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About SBI PO

SBI is state bank of India. The State Bank of India is originated in the first decade of the 19th century. On 2 July 1806, the Bank of Calcutta renamed as the Bank of Bengal. The Imperial Bank of India became the State Bank of India July 1955. The headquarters of SBI is in Mumbai, India. It is a governmental organisation which conducts banking exam every year, one such exam is SBI PO. SBI has released the notification for SBI Probationary Officer Recruitment. The official website the SBI provides updated information

SBI PO 2021- Notification and Eligibility

SBI PO 2021 Recruitment
SBI PO Recruitment Notification has been released and eligible candidates can do online registration via official website 21st April to 13th May 2021. As per latest notification, SBI PO 2021 Application form registration/submission has started for SBI Probationary Officer post

SBI PO Recruitment 2021 Details:

Examination Name

SBI PO 2021

Organized by

State Bank of India (SBI)

Exam Mode


Name of Posts

Probationary Officer

Total Number of Vacancies


Apply Mode


Official Website

Important Dates:

SBI PO 2021 Apply Online Starting Date

21st April 2021

SBI PO Application Form 2021 Last Date 

13th May 2021

Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges

21st April to 13th May 2021

SBI PO Prelims Call Letter

18th June (onwards)

SBI PO Prelims Exam Date

1st, 7th & 8th July

SBI PO Prelims Result

15th July 2021 

SBI PO Main Call Letter

20th July

SBI PO Main Exam Date

4th August 2021

SBI PO Main Result

20th August 2021

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification:

Graduate Degree  / its equivalent from recognized institute and colleges. 
Additional details regarding it can simply be seen via official notification link given below.

Age Limit:

Minimum - 21 Years
Maximum - 30 Years
Age relaxation is applicable as per the Govt. Rules

Application Fee

General & OBC

Rs. 600/-


Rs. 100/-

Selection Process


Preliminary Exam


Main Exam

The starting SBI PO pay scale is 27,620 (with four increments) and also there are annual incentives worth 7 -12 Lakhs.
SBI PO 2021 Vacancy Details
SBI conducts an examination which is popular as SBI Probationary Officer Examination or SBI PO Examination. Every year SBI organizes the examination to select skilled and talented professionals through SBI PO Vacancy 2021 Notification for which candidates need to fill SBI PO 2021 Application Form provided on their official website .
SBI PO 2021 Recruitment Vacancy Details

  • Name of Examination - SBI PO (Probationary Officer) Exam
  • Name of Post - PO (Probationary Officer)
  • Total Number of Vacancies: 2000

SBI PO Vacancies

Vacancies (PWD)



















SBI PO 2021 Eligibility Criteria :
For SBI PO 2021 Recruitmentcandidatesmust be eligible as per the educational qualification, age limit, nationality, etc. of SBI PO exam.



Age limit

Graduation degree from recognized university or
There is no minimum percentage.
You should not be in a final year. Only Those candidates are allowed whose graduation is completed.

Citizen of India, Nepal, Bhutan, Tibetan refugee and migrated Peoples from Pakistan, Burma, Zaire, Sri Lanka, Zambia, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India are allowed to give exam

candidates must have age between 21 – 30 years.
SC/ST/OBC and other who are covered under the government act, have the age relaxation.
You can check in the table below

  • Education-Graduation degree from recognized university or institution.
  • Nationality-Citizen of India, Nepal, Bhutan, Tibetan refugee and migrated Peoples from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India are allowed to give exam.
  • Age Limit -candidates must have age between 21 – 30 years.

SBI PO 2021 Application Form :
Aspirantswishing to apply for SBI PO 2021 Recruitment need to visit the official website State Bank of India PO to fill the recruitment application form. The website contains latest information about notification, syllabus, eligibility and updates.
Payment of Application form:
SBI PO Recruitment Application form can be submitted online bymaking payment through Debit / Credit Card / Net banking. The fee charges for the general candidates are Rs.600/- and for the candidates who come under the reservation category, fee charges will be Rs.100/-.
SBI PO 2021 Exam Pattern :
Exam Pattern
The SBI PO exam has two levels of written exam: Preliminary exam and main exam.
1. SBI PO Pre Exam Pattern


Name of Test

Number of Questions




English Language



20 Minutes


Quantitative Aptitude


20 Minutes


Reasoning Ability


20 Minutes



1 Hour

SBI PO Preliminary Exam consists of three section; Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, and General Awareness. The total duration is 60 minutes to attempt 100 questions with weightage of 1 mark for each question. There is deduction of .25 marks as negative marking for wrong answers, however there is no deduction for not attempted questions.
2. SBI PO Main Exam pattern
SBI PO Mains exam is conductedat two levels; Objective and descriptive. Below is provided the Objective exam pattern.


