SBI PO Exam 2022 - Notification PDF, Exam Date, Latest Updates

SBI PO Exam 2022 - Notification PDF, Exam Date, Latest Updates

ByAkash Mishra  |  Updated on: Sep 21, 2022
SBI PO 2022 Exam: Check the latest updates on SBI Probationary Officer recruitment 2022, notification PDF, exam dates for Prelims & Mains and other official details here.
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SBI PO recruitment notification 2022 PDF is released on 21st September 2022. Every year thousands of candidates await to join the State Bank of India as a probationary officer. Thus, the competition tends to be very high in contemplation to grab the SBI PO vacancy. As a consequence, we have posted the direct link to download the SBI PO notification 2022 as it is out officially. The SBI PO exam dates 2022 were accompanied with the official notification as well.

The official notifications gives a clear picture of the SBI PO Recruitment 2022. The specifics of the SBI Probationary Officer 2022 exam including exam pattern, exam schedule, vacancy, salary, eligibility, selection process, cut off, question paper, and admit card details are provided in the post for interested applicants. Check out all the details about the SBI PO 2022 exam here!

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SBI PO Exam 2022 Recruitment Latest Updates

The SBI PO 2022 notification pdf is released on 21st September 2022 on the official website. You will be able to download the pdf from the direct link that we have provided below as the notification of the SBI PO Recruitment 2022 is active officially. 

The final result of the SBI PO 2021 exam is out now. State Bank of India has now released the final result on the basis of marks obtained in mains and interview. Candidates can check their final result for SBI PO recruitment through the direct link shared below. Also, with the release of the SBI PO final result 2021, the recruitment for the year has been concluded now.

SBI PO Final Result 2021, Download PDF Here!

SBI PO 2022 Latest Updates:

  • 21st September 2022: SBI PO notification PDF released on the official website.
  • 16th March 2022: SBI PO final result is out now officially by State Bank of India.

SBI PO 2022 Exam Highlights

The candidates who are preparing for the SBI PO 2022 recruitment must be well-versed in every particular aspect of the exam. You will find an elaborate description of the SBI PO 2022 exam in the tabular format illustrated herewith

Exam name 

SBI PO

Conducted by 

State Bank of India (SBI)

Post

Probationary Officer (PO)

Exam level 

National 

Exam category 

Graduation

Frequency of exam 

Once a year exam

Exam stages 

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Mains Exam
  • GD and Interview

Exam mode 

Online

Exam duration 

  • Preliminary exam: 1 Hour
  • Mains: 3 Hours

Exam patterns 

  • Prelims: 100 Questions, 100 Marks
  • Mains: 190 Questions, 200 Marks

Language 

English and Hindi 

Exam helpdesk

1800 425 3800

Official websitessbi.co.in

SBI PO 2022 Notification Official Details

SBI PO Notification 2022 for the Probationary Officer post has been announced on 21st September 2022 on the official website. The candidates must go through the official notification PDF stating the relevant details of the  SBI PO Recruitment 2022 released on the official website. The SBI PO exam dates for Prelims and Mains exam 2022 are disclosed along with the official notification. The State Bank of India will be activating the SBI PO 2022 apply online link on its official website from 22nd September 2022. 

The selection criteria for PO are derived in 3 different stages which are preliminary examination, Mains examination, and interview. Candidates selected after the interview round for the post of probationary officers are liable to be posted anywhere in India.

Previously, SBI PO 2021 notification was released for a total of 2000 probationary officers vacancies. This year SBI released 1673 PO vacancies for the selection of candidates for the post of Probationary Officers in the State Bank of India and its Associate branches. Moreover, for reference, you can check the SBI PO 2022 notification PDF below.

SBI PO 2022 Notification PDF, Download Soon!

What's New in SBI PO 2022?

Every year, SBI PO introduces surprises along with its notification. This year too, surprises were revealed after the release of the official SBI PO 2022 recruitment notification.

Just like the previous years, SBI PO 2021 recruitment came up with some changes in the exam. You can go through the following major changes introduced under SBI PO 2021 recruitment notification for your perusal; 

1. In the view of Social distancing, SBI has initiated to shorten the Phase 3 selection. Thus, SBI PO Phase 3 will consist of either interview (50 marks) or interview (30 Marks) and GD (20 Marks).
2. Last year, SBI increased the application fees for General/EWS and OBC from ₹ 600 to ₹750, while for SC/ST/PWD, it was ₹ 125. However, this year onwards there isn't any application fee for SC/ST/PWD category.

What is the Full Form of SBI PO?

SBI stands for State Bank of India, which conducts various recruitment throughout the year. PO stands for Probationary Officer post, which is one of the admired vacancies among the graduates. SBI releases vacancies for PO posts every year to fulfill manpower requirements among its branches.

