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SBI PO NOTIFICATION IS OUT

SBI PO 2022 Notification Out: SBI PO 2022 exam is to be conducted by the State Bank of India (SBI) to select eligible candidates for the 1673 Probationary Officers (PO) vacancies in different branches of the State Bank of India. SBI PO Notification 2022 has been released on 21st September 2022 and online registration has been started from 22nd September 2022 onwards.

SBI PO exam consists of 3 phases – Prelims, Mains and GD/ Interview round. Candidates must pass each exam to get shortlisted and progress to the next stage. The final selection will be based on merit. Before beginning with your preparation, you should get an idea about the latest updates, selection procedure, eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus, previous year cut off etc. Please go through this article to get all the important information for the SBI PO 2022 Exam.

The SBI PO Notification 2022 has been released on 21st September 2022 by the State Bank of India to recruit 1673 vacancies for Probationary Officers (PO) in different offices of SBI in India. The official notification pdf has been released on the SBI Career page of the SBI official website i.e. sbi.co.in. SBI PO 2022 Exam Dates, Online Application & other details are released along with its official notification. The candidates selected are liable to be posted anywhere in India. The official notification PDF for SBI PO 2022 exam is mentioned below.

SBI PO 2022 Exam

State Bank of India has announced 1673 Probationary Officers vacancies through SBI PO Notification 2022 for which three-phase selection process (Prelims, Mains, Interview) will be conducted. All important points related to SBI PO Recruitment 2022 exam are highlighted below:

SBI PO 2022- Overview
Conducting BodyState Bank of India
Post NameProbationary Officers
PeriodicityAnnually
Exam LevelNational
Vacancy1673
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExamOnline (CBT)
Application Process22nd September to 12th October 2022
Exam Rounds3 (Prelims + Mains + Interview)
SBI PO SalaryRs. 65,780- Rs. 68,580 / Month
Job LocationAcross India
Official Websitewww.sbi.co.in

SBI PO 2022- Important Dates

State Bank of India (SBI) has announced the SBI PO 2022 Online Registration & Exam Dates along with the release of the SBI PO Notification 2022 on 21st September 2022. SBI PO Apply Online to be conducted from 22nd September to 12th October 2022. We have updated all important dates for SBI PO 2022 Exam as announced through SBI PO 2022 Notification here-

SBI PO 2022 Exam Schedule
SBI PO ActivityDates
SBI PO Notification 202221st September 2022
Online Registration Starts from22nd September 2022
Last date for SBI PO Apply Online12th October 2022
Last Date to Pay Fee12th October 2022
Conduct of Pre- Examination TrainingNovember 2022 / December 2022
SBI PO Admit Card 2022 (Preliminary)1st /2nd week of December 2022
SBI PO 2022 Exam Date- Preliminary17th/18th/19th/20th of December 2022
SBI PO 2022 Exam Date – MainsJanuary 2023 / February 2023
Conduct of Group Exercises & InterviewFebruary / March 2023
Declaration of Final ResultMarch 2023

SBI PO Vacancy 2022

SBI PO 2022 Vacancy has been announced along with SBI PO Notification 2022. For FY 2022-23, the State Bank of India had announced a total vacancy of 1673 posts of Probationary Officers. Let’s have a look at the break-up of SBI PO Vacancy 2022

SBI PO Vacancy 2022
CategoryVacancyBacklogTotal
SC24030270
ST12011132
OBC43232464
EWS160160
GEN648648
Total1600731673

SBI PO Vacancy (PwD Category)

CategoryVacancyBacklogTotal
LD160218
VI162036
HI160521
d & e162339

*VI: Vision Impairment

*HI: Hearing Impairment

*LD: Learning Disabilities

SBI PO 2022 Online Application

The online application process for SBI PO Exam 2022 is started on 22nd September 2022 as mentioned in SBI PO notification 2022. he last date to apply online for SBI PO 2022 Exam is 12th October 2022. Before proceeding with the registration and application process, all candidates are requested to go through the complete guide for the SBI PO Online Application. All candidates can apply online for SBI PO 2022 exam by clicking on the link mentioned below:

 

SBI PO 2022 Application Fee

The category-wise fee structure for SBI PO 2022 online application is given below. Fee/Intimation charges once paid will NOT be refunded on any account nor can they be held in reserve for any other examination or selection. The application fee for SC/ST/PWD category candidates is Nil and Rs. 750/ for General and other categories of candidates. The application fee must be paid online itself. To know more check the complete guide for the SBI PO Application

SNo.CategoryApplication Fee
1SC/ST/PWDNil
2General and OthersRs. 750/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

SBI PO 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The candidate must fulfill the following two criteria to be eligible for the SBI PO 2022 Exam:

SBI PO Educational Qualification (as on 31/12/2022)

The candidate must be a graduate in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized 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 an interview, they must produce proof of having passed the graduation examination. Candidates with an Integrated Dual Degree (IDD) certificate must ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 31.08.2022. Candidates with Chartered Accountant certification may also apply.

