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SBI PO 2022 - Notification Out

SBI PO Exam 2022 - 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. Check out complete SBI PO Mains & Prelims Exam details and dates further here. You can try out various SBI PO Mock Test offered by Oliveboard.

SBI PO Free Mock Test 2022

With the release of SBI PO Notification, many banking aspirants must have started their preparation. One of the most important pillar of SBI PO exam preparation 2022 is SBI PO Mock Test. We can't emphasize more on the importance of SBI PO Mock test 2022. Mock Tests help you prepare for the actual exam, and boost your confidence of solving questions. So, mock tests are essentail to every bank exa, preparation. We understand this, and that's why we bring to you SBI PO Mock Test Series. Here are the details of 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

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SBI PO Recruitment Notification 2022

SBI PO Recruitment Notification 2022 :  Finally , the wait is over The State Bank of India have released the SBI PO Notification 2022 today on 21st September 2022. A total of 1673 vacancies have been released by the SBI this year for the recruitment of SBI PO. The online application process will start on 22nd September 2022 and last till 12th October 2022. We know you all were waiting for this golden opportunity for so long. So start apply for SBI PO 2022. To assist you in the application process of SBI PO, we bring to you this blog which contains all the details related to SBI PO notification such as exam date, application form filling process, application fee, vacancies and much more.

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SBI PO Exam Notification 2022

Candidates can download the SBI PO Notification PDF here. Hurry up and apply for the SBI PO 2022 before the final date of the submission. Also, check all the details carefully in the notification.

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SBI PO Exam Overview 2022

ParticularsDetails
Name of ExamSBI PO 2022
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

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SBI PO Exam Important Dates 2022

SBI PO Exam 2022 EventsImportant Dates
SBI PO Notification 2022 Release Date21st September 2022
Start Date to Apply for SBI PO 202222nd September 2022
Last Date to Apply for SBI PO 202212th October 2022
Download of Preliminary Admit card1st / 2nd week of December 2022 onwards
SBI PO 2022 Exam Date- Prelims17th/18th/19th/ 20th of December 2022
SBI PO 2022 Exam Date- MainsJanuary 2023 / February 2023

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SBI PO 2022 Vacancy

SBI has released the SBI PO notification 2022 and a total of 1673 vacancies have been announced. Here is the complete list of vacancies announced by SBI for SBI PO exam 2022. 

CategorySCSTOBC*EWS^URTotal
Regular Vacancy2401204321606481600
Backlog Vacancy30113273
Total2701314641606481673

Also Read: SBI PO Online Course 2022

How to apply online for SBI PO Exam 2022?

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 Exam 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Check the qualifying criteria for the SBI PO Exam below to see if you are eligible to apply for the SBI PO 2022 exam. To avoid having their SBI PO application cancelled later, candidates must meet the following SBI PO eligibility requirements:

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 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 while 10 years for PWDs.
Serial No.CategoryRelexation
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.

SBI PO 2022 Application Fee

The fee structure for SBI PO online application is listed below by category. Fee/Intimation charges cannot be reimbursed or retained in reserve for any other examination or selection after they have been paid. The application fee has to be paid in full online.

  • The application fee for SC/ST/PWD category is NIL.
  • The application fee for the General and Others category is INR 750/- (App. Fee including intimation charges).

SBI PO Exam Syllabus 2022

Under the SBI PO Exam Syllabus, there are minor differences in the topics asked in the Prelims and Mains examinations. 

SBI PO Prelims Syllabus 2022

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 2022

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

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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. The following component are included in the allowances:

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

SBI PO Exam Pattern 2022

SBI PO Prelims Exam Pattern

The SBI PO exam pattern for 2022 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 numbers of vacancies in each category will be short listed for Main Examination.

SBI PO Mains Exam Pattern

This year the mains exam pattern has been changed, following are the details of SBI PO mains exam pattern.

  • Main Examination will be conducted online and will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks.
  • The Descriptive Test will be administered immediately after 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 :

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

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SBI PO Psychometric Test

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

TEST STRUCTUREGROUP EXERCISEINTERVIEWTOTAL
Maximum Marks203050

SBI PO final Selection 2022

Testmain ExamGroup ExerciseTotal
Maximum Marks25050300
Normalized Marks7525100

SBI PO Selection Procedure 2022

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 2022 – Admit Card

The admit card for the Prelims and the Mains exam will be issued by the recruitment board separately on its official website. Following is the procedure to download the admit card

How to download SBI PO Admit Card 2022

  • Visit the State Bank of India official website.
  • Look for the Current Openings sections at the bottom of the page.
  • Click on the ‘SBI PO 2022 Recruitment' link.
  • Click on the admit card link.
  • Enter the required details
  • Click on ‘Submit'
  • You will soon see the SBI PO 2022 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 2022 – Result

The results for the SBI PO Result 2022 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 2022 – 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 is 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 2022 – Preparation Tips

Following are some tips that candidates can follow to ace the SBI PO 2022 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 the Banking Sector)

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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.

Exam Date

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

Total Vacancies

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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 2022? +

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.

When is the SBI PO 2022 Final Result Out? +

Yes, SBI PO final result will be out in March 2023.

How many vacancies are announced in SBI PO 2022? +

1673 vacancies have been announced in SBI PO 2022.

When is the SBI PO Prelims 2022? +

SBI PO Prelims 2022 will be held on 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th December 2022

When is the SBI PO 2022 Mains exam? +

SBI PO Mains Exam 2022 will be held in January 2023 or February 2023

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