SBI PO Exam Dates 2022 for Prelims and Mains

The State Bank of India (SBI) has been revealed along with the SBI PO exam dates with the official notification PDF. Thus, candidates are advised to go through the detailed information on the SBI PO Exam dates 2022 in the tabulated data below. The detailed exam schedule for SBI PO 2022 Exam is updated here along with the application form dates, admit card dates, and more.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Date 2022

Events

SBI PO Exam Dates 2022

SBI PO Prelims Admit Card Download

10-15 days prior to the exam

SBI PO Exam Date 2022 (Prelims)

17th, 18th, 19th and 20th December 2022

SBI PO Prelims Result Date

December 2022/ January 2023

SBI PO Mains Exam Date 2022

Events

SBI PO Exam Dates 2022 

SBI PO 2022 Mains Admit Card

January 2023/ February 2023

SBI PO Mains Exam Date 2022

January 2023/ February 2023

SBI PO Mains Result

February 2023

SBI PO Interview Date 2022

Events

SBI PO Exam Dates 2022 

SBI PO Interview Call Letter

February 2023/ March 2023

Group Exercises & Interview Date

March 2023 onwards

SBI PO Final Result Declaration Date

March 2023 onwards

Date to Download call letters for Pre-Examination Training

March 2023 onwards

Conduct of Pre- Examination Training

March 2023 onwards

SBI PO Application Form 2022 Procedure & Fee Details

The registration process through the SBI PO application form will begin as per the dates mentioned in the SBI PO 2022 notification. The starting date to apply online for SBI PO is 22nd September 2022. It is advised to our candidates to fill the apply online form before the last date to avoid any last minute predicament.

We will be updating the direct link of the application form for SBI PO recruitment as available on the official website of the State Bank of India. Also, to avoid last-minute trouble make sure to fill out the SBI PO application form before 12th October 2022.

SBI PO Application Form 2022, [Link to be activated from 22nd September 2022]

Activity

Tentative Dates

On-line registration including Editing/ Modification of Application by candidates

22.9.2022 to 12.10.2022

Payment of Application Fee

22.9.2022 to 12.10.2022

Download of Preliminary Examination Call Letters

1st /2nd week December 2022 onwards

Phase-I: Online Preliminary Examination

17th, 18th, 19th & 20th December 2022

How to Apply Online for SBI PO 2022?

It is of utmost importance for the applicants to be well-acquainted with the apply online steps to complete the application process. Find below the step by step process to fill the SBI PO application form without any hassle:

  • Visit official site's https://bank.sbi/careers or https://www.sbi.co.in/careers
  • At the end of the page, click on the link for "Current Openings".
  • Now, click on recruitment for probationary officers.
  • After, that click on the link to apply online.
  • Now, go to the "Click here for New Registration"
  • Enter your valid details such as Name, Email ID & Contact Number.
  • Click on the "Submit button".
  • You will get a Registration Number and Password on the screen.
  • Upload your scanned signature and photograph.
  • Enter your details as per the educational certificate.
  • Now pay the application fee via debit card/credit card/internet banking.
  • The final step is to check the details and save a copy of the SBI PO form.
  • Download it for future reference.
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SBI PO Application Fee

The application fee/intimation charges are different for different categories. Last year, SBI increased the application fee structure for various categories. The payment of the application fee will be accepted only through Debit/Credit Card, or net banking. Find below the category-wise application fee required for SBI PO the SBI PO Application form. The picture would be clear after the SBI PO Notification 2022 will be released.

CategoryApplication Fee
General₹ 750
SC/ST/PWDNIL

SBI PO Application Form- Important points to remember 

Some important points should be kept in mind while filling out the SBI PO Application form 2022. The points are mentioned herewith;

  • Ensure checking the SBI PO 2022 eligibility criteria 2022 before filling in the form. 
  • Make sure that you are entering the accurate credentials. 
  • Ensure that your network is stable before filling out the application form 2022. 
  • Don’t procrastinate filling in the application form till the last minute, it might lead to hassle.
  • Preview the form before submitting it, there ought not to be any spelling errors or wrong information. Candidates' SBI PO application form and their candidature can be rejected for the same.
  • Don’t forget to take out a printout of the SBI PO Application form 2022. 

Pre-Exam Training

  • The SBI PO Pre-exam training is usually conducted tentatively 8-10 days before the SBI PO Prelims exam.
  • Government officials conduct pre-exam training for the candidates belonging to SC/ST categories or minority groups.
  • SBI PO Pre-exam training is a 6-day program.
  • Only the candidates who have opted for pre-training in the application form will be eligible for the same.
  • Pre-exam training is an orientation program that helps the candidates with their preparation. These are for the students who can't enrol themselves in coaching centres.
  • The Pre-exam training call letters will be available to download on the official website of SBI.
  • This year it is expected that the SBI PO Pre-exam training may be held online.

Number of Attempts

CategoryAttempts
General4
General (PwD)7
OBC7
OBC (PwD)7
SC/ST (PwD)No Restriction

SBI PO 2022 Vacancy

SBI PO vacancies are announced along with the official notification. The candidates are often apprehensive about the SBI PO vacancies. State Bank of India revealed a total of 1673 vacancies for the post of  Probationary Officer. By looking into the SBI PO vacancies of the last year we can infer an estimated number of the SBI PO vacancies for this year.

For the elucidated knowledge you can check out the SBI PO 2022 Vacancy table facilitated here. The SBI PO notification 2021 PDF was delayed in 2021 due to the global pandemic. Moreover, we have updated you with the details of the category-wise SBI PO vacancies 2022 including backlog vacancies as determined officially.

SBI PO Vacancy 2022
CategoryVacancyBacklogTotal
SC24030270
ST12011132
OBC43232464
EWS160--160
GEN648--648
Total1600731673

SBI PO 2021 Vacancy

CategoryVacancyBacklogTotal
SC30024324
ST15012162
OBC54020560
EWS200-200
GEN810-810
Total2000562056
LD#20-20
VI#20121
HI#203656
d & e#20929

SBI PO Previous Year Vacancies (2020)

CategoryVacancyBacklogTotal
SC300-300
ST150-150
OBC540-540
EWS200-200
GEN810-810
Total2000-2000
LD#20-20
VI#20-20
HI#204969
d & e#20727

Note: #vacancies are reserved for PWD categories.

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SBI PO Eligibility Criteria 2022: Age Limit, Qualification

The Eligibility Criteria for SBI PO exam can be checked below to know whether you are eligible to apply for the SBI PO 2022 exam. Ensure checking the SBI PO eligibility criteria before applying for the exam. Candidates must fulfill the following SBI PO eligibility so that their SBI PO application is not canceled later. Check out the elaborate details of the eligibility criteria, the age limit, educational qualifications, and much more! The details of it will be mentioned in the SBI PO official notification pdf 2022.

Nationality

  • Citizen of India
  • The subject of Nepal or Bhutan
  • As per the govt. rules of India.

Age-Based Eligibility (01.04.2022)

The age limit criteria for SBI PO recruitment are fixed by the officials of the State Bank of India as per which:

  • Minimum age limit is 21 years
  • Maximum age limit is 30 years

Age-Relaxation

  • 4% horizontal reservation has been provided to Persons with Benchmark Disabilities
  • There is an age- relaxation of 5 years for SC/ST/EXSM.
  • 3 years for OBC whereas 10 years for PWDs.

Educational Qualification (31.12.2022)

  • SBI PO educational qualification demands graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or
  • Any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
  • Along with the fair knowledge of computer is a must.
  • The date of passing the eligibility examination will be the date appearing on the mark-sheet or provisional certificate issued by the University/Institute.

SBI PO Selection Procedure

The Selection Procedure of SBI PO involves the following phases-

  • Preliminary Exam (Objective)
  • Mains Exam (Objective + Descriptive)
  • Group Exercise and Interview

SBI PO selection procedure is divided into 3 different stages where the first stage of the preliminary examination is qualifying in nature. Thus, the final merit list is prepared on the basis of the marks scored in the Mains examination and interview.

Biometric Verification

  • The Biometric verification system is being launched to secure the SBI PO 2022 selection procedure.
  • For Biometric Verification, the bank will take your digital thumb impression to check your authenticity.
  • Any discrepancy in your biometric data may lead to rejection and legal actions against you.
  • Thus, it is advisable not to apply things like Mehandi (Henna), Chemical, Ink, etc. on your hands.

SBI PO Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2022

Let's check out the exam pattern and syllabus to prepare effectively for the exam. The SBI PO syllabus and exam pattern hold utmost importance for the SBI PO Recruitment 2022.

SBI PO 2022 Exam Pattern

SBI PO exam pattern can be checked out below. As we know, In the year 2018, a new exam pattern was introduced for the SBI PO Prelims exam. The feature of the sectional time limit of 20 minutes each to attempt every section of SBI PO Prelims was added.

However, there was no change in the total time duration. can be checked out below. As we know, In the year 2020, a new exam pattern was introduced for the SBI PO Prelims exam. The feature of the sectional time limit of 20 minutes each to attempt every section of SBI PO Prelims was added. Moreover, there is no change in the total time duration. The Exam Pattern will be elaborated in the SBI PO official pdf according to the recruitment process of 2022. 

SectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
English Language303020 Minutes
Reasoning Ability353520 Minutes
Quantitative Aptitude353520 Minutes
Total10010060 Minutes

SBI PO Mains Exam Pattern

The SBI PO Mains 2022 exam will be held online. The Mains exam of SBI PO consists of 4 sections for a total of 200 marks with separately timing for every section. You can check out the detailed SBI PO 2022 Mains exam pattern in the tabular form below:

Name of Tests (Objective)

No. of Ques

Max Marks

Time

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

45

60

60 Mins

Data Analysis & Interpretation

35

60

45 Mins

General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness

40

40

35 Mins

English Language

35

40

40 Mins

Total

155

200

3 Hours

Note: - The duration of the Descriptive Test is 30 minutes which will be held on the same day after the mains examination. It will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) with two questions for a total of 50 marks.

SBI PO 2022 Syllabus

There are slight changes in the topics asked in the Prelims as well as in the Mains examinations under SBI PO Syllabus. For instance, the Preliminary exam in SBI PO consists of the Quantitative Aptitude Section, which changes to Data Interpretation and Analysis in Mains examination and comprises questions specifically from this topic. Therefore, thoroughly go through the SBI PO syllabus for prelims shared below.

SBI PO English Language Syllabus

The English language is usually considered a gordian knot, but a detailed English syllabus will pave the way through success. We have provided aid to the candidates by listing here the topics of the English syllabus 2022, having a look at it, and preparing a schedule accordingly. 

SBI PO Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus

Pick out your strengths and weaknesses from the Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus 2022 and prepare the schedule accordingly. The Quantitative Aptitude syllabus will help you get an insight into the SBI PO Exam 2022.

Read here the full Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus for SBI PO

SBI PO Reasoning Ability Syllabus

The Reasoning Ability syllabus is mentioned herewith. Get acquainted with the Reasoning Ability syllabus to score well in SBI PO Exam 2022. 

SBI PO Salary & Job Profile 2022

Salary is a major attraction for the candidates rushing for SBI PO recruitment. Therefore, you must check out the SBI PO salary along with the components and further understand the job profile of a probationary officer here.

SBI PO Job Profile

The salary and job profile are always a matter of attraction for the candidates. The accurate information about the SBI PO Salary and Job Profile will help fuel the passion in the candidates. The well-versed knowledge of the job profile will aid the candidates in knowing whether they will be a perfect fit for the job or not. 

  • It is essential to understand what kind of tasks one might undertake after being selected as a Probationary Officer in SBI.
  • The candidates after selection undergo a probation period of 2 years.
  • Candidates undergo a training period to understand the various aspects of banking procedures practically.

    Their major duties are as follows;

    • Customer redressal 
    • Issuing ATM cards, Cheques
    • Managing and supervising the activities of the Clerks. 
    • Uplifting the economy of the bank 

SBI PO Salary

One of the most asked questions among students is the in-hand salary that they would receive as a Probationary Officer in SBI. The basic grade pay is ₹ 27620/- which is accompanied by 4 increments. Apart from this, the salary component involves other Allowances which are as follows. For more details, you can check the SBI PO Salary.

SBI PO Basic Pay

₹ 41,960/- (with 4 advance increments)
(in the scale of 36000-1490/7-46430-1740/2-49910-1990/7-63840)

Dearness Allowance

This is revised every quarter and is calculated based on CPI (Consumer Price Index). Currently, DA is 46.9% of the basic pay.

City Compensatory Allowance (CCA)

This varies with the place of posting at 4% or 3%.

Leased House Accommodation

SBI PO may take a house on lease, the amount of which varies with posting between a minimum of. ₹ 8000/- (in rural areas) and a maximum of ₹ 29500/- (in Mumbai).

Furniture Allowance

₹ 120000/- for the purchase of furniture

Medical Insurance

100% medical coverage for SBI employees and 75% for their family members

Travelling Allowance

For official travels, reimbursement of AC 2-tier fare is provided

Petrol

50 Lts (For 2 wheelers) Or 55 Lts (For 4 Wheeler) Or Approx. ₹ 1100-1250, if you don't have a 2/4 wheeler (conveyance allowance).

Promotion and Career Growth

The SBI PO serves enormous growth opportunities to laborious candidates. After clearing the exams and serving the probation period, they will join as Probationary Officers. The hard work paves the way to success. They can be promoted to Deputy Manager and can reach the level of General Manager over years.

The career growth of an SBI PO is as follows-

  • Probationary Officer (Assistant Manager, JMGS - I)
  • Deputy Manager (MMGS)
  • Manager (MMGS)
  • Chief Manager (MMGS)
  • Assistant General Manager (SMGS)
  • Deputy General Manager (TEGS)
  • Chief General Manager (TEGS)
  • General Manager (TEGS)

SBI PO Preparation Material 2022

Check here all the requirements for SBI PO 2022 exam such as the subject-wise best books, previous year question papers, preparation tips, test series, online course details, exam analysis, and more.

