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SBI Associate Bank PO - Exam Syllabus & Pattern

 

SBI Associate Bank PO - Exam Syllabus & Pattern

Dear reader here we are presenting syllabus of SBI Associate Banks PO Exam 2014. This can be helpful to know the pattern and level of the questions asked in this exam.

STATE BANK OF INDIA ASSOCIATE BANKS PROBATIONARY OFFICER (PO) 2014 SYLLABUS is a very important thing that every candidate has to look into and it is also advisable to the candidates that they must continuously refer to the syllabus at the starting of the preparation and also while the preparation is going on.

SBI Associates Banks –

1. SBBJ – State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur

2. SBH - State Bank of Hyderabad

3. SBM - State Bank of Mysore

4. SBP - State Bank of Patiala

5. SBT - State Bank of Travancore

 

 

Name of the Bank

Vacancies

SC    ST         OBC     General   Total   VH   OH

SBBJ

45

71

81

153

350

15

08

SBH

112

157

253

378

900

38

18

SBM

70

69

126

235

500

14

16

SBP

07

56

13

24

100

14

02

SBT

181

180

270

505

1136

15

15

Total

415

533

743

1295

2986

96

59

 

SBI Associate Banks Probationary officer (PO) exam consists of 2 sections namely:

1. Objective type paper-I  -  200 Marks

2. Descriptive type Paper-II - 50 marks

 

Syllabus includes of the following section:

1. Reasoning (HIGH LEVEL)

2. Data Interpretation

3. English Language (Grammer, Vocabulary, Comprehension etc)

4. General Awareness + Computer + Marketing Awareness

 

The above mentioned sections are from the Objective paper of the Exam whereas; the Descriptive paper also includes the English Language.

 

Below mentioned is the detailed syllabus of SBI PO Associate Banks 2014 syllabus:

 

Objective type paper-I  200 Marks

 

A). ENGLISH LANGUAGE SYLLABUS OF SBI ASSOCIATE BANKS PO 2014:

 

According to the analysis of previous year question paper there were two Reading Comprehensions.

AREA

NUMBER OF QUESTION

DIFFICULTY LEVEL

Reading Comprehension

10+10

Moderate to Difficult

Faulty Construction

15

Easy to Moderate

Jumbled Sentences

5

Easy to Moderate

Close Passages

10

Moderate

 

B). REASONING SYLLABUS OF SBI ASSOCIATE BANKS PO 2014:

 

NAME

NUMBER OF QUESTION

DIFFICULTY LEVEL

Input - output

5

Difficult

Sentence coding

5

Easy

Logical Reasoning

15

Easy to Moderate

Syllogism

5

Moderate

Puzzle / Seating Arrangement

10

Moderate

Data Sufficiency

5

Moderate

Direction &other problem

5

Easy to Moderate

 

C) GENERAL AWARENESS SYLLABUS OF SBI ASSOCIATE BANKS PO 2014

Area

NUMBER OF QUESTION

DIFFICULTY LEVEL

Banking Awareness

14

Moderate to Difficult

Current Affairs

16

Easy to Moderate

Computer Awareness

10

Easy to Moderate

Marketing

10

Moderate

 

 

D) DATA ANALYSIS & INTERPRETATION SYLLABUS OF SBI ASSOCIATE BANKS PO 2013

 

AREA

NUMBER OF QUESTION

DIFFICULTY LEVEL

Probability

5

Easy to Moderate

Line Graph

5

Moderate

Pie Charts

10

Moderate to Difficult

Bar Charts

15

Easy

Tables

15

Moderate to Difficult

 

DESCRIPTIVE SECTION SYLLABUS OF SBI ASSOCIATE BANKS PO – 50 Marks

 

1. Letter Writing

2. Paragraph Writing

3. Essay Writing

4. Precise Writing

5. Reading Comprehension

 

AREA

NUMBER OF QUESTION

TOPICS

Letter Writing

10

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

8

If I were an author, Rural Banking, Impact of autonomy provided to bank

Essay Writing

12

Right to education act, Financial Inclusion, How Technology can help banking sector

Precise Writing

10

Chief Vigilance Officer

Reading Comprehension

10

ATM and its uses

 

 

 

Note: Above exam pattern & syllabus is based on the 2012 - SBI Associate Banks PO Exam.

