SBI 2020 Notification


Quantitative Aptitude (Online)

SBI PO 2019 | Important Dates

The expected schedule for SBI PO 2019 are as under:

SBI PO 2019-20
Events Tentative Dates
Beginning of Online Registration Third week of April 2019
Final Date of Online Registration Second week of May 2019
Release of Admit Card for Prelims 2019 Third week of June 2019
Exam Date for Prelims 2019 First week of July 2019
Declaration of Result for Prelims 2019 Second week of July 2019
Release of Admit Card for Mains 2019 Third week of July 2019
Exam Date for Mains 2019 First week of August 2019
Declaration of Result for Mains 2019 Third week of August 2019
Release of Admit Card for Interview 2019 First week of September 2019
Declaration of SBI PO Final result First week of November 2019


SBI PO 2019 | SBI PO Eligibility Criteria

Candidates are required to meet the following eligibility criteria for the post of SBI PO:

SBI PO 2019: SBI PO Eligibility Criteria
Educational Qualification i) The candidate should have a graduation degree in any of the streams such as B.Com, BSc, BA, B.Tech. etc. from a recognised university by the Central or State Government of India.

ii) Candidate should have a fair knowledge of Computer operation.

Language Proficiency The candidate should be proficient in reading, writing or speaking the official language of his  State/UT.
Nationality Candidates applying for SBI PO Exam should be one of the following:i) Citizen of India

ii) A subject of Nepal or Bhutan

iii) Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Burma, Vietnam or from East India countries of Kenya, Tanzania, Zaire, Uganda, Ethiopia, Zambia, Malawi with the intention of settling permanently in India.

iv) Tibetan Refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanent settlement.

– Candidates belonging to categories ii, iii or iv must possess a certificate of eligibility issued by the Govt of India in their favour.

Age Applicants should be more than 21 years old and less than 30 years old while applying for the exam. The age relaxation for different categories are as follows:i) SC/ST- 5 years

ii) OBC Non-Creamy Layer- 3 years

iii) Persons with Disabilities (PWD)- 10 years

iv) Ex-Servicemen- 5 years

v) Domicile of Jammu & Kashmir during the period of January 1, 1980 to December 31st, 1989


SBI PO 2019 Exam Pattern

The SBI PO 2019 Exam will be conducted in 3 phases. The written exam is – Prelims & Mains which are conducted online, followed by an interview round. The structure of exams is as follows:

Phase-1: SBI PO Preliminary Examination

This is an online exam where candidates have to solve the question paper in hour for 100 marks. The test comprises of 3 sections. The section-wise distribution of the marks is given below:

S.No. Name of Tests(Objective No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 20 minutes
2 Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 1 hour

Phase-2: SBI PO Mains Exam

This test has 155 questions that have to be answered in 3 hours. The paper is divided into 4 sections – Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, Data Analysis & Interpretation, General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness and English Language.

S.No. Name of Tests(Objective No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 minutes
2 Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 minutes
3 General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness 40 40 35 minutes
4 English Language 35 40 40 minutes
Total 155 200 3 hours

Classroom Lecture Schedule







Mon, Wed, Fri 

06.30 p.m. – 08.30 p.m.



Sun & Public Holidays

9.00 am.-1.00 pm.



Mon, Wed, Fri 

05.00 P.m. – 07.00 P.m.


SBI PO Syllabus


SBI PO Syllabus for Reasoning Ability

This section tests your thinking ability both in terms of critical and logical. The topics under this section are mentioned below:

Logical Reasoning
Alphanumeric Series
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet test
Data Sufficiency
Coded Inequalities
Seating Arrangement
Blood Relations
Input Output
Coding and Decoding
Verbal Reasoning
Circular Seating Arrangement
Linear Seating Arrangement
Double Lineup
Directions and Distance
Ordering and Ranking
Course of Action
Critical Reasoning
Analytical and Decision Making

SBI PO Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude

This section requires you to have a fair knowledge of your high school Mathematics. The section tests both your Mathematical and analytical skill. The topics for this section are tabulated below:

Profit and Loss
Mixtures and Allegations
Simple and Compound Interest
Surds and Indices
Work and Time
Time and Distance
Data Interpretation
Ratio and Proportion
Number System
Sequence and Series
Permutation and Combination
Tabular Graph
Line Graph
Pie Chart
Bar Graph
Radar Graph
Data Sufficiency

SBI PO Syllabus for English Language

This section tests your knowledge of English grammar and vocabularies. You need to be well versed with comprehension as well to get through this section. Topics for English Language are as under:

Reading Comprehension
Para Jumbles
Cloze Test
Error Spotting
Fill in the Blanks
Paragraph Completion
Verbal Ability
Word Association
Sentence Improvement

SBI PO Syllabus for General Awareness

This section tests your knowledge of current affairs as well as knowledge about banking and economy. The various topics for this section are as under:

Current Affairs- Technology, Sports, Awards, Books & Authors, Awards, National & International Events etc
Financial Awareness
General Knowledge
Static Awareness
Banking and Financial Awareness

SBI PO Syllabus for Computer Awareness

This section tests your basic knowledge of Computer hardware and software. You should have a basic understanding of computer operation to get through this section. The topics included in this section are as under:

Keyboard Shortcuts
Computer Abbreviation
Microsoft Office
Computer Hardware
Computer Software
Operating System
Computer Fundamentals

SBI PO Syllabus For Descriptive Test

The descriptive test has two sections namely Essay writing and Letter writing. Usually, official or business letters are asked in the test. Essay topics could be related to economy, society, culture or politics.