SBI PO 2019 – State Bank of India (SBI) has released the SBI PO 2019 mains admit card on July 05, 2019. The result can be checked at the official website i.e. sbi.co.in. The qualified candidates are eligible for mains. The notification for SBI PO 2019 Recruitment released on April 02, 2019. The selection of 2000 Probationary Officer will be done by conducting the Prelims, Main and Interview. The online prelims exam held on June 08, 09, 15, 16, 2019 and Online Main examination is scheduled to be held on July 20, 2019. Get here all the details of SBI PO 2019.

Latest: The SBI PO Admit Card for mains has released. Click here to download the same.

SBI PO 2019

SBI introduced 2000 vacancies for this recruitment, in which 53 are backlog vacancies. The candidates can apply before the deadline. There will be pre-examination training for the reserved category candidates without any fee. This page consists of each and every information associated with SBI PO 2019 recruitment process.

SBI PO 2019 Important Date
Commencement of online registration 02 Apr 2019
Last date to apply for SBI PO 2019 22 Apr 2019
Download of call letters for Pre-Examination Training 07 to 25 May 2019
Pre Examination Training 4th week of May 2019
Issuance of Admit Card for Prelims 18 May 2019
Online Preliminary Examination 08, 09, 15, 16 Jun 2019
The result of Online Preliminary Examination 29 Jun 2019
Issuance of Call letter for Online Main Examination 05 to 20 Jul 2019
Conduct of Online Main Examination 20 Jul 2019
Declaration of Result of Main Examination 3rd week of Aug 2019
Availability of Call Letter for Group Exercises & Interview 4th week of Aug 2019
Group Exercises & Interview will be held on Sep 2019
Declaration of Final Result 2nd week of Oct 2019

Admit Card of SBI PO 2019

The main examination admit card is released for the SC, ST, Religious Minority category candidates. The candidates can fetch the admit card from the official website. In order to download the admit card enter the registration number date of birth / password.

The candidates who fill the application form along with the requisite amount if a fee in time, Bank issues them the call letter for Preliminary examination.  Later the qualifiers of the prelims are issued the call letter for the main examination. Each time the mode of fetching the admit card will be online.

At last, the qualifiers of Prelims and Main exam are issued the admit card of interview and group exercise. Carry the admit card along with the valid photo identity proof in each stage of the examination will be compulsory to gain the entry in the exam hall.

Pre Examination Traning for SBI PO 2019

The Bank conducts the Pre – Examination Training for the reserved category candidates. For availing this facility the candidates belonging to the special categories need to fill the relevant column in the application form. Though the bank is providing this training in free of cost, however, the transportation charges have to be borne by the candidate itself. For such candidates the call letter for the PET is issued.

Following are the centers where the PET will be held

  • Agartala, Agra, Ahmedabad, Aizwal, Akola, Allahabad, Asansol, Aurangabad
  • Bareilly, Bhubaneswar, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhopal, Bangalore
  • Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore
  • Dehradun, Dibrugarh
  • Ernakulam
  • Gangtok, Gorakhpur, Gulbarga, Guwahati,
  • Hubli, Hyderabad
  • Imphal, Indore, Itanagar
  • Jabalpur, Jaipur
  • Kanpur, Kohima, Kolkata
  • Lucknow
  • Madurai, Meerut, Mumbai, Mysore
  • Nagpur, New Delhi
  • Panaji (Goa), Patna, Port Blair, Purnea, Pune
  • Raipur, Ranchi
  • Sambalpur, Silchar, Siliguri, Shillong, Srinagar
  • Toora, Tirupati
  • Vadodara, Varanasi, Vishakhapatnam, Vijayawada

Application Form for SBI PO 2019 Recruitment

The application form of SBI PO is available on the official website of SBI. The candidates can apply form below. The direct link for the application form is given here. But the candidates have to ensure about the eligibility beforehand. Only eligible candidate should apply.

Apply Online: Click here to fill the online application form of SBI PO 2019.

Application Form Filling Process Over!

Application Fee

For doing the successful registration the candidate should submit the application fee. The application fee differs for each category.

  • Rs. 750/- is an application fee for the candidates of Unreserved Category.
  • Rs. 125/- is an application fee for the candidates of Reserved category.

Mode of Payment

The candidates can pay the requisite amount through online mode by using debit card/ credit card/ Internet Banking.

Vacancies for SBI PO 2019 Recruitment

Through this recruitment, SBI will recruit 2000 candidates for the post of PO. Here the backlog vacancies are also carried forward. The candidates can check the category wise vacancies from here.

