SBI PO Exam Date for 2018 Announced – Kick start your Exam Preparation!


SBI PO 2018 Exam: All you need to know!

SBI PO Exam Date for 2018 Announced. The State Bank of India conducts the SBI PO Exam for the recruitment of Probationary Officers in its branches across the country. The SBI PO 2018 official notification is out and here are all the details you need to know. This post is brought to you by Oliveboard, an online exam preparation platform for banking, government and MBA exams.

SBI PO 2018 Important Dates

Event Name Important Dates
SBI PO Recruitment 2018 Start date of Online Registration 21st April 2018
Last date of Online Application of SBI PO Recruitment 2018 13th May 2018
Date of Online Fee Payment of SBI PO Recruitment 2018 21st April to 13th May 2018
Date of SBI PO Prelims Exam 2018 1st, 7th and 8th July 2018
Date of SBI PO Mains Exam 2018 4th August 2018

SBI PO 2018  – Eligibility

 SBI PO 2018 Educational Qualification

  • The candidates need to be ‘Graduates’ in any discipline from a recognized University or an equivalent qualification recognized by the Central Government.
  • Candidates in their final year/semester of graduation will be required to produce proof of having passed their graduation examination.
  • Candidates possessing qualification of Chartered Accountant may also apply.

 SBI PO 2018  Age limit (As on 1st April 2018)

21 – 30 years

SBI PO 2018 – Exam Dates

The dates for SBI PO 2018 Prelims and Mains are not yet announced. The expected dates for SBI PO 2018 prelims would be in May. We will update once the official notification is released.

SBI PO 2018 Prelims Exam Pattern

S. No. Name of Test No. of questions Total Marks Time Duration
1. English Language 30 30 20 minutes
2. Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
3. Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes

The adequate number of candidates in each category will be shortlisted by the bank for the main exam.

SBI PO 2018 Mains Exam Pattern

(i) Objective test

S.No. Name of Tests No. of Ques. Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Time Allotted for Each Test
1. Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 English & Hindi 60 Minutes
2. General/Economy/Banking Awareness 40 40 English & Hindi 35 Minutes
3. English Language 35 40 English 40 Minutes
4. Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 English & Hindi 45 Minutes
Total 155 200   180 Minutes

SBI PO 2018 Descriptive Test

  • Marks: 50 Marks(ii) English Language Descriptive Test: Letter Writing & Essay
  • Duration: 30 Minutes
  • Candidates are supposed to clear descriptive test by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank.
  • Note: Negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

SBI PO 2018 Group Exercises (20 marks) & Interview (30 marks)

The aggregate marks of candidates qualifying in both the objective and the descriptive test will be arranged in descending order in each category. The adequate number of candidates in each category (as decided by the bank) will be called for the Group Exercises and Interview.

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SBI PO 2018 Final Selection

The marks obtained in the Main Exam (Objective + Descriptive test) will be added to the marks obtained in Group exercises and Interview to form the final merit list. However, the marks obtained in the Preliminary exam will not be added to the final list.

The candidates will have to qualify in both Phase II and III separately to be considered for the final merit list.

SBI PO 2018: Job Responsibilities & Salary

An SBI PO is typically responsible for the below tasks:

  • Customer services
  • Bringing new business
  • Cash handling
  • Payment clearance
  • Maintaining reports

The total compensation per annum on CTC basis be a minimum of 8.20 lacs and maximum of 13.08 lacs depending on the place of posting and other factors. Hope this helps! Now, kickstart your SBI PO preparation journey with Oliveboard Mocks!

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SBI PO 2018  – Important Links
SBI PO 2018 Official Notification Click Here
SBI PO New Exam Pattern 2018 (Prelims & Mains) Click Here
SBI PO Exam Syllabus 2018 (Prelims & Mains) Click Here
SBI PO Previous Year Cut Off Marks Click Here
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