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SBI PO Exam 2018: Recruitment Notification

 SBI PO 2018 Notification Out - 2000 Vacancies

Check here SBI PO Syllabus, Exam Dates, Pattern & Previous Year Cut Off

Contents

SBI PO 2018 Notification

SBI PO Vacancies

Category wise Vacancies

Important Dates OF SBI PO

SBI PO Selection Process

SBI PO Pre Exam Pattern

SBI PO Mains Exam Pattern

SBI PO Interview & Group Discussion

SBI PO Final Selection

SBI PO Eligibility Criteria

SBI PO Syllabus

SBI PO Pre Exam Syllabus

SBI PO Mains Exam Syllabus

SBI PO Pay Scale

SBI PO Application FEES

SBI PO Cut-Offs 2017

 

1. SBI PO 2018 Notification

State Bank of India has released the Recruitment notification for eligible Indian Citizens for appointment as PO (Probationary Officer). The application will begin from 21.04.2018 onwards and will close on 13.05.2018. All the eligible candidates can apply for the same. Given are the Notification Details.

2. SBI PO Vacancies

Total number of vacancies: 2000 + 118 (PWD) = 2118

3. Categorywise no. of vacancies:

VACANCIES

VACANCIES (PWD)

General

OBC (Non-creamy layer )

SC

ST

Total

LD

VI

HI

Total

1010

540

300

150

2000

27

26

65

118

4. Important dates of SBI PO 2018:

Activity

Dates

On-line registration including Editing/ Modification of Application by candidates

21.04.2018 to 13.05.2018

Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges

21.04.2018 to 13.05.2018

Download of call letters for online Preliminary Examination

18.06.2018 onwards

Online Examination – Preliminary
1st, 7th & 8th of July 2018
Result of Online exam – Preliminary

15.07.2018

Download of Call letter for Online Main Exam

20.07.2018

Conduct of Online Examination – Main

04.08.2018

Declaration of Result – Main

20.08.2018

Download Call Letter for Interview

01.09.2018

Conduct of Group Exercises & Interview

24.09.2018 to 12.10.2018

Declaration of Final Result

01.11.2018

Pre-Examination Training for SC/ST/Religious Minority Community candidates

Download of call letters for Pre-Exam Training

28.05.2018 onwards

Conduct of Pre-Exam Training

18.06.2018 to 23.06.2018

5. Selection Process: 

The competitive exam comprises two successive exams; SBI PO-Pre & SBI PO-Mains. After clearing these two tests, the candidate will move to the interview for the final selection.

Phase-I: Preliminary Examination:

Preliminary Examination (online) 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. Each test will have a separate timing as mentioned below.

6. SBI PO Preliminary Exam Pattern                           

It consists of a paper of objective type (multiple choice questions) and carries a maximum of 100 marks to be solved in the duration of 1hr.

This is a screening test only to qualify for the next step and its marks will not be counted for determining their final order of merit.

The scheme of this test is given below in a table:

S.no

Test name

Max. questions

Max. marks

Time Limit

1

Reasoning

35

35

20 Minutes

2

Quantitative Aptitude

35

35

20 Minutes

3

English Language

30

30

20 Minutes

Total

100

100

60 Minutes

Duration & Timings for General candidates: 1 hour

Total Duration/ Timing for Visually Handicapped candidates: 1 hour 20 mins

7. SBI PO Mains Exam Pattern 2018

SBI PO Mains exam will be conducted at 2 levels, namely -

1. Objective Exam
2. Descriptive Exam

SBI PO Mains Objective Exam Pattern 

S.no

Test name

Max. questions

Max. marks

Time duration

1

Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude

45

60

60 minutes

2

Data Analysis and 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

SBI PO Mains Descriptive Exam Pattern -

S.no

Test name

Max. questions

Max. marks

Time duration

1

Letter Writing

1

50 Marks

30 Minutes

2

Essay Writing

1

Note: - As per official Notification, descriptive papers of only those students would be evaluated, who qualify the objective mains exam.

Marks obtained in Objective, as well as Descriptive tests, will be added to the final Merit list along with marks of Group discussion & Interview.

8. SBI PO Interview & Group Discussion  50 Marks

The aggregate marks of candidates qualifying in both the objective tests and the descriptive tests will be arranged in descending order in each category. the candidates who clear the SBI PO cut off score of the Main examination would then be called for a Group discussion and Personal interview test where the candidates will have to face an interview board. The final merit list would be released on the basis of the candidate's performance in the Mains and interview.

