SBI PO Recruitment Notification 2021 | Check Exam Date for 2056 Posts

SBI PO Recruitment notification 2021 Out: SBI PO Recruitment 2021 exam will be conducted by the State Bank of India (SBI) to select eligible candidates for the post of Probationary Officers (PO) in different branches of the State Bank of India. SBI PO is one of the most coveted jobs in the Banking industry and a dream job for millions of aspirants across India. SBI PO is considered as a premium job opportunity in the banking sector because of the following reasons:

  • Brand value of SBI and reputation associated with SBI PO post

• Lucrative pay scale which is highest among PSU Banks

• Growth opportunities where even a PO can progress to the level of Chairperson

• Job satisfaction and social prestige

SBI PO Recruitment exam consists of 3 phases – Prelims, Mains and GD/ Interview round. Before beginning with your preparation, you should get an idea about the latest updates, selection procedure, eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus, previous year cut off etc. Please go through this article to get all the important information for the SBI PO 2021 Exam.

SBI PO Recruitment Notification 2021 Out

The SBI PO Recruitment Notification 2021 has been released by the State Bank of India on 04th October 2021 to recruit 2056 Probationary Officers (PO) in different offices of SBI in India. The official notification pdf has been released on the SBI Career page of the SBI official website i.e. sbi.co.in. SBI PO 2021 Exam Dates, Online Application & other details has been released along with its official notification. This recruitment process has been started for the selection of candidates for the post of PO in the State Bank of India and its Associate banks. The candidates selected are liable to be posted anywhere in India. The official notification PDF for SBI PO 2021 exam is mentioned below.

Official Notification- Download PDF

All eligible and interested Candidates are required to register online for the recruitment process which has been scheduled for 05th to 25th October 2021. The 3-tier selection process consists of Preliminary and Main Exams which will be conducted online, followed by the Interview. Candidates must pass each exam to get shortlisted and progress to the next stage. The final selection will be based on merit.

SBI PO Recruitment 2021 Exam Summary

All important points related to SBI PO Recruitment 2021 exam are highlighted below:

Name of Exam State Bank of India Probationary Officers Exam (2021)
Conducting Body State Bank of India
Periodicity Annually
Exam Level National
Mode of Applicaion Online
Mode of Exam Online (CBT)
Application Process 05th to 25th October 2021
Exam Rounds 3 (Prelims + Mains + Interview)
Exam Dates Prelims: November/December 2021

Mains: December 2021

Expected Candidates 9-10 lakhs
Available Seats 2056
Job Location Across India
Official Website sbi.co.in
SBI PO Helpline 022 – 2282 0427

SBI PO 2021 Exam Date

State Bank of India (SBI) has released the tentative Exam Dates for SBI PO 2021 exam along with its SBI PO notification 2021 on 04th October. Candidates are advised to visit this page regularly to remain updated about SBI PO 2021 Exam. The exam schedule for SBI PO 2021 Exam has been updated below. Let’s have a look at the tentative dates for SBI PO 2021 exam as mentioned in SBI PO Notification 2021-

SBI PO 2021 Exam Schedule
SBI PO Activity Dates
SBI PO Notification 2021 04th October 2021
Online Registration Starts From 05th October 2021
Last date for SBI PO Apply Online 25th October 2021
Last Date to Pay Fee 25th October 2021
PET Call Letter 1st week of November 2021
Conduct of Pre- Examination Training 2nd week of November 2021
Download Admit Card for Prelims Exam 1st or 2nd week of November 2021
SBI PO Exam Date- Preliminary November/December 2021
Result of Online exam – Preliminary December 2021
Download of Call letter for Mains Exam December 2021
SBI PO Exam Date – Mains December 2021
Result of Online Examination – Main January 2022
Download Call Letter for Personal Interview 1st or 2nd week of February 2022
Conduct of Group Exercises & Interview 2nd or 3rd week of February 2022
Declaration of Final Result February/March 2022

 

SBI PO Recruitment 2021 Online Application

The online application process for SBI PO Exam 2021 has been started from 05th October 2021 onwards. As per the SBI PO notification 2021, the online registration process for SBI PO 2021 exam has been active from 05th to 25th October 2021. Before proceeding with the registration and application process, all candidates are requested to go through the complete guide for the SBI PO Online Application. All candidates can apply online for SBI PO 2021 exam by clicking on the link mentioned below:

SBI PO Recruitment 2021 Application Fee

The category-wise fee structure for SBI PO online application is given below. Fee/Intimation charges once paid will NOT be refunded on any account nor can they be held in reserve for any other examination or selection. The application fee for SC/ST/PWD category candidates is Nil and Rs. 750/ for General and other categories candidates. The application fee must be paid online itself. To know more check the complete guide for the SBI PO Application

Sr. No. Category Application Fee
1 SC/ST/PWD Nil
2 General and Others Rs. 750/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

SBI PO Recruitment Vacancy 2021

SBI PO 2021 Vacancy has been announced along with SBI PO Notification 2021. For FY 2021-22, the State Bank of India has announced a total vacancy of 2056 posts of Probationary Officers. Let’s have a look at the break-up of SBI PO 2021 Vacancies

SBI PO Vacancy

Category Vacancy Backlog Total
SC 300 24 324
ST 150 12 162
OBC 540 20 560
EWS 200
GEN 810 810
Total 2000 56 2056

SBI PO Vacancy (PwD Category)

Category Vacancy Backlog Total
LD 20 20
VI 20 01 21
HI 20 36 56
d & e 20 09 29

*VI: Vision Impairment

*HI: Hearing Impairment

*LD: Learning Disabilities

SBI PO Recruitment 2021 Salary Structure

As per the notification, the starting basic pay of a Probationary Officer (PO) is Rs 41,960/- (with 4 advance increments) in the scale of 36000-1490/7-46430-1740/2-49910-1990/7-63840 applicable to Junior Management Grade Scale-I.

