SBI Bank PO Exams

sbi coaching in delhiWhy SBI PO: Definitely SBI PO is among most seeked career for job aspirants bacause of its reputation, stability and notch higher pay scales. State Bank of India was founded in year 1806. It is India's largest commercial bank in terms of assets, deposits, branches, employees and the most important profit.

About SBI Bank PO Exam: SBI Conducts two phases of online computer based examinations along with Group Discussion & Interview for 2nd phase finalist. The first phase exam which is also called preliminary exam is considered only as qualifying exam for eligibility to appear in 2nd phase exam which is called Main exam. The preliminary exam score will be not added in final score. The final merit list will be prepared by adding obtained marks in Main exam, Discussion & Interview.

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Eligibility Criteria

I. Academic Qualification
Candidate should be graduate in any discipline from a recognized university or equivalent to it. Candidates who are in final year can also apply, but they have to produce proof of passing of their graduation at the time of interview.

II. Age Limit
Min Age – 21 years
Max Age – 30 years

Candidates from OBC 'Creamy Layer' are not entitled for any reservation or age relaxation; their category will be considered as general.


Age relaxation is as below:

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC (Non Creamy) 3 Years
Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer) Degree in any discipline or its equivalent with minimum
of 50% marks in aggregate

Person With Disability (PWD)

SC/ST

15 years

OBC

13 years

Gen 10 years
Ex-Servicemen 5 Years
People from J&K During 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 5 years

III. No of Chances

Category No of Chances

General

4

General (PWD)

7

OBC 7
OBC (PWD) 7
SC/SC(PWD)/ST/ST(PWD) No Restriction

SBI Bank PO Salary

The starting basic pay is Rs.27,620/- in scale of 23700-980/7-30560-1145/2-32850-1310/7-42020, this applies to Junior Management grade Scale I. officer are entitled to get DA/HRA/CCA as per rules time to time. SBI gives 4 extra increments at initial stage which makes their salary higher by Rs. 2400 extra, on a pays scale starting from Rs. 27,620. The difference becomes higher when it is converted into DA, as DA is given on basic salary which also comes out to be Rs 2400. Therefore officer in SBI gets Rs.4800 more as starting salary as compared to other associate banks. The total compensation per annum would be a minimum of 7.55 lacs and maximum of 12.93 lacs depending on place of posting and other factors.

Job Profile for SBI Bank PO

Probationary officer are recruited directly by SBI who are recruited on probation of 2 years. It is first entry point as officer in the bank. At the end of training period Officers have to go through a screening process.
Those who achieve the predetermined standards they are confirmed and given placement as Officer Middle Management Grade Scale II and those who qualify test but fails to achieve the standards they are placed as Officer Junior Management Grade Scale I.
Those who can not qualify the test will be terminated. Once they are through with training they are placed either in branches or at administrative office. A Probationary Officer is supposed to look after responsible jobs like passing the cheques, evaluating various loan proposals or even marketing for bank products.

SBI PO Exam Pattern

The SBI PO exam is held in Three Phases
Scheme of Examination

  • Written Examination - Phase I - Online Computer Based
    • Objective Test
    • Online format
    • Multiple choice questions
    • Singley option correct
    • Three sections English Language - 30 Marks, Quantitative Aptitude - 35 Marks & Reasoning Ability - 35 Marks
    • Total 100 marks & 100 questions
    • Total duration of 1 hour
    • Sectional Cutoff
    • Negative Marking - 1/4 for each wrong answer
  • Written Examination - Phase II - Online Computer Based
    • Online format
    • Multiple choice questions
    • Singley option correct
    • Four sections
      • a) Test of English Language (Grammar, Vocabulary, Comprehension) - 35 Questions - 40 Marks - 40 Min
      • b) Test of General/Economy/Banking Awareness - 40 Questions - 40 Marks - 35 Min
      • c) Test of Data Analysis & Interpretation - 35 Questions - 60 Marks - 45 Min
      • d) Test of Reasoning (High Level) - 45 Questions - 60 Marks - 60 Min
    • Total 200 marks & 155 questions
    • Total duration of 3 hours
    • Sectional Timing & Cutoff
    • Negative Marking - 1/4 for each wrong answer
  • Descriptive Test
    • Online Computer Based
    • Maximum 50 marks and total duration of 1 hour.
    • Aimed to Test of English Language(Letter Writing & Essay).
    • Candidates will have to answer Descriptive test by typing on the computer. Immediately after completion of Objective Test, Descriptive Test will be administered.
    • Descriptive Test paper of only those candidates will be evaluated who have scored qualifying marks in the Objective Tests and are placed adequately high as per total marks in objective test.
  • Group Discussion & Interview - Phase – III
    • Group discussion (20 marks)
    • Interview (30 marks)
    • Only for phase I & Phase II qualified candidates

Selection Process of SBI Bank PO

The selection of SBI PO depends upon the performance of eligible candidates in examinations which are conducted in 3 Phases. The top performers in Phase I; who qualify in each of the three tests in phase I Preliminary exam by securing passing marks will be called for Phase II Main examination.

The number of candidates in each category; approx 20 times the numbers of vacancies will be short listed for the Main Examination. The candidates are required to qualify in each of the Tests & Descriptive Test in Phase II by securing passing marks. The aggregate marks of candidates qualifying in both the Objective Tests and Descriptive Test will be arranged in descending order in each category. The number of candidates in each category will be called for Group Discussion and Interview. The qualifying marks in Group Discussion & Interview will be as decided by the Bank.

Final Selection of SBI PO

The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase-I) will not be added for the selection and only the marks obtained in Main Examination (Phase-II) will be added to the marks obtained in GD & Interview (Phase-III) for preparation of 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 Written Test (out of 250 marks) are converted to out of 75 and marks secured in Group Discussion & Interview (out of 50 marks) are converted to out of 25.

The final merit list is arrived at after aggregating converted marks of Written Test and Group Discussion & Interview out of 100 for each category. The selection will be made from the top merit ranked candidates in each category.

SBI PO Result

The result of the SBI PO of those candidates who have qualified for GD & Interview and get finally selected will be made available on the Bank's website. Final select list will be published in Employment News/ Rozgar Samachar also.

SBI (State bank of India) PO Recruitment Notification 2017


Number of posts Probationary Officers - 2313 posts
Last Date to Apply 6th March, 2017
Tentative date of Phase I Examination (Preliminary exam) 29th & 30th April and 6th & 7th May 2017
Tentative date of Phase II Examination (Main Examination) 4th June 2017
Tentative date of Phase III Examination (Group Discussion & Interview ) 10th July 2017 onward
For complete advertisement visit SBI Vacancy 2017: Recruitment Exam Notification for 2313 PO Posts

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