SBI PO Notification 2021 (OUT) - Vacancy, Salary, Selection Process

SBI PO Notification 2021 (OUT) - Vacancy, Salary, Selection Process

SBI PO Notification 2021 - The State Bank of India (SBI) released the SBI PO 2021 notification in PDF format on the SBI PO official website - sbi.co.in on October 4, 2021. The SBI PO application form 2021 was available to be filled from October 5, 2021. The SBI PO prelims exam will be conducted tentatively by last week of November 2021 or first week of December 2021. Through SBI PO 2021 notification, SBI has announced the vacancies, exam dates, SBI PO salary and other important information related to the SBI PO 2021.Latest Updates: Download the SBI PO Notification 2021 here

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The SBI PO 2021 notification consists of eligibility criteria, syllabus and exam pattern, steps to apply etc. It is advised for candidates to go through the notification of SBI PO 2021 in detail before applying for the exam. A lot of aspirants have question on how to apply for SBI PO exam 2021, the best answer for this question lies in this article. Aspirants preparing for the exam must refer to the SBI PO syllabus as mentioned in the official notification. The SBI PO last date to apply 2021 was October 25, 2021. To know more about SBI PO notification 2021, check the complete article below.

SBI PO Notification 2021 Overview

Name of the Organization

State Bank Of India (SBI)

Post

Probationary Officers (PO)

Vacancy

2056

Application Starting Date

October 5, 2021

Application End Date

October 25, 2021

Mode of Application

Online

Mode of Exam

Prelims: Online mode

Mains: Online mode

Interview: Offline

Payscale

Rs. 27,620

What is the SBI PO Exam?

The State Bank of India Probationary Officer (SBI PO) is a national level exam conducted to recruit candidates for PO posts in SBI branches all over India. SBI PO is conducted annually each and is the SBI PO notification 2021 is one of the most awaited exam notifications among popular competitive exams. As per various stats, every year close to 20 lac candidates apply for the exam and appear for it. SBI PO stands as one of the first priorities for candidates who wish to make their career in the banking sector. The competition, however, is very tough and going by the vacancies released every year the success chances are meagre. But those candidates who have prepared well and are determined to get recruited can clear the exam easily. The SBI PO full form is State Bank of India Probationary Officer and the SBI PO official website is sbi.co.in.

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SBI PO 2021 Notification - Important Dates

Events

Dates

SBI PO notification 2021October 4, 2021

Filling up of SBI PO application forms (including modification and rectification in the form)

October 5, 2021

Last date to fill and payment of online application fees

October 25, 2021

SBI PO 2021 admit card for prelims examination

First/Second week of November 2021

SBI PO exam date 2021

Last week of November or First week of December 2021

Result of SBI PO preliminary exam

December 2021

SBI PO 2021 mains admit card

Third week of December 2021

Date of SBI PO mains 2021

Last week of December 2021

Result of SBI PO mains exam

January 2022

Admit card of SBI PO interview 2021

First/Second week of February 2022 onwards

Date of SBI PO interview

Second/Third week of February 2022

SBI PO Final Result 2021

March 2022

SBI PO Notification 2021 - Vacancies

The SBI PO 2021 notification also mentions the vacancies for each category separately. From the following table, we have shared the SBI PO vacancies of recent years. Candidates can refer to it to get an overall idea about SBI PO 2021 vacancies as per the category.

SBI PO Vacancies

Categories

2021

2020

2019

2018

2017

General

NA

810

810

1010

1010

SC

NA

300

300

300

347

ST

NA

150

150

150

350

OBC

NA

540

540

540

606

EWS

NA

200

200

-

-

Total

2056

2000

2140

2000

2313

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SBI PO Notification 2021 - Pay Scale

The exam conducting authority, also mentions the salary in the SBI PO 2021 notification. The SBI PO salary is calculated on the basis of basic salary, dearness allowance (DA), City Compensatory Allowance (CCA) and Special Allowance. The salary structure of SBI PO includes basic pay of Rs 27,620 on a scale of 23700-980/7-30560-1145/2-32850-1310/7-42020 applicable to Junior Management Grade Scale-I. Recruited Probationary Officers at State Bank of India branches will be eligible for a basic salary of Rs. 27,620, a DA of Rs. Rs. 12677, a CCA of Rs. 870 and a special allowance of Rs. 2140.

