SBI PO 2020 Recruitment Notification Out

State Bank of India PO 2020 Recruitment Notification Out Online Application Starts for SBI Probationary Officer Posts, Apply Online

SBI (State Bank of India) Probationary Officer Recruitment 2020 – State Bank of India has come out with their annual recruitment process to recruit various staff in their esteem Bank and published a recruitment notification for the post of Probationary Officer. All the Awaited, Interested & Eligible candidates grape the opportunity and can submit the SBI PO online Application. The last date to obtain the golden opportunity to work as Officer in SBI is 04 December 2020. The aspirants can check Direct Link for Apply Online, Eligibility, Selection process, Exam Pattern & Syllabus here in this blog.

SBI PO Recruitment 2020 – State Bank of India (SBI) has come out with the official notification for the recruitment of Probationary Officer and published a recruitment notification for the post of SBI PO. The Online Registration for the post of SBI PO has already been started through the official website of SBI @ from14th November 2020. All the Interested and Eligible Bank’s Jobs aspirants can submit IBPS PO Online Application or before it stop.

This is a golden and biggest opportunity for the Bank’s Jobs Aspirants who wish to serve under banking sector can apply as 2000 vacancies are notified by the bank. The SBI PO Prelims Exam may be schedule from 31 December 2020 and 02, 04, 05 January 2021.

Details of the Recruitment

Name of ExamSBI PO Exam 2020
(State Bank of India Probationary Officers Exam 2020)
Exam Conducted byState Bank of India
Level of ExamAll over India
Application ModeOnline
Exam Mode Online
Round of ExamsThree (3)
(Prelims + Mains + Interview)
Dates of Exam (Prelims)31st Dec 2020 & 2nd, 4th, 5th Jan 2021
Expected Candidates to Register for SBI PO 20209.50 to 11 lakhs
Notified Vacancies2000
Job LocationAcross India
Official Website of
SBI PO Helpline022 – 2282 0427

Number of vacancies and Category-wise Distribution


Age Limit: (As on 01.04.2020)

Minimum AgeMaximum AgeBorn Between
Not below 21 yearsNot above 30 yearscandidates must have been born not later than 01.04.1999 and
not earlier than 02.04.1990 (both days inclusive)

Relaxation in Upper age limit

Sr.No.CategoryAge relaxation
01Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe5 Years
02Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)3 Years
03Persons With Benchmark Disabilities – PWD (SC/ ST)15 Years
04Persons With Benchmark Disabilities – PWD (OBC)13 Years
05Persons With Benchmark Disabilities – PWD (Gen/ EWS)10 Years
06Ex 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

Essential Academic Qualifications (as on 31.12.2020)

1) Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized by the Central Government. 2) Those who are in the Final Year/ Semester of their Graduation may also apply provisionally subject to the condition that, if
called for interview, they will have to produce proof of having passed the graduation examination on or before 31.12.2020. 3) Candidates having Integrated Dual Degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 31.12.2020.
4) Candidates possessing qualification of Chartered Accountant may also apply


Presently, the starting basic pay is 27,620/- (with 4 advance increments) in the scale of 23700-980/7-30560-1145/2-32850-1310/7-42020 applicable to Junior Management Grade Scale-I. The official will also be eligible for 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 emoluments are likely to be revised shortly).


For General/ EWS/ OBC candidatesRs. 750/-
For SC/ ST/ PWD candidatesNIL

The selection for Probationary Officers will be done through a three-tier process

Phase-I: Preliminary Examination

The Preliminary Examination will be based on Objective Type Test for 100 marks and will be conducted
online. The test will have of 3 Sections as given below ( separate time will be allowed for each section) as follows:

Sr, No.Name of testNo. of QuestionsMarksDuration
01English Language30Total Maximum Marks 10020 minutes
02Quantitative Aptitude3520 minutes
03Reasoning Ability3520 minutes
Total1001 hour

The Selection criteria for Main Examination – Category wise merit list will be drawn on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in the Preliminary Examination. There will be no sectional cut-off. Candidates numbering 10 times (approx.) the numbers of vacancies in each category will be short listed for Main Examination from the top of above merit list.

Phase-II: Mains Examination

The Main Examination will be conducted online based on objective type test and will consist of 200
marks and a Descriptive Test for 50 marks. The Descriptive Test will be administered immediately after conclusion of the Objective Test and candidates will have to type their Descriptive Test answers on the computer. Objective Type Test – The duration of objective type test is 3 hours and it consists of 4
Sections of total 200 marks details are given below and there will be separate timing for every section

Sr, No.Name of testNo. of QuestionsMax. MarksDuration
01Reasoning & Computer Aptitude456060 minutes
02Data Analysis & Interpretation356045 minutes
03General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness404035 minutes
04English Language354040 minutes
Total1552003 hours

Descriptive Test – The duration of Descriptive Test is 30 minutes. It will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) with two questions for total 50 marks.

Selection criteria for Phase-III

Category wise merit list will be drawn on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in Phase-II (Main Exam). There will be no sectional cut-off. Candidates numbering up to 3 times (approx.) of the category wise vacancies will be shortlisted for Phase-III from the top of the category wise merit list subject to a candidate scoring the minimum aggregate qualifying score.

Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Preliminary & Main Examination)

There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, 1/4th of marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. if no answer is marked by candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.


1) Candidates can apply online only from 14.11.2020 to 04.12.2020. 2) No other mode of application will be accepted.
3) Candidates should have valid email ID and mobile no. which should be kept active till the declaration of results. It will be essentially required for receiving any communication/ call letters/ advices from the bank by email/ SMS.
4) Candidates will be required to register themselves online through Bank’s ‘Career’ website or Direct link is also provided in the Important Links Area,
5) Candidates are required to pay the requisite application fee through online mode by using debit card/ credit card/ Internet Banking.
06) Any queries may be made at telephone no. 022-22820427 (between 11:00 AM to 06:00 PM on working days)
08) Candidates are advised to take a printout of their system generated online application form after submitting the application.

Important dates to be Remember

The tentative schedule of events is as follows:

ActivityTentative Dates
On-line registration including Editing/ Modification of
Application by candidates
14.11.2020 to 04.12.2020
Payment of Application Fee14.11.2020 to 04.12.2020
Download of Preliminary Examination Call Letters3rd week of Dec 2020 onwards
Phase-I: Online Preliminary Examination31st Dec 2020 & 2nd, 4th, 5th Jan 2021
Declaration of Result of Preliminary Examination3rd week of January 2021
Download of Main Examination Call letter3rd week of January 2021 onwards
Phase-II: Online Main Examination29th January 2021
Declaration of Result of Main Examination3rd/ 4th week of February 2021
Download of Phase-III Call Letter3rd/ 4th week of February 2021 onwards
Phase-III: Interview (Or Interview & Group Exercises)February/ March 2021
Declaration of Final ResultLast week of March 2021
Candidates are advised to regularly visit Bank’s website or for details and updates.

Important links Area

Official website of SBI
Official webpage of SBI career Page
Official Notification for the recruitment of SBI PO
Direct Link for Apply Online

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