Changes Made in SBIPO 2015 exam

Selection Process: Preliminary Examination, Main Examination and Interview.

Phase-I – Preliminary Examination:

The Exam consisting of Objective Tests for 100 marks will be conducted online. This test would be of 1 hour duration consisting of 3 Sections as follows:-


There will be cutoff for each section as decided by the bank. Aspirants will be selected in the ratio 1:20(approximately 20 times the availability of vacancies).

Phase-II – Main Examination:

The Exam will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks. Both the Objective and Descriptive Tests will be online. Candidates will have to answer Descriptive test by typing on the computer. Immediately after completion of Objective Test, Descriptive Test will be administered.

(i) Objective Test – The Objective Test of 2 hour duration consists of 4 Sections with 50 marks each (Total 200 marks) as follows:- a) Test of English Language (Grammar, Vocabulary, Comprehension etc.) b) Test of General Awareness, Marketing &Computers c) Test of Data Analysis & Interpretation d) Test of Reasoning (High Level) There will be cutoff for each section as decided by the bank.

(ii) Descriptive Test – The Descriptive Test of 1 hour duration with 50 marks will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay). Again there will be cutoff as decided by the bank.

Note: Descriptive Test paper of only those candidates will be evaluated who have scored qualifying marks in the Objective Tests and are placed adequately high as per total marks in objective test.

Phase-III :

Group Discussion (20 marks) & Interview (30 marks). Final Selection: The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase-I) will not be added for the selection and only the marks obtained in Main Examination (Phase-II) will be added to the marks obtained in GD & Interview (Phase-III) for preparation of the final merit list.

How final marks are calculated: The candidates will have to qualify both in Phase-II and Phase-III separately.

Marks secured by the candidates in the Main Examination (Phase-II) (out of 250 marks) are converted to out of 75 and marks secured in Group Discussion & Interview (out of 50 marks) are converted to out of 25.

The final merit list is arrived at after adding converted marks of Mains Examination and Group Discussion &Interview out of 100 for each category. Date of Examination: In the month of June 2015 (Tentatively).



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  1. Nagesh

    Sir can suggest some books for preparation.

    1. Profile photo of authorauthor (Post author)

      We are posting new article for that soon. Keep checking the site.


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