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SBI PO Exam 2018: Official Notification Released for 2000 Vacancies, Apply Online

Apr 23, 2018 11:16 IST
SBI PO Exam 2018

State Bank of India Job Notification: State Bank of India (SBI) invited applications for the post of Probationary Officer across the nation. The eligible candidates can apply to the post by visiting the official site of SBI on or before May 13, 2018.

All those candidates who have completed their Graduation can apply for the examination. Even, the chartered accountants can also apply. Candidates will have to appear for Preliminary Examination followed by Main Examination. The qualified candidates will also have to appear for Group Exercises and Interview.

SBI PO Exam 2018 is one of the most important government examination and lakhs of candidates is expected to appear for this exam. Last year, a total of 2313 PO posts were filled by the Bank.

Important Dates:

  • Online Registration Starts: April 21, 2018
  • Last date to Apply: May 13, 2018
  • Date of Online Fee Payment: April 21 to May 13, 2018
  • Download of call letters for online preliminary examination: 18 June 2018
  • Online Preliminary examination dates: 1, 7 and 8 July 2018
  • Result of Preliminary examination: 15 July 2018
  • Download of the main exam admit card: 20 July 2018
  • Online Main examination: 4 August 2018
  • Result of the Main examination: 20 August 2018

SBI Vacancy Details

Probationary Officer: 2000 Posts

Eligibility Criteria for SBI PO Exam 2018

Educational Qualification:

Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government. Those who are in the Final year/Semester of their Graduation may also apply provisionally subject to the condition that, if called for interview, they will have to produce proof of having passed the graduation examination. Candidates possessing qualification of Chartered Accountant may also apply.

Age Limit

Not below 21 years of age and not above 30 years of age.

Selection Procedure for SBI PO Exam 2018

Phase-I : Preliminary Examination: Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Tests for 100 marks will be conducted online. This test would be of 1 hour duration consisting of 3 Sections as follows

SL.

Name of test

No. of 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 have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing passing marks to be decided by

the Bank. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Bank (approximately

20 times the numbers of vacancies subject to availability) will be short listed for the Main Examination.

Phase – II: Main Examination: Examination will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks. Both the Objective and Descriptive Tests will be online. Candidates

will have to answer Descriptive test by typing on the computer. Immediately after completion

of Objective Test, Descriptive Test will be administered.

(I) Objective Test: The objective test of 3 hours duration consists of 4 Sections for total 200 marks. The objective test will have separate timing for every section. The candidates are required to qualify in

each of the Tests by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank.

SL.

Name of Test

No. of Questions

Marks

Duration

1.

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

45

60

60 minutes

2.

Data Analysis & Interpretation

35

60

45 minutes

3.

General/Economy/Banking

Awareness

40

40

35 minutes

4.

English Language

35

40

40 minutes

 

Total

155

200

3 hours

(ii) Descriptive Test: The Descriptive Test of 30 minutes duration with 50 marks will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay). The candidates are required to qualify in the Descriptive Test by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank.

Descriptive Test paper of only those candidates will be evaluated who have scored qualifying marks in the Objective Tests and are placed adequately high as per total marks in objective test.

Phase – III: Group Exercises (20 marks) & Interview (30 marks)The aggregate marks of candidates qualifying in both the Objective Tests and Descriptive Test will be arranged in descending order in each category. Adequate number of candidates in each category, as decided by the Bank will be called for Group and Interview. The qualifying marks in Group Exercises &Interview will be as Exercises decided by the Bank. Candidates qualifying for & Interview under 'OBC' category would be required to submit OBC Group Exercises certificate containing the 'Non Creamy layer' clause. Candidates not submitting the OBC certificate containing the 'Non Creamy layer' clause and requesting to be interviewed under General category will not be entertained.

Final Selection

The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase-I) will not be added for the selection and only

the marks obtained in Main Examination (Phase-II), both in Objective Test and Descriptive Test, will be added to the marks obtained in G& Interview (Phase-III) for preparation of the final merit list. The candidates will have to qualify both in Phase-II and Phase-III separately. Marks secured by the candidates in the Written Test (out of 250 marks) are converted to out of 75 and marks secured in Group Exercises & Interview Ex(out of 50 marks) are converted to out of 25. The final merit list is arrived at after aggregating converted marks of Written Test and Group &Interview out of 100 for each category. The selection will be made from the top Exercises merit ranked candidates in each category. Results of the candidates who have qualified for Group Exercises & Interview and the list of candidates finally selected will be made available on the Bank's website. Final select list will be published in Employment News/ Rozgar Samachar and also in Bank’s website.

How to Apply for the SBI PO Exam 2018

Eligible candidates can apply to the post by visiting the official site of SBI at sbi.co.in before the last date of application. 

Application Fees

Gen & OBC : Rs 600/-

SC/ST: Rs 100/-

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