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SBI PO Exam Pattern

SBI PO Exam Pattern 2019

State Bank of India will be conducting SBI PO 2019 Preliminary Exam on 1st, 7th & 8th July 2019. SBI will be conducting SBI PO Mains Exam on 4th August 2019. To score well in both these levels of examination, it is important for a candidate to be acquainted with the exam patternn of both prelims and mains examination along with the syllabus of the same. Mention below is the SBI PO Exam Pattern for both Prelims and Mains Exam of SBI PO 2019 Exam.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Pattern 2019

S.No. Name of Tests(Objective No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 20 minutes
2 Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes



100 100
Total time of 1 Hour    

SBI PO Mains Exam Pattern 2019

S.No. Name of Tests(Objective No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 minutes
2 Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 minutes
3 General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness 40 40 35 minutes
4 English Language 30 30 40 minutes
Total 155 200 3 hours

Descriptive Test: This test is to be completed in 30 minutes and the maximum marks for this test is 50. This test is conducted to test the writing skills of candidates via Letter Writing & Essay Writing.

Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both - Preliminary and Main Exam):
There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in Objective Tests. For each question for
which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, 1/4th of marks assigned to that
question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left
blank, i.e. if no answer is marked by candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

Interview Process

After a candidate clears the Preliminary Round and Mains Exam, the qualified candidate will be called for the final round of SBI PO 2019 selection process: Interview Process. To ensure final selection to the post of Probationary Officer, it is important for all the qualified candidates to excel in this round.