2017 RECRUITMENT OF PROBATIONARY OFFICERS (PO) IN STATE BANK OF INDIA (SBI). SBI invited eligible Indian candidates for the Probationary Officers (POs) vacancy.


Importent dates for SBI PO 2017: online registration & payment start :

07.02.2017 to 06.03.2017

Job location: Anywhere in India.

Selection Process: written exam and Interview.

Exam Procedure: Two phases preliminary and main exam.

(I)    Objective Online Test: Time duration 3 hours consist of 4 Sections for total 200 marks. As per new guide line now in objective test will have separate timing for every section. so securing passing marks in each section then your will qualify for the next exam.

Sr. no, Name of test No. of Questions Marks Duration
1 Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 minutes
2 Data Analysis & 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

Second level exam is Descriptive Test.  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 objective test.
(ii)    Descriptive Test : The Descriptive exam of 30 minutes time period with 50 marks. This exam  for test the English Language. SBI PO Descriptive exam Topics like Letter Writing & Essay. The candidates are required to qualify in the Descriptive Test by securing passing marks.

Education Qualification: Graduates from appropriate authority of the University / Institute.

Number of SBI PO Post: Recruitment for 2746  SBI PO Post

Age Limit :  on 01.04.2017 candidate Age 21 years to 30 years. Relaxation of Upper age limit for SC/ ST 5 years, for Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)    3 years, for Persons With Disabilities PWD (SC/ST)-15 Years, PWD (OBC)- 13 Years, PWD (Gen)- 10 Years. For Ex Servicemen, Commissioned officers including Emergency 5 years. for the candidate of state of Jammu & Kashmir 5 years.

Number of chance to aprear in SBI PO Recruitment :

Category Number of Chances
General 4
General (PWD) 7
SC/SC(PWD)/ ST/ ST (PWD) No Restriction

 2017 SBI PO Recruitment Time Table.

Activity Dates
On-line registration including Edit and Modification of Application 07-02-2017 to 06-03-2017
Payment deposite 07-02-2017 to 06-03-2017
Download of call letters for online Preliminary exam 15-04-2017 onwards
Online Preliminary date 29th & 30th Apr and 6th & 7th May’17
Result  date of Online Preliminary  exam 17-05-2017
Download of Call letter for Online Main Exam 22-05-2017 onwards
Date of Main exam Online Examination 4th June 2017
Result date of  Main exam 19th June 2017
Date for Download Call Letter for Interview 26th June 2017
Conduct of Group Exercises & Interview 10th July 2017 onward
Declaration of Final Result 5th Aug 2017
Pre-Examination Training for SC/ST/Religious Minority category  candidates
Download of call letters for Pre-Exam Training 07-04-2017 onwards
Conduct of Pre-Exam Training 17-04-2017 to 22-04-2017

Candidates are advised to regularly keep in touch with us(www.exampreportal.com) for any update in above dates or authorised SBI website www.sbi.co.in/careers for details and updates.


