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SBI PO 2018 Exam Date, Notification, Syllabus, Admit Card, Imp Dates


Notification of SBI PO 2018 has been released. SBI PO is a lucrative career option in banking for all applicants who wish to join the reputed Government Sector. SBI PO Exam will be conducted by State Bank of India to recruit eligible candidates for Post of Probationary Officer.

This year, State Bank of India has come up with 2000 PO Vacancies. Those applicants who are interested and fulfill all eligibility criteria can apply for SBI PO Notification by filling the SBI PO Online Application Form only.

SBI PO 2018 Details!!!

Through this single page of, applicants can get the whole information regarding SBI PO Syllabus, Imp Dates, Admit Card, and SBI PO Exam Date; apply online procedure, SBI PO Vacancy etc.

SBI Online Registration has been started now. So, contenders can submit the SBI PO Recruitment Online Application Form till the last date that is 13-05-2018. SBI PO Preliminary exam will be conducted on 1st, 7th & 8th of July 2018.


SBI PO Important Dates:

ActivitySBI PO Dates
SBI PO Recruitment Apply Online Last Date13.05.2018
Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges21.04.2018 to 13.05.2018
Download of SBI PO Admit Card18.06.2018 onwards
SBI PO Exam Dates for Pre Exam1st, 7th & 8th of July 2018
Result of Online exam – Preliminary15.07.2018
Download of SBI PO Hall Ticket for Online Main Exam20.07.2018
Conduct of Online Examination – Main04.08.2018
Declaration of SBI PO Result – Main20.08.2018
Download SBI PO Call Letter for Interview01.09.2018
Conduct of Group Exercises & Interview24.09.2018 to 12.10.2018
Declaration of SBI PO Final Result01.11.2018
Pre-Examination Training for SC/ST/Religious Minority Community candidates
Download of Admit Card of SBI PO for Pre-Exam Training28.05.2018 onwards
Conduct of Pre-Exam Training against SBI PO18.06.2018 to 23.06.2018

 SBI PO 2018 Notification>> Download PDF

SBI PO Vacancies:

VacanciesSBI Vacancy 2018 (PWD)
Backlog vacancies detailed as under have been included in the above mentioned total vacancies
VacanciesSBI 2018 Vacancy (PWD)

SBI PO Eligibility Criteria:

SBI PO Qualification Needed:

  • Contenders must hold Graduate Degree in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government for SBI PO 2018.
  • Those who are in the Final year/ Semester of their Graduation may also apply for SBI PO.

Check Here: SBI Probationary Officer Eligibility Criteria 2018 

Limitation on Age for SBI PO Jobs:

Minimum age of applicants should be 21 years and maximum age should be 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) against SBI PO Exam. Relaxation of Upper age limit for SBI PO Recruitment is as follows:

CategorySBI PO Age Relaxation
Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe5 Years
Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)3 Years
Persons With Disabilities (PWD)PWD (SC/ST)-15 Years PWD (OBC)- 13 Years

PWD (Gen)- 10 Years

Ex Servicemen, Commissioned officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from the last date of receipt of application) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or physical disability attributable to military service or invalidment.5 Years
Persons Ordinarily domiciled of the state of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.19895 Years

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SBI PO Salary Structure:

  • The starting SBI PO Salary is 27,620/- in the scale of 23700-980/7-30560-1145/2-32850-1310/7-42020 applicable to Junior Management Grade Scale-I for SBI Probationary Officer.
  • 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 for SBI PO Recruitment.
  • The total compensation per annum on CTC basis be a minimum of 8.20 lacs and maximum of 13.08 lacs against SBI PO 2018.

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SBI PO Exam Fee:

CategoryTotal Fee against SBI Probationary Officer Notification
SC/ST/PWDRs. 100/- (Intimation Charges only)
General, OBCRs. 600/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

How to Pay Fee against SBI PO Advertisement?

After SBI Registration applicants need to pay the requisite application fee through online mode by using debit card/ credit card/ Internet Banking against State Bank Of India Recruitment.

SBI PO Selection Process:

Candidate’s selection will be done through a three tier process against SBI PO Exam:

  • Phase-I: Preliminary Examination
  • Phase – II: Main Examination
  • Phase – III: Group Exercises & Interview

SBI PO Exam Pattern:

Check the SBI PO Exam Pattern 2018 for Pre and Main Exam from here.

SBI PO Pre Exam Pattern:

SBI PO Preliminary Exam consisting of Objective Test for 100 marks will be conducted online against State Bank Of India Probationary Officer Recruitment. SBI PO Question Paper will have of 3 Sections (with separate timings for each section) as follows:

Name Of TestNo. Of QuestionsMarksDuration
English Language30Total Maximum Marks 10020 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude3520 minutes
Reasoning Ability3520 minutes
Total1001 hour

SBI PO Main Exam Pattern:

  • SBI PO Main Exam 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. Descriptive Test will be administered immediately after completion of the Objective Test.

Objective Test for SBI PO Exam

TestName of the testNo. of Qs.Max. MarksDuration
IReasoning & Computer Aptitude45 

Total Max. Marks 200

60 minutes
IIData Analysis & Interpretation3545 minutes
IIIGeneral/ Economy/ Banking Awareness4035 minutes
IVEnglish Language3540 minutes
Total1553 hours

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Descriptive SBI PO Exam:

The duration of exam is 30 minutes with two questions for 50 marks will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay). There will be negative marking for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Preliminary and Main examination) for SBI PO.

Group Exercise and SBI PO Interview:

  • Category wise SBI PO Merit List will be drawn on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in the Main Examination for SBI Recruitment.
  • Candidates numbering up to 3 times (approximately) of the category wise vacancies will be shortlisted for the Group Exercise & SBI PO Interview from the top of the merit list subject to a candidate scoring minimum SBI PO Cut Off in aggregate for SBI PO Recruitment.

