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State Bank of India(SBI) will issue a notification to recruit more than 2000 PO vacancies in the month of April. After the declaration of SBI PO 2020 notification, eligible candidates should apply online from the official website or

SBI PO Notification 2020

Candidates must attend the Prelims exam, Mains Exam, Group Exercises & Interview for SBI PO Recruitment 2020 process. Those who have cracked all the exams in the SBI PO 2020 recruitment process, will be given an appointment based on merit.

SBI PO 2020 Vacancy

We are expecting 2000 probationary officers (PO) going to be recruited through SBI PO 2020 notification. State-wise and Category wise SBI PO Vacancy will be available in the SBI PO 2020 pdf notification. SBI has a right to change the notified vacancies to increase or decrease.

Category Expected Vacancy
Scheduled Caste (SC) 305
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 155
Other Backward Class (OBC) 545
EWS 210
GEN 810
Total 2025

SBI PO Previous Years Vacancy

Check for the SBI PO Previous year Vacancy 2019 in the table below-

Category Expected Vacancy
Scheduled Caste (SC) 300
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 150
Other Backward Class (OBC) 540
EWS 200
GEN 810
Total 2000

SBI PO Notification 2020 PDF

Every year SBI releases notification on the official website in PDF format. SBI PO notification is available for everyone to download. Candidates can access the official website to download or take the print out of the SBI PO Notification 2020. The notification contains all the details about vacancies, syllabus, online application form, exam dates, admit card, results.

SBI PO 2020 Notification Highlights

Name of the Bank State Bank of India
Name of the Notification SBI PO 2020
Official website
Total No of Vacancies 2000(expected)
Type of Exam National Level
Type of Application Online
Eligibility Degree/Graduation
Age Limit 21 to 30 years
Exam Mode Online

SBI PO 2020 Exam Dates

After the declaration of SBI PO notification 2020, candidates should apply online in the prescribed mentioned dates. We have given SBI PO exam dates and schedule in the tabulated form below.

Acceptance of SBI PO 2020 application form In the month of April 2020
Payment of application fee for SBI PO Exam In the month of April 2020
Declaration of SBI PO 2020 Prelims admit card 3rd week of May 2020
Preliminary examination date In the month of June
Announcing of SBI PO Prelims Result 1st week of July 2020
SBI PO Mains Admit Card Declaration date 2nd week of July 2020
Conducting of SBI PO Mains Exam Online In the month of July 2020
Declaration of SBI PO 2020 Mains Result 3rd week of August 2020
Group Exercise & Interview Call letter Releasing Date 4th week of August 2020
Conducing Group Excercise & Interview Date September 2020
Announcement of SBI PO Final Result 2nd Week of October 2020
Issuing of Call letters for Pre-Examination Training 2nd week of May 2020 onwards
Pre-Exam Training will be conducted on 4th week of May 2020

SBI PO 2020 Eligibility

The eligibility of the candidate in terms of educational qualification and age limit decides whether to apply or not. Checking the eligibility before applying for SBI PO Exam is necessary for every aspiring candidate. We have given detailed information on SBI PO 2020 eligibility below.


  • Candidates should be a citizen of India.
  • Also, immigrants from Nepal or Bhutan are subject to apply for SBI PO Notification 2020
  • Tibetian Refugee who have come to India before 1st January 2020

SBI PO Education Qualification

  • Graduation or Degree holders from a recognized university are eligible to apply for SBI PO Exam 2020.
  • Students who are pursuing the final year exams or semesters can also apply.
  • Candidates who have done a Chartered Accountant(CA) course should also make this an opportunity to start a career as Probationary Officer (PO).

SBI PO Age Limit

Age criteria for General candidates should not be less than 21 years and must be below 30 years of age. However, age relaxation for reserved category applicants is given as per the Govt Guidelines. We have given the age limit for the reserved candidates in the tabulated form below.

S.NO Category Relaxation in age
1. OBC (Other Backward Classes) 03 Years
2. SC/ST Candidates 05 Years
3. PWD (SC) 15 Years
4. PWD (ST) 15 Years
5. PWD (OBC) 13 Years
6. PWD (Gen/EWS) 10 Years
7. Ex-Servicemen 05 Years
8. Applicants who are permanently resided in Jammu Kashmir 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 05 Years

SBI PO 2020 Selection Process

SBI is a popular bank and everyone has a dream to start their career as an SBI PO. SBI authorities will conduct the SBI PO Selection Process in three stages- the preliminary exam, mains exam and Group Exercise one by one.

Phase-I Preliminary Examination

  • Candidates have to Face the SBI PO prelims exam for 100 Questions.
  • It is an online exam conducted at various centers of India.
  • SBI PO 2020 prelims exam comprises of questions from the topics English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability.
  • Preliminary exams contain three tests. Each test is conducted for 20 minutes. The total duration of the SBI PO prelims exam is conducted in a duration of 1 hour.

