The State Bank of India (SBI) announced the results of the Probationary Officers (PO) main examination 2016 on Friday. The examination was conducted on July 31. The state-run bank had on August 16 informed that the results will be available from August 20. Earlier, the tentative date for declaration of main result was August 16.
The shortlisted candidates in the main examination will be called for a group discussion and interview (Phase III).
Group Discussion and Interview will commence from September 1, 2016. Candidates shortlisted will also be informed by SMS and email separately.
Candidates are advised to visit Bank’s website www.sbi.co.in/careers or www.statebankofindia.com/careers to download call-letter for GD-cum-Interview and Bio-Data Form from August 24 onwards.
The final selection of candidates will be done on the basis of marks obtained in the main examination (objective and descriptive), and group discussion and interview. Preliminary exam marks will not be considered.
The candidates will have to qualify both in the main exam (Phase 2), group discussion and interview (Phase 3) separately. Marks obtained by candidates in the written test (out of 250 marks) are converted to out of 75 and marks secured in group discussion and interview (out of 50 marks) are converted to out of 25.
The final merit list is arrived at after aggregating the converted marks out of 100 for each category. The selection will be made on the basis of merit in each category.
Of the total 2,200 vacancies, 1,028 seats are for general category candidates, 590 for Other Backward Class (OBC), 351 for Scheduled Castes (SC), and 231 for Scheduled Tribes (ST) candidates.