SBI PO 2017

The final result for SBI PO 2017 is going to be announced soon. The interview round has been concluded and the final result is awaited. Candidates who will qualify the interview round will be finally selected for the post of SBI PO.

Keep visiting this page to get the official link for SBI PO Result 2017 to be updated shortly.

SBI PO 2018 Exam Dates

Aspirants looking forward to appear for SBI PO 2018 must be aware about the SBI PO 2018 exam dates. Here's the tentative schedule based on last year's schedule:  

Sr. No. Activity Dates
1 On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates February - March 2018
2 Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges February - March 2018
3 Download of call letters for online Preliminary Examination April 2018 onwards
4 Conduct of Online Examination - Preliminary April - May 2018
5 Result of Online exam – Preliminary May 2018
6 Download of Call letter for Online Main Exam May 2018 onwards
7 Conduct of Online Examination – Main June 2018
8 Result of Online Examination – Main June 2018
9 Download Call Letter for Personal Interview  June 2018
10 Conduct of Group Exercises & Interview July 2018 onwards
11 Declaration of Final Result October 2018

SBI PO Mains 2017 Result Declared!

SBI has finally announced the much awaited SBI PO Mains 2017 Result. We congratulate all the candidates who cleared the Mains Round of SBI PO 2017. It’s time to gear for the final selection round – the GD-PI round to ensure your final selection in one of the many branches of the prestigious State Bank of India.

Click here to check SBI PO Mains 2017 Results

Click here to Read the SBI PO Final Result 2017

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 2017 Cut Off

The cut off for SBI PO exam is released once each phase of the examination is conducted. The cut off for Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam has already been declared by SBI.

Sectional Cut Off for SBI PO Prelims 2017

Category Quantitative
Cut Off Marks (GEN) 10.25 8.75 6.50
Cut Off Marks (OBC/SC/
7.00 5.75 4.00
Marks 51.50 48.25 43.25 31.25 38.75 42.50 18.50

SBI PO 2017 Exam Notification

A total of 2403 vacancies are declared by State Bank of India that has to be filled through SBI PO 2017 Exam. The selection process is conducted in three phases. A candidate is required to qualify preliminary exam, mains exam as well as the interview process in order to get listed in the merit list announced by SBI after conduction of all the three phases are complete.

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SBI PO 2017 Exam Center

While filling in the application form for SBI PO 2017, candidates were given a choice to select the exam center of their choice. Candidates are allotted the center of their choice. However, due to unavailability of seats in the selected exam center, SBI can allot a different center to the candidate.

SBI PO 2017 Exam Pattern

The SBI PO Exam is conducted in 3 phases. The written exam is - Prelims & Mains 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 1 hour for 100 marks. The test comprises of 3 sections and candidates must clear the cut-off for each section. 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 Total time of 1 Hour
2 Numerical Ability 35 35
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

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 30 30 40 minutes
Total 155 200 3 hours

Descriptive Test:

The Descriptive Test has a duration of 30 minutes with a score of 50 marks. This test is conducted to test the writing skills of candidates  via Letter Writing & Essay Writing.

Penalty for Wrong Answers:

The penalty for wrong answers Objective Tests of both Preliminary and Mains exams is 0.25 marks. There will be no penalty for leaving a question blank, i.e. if no answer is marked by the candidate.

Phase-3: Group Exercise & Interview

The aggregate marks of all the candidates clearing both the Objective Tests and Descriptive Test will be arranged in descending order in each category. The decided number of candidates in each category, as governed 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. Group exercises account for 20 marks while Interview is for 30 marks.

Final Score Calculation for SBI PO Exam:

The final score for the SBI PO exam is calculated keeping the below points in mind:

  • Marks secured in the Preliminary Exam (Phase-1) will not be considered for selection
  • Candidates must qualify Phase-2 and Phase-3 separately to be eligible
  • Marks secured by the candidates in the Mains Exam (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. This makes the new total score (Mains + GD/PI) to be 100
  • The aggregate score out of 100 is used for the final merit list for each category. Candidates with top merit rank in each category are finally selected.

SBI PO 2017 Exam Syllabus

The syllabus for SBI PO preliminary exam and mains exam is almost same.  SBI PO Mains exam has 2 additional sections  to be prepared - Computer Aptitude and General Awareness. Here's the detailed SBI PO syllabus for both the exams:

SBI PO Preliminary Exam syllabus: The preliminary examination of SBI PO exam 2017 constitutes of 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
Tabulation Data Interpretation  
Syllogism Ratio & Proportion, Percentage  
Blood Relations Number Systems  
Input Output Sequence & Series  
Coding Decoding Permutation, Combination &Probability  

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SBI PO 2017 Eligibility

A candidate is required to fulfil basic two requirements to be eligible for SBI PO 2017 Exam. A candidate is required to fall into the required age limit for the exam. The minimum educational qualification for SBI PO 2017 exam is that of a graduate in any discipline from a recognized university.

SBI PO 2017 Exam Application Fees

A candidate is required to pay Rs. 600/- (General and OBC) as their application fee for SBI PO 2017 exam. The same amount is narrowed down to Rs. 100/- for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD category.

SBI PO 2017 Admit Card & Call Letter

The admit card for SBI PO 2017 Exam is released for each phase of the examination being conducted for the recruitment process. Since the preliminary exam has been already conducted, the admit card for mains exam is lined up. The admit card for Mains Exam has already been released by SBI on 22nd May 2017. Candidates are required to download the admit card for the same from the official website of State Bank of India. Click here to download admit card

SBI PO 2017 Preparation

To score high in SBI PO 2017 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.

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