 

 
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IBPS RRB 2014 - Syllabus and Pattern

 

IBPS RRB 2014 - Syllabus and Pattern

Hello Students,

As you all know, IBPS RRB exam is approaching for the recruitment of various  post - Office Assistant (Multipurpose), Officer Scale-I, Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer), Officer Scale-II (Specialist Cadre), Officer Scale- III. 

It is also advisable to the candidates that they must continuously refer to the syllabus at the starting of the preparation and also while the preparation is going on.

The structure of the Examination which will be conducted on-line is as follows:

Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

 

Sr. no.

Name of Tests

Medium of Exam

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Total Time

1.

Reasoning

Hindi/ English

40

50

 

Composite Time of 2 hours and 30 minutes

2.

Numerical Ability

Hindi/ English

40

50

3.

General Awareness

Hindi/ English

40

40

4 (a)

English Language

English

40

40

4 (b)

Hindi Language

Hindi

40

40

5

Computer Knowledge

Hindi/ English

40

20


TOTAL


200

200


Officer Scale-I

 

Sr. no.

Name of Tests

Medium of Exam

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Total Time

1.

Reasoning

Hindi/ English

40

50

 

 

Composite Time of 2 hours and 30 minutes

2.

Quantitative Aptitude

Hindi/ English

40

50

3.

General Awareness

Hindi/ English

40

40

4 (a)

English Language

English

40

40

4 (b)

Hindi Language

Hindi

40

40

5

Computer Knowledge

Hindi/ English

40

20


TOTAL


200

200


 

Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer)

 

Sr. no.

Name of Tests

Medium of Exam

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Total Time

1.

Reasoning

Hindi/ English

40

50

 

Composite Time of 2 hours and 30 minutes

2.

Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation

Hindi/ English

40

50

3.

Financial Awareness

Hindi/ English

40

40

4 (a)

English Language

English

40

40

4 (b)

Hindi Language

Hindi

40

40

5

Computer Knowledge

Hindi/ English

40

20


TOTAL


200

200


Officer Scale-II (Specialist Cadre)

 

Sr. no.

Name of Tests

Medium of Exam

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Total Time

1.

Reasoning

Hindi/ English

40

50

 

Composite Time of 2 hours and 30 minutes

2.

Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation

Hindi/ English

40

50

3.

Financial Awareness

Hindi/ English

40

40

4 (a)

English Language

English

40

20

4 (b)

Hindi Language

Hindi

40

20

5

Computer Knowledge

Hindi/ English

40

20

6

Professional Knowledge

Hindi/English

40

40



TOTAL


200

200


Officer Scale- III

 

Sr. no.

Name of Tests

Medium of Exam

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Total Time

1.

Reasoning

Hindi/ English

40

50

 

Composite Time of 2 hours and 30 minutes

2.

Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation

Hindi/ English

40

50

3.

Financial Awareness

Hindi/ English

40

40

4 (a)

English Language

English

40

20

4 (b)

Hindi Language

Hindi

40

20

5

Computer Knowledge

Hindi/ English

40

20


TOTAL


200

200


 

NOTE - Negative Marking of 1/4 marks

 

Below mentioned is the detailed syllabus of IBPS RRB 2014 -

1. Reasoning -

Topic

Expected Number of Questions

Seating Arrangement

10

Tabulation

5

Logical Reasoning

5-10

Syllogism

5

Blood Relations

5

Input Output

0-5

Coding Decoding

5

Alphanumeric Series

0-5

Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test

0-5

Data Sufficiency

0-5

Coded Inequalities

5

Puzzle

5-7

 

2. English Language

Topic

Expected Number of Questions

Reading Comprehension

10

Cloze Test

10

Fill in the blanks

0-5

Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting

0-5

Paragraph Complete/ Sentence Correction

5

Para jumbles

5

Miscellaneous

5



3. Quantitative Aptitude

Topic

Expected Number of Questions

Simplification

5

Number Systems

3

Ratio & Proportion, Percentage

& Averages

3

Profit & Loss

2

Mixtures & Alligations

1-2

Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices

1- 2

Work & Time

2

Time & Distance

2

Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere

1-2

Sequence & Series

5

Permutation, Combination

& Probability

5

Data Interpretation

15

 

4. General Awareness -

Current Affairs

This would primarily focus on all news based items from various fields like sports, awards, summits, new appointments, obituaries, Indian Defense, etc. Please be thorough with newspaper, preferably "THE HINDU".

