SBI PO Exam – Syllabus, Pattern and Question Papers

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SBI PO exam 2014
Probationary officer  recruitment in SBI-
A preparation Guide

State Bank of India announced the notification for the recruitment of Probationary Officers for the year 2014. This time SBI is recruiting probationary officers for 1837 posts. The last date of application is 28th April, and the examination will be held in the month of June 2014.

For more details about SBI PO eligibility, application procedure and other details visit the SBI PO recruitment notification 2014

Syllabus and Question Pattern of SBI PO exam 2014

There are 2 papers  in SBI PO examination The first one is Objective paper and the second one is Descriptive.

SBI PO Objective paper (Paper I) syllabus and pattern:
Total marks: 200
Time allotted: 2 hours

Syllabus of Objective Paper (Paper I of SBI PO exam):

The 200 questions are asked from the following areas:

1. English Language
2. Data Interpretation
3. Reasoning
4. The rest of the questions will be from General Awareness, Computer Awareness and Marketing awareness

English Language syllabus: A total of 50 questions are expected, Important areas are Reading comprehension,  Vocabulary, Grammar Corrections, Identification of Errors in sentence constructions, Jumbled sentences etc. Expect High standard questions in Comprehension, rest of the questions will be in moderate difficulty.

Reasoning syllabus: 50 questions will be there in this section also. Expect the difficulty level to be on the higher side for this section. The important areas are Logical Reasoning, Arithmetical reasoning, Analytical reasoning, Series completion, finding missing figures, Completing number and alphabetical series,   Analogies / decision making, Puzzle / Seating Arrangement

Data Analysis and Interpretation syllabus: 50 questions in this section will be in easy to moderate difficulty level. The following sections are considered important: Data Interpretation and manipulation questions from Charts, Graphs and Diagrams including Line charts, pie charts, bar charts and tabular data. Application level questions from probability and statistics, The data manipulation of these questions will contain  of time and distance calculations, BODMAS rule, Calculation of speed and distance, calculation of area, volume, perimeter and application of formulas in algebra, geometry, functions etc.

Syllabus of General Awareness: In this section 10 questions each are expected from Marketing and computer awareness sections and 15 questions each are expected from Banking awareness and current affairs sections.

Negative Marking of SBI PO Paper I
For each incorrect answer a quarter (1/4th ) of marks are reduced

SBI PO Descriptive Paper (Paper II) Syllabus
In this section, expect questions relating to Letter writing (Usually official letters in connection with the normal functioning of a bank branch), Essay and Paragraph writing (Usually related to bank functioning and economy), Precis writing and Reading comprehension.

This paper will have 50 marks and the duration will be 1 hour.
Descriptive Test detailed pattern can be found here

SBI Specialist Officers exam previous year question papers:

To get an idea about the pattern and difficulty of the question papers practicing with the previous year question papers of SBI PO examination is a good idea. In the following links you can get the previous year question papers of SBI PO examination

SBI PO exam 2013 question paper

SBI PO exam 2011, 2010, 2008 and 2003 question papers

SBI PO previous year papers – Last 10 years

SBI PO Examination Model Question Papers.

Most of the Probationary Officers examination question papers are somewhat similar in syllabus and pattern to SBI PO examination. It makes an excellent opportunity to work with the previous year and model / sample question papers of other Bank PO examinations while preparing for SBI PO exam preparation.

SBI PO exam- 100 solved model question papers

Reasoning Ability model questions for SBI PO examination

Reasoning Ability Practice paper set 2 for SBI PO exam

SBI PO exam Reasoning model paper links

SBI PO Data Interpretation and Quantitative Aptitude model paper links

SBI PO Practice question papers for Quantitative Aptitude and DI

SBI PO exam Mock paper – English Language

English Language Model paper from previous year SBI PO question papers

SBI PO English Language Mock test paper

A compilation of English Language and Comprehension model questions

SBI PO Exam free books and study materials

We are providing you many free books and notes uploaded by our forum friends to help you in preparation of Reasoning, Data Interpretation and QA, and English language parts. This will make your study process easy, because all the required materials are available at a single source.

English Language and Comprehension free books and notes for SBI PO examination

Reasoning Ability Free books and study materials for SBI PO

SBI Probationary officer recruitment examination Data Interpretation and QA free notes and materials

Banking and Current Affairs material

SBI PO Exam online mock test papers

For practicing the English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and GK part of the Paper I of SBI PO examination, you can practice with the Free online mock tests available at www.exams.educationoberver.com

English language online mock test paper

GK online mock test paper

Quantitative Aptitude mock test paper

SBI PO Computer Awareness online model exam

New : SBI PO Exam held on June 14/15 2014 – Question paper from Memory

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