SBI PO Notification 2024, All You Need to Know

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SBI PO 2024

The State Bank of India will release the SBI PO 2024 Notification on the official website at Eligible candidates can fill out the SBI PO application form within the specified dates provided by the State Bank of India. The SBI PO exam consists of three stages such as Prelims, Mains, and subsequent rounds including Group Discussion, Interview, and Psychometric Test. The registration for the same will start with the release of the notification.

SBI PO Notification 2024 PDF Link

SBI will release the SBI PO Notification 2024 PDF on the official website of SBI. The number of SBI PO vacancies will also be announced. With the release of the notification, candidates will be able to access the details of the examination. The notification will help candidates in having a better knowledge of the vacancies, registration date, and other details. Candidates can download the SBI PO Notification 2024 PDF here.

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SBI PO Notification 2024 – Apply Online Link

Candidates can apply online for the SBI Probationary Officer 2024 recruitment. Candidates can do registration only in online mode as offline applications are not accepted by the SBI. Aspirants must be fully aware of the online application procedure so they don’t make any mistakes while applying online. We have mentioned below the detailed procedure to apply online for the SBI PO 2024.

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SBI PO Notification 2024

The term SBI stands for State Bank of India, and it has several job openings throughout the year. PO stands for Probationary Officer, which is one of the most sought-after positions among graduates. Prelims, Mains, and GD/Interview are the three stages of the SBI PO Recruitment Exam. To be selected as a PO in SBI branches, candidates must pass all three phases. In this article, we will brief you on each detail of the SBI PO Examination 2024.

SBI PO Notification 2024 – Overview 

Candidates who are willing to appear for the SBI PO examination must be aware of the overview details of the examination. We have mentioned below the overview details of the examination.

Name of ExamSBI PO 2023
Exam Conducting BodyState Bank of India
Exam CategoryBank Exam
Exam LevelNational
Exam ModeOnline
Language of ExamEnglish and Hindi
PeriodicityOnce a Year
Selection Process3 (Prelims, Mains, and Interview)
Exam Helpdesk No.022-22820427
Join GroupTelegram Group

SBI PO Notification 2024Important Dates 

In this table, we will provide you with all the details regarding the important dates of the SBI PO examination. The SBI PO Notification 2024 has been released and the dates provided for various important events in the recruitment are as follows.

ActivityTentative Dates
On-line registration including Editing/ Modification of Application by candidatesTBA
Payment of Application FeeTBA
Pre-Examination Training for SC/ ST/ OBC/Religious Minority Community candidates
Download of call letters for Pre-Examination TrainingTBA
Conduct of Pre- Examination TrainingTBA
Download of Preliminary Examination Call LettersTBA
Phase-I: Online Preliminary ExaminationTBA
Declaration of Result of Preliminary ExaminationTBA
Download of Main Examination Call letterTBA
Phase-II: Online Main ExaminationTBA
Declaration of Result of Main ExaminationTBA
Download of Phase-III Call LetterTBA
Phase-III: Psychometric TestTBA
Interview & Group ExercisesTBA
Declaration of Final ResultTBA

SBI PO Notification 2024 – Vacancies

The number of SBI PO vacancies 2024 is yet to be announced. Candidates can find a breakdown of the previous year’s vacancies here:

CategorySCSTOBC*EWS^GENTotalVI#HI#LD#d & e# @
Current Vacancy300150540200810200020202020
Backlog Vacancy1616
Total Vacancy300150540200810200020362036

Abbreviations for reference: SC- Scheduled Castes, ST- Scheduled Tribes, OBC- Other Backward Classes, EWS- Economically Weaker Section, GEN- General Category, PwBD-Person with Benchmark Disability, VI- Visually Impaired, HI- Hearing Impaired, LD- Locomotor Disability.

Documents Required for Uploading in SBI PO 2024 Application Form

When filling out the application form for SBI PO, applicants are required to upload specific documents. Below is the list of documents along with their size specifications:

  1. Passport Size Photograph:
    • Image Dimensions: 200 x 230 pixels
    • File Type: JPG
    • File Size: 20 KB – 50 KB
  2. Candidate’s Signature:
    • Image Dimensions: 140 x 60 pixels
    • File Type: JPG
    • File Size: 10 KB – 20 KB
  3. Handwritten Declaration:
    • Image Dimensions: 800 x 400 pixels
    • File Type: JPG
    • File Size: 50 KB – 100 KB

How to Apply Online for SBI PO Notification 2024?

