# SBI PO Syllabus 2018 PDF Download Prelims & mains – Exam pattern

## SBI PO Prelims Syllabus 2018:

The detailed syllabus is given topic wise below.

### SBI PO Prelims 2018 English Syllabus:

• English Language:
• Cloze test
• Spotting errors/spellings
• Sentence Correction
• Synonyms/ Homonyms/Antonyms
• Idioms & Phrases,
• Active/ Passive Voice
• Direct and Indirect Speech,
• Para jumbles and Para completion
• One word Substitution
• Fill in the Blanks
• Miscellaneous

#### SBI PO Prelims 2018 syllabus – English Topic wise Weightage:

 Topic No. of Questions Reading Comprehension 8 Cloze test 7 Fill in the Blanks 5 Para jumbles 5 Error Spotting / Correction 5

### SBI PO Prelims 2018 – Reasoning Syllabus:

• Inequalities
• Ranking/ordering Test
• Alphanumeric series
• Number Series
• Critical Thinking
• Coding and decoding
• Logical reasoning
• Einstein’s Puzzle
• Input-Output
• Blood relations
• Syllogisms
• Directions
• Grouping/arrangement
• Analogy
• Venn Diagrams
• Seating Arrangement
• Coded Inequalities
• Data Sufficiency

#### SBI PO 2018 ReasoningTopic wise weightage – syllabus:

 Topic Number of Questions Number Series/Alphabet test 5 Coding / Decoding 5 Syllogism 5 Inequalities 5 Ranking test 1-3 Blood relationship 2 Directions 2 Arrangement 5-10 Puzzles 5-10

### SBI PO Prelims Quantitative Ability Syllabus 2018:

• Number System
• Ratio and Proportion
• Percentages
• Averages
• Simple and Compound Interest
• Profit, loss and Discount
• Partnership
• Mixture and Allegation
• Time, Distance and Work
• Algebra (Equations, Surds, Indices, Graphs)
• Geometry
• Mensuration
• Trigonometry
• Data Interpretation
• Sequence and Series
• Permutation and Combination
• Simplification & approximation
• Data Sufficiency

#### SBI PO Quant Topic wise syllabus weightage 2018:

 Topic Qs Topic Q.s Number System 2-3 Simple & Compound Interest 1-2 Simplification 5-10 Probability 1-2 Ratio & Proportion 2-3 Averages & Mixtures 1-2 Time, Speed, Distance 1-2 Profit & Loss 1-2 Geometry 1-2 Percentages 2-3 Data Interpretation 6-10 Algebra 0-3

## SBI PO Mains Syllabus 2018:

### SBI PO Mains 2018 exam pattern – Phase-II

 Section name No. of questions Marks Time Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 min Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 min General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness 40 40 35 min English 35 40 40 min Total 155 200 3 hours

Negative marking 1/4th of allotted marks for each question

### SBI PO Mains 2018 General Awareness Syllabus:

• History and Culture
• Geography
• Economics
• General Policy
• Budget – 5 Year plans
• Books and Authors
• Awards
• General Policy
• Scientific Research
• Banking Awareness
• Financial Awareness
• Current Affairs
• Appointments
• Inventions & Discoveries
• National & International Organizations
• Abbreviations
• Important days

### SBI PO mains Computer Aptitude 2018 Syllabus:

• Computers history
• Input & output devices
• Software & Hardware
• Shortcuts
• MS-Office
• Database management systems
• Internet-related knowledge
• Computer Abbreviations
• Computer security (hacking, viruses)
• Computer networks and communications

### SBI PO Mains Descriptive Test – Phase-II:

• Descriptive Paper – 50 marks (Computer based)
• Exam Duration 30 minutes
• Essay Writing
• Letter Writing
• Need to qualify in this exam to attend the next round

### SBI PO Group Exercise and Interview – Phase-III:

• Group Exercise – 20 Marks
• Interview – 30 Marks
• Need to qualify with the passing marks in this section as will be specified by the bank.