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Organization Name State Bank Of India (SBI)
Post Name Probationary Officer
Category Syllabus
Selection Process
Phase-I: Preliminary Examination
Phase-II: Main Examination - (i) Objective Test & (ii) Descriptive Paper
Phase-III: Psychometric Test
Job Location Across India
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Exam Pattern for SBI Probationary Officer (PO) Posts :

The selection for Probationary Officers will be done through a three-Phase process :

Phase-I: Preliminary Examination:

Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Test for 100 marks will be conducted online. The test will have of 3 Sections (with separate timings for each section) as follows:

SI NoName of testNo. of QuestionsMarksDuration
1.English Language30Total Maximum Marks 10020 minutes
2.Quantitative Aptitude3520 minutes
3.Reasoning Ability3520 minutes
 Total1001 Hour

Selection criteria for Main Examination: Category wise merit list will be drawn on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in the Preliminary Examination. There will be no sectional cut-off. Candidates numbering 10 times (approx.) the numbers of vacancies in each category will be short listed for Main Examination from the top of above merit list.


Main Examination: Main Examination will be conducted online and will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks. The Descriptive Test will be administered immediately after conclusi

on of the Objective Test and candidates will have to type their Descriptive Test answers on the computer.

(i) Objective Test: The duration of objective test is 3 hours, and it consists of 4 Sections of total 200 marks. There will be separate timing for every section.


Name of the test

No. of Qs

Max. Marks



Reasoning & Computer Aptitude



50 minutes


Data Analysis & Interpretation



45 minutes


General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness



45 minutes


English Language



40 minutes





3 hours

(ii) Descriptive Paper

English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)



30 minutes

Grand Total




Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Preliminary & Main Examination): There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, 1/4th of marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. if no answer is marked by candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

Sectional Marks will not be maintained for both Preliminary & Main Examinations.

Selection criteria for Phase-III: Category wise merit list will be drawn on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in Phase-II (Main Exam). There will be no sectional cut-off. Candidates numbering up to 3 times (approx.) of the category wise vacancies will be shortlisted for Phase-III from the top of the category wise merit list subject to a candidate scoring the minimum aggregate qualifying score, as decided by the Bank.


Psychometric Test:

 The Bank may conduct Psychometric test for personality profiling, of those candidates who will be shortlisted for Phase-III. Finding of the test may be placed before the Interview panel for having a through perspective on the candidates.

III Phase Comprise of:

Test StructureGroup ExerciseInterviewTotal
Maximum Marks203050

The minimum qualifying marks will be decided by the Bank.

Candidates qualifying for Phase-III under ‘OBC’ category would be required to submit OBC certificate containing the ‘Non-Creamy layer’ clause. Candidates who have registered themselves as OBC but do not submit OBC ‘Non-Creamy layer’ certificate and request for interview under General category will not be entertained.

Candidates qualifying for Phase-III under EWS category would be required to submit EWS certificate issued based on gross annual income for the financial year 2021-22 as per DoPT guidelines. Candidates who have registered themselves as EWS but do not submit EWS certificate issued based on gross annual income for the financial year 2021-22 as per DoPT guidelines and request for interview under General category will not be entertained.

Final Selection:

The candidates will have to qualify both in Phase-II and Phase-III separately. The marks obtained in Main Examination (Phase-II), both in the Objective Test and the Descriptive Test, will be added to the marks obtained in Phase-III for preparing the final merit list. The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase-I) will not be added for preparing the final merit list for selection.

The marks obtained by the candidates in Phase-II (Main Examination both Objective & Descriptive Tests) and Phase-III (Group Exercise & Interview) will be normalised to 100 marks as detailed below.

TestMain ExamGroup Exercise & InterviewTotal
Maximum Marks25050300
Normalized Marks7525100

The final merit list is arrived at after aggregating (out of 100) converted marks of Phase-II and Phase-III. Selection will be made from the top merit ranked candidates in each category.

Result Publication: Results of the Preliminary Examination, Main Examination and the Final Result will be made available on the Bank’s website.

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