SBI PO 2018

Preliminary Examination Dates : 13th, 14th, 20th and 21st October 2018

Mains Examination Date : 18th November 2018

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SBI PO Exam 2018

SBI is state bank of India. The State Bank of India is originated in the first decade of the 19th century. On 2 July 1806, the Bank of Calcutta renamed as the Bank of Bengal. The Imperial Bank of India became the State Bank of India July 1955. The headquarters of SBI is in Mumbai, India. It is a governmental organisation which conducts banking exam every year. In which of one the exam is SBI PO. There are many perks in working with this governmental body of banking. SBI has released the notification for SBI Probationary Officer Recruitment. Here we will update you with all the details regarding recruitment purpose. The official website of the SBI gets updated every day by their IT professionals.

SBI PO Exam Notification

SBI PO Notification 2018 will be released shortly by State Bank of India. This recruitment process will start post release of official notification and it will be conducted for selection of candidates to the post of PO in State Bank of India and its Associate banks. The candidates selected are liable to be posted anywhere in India.

Eligible and interested Candidates are required to register online for the recruitment process.The 3-tier selection process consists of Preliminary and Main Exams which will be conducted online, followed by Interview. Candidates must pass each exam to get shortlisted and progress to the next stage. Final selection will be based on merit.

SBI PO Vacancy Details

The State Bank Of India conducts an immensely famous examination which popular as SBI Probationary Officer Examination. In each session, SBI organized the examination to select skilled and talented youngsters through SBI PO Vacancy 2018 Notification. Application those are preparing for the banking sector competition exam they will be able to fill SBI PO 2018 Application Form by the use of the official website that is

SBI PO Exam Dates

State Bank of India will release the official Notification for SBI PO 2018 shortly. The Exam dates for the same will be declared once the notification has been released. Candidates are requested to visit the page regularly to remain updated about any upcoming notification on exam dates.

On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates -
Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges -
Download of call letters for online Preliminary Examination -
Conduct of Online Examination - Preliminarys -
Conduct of Online Examination - Preliminarys -
Download of Call letter for Online Main Exam -
Conduct of Online Examination – Main -
Result of Online Examination – Main -
Download Call Letter for Personal Interview -
Conduct of Group Exercises & Interview -
Declaration of Final Result -

SBI PO Exam Eligibility Criteria

Here we have mentioned all Eligibility criteria,whereby Candidates can easily identify that they can fill SBI PO Application Form 2018 or not.

Education Qualification: -Candidate musthave completed graduation degree in any of the streams such as BA, B.Com, BSc, B.Tech, etc., from a University recognized by the Government of India. Candidate who possesses same qualification from the university recognized by the Central Government is also eligible to apply for this exam.

Candidates should have a valid Mark-sheet / Degree:-Certificate which supports that they are graduates on the day they were registered for the exam. The percentage of marks obtained in Graduation should be mentioned at time of registration for the IBPS Bank PO examination.

Computer Literacy:-Knowledge of computer operation is a must as SBI PO exam is conducted online.

Language Proficiency:-Candidates should have verbal and written proficiency in official language of the State/UT. The candidate should be able to read, write and speak the language.

Nationality / Citizenship:-

A candidate must be either -

SBI PO Age Limit

All the candidates, who are eligible and want to apply for SBI PO Exam 2018, their age should not be less than 20 years and not more than 30 years. Candidates born between 2nd Aug 1988 to 1st Aug 1998 (inclusive both dates) may apply for the recruitment.

Age relaxation for SBI PO examination is applicable as per the government rules:-

Age Relaxation

CategoryRelaxation in age
The people affected in the 1984 riots. 5 years
Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs), Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs) who have worked for not less than 5 years in military and have left on conclusion of project. 5 years
Of the State of Jammu and Kashmir the original habitats of Kashmir Division during the period ranging from 01 January 1980 to 31st December 1989. 5 years
Other backward classes OBC-NCL. 3 years
Physically disabled applicants (PH). 10 years
Scheduled Tribes and Scheduled Castes (SC/ST). 5 years

SBI PO Exam Pattern

The exam pattern and syllabus play an important role in preparation for any exam. By analyzing the syllabus you will get the important topics for the respective exam, which will make your preparation easy. Before examinations, you should check the exam pattern in order to maintain speed during the exam time. To solve your problem to some extent we have shared the exam pattern and syllabus as well for the SBI PO Recruitment 2018.

The SBI PO exam has two phase of written exam: Preliminary exam and main exam.

SBI PO Pre Exam Pattern

S. No.SubjectsNo. of questionsMarksTime Duration
1 English Language 30 30 1 hour Composite
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35
4 Total 100 100 1 hour

For SBI PO Preliminary Exam: Is consisting of three section reasoning, quant, and general awareness. The total marks are 100 and the total duration is one hour. In order to succeed in the prelims, you have to prepare well for all the three sections.

SBI PO Mains Exam Pattern:-Mains exam is the 2nd stage for candidates, which will be conducted online. The IBPS PO Mains exam consists five sections - English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, General Awareness, and Computer Knowledge. Total 200 questions will be asked in the exam and each question will carry 1 mark. The 1/4 mark will be deducted as negative marking for each wrong answer. The examination authority will allow 140 Minutes to solve 200 questions.

