SBI PO is a lucrative career option for all the aspirants who wish to join the reputed Government Sector. SBI PO 2019 will be conducted by State Bank of India to recruit eligible candidates to the post of Probationary officer. SBI PO 2019 Exam Dates, Syllabus and other related information has been made available to students with the release of SBI PO Notification 2019 by State Bank of India.
Being one of the most coveted job in Banking Industry, SBI PO attracts lakhs of candidates every year who carry the same dream of joining this biggest Public Sector Organization. As the brand value of SBI is high and it has a lucrative pay scale, SBI PO is considered as a premium job opportunity for millions in the Banking sector. The post of Probationary Officer in State Bank of India is highly recognized post in India. Preparation must be done judiciously to get through the difficult selection procedure of this Exam.
SBI PO Notification 2019 has been finally released by State Bank of India. The Official Notification has been updated below. A detailed insight into SBI PO 2019 Vacancy, Exam dates & Pattern has been made available to candidates through SBI PO 2019 Official Notification.
The Online Application link of SBI PO 2019 Exam will be made avaialable from 2nd April 2019. To apply Online, candidates can click on the link mentioned below. SBI PO 2019 Apply Online process will be conducted online. All the payments will be done online on the official website of SBI. To get details on SBI PO Online Application process, click on the link given below.
Aspirants looking forward to appear for SBI PO 2019 must be aware about the SBI PO 2019 exam dates. The schedule has been released by State Bank of India. Check detailed schedule below.
|1||On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates||02.04.2019 to 22.04.2019|
|2||Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges||02.04.2019 to 22.04.2019|
|3||Download of call letters for online Preliminary Examination||3rd week of May 2019 onwards|
|4||Conduct of Online Examination - Preliminary||8th, 9th, 15th & 16th June 2019|
|5||Result of Online exam – Preliminary||1st week of July 2019|
|6||Download of Call letter for Online Main Exam||2nd week of July 2019|
|7||Conduct of Online Examination – Main||20.07.2019|
|8||Result of Online Examination – Main||3rd week of August 2019|
|9||Download Call Letter for Personal Interview||4th week of August 2019|
|10||Conduct of Group Exercises & Interview||September 2019|
|11||Final result||2nd week of October 2019|
|Pre Examination Training for SC/ST & Other Reserved Category|
|12||Download of call letters for Pre-Examination Training||2nd week of May 2019 onwards|
|13||Conduct of Pre- Examination Training||4th Week of May 2019|
SBI PO 2019 Vacancy has been announced with release of Official SBI PO 2019 Notification. Get detailed SBI PO 2019 Vacancy in the table below.
Vacancy (PwD Category)
|d & e||20||-||20|
*VI: Vision Impairment
*HI: Hearing Impairment
*LD: Learning Disabilities
Vacancy (All Other Categories)
*SC: Scheduled Caste
*ST: Scheduled Tribe
*OBC: Other Backward Class
The Probationary Officer in State Bank of India takes home a handsome salary along with some amazing perks as offered by the Bank. The salary of a SBI PO differs as per the Bank location. Candidates can check the detail on SBI PO Salary 2019 by clicking on the link mentioned below.
|Basic Salary||Rs. 27,620/-|
|CCA (City Compensatory Allowance)||Rs. 870/-|
|DA (Dearness Allowance)||Rs. 12,677/-|
|Special Allowance||Rs. 2140/-|
|Other allowances including Newspapers, Entertainment Allowance, Conveyance etc.)||Rs. 4,130/-|
|HRA (House Rent Allowance)||Rs. 2,486/-|
|PF (10% of Basic)||Rs. 2,762/-|
|NPS (10% of Basic+DA)||Rs. 4,000/-|
|Income Tax||As Per Govt. Norms|
Total In-Hand Salary after Deductions: Rs. 40,000/- Per month (apprx)
While filling in the application form for SBI PO 2019, candidates will be given a choice to select the exam center of their choice. Candidates are allotted the center on the basis of their choice made and the preferance in which they select the exam centre. However, due to unavailability of seats in the selected exam center, SBI can allot a different center to the candidate.
The SBI PO 2019 Exam will be conducted in 3 phases. The written exam is - Prelims & Mains which are conducted online, followed by an interview round. The structure of exams is as follows:
Phase-1: SBI PO Preliminary Examination
This is an online exam where candidates have to solve the question paper in hour for 100 marks. The test comprises of 3 sections. The section-wise distribution of the marks is given below:
|S.No.||Name of Tests(Objective||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1||English Language||30||30||20 minutes|
|2||Numerical Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
|3||Reasoning Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
Phase-2: SBI PO Mains Exam
This test has 155 questions that have to be answered in 3 hours. The paper is divided into 4 sections - Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, Data Analysis & Interpretation, General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness and English Language.
|S.No.||Name of Tests(Objective||No. of Questions||Maximum 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|
The syllabus for SBI PO preliminary exam and mains exam is different as they are two different levels of SBI PO 2018 Exam. SBI PO Mains exam has 2 additional sections to be prepared - Computer Aptitude and General Awareness apart from the basic three sections of Quants, Reasoning & english Language. Here's the detailed SBI PO 2019 syllabus for both the exams:
SBI PO Preliminary Exam syllabus: The preliminary examination of SBI PO exam 2019 constitutes of three sections: Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language.
