Tuesday, May 19, 2015

SBI PO Syllabus 2015 with Exam pattern

SBI PO 2015 New Revised Pattern and Detailed syllabus: State Bank of India conducts written examination for Probationary Officer posts. Recently SBI had released the notification for Probationary officer 2015 exam. From 2015, SBI had changed the pattern of PO exam. Now there will be 3 phases instead of 2. Phase 1 will be for screening of non-serious candidates to remove the competition. Phase 2 will be main exam consisting of written as well as descriptive paper. The biggest change in SBI PO 2015 exam is that the descriptive test will be online means candidates have to type the answers in the computer. Those candidates who qualifies phase 2 are further tested with Group discussion and Interview. Here we are providing SBI PO exam syllabus 2015 based on new pattern.
SBI PO 2015 Exam Pattern (new):
Phase-I : Preliminary Examination: Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Tests for 100 marks will be conducted online. This test would be of 1 hour duration consisting of 3 Sections as follows:

Sr. No. Name of testNo. ofQuestionsMarksDuration
1English Language30301 hour
2Quantitative Aptitude3535
3Reasoning Ability3535

Phase – II: Main Examination: Main Examination will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks. Both the Objective and Descriptive Tests will be online. Candidates will have to answer Descriptive test by typing on the computer. Immediately after completion of Objective Test, Descriptive Test will be administered.
(i) Objective Test: The Objective Test of 2 hour duration consists of 4 Sections with 50 marks each (Total 200 marks) as follows:
a) Test of English Language (Grammar, Vocabulary, Comprehension etc.)
b) Test of General Awareness, Marketing &Computers
c) Test of Data Analysis & Interpretation
d) Test of Reasoning (High Level)
The detailed SBI PO syllabus of each section can be checked from below.
The candidates are required to qualify in each of the Tests by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank.

(ii) Descriptive Test: The Descriptive Test of 1 hour duration with 50 marks will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay).
The candidates are required to qualify in the Descriptive Test by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank.
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.


  1. Hello Sir/Mam. Can you please help me in making me aware with the detailed SBI PO Syllabus as soon I am going to make a second attempt on this. Thanks.

  2. Sir can you please tell me when will the IES Syllabus for the upcoming 2018 semester examinations will be going to release. Please send me the direct link to download it.