SBI PO 2020
Updated on Jan 13, 2020 - 12:14 p.m. IST by Mohit.dhyani
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SBI PO 2020 - State Bank Of India (SBI) will release Probationary Officer (PO) application form tentatively on April 2, 2020 in online mode at sbi.co.in. Graduates who are between 21 and 31 years of age can fill out the application form. SBI PO 2020 exam will be conducted in the first week of June 2020 in online mode at various centers in 34 different cities of the country. The official notification of SBI PO 2020 will be released along with the application form. SBI PO exam is conducted in three stages - prelims, mains and group exercises & interview. Candidates who will qualify in the prelims exam of SBI PO 2020 will be called for mains exam. Qualified candidates from mains exam will be called for group exercises & interviews. The marks scored by candidates in prelims will not be considered for the final merit list. Marks scored by candidates in mains exam and GP

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SBI is conducted once a year for the recruitment of candidates as Probationary Officer. Candidates will be able to apply for the SBI PO exam from the first week of April 2020. Check all details about SBI PO from the article below.

What is SBI PO?

State Bank of India conducts SBI Probationary Officer cadre for various states. The selection process of SBI PO includes prelims exam, mains exam and group exercises & interview. Candidates who qualify the exam will be entitled to receive the remuneration of Rs 27, 620 approx as basic pay.

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Stages of SBI PO 2020 Recruitment:

  • Preliminary Exam

  • Mains Exam

  • Group Exercises & Interview

SBI PO 2020 Overview

Overview

Specifications

Name of Exam

State Bank of India Probationary Officer

Commonly known as

SBI PO

Website

ibpsonline.ibps.in

Exam category

National

Exam level

Graduation

Exam mode

Online

Frequency of conduct

Once a year

Stages

Prelims exam
Mains exam
Interview

Exam cities

34

Vacancies (Tentative)

2000

SBI PO Important Dates 2020

Candidates appearing for SBI PO 2020 can check the tentative dates from the table below. SBI will release important dates in the official notification of SBI PO.

SBI PO 2020 Exam Dates

Events

Important Dates

SBI PO notification

April 2, 2020 (Tentative)


SBI PO Application form

April 2, 2020 (Tentative)


Last date to apply

Third week of April 2020

Pre-exam training admit card

First week of May 2020

SBI PO admit card - Preliminary

Second week of May 2020

SBI PO Prelims exam

First week of June 2020

SBI PO Prelims result

Fourth week of June 2020

SBI PO Mains admit card

First week of July 2020

SBI PO Mains exam

Third week of July 2020

Declaration of Mains result

Fourth week of August 2020

Admit card for GE and Interview

First week of September 2020

GE and Interview dates

September 2020

Result of SBI PO for GE and Interview

Third week of October 2020

SBI PO 2020 Eligibility Criteria

To apply for the SBI PO, candidates must meet the eligibility criteria of SBI PO 2020 specified in the official notification. All applicants must meet the given age criteria, nationality and specified educational qualifications and allowed number of attempts. Candidates can check SBI PO eligibility criteria from the table given below.

SBI PO Eligibility Criteria 2020

Eligibility Criteria

Details

Nationality

Indian

Qualifying exam(as on August 31, 2020)

  • Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government

  • Candidates in final year/semester of their Graduation can also apply(They must have to produce proof of having passed the graduation examination on or before August 31, 2020)

  • Candidates having Integrated Dual Degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before August 31, 2020.

Age Limit (as on April 1, 2020)

Lower age limit: 21 years

Upper age limit: 30 years

NOTE: Candidates must have been born not later than April 1, 1999 and not earlier than April 02, 1990





Maximum number of attempts

General/EWS: 4

General/EWS (PWD): 7

OBC: 7

OBC (PWD): 7

SC/ SC (PWD)/ ST/ ST (PWD): No restriction







Age Relaxation

SC/ST: 5 years

OBC: 3 years

PWD SC/ST: 15 years

PWD OBC: 13 years

PWD General/EWS: 10 years

Ex-Servicemen: 5 years

Candidates domiciled of the state of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989: 5 years

SBI PO Application Form 2020

The online application form of SBI PO 2020 will be released tentatively on April 2, 2020 at its official website. All candidates are advised to check eligibility criteria thoroughly before filling the application form of SBI PO 2020. Candidates have to first register themselves on the official website and then log in to fill the application form. Required documents and steps to fill the online application of SBI PO 2020 are given below.

Documents and details required to fill application form of SBI PO

  • Valid Email ID and mobile number for SBI PO 2020 Registration

  • Details about identity proof such as passport/Aadhaar card/voter ID/ration card etc to register for SBI PO.

  • Scanned images of candidate’s photograph and signature as per the specifications.

