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South Indian Bank PO Exam

South Indian Bank is currently holding a recruitment drive to hire recruit 'Probationary Officers' through an online exam. Once you qualify, you are hired as a PO in one of the South Indian Bank branches for a probationary period of 2 years. The post is called 'probationary' because the final confirmation regarding your recruitment will come after your satisfactory performance during the period of probation at the bank.

The position of South Indian Bank PO 2018 offers a decent pay, as the salary falls in the pay scale of Rs. 23, 700 - Rs 42, 020/-, plus DA, HRA & other allowances in the initial period of your service. You can be posted anywhere in India. Appropriate language skills will be an added advantage as you will be mostly posted outside South India.

South Indian Bank PO 2018 Exam Dates

The exact exam date of South Indian Bank PO 2018 has scheduled on 29th Dec 2018. However, it is mentioned in the official South Indian Bank PO recruitment notification that the exam will take place in December.  Here are some other important dates for South Indian Bank Recruitment 2018:



Start Date of Online Application

10th Dec  2018

End Date of Online Application

16th Dec 2018

Online Test (Tentative)

29th Dec 2018

South Indian Bank PO Vacancy List 2018



Probationary Officer

Not Mentioned

South Indian Bank PO Eligibility Criteria

There are basically 2 criteria on which your eligibility is judged for South Indian Bank PO exam. You need to qualify these eligibility standards to apply for this exam. These 2 criteria are broadly classified into the following categories:

  1. South Indian Bank PO Age Limit

The Candidates who are all like to apply for South Indian Bank PO Recruitment must be aged below 25 years.  Also, the age relaxation is applicable for the aspirants as per government rules and regulations.

  1. South Indian Bank PO Educational Qualification

You should have passed X/ SSLC, XII/ HSC & Graduation with minimum 60 % marks under regular course.

*Note -  Educational qualification by mode of distance education will not be considered.

South Indian Bank PO Exam Pattern & Selection Process 2018

The South Indian Bank PO selection takes place in 3 stages - Online Test, Group Discussion and Interview.

Initial Shortlisting will be done on the basis of Online Test after which you will have to appear for GD & Interview. Your final selection depends on the consolidated marks obtained for Online Test, GD and Personal Interview

Online Test

Read the table given below to know about the South Indian PO Selection Process & Exam Pattern in detail.


No. of Qs

Max Marks

Medium of Exam


Reasoning & Computer Aptitude





40 minutes

General/Economy/Banking Awareness



20 minutes

English Language



  40 minutes

Data Analysis & Interpretation



40 minutes




140 minutes

  • The language of the exam paper will only be English.

  • For every wrong answer, there will be negative marking of 1/4 of the marks allotted to that question.

Group Discussion & Personal Interview

  • On qualifying the Online Test, you will have to appear for Group Discussion and Personal Interview.

  • The Final Merit List will be made based on your score obtained in Online Test, Group Discussion and Personal Interview.

How to Apply for South Indian Bank PO Exam?

Application for South Indian Bank PO recruitment takes place online. You can register through South Indian Bank’s official website.

  • Once you go to the South Indian Bank’s official website, click on ‘New Registration’.

  • You should provide your basic information to register.

  • Now you will receive a provisional registration number and a system generated password. Note these down for future reference.

  • Fill up the application form carefully & click on “Save and Next” after verifying details in each section.

  • Upload your scanned photograph and signature & select the state you want to apply for and submit it.

  • Pay the Online Application fee & take a printout of the e-receipt and online application for your future reference.

South Indian Bank PO Admit Card

The South Indian Bank PO Admit Cards are released a few weeks before the PO Exam. Since the stages of selection are different, you need to have a different Admit card for each stage. You can find South Indian Bank PO Admit Cards on the Official Website of the Bank as soon as it releases them.

Official South Indian Bank PO Recruitment Notification 2018

As you are now aware about the crucial South Indian Bank PO Exam details, you can know all the little information just by reading the Official South Indian Bank PO Notification. Read it to find all the information on Vacancies, Exam Pattern, Eligibility Criteria, South Indian Bank PO Syllabus and more!

South Indian Bank PO 2018 Recruitment Notification - Click Here

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