The SBI PO Notification has been finally released. Eligible candidates, who aspire to join State Bank of India as a Probationary Officer, are required to register on-line for the Recruitment Process. The recruitment process will be held in three phases i.e. Preliminary Examination, Main Examination and Group Exercise & Interview. Candidates who are shortlisted after Preliminary Examination will have to appear for Main Examination. Candidates who are shortlisted after the Main Examination will be subsequently called for Group Exercises & Interview. Prospective candidates can apply after carefully reading the advertisement regarding the process of examinations/ interview, eligibility criteria, online registration processes, payment of prescribed application fee/ intimation charges, pattern of examinations, issuance of call letters etc. and ensure that they fulfil the stipulated criteria and follow the prescribed processes.

Important Dates:

Activity Tentative Dates
Online Registration starts on 02/04/2019
Closing date of Online Registration 22/04/2019
Download of call letters for online Preliminary Examination 3rd week of May 2019 onwards
Online Preliminary Examination 8th, 9th, 15th & 16th June 2019
Result of Online Preliminary Examination: 1st week of July 2019
Download of Call letter for Online Main Examination 2nd week of July 2019
Conduct of Online Main Examination 20.07.2019
Declaration of Result of Main Examination 3rd week of August 2019
Download of Call Letter for Group Exercises & Interview 4th week of August 2019
Conduct of Group Exercises & Interview September 2019
Declaration of Final Result 2nd week of October 2019



Category SC ST OBC* EWS^ GEN TOTAL LD# VI# H# d & e # @
Vacancies 300 150 540 200 810 2000 20 20 20 20
Backlog 53
Total 300 150 540 200 810 2000 20 20 73 20


Vacancies detailed above are provisional and may vary according to Bank’s requirements.

* Vacancies reserved for OBC category are available only to the ‘Non-creamy layer’ OBC candidates. ‘Creamy layer’ OBC candidates should indicate their category as ‘General’.

# Vacancies for PWD category candidates are reserved horizontally.

@ PWD categories under clauses ‘d’ & ‘e’ of Section 34(i) of RPWD Act 2016 –

(i) “Specific Learning Disability” (SLD); (ii) “Mental Illness” (MI); (iii) “Multiple Disabilties” (multiple disabilities amongst LD, VI, HI, SLD & MI).

^ Reservation for Economically Weaker Section (EWS) in recruitment is governed by Office Memorandum no. 36039/1/2019-Estt (Res) dated 31.01.2019 of Department of Personnel & Training, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievance & Pensions, Government of India.

Disclaimer: “EWS vacancies are tentative and subject to further directives of Government of India and outcome of any litigation. The appointment is provisional and is subject to the Income & Asset certificate being verified through the proper channels.”