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[PDF] SBI PO Study Material, books, Syllabus, practice sets and Free Mock test

[PDF] SBI PO Study Material, books, Syllabus, practice sets and Free Mock test

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Basic Information: SBI PO Recruitment

SBI PO recruitment exam is the most premier among the public-sector bank exams in India. It is considered a little difficult compared to the bank entrance exams conducted by IBPS. The recruitment process for Probationary Officers at SBI consists of 3 stages-
  1. Preliminary Examination

  2. Main Examination

  3. GD/Interview

SBI PO Exam Pattern

SBI PO selection process consists of 3 stages. The written examinations are conducted online, followed by an interview round. The structure of exams is as follows-

SBI PO Preliminary Examination


This is an online examination where the candidates must solve the question paper in one 1 hour for 100 marks.
Name of Tests(Objective) No. of Questions Maximum Marks   

  • English Language    30    30   

  • Numerical Ability    35    35   

  • Reasoning Ability    35    35   

Duration

1 Hour

Total    100    100   

SBI PO Prelims Examination: Syllabus of Reasoning Ability



  • Important topics for this section are:
  • Seating arrangement
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Puzzle
  • Coding-decoding
  • Inequalities
  • Input - Output
  • Blood Relation
  • Ranking
  • Direction and Sense
  • Series

SBI PO Prelims Examination: Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude

  • Data Interpretation (Pie charts, Table chart, Bar Graphs, Line charts)
  • Number system
  • Approximation
  • HCF and LCM of Numbers
  • Problems based on age
  • Number series
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Percentages
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Average
  • Mixture and Allegations
  • Time and work
  • Pipe and Cistern
  • Speed, Distance and time
  • Partnership
  • Simple and compound interest
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Profit, Loss and Discount
  • Mensuration
  • Data Sufficiency

SBI PO Prelims Examination: Syllabus for English Language

  • Reading Comprehension (including questions on antonym and synonyms)
  • Cloze Test
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Para Jumbles/ Sentence rearrangements
  • Spotting Errors
  • Double Fillers (Sentence Completion)
  • Phrase Replacement
  • Irrelevant Statements
  • Main Idea of Passage
Marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase-I) will not be added for preparing the final merit list for selection. It will be qualifying only.

SBI PO Mains – Exam Pattern

SBI PO Mains exam will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks + Descriptive Test for 50 marks.

Syllabus of SBI PO Mains Exam

SBI PO Prelims Examination: Syllabus for Reasoning

  • Time and Sequence Test
  • Alphabet
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Analogy
  • Blood Relation
  • Classification
  • Coding-decoding
  • Seating arrangement (Circular seating arrangement, Floor based seating arrangement, Square
  • seating arrangement)
  • Syllogism
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Statements and Assumptions
  • Statements and Arguments
  • Statements and Conclusion
  • Cause and Effect
  • Course of Action
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Puzzle
  • Inequalities
  • Input- Output
  • Ranking and Arrangement
  • Direction and Sense

SBI PO Main Examination: Syllabus for Data Analysis and Interpretation

  • Average
  • Mixture and Allegations
  • Time and work
  • Pipe and Cistern
  • Speed, Distance and time
  • Partnership
  • Simple and compound interest
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Profit, Loss and Discount
  • Mensuration
  • Data Sufficiency Tabular Graph
  • Line Graph
  • Pie Chart
  • Bar Graph
  • Mixed Graph
  • Case let DI (Radar Graph Caselet)
  • Missing Graphs (or Missing Case DI)
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Probability
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Number system
  • Approximation
  • HCF and LCM of Numbers
  • Problems based on age
  • Percentages
  • Ratio and proportion

SBI PO Prelims Examination: Syllabus for English Language

  • Reading Comprehension (including questions on antonym and synonyms)
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Error Spotting
  • Cloze Test
  • Para Jumbles
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Word Association
  • Verbal Ability
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Reading Comprehension

SBI PO Main Examination: Syllabus for General Awareness

  1. Current affairs

  2. Banking awareness

  3. Static GK

Static GK

  • Country and capital
  • Airports
  • Ports in India
  • Tallest and biggest in India and the world
  • First in the world as well as in India
  • Indian Constitution
  • Culture of India
  • Currency of countries 

Computer Knowledge

  • Microsoft Office
  • Memory
  • Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Computer Abbreviation
  • Computer Hardware
  • Computer Software
  • Operating System
  • Internet
  • Networking
  • Computer Fundamentals /Terminologies

Banking Awareness:

  • Banking in India
  • Banking terminology
  • Bank headquarters
  • Slogans of banks,
  • Regulatory bodies in India
  • Main function of RBI etc
  • Overview of Indian Financial System
  • History of Indian banking system
  • Fiscal and Monetary policy
  • Work and responsibilities of National financial institutions like –
  • RBI, SEBI, IRDA, FSDC (Financial Stability and Development Council)
  • International organizations like IMF, World Bank, ADB, UNO, SWIFT (The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication), IBA, United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU), Bank Board Bureau (BBB)  Bank for International Settlements (BIS) etc.
  • Abbreviations and Economic terminologies
  • Banking Terms like NPA, Current Account and Savings Account (CASA), Capital to risk (Weighted) asset ratio (CRAR)

Current affairs (related to national and international issues of last 6 months)

  • Important Government Schemes
  • Important National and International days
  • Sports
  • Awards and Honors
  • Latest Events etc.

Notes are given below

Reasoning Notes for Bank Exams 2024 – New Syllabus for Bank Exams 
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