Phase-II Mains Exam

  • Candidates who are successfully cracked the prelims exam will be allowed to write SBI PO 2020 Mains Exam.
  • SBI PO Mains Exam will be conducted in both objective type and Descriptive Type.
  • Both objective and Descriptive tests are conducted online.
  • After completion of the Objective Test, the Immediate descriptive test shall be conducted online.
  • SBI PO 2020 Mains objective exam shall be conducted for 200 marks in the duration of 3 hours and the Descriptive exam will be conducted for 50 marks in the time frame of 30 minutes.

Phase-III Group Exercises & Interview

  • Candidates should participate in group exercises an interview after successfully qualified in prelims and mains exam. The Group Exercises is conducted for 20 marks and interview for 30 marks.

SBI PO Salary

  • At Present, SBI offering the starting salary for SBI PO Positions is Rs.27.620/- with 4 increments in advanced.
  • The PayScale is 23700-980/7-30560-1145/2-32850-1310/7-42020.
  • In Urban areas, Annual CTC for SBI PO Candidates is Rs.8 Lakhs. In Metro Cities, the annual package for SBI PO positions is 13 lakhs

SBI PO 2020 Application Form

Application for SBI PO Exam 2020 is accepted online only. Applicants can access the official website to apply online for SBI PO Notification 2020. Candidates should be given 20 days to fill the SBI PO 2020 application form through online. We are giving steps below how to apply for the SBI PO exam.

Steps to Fill SBI PO Application form 2020

  • Before filling the application form for SBI PO 2020 exam, candidates should read the SBI PO Notification 2020 carefully.
  • Before accessing the SBI recruitment official website, applicants must have scanned recent passport size photo and signature and also must have a valid email id and active mobile number.
  • Now visit the official website of SBI or
  • Now click on the SBI Careers with us option or on the Opportunities option.
  • A page opens with the latest SBI Recruitment notifications in PDF format.
  • Now Click on the apply online link. After that, a new web page opens with the SBI PO Application form 2020.
  • Fill the SBI PO Online form with all the basic details of the applicant and also upload a scanned photograph and signature.
  • After filling up of online application form for SBI PO 2020 exam, check once again all the details in the application form. If the details are correct, submit it, otherwise, edit the mistakes in the SBI PO application form 2020.
  • After submission of the SBI PO online form, pay the prescribed amount of application fee.
  • Now take the print out of the application form.

SBI PO Application Fee

It is compulsory for all the users to pay application/examination fee. Only online payment of fee is accepted to pay SBI PO 2020 application fee.

SC/ST/PWD Applicants Rs.125/-
General/OBC/EWS Rs.750/-

Those who have submitted the SBI PO Application form 2020 online, Users may choose any of the options such as Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking for payment of the fee.

SBI PO Admit Card 2020

Candidates have to carry an admit card to the examination center along with necessary documents and the same should submit to the invigilator of the SBI PO 2020 exam. SBI PO Admit card/Hall Ticket is a mandatory one, without it, no one is allowed into the examination hall. Applied candidates should log in to the official website to download the admit card.

Steps to Download SBI PO 2020 Admit Card

  • Students or applicants need to visit the SBI Careers website or
  • Click on the admit card link, a new web page is opened in the browser.
  • Enter details of the applicant such as registration number and date of birth.
  • Now click on the submit or login button for accessing the SBI PO 2020 admit card.
  • After that, the SBI PO admit card is displayed on the screen.
  • Now download/take print of the admit card.

SBI PO Result 2020

Candidates can check the SBI PO 2020 results using registration number and date of birth. SBI Recruitment portal will take time to declare the results

Steps to Check SBI PO 2020 Results

  • Applicants can check prelims and mains results of the SBI PO exam on the official website.
  • TO check results credentials such as registration number and date of birth are required.
  • Login the SBI website using the credentials to know the SBI PO Exam results.
  • The results of the applicants are displayed on the screen whether it is prelims/mains.
  • Applicants can download the SBI PO Result 2020 in PDF.

SBI PO Cut off

The candidates should remember the following points regarding  SBI PO Cut Off -

  • To attend the next round of the recruitment process, the candidates have to pass minimum qualifying marks.
  • Last year SBI lifted the sectional cut off marks, this year also there will no sectional cut off marks.
  • To qualify, applicants have to get good marks overall exam.
  • Shortlisting of the applicants is purely based on merit.

SBI PO Previous Year Cut Off(2019)

Category Cut-Off Marks
SC 61.75
ST 54.75
OBC 68.25
GEN 71
LD 59.50
VI 64.75
HI 16.25

SBI PO Exam Centers

Since it is a PAN India Exam, a number of SBI PO Exam Centers are allocated in India. In each state, more than 5 centers are given to write the preliminary exam and mains exam. Once the examination center is allocated, the request to change the examination center is not accepted.

