SBI PO Application Form 2020 - State Bank of India (SBI) is expected to release the SBI PO 2020 application form in April in online mode @sbi.co.in/web/careers. Eligible candidates will be able to fill the application form of SBI PO 2020 during the given time frame. While filling SBI PO application form 2020 candidates will also have to pay SBI PO application form fees which is mandatory. Graduates between 21 to 30 years of age as on January 1, 2020, can fill SBI PO 2020 application form. Steps to fill the SBI PO application form include - registration, uploading photograph and signature, filling basic details, a preview of the application form, payment of fees and final submission. In this article, candidates can find every essential detail related to SBI PO - how to fill the application form, application fee, important dates etc.
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SBI PO exam will be conducted in three stages - prelims, mains, and interviews. SBI PO 2020 prelims exam is expected to be conducted in May/June 2020 while the mains exam is scheduled for September 2020. SBI PO 2020 notification specifies 2500 vacancies. SBI PO 2020 exam is being conducted to recruit candidates in SBI and its associate banks on the position of Probationary Officers (PO). After candidates get selected they will be posted across branches of SBI.
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Highlights of SBI PO Application Form 2020:
Exam Conducting Body
State Bank of India (SBI)
Exam Centres for PO Prelims (194)
Exam Centres for PO Mans (67)
Number of registrations per year
25 lac (approximate)
2140 (In 2019)
2000 (In 2018)
2313 (In 2017)
Rs. 725 (General/EWS/OBC)
Rs. 125 SC/ST/PwD
SBI PO Salary
Rs. 27,620 to Rs. 42,020 (basic pay)
Rs. 45,000 to Rs. 52,000 (based on tier cities)
Start date of SBI PO Application Form
End date to fill the application form
Payment of online application fee
While filling the application form of SBI PO 2020, candidates must have the following items ready with them:
Scanned Photograph and signature according to the prescribed specifications shared in SBI PO notification
Class 10th, 12th mark sheets
Graduation and any other degree
Valid ID proof (Voter ID Card, Aadhaar Card, Pan Card, Passport)
Credit/Debit Card, Internet Banking details for payment of SBI PO application fee
Valid and Active Email ID and contact number
Dimension: 200x230 pixels
Dimension: 140x160 pixel
Candidates should go through the following 6 steps while filling the SBI PO application form of SBI PO 2020 :Step 1 - RegistrationStep 2 - Uploading of scanned photograph and signatureStep 3 - Filling up of basic detailsStep 4 - Preview of application form of SBI PO 2020Step 5 - Payment of feeStep 6 - Final Submission
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Step 1 - Registration
The first step to fill the application form of SBI PO 2020 is the registration process, where candidates have to enter- their name, email ID, date of birth and phone number. After completing the registration process, a provisional registration number and password is generated which will be sent to candidates through SMS and email.
Step 2 - Uploading of Signature and Photograph
In the second step of SBI PO application form 2020, candidates must upload their photograph and signature in a scanned format as per the prescribed specifications.
The photograph must be latest coloured with a white background, having dimensions of 200 x 230 pixels in a file size of 20 kb–50 kb. Avoid wearing caps, hats and dark glasses. Religious headwear is allowed but it should not cover your entire face.
The signature must be made in black ink on a white paper in a file size of 10 -20 KB with dimensions 140 x 60 pixels. Your signature should not be in capitals.
Step 3 - Filling up of Basic Details
The third step of filling the SBI PO 2020 application form, candidates have to enter the below-mentioned details:
Details which are to be filled in the SBI PO Application Form 2020
While filling the basic details in the SBI PO application form 2020, the candidate needs to mention categories, circle, official language, category, sub-category etc.
Candidates will have to choose the state and then one city from the drop-down list. They will be allotted an exam centre according to the city chosen.
Next, they have to enter their gender, marital status, father’s name, mother’s name, permanent and temporary address so that they can be intimated at the time final selection.
