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SBI PO 2018 Notification OUT 2000 Vacancies

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The SBI PO 2018 notification is out for 2000 vacancies. It has been officially announced by SBI and those who wish to work in Public Sector banks can start applying online.

Dates to Note:

  • Online registrations will start from April 21 to May 13, 2018
  • SBI PO preliminary exam will be conducted on July 1, 7, 8, 2018
  • Mains examination on August 4th, 2018
  • Final result to be declared by November 1, 2018


The State Bank of India (SBI) is India’s largest Public Sector Bank having more than 24,000 branches and 59,000 ATMs. To manage such a bank with huge customer base, it conducts recruitment for various posts from time to time. SBI encourages the recruitment of young graduates in the bank. So, it conducts competitive exams for recruitment of various clerical and officers’ posts in the bank.

There are mainly 2 important exams for which fresher’s are eligible. These are:

The eligibility criteria, exam pattern of both the tests is different from each other.

Here is the complete details of eligibility criteria and exam pattern of SBI PO:


 SBI PO Exam Pattern

Eligibility Criteria:

If you want to apply for SBI PO exam, here is the eligibility criteria:

– Age limit: 21 – 30yrs (+3 yrs for OBC,+5 yrs for SC/ST)

– Aspirant should possess a degree from a recognized university.

Number of Chances:

There is a restriction on the number of times a person can apply for the SBI PO exam. As per this rule:

  • General – 4 chances
  • OBC – 7
  • SC/ ST – No restriction

The no. of attempts will be considered from the exam held on April 18, 2010.

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SBI PO Exam Pattern

Currently, SBI PO Exam follows a three stage process – Preliminary, Main Exam & Group Exercises and Personal Interview. Both Pre & Mains exams will be conducted in online mode.

Prelims test will have 100 questions for which 1 hour time is allotted to the candidate.


SubjectsNo. of QuestionsMarksDuration
English Language303020 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude353520 minutes
Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
Total1001001 hour


There is no sectional cut-off for this year’s SBI PO Examination

– Aspirants who qualify the preliminary test will only be allowed to give mains examination.

SubjectsNo. of Questions MarksDuration
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude456060 mins
Data Analysis & Interpretation356045 mins
General Awareness404035 mins
English Language354040 mins
Total1552003 hours


There will be one Descriptive paper in English language of 50 marks that needs to be answered in 30 minutes.It will contain questions such as letter writing & essay, that aspirant has to type on computer only.

  • Mains examinationwill have 155 questions that needs to be answered in3 hours.
  • Each subject must be completed within the specified time limit.
  • You have to score more than the cut-off marks (on total) to be selected for the interview round.

For practice of Banking exams, click on Online Bank Exam Preparation


SBI PO Syllabus:

The Preliminary Exam of SBI PO consists of three major sections: Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language.

English Language

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Para jumbles
  • Cloze Test
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Paragraph Completion
  • Error Spotting
  • Miscellaneous

Quantitative Ability

  • Simplification
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Percentage
  • Profit & Loss
  • Mixtures & Allegations
  • Simple Interest & Compound Interest
  • Time & Distance
  • Time& Work
  • Permutation & Combination
  • Probability
  • Mensuration
  • Data Interpretation
  • Surds & Indices


  • Seating Arrangement
  • Puzzle
  • Syllogism
  • Coding Decoding
  • Blood Relations
  • Coded Inequalities
  • Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Input Output

The mains exam is the important part of SBI PO Exam. The Mains Exam of SBI PO consists of 5 sections: Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning & Computer Knowledge, English Language & General Awareness (with special reference to banking).

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Percentage
  • Profit and Loss
  • Problems of Ages
  • Simple Interest & Compound Interest
  • Data Interpretation
  • Time,Speed and Distance
  • Time and Work
  • Mixture and Allegations
  • Average
  • Simplification
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Quadratic Equation
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Mensuration
  • Probability
  • Linear Equation
General Awareness
Ø  Financial Awareness
Ø  Current Affairs
Ø  Static Awareness



Ø  Circular Seating Arrangement

Ø  Linear Seating Arrangement

Ø  Coding and Decoding

Ø  Syllogism

Ø  Blood Relations

Ø  Input Output

Ø  Directions and Distances

Ø  Ordering and Ranking

Ø  Coded Inequalities

Ø  Data Sufficiency

Ø  Verbal Reasoning


Computer Aptitude

Ø  Computer Fundamentals /Terminologies

Ø  Computer Hardware

Ø  Computer Software

Ø  Operating System

Ø  Networking

Ø  Memory

Ø  Microsoft Office

Ø  Internet

Ø  Keyboard Shortcuts

Ø  Computer Abbreviation


English Language

Ø  Reading Comprehension

Ø  Verbal Ability

Ø  Grammar

Ø  Vocabulary

Note: You are advised to take a print out of the application form it is required at the time of interviews.

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April 22, 2018

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