SBI has announced 1673 PO posts under PO recruitment drive 2022-23. This is the 6th biggest notification this year, after the IBPS RRB, IBPS Clerk, IBPS PO, SBI Clerk and SSC CGLE Notifications. The total number of posts for all these five notifications put together is 47,000+. The intakes are likely to go up further after the final allotment is done !
1. Important dates:
Online registration window & Payment of fee - 22.09.2022 to 12.10.2022
Online Examination – Preliminary : 17th/18th/19th/ 20th of December 2022
Conduct of Online Examination – Main : January 2023 / February 2023
Other dates :
Download of Call letter for Prelim Exam : 1 st / 2 nd week of December 2022 onwards
Result of Online Exam – Preliminary : December 2022 / January 2023
Download of Call Letter for Online Main Exam : January 2023 / February 2023
Declaration of Result – Main : Feb 2023
Download of Call Letter for Phase III : February 2023 onwards
Psychometric Test : February / March 2023
Conduct of Interview and & Group Exercises : Feb / March 2023
Declaration of Final Result : March 2023 onwards
2. Eligibility Criteria :
(a) Age(As on 01.04.2022) - Min 21 years and Max 30 Years (Relaxation for reserved categories as per rules)
(b) Min educational qualification(As on 31.12.2022 ) : Degree in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent.
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 31.12.2022
(3) Structure of Examination (ONLINE):
(a) Pattern of Exam:
Phase 1 : .Preliminary Examination (Online Test): The test will have of 3 Sections (with separate timings for each section) as follows:
|S.No||Name of Tests||No. of Qs||Max Marks||Duration|
|1||English Language||30||Total Max Marks 100||20 Minutes|
|2||Quantitative Aptitude||35||20 Minutes|
|3||Reasoning Ability||35||20 Minutes|
Note 1 : Category wise merit list will be drawn on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in the Preliminary Examination.
Note 2 : Candidates numbering approximately 10 times the number of vacancies in each category will be short listed for the Main Examination from the top of the merit list.
Note 3 : There will be no sectional CutOff.
Phase II : Main Examination (Online Test): This 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 a Descriptive test by typing on the computer. Immediately after completion of the Objective Test, a Descriptive Test will be administered.
(i) Objective Test: The objective test of 3 hours duration consists of 4 Sections for a total 200 marks.
|Test||Name of the test||No.of Qs||Max. Marks||Duration|
|I||Reasoning & Computer Aptitude||45||60||60 minutes|
|II||Data Analysis & Interpretation||35||60||45 minutes|
|III||General/Economy/Banking Awareness||40||40||35 minutes|
|IV||English Language||35||40||40 minutes|
(a) Each test will have separate timing as mentioned above.
(b) There will be negative marks (Prelim and Main Exams) for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
(c) Sectional Marks will not be maintained for both Preliminary & Main Examinations
(ii) 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).
Selection criteria for Group Exercise and Interview: Category wise merit list will be drawn on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in the Main Examination. There will be no sectional cut-off. Candidates numbering up to 3 times (approximately) of the category wise vacancies will be shortlisted for the Group Exercise & Interview
Psychometric Test: The Bank may conduct Psychometric test for personality profiling, of those candidates who will be shortlisted for Phase-III. Finding of the test may be placed before the Interview panel for having a through perspective on the candidates.
Phase III : Group Exercises ( 20 marks) & Interview (30 marks) :The 3 rd Phase consist of Interview (30 marks) & Group Exercises (20 marks). Candidates will have to score minimum qualifying marks in Phase-III to be considered for final selection.
Final Selection : The candidates will have to qualify both in Phase-II and Phase-III separately. The marks obtained in Main Examination (Phase-II), both in the Objective Test and the Descriptive Test, will be added to the marks obtained in Phase-III for preparing the final merit list. The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase-I) will not be added for preparing the final merit list for selection. Marks secured by the candidates in the Phase-II (out of 250 marks) are converted to out of 75 marks and Phase-III scores of candidates (out of 50 marks) are converted to out of 25 marks. The final merit list is arrived at after aggregating (out of 100) converted marks of Phase-II and Phase-III. Selection will be made from the top merit ranked candidates in each category.
(4) How to apply:
Candidates can apply online only from 22.09.2022 to 12.10.2022 . No other mode of application will be accepted
(5) Application fees / Intimation charges:
Application Fee will be 750/- for General/ EWS/ OBC candidates and ‘Nil’ for SC/ ST/ PWD candidates.
(6) Helpdesk :: 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 lodge their query on http://cgrs.ibps.in. Candidates should mention ‘RECRUITMENT OF PROBATIONARY OFFICERS IN STATE BANK OF INDIA - 2023’ in the subject of the email.