SBI PO Exam2014 - State Bank of India Probationary Officer Exam acronym as SBI PO Exam will be conducted by Central Recruitment Board for the recruitment of 1897 aspiring candidates as PO in SBI.
The brake up of the posts is as given below:
SBI Probationary Officers Exam - SBI PO Exam Eligibility
Eligibility conditions for taking SBI Bank PO Exam Papers are as follows:
General candidates and others should have First division in Graduation in any discipline with 65% or more marks
SC/ST/Physically Handicapped Candidates should have First Division in Graduation In any discipline with 60 % or more marks or
Degrees which are considered equivalent to graduation E.g. CA, ICWA, CS, as also qualifications in management like MBA / PGDBM, subject to fulfillment of criteria as regards division and marks as stipulated above.
In addition to above, Proficiency in Computers and certificate of having completed training from a reputed institute is also essential.
Not below 21 years and not above 30 years. Relaxation in upper age limit is as per rules for specified categories including SC/ST/OBC etc.
A candidate must be either a citizen of India or one holding eligibility certificates issued by the Government of India.
SBI PO Exam Pattern
The SBI Bank Recruitment Exam consists of following two steps selection process. Step 1
Written Test Candidate will be called for an objective and descriptive type written Examination. Question paper will be in bilingual form. i.e. in Hindi and English except the test of English language. The Objective type examination will consist of:
No of Question (Objective Questions)
Test of Reasoning
all the sections
Test of English Language
Data Analysis and Interpretation
Test of General Awareness, Marketing and Computers
Note: There is negative marking of ¼ marks for each wrong question
The descriptive type of test will consist of test of English language of 50 marks. Time allotted is 1 Hr.
It serves to measure the candidate's higher order cognitive abilities such as comprehension and analysis of situations, generation of unique ideas or situations as well as language ability. Three out of four questions have to be answered on a given situation with answers to be restricted to the space provided in the question-cum-answer sheet.
Note: There will no negative marks for questions pertaining psychometric tests and in descriptive type examination. Step 2
Group Discussion & Interview: Qualifying candidates will be called for Group Discussion and Interview and the shortlisted candidates from Step 2 will be considered for final selection to the post of probationary officer.
NOTE: Candidates have to pass both in Step 1 and Step 2 for final selection. The marks secured in the written test will be convered to 75 out of 250 and marks secured into GD and Interview will be converted into 25 out of 50. The final merit list is made after agreegating the total marks from 100 for each category.
SBI PO Exam Syllabus
1. Test of Reasoning: This test would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. The test may include questions on
Verbal and figure classification
Arithmetical number series, etc.
The test will also include questions designed to test the candidate's abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationships, arithmetical computation and other analytical functions.
2. Test of English Language: This is a test to see how well you know English. English language ability would be tested through questions on:
Comprehension of a passage, etc.
3. Test of Numerical Ability/ Data Analysis and Interpretation Questions will be designed to test the ability of arithmetical computation of:
Decimals and fractions and
Relationship between numbers.
The questions would be based on arithmetical concepts and relationship between numbers and not on complicated arithmetical computations.
4. Test of General Knowledge and General Awareness The questions in GK and General Awareness will test the candidates General Awareness about the happening in the society.
Subjective exam will consists of question intended to measure higher order cognitive abilities.
Important: Candidates have to pass each of the Objective and Descriptive Tests separately. It is a question paper-cum-answer sheet in Hindi and English and the Regional Language and you have to restrict your answers to the space provided on the answer-sheet. Use of supplements is not allowed
How to apply for SBI PO Exam?
Candidates, who fulfill the eligibility criteria and are willing to apply, can fill online application form available on the official link of SBI: http://www.sbi.co.in/user.htm
The online application form will be filled in two parts i.e., Part I & Part II.
After successful submission of Part I Form, the system will generate a unique Registration No. with Password, which candidates should keep with them as it will be used for the further process.
In Part II of Online Application Form, candidates have to make fee payment through Challan or through Master Card / Debit Card / Credit card / Internet Banking.
