SBI PO Exam Pattern 2017 For Pre & Main Exam

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SBI PO Exam Pattern 2017 – State Bank Of India has recently completed the process of filling online form for the recruitment of Probationary Officers posts.State Bank Of India is also known as SBI and it conducts written test exam for all recruitments from 2015.Now SBI recently changed exam pattern.Firstly they conduct examination in 2 phases now they conduct exam in 3 phase.Through the 1st Phase they remove non serious candidates and 2nd phase will be main consisting written exam of descriptive paper.Contenders who qualify Phase 1st and Phase 2nd they are called for Phase 3rd Exam.In Phase 3rd all candidates tested with Group Discussion and Interview.

SBI PO Phase 1st Exam Pattern – 

Phase 1 Exam will have 100 question of three subjects and each question has 1 Mark.The Exam will be conducted online and candidates get 100 Minutes to solve exam paper Detailed Exam Pattern Maintained below throw Table –


S. No.








Time Duration

1 English Language 30 30  


1 Hour

2 Reasoning Ability 35 35
3 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
Total 100 100

 Phase 2 Exam Pattern –

Phase 2nd Exam will also known as Main Exam and it will conducted in two parts Objective and Descriptive, Both are online.Objective paper for 200 marks and Descriptive for 50 Marks.

(i) Objective Paper will Conducted in 4 Sections and consists 3 hours time to solve –

SBI PO Main Exam ( Phase 2nd) Pattern
Sr. No. Name of test No. of Questions Marks Duration (in Minutes)
1 Data Analysis and Interpretation 35 60 45
2 Reasoning and Computer Aptitude 45 60 60
3 General / Economy / Banking Awareness 40 40 35
3 English 35 40 40
Total   155 200 3 hours

(ii) Descriptive Type Test have time of 30 Minutes consist of 50 Marks.Contesders will have to Write a Letter and Essay in English Language.The Applicants who scored minimum qualifying marks in Objective type exam,Only they are eligible to appear in this examination.

  • The Candidates are needed to qualify Phase 2nd Exam with passing marks decided by the Bank.

SBI PO Phase 3rd Exam Pattern –

Phase 3 Test will have Interview of 30 Marks and Group Discussion of 20 Marks.The Candidates who successfully pass Phase 1 & Phase 2 Exam are called for Group Discussion and Interview.Contender who selected in Phase 3 are added to Final section review.
Final Selection :

The Marks Obtained by candidates in Phase 1 are not be added for the selection.The Candidates only selected on the basic of their performance in Phase 2 & Phase 3.Through the Marks obtained in Phase 2 and Phase 3,Merit List will be created.
The Candidates will have to qualify separately both Phase-l and Phase-ll Exams to hunt this job of SBI Bank.The Marks in Written Exam out of 200 secured by candidates are converted to 75 and marks secured in Interview and Group Discussion are converted to 25.The final merit list will be arranged on the converted marks base and selection will be made from the top ranked merit candidates in each category.
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