Friday, 27 May 2016


SBI PO 2016 Important Dates:
Candidates can check the SBI PO Important Dates 2016 given in the table below to help themselves not miss any of the crucial event regarding the recruitment process –
Online registration of application starts
May 4, 2016
Online registration of application ends
May 24, 2016
Last date for edit of application
May 24, 2016
Last Date for print of application
June 8, 2016
Last Date of Fee Payment
May 27, 2016
Admit Card for Preliminary Exam
June 14, 2016 onwards
Online Preliminary Exam Date
July 2, 3, 9, 10, 2016
Result of Online Preliminary Exam
July 18, 2016
Admit Card for Main Exam
July 21, 2016 onwards
Online Main Exam Date
July 31, 2016
Result of Online Main Exam
August 16, 2016
Download Call Letter for Interview
August 22, 2016
Conduct of Group Discussion & Interview
September 1, 2016
Declaration of Final Result
September 30, 2016
Download of Call Letters for Pre-Exam Training
June 13, 2016 onwards
Conduct of Pre-Exam Training
June 20 - June 25, 2016
Preparation for Online exam:
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Sunday, 8 May 2016

SBI-PO-2016 - Exam

SBI PO Recruitment 2016: Step by Step Guide for Selection
Phase-I: Preliminary Examination:  SBI PO Recruitment 2016
Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Tests for 100 marks will be conducted online. This test would be of 1 hour duration consisting of 3 sections as follows:-
S. No.
Name of Test
No. of Questions
English Language
Quantitative Aptitude
Reasoning Ability
Phase II: Main Examination: SBI PO Recruitment 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.
(i) Objective Test: The Objective Test of 3 hours duration consists of 4 sections for total 200 marks. The Objective Test will have separate timing for every section. The candidates are required to qualify in each of the tests by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank.
Name of Test
No. of Questions
Reasoning and Computer Aptitude
60 minutes
Data Analysis and Interpretation
45 minutes
General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness
35 minutes
English Language
40 minutes
3 hours
(ii) Descriptive Test:
The Descriptive Test of 30 minutes duration with 50 marks will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay). The candidates are required to qualify in the Descriptive Test by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank. Descriptive Test paper of only those candidates will be evaluated who have scored qualifying marks in the Objective Tests and are placed adequately high as per total marks in Objective Test.
Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Preliminary and Main examination)
There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. Each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one-fourth of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate; there will be no penalty for that question.
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.

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Thursday, 5 May 2016

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Monday, 2 May 2016


State Bank of India will conduct an online examination in two phases  viz. Preliminary and Main Examination for the selection of the candidates. The Preliminary Examination of SBI Clerk 2016 will be held tentatively in May/June 2016. Detailed description of which is given below. 
  • Name of the exam – State Bank of India Clerk  Exam 2016
  • Mode of exam – Online
  • Category of exam – Graduation
  • Conducting authority – State Bank of India
  • Selection process – Online Exam + Interview

SBI Clerk 2016: Important Dates

1.Online registration of application form begins05 April 2016
2.Online registration of application form ends25 April 2016
3.Closure for editing application details25 April 2016
4.Online Fee Payment05 April to 25 April 2016
5.Last date for printing your application10 May 2016
6.Admit Card for Preliminary ExamMay 2016 (Tentative)
7.Online written examMay/June 2016
8.Result declarationJuly 2016

SBI Clerk 2016 – Distribution of Vacancies 

i ) Vacancies for Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales) & Junior Agricultural Associate
CTET Result
ii) Special Recruitment Drive for filling up of Backlog vacancies for Junior Associates (Customer Support &Sales)
CTET Result 2016
Essential Qualification: 
(i) For Junior Associates: Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
(ii) For Junior Agricultural Associates: Graduation in Agriculture or Agriculture allied activities from a Government recognized university/Institute.
  • Candidates who are currently in the final Semester/ year of Graduation may also apply provisionally subject to the condition that, if called for interview/joining, they will have to produce proof of having passed the Graduation Examination on or before 30 June 2016.
  • Candidates having integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or  before 30 June 2016.
Age: Applicants need to ensure that their age must not be less than 20 years and more than 28b years as on 01 April 2016 which implies that the candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.04.1988 and not later than 01.04.1996 (both days inclusive).
CTET Result

SBI Clerk Application Form 2016 

The application form for SBI Clerk can be filled through online mode only. Applicants can avail the online application form through this page. Last date for applying online and fee payment is 25 April 2016. It is essential to upload scanned images of photograph and signature in the appropriate format. Utmost care must be taken that only correct and complete details are filled in the application form.
Application Fee: Candidates belonging to a un-reserved category and reserved category (SC/ST/PWD/ExService-men) have to pay Rs. 600/- (App. Fee including intimation charges) and Rs. 100/ (Intimation Charges only), respectively. The application fee can be paid online mode only using the debit card/ credit card/Internet Banking.

SBI Clerk Selection Process 2016  

The part and parcel of selection process include several stages – online examination comprising of Preliminary Examination and Main Examination followed by the test of official and/or local language and subject to Government of India approval, interview. Finally, a merit list is drawn using the normalized scores of online exam and personal interview. Selection is purely made on the basis of inter-se merit list.

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2016 

The preliminary examination which will be conducted online consists of objective tests for 100 marks.
The test duration would be 1 hour consisting of 3 sections:
English language,
Numerical ability and
Reasoning ability. 
The number of questions for English Language is 30, numerical ability is 35 and reasoning ability is 35. Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing the passing marks to be decided by the bank in order to get themselves shortlisted for the main exams. 
The duration of the main exam will of 2 hours 40 minutes comprise of 200 marks
The allocation of marks and no questions under different sections are, for general /financial awareness the number of questions and marks allocated is 50 and for general English it is 40. The allocation for quantitative aptitude is 50 and for reasoning ability and computer ability, the number of questions are 50 and marks are 60. 
Each test will have different timings. 
1/4th mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. 

SBI Clerk Exam Centre 2016

Below is the list of the exam centres, candidates are required to choose the exam center out of the following and fill it in the application form  –
CTET Result 2016

SBI Clerk Admit Card 2016 

Admit card would be made available to those candidates who fill the application form and pay the application fees successfully. Candidate must keep the admit card safe till the recruitment process is complete.


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