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SBI PO Prelims Exam 2022: Last Minute Tips

SBI PO Prelims will be conducted from 17th Dec - 20th Dec
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SBI PO Prelims 2022: Last Minute Tips

The State Bank of India (SBI) will conduct the SBI Prelims 2022 PO exams on 17/18/19/20 December 2022 for 1673 vacant probation officer (PO) positions. Just one more day to go for the exam and candidates must have downloaded the SBI PO Prelims Admit Card 2022 and revised the topic and geared up themselves for the upcoming exams. If you have not downloaded the admit card, it will be available on the SBI official website from 3rd December to 20th December 2022.  Read further to know the last-minute preparation tips and information.

Complete familiarity with the SBI PO syllabus and the course content is of prime importance. Candidates must be thoroughly familiar with the syllabus and the different papers. They need to know which sections have the most marks and which sections have negative markings. Let’s have a quick read on the SBI PO Exam pattern and Calendar 2022.

 

SBI PO Exam Calendar 2022

Events

SBI PO Dates

Preliminary Examination Call Letters

3rd December 2022 to 20th December 2022

Phase-I: Online Preliminary Examination

17th/18th/19th/ 20th December 2022

Declaration of Result of Preliminary Examination

December 2022 / January 2023

Download of Main Examination Call letter

January 2023 / February 2023

Phase-II: Online Main Examination

January 2023 / February 2023

Declaration of Result of Main Examination

February 2023

Download of Phase-III Call Letter

February 2023 onwards

Phase-III: Psychometric Test

February / March 2023

Interview & Group Exercises

February / March 2023

Declaration of Final Result

March 2023 onwards

Pre-Examination Training for SC/ ST/ Religious Minority Community candidates

Download of call letters for Pre-Examination Training

1st / 2nd week of November 2022 onwards

Conduct of Pre- Examination Training

November 2022 / December 2022

SBI PO Prelims Exam Pattern

The SBI PO prelim exam consists of three sections which include the English language, reasoning ability, and numerical ability. Each of the sections is of 20 minutes. There are negative marks of 0.25 for every wrong answer and 1 mark for every right answer. The prelim exam is primarily designed for the selection and screening of average candidates.  There is no sectional cut-off for SBI PO.

Name of Test

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

English Language

30

30

20 minutes

Quantitative Aptitude

35

35

20 minutes

Reasoning Ability

35

35

20 minutes

Total

100

100

1 Hour

Important Last-Minute Tips for SBI PO Exam 2022

  • The first and foremost point regarding the exam is that the aspirants should keep their minds calm and not try to read or study any new topic but rather practice and revise what they have already studied.
  • Revise previous Exam papers and attend as many mock tests as possible as it will help you to know your weak areas and help you to understand which sections require more time so that when you write exams, you do not waste time on any particular section. 
  • Do not get stuck on one question. Set a cut-off time for yourself and do not waste time on the questions for which you are not sure. This will help you to attempt more questions and saves your time and energy too.
  • Attempt the easy questions first and kept time-consuming questions for the end. Do not take blind guesses, if you are not sure about the answer, as there is a negative mark for each wrong answer. For instance, keep the puzzle session for the last even though you are good at solving them.

Last Minute Section- Wise Tips for SBI PO Prelims 2022

Reasoning Ability

  • Attempt easy topics first: blood relations, syllogism, inequalities
  •  Keep puzzles and arrangement questions at the last

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Memorize formulas
  • Practise more questions from arithmetic expressions, data interpretation, and number series
  •  Refresh your short tricks

English Language

  •  Keep the reading comprehension at the end
  • Practice para jumbles, error detection
  • Revisit basic grammar concepts

Keep in mind that SBI PO prelims is all about accuracy, time management, and speed. As you know, simply focusing on speed does not help to ace the exam. Ensure that you answer the maximum question accurately. Speed and Accuracy help to score high for sure.

Last but not the least, please do not listen to panicked peers at the examination center. Let them go with their last-minute revisions and discussions. Be calm, and confident and attend the exam with a stress-free mind. We wish all the aspirants the very best and hope that these tips will help them to crack the SBI PO Prelims exam 2022.

                                                            GOOD LUCK!

FAQ for SBI PO 2022

 
  1. How and where to check the SBI PO result?
    Ans. The results will be published separately for prelims, mains, GD, and PI. SBI PO results will be available online on their official site. Candidates can log in to the site using their credentials and check the results..
  2. What is SBI PO salary?
    Ans. The initial in-hand salary of SBI PO ranges between 52000-55000 with the basic pay being 41,960 and will have four increments. The gross compensation lies between 8.20 lakhs-13.08. The officers will have allowances like Rental/HRA, Da, and CCA. The amount varies depending on the location.
  3. Is SBI PO hard to crack?
    Ans. The SBI PO exam is one of the toughest exams to get through. Proper management of time, section-wise practice in a given time frame, and thorough practice of mock tests and the previous year’s question papers will definitely help you to beat the exam.
  4. Is one year enough for SBI PO?
    Ans. One year is good enough to prepare for the SBI PO, provided the candidate should have dedication and consistency.

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