  • Debit card/credit card/net banking details to pay SBI PO application fee.

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Steps to Fill SBI PO 2020 Application Form

Step 1 - Registration for SBi PO 2020: Candidates have to register themselves with basic details like email id, mobile number, personal details and etc.

Step 2 - Filling SBI PO application form: After successful registration candidates need to login with their registration id and password to fill the SBI PO 2020 application form. The details candidates need to mention in the application form of SBI PO are educational qualification, exam city, category and others.

Step 3 - Uploading documents in SBI PO 2020 : In this step candidates need to upload a scanned copy of photograph and signature as per the specifications mentioned below.

Specifications to Upload Photograph and Signature

Document

Pixel

Size

Format

Photograph

200 x 230

20kb–50 kb

JPEG/JPG

Signature

140 x 60

10kb–20 kb

JPEG/JPG

Step 4 - Online fee payment for SBI PO 2020: After filling the application form candidates need to pay SBI PO 2020 application fee in online mode through credit card/debit card/net banking etc. Candidates can check application fee for all categories from the table below.

Application Fee of SBI PO 2020

Category

Fee

General/ EWS/ OBC

750/-

SC/ ST/ PWD

125/-

Step 5 - Print acknowledgment slip of SBI PO: Candidates are advised to take one print out of the SBI PO application form 2020 for future reference.

SBI PO 2020 Exam Centres

In the online application form of SBI PO 2020 candidates need to mention exam city preference. This year examination will be conducted in 34 cities. Candidates can check the list of all exam cities from the table given below.

SBI PO 2020 Exam Centres

State/UT

Number of centres for prelims

Number of centres for mains

Andaman & Nicobar

1

1

Andhra Pradesh

16

4

Arunachal Pradesh

2

1

Assam

5

1

Bihar

11

2

Chandigarh

1

1

Chhattisgarh

3

1

Goa

2

1

Gujarat

9

2

Haryana

7

2

Himachal Pradesh

11

2

Jammu & Kashmir

5

2

Jharkhand

5

2

Karnataka

13

1

Kerala

10

2

Lakshadweep

1

1

Madhya Pradesh

7

2

Maharashtra

15

4

Manipur

1

1

Meghalaya

2

1

Mizoram

1

1

Nagaland

1

1

Delhi -NCR

5

5

Odisha

11

1

Puducherry

1

1

Punjab

10

5

Rajasthan

9

1

Sikkim

1

1

Tamilnadu

16

3

Telangana

4

1

Tripura

1

1

Uttar Pradesh

16

6

Uttarakhand

4

1

West Bengal

9

3

SBI PO Admit Card 2020

SBI will release the admit card of SBI PO 2020 tentatively in the first week of May 2020 in online mode. Candidates can download SBI PO 2020 admit card using their application number and password/date of birth. The details mentioned on the SBI PO admit card are examination center, date & time of exam, roll number and others. Candidates must carry a valid photo identity proof and a passport size photo along SBI PO 2020 admit card to the exam hall on the day of the exam. Steps to download SBI PO admit card 2020 are given below.

Step 1: Visit the official website of SBI.

Step 2: Click on the “Admit Card” link of SBI PO 2020.

Step 3: Enter registration Id/application number and password/date of birth .

Step 4: SBI PO 2020 admit card will be opened. Check all details and download admit card for future reference.

Documents to carry with SBI PO 2020 Admit Card

  • Original and valid Photo ID - Aadhaar Card/Aadhaar Enrollment Number/PAN Card/Voter ID/Driving License/Passport/Ration Card

  • One passport size photograph (same as the one uploaded in the application form). The photograph has to be pasted on the admit card at the examination center.

SBI PO 2020 Exam Pattern

The conducting body prescribes the exam pattern of SBI PO in the official notification. Candidates first need to appear for the prelims exam. Qualified candidates will be called for mains exam followed by an interview. The prelims and mains exam of SBI PO 2020 will be computer-based. Candidates can check details regarding SBI PO 2020 exam pattern from below.

Prelims Exam Pattern of SBI PO

Parameters

Details

Language of paper

English and Hindi (Except English section)

Duration

1 hour(20 minutes each)

Mode

Online

Maximum marks

100

Subjects

English language

Quantitative aptitude

Reasoning ability

Number of questions

100

Marking scheme

Correct answer: +1

Incorrect answer: -0.25

Type of questions

Objective type

SBI PO Mains Exam Pattern

Parameters

Details

Language of paper

English and Hindi (Except English section)

Duration

3 hours

Mode

Online

Maximum marks

200

Subjects

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

Data Analysis & Interpretation

General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness

English Language

Number of questions

155

Marking scheme

Correct answer: +1

Incorrect answer: -0.25

Type of questions

Objective type

SBI PO Descriptive Paper

In mains examination candidates also need to appear for a descriptive paper. Candidates have to attempt two questions from essay and letter writing carrying 50 marks in 30 minutes.

