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SBI PO Recruitment 2021

SBI PO Examination is conducted by the SBI every year to select candidates for the post of probationary officer across the country.

SBI PO Recruitment Notification: The State Bank of India (SBI) conducts the recruitment of eligible and dynamic candidates for the post of PO. SBI PO Exam is that it a 2 tier process comprising of Prelims and the Main Online Exam. No interview is held for selection for this post. The SBI PO Recruitment is done on the basis of state and union territory where candidates have to apply for the vacancy in one of the states or union territories while filling up the online application forms.

SBI PO Recruitment

SBI PO Recruitment 2021 : Important Dates

SBI PO 2021-22: Important Dates

Events Dates
SBI PO Notification 2021 4th October 2021
Online Application Starts From 5th October 2021
Online Application Ends On 25th October 2021
Call letters for Pre- Exam Training To be Notified
SBI PO Online Pre-Exam Training To be Notified
Conduct of Online Examination – Preliminary November/December 2021
Result of SBI PO Preliminary Exam December 2021
Download of Call letter for Online Exam – Main December 2021
Conduct of Online Examination – Main December 2021
Declaration of Final Result To be Notified


SBI PO 2021 Exam Summary

All important points related to SBI PO 2021 exam are highlighted below:

Name of Exam State Bank of India Probationary Officers Exam (2021)
Conducting Body State Bank of India
Periodicity Annually
Exam Level National
Mode of Application Online
Mode of Exam Online (CBT)
Exam Rounds 3 (Prelims + Mains + Interview)



Important Links for SBI PO Recruitment 2021

SBI PO 2021 Official Notification PDF

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Official Website

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SBI PO Apply Link

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SBI PO 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognized by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.

Candidates should have a valid Mark-sheet / Degree: Certificate which supports that they are graduates on the day they were registered for the exam. The percentage of marks obtained in Graduation should be mentioned at the time of registration for the SBI Bank-PO examination.

SBI PO Selection Procedure: Important Points

The candidates should keep in mind the following points related to the SBI PO selection process:

• Biometric Verification: To ensure an error-free and secure selection procedure for SBI PO 2021, the bank may digitally capture the thumb impression of the candidate. This is done to verify the genuineness of the candidates. Any inconsistency in the biometric verification will lead to rejection of the candidature and punitive legal actions. Candidates are thus advised not to apply any kind of external matter like ink, mehandi, chemical etc. on their hands.

• Number of Attempts: The maximum number of chances are fixed for each category. Candidates who have used up all the chances are not eligible to apply. Appearing in Preliminary Exam is not counted as an attempt but appearing in Mains Exam is counted.

Category Number of Chances
General/ EWS 4
General/ EWS (PWD) 7
SC/SC(PWD)/ST/ST(PWD) No restriction


Age Eligibility :

Minimum: 20 years Maximum: 28 years

Age Relaxation

Nationality / Citizenship of Applicants

Candidates applying for SBI CWE/Bank PO Examination should be one of the following:

1. Citizen of India
2. The subject of Nepal or Bhutan
3. Tibetan Refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanent settlement
4. Person of Indian Origin (PIO) who has migrated from Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Vietnam or East African countries of Zaire, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Ethiopia, Malawi, with the intention of permanent settlement in India
Candidates belonging to the category 2, 3, 4 must have a certificate of eligibility issued by the Govt of India in their favor.

Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) 5 years
Other Backward Classes (OBC None-Creamy Layer) 3 years
Persons with Disabilities (PWD) 10 years
Ex-Servicemen/Disabled The actual period of service rendered in the defense forces +3 years (8 years for Disabled Ex-Servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years
Widows/Divorced Women 9 years
Persons with Domicile of Jammu & Kashmir during the period of 1-1-1980 to 31-12-1989 5 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years
Regular Employees of Union Carbide Factory, Bhopal retrenched from service (for MP state Only)  5 years


