SBI PO Prelims Exam Pattern 

SBI PO Prelims Examination will consist of Objective Tests for 100 marks which will be conducted online.

The Objective Test has 100 questions, so SBI PO exam pattern for prelims can be spread over 3 sections - English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, and Reasoning Ability. The exam duration is of 1 hour.

 Sr. No.

 Name of test

 No. of Questions

 Maximum Marks


 1.   English Language 30 30 Composite time of 1 hour
 2. Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 
 3. Reasoning Ability 35 35
  Total 100 100

SBI PO Prelims Syllabus:-

I. Reasoning Ability (35 Questions)

Reasoning Aptitude – Level (Tough) – The level of the Reasoning section will be tough. The questions can be asked from various topics like –

  • Puzzle and Circular/Linear/Square Arrangement 
  • Inequality
  • Syllogism 
  • Coding - Decoding 
  • Blood Relations
  • Direction sense
  • Order and Ranking 

II. Quantitative Aptitude (35 Questions)

The level of this section will be tough & calculative in solving. The questions can be asked from various topics like –

  • Number Series
  • Simplification/ Approximation
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Data Interpretation
  • Miscellaneous (Age, Mixture Allegation, Partnership,Pipes and Cisterns, Profit Loss, Average, Boats & Stream, Compound/Simple Interest, Time & Work, Probability etc.)

III. English Language (30 Questions)

The difficulty level of this section would be of moderate level. The questions can be asked from various topics like –

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test 
  • Parajumbles 
  • Spotting Errors 
  • Sentence Improvement 
  • Fill in the Blanks

SBI PO PT Packages

5 Mock Test Detail
Validity: 90 Days