SBI Bank PO Examination 2015 pattern, Study material, books & Guides

SBI (State Bank of India) hаνе recently published notification for 1544 posts of SBI Bank Probationary
Officers (POs). Exam pattern fοr SBI Bank PO Exam іѕ ехрlаіnеd іn thіѕ blog post.

SBI Bank PO Examination will be consisted of two Phase. In first Phase of SBI PO Exam there will be written test and Second Phase will consist of Group Discussion and Interview.

Phase I (Written Exam): In First Phase there will be of combined paper of both Objective and Descriptive type questions. In objective test the paper will be of 250 marks and you have to solve all the questions in 2 hours duration. Objective test will consist of four sections. Each sections are given bellow but don’t worry we give you suggestions for books for SBI Bank PO 2014 exam preparation.

  • English Language test: consisting of Grammar, Vocabulary, Comprehension etc.
  • General Awareness, Marketing and Computers Test
  • Data Analysis and Interpretation Test
  • High Level Reasoning Test

The Descriptive type question Paper will of 50 marks and you have to finish this paper in 1 hour. Descriptive Paper of SBI Bank PO 2013  will English Language Test, which will consist of questions from Comprehension, short precis writing, letter writing and essay writing.

Phase II (Group Discussion and Interview): In this Phase Group Discussion will be of 20 marks and Interview will be of 30 marks. Remember that SBI will call candidates 3 Times the no. of total vacancies.

There will be cut off marks of 40% on both first and second phase separately. Candidates have to pass both Phase for final selection for SBI Bank Probationary Officers recruitment Exam 2014. The candidates will be selected on the basis of merit list.

Study material and books for SBI Bank PO Exam 2014 Preparation: We have found some books for preparation of SBI Bank PO Examination 2012. You can buy them online without paying at the time of booking and then Pay at the time of  delivery of the books when books reached to your door with free home delivery.

A Comprehensive Guide For State Bank Of India Probationary Officer Recruitment Examination – 2012

SBI & Associate Banks—PO Exam Guide

Encyclopedia Of General Knowledge & General Awareness

SBI – PO : Previous Years’ Papers Solved

A Modern Approach To Logical Reasoning

Objective English For Competitive Examinations

An Advanced Approach To Data Interpretation

Computer Awareness (Introducation To Computers)

These books cover all of the syllabus for SBI PO Exam and also suitable for other Bank PO Exams. All the books are must buy for serious preparation of the SBI Bank PO Exam. Follow our future blog posts for more such information on latest Exams.

67 comments on “SBI Bank PO Examination 2015 pattern, Study material, books & Guides
  1. i want to be a part of sbi. so i request you sir to send me important information about posts relating to sbi through my mail.

  2. i want to be a part of sbi. so i request you sir to send me important information about posts relating to sbi through my mail

  3. Dear sir, i m working in navy and my educational qualification is 12th(sc). A graduation certificate is being offerd to us by the ministry of defence on completion of 15 yrs of the service for all exams n further studies.

    Am i eligible to appear the SBI PO exam? plz guide me.

    i m retiring from the service on completion of 15 yrs of service at the age of 34 (my dob is 17 Jul 78). upto wht age i can appear the exam?

    If else i an qualifying the exam am i eligible to retain my all facilities given by Indian navy or not?

    Sir plz send all the requisite details to my mail id

  4. sir,
    please mail me whether we have to prepare economics, marketting and all other things related to banking. awating your early response,
    Thank you.

  5. Dear Sir,
    I Miss Babita Gusain have completed my graduation in bachelor management studies with first class, and want to do jobs in bank. Is there any coaching classes for bank exam. Or i will be able to do itself actually i don’t have any knowledge about it. I just want jobs in bank anyhow.Is there any post available in banks. and what is the last date for applying form. I want you to guide me in this.
    thanking you,

  6. sir im servicing in force and posted in remote area of chhatisgarh. there is no source to getting information of bank recruitment of po examination. so please send mail me any information of any bank po exam any time. thanks.

  7. Hi,

    I have 2 years experience in IT sector now i want to go for P.O job in SBI.I did my B.E(I.T) and currently doing M.B.A(Part time
    ) from symboisis.I am 25 years old.Is there any coaching classes for bank exam. Or i will be able to do it itself ,actually i don’t have any knowledge about it.Please guide me.Your advice and suggestions would be appreciated.


  8. helllo sir

    m sujata,had complited my MBA nd nw interested to b in the banking world …sir can u plz tell me wch books wld b good enough to reffer for PO exam nd clerk as well …plz sir do help me by providing last 2 yrs solved question papers..dat wld b really appriciated..
    . thank u

    • Try to follow above prescribed books as much as u can.Along with it atleast spend 2 hours time in reading hindu paper.That will enhance your reading skills.Read pratiyogita darpan Last 6 months material.Spend as much as time for verbal reasoning and DI.Best of LUCK

  9. good morning sir…
    i am satendra chauhan from Agra. i have done B.A. 62% & i want to face intervue sbi po exam so Plz! give me guirds

    satendra chauhan

  10. Hi
    I am purduing my mba plz can u suggest me a single book wholly dedicated to sbi n also can i get some information on the types of letters. It would be a hughe help.


  11. your prescribed books are so helpful for po preparation. Thanks for enlightening us when we don’t know what to buy preparation. But I couldn’t understand is why you didn’t suggest any books for marketing. Plz provide them too it would be great help for aspirants from Engineering. Thank you very much

  12. Hi Friends plz which book is suitable for the preparation…..plz inform to me,,,and send the any my mail id….

  13. Dear sir,
    I had completed Msc chemistry,I had requested to order Sbi careers book
    in online.Please suggest me is it sufficient or can i go for any other material getting the good marks

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