SBI PO Syllabus 2019: Detailed Syllabus for Prelims & Mains Exam

BI is going to conduct PO Prelims Exam from 8th June 2019 onwards. SBI PO Detailed Syllabus 2019 is available here. It contains complete topic-wise details and exam pattern (Prelims + Mains) of SBI PO Recruitment 2019.

In this article you will get:

I - Exam Pattern of SBI PO Prelims 2019

1 - SBI PO Prelims Syllabus 2019 (Topic-Wise)

1.1- Detailed Syllabus of Reasoning Ability

1.2 - Detailed Syllabus of Quantitative Aptitude

1.3 Detailed Syllabus of English Language

II - Exam Pattern of SBI PO Mains 2019

2. SBI PO Syllabus Mains 2019 (Topic-Wise)

2.1 - Detailed Syllabus of Reasoning Ability and Quantitative Aptitude

2.2 - Detailed Syllabus of Data Analysis and Interpretation

2.3 - Detailed Syllabus of English Language

2.4 - Detailed Syllabus of General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness

SBI PO Prelims 2018: Exam analysis

SBI PO Mains 2018: Section-wise Analysis

The complete SBI PO Syllabus 2019 (Topic-wise) and Exam Pattern (for Prelims and Mains) is given below:

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Exam Pattern of SBI PO Prelims 2019

Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Test for 100 marks will be conducted online. The test will have of 3 Sections (with separate timings for each section) as follows:

Name of Test

No. of Question (Duration)

Max. Marks

1. English Language

30 (20Minutes)

Total Maximum Marks 100

2. Quantitative Aptitude

35 (20 Minutes)

3. Reasoning Ability

35 (20 Minutes)

Total

100 (1 hour)

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. if no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

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SBI PO Prelims Syllabus 2019 (Topic-Wise)

1.1 - SBI PO 2019 Prelims Examination: Detailed 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

1.2 - SBI PO 2019 Prelims Examination: Detailed Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude

The section covers the following topics:

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

1.3 - SBI PO 2019 Prelims Examination: Detailed Syllabus for English Language

The question paper of English Language would be set on topics such as:

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

The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase-I) will not be added for preparing the final merit list for selection. It will be qualifying in nature.

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SBI PO Mains 2019 – Exam Pattern

SBI PO Mains exam 2019 will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks + Descriptive Test for 50 marks.

SBI PO Main Exam 2019– Objective Tests

Name of Test

No. of Question (Duration)

Max. Marks

1. Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude

45 (60 Minutes)

Total Maximum Marks 200

2. Data Analysis and Interpretation

35 (45 Minutes)

3. General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness

40 (35 Minutes)

4. English Language

35 (40 Minutes)

Total

155 (3 hours)

SBI PO Main Exam 2019 – Descriptive Test

Name of Test (Number of Questions)

Max. Marks

Duration

1. Letter Writing (1 Question)

50 Marks

30 Minutes

2. Essay Writing (1 Question)

 

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SBI PO Syllabus Mains 2019 (Topic-Wise)

Syllabus of SBI PO Mains Exam 2019

2.1 - SBI PO 2019 Prelims Examination: Detailed Syllabus for Reasoning Ability

Important topics for this section are:

Alphabet

Alphanumeric Series

Analogy

Blood Relation

Classification

Coding-decoding

Seating arrangement (Circular seating arrangement, Floor based seating arrangement, Square seating arrangement)

Syllogism

Time and Sequence Test

Analytical Reasoning

o Statements and Assumptions

o Statements and Arguments

o Statements and Conclusion

o Cause and Effect

o Course of Action

Data Sufficiency

Puzzle

Inequalities

Input- Output

Ranking and Arrangement

Direction and Sense

2.2 - SBI PO 2019 Main Examination: Detailed Syllabus for Data Analysis and Interpretation

Tabular Graph

Line Graph

Pie Chart

Bar Graph

Mixed Graph

Caselet 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

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

2.3 - SBI PO 2019 Prelims Examination: Detailed 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

2.4 - SBI PO 2019 Main Examination: Detailed Syllabus for General Awareness

The section can be divided in three parts:

• Current affairs

• Banking awareness

• Static GK

Topics in 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 etc

Basic Computer Knowledge

• Microsoft Office

• Memory

• Keyboard Shortcuts

• Computer Abbreviation

• Computer Hardware

• Computer Software

• Operating System

• Internet

• Networking

• Computer Fundamentals /Terminologies

Topics in 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) etc

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)

Topics 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.

Why understanding the syllabus is important?

In order to excel on SBI PO exam 2019 it is very important to understand the syllabus for the exam.  After knowing the syllabus, preparation for the examination will be much easier. For easing your path on the road to success, here we are providing complete syllabus for SBI PO exam 2019.

SBI PO 2019: Section Wise Strategy (Quantitative Aptitude, Data Analysis and Data Interpretation)

About SBI:

India’s largest commercial bank, State Bank of India(SBI) conducts the online recruitment examination for the post of probationary officer (PO) every year.   It’s a golden opportunity for the candidates who want to make their career in banking sector.

SBI PO is a dream job for many of you but before taking the plunge into full-fledged preparation, you should have a fair idea regarding the exam pattern and syllabus of the examination.

SBI PO examination 2019 gives you an opportunity to join one of the leading public sector banks of the country as an officer. SBI is the best bank to join if you are ambitious. The bank offers you a number of opportunities to succeed and always motivates you to grow. This is up to you how much you can keep pace with the process of learning.

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