Name of Test

Number of Questions




Reasoning and Computer Aptitude



60 Minutes


Data Analysis and Interpretation


45 Minutes


General/Economy/Banking Awareness


35 Minutes


English Language


40 Minutes



3 Hours

Descriptive testis of 30 minutes duration with 50 marks of English language (Letter Writing & Essay). Candidates are required to secure passing marks in the descriptive test decided by the Bank.
Negative marking for all wrong answer given by candidates in the objective paper; 1/4 marks will be deducted on each wrong question.
SBI PO 2021 Syllabus :
SBI PO 2021 syllabus

Sr no.





Machine coding and decoding
Logical Reasoning Syllogism
Sentence coding ,Puzzle / Seating Arrangement , Data Sufficiency, Number series
Blood relations etc.



Number system
Simplification Approximation
Data Interpretation – Line Graph, Bar Graph, Mixed Chart, Pie Chart etc
Quadratic Equation etc



Vocabulary: Synonyms, Antonyms, Word formation and sentence correction.
Comprehension: Theme detection, Deriving conclusions, Passage completion, Error detection, and Passage Correction, Sentence correction. Spelling: Grammar, Idioms, and Phrases.



Awards & Honors Sports, Finance, Agriculture, Indian economy International Economy, UNO, Marketing, Indian constitution, History of Banking, countries/currencies, Books & Their Authors, Banking Terms, Fiscal-Monetary Policies, etc.

SBI PO 2021 Selection Process :
SBI PO Selection Procedure 2021 has four stages: Preliminary level, Mains level, Group discussion, and interview.
Preliminary Examination: The candidate should pass in this preliminary level to get eligible for the main exam. There is minimum cutoff which is decided by the SBI PO authorities based on vacancies and successful candidates.
Main examination: The cutoff is also set for the main exam, you have to get marks more than cut off in order to clear this exam.
Group Discussion: The candidates who are selected in mains are eligible for appearing in Group discussion. Those who got selected in GD will go for the interview process.
Interview: The interview will go to conduct by the sponsoring organization in each state across the country.

How to crack SBI PO 2021
Preparation Strategy: Important Tips
1.SBI PO Admit Card 2021
Candidates can download SBI PO 2021 Admit Card by using their registration number and password. Candidates can expect admit card for SBI PO exam to be released by 18th June for Preliminary examination at SBI PO Prelims exam will be held on 1st, 7th & 8th July 2021.
2.SBI PO Cut off 2021
SBI PO 2021 Cut off marks will be released by the SBI after the result declaration. After the written exam, the minimum marks required to qualify the exam will be published by the authorities and accordingly, a merit list is formed.
3.SBI PO Result 2021
Candidates appearing in the exam will be able to get their examination scorecard. They need to fill their name and hall ticket number to download the SBI PO 2021 Result.
4.SBI PO 2021 Online Test Series
SBI PO 2021 Exam Online Test Series have been providedfor thorough practice. This series will provide free mock tests along with sectional tests.It will help the candidate to self-assess his knowledge and understanding of the concepts. SBI PO Online Test Series 2021 is value based andlatest, prepared by experts in the field.
5.SBI PO Preparation Tips
Below are provided some important pointers to be kept in mind for the exam; list below will help the candidates to assess themselves about their preparedness for the SBI PO exam:

•          Time management is the key to success. Firstly, time well your own study schedule. Secondly, time mange your question paper intelligently. Start first with the questions you know well and accordingly proceed with the paper.
•          Speed and Accuracy are the buzz words. One without the other is meaningless. So practice a lot. Practice will help to increase speed as well as accuracy. Previous years SBI PO papers and test series will be very beneficial.

  • Clarity in terms of exam dates, pattern and procedures is a must for candidates.

•          More than hard work, it is smart work that helps more.  Smart working means identify your key areas where you need to give more focus and work relentlessly to overcome them.
•          Keep yourself abreast with the current affairs and latest happenings.
•          Keeping in mind all the above pointers will help the candidates crack the SBI PO exam successfully.
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