SBI PO Notification 2021 – Final Result Declared

Department State Bank of India
Total Vacancies 2056
Notification No. CRPD/PO/2021-22/18
Deadlines 25/10/2021
Notification Published on 04/10/2021

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SBI PO Notification 2021 Basic Information

Positions Probationary Officer (PO)
Location All India
Qualification Graduate
Application Procedure Apply Online

State Bank of India (SBI) has published a recruitment notification (CRPD/PO/2021-22/18) on 04/10/2021. The notification is for recruitment of Probationary Officer (PO). Here you will get the complete information about SBI Probationary Officer (PO) Recruitment online application form. You will get here complete detail about SBI Probationary Officer (PO) application procedure, important dates, application fees, age limit, qualification, number of vacancies, pay scale and important links. We advise to the visitors that you should read the official notification of SBI Probationary Officer (PO) before submit application form. The links of official website of State Bank of India and official notification are given below.

SBI PO 2021 Selection Procedure

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

SL. Name of Test No. of Questions Marks Duration
1. English Language 30 Total Maximum Marks 100 20 minutes
2. Quantitative Aptitude 35 20 minutes
3. Reasoning Ability 35 20 minutes
Total 100 1 hour

Selection criteria for Main Examination: Category wise merit list will be drawn on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in the Preliminary Examination. There will be no
sectional cut-off. Candidates numbering 10 times (approx.) the numbers of vacancies in each category will be short listed for Main Examination from the top of above merit list.

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.

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

Sl. Name of the Test No. of Qs. Max. Marks Duration
I Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 minutes
II Data Analyst & Interpretation 35 60 45 minutes
III General/Economy/Banking Awareness 40 40 35 minutes
IV English Language 35 40 40 minutes
Total 155 200 3 hours

(ii) 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.

Selection criteria for Phase-III: Category wise merit list will be drawn on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in Phase-II (Main Exam). There will be no sectional cut-off. Candidates numbering up to 3 times (approx.) of the category wise vacancies will be shortlisted for Phase-III from the top of the category wise merit list subject to a candidate scoring the minimum aggregate qualifying score, as decided by the Bank.

Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Preliminary & Main Examination): There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, 1/4th of marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. if no answer is marked by candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

Important Dates

The candidates should note the following important dates for SBI PO Notification 2021. The important dates may change. There may be optional or additional dates. Check the official website of State Bank of India.

Events Dates
Stating Date for Registration & Payment of Fee 05/10/2021
Closing Date for Registration & Payment of Fee 25/10/2021
Preliminary Exam Call Letter 08/11/2021
Phase-I: Online Preliminary Examination (Nov/Dec 2021) 20th, 21st and 27th November 2021
Declaration of Result of Preliminary Examination (Dec 2021) 14/12/2021
Main Exam Call Letter 16/12/2021
Phase-II: Online Main Examination 02/01/2022
Declaration of Result of Main Examination 25/01/2022
Download of Phase-III Call Letter (1st/2nd week of Feb 2022 onwards)
Phase-III Interview (OR Interview & Group Exercise) 2nd/3rd week of Feb 2022)
Declaration of Final Result (Feb/march 2022)
Interview Call Letter Available 02/02/2022
Final Result Declared 15/03/2022

Application Fees

Here is the complete information about SBI PO Notification 2021 application fee. We advise the candidates that read the rules, methods and guidelines in the official notification before any payment of the application fee.

Category Fee
For General/EWS/OBC ₹750/-
For SC/ST/PWD No Fee
Payment Mode Online Mode

SBI PO Notification 2021 Eligibility Criteria & Vacancies Details

You can find here the complete eligibility criteria to apply for SBI PO Notification 2021. The age limit, minimum qualification, number of vacancies and pay scale for SBI PO Recruitment 2021 is given below.

Post Name Vacancies Qualification Age Limit Pay Scale
Probationary Officer (Regular Vacancy) 2000 Graduate in any discipline or any equivalent qualification 21-30 years as on 1st April 2021 Rs.42960/- (Basic Pay)
Probationary Officer (BacklogVacancy) 56 Graduate in any discipline or any equivalent qualification 21-30 years as on 1st April 2021 Rs.42960/- (Basic Pay)

SBI PO 2021 vacancy Detail

Category SC ST OBC EWS Gen Total
Regular Vacancy 300 150 540 200 810 2000
Backlog Vacancy 24 12 20 56
Total 324 162 560 200 810 2056

SBI Probationary Officer (PO) Recruitment Important Links

You can find here all important links to apply for SBI PO Notification 2021. We advise to the candidates that you must read the official notification before filing application form for SBI PO Recruitment 2021.

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