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SBI PO Application Form Released | Apply Online

SBI PO Application Form 2019:- State bank of India released the SBI PO Application Form on 1st April 2019 on their official website. The last date to apply for the SBI PO Exam is 22nd April 2019. The SBI PO Application Form has 5 main steps: Registration, Login, Uploading the documents, Fee Payment and Printing out the form.

  • Firstly, candidates must know the SBI PO Eligibility Criteria before they fill the SBI PO 2019 Application Form
  • Candidates who do not satisfy the eligibility criteria cannot apply for SBI PO.
  • Applicants will also need to pay an application fee in order to apply online for SBI PO 2019.
  • Also, candidates must read the instructions before they fill the official SBI PO Application Form 2019
  • To kickstart your exam preparation for SBI PO, read our post on SBI PO Preparation Tips.

SBI PO Application Form 2019

State Bank of India released the official Application Form for SBI PO (Probationary Officer) on 1st April 2019. Eligible candidates can apply till 22nd April 2019 through the direct link mentioned in this post. In this post, we will be  guiding you through the complete application process for SBI PO;

Highlights - SBI PO Application Form 2019

The SBI PO Application Form has some important highlights that all the candidates must check in the following table:

Availability of SBI PO Application Form 22nd April 2019
Mode of application Online
Mode of fee payment Online
Official website www.sbi.co.in
Documents required at the time of form filling Scanned photograph and signature, Educational Qualifications, Identity proof and Reserved Category certificate
Application fee General/ OBC- INR 600 SC/ST- INR 100
Contact details 022-22820427 or sbirect@ibpsorg.org

Exam Dates - SBI PO Application Form 2019

The accurate dates of SBI PO exams have not been updated yet. The following is the expected time of SBI PO exam. All candidates must take a look at the following table:

Events Dates
SBI PO 2019 Notification will be published officially on 1st April 2019
SBI PO 2019 Application Form will be available from 1st April 2019 to 22nd April 2019
Call Letters for Pre-exam Training (SC/ST, Minorities) will be issued on May 2019
Pre-exam Training Begins from May 2019
SBI PO 2019 Prelims Admit Card will be available from 3rd week of May 2019
SBI PO 2019 Prelims Exam is scheduled for 8th, 9th, 15th & 16th June 2019
SBI PO 2019 Result for Prelims will be published 1st week of July 2019
SBI PO Mains Admit Card 2019 can be downloaded from 2nd week of July 2019
SBI PO 2019 Mains Exam is scheduled for 20.07.2019
SBI PO 2019 Result for Mains will be announced officially on 3rd week of August 2019
SBI PO Call Letter for Interview will be available from 4th week of August 2019
SBI PO 2019 Group Exercises and Interview will be conducted on September 2019
SBI PO 2019 Final Result will be announced on 2nd week of October 2019

How to fill SBI PO Application Form 2019?

The SBI PO Application process is quite easy. Candidates just have to take care while filling in their personal details correctly to avoid any problems further. The online SBI PO Application Form has 5 stages in total which are as follows:

  1. Registration
  2. Upload Photo & Signature
  3. Application Form Filling
  4. Application Form Payment
  5. Confirming and Submitting

Below-given are the steps to for online SBI PO Application Procedure if the candidate wishes to fill the SBI PO Application Form through the official website. Follow each and every step to fill the application form for SBI PO respectively.

Step 1: Registration

  • Firstly, candidates must click on the direct link to Apply provided above.
  • The Application Form will appear on your screen.
  • Now, candidates need to fill the personal details like Name, Father's Name, E-mail, Phone number, etc, then click Submit
  • Then, the candidate will press OK. Kindly, press 'ok' only when you are sure about the details
  • Candidates will now get the Registration number and Password on their phone and e-mail

Step 2: Upload the Photo and Signature

  • Candidates, now, will upload their recent most scanned passport size photograph
  • The candidate's photo must be very clearly visible and colored
  • The background should be light colored
  • The photo should be taken from a professional camera
  • Moreover, the signature scanned image must be very clear too
  • The student must sign on a white paper with blank ink

The following is the mentioned specifications that candidates have to follow for uploading photo and signature

Photograph JPEG/ JPG format
Dimensions- 4.5 cm x 3.5 cm
File Size- 20 Kb – 50 Kb
Pixels- 200 x 230
Signature JPEG/ JPG format
White sheet using Black Ink Pen
File Size- 10 Kb – 20 Kb
Dimensions- 140 x 60 Pixels
  • Click on 'Choose File/Upload' button
  • Select the photo/signature from your gallery
  • Click ok and upload it and submit it

Step 3: SBI PO Application Form Filling

Once the candidates have uploaded the images, they should follow the steps given below:

  • Now, candidates will fill their Qualification details
  • The candidates who are still waiting for their results cannot apply for the exam
  • Moreover, they must have their official qualification certificates to be eligible to apply
  • Candidates will fill the degree, name of the institution, place of the institution, date of passing, the percentage of marks and grade. Candidates must choose the best possible option available
  • The preview option will be there. Candidates can click on it and view their form
  • If they find any mistakes, they should correct it then and there
  • Then click on submit

Step 4: Fee Payment

  • Now, the fee payment page will appear
  • There are two options through which candidates will pay the fee: Online and Offline
  • Online payment can be done through Net Banking/Credit/Debit Card
  • Offline payment can take place via SBI Bank Challan
  • The General and OBC category will pay Rs 600/-Application Fee
  • The SC/ST/PwD will pay Rs 100/-

How To Pay Online Fee?

