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- State Bank of India is the largest bank in India with the majority of holding owned by the Government of India.
- It has several associate banks as well which are as follows – State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur, State Bank of Travancore, State Bank of Patiala, State Bank of Hyderabad, and State Bank of Mysore. Headquarters of SBI is located in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
- It has over 17,000 branches which include domestic as well as foreign branches.
- Every year it conducts an entrance examination to recruit candidates on the post of Assistant in Clerical Cadre and Probationary Officer and associate banks.
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 to any reservation or age relaxation; their category will be considered as general.
Age relaxation is as below:
|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)|
|People from J&K During 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989||5 years|
Job Profile for SBI Bank PO
The probationary officer is recruited directly by SBI who are recruited on probation for 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 cannot qualify the test will be terminated. Once they are through with training they are placed either in branches or at the 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||
|Written Examination – Phase II – Online Computer Based||
|Group Discussion & Interview – Phase – III||
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 shortlisted for the Main Examination. The candidates are required to qualify for 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. The final select list will be published in Employment News/ Rozgar Samachar also.
SBI (State bank of India) PO Recruitment Notification 2016
|Number of posts||Probationary Officers – 2200 posts|
|Last Date to Apply||24th May 2016|
|Tentative date of Phase I Examination (Preliminary exam)||2nd, 3rd, 9th & 10 July 2016|
|Tentative date of Phase II Examination (Main Examination)||31st July 2016|
|Tentative date of Phase III Examination (Group Discussion & Interview )||1st September 2016|