After successful submission of the online application form, the system will generate an eReceipt (if online payment made) and complete application form, which candidates are required to print out and keep with them for future reference.
SBI PO Exam Date
SBI PO Exam date is normaly held in the month of June.
SBI PO Contact Details
State Bank of India State Bank Bhavan, Central Office 8th Floor, Madame Cama Marg Mumbai (Maharashtra) - 400021 Website: http://www.sbi.co.in/user.htm
SBI PO Exam Centres
Name of the examination center and Address of the recruitment cell which will arrange for issue of duplicate call letter.
Kamal (Haryana), Jalandhar, Patiala, Chandigarh, Shimla, Jammu, Palampur, Ludhiana, Ambala, Hissar Asst General Manager Recruitment Cell State Bank of India, Local Head Office P.B No, 139, IIIrd Floor Sector- 17-B Chandigarh - 130017
Kanpur, Allahabad, Varanasi, Bareilly, Lucknow, Gorakhpur Asst. General Manager (P&HRD) Recruitment Cell State Bank of India, Local Head Office, 4th floor, New Administrative Bldg. Moti Mahal Marg, Hazratganj Lucknow-226001
New Delhi, Dehradun, Meerut, Agra, Udaipur, Jaipur,Ajmer, Jodhpur Asst. General Manager (P&HRD) Recruitment Cell, State Bank of India, Local Head Office, 13th Floor, 11, Sansad marg, P.B. No. 398 New Delhi - 110001
Rajkot, Bhavnagar, Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat Asst. General Manager (P&HRD) Recruitment Cell State Bank of India, Local Head Office, 4th Floor, Bhadra Ahmedabad -380001
Mumbai, Pune, Aurangabad, Nagpur, Panaji (Goa) Asst. General Manager (P&HRD) Recruitment Cell, State Bank of India, Local Head Office, State Bank Bhavan , 5th Floor
Madame Cama Road, Mumbai- 400021 Indore, Bhopal, Jabalpur, Raipur, Gwalior Asst. General Manager (P&HRD) Recruitment Cell, State Bank of India, Local Head Office, P.B. No 6, Hoshangabad Road, Bhopal - 462011
Hyderabad, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Vishakapatnam Asst. General Manager (P&HRD) Recruitment Cell, State Bank of India, Local Head Office, 1st floor, North wing, Koti, Bank Street, Hyderabad- 500095
Bangalore, Mysore, Hubli, Gulbarga Asst. General Manager (P&HRD) Recruitment Cell, State Bank of India, Local Head Office, 4th floor, 65, St. marks Road, Bangalore - 56000
Chennai, Tiruchirapalli, Madurai, Coimbatore Asst. General Manager (P&HRD) Recruitment Cell, State Bank of India, Local Head Office, 'Circletop House, Vth Floor, Aparna Complex, 16th College Lane, Nugambakkam, Chennai - 600006
Kottayam, Kozhikode, Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram, Asst. General Manager (P & HRD) Recruitment Cell, State Bank of India, Local Head Office, LMS Compund, Thiruvananthapuram - 695033
Kolkata, Asansol, Siliguri, Port Blair Asst. General Manager (P&HRD) Recruitment Cell, State Bank of India, Local Head Office, Samriddhi Bhavan, Ground Floor, 1 Standard Road, Kolkata-700001 Bhubaneswar, Berhampur, Cuttack, Sambalpur Asst. General Manager (P&HRD) Recruitment Cell, State Bank of India, Local Head Office, 2nd Floor, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Marg, Bhubaneswar.
Patna, Ranchi, Muzaffarpur, Bhagalpur Asst. General Manager (P&HRD) Recruitment Cell, State Bank of India, Local Head Office, Chamber Bhavan, 5th floor, Judges Court Road, Patna-800001
Guwahati, Shillong, Agartala, Imphal, Kohima, Silchar, Dibrugarh, Aizwal Asst. General Manager (P&HRD) Recruitment Cell, State Bank of India, Local Head Office, K.R.B Road, Sarmah Bldg. Bharalumukh, Guwahati-781009.
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