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SBI Recruitment 2021

Probationary Officers-PO

Important Dates

Application Fee

  • Application Begin : Already Started
  • Last Date for Apply Online : 25-October-2021
  • General / OBC : 750/-
  • SC / ST / PH / EWS : No Fee/-

Job Location

Age Limit as on 25/10/2021

  • Location: Across India
  • Minimum Age : 20 Years.
  • Maximum Age : 27 Years.
  • Age Relaxation Extra as per Rules.


Educational Qualification(As on 31.12.2021): Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government.

Note:Those who are in the Final Year/ Semester of their Graduation may also apply provisionally subject to the condition that, if called for interview, they will have to produce proof of having passed the graduation examination on or before 31.12.2020

Vacancy Details Total : 2056 Post

 Selection Procedure

Phase – I:  Preliminary Examination: Preliminary Examination is one hour examination consisting of 100 marks and having following sections.

Subject : English Language , Quantitative Aptitude , Reasoning Ability 

Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing passing marks to be decided by the Bank. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Bank (approximately 20 times the numbers of vacancies subject to availability) will be shortlisted for the Main Examination.

Phase – II:  Main Examination:

Main Examination have two part of examination one is Objective type and another one is descriptive type. Objective type have 200 marks and descriptive type has 50 marks. Both the section will be conducted in online. Candidates will have to answer the Descriptive Test by typing on the computer.

(i) Objective Test: The objective type test is 3 hours test and its consist of four following sections which given below

Subject :  Reasoning & Computer Aptitude , Data Analysis & Interpretation , General/Economy/ Banking Awareness , English Language , contains 155 questions and  200  marks .

(ii) Descriptive Test: The descriptive test will be English Letter Writing & Essay. The Descriptive Test of 30 minutes duration with two questions for 50 marks will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)

Negative Marking: There will be negative marks in each wrong question. The negative marks will be one fourth of the marks allocated to that question.

Phase – III: Group Exercises (20 Marks) & Interview (30 Marks)

Final Selection:

  • Main Examination (Phase-II), both in Objective Test and Descriptive Test, will be added to the marks obtained in GE & Interview (Phase-III) for preparing the final merit list.The marks obtained in Preliminary Examination(Phase-I) not considered.
  • Marks secured by the candidates in the Main Examination (out of 250 marks) are converted to out of 75 and marks secured in Group Exercises & Interview (out of 50 marks) are converted to out of 25.

SBI PO 2021- Important Dates:

  • On-line registration including Editing/ Modification of Application by candidates: 05.10.2021 to 25.10.2021
  • Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges: 05.10.2021 to 25.10.2021
  • Download of call letters for online Preliminary Examination: 1st/2nd week November 2021 onwards
  • Online Examination – Preliminary: Nov/Dec 2021
  • Conduct of Online Examination – Main: Dec 2021
  • Conduct of Group Exercises & Interview: 2nd/3rd week of February 2022
  • Declaration of Final Result: Feb/March 2021

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