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State Bank of India Recruitment 2016 – Probationary Officers (2200 Vacancies)

State Bank of India (SBI), founded in 1956 and headquartered in Mumbai, is a government owned multinational banking and financial services company based in India. The Bank has more than 17,000 branches, including 190 foreign offices, spreading over 36 countries, making it the largest banking and financial services company in the country by assets.

SBI invites online applications for recruitment of the following Probationary Officers (PO) 2200 Job Vacancies, candidates who meet the eligibility criteria are requested to apply online SBI Bank website as per the procedure mentioned below.

Important Dates
Online Registration of Application: 04th May 2016
Last Date for Registration of Application: 24th May 2016
Date of Online Exam: July 2016 (Tentative)

Eligibility Criteria
Education Qualification: Graduates in any stream from a recognised university, as on 31st August 2016.
Age Criteria: Minimum 21 years and Maximum 30 years as on 01st April 2016 (Born before 01st April 1995 and after 02nd April 1986 – both days inclusive).

Please Note – Final Year may also apply but will need to produce proof of having passed graduation exam on or before 31st August 2016.

Selection Procedure
The Selection Process is divided in 2 phases:

Phase I: Preliminary Examination: The Exam consist of Objective Tests for 100 marks will be conducted online. This test would be of 1 hour duration consisting of 3 Sections as follows:
Phase – II: Main Examination: This exam will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks. Both the Objective and Descriptive Tests will be online.
Phase – III: :Group Discussion (20 marks) & Interview (30 marks) The aggregate marks of candidates qualifying in both the Objective Tests and Descriptive Test will be arranged in descending order in each category. Adequate number of candidates in each category, as decided by the Bank will be called for Group Discussion and Interview. The qualifying marks in Group Discussion &Interview will be as decided by the Bank.

Final Selection : 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.

Salary Details
The starting Basic Pay for SBI PO is Rs 27,620/- and will also be eligible for DA, HRA & CCA. The total compensation per annum would be minimum of Rs 7.55 lacs and maximum of 12.93 lacs depending on the place of posting and other factors.

(checkout our post on SBI PO Salary

Probationary Officers will be on probation 2 years

Application Fees
SC / ST / PWD – Rs 100/- (Intimation Charges)
General Category – Rs 600/- (Application Fee including intimation charges)
Fee is non refundable.

How to Apply
Candidates have to register online through SBI website and required to pay an application fee through Online Mode only.
Online Mode – Post registration, you can also pay using Debit Card / Credit Card / Internet Banking. Candidates should first scan their recent photograph & signature and upload the photo & scanned signature along with the online application.

Please Note: 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

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Updated: May 26, 2016 — 12:49 pm

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  1. Hello sir

    What are the syllabus to study for PO can u explain in details

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