SBI PO Mains new exam pattern
SBI has made some changes in the exam pattern of SBI PO. SBI has set separate timing for every section in the objective test. There are four sections it consists 200 marks with 3 hours duration. The descriptive test in the main examination will be of 30 minutes comprising of 50 marks.
In previous year the SBI exam pattern was the objective test of the main examination was 2 hours they didn’t fix any timings for sections. For descriptive section it consists 50 marks and the duration of the exam is 60 minutes. It was observed in Computer Aptitude has been included in Reasoning section. The General Awareness section will now comprise of economy and banking awareness. In previous year this was not there.
SBI PO Recruitment 2016
The State Bank of India has released a recruitment notification for filling up 2200 posts in Probationary Officer. The candidates who are interested and eligible can apply before the last date. We are advised the candidates to go through the complete page before applying here we have mention eligibility criteria, application fee, exam pattern etc. Or you can also refer official page to know the eligibility criteria. The official State bank PO notification 2016 – 17 will release for Probationary Officer posts in state wise vacancy and backlog vacancies.
SBI PO Mains exam pattern change
SBI consists 2 Written Papers that is Prelims and Mains exam.
The Exam Pattern for SBI PO Prelims remains unchanged. 100 Objective Questions based on Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and English with 1 Hour Total Time to solve.
SBI PO Prelims 2016 is the only for qualifying in exam to write mains. Hence, marks secured in Prelims will not be considered while creating final merit list.
SBI PO Mains 2016 will consist of objective and subjective papers, where the objective papers will carry 200 marks and descriptive will carry 25 marks.
Time allotted to solve objective paper will be 3 Hours and a total time of 30 minutes will be allotted to descriptive paper.
Both type of papers for SBI PO 2016 Mains will be conducted through online.
Marks and time allotted for each section in SBI PO Main exam
For Reasoning and Computer knowledge it consists 45 marks and time allotted for this paper is 60 minutes. Data interpretation and Analysis consists 35 marks with 45 minutes duration. General Awareness it consists Economy Banking and the marks consists in the exam is 40 and duration of the exam is 35 minutes. English language consists 35 marks with 40 minutes and the total marks consists in the SBI PO main exam is 155 marks and the total duration of the exam is 180 minutes.