SBI PO Syllabus 2021: Subject-Wise Exam Pattern & Syllabus PDFs

SBI PO Syllabus 2021:  Every year the State Bank Of India releases the notification for the recruitment of Probationary Officers. This year as well the State Bank Of India will soon release the notification for the recruitment of SBI PO 2021. All the candidates who are preparing for the SBI PO 2021 must prepare well for the examination with the updated SBI PO Syllabus 2021. So, to help in the preparation of our candidates, we are going to provide you the subject wise exam pattern and SBI PO Syllabus 2021.

The State Bank Of India recruits the candidates for the probationary officers based on the prelims examination, mains examination and the interview round. Candidates have to qualify all the three stages in order to get the final selection in the recruitment. As the competition is increasing, students are advised to prepare well for the examination to grab their position in the final selection. Read the article below to get the detailed knowledge of SBI PO Syllabus and exam pattern.

SBI PO Syllabus & Exam Pattern: Overview

The SBI PO Syllabus and Exam Pattern will help the candidates in their preparation for the upcoming examination of SBI PO 2021. Candidates must go through the syllabus thoroughly so that they don’t miss any important topic while preparing for the SBI PO Exam 2021. We are providing you an overview of the SBI PO 2021.

Exam Conducting Body State Bank of India (SBI)
Post Probationary Officer (PO)
Notification Date To Be Notified
Selection Process
  1. Prelims
  2. Mains
  3. GD & PI
Marks Separation

SBI PO Exam

  1. Prelims: 100 Marks
  2. Mains: 200 Marks
  3. Descriptive Test: 50 Marks
  4. GD: 20 Marks
  5. PI: 30 Marks
Duration of Exam
  1. For SBI PO Prelims: 1 Hour
  2. For SBI PO Mains: 3 Hours
Marking scheme 1 mark each for every correct answer in Online Test
Negative marking 1/4th of the marks assigned to the question in MCQ
Mode of Examination Online For Paper I and Paper II
Language of examination English OR  Hindi

English Language paper has to be attempted in English.

SBI PO Exam Pattern 2021

SBI PO is a three-tier recruitment process namely: Prelims, Mains, and Interview. Given below is the exam pattern of the SBI PO 2021.

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 2021: Prelims

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, 2021 has three sections namely: Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, and English Language. Each of these sections is of twenty minutes.

SBI PO Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus SBI PO Reasoning Syllabus SBI PO English Syllabus
Simplification, Profit & Loss Alphanumeric Series Reading Comprehension
Mixtures & Allegations 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 Syllabus 2021: Mains

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

 

SBI PO Selection Process

Before discussing the SBI PO Syllabus 2021 let us discuss the SBI PO Selection Process first:

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Mains Examination
  • Interview round

All those students who will qualify for the prelims examination will be called for the mains examination, and the students who will qualify for the mains examination will be called for the interview round. It is compulsory to pass each of the Tests.

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 is 75:25. Hence, students cannot take this section lightly.

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FAQ: SBI PO Syllabus 2021

Q. When did the SBI PO 2021 notification will release?

Ans. There is no information yet released by the SBI regarding the SBI PO notification, but it is expected that it will be released soon.

Q. What are the subjects in the SBI PO 2021 exam?

Ans. There are three subjects in SBI PO 2021 which are Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Language.

Q. What is the SBI PO 2021 English Language Syllabus?

Ans. Candidates can check SBI PO 2021 English Language Syllabus from this post.

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

Ans. The SBI PO Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus for prelims is mentioned in this post above.

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

Ans. The SBI PO Reasoning Ability syllabus is mentioned in the article above.

Q. What is SBI PO GA Syllabus?

Ans. SBI PO GA syllabus is mentioned in the article above.

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