The written test for SBI PO Recruitment (2000 RB & 2500 PO) is to take place on April 18th 2010.This is a common test for both the positions, so all candidates irrespective of the applied position, will have the exam on the same date.We have analyzed the pattern, selection process & books of the SBI PO exam.
Process : The selection process is similar to other previous SBI PO recruitment & has the following phases – 1) Written Test (250 marks) 2) GD & Interview (50 marks)
Written Exam – A common written test with a duration of 3 hours, for both posts will be conducted for 250 marks (Objective –200 marks & Descriptive –50 marks). All candidates will take both tests on the same day itself. The Objective test has -
1) Test of English Language 2) Test of General Awareness, Marketing & Computers
3) Test of Data Analysis & Interpretation 4) Test of Reasoning (High Level)
The Descriptive test is for 1 hr & will be evaluated only for candidates who have scored high percent in each objective test & have overall 40%.The qualifying marks for this test 40% (20 marks) is also necessary to proceed to final phase.
GD & Interview : The candidates with high percentile in Written tests will be called for Group Discussion & Interview. Around 7500 candidates for PO & 6000 for PO(RB) can be expected to get a call for interview, as per SBI recruitment notice.Those who secure minimum 40% of the total 50 marks will be considered for Final selection.