SBI PO Recruitment 2020 – Online Application for 2000 Vacancies

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SBI Probationary Officers (PO) Recruitment 2020 Notification released to fill 2000 Vacancies. The State Bank of India PO Recruitment notification 2020 released on 13th November and online applications started from 14th November and ends on 04th December. The Direct link to fill Application form for SBI PO 2020 is given below along with necessary information like eligibility, age limit, registration fee, vacancy details and more.

SBI PO Recruitment 2020 Notification

SBI PO Recruitment

State Bank of India (SBI) has released the SBI PO Notification 2020 on its official website for recruitment of 2,000 vacancies to the post of Probationary Officers (PO). The prelims exam for SBI PO 2020-21 is scheduled on 31st December 2020, 2nd, 4th & 5th January 2021.

Also check SBI 8500 Apprentice Recruitment 2020

SBI PO Notification 2020 Overview

Recruitment EventEvent Description
Recruiting BankState Bank of India (SBI)
Notification NameSBI Probationary Officers Jobs
Post NameJunior Management Grade Scale-I
Total No. of Vacancies2000 Posts
Job CategoryCentral Bank Jobs
Application Dates14th November – 04th December, 2020
Registration ModeOnline Only
Exam Fee₹ 750/-
EligibilityAny Degree

SBI PO Vacancy Details 2020


Required Education Qualifications

  • Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
  • Basic knowledge of computer is a must.
  • The date of passing eligibility examination will be the date appearing on the mark sheet or provisional certificate issued by the University/Institute.

SBI PO Age Limit

An applicant should not be below 21 years of age and not above 30 years of age calculated as per the date mentioned in the notification.

Certain age relaxation is also provided by the bank to certain categories of applicants. Have a look at the age relaxation provided below:

1) Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe – 5 Years
2) Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) – 3 Years
3) Persons with Disabilities (PWD)

  • PWD (SC/ ST) – 15 Years
  • PWD (OBC) – 13 Years
  • PWD (Gen/ EWS) – 10 Years

SBI PO Application Fee

As per SBI notification 2020 Given below is the category wise fee structure for SBI PO apply online. The fee in any circumstance will not be refund once paid. It differs category wise.

Sr. No.CategorySBI Probationary Officers Exam Application Fee
2General and OthersRs. 750/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

SBI PO Exam Pattern & Selection Procedure

The SBI PO selection procedure is a 3-tier process. The written exam consists of Prelims & Mains which are conducted online, finally followed by Group Exercise & Personal Interview round. The structure of exams is as follows:

1. SBI PO Prelims Exam: In this online examination, the candidates are asked to solved SBI PO question paper of 100 marks, and it consists of 3 sections –

Name of testNo. of QuestionsDuration
English Language3020 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude3520 minutes
Reasoning Ability3520 minutes
Total1001 hour

2. SBI PO Mains Exam: This test comprises of 155 questions which need to be answered in 3 hours. The paper is classified into four sections –

  • Objective Paper Pattern
Name of the testNo. of Qs.Max. MarksDuration
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude456060 minutes
Data Analysis & Interpretation356045 minutes
General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness404035 minutes
English Language354040 minutes
Total1552003 hours
  • Descriptive Paper Pattern:
    • The Descriptive paper is a test of English Language.
    • It will have two questions namely Letter Writing & Essay writing for 50 marks to be answered in 30 minutes.

3. SBI PO Group Discussion and Personal Interview: This is the final stage of the SBI PO exam. Here the shortlisted candidates have a last face-to-face interaction with the interview panel of the respective bank.

  • Group Exercises – 20 marks
  • Interview – 30 Marks

SBI PO Previous Year Cutoff

SBI PO 2019 Cut-Off For Prelims

CategoryPrelims Cut-off (Out of 100 marks)
EWS and OBC68.25
Scheduled Caste (SC)61.75
Scheduled Tribe (ST)54.75

SBI PO 2019 Mains Cutoff

CategoryMain Exam Cutoff
(Out of 250 marks)
Economically Weaker Section (EWS)100.89
Other Backward Caste (OBC)94.28
Scheduled Caste (SC)82.50
Scheduled Tribe (ST)77.63

SBI PO 2019 Final Cut-Off

CategoryFinal Cutoff
Economically Weaker Section (EWS)50.13
Other Backward Caste (OBC)48.78
Scheduled Caste (SC)45.74
Scheduled Tribe (ST)43.90

SBI PO Salary 2020

The SBI POs are offered a pay scale of 23700-980/7-30560-1145/2-32850-1310/7-42020, which is applicable for Junior Management Grade Scale-I. The starting basic pay offered to SBI POs is Rs 27,620, which includes 4 advance increments.

Apart from this, the probationary officers are also eligible for various allowances such as DA, HRA or Lease rental, CCA, Medical benefits and others

SBI PO 2020: Important Dates & Exam Date

ActivityImportant Dates
Opening of Registration and Application Proces14th November 2020
Last Date to submit online application4th December 2020
Payment of Application Fee14th November to 4th December 2020
Release of SBI PO Prelims Admit Card 20203rd week of December 2020
SBI PO Prelims 2020 Exam Date31st December 2020
2nd January 2021
4th January 2021
5th January 2021
SBI PO Prelims Result 20203rd week of January 2021
Release of SBI PO Mains Admit Card 20203rd week of January 2021
SBI PO Mains Exam Date 202029th January 2021
SBI PO Mains Result 20203rd/ 4th week of February 2021
Release of Call Letter for Interview (Or Interview & Group Exercises)3rd/ 4th week of February 2021
SBI PO Interview (Or Interview & Group Exercises)February/ March 2021
Release of Final ResultsLast week of March 2021

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