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SBI PO New Exam Pattern 2022 – State Bank Of India released the much awaited SBI PO notification 2022 for a total of 1673 vacancies. The application form filling process has already begun on 22nd September 2022. If you are someone who is looking for a career in the banking industry then this is your golden moment. Fill the form now to avoid any issue later. When the notification was released, it was not anticipated that SBI will change the exam pattern for SBI PO exam recruitment. But opposite to what we anticipated, State Bank Of India has changed the exam pattern for mains exam. Aspirants who are going to appear for SBI PO exam 2022, must know everything about the SBI PO New exam pattern, as knowing the exam pattern will surely help them to strategies their preparation. let me tell you this, you are at the right place, we got your back. Here we bring to you a detailed article on SBI PO new exam pattern, make sure to go through it completely 😀

SBI PO New Exam Pattern 2022

Though the SBI PO Mains pattern is changed, the prelims exam pattern remains the same. So here we will be focusing more on the SBI PO New Exam pattern 2022 and compare it to the previous year SBI PO exam Pattern. So let’s know more about this. Read Carefully. Before looking at the SBI PO new exam pattern, let us have a look at the old exam pattern.

Test/Subject NameNo. of QuestionsMarksExam Duration
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude456060 Minutes
Data Analysis and Interpretation356045 Minutes
General/Economy/Banking Awareness404035 Minutes
English Language354040 Minutes
Total1552003.00 hours

SBI PO Exam Pattern comparison – Old vs New

Here we have summarized the changes that have been introduced in SBI PO exam 2022.  

  • No Changes in Prelims Exam Pattern.
  • No change in SBI PO Mains English Language section.
  • Main Exam Pattern Changes: 
Name of the test2022(New)2021(Old)
No. of QsMax MarksDuration No. of QsMax MarksDuration 
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude405050 Mins456060 Mins
Data Analysis & Interpretation305045 Mins356045 Mins
General/Economy/Banking Awareness506045 Mins404035 Mins
  • May conduct a Psychometric test for personality profiling, of those candidates who will be shortlisted for Phase-III
  • The test may be placed before the Interview panel for having a thorough perspective on the candidates.
SBI PO New exam pattern

SBI PO New Mains Exam Pattern

This year the mains exam pattern has been changed, following are the details of SBI PO mains exam pattern.

  • Main Examination will be conducted online and will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks.
  • The Descriptive Test will be administered immediately after conclusion of the Objective Test and candidates will have to type their Descriptive Test answers on the computer.
TestName of the testNo. of Qs.Max. MarksDuration
IReasoning & Computer Aptitude405050 min
IIData Analysis & Interpretation305045 min
IIIGeneral/ Economy/ Banking Awareness506045 min
IVEnglish Language354040 min
 Total1552003 hour
 Descriptive Paper-English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)25030 min
Grand Total250 marks

Note :

  • Negative marking of 1/4th will be applicable in both prelims and mains exam.
  • Sectional Marks will not be maintained for both Preliminary & Main Examinations

Apart from the changed SBI PO mains exam pattern, the SBI PO Psychometric test has also been introduced by State bank of India.

SBI PO Psychometric Test

The Bank may conduct Psychometric test for personality profiling, of those candidates who will be shortlisted for Phase-III. Here is the exam pattern for SBI PO phase-III exam.

Maximum Marks203050

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Batch NameSBI PO (Pre+Mains) 2022-23 Target Batch
Number of Live Classes200+ Live Classes [ Prelims & Mains ]
Number of Full-Length Mock Tests20 Prelims Tests + 10 Mains Test
5 Advanced Level Mock Tests [ PO ] to ace your preparation
High-Level DI Tests10 Tests
High-Level Reasoning Tests10 Tests
High-Level English Tests15 Tests
GK Tests120 Tests
Sectional Tests60 Tests
Topicwise Tests99 Tests
Medium of InstructionEnglish, Bilingual
Course Start date29-Sep
PDF Notes for Live ClassesYes, will be provided after Live Class
ValidityUntil SBI PO 2022-23 Exam Completion
Other Highlights– Complete coverage for SBI PO 2022 Prelims and Mains Exam
– Live Classes Till Your SBI PO Mains Exam
– 200+ Total Hours of Live Learning & Practice
– Classes Based on the New Pattern of SBI PO 2022 Notification
– Classes from the Best Faculty of the Industry to Ensure your Success
– Coverage of the Entire Banking and Financial Awareness Section with the Current Affairs and Economy also
– Comprehensive Coverage of All Sections Quant, Reasoning, GA, and English for the SBI PO
– Special Coverage of last 11 months Current Affairs and Banking Awareness for Mains Exam Preparation
– Special Access to the Mains Batch after the completion of the Prelims Exam 

SBI PO New Exam Pattern 2022 FAQs

How many questions are there in SBI PO mains exam Reasoning and computer section?

There will be a total of 40 questions for 50 marks that need to be solved in 50 minutes in this section.

How many questions will be there from General Awareness section in SBI PO mains exam 2022?

A total of 50 questions will be there in General Awareness section in SBI PO mains exam 2022.

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