SBI PO Exam Pattern


The SBI PO exam 2020 will be conducted in three phases as mentioned below. The first stage will be SBI PO Prelims followed by SBI PO Mains which is the second stage. The final stage will be SBI PO Interview. The details can be inferred from below-

SBI PO Prelims Exam Pattern 
SBI PO Prelims exam is an objective type online test. The SBI PO Prelims 2020 will be of 100 mark of 1 hour duration containing three sections - Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning and English Language. Each section in SBI PO exam 2020 will have separate time limit and also number of question will vary. The detailed exam pattern of SBI PO Prelims can be inferred from the table below

 SBI PO Mains Exam Pattern

SBI PO Mains exam will again be objective type online test of 200 marks and descriptive test for 50 marks. Both the objective and descriptive tests will be online. You have to answer descriptive test by typing on the computer. Immediately after completion of objective test, descriptive test will be administered. The SBI PO Mains exam is of 3 hour duration and consists of 4 Sections with 50 marks each. You are required to qualify in each of the tests by securing minimum qualifying marks, that will be decided by the Bank. Further details can be get from the table below

SBI PO Group Discussion (20 marks) & Interview (30 marks)

The aggregate marks obtained in both the objective and descriptive test of SBI PO exam 2020 will be arranged in descending order in each category. Adequate number of candidates in each category, as decided by the Bank will be called for  SBI PO Group Discussion and Interview. The qualifying marks in  SBI PO Group Discussion & Interview will be decided by the Bank. The final selection to SBI PO will be done by making a merit on the basis of marks scored in SBI PO Mains and GD and Interview. You will have to qualify both in SBI PO Mains and SBI PO GD and Interview separately. Marks in the SBI PO Mains (out of 250 marks) are converted to 75 and marks secured in Group Discussion & Interview (out of 50 marks) are converted to 25. 

SBI PO Marking Scheme

 The details regerding the marking scheme in SBI PO exam 2020 can be inferred from the table below

For correct answers 1 marks
For wrong answers -0.25 marks
For not attempted 0


SBI PO 2020 Related Quick Links


No, there is no specific requirement. You should just have a good working internet for attending Live classes and watching the Video Lessons.

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 The Video Lessons are available for viewing on ixamBee Website/Dashboard. You need to login to > Dashboard > Online Class Material > SBI/IBPS PO 2020 Online Course > Select the subject and click on the Video Lesson you want to watch from the list.