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(A) Essential Academic Qualifications: (As on 01.07.2017)  Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. Those who are in the Final Year/Semester of their Graduation may also apply provisionally subject to the condition that, if called for interview, they will have to produce proof of having passed the graduation examination on or before 01.07.2017. Candidates having Integrated Dual Degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 01.07.2017. Candidates possessing qualification of Chartered Accountant may also apply.


(1) The date of passing eligibility examination will be the date appearing on the mark sheet or provisional certificate issued by the University/Institute. In case the result of a particular examination is posted on the website of the University/Institute, a certificate issued by the appropriate authority of the University/Institute indicating the date on which the result was posted on the website will be taken as the date of passing.

(2) Candidate should indicate the percentage obtained in Graduation calculated to the nearest two decimals in the online application. Where CGPA/OGPA is awarded, the same should be converted into percentage and indicated in online application. If called for interview, the candidate will have to produce a certificate issued by the appropriate authority inter alia stating that the norms of the University regarding conversion of grade into percentage and the percentage of marks scored by the candidate in terms of norms.

(3) Calculation of Percentage: The percentage marks shall be arrived at by dividing the total marks obtained by the candidate in all the subjects in all semester(s)/year(s) by aggregate maximum marks in all the subjects irrespective of honours/optional/additional optional subject, if any. This will be applicable for those Universities also where Class/Grade is decided on the basis of Honours marks only. The fraction of percentage so arrived will be ignored i.e. 59.99% will be treated as less than 60% and 54.99% will be treated as less than 55%.  

(B) Age Limit: (As on 01.04.2017) Not below 21 years and not above 30 years as on 01.04.2017 i.e candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.04.1987 and not later than 01.04.1996 (both days inclusive).

Relaxation of Upper Age Limit:

Sl. No. Category Age Relaxation

Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe


5 Years

Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)


3 Years

Persons With Disabilities (PWD)

PWD (SC/ST)-15 Years PWD (OBC)- 13 Years PWD (Gen)- 10 Years

Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from the last date of receipt of application) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or physical disability attributable to military service or invalidment.


5 Years

Persons ordinarily domiciled of the state of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989


5 Years



Presently, the starting basic pay is `27,620/- (with 4 advance increments) in the scale of `23700-980/7-30560-1145/2-32850-1310/7-42020 applicable to Junior Management Grade Scale-I. The official will also be eligible for D.A, H.R.A/Lease rental, C.C.A, Medical and other allowances & perquisites as per rules in force from time to time. The total compensation per annum would be a minimum of `7.55 lacs and maximum of `12.93 lacs depending on place of posting and other factors. SBI plans to offer, subject to necessary approvals, a SMART Compensation Package which would enable candidates a choice to monetize specific elements of the salary package.


Candidates can apply online only from February 7, 2017 to March 6, 2017 and no other mode of application will be accepted.

For more information please check the Official Notification.



Sl. No. Category Total
1 SC/ST/PWD Rs.100/- (Intimation Charges only)
2 General, OBC Rs.600/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)


Fee/Intimation charges once paid will NOT be refunded on any account nor can it be held in reserve for any other examination or selection.

SBI PO syllabus is split into the following sections:

  • English language – questions from the language and skills of reading, writing
  • Quantitative aptitude – Maths of class X level
  • Reasoning Ability – logical reasoning questions (verbal and non-verbal)
  • Current affairs – general knowledge and current events
  • Computers – general knowledge of hardware, software
  • General/Economy/Banking Awareness – general knowledge and current events
  • Data Interpretation - Interpretation and analysis of data based on text, tables, graphs (line, area), charts (column, bar, pie), venn diagram, etc.


Preliminary Exam Pattern

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


Main Examination

Name of Test No. of Questions Marks Duration
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 minutes
Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 minutes
General/Economy/ Banking Awareness 40 40 35 minutes
English Language 35 40 40 minutes
Total 155 200 3 Hours


Online registration including edit/modification of application by candidates
February 7, 2017 to March 6, 2017
Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges
February 7, 2017 to March 6, 2017
Download of call letters for Online Preliminary Examination
April 15, 2017 onwards
Online Examination – Preliminary
April 29 & 30 and May 6 & 7, 2017
Result of Online Exam – Preliminary
May 17, 2017
Download of Call Letter for Online Main Exam
May 22, 2017 onwards
 Online Examination – Main
June 4, 2017
Declaration of Result – Main
 June 19, 2017
Download Call Letter for Interview
June 26, 2017
Conduct of Group Discussion & Interview
July 10, 2017
Declaration of Final Result
August 5, 2017
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