|Reasoning||Quantitative Ability||English Language|
|Logical Reasoning||Simplification||Reading Comprehension|
|Alphanumeric Series||Profit & Loss||Cloze Test|
|Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test||Mixtures &Alligations||Para jumbles|
|Data Sufficiency||Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices||Miscellaneous|
|Coded Inequalities||Work & Time||Fill in the blanks|
|Seating Arrangement||Time & Distance||Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting|
|Puzzle||Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere||Paragraph Completion|
|Syllogism||Ratio & Proportion, Percentage|
|Blood Relations||Number Systems|
|Input Output||Sequence & Series|
|Coding Decoding||Permutation, Combination &Probability|
A candidate is required to fulfil basic two requirements to be eligible for SBI PO 2019 Exam. A candidate is required to fall into the required age limit for the exam. The minimum educational qualification for SBI PO 2019 exam is that of a graduate in any discipline from a recognized university.
Age of the applicant must not be more than 30 years as of 1st April 2019 and not less than 21 years as of April 2019 for SBI PO 2019 Exam. That means that the candidate must not be born before 01.04.1998 and not earlier than 02.04.1989 (both date inclusive).
|Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe||5 years|
|Other Bcakward Class (OBC-(Non-Creamy Layer))||3 years|
|Persons With Disabilities (PWD) (SC/ST)||15 years|
|Persons With Disabilities (PWD) (OBC)||13 years|
|Persons With Disabilities (PWD) (GENERAL)||10 years|
|Ex Servicemen, Commissioned officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within 6 months from the last date of receipt of application) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or physical disability attributable to military service or invalidment||5 years|
|Persons Ordinarily domiciled of the state of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989||5 years|
State Bank of India will be releasing SBI PO Admit Card separately for Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam. Candidates who successfully clear the Prelims Exam will be issued SBI PO Mains Admit Card. To get more details on SBI PO 2019 Admit Card, click on the below mentioned link.
State Bank of India will release SBI PO Result separately for the Prelims Exam and Mains Exam. SBI PO Prelims Result 2019 will be declared after the exam for the same has been conducted by SBI. To get more insight into SBI PO 2019 Result, click on the mentioned below link.
The cut off for SBI PO 2019 will be released post release of SBI PO Result. The cut-off will help candidates to know about the minimum score required to ace the different levels of exam in which SBI PO is conducted. To get a clear idea of SBI PO Cut-Off 2019, let's have a look at the cut-off for year 2018.
category wise Cut Off for SBI PO Prelims 2018
SBI PO Prelims Cut Off (2017)
To score high in SBI PO 2019 Exam, it is really necessary for each and every candidate to look into the latest exam pattern and the change in syllabus so that preparation can be done accordingly. Candidates have the option to opt for Offline Coaching Program offered by Career Power to enhance their skills. They can also solve Mock Test Papers to self-analyse themselves and prepare judiciously for this upcoming exam.
Q. What are the exama dates for SBI PO 2019?
Ans: State Bank of India is yet to release the Exam dates for SBI PO 2019. You will be informed about the same once it has been announced officially.
Q. How many vacancies are available for SBI PO 2019?
Ans: The vacancies are not yet been announced yet for SBI PO 2019. As per last years' vacancy, we are expecting SBI PO 2019 Vacancy to be around 2000.
Q. Can a final year student apply for SBI PO 2019?
Ans: A final year student can also apply for SBI PO 2019 Exam. During Interview Process, he/she has to produce the Graduation degree/Marksheet stating that he/she has completed Graduation.
Q. How many times can a student appear for SBI PO Exam?
Ans: The number of attempts for SBI PO is different for different category. Have a look at the table below to know the number of attempts.
|Category||Number of Attempts|
|SC/ST & SC/ST(PwD)||No Restrictions|
Q. What is the Age Limit for SBI PO 2019?
Ans: To be eligible for SBI PO 2019, a candidate must be minimum 21 years of age and maximum 30 years of age at the time of registration.
Q. Is there any penalty for wrong answers in SBI PO Exam?
Ans: There is a penalty for wrong answers in both Preliminary and Mains Exam of SBI PO 2019 Exam. 0.25 Marks will be deducted against every question attempted wrong.
Q. Is there any Bond to sign after selection?
Ans: Yes! Selected candidate has to sign a service bond of 2 Lac for a minimum period of 3 years. If a candidate resigns before teh completion of Bond duration, he/she has to pay the Bond Amount.
Q. What is the Application Fee for SBI PO 2019?
Ans: A candidate must pay Rs. 600/- if he/she belongs to General/OBC category. The Application Fee for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PwD category is Rs. 100/-
Q. Can I pay the Application Fee Offline?
Ans: No! All Payments are to be done Online. The application fees may be paid through Net Banking, Debit/Credit Cards, Mobile Wallets, Cash Cards, etc.