SBI PO Exam Pattern 2018

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SBI PO Exam Pattern 2018 : State Bank Of India (SBI) has released SBI PO Recruitment 2018 Notification to recruit qualified and eligible candidates into vacant positions of Probationary Officers (POs) in SBI.As per notification,The candidates selection will be made based on their performance in SBI PO Exam 2018 (Preliminary & Mains) and Personal Interview which is conducted by the organization respectively. The examination will be held in two phases preliminary and main.
Candidates who will qualify in preliminary examination and shortlisted will have to appear for Main
examination and shortlisted candidates in the main examination will subsequently be called for a Group Exercises & Interview respectively.In these web page we are providing SBI PO Exam Pattern 2018 for both preliminary and mains examination in the given below.

By checking the SBI PO Exam Pattern 2018,aspirants can estimate and make strategies to perform well and crack the examination easily.The exam pattern of SBI PO Exam 2018 insights into the Type of Exam,Total Number of Questions,Marking Scheme,Name of Tests,Time Duration..etc in the given below.

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SBI PO Exam Pattern 2018 – SBI PO Preliminary & Mains Exam Pattern 2018 Details :-

As per notification the candidates recruitment will be done in the given below phases respectively.

  • SBI PO Preliminary Exam 2018
  • SBI PO Mains Exam 2018
  • SBI PO Personal Interview 2018 & Group Exercise

SBI PO Exam Pattern 2018 – SBI PO Preliminary Exam Pattern 2018 :-

The Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Tests for 100 marks will be conducted online. Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing passing marks to be decided by the Bank.Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Bank (approximately 20 times the numbers of vacancies subject to availability) will be short listed for the Main Examination.

Sr. No.Subjects NameMax Ques.Max Marks
                                                            Time Duration: 01 Hour
1English Language3030
2Quantitative Aptitude3535
3Reasoning Ability3535


SBI PO Exam Pattern 2018 – SBI PO Mains Exam Pattern 2018 :-

The SBI PO Main Examination 2018 will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks. Both the Objective and Descriptive Tests will be online. Candidates will have to answer Descriptive test by typing on the computer. Immediately after completion of Objective Test, Descriptive Test will be administered.The objective test of 3 hours duration consist of 4 Sections for total 200 marks. The objective test will have separate timing for every section. The candidates are required to qualify in each of the Tests by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank.

Sr. No.Subjects NameMax Ques.Max MarksDuration
1Reasoning & Computer Aptitude456060 Min
2Data Analysis & Interpretation356045 Min
3General Awareness about Economy/ Banking404035 Min
4English Language354040 Min
Total15520003 Hour

SBI Mains Descriptive Test 2018 : 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.

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Penalty For Wrong Answers : There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For 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.

Group Exercises : The aggregate marks of candidates qualifying in both the Objective Tests and 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 Exercises and Interview. The qualifying marks in Group Exercises &Interview will be as decided by the Bank.

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