SBI PO Result 2017 (Preliminary) and Cut Off – Check At

SBI PO Result 2017 (Preliminary) and Cut Off – Check At

SBI PO Result 2017 (Preliminary) and Cut Off – Check Here

State Bank of India has announced SBI PO 2017 Preliminary Exam Result on May 16, 2017. The result of SBI PO 2017 was supposed to be declared on May 17, 2017, but it has been declared one day early. Those who qualify in SBI PO 2017 Preliminary exam can download admit card/call letter for SBI PO 2017 Mains exam. The link to check SBI PO Result 2017 Preliminary Exam is given below on this page. You will find the link just below the highlighted result status box. On clicking the SBI PO Result 2017 link you will reach “Details of Marks Secured by the Candidate” page hosted at where you can log in with roll number and date of birth or registration number and date of birth. Below result link, we have also published SBI PO 2017 Cut Off which is now officially available for Preliminary exam.

About SBI PO Result 2017 – According to SBI PO 2017 Notification, Result of SBI PO 2017 Preliminary Exam will be followed by the conduct of the Main exam. We had already mentioned that last year the prelims ended on 10 July and the result was announced on 17 July, which was one day earlier than scheduled date. Hence it was extremely likely that SBI PO Preliminary Result 2017 was going to be announced early this time as well. Candidates who have appeared in SBI PO 2017 Prelims can check result page to know result announcement 14 May 2017 onwards.

SBI PO Result 2017

Event Date
Conduct of preliminary exam for SBI PO 2017 29 Apr 2017, 30 Apr 2017, 6 May 2017, 7 May 2017
Declaration of SBI PO Preliminary Result 2017 as per official notification 16 May 2017
Expected date of result declaration going by last year’s timeline 14 May 2017 or 16 May 2017
Availability of call letter for main exam 22 May 2017
Conduct of SBI PO Main Exam 2017 04 Jun 2017
Declaration of SBI PO Main Result 2017 19 Jun 2017
Download interview call letter 26 Jun 2017
Group discussion and interview from 10 Jul 2017
Final result of SBI PO 2017 05 Aug 2017


Significance of SBI PO Result 2017

SBI PO Preliminary Result 2017 – Result of SBI PO 2017 Preliminary Exam indicates marks and qualifying status. Candidates with marks equal to or more than prelims cut off 2017 will qualify for the main exam. Only qualified candidates as per SBI PO Preliminary Result 2017 can download the main exam admit card.

SBI PO Main Result 2017 – SBI will set qualifying cut off in mains. On obtaining marks as per cut off, candidates can appear in GD and PI. Marks obtained in SBI PO Main Result 2017 will be added to the final result.

SBI PO Final Result 2017 – Candidates must clear cut off of group discussion and interview. If they do so, then their marks will be considered for final merit list. Then, marks in written test out of 250 are converted to out of 75; interview score out of 50 is converted to out of 25, and these marks are added. Total marks out of 100 is used for merit list. Then, if the candidate is high enough in the merit list, his/her selection notifies in final SBI PO Result 2017.

SBI PO Preliminary Result 2017

The result of SBI PO 2017 Preliminary Exam has been announced on 16 May 2017.

Check result hereClick here to check result.

Exam analysis of SBI PO 2017

State Bank of India conducted Probationary Officer Preliminary Exam on 4 dates – 29.04.2017, 30.04.2017, 06.05.2017, 07.05.2017. Tests were in online mode and in 4 sessions every day.

Here is a quick overview of the exam.

Section Questions Difficulty Good Attempts Good Score
English language 30 Easy 16-18 14-16
Quantitative aptitude 35 Moderate 15-17 13-15
Reasoning ability 35 Moderate 19-21 17-19
Total 100 Moderate 55-61 50-57

English language section

  • There were reading comprehension questions, sentence correction/phrase replacement questions, cloze test based questions.

Quantitative aptitude section

  • Questions were from number series, comparison of variables, simplification/approximation, di (table), di (line graph), time and work, probability, simple interest & compound interest, time, speed and distance, mixture and allegations, partnership, percentage, ratio and proportion, profit, loss and discount, age based.

Reasoning ability section

  • Questions were on blood relations, ranking arrangement, coding decoding, AR, linear arrangement, data arrangement, mathematical inequalities.

