SBI PO 2018 Exam Pattern Out
As you know that The SBI PO exam is taking place this year to fill 2000 vacancies for probationary officers. If you plan to prepare for the SBI PO 2018 exam, you need to take note of the changes in the SBI PO exam and understand the selection process thoroughly.
SBI PO exam takes place in 3 stages – Prelims, Mains and Interview.
Here is the exam pattern to get you acquainted with the pattern SBI PO Examination 2018.
Prelims Exam (Phase I)
|Subject||No of Questions/Marks||Time Allotted|
|Total||100 Questions/Marks||60 Min. (I hour)|
- As negative marking (penalty) for wrong answers, marks equal to one-fourth of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted.
- No negative marking for unattempted questions.
- No sectional cut offs.
- You have to qualify in all 3 sections, SBI will decide the cut offs for the same at its discretion.
Mains Exam Pattern (Phase II)
SBI PO Mains 2018 will be consist of 2 parts – Objective Test (200 marks) and Descriptive Test (50 marks). Both the parts will take place online.
|Subject||No of Questions/||Time Allotted|
|Reasoning & Computer Aptitude||35||60|
|Data Analysis & Interpretation||35||45|
|General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness||40||35|
|Total Marks||200 Marks in Total|
Mains Descriptive Test
The descriptive paper will be of 30 minutes duration with 50 marks assigned to the test of English Language. You will be tested on Letter Writing & Essay. You will be needed to secure passing marks to qualify the Descriptive Test, to be decided by the Bank.
NOTE: The Descriptive Test paper of only those candidates will be evaluated who have scored qualifying marks in the Objective Tests and are placed adequately high as per total marks in Objective Test.
GROUP DISCUSSION & INTERVIEW (Phase III)
Aggregate marks of candidates qualifying in both Objective and Descriptive Tests will be arranged in descending order in each category. A certain adequate number of candidates as decided by the bank, will be called for the Group Discussion and Interview.
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