SBI PO Books

As there is plenty of study material available in the market, it becomes important to choose the right material to boost your exam preparation. Below is the list of SBI PO books recommended by the experts for Prelims and Mains exam preparation.

SubjectsBooks
English Language
  • High School English Grammar and Composition by Wren & Martin
  • Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis
  • Objective General English by SP Bakshi (Arihant Publication)
  • Mirror of Common Errors
Reasoning Ability
  • A modern approach to verbal Reasoning by R.S Agarwal
  • Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey
  • A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal and Non-Verbal by BS Sijwali, Indu Sijwali
  • How to Crack Test of Reasoning: In All Competitive Exam (English) by Arihant Publication
Quantitative Aptitude
  • Data Interpretation by Arun Sharma (TMH Publication)
  • Magical Book on Quicker Mathematics by M Tyra (BSC Publication)
  • Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Rajesh Verma
  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations RS Agarwal (S. Chand Publication)
  • Quantum Cat by Sarvesh Kumar Verma

SBI PO Previous Year Question Papers

  • SBI PO previous year question papers will help you identify the actual level of this exam. With this link, you will be able to avail all the previous year's question papers. 
  • You come across the types of questions asked in the exam and what to expect accordingly.
  • You can start your preparation once you have a clear idea of the previous year’s question paper of SBI PO.
  • Here is the SBI PO 2021 question paper links. The 2021 papers will provide you the insights into the latest question paper, the level of questions asked and the pattern being followed these days. 
Exam NameEnglish Link
SBI PO Prelims 2021
SBI PO Mains 2021SBI PO Mains Questions Paper 2021 PDF

SBI PO Preparation Tips

  • The approach for the preparation of the SBI PO Preliminary and Mains exam varies as per the exam pattern.
  • It is crucial to have a proper understanding of the study plan and the exam strategy.
  • The preparation strategy varies from student to student.
  • For Instance, you can check the topper's preparation strategy for SBI PO Prelims. Go through these links to understand this better & score more in the SBI PO 2022 exam.

SBI PO Test Series 2022

It is essential to take mock tests in the course of your exam preparation. SBI PO mock tests help you to determine your strong and weak points and work on the same accordingly. Moreover, regular practice of SBI PO mock tests allows you to gain speed and accuracy for the exam. Thus, you can attempt the free SBI PO mock tests here.

SBI PO Online Coaching

To grab a seat and achieve your dreams of becoming a Probationary Officer in SBI, it is always advisable to prepare smartly. Thus, SBI PO online coaching is the best solution to learn from smart and experienced mentors and practice several mock tests online. This way it will be easy to sharpen your accuracy level and work upon the weak areas to get a good score.

SBI PO Success Stories

To motivate yourself to study hard and enlighten your preparation process, read the success stories of SBI PO students who have faced real-life struggles and achieved their dream jobs. The real stories of success will also motivate you and can facilitate new and creative ideas of preparation. The way they prepared for the exam, their schedule of preparation will ignite the passion in you to work harder and accomplish your dreams. 

SBI PO Exam Analysis

  • The exam analysis of SBI PO will help you identify the overall difficulty level & types of questions asked in the upcoming SBI PO 2022 exam.
  • For instance, the overall difficulty level was on a higher side in 2021 and 2020.
  • You can check here the complete SBI PO Exam Analysis to know the pattern and difficulty level.

Subject

Topic

No. of Qs. along with Difficulty Level

Quantitative Aptitude

Data Interpretation

10 - Moderate

Caselet

5 - Moderate

Missing No. Series

5 - Moderate

Quadratic Equation

5 - Easy

Miscellaneous (Arithmetic)

10 - Moderate

Reasoning Ability

Puzzles and Seating Arrangement

21 - Moderate

Coding-Decoding

1 - Easy

Direction Sense Test

3 - Easy

Blood Relation

4 - Moderate

Syllogism

4 - Moderate

Alphabet based

2 - Easy

English Language

Reading Comprehension

8 - Moderate

Error Spotting

5 - Easy

Single Filers

6 - Easy

Cloze Test

5 - Easy

Phrase Replacement

6 - Moderate

SBI PO Cut Off: Expected & Previous Years Cut off Marks

SBI PO Cut off is declared by the State Bank of India after the result for each phase. From 2018 onwards, there have been no sectional cut-offs in SBI PO recruitment however, there is an overall cut off. The same is expected in the SBI PO 2022 recruitment. The updates will be notified in SBI PO motifications 2022. 

