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SBI PO Recruitment 2024: Check Expected Notification and Exam Dates

SBI PO is the most awaited exam for which every year lakhs of banking aspirants appear to be recruited for the Probationary officer posts in the most reputed bank “State Bank of India”. The selection process for SBI PO Recruitment 2024 includes three stages namely Preliminary, Mains, and Interview. The candidates needs to qualify in each stage to get shortlisted for the released vacancies. Generally, official notification with complete details is released by August 2024, therefore, this time also SBI PO Notification 2024 can be expected in August/September 2024. Read the article to know more about the recruitment procedure.

SBI PO Notification 2024

State Bank of India releases vacancies for Probationary Officer (PO) posts for which the detailed advertisement is released on the career page of SBI’s official website www.sbi.co.in/careers/. The notification will provide detailed information regarding the application process, eligibility criteria, exam dates, and other important instructions. The application process will be conducted online through the official website of SBI.

SBI PO Recruitment 2024- Summary

SBI PO Exam is similar to IBPS PO in terms of eligibility criteria, selection process, exam pattern, and syllabus. The recruitment process includes three stages: Preliminary Exam, Main Exam, and Psychometric Test followed by Interview and Group Exercises. To have a brief about SBI PO Recruitment 2024, refer to the data discussed in the below table.

SBI PO 2024 Exam Summary
Recruitment Body State Bank of India (SBI)
Exam Name SBI PO 2024
Posts Probationary Officer
Vacancies To be notified
Category Bank Exams
Mode of Exam Online
Application Dates To be notified
Selection Process Prelims, Mains, Interview
Salary Rs. 52,000 to Rs. 54,000
Official website www.sbi.co.in

SBI PO 2024 Vacancy

The number of vacancies for SBI PO varies each year, reflecting the recruitment needs of the State Bank of India. As seeing the trend, the number of vacancies for SBI PO Recruitment remains around 2000, therefore for this year also, we can expect that SBI PO Vacancy could range between 2000-2200. Until fresh vacancies are announced, go through the past year trends for the release of vacancies for Probationary Officer posts.

Year Vacancies
2024 TBA
2023 2000
2021 2,056
2020 2,000
2019 2,000
2018 2,000
2017 2,313

SBI PO Eligibility Criteria 2024

Educational Qualification: Candidates must have a graduation degree in any discipline from a recognized university or any equivalent qualification recognized by the Central Government.

Age Limit: The age limit for candidates is between 21 to 30 years as of the date mentioned in the notification. Age relaxation is applicable for reserved categories as per government norms.

Category Age relaxation
Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes 5 years
Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 years
Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) (SC/ ST) 15 years
Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) (OBC) 13 years
Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) (Gen/EWS) 10 years
Ex Servicemen, Commissioned officers including Emergency
Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers
(SSCOs) who have rendered 5 years military service and have been
released on completion of assignment (including those whose
assignment is due to be completed within 6 months from the last date
of receipt of application) otherwise than by way of dismissal or
discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or physical disability
attributable to military service or invalidment.
5 years

SBI PO Previous Year Question Paper PDF with Solution

SBI PO Selection Process 2024

The SBI PO selection process involves three main stages for shortlisting eligible banking aspirants for filling required Probationary Officer vacancies:

Preliminary Examination:

  1. The preliminary exam is an objective test with three sections: English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, and Reasoning Ability.
  2. Total duration: 1 hour
  3. Total marks: 100

Main Examination:

  1. The main exam consists of objective tests and a descriptive test. The objective test includes four sections: Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, Data Analysis & Interpretation, General/Economy/Banking Awareness, and English Language.
  2. Total duration: 3 hours for the objective test and 30 minutes for the descriptive test.
  3. The descriptive test requires candidates to write an essay and a letter.

Psychometric Test, Group Discussion (GD), and Interview:

  1. Candidates who qualify for the main examination are called for the psychometric test, group discussion, and interview.
  2. The psychometric test assesses candidates’ psychological traits and suitability for the banking profession.
  3. Group discussion and interview further evaluate the candidates’ communication skills, leadership qualities, and overall personality.

Click Here to View Detailed SBI PO Exam Pattern 2024

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SBI PO Recruitment 2024- FAQs

Q1. What is the selection process for SBI PO Recruitment 2024?

The selection procedure for SBI PO Recruitment 2024 includes three stages- Prelims, Mains, and Interview.

Q2. What is the inhand salary of SBI Probationary Officer?

The inhand salary of SBI Probationary Officer after deduction ranges between Rs. 52,000 to Rs. 54,000.

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