SBI PO 2018 Notification – SBI PO Recruitment 2018 Apply Online | 2000 Vacancies

SBI PO 2018 Recruitment Notification PDF : Dear Aspirants, State Bank of India has published the official Notification for the Recruitment of Probationary Officers for the Year 2018-19. Interested & Eligible Candidates can apply for the SBI PO Recruitment from the official website of State bank of India or from the link given below.


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Post name –  Probationary Officer 

Total Vacancies – 2000

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Mode of Examination – Online


Important Dates and Events :

Online Registration of Application will starts from – 21st April 2018

Last Date of Online Registration and Application submission – 13th May 2017

Online Preliminary Examination will be held on – 1st, 7th and 8th July 2018

SBI PO Mains Examination will be held on – 20th August 2018

Final Result of SBI PO will Declare on – 1st November 2018


Vacancy Details of SBI PO 2018 Recruitment :

SBI PO 2018 Vacancy Details



Age Limit : (As on 01/04/2018)

The Candidate must be of minimum 21 years and not older than 30 years that means the age limit to apply for SBI PO lie between 21-30 years.


Education Qualification :  (As on 31/08/2018)

Candidates must have a Graduation Degree in any discipline from recognized University. Those who are in Final year of Graduation can also apply for the recruitment of SBI PO. 

The Qualification will be valid only if the applicant can produce their graduation marksheet before the date mention above.


Number of Chances : 

SBI PO Number of Permissible Chances
General (PWD)7
OBC and OBC (PWD)7
SC/ST/PWDNo limit


Prelims Exam Pattern for SBI PO 2018 Recruitment :

State Bank of India will conduct the Examination for the Recruitment of Probationary officers in Three Phases - Preliminary Examination, Mains Examination and GD, Interview.

SBI PO 2018 Prelims Exam Pattern
SubjectsQuestionsMarksTime Allotted
Quantitative Aptitude353520 minutes
Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
English Language303020 minutes

Those who clears the Prelims Examination will be shortlisted for Mains Examination.  Candidates numbering approximately 10 times the numbers of vacancies in each category will be short listed for the Main Examination from the top of the merit list.


SBI PO Mains Exam : SBI PO  Mains Examination will consist of two sections - objective test and Descriptive Test. The Descriptive test will also conduct in online mode.

SBI PO 2018 Mains Examination Pattern
Name of testNo. of QuestionsMarksTime Duration
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude45200 Marks60 Minutes
Data Analysis & Interpretation3545 Minutes
General/Economy/Banking Awareness4035 Minutes
English Language3540 Minutes
Total1553 Hours


Descriptive Test:

  • The Descriptive Test of 30 minutes duration with 50 marks will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay).
  • The candidates are required to qualify in the Descriptive Test by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank.


Final Result :

Prelims Exam marks will not be considered for Final Merit Listing.

Marks Obtained by Candidates in Mains exam ( Objective+Descriptive) and GD, Interview will consider for the Final Merit List.


SBI PO 2018 Examination centers :


Application Fee :

Those candidates who are interested and wants to apply for the above recruitment will have to pay the fee in online mode for the registration and application submission. Following amount have to pay by the candidates in order to submit their application.

For General and OBC candidates - Rs. 600

For SC/ST candidates - Rs. 100


How To Apply for SBI PO 2018-19 :

  • Go to the Official website of State bank of India.
  • Navigate to the Career page and Click on it.
  • Search the Link for SBI PO Notification and Apply Online.
  • Click on the Apply Online link and Fill the required details to register your application.
  • Now Fill the Application form and also upload your passport size photograph and Signature.
  • Fill the rest of the details then Click on the Final Submit button and Pay the fee Online through Net Banking.
  • Take the Print out of your Application form and e-receipt for future reference.


Click Here to view SBI PO 2018 official Notification 

Click here to Apply Online 






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