will be of 30 marks. The aggregate marks of candidates qualifying in both the Objective Tests and the Descriptive Test will be arranged in descending order in each category. Adequate number of candidates in each category, as decided by the Bank will be called for Group Discussion and Interview. The qualifying marks in Group Discussion & Interview will be as decided by the Bank.

SBI PO Final Selection 2017-17 :

The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase-I) will not be added for the selection and only the marks obtained in Main Examination (Phase-II), both in Objective Test and Descriptive Test, will be added to the marks obtained in GD & Interview (Phase-III) for preparation of the final merit list. The candidates will have to qualify both in Phase-II and Phase-III separately. Marks secured by the candidates in the Written Test (out of 250 marks) are converted to out of 75 and marks secured in Group Discussion & Interview (out of 50 marks) are converted to out of 25. The final merit list is
arrived at after aggregating converted marks of Written Test and Group Discussion &Interview out of 100 for each category. The selection will be made from the top merit ranked candidates in each

Negative Marking in PO Online Exam (Penalty for Each Wrong Answer) :
Penalty for Wrong Answers is applicable to both Preliminary and Main examination 2017. There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. Each question for which a
wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one-fourth of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is
marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

SBI PO Recruitment Examination 2017 :

The SBI Probationary Officers Recruitment Examination will be conducted in Online mode (Computer Based Online Test) at the various pre defined exam centers in India. State Bank of India recruitment board has announced a list of sbi po examination centres for the SBI PO Preliminary Exams 2017.

State Bank Probationary Officer Exam Centers Name Detail :
Agartala, Agra, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Akola, Allahabad, Asansol, Aurangabad, Bareilly, Bhubaneswar, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhopal, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Dibrugarh, Ernakulam, Gangtok, Gorakhpur, Gulbarga, Guwahati, Hubli, Hyderabad, Imphal, Indore, Itanagar, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Kanpur, Kohima, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai, Meerut, Mumbai, Mysore, Nagpur, New Delhi, Panaji (Goa), Patna, Port Blair, Purnea, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Sambalpur, Silchar, Siliguri, Shillong, Srinagar, Tirupati, Vadodara, Varanasi, Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada.

SBI Probationary Officer Result 2017 | State Bank India PO Exam Result 2017 Detail :
Results of the candidates who have qualified for GD & Interview and the list of candidates finally selected will be made available on the Bank’s website. Final select list will be published in Employment News/Rozgar Samachar and also on Bank’s website.

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Conclusion : SBI PO Syllabus 2017 for Probationary Officer Recruitment Examination is available on the official site of State Bank India. State Bank of India Recruitment Board going to conduct recruitment test for probationary officer vacancy. So prepare for your examination and best of luck to all for the future endeavors. Thank you.

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