State Bank Of India (SBI) PO Recruitment 2017 (2313 Probationary Officer vacancies)

SBI PO Recruitment 2017

Probationary Officers (PO) :- 2313 Posts

SC :- 347 posts ST :- 350 posts OBC :- 606 posts GEN :- 1010 posts Backlog:- 313 Posts (included)

  • On-line registration 07-02-2017 to 06-03-2017(Last Date)
  • 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 29th & 30th Apr and 6th & 7th May’17

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Age Limit: (As on 01.04.2017) Not below 21 years and not above 30 years as on 01.04.2016 i.e candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.04.1987 and not later than 01.04.1996 (both days inclusive).

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Pay Scale: Rs. 27,620/- (with 4 advance increments) in the scale of Rs. 23700-980/7-30560-1145/2-32850-1310/7-42020 applicable to Junior Management Grade Scale-I.

Application Fee: 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. Transaction charges for online payment, if any, will be borne by the candidates.

General and Others:- 600/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

SC/ST/PWD:- 100/- (Intimation Charges only)

The Number of chances:

  • General 4
  • General (PWD) 7
  • OBC 7
  • OBC(PWD) 7
  • SC/SC(PWD)/ ST/ ST (PWD) No Restriction

Candidates who have already appeared for the maximum number of chances permissible are not eligible to apply. The number of chances will be counted from the examination held on 18.04.2010. Appearing in Preliminary Examination will not be counted as a chance.

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SELECTION PROCEDURE:

Phase-I: Preliminary Examination:

Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Tests for 100 marks will be conducted online. This test would be of 1-hour duration consisting of 3 Sections as follows:

  1. English Language 30
  2. Quantitative Aptitude 35
  3.  Reasoning Ability 35

Total: 100  Marks/Question

Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing passing marks to be decided by the Bank. An adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Bank (approximately 20 times the numbers of vacancies subject to availability) will be short-listed for the Main Examination.

Phase – II: Main Examination:

Main Examination will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks. Both the Objective and Descriptive Tests will be online. Candidates will have to answer Descriptive test by typing on the computer. Immediately after completion of Objective Test, Descriptive Test will be administered.

(I) Objective Test: The objective test of 3 hours duration consist of 4 Sections for total 200 marks. The objective test will have separate timing for every section. The candidates are required to qualify in each of the Tests by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank.

1. Reasoning & Computer Aptitude Questions:45 Marks:60 Duration:60 minutes

2. Data Analysis & Interpretation Question:35 Marks:60 Duration:45 minutes

3. General/Economy/Banking Awareness Question:40 Marks:40 Duration:35 minutes

4. English Language Question:35 Marks:40 Duration:40 minutes

Total  Question:155 Marks:200 Duration:3 hours

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

The candidates are required to qualify in the Descriptive Test by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank.

Descriptive Test paper of only those candidates will be evaluated who have scored qualifying marks in the Objective Tests and are placed adequately high as per total marks in the objective test.

The penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Preliminary and Main examination) There will be a penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score.

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

The aggregate marks of candidates qualifying in both the Objective Tests and Descriptive Test will be arranged in descending order in each category. An adequate number of candidates in each category, as decided by the Bank will be called for Group Exercises and Interview. The qualifying marks in Group Exercises &Interview will be as decided by the Bank. Candidates qualifying for Group Exercises & Interview under ‘OBC’ category would be required to submit OBC certificate containing the ‘NonCreamy layer’ clause. Candidates not submitting the OBC certificate containing the ‘NonCreamy layer’ clause and requesting to be interviewed under General category will not be entertained.

Final Selection:

The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase-I) will not be added for the selection and only the marks obtained in Main Examination (Phase-II), both in Objective Test and Descriptive Test, will be added to the marks obtained in GE& Interview (Phase-III) for the preparation of the final merit list. The candidates will have to qualify both in Phase-II and Phase-III separately. Marks secured by the candidates in the Written Test (out of 250 marks) are converted to out of 75 and marks secured in Group Exercises & Interview (out of 50 marks) are converted to out of 25. The final merit list is arrived at after aggregating converted marks of Written Test and Group Exercises &Interview out of 100 for each category. The selection will be made from the top merit ranked candidates in each category. Results of the candidates who have qualified for Group Exercises & Interview and the list of candidates finally selected will be made available on the Bank’s website. The final select list will be published in Employment News/ Rozgar Samachar and also in Bank’s website.

The selection will be made from the top merit ranked candidates in each category. Results of the candidates who have qualified for Group Exercises & Interview and the list of candidates finally selected will be made available on the Bank’s website. The final select list will be published in Employment News/ Rozgar Samachar and also in Bank’s website.

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