SBI PO Syllabus 2017 {*PDF} Prelims Previous Year Question Papers/Exam Pattern

By | February 14, 2017

SBI PO Syllabus 2017 PDF State Bank Of India PO Prelims Exam Pattern, Previous Year Question Papers & Date is available at official website.

SBI PO Exam Pattern 2017: State Bank of India has recently issued a notification for filling up 2313 empty posts of Probationary Officer posts by scheduling a written exam (Mains & Prelims), Group Discussion, Personal Interview and Medical Test. In order to clear all the selection tests, candidates must do a good preparation in appropriate manners. So here we have come up with this article which is about the SBI Probationary Officer Syllabus as well as exam pattern. Let’s concentrate over here to know deeply about the paper scheme.

Before a week ago, State Bank of India has published an Employment News with an intention to recruit young and talented job aspirants for PO positions. Online registration has been started on 07th February 2017 and the links are available there until 06th March 2017. All interested and eligible candidates are strictly advised that fill the online registration form as soon as possible before the due date. Nominees who are matching the job profile exactly mentioned in the advertisement can utilize this chance.

SBI PO Syllabus

Before we move towards the main point, we would like to inform you about the recruitment cell. SBI stands for State Bank of India were founded on 02nd June 1955. It is one of the fourth largest banks after ICICI, Bank of Baroda (BOB) and PNB (Punjab National Bank). Currently, State Bank of India has largest banking chain in India including 14,000 branches and 191 foreign offices. It’s became nationalized on 2 June 1956.

SBI पीओ के पदों पे ऑनलाइन आवेदन करे:  SBI Recruitment 2017

SBI PO Syllabus 2017

Bank NameState Bank of India (SBI) 
Post NameProbationary Officer (PO)
Total Posts2313 Posts
Job Location All over India
Type of Job Govt Jobs in India 
Kind of DeclarationSyllabus/ Exam Pattern/ Previous Year Papers 
Date of Examination29th & 30th Apr, 6th & 7th May 2017 Prelims Exam & 4th June 2017 Mains Exam
Name of TestSBI Preliminary & Mains Examination 2017
Official Site

SBI Probationary Officer Exam Pattern 2017

NOTE: Here we have published all the details related to the syllabus for Prelims and Mains exam in the below table. So kindly refer it without wasting time.


  • Syllogism
  • Seating Arrangement – Circular table and Line (North & South)
  • Puzzle
  • Blood Relation
  • Inequality or Decision Making
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Input Output
  • Number series
  • Statement and Argument
  • Passage and conclusion
  • Coding and decoding
  • Order and ranking
  • Making judgments


  • Coding-Decoding
  • Deriving Conclusions from Passages
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Inserting The Missing Character
  • Statement – Conclusions
  • Number, Ranking & Time Sequence
  • Logic
  • Series Completion
  • Logical Venn Diagrams
  • Clocks & Calendars
  • Statement – Arguments
  • Mathematical Operations
  • Alphabet Test
  • Logical Sequence of Words
  • Eligibility Test
  • Alpha Numeric Sequence Puzzle
  • Direction Sense Test
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Theme Detection
  • Situation Reaction Test
  • Analogy
  • Tables
  • Pie – Charts
  • Bar Graphs
  • Data Analysis
  • Line Graphs
  • Case lets
  • Combined data sets
  • Probability/ Series


  • Reading Comprehension
  • Spotting Error
  • Fill in the blank
  • Cloze test
  • Para-Jumbles

General awareness

  • News related to Reserve Bank of India
  • Banking Awareness
  • Financial Awareness (Union Budget/ Railway Budget)
  • Economics news
  • Current Affairs – Questions can be asked from various fields such as National, International, Awards, Sports, Defence, Summits, Appointment, Books & Authors, and Obituary, etc


  • Basics of Marketing
  • Marketing Strategies
  • Market Segmentation
  • Marketing Management
  • Marketing Mix
  • Developing stage of organization
  • Brand
  • Advertising
  • Products Life Cycle
  • 4 P’s and 4 C’s of marketing

Computer Knowledge

  • Basic of Computer
  • Hardware and software
  • Operating system
  • MS Word and MS Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • Generation of Computer
  • The internet, etc
  • Short forms (Eg. Jpeg, mp3, pdf)
  • Android and Apple related news

SBI PO Descriptive Examination Syllabus

  • Letter writing (Formal and informal)
  • Essay writing
  • Precise writing

SBI PO Prelims Exam Syllabus Pattern 2017

S. No.Name of SectionNo. of QuestionsTotal MarksExam Duration
1.English Language30301 hour
2.Quantitative Aptitude3535
3.Reasoning Ability3535
Total Questions & Marks100100

SBI PO Mains Exam Pattern 2017

S. No.Name of SessionsNo. of QuestionsTotal Marks     Exam Duration
1.Reasoning5050      2 hours
2.English Language4040
3.Quantitative Aptitude5050
4.General Awareness (with special reference to Banking Industry)4040
5.Computer Knowledge2020
6.Descriptive Test350        1 Hour

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