SBI Probationary Officer Recruitment

State bank of India has invited applications to the post of Probationary Officer for graduates in any stream. The last date to apply for PO in SBI examination is 06- March -2017. State Bank of India (SBI) is the largest Government owned bank in India with more than 14,000 branches and has an asset of more than US$460 billion. It also [plays an important role in the capital and money market in India. The number of Probationary Officer (PO) vacancies reported in SBI is 2313 and out of these 2313 PO vacancies, SBI has reserved a fixed percent for SC/ST and OBC category candidates. Rest of the vacancies are in open category. General category candidates who had 4 previous attempts(PO) in written exams are not allowed to apply anymore. The maximum number of chances allowed for OBC category is 7 and the SC/ST category candidates have unlimited chances to apply for PO in SBI. Payment of SBI PO exam fee must be paid on or before 06- March -2017. Hall ticket / Call letter for SBI PO Prelim exam can be downloaded from 15-04-2017. Download link to download SBI PO exam hall ticket is provided below. SBI will announce the final rank list of Probationary Officers 2017 by 5- Aug -2017. SBI PO 2017 exam pattern and detailed Syllabus are provided below.

Exam Calendar of SBI PO 2017
Last Date to Register For SBI PO Exam06-03-2017
Last Date of Payment of Exam Fee 06-03-2017
SBI PO 2017  Prelim Hall Ticket Download Date 15-04-2017 onwards
SBI PO 2017 Preliminary Exam Dates 29th & 30th Apr and 6th & 7th May'17
Date of Result Publish -SBI PO 2017  Prelim  17-05-2017
Download of Call letter for Online Main Exam 22-05-2017 onwards
SBI PO 2017  Mains Examination Date 4th June 2017
Declaration of  SBI PO 2017 Mains Result  19th June 2017
Download Call Letter for SBI PO 2017   Interview 15-04-2017 onwards
Date of  Group Exercises & Interview 10th July 2017 onward
Declaration of  SBI PO 2017 Final Result  5th Aug 2017 

SBI PO Exam 2017 Procedure
SBI Probationary Officer 2017 Exam consists of Prelim and Mains exams. Once a candidate passes the mains exam, he will be called for Group Exercises and Interview. You will get a clear picture of the SBI PO 2017 selection procedure by analyzing the chart below.

Phase Name of Exam  Total  Marks
Phase-1 Preliminary Examination 100
Phase-2 Main Examination 250
Phase-3 Group Exercises & Interview 50

  1. Preliminary Examination
    SBI PO 2017 Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Tests for 100 marks. You will get 1 hour to complete SBI PO 2017 Prelim and it is an online test. Mark distribution in SBI PO 2017 Preliminary test and the exam syllabus is provided below.

    Units Name of ExamNumber of Questions Section Marks
    1 English Language 30 30
    2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
    3 Reasoning Ability 35 35

  2. Main Examination
    SBI PO 2017 main examination consists of Objective questions for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks. The objective test will have separate timing for every section. Candidates must be aware that there will be a sectional cut off marks. There will be a penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. SBI PO 2017 Main examination syllabus and exam pattern is given below.
    SL Name of ExamNumber of Questions Section Marks Time
    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

    The Descriptive Test of SBI mains have 30 minutes duration with 50 marks. You can expect essay and letter writing at this stage in the English language.
    SL Name of ExamPattern Section Marks Time
    1 Descriptive Test Letter Writing & Essay (English) 50 30 minutes

  3. Group Exercises & Interview

    SL Name of ExamSection Marks
    1 Group Exercises20
    2 Interview 30

    Total Marks 50

SBI Probationary Officer 2017 Recruitment Eligibility
  1. Age Limit
    • Age limit for General Category in SBI PO 2017 Recruitment is 21-30 years as per n 01.04.2017. Born not earlier than 02.04.1987 and not later than 01.04.1996 (both days inclusive)

    • The upper age limit for OBC category in SBI Probationary Officer 2017 recruitment is 33.

    • The upper age limit relaxation of SC/ST in SBI Probationary Officer 2017 recruitment is 5 years.

  2. Number Of Chances

    • For General Category, the number of chances in PO exams in SBI is 4

    • Number of chances for OBC is 7

    • SC/ST category have unlimited chances to appear for PO exams

  3. Educational Qualification

    Degree in any stream and there is no minimum percent restriction so far in the notification.

Other Details
  1. Exam Fee

    The application fee for SBI PO 2017 exam is 600 for general category and 100 for SC/ST.

  2. Pay of Scale

    The salary scale of Probationary Officer in State Bank of India is 23700 - 30560 Indian Rupees per month.

  3. Download Link For Application & Hall Tickets

    Download link of SBI PO Prelim and Main Exams hall tickets: