SBI PO – Eligibility & Exam Pattern
- Minimum: 21 Years; Maximum: 30 Years
- The maximum age limit specified is applicable to General Category candidates.
- Relaxation of Upper age limit
- Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe – 35years
- Other Backward Classes – 33 years
- Persons With Disabilities – 10 years
- Ex-Servicemen – 35 years
- Candidates from Kashmir Division – 35 years
The candidate should be a graduate or equivalent. The same should be in any stream from a recognized university with a minimum requisite of 65% average mark for general category 60% for other classes is a must. The candidate selected for the post of Probationary Officer(PO) must also have knowledge about basic computer handling.
|Exam Format||Test Subjects||Marks||Duration|
|Objective||Test of English Language, General Awareness, Data analysis and interpretation, Reasoning||200 Marks||2 Hrs|
|Descriptive||English Language (comprehension, small outline, article and letter writing||50 Marks||1Hr|
|Group Discussion||20 Marks|
|Group Discussion (Rural)||10 Marks|
The exam will be conducted in various centers in almost all parts of India.
The marks of Group Discussion and SBI Bank PO Interview will be put together and the candidates who secure minimum 40% marks (minimum 35% in case of SC / ST / OBC / PWD) in group discussion and interview will be considered for final selection. The candidate has to pass both in Phase I & II separately.
Phase I & Phase II marks will be aggregated and arranged in descending order (category wise) for candidates who have qualified in both the phases separately and depending on the Latest PO Vacancies in SBI Bank 2011, selection will be made from the top merit ranked candidates in each category.