SBI PO Recruitment 2018 Notification for 2000 Vacancies

Online Registration of Application: 21st April, 2018 to 13th May, 2018

Payment of Intimation Charges / Application Fee: 21st April, 2018 to 13th May, 2018

Download of Call Letters for Preliminary Examination: From 18th June, 2018

Online Preliminary Examination: 1st July, 7th July and 8th July, 2018

Download of Call Letters for Main Examination: From 20th July, 2018

Online Main Examination: 4th August, 2018

Download of Call Letters for Interview and Group Exercises: 1st September, 2018

Interview and Group Exercises: 24th September, 2018 to 12th Oct, 2018

Announcement of the Final Result: 1st November, 2018

Number of Vacancies: 2000 (General: 1010, SC: 300, ST: 150 and OBC: 540)

Eligibility Criteria (As on 31st August, 2018): Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or equivalent qualification. Those in the final year or final semester of graduation can also apply subject to the condition that, if they are called for the interview, they shall have to furnish proof of having cleared the graduation examination by 31.08.2018.

Age Criteria (As on 1st April, 2018): 21 years to 30 years.

Candidates must have been born not before 2nd April, 1988 and not later than 1st April, 1997 (both days inclusive).

Application Fee & Intimation Charges:

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

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


(A) Phase-I: Preliminary Exam: The exam comprises objective questions for 100 marks and will be conducted online. This examination will be of 1 hour duration comprising three sections as follows:

S. No.

Name of the Section No. of Questions Max. Marks Time Allotted
1. English Language 30 30

20 Minutes


Quantitative Aptitude (Maths)



20 Minutes


Reasoning Ability 35 35

20 Minutes


100 100

1 Hour

(B) Phase-II: Main Exam (Online): It will comprise 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 Aptitude



Total Maximum Marks 200

60 Minutes


Data Analysis & Interpretation


45 Minutes


General, Economic & Banking Awareness


35 Minutes


English Language


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: Interview (30 marks) & Group Exercises (20 marks).

Final Selection: Only the marks scored in the Main Exam (Phase-II), both the Objective Test & 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: Total compensation will be a minimum of Rs. 8.20 Lakh & a maximum of Rs. 13.08 Lakh per annum.

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: If the candidate faces any problem in filling up the online form, payment of intimation charges / fee or receipt of call letter / admission letter, then queries can be made at the telephone number: 022-22820427 (between 11 am & 6 pm on working days). You can also lodge a query on Candidates must mention ‘RECRUITMENT OF PROBATIONARY OFFICERS IN STATE BANK OF INDIA-2018’ as the subject of the mail.