Banking Awareness

  • Indian Financial System – Overview of Financial Markets (Money Market, Capital Market, Forex Market, Credit Market), Financial Intermediaries involved (like investment bankers, underwriters, stock exchanges, registrars, depositories, custodians, portfolio managers, mutual funds, primary dealers, Authorised dealers, self regulatory organizations, etc. Also read important committees and its recommendations.
  • History of Indian Banking Industry - (Pre Independence, Post Independence, Nationalisation), Structure of Indian Banking, Types of Banks (Scheduled, Co-operatives), categorisation of Bank (Pvt, PSU, Foreign), NHB, SIDBI, EXIM, NABARD, IDBI its role etc and concept of NBFC.
  • Regulatory Bodies like – RBI, (RBI History/ Functions/ Roles/) SEBI, IRDA, PFRDA, FSDC, FMC etc its role functions and fact based details
  • Monetary & Credit Policies who decides, basis of change and its relation with Inflation and other related issues & Inflation (Types) CRR/ SLR/ Repo/ Re-Repo/Bank Rate etc.
  • Budget Basics and Current Union Budget – Discussion of Budget related terminologies like GDP, Fiscal Deficit, Various kinds of taxes, Government revenue model and spending etc. and discussion on Union Budget 2014. Also major pointers for Rail Budget and Economic Survey to be read.
  • International Organisations/ Financial Institutions – IMF, World Bank, ADB, UN related agencies, recent development in them members heads etc functions, recent loans given by them to India or any country in the world where Crisis is going on.
  • Capital Market & Money Market – Concept, Types of Instruments they deal in like (1. Call/Notice Money 2. Treasury Bills 3. Term Money, 4. Certificate of Deposit 5. Commercial Papers or Capital Market Instruments like equity Shares, preference shares, or Debt segment like Debentures etc also talk about Stock Exchanges in India and world.
  • Government Schemes – All important schemes for ex. Bharat Nirman, Swavlamban, Swabhiman , All schemes discussed in budget - the details like when was it introduced, important facts related to same, budgetary allocation etc.
  • Abbreviations and Economic terminologies - Frequently discussed in newspaper
  • Other important concepts like – BASEL, Micro Finance, Base Rate, Negotiable Instruments, Credit Rating Agencies, Financial Inclusions, Teaser Rates, GAAR, Priority Sector Lending and all other important concepts.

5. Computer Knowledge -

 

Module No.

Details

1

Number System

2

History of Computers

3

Hardware

4

Software

5

Database (introduction)

6

Communication (Basic Introduction)

7

Networking (LAN, WAN)

8

Internet (Concept, History, working environment, Application)

9

Security Tools, Virus, Hacker

10

MS Windows & MS Office

11

Logic Gates



 
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SBI CLERK 2014: Exam Analysis


Dear readers, here we are posting some of the questions of GK and Computer sections which was asked SBI

 

GK & Computer Questions Asked in SBI CLERK EXAM - 26th July 2014 (Evening Shift)

 

1. Capital of Canada? Ans. Ottawa

2. Where is CRISIL HQ ? Ans- Mumbai

3. Which of the following is related to financial inclusion? BSBDA

4. Which device is used to measure blood pressure ? Sphygmomanometer

5. state with highest per capita milk availability- PUNJAB

6. MIS full form in terms of finanance- Marketing Intelligence System

7. 24-ASEAN summit venue- Nay Pyi Taw

8. SMSME cabinet minister- Kalraj Mishra

9. bhartiya mahila bank inaugarated by-Manmohan Singh

10. study of kidney disease comes under branch? Nephrology

11. Maximum business deal with the country with India ?

12. country having three top most companies? USA

13. CSO full form- Central Statistical Organisation

14. CBS full form- Core Banking Solution

15. which organization collect and publish financial data? National Sample Survey Organisation

16. ashes trophy played between countries- Australia and England

17. CD full form- Compact Disc


CLERK EXAM - 26th July 2014 (Morning Shift)