SBI PO Syllabus

The syllabus of SBI consists of various topics asked in SBI PO exam. By following SBI PO syllabus, candidates can prepare well for the examination. Candidates can also plan their schedule effectively so as to score good in exam. Candidates can check SBI PO syllabus from the table given below.

SBI PO Syllabus for prelims

Sections

Topics

Reasoning Ability

Logical Reasoning

Coded Inequalities

Alphanumeric Series

Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test

English Language


Reading Comprehension

Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting

Paragraph Completion

Quantitative Aptitude


Data Interpretation

Simplification

Simple Interest, Compound Interest & Indices

Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere


SBI PO Syllabus for mains

Sections

Topics

Data analysis and interpretation

Probability

Line Graph

Bar Graph

Computer aptitude

The Internet

Microsoft Office

Computer Hardware

Computer Software

Keyboard Shortcuts

Reasoning

Directions and Distances

Coding and Decoding

Linear Seating Arrangement

Double Lineup

Blood Relation

General/Economy/Banking Awareness

Static Awareness

Financial Awareness

General Knowledge

Banking and Financial Awareness

Current Affairs

How to Prepare for SBI PO 2020

  • Be familiar with the syllabus and exam pattern of SBI PO.

  • Divide the syllabus as per the time left for the exam.

  • Get the best books to prepare and decide daily target for study. Meet the daily and monthly targets.

  • Take lot of mock tests and practice ample sample papers and previous years question papers of SBI PO.

  • Make short notes while preparing. Use these short notes during revision.

  • Keep some days for revision. Make use of these short notes to revise the entire syllabus again.

  • Do not take any new topic or chapter during the last lap of the preparation.

Best Books for SBI PO Preparation

It is important for candidates to know the syllabus and topics from different sections of the exam so that you can plan to choose best books accordingly. Candidates are advised to make a proper time-table and divide topics according to the sections of SBI PO. The list of important books for SBI PO preparation is given in the table below.

SBI PO 2020 Important Books

Subject

Books





Reasoning Ability

Modern approach to verbal & non-verbal reasoning by R.S. Aggarwal

New approach to reasoning verbal and non-verbal by B.S. Sijwali and Indu Sijwali

Analytical reasoning by MK Pandey (For the chapters required for analytical reasoning)




English Language

Objective general english by SP Bakshi


Word power made easy by Normal Lewis


Newspapers




Quantitative Aptitude

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams by RS Aggarwal

Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Rajesh Verma




General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness

Static General Knowledge by Arihant Publications

Monthly current magazines

Banking Awareness by Arihant Publications

SBI PO 2020 Exam Analysis

Candidate appearing for SBI PO 2020 can check exam analysis after few hours of exam completion. SBI PO 2020 exam analysis helps to find out questions asked in the exam, difficulty level, good attempt and others. On the day of examination, candidates can check SBI PO exam analysis from youtube and various institutes website.

SBI PO Result 2020

Conducting authorities will publish the result of SBI PO after prelims exam. SBI will publish prelims result in PDF format having roll number of candidates who will qualify the exam. The results for all stages will be released separately on the official website. Steps to download the SBI PO results are mentioned below.

How to Check SBI PO 2020 Result?

Step 1: Visit the official website of SBI.

Step 2: Click on the SBI PO 2020 result link.

Step 3: Enter registration Id/application number and password/date of birth.

Step 4: Click on Submit.

Step 5: The result of SBI PO will be displayed on the screen

SBI PO Cutoff 2020

Along with the declaration of results, SBI will also release the cutoff marks. Cutoff is the minimum marks that candidates need to score in order to qualify the exam. Candidates can check previous year cutoffs of SBI PO from the table below.

SBI PO 2019 Cutoff

Category

Cutoff (Out of 100)

General

54.11

ST

43.90

SC

45.74

EWS

50.13

OBC

48.78

D & E

33.37

HI

35.29

LD

47.11

VI

52.58

SBI PO 2020 Vacancy Details

This year SBI will conduct recruitment for 2000 posts. The vacancies will be released category wise in the official notification of SBI PO. Candidates can check SBI PO vacancies details from the table given below.

SBI PO 2020 Vacancy Details

Category

Vacancy

General

810

SC

300

ST

150

OBC

540

EWS

200

SBI PO Selection Process 2020

The selection process of SBI PO comprises three stages - prelims exam, mains exam and interview.

