SBI Probationary Officer Associate Banks recruitment 2017 is being done through the examination which is being conducted in both online and offline mode.
SBI Associate PO Exam Pattern
Phase I- Objective Test of 200 marks and descriptive test for 50 marks
Objective Test will be an online examination. The other details of the exam are-
Total Time Allotted: 2 hours
Total Marks: 200
Exam Sections: It has 4 sections-
- English language
- General Awareness
- Data Analysis & Interpretation
Descriptive test questions will be displayed on the computer screen and the candidates need to mark the answers on the answer sheet provided manually to them. The other details are-
Total Time Allotted: 1 Hour
Total marks: 50 Marks
Exam based: The exam will contain he English language questions to test the knowledge of candidate in English which is a basic need today.
NOTE: The candidates need to attain the marks above cut off level in both the papers. The exam papers for descriptive test will be checked for only those who have scored very good marks in objective paper.
Phase II- Group Discussion of 20 marks and Interview round of 30 marks
Marking Scheme: The marks secured in the written test of 250 marks will be converted into 75. The marks scored in Group Discussion & interview out of 50 will be converted into 25 marks. So, the candidates are evaluated from 100 marks.
The candidates who all need to clear the examination will have to be aware of the examination syllabus & pattern. The candidates need to prepare in the best possible manner for the examination of SBI PO for associate banks.
SBI PO Associate Bank Syllabus
For English, the vocabulary needs to be increased. This can be done by reading English newspaper and listen English news Channel.
For General Awareness- Read all the news regarding world & India from newspapers
For Data Analysis- Solve the analytical questions based on different things- Directions, Statements, Puzzles, Reasoning questions and others