Saturday, April 19, 2014

SBI PO Exam Syllabus/Pattern 2014

SBI PO Exam Syllabus/Pattern 2014: Exam Syllabus and Pattern has 2 sections. 
First One is Objective type paper-I for 200 marks and exam is scheduled for 2 hours [marks : 200 | Total Time of examination : 2 hrs].
 Second one is Descriptive type Paper-II for 50 marks and exam is scheduled for 1 hour [marks : 50 | Total Time of examination : 1 hrs]. 
Note: Negative Marking goes with 1/4th [ 1 mark cutoff for 4 wrong answers], be careful with the Negative Marking as you lose a mark gained.

The following includes the SBI PO Exam Syllabus 2014.

Paper- I marks- 200
  No:of Questions
SBI Objective Type Paper-I
  Reading Comprehension: 10+10
  Faulty Construction: 15
  Jumbled Sentences: 05
  Close Passages: 10
Reasoning [High Level] 
  Input – output: 05
  Sentence coding: 05
  Logical Reasoning: 15
  Syllogism: 05
  Puzzle/ Seating Arrangement: 10
  Data Sufficiency: 05
  Direction & Other problem: 05
General Awareness
  Banking Awareness: 14
  Current Affairs: 16
  Computer Awareness: 10
  Marketing: 10
Data Analysis & Interpetation
  Probability: 05
  Line Graph: 05
  Pie Charts: 10
  Bar Charts: 15
  Tables: 15

This is Descriptive Section and the paper weightage is 50 Marks, Syllabus as follows

Descriptive Section Paper- II
                                                            Marks                                                                    Topics
Letter Writing: 10 Letter to a branch to close the savings account, To friend to attend a seminar on net banking, To a bank for higher education loan
Paragraph Writing: 08 If I were an author, Rural Banking, Impact of autonomy provided to bank
Essay Writing: 12 Right to education act, Financial Inclusion, How Technology can help banking sector
Precise Writing: 10 Chief Vigilance Officer
Reading Comprehension: 10 ATM and its uses

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