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Apply For SBI PO 2020 Exam

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 ActivityDates
SBI PO 2020 Notification13th November 2020
On-line Registration Starts From14th November 2020
Last Date to Pay Fee4th December 2020
Conduct of Pre- Examination Training3rd/ 4th week of Dec 2020
Download Admit Card for Prelims ExamDecember, 2020
SBI PO 2020 Exam Date- Preliminary31st Dec 2020 & 2nd, 4th, 5th Jan 2021
Result of Online exam – Preliminary3rd week of January 2021
Download of Call letter for Mains Exam3rd week of January 2021
SBI PO 2020 Exam Date – Mains29th January 2021
Result of Online Examination – Main3rd/ 4th week of February 2021
Download Call Letter for Personal Interview3rd/ 4th week of February 2021
Conduct of Group Exercises & InterviewFebruary/ March 2021
Declaration of Final ResultLast 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 ExamState Bank of India Probationary Officers Exam (SBI PO 2020)
Conducting BodyState Bank of India
PeriodicityAnnually
Exam LevelNational
Mode of ApplicaionOnline
Mode of ExamOnline (CBT)
Exam Rounds3 (Prelims + Mains + Interview)
Exam DatesPrelims: 31st Dec 2020 & 2nd, 4th, 5th Jan 2021
Mains: 29th January 2021
Candidates Expected to Register for SBI PO 20209-10 lakhs
Available Seats2000+
Job LocationAcross India
Official Websitesbi.co.in
SBI PO Helpline022 – 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.CategoryApplication Fee
1SC/ST/PWDNil
2General and OthersRs. 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

CategoryVacancyBacklogTotal
SC300300
ST150150
OBC540540
EWS200
GEN810810
Total20002000

SBI PO Vacancy (PwD Category)

CategoryVacancyBacklogTotal
LD2020
VI2020
HI204969
d & e20727

*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.

CategoryNumber of Chances
General/ EWS4
General/ EWS (PWD)7
OBC/ OBC(PWD)7
SC/SC(PWD)/ST/ST(PWD)No restriction

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

3. GD/Interview

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 QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1English Language303020 Minutes
2Numerical Ability353520 Minutes
3Reasoning Ability353520 Minutes
Total1001001 Hour
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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 LanguageNumerical AbilityReasoning Ability
Reading ComprehensionNumber SeriesPuzzle and Arrangements
Cloze TestSimplification/ ApproximationInequality
ParajumblesQuadratic EquationsSyllogism
Spotting ErrorsData InterpretationCoding – Decoding
Sentence ImprovementMiscellaneousBlood Relations
Fill in the BlanksDirection senseg
Order and Ranking

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