Last Date : 13-05-2018




Any eligible candidate, who aspires to join State Bank of India as a Probationary Officer, is required to register on-line for the Recruitment Process. The examination will be held in three phases i.e. Preliminary examination, Main examination and Group Exercise & Interview. The candidates who are shortlisted after Preliminary examination will have to appear for Main examination. The candidates shortlisted after the main examination will be subsequently called for a Group Exercises & Interview.


Prospective candidates will have to apply after carefully reading the advertisement regarding the process of examinations and interview, eligibility criteria, online registration processes, payment of prescribed application fee/ intimation charges, pattern of examination, issuance of call letters etc. and ensure that they fulfil the stipulated criteria and follow the prescribed processes.


The tentative schedule of events is as follows:








On-line registration including Editing/ Modification of

21.04.2018 to 13.05.2018


Application by candidates







Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges

21.04.2018 to 13.05.2018





Download of call letters for online Preliminary Examination

18.06.2018 onwards





Online Examination – Preliminary

1st, 7th & 8th of July 2018


Result of Online exam – Preliminary






Download of Call letter for Online Main Exam






Conduct of Online Examination – Main






Declaration of Result – Main






Download Call Letter for Interview






Conduct of Group Exercises & Interview

24.09.2018 to 12.10.2018





Declaration of Final Result







Pre-Examination Training for SC/ST/Religious Minority Community candidates


Download of call letters for Pre-Exam Training

28.05.2018 onwards



Conduct of Pre-Exam Training

18.06.2018 to 23.06.2018




Candidates are advised to regularly keep in touch with the authorised SBI website or for details and updates.



































































Backlog vacancies detailed as under have been included in the above mentioned total vacancies.































*Vacancies reserved for OBC category are available to OBC Candidates belonging to 'Non-creamy layer'. 'Creamy layer' OBC candidates should indicate their category as 'General'. (Vacancies for LD, VI & HI category candidates are reserved horizontally.)


Vacancies including reserved vacancies are provisional and may vary according to the requirements of Bank.




  1. Essential Academic Qualifications: (AS ON 31.08.2018):


Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government. Those who are in the Final year/ Semester of their Graduation may also apply provisionally subject to the condition that, if called for interview, they will have to produce proof of having passed the graduation examination on or before 31.08.2018. Candidates having integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 31.08.2018. Candidates possessing qualification of Chartered Accountant may also apply.




  1. The date of passing eligibility examination will be the date appearing on the mark sheet or provisional certificate issued by the University/ Institute. In case the result of a particular examination is posted on the website of the University/ Institute, a certificate issued by the appropriate authority of the University/ Institute indicating the date on which the result was posted on the website will be taken as the date of passing.


  1. Candidate should indicate the percentage obtained in Graduation calculated to the nearest two decimals in the online application. Where CGPA/ OGPA is awarded, the same should be converted into percentage and indicated in the online application. If called for interview, the candidate will have to produce a certificate issued by the appropriate authority inter alia stating the norms of the University regarding conversion of grade into percentage and the percentage of marks scored by the candidate in terms of norms.


  1. Calculation of Percentage: The percentage marks shall be arrived at by dividing the total marks obtained by the candidate in all the subjects in all semester(s)/ year(s) by aggregate maximum marks in all the subjects irrespective of honours/ optional/



additional optional subject, if any. This will be applicable for those Universities also where Class/ Grade is decided on basis of Honours marks only. The fraction of percentage so arrived will be ignored i.e. 59.99% will be treated as less than 60% and 54.99% will be treated as less than 55%.


  1. Age Limit: (As on 01.04.2018):


Not below 21 years and not above 30 years as on 01.04.2018 i.e. candidates must have been born not later than 01.04.1997 and not earlier than 02.04.1988 (both days inclusive)


Relaxation of Upper age limit:


Sr. No.


Age relaxation





Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe

5 Years





Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)

3 Years





Persons With Disabilities (PWD)

PWD (SC/ST)-15 Years



PWD (OBC)- 13 Years



PWD (Gen)- 10 Years





Ex   Servicemen,   Commissioned   officers   including

5 Years


Emergency   Commissioned   Officers   (ECOs)/Short



Service  Commissioned  Officers  (SSCOs)  who  have



rendered  5  years  military  service  and  have  been



released on completion of assignment (including those



whose assignment is due to be completed within one



year  from  the  last  date  of  receipt  of  application)



otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on



account  of  misconduct  or  inefficiency  or  physical



disability attributable to military service or invalidment.






Persons Ordinarily domiciled of the state of Jammu &

5 Years


Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989








  1. Other:


  1. Candidates with record of default in repayment of loans/credit card dues and/ or against whose name adverse report of CIBIL or other external agencies are available are not eligible for appointment.


  1. Candidates against whom there is/are adverse report regarding character & antecedents, moral turpitude are not eligible to apply for the post.




Four percent horizontal reservation has been provided to Persons with Benchmark


Disabilities as per section 34 of “Rights of Persons With Disabilities Act, 2016”. The post is identified suitable for the Persons with undernoted categories of disabilities as specified in the Schedule of RPWD Act 2016-:


  1. Visual Impairment (VI): Only those Visually Impaired (VI) persons who suffer from any one of the following conditions, after best correction, are eligible to apply.


  1. Blindness:


  1. Total absence of sight; OR


  1. Visual acuity less than 3/60 or less than 10/200 (Snellen) in the better eye with best possible correction; OR


  1. Limitation of the field of vision subtending an angle of less than 10 degree.




  1. Low Vision:


  1. Visual acuity not exceeding 6/18 or less than 20/60 upto 3/60 or upto 10/200 (Snellen) in the better eye with best possible corrections; OR


  1. Limitation of the field of vision subtending an angle of less than 40 degree up to 10 degree.


  1. Hearing Impaired (HI):


  1. Deaf: means person having 70 DB hearing loss in speech frequencies in both ears.


  1. Hard of Hearing: means person having 60 DB to 70 DB hearing loss in speech frequencies in both ears.


  1. Locomotor Disabilities (LD): Locomotor Disability* including cerebral Palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy. Orthopedically challenged persons are covered under locomotor disability with following bench mark:




-   One arm affected (Right or Left)



-   One leg affected (Right or Left)




One arm & One Leg affected




Both legs affected but not arms


Persons with OA and OAL category should have normal bilateral hand functions. *Locomotor Disability: A person's inability to execute distinctive activities associated with movement of self and objects resulting from affliction of musculoskeletal or nervous system or both, including-


a.  "Leprosy cured person" means a person who has been cured of leprosy but is suffering from-


  1. Loss of sensation in hands or feet as well as loss of sensation and paresis in the eye and eye-lid but with no manifest deformity;


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