SBI PO 2019 - State Bank of India (SBI) has conducted the mains exam of SBI PO on July 20. Around 20,000 candidates who have cleared prelims exam of SBI PO 2019 are eligible to download the admit card of mains exam. Earlier, SBI released the SBI PO mains admit card on July 5 which can be downloaded until the day of examination. SBI PO 2019 prelims exam was conducted from June 8 to June 16. Candidates who are shortlisted in the result of SBI PO mains exam will be further called to appear for Group Exercises and Interview. SBI PO result for mains exam is expected to be declared in the third week of August 2019. Know more about SBI PO 2019 in the article below.
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The exam is conducted in three phases - prelims, mains and interview. Candidates will have to qualify in all the phases of selection procedure of SBI PO to be appointed as Probationary Officer in branches of State Bank of India across the country. The final merit list and SBI PO final result will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained in the mains exam and interview. SBI PO 2019 is being conducted for 2000 vacancies. As per the final result of SBI PO 2018, as many as 2003 candidates were shortlisted as Probationary Officers.
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SBI PO mains exam has been conducted on July 20. Many coaching institutes have shared the expected cut off of SBI PO mains exam 2019. Expected SBI PO cut off 2019 for mains exam is given below in the table.
Name of exam
Exam conducting body
State Bank of India
Mode of exam
Prelims and Mains - Online
GD and Interview - Offline
Phases of exam
SBI PO notification
April 2, 2019
SBI PO Application form
Last date to apply
April 22, 2019
SBI PO admit card - Preliminary
May 17 to June 9, 2019
SBI PO Prelims exam
June 8, 9, 15 & 16, 2019
SBI PO Prelims result
June 29, 2019 (Released)
SBI PO Mains admit card
July 5, 2019 (Released)
SBI PO Mains exam
July 20, 2019
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SBI PO prelims result has been declared on June 29, 2019, for candidates who appeared for the exam on June 8 and 9. SBI declares SBI PO result in different phases – Prelims, Mains, GE and Interview and Final result in online mode. Candidates must note that marks secured in prelims exam will not be considered for final selection. Only the marks obtained in mains exam and GE and interview will be considered to prepare the final merit list and provisional allotment of candidates.
To check SBI PO result, candidates will have to follow the steps given below:
Click on the link SBI PO prelims result 2019 provided above on this page
Candidates will be redirected to the result link
Candidates will have to login credentials – registration number/roll number and password/date of birth in the login window
Download and save a printout of SBI PO result 2019
The eligibility criteria of SBI PO is prescribed by the exam conducting body. SBI PO eligibility criteria are based on age and educational qualification. Candidates must go through the eligibility criteria before filling the application form.
SBI PO Eligibility Criteria 2019 – Age
Candidates whose minimum age is 21 years and maximum is 30 years are eligible to apply for SBI PO.
Also, candidates belonging to OBC, SC, and ST category are given upper age relaxation to apply for the exam. Check the table below to know the age relaxation given to the candidates.
Category-wise age limit
PWD(General) - Ten years
PWD(OBC) - Thirteen years
PWD(SC/ST) - Fifteen years
Candidates who have completed their graduation or equivalent in any discipline from a recognized university/institute by the Government of India can apply for SBI PO.
The number of chances a candidate is permitted to appear for SBI PO exam has been provided in the table below.
Note: Candidates who have availed the maximum number of attempts permissible for his/her category will be considered ineligible to apply for the exam. However, appearing in the prelims exam of SBI PO will not be counted as an attempt.
The exam conducting body released the application form of SBI PO on April 2, 2019, in the online mode. The last date to submit the application form was April 22. In order to apply for the exam, candidates had to complete all the stages of the application procedure - personal details, educational details, upload scanned photograph, signature and pay the application fee. Candidates must go through the following steps to fill the application form of SBI PO.
Uploading of photograph and signature
Filling up of basic details
Preview of the application form
Payment of SBI PO application fee
Candidates can check below the application fee below:
Exam centres of SBI PO are the venues where the exam will be conducted. State Bank of India releases a list of exam centers for pre-exam training, prelims and mains exam along with the notification. Given below is a list of some of the states and cities where SBI PO exam centres 2019 will be located.
The table given below contains the list of some of cities where the prelims exam is expected to be conducted.
