SBI PO Recruitment 2022 Notification, Exam Date, Eligibility, Application

SBI PO 2022 Notification Out for 2056 Vacancy

SBI PO Recruitment 2022 Notification – State Bank of India has announced a notification for the recruitment of Probationary Officer. The Online Application for SBI PO Recruitment 2022 is active from 05th October 2021 to 25th October 2021. There are a total of 2056 vacancies announced for Probationary Officers in various branches of State Bank of India. The interested and eligible candidates can apply online by clicking on the link below given in the article. Check out eligibility, age limit, application procedure, selection procedure, exam pattern, exam centres and more details for SBI PO Recruitment 2022.

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SBI PO 2022 Exam Summary

All important points related to SBI PO 2022 exam are highlighted below
Name of Exam State Bank of India Probationary Officers Exam (SBI PO 2021)
Conducting Body State Bank of India
Periodicity Annually
Exam Level National
Mode of Application Online
Mode of Exam Online (CBT)
Exam Rounds 3 (Prelims + Mains + Interview)

SBI PO Vacancy Details

The State Bank of India declared a total vacancy of 2056 posts for SBI PO 2022 Exam. Let’s have a look at the SBI PO Vacancies for 2022 Exam.
PO Vacancy
Category Vacancy Backlog Total
SC 324 324
ST 162 162
OBC 560 560
EWS 200 200
GEN 810 810
Total 2056 2056
PwD Category
LD 20 20
VI 20 20
HI 20 49 69
d & e 20 7 27

SBI PO Recruitment 2022 Important Dates

Events Important Dates
Starting Date of Online Registration and Fee Submission 05th October 2021
Last Date of Online Registration and Fee Submission 25th October 2021
Last Date to Pay Fee 25th October 2021
PET Call Letter 1st week of November 2021
Conduct of Pre- Examination Training 2nd week of November 2021
Download Admit Card for Prelims Exam 1st or 2nd week of November 2021
SBI PO Exam Date- Preliminary November/December 2021
Result of Online exam – Preliminary December 2021
Download of Call letter for Mains Exam December 2021
SBI PO Exam Date – Mains December 2021
Result of Online Examination – Main January 2022
Download Call Letter for Personal Interview 1st or 2nd week of February 2022
Conduct of Group Exercises & Interview 2nd or 3rd week of February 2022

Also See: SBI CBO Recruitment 2022

Eligibility Criteria for SBI PO Recruitment 2022

  • Essential Academic Qualifications
  • Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Govt. Those who are in the Final Year/ Semester of their Graduation may also apply provisionally subject to the condition that, if called for interview, they will have to produce proof of having passed the graduation exam on or before 31st December 2021.
  • Applicants having Integrated Dual Degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 31st December 2021. Candidates possessing qualification of Chartered Accountant may also apply.


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  • The date of passing eligibility exam will be the date appearing on the mark sheet or provisional certificate issued by the University/Institute.
  • Candidate should indicate the percentage obtained in Graduation calculated to the nearest two decimals in the online application. Where CGPA/ OGPA is awarded, the same should be converted into percentage and indicated in the online application
  • The percentage marks shall be arrived at by dividing the total marks obtained by the candidate in all the subjects in all the semester(s)/ year(s) by aggregate maximum marks in all the subjects irrespective of Honours/ optional/ additional optional subject, if any

Age Limit

  • Not below 21 years and not above 30 years as on 01st April 2021 i.e. candidates must have been born not later than 01st April 2000 and not earlier than 02nd April 1991.

Age Relaxation

  • Besides this, there is age relaxation relevant to category wise candidates as per the government norms.
  • Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) – 5 years
  • Other Backward Classes (OBC Non-Creamy Layer) – 3 years
  • Persons with Disabilities (PWD) – 10 years
  • Ex-Servicemen (Army personnel) – 5 years
  • Persons with Domicile of J& K during 1-1-1980 to 31-12-1989 – 5 years

Also See: IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2022

SBI PO Recruitment 2022 Application Procedure

How to Apply?

  • Applicants can apply online only from November 2021 to December 2021. No other mode of application will be accepted.
  • Pre-requisites for Applying Online: Applicants should have valid email ID and mobile no. which should be kept active till the declaration of results
  • It will be essentially required for receiving any communication/ call letters/ advices from the bank by email/ SMS.

Guidelines for Filling Online Application

  • Applicants will be required to register themselves online through Bank’s ‘Career’ website or
  • After registration candidates are required to pay the requisite application fee through online mode by using debit card/ credit card/ Internet Banking.


  • In case of any problem in filling up the form, payment of fee/ intimation charges or receipt of Admission/ call letter, queries may be made at telephone no. 022-22820427 (between 11:00 AM to 06:00 PM on working days) or lodge their query on
  • Applicants should mention ‘RECRUITMENT OF PROBATIONARY OFFICERS IN STATE BANK OF INDIA – 2020’ in the subject of the email.

