SBI conducts its own exam for recruitment in SBI and associates banks. The candidates are short-listed for jobs on the basis of their performances in the two-phase examination. Phase I comprises an Objective Test and a Descriptive Exam, while in Phase-II there will be Group Discussion and Interview.
Phase I (Objective Test and Descriptive Exam):
The objective type test will include multiple choice questions containing 200 marks, divided into four sections, namely: English Language (grammar, vocabulary, comprehension etc.), General Awareness, Marketing & Computers, Data Analysis & Interpretation, Reasoning (high level). The exam will be over in two hours.
The descriptive test of one hour duration will carry 50 marks to test the candidates’ English language.
Phase II: (Group Discussion and Interview):
The candidates who qualify in the objective test and descriptive exam will be called for the interview and group discussion.
The marks secured in first phase will be converted and calculated out of 75, whereas marks secured in second phase will be converted and calculated out of 25. Thereby, out of the total of 100 marks, a merit list will be published.