SBI PO Syllabus 2018: Complete Syllabus for Prelims & Mains

Dear Aspirants, 

As SBI PO notification is out, its time to gear up with your preparations. As SBI does not release a syllabus for the SBI PO Examination, we can conjecture by the questions asked in the previous years that the syllabus is really vast and tough. It is geared towards testing an aspirant’s versatility to solve complex questions in the most prolific manner. So, here is the syllabus being provided by Adda247 to get you acquainted with the pattern SBI PO Examination 2018. It incorporates all the important topics that one needs to prepare for the different sections of SBI PO Prelims as well as Main Examination.

Students, as we all know that the pattern of SBI PO Examination of 2017 had shown a drastic variation when compared to the previous year’s examination. Changed pattern of the examination was a bombshell that blew almost everyone’s mind who attempted the examination. And this year's Examination too is expected to show variations this time as it has already made changes in the pattern of examination. This year sectional timings of 20 minutes have been introduced for prelims exam as well and there will be no sectional cutoff this time. So, what you need to do is to be prepared for a bolt from the blue and prepare accordingly.

SBI PO 2018 Preliminary Exam syllabus: 

The preliminary examination of SBI PO exam 2018 constitutes of Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Language. The complete detail of heading and sub-heading of the sections asked in Preliminary Exam of SBI PO 2018 exam is discussed below:

ReasoningQuantitative AbilityEnglish Language
Logical ReasoningSimplificationReading Comprehension
Alphanumeric SeriesProfit & LossCloze Test
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet TestMixtures &AlligationsPara jumbles
Data SufficiencySimple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & IndicesMiscellaneous
Coded InequalitiesWork & TimeFill in the blanks
Seating ArrangementTime & DistanceMultiple Meaning/Error Spotting
PuzzleMensuration – Cylinder, Cone, SphereParagraph Completion
TabulationData Interpretation
SyllogismRatio & Proportion, Percentage
Blood RelationsNumber Systems
Input OutputSequence & Series
Coding DecodingPermutation, Combination &Probability

SBI PO 2018 Mains Exam Syllabus 

The Mains Examination of SBI PO exam 2018 comprises of 5 sections: Reasoning, English Language, Data Analysis, General/Economy/Banking Awareness, Computer Aptitude. The complete syllabus is discussed below:

Data AnalysisReasoningEnglish LanguageGeneral/Economy/Banking AwarenessComputer Aptitude
Tabular GraphVerbal ReasoningReading ComprehensionFinancial AwarenessInternet
Line GraphSyllogismGrammarCurrent AffairsMemory
Pie ChartCircular Seating ArrangementVocabularyGeneral KnowledgeKeyboard Shortcuts
Bar GraphLinear Seating ArrangementVerbal AbilityStatic AwarenessComputer Abbreviation
Radar Graph CaseletDouble LineupWord AssociationBanking and Financial AwarenessMicrosoft Office
Missing Case DISchedulingSentence ImprovementComputer Hardware
Let it Case DIInput OutputPara JumblesComputer Software
Data SufficiencyBlood RelationsCloze TestOperating System
ProbabilityDirections and DistancesError SpottingNetworking
Permutation and CombinationOrdering and RankingFill in the blanksComputer Fundamentals/Terminologies
Data Sufficiency
Coding and Decoding
Code Inequalities
Course of Action
Critical Reasoning
Analytical and Decision Making

As the upward trend in the complexity of questions has only made the consistency of the examination pattern a question mark, one thing that is pretty clear that you need to prepare as per a level that is a few steps ahead of the level of the previous examination. So, students practice as much as you can, put the best of your efforts in your preparations, prepare all the topics well and make a go of it.

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