The following is a step-by-step guide to filling out the SBI PO application form without difficulty:

  1. Click on the official link, or
  2. Click the ‘Current Openings’ link at the bottom of the page.
  3. Now, select Probationary Officers from the drop-down menu.
  4. Then, click on the link to apply online.
  5. Go to the ‘Click here for New Registration’ section now.
  6. Select “Submit” from the drop-down menu.
  7. On the screen, you’ll see a Registration Number and a Password.
  8. Upload a scanned signature and a photo of yourself.
  9. Fill in your personal information as it appears on your educational certificate.
  10. Pay the application fee now with a debit card, credit card, or internet banking account.
  11. Finally, double-check the information and save a copy of the SBI PO form.
  12. Download it for future reference.

SBI PO Notification 2024 – Application Fees

Candidates who are willing to appear in the examination must be aware of the application fees of the SBI PO. To submit the application form, candidates need to make a payment of a particular amount. We have mentioned below the category-wise application fees for all the candidates.

CategoriesApplication Fees

SBI PO Notification 2024 – Eligibility Criteria

SBI has a particular set of eligibility criteria that needs to be fulfilled by the candidates in order to be eligible to apply online for the SBI PO examination. We have mentioned below the detailed eligibility criteria to give a better idea to the candidates.:

SBI PO Nationality

The following is the eligibility criteria when it comes to nationality for SBI PO:

  • Candidates must be citizens of India.
  • A Subject of Nepal or Bhutan.
  • As per Indian government regulations.

SBI PO Age Limit

Not below 21 years and not above 30 years as on 01.04.2024 i.e. candidates must have been born not later than 01.04.2002 and not earlier than 02.04.1993 (both days inclusive). Aside from that, according to government regulations, there is an age relaxation for some categories of candidates:

  • For SC/ST/EX-SM, there is a 5-year age relaxation.
  • Persons with Benchmark Disabilities have been given a 4% horizontal reserve.
  • 3 years for OBC and Relaxation defense the 10 years for PWDs.
Serial No.CategoryRelaxation
1SC / ST5 years
2OBC3 years
3A person with disabilities (General/EWS)10 years
4A person with disabilities(SC /ST)15 years
5A person with disabilities(OBC)13 years
7Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-ServicemenService period in defence services 3 years (8 years in the case of Disabled Ex-servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a max. age of 50 years
8Widows, Divorced women( No remarried)7 years (subject to maximum age limit of 35 years for General/ EWS, 38 years for OBC & 40 years for SC/ST candidates)

SBI PO Educational Qualification

  • A candidate must be a graduate of a recognized university in any discipline or have an equivalent qualification recognized by the Central Government.
  • Candidates in their last year/semester are also eligible to apply, but only if they can show proof of graduation on the day of the interview.

SBI PO Number of Attempts

There are a specific number of attempts that candidates are allowed for SBI PO. The following table details the number of attempts according to the category.

CategoryMax. Permissible Number of Chances
General / EWS4
General (PwBD) / EWS (PwBD)7
SC/ SC (PwBD)/ ST/ ST (PwBD)No Restriction

SBI PO Notification 2024 – Selection Process

The SBI PO Selection Procedure involves three phases: Prelims, Main, and Interview. Each round is equally significant, and thus qualifying in each round is necessary to advance to the next round till final selection.

SBI PO Notification 2024 – Exam Pattern 

Exam Pattern is very crucial for the candidates to create their preparation strategy for the upcoming examination of SBI PO. We have provided below the exam pattern and syllabus details as per the notification. 

SBI PO Prelims Exam Pattern

The following is the exam pattern for SBI PO Prelims 2024:

SectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
English Language303020 Minutes
Reasoning Ability353520 Minutes
Quantitative Aptitude353520 Minutes
Total10010060 Minutes
  • Category-wise merit list will be drawn on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in the Preliminary Examination.
  • There will be no sectional cut-off.
  • Candidates numbering 10 times (approx.) the number of vacancies in each category will be shortlisted for Main Examination.

SBI PO 2024 Mains Exam Pattern

The following are the details of the SBI PO mains exam pattern.

