Winner Institute of Competitive Exams is the best institute for SBI PROBATIONARY OFFICER/ MANAGEMENT TRAINEE (PO/MT). We provide proper guidance and comprehensive preparation for exams.

This is the Junior Management Level direct entry point for dynamic young graduates. A Probationary officer gets exposed to challenging assignment as also gets the opportunity to involve in nation building developmental activities. The opportunities include working in Personal banking, Rural Banking, Credit, Forex, Treasury etc.This exam conducted once in a year, Usually in the month of June or July.



      Minimum: 21 years

      Maximum: 30 years

      Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe: 35 years

      Other Backward Classes: 33 years

      Persons With Disability: 40 years


Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government. Those who are in the Final year of their Graduation/Semester 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.

SBI PO 2015 Exam Pattern (new):

Phase - I : Preliminary Examination:

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:

1 English Language 30 30 1 Hours
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35
TOTAL 100100

Phase - II: Main Examination:

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 2 hour duration consists of 4 Sections with 50 marks each (Total 200 marks) as follows:

a) Test of English Language (Grammar, Vocabulary, Comprehension etc.)

b) Test of General Awareness, Marketing & Computers

c) Test of Data Analysis & Interpretation

d) Test of Reasoning (High Level)

The detailed SBI PO syllabus of each section can be checked from below. The candidates are required to qualify in each of the Tests by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank.

(ii) Descriptive Test

The Descriptive Test of 1 hour 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.

Phase - III: Group Discussion (20 marks) & Interview (30 marks):

The aggregate marks of candidates qualifying in both the Objective Tests and 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.

Final Selection:

The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase-I) will not be added for the selection and only the marks obtained in Main Examination (Phase-II) will be added to the marks obtained in GD & Interview (Phase-III) for preparation of the final merit list. The candidates will have to qualify both in Phase-II and Phase-III separately. Marks secured by the candidates in the Written Test (out of 250 marks) are converted to out of 75 and marks secured in Group Discussion & Interview (out of 50 marks) are converted to out of 25. The final merit list is arrived at after aggregating converted marks of Written Test and Group Discussion &Interview out of 100 for each category. The selection will be made from the top merit ranked candidates in each category.


* Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD/ EXSM candidates.

* Rs. 500 /- for all others


* ONLINE MODE: Master/ Visa Debit or Credit cards or Internet Banking

* OFFLINE MODE: System generated fee payment challan through SBI Bank only


Candidates can apply online only and no other mode of application will Accepted.

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