SBI PO Mains Syllabus

In this article, we will give the detailed SBI PO Mains Syllabus.

The SBI PO Mains exam is the second stage of the SBI Probationary Officer (PO) recruitment process.

Candidates who score above the cut-off marks in the SBI PO Prelims exam become eligible to move to the next level i.e. Mains. The SBI PO Mains exam was held on 20th July 2019.

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The Hall Ticket for SBI PO Mains Exam 2019 was released by SBI on 5th July 2019.

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The SBI PO Mains syllabus is divided into four sections (Objective-type questions):

  1. Data Analysis & Interpretation
  2. Reasoning & Computer Aptitude
  3. General/Economy/Banking Awareness
  4. English Language

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Candidates can download the SBI PO Mains Syllabus PDF from the link given below:

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The SBI PO Mains Pattern and question breakdown are given below:


Section (Objective)

No. of Questions

Total Marks




Data Analysis & Interpretation



45 minutes

0.25 marks for every incorrect answer


Reasoning & Computer Aptitude



60 minutes


General/Economy/Banking Awareness



35 minutes


English Language



40 minutes




3 Hours (Cumulative)

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It is imperative for applicants to understand the different components of the SBI bank PO Mains syllabus to excel in the test and make it to the final stage of selection – GD & PI round.

For a detailed understanding of the SBI PO Mains syllabus, candidates need to have a fair idea of what are the topics included in each section.

Considering the SBI PO exam pattern of the prior years’ questions, we are listing out an approximation of the section-wise topics of SBI PO Mains exam.

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Here is the SBI PO Mains syllabus topic-wise according to the latest SBI PO exam pattern:

1. Data Analysis & Interpretation

  • Charts & Tables
  • Tabular Graph
  • Radar Graph Caselet
  • Bar Graph
  • Line Graph
  • Missing Case DI
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Probability
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Let it Case DI
  • Pie Charts

2. Reasoning

  • Linear Seating Arrangement
  • Syllogism
  • Scheduling
  • Circular Seating Arrangement
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Double Lineup
  • Input-Output, Analytical and Decision Making
  • Blood Relations, Critical Reasoning
  • Ordering and Ranking, Code Inequalities
  • Directions and Distances
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Coding-Decoding, Course of Action

Computer Aptitude

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

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3. General/Economy/Banking Awareness

  • Static Awareness
  • Current Affairs
  • Banking Awareness
  • General Knowledge
  • Financial Awareness
  • Banking Terminologies Knowledge

4. English Language

  • Vocabulary
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Word Association
  • Verbal Ability
  • Grammar
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Error Spotting
  • Para Jumbles
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Cloze Test

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Apart from the Objective-type questions, the SBI PO exam pattern for the Mains also includes a descriptive test. This section mainly consists of an essay and letter writing test of 50 marks for a duration of 30 minutes. This test primarily assesses the writing prowess and grammatical skills of the examinee.

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