The preliminary examination result of State Bank of India PO-2016 exam was released on 17-July-2016. The preliminary examination is the first stage of recruitment process. The examination is conducted to fill up 2,428 vacancies for the PO cader. These include PWD and backlog vacancies.
The SBI PO results can be checked through the official website by entering the roll number. The candidates can also check the results by entering registration number or date of birth.
The candidates who have qualified in the preliminary examination have to take the mains examination which is scheduled to take place on 31-July-2016. The mains examination is the second stage of recruitment process. This year, around 25 lakhs applications were received for the examination and the competition is very high. The preliminary examination was conducted on July 2, 3, 9 and 10.
A total number of 1,028 vacancies are reserved for General category and the other vacancies are reserved for SC/ST/OBC categories.
However, the competition for examinations conducted by various banks for recruitment has been increasing year by year. Most of the educated youth carve for government jobs and the opportunities are not proportional to the vacancies. Nowadays, BE/B.Tech candidates are also aspiring for jobs in banks. This led to heavy competition. The government must generate a number of employment opportunities in the organized sector.