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SBI PO Exam Pattern - Prelims, Mains & Interview

Lakhs of aspirants appear for SBI PO every year and most of the first-time exam takers are curious about the SBI PO exam pattern. Here we’ll be having a closer look into the exam pattern of SBI PO prelims, Mains & Interview.

Detailed SBI PO Exam Pattern

SBI PO exam is a 3 Stage Recruitment Exam. Here’s how it is conducted:

  • Phase 1 – Prelims Exam (Written)
  • Phase 2 – Mains Exam (Written)
  • Phase 3 – Interview

Below is the exam pattern, question distribution, and time allotment for the prelims, mains & Interview phase.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Pattern

Name of the sectionNo of questionsDuration
Total1001 Hour

SBI PO Mains Exam Pattern 

Name of the sectionNo of questionsDuration
& Computer Aptitude
4560 minutes
Analysis & Interpretation
3545 minutes
4035 minutes
3540 minutes
Total155180 minutes

SBI PO Interview Pattern

Once the Candidate clears the Mains Exam, he/she is called for the SBI PO Interview Round. It is Face to Face Interview Round. Where a Panel of Experts conducts the interview. Questions are asked on the Candidate's personality, Background, Current Events, Banking & Financial Sector, etc. 


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What is the full form of the SBI PO exam?

SBI PO is an acronym for State Bank of India Probationary Officer. SBI PO test is held once a year for the recruitment of Probationary Officers by the State Bank of India. This is the most renowned exam in the banking area.

How many times is the SBI PO exam held each year? +

The SBI PO Exam is held once a year.

Is the SBI PO a government position? +

Yes, SBI PO is a government job.

What is the SBI PO salary? +

SBI PO basic base pay is Rs. 27,620/-, with four advance increments on the scale of 23700-980/7-30560-1145/2-32850-1310/7-42020.

What is the age limit for the SBI PO exam? +

The age limit for SBI PO Exam is 21 years to 30 years.

Is it possible for final-year students to apply for SBI PO? +

Yes, candidates in their last year are eligible to apply. If they are summoned for an interview, they must provide proof of their date of passing out.

Is there a cut-off for each area in the SBI PO Prelims? +

In the SBI PO preliminary examination, there is no sectional cut-off.

What is the application fee for the SBI PO exam 2021? +

The application fee for SC/ST/PWD category students is NIL, whereas the application fee for general and other category students is Rs. 750.

How many attempts are there in the SBI PO exam? +

The general candidate can apply only 4 times, while an OBC can apply 7 times. Moreover, SC/ST does not have any restrictions.

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