IBPS PO Vs SBI PO Which one is Better Job

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Two high reputed banking industries in the market, Institution of Banking personnel selection (IBPS) and state Bank of India (SBI) has often release official notification for Probationary Officers (PO). Many aspirants are eagerly waiting for this and want to apply for these posts weather they are among unemployment or the one whom are passionate for this rank.

But the question arise does the aspirants really know which one is best for them although both sectors are having high reputation in the market, or does they  really know what is PO, what is role and what is the responsibility.

We will provide you full details in this article many times we heard he / she is an assistant manager in the bank or we heard he/she is a junior manager, that assistant and junior manager is called PO officers.  When a person gets selected for this position they have to go through intensive training program in their respective bank branches where management trains them.

Role of a bank PO

we all are aware when a person get selection in any job weather in bank sector, private sector or in government sector they have a great enthusiasm with themselves, they want to work and learn things and apply them, so when a PO gets training, management has trained them for multiply jobs like what is finance, who to deal with billing, how to manage accounts and investment and all that.

In a bank many customers came weather they are having any queries or need any help or rectification of undue charges. A PO has to handle these types of customers  in her first level after that when he /she pass through this level then bank authority provide him more serious responsibility such as they have to work on planning, Budgeting, loans processing and investment management.

How does the aspirant really know which bank is best?

Every one you want to know which bank is best, as we also aware about every organization are having their rules, regulation and criteria, same is the case with IBPS and SBI PO.


IBPS conduct a common written exam for this post that means they not only issue notification for PO but other job profiles like management trainees or clerks  and every  year IBPS vacancy is likely to be more or less same as that of the present year.

In IBPS, if an aspirant apply for PO the selection process consists of 3 phases preliminary(  times allotted one hour and 20 mints ), Mains( 3 hour ,30 mintutes), and interview( 10 to 20 minutes) and aspirants must qualify each of them to proceed to the next phase Candidates must qualify Phase-2 and Interview separately to be eligible for final merit. And then final result will be declared on the basic of combined performance.

In IBPS there is a penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests of both Preliminary and Mains exams. A wrong answer to an objective question by the candidate will lead to a penalty of 0.25 marks.


On the other side state bank of India conduct a separate exam for hiring of PO. While as compare to IBPS The State Bank of India declared a total vacancy of 2000 posts which means less than IBPS and in process of paper pattern it is considered a little difficult compared by IBPS.

SBI also conduct an online examination where the candidates must solve the question paper of preliminary has been completed in one 1 hour for 100 marks, and mains  is to be completed in a time span of only 3 hours and no time limit for final stage where, A candidate who clears both the Prelims & Mains Exam of SBI PO  will be further called for a GD-PI session wherein they will face a panel of selectors discussing on their past experience and questions related to General Knowledge and of the Banking Sector.

And final result will be based on the score obtained by candidates and the available vacancies, final cut-off marks will be declared.

Now on the basic of this information aspirants can easily recognize which one is best of her.

Important Links

IBPS PO Notification IBPS PO Syllabus & Exam Pattern
IBPS PO Salary & Perks IBPS PO Cut Off (Prev. & Expected)
IBPS Admit Card Details IBPS PO Vs SBI PO?


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