Monday, April 7, 2014

Exam Pattern of SBI PO 2014 (Selection Process)

The notification is already out and you have of start the preparation for the SBI PO 2014. To understand the exam, you need to first understand the exam pattern and selection process of the exam. Because you must know the exam pattern and the syllabus of the exam in case you need to crack any of the exams. So, here is the selection process and exam pattern of SBI PO 2014.

Exam Pattern and Selection Process of SBI PO 2014 

Exam Pattern and Selection Process of SBI PO 2014
SBI PO’s online objective exam will have questions on subjects like English, General Awareness marketing and computer awareness, Data analysis and interpretation, and Logical Reasoning. Each section will have 50 questions and 50 marks. There is NO negative marking. After that you need to give a descriptive Test of 50 marks in which you have to write a short note or short essay for the given topic. The given topic can be like corruption, your favorite actor/actress or general election 2014 or something current trending topic.

Subject nameNo of questionTotal MarksTime Duration
English5050120 Minutes
General Awareness, Marketing & Computers5050
Data Analysis & Interpretation5050
Reasoning (High Level)5050

After clearing online objective exam and descriptive test, you need to go for the Group discussion and interview process. Group discussion will carry 20 marks and 30 marks of weight age for interview process. So, summing up all we have 200 marks of objective test + 50 marks of descriptive test + 50 marks of GD-PI. Total of 300 marks of exam for qualifying the SBI PO exam.

So, this is the exam pattern of the SBI PO 2014 exam. You have to go through this tough exam, if you need to get job in state bank of India.

Is there any subject wise cut off?
Yes, candidates need to score minimum marks in each of the sections, specified by bank (which will announced later on).

How will be the final selection done?

The candidates who will qualify in each test (objective test, descriptive test, GD-PI), their marks will be calculated like below. The total marks of objective test and descriptive test (200+50) 250 marks will be converted in to 75 marks and 50 marks of GDPI will be converted in to 25 marks and the final merit will be published on basis of this 100 marks.

Why this exam is important?

Well, it is important for the candidates who have dream to get government job, who have dream to work with SBI, who need job, who have aim to crack SBI PO Exam (at any cost), who need secure job, who need high salary job in government and banking sector. SBI bank jobs are always secure, high pay and best in the banking sector. As you know, that SBI do not come in the IBPS’s 19 banking group, they used to go for separate recruitment exam every year. so if you need to get in biggest banking group of India who provides you more than 70,000 of on hand monthly salary with extra benefits.

SBI is paying such high amount because of large banking network, customer reliance and trust of the Indian people. SBI is having 10000+ branches in all over india and fastest growing banking network. So, keep focus on the preparation and join this biggest banking sector for brightest future.

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  1. sir,plz tell me I found that there is no negative marking for this SBI PO recruitment 2014.Is it correct or not plz tell me sir.when there is no negative marking I think they may put high cutoff marks to qualify.Is it right sir

    1. There is not negative marking. Atlest not mentioned in official document.

  2. sir plz mention topic wise weight age of every section in this SBI PO recruitment 2014.we r eagerly waiting for ur reply.hope I should reply soon.thank u

  3. sir plz tell me surely there is no negative marking or not?but in some websites they mentioned 1/4 the mark will be reduced for every incorrect answer.sir plz tell me correctly sir.thank u sir.I am waiting for ur reply

  4. sir tell me negative marking is there or not?only in this website u had put that there is no negative marking.InAnother website they had put negative marking is there.sir plz tell clearly

  5. I dont believe in any other source but in official document of SBI PO, there is no mention of negative marking. But it has been said that SBI will introduce negative marking comment in admit card of SBI PO exam. So as of now, there is no announcement on it.

  6. Sir in admit card also they have not mentioned anything about negative marking. so there is no negative mark in sbi po exam? Pls i clear my doubt


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