SBI PO Recruitment 2017

SBI PO Recruitment 2017: The State Bank of India has completed its recruitment for probationary officers 2016. The recruitment process for 2017 is to start soon.The candidates need to look for official notifications given by SBI at website

Bank Exam - Recruitment QnA

State Bank of India (SBI) is the leading public sector bank in the country with over 13000+ branches all across the country and over 2 lakh people working at various posts. It is a bank which attracts most of the banking aspirants who want to join the public sector bank. It is due to the growth and pay perks received by the employees once. The ladder to growth in the bank is also quite smooth and depends on the vitality and performance of individual candidates in the long run. SBI Probationary Officer post is the entry level officer grade post, for which the aspirants try their best in the entrance examinations. The attractive pay package and a respectable position in the bank make even the other bank employees to compete for the position in SBI.

Career Graph of SBI Probationary Officers

Though, all the banks have a definite promotional channel through which the candidates scale high up in the rank of officers, SBI has a faster promotion rate. Due to the high number of branches and ever increasing business of the bank, it is in constant need of skilled manpower to control the branches present across the country. The Probationary Officers, within two years after their completion of probationary period (2 years), are offered the position of Deputy Manager in Scale II officer level. The faster growth and promotion rate means a constant vacancy arises at various level posts and thus the bank recruits candidates on a regular basis. Due to the advancement in technology and initiation of core banking, the banks are looking for skilled and talented people who can take responsibility at the higher levels.

Promotion Exams and growth

The SBI conducts promotion exams every year for the candidates working at different levels in the bank, in order to allow them to utilize their potential to the fullest and serve the bank with their ability. SBI conducts promotional exams frequently. The promotional system is quite transparent and the policy for promotion is quite clear at all the levels. The deserving candidates are given the chance to promote themselves to the higher level posts, through proper channel.. The candidates who have potential could rise faster to high rank within 3-4 years. The promotional ladder is as given in the SBI bank:

Probationary Officer (Assistant Manager, JMGS I)

Deputy Manager (MMGS II)

Manager (MMGS III)

Chief Manager (SMGS IV)




Foreign Placements and transfers

The fact that SBI has a significant presence in the international forum with branches in over 34 countries, it provides opportunity for officers in India to be posted on offshore branches depending on their performance and skills. With faster promotion rates, the bank offers foreign postings to the deserving candidates as per requirement. With over 200 foreign branches/offices; SBI has the largest network of international branches among public sector banks in the country. The candidates applying for SBI PO post must undergo the career prospects well before applying and understand the responsibility that they need to undergo after got selection.

Show Full Article

Bank Exam Study Material

Bank PO Question Papers

Bank PO Recruitment

While downloading the SBI PO Admit Card 2016 from the official website at its careers section if there seems any delay in downloading, candidates are advised to download after 5 minutes or during off-peak hours.

Today, SBI issued the SBI PO Admit Card 2016 for download from today and it will be available for download till 09 July 2016. The admit cards is released for the SBI PO Prelims exam which is scheduled to be held on 02, 03, 09 & 10 July 2016.

Read more about SBI PO recruitment 2016 here

Candidates who have registered for the examination can download the admit card for SBI PO Prelims at the official portal of SBI ( Candidates are required to carry the admit card/ call letter to the allotted examination centre on the exam date. Candidates are also required to carry one photo identity proof such as Passport/ Aadhar/ PAN Card/ Driving Licence/ Voter's Card/ Bank Passbook with duly attested Photograph/Identity Card issued by School or College/Gazetted Officer in the official letterhead in original as well as a self-attested photocopy thereof.

Download SBI PO Admit Card 2016

Examination Pattern for SBI PO Prelims Exam: The examination will be of objective type and will be of one hour duration.


Name of Test

No. of Questions



English Language




Quantitative Aptitude




Reasoning Ability







Click to download SBI PO Study Package

Click for SBI PO Prelims Mock Test

Show Full Article

SBI Recruitment

Tips for Bank Exams

Newsletter Signup

Copyright 2018 Jagran Prakashan Limited.
This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK