SBI PO Mains Syllabus 2018 Exam Pattern Topic Wise Detail

By | July 27, 2018

SBI PO Mains SyllabusLatest SBI PO Mains Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2018:- Download PO 2018 SBI Probationary Officers Syllabus & Exam Pattern Available Here also check PO 2018 exam date here on our website. Candidates have already applied for the posts in SBI (State Bank Of India). Many candidates want to get selected for the posts and they aspire to pursue the Govt. jobs. A lot of candidates has filled up the application form.

SBI PO Mains Syllabus 2018 For New Posts

Candidates who were applied for SBI PO 2018  Posts. They can check the SBI PO Mains Syllabus & exam pattern details on our website. Now that many candidates were/will apply for the posts, there is huge competition among them. The selection process consists of the written examination.

The written examination Tiers is very critical and good marks will ensure the selection and will increase the chance of final selection for the posts. Now Candidates are eagerly waiting for the Syllabus so that they can start preparing for the exams And the good news for the candidates is that SBI has released the syllabus for the exam.

The post contains all the syllabus details pertaining to the written exam to be conducted for the PO Posts in SBI. Candidates, who are confused and want to know what exactly can help them and what all to study, can refer to the post to get clarity on the SBI Probationary Officer Mains Syllabus for the exams.

Name Of Organization SBI
Name Of Posts PO
Exam Schemes Pre & Mains
Category Syllabus
Type Of Exam Objective Type


SBI PO Phase II – Mains Exam Pattern 2018:-

SL. Name of test No. of Questions Max. Marks Duration
1. Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 Questions  


200 Marks

60 Minute
2. Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 Questions 45 Minutes
3. General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness 40 Questions 35 Minutes
4. English Language 35 Questions 40 Minute
Total 155 Questions 3  Hours

Negative Marking:– Negative marking will be available 0.25 Marks on each wrong answer. A penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable for both – Pre and Main exam)


  • Candidates need to qualify the exams by securing passing marks in each section separately.

SBI PO Phase II ( Mains ) Syllabus 2018:- 

  1. Reasoning & Computer Aptitude
  2. Data Analysis & Interpretation
  3. General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness
  4. English Language

a) SBI  PO Mains Syllabus for Written Test Examination Schemes:-

Check the Detailed Syllabus for each Section at below and start your preparation for written examination to get the PO 2018 Posts Best of luck and keep visiting for latest updates.

1. Reasoning Aptitude:– 

In this Section, Questions selection testing the Ability of the Competitor’s Reasoning Aptitude of

  • Syllogism
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Critical Reasoning
  • Circular Seating Arrangement
  • Double Lineup
  • Linear Seating Arrangement
  • Blood Relations
  • Scheduling
  • Directions and Distances
  • Code Inequalities
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Analytical and Decision Making
  • Course of Action
  • Ordering & Ranking


2. Data Analysis & Interpretation:– 

In this Section, Questions selection testing the Ability of the Competitor’s Data Analysis & Interpretation of

  • Line Graph
  • Bar Graph
  • Mix of any two type of DI
  • Missing Case DI
  • Let it Case DI
  • Pie Chart
  • Radar Graph
  • Tabular Graph
  • Caselet
  • Probability
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Permutation and Combination


3. General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness:– 

In this Section, Questions selection testing the Ability of the Competitor’s General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness of

  • Financial Awareness
  • General Knowledge
  • Current Affairs
  • Banking and Financial Awareness
  • Static Awareness


4. English Language:-

In this Section, syllabus testing of competitor’s understanding of English Language Of

  • Grammar
  • Cloze Test
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Vocabulary
  • Para Jumbles
  • Verbal Ability
  • Word Association


5. Computer Aptitude:– 

In this Section, Questions selection testing the Ability of the Competitor’s Computer Aptitude of

  • MS Office
  • Memory
  • Operating System
  • Internet
  • Computer Software
  • Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Computer Hardware
  • Computer Abbreviation
  • Computer Fundamentals/Terminologies
  • Networking

b) Descriptive Test:

S.N Name Of Test Number Of Questions Max. Marks Duration
1. Letter Writing 1 50 Marks 30 Minutes
2. Essay Writing 1


Candidates will have to answer Descriptive test will take on by typing on the computer. Descriptive Test will be administered immediately after completion of the Mains Test.

SBI PO Phase III (G.D & Interview) 2018:- 

A candidate who clears both the Prelims & Mains Exam will be further called for a G.D & Interview session wherein they will face a panel of selectors discussing on their past experience and questions related to General Knowledge of the Banking Sector. It is essential for a candidate to clear the Process in order to ensure their final selection in the SBI PO Exam.

S.L Name of Test Max. Marks
1. Group Discussion 20 Marks
2. Interview 30 Marks
            Total 50 Marks


Final Selection:-

The marks obtained in the Phase-I (Prelims) will not be added for preparing the final merit list for selection. Only the marks obtained in Phase-II (Mains Objective & Descriptive Test) & Phase-III (GD & Interview) will be added in the final merit list. The candidates will have to qualify both in Phase-II and Phase-III separately.

S.L Phase/Test Max. Marks Normalized to
1. Mains (Phase-II) 250 Marks 75
2. G.D & Interview (Phase-III) 50 Marks 25
          Total 300 Marks 100


  • The selection will be made from the top merit list ranked candidates in each category out of 100.

Buy A Book Of SBI PO Mains Book For Best Performance In Exam

Book Name Author Flipkart Amazon
English Medium
SBI PO Mains Book Arihant
SBI PO Mains Practice Set Arihant
PO Mains Book R. Gupta 
PO Mains Book Disha
SBI PO Mains Book Studycopter
Hindi Medium
SBI PO Mains Book Arihant
SBI PO Mains Practice Set Arihant

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SBI PO Exam Pattern Pdf Click Here
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