Therefore, the final selection will be based on the performance in the online test. You can check the SBI PO Cut off 2021 and 2020 along with the previous year's official cutoff for SBI PO Prelims & Mains Exam below:

SBI PO Prelims Cut Off 2021

The expected Prelims cut-off of 2021 is mentioned here. You can look into the table for your referral:

CategorySBI PO Prelims Expected Cutoff Marks
General63
SC54.75
ST49.25
OBC61.25
EWS62.75
PWD (LD)51.50
PWD (VI)55.25
PWD (HI)19.00
D&E8.50

SBI PO Mains Cut Off 2021

The SBI PO 2021 Mains Exam was held on January 2, 2022. The SBI PO Mains cut-off marks for shortlisting Group Exercise & Interview, as issued officially on March 15, 2022, are shown below by category.

CategoryCut-Off Marks (Out of 250) 
GEN94.85
SC77.32
ST75.01
OBC86.54
EWS90.01
LD75.35
VI97.72
HI75.77
D & E75.17

SBI PO Final Cut Off 2021

Go through the SBI PO 2021 Final Cut-off Marks. SBI has issued the category-wise cut-offs for the SBI PO exam, which was given below in a tabular form.

CategoryCut-Off Marks (Normalised to 100)
GEN53.40
SC44.93
ST41.55
OBC47.41
EWS47.94
LD41.64
VI49.93
HI41.59
D & E33.16

SBI PO 2021 Interview Qualifying Marks

The qualifying marks for the SBI PO 2021 Interview, which took place in February 2022 at SBI centers, have been announced by SBI. The qualifying marks for each category are listed below:

CategoryCut-Off Marks (Out of 50)
GEN20
SC17.50
ST17.50
OBC17.50
EWS20
LD17.50
VI17.50
HI17.50
D & E17.50

SBI PO Admit Card 2022

SBI will issue the SBI PO admit card separately for Prelims and Mains examinations on its official site. The admit card for SBI PO prelims 2022 exam will be disclosed 10-15 days prior to the SBI PO exam date on the official website.

The Call letters hold utmost importance in the SBI PO Recruitment 2022. However, we will be updating you with the direct link to download the SBI PO admit card 2022 here as available. Below you can check out the steps to download the SBI PO admit card.

SBI PO Prelims Admit Card 2022, [To be activated]

Moreover, candidates can download the SBI PO pre-training admit card from the official website of SBI or through the direct links that will be provided as soon as the admit cards will be released. 

Steps to download SBI PO Admit Card 2022

Get here the steps to download the SBI PO 2022 Admit Card. The candidates must know the steps so that they can apply successfully as soon as the SBI PO notifications are released.

  • Visit the official site of the State Bank of India.
  • Go to the Current Openings sections, given at the bottom of the page.
  • Click on the "SBI PO 2022 Recruitment".
  • Click on the admit card link.
  • Enter the valid details such as registration number & password i.e. date of birth.
  • Now click on the "Submit" button.
  • Your SBI PO 2022 admit card will appear on the screen.
  • Verify the details mentioned on the admit card & download it.

Note: Please note that the admit card is a mandatory document & should be carried along to the examination hall. In case a candidate fails to produce the admit card during the examination, he/she will not be allowed to appear for the examination.

SBI PO 2022 Admit Card 2022- Points to Remember

  • Ensure downloading the SBI PO 2022 Call Letter before the last date 
  • Make sure you have checked all the relevant details 
  • In case of discrepancy, check to contact the authorities. 

SBI PO Exam Centers

The exam centers for exam 2022 will be clear as the  SBI PO official notification stating the same will be released by the authorities at the official site. Till then you can check out the exam centers notified by SBI in 2021 and the process to add the exam centers in the application form.

  • Candidates applying for SBI PO 2022 need to specify their preferred center for both Prelims and Mains Examinations in the online application form.
  • Center allotment for the SBI PO Prelims 2022 will be completely based on the "First-Apply-First-Allotted" manner.
  • The SBI PO Prelims Admit Card carries the details of the exam center and reporting time. Once the centers are allotted, no request for change of center will be entertained by the Board.
  • Below is the revised list of 2019 SBI PO Exam Centres for Prelims as well as Mains examination.

