SBI PO 2017 Notification

Online Application Registration: 7th February, 2017 to 6th March, 2017

Payment of Application Fee: 7th February, 2017 to 6th March, 2017

Download of call letter for Preliminary Exam: From 15th April, 2017

Preliminary Exam (Online): 29th April, 30th April, 6th May & 7th May, 2017

Download of Call Letter for Main Exam: From 22nd May, 2017

Main Exam (Online): 4th June, 2017

Download of Call Letter for Group Exercises and Interview: 26th June, 2017

Group Exercises and Interview: From 10th July, 2017

No. of Vacancies: 2313 (General: 1010, SC: 347, ST: 350 & OBC: 606)

Eligibility Criteria (as on 1st July, 2017): Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification.

NOTE – Candidates in the last year/Semester of Graduation can also apply provisionally subject to the condition that, if called for Group Exercises & Interview, they will have to produce proof of having passed the graduation exam by 1st July, 2017.

Age Criteria (as on 1st April, 2017): 21 years to 30 years.

Candidates must have been born not before 2nd April, 1987 and not later than 1st April, 1996 (both days inclusive).

Application Fee & Intimation Charges:

(I) SC, ST & PWD – Rs. 100/- (Intimation charges)

(II) General & OBC – Rs. 600/- (Application Fee & intimation charges)

Selection Process:

(A) Phase-I: Preliminary Exam: The exam consisting of objective questions for 100 marks will be conducted online. This exam will be of 1 hour duration comprising 3 Sections as follows:

S. No.

Name of the Section No. of Questions Max. Marks

Time Allotted


English 30


One Hour


Quantitative Aptitude (Maths) 35



Reasoning 35






(B) Phase-II: Main Exam (Online): It will consist of objective test for 200 marks and a descriptive test for 50 marks.

S. No.

Name of the Section No. of Questions Max. Marks

Time Allotted


Reasoning Ability & Computers 45 60

60 Minutes


Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60

45 Minutes


General, Economic & Banking Awareness 40 40

35 Minutes


English 35 40

40 Minutes



155 200

3 Hours

Descriptive Test – It will be a Test of English Language (Letter & Essay Writing) of 30 minutes duration with 50 marks.

(C) Phase – III: Group Exercises (20 marks) & Interview (30 marks)

Final Selection: Only the marks scored in Main Exam (Phase-II), both in the Objective Test and the Descriptive Test, will be added to the marks scored in Group Exercises & Interview (Phase-III) for preparation of the final merit list.

Pay Scale: The total compensation per annum will be a minimum of Rs. 7.93 lakh & maximum of Rs. 12.95 lakh.

How to Apply:

(I) You will be required to register yourself online through Bank’s website or

(II) After the registration process is complete, you are required to pay the application fee through online mode by using Debit Card / Credit Card / Net Banking.

NOTE – In case of any problem in filling up the online form, fee payment or receipt of admission / call letter, queries can be made at telephone no. 022-22820427 (between 11 AM & 6 PM on working days). You can also lodge your query on You must mention ‘Recruitment of Probationary Officers in State Bank of India-20167’ as the subject of the email.