GK Questions

1. Lok Sabha Constituency of Sushma Swaraj – Vidisha 
2. Who is Health Minister: Dr. Harsh Vardhan 
3. Who provides assistance to small industries: SIDBI
4. RBI Adjust Liquidity by which tool: LAF (Liquidity Adjustment Facility)
5. Functions of RBI – Bankers Bank
6. Camel is the official animal of which state: Rajasthan
7. Capital of Sweden: Stockholm
8. Winner of Australian Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg
9. Nilgiris is located in which state: Tamil Nadu
10. Highest Urban Population of which state: Maharashtra
11. Which organization is for Woman Entrepreneur?
12. International Day for Old Person: 1 October
13. Sign on 1 Rupee currency note: Finance Secretary 
14. Capro Group has won the International Business Year of the award is owned by: Lord Swaraj Paul
15. 2015 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting will be held in: Malta
16. Committee on Cauvery water dispute: B.S Chauhan 
17. Which country started first plastic notes: Australia
18. DRDO developed which indigenous plane: Tejas
19. Japan has sea-conflict with which country: China
20. A.R Rahman street name in which country: Canada
21. Which of the following is not true about Telangna? is dived on the linguistic basis.

Some Comp Questions

1. Linux is what: Operating system

2. Keyboard and ___ is an input device: Mouse
3. Printer is an example of: Output device
4. Two people should be logged or simultaneously for what: Instant messaging
5. Magnetic Disk is: Non Volatile

 

Clerk Exam 19 JULY (Evening Shift).

 

GK & Computer Questions:

 

  1. Recipient of 49th Jananpeeth Award - Kedar Nath Singh
  2. Who control the Monetry policy-RBI
  3. Amul related to what ? - white revolution
  4. FIBA is related with Which sport ?- Basketball
  5. Recently in which state Solar thermal power plant installed - Rajasthan
  6. which card is issued by NPCI?-RuPay Card
  7. which south east organisation has 10 members?-ASEAN
  8. ARMY FLAG DAY- 7 December
  9. In shop transaction is done by which machine: POS
  10. Water resource minister  - Uma Bharti
  11. Who was recently honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Award for Best Singer (Female): Sunidhi Chauhan
  12. Which award is given to Leander Paes, Ruskin bond- Padma Bhushan award
  13. definition of Current account deficit:  value of goods and services it imports exceeds the value of goods and services it exports.
  14. Vijay hazare trophy is related to which sport? CRICKET
  15. Night blindness is due to deficiency of which disease- Vitamin A
  16. full form of NVRAM- Non Volatile Random Acess Memory
  17. Which of the following activities is not done by RBI?- trading in commodities
  18. Question related to Core Banking Solutions
  19. Which of the following is not a bank bank? - IRDA
  20. Which of the following is an operating system ?-WINDOWS 2003
  21. Input device-Light pen
  22. Operating system is: system software
  23. Which of the following is related to Email: attachment
  24. Intangible asset
  25. Fifa world cup-what kind of marketing-event
  26. Malaysia, truly Asia-what kind of marketing
  27. Currency of Kuwait-Kuwaiti Dinar
  28. Capital of Bhutan-Thimphu
  29. Recently Hindustan Motor car plant shut down: Uttarpara plant in West Bengal
  30. Book my journey transforming into dreams: Former President APJ Abdul Kalam
  31. Highest rural population state as per Census 2011 - Uttar Pradesh
  32. Reliance company lady head name- Neeta Ambani
  33. Recently banking license issued company name- IDFC
  34. Full form CAG-Comptroller and Auditor General
  35. which of the following is not an indirect tax- 10% surcharge on income


CLERK 2014 Exam - 19th July (Evening Shift)

 

  1. RIL & Network 18 Deal(in crores)- 4000 Crores
  2. Sahara the untold story Written by?-Tamal Bandyopadhyay
  3. Amul set up Dairy worth 200 cr at which city?- Varansi
  4. Chinese Currency? - YUAN
  5. Sachin Tendulkar coins were sponsored by which company? EAST INDIA COMPANY
  6. who among the following is RBI governor ? URJIT PATEL
  7. Human rights day is observed on which day-DEC 10
  8. Who is the current road, transport, highways and shipping? NITIN GADKARI
  9. ECB stands for ? EXTERNAL COMMERCIAL BORROWINGS
  10. WIMBLEDON championship is related to which game ? LAWN TENNIS
  11. Who is the current SBI chairman? ARUNDATI BHATTACHARYA
  12. girl child development scheme?
  13. regulatory authorities of Cooperative banks & RRB's?- NABARD
  14. a Scheme named Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls also known as ?- SABLA
 
SBI CLERK 2014 Exam: Pattern & Syllabus

 

SBI CLERK 2014 Exam: Pattern & Syllabus

 

Dear reader, As you all know that SBI Clerk Vacancy is out and Exam will be held in the month of July/August 2014, so here we are presenting you a pattern & syllabus of SBI Clerk 2014 exam.

