What will be Your Study Plan For SBI PO 2018?

Study Plan For SBI PO 2018

Study Plan Must for cracking SBI PO. Do you have?

A well-designed Study Plan increases your chance to get a good rank.

I received lots of Questions about Banking Preparation, in which most Aspirants focus on Online Preparation and online Study Materials.

I have already written some article related to banking preparation and information of Online resources for Competitive Exam including Banking.

Here will discuss Your Study Plan for SBI PO 2018. 

Why Study Plan for SBI PO 2018?

A study Plan is an Organised Schedule which helps you to learn more within a limited timeframe.

Before Preparation if you have not made your road map and time for each subject, you may face difficulty to study and answer the question.

Study plan for SBI PO 2018Study pan will maximize your time and minimize your wastage.

It is not Compulsory that the same study plan will effective for every Aspirant of Competitive Exam.

A Well Developed organized Study plan along with good Study materials is required for every aspirant of SBI PO 2018 Exam.

What will discuss Here? 

  1. Syllabus of SBI PO 2018
  2. Books for SBI PO 2018
  3. Websites for Banking preparation
  4. YouTube Channels for Banking preparation
  5. Mobile Apps for Banking Preparation
  6. How to Practice with Mock Test?

This article may be long but my strategy is to provide you enough space of information to play around your time and easily crack the SBI PO exam.

Syllabus For SBI PO 2018

SBI PO exam is conducted online in both English and Hindi Language in 2 steps.

  1. Preliminary Exam
  2. Main Exam

You have to answer 100 questions for 100 marks in Preliminary Exam. Questions have belonged to 3 different section.

  • English Language
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Reasoning Ability

Duration of the exam is always 1 hour for Preliminary Exam. Preliminary Exam has to be clear to attain the main Exam for SBI PO.

Syllabus for SBI PO Main Exam is quite different than Preliminary one. You will get more subjects in the question paper.

  • English language
  • Data Analysis and Interpretation
  • General Knowledge/ Banking Awareness
  • Reasoning and Computer Knowledge

In the Main Exam, you have to Answer 200 questions in 3 Hour.

Don’t forget about the descriptive paper of SBI PO exam.

The Descriptive Paper Test is conducted in 30 Minutes for 50 marks. In this written test, writing skills of the candidates are examined. Essay and letter writing belongs to the syllabus of this exam.

List of Books for SBI PO 2018

I know you are a fund of Online materials but, I will suggest you follow these books for the better result in preparation.

My old article list of Top 30 Books for Banking preparation will give you the entire book list which you can compare and buy for you.

here I will give you a Short list of books for SBI PO 2018 exam.  You can click on the book links to Buy from Amazon.

Top 30 Books for Banking PreparationBooks for Quantitative Aptitude

Books for Reasoning Ability

  1. Topic wise Solved Papers for IBPS/SBI Bank PO/Clerk Prelim & Mains 2010-16 Reasoning By Disha Experts
  2. Bank PO Reasoning Chapter Wise Solved Papers By Arihant Experts
  3. Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning for Competitive Exam by Gajendra Kumar and Abhishek Banerjee

Books for English Knowledge

  1. Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis
  2. 30 Days to More Powerful Vocabulary 
  3. High School English Grammer & Composition by Wren & Martin

Books for Computer Knowledge

  1. Objective Question Bank of Computer Awareness for General Competitions by Arihant Experts 

Books for Current Affairs

  1. Manorama Year Book 2017
  2. Current Affairs Yearly 2017

These are the books you must read to develop your fundamental knowledge before preparing with online Study materials.

Websites for Banking Preparation

Books are to develop Fundamental knowledge and materials are fixed in nature. But Web sites are in dynamic in nature and regularly updated with new study materials along with information related to Banking Preparation.

My article top 10 Website for banking preparation is most searched on the web and followed by lots of Banking Aspirants.

Here I listed out few websites from my old Article for your reference.

Banking Related Information bankexamsindia.com
Free Study materials  Bankersdaily.in
Mock Test Testbook.com

YouTube Channels for Banking Preparation

Audio and Video content is easy to remember due to its entertainment in nature. Video content will engage you in attracting your focus.

YouTube Channels are free and now it’s easy to access due to Smartphone and Low-cost internet service.

Here is my list of Youtube Channels you can subscribe to get the Free Online Video content regularly.

  1. Unacademyyoutube logo
  2. Gradeup
  3. Talent Sprint
  4. Byju’s
  5. Mahendra Guru

Access complete list of YouTube Channel for Banking preparation here.

Mobile Apps for Banking Preparation

Do you have Smartphone? Leverage it for your preparation.

Yes, You can use your Smartphone to prepare Banking Exam from home. There are many Apps for your mobile which can be installed on your Phone to access Study materials, Mock Test and Information about Banking Exam.

Here is the list of Some Mobile Apps for your reference.

  1. Dictionary
  2. Daily Current Affairs GK Quiz
  3. Pocket Aptitude
  4. Pocket Logical Reasoning
  5. inshorts
  6. Gradeup
  7. Testbook
  8. Olive Board

Many Mobile Apps are available for Android and Ios Smartphones. You can search in Playstore and install as per your use.

Study Plan For SBI PO 2018How to Practice With Mock Tests?

So, Preparation Over. How to know you are fully prepared for SBI PO 2018 or not?

Mock Test is the way by which you can check your Preparation level before the Exam. You can check you Strength and weakness ay attaining multiple mock tests for every subject.

You can use mock Test by pen and paper model. But I will suggest you attain online Mock Test.

Benefit of Online Mock Test?

Using tools is better to understand your preparation level for each parameter. Online analytic tools check your speed level, Strength, and weakness for each subject and provide you a report to analyze and act on improvements.

I listed out these 8 websites for Mock Test to Crack banking Examination.

  1. Testbook.com
  2. Gradeup.co
  3. Oliveboard.in
  4. TestFunda.com


This is one of the Structural study Plans for SBI PO 2018 Exam. The structure gives you the details of the study materials along with books for use in preparation.

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