SBI PO Selection Process

The State Bank of India Probationary Officer post is most popular among the students as far as Bank PO job is concerned. The State Bank Recruitment Examination is conducted by the Central Recruitment Board, State Bank Group. SBI conducts this exam in all major cities in India, every tear they recruit around 400 to 500 probationary officers depending on the requirement.
Structure and Pattern of SBI PO Exam:

There are two parts to the written exam

Objective test

  • Reasoning -75 questions
  • English Language -50 questions
  • General Awareness -50 questions
  • Quantitative Aptitude -50 questions

Descriptive Paper

Argumentative Questions – 4 questions – 45 min.

Candidates who pass the written examination will be called for group discussion and interview for final selection.

Final Selection: The candidate will have to pass both in 1.written test and 2.Group Discussion and Interview separately, will be aggregated and arranged in descending order (category wise) for candidates who have qualified in both the phases separately and depending on the vacancies, selection will be made from the top merit ranked candidates in each category.

Qualification Criteria for SBI PO Exam:

The candidates must have graduation from a recognized University or any equivalent examination recognized as such by Government of India. Proficiency in computer is desirable for the candidates. All the candidates can appear for the exam after attaining 21 years of age.

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