SBI PO Syllabus 2020

Candidates should start their preparation for the exam after knowing the whole SBI PO Syllabus. In the first stage of the SBI PO Recruitment process, the preliminary exam is conducted, the Second stage is the Mains exam and the third stage is Group Exercises and Interview.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Syllabus

To get selected, all applied candidates should attend the preliminary exam which is the first stage of the recruitment process. SBI PO Preliminary online exam will be held for 100 marks in the duration of 1 hour. SBI PO Syllabus for prelims exam contains Reasoning ability, English Language, Quantitative aptitude.

S.NO Test Name No.of Questions Duration of the exam Total No.of Marks
1. Reasoning Ability 35 20 minutes Maximum Marks 100
2. English Language 30 20 minutes
3. Quantitative Aptitude 35 20 minutes

SBI PO Mains Syllabus

After attending the preliminary exam, candidates should start their preparation for the mains exam immediately. SBI PO Syllabus for mains exams contains English language, Data Analysis & Interpretation, Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, General/Economy/Banking Awareness.

  • The total duration of the mains exam is 3 hours.
  • In objective type questions, negative marking is there. Be careful while attempting the questions to avoid the penalty for the wrong answer.
  • 0.25 marks will be deducted from the actual marks for the wrongly marked question.
Test Name of the Test No.of Questions Maximum Marks Duration of the exam
I English Language 35 40 40 minutes
II Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 minutes
III Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 minutes
IV General/Economy/Banking Awareness 40 40 35 minutes
- Total 155 200 3 hours

SBI PO Pre Examination Training

Free training will be given for the candidates who fall in the SC/ST/Minority Category. While filling the SBI PO 2020 application form, he/she should fill the relevant column to take such training.

SBI authorities give pre-examination training for free of cost, but expenses made during their training should pay at their own cost. The training centers names are indicated in the SBI PO Notification 2020 pdf.

Number of attempts for SBI PO Exam

Candidates are restricted to apply for a certain number of chances. These changes could be counted from the date 18-04-2010. Appearing for SBI PO 2020 preliminary exam is not counted as a chance.

In past years only one competitive exam has been conducted i.e no preliminary exam was not conducted, so this one will be taken and counted as a chance.

We have given the maximum number of chances in the tabulated form below for all the category candidates.

Category Maximum Number of Permissible Chances
General/EWS (PWD) 7
SC/ SC (PWD)/ ST/ ST (PWD) There is no restriction
General/EWS 4

Joining SBI, Training, and Career path

  • Selected applicants have to do an online course and this should be completed before joining.
  • Selected candidates should submit an Rs.2 lakh bond to serve or to work in the bank minimum of 3 years from the date of joining.
  • On Joining, Bank will designate the candidates as "Probationary officers". The period of 2 years will be given for PO as Probationary officers.
  • Some assessments will be given for the selected candidates in the probation period. Candidates should qualify in all assessments conducted by the bank.
  • Those who qualify in all the assessments will be permanently appointed as Junior Management Grade Scale-I (JMGS-I).



Q. What is the total time duration SBI PO Exam?

A. The time duration for completing SBI PO Prelims is 1 hour, while for SBI PO Mains exam it is 3 hours.

Q. What is the passing marks for SBI PO Exam?

A. The passing marks for general category is 20 marks while the passing marks for other categories is 18 marks. After scoring these marks candidates will be shortlisted for the interview round

Q. Is the SBI PO Exam online or offline?

A. The SBI PO Exam is conducted in online mode for both Prelims and Mains Exam

Q. Is SBI PO Exam Tough?

A. As there is a huge demand for SBI Exams, the difficulty level of the exam depends on number of applicants. If the number of applicants are more then the difficulty level of the paper would be high. 

Q. How many attempts are there for SBI PO?

A. Candidates belonging to General category can attempt the SBI PO Exam four times. The candidates belonging to OBC categories can attempt the exam seven times while there is no restriction for SC/ST category candidates.

Q. What is the starting salary of SBI PO Exam?

A. The starting basic salary is Rs 27620 with four advance increments in the pay scale of 23700-980 (7) – 30560 – 1145 (2) – 32850 – 1310 (7) – 42020.

Q. Which is the highest post in SBI Bank?

A. General Manager is the highest post in the SBI Bank with an approximate monthly salary of Rs.127688 to Rs 290908.

Q. How do I download my SBI PO Hall Ticket?

A. Candidates can download the hall ticket by visiting the official website: Click on the link "Download SBI PO Admit card". Enter your login credentials and download the Admit Card.

Q. What to do if my Date of Birth is showing rejected on the Login screen?

A. If the Date of Birth or DOB is rejected on the login screen then it means candidates have entered a wrong date of borth. Candidates must ensure to type the DOB which was given at the time of filling the application form in DD-MM-YYYY format.

Q. What to do if there is a lot of delay in accessing the SBI PO Call Letter Page?

A. The delay in loading the page maybe due to various factors like Internet speed, large number of applicants viewing the page. So candidates can try after few minutes or try downloading during off-peak hours i.e., during the night.




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