How to check SBI PO Result 2017?

  • Please enter your Roll Number and Date of Birth OR Registration Number and Date of Birth to log in.
  • Prelims marks card on checking SBI PO Prelims Result looks like the image shown below.

SBI PO Cut Off 2017

Actual SBI PO 2017 Cut Off

Total marks (out of 100) secured in preliminary examination (Phase I) by last candidate shortlisted for Main Examination (Phase II)

Category Cut Off
General 51.50
OBC 48.25
SC 43.25
ST 31.25
OH 38.75
VI 42.50
HI 18.50

Total marks (out of maximum) secured in each paper in preliminary examination (Phase I)

Subject Total Marks General SC / ST / OBC / OH / VI / HI
English 30 8.75 5.75
Quantitative aptitude 35 10.25 7.00
Reasoning 35 6.50 4.00

Actual SBI PO 2016 Cut Off

Subject General SC / ST / OBC / VH / OH / HI
English language 8.75 6.00
Quantitative aptitude 7.25 4.25
Reasoning ability 7.00 4.25

Total marks (out of 100) secured in preliminary examination (Phase I) by the last candidate shortlisted for Main Examination (Phase II)

Category Cut Off
General 47.50
OBC 44.50
SC 38.75
ST 29.25
OH 36.00
VH 37.00
HI 15.75

The official website where SBI will announce result is

About SBI PO 2017 – SBI is recruiting for the post of Probationary Officers. SBI PO Recruitment 2017 is one of the most sought after bank jobs in India. It consists of the preliminary exam, main exam, and interview. SBI PO 2017 Preliminary Exam was held on 29, 30 April 2017 and 6, 7 May 2017. According to exam analysis by subject experts, English language and Quantitative aptitude were moderately difficult, whereas, Reasoning ability was difficult. Last year the official SBI PO Prelims Cut Off was 8.75 (Eng), 7.25 (Quant), 7 (Reasoning) for general, and 6 (Eng), 4.25 (Quant), 4.25 (Reasoning) for OBC/SC/ST/PwD.

SBI PO Result Archives

SBI PO Result 2016

Prelims held on – 02, 03, 09, 10 July.

Prelims result announced on – 17 July.

Mains held on – 31 July.

Mains result announced on – 19 August.

Final result announced on – 30 September.

Prelims Result

Check SBI PO Prelims Result here – Click here to check SBI PO Prelims Marks.

Mains Result

Check SBI PO Mains Result here – Click here to check SBI PO list of candidates qualified for Interview.

Final Result

Check SBI PO Final Result here – Click here to check Roll numbers of successful candidates for the post of Probationary Officers.

Marks of Candidates

Check marks here – Click here to view marks.

SBI PO Selection Procedure

Selection Procedure will consist of Preliminary Examination, Main Examination, and Group Discussion & Interview.

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.

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Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing passing marks to be decided by the Bank.

The adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Bank (approximately 20 times the numbers of vacancies subject to availability) will be short listed for the Main Examination.

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 3 hours duration consist of 4 Sections for total 200 marks. The objective test will have separate timing for every section. The candidates are required to qualify in each of the Tests by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank.

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(ii) Descriptive Test: The Descriptive Test of 30 minutes 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 the objective test.

Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Preliminary and Main examination)

There will be the penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

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. The adequate number of candidates in each category, as decided by the Bank will be called for Group Exercises and Interview. The qualifying marks in Group Exercises &Interview will be as decided by the Bank.

Candidates qualifying for Group Exercises & Interview under ‘OBC’ category would be required to submit OBC certificate containing the ‘Non-Creamy layer’ clause. Candidates not submitting the OBC certificate containing the ‘Non Creamy layer’ clause and requesting to be interviewed under General category will not be entertained.

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), both in Objective Test and Descriptive Test, will be added to the marks obtained in GE& Interview (Phase-III) for the 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 Exercises & 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 Exercises &Interview out of 100 for each category. The selection will be made from the top merit ranked candidates in each category.

Results of the candidates who have qualified for Group Exercises & Interview and the list of candidates finally selected will be made available on the Bank’s website. Final select list will be published in Employment News/ Rozgar Samachar and also in Bank’s website.

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