State Bank of India Clerk Selection Process is based on Online Objective type Test and Personal Interview.


Exam Pattern:

1. Online Exam: Marks – 200 Time Duration: 2 Hrs 15 min.

 

The test will be online objective type, consisting of:

 

Topics

Total Questions

Total Marks

1. General Awareness

40

40

2. General English

40

40

3. Quantitative Aptitude

40

40

4. Reasoning Ability

40

40

5. Marketing Aptitude + Computer Knowledge

40

(20 questions from each section)

40

Total

200 Qs

200 Marks

 

Note: There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. Candidates will have to pass in each section.

2. Interview: The candidates who qualified in online test will be called for interview.

Below Mentioned is the detailed syllabus of SBI CLERK 2014 Exam:

 

1. General Awareness: In this section questions will be asked from:

Banking Awareness

Current Affairs from all areas such as: National, International, Sports, Business, Awards etc.

Note: 70% questions will asked from Current Affairs.

 

2. General English: In this section questions will be asked from:

Reading Comprehension,

Common Errors,

Error Spotting,

Fill in the Blanks,

Cloze Test,

Sentence Rearrangement etc.

 

3. Reasoning: In this section questions will be asked from:

Coding & Decoding,

Blood Relation

Alphabet Series

Syllogism

Seating Arrangement + Tabulation

Alphanumeric Series

Data Sufficiency

Inequality

Input & Output

4. Quantitative Aptitude: In this section questions will be asked from:

Simplification

Number System

Number Series

Percentage

Profit Loss

Average

Ratio & Proportion

Time & Work

Time & Distance

Simple & Compound Interest

 

Note: One Data Interpretation (D.I.) will also come in clerk exam.


5. Marketing Aptitude + Computer Knowledge: Basic questions will be asked form both the section.

 

Marketing Section: You should have the basic knowledge of Marketing.

Fundamental & Basic concept of Marketing.

 

Computer Section: You should have the basic knowledge of Computer.

What are computer, how it works and its history. Try to learn each and every detail which helps the computer to perform. Also focus on MS Word, Excel and Power Point chapters.

 

Note: Above information is based on SBI Clerk 2012 exam pattern & syllabus. The only difference is that this time SBI will

conduct Online Exam for first time.

 
SBI PO 2014: Exam Analysis

 

SBI PO 2014: Exam Analysis


GK Questions asked in SBI PO Exam on 15 June 2014 (Morning Shift)

 

(1) World environment day celebrated on---5 June

(2) One question on White level ATM--- 
(3) One question on Certificate deposit
(4) One question on census of 2011
(5) micr code consists of _____ digits--- 5 numeric digit
(6) What is the Name of Chief justice of India?

(7) Full form of SLR-----statutory liquidity ratio
(8) What is scanner?---  input device
(9) Four Pi's of marketing?-- product, price, place, promotion
(10) Padam bhushan Given to?
(11) How many people voted in Central election ( in crore ) ?--- 54-55cror
(12) Which country change their national flag recently ?---------
(13) What is mouse icon called ?------ cursor
(14) On which data computer process ?
(15) If liquidity exceeds what RBI will do ?
(17) World’s highest building- burj khaleefa
18) fastest mode of transfer through mobile mode---RTGS
19) meaning of 'galore'--------in abundance
20) min limit in RTGS------2 lakhs
21) new pak envoy to India- basit----------abdul basit
22) ideal mode of m/king
23) search file shortcut option-----ctrl+f
24) software is saved in _____(hard disk, rom,ram,not)
25) Australian swimmwer who under gone shoulder surgery------Ian thorpe
26) ranbaxy is the company of---sun pharma
27) largest computer..d optn were mainframe, pda, mini,laptop,pc
28) large data storage device having metallic surface------
29) which bank can not issue certi of deposit-rrb and local area bank
30) what is term deposit-------fixed deposit
31) what is software----
32) About NBFC's--- Non Banking Finance Companies
33) Which is faster neft or rtgs---RTGS

 

14th June 2014 (Evening Shift)

1. Who is author is the book " 2 States"?---------chetan bhagat
2. Kaiga Nuclear power plant in which state?------- karnataka
3. What is the full for of CBS?---- core banking solution
4. who won Dato Alex Lee Award 2013
5. Total quality management?
6. Marketing management?
7. What is CRM?----- customer relationship management
8. Full form of EULA?-------- End User Licence Agreement

