State Bank of India (SBI), country’s largest bank has invited applications for 2000 vacancies of Probationary Officer. Let’s find the details.


On-line registration including Editing/ Modification 21.04.2018 to 13.05.2018
Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges 21.04.2018 to 13.05.2018
Download of call letters for online Preliminary Examination 18.06.2018 onwards
Online Examination – Preliminary 1st, 7th & 8th of July 2018
Result of Online exam – Preliminary 15.07.2018
Download of Call letter for Online Main Exam 20.07.2018
Conduct of Online Main Examination 04.08.2018
Declaration of Result – Main 20.08.2018
Download Call Letter for Interview 01.09.2018
Conduct of Group Exercises & Interview 24.09.2018 to 12.10.2018
Declaration of Final Result 01.11.2018
Conduct of Pre-Exam Training for SC/ST/Religious Minority Community candidates 18.06.2018 to 23.06.2018


SC ST OBC (non creamy) GEN TOTAL
300 150 540 1010 2000


  1. Graduationon or before 31.08.2018.
  2. Age Not below 21 years and not above 30 years as on 01.04.2018.
Relaxation of Upper age limit:
Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe 5 Years
Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 Years
Persons With Disabilities (PWD) PWD (SC/ST)-15 Years

PWD (OBC)- 13 Years

PWD (Gen)- 10 Years

Ex Servicemen, Commissioned officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs) / Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from the last date of receipt of application)otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or physical disability attributable to military service or invalidment.

5 Years
Persons Ordinarily domiciled of the state of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 5 Years


It is required to register online only from 21.04.2018 to 13.05.2018, through Bank’s website or and pay application fee through online mode by using debit card/ credit card/ Internet Banking.


SC/ST/PWD 100/- (Intimation Charges only)
General, OBC 600/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

You can re-open the saved data using registration number and password and edit the particulars, if needed. This facility will be available three times only.


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

Phase-I: Preliminary Examination:

Name of test

No. of Questions Duration Total Maximum Marks


English Language 30 20 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 35 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 20 minutes
Total 100 1 Hour

 Phase – II: Main Examination

1.Objective Test

Name of test No. of Questions Duration Total Maximum Marks


Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 minutes
Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 45 minutes
General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness 40 35 minutes
English Language 35 40 minutes
Total 155 3 Hours

 2. Descriptive Test: The Descriptive Test of 30 minutes duration with two questions for 50 marks will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay).

Descriptive Test will be administered immediately after completion of the Objective Test, It has to be answered by typing on the computer.

Penalty for Wrong Answers (Preliminary and Main examination) – one fourth of the marks assigned to that question.

Phase – III: Group Exercises (20 marks) & Interview (30 marks)

Final Selection

Only the marks obtained in Main Examination (Phase-II), both in Objective Test and Descriptive Test, will be added to the marks obtained in GE & Interview (Phase-III) for preparing the final merit list.


Presently, the starting basic pay is 27,620/- (with 4 advance increments) in the scale of 23700-980/7-30560-1145/2-32850-1310/7-42020 applicable to Junior Management Grade Scale-I(STARTING POST).

The total compensation per annum on CTC basis be a minimum of 8.20 lacs and maximum of 13.08 lacs depending on place of posting and other factors.

The selected candidates, at the time of joining, will have to execute a Bond for a value of Rs 2.00 lac (Rs Two lac only) to serve the Bank for a minimum period of three years. The Bond will be invoked by the Bank if the candidate resigns from the service of the Bank before expiry of three years from the date of joining.

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