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SBI PO 2019 Recruitment - Apply for 2000 Probationary Officers Posts

SBI PO 2019 Recruitment - Applications are invited from eligible Indian Citizens for appointment as Probationary Officers (POs) in State Bank of India. Candidates selected are liable to be posted anywhere in India. Interested and eligible can apply for the same via online.

 

Also See : SBI PO 2019 Final Result declared, here's how to check

 

State Bank of India has released the notification for 2000 vacancies for Probationary Officers (POs) Posts. Details of vacancies is as given.

 

Also See : SBI PO 2019 Application Starts - Check details

 

SBI PO Recruitment 2019 Job Description

  • Name of Organization:  State Bank of India (SBI)
  • Post Name: Probationary Officers (POs)
  • Total No. of Vacancies: 2000 Posts
  • [SC-300, ST-150, OBC-540, EWS-200, Gen-810 [LD-20, VI-20, HI-73, D&E-20]
  • Applicants may complete all application formalities between 02nd April to 22nd April 2019

 

See: Bank PO Exam

 

SBI PO 2019 Recruitment Important Dates

  • Online Registration including Editing/Modification of Application by Candidates: 02nd April to 22nd April 2019
  • Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges: 02nd April to 22nd April 2019
  • Download of Call Letters for Online Preliminary Exam: 03rd week of May 2019 onwards
  • Online Exam - Preliminary 1st: 08th, 09th, 15th & 16th of June 2019
  • Result of Online Exam - Preliminary: 01st week of July 2019
  • Download of Call letter for Online Main Exam: 02nd week of July 2019
  • Conduct of Online Examination - Main: 20th July 2019
  • Declaration of Result - Main: 03rd week of August 2019
  • Download Call Letter for Interview: 04th week of August 2019
  • Conduct of Group Exercises & Interview: September 2019
  • Declaration of Final Result: 02nd week of October 2019
  • Pre-Examination Training for SC/ST/Religious Minority Community Download of Call Letters for Pre-Exam Training: 02nd week of May 2019 onwards
  • Conduct of Pre-Exam Training 04th week of May 2019

 

See: Recruitment Exams 2019 for Govt Jobs, Banking, PSUs, Defence

 

Eligibility Criteria for SBI PO 2019 Recruitment

Essential Academic Qualifications (as on 31st August 2019)

  • Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised 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 31st August 2019
  • Candidates having Integrated Dual Degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 31st August 2019.
  • Candidates possessing qualification of Chartered Accountant may also apply.

 

Also See : SBI PO 2019 Prelims Result announced, check now!

 

Note:

  • The date of passing eligibility examination will be the date appearing on the mark sheet or provisional certificate issued by the University/ Institute. In case the result of exam is posted on the website of the University/ Institute, a certificate issued by the appropriate authority of the University/ Institute indicating the date on which the result was posted on the website will be taken as the date of passing
  • 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 the online application
  • If called for interview, the candidate will have to produce a certificate issued by the appropriate authority inter alia stating the norms of the University regarding conversion of grade into percentage and the percentage of marks scored by the candidate in terms of these norms.

 

Also See : SBI PO 2019 Prelims Admit Card released, here�s steps to download

 

Calculation of Percentage

  • The percentage marks shall be arrived at by dividing the total marks obtained by the candidate in all the subjects in all the semester(s)/ year(s) by aggregate maximum marks in all the subjects irrespective of honours/ optional/ additional optional subject, if any. This will be applicable for those Universities also where Class/ Grade is decided on basis of Honours marks only.
  • The fraction of percentage so arrived will be ignored i.e. 59.99% will be treated as less than 60% and 54.99% will be treated as less than 55%.

Age Limit (As on 01st April 2019)

  • Not below 21 years and not above 30 years as on 01st April 2019 i.e. candidates must have been born not later than 01st April 1998 and not earlier than 02nd April 1989 (both days inclusive)

Relaxation in Upper Age Limit

  • Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe - 5 Years
  • Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) - 3 Years
  • Persons with Disabilities (PWD) - PWD (SC/ ST) - 15 Years
  • - PWD (OBC) - 13 Years
  • - PWD (Gen/ EWS) - 10 Years
  • Ex Servicemen, Commissioned officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers - 5 years
  • Persons Ordinarily domiciled of the state of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01st Jan. 1980 to 31st Dec. 1989 - 5 Years

