SBI PO preliminary exam 2017 is due to commence in two weeks time and hence State Bank of India (SBI) has issued the admit card for Probationary Officer (PO) 2017 prelims exam. The details of SBI PO admit card/ call letter for preliminary exam have been published at www.sbi.co.in/careers.
Surprisingly, SBI has uploaded the admit cards today, five days ahead of its notified date. SBI PO admit card for the preliminary exam were intially scheduled to be released on April 15, however, keeping its usual practice of being ahead of the schedule, SBI updated the admit cards today itself. The aspirants can fetch their respective admit card from the Bank’s website.
SBI PO Prelims 2017 exam will be held in multiple shifts on April 29 & 30 and May 6 & 7. The candidates can get to know their exact date along with the shift timings through SBI PO admit card. To download the admit card, the candidates will have to use their respective Registration number/ Roll number and password/ date of birth. The candidates can fetch the admit cards from here.
SBI had released the call letters for pre-exam training three days ago. The pre-exam training is meant for only reserved category candidates and will be conducted from April 17 to 22.
The PO Prelims exam will be conducted as a computer-based online test and will comprise of 100 multiple choice questions. The questions will be distributed in following sections:
- English Language – 30 questions
- Quantitative Aptitude – 35 questions
- Reasoning Ability – 35 questions
Each question will carry 1 mark and the candidates will be required to obtain minimum qualifying marks in each section in order to secure their chances of selection.
For around 2,313 vacancies, above 25 lakh candidates have filled the applications, that takes the competition to more than 1,000 candidates fighting for each post. Through the preliminary exam, only 46,260 candidates will be shortlisted for further selection process. These shortlisted candidates will be invited by the Bank to take the Mains exam scheduled to be held in June. The results of PO Prelims exam will be announced on May 17.