9. SBI PO Final Selection

The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase-I) will not be added for preparing the final merit list for selection. Only the marks obtained in Main Examination (Phase-II), both in Objective Test and Descriptive Test, will be added to the marks obtained in GE & Interview (Phase-III) for preparing 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 Main Examination (out of 250 marks) are converted to out of 75 and marks secured in Group Exercises & Interview (out of 50 marks) are converted to out of 25. The final merit list is arrived at after aggregating converted marks of Main Examination and Group Exercises & Interview out of 100. The selection will be made from the top merit ranked candidates in each category.

10. SBI PO Eligibility Criteria

(A) Age Limit: (As on 01.04.2018):

Not below 21 years and not above 30 years as on 01.04.2018 i.e. candidates must have been born not later than 01.04.1997 and not earlier than 02.04.1988 (both days inclusive)

(B) Essential Academic Qualifications: (AS ON 31.08.2018)

Graduation 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 will have to produce proof of having passed the graduation examination on or before 31.08.2018. Candidates having integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 31.08.2018. Candidates possessing qualification of Chartered Accountant may also apply.

Nationality / Citizenship – Participants must have this citizenship which is given below.

  • Citizen of Indian

  • Citizen of Nepal

  • Citizen of Bhutan

  • A Tibetan refugee

  • Migrated Peoples from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Age Limit – Interested candidates must have age between 21 – 30 years. 

Sr.no

Category

Age relaxation

1

Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe

5 years

2

Other backward classes(Non-Creamy Layer)

3 years

3

Persons With Benchmark Disabilities as defined under “The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016”

10 years

4

Ex-servicemen

5 years

5

Persons ordinarily domiciled in the state of Jammu and Kashmir during the period of 1-01-1980 to 3-12-1989

5 years

6

Persons affected by 1984 riots

5 years

11. SBI PO 2018 Syllabus

12. Syllabus for SBI PO Preliminary exam

S.No.

Quantitative Aptitude

Reasoning

English

1

Series completion

Coding-decoding

Error locations

2

Profit and loss

Distance and direction

Close test (Fill in the blanks)

3

Percentage

Ranking and number

Reading comprehension

4

Ratio and proportion

Blood relation

Rearrangements

5

Average

Mathematical operation

Sentance improvement

6

Simplification

Sitting arrangements

Synonyms/Antonyms

7

Problems on ages

Puzzle test

-

8

Time and distance & Trains

Syllogism

-

9

Boat and streams

Alphabet test

-

10

Time and work

-

-

11

Quadratic equations 

-

-

12

Permutation & combination and probability

-

-

13

Data Interpretation

-

-

13. Syllabus for SBI PO Mains exam:

S.no

Data Analysis & Interpretation

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

English

General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness

1

Number system

Series completion

Error locations

Current affairs

2

HCF & LCM

Analogy

Synonyms

International economy

3

Decimal fraction

Classification

Antonyms

UNO

4

Square root & cube root

Coding-decoding

Phrasal verbs

Marketing

5

Percentage

Distance and direction

Words often confused & misused

Award & honors

6

Ratio and proportion

Ranking and number

Proposition

Sports

7

Average

Blood relation

Passage completion

Finance

8

Simplification

Mathematical operation

Fill in the blanks

Agriculture

9

Quadratic equations

Sitting arrangements

Reading comprehensive

History of banking

10

Problems on ages

Puzzle test

Rearrangements

Country currency capital

11

Partnerships

Venn diagram

Sentance improvement

Books & authors

12

Profit and loss

Data sufficiency

-

Banking terms

13

Simple and compound interest

Input and output

-

Dams/Rivers/Temples

14

Allegation and mixture

Eligibility test

-

Nuclear/thermal power plant

15

Time and distance

Statement conclusion

-

Banking Instruments

16

Trains

Statement course of action

-

-

17

Boat and streams

Statement assumptions

-

-

18

Pipe and cistern

Basic computer knowledge

-

-

19

Mensuration 2D & 3D

Number system

-

-

20

Permutation & combination

Logic gates

-

-

21

Probability

Network

-

-

14. SBI PO Pay Scale

Presently, the starting basic pay is  27,620/- (with 4 advance increments) in the scale of 23700-980/7-30560-1145/2-32850-1310/7-42020 applicable to Junior Management Grade Scale-I. The official will also be eligible for D.A, H.R.A/ Lease rental, C.C.A, Medical and other allowances & perquisites as per rules in force from time to time. The total compensation per annum on CTC basis be a minimum of 8.20 lacs and maximum of 13.08 lacs depending on place of posting and other factors.

15. SBI PO Application Fees

S. No.

Category

Total

1.

SC/ST/PWD/XS

100/- (Intimation Charges only)

2.

General and OBC

600/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

16. SBI PO Cut-offs (2017)

Category

Mains cutoff (out of 200)

Visually Impaired

43.08

Scheduled tribe

34.73

Scheduled Caste

34.25

Other backward classes

44.43

Orthopedically challenged

38.45

Hearing Impaired

40.78

General

49.75

 

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