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SBI PO Syllabus 2022 PDF, Detailed Prelims & Mains Syllabus

SBI PO Syllabus 2022: The exam of SBI PO is one of the most prestigious exams in the banking sector in which lakhs of candidates appear every year and its preparation can be started only after going through the SBI PO syllabus 2022. The syllabus gives a complete overview of the topics which are required to be studied in each section. This year State Bank of India(SBI) has made some changes in the Exam Pattern of the SBI PO Mains Examination. Candidates who are repeaters will be required to make changes in their preparation as per the latest SBI PO exam pattern. In this article, we have provided the SBI PO syllabus 2022 for the prelims as well as mains examination.

SBI PO Notification 2022

SBI PO Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2022: Overview

The SBI PO Syllabus 2022 and Exam Pattern will help the candidates in their preparation for the upcoming examination of SBI PO 2022. Candidates must go through the syllabus thoroughly so that they don’t miss any important topic while preparing for the SBI PO Exam 2022. We are providing you with an overview of the SBI PO 2022.

Exam Conducting Body State Bank of India (SBI)
Post Probationary Officer (PO)
Notification Date 21st September 2022
Selection Process
  1. Prelims
  2. Mains
  3. GD & PI
Marks Separation


  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

SBI PO Exam Pattern 2022

SBI PO is a three-tier recruitment process namely: Prelims, Mains, and Interview. Changes has been formulated in the mains examination of SBI PO. The preliminary exam of SBI PO is qualifying in nature and there will be no sectional cut off. The Given below is the exam pattern of the SBI PO 2022.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Pattern

SBI PO Prelims Exam comprises three subjects i.e. English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning Ability. The Preliminary Examination will be objective test of 100 marks and will be conducted online. The overall time duration will be 1 hour and separate timings will be mentioned for each section.

S. No. Name of Tests(Objective No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 20 minutes
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes


SBI PO Syllabus 2022 in Hindi


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SBI PO Mains Exam Pattern

Once again the State Bank of India has surprised the banking aspirants by making changes in the weightage of questions and marks in the SBI PO 2022 Mains exam pattern. Candidates must pay special attention towards it so that they can prepare as per the requirement of the exam.

SBI PO Mains Exam consists of four sections i.e. Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, Data Analysis & Interpretation, General/Economy/Banking Awareness and English Language. The duration of the objective test will be 3 hours and separate timing will be given for each section. The overall marks mentioned for the four section is 200. There will also be a descriptive test for 50 marks. The descriptive test will be immediately followed by the objective test. The weightage of General Awareness section has increased in the SBI PO Mains Examination.

S.No Name of the Test No. of questions Maximum Marks Duration
1. Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 40 50 50 minutes
2. Data Analysis & Interpretation 30 50 45 minutes
3. General/Economy/Banking Awareness 50 60 45 minutes
4. English Language 35 40 40 minutes
Total 155 200 3 Hours
  • Descriptive Paper
Name of the Test No. of Questions Maximum Marks  Duration
English Language(Letter Writing & Essay) 2 50 30 minutes

The complete mains exam of SBI PO will be of 250 marks for which 3 hours 30 minutes will be provided(3 hours for objective test and 30 minutes for descriptive paper). 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 2022: 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, 2022 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 2022: 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 2022: Topic-wise

The Topic wise Syllabus of SBI PO Mains exam 2022 is discussed in the article below. We have provided the topics of all the papers asked in the SBI PO Mains Exam 2022 that includes Data Analysis & Interpretation, Reasoning, Computer Aptitude, General/Economy/Banking Awareness and English Language.

Data Analysis & Interpretation Reasoning Computer Aptitude General/
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
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 2022

Before discussing the SBI PO Syllabus 2022 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. Candidates can check the following important points regarding SBI PO GD and PI mentioned below:

  1. The Group Exercise is of 20 marks and 30 marks will be allotted for the Interview.
  2. Candidates qualifying for Group Exercises and Interview under the ‘OBC’ category would be required to submit an OBC certificate containing the ‘Non-Creamy Layer’ clause.
  3. Candidates should score minimum qualifying marks in this phase to get considered for final selection.
  4. The ratio of marks considered for mains and interview marks is 75:25. Hence, students cannot take this section lightly.

FAQs: SBI PO Syllabus 2022

Q.1 When will SBI PO Notification 2022 get released?

Ans. The SBI PO 2022 Notification has been released on 21st September 2022.

Q.2 What are the subjects in the SBI PO 2022 prelims exam?

Ans. There are three subjects in SBI PO 2022  which are Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Language.

Q.3 What is the SBI PO syllabus 2022?

Ans The complete SBI PO syllabus 2022 for the prelims and mains examination is given in the article above

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