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A Brief Introduction Of SBI PO Entrance Exam

A Brief Introduction Of SBI PO Entrance Exam 

Working in the banking sector has always remained a matter of privilege and honor for candidates and the same enthuse continuous. A job in this sector is high earning and totally lucrative which is the reason the temptation towards it is not fading anyway.

One such prestigious career option is to serve as the PO of SBI. The recruitment scheme of SBI PO is different as compared to that of IBPS PO hiring.

The year 2015, saw a change in State Bank of India PO recruitment process. To be able to work as Probationary Officer in SBI the candidate should possess requisite skills and to test that a three phased selection is done.

Phase 1- The general screening process consist of preliminary exam.

The exam consist of 100 objective type questions that are divided into three sections namely:

  • English
  • Reasoning
  • Quantitative Aptitude

The total time allotted for the exam is 1 hour.

There will be negative marking too, 0.25% marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

To qualify this exam the candidate must clear the minimum criteria for each individual section.

Main exam:

The Objective Test of 2 hours duration consists of 4 Sections with 50 marks each:

  • English Language
  • General Awareness, Marketing &Computers
  • Data Analysis & Interpretation
  • Logical Reasoning

The Descriptive Exam will also be conducted only. The candidates will be required to type the answers on their computer screen.

The Descriptive exam will carry 50 marks and the time for it will 30 minutes. The exam will consist of Essay Writing and Letter Writing in English.

The final recruitment will be made on the basis of GD and PI rounds.

  • GD carries 20 marks
  • PI consist of 30 marks

On the basis of the total marks in all of these sections a final merit list will be prepared and the recruitment will be made.

The scheme of the exam is wide enough to make coaching a requisite of the exam. Gyan Sagar Institute has established its unique position in this arena. The Institute is considered to be the best destination for SBI PO Exam coaching because of its high success rate in the same.

Gyan Sagar Institute has maintained its status as being the one which delivers the best of quality service and training to the candidates. It has set new standards in the facet which no other Institute could meet.

From the year 2015, the State Bank of India has changed the pattern of its PO recruitment examination. The recruitment process will be spread over three phases. Phase 1 of the procedure will be for screening purposes and the scores obtained DO NOT go towards determining the final merit list. Phase 2 will be the main examination consisting of objective as well as descriptive questions. The final phase will consist of a Personal Interview and Group Discussion, as was the case earlier.

The biggest change in the SBI PO examination is that the descriptive test too will be conducted online i.e. the candidates are required to type out their answers on the computer. Those candidates who qualify Phase 2 are further tested with a Group Discussion and Personal Interview.


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