 

SBI PO Age Limit (as on 01/04/2022)

The candidate must be 21 Years to 30 Years i.e. candidates must have been born between 02.04.1992 and 01.04.2001 (both dates inclusive)

CategoryAge relaxation
Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes5 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 2022 Selection Process

SBI PO recruitment exam is the most premier among the public-sector bank exams in India. It is considered a little difficult compared to the bank entrance exams conducted by IBPS. The recruitment process for Probationary Officers at SBI consists of 3 stages:

  1. Preliminary Examination
  2. Main Examination
  3. GD/Interview

SBI PO Recruitment 2022- Important Points

The candidates should keep in mind the following points related to the SBI PO selection process:

  • Biometric Verification: To ensure an error-free and secure selection procedure for SBI PO 2022, the bank may digitally capture the thumb impression of the candidate. This is done to verify the genuineness of the candidates. Any inconsistency in the biometric verification will lead to rejection of the candidature and punitive legal actions. Candidates are thus advised not to apply any kind of external matter like ink, Mehandi, chemicals etc. on their hands.
  • Number of Attempts: The maximum number of chances are fixed for each category. Candidates who have used up all the chances are not eligible to apply. Appearing in Preliminary Exam is not counted as an attempt but appearing in Mains Exam is counted.
CategoryNumber of Chances
General/ EWS4
General/ EWS (PWD)7
OBC/ OBC(PWD)7
SC/SC(PWD)/ST/ST(PWD)No restriction

SBI PO 2022 Exam Pattern

The SBI PO selection process consists of 3 stages. The written examinations are conducted online, followed by an interview round. The structure of exams is as follows:

Phase-1: SBI PO Preliminary Examination

This is an online examination where the candidates must solve the question paper in one 1 hour for 100 marks. The test consists of 3 sections. Candidates must know that the sectional cut-off in the Preliminary Exam has been removed and the overall score of all the sections will be considered for selection to the next round.. The cut-off or minimum passing marks for each section is decided by the Bank each year depending on the difficult of the test. The section-wise division of the marks is given below:

S.No.Name of Tests(Objective)No. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1English Language303020 Minutes
2Numerical Ability353520 Minutes
3Reasoning Ability353520 Minutes
Total1001001 Hour

SBI PO 2022 Syllabus

While SBI issues only the broad subjects, they can be further subdivided into individual topics, based on the questions that have appeared in the exams over the past few years. The every stage of the exam is very important stage in the selection process. So without knowing SBI PO syllabus and exam pattern, you cannot make your study plan in a proper manner. SBI PO Syllabus 2022 for the prelims and the mains exam are mostly similar with slight changes. So thoroughly go through the complete SBI PO syllabus and make note of it without any mistake.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Syllabus

SBI PO Prelims exam consists of 3 sections: Reasoning Ability, English Language & Numerical Ability.

English SyllabusQuantitative Aptitude SyllabusReasoning Syllabus
Reading ComprehensionSimplification/ ApproximationAlphanumeric Series
Fill in the blanksProfit & LossDirections
Cloze TestMixtures & AlligationsLogical Reasoning
Para jumblesPermutation, Combination & ProbabilityData Sufficiency
VocabularyWork & TimeRanking & Order
Paragraph CompletionSequence & SeriesAlphabet Test
Multiple Meaning /Error SpottingSimple Interest & Compound InterestSeating Arrangement
Sentence CompletionSurds & IndicesCoded Inequalities
Tenses RulesMensuration – Cylinder, Cone, SpherePuzzle
Time & DistanceSyllogism
Data InterpretationBlood Relations
Ratio & ProportionCoding-Decoding
Number SystemsInput-Output
PercentageTabulation

SBI PO 2022 Salary Structure

As per the notification, the starting basic pay of a Probationary Officer (PO) is Rs 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 total compensation per annum on CTC basis be a minimum of 8.20 lacs and maximum of 13.08 lacs depending on place of posting and other factors.

SBI PO Exam Analysis

To help candidates get an idea of the exam level, questions, difficulty level and good attempts of the SBI PO exam, we are providing here the overall and section-wise exam analysis & review of the SBI PO 2020-21 Prelims Exam of all the shifts held online on 4th, 5th & 6th January 2021. The SBI PO Prelims exam was conducted online in the Objective type MCQ format.

