SBI PO Exam Pattern

SBI PO Exam Pattern

SBI PO 2021 – Exam Pattern (Prelims + Mains + Interview)

The most awaited SBI PO 2021 Recruitment Notification released officially. State Bank of India (SBI) has rolled out the official notification for the recruitment of Probationary Officers (PO) on its official site. There are a total of 2000+ vacancies for the PO post in the State Bank of India has been released under SBI PO 2021 Recruitment. The SBI PO Notification 2021 contains all important details such as the exam date, eligibility criteria; apply online details, salary, exam pattern, selection process, syllabus and more. The selection criteria are derived in 3 different stages which are preliminary examination, Mains examination, and interview. Candidates selected after the interview round for the post of probationary officers are liable to be posted anywhere in India.

SBI PO Exam Pattern 2021

SBI PO Exam Pattern can be checked out below. As we know, In the year 2018, a new exam pattern was introduced for the SBI PO Prelims exam. The detailed SBI PO exam pattern will enable you to have a clear picture of the exam structure such as the number of questions asked from each section, sectional time allotment, and marking scheme. With the help of the exam pattern details of SBI PO exam, you can strategize your preparation accordingly.

The SBI PO Exam 2021 consists of three stages. They are: 

  1. Preliminary Examination
  2. Mains Examination
  3. Interview & Group Discussion

SBI PO Prelims Exam Pattern 2021

SBI PO prelim consists of three sections which are English Language, Reasoning Ability, and Quantitative Aptitude. The feature of the sectional time limit of 20 minutes each to attempt every section of SBI PO Prelims was added. However, there was no change in the total time duration.

Section

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

English Language

30

30

20 Minutes

Reasoning Ability

35

35

20 Minutes

Quantitative Aptitude

35

35

20 Minutes

Total

100

100

60 Minutes

SBI PO Mains Exam Pattern 2021: SBI PO Main exam is made of two sections:

  1. Objective
  2. Descriptive

The SBI PO Mains 2021 exam will be held online. The Mains exam of SBI PO consists of 4 sections for a total of 200 marks with separately timing for every section. You can check out the detailed SBI PO Mains exam pattern in the tabular form below:

Name of Tests (Objective)

No. of Ques

Max Marks

Time

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

45

60

60 Mins

Data Analysis & Interpretation

35

60

45 Mins

General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness

40

40

35 Mins

English Language

35

40

40 Mins

Total

155

200

3 Hours

Note: - The duration of the Descriptive Test is 30 minutes which will be held on the same day after the mains examination. It will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) with two questions for a total of 50 marks.

SBI PO Interview 2021

In view of the Social Distancing and safety measures necessitated due to COVID-19 pandemic, the 3rd Phase may comprise of

  • Interview only (50 marks) OR
  • Interview (30 marks) & Group Exercises (20 marks).

Candidates will have to score minimum qualifying marks in Phase-III to be considered for final selection. Candidates qualifying for Phase-III under 'OBC' category would be required to submit OBC certificate containing the 'Non-Creamy layer' clause. Candidates who have registered themselves as OBC but do not submit OBC 'Non-Creamy layer'.

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