Every year SBI gives chances to the candidates who are aspiring to get into banking sector with the India’s largest banking corporation. SBI conducts various examinations for various posts like clerk, PO, SO. There is various selection process and exam pattern, here the selections process for the SBI PO is given:
The Selection process of SBI PO:
SBI PO selection process consists of three phases
Phase1: This is the first phase of selection process it consists of Preliminary examination having
100 objective type questions having a composite duration of 1 hours for all the three section it comprises of English language, Reasoning ability, Quantitative aptitude. Candidates have to qualify in each of the three sections for being eligible for the next phase of selection process.
Phase2: It consist of the mains examination it has two parts one is the objective tests consists of 200 marks and the descriptive test consists of 50 marks. The objective tests consists of 4 sections and have a composite timing of 3 hours. The four sections comprise of General/Economy/Banking Awareness, Reasoning Ability, Data analysis & Interpretation, English language, Reasoning and computer aptitude.
The Candidate has to qualify in each of the section for getting into the next phase of the selection process. The descriptive test comprises of 50 marks with a duration of 30 minutes and those candidates are only allowed to give the test who have qualified their objective tests and this test is an english language test comprises of letter writing and essay.
Phase3: This phase consists of two parts the group discussion and the interview both consists of marks. The aggregate marks of the objective tests and descriptive tests of the qualifying candidate will be arranged in descending order for each category. Chosen number of candidates are called for group exercise and interview by the bank.
Final selection Process: Only the marks obtain in the mains examination will be added for the selection and the preliminary marks is not taking into consideration for this process. The marks of the objective test and that of the descriptive test is being added to the group exercise and interview.
The marks obtained by candidates in the mains examination that is in 200 marks is converted out of 75 marks and the marks of group exercises and interview that is in 50 marks in converted out of 25 marks and then the total marks of the candidate are calculated out of 100 marks. The final list will be declared after the aggregation of converted marks of the written test exam and that of the group exercises and interview for each category. The selection will be made from the top of the merit list of candidate for each category.
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