SBI Bank PO Examination 2015 pattern, Study material, books & Guides

SBI (State Bank of India) hаνе recently published notification for 1544 posts of SBI Bank Probationary
Officers (POs). Exam pattern fοr SBI Bank PO Exam іѕ ехрlаіnеd іn thіѕ blog post.

SBI Bank PO Examination will be consisted of two Phase. In first Phase of SBI PO Exam there will be written test and Second Phase will consist of Group Discussion and Interview.

Phase I (Written Exam): In First Phase there will be of combined paper of both Objective and Descriptive type questions. In objective test the paper will be of 250 marks and you have to solve all the questions in 2 hours duration. Objective test will consist of four sections. Each sections are given bellow but don’t worry we give you suggestions for books for SBI Bank PO 2014 exam preparation.

  • English Language test: consisting of Grammar, Vocabulary, Comprehension etc.
  • General Awareness, Marketing and Computers Test
  • Data Analysis and Interpretation Test
  • High Level Reasoning Test

The Descriptive type question Paper will of 50 marks and you have to finish this paper in 1 hour. Descriptive Paper of SBI Bank PO 2013  will English Language Test, which will consist of questions from Comprehension, short precis writing, letter writing and essay writing.

Phase II (Group Discussion and Interview): In this Phase Group Discussion will be of 20 marks and Interview will be of 30 marks. Remember that SBI will call candidates 3 Times the no. of total vacancies.

There will be cut off marks of 40% on both first and second phase separately. Candidates have to pass both Phase for final selection for SBI Bank Probationary Officers recruitment Exam 2014. The candidates will be selected on the basis of merit list.

Study material and books for SBI Bank PO Exam 2014 Preparation: We have found some books for preparation of SBI Bank PO Examination 2012. You can buy them online without paying at the time of booking and then Pay at the time of  delivery of the books when books reached to your door with free home delivery.

A Comprehensive Guide For State Bank Of India Probationary Officer Recruitment Examination – 2012

SBI & Associate Banks—PO Exam Guide

Encyclopedia Of General Knowledge & General Awareness

SBI – PO : Previous Years’ Papers Solved

A Modern Approach To Logical Reasoning

Objective English For Competitive Examinations

An Advanced Approach To Data Interpretation

Computer Awareness (Introducation To Computers)

These books cover all of the syllabus for SBI PO Exam and also suitable for other Bank PO Exams. All the books are must buy for serious preparation of the SBI Bank PO Exam. Follow our future blog posts for more such information on latest Exams.

67 Comments to SBI Bank PO Examination 2015 pattern, Study material, books & Guides

  1. food corporation of india exam says:

    How to prepare for food corporation of india exam without syllabus

  2. kalu ram kumawat says:

    Sir ,
    I Am final year student
    I want best book of SBI po exam preparation please help me.

  3. k n v divakar says:

    Dear sir,
    I had completed Msc chemistry,I had requested to order Sbi careers book
    in online.Please suggest me is it sufficient or can i go for any other material getting the good marks

  4. Savina says:

    Kindly mail me Some good Books for SBI PO exam..

  5. Lal says:

    I am about to finsh my in the month of june,2014….am i eligible for S.B.I P.O exam 2014?pls infrm me in my email

  6. raj says:

    Hi Friends plz which book is suitable for the preparation…..plz inform to me,,,and send the any my mail id….

  7. mukesh says:

    in bank p.o. exam we have to pass each sections ?
    Please guide us

  8. prasad says:

    your prescribed books are so helpful for po preparation. Thanks for enlightening us when we don’t know what to buy preparation. But I couldn’t understand is why you didn’t suggest any books for marketing. Plz provide them too it would be great help for aspirants from Engineering. Thank you very much

  9. Isaivani Sanjay says:

    Hello sir ….
    I am completed MBA fiance …i want to get more marks from SBI Po. so please guide me

  10. adnan says:

    I am purduing my mba plz can u suggest me a single book wholly dedicated to sbi n also can i get some information on the types of letters. It would be a hughe help.


  11. Satendra chauhan says:

    good morning sir…
    i am satendra chauhan from Agra. i have done B.A. 62% & i want to face intervue sbi po exam so Plz! give me guirds

    satendra chauhan

  12. CHANDU says:

    i have completed my please guide me…

    • prasad says:

      Try to follow above prescribed books as much as u can.Along with it atleast spend 2 hours time in reading hindu paper.That will enhance your reading skills.Read pratiyogita darpan Last 6 months material.Spend as much as time for verbal reasoning and DI.Best of LUCK

  13. Pintu Sinha says:

    I have Completed BA and applied for SBI bank po exam,Kindly Guide me.

  14. sinuvasan.s says:

    Hi Sir,

    I am completed in B.B.A. and also applied for SBI Bank PO exam, kindly guide me.

  15. SHADANA says:


  16. shrinivas says:

    please suggest an good book for the preparation of SBI PO also provide the last year question papers.. thanks

  17. purav vora says:

    which book i downlode in po exam????

