SBI PO Mains Exam Syllabus

Phase II: Mains Exam (Part I)

Following are the major topics of SBI PO Mains Exam −

Subject Topics
Reasoning Verbal Analogy
Word formation
Statement and conclusions
Statement and arguments
Statement and assumptions
Passage and conclusions
Coding Decoding
Blood Relations
Input/output, Assertion and reasoning
Series Test
Alphabet test
Number, Ranking and time sequence
Direction sense Test
Decision making test
Figure series
Sitting Arrangement
Non-Verbal Series test
Odd figure out
Computer Knowledge Windows operating system basics
Basics of Hardware and software
Internet terms and services
Basic Functionalities of MS-Office
Networking and communication
Database basics
Basics of Hacking, Security Tools and Viruses
History of computers
Data Analysis & Interpretation Line Charts
Pie Charts
Bar Charts
Tabular Data
Quantitative Aptitude
English Reading Comprehension
Jumbled Sentences
Spotting Errors
Phrases and idioms
Direct and Indirect speech
Active/ Passive voice
Close Passages
Passage completion
General Awareness Current affairs related to national issues
Current affairs related to international issues
History of Indian banking system
Overview of Indian Financial System
Recent credit and monetary policies
Introduction to National financial institutions such as RBI, SEBI, IRDA, FSDC etc.
Introduction to International financial institutions such as IMF, World Bank, ADB etc.
Banking Terms
Abbreviations and Economic terminologies
Important Government Schemes on capital & money market

Phase II: Mains Exam (Part II)

Part II of mains exam is descriptive type and it contains −

Letter Writing

  • Formal Letter − Writing letter to Bank Managers, Government Officers, News Editors, etc.

  • Informal Letter − Writing letter to parents, friends, relatives, etc.

  • Letter on saving the account, net banking, education loan, etc.

Essay Writing

  • Major Essay Writing topics are −

    • Technology

    • Right to education act

    • Financial Inclusion

Precise Writing

  • Chief Vigilance Officer

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