SBI PO Eligibility Criteria 2020 - Age Relaxation, Qualification & Reservation
SBI PO Eligibility Criteria 2020 - State Bank of India (SBI) determines the eligibility criteria of SBI PO 2020 for all aspiring candidates. SBI PO 2020 eligibility criteria is determined on the basis of nationality, age, education qualification of the candidates and the number of attempts. Candidates must go through SBI PO eligibility criteria 2020 before filling the application form. Candidates between 21 to 30 years of age holding graduation degree can fill the application form. It is important for the candidates to meet the eligibility criteria to avoid cancellation of candidature at later stage of selection procedure for the SBI PO exam.
Latest: SBI PO 2020 notification to be released anytime soon. Know all about SBI PO exam.
SBI PO 2020 Eligibility Criteria - Determining Factors
The examinations authority determines the eligibility criteria of SBI PO on the basis of the following factors:
Number of chances
SBI PO Eligibility Criteria 2020 - Nationality
As per the eligibility criteria of SBI PO, only Indian citizens can fill the application form.
SBI PO Eligibility Criteria 2020 on the basis of Age
In order to be eligible to appear for the SBI PO exam, candidates must hold certain age limit:
Age: Lower age limit - 21
Upper age limit - 30
Date of Birth: Candidates should have been born not later than April 1, 1999, and not earlier than April 2, 1990
However, there are certain age relaxations that have been provided by the examination authority to the candidates belonging to the reserved category.
SBI PO 2020 Eligibility Criteria - Age Relaxation
OBC (non-creamy layer)
Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned officers including
Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/Short
Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs)
Ordinarily domiciled candidates of Jammu & Kashmir, from the period
- January 1, 1980 to December 31, 1989
SBI PO Eligibility Criteria 2020 - Education Qualification
To become eligible for SBI PO, candidates must hold the following qualifications:
Must hold a graduate degree or equivalent examination from a recognized University or by the Central Government in order to meet the eligibility criteria of SBI PO.
Final semester candidates can also apply for SBI PO 2020 provided they produce their proof of passing the graduation at the time of document verification or as on the date mentioned by the examination authority in the official notification.
Candidates holding an Integrated Dual Degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before August 31, 2021. CA candidates are also eligible to apply for SBI PO.
SBI PO 2020 Eligibility Criteria – Number of Attempts
The examination authority has limited the number of attempts to appear for the SBI PO exam. In the table below, candidates can find the category wise number of attempts that they can avail for SBI PO 2020 exam.SBI PO 2020 exam will be conducted in three phases - prelims, mains and group exercises & interview round. The application form will be released along with the SBI PO notification.
Number of Attempts for SBI PO 2020
Maximum number of attempts
SC/SC (PWD)/ST (PWD)
SBI PO Application Form 2020
SBI will release the application form of SBI PO in online mode. All those candidates who will meet SBI PO eligibility criteria 2020 will be able to fill the application form. Along with filling the application form, candidates will also have to pay the prescribed application fees as per their category. The application fee must be paid in online mode. Candidates must fill the application form and pay the application fee within the allotted time frame. All those candidates who will be able to fill the application form and pay the application fee successfully will be issued SBI PO admit card 2020. Candidates must fill all the details in the application form correctly as no corrections will be allowed once the final submission is done.
How to prepare for SBI PO 2020
In order to prepare for SBI PO, candidate must follow a strict schedule. Since, preparation is the key to crack any competitive exam, candidate must start their preparation well before the time. Hard work and strategize preparation will make it easy for the candidates to crack the exam. There are a few tips and tricks for SBI PO that have been provided below to help the candidates kick start their preparation:
Know the syllabus and exam pattern thoroughly.
Figure out which subjects need more attention and which ones need less time.
Prepare a study plan and maintain it.
Solve previous years question papers and take as many mock tests as possible.
Spare ample time for revision
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - SBI PO Eligibility Criteria 2020 - Age Relaxation, Qualification & Reservation
Question: I got 55% in graduation. Am I eligible to apply for SBI PO 2020?
Yes, you are eligible to apply for the exam provided you fulfill the SBI PO eligibility criteria 2020 as mentioned above in the article.
Question: If I do not qualify in the SBI PO prelims exam. Can I appear for the same next year? I am 29 years in general category.
As per SBI PO 2020 eligibility criteria, candidates must be between 21 to 30 years (general) can apply for SBI PO. Candidates must be born not later than April 1, 1998, and not earlier than April 2, 1989, to be eligible for SBI PO 2020.
Question: I have passed class 12th exam. Do I meet SBI PO eligibility criteria 2020?
No, according to the eligibility criteria of SBI PO, candidates must be a graduate or hold an equivalent degree from a recognised University in the State or Central Government.
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Questions related to SBI PO
will sbi po 2020 happen this year? its my last chance.plz any one answer
The SBI po exams held every year, so there is a high chance that SBI PO exam will also held this year, the vacancy in SBI releases every year, so the exams held.
There is some delay in helding of exams because of the ongoing pandemic, but exams are going to held anyway. Once the vaccine will be out then all the pending exams will held ,or may also be held before that too with all the precautions, so there is a very high probability that SBI PO exams are also going to held this year.
Hope this helps, all the best.
hello sir/madam Now I am in degree final year due to covid19 we are not attempting 4 sem, and now we are promoted to final year am i eligible for applying sbi po. and my date of birth is 19/07/2000.
SBI PO is a post in State Bank Of India which is generally known as Probationary Officer. A probationary officer is an entry-level management post in any Bank. The main responsibilities of a probationary officer are:-
- Cash Handling
- Issuing cheques, Demand Drafts etc.
- Issuing Loans and Recovery
Eligibility criteria for appearing for Sbi Po exam:
A candidate who is aspiring to apply for SBI PO exam must be an Indian citizen.
Mandatory Educational Qualifications
- Candidates must hold a Graduation degree in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification which is recognised by the Central Government. They should ensure that the passing certificate should indicate the degree pass date in it.
- Prospective applicants who are in the Final Year/ Semester of their Graduation may also apply on a provisional basis. However, this is subject to the condition that at the time of the interview, they’ll need to produce proof that they have passed the graduation examination.
So now you are in final year,So you are eligible to appear,but this is subject to the condition that at the time of the interview, You will need to produce proof that you have passed the graduation examination.If this is possible than only you will be eligible for further process, Elsewhere you need to first complete your graduation and than you will be eligible to appear for exam.
i got less than 52.6% in 12 th exam am l eligible for sbi po exam?
There is no any minimum percentage criteria of class 12th to appear for SBI PO exam, the basic eligibility is that the candidate must have a bachelor's degree in any field and must have attained 60% or above in their graduation, the age limit to appear for the exam is from 21 to 30 years, for obc candidate there is a relaxation of 3 years, for sc/st candidate the relaxation is of 5 years.
Hope this helps, all the best.
If I completed my graduation but I am below 21age can I applicant for sbi po please reply
my name is Ramanjaneya kumar, I am preparing for bank exams from four years but failed by 3 to 5 marks, I crossed 33 years as on third May 2020, I am under OBC category, I expected sbi Po notification in April but that is not happened, please tell me sir, whether I am eligible or not for SBI Po 2020
The upper age limit is 30 years and for candidates belonging to OBC-NCL category are given 3 years relaxation on upper age limit. According to this you can only appear until 33 years of age and there are 7 attempts for OBC category. So if you are 34 years now you are not eligible for SBI PO.