SBI PO 20 Days Preparation Strategy with Most Scoring Topics
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SBI PO Prelims 2022 exam will be conducted on 17th to 20th December 2022. Therefore, it is essential to know about the topics to score better marks in the upcoming exam.

In this article, we have shared the most scoring or Important topics for SBI PO 2022 Prelims exam along with practice Mock Tests to master those topics quickly. This includes section-wise important topics that you must prepare to crack the SBI PO Prelims 2022 Exam with a good score.

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SBI PO Prelims 2022 Exam Pattern

It is important to keep in mind the no. of questions and maximum marks allotted to each section of the exam.

S. No.Name of Tests (Objective)No. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1English Language303020 minutes
2Quantitative Aptitude353520 minutes
3Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
Total10010060 Minutes

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SBI PO 20 Days Preparation Strategy with Most Scoring Topics

Here’s a compact 20-day study plan to cover all the topics that make up the latest syllabus for SBI PO 2022 exam:

DayEnglish languageReasoning AbilityNumerical Ability/Quantitative Aptitude
1Reading Comprehension  

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Logical ReasoningSimplification
2Phrase fillers & Phrase replacementInput-OutputProfit & Loss
3Cloze testData SufficiencyMixtures & Allegations
4Phrase fillersCoded InequalitiesSimple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices
5👉Take Full SBI PO Prelims 2022 Mock Test 1 & Analyse it👈Seating ArrangementWork & Time
6Word-basedTabulationTime & Distance
7Para jumbles-difficult passageSyllogism

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Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere
8Multiple Meaning/Error SpottingBlood RelationsData Interpretation
9Cloze testCoding-Decoding
10👉Take Full SBI PO Prelims 2022 Mock Test 3 & Analyse it👈RankingRatio & Proportion
11Phrasal verb-basedDirectionPercentage
12Sentence improvementAlphabet TestNumber Systems
13Spelling errorCoding-DecodingSequence & Series

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14Coherent paragraph

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Alphanumeric SeriesPermutation, Combination &Probability
15MiscellaneousPuzzleSimple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices
16Idioms and phrasesData SufficiencyTime & Distance
17Sentence rearrangementInput-OutputSimplification

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18Error SpottingSeating ArrangementProfit & Loss
19 Word Association

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Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere
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Note: This study plan is not perfect in any way. You can make changes in this study plan as per your requirements. Your aim should be to cover all the topics.

SBI PO Study Plan-How to Use this 20-day Study Plan?

  • Stick to the timetable by scheduling your day properly. Make room for breaks, sleep, or entertainment time. Everything should be scheduled.
  • Try your best to cover each and every topic of all the subjects properly and thoroughly. But focus more on important topics.
  • Make a small notebook and note all the very important points in it. Try to summarize those points. Revise them whenever you are out for some important work whenever you get time.
  • Divide your day, daily, into three study sessions at least. Each study session should of 3 hours at least. It depends on your speed and potential, whether you are able to cover 3 or 4 subjects in a day, or 1 or 2 subjects every day.

SBI PO 2022 Most Scoring Topics

Here is the section-wise distribution of all the most scoring topics that you need to master via the latest SBI PO Prelims 2022 Mock Tests:

SBI PO 2022: Most Scoring Quantitative Aptitude Topics

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TopicsNo. of QuestionsTopic Description
Simplification5-10BODMAS rule, fractions, approximation, decimals, and surds & indices
Number System0-1Divisibility & remainder, multiples & factors, integers, LCM & HCF
Average1-2Average weight//age/marks, average money expenditure, average temperature, etc.
Percentage1-2Calculation oriented basic percentage problems
Ratio and Proportion1-2Simple ratios, compound ratios, componendo and dividendo, proportions
Interest1-2Simple interest, compound interest as well as a mixture of both SI & CI
Number Series3-5Simple AP, GP, AGP, or more complex patterns
Profit and Loss0-2Successive selling, partnerships, discount & MP, and dishonest dealings
Speed, Time and Distance1-2Relative speed, average speed, problems based on trains, and boats and stream
Algebra3-5Problems based on quadratic equations and linear equations
Mensuration1-2Areas of square, rectangle, circle, semicircle, and parallelogram
Data Interpretation5-10Line graphs, bar graphs, pie charts, tables, and other miscellaneous infographics- triangular graphs and radial graphs appear rarely
Mixture ProblemsMixture of two or more entities
Permutation and Combination Probability Data Sufficiency can be based on all the above-mentioned topics
SBI PO 2022 Most scoring Topics

