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State Bank of India Probationary Officers(SBI PO) Exam 2022
Updated On : 08 Apr, 2022
SBI PO EXAM OVERVIEW
Further, this is to summarize the entire SBI PO Exam Overview. Candidates can easily understand all the important points related to SBI PO Recruitment 2021 mentioned below:
Name of Exam
State Bank of India Probationary Officers Exam (2021)
State Bank of India
Mode of Application
Mode of Exam
05th to 25th October 2021
Three Tier (Prelims + Mains + Interview)
Prelims: 20th, 21st & 27th November 2021
& Mains: December 2021
Rs. 65,780- Rs. 68,580 / Month
The following details of the selection process must be kept in mind while appearing for SBI PO:
• Biometric Verification:
The digital thumb impression has been taken of the candidates to ensure the authenticity and an error-free selection procedure for SBI PO recruitment. It maintains the genuineness of the candidates. Any inconsistency or variations 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 mark of ink, mehandi, chemical etc. on their hands before the biometric verification.
• Number of Attempts:
Candidates are restricted to the number of attempts. The maximum number of chances to attempt the examination is fixed for each category. Candidates who have taken up all the chances are not eligible to apply further. This is important to note that the candidates may appear in Preliminary exams several times but the number of attempts will be counted for mains examination and they shall be restricted to appear if they exceed the number of attempts below specified.
No. of Attempts
General/ EWS (PWD)
SBI PO ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
Following eligibility criteria must be met before applying for the SBI PO 2021 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.
- Students pursuing graduation final Year / Semester may also apply provisionally for the post of SBI PO but they are subjected to the condition that, if called for interview, they have to produce proof of having passed the graduation examination as 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 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 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 bank decides the overall cut-off or minimum passing marks each year depending on the difficulty level of the exam. The section-wise division of the marks is given below:
Name of Tests(Objective)
No. of Questions
SBI PO SYLLABUS
However, the SBI PO syllabus 2021 for both the exams i.e. Prelims and Mains exam is similar but the difficulty level of exam differs. Therefore, candidates should thoroughly go through the complete SBI PO syllabus and make error free notes.
SBI PO Prelims Exam Syllabus
SBI PO Prelims exam consists of 3 sections:
- Reasoning Ability
- English Language
- Numerical Ability
The detailed syllabus for prelims exam is being motioned below in a tabular form to have better understanding. Candidates can bookmark this page to get more updates on revised syllabus:-
Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus
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Profit & Loss
Mixtures & Alligations
Permutation ,Combination & Probability
Work & Time
Ranking & Order
Sequence & Series
Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting
Simple Interest & Compound Interest
Surds & Indices
Mensuration– Cylinder, Cone, Sphere
Time & Distance
Ratio & Proportion
SBI PO ADMIT CARD
SBI does not send the admit card via post. So, candidates are advise to download the SBI PO 2021 admit card from the official website of the bank. Candidates are further required to take a print out of their admit cards and the same should be carried out to the examination centre. To login on to the official website, the candidates will require following details:-
- Registration No/Roll No
- Date of Birth/ Password
Note:- The admit card or call letter for SBI PO 2021 will be issued for 3 phases:
• Online Preliminary Examination
• Online Mains Examination
• Group Exercise and Interview
SBI PO SELECTION PROCESS
The SBI PO recruitment exam is the most prestigious among the public-sector bank exams in India. It has a quiet difficult level examination as compared to the bank entrance exams conducted by IBPS. The recruitment process for Probationary Officers in SBI includes three tiers/phases as mentioned below:
1. Preliminary Examination
2. Main Examination
SBI PO VACANCY
State Bank of India has announced 2056 Vacancies for the probationary officers in its official notification. Let's have a look over the category wise list of SBI PO 2021 Vacancies which are as follows:
d & e
*VI: Vision Impairment
*HI: Hearing Impairment
*LD: Learning Disabilities
SBI PO 2021 SALARY
As per the notification, the initial package for Probationary Officer (PO) starts with 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 getting some additional benefits i.e. 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 will be approx min.Rs.8.20 lacs and max. 13.08 lacs depending on the posting coordinate.