SBI PO Notification 2020:
The State Bank of India will release the SBI PO notification soon for this year. The last year’s vacancy is 2000. This year also the same range of vacancies is expected with SBI PO notification 2020. Candidates check here the complete details of the notification.
Last year there are 2000 Probationary Officers jobs were allotted by State Bank of India. The SBI PO 2020 notification date will arrive soon. SBI PO Recruitment invites online application from the prominent candidates. In the recruitment of SBI PO 2020, the 2 most important eligibility norms are age and educational qualification. The candidates can apply for the exam, if and only if they satisfy all the mandatory norms. Alsop the exam fee you are paying is non refundable. The procedure of selection, apply online, and other important details details are provided for your reference. SBI PO online application is available till the last date mentioned in the SBI PO official notification 2020.
SBI PO Exam Dates:
In the SBI PO official notification 2020, you can find every detail in a clear manner. From the start and end date for online application to the date of final SBI PO exam are available in the notification. Also it will discuss all the procedures of the recruitment process in detail. Here the list of important dates are mentioned in the below table.
|On-line application start date||June/ July 2020|
|Online application end date||June/ July 2020|
|Download of call letters for Pre-Examination Training||July 2020|
|Download of call letters for online Preliminary Examination||July 2020|
|Conduct of Pre- Examination Training||Available soon|
|Online Preliminary Examination||Available soon|
|Result of Online Preliminary Examination||Available soon|
|Download of Call letter for Online Main Examination||Available soon|
|Conduct of Online Main Examination||Available soon|
|Declaration of Result of Main Examination||Available soon|
|Download of Call Letter for Group Exercises & Interview||Available soon|
|Conduct of Group Exercises & Interview||Available soon|
|Declaration of Final Result||Available soon|
SBI PO Selection Process:
As mentioned in the SBI PO recruitment 2020 notification, the selection process will take place in 3 stages. They are,
|1st Stage||2nd Stage||3rd Stage|
|Online Preliminary exam||Online Mains exam||Group exercise and interview|
Candidates should pass in all the stages to get the provisional allotment order. As it is a 3 stage process with interview and group exercise, candidates have to work hard. Only candidates with immense talent and hard working nature can clear this exam.
SBI PO Vacancy:
Candidates are eagerly waiting for the SBI PO 2020 notification date. Once the notification gets release, all the important details get revealed. As this is one of the important exams, candidates are preparing in a full fledged manner. “When will be SBI PO 2020 notification come?” is the question right now in the minds of the candidates. More importantly candidates will be eager to know the vacancy details. Once the notification gets released, the candidates will come to know the category wise vacancy details.
SBI PO Eligibility Criteria:
The SBI recruitment board has given all the information related to the eligibility criteria in the official notification. The hundred percent eligible candidates can apply for the exam. If you are talented and hardworking candidate, you can easily crack this exam. In this recruitment candidates have to pass in the three stages of selection. The first two stages prelims and mains are the online examinations. The final stage includes group exercise and interview. Here detailed information are provided qualification, age limit, age relaxation and other norms the candidate have to fulfil the norms that are mandatory to apply for this post. The important eligible norms as per the SBI PO official notification 2020 are discussed here.
Candidates should have completed graduation degree in any discipline from a recognized University. This is the minimum qualification regarding the educational criteria. Also the final year candidates can also apply for this SBI PO recruitment. But if they attend the interview, it is compulsory that those candidates should show the valid proof of passing their graduation exam. As per the SBI PO official notification 2020, candidates should fulfil all these educational eligibility criteria without fail.
- Minimum Age – 21 years
- Maximum age – 30 years
Age relaxation is applicable for each category as per the SBI PO notification 2020 pdf. The age relaxation details are given in the below table.
|Scheduled Caste (SC) / scheduled Tribe (ST)||5 years|
|Other Backward Classes (OBC) – Non creamy layer||3 years|
|PWD (SC / ST)||15 years|
|PWD (OBC)||13 years|
|PWD (Gen / EWS)||10 years|
|Person domiciled of Jammu and Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989||5 years|
As mentioned in the SBI PO 2020 notification pdf, candidates check these important conditions given below.
- The applicants should not have any record of default in dues and loan repayments.
- Candidates’ name should not have unfavourable reports against CIBIL and other external agencies.
- Candidates should not have unfavourable reports regarding their character, moral turpitude and antecedents.
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SBI PO Apply Online:
Candidates check the SBI PO notification 2020 apply online dates. Before the final date, submit your completely filled online application. If the applicants not fulfil even any single criteria, they can’t apply for this exam. As all the details are explained in a clear manner, check them twice before you apply for this exam. If you satisfy the qualifications are matched with above notification then start to apply for SBI PO 2020 recruitment. When you start to fill up the online application you should keep all the requisites. Fill up the form without any error and upload all the required documents. Hope this below steps will help you to apply very easily to apply SBI PO 2020.
Steps to Fill SBI PO Online Application:
Here we have explained the SBI PO notification 2020 apply online procedures. Individuals those who are applying for this recruitment, follow the procedure given below. So that you can continue the apply online process in a smooth manner, without any doubts.
