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SBI PO Syllabus 2018: Detailed Syllabus for Prelims & Mains Exam

Jun 5, 2018 18:25 IST
    SBI PO Exam Syllabus
    SBI PO Exam Syllabus

    SBI PO Syllabus 2018 is available here. It contains complete topic-wise details and exam pattern (Prelims + Mains) of SBI PO Recruitment 2018. This PDF of SBI PO Syllabus 2018 is also available for download. You can download it with the help of download link given at the end of this article.

    This year, exam dates for SBI PO prelim’s exam are 1st/ 7th/ 8th July 2018. Admit cards for the prelims exam for SBI PO recruitment exam 2018 will be available for download from 18 June 2018.

    It simply means that candidates have less than one month for prelims exam of SBI PO recruitment 2018 and during this time candidates need practice and revision of complete syllabus.

    In this article you will get:

    I - Exam Pattern of SBI PO Prelims 2018

    1 - SBI PO Prelims Syllabus 2018 (Topic-Wise)

    1.1- Detailed Syllabus of Reasoning Ability

    1.2 - Detailed Syllabus of Quantitative Aptitude

    1.3 Detailed Syllabus of English Language

    II - Exam Pattern of SBI PO Mains 2018

    2. SBI PO Syllabus Mains 2018 (Topic-Wise)

    2.1 - Detailed Syllabus of Reasoning Ability and Quantitative Aptitude

    2.2 - Detailed Syllabus of Data Analysis and Interpretation

    2.3 - Detailed Syllabus of English Language

    2.4 - Detailed Syllabus of General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness

    The complete SBI PO Syllabus 2018 (Topic-wise) and Exam Pattern (for Prelims and Mains) is given below:

    I

    Exam Pattern of SBI PO Prelims 2018

    Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Test for 100 marks will be conducted online. The test will have of 3 Sections (with separate timings for each section) as follows:

    Name of Test

    No. of Question (Duration)

    Max. Marks

    1. English Language

    30 (20Minutes)

    Total Maximum Marks 100

    2. Quantitative Aptitude

    35 (20 Minutes)

    3. Reasoning Ability

    35 (20 Minutes)

    Total

    155 (3 hours)

    There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. if no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question

    1

    SBI PO Prelims Syllabus 2018 (Topic-Wise)

    1.1 - SBI PO 2018 Prelims Examination: Detailed Syllabus of Reasoning Ability

    Important topics for this section are:

    Seating arrangement

    Data Sufficiency

    Alphanumeric Series

    Puzzle

    Coding-decoding

    Inequalities

    Input - Output

    Blood Relation

    Ranking

    Direction and Sense

    Series

    1.2 - SBI PO 2018 Prelims Examination: Detailed Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude

    The section covers the following topics:

    Data Interpretation (Pie charts, Table chart, Bar Graphs, Line charts)

    Number system

    Approximation

    HCF and LCM of Numbers

    Problems based on age

    Number series

    Quadratic Equations

    Percentages

    Ratio and proportion

    Average

    Mixture and Allegations

    Time and work

    Pipe and Cistern

    Speed, Distance and time

    Partnership

    Simple and compound interest

    Permutation and Combination

    Profit, Loss and Discount

    Mensuration

    Data Sufficiency

    1.3 - SBI PO 2018 Prelims Examination: Detailed Syllabus for English Language

    The question paper of English Language would be set on topics such as:

    Reading Comprehension (including questions on antonym and synonyms)

    Cloze Test

    Sentence Improvement

    Para Jumbles/ Sentence rearrangements

    Spotting Errors

    Double Fillers (Sentence Completion)

    Phrase Replacement

    Irrelevant Statements

    Main Idea of Passage

    The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase-I) will not be added for preparing the final merit list for selection. It will be qualifying in nature.

    II

    SBI PO Mains 2018 – Exam Pattern

    SBI PO Mains exam 2018 will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks + Descriptive Test for 50 marks.

    SBI PO Main Exam 2018 – Objective Tests

    Name of Test

    No. of Question (Duration)

    Max. Marks

    1. Reasoning Ability & Quantitative Aptitude

    45 (60 Minutes)

    Total Maximum Marks 200

    2. Data Analysis and Interpretation

    35 (45 Minutes)

    3. General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness

    40 (35 Minutes)

    4. English Language

    35 (40 Minutes)

    Total

    155 (3 hours)

    SBI PO Main Exam 2018 – Descriptive Test

    Name of Test (Number of Questions)

    Max. Marks

    Duration

    1. Letter Writing (1 Question)

    50 Marks

    30 Minutes

    2. Essay Writing (1 Question)

     

