SBI PO Recruitment 2018- Apply online for 2000 SBI PO posts

SBI PO Recruitment 2018- Apply online for 2000 SBI PO posts:

State bank of India(SBI) has announced that recruitment of 2000 Probationary Officers (PO) posts. Eligible candidates may apply online from 21-04-2018 to 13-05-2018. Eligibility,Educational Qualification,age limit,application fee,how to apply,exam pattern,syllabus and more detail are given below.

Name of the Organisation : State bank of India(SBI)

Name of the post : Probationary Officers(PO)

Total no of posts : 2000

Pay Scale : 27,620/-

Application Type : Online

Selection Process : Selection process will be done through Online examination (Preliminary and Main Exam) and Interview.

Age Limit : 

Minimum  age : 21 years

Maximum age : 30 years

Relaxation of age : 

1. For Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe : 5 Years

2. Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) : 3 years

3. For Ex Servicemen  : 5 years

4. Persons Ordinarily domiciled of the state of Jammu &
Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 : 5 years

Educational Qualification : 

Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.

Note :  Those who are in the Final year/Semester of their Graduation may also apply provisionally.

Examination Fee : 

1. For SC/ST/PWD : Rs. 100/-

2. For General, OBC : Rs.600/-

How to apply :

1. Candidates can apply online only from 21.04.2018 to 13.05.2018. No other mode of application will be accepted.

2. Candidates will be required to register themselves online through Bank’s website or

3. After registration candidates are required to pay the requisite application fee through online mode by using debit card/ credit card/ Internet Banking.

4. Before applying online a candidate will be required to have a scanned (digital) image of his/ her/ their photograph and signature.

5. Fill the application form carefully. After complete of filling click on submit. Download the application form then take print out of application form for the future reference.


The candidates should download their call letter and an “acquaint yourself “booklet by entering their registration number and password/ date of birth from the Bank’s website.


1. For General  : 4

2.For General (PWD) :7

3. For OBC : 7

4. For OBC (PWD) : 7

5. For SC/SC(PWD)/ ST/ ST (PWD) : No  Restriction


The selection for Probationary Officers will be done through a three tiered process:

Phase-I: Preliminary Examination:

Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Test for 100 marks will be conducted online. The test will have of 3 Sections.

Name of test No. of QuestionsMarksDuration
English Language303020 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude353520 minutes
Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
Total 100100 1 hour

Selection criteria for Main Examination: Category wise merit list will be drawn on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in the Preliminary Examination. Candidates numbering approximately 10 times the numbers of vacancies in each category will be short listed for the Main Examination from the top of the merit list.

Phase – II: Main Examination:

Main 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. Descriptive Test will be administered immediately after completion of the Objective Test.

(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.

Exam Pattern :

Name of the testNo. of QuestionsMax.
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude45Total
60 minutes
Data Analysis & Interpretation3545 minute
General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness4035 minutes
English Language3540 minutes
Total1553 hours

Descriptive Test: The Descriptive Test of 30 minutes duration with two questions for 50 marks will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay).

Note: Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Preliminary and Main

Important Dates : 

On-line registration including Editing/ Modification of
Application by candidates
21.04.2018 to 13.05.2018
Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges21.04.2018 to 13.05.2018
Download of call letters for online Preliminary Examination18.06.2018 onwards
Online Examination – Preliminary1
st, 7th & 8th of July 2018
Result of Online exam – Preliminary15.07.2018
Download of Call letter for Online Main Exam20.07.2018
Conduct of Online Examination – Main04.08.2018
Declaration of Result – Main20.08.2018
Download Call Letter for Interview01.09.2018
Conduct of Group Exercises & Interview24.09.2018 to 12.10.2018
Declaration of Final Result01.11.2018

Important Links : 

Apply Online 


Official Website 

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