SBI PO Prelims & Main Syllabus 2016 (SBI PO New Exam Pattern)


Hi friends, SBI have released PO Recruitment Notification 2016. Are you applying for SBI PO 2016? You must know the SBI PO Prelims and Main Syllabus 2016 and new changed exam pattern. Here we are providing Syllabus and pattern. Check here and start the preparation. Candidate selection will be done based on the performance in written examination and personal interview. Written exam conducted in two phases, preliminary exam and main exam. Prelims exam is qualifying purpose exam for main exam. prelims marks will not be considered for final selection. But candidates who will qualify in prelims are only eligible for main exam. Check the SBI PO Prelims Syllabus and pattern before start the preparation.

SBI PO Prelims Syllabus and Pattern 2016:

SBI PO preliminary online exam is objective test for 100 marks in 1 hour duration. Question paper comprises 3 sections General English, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning ability. 30 questions asked in English and 35 questions asked in each aptitude and reasoning sections. Click on the below SBI PO Prelims syllabus link for topic wise questions and important topics. Each question carry 1 mark. There is a negative marking also and 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer. Candidates must have to qualify in each section and overall. Sectional wise cut off marks and overall cutoff marks will be released after examination. Approximately 20 times of the vacancies will be shortlisted for main exam.

Subject marks Duration
General English 30 1 hour 30 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 35
Reasoning ability 35

SBI PO Prelims Syllabus 2016 PDF

SBI PO Main Syllabus and Pattern 2016:

After Prelims exam shortlisted candidates called for main exam. SBI PO main online exam is objective test for 200 marks in 3 hour duration (separate time duration for each section) and 50 marks for descriptive paper in 30 minutes. Objective paper comprises 4 sections, Reasoning and Computer aptitude, data analysis & interpretation, General/Economy/Banking Awareness and English Language. Candidates must have to qualify in each section and overall. Candidates must have to complete each section in individual time period. Sectional cut off marks overall cutoff marks will decide the qualification of candidate.

Subject Questions marks Duration (in minutes)
Reasoning and Computer aptitude 45 60 60
Data analysis & interpretation 35 60 45
General/Economy/Banking Awareness 40 40 35
English Language 35 40 40

SBI PO Main Syllabus 2016 PDF



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