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SBI (State Bank of India) PO 2017 exam is conducted for recruitment of Probationary Officers at various branches across India. The notification for SBI PO 2017 is released at sbi.co.in, inviting applications for 2313 PO vacancies. The exam is a national level exam conducted in 3 levels viz. Preliminary, Mains, and Interview. Each level is qualifying in nature and candidates have to score above cutoff to be able to get shortlisted for next round. The registration process started on February 7, 2017. SBI PO 2017 Preliminary exam will be conducted on multiple dates on April 29-30 , 2017, and May 6 -7,2017.
Over the years, the popularity of SBI PO has grown manifold. The exam caters more 300,000 candidates for limited seats around 2000 every year. Since preliminary exam is just 2 months away and with the competition so tough, students need to start preparing the right way. Below are the subject-wise preparation plan and tips, which will definitely help you in cracking SBI PO 2017 Preliminary exam.
SBI PO 2017 Preliminary exam consists of 100 questions. It is conducted in online mode. It is divided into 3 section- English, Quantitative Ability, and Reasoning Ability. Each correct answer is awarded 1 mark. ¼ marks are deducted for every wrong answer. Duration of the paper is 1 hour. Section, total number of question, and total marks are given below.
|Sections||Total no. of question||Marks|
SBI PO 2017 exam, the questions are mainly asked from Reading Comprehension, Para Jumbles, Cloze Test, Fill in the Blanks, Error Spotting, Phrase Replacement & Sentence Correction, Word Association Pair etc. These questions aim to test your comprehension and usage skills. Below are some tips you might need to improve your vocabulary and grammar.
|Objective English for Competitive Examinations||Hari Mohan Prasad, Uma Rani Sinha|
|Objective General English||R. S. Aggarwal, Vikas Aggarwal|
|Objective English||Edgar Thorpe|
SBI PO, the questions are mainly asked from Data Interpretation, Averages, Time Speed & Distance, Mensuration, Interest, Percentage, Algebra, Time & Work, Approximation, etc. 35 questions are asked in SBI PO 2017 Preliminary quantitative section. Preparation tricks and tips are given below
Books that candidates might want to refer to are given below:
|Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations||R. S. Aggarwal|
|Magical Book on Quicker Math||M Tyra|
|Quantitative Aptitude Test||N. K. Singh|
Most students call Reasoning the toughest part of the SBI PO exam. In this exam the questions are based largely on Seating Arrangements, Syllogisms, Puzzles, Input-Output, Coding & Decoding, Ordering & Ranking, Inequalities, Directions & Distances, Blood Relations, Verbal Reasoning etc. even though this section is called the toughest, they are pretty easy once you get learn the tricks. Some tricks are given below:
Eight friends, A, B, C, D, E, F, G, and H, are sitting around a circular table facing the centre. Further, it is known that
(A) D sits opposite H and E sits on the immediate left of H.
(B) B cannot be an immediate neighbour of either D or H and sits third to the left of F.
(C)G sits second to the right of C.
(D) F is not an immediate neighbour of H.
6. Who is sitting exactly between E and F?
(5) None of these
For answers, comment below.
Seven lectures are scheduled to be held in a week, there is only one lecture each on of the seven days of the week, starting from Monday and ending on Sunday.
Chemistry is taught either on Wednesday or on Saturday. Three lectures are scheduled to be held between Chemistry and English. Two lectures are scheduled to be held between English and Computer. Lecture on Physics is scheduled on the day which is immediately next to the day when lecture on Biology is scheduled. Lecture on Psychology is scheduled to be held after Mathematics (not necessarily immediately after Mathematics). Lecture on Psychology is not scheduled for either Saturday or Sunday.
18. Which of the following lectures is scheduled on Thursday?
Below are some books you can refer to:
|A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning||R. S. Aggarwal|
|A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal and Non- Verbal||BS Sijwali, Indu Sijwal|
|The Hand on Guide to Analytical Reasoning and Logical Reasoning||Peeyush Bhardwaj|
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