Andaman & Nicobar
Ananthapur, Chirala, Chittoor, Guntur, Kadapa, Kurnool, Kakinada,
Nellore, Ongole, Puttur, Rajahmundry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijayawada,
Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Satna, Sagar, Ujjain
Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kokrajhar, Silchar Tezpur
Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurgaon
Bhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur
Jammu & Kashmir
Baramulla, Jammu, Kathua, Samba, Srinagar
SBI PO mains exam will be conducted at some of the selected centres across the country. Candidates who qualify for the mains exam must go through the mains exam centre of SBI PO 2019. Some of the mains exam centres are given below in the table:
Guntur, Kurnool, Vijayawada, Vishakhapatnam
The admit card of SBI PO 2019 for mains exam was released on July 5. Candidates can download their admit card by entering their required credentials in the login window until July 20. Earlier, the admit card for the prelims phase was released on May 17, 2019. SBI releases the admit card for prelims, mains and interview separately. SBI PO admit card contains details related to exam centre address, name and roll number of the candidate, exam date and time, exam day instructions etc. Along with SBI PO admit card 2019, candidates will have to carry any one photo identity proof (Passport, Driving Licence, Aadhaar Card, PAN Card) to the exam centre.
SBI decides the exam pattern of SBI PO for all the three stages. SBI PO 2019 exam pattern will have important information about the exam like nature of questions, marking scheme, mode of exam, time duration, etc. As per the exam pattern of SBI PO 2019, one-fourth of the marks will be deducted for every wrong answer whereas each correct answer will be given 1 mark in the prelims exam. It is important for the candidates to check the exam pattern before start preparing for the exam.
SBI PO Exam Pattern 2019 - Preliminary
SBI PO 2019 prelims exam will have a total of 100 questions from English, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning Ability which are to be attempted in 1 hour in online mode.
Number of questions
SBI PO Exam Pattern 2019 - Mains
SBI PO 2019 mains exam will have 4 objective sections and one descriptive section (English letter writing and essay writing). The objective test will have four sections namely Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, Data Analysis and Interpretation, General/Economy/Banking Awareness and English Language. Candidates will be given 3 hours to complete all four objective sections. The descriptive test has to be completed in 30 minutes wherein candidates will have to take 2 questions for 50 marks to answer.
Data Analysis & Interpretation
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude
SBI PO Exam Pattern 2019 - GE and Interview
Candidates qualifying in the SBI PO mains examination will have to appear for group exercises (GE) and interview. The group exercise and interview will be conducted for 20 and 30 marks respectively. The final selection will be done on the basis of marks scored in mains examination and group exercises & interview.
SBI PO syllabus 2019 includes all topics from where the questions in the exam will be asked. By following SBI PO syllabus candidates can prepare well for the prelims and the mains exam. The syllabus includes topics based on objective sections (Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, English Language and General/Financial Awareness, and Computer Aptitude). Candidates can check below some of the sub-topics from different sections of prelims and mains exam.
SBI PO Syllabus 2019 – Prelims
Mixture & Allegation
Profit & Loss
SBI PO Syllabus 2019 - Mains
Banking and Financial Awareness
Permutation and Combination
Linear Seating Arrangement
Directions and Distances
SBI PO selection procedure consists of three phases - Prelims, Mains and Group Exercises (GE) & Interview. The candidates must qualify in each stage of the SBI PO selection procedure to be eligible for the post of Probationary Officer. Candidates who had secured the qualifying marks in SBI PO 2019 prelims exam will be shortlisted to appear for the mains exam. Candidates qualifying the SBI PO 2019 mains examination will be eligible to appear for interview and group exercises.
As per the SBI PO selection process, the marks obtained in the SBI PO 2019 prelims exam will not be added for the preparation of the final SBI PO 2019 merit list. Only the marks secured in SBI PO 2019 mains, will be added to the marks obtained in GE & Interview for preparing the final merit list.
The exam conducting body may or may not release the SBI PO answer key 2019 but some of the coaching institutions will release the answer key of SBI PO 2019 based on memory and the same will be provided on this page. The answer key will contain all the correct answers to the questions asked in the exam. With the help of SBI PO answer key 2019, candidates will be able to calculate their scores based on the number of correct and incorrect answers.
The question papers of SBI PO 2019 will help the candidates to check the type of questions, marking scheme, distribution of questions etc. As the question papers of SBI PO will be previous years question papers, candidates can refer them to know the format of the exam, topics covered and type of questions asked in the exam. SBI PO 2019 question papers are not available officially as the exam will be conducted in online mode. However, there are many coaching institutes which prepare memory based SBI PO question sample papers and the same will be provided on this page after its release.
SBI PO cut off is the minimum qualifying marks that the candidates have to score to qualify for the next stage of selection procedure. The exam conducting body releases the category-wise cutoff marks for all the candidates. The important factors that are considered while deciding the cutoff of SBI PO are the availability of seats, number of applicants and difficulty level of the exam. Candidates can check below category-wise and state-wise cut off here:
SBI PO 2019 Prelims Cutoff
SBI PO Prelims Cut off 2018
Cut off marks
SBI PO Mains Cut off 2018
SBI PO Cut off 2018 - GE & Interview
SBI PO Final Cut off 2018
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