Finally, candidates have to enter details regarding educational qualification - subject studied, year of passing, marks scored etc. Candidates also have to sign the declaration form once they fill all the required details by clicking on the ‘I Agree’ box.
Step 4 - Preview of SBI PO 2020 Application Form
Candidates are advised to have a preview of the application form of SBI PO 2020 before submission. Previewing the SBI PO application form 2020 will help candidates to check whether the details they have filled are correct or not. By doing this practice, they will be able to check any errors or mistakes in the application form and rectify them.
Step 5 – Payment of SBI PO Application Fees
The final step is the payment of SBI PO 2020 application form. The application fee can be paid in online mode only through Internet banking or Credit/Debit Cards. The following table shows the category wise application fee of SBI PO 2020:
SBI PO Application Fee
General, OBC, EWS
Step 6 - Final Submission of Application Form of SBI PO 2020
After paying the application fee of SBI PO, candidates must click on the final submit button. They should also download and save a copy of the SBI PO application form 2020 for future purposes.
A provisional registration number and password will be generated by the system after saving.
The facility of using the provisional registration number and password to log in and fill the details will be available only three times.
On successful submission of the application form of SBI PO 2020, the e-receipt and the filled application form with fee details will be generated. This must be downloaded and printed for record.
SBI will only accept one application form. If candidates have filled more than one application form, the last valid (completed) application will be retained.
The application fee paid for multiple applications will be forfeited and not refunded.
Only one application form will be valid and needed for both prelims and mains.
Candidates must click on the “Forgot Password” link given on the login window.
They must enter the same Mobile No. OR Email ID entered at the time of registration
They must also enter the registration number
Candidates who have made any kind of errors while filling the details can edit till the final submission of the application form.
If they have submitted the application form, they cannot edit any mistakes.
They can submit a new SBI PO application form 2020 but will have to pay the fees again as the fees paid for the earlier application will be forfeited.
Candidates who are currently working in SBI as a Probationary Officer cannot fulfil the application form of SBI PO application form 2020
Candidates who were earlier employed in State Bank of India and resigned from the bank as a Probationary Officer
Candidates with record of default in repayment of loans/ credit card dues or having an adverse report of CIBIL or other agencies
To apply and appear for the clerical cadre, candidates must fulfil the eligibility criteria of SBI PO which includes specifications on nationality, age, and education qualification. The details of the same are given in the table below.
Lower age limit - 20 years
Upper age limit - 28 years
The SBI PO 2020 exam will be conducted in three phases - Prelims, Mains, and Interview. Candidates who pass in prelims will be eligible to appear in the mains while candidates qualifying the mains will be called for the interview round. The table here contains the SBI PO exam pattern through which the candidates will be able to know all the sections on which the question paper will be based, the number of questions asked in the exam, the marking scheme and duration of the exam etc.
Number of questions
No. of question
Data analysis and interpretation
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude
SBI will release the complete list of exam centres along with SBI PO notification 2020. Candidates can check SBI PO 2020 exam centres to know where the prelims and mains exam will be conducted as both the exam will be conducted at separate exam centre list for the prelims and mains exam. Candidates can select their desired exam centre while filling the application form. The allotment of the exam centre will be intimated to the candidates through the SBI PO Admit Card 2020.
Candidates can check here for the complete list of SBI PO exam centres 2020 for the preliminary exam.
