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SBI PO Exam Pattern 2019 | Detailed Exam Pattern For Prelims, Mains & Interview

Posted on :April 16th 2019, 6:57 am

SBI PO Exam Pattern

The Selection Procedure of SBI PO involves the following phases-

  • Preliminary Exam (Objective)
  • Mains Exam (Objective + Descriptive)
  • Group Exercise and Interview

SBI PO Exam Pattern

Last year, new exam pattern was introduced for SBI PO Prelims exam. As the officials of SBI added a sectional time limit of 20 minutes to attempt each section in the online test of SBI PO Prelims. However, there was no change in the total time duration.

Section

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

;Duration

English

30

30

20 Minutes

Reasoning

35

35

20 Minutes

Quantitative Aptitude

35

35

20 Minutes

Total

100

100

60 Minutes

The Mains exam of SBI PO consists of 4 sections for a total of 200 marks which are as follows:

Name of Test

Number of Questions

Duration

General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness

40

35 minutes

English Language

35

40 minutes

Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude

45

60 minutes

Data Analysis and Interpretation

35

45 minutes

Total

155 questions

3 hours

Personal Interview and Final Selection

Only those aspirants who clear the SBI PO Mains will be called for the Personal Interview. The total marks for Personal Interview is 100 and the minimum qualifying marks is 40 percent for General and others and 35 percent for SC/ST/PWD aspirants. Final merit list is based on the total marks secured by the aspirants in SBI PO Mains and Personal Interview. Mains will carry a weightage of 80 percent whereas Personal Interview will carry 20 percent weightage in the final score counting.