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SBI PO Notification 2017 :

All aspirants who are eagerly waiting for the SBI PO 2017 Notification, now they informed as SBI has released the notification. Candidates can fill the SBI PO 2017 Application Form 7th Feb to 6th March 2017. Candidates are advised to apply online for SBI PO vacancy of 2017 before the last date because, after 6th March no can apply for it. Here we are updating you with the latest pattern, exam dates, syllabus, vacancies details in below content. You also visit the official website i.e.

About SBI and Recruitment Overview:- 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 organization 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 is about to release the notification for Recruitment of Probationary Officer. 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. To get updates regarding SBI PO exam, you can also download the SBI application on your Smartphone.

The SBI PO is State bank of India probationary officer exam. This exam is started in 1975 by IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection). The SBI PO recruits for Junior Management Grade-1 (JMG-Scale 1) Officer for their banks. The PO is often called as a scale-1 officer. Basically, he is the assistant manager in state banks of India in a particular branch. He manages all the work regarding management of bank policies. For this officer, post-SBI needs to recruits deserving candidates who can serve their banks and helps to innovate. Hence SBI conducts exams for PO every year to appointment new minds.

SBI PO 2017 Vacancy Details :

Vacancies Vacancies (PWD)
SC 347 OH 25
ST 350 VI 25
OBC* 606 HI 40
GEN 1010 Total 90
Total 2313

Backlog vacancies as detailed under have been included in the above mentioned total vacancies.

47 200 66 313 5 5 20

vacancies for the reserved OBC candidates are available for the OBC non creamy layer candidates.

SBI PO 2017 Eligibility Criteria :

To apply SBI PO 2017, you must have to be eligible for it. To check out, if you are eligible or not you can check our below mentioned points.

Education Nationality Age limit
Graduation degree from recognized university or institution.

There is no minimum percentage.

You should not be in final year. Only Those candidates are allowed whose graduation is completed.

Citizen of India, Nepal, Bhutan, Tibetan refugee and migrated Peoples from Pakistan, Burma, Zaire, Sri Lanka, Zambia, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India are allowed to give exam candidates must have age between 20 – 30 years.

SC/ST/OBC and other who are covered under the government act , have the age relaxation.

You can check in the table below

  • Education-Graduation degree from recognized university or institution.
  • Nationality-Citizen of India, Nepal, Bhutan, Tibetan refugee and migrated Peoples from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India are allowed to give exam.
  • Age Limit -candidates must have age between 20 – 30 years.

 Note-Age relaxation for the mentioned below in the table:

Sr no. Category Age Relaxation
1 SC/ST 5 years
2 OBC (non creamy layer)p 3 years
3 Person with disabilities 10 years
4 Persons ordinarily domiciled in the Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 5 years
5 Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years

SBI PO 2017 Application Form :

A candidate who is willing to apply for SBI PO 2017 has to visit the official website of SBI PO to download 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.

Note: For the Identification proof, you will need scanned copy of your photograph and soft copy of the signature. Make sure you have your documents scanned before applying the form.

How to Fill SBI PO Application Form 2017?

The SBI PO application procedure is very easy only you 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 exam.

•     Visit the official Website of SBI PO

•     Click on the Home Page to open the link “Join”.

•    Click on the option “CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE FOR SBI PO” to open the On-Line   Application Form.

•    Click on “CLICK HERE FOR NEW REGISTRATION” to register on the SBI PO.

•    An Email or SMS regarding the temporary registration number and password will be sent to you for registering yourself on the site.

•    Reopen the application by login with your temporary id and password.

•    Fill the form carefully. Read all norms and policies

•    Upload the photograph and signature wherever needed.

•    Pay the Requisite fees.

Click Here – Check SBI PO Notification 2017 – Available 

Click Here – Apply Online 

Payment of application

Make sure you have Debit / Credit Card / Net banking during the filing of SBI POrecruitment application for making online payment of the requisite application fee charges. The fee charges for the general candidates are Rs.600/- and for the candidates who come under the reservation category, fee charges will be Rs.100/-.

Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates. Rs.600/- for general and others

SBI PO 2017 Important Dates :

We have mentioned dates to remember during the entire selection procedure of competitive exam SBI PO. The following table has all the information about the SBI PO exam from the date of online application till the updating of the result. Let us check it out.