 

See: List of Entrance Exams conducted for Bank Recruitment

 

SBI PO 2019 Selection Process

  • 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 (with separate timings for each section) as follows:
  • English Language - 30 [20 minutes]
  • Quantitative Aptitude - 35 [20 minutes]
  • Reasoning Ability - 35 [20 minutes]
  • Total Questions - 100
  • Total Marks – 100
  • Duration: 1 hour

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 the Descriptive Test by typing on the computer. The Descriptive Test will be administered immediately after completion of the Objective Test
  • 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.
  • Reasoning & Computer Aptitude – 45 Questions & 60 Marks [60 minutes]
  • Data Analysis & Interpretation - 35 Questions & 60 Marks [45 minutes]
  • General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness - 40 Questions & 40 Marks [35 minutes]
  • English Language - 35 Questions & 40 Marks [40 minutes]
  • Total - 155 Questions and 200 Marks (Duration: 3 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).

Final Selection

  • Only the marks obtained in Main Exam (Phase-II), both in the Objective Test and the Descriptive Test, will be added to the marks obtained in GE & Interview (Phase-III) for preparing the final merit list
  • Marks secured by the candidates in the Main Examination (out of 250 marks) are converted to out of 75 marks and Group Exercises & Interview scores of candidates (out of 50 marks) are converted to out of 25 marks. The final merit list is arrived at after aggregating (out of 100) converted marks of Main Examination and Group Exercises & Interview

Pre-Exam Training

  • Bank may arrange pre-exam training at certain centres for SC/ST/Religious Minority Community candidates in consonance with the guidelines issued by Govt. of India
  • An indicative list of training centres in Agartala, Agra, Ahmedabad, Aizwal, Akola, Allahabad, Asansol, Aurangabad, Bareilly, Bhubaneswar, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhopal, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Dibrugarh, Ernakulam, Gangtok, Gorakhpur, Gulbarga, Guwahati, Hubli, Hyderabad, Imphal, Indore, Itanagar, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Kanpur, Kohima, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai, Meerut, Mumbai, Mysore, Nagpur, New Delhi, Panaji (Goa),Patna, Port Blair, Purnea, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Sambalpur, Silchar, Siliguri, Shillong, Srinagar, Toora, Tirupati, Vadodara, Varanasi, Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada.

Emoluments

  • Presently, the starting basic pay is Rs.27620/- (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.
  • SBI may offer, subject to necessary approvals, a SMART Compensation Package which would enable candidates a choice to monetize specific elements of the salary package.

Application Fee

  • For SC/ST/PWD Candidates - Rs.100/-
  • For General, OBC Candidates - Rs.600/-
  • Fee/Intimation charges once paid will NOT be refunded on any account nor can it be held in reserve for any other exam for selection

 

See: Entrance Exams for Jobs after Graduation

 

SBI PO Recruitment 2019 Application Process

  • Candidates can apply online only from 02nd April 2019 to 22nd April 2019. No other mode of application will be accepted.
  • Candidates should have valid email ID which should be kept active till the declaration of results. It will be essentially required for receiving any communication from the bank.

Filling Online Application

  • Candidates will be required to register themselves online through Bank's website https://bank.sbi/careers or https://www.sbi.co.in/careers.
  • After registration candidates are required to pay the requisite application fee through online mode by using debit card/ credit card/ Internet Banking.

 

See: Government Jobs in India

 

Helpdesk

  • In case of any problem in filling up the form, payment of fee/intimation charges for 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 lodge their query on https://cgrs.ibps.in.
  • Candidates should mention ‘Recruitment of Probationary Officers in State Bank of India-2019’ in the subject of the email.
  • All further announcements/ details pertaining to this process will be published/ provided only on SBI authorised website https://bank.sbi/careers or https://www.sbi.co.in/careers from time to time. No separate advertisement will be issues in this regard.

 

SBI PO 2019 FAQ

1. What is the total number of vacancies announced by the SBI for PO 2019 Recruitment?

Answer: SBI has announced 2000 Posts of Probationary Officer for year 2019.

