About SBI PO

State Bank of India (SBI) conducts an online exam to recruit candidates for the post of Probationary Officer (PO) for its various branches across the country.


Age Limit

A candidate should be between 21 – 30 years as on 01-04-2015 for the June 2014 exam.

Relaxation of upper age limit:

Educational Qualifications

Graduates in any discipline from any recognized university or any equivalent qualification recognized by the Government of India.
Candidates who are in the final year of graduation can also apply.

Key Dates

Test Pattern

Preliminary Examination

Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Tests for 100 marks will be conducted online. This test would be of 1 hour duration consisting of 3 Sections as follows:

Main Examination

Main Examination will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks. Both the Objective and Descriptive Tests will be online. Candidates will have to answer Descriptive test by typing on the computer. Immediately after completion of Objective Test, Descriptive Test will be administered.

Descriptive Test

Job Profile

The breakup of monthly remuneration is as under:


In addition, the officers are also entitled to other benefits like –
(i) Medical Aid for self (100%) and for family (75%)
(ii) Home Travel Concession/Leave Fare Concession
(iii) Concessional Interest Rates for Housing/Car/Personal Loans
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