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SBI PO Exam 2014: Tips and Strategies

Apr 14, 2014 16:54 IST

    State Bank of India is all set to conduct Written Examination for PO Recruitment in order to recruit eligible candidates for the Post of Probationary Officer in different SBI Branch. The candidates eligible for the posts can apply on or before 24 April 2014 for the exam that will be conducted in the month of June 2014.

    Jagranjosh.com is an ideal destination for the candidates where, the candidates get complete information about all banking exam like notifications, previous year question papers, Model Practice sets, Online test, Ebooks etc. our banking team develop each and every product by amalgamating proper ingredients after proper understanding of exam requirement. Here are some tips and strategies related to all 4 sections of SBI PO Exam 2014.

    The candidates have to secure minimum passing marks in all the section to qualify the examination.

    Phase-I: Objective Tests (200) marks and Descriptive Test (50 marks)

    The Objective Test will be conducted through online mode.

    The Objective Test contain four different Sections of 200 Marks (50 Objective Test each) and should be completed in 02 hours duration

    (i) The Descriptive Test of “Test Descriptive Test: of English Language (comprehension, short précis, letter writing & essay)”contains 50 Marks which candidates have to complete in 1 hour duration. The candidates have to secure minimum passing marks, to be decided by the Bank.

    Descriptive Test paper of the specified Candidates who qualify the Objective Paper will be evaluated.

    Phase-II: Group Discussion (20 marks) & Interview (30 marks)

    The candidates who passed both, the Objective Tests and Descriptive Test will be called for Group Discussion and Interview. The qualifying marks in Group Discussion & Interview will be as decided by the Bank.

    English Language (Grammar, Vocabulary, Comprehension etc.): Tips

    English Language is considered as one of the interesting sections in SBI PO Exam 2014, which requires good command over English language. For this, the candidates are required to strengthen their vocabulary power in order to score well. The candidates should try to enhance their grammatical concepts. This section generally includes Passage Based questions, Common Error in Sentence, Rapid Fillers, Close Test, Antonyms, and Synonyms etc.

    Data Analysis & Interpretation: Tips

    For solving the questions of Data Analysis & Interpretation, the candidate should have knowledge of basic calculations, and approximation concepts. The clarity in basic concept knowledge will directly drive the candidates to the right option. Apart from this, speed is the foremost requirement for numerical ability section. The questions in this section are generally from the topics of Simplification, Approximation, Profit and Loss Percentage, Discount, Average, Data Interpretation, Time and Work etc.

    Reasoning (High Level): Tips

    For preparation of Reasoning Section, one should require mental alertness and logical skills. To be an expertise in this section, candidate should understand the nature of questions by practicing similar questions from model papers and previous year exam papers. The questions in this section are included from topics like Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning including topics- Analogy, Input-Output, Classification, Syllogism, Inferences etc.

    General Awareness, Marketing & Computers: Tips

    It is one of the scoring sections of the IBPS SBI PO Exam Question Paper. For preparation of this section, the candidates should have an eye over latest happenings of the banking industry and economy. This requires knowledge of General Awareness along with Banking Awareness. The topics included in GA Section comprise Banking System of India, Money, Budgeting, Financial Planning, National and International Organization etc.

    Questions from computers require the basic knowledge of computer, Networking, Internet, and Communication along with new researches in the same field. The topics included in this section include Computer Components, Languages, operations, Networking etc.

    SBI PO Exam 2014: Complete Study Package

    SBI PO Exam Study Package: Data Analysis & DI + Reasoning + English Language

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