Also See: HDFC Bank Recruitment 2022

Application Fee

  • Application Fee and Intimation Charge (Non-Refundable)
  • SC/ST/PWD – Nil
  • General and Others – Rs. 750/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

Selection Procedure

The selection for Probationary Officers will be done through a three-tier process:
Phase-I: Preliminary Exam
Preliminary Exam consisting of Objective Test for 100 marks will be conducted online. The test will have of 3 Sections (with separate timings for each section) as follows:
SL Name of Test Questions Marks Duration
1. English Language 30 Total Maximum Marks 100 20 minutes
2. Quantitative Aptitude 35 20 minutes
3. Reasoning Ability 35 20 minutes
Total 100 1 Hour

Selection Criteria for Main Exam

  • Category wise merit list will be drawn on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in the Preliminary Exam. There will be no sectional cut-off. Applicants numbering 10 times (approx.) the numbers of vacancies in each category will be short listed for Main Exam from the top of above merit list.

Phase-II – Main Exam

  • Main Exam 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 applicants will have to type their Descriptive Test answers on the computer.
  • Objective Test – The duration of objective test is 3 hours and it consists of 4 Sections of total 200 marks. There will be separate timing for every section.
Test Name of the test No. of Qs. Max. Marks Duration
I Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 minutes
II Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 minutes
III General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness 40 40 35 minutes
IV English Language 35 40 40 minutes
Total 155 200 3 hours
  • Descriptive Test – The duration of Descriptive Test is 30 minutes. It will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) with two questions for total 50 marks.
  • Selection Criteria for Phase-III – Category wise merit list will be drawn on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in Phase-II (Main Exam). There will be no sectional cut-off.

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Final Selection

  • The applicants will have to qualify both in Phase-II and Phase-III separately. The marks obtained in Main Exam (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 for preparing the final merit list for selection.
  • Marks secured by the applicants in the Phase-II (out of 250 marks) are converted to out of 75 marks and Phase-III scores of applicants (out of 50 marks) are converted to out of 25 marks.

SBI PO Salary / Pay Scale

  • Presently, the starting basic pay is Rs.27620/- (with 4 advance increments) in the scale of 23700-980/7-30560-1145/2-32850-1310/7-42020 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 emoluments are likely to be revised shortly)

SBI PO 2022 Exam Centers

  • The exam will be conducted online at venues across many centres in India. A tentative list of centres for Preliminary Exam is attached as Annexure I.
SBI PO Prelims Exam Centre List State/UT
Port Blair Andaman & Nicobar
Chirala, Chittoor, Guntur, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole, Puttur, Rajahmundhry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram Andhra Pradesh
Itanagar, Naharlagun Arunachal Pradesh
Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kokrajhar, Silchar Tezpur Assam
Arrah, Aurangabad, Bihar Sharif, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Hajipur, Muzaffarpur Patna, Purnea, Samastipur, Siwan Bihar
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Bhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur Chhattisgarh
Panaji, Verna Goa
Ahmedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Himmatnagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara Gujarat
Ambala, Bahadurgarh, Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Panipat, Palwal, Sonipat, Yamunanagar Haryana
Baddi, Bilaspur, Dharamshala, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Sirmaur, Solan, Una Himachal Pradesh
Jammu, Kathua, Samba, Srinagar Jammu & Kashmir
Bokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribag, Jamshedpur, Ranchi Jharkhand
Belgaum, Bengaluru, Bidar, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udipi Karnataka
Alappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thrichur, Thiruvananthapuram Kerala
Kavarrati Lakshwadeep
Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Satna, Sagar, Ujjain Madhya Pradesh
Amaravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Dhule Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/ Thane/Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Satara Maharashtra
Imphal Manipur
Ri-Bhoi, Shillong Meghalaya
Aizawal Mizoram
Kohima Nagaland
Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurgaon Delhi -NCR
Angul, Balasore, Bargarh, Baripada, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Jharsuguda, Rourkela, Sambalpur Odisha
Puducherry Puducherry
Amritsar, Bhatinda, Fatehgarh Sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Phagwara, Sangrur Punjab
Ajmer, Alwar, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur Rajasthan
Gangtok Sikkim
Chennai, Coimbatore, Dindigul, Krishnagiri, Madurai, Nagercoil, Namakkal, Perambalur, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelvelli, Thoothukodi, Vellore Tamilnadu
Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal Telangana
Agartala Tripura
Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bulandshaher, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Unnao, Varanasi Uttar Pradesh
Dehradun, Haldwani, Haridwar, Roorkee Uttarakhand
Asansol, Berhampur (West Bengal), Bardhaman, Durgapur, Hooghly, Howrah, Kalyani, Greater Kolkata, Siliguri West Bengal

Download of Call Letters

  • The candidates should download their call letter (Pre-exam Training/ Preliminary Exam/ Main Exam/ GE & Interview) and an “acquaint your-self booklet”, by entering their registration number and password/ date of birth from the Bank’s website.

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