SBI PO Preliminary Examination Centre
SBI PO Mains Exam Centre
Andaman & Nicobar
Chirala, Chittoor, Eluru, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole, Rajahmundhry,
Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram
Guntur, Kurnool, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam,
Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur
Arrah, Aurangabad (Bihar), Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea
Bhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur
Ahmedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Himmatnagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara
Ambala, Faridabad, Gurugram, Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Panipat, Yamunanagar
Hissar, Faridabad, Gurugram
Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Solan, Una
Jammu & Kashmir
Jammu, Samba, Srinagar
Bokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribag, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
Belgaum, Bengaluru, Bidar, Davangere, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Hassan, Hubli, Mandya,
Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi
Alappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thrichur, Thiruvananthapuram
Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Satna, Sagar, Ujjain
Amaravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Dhule, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Ratnagiri, Solapur
Aurangabad, Nagpur, Pune, Mumbai/ Thane/
Delhi & New Delhi
Balasore, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rourkela, Sambalpur
Amritsar, Bhatinda, Fatehgarh Sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Sangrur
Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala
Ajmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur
Chennai, Coimbatore, Erode, Madurai, Nagercoil, Salem, Thanjavur, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli,
Chennai, Madurai, Tirunelveli
Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal
Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Banda, Faizabad, Ghaziabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi,
Agra, Allahabad, Ghaziabad, Noida/Greater Noida, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Varanasi
Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Noida/ Greater Noida, Sitapur, Varanasi.
Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee
Asansol, Durgapur, Hooghly, Kalyani, Kolkata, Siliguri
Hooghly, Kalyani, Kolkata,
SBI is expected to release the SBI PO 2020 admit card in May in online mode @ sbi.co.in. Candidates will have to download their admit card from the website using their login credentials. The admit card will have details such as candidates name, roll number, registration number, date and time of the exam, exam centre details etc. They will have to bring the admit card to the exam centre on the day of exam along with a valid ID proof - Aadhaar Card, Voter ID Card, PAN Card, Driving License, Passport.
Telephone: 022-22820427 (between 11:00 AM and 06:00 PM on working days)
Lodge query on cgrs.ibps.in (candidates have to mention ‘Recruitment of Probationary Officers-2020’ in the subject of the email.)
No, candidates are not required to send the print out of the filled application form of SBI PO 2020 to the authorities.
Yes. Candidates must be not below __ years and not above __ years as on January 1, 2020, i.e candidates must have been born not earlier than January 2, 1992, and not later than January 1, 2000 (both days inclusive).
The state to be chosen depends upon the local language and domicile status.
There is no such option to fill in the application form.
Yes, you can edit the application form but only until the final submission of the form. You cannot edit any mistakes after submission. You can, however, fill a new form but the fee is forfeited for the earlier applications. You will need to use a new mobile number and a new email Id to fill a fresh form.
No. Only graduates can.
Technically you are allowed to. However, you have to pass the final exam by January 1, 2020 which is sort of not possible so it can be safely understood that final year students cannot apply.
Only one state can be chosen in the application form and this is as per the language is chosen and the domicile you possess.
No. Actually, you can choose one language to be evaluated in for the posting and you may have to give details of other languages you know.
After completing the registration process, a provisional registration number and password will be displayed on the screen. From that, you can know that you have successfully completed the registration for the SBI PO exam. Also, note the registration number and password for future references such as reprinting of application form or e-receipt.
The SBI PO application form link will be activated on the official website after the form is released.
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You are eligible for SBI PO exams only if you clear your subjects as there should not be any backlogs and you should complete them during your graduation if you want to apply for these exams . You need to have a degree to apply . However 4th year students are eligible to apply for SBI PO exams .
Hope this helps you .
Rama, for being eligible for SBI PO, you need to be between 21 to 30 years . There is an age relaxation for Reserved Categories. If you are 20 years, you should turn 21 at least by April 1st, 2020. If you do not turn 21 by 1st April 2020, you might not be eligible for SBI PO.
But for IBPS PO, the minimum age limit is 20 years and so you qualify for appearing for IBPS exam. Regarding you studying our Final year graduation, Graduates with a Bachelor's degree in any discipline are eligible for both SBI PO and IBPS PO. And those who are appearing for their final year exams are also eligible. But their recruitment is subjective to fulfillment of the eligibility criteria required.
In short, you have to wait for SBI PO until next year but can appear for IBPS PO this year.
The various upcoming bank exam are as follows
I hope this helps
The application form of SBI PO Exam 2020 will be released on 2nd April,2020(tentatively)
To get the detailed information regarding the exam pattern.syllabus, Eligibility criteria, Exam centers and every detail, you can visit the link below:
I hope this helps.
All the Best!
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