SBI PO Recruitment 2021: Apply Online for 2056 Vacancies

SBI PO Recruitment Notification released for 2056 Probationary Officer vacancies at State bank of India. SBI is conducting a recruitment drive to fill the 2056 SBI PO Vacancy in the state run banks. To recruit candidates for this post SBI is conducting a Recruitment examination in November 2021.

State Bank of India has started the SBI PO application process on the 5th of October 2021. Interested candidates who are willing to join SBI as Probationary Officer can fill up the SBI PO Application form by 25th October 2021. SBI PO 2021 application form can be filled up at the official website of the State Bank of India.

In this post, we will tell you about the SBI PO 2021 Recruitment examination details, Syllabus and Exam Pattern. Candidates can check all information related to this exam from below section.

SBI PO Recruitment 2021 Overview

OrganizationState Bank of India
Post NameSBI PO 2021
No of vacancy2056 posts
SalaryRs 41,960
Qualification typeGraduation
Exam Date:November/December
LocationAcross India
SBI PO Recruitment

SBI PO Notification 2021 Details

State Bank of India has issued an Advertisement No CRPD/ PO/ 2021-22/18 for the Recruitment of Probationary Officers in the various state running branches of SBI. The Detailed SBI PO 2021 notification released on 4th of October 2021.

Candidates who are interested in SBI Probationary Officer post can check the details of this recruitment drive from below section. Candidates can apply for this job through online mode by filling up the application form available on the official website of State Bank of India.

Important Dates for SBI PO 2021

Notification Released Date04/10/2021
Starting Date of Online Application05/10/2021
Last Date for filing Application25/10/2021
Prelim Admit Card Release2nd Week of Nov
Prelims Exam DateNovember
Publication of Prelim Exam ResultDecember
Release of Main Exam Admit card3rd Week of Dec
Online Main Exam4th Week of Dec

SBI PO 2021 Vacancy Details

CategoryNo of Posts
Total No of Posts2056

SBI PO Exam 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who are interested in the SBI Probationary Officer post can check the eligibility criteria of this recruitment drive from the below section. Candidates should fulfill all eligibility criteria mentioned below to apply for this SBI PO job.

Equational Qualification: Candidates need to posses a Graduation degree in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government. Those who are in the Final Year/Semester of their Graduation may also apply.

Age Limit: The minimum age limit for the general candidates is 21 years and the maximum age shoud be 30 years as on 01.04.2021.

SBI PO Application Fee:

Application Fee will be 750/- for General/ EWS/ OBC candidates and ‘Nil’ for SC/ ST/
PWD candidates.

SBI PO Selection Process

The selection for Probationary Officers will be done through a three-tie process:

Phase-I: Preliminary Examination:

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:

Name of the testNo of QuestionsDuration
English Language3020min
Quantitative Aptitude3520min
Reasoning Ability3520min
Total1001 Hour

Each Question will carry one mark. There will be negative marking for wrong answers and 1/4th will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Phase-II: Main Examination:

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.

a)Objective Test:

Name of the testNo of QuestionsMarksDuration
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude456060min
Data analysis and Interpretation356045min
General/Economic/Banking Awareness404035min
Total1552003 Hour

Here also There will be negative marking for wrong answers and 1/4th will be deducted for each wrong answer.

b)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.


The 3rd Phase may comprise of (i) Interview only (50 marks) OR (ii) Interview (30 marks) & Group Exercises (20 marks).

SBI PO Exam Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2021

Both the Prelim and Main examinations of the SBI PO Recruitment will be conducted across various centers of India. If you have filled up the SBI PO Online Application form then you will have to appear for the Preliminary Examination. So start your preparation from today.

To help you to prepare for the SBI PO Recruitment Exam 2021, we have provided the new Syllabus and Exam Pattern of SBI PO 2021. Download the latest Syllabus and Exam Pattern of SBI PO 2021 from the below link.

SBI Probationary Officer(PO) Salary

The SBI PO Salary basic pay is Rs 41,960/- (with 4 advance increments) in the scale of 36000-1490/7-46430-1740/2-49910-1990/7-63840 applicable to Junior Management Grade Scale-I. The official will also be eligible for D.A, H.R.A/ Lease rental, C.C.A, Medical and other allowances & perquisites as per rules in force from time to time.

How to Apply for SBI PO Recruitment 2021

Candidates who are willing to apply for the SBI PO 2021 Recruitment are required to check all information related to this exam before filling the application form. Follow these  steps to apply for the SBI PO Recruitment 2021.

  • First of all Visit the official website of SBI at
  • Click on “Careers” link available which is available at the right corner of the Homepage.
  • Then go to the latest announcement section and click on Apply online under the RECRUITMENT OF PROBATIONARY OFFICERS (Advertisement No. CRPD /PO/ 2021-22/18)
  • Then click on Click here for New Registration Link and register yourself by providing all your personal details .
  • Then upload your Photo and Signature.
  • Then fill up all your educational details and pay the application fee if applicable.
  • Then preview and submit the application form and take a printout for your future reference.

Important Links for SBI PO 2021

Application linkApply Now
Official NotificationCheck Now
Official WebsiteVisit Now
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Some FAQ About SBI PO 2021

What is SBI PO Salary?

The SBI PO Salary is Rs 41,960/- (with 4 advance increments) in the scale of 36000-63840 with all regular allowances and perquisites, which are given to a Probationary Officer in the form of cash benefits.

Is SBI PO difficult?

As per the analysis done by the experts and several aspirants, the SBI PO Recruitment is little bit difficult. But with the proper preparation and right guidance, you can easily crack this exam.

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