State/UT

Preliminary Examination Centre

Mains Examination Centre

Andaman & Nicobar

Port Blair

Port Blair

Andhra Pradesh

Chirala, Chittoor, Eluru, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole, Rajahmundhry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram

Guntur, Kurnool, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam,

Arunachal Pradesh

Naharlagun

Naharlagun

Assam

Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur

Guwahati

Bihar

Arrah, Aurangabad (Bihar), Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea

Arrah, Patna

Chandigarh

Chandigarh

Chandigarh

Chhattisgarh

Bhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur

Raipur

Goa

Panaji

Panaji

Gujarat

Ahmedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Himmatnagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara

Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar

Haryana

Ambala, Faridabad, Gurugram, Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Panipat, Yamunanagar

Hissar, Faridabad, Gurugram

Himachal Pradesh

Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Solan, Una

Shimla, Solan

Jammu & Kashmir

Jammu, Samba, Srinagar

Jammu, Srinagar

Jharkhand

Bokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribag, Jamshedpur, Ranchi

Jamshedpur, Ranchi

Karnataka

Belgaum, Bengaluru, Bidar, Davangere, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Hassan, Hubli, Mandya, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi

Bengaluru

Kerala

Alappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thrichur, Thiruvananthapuram

Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram

Lakshwadeep

Kavarrati

Kavarrati

Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Satna, Sagar, Ujjain

Bhopal, Indore

Maharashtra

Amaravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Dhule, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Ratnagiri, Solapur

Aurangabad, Nagpur, Pune, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai

Manipur

Imphal

Imphal

Meghalaya

Shillong

Shillong

Mizoram

Aizawl

Aizawal

Nagaland

Kohima

Kohima

Delhi -NCR

Delhi & New Delhi

Delhi & New Delhi

Odisha

Balasore, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rourkela, Sambalpur

Bhubaneswar

Puducherry

Puducherry

Puducherry

Punjab

Amritsar, Bhatinda, Fatehgarh Sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Sangrur

Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala

Rajasthan

Ajmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur

Jaipur,

Sikkim

Gangtok, Bardang

Gangtok

Tamilnadu

Chennai, Coimbatore, Erode, Madurai, Nagercoil, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Vellore, Virudhunagar

Chennai, Madurai, Tirunelveli

Telangana

Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal

Hyderabad

Tripura

Agartala

Agartala

Uttar Pradesh

Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Banda, Faizabad, Ghaziabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Noida/ Greater Noida, Sitapur, Varanasi.

Agra, Allahabad, Ghaziabad, Noida/ Greater Noida, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Varanasi

Uttarakhand

Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee

Dehradun

West Bengal

Asansol, Durgapur, Hooghly, Kalyani, Kolkata, Siliguri

Hooghly, Kalyani, Kolkata,

SBI PO Result 2022

  • SBI PO Result is released on its official website for various stages conducted by the authorities. 
  • SBI PO Result 2022 will be disclosed after the successful conduction of the examination.
  • We will update the direct link of the result for SBI PO to help you check the status.
  • Candidates can check the SBI PO result 2022 with the help of the registration number & password.
  • Moreover, the Final exam result for SBI PO 2021 is now released after the conduction of the Interview session.

Interview & Provisional Allotment

  • Only Aspirants who crack the Mains exam will be called for the SBI PO Interview round.
  • The selected candidates can download the call letter through the official website.
  • The interview will be conducted after the Mains examination.
  • The Group discussion and Personal Interview consist of 20 and 30 marks respectively.

SBI PO Final Selection 

The scores obtained in the Preliminary round will not add up to the final scores, but it is important for the candidates to clear this stage to advance further. The scores obtained in the Mains round will make up the result. The cumulative score obtained in the Mains and the interview round add up to the final results and the merit lists. Due to Covid, Phase 3 will consist of either interview (50 marks) or Interview (30 Marks) and GD (20 Marks). The candidates making their way through to the final merit lists will be recruited as the Probationary Officer. 

SBI PO 2022 FAQs

  • Every year State Bank of India releases a notification for the post of probationary officer to recruit graduates to work at various SBI offices. Approx 2000 PO vacancies are rolled out every year on the official website of SBI. Thus, it is an amazing opportunity for the candidates to wish to join as a PO by participating in the SBI recruitment process.

  • The SBI PO Exam eligibility criteria are divided into three stages. The candidate has to satisfy all three stages to be recruited as the Probationary Officer in the State Bank of India. The three stages are mentioned below: 

    • Nationality: The candidate necessarily should be a citizen of India
    • Age-limit criteria: The candidate must be between the age of 21 to 30 years. Relaxations are offered to certain categories. The OBCs are offered 3 years of relaxation. The SC/ST is offered 5 years of relaxation. 
    • Educational Qualifications: The candidates must possess a graduation degree from a recognized University. The candidates in the final year can also apply for the post if their passing certificate will appear before the specified period. 
  • The official notification of the SBI PO 2022 exam was released on 21st September 2022 on the official website of SBI. Along with the notification, SBI disclosed the SBI PO exam dates, vacancy details, eligibility criteria, selection process, exam pattern, and more. Keep an eye on the official website and bookmark this page for latest updates.

