SBI PO Detailed Syllabus

SBI PO Syllabus Section-wise

General English
  • Vocabulary
  • Spotting Errors
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Paragraph Completion
  • Cloze Test
  • Sentence Rearrangement Misspelt & Inappropriate Words
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Para Jumbles
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • Grammar Correction
  • Deriving Conclusions
  • Vocabulary
Reasoning Ability
  • Coding Decoding
  • Blood Relation
  • Direction and Distance
  • Order and Ranking
  • Sitting Arrangement
  • Puzzle
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Machine Input
  • Inequality
  • Syllogism
  • Alphabetical and Miscellaneous Series
  • Statement & Course of Action
  • Inference
  • Input & Output
  • Statements & Assumptions
  • Vienn Diagram
Quantitative Aptitude
  • Simplification
  • Number series
  • Percentage
  • Profit and Loss
  • Simple Interest and Compound Interest
  • Average Ratio and Proportion
  • Problem based on Ages
  • Partnership
  • Time and Work
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Speed, Time and distance
  • Problems on trains
  • Boats and Streams
  • Mixture and Allegation
  • Inequality
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Probability
  • Area and Volume
  • Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency
  • Quadratic Equations
Computer Knowledge
  • History of computers
  • Input and Output devices
  • Hardware and software
  • Windows operating system
  • Internet terms and services
  • Basic Functionalities of MS-Office( MS-word, MS-Excel, MS-PowerPoint)
  • Computer Abbreviations
  • Logic gates
  • Networking and communication
  • Database Managements system
  • Hacking, Security Tools and Viruses
  • Shorty Keys
  • Modern Day Technology

SBI PO Syllabus Section-wise

  • Current Affairs (National and International)
  • Major Financial/Economic News
  • Budget and Five Year Plans
  • Banking & Financial Awareness
  • Who’s Who
  • Sports
  • Books and Authors
  • Awards and Honours
  • Science – Inventions and Discoveries
  • Abbreviations
  • Important Days
  • International and National Organizations

SBI PO Syllabus for Descriptive Test 2016

The Descriptive Test of 30 minutes duration with 50 marks will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay). Candidates will have to answer Descriptive Test by typing on the computer. The candidates are required to qualify in the Descriptive Test by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank.

Descriptive Test paper of only those candidates will be evaluated who have scored qualifying marks in the Objective Tests and are placed adequately high as per total marks in Objective Test.

Syllabus :

Letter Writing

  • Informal Letter: Writing letters to friends, relatives, parents, siblings
  • Formal Letter: Writing Letter to Bank Managers, News Editors, Govt Department Officers.
  • Letters on saving the account, net banking and education loan.

Essay Writing

  • General Topic Only
  • Technology
  • Right to Education
  • Financial Inclusion

Precise Writing 

  • Chief Vigilance Officer

Paragraph writing

  • Rural Banking
  • Impact of autonomy

SBI PO Syllabus for Interview 2016

The aggregate marks of candidates qualifying in both the Objective Tests and the Descriptive Test will be arranged in descending order in each category. An adequate number of candidates in each category, as decided by the Bank will be called for Group Discussion and Interview. The qualifying marks in Group Discussion & Interview will be as decided by the Bank.


  • Banking Awareness
  • General Awareness
  • Personal Background                              MiQClasses – SBI Notification(SBI PO RECUITMENT 2000 POSTS)