Category Number of Vacancies
SC 300
ST 150
OBC 540
EWS 200
GEN 810
LD 20
VI 20
HI 20
d & e 20
Backlog 53
Total 2000

Eligibility Criteria of SBI PO 2019

Ensuring eligibility is the prerequisite of recruitment. The candidates have to ensure eligibility before applying for recruitment. The candidates who meet eligibility criteria laid down by the Bank can apply successfully.

Nationality: Indian Citizens

Age Limit: The candidates of age bracket of 21 to 30 years can apply.

Educational Qualification: The candidates must have a graduation degree in any discipline, the candidates who are in the final year also eligible, but they have to produce the marksheet before the interview.

A number of Permissible Attempts: The Bank has restricted the number of attempts for SBI PO 2019. The category matters here as well.

  • For General/ EWS category 4 attempts are permissible.
  • For General/ EWS (PWD) / OBC / OBC (PWD) category 7 attempts are permissible.
  • For SC/ SC (PWD)/ ST/ ST (PWD) no Restriction on attempts.

Relaxation in Age Limit:

Category Relaxation in upper age
SC / ST 5 Years
OBC (NCL) 3 Years
Persons With Disabilities (PWD)
– PWD (SC/ ST)
– PWD (OBC)
– PWD (Gen/ EWS)
15 Years
13 Years
10 Years
Ex-Servicemen (ECOs)/ (SSCOs) 5 Years
Persons Ordinarily domiciled of the state of
J & K during the period 01 Jan 1980 to 31 Dec 1989
5 Years

Exam Pattern of SBI PO 2019

As we discussed above the selection of the candidate is dependent on three stages: Prelims, Main and Interview. Here we will elaborate on each stage thoroughly.

Scheme of Preliminary Exam (Stege I)

Mode of Exam: Online
Type of exam: Objective
The language of Exam: English
Duration: 60 minutes
Marking Scheme: 01 marks will be awarded for the correct answer, and 1/4 will be deducted for an incorrect answer.

Name of Subject Number of marks Sectional Duration
English Language 30 20
Quantitative Aptitude 35 20
Reasoning Ability 35 20

Scheme of Main Exam (Stage II)

Stage II consists of two papers one is objective in nature and another is descriptive in nature.

Test I – Objective One

Mode of Exam: Online
Type of exam: Objective
The language of Exam: English
Duration: 03 hours
Marking Scheme: 01 marks will be awarded for the correct answer, and 1/4 will be deducted for an incorrect answer.

Name of Subject Sectional Duration Marks
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 60 min 60
Data Analysis & Interpretation 45 min 60
General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness 35 min 40
English Language 40 min 40
Total 3 hours 200

Test II – Descriptive One

The duration of this test will be 30 minutes. The candidates will have to write an essay and a letter in English. Both questions will be 50 marks. The main objective to conduct this test to measure the comprehension skill of a candidate.

Scheme of Interview

The interview and Group Exercise will be the last step in recruitment. The Bank will call candidates numbering up to 3 times of the category wise vacancies for the Group Exercise & Interview.

Bio-Metric Verification of SBI PO 2019

The Bank will arrange the BioMetric verification on a different stage of examination. In the verification, the bank will capture the photograph and thumb impression of the candidate in digital format. For the proper capture of thumb impression the candidate should follow these instructions.

  • The candidate should ensure that his/ her correct thumb impression should be captured in each stage of examination. The index finger will be captured while the verification.
  • To ensure the correct fingerprint, the candidates are advised not to apply any matter like Mehandi, ink, chemical etc on their hands.

In case, if any candidate is found not to be genuine, then apart from taking legal actions against him/ her, his/ her/ their candidature will be cancelled.

Exam Center of SBI PO 2019

The Bank has chosen a total of 33 states and union territories for the conduct of the examination. The candidates have to choose the examination city while doing the registration.

