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State Bank of India (SBI) Probationary Officer Recruitment 2017

State Bank of India PO Recruitment for Probationary Officer Vacancies in 2017

Applications are invited from eligible Indian Citizens for appointment as Probationary Officers (POs) in State Bank of India. Interested Candidates can apply for the SBI PO Recruitment from the official website of State bank of India

Post Name - Probationary Officer

Total No. of Vacancies: 2313

Category Wise Vacancy Details

i. Scheduled Cast (SC): 347 (three hundred forty seven)
ii. Scheduled Tribe (ST): 350 (three hundred fifty only)
iii. Other Backward Classes (OBC): 606 (six hundred six)
iv. General Cast: 1010 (one hundred ten)
Backlog vacancies detailed as under have been included in the above mentioned total vacancies
SC - 47 Posts
ST - 200 Posts
OBC - 66 Posts
Total Vacancies: 313

SBI PO Requirement 2017 Eligibility Criteria

(a) Essential Academic Qualifications: (As on 01st Jul. 2017)
Candidates should have completed Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Govt. 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 exam on or before 01st July 2017.

Candidates having integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 01st July 2017. Candidates possessing qualification of Chartered Accountant may also apply.


The date of passing eligibility exam will be the date appearing on the mark sheet or provisional certificate issued by the University/Institute.

Candidate should indicate the percentage obtained in Graduation calculated to the nearest two decimals in the online application; where CGPA/OGPA is awarded, the same should be converted into percentage and indicated in online application.

Age Limit (As on 01st April 2017)
Not below 21 years and not above 30 years as on 01st April 2017, i.e. candidates must have been born not earlier than 02nd April 1987 and not later than 01st April 1996 (both days inclusive).
Upper age relaxation 3 years for OBC, 5 years for SC/ST and 10 years for PWD candidates.

SBI PO 2017 Selection Procedure

Phase-I (Preliminary Exam)
Preliminary Examination 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.
1. English Language - 30 no. of questions and 30 marks
2. Quantitative Aptitude - 35 no. of questions and 35 marks
3. Reasoning Ability - 35 no. of questions and 35 marks
Composite Time of 01 Hour

Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Bank (approximately 20 times the numbers of vacancies subject to availability) will be shortlisted for the Main Exam.

Phase-II (Main Exam)
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. Immediately after completion of Objective Test, Descriptive Test will be administered

a) 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

i. Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 no. of questions; 60 marks and 60 minutes

ii. Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 no. of questions; 60 marks and 45 minutes

iii. General/Economy/ Banking Awareness 40 no. of questions; 40 marks and 35 minutes

iv. English Language 35 no. of questions; 40 marks and 40 minutes

Total - 155 no. of questions; 200 marks and 3 hours

b) Descriptive Test: The Descriptive Test of 30 minutes duration with 50 marks will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay). Candidates are required to qualify in the Descriptive Test by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank

Phase-III (Group Discussion (20 Marks) and Interview (30 marks)


Presently, the starting basic pay is Rs.27620/- (with 4 advance increments) in the scale of Rs.23700-980/7-30560-1145/2-32850-1310/7-42020 applicable to Junior Management Grade Scale-I

Application Fee Details

Candidates are required to pay online Applications Fee (Non-Refundable) Rs.600/- for General and OBC Candidates and Rs.100/- for reserved candidates.

The Payment can be made by using Debit Card/Credit Card/Internet Banking by providing information as asked on the screen.

Transaction charges for online payment, if any, will be borne by the candidates.

How to Apply for SBI PO 2017

Candidates can apply online only from 07th February 2017 to 06th March 2017 and no other mode of application will be accepted.

Candidates will be required to register themselves online through Bank's website or

Fill the rest of the details then Click on the Final Submit button and Pay the fee Online through Net Banking.

Take the Print out of your Application form and e-receipt for future reference


In case of any problem in filling up the form, payment of fee/intimation charges or receipt of Admission/Call letter, queries may be made at Telephone No.: 022-22820427 (between 11.00 AM to 06.00 PM on working days) or [email protected]

Candidates are advised not to forget to mention ‘Recruitment of Probationary' Officers in State Bank of India-2017 in the subject of the email

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SBI PO 2017 Important Dates

Online Registration including Edit/Modification of Application by Candidates: 07th February to 06th March 2017

Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges: 07th February to 06th March 2017

Download of Call Letters for Online Preliminary Exam: 15th April 2017 onwards

Online Exam - Preliminary: 29th & 30th April and 06th & 07th May 2017

Result of Online Exam - Preliminary: 17th May 2017

Download of Call Letter for Online Main Exam: 22nd May 2017 onwards

Conduct of Online Examination - Main: 04th June 2017

Declaration of Result – Main 19th June 2017

Download Call Letter for Interview: 26th June 2017

Conduct of Group Exercises & Interview: 10th July 2017 onward

Declaration of Final Result: 05th Aug 2017

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

Download of Call Letters for Pre-Exam Training: 07th April 2017 onwards

Conduct of Pre-Exam Training: 17th Apr to 22nd April 2017

State Bank of India (SBI), Mumbai

Central Recruitment & Promotion Department, Corporate Centre, Mumbai, Website

For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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