9. How much is the time limit for NPA declaration?
10. Shiela Dixit is Governor of which state?------- kerala
11. Types of pricing stategy?---
12. IPL spot fixing committee is headed by?----- mukul mudgal
13. What is the use of CTS?
14. yoga guru Iyengar from maharashtra has received which award?--- padma vibhusan
15. April 7 is observed as?------- world health day
16. term deposit/time deposit?
17. What is the use of KYC?
18. end user/consumer related question
19. IBSA full form?--- India,Brazil,South Africa
20. Overdraft facility?
21. One question on Open Market operations and Money market instrument (like question over commercial papers)
22. One Question on FDI?
23. One question on Soil Note.
24. World health day?--------- 7 April
25. What is the impact of changes in CASA ratio?
26. Role of top management (marketing)?---------- profit maximization
27. Who is newly appointed deputy governer?------- R. Gandhi
28. Which is a Input device? ----------keyboad
29. Which is Output device? -------------scanner or bar code reader
30. What are the steps to create a folder on desktop?
31. Which is not a type of computer? --------server.

 
SYLLABUS & EXPECTED PATTERN OF SBI PO EXAM 2014 !

 

SYLLABUS & EXPECTED PATTERN OF SBI PO EXAM 2014 !

 

State Bank of India (SBI) Probationary Officer (PO) 2014 syllabus is a very important thing that every candidate has to look into and it is also advisable to the candidates that they must continuously refer to the syllabus at the starting of the preparation and also while the preparation is going on.

State bank of India Probationary officer (PO) exam consists of 2 sections namely:

1. Objective type paper-I  -  200 Marks           ( Total Time : 2 hours)

2. Descriptive type Paper-II - 50 marks           ( Total Time : 1 hour ) 

Note: Negative Marking : 1/4th of Marks

Syllabus includes of the following section:

1. Reasoning (HIGH LEVEL)

2. Data Interpretation

3. English Language

4. General Awareness + Computer + Marketing Awareness

The above mentioned sections are from the Objective paper of the Exam whereas; the Descriptive paper also includes the English Language.

BELOW MENTIONED IS THE DETAILED SYLLABUS OF SBI PO 2014 SYLLABUS:

Objective type paper-I  200 Marks

A). ENGLISH LANGUAGE SYLLABUS OF SBI PO 2014:

 

AREA

NUMBER OF QUESTION

DIFFICULTY LEVEL

Reading Comprehension

10+10

Moderate to Difficult

Faulty Construction

15

Easy to Moderate

Jumbled Sentences

5

Easy to Moderate

Close Passages

10

Easy

 

Note: According to the analysis of previous year question paper there were two Reading Comprehensions.

B). REASONING (High Level)

NAME

NUMBER OF QUESTION

DIFFICULTY LEVEL

Input - output

5

Difficult

Sentence coding

5

Easy

Logical Reasoning

15

Easy to Moderate

Syllogism

5

Moderate

Puzzle / Seating Arrangement

10

Moderate

Data Sufficiency

5

Moderate

Direction &other problem

5

Easy to Moderate

 

C) GENERAL AWARENESS SYLLABUS OF SBI PO 2014

Area

NUMBER OF QUESTION

DIFFICULTY LEVEL

Banking Awareness

14

Moderate to Difficult

Current Affairs

16

Easy to Moderate

Computer Awareness

10

Easy to Moderate

Marketing

10

Easy

 

D) DATA ANALYSIS & INTERPRETATION

AREA

NUMBER OF QUESTION

DIFFICULTY LEVEL

Probability

5

Easy to Moderate

Line Graph

5

Moderate

Pie Charts

10

Moderate to Difficult

Bar Charts

15

Easy

Tables

15

Moderate to Difficult


DESCRIPTIVE SECTION SYLLABUS OF SBI PO – 50 Marks

1. Letter Writing

2. Paragraph Writing

3. Essay Writing

4. Precise Writing

5. Reading Comprehension

AREA

NUMBER OF QUESTION

TOPICS

Letter Writing

10

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

8

If I were an author, Rural Banking, Impact of autonomy provided to bank

Essay Writing

12

Right to education act, Financial Inclusion, How Technology can help banking sector

Precise Writing

10

Chief Vigilance Officer

Reading Comprehension

10

ATM and its uses



 
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