    2

    SBI PO Syllabus Mains 2018 (Topic-Wise)

    Syllabus of SBI PO Mains Exam 2018

    2.1 - SBI PO 2018 Prelims Examination: Detailed Syllabus for Reasoning Ability

    Important topics for this section are:

    Alphabet

    Alphanumeric Series

    Analogy

    Blood Relation

    Classification

    Coding-decoding

    Seating arrangement (Circular seating arrangement, Floor based seating arrangement, Square seating arrangement)

    Syllogism

    Time and Sequence Test

    Analytical Reasoning

    o Statements and Assumptions

    o Statements and Arguments

    o Statements and Conclusion

    o Cause and Effect

    o Course of Action

    Data Sufficiency

    Puzzle

    Inequalities

    Input- Output

    Ranking and Arrangement

    Direction and Sense

    2.2 - SBI PO 2018 Main Examination: Detailed Syllabus for Data Analysis and Interpretation

    Tabular Graph

    Line Graph

    Pie Chart

    Bar Graph

    Mixed Graph

    Caselet DI (Radar Graph Caselet)

    Missing Graphs (or Missing Case DI)

    Data Sufficiency

    Probability

    Permutation and Combination

    Number system

    Approximation

    HCF and LCM of Numbers

    Problems based on age

    Percentages

    Ratio and proportion

    Average

    Mixture and Allegations

    Time and work

    Pipe and Cistern

    Speed, Distance and time

    Partnership

    Simple and compound interest

    Permutation and Combination

    Profit, Loss and Discount

    Mensuration

    Data Sufficiency

    2.3 - SBI PO 2018 Prelims Examination: Detailed Syllabus for English Language

    Reading Comprehension (including questions on antonym and synonyms)

    Fill in the blanks

    Error Spotting

    Cloze Test

    Para Jumbles

    Sentence Improvement

    Word Association

    Verbal Ability

    Vocabulary

    Grammar

    Reading Comprehension

    2.4 - SBI PO 2018 Main Examination: Detailed Syllabus for General Awareness

    The section can be divided in three parts:

    • Current affairs

    • Banking awareness

    • Static GK

    Topics in Static GK

    Country and capital

    Airports

    Ports in India

    Tallest and biggest in India and the world

    First in the world as well as in India

    Indian Constitution

    Culture of India

    Currency of countries etc

    Basic Computer Knowledge

    • Microsoft Office

    • Memory

    • Keyboard Shortcuts

    • Computer Abbreviation

    • Computer Hardware

    • Computer Software

    • Operating System

    • Internet

    • Networking

    • Computer Fundamentals /Terminologies

    Topics in Banking Awareness:

    Banking in India

    Banking terminology

    Bank headquarters

    Slogans of banks,

    Regulatory bodies in India

    Main function of RBI etc

    Overview of Indian Financial System

    History of Indian banking system

    Fiscal and Monetary policy

    Work and responsibilities of National financial institutions like –

    RBI, SEBI, IRDA, FSDC (Financial Stability and Development Council) etc

    International organizations like IMF, World Bank, ADB, UNO, SWIFT (The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication), IBA, United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU), Bank Board Bureau (BBB)  Bank for International Settlements (BIS) etc.

    Abbreviations and Economic terminologies

    Banking Terms like NPA, Current Account and Savings Account (CASA), Capital to risk (Weighted) asset ratio (CRAR)

    Topics Current affairs (related to national and international issues of last 6 months)

    Important Government Schemes

    Important National and International days

    Sports

    Awards and Honors

    Latest Events etc.

    Why understanding the syllabus is important?

    In order to excel on SBI PO exam 2018 it is very important to understand the syllabus for the exam.  After knowing the syllabus, preparation for the examination will be much easier. For easing your path on the road to success, here we are providing complete syllabus for SBI PO exam 2018.

    SBI PO 2018: Section Wise Strategy (Quantitative Aptitude, Data Analysis and Data Interpretation)

    About SBI:

    India’s largest commercial bank, State Bank of India(SBI) conducts the online recruitment examination for the post of probationary officer (PO) every year.   It’s a golden opportunity for the candidates who want to make their career in banking sector.

    SBI PO is a dream job for many of you but before taking the plunge into full-fledged preparation, you should have a fair idea regarding the exam pattern and syllabus of the examination.

    SBI PO examination 2018 gives you an opportunity to join one of the leading public sector banks of the country as an officer. SBI is the best bank to join if you are ambitious. The bank offers you a number of opportunities to succeed and always motivates you to grow. This is up to you how much you can keep pace with the process of learning.

    All the best SBI PO Exam 2018!

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