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SBI PO main result 2017 announced

SBI has finally announced the result of PO recruitment exam 2017 at its official website

Trupti Ramball 


Candidates can check the results at

The State Bank Of India (SBI) has finally announced the result of probationary officers recruitment exam 2017 at its official website The Indian multinational, public sector banking and financial services company was scheduled to announce the results on June 19, 2017. The results were announced after a delay of almost a fortnight.

SBI has displayed the roll numbers of candidates shortlisted for group exercise (GE) and interview, i.e. phase - III of selection. The main exam, phase II, was held on June 4, 2017and the preliminary exams, phase I, were held in April and May 2017.

The aggregate marks of candidates qualifying in both the objective tests and descriptive test in the mains 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 phase - III of selection.

According to the official notification, further details about the phase II of selection GE and interview round, will be advised to the selected candidates by SMS or e-mail separately.

mains result

Candidates who have been awaiting the results of the main examination can check the results on the official website of the bank. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to check 2017 result:

  1. Go to the official website for SBI –

  2. Click on Career tab on the homepage

  3. In the Latest Announcement tab, in the Recruitment of probationary officers in State Bank of India advertisement no. CRPD/PO/2016-17/19 notice, click on Main result

  4. A pdf file will open displaying selected candidates roll numbers

  5. Download and take a print out of the same for further reference


SBI announced the PO recruitment process early this year. The bank invited applications for 2313 vacancies in February 2017. The registration process started on February 7, 2017, and closed after a month on March 6, 2017.

Candidate should be a graduate in any discipline from a recognised university or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government to be eligible for this post.

Phase III selection

In the phase III of recruitment, the candidates are scored out of total 50 marks - GE for 20 marks and interview for 30 marks. There are cutoffs in this stage as well. Marks secured in main exam (250 marks) are converted to 75. GD and interview marks (out of 50) are converted to 25. The final merit list is then prepared for a total of 100 marks, completed by appointment of candidates.

The qualifying marks in GE and interview will be as decided by the bank.

Candidates qualifying for GE and interview under OBC category would be required to submit OBC certificate containing the Non Creamy layer clause. Candidates who submit the certificate without the clause and requesting to be interviewed under general category will not be entertained.

Final selection

After completing all three, the final cutoffs are computed. The marks obtained in the preliminary examination will not be added for the final selection and only the marks obtained in main examination, both in objective test and descriptive test, will be added to the marks obtained in GE and interview for preparation of the final merit list. 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 GE and the 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 GE and the interview out of 100 for each category. The selection will be made from the top merit ranked candidates in each category.


is touted as one of the most popular jobs among candidates keen on a career in the banking sector. A PO holds the position of an assistant manager (AM) on probation and is part of the junior management, sometimes referred to as the Scale 1 officer. SBI conducts the recruitment exam for this post every year and thousands of candidates appear for the exam.

First Published: Wed, July 05 2017. 11:49 IST