  •  To fill out the online SBI PO application form the candidate has to abide by the following steps: 

    • First, you need to visit the official site of SBI and click on the link for "Current Openings". Now, click on link to the recruitment for probationary officers and apply online.
    • Now, go to the "Click here for New Registration". Add the valid details and click on the "Submit button".
    • After that, fill up the application form and upload your scanned signature and photograph.
    • Lastly, don't forget to pay the application fee.
  • The State Bank of India will be recruiting the Probationary Officers by conducting 3 phase examination which is prelims, mains, and interview. Candidates first have to appear in the preliminary examination which is only of qualifying in nature. Shortlisted candidates will then be called for the Mains examination. Lastly, candidates cracking the Mains examination will be called for the interview process. The final merit list will be prepared on the base of the marks scored in the mains and interview.

  • SBI PO 2022 syllabus is divided into 2 stages, i.e prelims and mains. The preliminary phase is an objective type test consisting of 3 sections whereas mains exam consists of 4 sections flooded by the descriptive test. The important topics covered in the SBI PO exam includes reading comprehension, cloze test, fillers, sentence correction, sitting arrangement, puzzles, syllogism, coding-decoding, data interpretation, number series, quadratic equation, simplification, etc.

  • The official notification stating the SBI PO exam dates have been released on 21st September 2022. The candidates can read the notification PDF  to know more about the SBI PO exam dates 2022. Keeping track of the exam dates will help you plan out a smart study plan accordingly and effectively.

  • Yes, the State Bank of India yearly conducts the PO examination at the national level. The SBI PO Notification 2022 is released on 21st September 2022. Thus, you should keep visiting the official website of SBI on regular basis for the latest updates.

  • The candidates must be well versed and acquainted with the syllabus and the exam pattern. Select the areas where improvement is required and schedule your preparation accordingly. To ace this exam, the applicants ought to maintain speed with high accuracy. Practicing previous years’ question papers will help you understand the exam pattern and the level of difficulty of the exam. You need to hone your strengths and improve upon your weaknesses. BYJU’S Exam Prep will aid you through the preparation and drive you to success.   At BYJU'S Exam Prep, you can practice a complete set of test series along with a free SBI PO mock test designed by our expert faculty.

  • The general candidate can apply only 4 times in the SBI PO exam. Whereas the OBC candidates can apply 7 times. Moreover, SC/ST does not have any restrictions. Also, the candidates must not fall out of the age bracket before exhausting all the attempts for SBI PO recruitment.

  • SBI PO exam is not tough but it depends on your preparation. The candidates find the English section not challenging, but the Quantitative Aptitude and the Reasoning section is considered to be a gordian knot. The dedicated preparation in the right direction will undoubtedly take you towards the goal. 

  • Yes, SBI is a government bank partly owned by the public. However, the SBI employees will not be considered Government employees. Anyhow, it is a mesmerizing opportunity for candidates seeking a government job. 

  • The CAT Exam is undoubtedly tougher than the SBI PO Exam. The difficulty level and exam pattern of both exams are different. Similarly, both the exams require dedicated preparation and a smart study plan in order to score good marks and grab the desired seat.

  • Yes, bond for a value of Rs 2.00 lac to serve the Bank for a minimum period of 3 years. The Bond will be invoked by the Bank if the candidate resigns from the service of the Bank before expiry of three years from the date of joining. 

  • SBI PO salary is ₹ 41,960/- (with 4 advance increments) on the scale of 36000-1490/7-46430-1740/2-49910-1990/7-63840/-. Other than this, selected candidates are also entitled to receive other perks and allowances such as dearness allowances, HRA, travelling allowances, insurance, furniture allowances, etc.

  • No, the calculator is not allowed inside the examination hall of the SBI PO exam. Any candidate using the prohibited materials during the SBI PO examination will be debarred and won't be entertained further.

  • SBI expands for State Bank of India. PO stands for Probationary Officer. The applicants acing through the SBI PO exam will be recruited as the Probationary Officers in the State Bank of India.

  • The State Bank of India releases vacancies every year with official notification. The SBI PO released 1673 vacancies for 2022. Last year 2056 vacancies were released by the State Bank of India for Probationary Officers.

  • The SBI PO admit card is released 10-15 days before the exam. The personal and essential credentials are mentioned on the hall ticket. The credentials mentioned on the admit card are as follows: 

    1. Exam Date
    2. Exam venue
    3. Exam center name
    4. Exam reporting time
    5. At the backside of your admit card, a few instructions will be given. Go through them thoroughly.
  • The SBI PO result will be released after the successful conduction of the exam. You can refer to the following steps for downloading the SBI PO result 2022.

    • Check out the official website (www.sbi.co.in) or click on the direct link given above
    • Press Ctrl+F
    • Find your roll number
    • If it is there, you are selected for the final allotment

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