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 SBI  PO Recruitment 2021

SBI PO Online Form 2021.State Bank of India SBI invites online application form  for recruitment of  SBI PO Officers . All eligible candidates, those who are interested to join SBI PO posts can apply here Online.


 ISBI PO Important Dates

Application starts 14/11/2020
SBI PO Last date  04/12/2020
Pay exam fee last date 04/12/2020
 SBI PO  Prelims Exam date  31/12/2020-05/01/2021
 Admit Card Available 25/12/2020
Result Available  21-27 January 2021
SBI PO Mains Exam Date 29/01/2021
SBI PO Interview date Feb-March 2021


SBI PO Eligibility Details-

The candidate should meet the following eligibility criteria for SBI PO  :


candidate must be either-

  1.  a citizen of India.
  2.  a subject of Nepal
  3.  a subject of Bhutan.
  4.  a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January,1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India.
  5.  a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania(Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar),Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Educational Qualification

  • A Graduation Degree in any discipline from a University recognized by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.


Age Limitas on 01/04/2020


  • Minimum      :21 Years
  • Maximum     : 30 Years

Age relaxation to different category is according to SBI  recruitment rules.

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 Years


OBC NCL 3 Years
Ex. Servicemen 5 Years
PwD (GEN/EWS) 10 Years
PwD( OBC) 13 Years
PwD (SC/ST) 15 Years


SBI PO Application Fee 

  • GEN/OBC                                         :  750/-
  • EWS                                                   :  750/-
  • SC/ST/PwD                                     :   0/-
  • Pay exam fee through Debit Card/Credit Card /Net Banking etc.


SBI PO Vacancy 2021 details  :

There are total of 2000 vacancies for the SBI PO posts.

Post Salary
SBI PO Probationary Officer Starting S BI PO  basic salary 27,620/-


SBI PO category wise  Vacancy Details  

SBI PO 810 540 200 300 150 2000


About The SB PO  Exam :

The sbi po  selection process will be based on Prelims, mains exam  and interview. However .The decision of the bank to call the candidates for the interview shall be final.

SBI PO Prelims Exam pattern

Name of the Test No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration time
English Language 30 30 20 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes


SBI PO Mains Exam Pattern


Name of the Test No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration time
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 min
Data Analysis & Interpretation  35 60 45 min
General/Economy/Banking Awareness 40 40 35 minutes
English Language 35 40 40minutes
Total 155 200 3 Hours


SBI PO Descriptive Test : The duration of Descriptive Test is 30 minutes. It will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) with two questions for total 50 marks.


SBI PO Interview

 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). Candidates will have to score minimum qualifying marks in Phase-III to be considered for final selection.

SBI PO Final Selection

The candidates will have to qualify both in Phase-II and Phase-III separately. The marks obtained in Main Examination (Phase-II), both in the Objective Test and the Descriptive Test, will be added to the marks obtained in Phase-III for preparing the final merit list.


Due to Increasing cases of COVID-19 the following guidelines are strictly applicable during SBI PO Exam 2021


Items permitted in the Exam hall Items not permitted in the Exam  hall
Candidates will be permitted to carry only


b. Gloves

c. Personal transparent water bottle

d. Personal hand sanitizer (50 ml)

e. A simple pen

f. Exam related documents (Call Letter/Admit Card, ID card in Original, Photocopy of ID Card, etc)

g. Call Letter/Admit Card should be brought with the Photocopy of the Photo ID stapled with it. Original ID (same as Photocopy) is also to be brought for verification..

h. In case of Scribe Candidates – Scribe form duly filled and signed with Photograph affixed.

i. If candidate is availing the scribe, then scribe also should bring their own Gloves, N95 Mask, sanitizer (50ml) and water bottle. Wearing a mask is compulsory. Both candidate and Scribe will require to be wearing N95 Mask.

j. A Candidate must have Aarogya Setu App installed on his mobile phone. In case a candidate does not have a smart phone, he/she will have to bring in a signed declaration to this effect (declaration form provided in Annexure)

k. All candidates will be checked with Thermo guns at the entry point for temperature. In case, any person is observed to be having above normal temperature (> 99.14° F) or displaying any symptoms of the virus, they will not be allowed entry into the venue


Any stationery item like textual material (printed or written), bits of papers, Geometry/Pencil Box,

Plastic Pouch, Calculator, Scale, Writing Pad, Pen Drives, Log Table, Electronic Pen/Scanner etc.

(b) Any communication device like Bluetooth, Earphones, Microphone, Pager, Health Band etc.-

(c) Other items like Goggles, Handbags, Hair-pin, Hair-band, Belt, Cap, etc.

(d) All ornament like Ring, Earrings, Nose-pin, Chain/Necklace, Pendants, Badge, brooch etc. should be thoroughly checked.

(e) Any watch/Wrist Watch, Camera, etc.

(f) Any metallic item

(g) Any eatable item opened or packed

(h) Any other item which could be used for unfair means for hiding communication devices like camera, blue tooth devices etc.


List of Documents to be produced at the time of interview

The following documents in original and self attested photocopies

  • Printout of the valid Interview Call Letter.
  •  Valid system generated printout of the online application form registered for SBI PO post.
  • Proof of Date of Birth (Birth Certificate issued by the Competent Municipal Authorities or SSLC/ Std. X Certificate with DOB).
  • X/XII standard mark sheet /certificate showing evidence of studied local language of applied state as one of the subjects.
  •  Photo Identify Proof .
  • Mark-sheets or certificates for Graduation or equivalent qualification etc. 
  • Brief Resume – detailing educational/ professional qualification, experience and assignments handled.
  • Caste Certificate issued by the competent authority in the prescribed format as stipulated by Government of India in the case of SC / ST / OBC category candidates.
  • Income and Asset Certificate issued by any one of the Authorities as notified by the Government of India in the prescribed format in the case of EWS category candidates.
  • Disability certificate in the prescribed format issued by the District Medical Board in case of Persons With Benchmark Disability category.
  • If the candidate has used the services of a Scribe at the time of online exam the duly filled in details of the scribe in the prescribed format.
  • An Ex-serviceman candidate has to produce a copy of the Service or Discharge book along with pension payment order and documentary proof of rank last / presently held (substantive as well as acting) at the time of interview. 
  • Candidates serving in Government / quasi govt offices/ Public Sector Undertakings (including Nationalised Banks and Financial Institutions) are required to produce a “No Objection Certificate” from their employer at the time of interview.
  • Age relaxation seeking candidate should produce the relevant certificate/proof.
  • Any other relevant documents in support of eligibility


How to Apply Online  for SBI PO 2021

  • SBI  has released SBI PO  Online Form 2021.
  • One can apply between 14/11/2020 to 04/12/2020.
  • Please read the notification before applying SBI PO form .
  • Then check the eligibility, documents required.
  • Kindly Scan the document to be uploaded-Photo, Sign, Thumb etc.
  • Before final submission please preview and check your details.
  • Take a printout of finally submitted SBI PO Online Form 2021 and keep the same for future reference.


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Also see:

IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Online Form

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