2428 Probationary Officer Vacancies in SBI Bharti PO 4th May 2016 – Apply Online www.sbi.co.in/career/

Banking Jobs Alert May 2017: The State Bank of India has issued another recruitment advertisement (CRPD/PO/2016-17/02)  for Probationary Officer (P.O) Vacancies 2016-2017.  There are total 2428 PO Post Vacancies in SBI Bank, out of it, new vacancies are 2200, backlog vacancies are 68 post and 60 post vacancies are exclusively for PWD candidates. The online PO application is available from today (4th May 2016). The Exam FreeJobAlert.com website SBI PO 2016 Bharti notice in Hindi/ English/ Gujarati/ Kannada/ Tamil/ Bengali language can be found. This is a very good opportunity for Graduate candidate to get a Govt Jobs in State Bank of India (All Over India) branches.

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Important Dates [SBI PO Bharti 2016]

Important Events. for SBI Probationary Officer Recruitment 2016 Dates
Online registration including edit/modification of application by candidates 04th May 2016 to 24th May 2016
Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges 04th May 2016 to 24th May 2016
Download of call letters for Online Preliminary Examination 14th June2016 onwards
Online Examination – Preliminary 2nd, 3rd, 9th & 10 July 2016
Result of Online Exam – Preliminary 18-07-2016
Download of Call Letter for Online Main Exam 21-07-2016 onwards
Conduct of Online Examination – Main 31st July 2016
Declaration of Result – Main 16th August 2016
Download Call Letter for Interview 22nd August 2016
Conduct of Group Discussion & Interview 1st September 2016
Declaration of Final Result 30th September 2016
Pre-Examination Training for SC/ST/Religious Minority Community Candidates
Download of Call Letters for Pre-Exam Training 13th June2016 onwards
Conduct of Pre-Exam Training 20th June2016 to 25th June2016

Minimum Qualification Required.

Education Degree: (As on 31.08.2016)

  • The applicant must have a graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized 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 31.08.2016.
  • Candidates having Integrated Dual Degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 31.08.2016. Candidates possessing qualification of Chartered Accountant may also apply.

Note: 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 the 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%.

PWD Candidate Reservation/ Eligibility.

Vacancies are reserved for Disabled (Physically Challenged) Persons under Section 33 of the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995 (1 of 1996) as per government guidelines. Candidates with following disabilities are eligible to apply as per the definition given in the above act: a) Orthopedically Handicapped, b) Visually Impaired, c) Hearing Impaired.

A person (OH/VI/HI) who suffer from not less than 40% of relevant disability and wants to avail the benefit of reservation will have to submit a Disability Certificate issued by the Medical Board duly constituted by Central or State Government. The certificate should be dated on or before last date of registration of application.

Orthopedically Handicapped (OH):

Only those OH candidates who have locomotor disability or cerebral palsy with locomotor impairment of minimum 40% and only those who fall in the following categories of the disabled are eligible to apply for the post

  • OA – One arm affected (Right or Left)
  • OL – One leg affected (Right or Left)
  • OAL – One arm & One Leg affected BL – Both legs affected but not arms.

Hearing Impaired:

The deaf are those persons in whom the sense of hearing is non-functional for ordinary purposes of life i.e. total loss of hearing in both ears. They do not hear, understand sounds at all even with amplified speech. Hearing impairment means loss of sixty decibels or more in the better ear in the conversational range of frequencies.

Visually Impaired (VI):

BLINDNESS: Only those Visually Handicapped (VH) persons who suffer from any one of the following conditions are eligible to apply.

  • Total absence of sight
  • Visual acuity not exceeding 6/60 or 20/200 (Snellen) in the better eye with correcting lenses
  • Limitation of the field of vision subtending an angle of 20 degrees or worse

LOW VISION: Candidates having low vision as defined in Chapter I, Para 2 (u) of the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protections of Rights and Full Participation) Act 1995.

Age Limit: (As on 01.04.2016)

The candidate minimum age should be 21 years and not above 30 years as on 01.04.2016 i.e candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.04.1986 and not later than 01.04.1995 (both days inclusive).

Age Relaxation As per Govt Rule.
Sr. No. Category Age Relaxation
1. Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 5 Years
2. Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 Years
3. Persons With Disabilities (PWD) PWD (SC/ST)-15 Years PWD (OBC)- 13 Years PWD (Gen)- 10 Years
4. Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers including 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 invalided. 5 Years
5. Persons ordinarily domiciled of the state of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 5 Years

SBI PO Category Wise Vacancies 2016.

The State Bank of India Probationary Officer (General/ OBC/ SC/ ST) category wise vacancies is given below. The army Ex-servicemen candidate can also apply if found eligible.

351 231 590 1028 2200 20 20 20 60

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

47 79 42 168

Instructions for writing Category Name and Category Code no. while applying online.

Category Code.

Candidates belonging to OBC category but coming in the ‘CREAMY LAYER’, are not entitled to OBC reservation and age relaxation. They should indicate their category as ‘GEN’ or ‘GEN (OH)’ or ‘GEN (VI)’ or ‘GEN (HI)’ (as applicable).

Various category names and their code numbers are given below.


Category Code Category Code Category Code Category Code
SC 01 ST 05 OBC 09 GEN 13
SC(OH) 02 ST(OH) 06 OBC(OH) 10 GEN(OH) 14
SC(VI) 03 ST(VI) 07 OBC(VI) 11 GEN(VI) 15
SC(HI) 04 ST(HI) 08 OBC(HI) 12 GEN(HI) 16

Selection Process.

The candidate shall be selected through – Phase-I: Preliminary Examination (Objective Type Questions for 1 hour. The candidate qualifying in the Prelims exam has to appear for Main Examination (Phase-II). Main Examination will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks. 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 can apply online only from 04-05-2016 to 24-05-2016 and no other mode of application will be accepted. The candidate should have valid email ID which should be kept active till the declaration of results. It will help him/her in getting call letter/interview advices etc. by email. Candidates will be required to register themselves online through Bank’s website www.sbi.co.in/careers or www.statebankofindia.com/careers. After registration, candidates are required to pay the requisite application fee through online mode by using Debit Card/ Credit Card/Internet Banking.

Support/ Helpline.

In case of any problem in filling up the form, payment of fee/intimation charges or receipt of Admission/Call letter, queries may be made at telephone no. 022-22820427 (between 11:00 AM to 06:00 PM on working days) or sbirect@ibpsorg.org. Candidates are advised not to forget to mention ‘Recruitment of Probationary Officers in State Bank of India-2016′ in the subject of the email.

SBI PO Recruitment 2016 – Notification


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