24th January 2013, 12:27 PM
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What is the syllabus of probationary officers exam of SBI?

dear sir i want to know the syllabus of probationary officers exam of SBI and i also needed SBI old exam papers with answer key

31st May 2013, 09:08 PM
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SBI Stands State Bank Of India

SBI Po (Probationary Officer) Written Examination Pattern :

There are Two papers in SBI Po written exam .

Objective Type Paper

It having 4 sections for 200 marks

Each section contain 50 questions for 50 marks

Negative marks will applicable for wrong answer

Negative marks for each wrong answer is 0.25

SBI Po cut off marks will announce later

Don't attempt all questions in every section

English Language

General Awareness

Data Analysis & Interpretation


Descriptive Type Paper

This paper contains comprehension , short precis , letter writing & essay

It have Two phases

Phase 1 :

Written exam ( marks in objective & descriptive papers )

Phase 2 :

Marks together in Group discussion & personal interview

3rd June 2013, 02:20 PM
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SBI stands for State Bank of India.

Eligibility details for SBI PO:-

Applicant should be complee graduation in any stream from a recognised university.

Percentage is not a matter to apply this exam.

You must be an Indian origin.

Age criteria details:-

The candidates minimum age should be 21 years and the maximum age should be 30 years,

3 years relaxation for OBC candidates,

5 years relaxation for SC/ST candidates,

10 years relaxation for PWD candidates.

Selection process:-

Written exam,

Group discussion and Interview,

Final selection.


English language- 50 marks,

General awareness, marketing and computer knowledge-50 marks,

Data analysis and Interpretation-50 marks,

Reasoning-50 marks.

Total 200 marks.

Best books for SBI PO exam:-

How un crack the SBI PO exam: State bank of India and associates Probationary Officers success master,
Published by:- Arihant publications,

Comprehensive guide to SBI Bank PO associates,
Published by:- Disha publications,

SBI PO previous years papers solved,
Published by:- Ramesh publishing house,

Target SBI Associates and SBI PO Practice work book,
Published by:- Disha publications.

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