SBI Probationary Officer Exam

SBI PO Exam is conducted by State Bank of India to select the candidates who are eligible for the criteria  of Probationary Officer. SBI PO is one of the most desirable jobs in Banking industry for millions of peoples across India. It is considered as one of the opportunity job in Banking sector because of following reasons:

  • Brand value of SBI and reputation associated with SBI-PO post
  • Profitable pay scale comparison to other PSU Banks
  • Promotion opportunities from PO to Chairperson
  • Job fulfillment and social respect

The Candidates who want to make his/her carrier in banking sector must aware about the SBI PO exam and the preparation of exam. For more latest update about eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus, previous year papers and cut-off score of exam read our article.

Short Notification

State Bank of India Recruitment 2018 (Post-2000/-)


Start Date

End Date



Application Form



Application Fee

Last Date of Pay Exam Fee (13/05/2018)

Gen/Obc – 600/ ST/SC/PH- 100 Pay Exam fee via Debid/Credit and internet banking.

Admit Card / Hall Ticket

Pre- Done

Mains- 25 July 18, 2018

Exam Date

Pre – 01 to 08 July 18, 2018

Mains- 04 August 18, 2018


Pre- 17 July 18, 2018

Mains- 20 July 18, 2018

Interview & GD

24 September 2018 to 12 October 2018

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SBI PO Online Application form & Notification 2018 Exam

The Notification 2018 has been released on 21st April 2018 by State Bank of India. Dates and other important information about the State Bank and other associative bank’s  Probationary officers’  Jobs has been given in the notification. The selected candidates are liable to be posted anywhere in India.

Eligible Candidates are required for registering  online for the recruitment process. The 3-tier selection process consists of Preliminary and Main Exams which will be conducted as online, and third as by Interview. Preliminary exam will be Computer based and candidates must be reach the cutoff score for shortlisting in the Mains exam. The final result will be depend on the merit.

The application for SBI PO Exam 2018 should  be done by online. Candidates applying online must have the following pre-requisites:

  • A valid Email Id
  • Signature & Photograph scanned in the given size
  • Application Fee must be paid in online mode so all documents required for online transactions.

The SBI PO 2018 Application form can only be filled on the official website of SBI.

SBI PO Application Fee

The category wise fee structure for SBI PO online application is given below.


Application Fee


Rs.100/- (Intimation Charges only)
General and Others

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

SBI PO Eligibility Criteria

The candidate must fulfill the following two criteria to be eligible for the SBI PO Exam 2018:

  • Age Limit: The candidate must be 21 Years to 30 Years
  • Educational Qualification: The candidate must be a graduate in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized 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 must produce proof of having passed the graduation examination on or before 01.07.2018. Candidates with Integrated Dual Degree (IDD) certificate must ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 31.08.2018. Candidates with Chartered Accountant certification may also apply.

Age Limit- The candidate age should be 18-30 as on 01/04/2018.

SBI PO Selection Procedure: Important Points

The candidates should keep in mind the following points related to the SBI PO selection process:

  • Biometric Verification: To ensure an error-free and secure selection procedure for SBI PO 2018, the bank may digitally capture the thumb impression of the candidate. This is done to verify the genuineness of the candidates. Any inconsistency in the bio-metric verification will lead to rejection of the candidature and punitive legal actions. Candidates are thus advised not to apply any kind of external matter like ink, mehandi, chemical etc. on their hands.

Number of Attempts: The maximum number of chances are fixed for each category. Candidates who have used up all the chances are not eligible to apply. Appearing in Preliminary Exam is not counted as an attempt but appearing in Mains Exam is counted.


Number of Chances



General (PWD)






No restriction

Vacancy detail of SBI PO Exam




PO (ScaleI)

1010 540 300 150


The total vacancy for Candidates of SBI PO post is 2000,they can now prepare effectively for the upcoming exam as the number of vacancies is less as compared to last year.

SBI PO Exam Centre

While filling the online application form, The aspirants are required to fill the examination center as per their choice and the bank may also provide the center for candidates and the non availability of seats.

SBI PO Recruitment 2018

It  is the one of the most premier among the public-sector bank exams in India. It is considered a little difficult compared to the bank entrance exams conducted by IBPS. The recruitment process for Probationary Officers at SBI consists of 3 stages:

  1. Preliminary Examination
  2. Main Examination
  3. GD/Interview

SBI PO Exam Pattern

The SBI PO selection process consists of 3 stages. The written examinations are conducted online, followed by an interview round. The structure of exams is as follows:

Phase-1: SBI PO Preliminary Examination

This is an online examination where the candidates must solve the question paper in one 1 hour for 100 marks. The test consists of 3 sections. Candidates must know that the sectional cut-off in the Preliminary Exam has been removed and the overall score of all the sections will be considered for selection to the next round.The cut-off or minimum passing marks for each section is decided by the Bank each year depending on the difficult of the test. The section-wise division of the marks is given below:


Name of Tests(Objective) No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration

English Language



20 Minutes

2 Numerical Ability 35 35

20 Minutes


Reasoning Ability



20 Minutes


100 100

1 Hour

SBI PO Exam Syllabus

While SBI issues only the broad subjects, they can be further subdivided into individual topics, based on the questions that have appeared in the exams over the past few years.

English Language Numerical Ability Reasoning Ability


Number Series,Number Systems

Puzzle and Arrangements

Cloze Test Simplification/ Approximation Inequality,Input Output

Quadratic Equations



Data Interpretation

Coding – Decoding

Sentence Improvement

Mensuration,Ratio & Proportion, Percentage,Permutation, Combination &Probability Blood Relations
Fill in the Blanks SI & CI & Surds & Indices

Direction senseg

Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting Work & Time, Time & Distance

Order and Ranking

SBI PO 2018 Admit Card & Call Letter

Candidates must download the SBI PO 2018 admit card from the official website of the bank as the hard copy of the SBI PO Admit Card will not be sent to the candidate via post. To login on the official website, the candidates will require the following:

  • Registration No/Roll No
  • Date of Birth/ Password

The admit card or call letter for SBI PO 2018 will be issued in 3 phases:

  • Online Preliminary Examination
  • Online Mains Examination
  • Group Exercise and Interview

SBI PO 2018 Results

All results pertaining to SBI PO 2018 will be made available on the official website of State bank of India, the governing body for the SBI PO exam.

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