Everything you should know about the SBI-PO (Probationary Officer) 2019 Exam


For those of you who have the ambition to become a Banking Officer in SBI, we have good news! The Exam Notification for SBI PO 2019 has been officially released! Here’s what you need to know about the exam.

Click here to view SBI-PO Official Examination Notification.


How to Apply:

Candidates will be required to register themselves online through Bank’s website https://bank.sbi/careers  or https://www.sbi.co.in/careers.


Important Dates:


Age Limit (as on 01.04.2019)

Minimum age is 21 years and maximum age is 30 years.

  • Minimum age: 21 years (completed) as on 01.04.2019.
  • Maximum age: Not more than 30 years as on 01.04.2019.


Age Relaxations:


Number of Permissible Attempts:

Candidates who have already appeared for the maximum number of permissible chances are not eligible to apply. The number of chances will be counted from the examination held on 18.04.2010.  Appearing in Preliminary Examination will not be counted as a chance.


SBI PO Exam Phase-I: Preliminary Examination Exam Pattern:

Preliminary Examination consists of Objective Test for 100 marks. This will be conducted online. The test will have 3 Sections.


SPI PO Exam Phase-II: Main Examination Exam Pattern:

Main Examination will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks. Both the Objective and Descriptive Tests will be online.

  • Objective Test: The objective test of 3 hours duration consists of 4 Sections for total of 200 marks. The objective test will have separate timing for every section.
  • Descriptive Test: The Descriptive Test of 30 minutes duration with two questions for 50 marks will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay).