SBI PO Recruitment 2016: Final Result to be declared on September 30, 2016

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Sep 28, 2016

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The most prominent Public Sector Bank, the State Bank of India (SBI) will announce the final result of the SBI Probationary Officer (PO) Exam 2016 on September 30, 2016 (Friday). The SBI PO Result 2016 will be published on the official website of SBI. The SBI PO was conducted on July 31, 2016. The exam was computer based. The SBI PO Result for SBI PO Mains were declared on the official website of SBI post the SBI PO 2016 Mains Exams.

All the Successful candidates clearing the Preliminary and Mains level of SBI PO were invited for the next round of SBI PO Selection Process that involved Group Discussion followed by a Personal Interview Round. Based upon GD & PI and previous levels of Exam, a final SBI PO Merit List was prepared on the through which SBI PO Recruitments are now made.

Steps to check the SBI PO Final Result 2016

In order to check their SBI PO Results, candidates can follow the below mentioned steps:

  • First, the candidates must Log in to the official website of the SBI.
  • Next, the candidate is required to click on the “Careers” tab. Candidates can find this option either on the bottom or top of the page.
  • After clicking on the “Careers” section, a fresh page will open. The candidate should from the top right hand side of the page, click on the PO tab from the “Latest Announcements” section.
  • Next, the candidate is required to click on “Final SBI PO 2016 Final Results”.
  • The candidates are required to enter their registration number and other details to check their results.
  • The applicants can also check their SBI PO Final Results through the “Recruitment Results & Archive” tab at the bottom of the “Careers” section.

Landing a job in the State Bank of India which is a public bank has a lot of benefits. The SBI PO exam received lakhs of applications to fill in 2200 Probationary Officer positions all across the country! Approximately 44,000 candidates passed the SBI PO Prelims 2016 and were selected for the SBI PO Mains 2016.

The recruitment of Probationary Officers in SBI began in May this year. The SBI PO Applications began from May 4, 2016 and ended on May 24, 2016. 

SBI PO Selection Process

The SBI PO Selection Process consists of three rounds. These rounds are listed below:

  • SBI PO Prelims
  • SBI PO Mains
  • The Interview Round

It is necessary for the candidates to clear the round to be able to be eligible for the next level of Selection Process.

SBI PO Prelims

This is the first step towards landing a job at SBI as a Probationary Officer. The SBI PO Prelims or preliminary exam which is essentially the first phase of the exam were held on various dates. The SBI PO Prelims were held on 4 days - July 2, 3, 9 and 10, 2016. An estimated number of students who sat for the Prelims is close to 15 – 18 lakhs! The SBI PO Prelims Results were announced on July 17, 2016. The candidates who qualify the SBI PO Prelims and meet the necessary SBI PO Prelims Cutoff qualify to appear for the next test, the SBI PO Mains.

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SBI PO Mains

The second step in the SBI PO Recruitment process for the position of Probationary Officer is, SBI PO Mains. Close to 44,000 candidates cleared the Prelims and were deemed qualified for the second phase, SBI PO Mains Exam. The SBI PO Main Exam was conducted on July 31, 2016. The SBI PO Exam Pattern has been changed with a restriction on the time limit in each of the two sections. It is an Objective Test consisting of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for 200 marks. The second section is a Descriptive Test for 50 marks. The SBI PO Result was announced on the official website on August 19, 2016.

SBI PO Group Discussion & Personal Interview

This is the last and final round in the recruitment process. This round judges the personality and overall aptitude of the selected candidates. The next round of Selection Process of SBI PO consists of two levels, Group Discussion & Personal Interview. The GD is held in groups of 10-15 candidates each. The topics for discussion are usually based on General Awareness and the rules are well explained prior to the discussion.

The interview of each candidate is taken individually. The format of the interview consists of a panel wherein number of interviewers take the interview of the candidate. One must keep in mind that interviews are taken to observe the confidence and Aptitude of the candidates required as per the job profile. Make sure to prepare well. The interview usually lasts for 10-15 minutes. The interviews were conducted on September 1, 2016.

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SBI PO Final Result

The list of the selected candidates in the PO Exam who will clear the interview round will be published on the official website of SBI on September 30, 2016. Aspiring candidates are recommended to log in to the website and check their SBI PO Result for the same. This list will carry the names of candidates who will join the SBI for the position of Probationary Officers!

SBI PO Final Merit List

The SBI PO Final Merit list is prepared carefully giving weightage to both the exam and the interview round. The final selection of the candidates will depend on the score they obtain in the SBI PO Mains Examination 2016 along with weight provided to Group Discussion and Interview of the candidate.

Candidates are shortlisted only if they successfully clear the last 2 phases of the SBI PO selection process i.e. SBI PO Mains Examination and Group Discussion & Interview Round. 

The list is prepared considering the following pointers:

  • The score obtained in the written exam by the candidates (out of 250 marks) will be converted to out of 75 marks.
  • Marks obtained in Group Discussion and Interview (out of 50 marks) will be converted to out of 25 marks.

The Final merit list is prepared after aggregating both the converted marks of Written Test and Group Discussion & Interview out of 100 marks. The SBI PO Merit List is prepared category wise. Candidates who are at the top of the Merit List with highest ranks in each category will be recruited by SBI.

The candidates are advised to check the official website of SBI on September 30, 2016 to check their SBI PO Results.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.