SBI PO Notification 2018, Admit Card Download, Eligibility, Vacancy, Salary, Application Process


SBI (State Bank of India) is the one of the premium banks of India, for which millions of aspirants applies every year. The post of Probationary Officer (PO) offers great opportunities to fresher as well as experienced candidates. Recently SBI released their much awaited Notification for PO 2018. Here we present to you the details of the notification 2018 here.

Latest Updates SBI PO Admit Card Download

SBI PO Admit Card Available Go to the official website and download admit card with required proof. Your Registration number, your name and dob is required to download admit card.

Important Dates

  • Notification Date: 21.04.2018
  • Last date to apply: 13.05.2018
  • Call Later Download for Pre exam: 18.06.2018
  • Pre Exam Date: 1st, 7th, 8th of July 2018
  • Result of Pre Exam: 15.07.2018
  • Call Later Download for Main Exam: 20.07.2018
  • Main Exam Date: 04.08.2018
  • Result of Mains: 20.08.2018
  • GD & Interview Dates: 24.09.2018 – 12.10.2018
  • Final Result: 01.11.2018


  • Total: 2000
  • SC: 300
  • ST: 150
  • OBC: 540
  • PWD: 118

Also Read SBI Clerk Recruitment 2018


Graduation degree from any recognized university or government organization ass on 31.08.2018

Number of Chances

  • General- 4
  • General (PWD)- 7
  • OBC- 7
  • OBC (PWD)- 7
  • SC/ SC (PWD)/ ST/ ST (PWD)- No Restrictions

Age Limit

Age of the candidate must be 21 years – 30 years as on 01.04.2018. Age relaxation for SC/ST- 5 years, OBC (Non-creamy layer) – 3 years, PWD-10 years, Ex-Serviceman- 5 years.

Application Fee

SC/ST/PWD- Rs. 100

General/OBC- Rs. 600

Pay Scale

Basic pay Rs. 27,620 in the scale of Rs. 23700-980/7-32850-1310/7-42020.

How To Apply

  1. Candidates can apply online in  or
  2. Fill the personal Details.
  3. Upload Picture and Signature.
  4. Confirm the details.
  5. Payment of fee via Credit/Debit card.
  6. No other offline mode of application will be accepted.
  7. Candidates should have valid email ID which should be kept active till the declaration of results.
  8. It will be essentially required for receiving any communication from the bank.

Admit Card Download

The admit card for preliminary exam can be downloaded from official site, 18.06.2018 onwards. No hard copy will be sent to the candidates. Candidates must download the admit card and print it original and bring it to the exam centers for further verification with original ID proof.

Pre-Examination Training

SBI organizes pre- examination training for SC/ST/Ex-Serviceman/Religious minority community candidates. The training will conducted for 7 days before prelims exams in selected cities of India. The date for downloading call letters for pre-exam training is 28.05.2018. to 23.06.2018.

Selection Process

SBI (State Bank Of India) always selects eligible candidates for the post of probationary Officer (PO) for their banking services all over India, through SBI (PO) recruitment examination every year, which consists of three stages of testing of the candidates. Prelims, Mains, Group Discussion (GD) and Interview. Below are the  detailed explanation for this three consecutive stages are given.


It consists of 3 sections. There will be questions from Quantitative Analysis, Reasoning and English Language. The mode of examination is online. The time given is 1 hour. the full marks is 100. There will be sectional cut off and sectional time as well. The negative marking is 0.25 per wrong answer.


the mains exam has 2 parts. Objective and Descriptive.

Mains Result Declared.

  • Objective Part

It also consists of 4  sections. There will be questions from Data Analysis and Interpretation, Reasoning and Computer Aptitude, General awareness about economy and banking, English Language. The mode of examination is online. The time given is 3 hour. the full marks is 200. There will be sectional cut off and sectional time as well. The negative marking is 0.25 per wrong answer.

  • Descriptive Part

It generally tests the English language skills. Candidate have to type an essay or letter in computer. Full marks is 50 and time duration is 30 minutes. No negative marking  is here.

GD & Interview

Selected candidates will go through a round of GD and personal interview after the mains. Then the list of finally selected candidates will be published by SBI in December this year.

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