State Bank of India Probationary Officer Recruitment Exam [SBI PO]

SBI PO 2018

Exam Date : 4th June 2018 To 4th June 2018
Result Date : 19th June 2018

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Application forms, Dates, Syllabus, Pattern for SBI PO Exam 2018

The Application Form for SBI PO 2018 begins on 7th February 2018 to 6th March 2018.
The exam date for SBI PO 2018 is announced on 4th June 2018.
The Exam pattern for SBI PO is an online process.
The Syllabus for SBI PO is made for undergraduate.


Important details of JEE Main:

Exam Name

Joint Entrance Examination

Commonly known as

SBI PO

Exam Standards

National Level

Conducting Body

Government

Employment provided 

Probationary Officer


About SBI PO Exam:

Any eligible candidate, who aspires to join State Bank of India as a Probationary Officer, is required to register online for the Recruitment Process. The SBI PO 2018 examination will be held in two phases - preliminary and main. Candidates who will qualify in preliminary examination and shortlisted will have to appear for the main SBI PO 2018 examination and shortlisted candidates in the main examination will subsequently be called for a Group Discussion & Interview.

Prospective candidates will have to apply after carefully reading the advertisement regarding the process of examinations and interview, eligibility criteria, online registration processes, payment of prescribed application fee/intimation charges, the pattern of examination, issuance of call letters etc. and ensure that they fulfil the stipulated criteria and follow the prescribed processes.

SBI PO Recruitment Exam 2018 is always considered as the Largest of all Banking Exam. The next in line is IBPS PO Recruitment Exam. Though the number of Vacancies in the former is less than IBPS PO, yet there are many applicants for SBI PO. The huge number of applicants for SBI PO Exam is due to the various factors which include the largest commercial Bank SBI itself.


Pre-Examination Training:

  • Bank may arrange pre-examination training at certain centres for SC/ST/Religious Minority Community candidates in consonance with the guidelines issued by Government of India.
  • Candidates belonging to the above categories who desire to avail themselves of such training at their own cost may indicate to that effect against the relevant column while applying online.

An indicative list of training centres are:

  • Agartala
  • Agra
  • Ahmedabad
  • Aizawl
  • Akola
  • Allahabad
  • Asansol
  • Aurangabad
  • Bareilly
  • Bhubaneswar
  • Berhampur (Ganjam)
  • Bhopal
  • Bengaluru
  • Chandigarh
  • Chennai
  • Coimbatore
  • Dehradun
  • Dibrugarh
  • Ernakulam
  • Gangtok
  • Gorakhpur
  • Gulbarga
  • Guwahati
  • Hubli
  • Hyderabad
  • Imphal
  • Indore
  • Itanagar
  • Jabalpur
  • Jaipur
  • Kanpur
  • Kohima
  • Kolkata
  • Lucknow
  • Madurai
  • Meerut
  • Mumbai
  • Mysore
  • Nagpur
  • New Delhi
  • Panaji (Goa)
  • Patna
  • Port Blair
  • Purnea
  • Pune
  • Raipur
  • Ranchi
  • Sambalpur
  • Silchar
  • Siliguri
  • Shillong
  • Srinagar
  • Tirupati
  • Vadodara
  • Varanasi
  • Visakhapatnam
  • Vijayawada

SBI PO 2018 Important Dates

The Application Form for SBI PO exam will be available online by 7th February 2018 and the last date to register for SBI PO exam is 6th March 2018 

Even though the last date to register is 6th March 2018, applicants can pay the fee for SBI PO by 27th of May 2018.

After registering for SBI PO applicants can download their SBI PO Exam Admit Card from 22nd May 2018.

The main exam for SBI PO will be held on 4th June 2018 #.

The final result of SBI PO will be declared on 19th June 2018.

SBI PO 2018 Eligibility

Qualification: Graduation degree from any recognised university by the central government.

Age Limit:

  • For general category: Candidates must be below 30 years of age and above 21 years of age to apply for SBI PO exam 2018.
  • For OBC category: Candidates must be below 33 years of age and above 21 years of age to apply for SBI PO exam 2018.
  • For SC/ST category: Candidates must be below 35 years of age and above 21 years of age to apply for SBI PO exam 2018.

If you have previously served in Short Service Commission or five years in the military then upper age limit is relaxed by five years.

Upper age limit is relaxed by five years if you were domiciled in Kashmir Division between the 1st of January 1981 to the 31st of December 1990.

Relaxation of upper age limit has also been done for 10 years for VH/OH (general) candidates; 13 years for VH/OH (OBC) and 15 years for VH/OH (SC/ST) candidates.