SBI PO Salary Scale

Earnings

Amount

Deductions

Basic SBI PO salary

Rs. 27620

PF - [Rs. 2762 (10% of Basic)]

Dearness Allowance

Rs. 12677

NPS - [Rs. 4000 NPS (10% of Basic+DA)]

City Compensatory Allowance (CCA)

Rs. 870

Income Tax (As per govt norms)

Special Allowance

Rs. 2140

SBI PO Exam 2021 - Highlights

  • The SBI PO exam is conducted in three stages including prelims, mains, and interviews.

  • Both prelims and mains exam of SBI PO is held in online mode.

  • The SBI PO exam pattern for the prelims exam contains a total of 100 questions of 1 mark each from sections like Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Language.

  • The mains exam of SBI PO contains a total of 155 questions of 200 marks from sections like Data analysis and interpretation, Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, English Language, General/Economy/Banking Awareness.

  • Those candidates who qualify for the mains exam will have to appear for a personal interview.

  • The final merit list will be released by SBI and will be prepared on the basis of marks scored by candidates in mains and interview.

  • The SBI PO 2021 notification contains all the relevant information related to SBI PO. We have extracted all the relevant details that candidates might find handy in reference to the SBI PO exam.

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SBI PO Answer Key 2021

SBI PO Exam Analysis 2021

SBI PO Eligibility Criteria 2021

SBI determines the SBI PO eligibility eligibility criteria in the notification of SBI PO 2021. Candidates interested in applying for the exam must meet the minimum eligibility criteria to apply, or else their candidature will be rejected. The eligibility criteria of SBI PO consists of nationality, age limit, academic qualification and reservation.

SBI PO 2021 Eligibility

Nationality

Candidates must be a citizen of India

Age

Lower age limit - 21 years

Upper age limit - 30 years

Relaxations:

OBC - 3 years

SC/ST - 5 years

PwD

  • 10 years (General)

  • 13 years (OBC)

  • 15 years (SC/ST)

Education Qualification

  • Candidates must hold a graduation degree.

  • Must know official and local language proved by producing class 10th standard mark sheet/certificate, proving the evidence of having studied an official (local) language.

  • Must know how to write and speak English.

SBI PO 2021 Upper Age Relaxation

Category

Age Relaxation

Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST)

5 years

Other Backward Classes (OBC Non-Creamy Layer)

3 years

Persons with Disabilities (PWD)

10 years

Ex-Servicemen (Army personnel)

5 years

Persons with Domicile of Jammu & Kashmir during 1-1-1980 to 31-12-1989

5 years

SBI PO 2021: Number of Attempts

General

4

General (PwD)

7

OBC

7

OBC (PwD)

7

SC/ST (PwD)

No Restriction

SBI PO Application Form 2021

The SBI PO notification 2021, also mentions the details related to the application form. Candidates planning to appear for the exam, had to fill the SBI PO application form, fill in the details asked, upload the scanned documents and pay the application fee to confirm their submission. Failing to perform any step during the given time, their candidature will be rejected.

The SBI PO application form consists of the following steps -

  • Online registration

  • Filling up of basic details

  • Uploading scanned photograph and signature

  • Payment of application fees

As per the SBI PO 2021 notification, candidates must be ready with the following details before filling the application form:

  • Credit Card/Debit Card details, Internet Banking details for payment of fee

  • Scanned signature and photograph of prescribed specification

  • Valid photo identity card (Pan Card, Passport, Aadhaar Card, Driving License or College ID)

  • Valid email ID and active mobile number

  • Marksheets of class 10th, 12th, Graduation and other degree certificates, if any.