  18. Gurunath says:

    Hi All,

    Can you please guide me which book is good for Preparing SBI PO ?
    Please help me in this . . .

  19. Deepika says:

    Can you provide me last year question papers

  20. prasad says:

    can you please send me the previous papers with sollutions.


  21. sujata nayak says:

    helllo sir

    m sujata,had complited my MBA nd nw interested to b in the banking world …sir can u plz tell me wch books wld b good enough to reffer for PO exam nd clerk as well …plz sir do help me by providing last 2 yrs solved question papers..dat wld b really appriciated..
    . thank u

  22. archana choudhary says:


    I have 2 years experience in IT sector now i want to go for P.O job in SBI.I did my B.E(I.T) and currently doing M.B.A(Part time
    ) from symboisis.I am 25 years old.Is there any coaching classes for bank exam. Or i will be able to do it itself ,actually i don’t have any knowledge about it.Please guide me.Your advice and suggestions would be appreciated.


  23. vikas yadav says:

    please provide me the proper books Details for SBI PO …

    my mail ID-

  24. vikas yadav says:

    can anybody tell me proper material for SBI PO…..

    Books name and etc….

  25. nil says:

    sir plz send me previous 2 years question papers with solution of s.b.i p.o exam…

  26. Shikha says:

    Sir,can you please mail me a solved paper of s.b.i.on my mail. . Thank you

  27. shini says:

    sir,can you please send me the book name for the sake of bank’s examination point of view……………

  28. srikanth says:

    please send me sbi bank exams study material.

  29. satish singh says:

    sir im servicing in force and posted in remote area of chhatisgarh. there is no source to getting information of bank recruitment of po examination. so please send mail me any information of any bank po exam any time. thanks.

  30. Hemant Sahu says:

    Thank you sir,for help

  31. damini says:

    This is really very beneficial information for every bank competiter Thanks a lot.

  32. Babita Gusain says:

    Dear Sir,
    I Miss Babita Gusain have completed my graduation in bachelor management studies with first class, and want to do jobs in bank. Is there any coaching classes for bank exam. Or i will be able to do itself actually i don’t have any knowledge about it. I just want jobs in bank anyhow.Is there any post available in banks. and what is the last date for applying form. I want you to guide me in this.
    thanking you,

  33. neha says:

    thanks…………4 your amazing & useful information.

  34. pankaj soni says:

    whts is age limitation factor in banking exams??????

  35. suman says:

    what is the last date to applying forms to bank posts. please inform me.

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  37. Subhash Arde says:

    Thank you sir

  38. chhotu ram says:

    plz tell me how to write a bank PO Exam.letters format in 2011


  39. krishnam raju says:

    please mail me whether we have to prepare economics, marketting and all other things related to banking. awating your early response,
    Thank you.

  40. s s dongre says:

    sir i satisfied for getting your information thanks you.

  41. satish says:

    there is no Quatitative aptitude in Syllabus?

  42. manoj parmar says:

    thanks sir for your books

  43. satyajit says:

    Dear sir, i m working in navy and my educational qualification is 12th(sc). A graduation certificate is being offerd to us by the ministry of defence on completion of 15 yrs of the service for all exams n further studies.

    Am i eligible to appear the SBI PO exam? plz guide me.

    i m retiring from the service on completion of 15 yrs of service at the age of 34 (my dob is 17 Jul 78). upto wht age i can appear the exam?

    If else i an qualifying the exam am i eligible to retain my all facilities given by Indian navy or not?

    Sir plz send all the requisite details to my mail id

  44. sahil kudyar says:

    sir plz send me name of some current essay for sbi p.o

  45. pradeep pokhariyal says:

    i want to be a part of sbi. so i request you sir to send me important information about posts relating to sbi through my mail

  46. rajib says:

    i want to be a part of sbi. so i request you sir to send me important information about posts relating to sbi through my mail.

  47. ramesh moger says:

    thankssssssss well

  48. ramesh moger says:

    thanks for update keep on

  49. Ashish shukla says:

    when will be exam held of sbi bank poin 2011?plzsend me the date.

  50. Gopal says:

    plz send me the previous paper of bank po exam

    my mail id is

  51. Gopal says:

    plz send me the previous paper of bank po exam

  52. suraj prakash chouhan says:


  53. suraj prakash chouhan says:

    thank u very much

  54. yogesh says:


  55. shalini says:

    how cn i get these good book…

  56. NeethuJineesh says:

    Thank U for the updates

  57. alpesh meghnathi says:

    thnx……….gud informativ

  58. Manoj says:

    Very nice u r doing good job for helping new aspirants who are intrested in banking sector

  59. Ashwini reddy says:

    thank u sirgood info.

  60. swayhi says:

    Thank U Very Much Sir..
    For Updating the valuble inforamtion

  61. Jeevan says:

    Really informative.

  62. sampath says:

    Thanks you sir
    Really very nice books.

  63. sagar says:

    very good update

  64. Akash Sinha says:

    Thank You Sir!
    Got the delivery of books within 2 days with free home delivery.
    Really nice books.

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