How to Prepare SBI PO (Pre/Mains) 2020 Probationary Officers Syllabus Study Materials ~ TIPS

How to Prepare SBI PO (Pre/Mains) 2020 Probationary Officers Syllabus Study Materials ~ TIPS:

The State Bank of India shall release the Probationary Officer PO Jobs notification 2020 very soon. SBI PO (Pre/ Mains) examinations are also scheduled in June & July respectively. Students are herby provided the instructions / tips for preparation of SBI PO Prelim and SBI PO Mains 2020 Exams. The detailed SBI Online Examination scheme / pattern along with previous year papers analysis etc shall be obtained from the website / SBI PO Recruit notification.

How to Prepare SBI PO (Pre/Mains) 2020
How to Prepare SBI PO (Pre/Mains) 2020

SBI PO Prelim / Mains Online Examination are scheduled & the applicants are instructed with Tips to make better preparation in Probationary Officer Prelim Exam 2020 with subject wise analysis & strategies. Students preparing for the PO Exam 2020 following the strategies in Online Prelim examination 2020 & Mains exam 2020 will be able to score better.

SBI Exam Prelim/ Main Preparation Tips

The chief strategy in Prelim Examination is to handle the questions within the limited time limit and skipping the questions / attempting ratio and during attempting neglecting the options would have remained bearable strategies of students so far.

  • Prelim Examination Schedule

Keeping in view SBI PO Prelim exam is just qualifying in nature students should focus on the time management and increase of speed in attempted questions. Better practice in Reasoning/ Mathematics will make students more lucrative.  As far as Reasoning is concerned, students focusing on the scoring quality of subject and fasting the calculations internally will be able to score much better comparative to using pen paper.

Important Points to Remember-

  • Prelim Examination will carry 100 questions of Multiple Choice based.
  • Time limit of Prelim Online Exam will be 60 minutes
  • Out of 100, 35 Questions of each Reasoning & Mathematics will be asked
  • Remaining 30 Questions will be from English language
  • Each part will be given 20 minutes

Planning of Paper-

Planning of the question paper should be made by students with focusing on their strong side and exercising mathematical calculations / reasoning tricks etc. The easy topic should be completed in less time by students and for tough subject time should be given according to the requirements.

There will be no subject wise Cut off marks and Preliminary Examination marks will not be counted for Final selection.

Candidates should make English, Reasoning and Mathematics as strong as they can exercising the topics / practicing with questions and reminding formulas with smart ness. Any weakness in these subjects will make students toward different to success direction.


Logical Reasoning
Alphanumeric Series
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test
Data Sufficiency
Coded Inequalities
Seating Arrangement
Blood Relations
Input Output
Coding Decoding

Quantitative Aptitude

Profit & Loss
Mixtures &Alligations
Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices
Work & Time
Time & Distance
Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere
Data Interpretation
Ratio & Proportion, Percentage
Number Systems
Sequence & Series
Permutation, Combination & Probability

English Language

Reading Comprehension
Cloze Test
Para jumbles
Fill in the blanks
Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting
Paragraph Completion

SBI PO Mains Scheme/ Pattern-

Main Examination is schedule to be held soon by SBI & Students focusing on preparation shall make better score in Main Examination to qualify for Interview & Group Discussion.

Scheme- SBI PO Online Mains Examination 2020 will consist of four sections including Reasoning + Computer Aptitude, English Language, Data Analysis & Interpretation and General/Economy/Banking Awareness.

General/Economy/ Banking Awareness

Financial Awareness, General Knowledge, Static Awareness, Banking and Financial Awareness, Current Affairs & Memory

Computer Aptitude

Internet, Keyboard Shortcuts, Computer Abbreviation, Microsoft Office, Computer Hardware, Computer Software, Computer Fundamentals /Terminologies, Networking, Number System, Operating System, Basic of Logic Gates

Final Selection

Final Selection of the Candidates will be based on the Mains Examination performance and Personal Interview & Group Discussion.

  • Final Result shall be declared at the quickest possible

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