SBI PO Notification 2020 - State Bank of India (SBI) is to release SBI PO 2020 notification for all aspirants in the form of PDF on April 1 tentatively at sbi.co.in. The notification of SBI PO 2020 will be released for the recruitment of candidates in its Probationary Officer cadre. Through SBI PO notification 2020, the authorities are expected to announce as many as 2000 vacancies. SBI PO 2020 notification will contain all details related to dates, vacancies, eligibility criteria, scheme of the examination, pay scale etc. Along with SBI PO notification 2020, the authorities will also release the application form in online mode. It is advised to the candidates to go through the notification carefully before applying for SBI PO exam. Candidates who will be qualifying through the recruitment process will be given pay of Rs 27,620 in the scale of 23700-980/7-30560-1145/2-32850-1310/7-42020. To know more about SBI PO 2020 notification , go through the article below.
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SBI PO 2020 prelims exam is expected to be held from June 7 at various cities spread across 34 States/Union Territories. Candidates who will pass the prelims exam will have to take the mains examination. Both prelims and mains exam of SBI PO is held in online mode, after which the authorities will call all the mains qualified candidate for an interview round.
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State Bank of India Probationary Officers exam commonly known as SBI PO exam is conducted by the State Bank of India (SBI) for the recruitment of Probationary Officers (POs) in its various branches across the country. The recruitment exam is conducted in three stages including prelims, mains, and interviews. As per SBI PO exam pattern, the prelims exam contains a total of 100 questions of 1 mark each from three sections - Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Language. The mains exam of SBI PO contains a total of 155 questions of 200 marks from four sections - Data analysis and interpretation, Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, English Language, General/Economy/Banking Awareness. Candidate qualifying in the mains exam will have to appear for the interview. The final merit list will be prepared on the basis of marks secured by the candidates in mains and interview.
Name of the Organization
State Bank Of India (SBI)
Probationary Officers (PO)
April 1, 2020
April 23, 2020
Mode of Application
Mode of Exam
Prelims: Online mode
Mains: Online mode
notification of SBI PO 2020
Online registration of application form begins
Online registration of application form ends
April 21, 2020
Availability of prelims admit card
May to June 2020
June 7, 2020 onward
Preliminary exam result
To be notified
Mains exam result
It is expected that the notification of SBI will be released for as many as 2000 vacancies for each category separately. To get an overall idea about the SBI PO 2020 vacancies as per category, go through the table below containing the category wise vacancies of previous years.
Authorities have determined the eligibility criteria of SBI PO for candidates willing to take the exam. The eligibility criteria to appear in the exam will be mentioned in the SBI PO notification 2020. As per the notification, SBI PO eligibility criteria 2020 will be determined by the examination authority on the basis of:
Candidate must meet SBI PO eligibility criteria before filling the application form
Candidates must be a citizen of India
Lower age limit - 21 years
Upper age limit - 30 years
OBC - 3 years
SC/ST - 5 years
10 years (General)
13 years (OBC)
15 years (SC/ST)
Candidates must hold a graduation degree.
Must know official and local language proved by producing class 10th standard mark sheet/certificate, proving the evidence of having studied an official (local) language.
Must know how to write and speak English.
It is expected that SBI PO 2020 notification and application form will be available in online mode on April 1, 2020. The last date to fill the application form will be April 22, 2020 tentatively. The filling of the application form will include the following stages:
Filling up of basic details
Uploading scanned photograph and signature
Payment of application fees.
According to the SBI PO notification, candidates must have the following particulars ready with them before filling the application form:
Credit Card/Debit Card details, Internet Banking details for payment of fee
Scanned signature and photograph of prescribed specification
Valid photo identity card (Pan Card, Passport, Aadhaar Card, Driving License or College ID)
Valid email ID and active mobile number
Marksheets of class 10th, 12th, Graduation and other degree certificates, if any.
Specification for scanned image and signature
The passport size photograph must be coloured and taken against white background
The dimension of the photograph must be 200 x 230 pixels
The size of the scanned photograph must be between 20kb-50 kb
In case, candidates are using camera flash, they must make sure that there is no red-eye
Candidates are advised not to wear any sunglasses, a hat or cap in the photograph
The dimension of the signature should be 140 x 60 pixels
Candidates must sign with a black pen on a white paper
The size of the scanned signature must be between 10kb–20kb
The application fee must be paid in the online mode through debit/credit card. The table below contains the application fee as per the category of the candidates.
The exam conducting authorities will release the complete list of 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. The authority will release a 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 admit card of SBI PO.
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,
As per the exam pattern of SBI PO 2020, the test will be conducted in three phases - prelims, mains, and Interview. Candidates who pass in prelims exam must appear for the mains while the mains qualified candidates are further called for the interview round. The table below contains SBI PO exam pattern through which the candidates will be able to know the sections from where the questions will be asked, number of questions, marking scheme and duration of the exam.
Number of questions
No. of question
Data analysis and interpretation
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude
Candidates must go through the SBI PO 2020 syllabus before they start off with their preparations. The syllabus of SBI PO will contain all the topics and chapters from where the expected questions can be asked in the exam. The table below contains the section wise topics for both prelims and mains.
SBI PO 2020 Syllabus - Prelims
SBI PO Syllabus (Prelims)
Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting
Fill in the blanks
Simple Interest, Compound Interest & Indices
Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere
Mixture & Allegation
Permutation, Combination & Probability
Sequence & Series
Profit & Loss
SBI PO Syllabus 2020 – Mains
SBI PO Syllabus (Mains)
Permutation and Combination
Computer Fundamentals /Terminologies
Directions and Distances
Coding and Decoding
Linear Seating Arrangement
Analytical and Decision Making
Course of Action
Ordering and Ranking
Banking and Financial Awareness
The salary is calculated on the basis of various components like basic salary, dearness allowance, City Compensatory Allowance (CCA) and Special Allowance. The salary structure of SBI PO includes a basic pay of Rs 27,620 in the scale of 23700-980/7-30560-1145/2-32850-1310/7-42020 applicable to Junior Management Grade Scale-I. In other words, the recruited POs at SBI will be eligible for a basic salary of Rs. 27,620, a DA of Rs. Rs. 12677, a CCA of Rs. 870 and a special allowance of Rs. 2140.
SBI PO Salary Scale
PF - [Rs. 2762 (10% of Basic)]
NPS - [Rs. 4000 NPS (10% of Basic+DA)]
City Compensatory Allowance (CCA)
Income Tax (As per govt norms)
Telephone no. 022-22820427
To appear in SBI PO exam, you must fulfill the SBI PO age limit which is 20 to 30 years of age for general category candidates at the time of registration. However, the relaxation given to the reserved category candidates are 5 years for SC/ST, 3 years for OBC and 10 years for PWD category candidates.
Yes, you can definitely apply for SBI PO 2020 exam. As per the eligibility criteria of SBI PO, candidates who are in the final year/semester of their graduation can apply online provided they have a proof of passing the exam by July 1, 2020.
SBI has set a limit of attempts as per the category of the candidates according to which general category candidates can appear for SBI PO exam upto 4 times while OBC category candidates can take the test 7 times. However, SC/ ST category students will not have any restrictions.
The application fee of SBI PO is Rs. 600 for general/OBC students whereas for SC/ST/PWD category candidates. the application fee is Rs. 100.
Yes, marks will be deducted for all the wrong answers given by you. For each wrong answer. There will be a deduction of 0.25 marks.
Since with each passing year, there are more number of candidates appearing for the test, the level of the exam has been increased. However, with proper planning, strategy and preparation, you can be crack the examination
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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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