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SBI Recruitment 2018 Of Probationary Officers

SBI Recruitment 2018 Of Probationary Officers 

SBI Recruitment 2018 Of Probationary Officers: STATE BANK OF INDIA (SBI) has invited online applications from eligible Indian Citizens for appointment as Probationary Officers (POs) cadre in State Bank of India. Candidates selected are liable to be served anywhere in India as per requirement.

SBI Recruitment 2018 of Probationary Officers Details

Name of the Post: Probationary Officers (PO)

Total No of posts: 2000 posts

  • General – 1010 posts
  • OBC – 540 posts
  • SC – 300 posts
  • ST – 150 posts

AGE LIMIT (As on 01-April-2018):
Not below 21 years and not above 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)

Educational Qualifications: (AS ON 31.08.2018): Graduation degree passed 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 31.08.2018. Candidates having integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 31.08.2018. Candidates possessing qualification of Chartered Accountant may also apply.

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SBI Recruitment 2018 Of Probationary Officers For total 2000 Posts

MODE OF SELECTION:  Preliminary Examination, Main Examination , Group Exercises & Interview 


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 Questions

Quantitative Aptitude- 35 Questions

Reasoning Ability-  35 Questions

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 Descriptive test by typing on the computer. 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

Data Analysis & Interpretation- 35 Questions

General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness- 40 Questions

English Language -35 Questions

(ii) 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). Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Preliminary and Main examination)

Phase – III:

Group Exercises (20 marks) & Interview (30 marks) Candidates qualifying for GE & Interview under ‘OBC’ category would be required to submit OBC certificate containing the ‘Non Creamy layer’ clause. Candidates not submitting the OBC certificate containing the ‘Non Creamy layer’ clause and requesting to be interviewed under General category will not be entertained.


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.

SBI Recruitment 2018 Of Probationary Officers For total 2000 Posts


Candidates can apply online only from 21.04.2018 to 13.05.2018. No other mode of application will be accepted. Pre-requisites for Applying Online: 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. GUIDELINES FOR 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.


  • General / OBC: 600/-
  • SC / ST / PWD: 100/- (Intimation charge only)
  • Fee/intimation charge once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances





Important Events Dates
Commencement of on-line registration of application 21/04/2018
Closure of registration of application 13/05/2018
Closure for editing application details 13/05/2018
Last date for printing your application 28/05/2018
Online Fee Payment 21/04/2018 to 13/05/2018



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