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SBI PO 2019 Notification Total 2000 Vacancies: Apply online Here

SBI PO 2019 Notification Total  2000 Vacancies:

Important Dates


SBI PO 2019
Events Tentative Dates
SBI PO 2019 Online Registration (including Editing/ Modification of Application)  2nd – 22nd April 2019
Payment of Application Fee/ Intimation Charges 2nd – 22nd April 2019
Download of Call Letter for Online Preliminary Examination 3rd week of May 2019 onwards
SBI PO 2019 Preliminary Exam Date 8th, 9th, 15th & 16th June 2019
SBI PO 2019 Preliminary Exam Result 1st week of July 2019
Download of Call Letter for Online Main Examination 2nd week of July 2019
SBI PO 2019 Main Exam Date 20th July 2019
SBI PO 2019 Main Exam Result 3rd week of August 2019
Download of Call Letter for Group Exercises & Interview 4th week of August 2019
SBI PO 2019 Group Exercises & Interview Date September 2019
SBI PO 2019 Final Result 2nd week of October 2019

SBI PO 2019 | Vacancies

The SBI PO 2019 notification released on announced over 2000 vacancies for the post of Probationary Officer.

SBI PO 2019: No. of Vacancies
Category No. of Vacancies
General 810
SC 300
ST 150
OBC* 540
EWS^ 200
Total 2000
LD# 20
VI# 20
HI# 20
D&E#@ 20

Note: Vacancies detailed above are provisional and may vary according to Bank’s requirements.

  • * Vacancies reserved for OBC category are available only to the ‘Non-creamy layer’ OBC candidates. ‘Creamy layer’ OBC candidates should indicate their category as ‘General’.
  • # Vacancies for PWD category candidates are reserved horizontally.
  • @ PWD categories under clauses ‘d’ & ‘e’ of Section 34(i) of RPWD Act 2016 – (i) “Specific Learning Disability” (SLD); (ii) “Mental Illness” (MI); (iii) “Multiple Disabilities” (multiple disabilities amongst LD, VI, HI, SLD & MI).
  • ^ Reservation for Economically Weaker Section (EWS) in recruitment is governed by Office Memorandum no. 36039/1/2019-Estt (Res) dated 31.01.2019 of Department of Personnel & Training, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievance & Pensions, Government of India.

SBI PO 2019 | Salary

The starting basic pay is Rs. 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.

SBI PO 2019 | Eligibility Criteria

Candidates are required to meet the following eligibility criteria for the post of SBI PO:

SBI PO 2019: SBI PO Eligibility Criteria
Educational Qualification

(as on 31st August 2019)

Graduation 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 31.08.2019. Candidates having Integrated Dual Degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 31.08.2019. Candidates possessing qualification of Chartered Accountant may also apply.
Age Limit

(as on 1st April 2019)

Applicants should not be below 21 years and not above 30 years as on 01.04.2019, i.e., candidates must have been born not later than 01.04.1998 and not earlier than 02.04.1989 (both days inclusive).

The age relaxation for different categories are as follows:

SC/ST 5 years
OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 years
Persons with Disabilities (PWD) – SC/ST 15 years
Persons with Disabilities (PWD) – OBC 13 years
Persons with Disabilities (PWD) – GEN/EWS 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 6 months 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 31.12.1989 5 years
Language Proficiency The candidate should be proficient in reading, writing or speaking the official language of his State/UT.
Nationality Candidates applying for SBI PO 2019 Exam should be one of the following:

i) Citizen of India

ii) A subject of Nepal or Bhutan

iii) Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Burma, Vietnam or from East India countries of Kenya, Tanzania, Zaire, Uganda, Ethiopia, Zambia, Malawi with the intention of settling permanently in India.

iv) Tibetan Refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanent settlement.

– Candidates belonging to categories ii, iii or iv must possess a certificate of eligibility issued by the Govt of India in their favour.

SBI PO 2019 Application Fee

SBI PO 2019 application fee is to be paid online. Fee/intimation charge is non-refundable and non-transferable for any future exam. The category-wise application fee for SBI PO 2019 is as under:

SBI PO 2019: Application Fee
Category Application Fee
SC/ST/PWD Rs. 125 (Intimation charges only)
General/OBC/EWS Rs. 750 (Inclusive of intimation charges)

SBI PO 2019 | Selection Process And Exam Pattern

SBI PO exam follows a three-tier selection process. Candidates are required to get through each of the stages to reach on to the next level. The stages involved in the selection of aspirants are as under:

1st Stage: SBI PO Preliminary Exam

2nd Stage: SBI PO Main Exam

3rd Stage: Group Exercises and Interview

  1. SBI PO Preliminary Exam

The SBI PO Preliminary exam is an objective type test and is conducted for a one-hour duration. The exam has 3 sections having a total of 100 questions with a maximum score of 100 marks. For each wrong answer, there is a negative marking of 0.25. In order to qualify for the SBI PO Mains, it is required of the aspirants to clear the sectional as well as the overall cut off marks for Prelims.

The SBI PO exam pattern for Prelims is as under:

SBI PO Prelims Exam Pattern
Sections Total number of questions/Maximum marks Time Duration
English Language 30/30  1 hour where the three sections are separately timed – 20 minutes allotted for each section
Numerical Ability 35/35
Reasoning Ability 35/35
Total 100/100
  1. SBI PO Main Exam

SBI PO Mains has two sections- Objective and Descriptive. Objective section is of 200 marks and Descriptive section carries 50 marks. Both of these tests are taken online. A descriptive test will take place right after the completion of the objective test on the same day.

The SBI PO Mains objective test is of 3 hours duration and consist of 4 sections carrying a total of 200 marks. The objective test has separate timings for every section.

The SBI PO Main exam pattern is as under:

SBI PO Mains (Objective): Exam Pattern
Sections Total number of questions/Maximum marks Total time duration
Reasoning and Computer Aptitude 45/60 60 minutes or 1 hour
Data Analysis and Interpretation 35/60 45 minutes
Banking/General/Economy Awareness 40/40 35 minutes
English Language 35/40 40 minutes
Total 155/200 180 minutes

SBI PO descriptive test carries 50 marks with a time duration of 30 minutes. This section tests your English writing skills as it contains two sections: Letter Writing and Essay.

  1. Group Exercises and Interview

Selection for the Group Exercises and Interview will be based on a category-wise merit list. Th category wise merit list will be drawn on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in the Main Examination. There will be no sectional cut-off. Candidates numbering up to 3 times (approx.) of the category wise vacancies will be shortlisted for the Group Exercise and Interview from the top of the category wise merit list subject to a candidate scoring the minimum aggregate qualifying score.

20 marks will be given for Group Exercises and 30 marks for the Interview. Candidates qualifying for Group Exercises and Interview under ‘OBC’ category would be required to submit OBC certificate containing the ‘Non-Creamy layer’ clause.

Final Selection

The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination will not be added for preparing the final merit list for selection. Only the marks obtained in the Main Examination, both in the Objective Test and the Descriptive Test, will be added to the marks obtained in Group Exercise and Interview for preparing the final merit list. The candidates will have to qualify both in the Prelim and Main exam separately. Marks secured by the candidates in the Main Examination (out of 250 marks) are converted to out of 75 marks and marks secured in the Group Exercise & Interview (out of 50 marks) are converted to out of 25 marks. The final merit list is arrived at after aggregating (out of 100) converted marks of Main Examination and Group Exercise & Interview. The final selection will be made from the top merit ranked candidates in each category. SBI PO Result of the candidates who qualify for Main Examination and Group Exercise & Interview as well as the final selection list will be made available on the official website.


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