SBI PO Preliminary and Mains 2017 Syllabus Strategy And Best Books For SBI PO 2017 Pre Mains

Many people keeps struggling in finding the books best suitable for their SBI PO Preparation. Every year SBI holds exams many exams for Probationary Officers Specialist Officers And Clerks. If You do not follow the right book for Your Preparation then success chances will be quiet lower.

In This topic we will Cover all the frequently asked doubts regarding syllabus, SBI PO Strategy and Best Books To Follow And The SBI Books That can be purchased online.

SBI Recruits for PO In three Steps

  1. Preliminary Exam
  2. Mains Exam
  3. Interview

What is The Syllabus For SBI PO Preliminary Exam 2017?

Preliminary Exam will be conducted for 100 Questions And the time Allotted Will be 1 Hour. After clearing the cut off you will be eligible to go for the mains. Without any strategy nobody can pass this exam. Here are the sections from which questions will be asked:

S.No. Section Name Questions Marks Duration
1. Reasoning Ability 35 35 1 Hour
2. Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 (Composite Time)
3. English Language 30 30
Total 100 100

There will be sectional cut off for all the sections. Generally The cut off of English is low and for reasoning it is higher. So you have to make your strategy accordingly

What is the Syllabus For SBI PO Mains Exam 2017?

SBI PO Mains exam will be conducted for 200 questions and the time allotted will be 140 minutes. There will be separate time allotment for every section.  Complete paper will be divided into five sections and passing the sectional and overall cut off will be necessary to go for the Interview.

S.No. Section Name Questions Marks Duration
1. Reasoning Ability 50 50 40 mins
2. English Language 40 40 30 mins
3. Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 40 mins
4. General Awareness(With Special Reference to banking) 40 40 20 mins
5. Computer Knowledge 20 20 10 mins
Total 200 200 140 mins

Mains questions will be a lot tougher than Pre Exam questions. So Don’t prepare like you are preparing for pre then mains. Initiate your preparation with mains level strategy.

Which Are the best books for SBI PO Preparation 2017?

There are certain books you should definitely follow them. They will help in your other exams too because syllabus of all exams are supposed to be similar. You can purchase these books from online store, they give higher discounts than the local shops.

S.No. Book Name Author Buy Link
1. Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Exams Dr. R. S. Aggarwal Click Here
2. A Modern Approach to Verbal And Non Verbal Reasoning Dr. R. S. Aggarwal Click Here
3. Objective English for Competitive Examination


Hari Mohan Prasad Click Here
4. Banking and Financial Awareness Mr. S. N. Prasad Click Here
5. General Knowledge Mr. Manohar Pandey Click Here


Also it is advised to go for the online practice sets. It will help you to know your ability. So these were all about the SBI PO Mains And Pre Syllabus, Strategy and best Books.

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