SBI PO Exam Notification 2016 Released – Important Dates

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016


SBI PO Exam Notification 2016 – Released Today

It has been a long and excruciating wait for us and a lot of other SBI PO aspirants. Typically, the notification gets released in second week of April, but it finally got released.
You can download the complete notification from here:
Download SBI PO 2016 Notification

SBI PO 2016 Exam – Important Dates

SBI PO 2016 Notification - Important Dates

SBI PO 2016 Exam – Important Details


1. Total number of vacancies – 2200
2. 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.
3. The total compensation per annum would be a minimum of Rs. 7.55 lacs and maximum of Rs. 12.93 lacs depending on place of posting and other factors.
4. Age limit Not below 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)

Details of SBI PO 2016 Online Coaching Course

Details of PHASE 1 of SBI PO Exam 2016

It will be a 1 hour exam
It will consists of:
English Language – 30 marks – 30 questions
Quantitative Aptitude – 35 marks – 35 questions
Reasoning – 35 marks – 35 questions

Details of PHASE II – Main Examination of SBI PO Exam 2016

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. Candidates will have to answer Descriptive test by typing on the computer. Immediately after completion of Objective Test, Descriptive Test will be administered.

Objective Test: The Objective Test of 3 hour duration consists of 4 Sections (total 200 marks) as follows:
Reasoning and Computer Aptitude – 45 questions – 60 marks
Data Analysis & Interpretation – 35 questions – 60 marks
General Awareness / Economy / Banking Awareness – 40 questions – 40 marks
English Language (Grammar, Vocabulary, Comprehension etc.) – 35 questions – 40 marks

Descriptive Test: The Descriptive Test of 30 minute duration with 50 marks will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay).

Details of PHASE III – Group Discussion and Interview of SBI PO Exam 2016

It will consist of Group Discussion (20 marks) & Interview (30 marks). The aggregate marks of both Objective Test and Descriptive Test will be taken, and arranged in the descending order in each category and adequate number of top candidates will be called.

Final Selection

1. The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase-I) will not be added for the selection
2. The marks obtained in the Main Examination (Phase-II) will have 75% weightage
3. The marks obtained in the Group Discussion & Personal Interview (Phase-III) will have 25% weightage

Details of SBI PO 2016 Online Coaching Course


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SBI PO Exam Notification 2016 Released – Important Dates

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  1. vgiri says:

    nice article

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