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

SBI PO 2018 Eligibility

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

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Eligibility Criteria for SBI PO 2018

The following criteria apply to candidates who want to write this SBI PO exam 2018:

  • If the candidate has a graduation degree from any recognised university or an equivalent qualification recognised by the central government to satisfy the eligibility criteria for SBI PO 2018..
  • Candidate must not be below 21 years and not over 30 years as of 1 January 2018 for general category candidates to satisfy the eligibility criteria for SBI PO 2018. 
  • The age limit is relaxed for the reserved category: the upper limit for candidates of Other Backwards Classes (OBC) is relaxed by three years.
  • The upper limit of age for Scheduled Class (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) has been relaxed by five years.
  • If the canndidates are ex-servicemen, serving in the Short Service Commission or if you have served five years in military service, the upper limit of age is relaxed by five years for SBI PO 2018.
  • Candidates domiciled in Kashmir Division between the 1st of January 1981 to the 31st of December 1990 have their upper age limit relaxed by five years for SBI PO 2018.
  • 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.

Pertaining to the VH/OH candidates who suffer from above 40 percent disability must have the relevant certificate issued by the Medical Board of Central Government of India.

Candidates having locomotor disability or cerebral palsy amounting to a minimum 40% disability are eligible to apply under:

  • BL: both legs affected but not the arms
  • OA: only one arm affected with impaired reach, weakness in grip and ataxia
  • OL: only one leg affected
  • MW: muscular weakness with limited physical endurance.

For visually handicapped candidates, those with these cases will be eligible to apply for SBI PO 2018:

  • Total absence of light
  • Visual acuity not exceeding 6/60 or 20/200 (Snellen) in the better eye corrected by lens
  • Limitation of the field of vision to 20 degrees or less

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

Candidates possessing the qualifications of a Chartered Accountant may also apply for SBI PO 2018.

Note: The date of passing eligibility exam will be the date appearing on the mark sheet or provisional certificate issued by the University/Institute.

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QAge Limit

What is the age limit for SBI PO 2017 exam?

Asked By: K K Ravi,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The minimum age eligibility is 21 years and the maximum is 30 years as on 01/04/2017. This basically means that the candidates must have been born not earlier than 02/04/1987 and not later than 01/04/1996(both days inclusive).

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QEligibility Criteria

What is the eligibility criteria for SBI PO 2017?

Asked By: Nikhil Chengappa J M,

I have scored 60% marks in graduation. Am i eligible for SBI PO 2017?

Asked By: Rithvi Kariappa,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

In the official notification,there is no such mention of any percentage requirement.

You just need to fill out the percentage obtained in graduation nearest two decimals in the online application.

In case your college/university awards CGPA/OGPA, the same should be converted into percentage and indicated in online application. 

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I will be 20 by early May. Will I be eligible for SBI PO exam?

Asked By: Vivek Aanand,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

No, you are not.

The age limit for applicants is 21 – 30 yrs as on the 1st of April of the year.

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