 

2. What is the eligibility Criteria for SBI PO 2019?

Answer: Essential Academic Qualifications (as on 31st August 2019)

  • Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised 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 31st August 2019
  • Candidates having Integrated Dual Degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 31st August 2019.
  • Candidates possessing qualification of Chartered Accountant may also apply

 

3. What is the selection procedure for SBI PO 2019?

Answer: The selection for SBI Probationary Officers 2019 will be 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 - English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning Ability. The Preliminary Examination will be held on June 1st, 08th, 09th,15th & 16th, 2019.
  • 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 the Descriptive Test by typing on the computer. The Descriptive Test will be administered immediately after completion of the Objective Test. Main Examination is scheduled to be held on July 20th, 2019.
  • Final Selection: Only the marks obtained in Main Exam (Phase-II), both in the Objective Test and the Descriptive Test, will be added to the marks obtained in GE & Interview (Phase-III) for preparing the final merit list.

 

4. What are the Age Criteria to apply for SBI PO 2019?

Answer: Age Limit (As on 01st April 2019)

  • Not below 21 years and not above 30 years as on 01st April 2019 i.e. candidates must have been born not later than 01st April 1998 and not earlier than 02nd April 1989 (both days inclusive)

Relaxation in Upper Age Limit

  • Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe - 5 Years
  • Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) - 3 Years
  • Persons with Disabilities (PWD) - PWD (SC/ ST) - 15 Years
  • - PWD (OBC) - 13 Years
  • - PWD (Gen/ EWS) - 10 Years
  • Ex Servicemen, Commissioned officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers - 5 years
  • Persons Ordinarily domiciled of the state of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01st Jan. 1980 to 31st Dec. 1989 - 5 Years

 

5. When will be SBI PO 2019 Exams will be held?

Answer: The Preliminary Examination will be held on June 1st, 08th, 09th, 15th & 16th, 2019. Main Examination is scheduled to be held on July 20th, 2019.

 

6. What is the application Fee for SBI PO 2019?

Answer:  SC/ST/PWD/XS - 125/- (Intimation Charges only)
General and OBC - 750/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

 

7.Does SBI PO 2018 have sectional cut off?

Answer: Category wise merit list will be drawn on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in the Main Examination. There will be  no sectional cut-off. Candidates numbering up to 3 times (approx.) of the category wise vacancies will be shortlisted for the Group Exercise & Interview from the top of the category wise merit list subject to a candidate scoring the minimum aggregate qualifying score

 

8. What is the salary of SBI PO?

Answer:  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

 

9. Can final year students apply for SBI PO 2019?

Answer: Those in the final year or semester of their degree can also apply for SBI PO 2019 provisionally.

 

10. Does SBI PO 2018 have interview?

Answer: Yes, SBI PO 2019 will have an interview round. To appear for the SBI PO Interview, a candidate is required to clear the Preliminary and Main exams.

 

11. Is SBI a Government Bank?

Answer: SBI is a Government-owned corporation.

 

12. How will be the final merit list is prepared for SBI PO 2019?

Answer: Only the marks obtained in Main Examination (Phase-II), both in the Objective Test and the 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 marks and Group Exercises & Interview scores of candidate (out of 50 marks) are converted to out of 25 marks. The final merit list is arrived at after aggregating (out of 100) converted marks of Main Examination and Group Exercises & Interview. Selection will be made from the top merit ranked candidates in each category

 

13. How many times SBI PO can be given?

Answer: Candidates who have already appeared for the maximum number of permissible chances are not eligible to apply. The number of chances will be counted from the examination held on 18.04.2010. Appearing in Preliminary Examination will not be counted as a chance. In the years in which only one written examination has been held (i.e. no Preliminary Examination has been held), appearing in this examination will be counted as a chance. The total no. of chances for applying for SBI PO is as follows:

  • General           - 4
  • General (PWD) - 7
  • OBC - 7
  • OBC(PWD) - 7
  • SC/SC(PWD)/ ST/ ST (PWD) - No Restriction

 

14. What is the Application Process for SBI PO 2019?

Answer: Candidates can apply online only from 02nd April 2019 to 22nd April 2019. No other mode of application will be accepted.

Candidates should have valid email ID which should be kept active till the declaration of results. It will be essentially required for receiving any communication from the bank.

Candidates will be required to register themselves online through Bank's website https://bank.sbi/careers or https://www.sbi.co.in/careers.

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

 

SBI (State Bank of India), Mumbai

Central Recruitment & Promotion Department, Corporate Centre, Mumbai, Phone No.: 022-22820427, Website www.sbi.co.in