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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    SBI PO
  • Mode of Conduction
    Online Computer Based Test Mode
  • Exam Duration
    For Pre: 1 hour and for Mains: 3 hours and 30 minutes
  • Exam Frequency
    once a year
  • Official Website
  • Total Marks
    For Pre: 100 and for Mains: 230
  • Total No. of Questions
    For Pre: 100 and for Mains; 157
  • Medium of the exam
    English & Hindi
  • Marking Scheme
    1 for correct answer and -0.25 for the wrong answer
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    to be notified
  • Start of Registration Process
    to be notified
Eligibilty Criteria

SBI PO 2022 Eligibility: Educational Qualification:

  • The applicant has to possess an Undergraduate Degree from a UGC-recognized University.
  • All the final year University Students who are interested can also apply, however, if they get selected for the personal interview they have to produce proof of being graduate on or before 31.12.2022
  • Candidates having Integrated Dual Degree or Integrated Masters have to submit proof of getting graduation certificates on or before 31.12.2022
  • Candidates qualifying for Chartered Accountancy can also apply for the SBI PO Exam.

SBI PO 2022 Eligibility: Age Limit:

To get eligible for appearing in SBI PO Exam 2022, every candidate needs to frame themselves into the stipulated age limit. A candidate can not be younger than the lower Age limit and can’t be older than the maximum age limit. Let's look at the exact age limits to get eligible for the SBI PO Exam 2022, below:

  • Candidates must be at least 21 Years old to be eligible for the SBI PO Exam.
  • The maximum age to apply for the Probationary Officer at SBI is 30 Years.
  • All the candidates must have been born not later than 01.04.1999 and not earlier than 02.04.1990
  • There are some relaxations with an upper age limit for reserved candidates. To understand Category wise Age relaxation, follow the tables, tabulated below:

Maximum Age limits for Reserved Candidates

Categories Maximum Age Limit
Scheduled Caste 35 Years
Scheduled Tribe 35 Years
Other Backward Classes – Non-Creamy Layer 33 Years

Maximum Age Limits for PwD Candidates

Categories Maximum Age Limit
PwD Scheduled Caste (PwD – SC) 45 Years
PwD Scheduled Tribe (PwD – ST) 45 Years
PwD ( OBC NCL) 43 Years
PwD ( General / EWS) 40 Years

Maximum Age Limits for Special Categories ( Ex-Military Servicemen )

Categories Maximum Age Limit
Commissioned Officer (CO) 35 Years
Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECO) 35 Years
Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCO) 35 Years
Exam Pattern

SBI PO Prelims Examination 2022 Pattern

SBI PO Prelims 2022 exam contains 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) from three different sections. Each section will have a different marking scheme. However, for all the sections, every candidate will get 20 minutes each to complete. The total duration of the test will be of 1 Hour (60 Minutes) where each section will get 20 minutes each.

SBI PO Mains Section-wise Exam Pattern

The nature of the examination is very comprehensive, hence the question and marking pattern are also vital. Unlike Prelims Examination, the SBI PO Mains contains 2 different Tests. While the first Objective Test consists of 4 sections for 155 Questions in 2 Hours, the Second Descriptive Test will be of 30 Minutes having 2 Questions.

Subjects Topics
English Langauge Noun, Pronoun, Linking Verbs, Adjectives, Prepositions, Spelling Test, Comprehension, Adverbs, Active and Passive Voice, Fillers, Synonyms, Antonyms, One-word substitution, Comprehension
Quantitative Aptitude Number System, Profit and Loss, Average, Time, Speed, and Distance, Time and Work, Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Percentage, Mensuration, LCM and HCF, Mixture of Allegation, and Ratio and Proportion
Reasoning Ability Coding-Decoding, Analogy, Classification Syllogism, Word Formation, Statement and Assumption, Series, Sitting Arrangement, Venn Diagrams, Calendar and Time, Missing Character, Blood Relations, Conclusions and Arguments, Direction Sense Test, Ranking Test, Classification Series Completion.
Data Analysis and Interpretation Permutation Combinations, Pie Charts, Bar Graphs, Line Graphs, Tabular Graphs, Case lets, Radar Graphs, Data Sufficiency, and Probability
General Economics and Banking Awareness Micro Economics, Macro Economics, Non-Performing Assets Banking Sector; Roles, Types, Risk, Characteristics Financial Awareness, Basic Accountancy, Investments Risk Market, Oligopoly and Monopoly, Liquidity, Insurance Securities and Exchange Boards.

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