  • The main Examination will be conducted online and will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Tests for 50 marks.
  • The Descriptive Test will be administered immediately after the conclusion of the Objective Test and candidates will have to type their Descriptive Test answers on the computer.
TestName of the testNo. of Qs.Max. MarksDuration
IReasoning & Computer Aptitude405050 min
IIData Analysis & Interpretation305045 min
IIIGeneral/ Economy/ Banking Awareness506045 min
IVEnglish Language354040 min
 Total1552003 hour
 Descriptive Paper-English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)25030 min
 Grand Total 250 marks 

Note :

  • A negative marking of 1/4th will be applicable in both prelims and mains exams.
  • Sectional Marks will not be maintained for both Preliminary & Main Examinations

SBI PO Psychometric Test

The Bank may conduct a Psychometric test for personality profiling, of those candidates who will be shortlisted for Phase III. Here is the exam pattern for the SBI PO phase-III exam.

Maximum Marks203050

SBI PO Final Selection 2024

  • The candidates will have to qualify both in Phase II and Phase IIIseparately.
  • The marks obtained in Main Examination (Phase II), both in the Objective Test and the Descriptive Test, will be added to the marks obtained in Phase III for preparing the final merit list.
  • The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase-I) will not be added to preparing the final merit list for selection.
  • The marks obtained by the candidates in Phase II (Main Examination both Objective & Descriptive Tests) and Phase III (Group Exercise & Interview) will be normalized to 100 marks as detailed below.
TestMain ExamGroup ExerciseTotal
Maximum Marks25050300
Normalized Marks7525100

SBI PO Notification 2024 – Syllabus 

We have mentioned below the SBI PO Syllabus as per the previous year notification. Although, the syllabus is expected to remain same for this year too. We will update you with the latest syllabus once the notification is released. Under the SBI PO Exam Syllabus, there are minor differences in the topics asked in the Prelims and Mains examinations. 

SBI PO Prelims Syllabus 2024

The syllabus for SBI PO Prelims is as follows:

TopicsSBI PO Prelims Exam Syllabus
English LanguageReading and Comprehension, Synonyms and Antonyms, Vocabulary Test, Phrasal Verbs Para jumbles, Error Spotting, Fill in the qualifying words, Idioms and Phrases, Cloze Test, Fill in the blanks, Miscellaneous
Quantitative AptitudeSimplification, Mixtures & Alligations, Profit & Loss, Interest & Surds & Indices, Simple Interest & Compound Interest, Work & Time, Ratio & Proportion, Percentage, Number Systems, Sequence & Series, Permutation, Combination &Probability, Time & Distance, Mensuration- Cylinder, Cone, Sphere, Data Interpretation
Logical ReasoningSyllogism, Inequality, Coding-Decoding, Series-based Question (Alphanumeric and Numeric), Machine Input-Output, Puzzles and Seating Arrangement, Miscellaneous Questions (Blood Relations, Direction Sense, Order and Ranking, etc.)

SBI PO Mains Syllabus 2024

The SBI PO Mains consists of the following sections:

  • Reasoning
  • Data Analysis & interpretation
  • English
  • General Economy/ Banking Awareness
  • Computer Aptitude
Data Analysis & InterpretationReasoningGeneral/Economy/Banking AwarenessEnglish LanguageComputer
Tabular GraphVerbal ReasoningCurrent AffairsReading ComprehensionInternet
Line GraphSyllogismFinancial AwarenessGrammarMemory
Bar GraphCircular Seating ArrangementGeneral KnowledgeVerbal AbilityKeyboard Shortcuts
Charts & TablesLinear Seating ArrangementStatic AwarenessVocabularyComputer Abbreviation
Missing Case DIDouble LineupBanking Terminologies KnowledgeSentence ImprovementMicrosoft Office
Radar Graph CaseletSchedulingBanking AwarenessWord AssociationComputer Hardware
ProbabilityInput OutputPrinciples of InsurancePara JumblesComputer Software
Data SufficiencyBlood RelationsError SpottingComputer Fundamentals /Terminologies
Let it Case DIDirections and DistancesCloze TestNetworking
Permutation and CombinationOrdering and RankingFill in the blanksNumber System
Pie ChartsData SufficiencyOperating System
Coding and DecodingBasic of Logic Gates
Code Inequalities
Course of Action
Critical Reasoning
Analytical and Decision Making

SBI PO Notification 2024 – Exam Centre

We have mentioned below the list of exam centres of the SBI PO Mains examination.

