HOW TO KICK-START SBI PREPARATION
State Bank of India conducts exams for selection of Probationary officers / Management trainees , Specialist officers or clerks for its own organization.
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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:
Examination for Probationary Officers / Management Trainees
Probationary Officers selection is done by a three tier process:
- Online preliminary test: Conducted in month of July and results declared in July too. The online application is in month of May.
- Online main examination: Those who clear the prelims. Conducted in last week of July. Result is declared in August.
- Common interview and group discussions: Those who clear the mains exam. Interviews and group discussions are held in September first week and results are announced in September last week.
Provisional allotment is made to the candidates.
Phase – III: Group Discussion (20 marks) & Interview (30 marks)
The aggregate marks of candidates qualifying in both the Objective Tests and the Descriptive Test will be arranged in descending order in each category. Adequate number of candidates in each category, as decided by the Bank will be called for Group Discussion and Interview. The qualifying marks in Group Discussion & Interview will be as decided by the Bank. Candidates qualifying for GD & Interview under ‘OBC’ category would be required to submit OBC certificate containing the ‘Non-Creamy Layer’ clause. Candidates not submitting the OBC certificate containing the ‘Non-Creamy Layer’ clause and requesting to be interviewed under General category will not be entertained.