SBI PO 2022: Most Scoring Reasoning Ability Topics

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TopicsNo. of QuestionsTopic Description
Coding & Decoding1 to 5Coding and decoding by letter shifting, coding by analogy, and coding letters of a word
Inequalities3 to 5Direct mathematical inequalities problems
Ordering and Ranking1 to 5Arranging by age, floor, rank, the order in row, etc.
Directions & Distances0 to 2Simple problems can be solved by just plotting all the given information on paper.
Arrangement & Pattern0 to 2Random sequence of alphabets, number arrangements and dictionary or alphabet-based arrangements
Analogy0 to 2Meaning based, letter-based and number-based questions
Classification0 to 2Letter-based and meaningful words based questions- can also be GK based
Syllogisms5Problems with numerous statements and multiple conclusions can be dealt with. Questions are asked whether the conclusions follow or not. Mostly possibility based questions will be asked.
Blood Relations1 to 3Question-related to family and coded blood relation
Input-Output0 to 3Words and numbers are arranged based on some pattern which is to be identified and applied to the question statements to arrive at the output.
Data Sufficiency0 to 5Blood relations, ordering & ranking, coding in fictitious language, circular arrangements, directions & distances, ages & birthdates
Circular Seating Arrangement5This concept basically includes unidirectional and bi-directional problems (i.e. facing inside, outside or in both directions). Sometimes, tough square/rectangular/hexagonal table problems also asked. These questions may be paired with blood relations or some other double line-up information along with circular arrangement information which makes the problem more difficult and time-consuming.
Scheduling0 to 5The problems in this category are very similar to double line-up problems
Grouping and Selection0 to 5Problems on teams and committees asked under this category
Verbal Reasoning0 to 2Cause and effect, course of action, statement and assumptions, statement and arguments, statement and inferences, statement and conclusions, and critical reasoning questions

SBI PO 2022: Most Scoring English Language Topics

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TopicsNo. of QuestionsTopic Description
Fill in the Blanks5Double blank type questions. Vocabulary based questions. Answers can be easily picked by eliminating options and understanding the context of the sentence
Reading Comprehension10-15Likely the RC will consist of one passage of 10 questions, including 3-4 questions on vocabulary. The topics you should look out for are moral stories, banking & economy, business, education, technology and social issues. Synonyms, antonyms and meanings of phrases will be asked in vocabulary-based questions. Theme and main idea based questions can also be asked.
Para Jumbles5A set of 6 sentences will be given to be rearranged and form a meaningful paragraph. All questions will be based on this single test.
Cloze Test5-10A single passage with 5 or 10 blanks. Passage could be on any topic ranging from banking & economy to social issues. Words are usually easy to moderate, but there are always one or two tough words.
Error Spotting5Questions in this category could be asked either from the grammar or vocabulary section. Important topics covered under this are tenses, subject-verb agreement, article-noun agreement, correct part of speech, correct use of prepositions, parallelism, phrasal verbs, easily confusable words, contextual usage, sentence construction, degree of comparison, conjunctions, finite and non-finite verbs.
Phrase Replacement/ Sentence Correction5Mostly grammar-based- The questions sometimes test a candidate’s standard construction of sentences, the order of words etc.
Phrase Idiom MeaningThe phrases will be given and the candidate will need to select the correct meaning of the given phrase
Sentence/ Paragraph CompletionCandidates will be given an incomplete long sentence with four options to choose from to complete the sentence meaningfully.
SpellingsCandidates will have to choose the word that is correctly spelt or wrongly spelt from the given options.

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