SBI PO Mains exam conduct in two phase one is Objective and another one is descriptive. Here below we have updated the Objective exam pattern.

S. NO.Name of testNo. of QuestionsMax. MarksLanguage of ExamTime Duration
1 Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 English & Hindi 60 minutes
2 General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness 40 40 English & Hindi 35 minutes
3 English Language 35 40 English 40 minutes
4 Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 English & Hindi 45 minutes
 Total155200English & Hindi3 Hours
  English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) 2 25 English 30 Minutes

SBI PO Interview

The candidates who have qualified the mains exam are called for a face to face interview which carries a maximum of 100 marks. The minimum qualifying marks in the interview is 40% (35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates).


SBI PO Syllabus

While SBI issues only the broad subjects, they can be further subdivided into individual topics, based on the questions that have appeared in the exams over the past few years.

English Language
Reading Comprehension Cloze Test Parajumbles
Spotting Errors Sentence Improvement Fill in the Blanks
Numerical Ability
Number Series Simplification/Approximation Quardratic Equation
Data Interpretation Miscellaneous  
Puzzle and Arrangements Inequality Syllogism
Coding-decoding Blood Relations Direction
Order and Ranking    

Mode Of Selection

The SBI PO Selection Procedure 2018 has four stages: Prelims, Mains, Group discussion, and interview.

Preliminary Examination: The candidate should pass in this preliminary exam in order to get eligible for the main exam.There is minimum cutoff which is decided by the SBI PO authorities.

Main examination: The cutoff is also set for the main exam, you have to get marks more than cut off in order to clear this exam.

Group Discussion: The candidates who are selected in mains are eligible for appearing in Group discussion. Those who got selected in GD will go for the interview process.

Interview:The interview will go to conduct by the sponsoring organization in each state across the country.

Application Form

Candidates who is willing to apply for SBI PO 2018 Recruitment need to visit the official website of State Bank of India PO to fill the recruitment application form. The website of SBI gets updated time to time. Now after downloading it, you have to fill it with the instructions mentioned in the online form. Candidate should read all the norms and policies of the government which is shared with them before filling up the form. Any type of missing or wrong information filled in the form can disqualify a candidate. Do not miss spell any important information i.e. Names, Degrees and addresses etc it will cancel your form. Answer or fill all the information in given order. Check website so to get notify about the next update.

Application Procedure

The SBI PO application procedure is very easy, Applicants have to take care in filling your personal data correctly in order to avoid misshapen. Here we have stated the step to apply for the SBI PO 2018 Recruitment.

Application Fee

Candidates will have to pay intimation charges or application fee of SBI PO Exam via Online mode only. SC/ST/PWD candidates will have to pay at Rs. 100 and other candidates will have to pay Rs. 600/-.

CategoryApplication Fee
SC/ST/PWD Rs.100/- (Intimation Charges only)
General/OBC Rs. 600/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

Note:-The payment can be made by using Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets by providing information as asked on the screen.

SBI PO Admit Card

After the application process completes, the candidates will be able to download the admit card from the official website. Candidates will be download SBI PO 2018 Admit Card by using their registration number and password and should go through all the mentioned instructions carefully. When the SBI PO Prelims Call Letter 2018 will be released, we will update here with an appropriate link.

SBI PO Result

After the completion of the prelims written examination, we will provide the direct link to check SBI PO Prelims Result 2018 here. Only appeared candidates will be able to get the examination scorecard. Participants need to fill the candidate's name and hall ticket number to download the SBI PO 2018 Result. For more updates, applicants need to keep regular update with us.

SBI PO Cut Off

Cut-Off marks are the minimum marks which should be obtained by the applicant to qualify the examination. The SBI PO 2018 Cut off marks will be released by the SBI after the result declaration. After the written exam, the minimum marks required to qualify the exam will be published by the authorities and accordingly, a merit list is formed. Candidates can check SBI PO Cut Off Marks of last year from here which was released by the State bank of India.

SBI PO 2018 Online Test Series

To hold a command over subjects practice is necessary. So here we are with a purpose to help you with SBI PO 2018 Exam Online Test Series. This series will provide free mock tests along with three separate analysis to improvise the every particular subject. It will determine your position and current status. The SBI PO Online Test Series 2018 is based on updated and current syllabus prepared by experts. The user is also facilitated to take the local test to improvise knowledge and make it stronger. The test is conducted in both Hindi and English languages. Quick solution and easy access can be achieved through our application which was recently launched.

SBI PO Previous Year Paper

This is the key to success as it helps us in getting thorough enough about the syllabus and structure of the question paper. It also makes us aware about the difficulty level of the question paper, though it varies from year to year. But these SBI PO Previous Year Papers will surely let you achieve success in the examination.

SBI PO Preparation

SBI PO preparation must be done in a systematic manner, with latest exam pattern in mind. Since the syllabus covers a lot of topics, it is important to choose the right study material so that you can understand the concepts and practice a wide variety of questions as well.

SBI PO 2017 left everyone startled with the unexpected pattern. This is the reason we have decided to provide you with the relevant new pattern questions that were asked in the last year banking exams. New pattern questions are simply the application of concepts in a new form. You just need to practice them a lot so that you don't face issue in SBI PO 2017. Candidates should go through previous year SBI questions, so that they have an idea of what to expect in SBI PO 2018.

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