The candidates can follow the steps below to pay the Application Fee Online:

  • Online Banking: The candidate can choose Bank Transfer – Debit/Credit Card/Net Banking. If the fee is successfully transferred, it will show ‘Success’, otherwise, it will display ‘Failure’.
  • The page for Debit/Credit Card will open. Now, the candidate must fill in the details of their ATM Card number/Credit Card Number, Expiry Date on Card, Card Holder Name, CVV on the back side of the Card and then the candidate presses Enter. By pressing Enter, the candidate now gets an OTP on their mobile number which is attached to the candidate’s Bank Account. Then, fill the OTP and press Submit.
  • For Net Banking, fill the Account and IFSC Code which is given and then transfer the mentioned amount via desktop or mobile phone
  • SBI Challan and NEFT: This is an offline mode. Choose any SBI Branch, fill in the phone number and DOB then hit on Confirm and download the PDF. Afterward, the candidate has to go to the nearest SBI and pay the fee there. The candidate can check their Payment Status by logging in after two hours.
  • Post Office: First of all, select the preferred post office. Click ‘proceed’ in order to activate the Challan. Afterward, the candidate has to take out a Print of it. Candidates now pay the fee in the nearest Post office (which is Computerized). Also, after 48 hours, one can check their Payment Status

Step 5: Confirmation

After paying the application fee successfully, a confirmation page will be generated. Candidates are advised to take a printout of the same, ' SBI PO 2019 confirmation page'. However, they do not need to send the confirmation page to the examination authority. Just preserve the below-give documents for future references:

  • SBI PO 2019 confirmation page of the application
  • Application fee payment proof
  • 5-6 copies of the same photo uploaded in the form

If the amount has been cut from the account of the candidate and payment has failed, the amount will be back in the account in 2-3 days. Candidates should try making payment in the night time

SBI PO Application Form Status

The candidates can check the form status by following the steps:

  • Firstly, candidates should visit the official website of SBI
  • Click on 'SBI PO Application Form Status'
  • Then, candidates will fill their Registration number and Password
  • Click on Submit and the form status will appear

SBI PO Application Form Correction

Candidates can edit details in the application form before the final submission of the form. They can open and view the data saved before by entering their registration number and password. Candidates can now edit SBI PO Application Form the required details in the application form. But they must remember that the changes can be done only for three times. After the final submission of the form, the candidates will not be permitted to make any kind of change in the SBI PO Application Form 2019.

Documents required for SBI PO Application Form 2019

Candidates must take a look at the following documents which are required while filling the SBO PO Application form 2019:

  1. Candidates must have Adhaar Card original and photocopies
  2. Secondly, they should also have 2-3 other Identity proofs, both original and photocopies
  3. Also, candidates should have the official educational certificates
  4. The candidate's education must be from a recognized institute/university
  5. If the candidate belongs to SC/ST/OBC, they must have their official community certificate

Photograph Uploading Details

  • The photograph must be a passport style colored photo
  • Candidates must make sure the photo is in color taken against a light-coloured, preferably white background
  • Moreover, the candidate must look straight to the camera with a relaxed face
  • Also, the student needs to use flash ensuring that there is no red eye
  • In case the candidate wears glasses, make sure that there are no reflections and the eyes can be clearly seen
  • Dimensions of the photo must be 200x300 pixels
  • Furthermore, the size of the file should be in between 20kb-50kb
  • Besides that, the candidates should ensure that the size of the file is not more than 50kb

Uploading Signature Image

  • The applicant should sign on a white paper with Black Ink pen.
  • Secondly, the signature must be signed only by the applicant and not by any other person
  • The signature will be on the Call Letter and wherever necessary
  • Also, if the Applicant's signature on the answer script, does not match the signature on the Call Letter at the time of the examination, the applicant will be disqualified.
  • The dimensions of the signature image must be 140 x 60 pixels (preferred)
  • Size of file should be between 10kb – 20kb
  • Besides that, the candidate must ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 20kb

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SBI PO Notification 2018

SBI PO Notification 2018 – Some major changes have been introduced in SBI PO 2018 exam pattern. Check all the important details of SBI PO Recruitment 2018, vacancy, exam dates, eligibility, selection procedure, application process, and more.

SBI PO Notification 2018

State Bank of India has released the SBI PO Notification 2018 officially. They have announced 2000 vacancies for SBI PO post 2018. This presents a wonderful opportunity for all banking aspirants to work in one of the finest bank. Online application starts from today i.e 21st April 2018. This article will guide you with complete details of SBI PO recruitment 2018.

Major Changes in the SBI PO 2018 Exam:

This year SBI has done some important changes in the SBI PO exam pattern & selection process. Here is the glimpse of major changes.

