SBI PO Transfer Policy: Check Here the Complete Details

SBI PO Transfer Policy: Most aspirants have got aspiring bank jobs because of lucrative offer that comes with a number of perks like comfortable work hours, job stability & security, regular pay, and a sense of respect and dignity. Among that getting into the State Bank of India as Probationary Officer is an ultimate aim for a huge number of aspirants. For that, they have prepared passionately and dedicatedly to attain success after crossing so many barricades. After the SBI PO Provisional Allotment candidates are very eager to know the place where they would be posted. Simultaneously they are bothering about the SBI PO transfer policy after their selection.


SBI PO is one of the transferable jobs that candidates might transfer. Even the transfer might be done to some other state. But candidates are don’t have a clear idea about the SBI PO Transfer Policy. For that here we have updated the transfer policy of SBI PO that will be useful for the SBI PO aspirants.

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SBI PO Transfer Policy:

The Department of Financial Services under the Ministry of Finance, Government of India has kept in mind the security and family issues and asked the public sector banks to adopt a ‘Preferential Transfer Policy’ for female employees. After successfully completing the probation period, many female candidates put in a request for transfer to their home towns or cities, mention the reason for living with their families. Living alone and away from their family in remote areas, female bank employees often face a lot of deprivation and security problems. Sometimes they are under the situation to resign from their jobs. In the absence of a dedicated transfer policy for women, it is difficult for the banks to appoint or transfer female employees to their hometowns.


‘Preferential Transfer Policy’: Theis is nothing but it would give them an opportunity for female employees to stay with their families. The new transfer policy would facilitate easy transfers of female employees.

  • Married female employees to be placed/ transferred at the same place or the place nearest to where her husband resides.
  • Unmarried female employees to be placed/ transferred at the same place or the place nearest to where their parents are residing.

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SBI PO Transfer Police During & After Probation:

During the probation period, candidates are required to go through at least 3 different centers for training. That is through 3 cities or basically rural or semi-urban centers. So basically as a PO, you’re required to go through 3 centers. And what happens after probation? Bank follows 2–3 year transfer policy, If you stay at a particular branch, office, center for some 2 to 3 years. Then the HR department will definitely issue your transfer order. It is possible that you might be sent to a new city or town or kept within the same city or town, it is up to the consciousness of the HR.


The job is definitely challenging and the bank will never allow you to settle down at any place or branch or center or cell for more than 3 years. Initially, the circle is given to you as per your choice. As a Scale, I officer in SBI you are not transferred out of the circle unless you request the same. You can remain in the same circle up to Scale V.

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