Quantitative Aptitude: The Quantitative Aptitude section was of a moderate to difficult level with the questions lengthy and time-consuming. Check the table below to know the detailed analysis of the Quant section:

TopicNo. of QuestionsDifficulty Level
Data Interpretation15Moderate
Missing No. Series5Moderate
Quadratic Equation5Easy
Miscellaneous Word Problems10Moderate
Total35Moderate

 Reasoning Ability: The Reasoning Ability section was time-consuming and of an easy to moderate difficulty level. Check the table below to know the detailed analysis of the Reasoning section:

TopicsNo. of QuestionsDifficulty Level
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement20Moderate
Coding-Decoding1Easy
Direction Sense Test3Moderate
Blood Relation4Easy
Syllogism4Easy
Alphabet based1Easy
Comparison Based2Easy
Total35Easy-Moderate

English Language: The English Language section was of an easy difficulty level. Check the table below to know detailed analysis of English section::

TopicNo. of QuestionsDifficulty Level
Reading Comprehension5Moderate
Error Detection6Easy
Sentence Correction5Easy
Single Filers7Easy
Cloze Test5Easy
Match the following based Sentence Formation2Easy
Total30Easy

SBI PO 2022 Exam Centre

While filling the online application form, applicants are required to enter their preferred exam centres for SBI PO 2022, based on their convenience. However, the Bank may allot an exam centre other than the choices made by a candidate if there is non-availability of seats at preferred venues. All the applicants have to provide 1 preference each for the Prelims exam and the Main exam.

The list of Centres for the SBI PO 2022 Prelims Exam:

State CodeStates/UTExam Centres for Prelims Exam
11Andaman & NicobarPort Blair
12Andhra PradeshChirala, Chittoor, Guntur, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole, Puttur, Rajahmundhry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram
13Arunachal PradeshItanagar, Naharlagun
14AssamDibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kokrajhar, Silchar Tezpur
15BiharArrah, Aurangabad, Bihar Sharif, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Hajipur, Muzaffarpur Patna, Purnea, Samastipur, Siwan
16ChandigarhChandigarh
17ChhattisgarhBhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur
18GoaPanaji, Verna
19GujaratAhmedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Himmatnagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara
20HaryanaAmbala, Bahadurgarh, Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Panipat, Palwal, Sonipat, Yamunanagar
21Himachal PradeshBaddi, Bilaspur, Dharamshala, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Sirmaur, Solan, Una
22Jammu & KashmirJammu, Kathua, Samba, Srinagar
23JharkhandBokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribag, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
24KarnatakaBelgaum, Bengaluru, Bidar, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udipi
25KeralaAlappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thrichur, Thiruvananthapuram
26LakshwadeepKavaratti
27Madhya PradeshBhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Satna, Sagar, Ujjain
28MaharashtraAmaravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Dhule Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/ Thane/Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Satara
29ManipurImphal
30MeghalayaRi-Bhoi, Shillong
31MizoramAizawal
32NagalandKohima
33Delhi -NCRDelhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurgaon
34OdishaAngul, Balasore, Bargarh, Baripada, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Jharsuguda, Rourkela, Sambalpur
35PuducherryPuducherry
36PunjabAmritsar, Bhatinda, Fatehgarh Sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Phagwara, Sangrur
37RajasthanAjmer, Alwar, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur
38SikkimGangtok
39TamilnaduChennai, Coimbatore, Dindigul, Krishnagiri, Madurai, Nagercoil, Namakkal, Perambalur, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelvelli, Thoothukodi, Vellore
40TelanganaHyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal
41TripuraAgartala
42Uttar PradeshAgra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bulandshahar, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Unnao, Varanasi
43UttarakhandDehradun, Haldwani, Haridwar, Roorkee
44West BengalAsansol, Berhampur (West Bengal), Bardhaman, Durgapur, Hooghly, Howrah, Kalyani, Greater Kolkata, Siliguri

The list of Centres for the SBI PO 2022 Mains Exam:

State CodeStates/UTExam Centre for Mains Exam
11Andaman & NicobarPort Blair
12Andhra PradeshGuntur, Kurnool, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam
13Arunachal PradeshItanagar
14AssamGuwahati,
15BiharArrah, Hajipur, Patna
16ChandigarhChandigarh
17ChhattisgarhRaipur
18GoaPanaji
19GujaratAhmedabad, Gandhinagar
20HaryanaBahadurgarh, Hissar
21Himachal PradeshShimla, Solan,
22Jammu & KashmirJammu, Srinagar
23JharkhandJamshedpur, Ranchi
24KarnatakaBengaluru
25KeralaKochi,Thiruvananthapuram
26LakshwadeepKavaratti
27Madhya PradeshBhopal, Indore
28MaharashtraAurangabad, Nagpur, Pune, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai
29ManipurImphal
30MeghalayaShillong
31MizoramAizawal
32NagalandKohima
33Delhi -NCRDelhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurgaon
34OdishaBhubaneswar,
35PuducherryPuducherry
36PunjabBhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala
37RajasthanJaipur
38SikkimGangtok
39TamilnaduChennai, Madurai, Tirunelvelli
40TelanganaHyderabad
41TripuraAgartala
42Uttar PradeshAgra, Allahabad, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Varanasi
43UttarakhandDehradun
44West BengalHooghly, Kalyani, Greater Kolkata

