SBI PO Recruitment 2018: The State Bank of India has started the recruitment process of Probationary officers on its official website earlier this month. Candidates interested will need to apply online at the official web address of SBI at, latest by May 13, 2018. Here is some relevant information regarding important dates and test structure of SBI PO Recruitment 2018.

Important Dates for SBI PO Recruitment 2018:

  1. Last date for applying online: May 13, 2018
  2. Date of downloading call letters of preliminary examination: June 18, 2018
  3. Date of Preliminary examination: July 1, 7, 8, 2018
  4. Results date for preliminary examination: July 15, 2018
  5. Date for Online main examination: August 4, 2018 

Selection Procedure for SBI PO Recruitment 2018:

Candidates will be selected on the basis of a three-phase selection process, comprising of preliminary examination, main examination and personal interview.

Preliminary examination:

The preliminary examination will be a 100 marks test with time duration of one hour. It will be an online examination with objective type questions. The test will have three sections; English language, Quantitative aptitude, Reasoning ability. 

Main Examination:

The main examination will have both objective and descriptive type questions, there’s 200 marks allotted for objective type test and 50 marks for descriptive type test. Objective test will be of three-hour duration, consisting of following sections; Reasoning and Computer Aptitude, Data Analysis and Interpretation, General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness English Language.

The descriptive test will consist of two questions only, carrying 50 marks, with time duration of 30 minutes. It is conducted to test English language abilities of a candidate. The test will have letter and essay writing questions.

The examination has negative marking scheme too; one-fourth marks will be deducted on every incorrect answer from the marks allotted to that question, in both prelims and main examination.

How to Apply for SBI PO Recruitment 2018:

Candidates eligible and interested need to apply online at the official web address of SBI at, latest by May 13, 2018.