SBI PO Exam Pattern 2019: Detailed Exam Pattern for Prelims & Mains

SBI PO Exam Pattern 2019: State Bank of India widely called as SBI, inevitably release Probationary Officer Official Notification for this year. SBI will conduct PO recruitment 2019 for a massive number of vacancies. SBI is the dignitary platform for the Candidates those want to getting placed in a banking sector. Many aspirants are interested to apply for SBI PO 2019 Recruitment and they are very much fascinated to prepare for the SBI PO 2019 Exams. Prior to starting their preparation, they have to study about SBI PO Exam Pattern. Because SBI PO exam pattern will enrich the candidates with the scheme of examination, different sections of the exam, total number questions will be asked, maximum marks allotted for SBI PO prelims and mains exam, and time allotted for both prelims and mains examination. SBI Po Exam pattern will help the candidates to make the successful study plan and to execute well in the SBI PO Exam 2019. Here we provided SBI PO Exam pattern separately for Prelims and Main Examination in Detail.

Stages Of SBI PO Exam Pattern 2019

The SBI PO 2019 recruitment drive having 4 successive stages to candidates those who are applying for 2019 recruitment process. The Selection Processes are as follows

  1. Preliminary Exam
  2. Main Exam
  3. Group Discussion
  4. Personal Interview

After clearing the final selection process that is a personal interview, the successful candidates will be appointed as SBI Probationary Officers in various branches all over India.

SBI PO Exam Pattern – Preliminary Examination 

The beginning stage of SBI PO recruitment is SBI PO Preliminary examination, the questions will be asked in SBI PO Prelims Exam are Multiple Choice Objective Type. Each Sections having individual Sectional time duration to answer the questions. Here we have given SBI PO prelims Exam Pattern.

Name of the Subject No. of Questions Marks Duration
English Language 30 100 Marks 20 Minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 35 20 Minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 20 Minutes
Total 100 1 Hour


SBI PO Exam Pattern – Main Examination 

Candidates those who have cleared SBI PO Prelims exam successful will be allowed for SBI PO Main Examination by State Bank of India. Main Examination having both Descriptive Type Test followed by Objective Type Test. Candidates should appear for descriptive type Exam after finishing their Objective Type test in SBI PO Main Exam. Here is the SBI PO Main Exam Pattern.

Objective Type
Name of the Subject No. of Questions Marks Duration
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 200 Marks 60 Minutes
Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 45 Minutes
General / Economy / Banking Awareness 40 35 Minutes
English Language 35 40 Minutes
Total 155 3 Hours


Descriptive Type 
Letter Writing & Essay 02 50 marks 30 minutes


SBI PO Exam Pattern – Group Discussion & Personal Interview

Applicants those who got shortlisted based on Prelims and Main Examination Score will appear for SBI PO Group Discussion and Personal Interview. This stage will be the final selection process for SBI PO recruitment drive. Candidates those who have crossed the SBI PO selection process will be appointed as Officers in SBI.