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# SBI PO 2019-DETAILED SYLLABUS FOR PRELIMINARY AND MAINS EXAM

Dear Aspirants,

State Bank of India will be conducting SBI PO 2019 Preliminary Exam on 8th, 9th, 15th & 16th June 2019. Prelims & Mains Exam dates has been finally released for SBI PO 2019. To score well in both these levels of examination, it is important for a candidate to have the knowledge of exam pattern of both Prelims and Mains Examination.
Below is Exam pattern of the SBI PO Prelims and Mains Exam.

SBI PO Preliminary Exam syllabus:

The preliminary examination of SBI PO exam 2019 comprises of Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language. The complete detail of heading and sub-heading of the sections asked in Preliminary Exam of SBI PO 2019 exam is discussed below:

 S.NO. SUBJECT NO.OF QUESTIONS MAXIMUM MARKS DURATION 1 ENGLISH 30 30 TOTAL TIME OF 1 HOUR. 2 REASONING ABILITY 35 35 3 NUMERICAL ABILITY 35 35

DETAILED SYLLABUS-

 REASONING QUANTATIVE APTITUDE ENGLISH LANGUAGE Logical reasoning Simplification Reading Comprehension Alphanumeric series Profit & Loss Cloze test Order & Ranking Mixture & Alligation Para-Jumbles Distance&Direction Simple Interest & compound Interest Miscellaneous Alphabet test Surds & Indices Fillers Data Sufficiency Work & Time Multiple Meaning Coded Inequality Time & Distance Error spotting Seating Arrangement Mensuration Paragraph completion Puzzle Data Interpretation Tabulation Ratio & Proportion Syllogism Percentage Blood Relation Number System Input and Output Sequence & Series Coding Decoding Permutation & Combination Probability

TOPIC-WISE WEIGHTAGE OF SBI PO  PRELIMS SYLLABUS:

QUANTITATIVE-

 S. No Topics Weightage Types of Questions 1 Simplification 0-5 Qs BODMAS, Approx. 2 Ratio & Proportion 1-2 Qs Simple Ratios, Compound Ratios. 3 Mixture Problems 1-2 Qs Questions based on Mixture of two or three quantities and their ratio 4 Number System 0-1 Qs LCM, HCF, Integers, Rational Irrational Numbers 5 Algebra 0-6 Qs Quadratic Equations and Linear Equations. 6 Profit & Loss 1-2 Qs Problem related to Dishonest Dealings, Successive Selling, Partnership & Discount and MP 7 Average 1-2 Qs Average Weight/Height/Age/Marks, Average Money Expenditure, Average Temperature etc. 8 Percentage 1-2 Qs Calculation-oriented basic percentage Questions 9 Time & Work 1-2 Qs Work Efficiency, Work & Wages, Pipe & Cistern. 10 Interest 1-2 Qs Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Simple and Compound Interest both & Installments. 11 Speed, Time & Distance 1-2 Qs Problems on Trains, Boats, Rivers, Relative Speed, Average Speed and Partial Speed. 12 Permutation & Combination 0-1 Qs Problems based on Basic Selection and Arrangement Problems. 13 Probability 0-1 Qs Very basic problems on probability 14 Mensuration 1-2 Qs Problems related to Area, surface area & volume of various geometrical shapes 15 Number Series 5 Qs Finding the Missing Term and Finding the Wrong Term. 16 Data Sufficiency 0-5 Qs Data sufficiency problems 17 Data Interpretation 5-10 Qs Pie Chart, Line Chart, Bar Graph, Table and Caselet. 18 Comparison of Quantities 0- 5 Qs General Arithematic Topics.

REASONING ABILITY-

 S. No Topics Weightage Types of Questions 1 Syllogism 0-5 Qs Conventional, Coded and Reverse. 2 Ordering and Ranking 0-3 Qs Mostly Puzzle on ordering by Age, Floor and Rank 3 Inequalities 2-5 Qs General & Coded Inequalities 5 Coding & Decoding 2-5 Qs Coding by Fictitious Language, Coding by Analogy, coding by words, coding-decoding by letter shifting, etc. 6 Blood Relations 2-3 Qs Family Tree and Coded Blood Relation Problems 7 Direction & Distance 2-5 Qs Problems based on Turns, Stops and Angles. 8 Puzzles 13-20 Qs Seating Arrangement, Double Line Up Arrangement, Floor Puzzle, Scheduling, Box Based etc. 9 Data Sufficiency 0-5 Qs Coding-Decoding, Scheduling, Seating Arrangement, Direction and Distance, Blood Relation etc. 10 Input and Output 0-5 Qs Less likely to appear. Conventional or Coded. 11 Arrangement and Pattern 0-3 Qs Less likely to appear. Number and Letter Based (Based on Series and Groups).

ENGLISH LANGUAGE-

 Topics Weightage Types of Questions Reading Comprehension 7-10 Qs The passage will focus on topics like moral stories, humanities (medicine, psychology, arts, human behaviour, etc.), social issues, economy, business. Vocabulary based and Idiom Based Questions. Cloze Test 5-10 Qs Questions based on a passage containing a particular idea. Cloze Test. Error Detection 5-7 Qs Questions based on finding an error in a Sentence. Phrase Replacement 0-5 Qs Questions based on . Fill in the Blanks 0-5 Qs Questions covering Grammar and Vocabulary. Verbal Ability 3-5 Qs Questions based on Para Jumbles, Match the Following etc. can be asked.

SBI PO 2019 Mains Exam Syllabus:

SBI PO Mains 2018 will be consist of 3 parts – Objective Test (200 marks) , Descriptive Test (50 marks) and Interview Process. The Objective and Descriptive tests will be held Online.

 Sr.No. TOPIC No. of Q's Marks Duration 1 Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 minutes 2 Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 minutes 3 General Awareness 40 40 35 minutes 4 English Language 30 30 40 minutes Total 155 200 3 hours

Detailed Syllabus-

 Reasoning Data Analysis & interpretation EnglishLanguage GeneralEconomyBanking Awareness ComputerAwareness Verbal Reasoning Tabular Graph ReadingComprehension FinancialAwareness Internet Syllogism Line Graph Grammar Current Affairs Memory Circular SeatingArrangement Pie Chart Vocabulary GeneralKnowledge KeyboardShortcuts Linear SeatingArrangement Bar Graph Verbal Ability Static Awareness ComputerAbbreviation Double Lineup Radar Graph Caselet Word Association Banking andFinancialAwareness Microsoft Office Scheduling Missing Case DI SentenceImprovement Computer Hardware Input Output Let it Case DI Para Jumbles Computer Software Blood Relations Data Sufficiency Cloze Test Operating System Directions andDistances Probability Error Spotting Networking Ordering andRanking Permutation andCombination Fill in the blanks Computer  -Fundamentals /Terminologies Data Sufficiency Coding andDecoding Code Inequalities Course of Action CriticalReasoning Analytical andDecision Making

SBI PO 2019 Descriptive Test:

Descriptive Test: This test is to be completed in 30 minutes and the maximum marks for this test is 50.This test is conducted to test the writing skills of candidates via Letter Writing & Essay Writing.
NOTE: The 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.

SBI PO 2019 INTERVIEW:

• Interview Process: Aggregate marks of candidates qualifying in both Objective and Descriptive Tests will be arranged in descending order in each category. A certain adequate number of candidates as decided by the bank, will be called for the Group Discussion and Interview.

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