SBI PO Prelims Exam

Candidates who will successfully submit the SBI PO application form have to appear for the prelims exam. The prelims exam of SBI PO will be conducted in online mode across the country. Sections included in prelims examination english language, quantitative aptitude and reasoning ability. The duration of exam will be one hour with 20 minutes of sectional timing. Candidates will be allotted one mark for every correct answer and one-fourth mark will be deducted for the wrong answer. The marks scored by candidates in prelims examination will not be considered for the final merit list. Candidates who will clear the cutoff marks in prelims will be called for mains examination.

SBI PO Mains Exam

After the declaration of prelims result candidates have to appear for mains examination. The mains examination of SBI PO will be conducted in online mode. The duration of the mains exam will be of 3 hours with sectional timings. A total of 155 multiple choice questions will be asked for a total of 200 marks. The questions will be asked from reasoning & computer aptitude, data analysis & interpretation, general/ economy/ banking awareness and english language.

SBI PO Interview

Candidates who will qualify the mains exam of SBI PO will be called for group exercises & interview. In group exercises candidate will be evaluated on a set of 8 qualities/ attributes parameters which they had to prioritise according to their understanding of the topic/ situation/ thinking ability. The interview will be based on current affairs, economy, computer language and others. The Conducting body will release the final merit list after the interviews.

SBI PO 2020 Salary Scale

Parameters

Details

Basic pay

Rs 27, 620

Allowances

Dearness Allowance (DA)

City Compensatory Allowance (CCA

House Rent Allowance (HRA)

Travel Allowance (TA)

Furniture Allowance

Contact Details

State Bank of India
Central Recruitment & Promotion Department Corporate Centre, Mumbai
Phone: 022-22820427

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - SBI PO 2020

Question: What is the eligibility criteria of SBI PO?

Answer:

Graduate candidates between 21 to 30 years of age can apply for SBI PO.

Question: What is salary of SBI PO?

Answer:

The basic pay of SBI PO is  Rs 27, 620. However, the annual CTC can vary from 8.20 lakhs to 13.08 lakhs.

Question: Can I appear for SBI PO exam if I am not a commerce student?

Answer:

 Yes candidates from commerce as well as science background can apply for SBI PO.

Question: Is there any sectional cutoff in SBI PO?

Answer:

Yes, candidates need to clear sectional cutoff and overall cutoff to be eligible for SBI PO.

Question: Can I fill multiple applications for SBI PO?

Answer:

In case of any discrepancy candidates can fill multiple application. Candidates need to use different contact details from the previous one

Question: Do prelims marks considered for SBI final merit list?

Answer:

No, prelims exam marks are not considered for SBI final result. However marks scored by candidates in main exam and group exercises & interview are considered for the final merit list.

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If am doing graduation in general subjects not honors in any subjects. After graduation can i fill SBI applications form?

Pooja Kaushik 23rd Jan, 2020
Hi Arti,
yes you can fill SBI form after completing your graduation in any field or even in the final year of your graduation.
Honours degree is not mandatory.

All the best.
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my birth year is 1986. Am I still eligible for sbi po exam. I belongs to OBC category

AYAN MULLA 23rd Jan, 2020

HELLO DINESH

There is a eligibility criteria to give the SBI po exams.

age also matters in such type of exams the lower age limit is 21 and the upper age limit is 30.

To be precise to write the exam a candidate should have not be born not later than april 1 1999 and not earlier than 1990.

As you can see you should be born in the year approximately between 1990-1999. therefore you are not eligible since your year is 1986. to get a detailesd information about the eligibility crieteria then click the link https://competition.careers360.com/articles/sbi-po-eligibility-criteria

HOPE IT HELPS!!!

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my dob is 4/01/1999 can i apply for sbi po 2020..?

Sourandhi Saha Student Expert 20th Jan, 2020
As per the notice, the minimum and maximum age of the applicants should be 21 and30 years respectively as on 1stApril 2020. And you have completed your 21st on 4th January 2020, so you are eligible to write SBI PO 2020. The preliminary exam will held on first week of July 2020 and the Mains will held on First week of August 2020.
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my dob 10/08/1999 im eligible for sbi po 2020

Mayank Raj 15th Jan, 2020

Dear aspirant,

The age criteria for this exam is that candidate must be of 21 years old and should not be more that 30 years.


Although, there are age relaxation for certain categories. Below list is the age relaxation period for category wise candidate:

Category

Age Relaxation

Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST)

5 years

Other Backward Classes (OBC Non-Creamy Layer)

3 years

Persons with Disabilities (PWD)

10 years

Ex-Servicemen (Army personnel)

5 years

Persons with Domicile of Jammu &Kashmir during the period of 1-1-1980 to 31-12-1989

5 years


All the best..!!





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