SBI PO 2019 Exam Date – To be Announced Soon

The State Bank of India conducts the SBI PO examination every year for recruiting Probationary Officers. Due to the respect and gravitas attached to this position, hundreds of students appear for this exam, even though the number of SBI PO vacancies are quite limited. Even though the SBI PO 2019 exam date has not been announced, be rest assured that you would be notified of it.

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Check SBI PO 2019 Exam Date

Last year the SBI PO online preliminary examination was held on the 1st, 7th and 8th of July and the main examination was held on 4th August, 2018.

Normally, this exam is held during this time every year.

However, the exact  SBI PO exam 2019 exam date will be notified to you later.

For the time being, you can start your preparations by following the exam pattern and syllabus mentioned below.

SBI PO 2019 Exam pattern

The SBI PO examination is divided into three stages. However keep in mind that you will proceed to the next stage only if you qualify in the previous one i.e. if you score well in the prelims you will progress to the main, and then to the interview round:

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Main Examination
  • Personal Interview

Preliminary examination

Mode of Examination Online
Subjects English Language, Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude
Number of Questions 100
Marking Scheme Each question will carry 1 mark each
Duration of Exam 1 hour
Language The question paper will be set in both English and Hindi
Negative Marking Yes
Type of Questions Objective

Main examination

Mode of Examination Online
Subjects English Language, Banking/Economic Awareness, Computer Aptitude, Reasoning, Data Analysis and Interpretation, General Knowledge
Number of Questions The objective portion will have 155 questions
Marking Scheme The objective questions will carry 1 mark each
Duration of Exam 3 hours for the objective questions

30 minutes for the descriptive questions

Language The question paper will be set in both English and Hindi
Negative Marking Yes, but only for objective questions
Type of Questions Objective and descriptive

SBI PO 2019 Syllabus

The syllabus of the SBI PO 2019 examination goes as following:

Preliminary examination syllabus

Reasoning Quantitative Aptitude English Language
Alphanumeric Series Profit and Loss Cloze Test
Data Sufficiency Simple Interest and Compound Interest Miscellaneous
Seating Arrangement Surds and Indices Error Spotting/Multiple Meanings
Tabulation Time and Distance Reading Comprehension
Blood Relations Data Interpretation Para Jumbles
Coding and Decoding Number Systems Fill In The Blanks
Logical Reasoning Probability Paragraph Completion
Alphabet Test/ Direction/ Ranking Permutations and Combinations
Coded Inequalities Simplification
Puzzle Alligations and Mixtures
Syllogism Work and Time
Input and Output Mensuration- Sphere, Cone, Cylinder
Ratio and Proportion
Sequences and Series

Mains Examination syllabus

Data Analysis Reasoning English Language Banking/Economy/General Awareness Computer Awareness
Line Graph Syllogism Grammar Current Affairs Memory
Bar Graph Linear Seating Arrangement Verbal Ability Static Awareness Computer Abbreviation
Missing Case DI Scheduling Sentence Improvement Financial Awareness Computer Hardware
Data Sufficiency Blood Relations Cloze Test General Knowledge Operating System
Permutations and Combinations Ranking and Ordering Fill in the blanks Financial and Banking Awareness Terminologies/ Computer Fundamentals
Tabular Graph Coding and Decoding Reading Comprehension Internet
Pie Chart Course of Action Vocabulary Keyboard Shortcuts
Radar Graph Casselet Analytical and Decision Making Word Association Microsoft Office 
Let It Case DI Verbal Reasoning Para Jumbles Computer Software
Probability Circular Seating Arrangement Error Spotting Networking
Double Lineup
Input and Output
Distances and Directions
Data Sufficiency
Code Inequalities
Critical Reasoning

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The SBI PO exam is one of the best things you can go for when it comes to building a successful career. Additionally, it will also provide some much-needed stability and security in your life and after you retire. Also, keep a look out for any latest bank exam notification so that you are updated on all the details.

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