SBI PO Eligibility Criteria 2020
Updated on Sep 13, 2019 - 3:11 p.m. IST by Shristi Kirti
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SBI PO Eligibility Criteria 2020 - State Bank of India (SBI) determines the eligibility criteria of SBI PO 2019 for all aspiring candidates. SBI PO 2019 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.
SBI PO 2020 exam will be conducted in three phases - prelims, mains and group exercises & interview round. The application form of SBI PO will be released along with the notification in April 2020. Candidates can check details related to SBI PO eligibility criteria in the article below.

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SBI PO 2020 Eligibility Criteria - Determining Factors

The examinations authority determines the eligibility criteria of SBI PO on the basis of the following factors:

  • Nationality

  • Age

  • Education Qualification

  • Number of chances

SBI PO Eligibility Criteria 2020 on the basis of Nationality

As per the eligibility criteria of SBI PO, only Indian citizens can fill the application form.

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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

Category

Age relaxation

SC/ST

5 years

OBC (non-creamy layer)

3 years

PWD SC/ST

15 Years

PWD OBC

13 Years

PWD General

10 Years

Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned officers including

Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/Short

Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs)

5 years

Ordinarily domiciled candidates of Jammu & Kashmir, from the period

- January 1, 1980 to December 31, 1989

5 years


SBI PO Eligibility Criteria 2020 on the basis of 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.

Number of Attempts for SBI PO 2020

Category

Maximum number of attempts

General

4

General PwD

7

OBC

7

OBC PwD

7

SC/SC (PWD)/ST (PWD)

No restriction


SBI PO Application Form 2020

SBI will release the application form of SBI PO in April 2020. SBI PO application form will be available 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 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

Question: I got 55% in graduation. Am I eligible to apply for SBI PO 2020?

Answer:

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.

Answer:

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?

Answer:

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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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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Divya Marri 12th Jan, 2020

Dear Aspirant

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there are lot of speculations going on that sbi po will be released in February 2020......please clarify.....???? When wil sb8 po 2020 is going to be released....??? feburary or April....????

Ruchika Chauhan Expert 9th Jan, 2020

Hello

Notification of SBI PO 2020 has not been released yet officially. The application forms are expected to be released in April.

Preliminary exam is conducted in the second week of June.

Good Luck!

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