SBI PROBATIONARY OFFICER
PHASE I – Preliminary Exam
|Sections||No of Questions||Marks||Time Duration|
|English Language||30||30||Composite time of one hour|
Negative Marking – 1/4th or 0.25 marks
There will be sectional cut offs and overall cutoffs , so scoring high in one or two particular sections will not be enough. You need to perform well in every section at least till the cut off level.
Secondly , cut offs are not decided before the exams.
Preliminary exam is just elimination round to get selected further for mains. Only the people who clear Pre exam round will get shortlisted for the next round of mains exam. The list of shortlisted candidate will be available on the website, and only these candidates will get the call letter/admit card for the mains.
Scores obtained in preliminary exam will not be counted further.
PHASE II – Mains Examination
Phase II consists of two parts
|Sr. No.||Name of the test||No of Questions||Marks||Duration|
|1.||Reasoning & Computer Aptitude||45||60||60 minutes|
|2.||Data Analysis & Interpretation||35||60||45 minutes|
|3.||General/Banking Awareness||40||40||35 minutes|
|4.||English Language||35||40||40 minutes|
Negative marking – 1/4th or 0.25 marks
Sectional and overall cutoffs will be there in the above both phases
Descriptive test of 50 marks ( Letter/Essay writing) will be there. Duration 30 minutes.
Candidate need to secure just qualifying marks in the descriptive decided by the bank
Group Discussion– 30 marks & Interview – 20 Marks
Final Selection will be on the basis of Marks obtained in Phase II & Phase III