SBI SCO Syllabus & Exam Pattern

SBI SCO Syllabus & Exam Pattern

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The State bank of India releases a notification for the SBI Specialist Cadre Officers (SCO) for the recruitment of eligible candidates to the vacant posts of Manager/Deputy Manager/Executive/Relationship Manager/Customer Relationship Executive/Investment Officer etc twice a year. SBI SCO Recruitment is a highly recommended job by millions of candidates who aspire for a reputed government job in India's largest bank.

If you applied for previous SBI SCO Recruitment, then you need to stay alert about the latest SBI SCO Syllabus and Exam Pattern provided by SBI.

The exam pattern and syllabus tell us about the exam strategy like how many questions will be asked and what is the duration, what is the marks allotted for any question, and how many sections and topics will be there in the exam?

Also, It's a good time to boost your preparation for the upcoming SBI Exam. That is why we’ll be trying to know the SBI SCO Syllabus and Exam Pattern in this article.

SBI SCO Exam Pattern

  • The questions asked in the exam are of objective type with multiple choices (each question has 4 choices, with only 1 correct option).
  • The total duration of the SBI Mains Objective Exam is 135 Minutes.
  • A total of 170 questions are included in this exam.
  • A negative marking of 0.25 marks is applicable for each wrong answer to the question.
  • There will be no negative marking if a question is left blank, that is, no answer is given by the candidate.
  • The questions will be bilingual i.e. in Hindi & English except for English Knowledge Test which will be in English only.
  • The candidates will have the option to answer the questions in Hindi or English (except for English Knowledge Test).

The detailed SBI SCO Exam pattern is mentioned in the table below: -

Topic No. Of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
Reasoning  50 50 90 Minutes

Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
English 35 35
Professional Knowledge  50 100 45 Minutes
Total 170 220  

SBI SCO Syllabus

 Candidates must prepare all the section-wise topics and practice thoroughly to ace the SBI SCO Exam. The SBI Prelims exam syllabus consists of 3 sections, covering Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, and English language, as given under:

Reasoning  Quantitative Aptitude English
Puzzles Pipes and Cisterns Comprehension
Data Sufficiency Partnership Spelling Test
Non-Verbal Reasoning Problems on L.C.M and H.C.F Sentence Arrangement
Verbal Reasoning Compound Interest Error Correction
Logical Reasoning Numbers and Ages Passage Completion
Data Interpretation Problems on Trains Synonyms and Antonyms
Analytical Reasoning Probability Word Formation
Number Series Averages and Percentages Direct and Indirect speech
Letter and Symbol Series Quadratic Equations Idioms and Phrases
Verbal Classification Ratio and Proportion Fill in the blanks
Essential Part Mixture and allegation Stocks and shares Topic rearrangement of passage
Analogies Square Roots Theme Detection
Artificial Language Time and Distance Substitution
Matching Definitions Decimals and Fractions Para Completion
Making Judgments Discount and Interest Active and Passive Voice
Logical Problems Boats and Streams Direct and Indirect speech
Statement and Conclusion Profit and Loss Prepositions
Theme Detection. Compound Interest
Cause and Effect Bar & Graphs
Statement and Argument. Line charts, Tables
Logical Deduction Simplification and Approximation
Coding-Decoding Bar & Graphs
Blood Relations Permutations and Combinations
Series Test Mensuration
Decision-making test Races and Games

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