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

Dear Aspirants,

After the release of notification for the recruitment process of Probationary Officer in the most reputed organisation SBI, you all must be anxious to know about the syllabus as SBI has not specified the syllabus in the notification, we can surmise the syllabus on the basis of last year;s questions being asked in the SBI PO examination. The syllabus for the aforementioned exam is really vast and tough It is a herculean task for one to complete the syllabus in the stipulated period of time.It is geared towards testing an aspirants versatility to solve even complex questions in the most prolific manner.

Students, if we compare the exam pattern of SBI PO 2019 from last year, then there is no change in the exam pattern but the questions may show variations in the upcoming exam as SBI is always known to set a new trend every time. SBI PO is one of the most sought after opportunity, hence you may expect a cut throat competition this time. As there is sectional timing in the prelims examination so you need to be prepared for a bolt from a blue and prepare accordingly.

SBI PO 2019 Preliminary Exam syllabus: 

The preliminary examination of SBI PO exam 2019 constitutes of Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Language. Below is the detail syllabus for SBI PO 2019 for preliminary exam.

ReasoningQuantitative AbilityEnglish Language
PuzzleSimplification & Approximation Reading Comprehension
Alphanumeric Series/ Alphabets/ Numeric SeriesSeriesCloze Test
 Direction senseInequality (Quadratic & Quantity based)Para jumbles
Data SufficiencyRatio & Proportion, PartnershipVocabulary Based
Fill in the blanks
Seating ArrangementMixtures & AlligationsMultiple Meaning/Error Spotting
Input-OutputAverage & ages Paragraph Completion
SyllogismProfit & LossSpelling Errors
Blood RelationTime and work & Pipe and cisternWord Replacement
Order and RankingSimple Interest & Compound InterestColumn based Fillers and Sentence Connectors
coding-decodingTime & Distance, Boat & stream Word Usage

Permutation, Combination &ProbabilityIdioms and Phrases

Mensuration (2D&3D)Sentence Completion

Data Interpretation ( Bar, line, pie, mixed, missing, arithmetic, caselet),
Data sufficiency

SBI PO 2019 Mains Exam Syllabus 

The Mains Examination of SBI PO exam 2019 comprises of 4 sections: Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, English Language, Data Analysis & Interpretation, General/Economy/Banking Awareness. The complete syllabus is discussed below:

Data AnalysisReasoningEnglish LanguageGeneral/Economy/Banking AwarenessComputer Aptitude
Number System, HCF &LCM,
PuzzleReading ComprehensionFinancial AwarenessInternet
(Quantity based)
SyllogismError DetectionCurrent AffairsMemory
Ratio & Proportion, Partnership Seating ArrangementVocabularyGeneral KnowledgeKeyboard Shortcuts
PercentageInput-OutputPhrase ReplacementStatic AwarenessComputer Abbreviation
Mixtures & AlligationsBlood RelationsWord AssociationBanking and Financial AwarenessMicrosoft Office
Average & ages 
Sentence ImprovementComputer Hardware
Profit & LossDirection sense Para JumblesComputer Software
Time and work & Pipe and cisternData SufficiencyCloze TestOperating System
Simple Interest & Compound InterestCoding DecodingSpelling ErrorsNetworking
Time & Distance, Boat & stream InequalitiesFill in the blanksComputer Fundamentals/Terminologies
Permutation, Combination &ProbabilityLogical ReasoningColumn Based FillersNumber System
Mensuration (2D&3D)
Sentence ConnectorsBasic of Logic Gates
   Data Interpretation
 ( Bar, line, pie, mixed, missing, arithmetic, radar),

Word Replacement
Word Usage

Sentence Rearrangement

Sentence Completion

Keep yourself a step ahead of the previous examination to get through this opportunity. Working as a probationary officer with SBI is a dream job of many of us but only few get to fulfill their dream. Practice is the bridge between the success and the failure. So practice as much as you can put the best efforts of your preparation and knowledge and make it happen this time.



  1. is this really true that there will be no sectional cut off in prelims exam, we only have to make the overall scores to qualify for the mains???

  2. total no of questions in mains syllabus table is calculated wrong.It should be 150 instead of 155(as shown)

  3. Graduation percentage is also add in these bank exams

  4. Graduation percentage is also add in these bank exams

  5. In Graduation how much percentage is needed ?