SBI Bank PO

Official Website: www.statebankofindia.com or www.sbi.co.in

Eligibility Criteria

A candidate should be a graduate in any discipline from an acknowledged University of India or any correspondent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. A candidate selected for the post of Bank PO in SBI should have basic knowledge about computer handling. A Final year student may also apply. After clearing all the prearranged stages a graduate/final year student called for the interview then the duty of the candidate becomes to produce proof of having passed the graduation examination at the time of interview

Age Limit

Minimum : 21 Years
Maximum : 30 Years (With certain relaxations)
NOTE : The maximum age limit specified is applicable to General Category candidates

Relaxation of Upper age limit

Sr. No.

Category

Age of Relaxation

1

Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe

5 years

2

Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)

3 years

3

Persons with Disabilities

10-15 years

4

Ex-Servicemen

5 years

5

Persons affected by 1984 riots

5 years

 
NOTE : A Candidates belonging to OBC category is not entitled to OBC reservation if he/she belongs to ‘CREAMY LAYER’. They should indicate their category as ‘GEN’ or ‘GEN (OH)’ or ‘GEN (VH)’

SBI – ONLINE EXAMINATIONS PATTERN FOR PO/MT POSTS

A candidate has to get ahead of three Stages mentioned below for getting a job as a Bank P.O in SBI

  1. Preliminary Examination
  2. Mains Examination
  3. Common Interview

Preliminary Examination

Sr. No.

Name of Tests

No. of MCQs

Maximum Marks

Duration

1

English Language

30

30

 

Composite time of 1 hour

2

Quantitative Aptitude

35

35

3

Reasoning Ability

35

35

Total

100

100

There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong attempt. There is a Sectional Cut-off I.e. All the above three mentioned sections need to be cleared by cut-off marks. Examination is conducted in online mode.

Mains Examination: This Section Consists of Two Sections (I.e. Objective Type and Descriptive Type)

Sr. No.

Name of Tests

No. of MCQs

Maximum Marks

Duration

1

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

45

60

60 minutes

2

Data Analysis & Interpretation

35

60

45 minutes

3

General/Economy/
Banking Awareness

40

40

35 minutes

4

English Language

35

40

40 minutes

 

Total

155

200

3 Hours

There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong attempt. There is a Sectional Cut-off I.e. All the above Five mentioned sections need to be cleared by cut-off marks. Examination is conducted in online mode.

Descriptive Test:The Descriptive/ Subjective Test is of 30 minutes duration with 50 marks is a Test of English Language (Letter Writing, Essay & Precis Writing).

Note: A candidate is required to qualify in the Descriptive Test by locking passing marks, to be decided by the Bank. The score obtained only into the mains examination is considered for short listing the candidates for interview and also for the final merit listing.

Common Interview

It Consists of two Stages: 1) Group Discussion (20 Marks) &
                                             2) Interview (30 Marks)

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