SBI PO Exam 2016 – 2017: State Bank of India Probationary Officer (PO) Exam Syllabus and Pattern consists of 2 sections.
Objective type paper-I – 200 Marks, (Total Exam Time : 2 hours)
Descriptive type Paper-II – 50 marks, (Total Exam Time : 1 hour )
*Negative Marking : 1/4th of Marks
SBI Syllabus includes of the following section:
Reasoning (HIGH LEVEL)
General Awareness, Computer, Marketing Awareness
A. SBI Objective Type Paper-I for 200 Marks and Number of Questions.
Reading Comprehension: 10+10
Faulty Construction: 15
Jumbled Sentences: 05
Close Passages: 10
B. REASONING (High Level) and Number of Questions.
Input – output: 05
Sentence coding: 05
Logical Reasoning: 15
Puzzle/ Seating Arrangement: 10
Data Sufficiency: 05
Direction & Other problem: 05
C. GENERAL AWARENESS Syllabus Of SBI PO Exam 2016 – 2017 and Number of Questions.
Banking Awareness: 14
Current Affairs: 16
Computer Awareness: 10
D. DATA ANALYSIS & INTERPRETATION and Number of Questions.
Line Graph: 05
Pie Charts: 10
Bar Charts: 15
E. DESCRIPTIVE SECTION Syllabus of SBI PO – 50 Marks
Letter Writing: 10 (Topic: To a branch to close the saving account, To friend to attend a seminar on net banking, To a bank for higher education loan)
Paragraph Writing: 08 (Topic: If I were an author, Rural Banking, Impact of autonomy provided to bank)
Essay Writing: 12 (Topic: Right to education act, Financial Inclusion, How Technology can help banking sector)
Precise Writing: 10 (Topic: Chief Vigilance Officer)
Reading Comprehension: 10 (Topic: ATM and its uses)