SBI PO Recruitment 2021

SBI PO Recruitment 2021 – 2056 Probationary Officer Vacancy


State Bank of India (SBI) has released an official notification (SBI PO Recruitment 2021) for the recruitment of 2,056 Probationary Officer (PO) Vacancies. Interested and eligible candidates can apply online via the official website of SBI from 5th October 2021 to 25th October 2021.

Name Of The Post: Probationary Officer (PO)

Total Number Of Posts: 2,056 Posts

SBI PO Recruitment 2021 Details

Number Of Vacancies: SC (324), ST (162), OBC (560), EWS (200), GEN (810), Total: 2,056

Educational Qualification: Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.

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).

Relaxation: The upper age limit is relaxable –

  • By 5 years for SC/ST candidates
  • By 3 years for OBC/MOBC candidates
  • For Persons with benchmark disability (PWD) by 10 years (up to 15 years for SC/ST and up to 13 years for OBC-NCL candidates)

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 an 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) certificates 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.

Pay Scale: Rs.36000-1490/ 7-46430-1740/ 2-49910-1990/ 7-63840

Selection Process For SBI PO Recruitment 2021

The selection for Probationary Officers will be done through a three-tier process –

» Phase-I: Preliminary Examination: Preliminary Examination consisting of an Objective Test for 100 marks will be conducted online. The test will have 3 Sections (with separate timings for each section) as follows:

Name Of Test No. Of QuestionsDurationMarks
English Language3020 minutesTotal Maximum Marks 100
Quantitative Aptitude3520 minutes
Reasoning Ability3520 minutes
Total 1001 hour

» Phase-II: Main Examination: Main Examination will be conducted online and will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Tests for 50 marks. The Descriptive Test will be administered immediately after the conclusion of the Objective Test and candidates will have to type their Descriptive Test answers on the computer.

Objective Test: The duration of the objective test is 3 hours and it consists of 4 Sections of a total of 200 marks. There will be separate timing for every section –

Name Of The Test No. Of Qs.Max. MarksDuration
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude456060 minutes
Data Analysis & Interpretation356045 minutes
General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness404035 minutes
English Language354040 minutes
Total1552003 hours

Descriptive Test: The duration of the Descriptive Test is 30 minutes. It will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) with two questions for total of 50 marks.

» Phase-III: Interview: 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).

Application Fees For SBI PO Recruitment 2021

CategoryFee Amount
UR/ EWS/ OBCRs 750/-
Payment ModeDebit Card/ Credit Card/ Internet Banking

How To Apply For SBI PO Recruitment 2021

Interested and eligible candidates can apply online via the official website of SBI from 5th October 2021 to 25th October 2021. No other means/ mode of application will be accepted for SBI PO Recruitment 2021.

For more information about SBI PO Recruitment 2021 please visit the official Website/ Notification given below.

Important Dates:

Starting Date: 05th October 2021

Last Date: 25th October 2021

Important Links:

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