SBI PO Selection Procedure 2018: State Bank of India has declared the selection procedure of SBI PO 2018 for recruitment of Probationary Officers (PO) in the banks. As per the notification, SBI PO selection process 2018 consists of three phases - Prelims, Mains and Group Exercises (GE) & Interview. SBI PO 2018 preliminary exam will be conducted on July 1, 7 and 8. Online registration for SBI PO 2018 was available from April 21 to May 13. The candidates must qualify the SBI PO prelims if they wish to go further in the SBI PO 2018 selection procedure. Candidates who will secure the qualifying marks in SBI PO 2018 prelims will be shortlisted to appear for the mains exam which is scheduled to be held on August 4. Candidates qualifying the SBI PO 2018 mains examination will be shortlisted to appear for interview and group exercises scheduled to be held from September 24 to October 12.
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As per the selection criteria of SBI PO 2018, the marks obtained in the SBI PO 2018 prelims will not be added for preparing the final SBI PO merit list for selection. Only the marks obtained in SBI PO 2018 mains, will be added to the marks obtained in GE & Interview for preparing the final merit list.
SBI PO Selection Procedure 2018
Selection procedure of SBI PO 2018 will be done according to the performance of the candidate in each stage. According to the SBI PO selection process 2018, SBI is conducting the SBI PO 2018 exam for the post of Probationary Officer for 2000 vacancies. There are 118 vacancies for PWD candidates. As per the selection process of SBI PO 2018, there are 300 vacancies for SC candidates, 150 vacancies for ST candidates, 540 vacancies for OBC candidates and 1010 vacancies for the candidates who belong to the General category. For all those candidates who belong to the PWD category, there are 27 vacancies for LD candidates, 26 vacancies for VI candidates and 65 vacancies for HI candidates.
SBI PO Selection Procedure – Stages
The recruitment process of State Bank of India Probationary Officers (PO) will be done in three stages. Candidates can check details of the SBI PO selection procedure given below.
SBI PO selection procedure 2018 for preliminary examination
SBI PO selection procedure 2018 for mains examination
SBI PO selection procedure 2018 for Group Exercises (GE) and interview
SBI PO Selection Procedure for Preliminary Examination
As per SBI PO selection procedure for preliminary examination (Phase 1), the entrance exam will consist of 100 objective type of questions comprising of three sections and 100 questions.
For each correct answer, candidates will be given one mark while for every incorrect answer 0.25 marks are deducted. Candidates will be given 1 hour duration to complete SBI PO prelims 2018 exam.
The candidates who score equal to more than the SBI PO cut off for Preliminary examination can appear for main examination.
SBI will shortlist candidates 20 times the number of vacancies for the next stage of SBI PO selection procedure i.e. the mains examination.
SBI PO Selection Procedure 2018 for mains examination
The exam for SBI PO 2018 (Mains) will be conducted in online mode in both objective and descriptive test for 250 marks.
Candidates will have 3 hours to complete the exam
Objective type paper is conducted for 200 marks while descriptive test paper of only those candidates will be evaluated who have scored qualifying marks in the Objective Tests and are placed adequately high as per total marks in Objective Test.
As per SBI PO Selection Procedure 2018, the candidates who qualify the SBI PO 2018 Mains Exam will be called for SBI PO 2018 Group Discussion/Interview which is the third stage of the SBI PO Selection Procedure 2018.
SBI PO Selection Procedure 2018 for Group Exercises (GE) and Interview
Group Exercises will carry 20 marks and Interview round will carry 30 marks respectively.
SBI PO Selection Procedure 2018 for Final Merit
Final merit list of SBI PO 2018 is prepared after aggregating the converted marks of the mains exam and group exercise and interview our of 100 for every category.
In the selection procedure of SBI PO 2018, Mains exam carrying 250 marks will be converted to 75 marks and the 50 marks Group Discussion and Interview will be converted to 25. Thus, the candidates will be marked out of 100 (aggregate of Mains and Group Exercises/Interview).
SBI PO Pay Scale
Starting basic pay is Rs. 27,620 (with 4 advance increments) in the scale of Rs.23700-980/7-30560-1145/2-32850-1310/7-42020 applicable to Junior Management Grade Scale-I.
The candidates will 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 on CTC basis would be a minimum of Rs. 8.20 lacs and maximum of Rs 13.08 lacs depending on the place of posting and other factors.
SBI PO Joining, training
After SBI PO selection procedure is completed selected candidates will be designated as “Probationary Officers” and will be on probation for two years.
Those candidates who qualify in the assessment as per standards determined by the Bank from time to time, will be confirmed in the Service of the Bank in Junior Management Grade Scale-I (JMGS-I).
Further, those officers who achieve higher standards/ scores stipulated by the Bank, may be considered for direct placement in the next higher grade, Middle Management Grade Scale-II (MMGS-II) immediately after confirmation.
If any candidate fails to achieve minimum standards prescribed by SBI the candidates may be terminated as per policy of the Bank in force at the material time.