Revised List of Center for Prelliminary Examination

State Code Name of State / UT Preliminary Examination Centre
11 Andaman & Nicobar Port Blair
12 Andhra Pradesh Chirala, Chittoor, Eluru, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole, Rajahmundhry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram
13 Arunachal Naharlagun
14 Assam Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur
15 Bihar Arrah, Aurangabad (Bihar), Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea
16 Chandigarh Chandigarh
17 Chhattisgarh Bhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur
18 Goa Panaji
19 Gujarat Ahmedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Himmatnagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara
20 Haryana Ambala, Faridabad, Gurugram, Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Panipat, Yamunanagar
21 Himachal Pradesh Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Solan, Una
22 Jammu & Kashmir Jammu, Samba, Srinagar
23 Jharkhand Bokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribag, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
24 Karnataka Belgaum, Bengaluru, Bidar, Davangere, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Hassan, Hubli, Mandya, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi
25 Kerala Alappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thrichur, Thiruvananthapuram
26 Lakshwadeep Kavarrati
27 Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Satna, Sagar, Ujjain
28 Maharashtra Amaravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Dhule, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Ratnagiri, Solapur
29 Manipur Imphal
30 Meghalaya Shillong
31 Mizoram Aizawal
32 Nagaland Kohima
33 Delhi -NCR Delhi & New Delhi
34 Odisha Balasore, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rourkela, Sambalpur
35 Puducherry Puducherry
36 Punjab Amritsar, Bhatinda, Fatehgarh Sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Sangrur
37 Rajasthan Ajmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur
38 Sikkim Gangtok, Bardang
39 Tamilnadu Chennai, Coimbatore, Erode, Madurai, Nagercoil, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Vellore, Virudhunagar
40 Telangana Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, WarangaI
41 Tripura Agartala
42 Uttar Pradesh Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Banda, Faizabad, Ghaziabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Noida/ Greater Noida, Sitapur, Varanasi.
43 Uttarakhand Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee
44 West Bengal Asansol, Durgapur, Hooghly, Kalyani, Kolkata, Siliguri

Revised List of Center for Main Examination

State Code Name of State / UT Main Exam Center
11 Andaman & Nicobar Port Blair
12 Andhra Pradesh Guntur, Kurnool, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam,
13 Arunachal Naharlagun
14 Assam Guwahati,
15 Bihar Arrah, Patna,
16 Chandigarh Chandigarh
17 Chhattisgarh Raipur
18 Goa Panaji
19 Gujarat Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar
20 Haryana Hissar, Faridabad, Gurugram
21 Himachal Pradesh Shimla, Solan
22 Jammu & Kashmir Jammu, Srinagar
23 Jharkhand Jamshedpur, Ranchi
24 Karnataka Bengaluru
25 Kerala Kochi,Thiruvananthapuram
26 Lakshwadeep Kavarrati
27 Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Indore
28 Maharashtra Aurangabad, Nagpur, Pune, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai
29 Manipur Imphal
30 Meghalaya Shillong
31 Mizoram Aizawal
32 Nagaland Kohima
33 Delhi -NCR Delhi & New Delhi
34 Odisha Bhubaneswar
35 Puducherry Puducherry
36 Punjab Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala
37 Rajasthan Jaipur
38 Sikkim Gangtok
39 Tamilnadu Chennai, Madurai, Tirunelvelli
40 Telangana Hyderabad
41 Tripura Agartala
42 Uttar Pradesh Agra, Allahabad, Ghaziabad, Noida/ Greater Noida, Kanpur,
Lucknow, Meerut, Varanasi
43 Uttarakhand Dehradun
44 West Bengal Hooghly, Kalyani, Kolkata,

Result of SBI PO 2019

Likewise, admit card of SBI PO, the result will be declared thrice, for Prelims, Mains and interview. The prelims exam will be qualifying in nature. The marks will be obtained in the prelims will not be added in the final merit list.

The result of prelims will be declared at sbi.co.in after the successful conduct of the examination. The candidates who will have appeared in the examination will be able to check their result by entering the registration number/roll number and date of the birth/password. The same procedure will be adopted for declaring the main exam result and the final result.

Pay Scale of SBI PO 2019

After the final selection, the SBI will provide the basic salary Rs. 27,620/- (with 4 advance increments). The pay scale of the candidates will be of  23700-980/7-30560-1145/2-32850-1310/7-42020 applicable to Junior Management Grade Scale-I.

Apart from the basic salary, the candidates will be provided the Dearness Allowances, and House Rent Allowances, Lease rental, C.C.A, Medical, and other allowances & perquisites. The total compensation per annum on CTC basis be a minimum of 8.20 lacs and maximum of 13.08 lacs depending on the place of posting and other factors.

Joining, Training & Career Growth as SBI PO 2019

Initially, after the selection as Probationary Officer, the candidates will be provided an online training, for giving the basic knowledge of banking.

Bond Agreement

The candidates who will be selected finally will have to execute a Bond of 2.00 lac ( Two lac only) to serve the Bank for a minimum period of three years. The Bond will be invoked by the Bank if any candidate resigns before the completion of the bond period.

Probation Period

The probation period will be of 02 years, the candidates have to serve this period and have to prove himself /herself. As due to unsatisfactory performance the service of the candidate can be terminated by the bank.

For more information download the advertisement of SBI PO 2019 from here. 

Official website: sbi.co.in

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