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|
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.
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|
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:
- Data Analysis & Interpretation
- Reasoning & Computer Aptitude
- General/Economy/Banking Awareness
- 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/
|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
|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|
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.