SBI PO Recruitment 2020: SBI PO Application form Eligibility Dates 2020

SBI PO Recruitment 2020| State Bank of India PO Application Form 2020: Every year SBI has released the notification for the Probationary officer in the month of March to recruit the eligible candidates for the post of PO. SBI PO is a dream job for each and every aspirants who are preparing for the banking examination. SBI PO considered to be one of the toughest examination to crack. That’s why everyone follows the rules of SBI examination. SBI PO recruitment 2020 notification will be out in the month of March 2020.

In this article, readers willing to apply will find complete information about SBI PO recruitment 2020.

SBI PO Recruitment 2020

Those candidates who are interested and burning the midnight oil to crack the SBI PO examination can fill the application form from the official website within a due course time because as after the last date, no candidate will be able to submit the application. Applicants should try to fill the application form on time. They should not wait for last date as various issues may arise at the last moment.

SBI PO Application Form 2020

  • Application for this recruitment can be done only through the online mode. No other mode of application is applicable.
  • Candidates should not submit more than one application. In case of multiple applications, only the last valid application will be accepted.
  • Before filling the application fee, candidates must go through the information bulletin and eligibility criteria carefully. 
  • They must have a valid mobile no. and an email ID.
  • Candidates must keep all the necessary documents handy at the time of filling application form.
  • They must fill all the details carefully. Before final submission of data in application form, candidates can edit and make correction into it only three times. After final submission of data, no change or edit will be allowed.

  • The registration no. and password generated should be kept safe throughout the recruitment process.
  • Candidates should note that they are not required to send the printed copy of the duly filled application form to the Bank.

How to apply for SBI PO Application form?

Applicants interested in filling the application form for this recruitment can follow the step-by-step guide shared below-

Hard copy of filled in application form is not required to be sent to the bank.

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SBI PO 2020 Application fee

Note: the above mentioned application fee is taken from the previous year it might be change this year.

  • Applicants have to make payment of application fee through the online mode (debit card/ credit card/ Internet Banking).
  • Application fee will be non-refundable.

SBI PO 2020 Recruitment Important Dates

SBI PO 2020 Recruitment- Vacancy  

As of now the notification is not released so we can’t say exactly how much vacancy will be their for each category, but the category-wise distribution of vacancies given below is just for assumption:

SBI PO Recruitment Application Eligibility 2020

Candidates should ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria before filling the application form. The eligibility requirement for SBI PO recruitment is shared below-

 Education Qualification (as on 31st August 2020)- 

  • Applicants must have completed graduation from a recognized university/college.
  • Applicants in their final year/semester are also eligible provided they should produce their graduation certificates at the time of interview.
  • Candidates with qualification of Chartered Accountant are also eligible.

Age Criteria-

  • The minimum and maximum age of the candidates should be 21 years and 30 years as on 1st April 2020 respectively.  

A relaxation in the upper age limit for various reserved categories is also applicable. The table shared below shows the age relaxation for various categories-

Number of Chances

The number of attempts in the SBI PO is fixed for each category candidates. And, once you cross the number of attempts then you are no more eligible to apply for the post further. Category-wise chances provided to candidates for appearing in recruitment-

Appearing in preliminary exams will not be considered a chance.

SBI PO Recruitment Selection Procedure    

Selection of candidates for the post of Probationary Officer (PO) in SBI will be made through three Tier selection process viz. Preliminary exam, Mains exam and Interview and Group Exercises.

  • Phase I- Preliminary Examination

The pre-examination will be an online exam of total 100 marks. No sectional cut-off will there. Candidates will be selected on the basis of marks scored in the online exam. It will be conducted on various exam centers established across the country.

  • Phase II- Main Examination 

Candidates who will qualify the pre exam will be shortlisted for Main exam on the basis of merit. Main examination includes one objective test (online exam) and a descriptive test.

  • Phase III- Group Exercises and Interview  

Candidates qualifying the main examination will be called for Group Exercise and Interview round. GE will consist of 20 marks whereas interview will be of 30 marks.

Final Selection- The selection of candidates in each phase will be provisional. The final selection and merit list will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained in the Mains examination and Interview & Group Exercise.

SBI PO Recruitment 2020- Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern for phase I

  • Mode of exam- online
  • Type of questions- objective type
  • Total duration- 1 hour (60 min)
  • Negative marking- Yes

Exam Pattern for Phase-II

  • Objective Test
  • Descriptive Test- It will include two questions of 50 marks. It will be test of English Language (Letter Writing and Essay).

SBI PO Pre Exam syllabus

Admit card

The call letter for all the phases will be made available on official website for downloading on the specified dates. For preliminary exams, candidates will be able to download their call letters from 3rd week of May 2020 onwards.

Candidates should carry a printed copy of admit cards to the examination center along with a valid photo ID proof on the day of exam. Candidates not having a call letter and an ID proof will not be given permission to enter exam hall and shall be debarred.

SBI PO Cut off

It is must for every candidates to secure more than the cut off marks to qualify for the mains examination and you know the cut off marking is increasing every year, so you need to give all of your best to qualify for the mains examination.

Cut off mark 2019

SBI Cut off 2018


The result for preliminary exam is scheduled to be declared in the first week of July 2020. Candidates can check their result on the official website by using the registration number and password.

Candidates should frequently visit SBI website for getting all the necessary updates related to this recruitment.

For queries regarding the application, candidates can call at 022-22820427 or lodge their queries on

If have any question related to the SBI PO recruitment 2020, then leave comment below and we will reply ASAP. Try to fill the SBI PO 2020 application form online before the last date as that server may run slow due to last minute rush.

Like every year it will be released in the month of March 2020.

In the month of June 2020.

Yes, their will be probation of 2 years and later it will be extended according to your performance.


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