SBI PO Syllabus 2020: Check Exam Pattern And Latest Prelims, Mains & Descriptive Syllabus PDF

SBI PO Syllabus 2020: The State bank of India has already conducted the prelims exam for the post of probationary officers and now SBI is conducting the SBI PO Mains Exam 2021 on 29 January 2021. Aspirants are only left with few days to prepare for the SBI PO Mains Exam 2021. Candidates must get familiar with the SBI PO Syllabus and Exam Pattern in order to make their preparation more effective. In this article, we will be discussing the detailed SBI PO syllabus 2020.

SBI PO Exam Pattern 2020

SBI PO is a three-tier recruitment process namely: Prelims, Mains, and Interview. Given below is the exam pattern of the SBI PO 2020.

Preliminary Exam Subjects Number of Questions Marks Duration
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
English Language 30 30 20 minutes
Mains Examination Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 minutes
Reasoning Ability 45 60 60 minutes
English Language 35 40 40 minutes
General & Banking Awareness 40 40 35 minutes
English (Descriptive Test) 2 50 30 minutes
Group Discussion 20
Interview 30

The final result is prepared by considering the Mains examination and Interview in the ratio of 75:25. Prelim is a qualifying exam and its marks are not considered.

No Sectional Cut Off

There will be no sectional cut-off for SBI PO. Candidates numbering 10 times (approx.) the numbers of vacancies in each category will be shortlisted for Main Examination from the top of the merit list.

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SBI PO Syllabus 2020 For Prelims Exam

The first stage of  SBI PO recruitment is Prelims. This is just a qualifying exam and its marks are not considered for the final merit list. Prelims are of 60 min and as per SBI PO Syllabus, 2020 has three sections namely: Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, and English Language. Each of these sections is of twenty minutes.

SBI PO 2020 Prelims Syllabus:

SBI PO Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus SBI PO Reasoning Syllabus SBI PO English Syllabus
Simplification, Profit & Loss Alphanumeric Series Reading Comprehension
Mixtures & Alligations Logical Reasoning Fill in the blanks
Permutation, Combination & Probability Data Sufficiency Cloze Test
Work & Time, Sequence & Series Ranking/Directions/Alphabet Test Para jumbles
Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices Seating Arrangement Vocabulary
Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere Coded Inequalities Paragraph Completion
Time & Distance, Number Systems Puzzle, Coding-Decoding, Tabulation Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting
Data Interpretation Syllogism Sentence Completion
Ratio & Proportion, Percentage Blood Relations, Input-Output Miscellaneous

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SBI PO Mains Exam Syllabus 2020 

SBI PO Mains Syllabus:The next stage for SBI PO Mains. This has four sections with different sectional timings as given above. The four sections are as given below:

  1. Data Analysis & Interpretation
  2. Reasoning & Computer Aptitude
  3. General/Economy/Banking Awareness
  4. English Language

The SBI PO Mains marks are considered for the final merit list hence it is advised to students to score the maximum marks in this stage to secure a place in the final merit list.

 SBI PO Mains syllabus topic-wise:

Data Analysis & Interpretation Reasoning Computer Aptitude General/
Economy/
Banking Awareness
English Language
Tabular Graph Syllogism Internet Current Affairs Reading Comprehension
Line Graph Verbal Reasoning Memory Financial Awareness Grammar
Bar Graph Circular Seating Arrangement Computer Abbreviation Static Awareness Verbal Ability
Charts & Tables Linear Seating Arrangement Keyboard Shortcuts Vocabulary
Missing Case DI Double Lineup Computer Hardware Sentence Improvement
Radar Graph Caselet Scheduling Microsoft Office Word Association
Probability Blood Relations, Critical Reasoning Computer Software Para Jumbles
Data Sufficiency Input-Output, Analytical and Decision Making Computer Fundamentals
/Terminologies
Error Spotting
Caselets DI Directions and Distances Networking Cloze Test
Permutation and Combination Ordering and Ranking, Code Inequalities Number System Fill in the blanks
Pie Charts Data Sufficiency Operating System
Coding-Decoding, Course of Action Basic of Logic Gates

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SBI PO Syllabus For Group Discussion & Interview

The final stage of SBI PO Recruitment is the GD+Interview. This stage is of 50 marks out of which 20 marks are for GD and 20 marks are for Interview. The ratio of marks considered for mains and interview marks are 75:25. Hence, students cannot take this section lightly. You can refer to: Tips to Crack Government Job Interview.

FAQ: SBI PO Syllabus 2020

Q. What are the subjects in the SBI PO 2020 exam?

Ans. There are three subjects in SBI PO 2020 which are Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language.

Q. What is the SBI PO 2020 English Language Syllabus?

Ans. The SBI PO 2020 English Language Syllabus is: Reading comprehensions, Fill in the blanks, Cloze Test, Para jumbles, Vocabulary, Paragraph Completion, Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting, Sentence Completion and Miscellaneous.

Q. What is SBI PO Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus for prelims?

Ans. The SBI PO Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus for prelims is: Simplification, Profit & Loss, Mixtures & Alligations, Permutation, Combination & Probability, Work & Time, Sequence & Series, Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices, Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere, Time & Distance, Number Systems and Data Interpretation.

Q. What is SBI PO Reasoning Ability Syllabus for Prelims?

Ans. The SBI PO Reasoning Ability syllabus is: Alphanumeric Series, Logical Reasoning, Data Sufficiency, Ranking/Directions/Alphabet Test, Seating Arrangement, Coded Inequalities, Puzzle, Coding-Decoding, Tabulation and Syllogism.

Q. What is SBI PO GA Syllabus?

Ans. SBI PO GA syllabus is: Current Affairs of December+Union Budget, Current Affairs of January+Economy Survey, Current Affairs of February+Indian Banking System, Current Affairs of February+Nicknames of Indian Cities, Current Affairs of February+CM/Governors, Current Affairs of March+Padma Awards 2020, Current Affairs and Financial Awareness.