SBI PO Syllabus:

SBI PO Preliminary Syllabus: The SBI PO Syllabus for Preliminary Examination (SBI PO Exam 2018) constitutes of Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language.

SBI PO Main Syllabus: The Preliminary Examination of SBI PO Exam 2018 constitutes of Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, Data Analysis & Interpretation, General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness and English Language.

SBI PO Admit Card:

SBI PO 2018 Admit Card for Preliminary Examination will be issued on 18-06-2018 at official website. SBI PO Main Exam Admit Card will be available on 20-07-2018. After downloading the SBI PO Exam Admit Card, candidates must check the information carefully given in call letter 2018.

SBI PO Result 2018:

SBI PO Pre Result will be declared on 15.07.2018 at official website. Those applicants who will qualify the Preliminary Examination may appear for Main Exam which will be conducted on 04.08.2018. SBI PO Result for Main Exam will be declared on 20.08.2018.

SBI PO Exam Centres:

State/UTPreliminary Examination CentreMain Examination Centre
Andaman & NicobarPort BlairPort Blair
Andhra PradeshAnanthapur, Chirala, Chittoor, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kurnool,

Nellore, Ongole, Puttur, Rajahmundhry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram

Guntur, Kurnool, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam,
Arunachal PradeshItanagar, NaharlagunItanagar
AssamDibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kokrajhar, Silchar TezpurGuwahati,
BiharArrah, Aurangabad,  Bihar   Sharif,   Bhagalpur,          Darbhanga,    Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea, Samastipur, SiwanArrah, Patna,
ChhattisgarhBhilai, Bilaspur, RaipurRaipur
GoaPanaji, VernaPanaji
GujaratAhmedabad, Anand, Bhavnagar, Gandhinagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, VadodaraAhmedabad, Gandhinagar
HaryanaAmbala, Bahadurgarh, Yamunanagar, Hissar,, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Palwal,Bahadurgarh, Hissar,
Himachal PradeshBaddi, Bilaspur, Dharamshala, Hamirpur

Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Sirmaur, Solan, Una

Shimla, Solan,
Jammu & KashmirBaramulla, Jammu, Kathua, Samba, SrinagarJammu, Srinagar
JharkhandBokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribag, Jamshedpur, RanchiJamshedpur, Ranchi
KarnatakaBelgaum, Bellary, Bengaluru, Bidar, Davangere, Dharwad, Gulbarga Hubli, Mandya, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, UdipiBengaluru
KeralaAlappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thrichur, ThiruvananthapuramKochi,Thiruvananthapuram
Madhya PradeshBhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Satna, Sagar, UjjainBhopal, Indore
MaharashtraAmaravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Dhule Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/ Thane/Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Ratnagiri, Sangli, SataraAurangabad, Nagpur, Pune, Mumbai/ Thane/Navi Mumbai
MeghalayaRi-Bhoi, ShillongShillong
Delhi -NCRDelhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, GurgaonDelhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurgaon
OdishaAngul, Balasore, Bargarh, Baripada, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Jharsuguda, Rourkela, SambalpurBhubaneswar,
PunjabAmritsar, Bhatinda, Fatehgarh Sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot

Patiala, Phagwara, Sangrur

Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala
RajasthanAjmer, Alwar, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, UdaipurJaipur,
TamilnaduChennai, Coimbatore, Dindigul, Kanchipuram, Krishnagiri, Madurai, Nagercoil, Namakkal, Perambalur, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelvelli, Thoothukodi, Vellore, VirudhunagarChennai, Madurai, Tirunelvelli
TelanganaHyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, WarangalHyderabad
Uttar PradeshAgra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bulandshaher, Faizabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Varanasi.Agra, Allahabad, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Varanasi
UttarakhandDehradun, Haldwani, Haridwar, RoorkeeDehradun
West BengalAsansol, Berhampur (West Bengal), Bardhaman, Durgapur, Hooghly, Howrah, Kalyani, Kolkata, SiliguriHooghly, Kalyani, Kolkata,

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Pre-Examination Training Centres:

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, Vishakhapatnam, Vijayawada

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Main Instructions for Writing Category Name & Code no. While Applying Online:

They should indicate their category as ‘GEN’ or ‘GEN (LD)’ or ‘GEN (VI)’ or GEN (HI) (as applicable).

SC (HI)04ST (HI)08OBC (HI)12GEN (HI)16

Instructions to Fill SBI PO Online Form:

  • To apply against State Bank Of India Probationary Officer notification, applicants first visit the official site of State Bank of India that is
  • Then you have to follow “Careers” section and hit the link available on home page of official site.
  • Afterwards select ‘Latest Announcements’ section and choose ‘Recruitment of Probationary Officers in State Bank of India link.
  • On next page select and hit the appropriate SBI PO Online Application Form
  • First of all you need to register yourself by hitting the “New Registration” link to fill SBI PO Online Registration Form.
  • Then log in SBI PO Registration Form by using that id and password and then fill online application form properly for Recruitment of SBI PO.
  • Registered candidates can hit on “Login for already Registered Candidates” tab for SBI PO Application Form.
  • Fill the SBI Online Application Form carefully with all the required details for SBI Recruitment.
  • Upload your passport size photograph and signature at the time of filling SBI Application Form.
  • Check SBI Online Form at once and hit on submit tab.

Hit Here to: SBI PO Apply Online

Final Words:

Candidates can hit this Official Link to get complete details regarding SBI PO 2018. Visit this page regularly to get latest updates regarding SBI PO Exam Details.

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