SBI PO 2017 Recruitment
SBI conducts national level examination to appoint Probationary Officer by conducting the SBI PO examination for young graduates. On-line registration and payment of fees is open from 07-02-2017 to 06-03-2017. This exam is conducted in 3 different phases. Phase I is the Preliminary Examination, Phase II is the Main Examination and Phase III is the Group Discussion & Interview. In the following article, we will give you the detailed description of every phase. As per the eligibility criteria, the candidate should not be below 21 years and above 30 years of age as on 01-04-2017. There are certain relaxation criteria of age as per the categories.
SBI 2017 Recruitment Exam Pattern & Recruitment procedure:
The recruitment procedure and the pattern are given in this section.
Preliminary Examination – Date of Exam - 29th & 30th Apr and 6th & 7th May'17:
The Preliminary Exam is of be Objective type for 100 marks & will be conducted online and its duration will be of one-hour. This exam will consist of 3 sections namely (1) English Language, (2) Quantitative Aptitude and (3) Reasoning Ability.
Main Exam - Date of Exam - 4th June 2017:
The Main Exam consists of Objective & Descriptive type for 250 marks & will be conducted online and its duration will be of 3 hours. This exam will have 4 sections such as (1) Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, (2) Data Analysis and Interpretation, (3) General Economics & Banking Awareness (4) English Language.
The descriptive test is of 50 marks and the duration is of 30 Minutes. The candidates are required to qualify this descriptive test by securing passing marks. Descriptive test paper of the qualified candidates only will be evaluated.
Be aware that there will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer (applicable for objective type questions only).
Candidates who qualify the main exam will be called for the GD & Interview Round.
Phase III - 10th July 2017 onwards:
GD – 20 Marks & Personal Interview – 30 Marks
The aggregate marks of candidates qualifying in Descriptive & Objective will be set in descending order in each category. Sufficient number of candidates in each category will be called for GD & interview.
The marks obtained in descriptive and objective tests will be added to the marks secured in GD and interview for the preparation of the final list. The written test marks i.e., 250 will be calculated to out of 75 marks and GD & interview out of 50 will be converted to 25. The final merit list will be aggregated to 100 marks for each category. The selection is made from the top ranked candidates in each category. These results will be put up on the official website of SBI as well as in the Employment news papers.
The SBI PO exam is quite a challenging task. However, with an optimum preparation prior to the exam will definitely reap good results. Meanwhile, refer to the tips provided in our blog and make an effective schedule.