If you are appearing for the recruitment exams of SBI PO 2018 then it is very important to know the exam pattern of the same. There will be total three phases for the candidates for the recruitment. The first phase is the Preliminary Exam and the second phase is the Mains Exam. Prelim will be of Objective type and the Mains will be of the Objective and Descriptive type both. So for the selection, it is the most important to crack these both phases. To do so, you must know the SBI PO 2018 Exam Pattern. We are providing the exam pattern for both Phases – I and II for the candidates.

The Preliminary Exam will be held in three days i.e. 01, 07, and 08 July 2018. After the completion of the first phase, the selected candidates will be called for the second phase. The mains exam will be conducted on August 04, 2018. So it is the most important factor for the candidates to understand the SBI PO 2018 Exam Pattern. For more information regarding the exam pattern of SBI PO 2018, you can check this page.

SBI PO 2018 Exam Pattern

Before going into depth, you should know the phases of the SBI PO Recruitment 2018. You can check so from the points given below:

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Mains Exam
  • Group Exercises and Interview.

SBI PO 2018 Exam Pattern: Phase-I (Preliminary)

The details of the prelim exam are given below:

Question Type: There will be the Objective Type questions.

Sections in the Exam: There will be three sections in the exam.

Total Number of Questions: The total number of questions will be 100.

Total Marks: Total marks for the questions will be 100.

Time Duration: The candidates will have to complete the exam in 1 hour.

The detailed exam pattern for the Prelim Exam is as below:

Name of the Test Number of Questions Time Duration(Minutes)
English Language 30 20
Quantitative Aptitude 30 20
Reasoning Ability 35 20

SBI PO 2018 Exam PatternSBI PO 2018 Exam Pattern: Phase-II (Mains)

SBI PO 2018 Mains Exam is having two major sections i.e. Objective Test, and the Descriptive Test. The candidates will have to appear for both the test one after the other. After completing the objective test, the candidates will have to write the descriptive exam. For more information, you can check:

  1. Exam Pattern of Objective Test: The details are given below:

Question Type: There will be the Objective Type questions.

Sections in the Exam: There will be four sections in the exam.

Total Number of Questions: The total number of questions will be 155.

Total Marks: Total marks for the questions will be 200.

Time Duration: The candidates will have to complete the exam in 3 hours.

Name of the Test Number of Questions Total Marks Time Duration (Minutes)
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 200 60
Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 45
General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness 40 35
English Language 35 40

2. Exam Pattern of Descriptive Test: You can check the details form below:

Number of Questions: There will be 2 questions.

Question Type: There will be the questions from English Language (Letter Writing & Essay).

Total Marks: Total marks will be 50.

Time Duration: The test will be of 30 minutes duration.

Marking Scheme for Objective test:

  • Each question will carry 1 mark.
  • The authority has decided to deduct 1/4 mark for a wrong answer.
  • If you will not attempt any answer then there will be no penalty for that.

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