Candidates having Integrated Dual Degree certificate should ensure that date of passing is on or before 31st August 2018.

Candidates with Chartered Accountant qualification can also apply for SBI PO exam.

SBI PO 2018 Application Process

A candidate opting to register for SBI PO may follow the given steps to complete the Application Process to SBI PO.

  • First, register at the official website for SBI PO exam and pay the application fee through online mode.
  • The Application Form is priced at Rs. 600 for general candidates and Rs. 100 for SC/ST and PWD candidates.
  • Provide your Email ID. Make sure it is a valid Email ID as may receive emails regarding your SBI PO examination.
  • Now as per bank's scanning guidelines, scan your photograph and signature.
  • To submit your data, you have to log on to bank's website and open application format from the Recruitment Link.
  • If you haven't filled up some fields in the application form then you can do it later using the provisional number and password given to you after your registration.
  • You can pay the fee after the second working day of your registration and it should be paid within three working days.
  • After three working days, a message will be sent to the mobile number registered regarding your registration information.
  • The payment is to be made by secure gateways in which the particulars must be carefully filled in. No alteration can be done once the process has started.
  • Paying the fee is the last step of registering process for SBI PO exam.

SBI PO 2018 Application Form Details

Candidates will have to register through Bank's website for SBI PO.

Once the registration is completed, an online payment for the application fee should be done.

As on 1st of April 2018 candidates should not be below 21 years and not above 30 years.

Upper age relaxation 3 years for OBC, 5 years for SC/ST and 10 years for PWD candidates.

Applications Fee (Non-Refundable): Rs. 600/- for General and OBC Candidates, Rs. 100/- for Reserved candidates.

SBI PO 2018 Admit Card

Admit Card is a document generated after submitting the Application Form.

Admit Card for SBI PO recruitment is generated for each stage of the recruitment process.

Admit Card for SBI PO prelims will be available by 15th of June 2018 and for SBI PO Mains, the Admit Card will be available by 22nd May 2018.

Candidates who qualify from SBI PO prelims exam, they will be getting Admit Card for the SBI PO main exam.

Candidates must regularly check their registered mail id for further information on the admit card for SBI PO exam.

SBI PO 2018 Exam Pattern

SBI PO exam pattern consists of three phases namely:

  • Phase 1: Preliminary Examination.
  • Phase 2: Main Examination.
  • Phase 3: Group Discussion and Interview.

In Prelims phase, there will be 100 Objective Type question each of 1 mark and will have three sections (English Language: 35 marks, Quantitative Aptitude: 35 marks, Reasoning Ability: 35 marks). Candidates are given one hour to complete SBI PO prelims exam.

SBI PO main exam will consist of 155 questions and a total of 200 marks. The main exam will have four sections (Reasoning & Computer Aptitude: 60 marks, Data Analysis & Interpretation: 60 marks, General/Economy/Banking Awareness: 40 marks, English Language: 40 marks).

The last phase will have Group Discussion: 20 marks and Interview: 30 marks.

SBI PO 2018 Syllabus

SBI PO Prelims syllabus: English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability.

SBI PO Main Exam Syllabus: Data Interpretation, General Awareness, Banking Awareness.

SBI PO Exam Syllabus 2016: Reasoning, Arithmetic, Data Interpretation, English, General Awareness, Marketing, Computer.

SBI PO Descriptive Examination Syllabus: Letter writing (Formal and informal), Essay writing, Precise writing.

SBI PO 2018 Results

Candidates can check SBI PO Results on the Official Website of SBI PO exam.

Candidates should know their Roll Number, Registration Number, Password, DOB to check results through online.

SBI PO exam result:

  • Each stage of the Result will be declared on the State Bank of India website.
  • Candidates just need to input their Registration Number and DOB or Password to view Results.
  • If the candidate has qualified a phase then he/she should follow the instructions for the next phase of the exam.

SBI PO 2018 Counselling

  • For the selection process marks secured in the Preliminary Examination will not be considered, only the marks secured in Main Examination, Both in Objective and Descriptive test along with GD and Interview will be considered for the Merit List.
  • Both the phases have to be qualified separately.
  • Top Merit Ranked candidates in each category will be selected.
  • The final selection list will be published in Employment News/Rozgar Samachar and also on Bank’s website.

Discussion Forum View all 25 Questions

QApplication Fee

What is the application fee for SBI PO 2017?

Asked By: Rishab Sngh,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The application fee is Rs.600(for general candidates) and Rs.100(for SC/ST/PWD).

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QApply for SBI PO 2017

How do i apply for SBI PO 2017 EXAM?

