Importance of Attempting SBI PO Free Mock Test Series
Solving SBI PO Mock Tests will give your Exam preparation an edge due to the following reasons:
SBI PO Mock tests lead you to understand your weaknesses
Every Aspirant has weak points. By solving mock tests, You can analyze where your weaknesses lie and work on them. You can then decide which section (Quantitative Aptitude, English, Reasoning, Data Interpretation, General Knowledge) or which part of the syllabus you should focus more on to get that extra mark in the exam.
Keep track of your progress with mock tests
Solving Mock Tests helps you keep your preparation on track. It gives you a clear indication of how far have you come and how much more you need to improve. The continuous increase in mock test scores would mean your preparation is moving in the right direction. Whereas no improvement in mock test scores would mean something is lacking and you can redesign your preparation accordingly.
Mock tests make you confident
You will be more confident during the entrance exam because you know your strengths, you have crafted the perfect strategy and you have practiced the problems and questions multiple times
Mock tests help improve your speed
In a highly competitive exam like SBI PO, the speed of solving questions in the exam is as important as accuracy. To increase question-solving speed, there is no alternative to practicing with mock tests. Regular Mock Tests practice will give you a clear idea of the type of questions being asked. This will allow you to prepare your tricks to solve the question in the fastest possible manner.
SBI PO Exam Overview
We have mentioned below the overview details of the SBI PO Recruitment 2023 for the better understanding of the candidates.
|Name of Exam||SBI PO 2023|
|Exam Conducting Body||State Bank of India|
|Exam Category||Bank Exam|
|Language of Exam||English and Hindi|
|Periodicity||Once a Year|
|Selection Process||3 (Prelims Mains Interview)|
|Exam Helpdesk No.||022-22820427|
SBI PO Prelims Exam Pattern
|S.No.||Name of Tests (Objective)||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1||English Language||30||30||20 minutes|
|2||Quantitative Aptitude||35||35||20 minutes|
|3||Reasoning Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
SBI PO Mains Exam Pattern
Mains contains Objective and Descriptive papers. See the details below :
SBI PO Objective Test
The duration of the objective test is 3 hours, and it consists of 4 Sections of a total of 200 marks. There will be separate timing for every section.
|Test||Name of the test||No. of Qs.||Max. Marks||Duration|
|I||Reasoning & Computer Aptitude||40||50||50 minutes|
|II||Data Analysis & Interpretation||30||50||45 minutes|
|III||General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness||50||60||45 minutes|
|IV||English Language||35||40||40 minutes|
| ||Total||155||200||3 hours|
|(ii) Descriptive Paper|
|English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)||2||50||30 minutes|
|Grand Total||250|| |
Penalty for wrong answer
A candidate will lose 0.25 marks for every wrong attempt in the SBI PO Prelims & Mains objective paper as well. However, no deduction will be there if a question is left unattempted by candidates.
SBI PO Descriptive Test
The objective paper is followed by a Descriptive Test of 30 minutes. It contains two questions carrying 50 marks for the test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay).
SBI PO Phase II (Psychometric Test, Interview & Group Discussion)
Once the Candidate clears the Mains Exam, he/she is called for the SBI PO Phase III. It consists of Psychometric Test, Group Discussion, and Face to Face Interview rounds. Where a Panel of Experts conducts the interview. Questions are asked about the Candidate's personality, Background, Current Events, Banking and financial Sector, etc.