SBI PO 2018 OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION RELEASED : 2000 Vacancies – CHECK DETAILS NOW
SBI PO 2018 OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION RELEASED : 2000 Vacancies – CHECK DETAILS NOW
Dear Bankersdaily Aspirants,
State Bank of India (SBI) have finally released much awaited notification of the year, SBI PO 2018 official notification and we know you will be in for a total surprise here. The total number of vacancies announced for the SBI is 2000.
Aspirants can start applying for the SBI PO 2018 Exam from today (21st April, 2018) and the last date to apply for SBI PO 2018 Exam is 13th May, 2018. Aspirants can also download the official notification of SBI PO 2018 from the official website of SBI and also from the links we have provided in the end.
As already told this is a PAN INDIA recruitment and everyone was eagerly waiting for the arrival of the SBI PO 2018 official notification and this officially starts the Exam season of the year. The Vacancy/ Vacancies mentioned in the SBI PO 2018 official notification is 2000 and this is a huge number when compared to the recent exams which had meager exam vacancies.
The examination will be held in three phases i.e. Preliminary examination, Main examination and Group Exercise & Interview. The candidates who are shortlisted after Preliminary examination of the SBI PO 2018 will have to appear for Main examination. The candidates shortlisted after the main examination will be subsequently called for a Group Exercises & Interview.
TENTATIVE SCHEDULE OF SBI PO 2018 EXAM – Preliminary & Mains Exam
|On-line registration including Editing/ Modification of Application by candidates||21.04.2018 to 13.05.2018|
|Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges||21.04.2018 to 13.05.2018|
|Download of call letters for online Preliminary Examination||18.06.2018 onwards|
|Online Examination – Preliminary||1st, 7th & 8th of July 2018|
|Result of Online exam – Preliminary||15.07.2018|
|Download of Call letter for Online Main Exam||20.07.2018|
|Conduct of Online Examination – Main||04.08.2018|
|Declaration of Result – Main||20.08.2018|
|Download Call Letter for Interview||01.09.2018|
|Conduct of Group Exercises & Interview||24.09.2018 to 12.10.2018|
|Declaration of Final Result||01.11.2018|
|Pre-Examination Training for SC/ST/Religious Minority Community candidates|
|Download of call letters for Pre-Exam Training||28.05.2018 onwards|
|Conduct of Pre-Exam Training||18.06.2018 to 23.06.2018|
VACANCIES of SBI PO 2018 EXAM
Backlog vacancies detailed as under have been included in the above mentioned total vacancies.
*Vacancies reserved for OBC category are available to OBC Candidates belonging to ‘Non-creamy layer’. ‘Creamy layer’ OBC candidates should indicate their category as ‘General’. (Vacancies for LD, VI & HI category candidates are reserved horizontally.)
Vacancies including reserved vacancies are provisional and may vary according to the requirements of Bank.
SELECTION PROCEDURE of SBI PO 2018 EXAM :
The selection for Probationary Officers will be done through a three tiered process:
Phase-I: Preliminary Examination:
Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Test for 100 marks will be conducted online. The test will have of 3 Sections (with separate timings for each section) as follows:
|SL.||Name of test||No. of Questions||Marks||Duration|
|1.||English Language||30||Total Maximum Marks 100||20 minutes|
|2.||Quantitative Aptitude||35||20 minutes|
|3.||Reasoning Ability||35||20 minutes|
Selection criteria for Main Examination: Category wise merit list will be drawn on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in the Preliminary Examination. Candidates numbering approximately 10 times the numbers of vacancies in each category will be short listed for the Main Examination from the top of the merit list.
Phase – II: Main Examination – SBI PO EXAM 2018
Main Examination will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks. Both the Objective and Descriptive Tests will be online. Candidates will have to answer Descriptive test by typing on the computer. Descriptive Test will be administered immediately after completion of the Objective Test.
Objective Test: The objective test of 3 hours duration consists of 4 Sections for total 200 marks. The objective test will have separate timing for every
|Test||Name of the test||No. of Qs.||Max. Marks||Duration|
|I||Reasoning & Computer Aptitude||45||
Total Max. Marks 200
|II||Data Analysis & Interpretation||35||45 minutes|
|III||General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness||40||35 minutes|
|IV||English Language||35||40 minutes|
- Descriptive Test: The Descriptive Test of 30 minutes duration with two questions for 50 marks will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay).
Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Preliminary and Main examination)
There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. if no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.
Selection criteria for Group Exercise and Interview: Category wise merit list will be drawn on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in the Main Examination. Candidates numbering up to 3 times (approximately) of the category wise vacancies will be shortlisted for the Group Exercise & Interview from the top of the merit list subject to a candidate scoring minimum qualifying score in aggregate.
Phase – III: Group Exercises (20 marks) & Interview (30 marks)
Candidates qualifying for GE & Interview under ‘OBC’ category would be required to submit OBC certificate containing the ‘Non Creamy layer’ clause. Candidates not submitting the OBC certificate containing the ‘Non Creamy layer’ clause and requesting to be interviewed under General category will not be entertained.
The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase-I) will not be added for preparing the final merit list for selection. Only the marks obtained in Main Examination (Phase-II), both in Objective Test and Descriptive Test, will be added to the marks obtained in GE & Interview (Phase-III) for preparing the final merit list. The candidates will have to qualify both in Phase-II and Phase-III separately.
Marks secured by the candidates in the Main Examination (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. The final merit list is arrived at after aggregating converted marks of Main Examination and Group Exercises & Interview out of 100. The selection will be made from the top merit ranked candidates in each category.
Results of the candidates who qualify for Main Examination and Group Exercise & Interview as well as the final select list will be made available on the Bank’s website.
APPLICATION FEE AND INTIMATION CHARGE (Non Refundable): SBI PO 2018 official notification
|1.||SC/ST/PWD||100/- (Intimation Charges only)|
|2.||General, OBC||600/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)|
Regarding LOAN defaulters :
- Candidates with record of default in repayment of loans/credit card dues and/ or against whose name adverse report of CIBIL or other external agencies are available are not eligible for
- Candidates against whom there is/are adverse report regarding character & antecedents, moral turpitude are not eligible to apply for the post.
NUMBER OF CHANCES:
|Category||Max. Permissible Number of Chances|
|SC/SC(PWD)/ ST/ ST (PWD)||No Restriction|
Candidates who have already appeared for the maximum number of permissible chances are not eligible to apply. The number of chances will be counted from the examination held on 18.04.2010. Appearing in Preliminary Examination will not be counted as a chance. In the years in which only one written examination has been held (i.e. no Preliminary Examination has been held), appearing in this examination will be counted as a chance.
Aspirants can download the PDF of the SBI PO 2018 official notification from the official website of SBI (State Bank of India) website https://bank.sbi/careers or https://www.sbi.co.in/careers. Alternately aspirants can download the official notification of SBI PO 2018 Exam from the link that is provided below.
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