SBI PO 2017 Recruitment, 2313 Vacancies - Interview Dates Released

SBI PO 2017 Recruitment Overview :

SBI PO 2017 Recruitment Notification has released in February and after releasing notification candidates were eligible to do online registration from 7th February to 6th March 2017 via (official website of SBI). Now they informed as SBI PO 2017 Application form has been closed, so candidates are not eligible to apply. Candidates, who had applied for this examination are advised to check SBI PO 2017 Important dates for examination because here we have updated not only all the exam dates but also SBI PO exam pattern, syllabus, vacancies details, eligibility criteria, etc for all the candidate's help.

Latest Updates: SBI PO Phase - III (Group Exercise & Interview) will be conducted from 4th September 2017. Candidates can able to download interview call letter from 17th Aug to before the Interview Date.


About SBI PO: - SBI is state bank of India. The State Bank of India is originated in the first decade of the 19th century. On 2 July 1806, the Bank of Calcutta renamed as the Bank of Bengal. The Imperial Bank of India became the State Bank of India July 1955. The headquarters of SBI is in Mumbai, India. It is a governmental organisation which conducts banking exam every year. In which of one the exam is SBI PO. There are many perks in working with this governmental body of banking. SBI has released the notification for Probationary Officer Recruitment. Here we will update you with all the details regarding recruitment purpose. The official website of the SBI gets updated every day by their IT professionals. To get updates regarding SBI PO exam, you can also download the SBI application on your Smartphone.

The SBI PO is State Bank of India probationary officer exam. This exam is started in 1975 by IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection). The SBI PO recruits for Junior Management Grade-1 (JMG-Scale 1) Officer for their banks. The PO is often called as a scale-1 officer. Basically, he is the assistant manager in state banks of India in a particular branch. He manages all the work regarding management of bank policies. For this officer, post-SBI needs to recruits deserving candidates who can serve their banks and helps to innovate. Hence SBI conducts exams for PO every year to appointment new minds.

SBI PO 2017 Vacancy Details :

SBI PO 2017 Recruitment Vacancy Details

  • Name of Examination - SBI PO (Probationary Officer) Exam
  • Name of Post - PO (Probationary Officer)
  • Total Number of Posts - 2313

Total Number of Vacancies


















Total Number of Posts


Backlog vacancies as detailed under have been included in the above mentioned total vacancies.















vacancies for the reserved OBC candidates are available for the OBC non creamy layer candidates.

SBI PO 2017 Eligibility Criteria :

To apply for SBI PO 2017 Recruitment, you must have to eligible as per the education educational qualification, age limit, nationality, etc. of SBI PO exam.



Age limit

Graduation degree from recognized university or institution.

There is no minimum percentage.

You should not be in a final year. Only Those candidates are allowed whose graduation is completed.

Citizen of India, Nepal, Bhutan, Tibetan refugee and migrated Peoples from Pakistan, Burma, Zaire, Sri Lanka, Zambia, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India are allowed to give exam

candidates must have age between 20 – 30 years.

SC/ST/OBC and other who are covered under the government act, have the age relaxation.

You can check in the table below

  • Education-Graduation degree from recognized university or institution.
  • Nationality-Citizen of India, Nepal, Bhutan, Tibetan refugee and migrated Peoples from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India are allowed to give exam.
  • Age Limit -candidates must have age between 20 – 30 years.

    Note-Age relaxation for the mentioned below in the table:

Sr no. Category Age Relaxation
1 SC/ST 5 years
2 OBC (non creamy layer)p 3 years
3 Person with disabilities 10 years
4 Persons ordinarily domiciled in the Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 5 years
5 Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years

SBI PO 2017 Important Dates :

We have mentioned dates to remember during the entire selection procedure of competitive exam SBI PO. The following table has all the information about the SBI PO 2017 exam from the date of online application till the updating of the result. Let us check it out.

