SBI PO Question Papers 2018

SBI PO Question Papers 2018 - The question papers of SBI PO 2018 will help candidates to know types of questions asked in the exam. SBI PO 2018 question papers will not be officially released by the exam authority. Through SBI PO question papers, candidates can get a fair idea of the level of questions that they can expect in the prelims and mains exam. Candidates will also get to know their weak areas by regular practice using SBI PO sample question papers. Solving multiple SBI PO question papers 2018 can help aspirants manage time and increase the speed and accuracy. SBI PO recruitment 2018 is being conducted by SBI for recruitment to 2000 vacancies of Probationary Officers.

SBI PO question papers 2018 of prelims will consist of 100 questions from the English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning Ability. SBI PO 2018 mains exam will comprise of 155 questions from Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, Data Analysis & Interpretation, General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness and English Language. Check details about SBI PO question papers, previous years sample papers from the article below.

 

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SBI PO Question Papers 2018 for different stages

SBI PO exam is conducted in three stages - Prelims, Mains and Group Discussion/Interview. Candidates who qualify the preliminary stage of SBI PO exam can appear for the mains exam. Further, the candidates who qualify the mains exam will be appearing in the group discussion/interview round.

 

SBI PO Question Papers

 

Aspiring candidates may go through the below given previous years sample question papers in order to prepare for the exam.

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Question Papers of SBI PO 2018 – Stage 1 (preliminary)

 

The first stage of SBI PO exam 2018 is the preliminary stage. The candidates who qualify this stage will be eligible to appear for the next stage i.e. the mains exam.

 Question papers of SBI PO for the preliminary exam will be based on:

  1. English Language

  2. Quantitative Aptitude

  3. Reasoning Ability 

SBI PO 2018 Exam Pattern- Prelims

Sr.No

Name of test

No. of questions

Duration

Marks

1.

English language

30

20 minutes

30

2.

Quantitative aptitude

35

20 minutes

35

3.

Reasoning ability

35

20 minutes

35

 

Total

100

1 hour

100

SBI PO Question Papers 2018 - Stage 2 (mains)

SBI PO mains exam is the second stage in the selection process. All those candidates who qualify the preliminary stage of SBI PO exam will appear for the SBI PO mains exam.

SBI PO Question Paper for mains exam (Objective) is based on:

  1. Reasoning and Computer Aptitude

  2. Data Analysis and Interpretation

  3. General/Economy/Banking Awareness

  4. English Language 

SBI PO 2018 Exam Pattern -Mains

Test

Name of the test

No. of question

Total Marks

Duration

I

Reasoning & Computer aptitude

45

60

60 minutes

II

Data analysis and interpretation

35

60

45 minutes

III

General/Economy/Banking
Awareness

40

40

35 minutes

IV

English Language

35

40

40 minutes

 

Total

155

200

3 hours

Question Paper of SBI PO Mains exam (Descriptive) is based on English language (Letter Writing & Essay)

 

Sample Question Papers of SBI PO - Stage 3 (group discussion/interview)

 

SBI PO group discussion and interview do not require any question paper and is based on a candidate’s personality and intellect. This stage of the selection process is a group exercise that tests the candidates on adjustability, optimism, positive attitude, readiness to change, risk-taking ability, flexibility, adaptability, resourcefulness. Further, the candidates are called for the interview round. All those candidates who qualify the interview are the candidates who are finally selected in the SBI PO exam 2018.

Benefits of SBI PO Question Paper

By referring to the previous year SBI PO question paper, the candidates can get an insight of not only how the questions will be given to them but also let them know that where do they stand with their preparations. There are various ways in which the SBI PO question papers can help the candidates:

 

Speed and Accuracy - Solving the sample questions of SBI PO, candidates can even improve their speed of solving the paper as speed is one of the most important factors that a candidate must keep in mind during writing the SBI PO 2018.

 

Helps in preparation – When candidates solve the sample question paper of SBI PO, they can come across many questions, the answer for which they do not know. Previous years question papers with solutions will be beneficial to them for solving the questions.

 

Confidence – There are a lot of candidates who might be appearing for SBI PO exam for the first time. This feeling might create a sense of fear in them. Many times it does happen that in spite of putting a lot of efforts in writing the exam, candidates tend to forget some answers or some important formulas which make them nervous. In such situations, if a candidate is familiar with the SBI PO Exam pattern 2018 of the question papers of SBI PO, then it would be easier for them to deal with the situation. Solving multiple sample question of SBI PO will find the question paper friendly and would feel confident about the exam.

 

Improves the knowledge – A candidate must have the knowledge about the SBI PO question paper. SBI PO question paper gives a clearer view of the actual question paper and will be structured.

Preparation tips for SBI PO 2018 exam

An aspiring candidate embraces various strategy in order to prepare for the SBI PO exam 2018. This includes:

Going through the Pattern - Candidates must be aware of the Pattern of the SBI PO exam. It makes the candidate aware of how the question will be structured on the basis of marks, time and topics.

Knowing the Syllabus – Candidates must know the SBI PO syllabus 2018. It will help the candidates to know from which topics the questions will be asked. Knowing the details of the syllabus will save the candidate’s time as it will let them know exactly what to study for the preparation.

Other important Books – Candidates must go through important books for the SBI PO exam preparation prescribed by SBI. It helps the candidates with better preparation and practice for appearing in SBI PO exam 2018.

Time Management – Solving SBI PO Question Paper prepares the candidate to complete the paper in the given time. Regular practice makes them able to solve a question within a time limit so as to finish the SBI PO Exam on time. If a candidate spends more time on one question then he/she will be unable to complete the exam. Each section of both SBI PO Prelims and Mains needs to be completed in a given period of time. Practicing from sample question papers of SBI PO can help candidates improve their speed in this case.

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