Online registration including edit/modification  07-02-2017 to 06-03-2017
Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges 07-02-2017 to 06-03-2017
Download of call letters for Online Preliminary Examination 15-04-2017 onwards
Online Examination – Preliminary 29, 30th April 2017, 6 & 7 May 2017
Result of Online Exam – Preliminary 17th May 2017 onwards
Download of Call Letter for Online Main Exam 22nd May 2017
Conduct of Online Examination – Main 4th June 2017
Declaration of Result – Main 19th June 2017
Download Call Letter for Interview 26th June 2017
Conduct of Group Discussion & Interview 10th July 2017
Declaration of Final Result 5th Aug 2017

SBI PO 2017 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 2017.

Exam Pattern

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

1. Pre Exam Pattern

SL Name of test No of questions Marks Duration
1. English Language 30 30 Composite time of 1 hour
2. Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
3. Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

For 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.

2. Mains Exam pattern :-

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

SL Name of test No of questions Marks Duration
1. Reasoning and Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 Minutes
2. Data Analysis and Interpretation 35 60 45 Minutes
3. General/Economy/Banking Awareness 40 40 35 Minutes
4. English Language 35 40 40 Minutes
Total 155 200 3 Hours

Now another descriptive test contains 30 minutes duration test with 50 marks of English language (Letter Writing & Essay). All aspirants required to secure the passing marks in the descriptive test decided by the Bank.

Note :- Negative marking for all wrong answer given by candidates in objective paper. 1/4 marks will be deducted on each wrong question.

SBI PO 2017 Syllabus :

The syllabus is the guideline for any competitive exam which gives us the frame to start our preparation. So here, we are providing you complete details of the SBI PO 2017 syllabus.

Sr no. Topics Contents
1 REASONING Machine coding and decoding

Logical Reasoning Syllogism

Sentence coding ,Puzzle / Seating Arrangement , Data Sufficiency, Number series

Blood relations etc.

2 QUANTITATIVE Number system

Simplification Approximation

Data Interpretation – Line Graph, Bar Graph, Mixed Chart, Pie Chart etc

Quadratic Equation etc

3 ENGLISH LANGUAGE Vocabulary: Synonyms, Antonyms, Word formation and sentence correction.

Comprehension: Theme detection, Deriving conclusions, Passage completion, Error detection, and Passage Correction, Sentence correction. Spelling: Grammar, Idioms, and Phrases.

4 GENERAL AWARENESS Awards & Honors Sports, Finance, Agriculture, Indian economy International Economy, UNO, Marketing, Indian constitution, History of Banking, countries/currencies, Books & Their Authors, Banking Terms, Fiscal-Monetary Policies, etc.

SBI PO 2017 Selection Process :

The starting SBI PO pay scale is 27,620 (with four increments) and also there are annual incentives worth 7 -12 Lakhs.


The SBI PO selection procedure 2017 has four stages: Prelims, Mains, Group discussion, and interview.

                                             Four stages of selection procedure
Preliminary Examination Main examination Group Discussion Interview

Preliminary Examination: The candidate should pass in this prelim 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.

SBI PO Admit Card 2017 :

After the application process completes, the candidates can download the admit card from the official website. Candidates can avail the admit card from the official website of State Bank of India and should go through all the mentioned instructions carefully. The SBI PO Admit card 2017 will be released 15 April 2017 Onwards.

SBI Po Cut off 2017 :

Cut-Off marks are the minimum marks which should be obtained by the applicant to qualify the examination. The SBI PO 2017 Cut-Off Marks will be released as soon as the written exam is completed. 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.

SBI PO Result 2017 :

After the completion of Pre-written examination, SBI PO Pre Result will be declared on 17 May 2017, and after the result declaration, the Mains will be conducted on 22nd May 2017 which will be followed soon by SBI PO Mains Result, will be declared on 19 June 2017. As soon as the two stages are completed, the candidate would be called for the stage III i.e. interview which will be followed by Stage IV i.e. Group Discussion and Interview and the final result will be declared afterward on 5 Aug 2017.

SBI PO 2017 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 2017 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 2017 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 Papers :

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 Tips :

“Practice is key to success. Today’s practice will lead tomorrow’s success”.

1.    Understand the entire topic in the syllabus.

2.    Take a mock drill to analyze which section is less scoring for you, and then prepare more for that section.

3.    Make sure you attempt the entire questions on time.

4.    Prepare more for the topics which had come in previous papers.

5.    Practice more & more.

Read the newspaper, so you will be familiar with current affairs. There are many books which will give plenty of questions to learn for a Gk section. You can also search over the internet for many sites. One of my known sites is, where you can get all the stuff for practice under one roof. There are a number of books which you can refer like Objective Arithmetic – Arihant, Lucent General Knowledge, and Quantitative Aptitude – R.S.Agarwal. We have shared some most research to crack SBI PO 2017 exam efficiently. Hope you like our suggestions. All the best!!!