SBI PO Exam Syllabus | Apply Online

State Bank of India Probationary Officer is an acronym for State Bank of India Probationary Officer. This exam is held once a year by SBI to recruit Probationary Officers. Every year, thousands of people apply for the position, making the SBI Bank Exams extremely competitive. Below you'll find information on how to register for the exam, as well as recommendations on how to prepare for it.

SBI PO Overview

  • Registration Date - 5 Oct 2021 - 25 Oct 2021

  • Eligibility - Graduation

  • Salary - ₹36000 - ₹63840

  • Exam Date - Prelims:-  20 Nov 2021 - 27 Nov 2021  

  • Mains -  2 Jan 2022

  • Vacancies - 2056

SBI PO Exam Pattern

  • Exam Name - SBI Probationary Officer (SBI PO)

  • Conducting Body - State Bank of India

  • Post Name - Probationary Officer

  • Exam Frequency - Once a year 

  • Stages of ExamPrelims, Mains, Group Exercises and Interview

  • Exam Mode - Hindi & English

  • Number of Questions - Prelims- 100 questions, Mains- 157 questions

  • Maximum Marks - Prelims- 100, Mains- 200+50(Objective + Descriptive), Interview- 50

  • Time Duration - Prelims - 1 hour,  Mains -3.5 hour

  • Negative Marking - 1/4th marks deducted for every wrong answer

SBI PO Exam Pattern for Prelims

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SBI PO Exam Pattern for Mains

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SBI PO Marks Weightage

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SBI PO Syllabus

SBI PO Exam is one of the best options for those interested in a career in banking and finance. The official SBI PO Recruitment notification has been published on the official website of the SBI PO recruiting authority. Before taking the SBI PO test, aspirants should familiarise themselves with the syllabus and prepare accordingly.

  • Phase-I (Prelims), Phase-II (Main), and Phase-III (Interview/Group exercise) are the three stages of the SBI PO Exam 2021.

  • The SBI PO Prelims exam will last 60 minutes and will be worth a total of 100 points.

  • We have discussed the SBI PO  Syllabus 2021 in this article.

SBI PO Prelims Syllabus 2022

Reasoning

  • Logical Reasoning

  • Alphanumeric Series

  • Alphabet Test

  • Data Sufficiency

  • Seating Arrangement

  • Coded Inequalities

  • Puzzle

  • Tabulation

  • Syllogism

  • Blood Relations

  • Coding Decoding

  • Input Output


Quantitative Aptitude

  • Simplification

  • Profit & Loss

  • Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Surds & Indices

  • Mixtures and Alligations

  • Work and Time

  • Time and Distance

  • Number System

  • Ratio and Proportion

  • Percentage

  • Data Interpretation

  • Mensuration - Cylinder, Cone, Sphere

  • Sequence and Series

  • Permutation and Combination

  • Probability


English Language

  • Reading Comprehension

  • Cloze Test

  • Para Jumbles

  • Miscellaneous

  • Fill in the blanks

  • Multiple Meaning/ Error Spotting

  • Paragraph Completion

SBI PO Syllabus for Mains - Objective

Reasoning

  • Verbal Reasoning

  • Coding and Decoding

  • Direction And Distances

  • Data Sufficiency

  • Coded Inequalities

  • Ordering and Ranking

  • Syllogism

  • Circular Seating Arrangement

  • Linear Seating Arrangement

  • Double Lineup

  • Scheduling

  • Input Output

  • Course of Action

  • Critical Reasoning

  • Analytical and Decision Making


Data Interpretation & Analysis

  • Tabular Graph

  • Line Graph

  • Pie Chart

  • Bar Graph

  • Radar Graph Caselet

  • Missing Case DI

  • Let it Case DI

  • Data Sufficiency

  • Probability

  • Permutation and Combination


General/Economy/ Banking Awareness

  • Current Affairs

  • General Knowledge

  • Static Awareness

  • Banking and Financial Awareness


Computer Aptitude

  • Internet

  • Memory

  • Keyboard Shortcuts

  • Computer Abbreviation

  • Microsoft Office

  • Computer Fundamentals

  • Networking

  • Number System

  • Operating System

  • Basic of Logic Gates

  • Computer Hardware

  • Computer Software


English Language

  • Reading Comprehension

  • Grammar

  • Vocabulary

  • Verbal Ability

  • Word Association

  • Sentence Improvement

  • Cloze Test

  • Para Jumbles

  • Fill in the blanks

  • Multiple Meaning/ Error Spotting

SBI PO Syllabus for Mains - Descriptive

  • In the descriptive type test, 2 questions will be asked and the test will be conducted for 50 marks. 

  • The candidates will have to complete the test in 30 minutes. 

  • Name of test : English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)

SBI PO Interview

Candidates will be selected for the interview round after qualifying for the prelims and main examinations.

  • Group Exercise - 20

  • Interview - 30