SBI PO 2019: Notification, Recruitment, Application Form, Exam Pattern

SBI PO recruitment 2019: SBI  will announce the notification regarding recruitment to the pots of Probationary Officer. SBI PO is the officer scale exam conducted by IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection). Candidates clearing this exam are recruited for  Junior Management Grade 1(JMG-Scale-1). Bank PO is basically the assistant manager of the particular branch. SBI PO recruitment 2019 will be released in February. Candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria can flourish their career in this reputed bank of our country. This article will guide your way throughout the scenario of the SBI recruitment. Kindly go through the complete article for thorough detail on SBI PO recruitment.

SBI PO Notification 2019

SBI PO notification will be released in February. The notification will cover complete details regarding the exam, like exam dates, number of posts, application procedure and basic information about the PO exam. Candidate must visit this page for latest notification.

SBI PO 2019 Application Form

SBI PO 2019 exam notification comes in the month of February. The registration process starts from the month of March . State Bank of India (SBI) Conducts this exam in four phases .Prelims, Mains, Group Discussion and Interview . Prelims is most probably in the month of April-May and Mains is in the month of June. The application can be filled online only through the official website. The fees could only be paid through online mode which is 600/- for General and OBC whereas 100/- for SC/ST/PWD.

SBI PO 2019 Exam schedule

The important dates in regard to the exam are mentioned below:

SBI PO Events Dates
SBI PO 2019 Notification Release Date February 2019
Starting Date of SBI PO Application Form Submission 1st week of March 2019
Last Date to Submit SBI PO Online Form Last week of March 2019
Last Date of Application Fees/Intimation Charges Payments (Online) Last week of March 2019
SBI PO Admit card 2nd week of April 2019
SBI PO pre Date April- May 2019
Result of SBI PO pre Last week of May 2019
SBI PO Mains Admit Card 2nd week of June 2019
SBI PO Mains Exam Date June 2019
SBI PO Mains Result Last week of June 2019
Interview date and Group Discussion July 2019
Final result October 2019

SBI PO 2019 Eligibility Criteria

As to fill any form there must be some criteria to be fulfilled by the candidates as is set by any exam conducting organisation and therefore SBI PO Eligibility criteria as stated in the official website or the mandatory eligibility criteria is

  • Candidates must have a degree in any discipline from a University recognised by the Govt. of India OR any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government.
  • The age criteria as stated is that candidate’s minimum age must be 20 while the maximum age limit is 30 years. Candidates may also seek age relaxation as per the category they belong to but they must show the relevant certificate at the time of interview for as the proof of seeking age relaxation.

SBI PO 2019 Exam pattern

As it is said that half knowledge is harmful and in this competitive era before preparing for an exam one must be completely aware of the SBI exam pattern to be successful and to have the complete knowledge of the respective subjects, so below is the thorough detail of SBI PO exam pattern:

Note: Negative marking for all wrong answer will be applicable. For every wrong answer 1/4 marks will be deducted on each wrong question.

SBI Prelims Exam Pattern

The SBI prelim is an Objective type exam, here is the MCQ type question will be asked. The exam pattern is given below:

Name of test No of questions Marks Duration
English Language 30 30 Composite time of 1 hour
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

SBI PO Mains Exam Pattern

The SBI PO Mains is conducts in two phases one is Objective and another one is descriptive. The MCQ exam pattern is given below:-

Name of test No of questions Marks Duration
Reasoning and Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 Minutes
Data Analysis and Interpretation 35 60 45 Minutes
General/Economy/Banking Awareness 40 40 35 Minutes
English Language 35 40 40 Minutes
Total 155 200 3 Hours

And another descriptive test contains 30 minutes duration test with 50 marks of English language (Letter Writing & Essay). All Candidates required to secure the passing marks in the descriptive test as decided by the Bank.

SBI PO 2019 Syllabus

After completing the registration it is must for the candidate to have the complete idea of the SBI PO syllabus and accordingly start their preparation. (As SBI always comes with a bunch of surprises and for candidates must not leave even a single topic of the syllabus) so below is the detailed SBI PO syllabus:

REASONING: Alphabetical test, coding decoding, analogy, classification, direction sense, Blood relation, word formation, sitting arrangement, syllogisms, inequalities, Statement and conclusion, statement and assumption, statement and course of action, statement and argument, input and output, Puzzles, Data Sufficiency.

APTITUDE: Permutations And Combinations, Probability, Time And Work, {Distance, time and speed}, Boats and  Streams, Average, Ratio Data Interpretation – line graph, bar graph, mixed chart, pie chart ,quadratic Equation , Series, Simple and –Compound interest, Pipes and cisterns, Trains, Percentage, Mixture, LCM-HCF, Profit and Loss, problems on Ages.

ENGLISH: Cloze Test, Errors in sentences, Passage Comprehension, Sentence Improvement, Selecting The Correct Sentences.

GA: Current Affairs of last 6 months, Indian Economy Questions, Marketing, Awards & Honors Sports, Finance, Agriculture  History of Banking, Banking Terms, RBI Functions, Fiscal-Monetary policies  etc.

SBI PO Question Paper/ Mock Paper

SBI PO Previous year question paper gives us an idea about what the pattern of exam likely to be. Before appearing for SBI PO exam solving a previous year question paper or mock test gives us the clue about our preparation and what are the necessary changes we must make to improve ourselves. Before facing the real challenge it is must to know the level of one’s preparation. Below is the link of some previous year question papers/ mock tests kindly make use of them.

SBI PO 2019 Admit Card

SBI PO Admit card is the important ticket for entering the examination hall. It is must to carry with the necessary documents. The admit card for SBI PO prelims comes in the month of April and for Mains in the month of May. Candidates can download it through the online mode from the official website. To download the admit card candidate requires the registration no./ roll no.(the one generated while filling the form) and password/ date of birth.

SBI PO 2019 Result

SBI PO Result is the important part of the examination. It is the authentic step for the next level of examination. The  announcement of  the result of prelims in the month of May 2019 (tentative) and mains in the month of June 2019. To check the result go through the official website. To check the result the registration no./ roll no.(the one generated while filling the form) and password/ date of birth are required.

SBI PO 2019 Selection Procedure

Candidates have to pass four stages to qualify the exam where prelims is just qualifying in nature and for final selection the marks of Mains, Group discussion and Interview are counted.

  • Prelims
  • Mains
  • Group discussion
  • Interview

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