SBI Probationary Officer Exam pattern-2008

INFO : Paper Pattern of SBI Probationary Officer Exam 2008

a) Tier I–Preliminary Examination: Time 2 Hrs. (combined).
Candidates will be called for an objective type examination. The objective type examination will consist of i) Reasoning Ability Test, ii) Quantitative Aptitude, iii) General Awareness/ Computer Knowledge, iv) English Language. Question paper will be in bilingual form i.e. in Hindi and English except the test of English language.

b) Tier II–Main Test: Time 3 Hrs. (combined)
This will be an Objective and Descriptive type examination. The objective type examination of 2 hours duration will consist of : i) Test of Reasoning, ii) Data Analysis and Interpretation, iii) Marketing Knowledge, iv) Test of English Language

The Descriptive type examination will be a test of English knowledge–Time 60 Minutes

c) Tier III–Group Discussion & Interview:
Qualifying candidates will be called for Group Discussion and Interview and have to secure 40% (35% for SC/ST/PWD) aggregate marks i.e. Group Discussion and Interview put together to be eligible for selection.

Candidates will have to pass both in Tier II & Tier III for final selection as given above.
Thereafter, Tier II and Tier III marks will be aggregated and arranged in the descending order and depending on the vacancies; selection will be made from the top merit ranked candidates in each category.

Results of the candidates who are finally selected is made available on the SBI website.


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