Did you take part in the SBI PO recruitment 2016? Then there is good news for you as the main exam results are announced. State bank of India had changed their selection process from last year, to a two tier written test – Prelims & Mains.This has reduced the time taken to release the results which once took longer than expected.All those who are shortlisted now, must appear for Interviews.
The SBI PO recruitment was held to fill 2200 officer vacancies in State Bank of India branches across India.
Accordingly, the notification was published & to filter candidates, SBI had come up with multi stage process to pick candidates, which are:
Phase I – Preliminary Examination for 100 marks
Phase II – Main Exam for 250 marks
Phase III – Group discussion & Interview
Mains Results are Out
After the SBI PO prelims results were declared, successful candidates had to appear for the main examination that was conducted on July 31, 2016.
SBI PO mains was an online test for 200 marks consisting of 135 questions which should be completed in 3 hours.
Now the results for SBI PO mains is also published by state bank & a total of 4767 candidates have successfully cleared.See the steps below to know on how to check your SBI PO mains results.
- The list of roll. nos who have qualified in the exam can be downloaded from their website here (.pdf)
- Press Ctrl + F on your keyboard to search for your number
- Enter your roll number correctly & press enter
- You will see your no. highlighted incase you passed.
If you dont remember your roll number, try to find any emails from SBI in your inbox. There is no other facility to retrieve lost or forgotten roll number.
What Happens Next?
Is your number in the list? Congrats! You are shortlisted to participate in phase III of SBI PO selection process.
Successful candidates shall receive email or/and SMS from the bank about their selection, says SBI.So keep an eye on new mails & messages.
With the exam results released, action shifts to the final stage of SBI PO recruitment 2016.
According to the official announcement,
- Group discussion & interviews shall start from September 1 onwards.
- Both are to be conducted on the same day itself but in batches.
Call letters & Bio data form for qualified candidates can be downloaded from the bank`s website from August 24th.It will contain the GD/ interview venue, time & list of documents you need to carry.
Call letters for GD cum interview won’t be sent to your address by post.Hence don’t forget to visit sbi.co.in & download the letter.
How Much to Score for Final Selection?
You can expect the final selection list during the last week of October.But do you how much one needs to score inorder to get featured in the appointment list?
Just like prelims & mains, there are separate scores for this phase III as well.Here are the breakup:
- Group discussion – 20 marks
- Personal Interview – 30 marks
A final merit list is prepared for 100 marks which is derived by converting the 250 marks of main exam to 75 & 50 marks of phase III to 25.
The candidates who rank at the top for each category are then finally appointed as PO in SBI as per vacancies.