SBI PO 2017 Online registration including edit/modification

7th Feb to 6th Mar 2017

Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges

7th Feb to 6th Mar 2017

SBI PO Prelims Exam Call Letter Released

10th April 2017

SBI PO Prelims Exam Dates

29th, 30th April 2017, 6th & 7th May 2017

SBI PO Prelims Result Declaration Date

16th May 2017 onwards

Download of Call Letter for SBI PO Main Exam

22nd May 2017

SBI PO Main Online Exam Date

4th June 2017

SBI PO Main Result Declaration Date

3rd July 2017

Download Call Letter for Interview

From 17th Aug 2017

Conduct of Group Discussion & Interview

From 4th September 2017

Final Result Declaration

Update Soon

SBI PO 2017 Application Form :

A candidate who is willing to apply for SBI PO 2017 Recruitment has to visit the official website of SBI PO to fill the recruitment application form. The website of SBI gets updated time to time. Now after downloading it, you have to fill it with the instructions mentioned in the online form. Candidate should read all the norms and policies of the government which is shared with them before filling up the form. Any type of missing or wrong information filled in the form can disqualify a candidate. Do not miss spell any important information i.e. Names, Degrees and addresses etc it will cancel your form. Answer or fill all the information in given order. Check website so to get notify about the next update.

Note: For the Identification proof, you will need to scan copy of your photograph and soft copy of the signature. Make sure you have your documents scanned before applying the form.

How to Fill SBI PO Application Form 2017?

The SBI PO application procedure is very easy only you have to take care in filling your personal data correctly in order to avoid misshapen. Here we have stated the step to apply for the SBI PO Recruitment 2017.

•     Visit the official Website of SBI PO

•     Click on the Home Page to open the link “Join”.

•    Click on the option “CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE FOR SBI PO” to open the On-Line   Application Form.

•    Click on “CLICK HERE FOR NEW REGISTRATION” to register on the SBI PO.

•    An Email or SMS regarding the temporary registration number and password will be sent to you for registering yourself on the site.

•    Reopen the application by login with your temporary id and password.

•    Fill the form carefully. Read all norms and policies

•    Upload the photograph and signature wherever needed.

•    Pay the Requisite fees.

Check SBI PO Notification 2017 - Click Here 

SBI PO Application Form 2018 - Apply Online (Closed Now)

Payment of application

Make sure you have Debit / Credit Card / Net banking during the filing of SBI PO recruitment application for making online payment of the requisite application fee charges. The fee charges for the general candidates are Rs.600/- and for the candidates who come under the reservation category, fee charges will be Rs.100/-.

Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates.

Rs.600/- for General and others

SBI PO 2017 Exam Pattern :

The exam pattern and syllabus play an important role in preparation for any exam. By analyzing the syllabus you will get the important topics for the respective exam, which will make your preparation easy. Before examinations, you should check the exam pattern in order to maintain speed during the exam time. To solve your problem to some extent we have shared the exam pattern and syllabus as well for the SBI PO Recruitment 2017.

Exam Pattern

The SBI PO exam has two phase of written exam: Preliminary exam and main exam.

1. SBI PO Pre Exam Pattern


Name of test

No of questions




English Language



Composite time of 1 hour


Quantitative Aptitude




Reasoning Ability






For SBI PO Preliminary Exam: Is consisting of three section reasoning, quant, and general awareness. The total marks are 100 and the total duration is one hour. In order to succeed in the prelims, you have to prepare well for all the three sections.

2. SBI PO Main Exam pattern:-

SBI PO Mains exam conduct in two phase one is Objective and another one is descriptive. Here below we have updated the Objective exam pattern.


Name of test

No of questions




Reasoning and Computer Aptitude



60 Minutes


Data Analysis and Interpretation



45 Minutes


General/Economy/Banking Awareness



35 Minutes


English Language



40 Minutes




3 Hours

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

Note: - Negative marking for all wrong answer given by candidates in the objective paper. 1/4 marks will be deducted on each wrong question.

SBI PO 2017 Syllabus :

The syllabus is the guideline for any competitive exam which gives us the frame to start our preparation. So here, we are providing you complete details of the SBI PO 2017 syllabus.

Sr no.





