SBI PO - State Bank of India Probationary Officers 2018

Conducted by : State Bank of India (SBI)
  • Exam Type:National Level
  • Format: Online/CBT
  • Language:English,Hindi

State Bank of India (SBI) is an Indian multinational, public sector bank which organises its own entrance exams for recruitment of various officers at a different level. SBI PO is one of the exams candidates interested in banking jobs wait for which eagerly. SBI PO 2018 notifications will be released soon for the Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee recruitment drive 2018-19. State Bank of India (SBI) is inviting applications for the recruitment of Probationary Officers in State Bank of India (SBI). The State Bank of India conducts the examination in two phases i.e. Preliminary and Main Examination to select the eligible candidates for the post of Probationary Officers. The final merit will be prepared on the basis of the candidates’ performance in the Main examination (Phase II) and GD & Interview (Phase III) taken together.

SBI PO 2018 Selection Process

SBI PO exam will be organized in three steps including Preliminary exam, Main exam and personal interview. Candidates who successfully qualify all three stages will be selected for the final merit in SBI PO 2018 exam.

Stage-1: Preliminary Exam that includes 100 Objective type questions of 100 marks

Stage-2: Main Exam including 155 Objective type questions of 200 marks and a descriptive question of letter, essay or story writing of 50 marks

Stage-3: Group discussion & Personal Interview (20 & 50 Marks)

Number of attempts for SBI PO Exam

·         For General category- 4 attempts

·         For General (PWD) category- 7 attempts

·         OBC category- 7 attempts

·         OBC (PWD)- 7 attempts

·         SC/ST (PWD)- No restriction

For detailed information on SBI PO 2017 Important Dates, read more.

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Timelines

Dates

Feb,2018
(Expected)
Applications Open
Apr,2018
(Expected)
Admit Card Available
Apr,2018
(Expected)
Date of Exam
May,2018
(Expected)
Date of Exam
May,2018
(Expected)
Date of Result

Eligibility Criteria

Academic Qualification

Candidates must have a graduate degree in any discipline or any equivalent qualification recognised by the Central Government.

Those appearing in final year of qualifying examination can also apply for the exam. However, they will need to produce proof of passing graduation at the time of interview.

Age Limit

 

Candidates should have attained the age of 21 years and should not be more than 30 years of age as on April 1, 2018.

Relaxation of Upper age limit:

Sr. No.

Category

Age Relaxation

1.

Scheduled Caste (SC) / Scheduled Tribe (ST)

5 years

2.

Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)

3 years

3.

PWD (Gen)

10 years

4.

PWD (SC /ST)

15 years

5.

PWD (OBC)

13 years

6.

Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-Servicemen

5 years

7.

Persons ordinarily domiciled in the state of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989

5 years

For detailed information on SBI PO 2017 Eligibility Criteria, read more.

Application Details

Aspiring candidates can fill-in the registration forms online by visiting the official web portal of SBI PO 2018 i.e. www.statebankofindia.com or www.sbi.co.in. The registration process will require candidates to enter the details and pay the registration fee to get them registered. Candidates also need a valid and active email id when applying for SBI PO 2018 exam. The email-id will be used by SBI for further communications like SBI PO admit card, SBI PO result, SBI PO interviews etc.

All candidates should note that the application forms for SBI PO will not be available offline or on any portal other than SBI PO. Make sure you go through the eligibility criteria and other guidelines before sitting to fill the application form. Keep all the documents like scanned copy of photograph and signature ready for you.

Ensure that you crosscheck all the information before hitting the submit button, as SBI doesn’t allow correction.

SBI PO 2018 Schedule

SBI PO 2018 calendar hasn’t been released yet. Given below is the tentative calendar of SBI PO 2018.

Details of SBI PO 2018 Event

Date

Availability of SBI PO Online Application Form

07-02-2018

Last date of Online Application Form

06-03-2018

SBI PO Online fee payment dates

07-02-2018 to 
06-03-2018

Release of SBI PO Admit Card for Preliminary Exam

15-04-2018

SBI PO Preliminary Exam date

29th & 30th April and 
6th & 7th May 2018.

SBI PO Preliminary Exam Result

17-05-2018

Release of SBI PO Main Admit Card

22-05-2018

SBI PO Main Exam date

04-06-2018

SBI PO Main Exam Result

19-06-2018

Release of Admit Card for Interview & GD

26-06-2018

Declaration of Final Result

05-08-2018

SBI PO 2018 Admit Card

Candidates who applied for SBI PO 2018 exam will be able to download their admit cards 10 days prior to the examination. Candidates won't get their admit cards delivered to their postal address. They need to keep a check on the official website of SBI to get notifications. Once the SBI PO 2018 admit cards are out, you can download it by logging it into your account created while filling the application form.

For detailed information on SBI PO 2017 Application Procedure, read more.

EXAMINATION FEES

Online application process for SBI PO 2018 will complete only after you make payment for the examination fee. SBI PO 2018 application fee will be accepted only in online mode. Candidates can make payment either by debit/credit card or through net banking.

Fees once paid will not be refunded in any condition.

The application fee and intimation charges for SBI PO 2018 are as follows:

Sr. No.

Category

Total

1.

SC/ST/PWD

Rs. 100/- (Intimation Charges only)

2.

