SBI PO 2019

SBI PO 2019: Notification, Exam Dates, Pattern, Syllabus, Books, Vacancies


SBI PO 2019: SBI(State Bank of India) will released the Official Notification for the post of PO (Probationary Officer), the exam is conducted by the SBI in every year, there are total number of 4000* vacancies have been announced by SBI this year, PO is one of the most dreamed job for millions of the banking aspirants, the notification is released on 21st April 2018 and last date of filling the application form is 13th May 2018, the recruitment process of the exam consists of 3 stages-  i.e Phase I – Prelims, Phase II – Mains and Phase III – Group Exercise & Interview.

Latest SBI PO 2019 Official notification will be announced soon. Till Then Check the Best Books for SBI PO 2019 Click Here.

SBI PO Important Heighlightes

Examination Name SBI PO
Organized by State bank of India
Name of Posts PO (Probationary Officer)
Apply Mode Online
Exam Mode online
 Vacancies 2000
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SBI PO Important Dates

Here we discuss the SBI PO Exam Dates for the Exam, Check below;

Sr. No. Activity Dates
1 Online Application Form available from April-May 2019
2 Application Fee Payment April-May 2019
3 Availability of Admit Card Last Week of June 2019
4 Preliminary Exam Date July 2019
5 Preliminary Result Date July 2019
6 Mains Call Letter Availability Last Week of July 2019
7 Mains Exam Dates August 2019
8 Mains Result August 2019
9 Download Call Letter for Personal Interview (PI&GD) September 2019
10 Conduct of Group Exercises & Interview October 2019
11 Declaration of Final Result November 2019

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SBI PO Eligibility Criteria

the candidates must fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria:

Educational Qualification: Candidates must be graduate from the any recognized university, Students in Final Year/Semester of their Graduation provided they produce proof of having passed the graduation examination on or before 31.08.2018, Candidates with Integrated Dual Degree (IDD) certificate must ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 01.07.2018. Candidates with Chartered Accountant certification may also apply.

Age Limit: The candidate must be 21 Years to 30 Years as on 01.04.2018.

Number of Attempts: Candidates who have already appeared for the maximum number of permissible chances are not eligible to apply. Appearing in Preliminary Examination will not be counted as a chance. In the years in which only one written examination has been held (i.e. no Preliminary Examination has been held), appearing in this examination will be
counted as a chance.

Category Number of Chances
General 4
General (PWD) 7
SC/SC(PWD)/ST/ST(PWD) No restriction

SBI PO Application Fee

Category Application Fee
General Rs. 600/-
OBC Rs. 600/-
SC Rs. 100/-
ST/PWD Rs. 100/-
  • The Application Fee for SBI PO 2019 for General and OBC Category candidates is INR 600/-
  • The Application Fee for SC/ST/PWD candidates is INR 100/-.
  • Candidates can pay the Application fee in Online Mode only.
  • The application fee would be pay either from Credit/Debit Card or by the Internet Banking.

SBI PO 2019 Exam Pattern

Here we discuss about the Exam Pattern for SBI PO.

Stage 1: Prelims Exam

SL Name of Test Number of Questions Marks Duration
1. English Language 30 100 20 Minutes
2. Quantitative Aptitude 35 20 Minutes
3. Reasoning Ability 35 20 Minutes
Total 100 1 Hour

This is an online examination, in this the candidates must solve the 100 question in  1 hour for 100 marks. The test consists of 3 sections and candidates must clear the cut-off for each section.

Stage 2: Mains Exam

SL Name of Test Number of Questions Marks Duration
1. Reasoning and Computer Aptitude 45 200 60 Minutes
2. Data Analysis and Interpretation 35 45 Minutes
3. General/Economy/Banking Awareness 40 35 Minutes
4. English Language 35 40 Minutes
Total 155 3 Hours

the SBI PO Main Exam has a total of 250 marks, consisting of an objective test of 200 marks followed by a descriptive test of 50 marks. Both the Objective and Descriptive Tests will be online. Candidates must answer Descriptive test by typing on the computer.

SBI PO 2019 Syllabus

Before preparing for any exam candidates must aware with the exam syllabus, Syllabus for SBI PO 2019 for prelims and for Mains is different, the prelims Exam will consists of 3 sections,  Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language. and the Mains section will consists of 2 additional sections. Check below the complete SBI PO 2019 Syllabus.

Reasoning Quantitative Ability English Language
Logical Reasoning Simplification Reading Comprehension
Alphanumeric Series Profit & Loss Cloze Test
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test Mixtures & Alligations Para jumbles
Data Sufficiency Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices Miscellaneous
Coded Inequalities Work & Time Fill in the blanks
Seating Arrangement Time & Distance Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting
Puzzle Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere Paragraph Completion
Tabulation Data Interpretation
Syllogism Ratio & Proportion, Percentage
Blood Relations Number Systems
Input Output Sequence & Series
Coding Decoding Permutation, Combination Probability

SBI PO 2019 Cutoff

SBI will release the seperate cutoff for both Prelins and for Mains Exam, the Cutoff for prelims exam will be release with the Prelims result, and the Mains cutoff will be release with the SBI PO Mains exam result. the cutoff of any exam will help to know the minimum marks of the exam, here we discuss the SBI PO 2018 Cutoff, Check Below;

Category Cut-Off
OBC 54.25
SC 49.00
ST 43.00
VH 49.00
OH 45.25
HI 14.75

SBI PO Admit Card

The SBI PO Admit Card for pre will be released in April 2019, The State Bank of India will release the Admit Card for SBI PO 2019 only for those candidates whose application form will be accepted by examination authority. SBI will release the separate Admit Card for Preliminary and Mains exams, The preliminary exam is scheduled to be conducted tentatively in July 2019. The SBI PO admit card will be released in online mode only, therefore, candidates have to download it within the prescribed dates. Candidates can download SBI PO admit card candidates have to enter their registration number and password/date of birth. SBI PO Admit card/call letter of mains will be released only for those candidates who will qualify the preliminary exam.

SBI PO Result

After the completion of the written examination, the SBI will release the result of each of the Exam on the official Website. Only appeared candidates will be able to get the examination scorecard.

SBI PO Preparation 

Aspirants need to know the syllabus of the exam, and make a proper strategy for each and every topic, candidates must know their strong and weak areas.

  • Try to solve previous years papers.
  • Need to know the exam pattern.
  • Try to practice of Mock Test and make a proper analysis of the test.
  • Aware of current syllabus.

SBI PO Books

English Books For SBI PO 2018

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Topic-Wise Solved Papers for IBPS/ SBI Bank PO/ Clerk Prelim & Mains 

Disha Click Here
Word Power Made Easy Norman Lewis Click Here

Quantitative Aptitude Books For SBI PO 2018

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Practice Book on Quicker Maths, 2nd Edition M.Tyra, K.Kundan Click Here
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations 17th Edition R.S Aggarwal Click Here
Fast Track Objective Arithmetic Rajesh Varma Click Here

Reasoning Books For SBI PO 2018

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Test of Reasoning Edgar Thorpe Click Here
A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning R.S Aggarwal Click Here

Topic-wise Solved Papers for IBPS/SBI Bank PO/Clerk Prelim & Mains 

Disha Click Here

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