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SBI Notification 2021 for 2056 Probationary Officer Posts

The State Bank of India invites application for the following posts
SBI POs notification

Probationary Officer: 2056 Posts

Qualifications (As on 31/12/21): Graduation in any discipline. 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.

Age Limit (As on 01/04/21): 21 - 30 years

Emoluments: Rs.41,960/-

Application Fee:  Rs.750/- for General/ EWS/ OBC candidates and ‘Nil’ for SC/ ST/ PWD candidates.

Selection Procedure: The selection for Probationary Officers will be done through a three-tier process:

  • Phase-I: Preliminary Examination
  • Phase-II: Main Examination
  • Phase-III: In view of the Social Distancing and safety measures necessitated due to COVID-19 pandemic, the 3rd Phase may comprise of (i) Interview only (50 marks) OR (ii) Interview (30 marks) & Group Exercises (20 marks).

Phase-I: Preliminary Examination

Name of test

No. of Questions



English Language


20 minutes


Quantitative Aptitude


20 minutes

Reasoning Ability


20 minutes


Phase-II: Main Examination

Name of test

No. of Questions

Max Marks


Reasoning & Computer Aptitude



60 minutes

Data Analysis & Interpretation



45 minutes

General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness



35 minutes

English Language




40 minutes


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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How to apply: Candidates can apply online only.

Important dates:


Tentative Dates

Online registration including Editing/ Modification of Application by candidates

05.10.2021 to 25.10.2021

Payment of Application Fee

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

Pre-Examination Training for SC/ ST/ Religious Minority Community candidates

Download of call letters for Pre-Examination Training

1st week of November 2021 onwards

Conduct of Pre- Examination Training

2nd week of November 2021

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