SBI PO Syllabus
SBI PO Syllabus


Title: Detailed State Bank of India Probationary Officer Examination Syllabus

Name of OrganisationState Bank of India
Name of PostsProbationary Officer (PO)
Official Website
Recruitment DetailsState Bank of India Probationary Officer
Type of TestObjective Type
Test ModeOnline (Computer Based Test – CBT)

SBI PO Prelims Exam Pattern

S. No.Name of Tests(ObjectiveNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1English Language303020 minutes
2Quantitative Aptitude353520 minutes
3Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
Total10010060 minutes

SBI PO Mains Exam Pattern

Mains Examination.

S.NoName of the TestNo. of questionsMaximum MarksDuration
1.Reasoning & Computer Aptitude405050 minutes
2.Data Analysis & Interpretation305045 minutes
3.General/Economy/Banking Awareness506045 minutes
4.English Language354040 minutes
Total1552003 Hours
  • Descriptive Paper
Name of the TestNo. of QuestionsMaximum Marks Duration
English Language(Letter Writing & Essay)25030 minutes

The complete mains exam of SBI PO will be of 250 marks for which 3 hours 30 minutes will be provided (3 hours for objective test and 30 minutes for descriptive paper).

SBI PO Syllabus 2022: Prelims

SBI PO Quantitative Aptitude SyllabusSBI PO Reasoning SyllabusSBI PO English Syllabus
Simplification, Profit & LossAlphanumeric SeriesReading Comprehension
Mixtures & AllegationsLogical ReasoningFill in the blanks
Permutation, Combination & ProbabilityData SufficiencyCloze Test
Work & Time, Sequence & SeriesRanking/Directions/Alphabet TestPara jumbles
Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & IndicesSeating ArrangementVocabulary
Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, SphereCoded InequalitiesParagraph Completion
Time & Distance, Number SystemsPuzzle, Coding-Decoding, TabulationMultiple Meaning /Error Spotting
Data InterpretationSyllogismSentence Completion
Ratio & Proportion, PercentageBlood Relations, Input-OutputMiscellaneous

SBI PO Syllabus 2022: Mains

SBI PO Mains Syllabus: The next stage for SBI PO Mains. This has four sections with different sectional timings as given above. The four sections are as given below:

  1. Data Analysis & Interpretation
  2. Reasoning & Computer Aptitude
  3. General/Economy/Banking Awareness
  4. English Language

SBI PO Mains Syllabus 2022: Topic-Wise

Data Analysis & InterpretationReasoningComputer AptitudeGeneral/
Banking Awareness
English Language
Tabular GraphSyllogismInternetCurrent AffairsReading Comprehension
Line GraphVerbal ReasoningMemoryFinancial AwarenessGrammar
Bar GraphCircular Seating ArrangementComputer AbbreviationStatic AwarenessVerbal Ability
Charts & TablesLinear Seating ArrangementKeyboard ShortcutsVocabulary
Missing Case DIDouble LineupComputer HardwareSentence Improvement
Radar Graph CaseletSchedulingMicrosoft OfficeWord Association
ProbabilityBlood Relations, Critical ReasoningComputer SoftwarePara Jumbles
Data SufficiencyInput-Output, Analytical and Decision MakingComputer Fundamentals
Error Spotting
Caselets DIDirections and DistancesNetworkingCloze Test
Permutation and CombinationOrdering and Ranking, Code InequalitiesNumber SystemFill in the blanks
Pie ChartsData SufficiencyOperating System
Coding-Decoding, Course of ActionBasic of Logic Gates

SBI PO Selection Process 2022

Discuss the SBI PO Selection Process first:

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Mains Examination
  • Interview round


Is there a negative marking in SBI PO Exam?

There will be three sections: Prelims, Mains, GD, and PI. Prelims will be 100 marks, Mains of 250 marks including the Descriptive Test while GD & PI will be of 20 and 30 marks respectively.

What is the SBI PO Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude?

The various topics of the SBI PO quantitative aptitude syllabus for Prelims are Number series, simplification/approximation, quadratic equations, data interpretation, miscellaneous questions, data sufficiency, and quantity-based questions.

What will be the total number of questions in the SBI PO Preliminary & Mains exams?

The Prelims exam will have a total of 100 questions while there will be 155 questions in the SBI PO Mains exam excluding Descriptive Paper.

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