New Delhi: The State Bank of India (SBI) has released online the Admit Card/Hall Ticket, also called as Call Letters, for the SBI Probationary Officers (PO) 2017 Preliminary Examinations on its official website sbi.nic.in/careers.
The State Bank of India (SBI) had earlier said it will release the Admit Cards/Call Letters for the SBI Probationary Officers (PO) 2017 Preliminary Examinations in the second week of April.
Candidates who have registered for the SBI PO Prelims 2017 Exam can download and take the printouts by logging in to the SBI website by following the steps given as under..
Steps to Download How to download:
- Go to the official website sbi.nic.in/careers
- Click on the link, 'Recruitment of Probationary Officers in SBI: Call Letter for Online Examination (Preliminary)'
- Enter the details
- After submitting the same, the call letters will be displayed on the screen
- Take a printout for future use
The last date for downloading the call letter is May 7.
The SBI PO Exam 2017 to recruit 2,313 Probationary Officers (PO) will be conducted in Online Mode and will be held on April 29 and 30, and May 6 and 7, 2017. The result will most probably be declared on May 22.
The SBI Probationary Officers (PO) 2017 Preliminary Examinations is one-hour long Online Objective Type test in which candidates are asked 100 questions, each question being of one mark.
There are three sections in the exam - English Language, Quantitative Aptitude (Maths) and Reasoning Ability.
There are 30 questions from English section, while the other two sections-- Reasoning Ability and Quantitative Aptitude—contain 35 questions each. In total a candidate needs to attempt 100 questions in one hour.
A candidate must clear the Sectional Cut Off for all the three sections and then clear the overall cut off (as decided by the bank) to crack the prelims examination. The SBI PO Prelims is followed by Main Exam and Personal Interview.
The candidates appearing for the SBI PO Prelim exams should also remember that there is a negative marking system, and 0.25 mark is deducted for every wrong answer. Hence wild guesses must be avoided.
Experts advise the candidates to take "Mock Tests" offered free and easily available on various web sites, so as to become familiar with exam pattern and prepare for the problems a candidate might face during the examination.
The State Bank of India (SBI) is the largest commercial bank in India in terms of Assets, Deposits, Profits, Branches, Customers and Employees. In 1806, Bank of Calcutta (later Bank of Bengal) was founded, and in 1921, it merged with banks of Madras and Bombay to form Imperial Bank of India. In 1955, the SBI was created by an act of Parliament to succeed Imperial Bank of India.