SBI BANK PO EXAM FORM AND SAMPLE PAPERS
STAGE I: Preliminary Examination for SBI PO
In SBI BANK PO EXAM FORM AND SAMPLE PAPERS there is STAGE I as discussed below:
Preliminary Examination consists of Objective Tests for 100 marks will be conducted online. This test duration would be of 1 hour consist of 3 sections as follows:
|S.no||Test Names||No. of Questions||Marks||Duration|
A total of 1 hour
(no fixed timing for any section)
Candidates have to qualify PRE EXAM so that they will be eligible for MAIN EXAMINATION.
STAGE II: Main Examination for SBI PO
In SBI BANK PO EXAM FORM AND SAMPLE PAPERS , below we will discuss stage 2.
Main Examination will consist of:
- Objective Tests for 200 marks and
- Descriptive Test for 50 marks.
Objective and Descriptive Tests will be online. Descriptive Test is conducted by typing on the computer. After completion of Objective Test, Descriptive Test will be administered.
(I) Objective Test:
The Objective Test of 3 hours duration consists 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 scoring passing marks, decided by the Bank.
|Test||Test Names||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|I||Reasoning & Computer Aptitude||45||60||60 minutes|
|II||Data Analysis & Interpretation||35||60||45 minutes|
|III||General/Economy/ Banking Awareness||40||40||35 minutes|
|IV||English Language||35||40||40 minutes|
(ii) Descriptive Test:
The Descriptive Test of duration 30 minutes with 50 marks will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay). candidates have to qualify in the Descriptive Test by scoring passing marks, to be decided by the Bank.
Descriptive Test paper of only those candidates will be evaluated who have scored qualifying marks in the Objective Tests .
Negative Marking for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Preliminary and Main examination)
There will be NEGATIVE MARKING for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. 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. no answer, that means no penality will take place.
FINAL STAGE : Group Discussion (20 marks) & Interview (30 marks) for SBI PO
Number of Attempts in SBI PO examination 2016:
The number of attempts in SBI PO examination has also been included in the notification this year. The table given below will make the candidates understand better:
Number of chances
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SBI PO (Probationary Officers) EXAM PREVIOUS SAMPLE PAPERS (PRE EXAM):
SBI PO(Probationary Officers) EXAM PREVIOUS YEARS PAPERS:
- SBI PO EXAM SAMPLE PAPERS JUNE 2014 CLICK HERE
- SBI PO EXAM SAMPLE PAPERS APRIL 2013 CLICK HERE
- SBI PO EXAM SAMPLE PAPERS APRIL 2010 CLICK HERE
- SBI PO EXAM SAMPLE PAPERS MAY 2013 CLICK HERE
- SBI PO EXAM SAMPLE PAPERS JULY 2008 CLICK HERE
- SBI PO 2015 MAIN EXAM REVIEW AND OUESTION PAPERS CLICK HERE
- SBI PO PRE 2015 PAPERS CLICK HERE