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SBI PO Syllabus Pattern Books to Read
The State Bank of India (SBI) has published the sbi po 2016 recruitment notification with some changes in the exam pattern. As per official news, SBI has changed the pattern of SBI PO Mains Exam. According to the new pattern, there will be section wise timings in SBI PO Mains examination. i.e. there will be fixed time allotted to each section.
In this article, we will share SBI PO Syllabus Pattern Books for preparation to crack the Exam
SBI PO Pattern
This is part 1 of SBI PO Syllabus Pattern Books to Read. The sbi po 2016 will be held in two phases prelims and mains.
SBI PO Prelims Exam Pattern
Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Tests for 100 marks will be conducted online. This test would be of 1 hour duration consisting of 3 Sections as follows:
|English Language||30||30||Composite Time of 1 hour|
You will have to qualify in each of the three sections by securing cutoff marks to be decided by the Bank. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Bank (approximately 20 times the numbers of vacancies subject to availability) will be shortlisted for the Main Examination.
SBI PO Mains Exam New Pattern
SBI PO Mains Examination will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks. Both the Objective and Descriptive Tests will be online. You can answer descriptive test by typing on the computer. Immediately after completion of Objective Test, Descriptive Test will be administered.
- Objective Test: The objective test of 3 hours duration consist of 4 Sections for total 200 marks. The objective test will have separate timing for every section. The candidates are required to qualify in each of the Tests by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank. The SBI PO 2016 Mains New Pattern is given below:
Name of the Section No. of Qs Max. Marks Duration Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 minutes Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 minutes General Awareness about Economy/ Banking 40 40 35 minutes English Language 35 40 40 minutes Total 155 200 3 hours
- Descriptive Test: The Descriptive Test of 30 minutes duration with 50 marks will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay).
Descriptive Test paper of only those candidates will be evaluated who have scored qualifying marks in the Objective Tests and are placed adequately high as per total marks in objective test.There will be NEGATIVE MARKING (1/4th of the max marks) for both Objective and Descriptive Tests.
SBI PO Syllabus
This is part 2 of SBI PO Syllabus Pattern Books to Read.The section wise syllabus is as follows:
SBI PO Syllabus Reasoning:
- Sitting Arrangement.(click for questions and topic concept)
- Puzzle Test.
- Data Sufficiency Problems.
- Blood Relationship Problems.
- Series Problems.
- Input- Output/ Sequential Output Tracing.
- Direction Sense Problems.
- Statement Assumption/Conclusion/Arguement/Course of Action.
- Ordering and Ranking.
SBI PO Syllabus Quantitative Aptitude:
Click on the topics below to read concepts, tips and solve quizzes on those topics.
- Simple Interest/ Compound Interest.
- Profit and Loss.
- Ratio & Proportions.
- Time and Work.
- Time Speed and Distance.
- Data interpretation.
- Data Sufficiency.
- Sequence and Series.
- Quadratic Equation.
SBI PO Syllabus General English:
- Reading Comprehension.
- Fill in the blank (Vocabulary based problems).
- Sentence Correction / Spotting error (Tenses, Part of Speech, Active and Passive Voice, Subject Verb Agreement).
- Para jumbles.
- Antonyms/Synonyms based problems.
SBI PO Syllabus General/ Economic/ Banking Awareness:
The problems with this section is the range of questions is exceptionally LONG. Look at any of the syllabus of recent examination. you will find that at least 12-15 topics ranging from Current affairs. There is static GK. Then there are banking terms. the RBI. the budget and so on. It is really tough for the candidate to answer them.You need to have a regular study.
SBI PO Books for preparation
This is part 3 of SBI PO Syllabus Pattern Books to Read.To help you prepare the best here is a recommendation of list of books:
Preparation books for SBI PO 2016 Quantitative Aptitude and DI:
Prparation books for SBI PO 2016 General English:
Preparation books for SBI PO 2016 Banking Awareness:
Preparation books for SBI PO 2016 Computer Knowledge:
|Name of BOOK||Author||Publication||Buy Now|
|Objective Computer Awareness||R Pillai||Arihant|
|Computer Knowledge for SBI/ IBPS Clerk/ PO/ RRB/ RBI/ SSC/ Insurance Exams||Shikha Agarwal||Disha publications|
|Objective Question Bank of Computer Awareness for General Competitions||Arihant Experts||Arihant|
|Objective Computer Awareness||Somya Ranjan Behera||B.K.Publications|
Friends this is it for SBI PO Syllabus Pattern Books to Read for preparation of examination.We will soon publish detailed section wise SBI PO Syllabus Pattern Books for preparation. If you have any queries/questions. Feel free to ask them in the comments section below. And we will be glad to answer them for you.
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