State Bank of India (SBI) has released an employment notification for the recruitment of 2056 Probationary Officer (PO) Post. Interested and eligible candidates may apply online here.
Last Date: 25/10/2021.
SBI PO Recruitment 2021
Name of post: Probationary Officer (PO)
No of posts: 2056 Category-wise vacancy:
# SC: 324# ST: 162# OBC: 560# EWS: 200# GEN: 810 Pay: Rs 36000-1490/7-46430-1740/2-49910-1990/7-63840
Eligibility Criteria of SBI PO Recruitment
Age Limit: Not below 21 years and not above 30 years as on 01.04.2021 i.e. candidates must have been born not later than 01.04.2000 and not earlier than 02.04.1991 (both days inclusive). Age Relaxation: The upper age limit is relaxable :
(i) By 5 years for SC/ST candidates.
(ii) By 3 years for OBC/MOBC candidates.
(iii) For Persons with benchmark disability (PWD) by 10 years (upto 15 years for SC/ST and upto 13 years for OBC (NCL) candidates).Educational Qualification: Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government.
Final Year Students: Those who are in the Final Year/ Semester of their Graduation may also apply provisionally subject to the condition that, if called for interview, they will have to produce proof of having passed the graduation examination on or before 31.12.2021.
Others: Candidates having Integrated Dual Degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 31.12.2021. Candidates possessing qualification of Chartered Accountant or Cost Accountant may also apply.
Application Fee: Category-wise application fee is as mentioned below
|UR/ EWS/ OBC||Rs 750/-|
|SC/ ST/ PWD||NIL|
|Payment Mode||Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Internet Banking|
How to apply for SBI PO Recruitment ?
Interested and eligible candidates can apply online through the SBI Career website https://bank.sbi/careers or https://www.sbi.co.in/careers starting from 05.10.2021. To apply online they may follow below mentioned steps. # Scroll down, go to Important Web-Links section .
# Click on Online Application link .
# A new webpage will be opened.
# Enter all your personal and educational details as required .
# Upload your passport sized photograph and signature and other required documents.
# Pay the application fee as per your category and at the end click on submit button .
# Don’t forget to take a print of submitted application form .
Selection Process of SBI PO Recruitment
The selection for Probationary Officers will be done through a three phase process. All stages are as mentioned below:
Preliminary Examination (Phase I)
Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Test for 100 marks will be conducted online. The test will have of 3 Sections (with separate timings for each section) as follows:
|Topic/s||No. of Questions||Duration|
|English Language||30||20 Minutes|
|Quantitative Aptitude||35||20 Minutes|
|Reasoning Ability||35||20 Minutes|
Main Examination (Phase II)
Main Examination will be conducted online and will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks. The Descriptive Test will be administered immediately after conclusion of the Objective Test and candidates will have to type their Descriptive Test answers on the computer.
Objective Test: The duration of objective test is 3 hours and it consists of 4 Sections of total 200 marks. There will be separate timing for every section.
|Topic/s||No. of Questions||Max. Marks||Duration|
|Reasoning & Computer Aptitude||45||60||60 Minutes|
|Data Analysis & Interpretation||35||60||45 Minutes|
|General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness||40||40||35 Minutes|
|English Language||35||40||40 Minutes|
Descriptive Test: The duration of Descriptive Test is 30 minutes. It will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) with two questions for total 50 marks.
Interview (Phase III)
In view of the Social Distancing and safety measures necessitated due to COVID-19 pandemic, the 3rd Phase may comprise of (i) Interview only (50 marks) OR (ii) Interview (30 marks) & Group Exercises (20 marks).
Candidates will have to score minimum qualifying marks in Phase-III to be considered for final selection. The minimum qualifying marks will be decided by the Bank.
Important Dates of SBI Recruitment 2021
# Starting date of online application submission: 5th October 2021
# Last date of online application submission: 25th October 2021