SBI PO Recruitment 2021: Application Fee

The category wise fee structure for SBI PO online application is given below. Fee/Intimation charges once paid will NOT be refunded on any account nor can it be held in reserve for any other examination or selection. The application fee must be paid online itself. To know more check the complete guide for SBI PO Application

Sr. No. Category Application Fee
1 SC/ST/PWD Rs. 175/- (Intimation Charges only)
2 General and Others Rs. 750/- (Application Fee including intimation charges)


SBI PO Job Profile & Salary in Hand 2021

SBI PO Salary Structure in Details

The beginning salary, basic pay of SBI PO is Rs 27620. With four advance increments in the compensation size of 23700-980 (7) – 30560 – 1145 (2) – 32850 – 1310 (7) – 42020. This means the PO will get a basic of Rs 23700 with an increment of Rs 980 for the next 7 years, followed by a basic of Rs 30560 with an annual increment of Rs 1145 for the next two years and so on. The maximum basic salary will be Rs 42020.

SBI PO In Hand Salary 

Approximately, a total of Rs 40000 to 42000 salary is the monthly in-hand salary of SBI PO. The Gross compensation received lies between 8.20 Lakhs (minimum) to Rs. 13.08 lakhs (maximum) per annum. The amount varies with the location of job posting.

SBI PO Allowances

The salary includes a number of allowances that contributes to the total sum. These are some standard allowances that a Probationary officer in SBI gets along with the basic amount. These include:

Allowance Amount
Dearness Allowance 46.9% of the Basic Pay
City Compensatory Allowance 3% – 4% depending on location
House Rent Allowance 7% – 9% depending on Place of Posting
Furniture Allowance INR 1,20,000
Medical Insurance 100% covered for employee | 75% covered for dependent family
Travelling Allowance AC 2-tier fare is reimbursed to the employee for official travels
Petrol Allowance INR 1,100 – 1,250
Newspaper Allowance, Entertainment Allowance, Books Allowance, etc. Varies based on Cadre


SBI PO Job Profile

Being the most prestigious bank of the country, the employees ought to get the best from the job. SBI conducts promotion exams annually, that increases the job standard(profile), position and salary. Thus, a PO gets a good exposure in overall term of his career. A two year probation needs to be served by the SBI PO. After that, the promotion positions are as follows:

1.Assistant Manager

2.Deputy Manager


4.Chief Manager

5.Assistant General Manager

6.Deputy General Manager

7.General Manager

8.Chief General Manager

9.Deputy Managing Director

10.Managing Director


SBI PO 2021 Selection Procedure

The selection process of SBI PO consists of 2 phases (preliminary and mains).  The candidates must qualify each of them to go on to the next phase. 
The important steps of the SBI PO Recruitment Procedure are as follows:

•Online Preliminary Examination:

Sufficient number of candidates in each category is shortlisted by SBI depending upon the requirements for Online Main Examination

Online Mains Examination:

Candidates need to qualify each section as well as the overall cut-off in the main exam to be eligible for the Final Selection.


Candidates need to qualify in GD/PI to be eligible for the Final Selection.

•Final Result:

The Final result is declared on the basis of merit list in SBI PO Mains Exam.

•Provisional Allotment

SBI PO 2021: How To Apply Online?

The SBI PO Application Form is applied in two parts:

Below are the steps to apply for SBI PO 2021.

  1. Click the given link to Apply Online for SBI PO 2021
  2. Register using personal credentials, Phone number, and email ID
  3. Fill in the personal details and contact details to complete registration.
  4. After successful registration, you will receive a registration ID and Password
  5. Login with registration ID and Password and Verify using Captcha
  6. Click the Login Button and fill the details and complete the application form.
  7. Pay the required application fee online.
  8. Save the completed application form and keep it for future reference

Candidates must be vigilant about the starting date of application and must ensure completion of the application before the last date. Only a complete application is required to submit the SBI PO Online form 2021.


SBI PO 2021 Complete Question Paper, Study Material, Books, Cutoff Marks, Notification, Study Plan

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