SBI PO Recruitment 2016 | SBI PO 2016 Notification – Apply Online

SBI PO recruitment 2016 – Advertisement for the post of Probationary Officer:

State Bank of India has invited applicants for the post of Probationary Officer all over India. The tests will be conducted online at many of the centres prescribed in the advertisement.


The State Bank of India has issued advertisement for SBI PO recruitment 2016 and invites applications for the below mentioned post. All the information with respect to this particular post is available on the official advertisement and here in this advertisement too.

Job Description:

SBI PO recruitment 2016 issued an advertisement for the post of Probationary Officers. There are in total 2200 vacancies for the vacant post. The details regarding the post of Probationary Officers (PO) such as eligibility criteria, required qualifications, age limit, selection process, etc. are mentioned in the advertisement issued by the State Bank of India. The Fate of online application forms availability and submission is between 04th May 2016 till 21th May 2016. The candidates interested for the above mentioned post can refer this advertisement for more information.

Notification Details:

All the candidates will be conveyed about their application forms either through SMS, Emails or through the official website of the SBI. The candidates can go through the important dates for availability of application forms, date of examinations, call letters, etc. on

Vacancy Details:

As per the notification issued by the SBI Online Recruitment 2016, the total number of posts available is 2200 for the position of Probationary Officer or PO.

Below is the bifurcation of the posts depending upon the categories.

Category Posts Available
General 1028 Nos
OBS 590 Nos
ST 231 Nos
SC 351 Nos

Required Qualification:

According to the advertisement posted by the SBI Online Recruitment 2016, the educational qualifications required for the post of Probationary Officer is a Graduation Degree in any discipline from any recognized University or institution or any equivalent qualification recognized by the Central Government.

The candidates who are currently in their final year or semester can apply for the post with a provision that they will produce their proof of graduation when called for the Interview.

The candidates are required to mentioned their percentage in Marks and thus, those who got scores in CGPA or OGPA will have to convert the scores in marks.

Age Limit:

The Age Limit as prescribed by the SBI Online Recruitment 2016 for the position of Probationary Officer is between 21 years to 30 years as on 01th April 2016. The applicants must be born between 02th April 1986 to 01th April 1995 where both the days will be counted.

The candidates falling under OBC, PwD, SC, and ST categories will enjoy relaxation period of prescribed year as in the advertisement.

  • The candidates falling under SC or ST category will receive relaxation period of 5 years.
  • The Candidates Falling under OBC category will receive relaxation period of 3 years.
  • The Candidates falling under PwD (OBC) category will receive relaxation period of 13 years and candidates of PwD(Gen) will receive relaxation period of 10 years.

Selection Process:

As per the Selection Process for the position of Probationary Officer as prescribed in the SBI Online Recruitment 2016, the process will be as follows –

The Selection Process will consist of three parts that is Preliminary Exams, Main Online Written Exam, and Interview or Group Discussion.

  1. Preliminary Test will consist of 100 marks, 100 questions and 1 hour of duration. The qualifying candidate will be promoted to the Main Exam.
  2. The Main Exams will be of 155 questions and 200 marks with 3 hours of composite duration. The candidate passing this Exam will be qualified to promote to the Interview or Group Discussion.

The candidates passing all the exams and Interview will be entitled to be selected as Probationary Officers.

Salary Structure:

As per the notification released by the SBI Online Recruitment 2016, the Salary structure for the position of Probationary Officer is 23,700 as basic.

Further the pay scale with be as follows –

  • 23,700/- + 980/7 G.P.
  • 30,560/- + 1145/2 G.P.
  • 32,850/- + 1310/7 G.P.
  • 42,020/-

The Salary Structure for the position of Probationary Officer will be between 7.55 lakhs to 12.93 lakhs.

How to Apply:

The Instructions to Apply for the above mentioned posts is as follows –

  1. The candidate will have to register themselves on the SBI website with the URL
  2. After registrations, the applicants will be required to fill the application form thoroughly with all accurate and correct details of the applicants.
  3. Once completed, the candidates can submit the form online and with application fee of respective category.

Application Fee/ Processing fee:

As per the Application cum Processing Fee as prescribed by the SBI Online Recruitment 2016, the application fee for candidates belonging to General and OBS category is 600/-. The Application fee for SC, ST, and PwD category will be 100/-.

The candidates can apply for the position of Probationary Officer by filling the application form online. The candidates can pay their Application fee online using Credit Card or Debit Card or Internet.

Important Dates:

Following are Important Dates for the position of Probationary Officer.

The Starting date for availability of Application Form – 04th May 2016

Last date for availability and submission of form – 24th May 2016

Date for call letters for Online prelim exams – 14th June 2016 onwards

Date of Online Preliminary Examination – 02nd, 03rd, 09th, 10th July 2016

Date of Preliminary Exams Results – 18th July 2016

Date of Call Letter for Online Main Examination – 21st July 2016 onwards

Data of Main Exams – 31th July 2016

Declaration of Main Exam’s Results – 16th August 2016

Date to download Call letters for Interview Round – 22nd August 2016

Date of G.D. and Interview – 01st September 2016

Declaration of results – 30th September 2016

More information regarding the Important Dates are available on the advertisement.

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Updated: June 17, 2016 — 4:53 pm


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