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SBI PO Exam 2022 is conducted by the State Bank of India to select candidates for the posts of Probationary Officers (PO). It is one of the most sought-after jobs in the banking industry. Because of its popularity, it is considered a premium job opportunity by the aspirants. For recruitment into these posts, SBI chooses and suggests candidates through a three-stage process. The stages are Prelims, Mains, and GD/Interview.

  • Candidates can expect a salary of Rs. 41,960 every month.
  • For the year 2021-22, State Bank of India had announced a total vacancy of 2056 for the post of Probationary Officers. 
  • The candidate must be 21 Years to 30 Years of age as per the previous notification.

Download SBI PO Notification as a PDF

SBI PO Exam 2022 Overview

 We have provided a table below for your convenience so that you can get all the necessary information available in SBI PO notification in one place.

Name of ExamState Bank of India Probationary Officers Exam (2022)
Conducting BodyState Bank of India
PeriodicityAnnually
Exam LevelNational
VacancyTo be notified
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExamOnline (CBT)
Application ProcessTo be notified
Exam Rounds3 (Prelims, Mains, Interview)
Exam DatesTo be notified
SBI PO SalaryRs. 41,960 per Month
Official WebsiteSBI

SBI PO Recruitment Vacancy

A total number of 2,056 vacancies were released for recruitment for 2021-22. Below are the category-wise vacancy details of the SBI PO Exam 2022. 

CategoryVacancyBacklogTotal 
SC30024324
ST15012162
OBC54020560
EWS200200
Gen810810
Total2000562056
CategoryVacancyBacklogTotal
Learning Disabilities2020
Vision Impairment200121
Hearing Impairment203656
d & e of Section 34(i) of RPWD Act 2016200929

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SBI PO Recruitment Selection Process 

To get selected for a post, you are required to clear all three stages of the SBI PO Selection Process. These 3 stages are

  • Prelims- 100 questions to be answered in 1 hour.
  • Mains- has both objective and descriptive questions.
  • GD/Interview- Group discussion has 20 marks and interview has 30 marks.

How to Apply for the SBI PO Recruitment?

To apply for the SBI PO Exam 2022, follow the steps stated here. 

Step 1: Go to the official website of the State Bank of India.

Step 2: Click on the link to apply online for SBI PO Recruitment.

Step 3: Click on the Register Here option

Step 4: Give your Phone number and date of birth to register.

Step 5: After you are registered, log in again by using the Roll no/Registration ID and Password to fill the form.

Step 6: Enter the details asked such as personal information, educational qualifications, and other such information. You will also be asked to attach a photo and signature of yourself.

Step 7: Submit the application fees and click on Submit the Form option.

Step 8: Take a printout of the fee receipt and the SBI PO application form.

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SBI PO Application Fee

Get details of the Application Fee from the SBI PO here.

S.no CategoryApplication Fee
1SC/ST/PWDNil
2General and othersRs 750 

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SBI PO Exam 2022- Eligibility 

The following are the eligibility requirements as per the SBI PO notification 2021. The candidate must possess the prescribed qualification, and age as of the date mentioned in the notification.

1. SBI PO Age Limit: 

The candidate must be 21 Years to 30 Years i.e. candidates must have been born between 02.04.1992 and 01.04.2001 (both dates inclusive). Check the age relaxation below.

S. NoCategoryAge Relaxation 
1Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe5 years
2Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)3 years
3Persons With Disabilities (PWD) (SC/ ST)15 years
4PWD (OBC)13 years
5PWD (Gen/ EWS)10 years
6Ex Servicemen, Commissioned officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within 6 months from the last date of receipt of application) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or physical disability attributable to military service or invalidment.5 years

2. SBI PO Educational Qualification:

  • 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 an interview, they must produce proof of having passed the graduation examination.
  • Candidates with an Integrated Dual Degree (IDD) certificate must ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before the date mentioned in the notification. 
  • Candidates with Chartered Accountant certification may also apply. 

3. SBI PO Number of Attempts

 The recruitment authorities have capped the number of attempts candidates have. However, the number of times you have taken the Prelims exams does not count as an attempt. Get the details of the number of attempts for the SBI PO below.

CategoryNumber of Chances
General/ EWS4
General/ EWS (PWD)7
OBC/ OBC(PWD)7
SC/SC(PWD)/ST/ST(PWD)No restriction

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SBI PO Exam Pattern 

The candidates can refer to the SBI PO exam pattern to know details of the exam such as the number of questions, weightage for each section, and know any negative marking if applicable. Below is the detailed exam pattern for the SBI PO.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Pattern:

S.noSubjectsNo of QuestionsMax marksDuration
1English Language303020 minutes
2Quantitative Aptitude353520 minutes
3Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
Total1001001 hour
  • Negative marking- 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

SBI PO Mains Exam Pattern:

S.noSubjectsNo of QuestionsMaximum marksDuration
1Reasoning & Computer Aptitude456060 minutes
2Data Analysis & Interpretation356045 minutes
3General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness404035 minutes
4English Language354040 minutes
5Descriptive Test25030 minutes
  • Negative marking- 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

SBI PO Interview Round

Group Discussion will have 20 marks, while the Interview will have 30 marks. The questions can be from current affairs or from your resume. Thus, prepare for both types of questions.

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SBI PO Exam Dates

Here are the details of the exam dates that are announced in the official notification. This table will be updated as and when the further dates are released. So, make sure to bookmark the page.

EventsDates
SBI PO Notification 2022To be announced
Online Registration Starts FromTo be announced
Last date for SBI PO Online ApplicationTo be announced
Last Date to Pay FeeTo be announced
SBI PO Exam Date- PreliminaryTo be announced
SBI PO Result- PreliminaryTo be announced
SBI PO Exam Date – MainsTo be announced
SBI PO Result – MainsTo be announced
SBI PO Interview DatesTo be announced
SBI PO Final ResultTo be announced

SBI PO Recruitment Salary

The salary for a Probationary Officer is released by the authorities in the SBI PO notification. According to the previous notification, these are some of the details you should be aware of- 

  • Basic Pay- Rs 41,960
  • Advance Increments- 4
  • Scale applicable- 36000-1490/7-46430-1740/2-49910-1990/7-63840 applicable to Junior Management Grade Scale-I.
  • Allowances- D.A, H.R.A/ Lease rental, C.C.A, Medical, and other allowances
  • Average CTC- 8.20 lakhs to 13.08 lakhs per annum.

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SBI PO Exam Cut Off

The cut off for SBI PO will be declared by the State Bank of India after the result of each phase. We are providing the details of the previous year’s SBI PO cut off below.

SBI PO Prelims Cut Off 2021

CategoryCut-Off Marks
GEN63
SC54.75
ST49. 25
OBC61.25
EWS62.75

We hope you found this article on SBI PO Recruitment informative and helpful and please do not hesitate to contact us with any doubts. 

SBI PO Exam FAQs

What are the age criteria for the SBI PO Exam 2022?

The age limit as per the SBI notification is 21 to 30 Years. 

What is the SBI PO Selection Process 2022?

The applicants will go through Prelims, Mains and Interview Round to get selected for this SBI PO exam.

What is the SBI PO Prelims Exam Pattern?

The applicants have to answer 100 questions for 100 marks in 1 hour. The questions will be asked on English Language, Reasoning Ability and Quantitative Aptitude.

How can I apply for the SBI PO Recruitment?

The interested candidates can submit online applications through SBI’s official website.

What must be the SBI PO Educational Qualification?

Applicants must have passed the Graduation examination from a recognized University as per SBI PO notification.