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SBI PO

Among all the examination conducted by IBPS for Banks Probationary officer (PO) in state bank of India (SBI) is the most prestigious of them all. Every year, SBI conducts the examination in which lacs of student try the luck. It gives the chance to work for the most coveted bank in India. With SBI merging with its subsidiaries the bank is now biggest and on its way to become one of the key banks in world. After the merger following are now in and under SBI :

 
      1. State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur (SBBJ)

      2. State Bank of Patiala (SBP)

      3.State Bank of Travancore (SBT)

      4. State Bank of Mysore (SBM)

      5. State Bank of Hyderabad (SBH)

      6. Bhartiya Mahila Bank (newly created, not an associated bank)

Eligibility details for SBI PO Exam have to be fulfilled for following :-

       1. Age Based Eligibility :
            Minimum 21 years and maximum 30 years.

      2. Educational Qualification.
      3. Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.

SBI PO Selection Procedure involves following phases : –

        1. Preliminary Exam

        2. Mains Exam

        3. Group Exercise and Interview

PRELIMS (Phase I)

 SectionNo. of QsMax. MarksDuration
English
Language
3030Composite
Time of
1 Hour
Quantitative Aptitude3535
Reasoning
Ability
3535
Total100100

 

 MAINS (Phase II)

 Mains objective exam pattern

 SectionNo. of QsMarksDuration
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude456060 min
English Language354040 min
Data Analysis & Interpretation356045 min
General Awareness about Economy/
Banking
404035 min
TOTAL1552003 Hour

Aggregate marks of candidates qualifying in both Objective and Descriptive Tests will be arranged in descending order in each category. A certain adequate number of candidates as decided by the bank, will be called for the Group Discussion and Interview.

SYLLABUS FOR MAIN & PRELIMS

      1. Number series

      2. Simplification/Approximation

      3. Quadratic equation

      4. Data Interpretation

      5. Data sufficiency

      6. Quantity based question

      7. Probability

      8. Ration and Proportion

      9. Partnership

     10. Percentage

     11. Average

     12. Age

     13. Profit and Loss

     14. Simple Interest

     15. Compound Interest

     16. Mixture and Allegation

     17. Time and work

     18. Work and wages

     19. Pipes and Cistern

     20. Time and Distance

     21. Trains

     22. Boats and Streams

     23. Menstruation

     1. Reading comprehension

     2. Cloze test

     3. Spotting error

     4. Para jumbles

     5. Sentence improvement

     6. Fill in the blanks

     7. Sentence/Paragraph completion

     8. Sentence correction

   

     1. Sitting arrangement and Puzzles

     2. Inequality

     3. Syllogism

     4. Coding – Decoding

     5. Input – Output

     6. Data sufficiency

     7. Statement and Conclusion/Argument/Course of action

     8. Cause and effect

     9. Blood relation

    10. Direction

    11. Order and Ranking

    12. Alpha numeric series

     1. Banking and Finance

     2. Current affairs

     3. Static GK

Here is the cutoff of SBI PO Preliminary Exam 2017 :-

Prelims Cut Off 2017 – Subject Wise

 Name of SectionCutoff for SC/ ST/ OBC/ VH/ HI/ VICutoff for General
Reasoning Ability46.5
English Language5.758.75
Quantitative Aptitude710.25

 

Prelims Overall Cut Off 2017

 CategoryOverall Cutoff Marks (out of 100)
General51.50
OBC48.25
SC43.25
ST31.25
OH38.75
VI42.50
HI18.50

 

Mains Cut Off 2016 – Subject Wise

 Name of SubjectTotal MarksSectional Cutoff (SC/ST/OBC/VH/OH)Sectional Cutoff (General)
Reasoning Ability6069
Data Interpretation and Analysis6069
General Awareness401013
English Language4046

 

Mains Cut Off 2016 – Overall

 CategoryOverall Cutoff Marks (out of 200)
General70
OBC60
SC60
ST60
OH/VH/HI60

 

Descriptive Paper Cut Off Marks 2016

 CategoryCutoff Marks for Descriptive (Out of 50)
General20
OBC17.5
SC17.5
ST17.5
OH/VH/HI17.5

 

Minimum mark secured for GD & Interview (Objective + Descriptive test) 2016

  CategoryOverall Cutoff Marks (out of 250)
General90
OBC87.25
SC78
ST78.75
OH82.75
VH79.50
HI79.25

 

Previous Year Final Cutoff 

Total Marks secured by last ranked selected candidates(Out 0f 100) = Written Test (Normalized to 75) + GD & Interview (Normalized to 25).

 CategoryOverall Cutoff Marks (out of 100)
General49.75
OBC44.43
SC34.25
ST34.73
OH38.45
VH43.08
HI40.78