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SBI Recruitment 2018 Notification for 2000 Probationary Officer Posts

This is so exciting news to all the bank job fighters. SBI has released job notification freshly which brings 2000 Probationary officer posts. So, get ready to apply all the eligible contenders by visiting the official site https://www.sbi.co.in/. Before going to apply for the SBI PO recruitment 2018 Notification, don’t forget to read the notification clearly. Application process will be done through online mode before the closing date.

SBI PO Positions

Total Number of vacancies: 2000 Posts

Name of the Post: Probationary officer

Splitting Vacancies with Category wise

  • Scheduled caste: 300 Posts
  • Scheduled Tribes: 150 Posts
  • OBC: 540 Posts
  • General Category: 1010 Posts

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SBI PO Eligibility category

Age Limit

Contender’s age limit should be in a middle of 21 to 30 years as on 01st April 2018. Upper age limit will be applicable by 05 years for SC/ST category and 03 years for OBC (non-Creamy layer).

Education Qualifications

Graduation in any discipline from any recognized university or any equivalent qualifications recognized as such by the Central Government.

Number of attempts for SBI Probationary Examinations

Below table gives you details of number of attempts a candidate can give for SBI PO examination.

Category                  No. of attempts
General Candidates – Four
OBC                             – Seven
PwD ( General )         – Seven
PwD ( OBC )               – Seven
SC / ST                         – No limitation on attempts
SC / ST ( PwD)            -No limitation on attempts

Selection Process

For selection of suitable candidates into SBI as probationary officers. It involves three stages:

  1. Preliminary Examination ( Objective Type – 100 Marks )
  2. Main Examination ( Objective Type – 200 Marks )
  3. Group Discussion & Interview ( 50 Marks )

Based on the scores obtained in the Preliminary examination, mains, group discussion and interview, candidates will be appointed as management trainee in the State Bank of India.


Selected candidates will get monthly pay Rs. 23700/- Rs. 42020/- including allowances.

SBI PO Application Process

Candidates essential to register for the SBI PO recruitment 2018 Notification through online mode by following the official site http://ibps.sifyitest.com/sbipoapr18/

Application Fee

Aspirants need to pay the application fee Rs. 600/- for General/PBC category and Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD category.

Examination Process

Online Written examination will be held as Prelims and Mains which consists objective test as mentioned below.

Preliminary Examination

Total Number of Marks: 100

Number of Questions: 100

Duration of Time: 1 Hour

Main Examination

Total Number of Marks: 200

Number of Questions: 155

Time Duration: 3 Hours

SBI PO Previous Papers

Important Dates

  • Starting date: 21st April 2018
  • Closing date: 13th May 2018
  • Date of online examination (Prelims): 1st, 7th & 8th July 2018
  • Date of online Examination (Mains): 04th August 2018

SBI PO 2017 Notification

Official Notification: SBI PO 2017 Notification

SBI Recruitment 2018 Notification for PO Posts

The State Bank of India, one of the most trusted banks in India, SBI with a workforce of over 3,00,000 employees, serves over 30 crores customers across the nation. Every year a considerable number of selected candidates join SBI as Management Trainee / Probationary officer. SBI clerk recruitment is also popular among the aspirants. The Bank follows rigorous recruitment process to induct brightest candidates into these central government services. SBI conducts recruitment in four stages, prelims, mains, group discussion and interview. Prospective candidates should visit drona.in for application procedure, syllabus, examination pattern etc.,


The State of India recruits management trainees across various branches. The below tables helps you with the basic information on educational qualification and number of attempts applicable to candidates belonging to different categories.

Eligibility Criteria

Position: Probationary Officer

Age Limit: 21-30 Years

Educational Qualifications

  1. Bachelors in any discipline from a recognized University.
  2. Candidates in the Final year / semester can also apply.


The below table gives you information on age relaxation, applicable for different categories according to government rules. Almost similar reservation rules are applicable for the recruitment of other bank jobs such as IBPS PO, IBPS clerk, IBPS officers and the recruitment’s done by other banks such as NABARD, IDBI, SIDBI, and RBI

Instructions to Apply

  1. Applicants should register with the www.sbi.co.in/careers or www.statebankofindia.com/careers.
  2. Payment of fees should be made through online.
  3. Candidates must apply for position only through online.
  4. Candidates should have scanned photograph and signature.

How to Apply

  1. Prospective candidate must visit website www.sbi.co.in/careers or www.statebankofindia.com/careers.
  2. Open Online Application Form go to ‘Current Openings’.
  3. Fill up application form completely and save the data.
  4. After saving the data note provisional number and password.
  5. Re-open through the registration number and password.
  6. Check for any changes, and pay the fees accordingly.
  7. On successful transaction e-receipt gets generated.
  8. Now, you can take the print  of application.

Examination Pattern

Candidates preparing for the SBI PO examination will have to write online examination as per the pattern given in the below table.

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  • Ankit Mishra May 3, 2018, 3:41 PM

    I am having problem in making online payment. what can I do??