Andaman & NicobarPort Blair
Andhra PradeshChirala, Chittoor, Eluru, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole, Rajahmundhry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram
Arunachal PradeshNaharlagun
AssamDibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur
BiharArrah, Aurangabad (Bihar), Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea
ChandigarhChandigarh/ Mohali
ChhattisgarhBhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur
GujaratAhmedabad/ Gandhinagar, Anand, Himmatnagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara
HaryanaAmbala, Faridabad, Gurugram, Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Yamunanagar
Himachal PradeshBilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Solan, Una
Jammu & KashmirJammu, Samba, Srinagar
JharkhandBokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribag, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
KarnatakaBelgaum, Bengaluru, Bidar, Davangere, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Hassan, Hubli, Mandya, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi
KeralaAlappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thrichur, Thiruvananthapuram
Madhya PradeshBhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Satna, Sagar, Ujjain
MaharashtraAmaravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Dhule, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Ratnagiri, Solapur
Delhi -NCRDelhi & New Delhi
OdishaBalasore, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rourkela, Sambalpur

SBI PO Notification 2024 – Admit Card

The admit card for the SBI PO examination will be issued by the recruitment board on its official website. Candidates can download the admit card from the direct link mentioned below once the admit card is released. Admit card will be only released after the completion of the registration procedure. Following is the procedure to download the admit card.

How to Download SBI PO Admit Card 2024?

  • Click on the link mentioned above or visit the official website of SBI.
  • Fill in your login credentials and get access.
  • Click on the ‘SBI PO 2024 Recruitment’ link.
  • Click on ‘Submit’
  • You will soon see the SBI PO Mains 2024 admit card on the screen.
  • Check the details on the admit card and download a soft copy
  • Take a printout for future reference

Know more – SBI PO Admit Card

SBI PO Notification 2024 – Salary

Presently, the starting basic pay is 41,960/- (with 4 advance increments) in the scale of 36000-1490/7-46430-1740/2-49910-1990/7-63840 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 following component is included in the allowances:

  • Dearness Allowance (DA)
  • CCA
  • HRA
  • Furniture Allowance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Travelling Allowance Questions

SBI PO Notification 2024 – Result

The results for the SBI PO Result 2024 exam will be released individually for all the stages. The final result will be announced on the official website of the SBI. A candidate will qualify only after he/she clears the written exam and the interview round. Aspirants can check their results by entering their registration number and password.

Know more: SBI PO Result

SBI PO Notification 2024 – Cut off

The SBI PO cut-off marks are declared by the State Bank of India selection board after the completion of each phase of the examination. However, the cut-off marks are not based on sectional results, but on the overall results, which include the written examination and the interview round. The cut-off marks vary for candidates in different categories. 

Know more: SBI PO Cut Off

SBI PO Notification 2024 – Conclusion

To prepare for the SBI PO exam, look at the previous year’s question papers. Candidates must ensure that they have a good knowledge of basic maths, data analysis, and the general economy of India. Start preparing in advance and clarify any doubts you have beforehand. Time yourself when you attempt the mock tests to be better prepared for the actual exams.

Also Read:

SBI PO Syllabus SBI PO Admit Card SBI PO Cut OffSBI PO Exam Date
SBI PO Salary SBI PO EligibilitySBI PO Application FormSBI PO Result

SBI PO Notification 2024 – Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. When will the SBI PO Notification 2024 be released?

A1. The SBI PO Notification 2024 will be released on the official website of SBI.

Q2. From where Can I apply online for the SBI PO 2024?

A2. Candidates can apply online from the official site of SBI once the registration procedure starts.

Q3. How many attempts are there in the SBI PO exam?

A3. The general candidate can apply only 4 times, while an OBC can apply 7 times. SC/ST does not have any restrictions.

Q4. What is the application fee for the SBI PO exam 2024?

A4. The application fee for SC/ST/PWD category students is NIL, whereas the application fee for general and other category students is Rs. 750.

Q5. Is there a cut-off for each area in the SBI PO Prelims?

A5. In the SBI PO preliminary examination, there is no sectional cut-off.

Q6. What is the age limit for the SBI PO exam?

A6. The age limit for SBI PO Exam is 21 years to 30 years.

Q7. What is the full form of the SBI PO exam?

A7. SBI PO stands for State Bank of India Probationary Officer.

Q8. How many vacancies will be released in SBI PO 2024?

A8. SBI PO 2024 will have 2000 vacancies.


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