SBI PO Exam Pattern 2019: Detailed Prelims & Mains Exam Pattern

SBI PO 2019 Exam Pattern


SBI PO Exam Pattern 2019: Detailed Prelims & Mains Exam Pattern


The knowledge of SBI PO Exam Pattern is an important attribute that a candidate needs to follow to score high in the upcoming SBI PO 2019 Exam. The much-awaited notification to recruit 2000(approx) candidates for the SBI PO 2019 is already out and the preliminary examination is tentatively scheduled to be held on 8th,9th.15th and 16th June 2019. The notification came as bliss for those who were waiting for a bright opportunity in the banking sector that too with the most reputed organization State Bank Of India. It is a good option for the candidates who could get through the exams last year.
You all must be feeling at sea if there are any changes in the exam pattern as compared to last year. So, Students this time SBI has not made any such changes in the exam pattern. Giving you the relief from sectional cut off, category wise merit list will be drawn on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in the preliminary examination.Candidates numbering approximately 10 times the numbers of vacancies (approx) in each category will be shortlisted for the Main Examination from the top of the merit list.” 
Selection procedure for the probationary officer will be done through a three-tiered process.
1.Preliminary exam (qualifying in nature)
2. Main examination and the Descriptive exam
3.Group exercise and the Interview.

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SBI PO Preliminary Examination Pattern 2019:
Sr.No. Name of Tests No. of Qs Maximum Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 20 minutes
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 1 hour (60 minutes)


SBI PO Main Examination Pattern 2019: 

Serial Number Section No. of Question Max. Marks Duration
1. English Language 35 Total
40 minutes
2. Data Analysis and Interpretation 35 45 minutes
3. Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude 45 60 minutes
4. General/Financial Awareness 40 35 minutes
Total 155 3 hours


One needs to be very fair and square with the efforts you put in this upcoming opportunity. One has to complete the test in the given time of 20 minutes for each section in the preliminary exam. All you need to work on your speed and accuracy. Do not let any of the section be a hitch in this examination. As earlier students used to give their maximum time either to reasoning or quantitative aptitude section. Those who have good command over the English language can score well with the mix of good accuracy.

So all you need to strategies your study plan accordingly so that you are not a bundle of nerves while dealing with the SBI PO exam. You need to plan your study plan in a way so that you can handle the pressure with poise.

As no changes in the pattern are observed, you can practice with the memory based papers of SBI PO 2018 being provided on to get an idea about the difficulty level of exam, type and complexity of the questions. This will help you to get familiar with the upcoming exam of SBI PO 2019


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