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SBI Probationary Officers (POs) Recruitment 2021 -
 
Applications are invited from eligible Indian Citizens for appointment as Probationary Officers (POs) in State Bank of India. The selected candidates may be posted anywhere in India.
 
SBI PO 2021 Eligibility - 
 
Age Limit (As on 01.04.2021) - Not below 21 years and not above 30 years. candidates must have been born not later than 01.04.2000 and not earlier than 02.04.1991 (both days inclusive)
 
Relaxation in Upper age limit -
 
Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe - 5 Years
Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) - 3 Years
Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PWD) - 
 
PWD (SC/ ST) - 15 Years
PWD (OBC) - 13 Years
PWD (Gen/ EWS) - 10 Years
 
Essential Academic Qualifications (as on 31.12.2021) -
 
Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government. 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 examination on or before 31.12.2021. Candidates having Integrated Dual Degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 31.12.2021. Candidates possessing qualification of Chartered Accountant or Cost Accountant may also apply.

 

SBI PO Registration / Application Form

SBI PO 2021 Application Form / Registration:-

 
Apply online at website - https://www.sbi.co.in from 05.10.2021 to 25.10.2021
 
Application Fee will be Rs 750/- for General/ EWS/ OBC candidates and ‘Nil’ for SC/ ST/ PWD candidates
 
The payment can be made by using debit card/ credit card/ Internet Banking.
 
Upload - 
 
Photograph -
 
Photograph (4.5 cm x 3.5 cm)
Dimensions 200 x 230 pixels (preferred)
Size of file should be between 20kb–50 kb
 
Signature -
 
The applicant has to sign on white paper with Black Ink pen.
Dimensions 140 x 60 pixels (preferred)
Size of file should be between 10kb to 20kb
 
Left Hand Thumb Impression -
 
The applicant has to put his left-hand thumb impression on a white paper with black or blue ink.
File Type: jpg/jpeg
Dimension: 240 x 240 pixels in 200 DPI (Preferred for required quality) i.e. 3 cm x 3 cm (Width x Height)
File Size: 20 kb- 50 kb
 
Hand Written Declaration -
 
The applicant has to write the declaration in English clearly on a white paper with black ink.
File Type: jpg/jpeg
Dimension: 800 x 400 pixels in 200 DPI (Preferred for required quality) i.e. 10 cm x 5 cm (Width x Height)
File Size: 50 kb- 100 kb
Hand Written Declaration in CAPITAL LETTERS shall NOT be accepted.

 

SBI PO Exam Dates

SBI PO Exam 2021 Date:-

Phase I: Online Preliminary Examination - November/ December 2021
 
Phase II: Online Main Examination - December 2021.
 

 


SBI PO Syllabus

Paper Pattern

SBI PO 2021 Exam Pattern:-

 
Phase I: Preliminary Examination -
 
Preliminary Examination 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 - No. of Questions - Marks - Duration -
 
1. English Language - 30 Qs - 20 minutes
2. Quantitative Aptitude - 35 Qs - 20 minutes
3. Reasoning Ability - 35 Qs - 20 minutes
 
Total - 100 Qs - 1 hour
 
Selection criteria for Main Examination: 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 from the top of above merit list.
 
Phase II: Main Examination -
 
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.
 
i) 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 Qs - 60 marks - 60 minutes
II Data Analysis & Interpretation - 35 Qs - 60 marks - 45 minutes
III General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness - 40 Qs - 40 marks - 35 minutes
IV English Language - 35 Qs - 40 marks - 40 minutes
 
Total - 155 Qs - 200 marks - 3 hours
 
ii) 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. Candidates numbering up to 3 times (approx.) of the category wise vacancies will be shortlisted for Phase-III from the top of the category wise merit list subject to a candidate scoring the minimum aggregate qualifying score, as decided by the Bank.
 
Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both - Preliminary & Main Examination): There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, 1/4th of marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. if no answer is marked by candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

 

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SBI PO Notification

SBI PO 2021 Notification:-
 
 
Apply online at website - https://www.sbi.co.in from 05.10.2021 to 25.10.2021
 
Download of Preliminary Examination Call Letters - 1st /2nd week November 2021 onwards
 
Phase I: Online Preliminary Examination - November/ December 2021 
 
Declaration of Result of Preliminary Examination - December 2021
 
Download of Main Examination Call letter - 2nd /3rd week December 2021 onwards
 
Phase II: Online Main Examination - December 2021
 
Declaration of Result of Main Examination - January 2022
 
Download of Phase-III Call Letter - 1st /2nd week of February 2022 onwards
 
Phase III: Interview (Or Interview & Group Exercises) - 2nd/ 3rd week of February 2022
 
Declaration of Final Result - February / March 2022
 
 
 
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