State Bank of India conducts exams
for selection of Probationary officers / Management trainees
, Specialist officers or clerks for its own organization.
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SBI preparation requires:
Examination for Probationary Officers / Management
Probationary Officers selection is done by a three tier
- Online preliminary test: Conducted in month of July
and results declared in July too. The online
application is in month of May.
- Online main examination: Those who clear the prelims.
Conducted in last week of July. Result is declared in
- Common interview and group discussions: Those who
clear the mains exam. Interviews and group discussions
are held in September first week and results are
announced in September last week.
Provisional allotment is made to the candidates.
Examination scheme for SBI - PO
Phase – III: Group Discussion (20 marks) &
Interview (30 marks)
The aggregate marks of candidates qualifying in both the
Objective Tests and the Descriptive Test will be arranged
in descending order in each category. Adequate number of
candidates in each category, as decided by the Bank will
be called for Group Discussion and Interview. The
qualifying marks in Group Discussion & Interview will
be as decided by the Bank. Candidates qualifying for GD
& 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
The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase-I)
will not be added for the selection and only the marks
obtained in Main Examination (Phase-II), both in Objective
Test and Descriptive Test, will be added to the marks
obtained in GD&Interview(Phase-III) for preparation
of 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 Written Test (out of 250
marks) are converted to out of 75 and marks secured in Group
Interview (out of 50 marks) are converted
to out of 25. The final merit list is arrived at after
aggregating converted marks of Written Test and Group
Discussion &Interview out of 100 for each category. The
selection will be made from the top merit ranked candidates
in each category. Results of the candidates who have
qualified for GD & Interview and the list of candidates
finally selected will be made available on the Bank's
website. Final select list will be published in Employment
News/ Rozgar Samachar and also on Bank’s website.