SBI PO Prelims exam 2018: How & What to Prepare, Check All Details Here

SBI PO Exam 2018: State Bank of India (SBI) is all set to conduct Prelims exam for the Recruitment of PO (Probationary Officer) for the year 2018. SBI PO 2018 recruitment process began in the month of April and ended in the month of May. Almost lakhs of candidates filled up the application form for 10,000 PO post of SBI for the year 2018. Now the students have been preparing for the SBI PO Prelims exam 2018 to be held in July.

SBI has announced the date for SBI PO Prelims exam that will be held on 1st, 7th and 8th July 2018. Even the exam pattern and important topics for the candidates appearing for SBI PO 2018 Prelims exam have been out.

SBI PO 2018: List of Topics & Exam Pattern to prepare for Prelims Exam

If you are appearing for the SBI PO 2018 Prelims exam, then here are some list of topics for the same. Check out the exam pattern of State Bank of India Probationary officer post for the year 2018:

English Language: SBI PO recruitment 2018 paper consists of 30 question and the time slot to complete the same will be of 20 minutes. This section includes questions from topics like- Cloze test, Para jumbles, fill in the blanks, sentence improvement, reading comprehension, spotting errors, vocabulary based questions.

Quantitative Aptitude: After English comes the quantitative aptitude test in the SBI PO Exam 2018, that has been framed with 35 questions that need to be done in 20 minutes as well. The question consists of Approximation/simplification, average, percentage, Profit & Loss, Compound interest, Data interpretation, quadratic equation, time, speed & distance, partnership and many more. These can be solved with small tricks.

Reasoning ability: Then comes the reasoning ability section for the SBO PO Prelims exam 2018, which involves 35 question and needs to be solved in 20 minutes. The topics that will be coved in this section are- Inequality, Input-output, Syllogism, seating arrangement & puzzles, series based questions and more.

Other than this, candidates can also follow previous year question papers of SBI PO exam that has been available on many websites.

Prelims Exam date and Admit Card for SBI PO 2018 Recruitment

As far as the prelims exam dates for State Bank of India Probationary Officer (SBI PO) recruitment 2018 is concerned, it has been set to be held on 1st, 7th and 7th July 2018. Although no announcement regarding the dates of the release of admit cards have been made by the official for the SBI PO prelims exam 2018. It has been expected that the admit cards for SBI PO 2018 prelims exam will be out 10 days or 1 week prior to the exam dates.

For more updates, candidates are requested to keep a tap on the official website of SBI career i.e


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