SBI PO 2022 Pre-Exam Training

State Bank of India may arrange pre-examination training for SC/ST/Religious Minority Community candidates at certain centres as per the guidelines issued by the Government of India. The initiative has been taken to assist such aspirants in preparations if they cannot afford to enrol themselves at coaching centres. The highlights of SBI PO Pre-exam training is given below.

SBI PO Pre-exam training is usually a 6-day program.

Pre-exam training for SBI PO 2022 is a kind of an orientation program for reserved and minority category candidates.

In the training sessions, candidates are taught some important questions and topics.

The pre-exam training is conducted across India at different centres.

Candidates belonging to the above categories can avail of the training at their own cost by indicating the same against the relevant column while applying online. Please find below an indicative list of training centres:

North IndiaSouth IndiaEast IndiaWest India
AgraBangaloreAgartalaAhmedabad
AllahabadChennaiAizwalAkola
BareillyCoimbatoreAsansolAurangabad
ChandigarhErnakulamBhubaneswarIndore
DehradunGulbargaBerhampur (Ganjam)Bhopal
GorakhpurHubliDibrugarhJabalpur
JaipurHyderabadGangtokMumbai
KanpurMaduraiGuwahatiNagpur
LucknowMysoreImphalPanaji (Goa)
MeerutPort BlairItanagarPune
NewDelhiTirupatiKohimaRaipur
SrinagarVishakhapatnamKolkataVadodara
VaranasiVijayawadaPatna
Purnea
Ranchi
Sambalpur
Silchar
Siliguri
Shillong

SBI may add additional centres or may remove some of the centres indicated for training. Candidates opting for pre-examination training should download their call letter for training by entering their registration number and password/ date of birth from Bank’s website. No hard copy of the call letter will be sent by post.

SBI PO 2022 Admit Card & Call Letter

Candidates must download the SBI PO 2022 admit card from the official website of the bank as the hard copy of the SBI PO Admit Card will not be sent to the candidate via post. To login on to the official website, the candidates will require the following:

  1. Registration No/Roll No
  2. Date of Birth/ Password

The admit card or call letter for SBI PO 2022 will be issued in 3 phases:

  • Online Preliminary Examination
  • Online Mains Examination
  • Group Exercise and Interview

Click for SBI PO Admit Card Details

SBI PO 2022 Result

All results pertaining to SBI PO 2022 will be made available on the official website of the State bank of India, the governing body for the SBI PO exam. SBI PO Result 2022 will be released after each phase of the exam has been completed. SBI PO Prelims Result decides the candidates’ eligibility for the SBI PO Mains exam. A cumulative score of the mains exam and the interview process is considered to prepare the final merit list of selected students. The merit list is prepared in descending order of marks obtained by candidates. Candidates who make it to the merit list will be given the appointment letter by the Bank of Candidate’s choice.

Click Here to View SBI PO Result & Cut-Off

SBI PO Exam Preparation

SBI PO preparation must be done in a systematic manner, with the latest exam pattern in mind. Since the syllabus covers a lot of topics, it is important to choose the right study material so that you can understand the concepts and practice a wide variety of questions as well.

SBI PO 2018 left everyone startled by the unexpected pattern. This is the reason we have decided to provide you with the relevant new pattern questions that were asked in last year’s banking exams. New pattern questions are simply the application of concepts in a new form. You just need to practice them a lot so that you don’t face issues in SBI PO 2022.

Candidates should go through the previous year’s SBI questions so that they have an idea of what to expect in SBI PO 2022. In fact, we have also provided you with a Study Plan for SBI PO Exam. This plan includes all the topics that may be asked this year.

SBI PO 2022 Cut-Off 

SBI PO Cut-Off for year 2022 will be declared by the State Bank of India after the result of each phase has been declared. The Cut-Off for the preliminary phase of examination will be declared after the result for the same has been declared. Similarly, a cut-off for SBI PO Mains Exam will be declared after the result for the same has been declared by the State Bank of India.

To know the expected SBI PO Cut-Off, one must be aware of the Cut-Off for SBI PO 2021. Let’s have a look at the same.

SBI PO Prelims Cut Off 2021

SBI PO Prelims Cut Off 2021
CategoryCut-Off Marks
GEN63
SC54.75
ST49. 25
OBC61.25
EWS62.75

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