Updated on Jul 10, 2014 - 9:48 a.m. IST by None


SBI PO 2014 Exam - State Bank of India (SBI) is conducting written exam for the position of Probationary Officers in a 15 day window beginning June 14. The written test which will have both 2-hour computer-based objective paper and a 1-hour descriptive paper will continue till June 29.

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India’s largest bank, with over 13,000 branches across the country, has announced a total of 1,837 vacancies of probationary officers this year. Out of the total vacancies, 758 vacancies are for General candidates, while 235 for SC, 439 for ST and 405 vacancies are for OBC categories.

The number of applications for SBI PO 2014 exam is reportedly more than 30 lakh. Last year, around 17 lakh candidates applied for the exams.

The SBI PO Selection Process includes Group Discussion and Personal Interview, which is conducted after the results of the written exams are declared. The candidates, who qualify written tests, will be called for GD/PI round.


SBI has already released online admit card for the eligible candidates who applied for the position.

For any doubts and queries students can call the SBI PO Exam2014 Helpline at 011-40360360

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SBI PO Paper Pattern 2014


SBI PO 2014 test with a total duration of 3-hour will be conducted in both computer-based and paper-pen-based formats.


It will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks, as per SBI PO Paper Pattern 2014. An Objective Test with 2-hour duration will be held online. Immediately after this test, a Descriptive Test with 1-hour-duration will be administered in paper-pen mode.


Objective Test with 2 hour duration consists of 4 Sections with 50 marks each as follows:

  • Test of English Language (Grammar, Vocabulary, Comprehension etc.)
  • Test of General Awareness, Marketing & Computers
  • Test of Data Analysis & Interpretation
  • Test of Reasoning (High Level)

 Descriptive Test with 1 hour duration for 50 marks will be of “Test of English Language comprehension, short précis, letter writing & essay”, as per SBI PO Exam Pattern 2014.

SBI PO Selection Process 2014

This will include two phases:


Phase I: There will be an examination, with duration of 3 hours, consisting of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks.

Phase II: This will be Group Discussion (20 marks) and Interview (30 marks) round.


The candidates, who qualify both the phases of SBI PO Selection Process 2014, will be indicted in the PO cadre of the bank.

SBI PO Important Dates 2014


As per the SBI notification, SBI PO Important Dates 2014 of SBI PO 2014 are given below:

Online Registration Starts

April 7, 2014

Online Fee Payment

April 7, 2014 to April 25, 2014

Offline Fee Payment

April 10, 2014 to April 28, 2014

Admit Card

May 30, 2014


June 14-29, 2014

SBI PO Admit Card 2014


Theadmit card of SBI PO 2014 is available for downloading since May 30. Registered candidates can download the SBI PO Admit Card 2014 by entering their registration number and password or date of birth.


SBI PO Result 2014


According to the experts, SBI PO 2014 Result is expected to be declared in August 2014, after the bank decides the passing marks for the test on the basis of the performance of all the candidates.


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I am doing gradution and this is the last year of my graduation.. may i eligible to this exam

Shareef 25th Jan, 2020
Yes you are eligible for SBI po exam... All the final semester students are eligible for the examinination. Have a look at the Eligiblity criteria for SBI PO,
  • Must hold a bachelor's degree
  • Only Indians should apply
  • Must be atleast 21 years and below 30 years
  • Upper age limit is relaxed as per caste
  • SC/st 5 years, OBC 3 years, PWD 15 yrs, es service men 5 years,
  • Number of attempts for, gen 4, OBC 7, SC/st no limit restriction

what is the age limit of sbi po 2020 exam for OBC category.??

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 24th Jan, 2020


The upper age limit for General category is 30 years, there's relaxation of three years for OBC(non-creamy layer) and in case of PWD-OBC, it's 13 years.

You can go through the following link to know more details regarding this-



If am doing graduation in general subjects not honors in any subjects. After graduation can i fill SBI applications form?

Pooja Kaushik 23rd Jan, 2020
Hi Arti,
yes you can fill SBI form after completing your graduation in any field or even in the final year of your graduation.
Honours degree is not mandatory.

All the best.

my birth year is 1986. Am I still eligible for sbi po exam. I belongs to OBC category

AYAN MULLA 23rd Jan, 2020


There is a eligibility criteria to give the SBI po exams.

age also matters in such type of exams the lower age limit is 21 and the upper age limit is 30.

To be precise to write the exam a candidate should have not be born not later than april 1 1999 and not earlier than 1990.

As you can see you should be born in the year approximately between 1990-1999. therefore you are not eligible since your year is 1986. to get a detailesd information about the eligibility crieteria then click the link https://competition.careers360.com/articles/sbi-po-eligibility-criteria



my dob is 4/01/1999 can i apply for sbi po 2020..?

Sourandhi Saha Student Expert 20th Jan, 2020
As per the notice, the minimum and maximum age of the applicants should be 21 and30 years respectively as on 1stApril 2020. And you have completed your 21st on 4th January 2020, so you are eligible to write SBI PO 2020. The preliminary exam will held on first week of July 2020 and the Mains will held on First week of August 2020.

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