SBI PO 2021 notification will be published soon for recruiting the experts in Probationary officers Posts. SBI is one of the largest Government banks in India and it has multiple branches across the nation and abroad. Consequently, the bank needs huge strength or manpower for running the organizational operations smoothly.
The SBI PO exam will be held in two stages and these are Preliminary and Main exam tests. Only the qualified aspirants from the preliminary tests will be able to appear for the mains exam. The selection process will be consisting of a written test, which will be followed by the Group Discussion and Personal Interview. It can be expected that the SBI PO Application 2021 will be released in April 2021 (tentatively).
|Exam Name||SBI PO (State Bank of India Probationary Officer)|
|Exam Conducting Authority||State Bank of India|
|Post Name||Probationary Officer|
|Level of the Exam||All India Level|
|Number of Vacancies||Will update later|
|Registration process started from||April 2021|
|Closing date of registration||April 2021|
|Registration Fee||Rs.600/-(UR) & Rs.100/-(R)|
|Date of Preliminary Exam||June 2021|
|Main Exam Date||July 2021|
|Type of Questions||Multiple Choice Questions|
|Selection Process||Preliminary Exam, Main Exam & Interview/ Group Discussion|
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|Exam Event||Dates (Tentative)|
|Online registration process and application modification/correction process||April 2021|
|Last date for online registration||April 2021|
|Last date of Application fees payment||April 2021|
|Call letter of preliminary exam will be available from||3rd week of May 2021 onward|
|Online Preliminary exam date||June 2021|
|Result of the preliminary exam||1st week of July 2021|
|Releasing of the admit card for online main exam||2nd week of July 2021|
|Exam date of SBI PO Mains 2021||July 2021|
|Result date of Mains exam||3rd week of August 2021|
|Group exercise and Interview||September 2021|
|The final result will be published||2nd week of October 2021|
|Pre-Exam Training for SC/ST/Religious Minority Community candidates|
|Download the call letters for Pre-Exam Training||2nd week of May 2021 onwards|
|Organise the Pre-Exam Training||4th week of May 2021|
Before submitting the SBI PO Application Form 2021, the aspirants should know about the eligibility criteria for appearing the exam. Hence, it is recommended to go through the SBI PO Recruitment 2021 process thoroughly.
|Category of the Candidates||Age relaxation|
|Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST)||5 Years|
|Other Backward Classes (OBC Non-Creamy Layer)||3 years|
|Persons With Disabilities (PWD)||PWD (OBC)- 13 Years, PWD (SC/ST)- 15 Years, PWD (Gen)- 10 Years|
|Ex-Servicemen (Army Personnel)||5 Years|
|Candidates from Jammu & Kashmir State from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989||5 Years|
Nationality: Only the Indian Citizen can apply for the exam.
To qualify the SBI PO exam, there are restrictions on attempts. However, attempt limitation is varied based on the category to category.
|For General category||4 attempts|
|For General (PWD) category||7 attempts|
|OBC category||7 attempts|
|OBC (PWD)||7 attempts|
|SC/ST (PWD)||No restriction|
Practice as much as possible Previous years questions papers to know more about the exam pattern of SBI PO 2020
The interested candidates, who want to apply the SBI PO 2021 application form, should follow the below-mentioned steps:
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Before uploading the scanned images, the candidates should check the specifications, which are mentioned for signature, left thumb impression and for photographs.
Kindly note it down that any mismatch or discrepancy in thumb impression and signature will be penalized for you. Hence, be careful and follow all the guidelines before uploading the documents.
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To pay the amount for the application form fill-up process, the aspirants can use their debit card/credit card/net banking. The application fee of SBI PO is non-refundable, therefore, authority will not entertain anything regarding the money refund.
|Paper Section||No. of Questions||Max Marks|
|Paper Sections||No. of Questions||Max Marks||Duration|
|Reasoning & Computer Aptitude||45||60||60 minutes|
|Data Analysis & Interpretation||35||60||45 minutes|
|General/Economy/Banking Awareness||40||40||35 minutes|
|English Language||35||40||40 minutes|
It is the English Language test and the aspirants will have to answer two questions and these are Essay Writing and Letter Writing. The aspirants will not get any negative marks. However, to participate in the next round test, the aspirants will need to qualify the test.
It is the last stage of the SBI PO Examination. To appear in the GD-PI Exam, the aspirants will need to present to the SBI PO Prelims and Mains exam. The marks division of Group Discussion and Interview round will be 20 and 20 marks.
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It is necessary to know the SBI PO Syllabus 2021 in a detailed manner, so that you can take preparation accordingly and can get a good score in the test.
Banking & Financial Awareness, Popular Books and their authors, Economic/Financial News, Current Affairs (National and International), Budget and Five Year Plans, Awards and Honours, Inventions and Discoveries, International and National Events, Sports News, Abbreviations etc.
Data Analysis/ Interpretation & Quantitative Aptitude:
Time and Work, Permutation and Combination, Simplification, Simple Interest and Compound Interest, Average Ratio and Proportion, Profit and Loss, Time and distance, Boats and Streams, Problems on Trains, Line Graph, Mixture and Allegation, Pie Chart, Probability, Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency, Volume and Area, Quadratic Equations, Speed, Pipes and Cisterns.
Internet terms and services, MS-Office (MS-Excel, MS-word, MS-PowerPoint), History of Computers, Input and Output Devices, Computer Abbreviations, Windows Operating System, Networking and communication, Modern Day Technology, Hardware and Software, Security and Viruses, Hacking, Computer Short Keys, Logic Gates, Database Management System.
Sentence Rearrangement, Paragraph Completion, Vocabulary, Spotting Errors, Active Voice, Passive Voice, Reading Comprehension, Jumbled Sentences, Idioms & Phrases, Grammar Correction, Deriving Conclusions, Correcting Miss Spelt & Inappropriate Words, Antonyms, Synonyms, Preposition.
Order and Ranking, Syllogism, Coding-Decoding, Blood Relation, Sitting Arrangement, Input & Output, Diagram, Statements & Assumptions, Machine Input, Statement & Course of Action, Puzzle, Inequality.
Check Sectional Tests for Prelims before appearing the SBI PO 2020 Exam
As said earlier, the descriptive test of SBI PO exam is categorised into two parts and these are essay writing and letter writing.
The SBI PO 2021 admit card and hall ticket will be published online and hence, the aspirants should check the official website of SBI. Before two or three weeks, the SBI PO Admit Card 2021 will be released. To download the admit card, the registered aspirants should provide the registration number and the date of birth of the candidates.
The SBI PO exam conducting authority will not send the admit card to the aspirants to their postal address. Once the aspirants will download the admit card, they will need to take a print out of it. The aspirants will get to know the below mentioned important information available in the admit card:
If the aspirants will find any discrepancy in their admit card, then they will need to report to the competent authority, within a specific time period. The candidates will have to carry the admit card, photo id proof and other essential documents to the exam centre, otherwise, they will not get permission to appear in the exam.
SBI PO Selection Process 2021 will be accomplished in three stages and these are:
After the announcement of each phase exams, the SBI PO Result 2021 will be out. To check the result, the aspirants should open the official website. Follow the below mentioned steps to know the steps of checking SBI PO Result 2021:
Based on the overall performance level, the final result of the SBI PO exam will be announced.
Check Sectional Tests- Mains during the preparation time of SBI PO 2020
To qualify the exam, the aspirants will have to meet the minimum cut off marks.
The students, who will meet the cut off score of prelims and mains exam can participate in the mains and group discussion/Interview round accordingly.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.