SBI Exam Patten for PO, Clerks, specialist cadre officers, Deputy Manager (Law) & Assistant Manager (System)

Recruitment of Probationary Officers

Probationary Officers examination is conducted in 3 phases viz :

Phase I: Preliminary Examination
Phase II: Main Examination
Phase III: Group Discussion & Interview

Detailed Examination Pattern of each phase of examination is given below:

Phase I: Preliminary Examination (100 Marks)

SubjectNo. of QuestionsMarksTotalTimeLearn & Practice this with us!
English Language3030Total Questions: 100

Total Marks: 100
1 hourPractice with Us!
Quantitative Aptitude3535Practice with Us!
Reasoning Ability3535Practice with Us!


Phase II: Main Examination (250 Marks)

Main examination consists of objective and descriptive type paper which are to be answered online. Descriptive type paper is answered by typing on the computer. Descriptive Test is administered immediately after the completion of Objective test.

1) Objective Type

SubjectMarksTotalTimeLearn & Practice this with us!
English Language (Grammar, Vocabulary, Comprehension etc.)50200 Marks2 hours 
General Awareness, Marketing & Computers50Practice General Awareness Test!

General Knowledge

Practice Marketing Aptitude Test!

Practice Computer Knowledge Test!
Data Analysis & Interpretation50 
Reasoning (High Level)50Practice with Us!

2) Descriptive Type

SubjectMarksTimeLearn & Practice this with us!
English Language (Grammar, Vocabulary, Comprehension etc.)50 marks1 hourSocial Essays

Economic Essays

Political Essays

Education Essays

Science Essays

Latest Current Topics!

Letter Writing


Phase – III: Group Discussion & Interview

Type of ExaminationMarksLearn & Practice this with us!
Group Discussion20 marksLearn with most updated topics!
Interview30 marksMost frequently asked bank interview Q & A!

Note:
1) Only marks obtained in Main Examination (Phase-II) and marks obtained in GD & Interview (Phase-III) are considered for the preparation of final merit list.
2) Both Phase-II and Phase-III exams are to be qualified separately.
3) Marks secured by the candidates in Written Test (out of 250 marks) are converted to out of 75 and marks secured in Group Discussion & Interview (out of 50 marks) are converted to out of 25. The final merit list is considered after aggregating converted marks of Written Test and Group Discussion & Interview out of 100 for each category.

Recruitment of Clerks

Examination is conducted in 2 phases viz:

Phase I: Preliminary Examination
Phase II: Main Examination
Phase III: Interview

Phase I: Preliminary examination

SubjectNo. of QuestionsMarksTotalTimeLearn & Practice this with us!
English Language3030Total Questions: 100

Total Marks: 100
1 hourPractice with Us!
Quantitative Aptitude3535Practice with Us!
Reasoning Ability3535Practice with Us!

Phase II: Main Examination

SubjectNo. of QuestionsMarksTotalTimeLearn & Practice this with us!
English Language4040Total Questions: 200

Total Marks: 200
2 hoursPractice with Us!
Quantitative Aptitude4040Practice with Us!
Reasoning Ability4040Practice with Us!
General Awareness (Reference to Banking Industry)4040Practice Banking and General Awareness!
Computer Knowledge + Marketing Aptitude4040Practice Computer Knowledge!

Practice Marketing Aptitude!


Recruitment of specialist cadre officers

The subjects highlighted are considered for shortlisting the candidates for merit list and other subjects are qualifying in nature.

PositionSubjectNo. of QuestionsMarksTime
Systems, CA & Engineering OfficersI. Reasoning505090 min
II. Quantitative aptitude3535
III. English Language3535
IV. Professional Knowledge5010045 min
Law OfficersI. Reasoning707090 min
II. English Language5050
III. Professional Knowledge5010045 min
Officers Official LanguageI. Reasoning505090 min
II. Language (English + Hindi)7070
III. Professional Knowledge5010045 min
EconomistI. Reasoning505090 min
II. Quantitative aptitude3535
III. English Language3535
IV. Professional Knowledge5010045 min
V. English Language Test
(Essay: Subject related to Economics)
15045 min

Merit List: Candidates list for final selection will be prepared in descending order on the basis of scores obtained in PK test, Descrptive test (when applicable) and interview or interview only, as the case may be.

Deputy Manager (Law) & Assistant Manager (System)

The examination pattern for these posts is conducted in 2 phases viz:

Phase I: Written Examination
Phase II: Interview

The subjects highlighted are considered for shortlisting the candidates for merit list and other subjects* are qualifying in nature.

PositionSubjectNo. of QuestionsMarksTimeLearn & Practice this with us!
Deputy Manager (Law)I. Reasoning707090 min
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II. English Language5050Learn & Practice with Us!
IV. Professional Knowledge5010045 min 
Assistant Manager (System)I. Quantitative aptitude353590 min
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II. Reasoning5050Learn & Practice with Us!
III. English Language3535Learn & Practice with Us!
IV. Professional Knowledge5010045 min 

Note:
1) All papers except Professional Knowledge are qualifying in nature. Minimum qualifying marks for every subject is decided by the Bank.
2) Except the paper of English Language, all other papers are bilingual (i.e.Hindi and English) and can attempted on choice of the candidate.
3) In the interview, the candidate can opt for Hindi also.

Merit List: Candidates list of final selection will be prepared in descending order on the basis of scores obtained in PK test and interview.

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