The official will also be eligible for D.A, H.R.A/ Lease rental, C.C.A, Medical and other allowances & perquisites as per rules in force from time to time. The total compensation per annum on CTC basis be a minimum of 8.20 lacs and maximum of 13.08 lacs depending on place of posting and other factors.

SBI PO Recruitment 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The candidate must fulfill the following two criteria to be eligible for the SBI PO 201 Exam:

Age Limit (As on 01.04.2021): The candidate must be 21 Years to 30 Years as on 01.04.2021 i.e. candidates must have been born between 02.04.1991 and 01.04.2000 (both dates inclusive)

Educational Qualification (as on 31.12.2021): The candidate must be a graduate in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. Those who are in the Final year/Semester of their Graduation may also apply provisionally subject to the condition that, if called for interview, they must produce proof of having passed the graduation examination on or before 01.07.2021. Candidates with Integrated Dual Degree (IDD) certificate must ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 31.08.2021. Candidates with Chartered Accountant certification may also apply.

SBI PO Recruitment Selection Procedure: Important Points

The candidates should keep in mind the following points related to the SBI PO selection process:

• Biometric Verification: To ensure an error-free and secure selection procedure for SBI PO 2021, the bank may digitally capture the thumb impression of the candidate. This is done to verify the genuineness of the candidates. Any inconsistency in the biometric verification will lead to rejection of the candidature and punitive legal actions. Candidates are thus advised not to apply any kind of external matter like ink, mehandi, chemical etc. on their hands.

• Number of Attempts: The maximum number of chances are fixed for each category. Candidates who have used up all the chances are not eligible to apply. Appearing in Preliminary Exam is not counted as an attempt but appearing in Mains Exam is counted.

Category Number of Chances
General/ EWS 4
General/ EWS (PWD) 7
OBC/ OBC(PWD) 7
SC/SC(PWD)/ST/ST(PWD) No restriction

SBI PO Recruitment 2021

The SBI PO Recruitment exam is the most premier among the public-sector bank exams in India. It is considered a little difficult compared to the bank entrance exams conducted by IBPS. The recruitment process for Probationary Officers at SBI consists of 3 stages:

1. Preliminary Examination

2. Main Examination

3. GD/Interview

SBI PO Recruitment 2021 Exam Pattern

The SBI PO selection process consists of 3 stages. The written examinations are conducted online, followed by an interview round. The structure of exams is as follows:

Phase-1: SBI PO Recruitment Preliminary Examination
This is an online examination where the candidates must solve the question paper in one 1 hour for 100 marks. The test consists of 3 sections. Candidates must know that the sectional cut-off in the Preliminary Exam has been removed and the overall score of all the sections will be considered for selection to the next round.. The cut-off or minimum passing marks for each section is decided by the Bank each year depending on the difficult of the test. The section-wise division of the marks is given below:

S.No. Name of Tests(Objective) No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 20 Minutes
2 Numerical Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
Total 100 100 1 Hour

SBI PO Recruitment 2021 Syllabus

While SBI issues only the broad subjects, they can be further subdivided into individual topics, based on the questions that have appeared in the exams over the past few years. The every stage of the exam is very important stage in the selection process. So without knowing SBI PO syllabus and exam pattern, you cannot make your study plan in a proper manner. The SBI PO syllabus 2021 for the prelims and the mains exam are mostly similar with slight changes. So thoroughly go through the complete SBI PO syllabus and make note of it without any mistake.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Syllabus
SBI PO Prelims exam consists of 3 sections: Reasoning Ability, English Language & Numerical Ability.

English Syllabus Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus Reasoning Syllabus
Reading Comprehension Simplification/ Approximation Alphanumeric Series
Fill in the blanks Profit & Loss Directions
Cloze Test Mixtures & Alligations Logical Reasoning
Para jumbles Permutation, Combination & Probability Data Sufficiency
Vocabulary Work & Time Ranking & Order
Paragraph Completion Sequence & Series Alphabet Test
Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting Simple Interest & Compound Interest Seating Arrangement
Sentence Completion Surds & Indices Coded Inequalities
Tenses Rules Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere Puzzle
Time & Distance Syllogism
Data Interpretation Blood Relations
Ratio & Proportion Coding-Decoding
Number Systems Input-Output
Percentage Tabulation

SBI PO Recruitment Exam Analysis

To help candidates get an idea of the exam level, questions, difficulty level and good attempts of the SBI PO exam, we are providing here the overall and section-wise exam analysis & review of the SBI PO 2020-21 Prelims Exam of all the shifts held online on 4th, 5th & 6th January 2021. The SBI PO Prelims exam was conducted online in the Objective type MCQ format.

Quantitative Aptitude: The Quantitative Aptitude section was of a moderate to difficult level with the questions lengthy and time-consuming. Check the table below to know the detailed analysis of the Quant section:

Topic No. of Questions Difficulty Level
Data Interpretation 15 Moderate
Missing No. Series 5 Moderate
Quadratic Equation 5 Easy
Miscellaneous Word Problems 10 Moderate
Total 35 Moderate

SBI PO Recruitment How to Apply: Interested and Eligible Candidates may Apply Online Through official Website.

Important Dates:
• Starting Date for Submission of Online Application: 05-10-2021
• Last Date for Submission of Online Application: 25-10-2021

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