Machine coding and decoding

Logical Reasoning Syllogism

Sentence coding ,Puzzle / Seating Arrangement , Data Sufficiency, Number series

Blood relations etc.



Number system

Simplification Approximation

Data Interpretation – Line Graph, Bar Graph, Mixed Chart, Pie Chart etc

Quadratic Equation etc



Vocabulary: Synonyms, Antonyms, Word formation and sentence correction.

Comprehension: Theme detection, Deriving conclusions, Passage completion, Error detection, and Passage Correction, Sentence correction. Spelling: Grammar, Idioms, and Phrases.



Awards & Honors Sports, Finance, Agriculture, Indian economy International Economy, UNO, Marketing, Indian constitution, History of Banking, countries/currencies, Books & Their Authors, Banking Terms, Fiscal-Monetary Policies, etc.

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SBI PO 2017 Selection Process :

The starting SBI PO pay scale is 27,620 (with four increments) and also there are annual incentives worth 7 -12 Lakhs.


The SBI PO selection procedure 2017 has four stages: Prelims, Mains, Group discussion, and interview.

                                             Four stages of selection procedure

Preliminary Examination

Main examination

Group Discussion


Preliminary Examination: The candidate should pass in this prelim in order to get eligible for the main exam. There is minimum cutoff which is decided by the SBI PO authorities.

Main examination: The cutoff is also set for the main exam, you have to get marks more than cut off in order to clear this exam.

Group Discussion: The candidates who are selected in mains are eligible for appearing in Group discussion. Those who got selected in GD will go for the interview process.

Interview: The interview will go to conduct by the sponsoring organization in each state across the country.

SBI PO Admit Card 2017 :

After the application process completes, the candidates can download the admit card from the official website. Candidates can download admit card from the official website of State Bank of India and should go through all the mentioned instructions carefully. The SBI PO Interview Call Letter 2017 has been released from 17th August for Group Exercises and Interview which is going to be conducted from 4th September 2017.

SBI PO Cut off 2017 :

Cut-Off marks are the minimum marks which should be obtained by the applicant to qualify the examination. The SBI PO Prelims Cut off 2017 Marks released by the State bank of India. After the written exam, the minimum marks required to qualify the exam will be published by the authorities and accordingly, a merit list is formed.

SBI PO Result 2017 :

After the completion of the Pre-written examination, SBI PO Prelims Result 2017 declared on 16th May 2017, and after the result declaration, the Mains exam conducted on 4th June 2017. SBI PO Mains Result has been announced on 3rd July 2017. The two stages have been completed, all the shortlisted candidates will be called for Phase - III (Group Exercise & Interview) and the final result will be declared afterwards in last week of September 2017.

SBI PO 2017 Online Test Series :

To hold a command over subjects practice is necessary. So here we are with a purpose to help you with SBI PO 2017 Exam Online Test Series. This series will provide free mock tests along with three separate analysis to improvise the every particular subject. It will determine your position and current status. The SBI PO Online test series 2017 is based on updated and current syllabus prepared by experts. The user is also facilitated to take the local test to improvise knowledge and make it stronger. The test is conducted in both Hindi and English languages. Quick solution and easy access can be achieved through our application which was recently launched.

SBI PO Previous Year Papers :

This is the key to success as it helps us in getting thorough enough about the syllabus and structure of the question paper. It also makes us aware about the difficulty level of the question paper, though it varies from year to year. But these SBI PO Previous Year Papers will surely let you achieve success in the examination.

SBI PO Preparation Tips :

“Practice is key to success. Today’s practice will lead tomorrow's success”. So, Here we have given some Preparation tips to Crack SBI PO 2017 Exam.

1.    Understand the entire topic in the syllabus.

2.    Take a mock drill to analyze which section is less scoring for you, and then prepare more for that section.

3.    Make sure you attempt the entire questions on time.

4.    Prepare more for the topics which had come in previous papers.

5.    Practice more & more.

Do you want to clear SBI PO 2017 exam in the first attempt? If yes, then you should join the SBI PO 2017 Online Coaching whereby you may study with video lectures, concepts, online practice tests, online test series, live classes, and previous year paper.

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