- Visit the Official Website – www.sbi.co.in.
- There click the SBI PO apply online link. In the first step you have to register your basic information. For that click the tab for new registration.
- After completing the registration process login to your SBI PO online application. For that you should use the login credentials that you got through the registered mobile number and email Id.
- In your application form, fill the details without any mistake.
- At required spaces, upload the relevant scanned documents and submit the application.
- Finally complete your online fee payment.
The size and format of the scanned documents are given below. You should upload the documents in this format only.
|Photograph||200*300 pixels||20 Kb to 50 Kb|
|Signature||140*60 pixels||10 Kb to 20 Kb|
SBI PO 2020 Application Fee:
As mentioned in the SBI PO notification 2020 pdf, the application fee details are mentioned below.
|Application Free for SC / ST / PWD candidates||Rs.125/-|
|Application Fee for General / OBC / EWS candidates||Rs.750|
|Mode of Fee payment||Online|
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SBI PO Prelims Exam Pattern:
The given SBI PO 2020 Exam Pattern is for Probationary Officers Jobs. Actually the preliminary examination of SBI PO 2020 will consist of 100 Mark with 3 subjects included that are Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, and English Language. It will be an objective type and the time duration will be 1 hour. The exam pattern as mentioned in the SBI PO official notification 2020, is given in below. The important schemes of the exam are,
- Marks for each correct answer – 1 mark
- Negative marks for each wrong answer – 0.25 marks (will be deducted)
- Sectional time – 20 minutes for each section.
There is no sectional cut off for this exam. Candidates clearing the overall cut off are called for the mains exam.
|S No.||Section||No. Of questions||Maximum marks||Duration|
|1.||Reasoning ability||35||35||20 minutes|
|2.||Quantitative aptitude||35||35||20 minutes|
|3.||English language||30||30||20 minutes|
SBI PO Mains Exam Pattern:
SBI PO Mains Exam has 4 Sections and also has a descriptive type test. Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, Data Analysis & Interpretation, General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness, English Language, and Descriptive Type Test. Here in the below tabular column you can find the detailed information of Exam Pattern as mentioned in SBI PO notification.
|S No.||Section||No. Of questions||Maximum marks||Duration|
|1.||Reasoning ability & computer aptitude||45||60||60 minutes|
|2.||Data interpretation and analysis||35||60||45 minutes|
|3.||General/ Economy/ Banking awareness||40||40||35 minutes|
|4.||English language||35||40||40 minutes|
|Descriptive test: Letter and essay writing||2||50||30 minutes|
The SBI PO 2020 Main Examination will be in online mode. There two types of tests will be conducting for SBI PO Mains. One will be an Objective type and the another one will be a Descriptive Test. Both examinations are in online mode only. Objective type has the maximum marks of 200 and the descriptive test is conducted for a total of 50 marks. The Descriptive Test will be immediate to after of Objective Type exam. In the mains exam you will lose 1/4th of the marks assigned to the question if your answer is wrong.
As per the SBI PO official notification 2020, the Descriptive Test is conducted for total time duration of 30 minutes. For a total of 50 marks, you will have to type a Letter Writing & Essay. This test will is conducted in typing mode. The candidates have to type the contents in the computer within the given time period.
As per the SBI PO notification 2020 pdf, the candidates clearing the mains exam are invited for the final round. The final round consists of interview and group exercise.
- Group exercise – 20 marks
- Interview – 30 marks.
Hence the final round is conducted for a total of 50 marks. The mains mark of the candidate is converted to a total of 75. The marks of the final round are converted to a total of 25 marks. If you add these two marks, the candidates’ final score out of 100 is obtained. Similarly, out of 100, a final cut off is fixed to prepare the merit list.
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Is SBI PO Job Stressful?
In today’s scenario, some people are considering any bank job as stressful. As SBI PO is a high cadre job, there will be surely some difficulties and challenges in the work. But if you enjoy your work it will not be that much stressful. Also clearing the SBI PO exam itself is a hectic task. The cansdidates clearing this exam will have the talent and qualities to tackle the work pressure. So don’t bother it as a stressful job before you join the bank. Instead, take it as a challenge and enjoy your work. So interested candidates check you eligibility as per the SBI PO notification 2020 pdf, and apply for the exam.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Here some FAQs regarding the SBI PO recruitment 2020 notification are added. Candidates check it for your reference.
Q: Is there any bond in SBI PO 2020?
A: Yes there is a bond involved after the final selection. The valuation of the bond is Rs.2 lakhs. It is an agreement that the candidate should work in the bank for a minimum of 3 years.
Q: What is PO post in SBI?
A: In SBI the PO post means ‘Probationary officer’. The candidates selected as an SBI PO will have the probation period of 2 years.
Q: What is the maximum number of permissible chances for candidates to appear in the SBI PO exam?
A: The candidates have limit in the maximum chances to appear in the SBI PO exam. It will vary depending upon the category of the candidate. As per the SBI PO recruitment 2020 notification, the maximum chances for candidates are,
- SC / SC (PWD) / ST / ST (PWD) – No restriction
- OBC / OBC (PWD) – 7
- General / EWS (PWD) – 7
- General / EWS – 4