State Bank of India conducts exams for selection of Probationary officers / Management trainees , Specialist officers or clerks for its own organization.
SBI PO exam is perhaps the exam that broke the record of even the almighty UPSC CSE when 17 lakh candidates enrolled for it. Almost 2500+ vacancies are declared and though most of the candidates are non serious the exam is quite popular. Speed and accuracy are needed and for it an aspirant has to prepare again and again. and again!!.
SBI preparation requires:
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Probationary Officers selection is done by a three tier process:
Provisional allotment is made to the candidates.
Phase – III: Group Discussion (20 marks) & Interview (30 marks)
The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase-I) will not be added for the selection and only the marks obtained in Main Examination (Phase-II), both in Objective Test and Descriptive Test, will be added to the marks obtained in GD&Interview(Phase-III) for preparation of the final merit list. The candidates will have to qualify both in Phase-II and Phase-III separately. Marks secured by the candidates in the Written Test (out of 250 marks) are converted to out of 75 and marks secured in Group Discussion & Interview (out of 50 marks) are converted to out of 25. The final merit list is arrived at after aggregating converted marks of Written Test and Group Discussion &Interview out of 100 for each category. The selection will be made from the top merit ranked candidates in each category. Results of the candidates who have qualified for GD & Interview and the list of candidates finally selected will be made available on the Bank’s website. Final select list will be published in Employment News/ Rozgar Samachar and also on Bank’s website.