  1. Sectional Timings introduced in SBI PO Prelims.
  2. No Sectional cut off in prelims. From the top of the merit list, students approximately 10 times the numbers of vacancies in each category will be short listed for the Main Exam.
  3. In SBI PO Mains the total number of marks assigned to each section is not specified in the official notification.
  4. Students 3 times (approx.) of the category wise vacancies from the top of the merit list (subject to a student scoring minimum qualifying score in aggregate) will be shortlisted for the next round i.e Group Exercise & Interview.
  5. Only the marks obtained in Main Exam (Phase-II) both in Objective Test & Descriptive Test, will be added to the marks obtained in GE & Interview (Phase-III) for preparing the final merit list.

SBI PO Recruitment – Important Events & Dates

SBI PO 2018 Events SBI PO Exam Dates
Online Registration window 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 Pre-Exam Training 28.05.2018 onwards
Pre-Exam Training Period 18.06.2018 to 23.06.2018
Prelims exam Call Letter Download 18.06.2018 onwards
Online Preliminary exam 1st, 7th & 8th of July 2018
Result of Prelims exam 15.07.2018
Mains exam Call Letter Download 20.07.2018
Online Mains exam 04.08.2018
Result of Mains exam 20.08.2018
Interview Call letter Download 01.09.2018
Conduct of Group Exercises & Interview 24.09.2018 to 12.10.2018
Declaration of Final Result 01.11.2018

SBI PO Vacancy 2018

Category Number of Vacancies
GEN 1010
SC 300
ST 150
OBC 540
TOTAL 2000
Vacancies in PwD
LD 27
VI 26
HI 65

SBI PO Eligibility Criteria

(a) Educational Qualification (As on 31st August 2018)

To apply for SBI PO 2018, you must possess any of the below Educational qualifications:

  • Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized by Govt. of India
  • Students studying in Final Year/Semester of their Graduation can also apply but they must produce proof of passing the graduation exam on or before 31 August 2018

(b) Age Limit (As on 1st April 2018)

  • Minimum Age: 21 Years
  • Maximum Age: 30 Years

Age Relaxation

Below table depicts the age relaxation for under categories:

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 Years
OBC 3 Years
PwD(SC/ST) 15 Years
PwD (OBC) 13 Years
PwD(GEN) 10 Years
Ex Servicemen 5 Years
Persons domiciled
of Jammu & Kashmir
5 Years

SBI PO Selection Procedure

The SBI PO Recruitment will consist of 3 stages as below:

 Stage 1 – Online SBI PO Prelims Exam (Objective Test) 

This is for the first time sectional timing has been introduced. There is a penalty of 0.25 marks for each wrong answers.

Section No. of Questions Duration
English Language 30 20 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 35 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 20 minutes
Total 100 60 minutes

 Stage 2 – Online SBI PO Mains Exam (Objective Test + Descriptive Test) 

SBI PO Mains 2018 consist of Objective Tests & Descriptive Test. The descriptive test is conducted as soon as the Objective Test is over.

  • SBI PO Mains Objective Test

For each wrong answer 0.25 marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty.

Section No. of Qs Duration
Reasoning and computer aptitude 45 60 mins
Data analysis and interpretation 35 45 mins
General awareness 40 35 mins
English language 35 40 mins
Total 155 3 hours
  • SBI PO Descriptive Test
  • The descriptive paper of SBI PO Mains exam is of 50 marks and 30 minutesduration. This test is conducted in online mode by typing on the computer.

⇒ Stage 3 – Group Discussion and Personal Interview

Those aspirants who will qualify the SBI Prelims & Mains will be called for GD & PI.

To see the latest SBI PO exam syllabus and pattern in detail, please scroll down.

How to apply for SBI PO 2018

The Online application has started. You can now start filling up your application form. Follow the below steps to fill the application form for SBI PO Recruitment 2018

Apply here for SBI PO 2018

  • Visit the link given below
  • Click on the New Registration.
  • Enter the required details correctly such as your name, date of birth, contact details, educational qualifications etc.
  • Upload scanned copy of your photograph and signature.(photo size should be not more than 50kb and signature not more than 20kb)
  • A provisional Registration Number and Password will be provided.
  • Pay application fee through Debit card/Credit card/Netbanking.
  • Take the print out of online fee receipt and application form for future reference.

SBI PO Application Fees:

Category Application Fees
GEN, OBC Rs 600/-
SC/ST/PWD Rs.100/-

SBI PO Salary: Pay Scale & Emoluments:

  • Basic pay – 27,620/- (with 4 advance increments)
  • Pay scale – 23700-980/7-30560-1145/2-32850-1310/7-42020 applicable to Junior Management Grade Scale-I
  • D.A, H.R.A/ Lease rental, C.C.A, Medical and other allowances & perquisites as per rules in force from time to time.

Your total CTC will be between 8.20 lacs to 13.08 lacs, depending on place of posting and other factors. SBI may offer, subject to necessary approvals, a SMART Compensation Package which enable candidates a choice to monetize specific elements of the salary package.

SBI PO Notification – Download Official PDF

You can download the SBI PO offficial notification from the link below. Also you can read it from the pdf shown below:


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