Apply For SBI PO 2020 Exam
State Bank of India (SBI) has released Exam Dates for SBI PO 2020 exam along with its official notification. Candidates are advised to visit this page regularly to remain updated about SBI PO 2020 Exam. The exam schedule for SBI PO 2020 Exam is updated below. Let’s have a look at the tentative dates for SBI PO 2020 exam.
|SBI PO 2020 Exam Schedule|
|SBI PO Activity||Dates|
|SBI PO 2020 Notification||13th November 2020|
|On-line Registration Starts From||14th November 2020|
|Last Date to Pay Fee||4th December 2020|
|Conduct of Pre- Examination Training||3rd/ 4th week of Dec 2020|
|Download Admit Card for Prelims Exam||December, 2020|
|SBI PO 2020 Exam Date- Preliminary||31st Dec 2020 & 2nd, 4th, 5th Jan 2021|
|Result of Online exam – Preliminary||3rd week of January 2021|
|Download of Call letter for Mains Exam||3rd week of January 2021|
|SBI PO 2020 Exam Date – Mains||29th January 2021|
|Result of Online Examination – Main||3rd/ 4th week of February 2021|
|Download Call Letter for Personal Interview||3rd/ 4th week of February 2021|
|Conduct of Group Exercises & Interview||February/ March 2021|
|Declaration of Final Result||Last week of March 2021|
All Eligible and interested Candidates are required to register online for the recruitment process. The 3-tier selection process consists of Preliminary and Main Exams which will be conducted online, followed by Interview. Candidates must pass each exam to get shortlisted and progress to the next stage. Final selection will be based on merit.
SBI PO 2020 Online Application
The online application process for SBI PO Exam 2020 has started on 14th November 2020. Before proceeding with the registration and application process, all candidates are requested to go through the complete guide for SBI PO Online Applicaion. All candidates can apply online for SBI PO 2020 exam by clicking on the link mentioned below:
SBI PO 2020 Exam Summary
All important points related to SBI PO 2020 exam are highlighted below:
|Name of Exam||State Bank of India Probationary Officers Exam (SBI PO 2020)|
|Conducting Body||State Bank of India|
|Mode of Applicaion||Online|
|Mode of Exam||Online (CBT)|
|Exam Rounds||3 (Prelims + Mains + Interview)|
|Exam Dates||Prelims: 31st Dec 2020 & 2nd, 4th, 5th Jan 2021|
Mains: 29th January 2021
|Candidates Expected to Register for SBI PO 2020||9-10 lakhs|
|Job Location||Across India|
|SBI PO Helpline||022 – 2282 0427|
SBI PO 2020 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|
|2||General and Others||Rs. 750/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)|
SBI PO Vacancy 2020
SBI PO 2020 Vacancy have been announced along with SBI PO 2020 Notification. The State Bank of India declared a total vacancy of 2000 posts for SBI PO 2020 Exam.
Let’s have a look at the SBI PO Vacancies for 2020 exam:
SBI PO Vacancy
SBI PO Vacancy (PwD Category)
|d & e||20||7||27|
*VI: Vision Impairment
*HI: Hearing Impairment
*LD: Learning Disabilities
SBI PO Salary
As per the last year notice, the starting basic pay of a Probationary Officer (PO) is 27,620/- (with 4 advance increments) in the scale of 23700-980/7-30560-1145/2-32850-1310/7-42020 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. The total compensation per annum on CTC basis be a minimum of 8.20 lacs and maximum of 13.08 lacs depending on place of posting and other factors.
SBI PO Eligibility Criteria 2020
The candidate must fulfill the following two criteria to be eligible for the SBI PO Exam 2020:
• Age Limit (As on 01.04.2020): The candidate must be 21 Years to 30 Years as on 01.04.2020 i.e. candidates must have been born between 02.04.1990 and 01.04.1999 (both dates inclusive)
• Educational Qualification (as on 31.12.2020): The candidate must be a graduate in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. 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 must produce proof of having passed the graduation examination on or before 01.07.2020. Candidates with Integrated Dual Degree (IDD) certificate must ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 31.08.2020. Candidates with Chartered Accountant certification may also apply.
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 2020, 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 (PWD)||7|
SBI PO 2020 Recruitment
The SBI PO recruitment exam is the most premier among the public-sector bank exams in India. It is considered a little difficult compared to the bank entrance exams conducted by IBPS. The recruitment process for Probationary Officers at SBI consists of 3 stages:
1. Preliminary Examination
2. Main Examination
SBI PO 2020 Exam Pattern
The SBI PO selection process consists of 3 stages. The written examinations are conducted online, followed by an interview round. The structure of exams is as follows:
Phase-1: SBI PO Preliminary Examination
This is an online examination where the candidates must solve the question paper in one 1 hour for 100 marks. The test consists of 3 sections. Candidates must know that the sectional cut-off in the Preliminary Exam has been removed and the overall score of all the sections will be considered for selection to the next round.. The cut-off or minimum passing marks for each section is decided by the Bank each year depending on the difficult of the test. The section-wise division of the marks is given below:
|S.No.||Name of Tests(Objective)||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1||English Language||30||30||20 Minutes|
|2||Numerical Ability||35||35||20 Minutes|
|3||Reasoning Ability||35||35||20 Minutes|
SBI PO 2020 Syllabus
While SBI issues only the broad subjects, they can be further subdivided into individual topics, based on the questions that have appeared in the exams over the past few years. The every stage of the exam is very important stage in the selection process. So without knowing SBI PO syllabus and exam pattern, you cannot make your study plan in a proper manner. The SBI PO syllabus 2020 for the prelims and the mains exam are mostly similar with slight changes. So thoroughly go through the complete SBI PO syllabus and make note of it without any mistake.
SBI PO Pre Exam Syllabus
SBI PO Prelims exam consists of 3 sections: Reasoning Ability, English Language & Numerical Ability.
|English Language||Numerical Ability||Reasoning Ability|
|Reading Comprehension||Number Series||Puzzle and Arrangements|
|Cloze Test||Simplification/ Approximation||Inequality|
|Spotting Errors||Data Interpretation||Coding – Decoding|
|Sentence Improvement||Miscellaneous||Blood Relations|
|Fill in the Blanks||Direction senseg|
|Order and Ranking|