General and Others

Rs. 600/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

 

Exam Pattern

SBI PO Exam Pattern

The SBI Probationary Officers (PO) examination will be conducted in two phases: Preliminary and Main examination. It is important for the candidates to have a look at the examination pattern, as it helps them prepare well for the exam and come out with flying colors.

Phase-I: Preliminary Examination

Preliminary examination will comprise 100 objective type questions for 100 marks which will be divided into three sections as follow:

SL.

Name of Test

Questions

Marks

Duration

1.

English Language

30

30

Composite Time of 1 hour

2.

Quantitative Aptitude

35

35

3.

Reasoning Ability

35

35

 

Total

100

100

 

Candidates are required to pass all the three tests (mentioned above) individually to meet qualifying criteria to reach the next level, which is SBI PO 2018 Main Examination. 

Phase-II: Main Examination

The Main Examination will be divided further into two parts i.e. Objective Test and Descriptive Test.

Objective Test

Test

Name of test

Questions

Marks

Duration

I

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

45

60

60 minutes

II

Data Analysis & Interpretation

35

60

45 minutes

III

General/Economy/
Banking Awareness

40

40

35 minutes

IV

English Language

35

40

40 minutes

 

Total

155

200

3 hours

Descriptive Test

The Descriptive Test of 1-hour duration with 50 marks will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay).

For detailed information on SBI PO 2017 Exam Pattern, read more.

Counselling/Interview

Applicants are called for interview based on the results of main examination. After the interview, candidates are selected for the post of Probationary Officers (PO). 

For detailed information on SBI PO 2017 Call Letters, read more. 

For detailed information on SBI PO 2017 Results, read more.

Exam Centres

State Code

State/UT

Centre

11

Andaman & Nicobar

Port Blair

12

Andhra Pradesh

Chirala, Chittoor, Guntur, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole, Puttur, Rajahmundhry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram

13

Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar, Naharlagun

14

Assam

Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kokrajhar, Silchar Tezpur

15

Bihar

Arrah, Aurangabad, Bihar Sharif, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Hajipur, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea, Samastipur, Siwan

16

Chandigarh

Chandigarh

17

Chhattisgarh

Bhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur

18

Goa

Panaji, Verna

19

Gujarat

Ahmedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Himmatnagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara

20

Haryana

Ambala, Bahadurgarh, Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Panipat, Palwal, Rohtak, Sonipat, Yamunanagar

21

Himachal Pradesh

Baddi, Bilaspur, Dharamshala, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Sirmaur, Solan, Una

22

Jammu & Kashmir

Anantnag, Jammu, Kathua, Leh, Samba, Srinagar

23

Jharkhand

Bokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribag, Jamshedpur, Ranchi

24

Karnataka

Belgaum, Bengaluru, Bidar, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udipi

25

Kerala

Alappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thrissur, Thiruvananthapuram

26

Lakshwadeep

Kavarrati

27

Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Satna, Sagar, Ujjain

28

Maharashtra

Amaravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Dhule Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/ Thane/Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Satara

29

Manipur

Imphal

30

Meghalaya

Ri-Bhoi, Shillong, Tura

31

Mizoram

Aizawal

32

Nagaland

Kohima

33

Delhi -NCR

Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurgaon

34

Odisha

Angul, Balasore, Bargarh, Baripada, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Jharsuguda, Rourkela, Sambalpur

35

Puducherry

Puducherry

36

Punjab

Amritsar, Bhatinda, Fatehgarh Sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Phagwara, Sangrur

37

Rajasthan

Ajmer, Alwar, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur

38

Sikkim

Gangtok

39

Tamilnadu

Chennai, Coimbatore, Dindigul, Krishnagiri, Madurai, Nagercoil, Namakkal, Perambalur, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelvelli, Thoothukodi, Vellore

40

Telangana

Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal

41

Tripura

Agartala

42

Uttar Pradesh

Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bulandshaher, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Unnao, Varanasi

43

Uttarakhand

Dehradun, Haldwani, Haridwar, Roorkee

44

West Bengal

Asansol, Berhampur (West Bengal), Bardhaman, Dumkal, Durgapur, Hooghly, Howrah, Kalyani, Kolkata, Siliguri

 

Exam Syllabus

Candidates appearing for SBI PO should prepare for questions testing their Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, English language, Writing Skills, etc.

  1. Reasoning Ability section may comprise of topics that includes Puzzles, Syllogism, Statement & Arguments, Blood Relation, etc.
  2. Quantitative Aptitude section will ask questions on Mensuration, Number System, Time & Distance, Ratio & Proportion, etc. On the other hand, etc.
  3. English Language will test the candidate’s language skills and vocabulary by asking questions on topics including Synonyms, Unseen passage, Para Jumbles, Spotting Errors, Antonyms, Fill in the Blanks, Reading Comprehension, etc.
  4. Descriptive section may have questions on Paragraph Writing, Letter Writing, Essay Writing, Reading Comprehension, etc. 

For detailed information on SBI PO 2017 Syllabus, read more.

CAT Contact Details

State Bank of India

State Bank Bhavan, 16th Floor
Madam Cama Road,
Mumbai 400 021

Phone: 022-2202 9456, 022-2282 0427
Fax: 022 22742431
Email: crpd@sbi.co.in

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