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SBI PO 2020 Recruitment
State Bank of India (SBI) every year organizes SBI PO exam to choose eligible candidates for the post of Probationary Officer. A large number of candidates might apply for the exam, out of which only a few are selected provisional on the number of vacancies. SBI PO is held the most required after banking exams in the country. Successful candidates are posted as Probationary Officers in the various branches of the bank.
SBI PO 2020: Eligibility Criteria
Candidates need to fulfill the following eligibility criteria.
Educational qualification as on December 31, 2020
According to the SBI PO 2020 eligibility criteria, candidates who have completed their graduation in any discipline shall apply. Candidates who will appear for their final year/ semester exams are also eligible for applying. Though, if shortlisted for the interview round, such candidates are needed to state the proof of having passed the graduation.
Candidates who have a Chartered Accountant (CA) certificate are also qualified to apply.
Age Criteria as on April 1, 2020
Candidates between 21 to 30 years shall apply. It might be noted that age relaxation is given to reserved category candidates as given below:
|Category||Age Relaxation (in Years)|
|OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)||3|
|Ex Servicemen, Commissioned officers comprising Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have extracted 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within 6 months from the last date of receipt of application) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or|
inefficiency or physical disability attributable to military service or invalidment.
Number of attempts
|Category||Number of attempts|
|General/ EWS (PWD)||7|
|SC/ SC (PWD)/ ST/ ST (PWD)||No Restriction|
SBI PO 2020: Highlights
|Exam Name||SBI PO|
|Held by||State Bank of India|
|Post Name||Junior Management Grade Scale-I|
|Frequency of exam||Once a year|
|Exam stages||Phase I Preliminary exam Phase II Mains exam Phase III Interview only or Group Exercise & Interview|
|Duration||Preliminary exam: 1 hour (20 minutes for each section) Mains: 3 hours (With sectional timings)|
|Syllabus||Preliminary – English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability Mains – Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, Data Analysis & Interpretation, General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness, English Language|
|Exam pattern||Prelims: 100 questions Mains: 155|
|Language||English and Hindi|
|Exam purpose||For the selection of Probationary Officers|
SBI PO 2020:Dates
Candidates shall check below the dates linked to the SBI PO exam.
|SBI PO 2020 events||SBI PO 2020 dates||Salient Features|
|Online registration||14-Nov-2020 to 04-Dec-2020||SBI PO application form is available online|
|Fee payment date||14-Nov-2020 to 04-Dec-2020||Candidates are required to pay fee online.|
|Prelims admit card||3rd week of Dec 2020 onwards||The admit card for prelims exam is declared for all registered candidates.|
|Online preliminary examination||31-Dec-2020 02-Jan-2021 04-Jan-2021 05-Jan-2021||The preliminary exam shall be held online across several cities and in multiple shifts.|
|Prelims result||3rd week of January 2021||SBI PO prelims result might be announced online on the official website.|
|Mains admit card||3rd week of January 2021 onwards||The mains admit card is unconfined for the qualified candidates of preliminary exam|
|Conduct of mains exam||29-Jan-2021||The mains exam is likely to be conducted for the shortlisted candidates of prelims exam.|
|Mains result||3rd/ 4th week of February 2021||Mains result will be declared online on the official website in PDF format.|
|Call Letter for Interview only or Group Exercises & Interview||3rd/ 4th week of February 2021 onward||Group Exercises and Interview call letter is allotted to the qualified candidates of mains exam.|
|Interview only or Group Exercises & Interview||February/ March 2021||Group Exercises and Interview shall be conducted for the shortlisted candidates of mains exam|
|Declaration of final result||Last week of March 2021||The final result is declared based on candidates performance in mains exam and Group Exercise and Interview.|
SBI PO 2020: Selection Process
The complete process of selection of SBI PO are stated below:
Step 1: Fill SBI PO Application Form
For SBI PO 2020 registrations, candidates require first to fill as well as fill the application form in online mode on the bank’s official website. Thereafter, candidates also require to pay SBI PO 2020 application fee in online mode via debit card/ credit card/ internet banking.
|Category||SBI PO Application Fee|
|General/ OBC||Rs 750 (application fee comprising intimation charges)|
|SC/ ST/ PwD||Nil|
Step 2: Download SBI PO 2020 Admit Card/ Call Letter
Candidates shall download SBI PO 2020 admit card from the official website of the bank. Distinct admit cards are generated for preliminary, mains and Group Exercises and Interview. It might be noted that no hard copy of the call letter might be sent by post.
Step 3: Appear for Phase I Preliminary Exam
Next, candidates require to appear for the Preliminary exam at the chosen exam centre. Preliminary exam shall be for one duration and candidates are supposed to answer questions associated to subjects like English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, and Reasoning Ability.
Step 4: Appear for Phase II Mains Exam
Candidates succeeding the Preliminary exam then require to appear for SBI PO 2020 Mains exam. Candidates 10 times the number of vacancies will be shortlisted for the mains exam. The Mains exam comprises both objective and descriptive questions that candidates must have to complete in a total duration of 3 hours and 30 minutes.
Step 5: Phase III Interview only or Group Exercises & Interview
This year, because of the pandemic, SBI will organize Interview only or Group Exercises and Interview. Candidates up to three times the number of vacancies are qualified for interview only or Group Exercises and Interview.
Step 6: SBI PO result
SBI PO result is released online distinctly for different stages of recruitment. The result shall be accessible on the official website in PDF format. Candidates shall be able to analyse their qualifying position in the result. SBI PO cut off is out along with the scorecard.