State Code State/UT Preliminary Examination Centre Main Examination Centre
11 Andaman & Nicobar Port Blair Port Blair
12 Andhra Pradesh Chirala, Chittoor, Guntur, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole, Puttur, Rajahmundhry, Guntur, Kurnool, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam
Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram
13 Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar, Naharlagun Itanagar
14 Assam Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kokrajhar, Silchar Tezpur Guwahati,
15 Bihar Arrah, Aurangabad, Bihar Sharif, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Hajipur, Muzaffarpur Arrah, Hajipur, Patna
Patna, Purnea, Samastipur, Siwan
16 Chandigarh Chandigarh Chandigarh
17 Chhattisgarh Bhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur Raipur
18 Goa Panaji, Verna Panaji
19 Gujarat Ahmedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Himmatnagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar
20 Haryana Ambala, Bahadurgarh, Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Panipat, Palwal, Sonipat, Yamunanagar Bahadurgarh, Hissar
21 Himachal Pradesh Baddi, Bilaspur, Dharamshala, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Sirmaur, Solan, Una Shimla, Solan,
22 Jammu & Kashmir Jammu, Kathua, Samba, Srinagar Jammu, Srinagar
23 Jharkhand Bokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribag, Jamshedpur, Ranchi Jamshedpur, Ranchi
24 Karnataka Belgaum, Bengaluru, Bidar, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udipi Bengaluru
25 Kerala Alappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thrichur, Kochi,Thiruvananthapuram
26 Lakshwadeep Kavarrati Kavarrati
27 Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Satna, Sagar, Ujjain Bhopal, Indore
28 Maharashtra Amaravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Dhule Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/ Thane/Navi Mumbai, Aurangabad, Nagpur, Pune, Mumbai/ Thane/
Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Satara Navi Mumbai
29 Manipur Imphal Imphal
30 Meghalaya Ri-Bhoi, Shillong Shillong
31 Mizoram Aizawal Aizawal
32 Nagaland Kohima Kohima
33 Delhi -NCR Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurgaon Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurgaon
34 Odisha Angul, Balasore, Bargarh, Baripada, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Bhubaneswar,
Jharsuguda, Rourkela, Sambalpur
35 Puducherry Puducherry Puducherry
36 Punjab Amritsar, Bhatinda, Fatehgarh Sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Phagwara, Sangrur Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala
37 Rajasthan Ajmer, Alwar, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur Jaipur
38 Sikkim Gangtok Gangtok
39 Tamilnadu Chennai, Coimbatore, Dindigul, Krishnagiri, Madurai, Nagercoil, Namakkal, Perambalur, Salem, Chennai, Madurai, Tirunelvelli
Thanjavur, Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelvelli, Thoothukodi, Vellore
40 Telangana Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal Hyderabad
41 Tripura Agartala Agartala
42 Uttar Pradesh Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bulandshaher, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Agra, Allahabad, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Varanasi
Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Unnao, Varanasi
43 Uttarakhand Dehradun, Haldwani, Haridwar, Roorkee Dehradun
44 West Bengal Asansol, Berhampur (West Bengal), Bardhaman, Durgapur, Hooghly, Howrah, Kalyani, Greater Kolkata, Siliguri Hooghly, Kalyani, Greater Kolkata

Guidelines for Photograph used to upload during form submission (4.5cm × 3.5cm) & Signature image. 2017 SBI PO Recruitment Online form so you need to scanned copy of your photo and signature.  SBI bank guide line to fill the form:

Photo Upload:

  • Photograph must be a latest passport size color photo.
  • Make sure that the picture is in color and clear. Choose white background.
  • Dimensions 200 x 230 pixels (preferred)
  • Size of file should be between 20kb–50 kb
  • For candidate who wears glasses make sure that there are no reflections and your eyes can be clearly seen.
  • Caps, hats and dark stylish glasses are not acceptable.
  • Size of scanned image is below than 50kb.

Signature Image:

  • The Do your signature on white paper with Black Ink pen.
  • Scan paper signature and set Dimensions 140 x 60 pixels (preferred) and make sure Size of file should be between 10kb – 20kb.
  • Signature in CAPITAL LETTERS shall NOT be accepted.

Things you need for Applying Online: You have valid email ID. On mail id you get call letter/interview advices other information regarding to recruitment.

  • Keep softcopy or scanned copy of photograph and signature as we guided you already.
  • Candidates to visit Bank’s website www.statebankofindia.com/careers or www.sbi.co.in/careers and click on the appropriate Online Application Format, available in the current openings.
  • Fill the details in form carefully. Once the application is filled in completely. Recheck your details then submit. After submission form you get your provisional registration number and password it shows on your screen. Note down the registration number and password for future use.
  • With this registration number and password you can re-open and edit your details if required. Candidates can change data three times only.
  • Once the application form is filled in completely. Candidates should submit the application form.
  • After ensuring the correctness of the particulars of the SBI PO 2017 Application Form, candidates are required to pay fees.
  • The payment for this exam fees by using debit card or credit card or Internet Banking.
  • After successful payment e-receipt and application form will be generated. save the e-receipt and application form for future record. There is no need to send the printout of the application form to the Bank.
  • If face any problem form submission or payment not successful transfer try again same process.

Download Notification 2017 SBI bank PO OFFICERS RECRUITMENT :  2017-SBI-bank-PO-OFFICERS-RECRUITMENT.pdf (19 downloads)

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