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SBI PO 2023

Last updated on 28-Mar-2023

SBI PO 2023

SBI PO Exam 2023 - 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. SBI offers vacancies for PO positions every year to meet the manpower needs of its various branches. 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. SBI is expected to soon release the notification for the SBI PO 2023. In this article, we will brief you on each detail of the SBI PO Examination 2023.

SBI PO 2023: 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.

ParticularsDetails
Name of ExamSBI PO 2023
Exam Conducting BodyState Bank of India
Exam CategoryBank Exam
Exam LevelNational
Exam ModeOnline
Vacancies1673
Language of ExamEnglish and Hindi
PeriodicityOnce a Year
Selection Process3 (Prelims, Mains, and Interview)
Official Websitewww.sbi.co.in/careers
Exam Helpdesk No.022-22820427

SBI PO 2023: Important Dates 

In this table, we will provide you with all the details regarding the important dates of the SBI PO examination. The 2023 notification has not been released, once the notification is out we will update you with the latest information.

SBI PO Exam 2023 EventsDates
SBI PO Notification 2023 Release DateAugust 2023 (Tentatively)
Start Date to Apply for SBI PO 2023August 2023 (Tentatively)
Last Date to Apply for SBI PO 2023To be announced
Preliminary Admit card release dateTo be announced
SBI PO 2023 Exam Date- PrelimsTo be announced
SBI PO 2023 Exam Date- MainsTo be announced

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SBI PO Notification 2023

SBI is expected to release the SBI PO Notification 2023 in the month of August. Once the notification is released 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. We will update you with the direct link to download the notification once it is released on the official website of the State Bank of India.

Download the SBI PO Notification 2023 From Here (Link Inactive)

SBI PO 2023: Apply Online Link

Once the notification is released, candidates will be able to apply online for 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 2023.

How to Apply Online for SBI PO Exam 2023?

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

  1. Click on the official link, https://bank.sbi/careers or https://www.sbi.co.in/careers
  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 2023: 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
SC/ST/PWDRs.0
GEN/OBC/URRs. 750

SBI PO 2023: 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.:

Nationality

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

Age Limit

A candidate must be at least 21 years old and not more than 30 years old when registering to apply for the SBI examination. 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)

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.

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SBI PO 2023: Selection Procedure 

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 2023: Exam Pattern 

Exam Pattern is very crucial for the candidates to create their preparation strategy for the upcoming examination of SBI PO. As the notification has not been released yet, we have provided below the exam pattern and syllabus details as per the last year notification. 

SBI PO Prelims Exam Pattern

The SBI PO exam pattern as of last year is given below. A new exam format for the SBI PO Prelims test was introduced in 2018. The feature of a 20-minute sectional time limit for each portion of the SBI PO Prelims has been incorporated. However, there has been no change in the total time duration.

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 2023: Mains Exam Pattern

This year the mains exam pattern has been changed, 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.

TEST STRUCTUREGROUP EXERCISEINTERVIEWTOTAL
Maximum Marks203050

SBI PO Final Selection 2023

  • The candidates will have to qualify both in Phase II and Phase III separately.
  • 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 2023: 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 2023

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 2023

  • Reasoning
  • Data Analysis & interpretation
  • English
  • General Economy/ Banking Awareness
  • Computer Aptitude

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SBI PO 2023 Exam Centres

Aspiring candidates must be aware of the exam centres of the SBI PO. We have mentioned below the detailed list of the SBI PO Prelims & Mains Exam Centres for the candidates.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Centres

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

SBI PO Prelims Exam Centre
StateLocation of Exam Centre
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
GoaPanaji
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
LadakhLeh
LakshadweepKavaratti
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
ManipurImphal
MeghalayaShillong
MizoramAizawl
NagalandKohima
Delhi -NCRDelhi & New Delhi

SBI PO Mains Exam Centre

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

SBI PO Mains Exam Centre
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
GoaPanaji
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
LadakhLeh
LakshadweepKavaratti
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
ManipurImphal
MeghalayaShillong
MizoramAizawl
NagalandKohima
Delhi -NCRDelhi & New Delhi
OdishaBalasore, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rourkela, Sambalpur

SBI PO Admit Card 2023

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

Download the SBI PO Mains Admit Card 2023 (Link Inactive)

How to Download SBI PO Admit Card 2023?

  • 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 2023 Recruitment' link.
  • Click on ‘Submit'
  • You will soon see the SBI PO Mains 2023 admit card on the screen.
  • Check the details on the admit card and download a soft copy
  • Take a printout for future reference

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SBI PO 2023: 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 2023: Result

The results for the SBI PO Result 2023 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.

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SBI PO 2023 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. 

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SBI PO 2023 – Preparation Tips

Following are some tips that candidates can follow to ace the SBI PO 2023 Examination

  • Go through the syllabus thoroughly
  • Allot how much time you will devote to each subject every day
  • Based on the above step, prepare a study plan and stick to it
  • Keep some time for revision
  • Go through previous years' question papers and attempt mock tests
  • Read newspapers and follow the news online to be abreast with the latest happenings (specifically in the Banking Sector)

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SBI PO 2023: 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.

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SBI PO Free Mock Test 2023

Many banking aspirants must have started their preparation for SBI PO Examination. One of the most important pillars of the SBI PO exam preparation 2023 is SBI PO Mock Test. We can't emphasize more on the importance of the SBI PO Mock test 2023. Mock Tests help you prepare for the actual exam and boost your confidence in solving questions. So, mock tests are essential to every bank exam, preparation. We understand this, and that's why we bring to you SBI PO Mock Test Series. Here are the details of the SBI PO Mock test series by Oliveboard.

  1. 20 SBI PO Prelims Mock Tests
  2. 10 SBI PO Mains Mock Tests
  3. 30 High-level English, DI & Reasoning Practice Tests
  4. 60 SBI PO Prelims Sectional Tests
  5. 30 SBI PO Mains Sectional Tests
  6. 45 Speed Improvement Tests
  7. 99 Topic Tests for SBI PO

Exam Date

Prelims - 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th of December 2022

Total Vacancies

1673

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FAQs

What is the full form of the SBI PO exam?

SBI PO is an acronym for State Bank of India Probationary Officer. SBI PO test is held once a year for the recruitment of Probationary Officers by the State Bank of India. This is the most renowned exam in the banking area.

How many times is the SBI PO exam held each year? +

The SBI PO Exam is held once a year.

Is the SBI PO a government position? +

Yes, SBI PO is a government bank job.

What is the SBI PO 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.

What is the age limit for the SBI PO exam? +

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

Is it possible for final-year students to apply for SBI PO? +

Yes, candidates in their last year are eligible to apply. If they are summoned for an interview, they must provide proof of their date of passing out.

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

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

What is the application fee for the SBI PO exam 2023? +

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

How many attempts are there in the SBI PO exam? +

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

From where Can I apply online for the SBI PO 2023? +

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

When will the SBI PO Notification 2023 be released? +

SBI PO Notification 2023 is expected to be released in the month of August.

How many vacancies will be released in SBI PO 2023? +

Candidates can know the vacancies for SBI PO 2023 after the release of notification.

What is the upper age limit for the SBI PO 2023? +

30 years is the upper age limit for the SBI PO 2023. Reserved categories candidates are provided with the age relaxation in years as per government advisory.

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