Asked By: Srujan Gowda,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

In order to apply for SBI PO exam 2017 candidates will have to register themselves online through Banks website sbi.co.in/careers or www.statebankofindia.com/careers and open the appropriate Online Application Form, available in the current openings.

After registrartion candidates are required to pay the requisite application fee through online mode by using debit card/credit card/interent banking.

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QNumber of attempts

What is the maximum number of attempts for SBI PO? Is the prelim exam considered as an attempt or is only the main exam counted as an attempt?

Asked By: Nikhil Abraham,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise
  1. General- 4
  2. General(PWD) - 7
  3. OBC - 7
  4. OBC(PWD)- 7
  5. SC/SC(PWD)/ST/ST(PWD)- No Restriction.

         The chances are considered only if you appear for MAIN EXAM. Candidates who have already appeared for the maximum number of chances are not eligible to apply. The number of chances will be counted from the exams held on 18-04-2010. Appearing in Preliminary exam will not be considered as a chance.

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Can you give me an overview of the SBI PO 2017 examination?

Asked By: Kevin K,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Any eligible candidate, who aspires to join State Bank of India as a Probationary Officer, is required to register online for the Recruitment Process. The examination will be held in two phases - preliminary and main. Candidates who will qualify in preliminary examination and shortlisted will have to appear for the main examination and shortlisted candidates in the main examination will subsequently be called for a Group Discussion & Interview.

Prospective candidates will have to apply after carefully reading the advertisement regarding the process of examinations and interview, eligibility criteria, online registration process, payment of prescribed Application fee/intimation charges, the pattern of the exam, issuance of call letters etc. and ensure that they fulfil the stipulated criteria and follow the prescribed processes.

SBI PO Recruitment Exam is always considered as the Largest of all Banking Exam. The next in line is IBPS PO Recruitment Exam. Though the number of Vacancies in the former is less than IBPS PO, yet there are many applicants for SBI PO. The huge number of applicants for SBI PO Exam is due to the various factors which include the largest commercial Bank SBI itself.

The probationary Officer in a Bank has to do following tasks in addition to the administrative work:

  • Provide services to customers
  • Enhance business of the bank
  • Handle cash activities at the bank
  • Clearance of Payments
  • Manage accounts of customers
  • Official communication

SBI offers growth opportunities as well as potential benefits such as posting abroad. The promotion policy allows some candidates to reach top management grades.

Pre- Examination Training: Bank may arrange pre-examination training at certain centres for SC/ST/Religious Minority Community candidates in consonance with the guidelines issued by Government of India.

Candidates belonging to the above categories who desire to avail themselves of such training at their own cost may indicate to that effect against relevant column while applying online.

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A Answer By: Sushil Girdher

SBI has made some changes in the selection process for this years PO recruitment.

Like previous years, exam will be conducted in two phases. Candidates who will qualify in preliminary examination and short listed will have to appear for main examination and short listed candidates in the main examination will subsequently be called for a Group Discussion & Interview.

Preliminary examination process is still the same. Many changes has been introduced in the examination pattern of the Main examination for SBI PO.

This year, the main exam duration is extended to three hours.

There is also section wise time limit. Main examination will be computer based examination.

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When will my Admit Card be generated for SBI PO Examination?

Asked By: Arun kumar,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Admit Card is a document generated after submitting the application form Of the SBI PO.

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What is the Application Fee and what if I am an SC Candidate? How much will the Application Form cost for me?

Asked By: Suraj singh,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The Application Form for the SBI PO cost Rs 600/-. And if you're an SC/ST candidate the Application Form will cost you 100/-

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QCut Off's for SBI PO

How are the cut offs going to be accessed in case of SBI PO 2017?

Asked By: Devika Krishna,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

SBI PO 2017 cut off's will be calculated on a nationwide scale which provides a marking scale for most Banking Exams and Recruitment sessions.

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What is the difference between SBI PO and SBI Clerk exam?

Asked By: Himesh Qureshi,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

By clearing the SBI PO exam, the candidate gets selected to various sections as a Probationary Officer while clearing the SBI Clerk exam gets you selected as a Junior Associate or a Junior Agricultural Associate in Clerical Cadre, at SBI.

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Is the SBI PO Recruitment exam Bilingual?

Asked By: Mohan Kumar Kish,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Yes, the exam is available to write in both English and Hindi.

The candidates can choose their preferred language while filling up the form.

All the questions except the ones in the English test for SBI PO will be available bilingually.

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Where do I find the Official Notifications to SBI PO?

Asked By: Chetana Iyer,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The candidates can find the Official Notifications to SBI PO on their Official Website (https://www.sbi.co.in/)

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