Specification for scanned image and signature

Particulars

Instructions

Photograph

  • The passport size photograph must be coloured and taken against a white background

  • The dimension of the photograph must be 200 x 230 pixels

  • The size of the scanned photograph must be between 20kb-50 kb

  • In case, candidates are using the camera flash, they must make sure that there is no red-eye

  • Candidates are advised not to wear any sunglasses, a hat or cap in the photograph

Signature

  • The dimension of the signature should be 140 x 60 pixels

  • Candidates must sign with a black pen on a white paper

  • The size of the scanned signature must be between 10kb–20kb

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How to prepare for the SBI PO exam?

SBI PO Preparation Books 2021

SBI PO Exam Pattern 2021

As per the exam pattern of SBI PO 2021, the exam will be conducted in three phases - preliminary, mains, and interview. Candidates who qualify in the prelims will be able to appear for mains while those who qualify in the mains will be called for interview round. From the following table, candidates can check the sections from where the SBI PO questions will be asked, number of questions, marking scheme and time duration of the exam.

SBI PO Exam Pattern 2021 For Prelims

Sections

Number of questions

Duration

Total Marks

Reasoning Ability

35

20 minutes

100 marks

English Language

30

20 minutes

Quantitative Aptitude

35

20 minutes

Total

100

1 hour

SBI PO Exam Pattern 2021 For Mains

Sections

No. of question

Duration

Total Marks

Data analysis and interpretation

35

60

200 marks

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

45

45

English Language

35

40

General/Economy/Banking Awareness

40

35

Total

155

3 hours

SBI PO Syllabus 2021

Candidates must go through the SBI PO 2021 syllabus to know about the subjects and topics on which the question paper will be based. PO aspirants must go through the syllabus in detail before starting their preparations. The syllabus of SBI PO 2021 contains all topics and chapters from where the questions can be asked in the exam. The table below contains the section wise topics for both prelims and mains.

SBI PO 2021 Syllabus - Prelims

Sections

SBI PO Syllabus (Prelims)

Reasoning Ability

Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test

Puzzle

Logical Reasoning

Coded Inequalities

Alphanumeric Series

Blood Relations

Input-Output

Data Sufficiency

Seating Arrangement

Coding Decoding

English Language

Paragraph Completion

Cloze Test

Reading Comprehension

Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting

Fill in the blanks

Para jumbles

Quantitative Aptitude

Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere

Percentage

Mixture & Allegation

Data Interpretation

Simplification

Simple Interest, Compound Interest & Indices

Permutation, Combination & Probability

Number System

Sequence & Series

Profit & Loss

SBI PO Syllabus 2021 – Mains

Sections

SBI PO Syllabus (Mains)

Data analysis and interpretation

Permutation and Combination

Line Graph

Data Sufficiency

Probability

Pie Chart

Bar Graph

Computer aptitude

Computer Software

Keyboard Shortcuts

The Internet

Microsoft Office

Computer Hardware

Computer Abbreviation

Operating System

Computer Fundamentals /Terminologies

Reasoning

Linear Seating Arrangement

Double Lineup

Directions and Distances

Coding and Decoding

Verbal Reasoning

Syllogism

Critical Reasoning

Code Inequalities

Blood Relations

Analytical and Decision Making

Data Sufficiency

Input Output

Course of Action

Ordering and Ranking

General/Economy/Banking Awareness

General Knowledge

Banking and Financial Awareness

Static Awareness

Financial Awareness

Current Affairs

SBI PO Exam Centres 2021

SBI mentions the complete list of exam centres in the SBI PO notification 2021. Candidates can check the SBI PO 2021 exam centres to know where the SBI exam mainly the prelims and mains exam will be conducted. While filling the application form, candidates can select their desired exam centre. The actual address of the exam centre will be mentioned in the admit card of SBI PO.

SBI PO 2021 Exam Centres

Candidates can check here for the complete list of SBI PO exam centres 2021 for the preliminary exam.

State Code

State/UT

SBI PO Preliminary Examination Centre

SBI PO Mains Exam Centre

11

Andaman & Nicobar

Port Blair

Port Blair

12

Andhra Pradesh

Chirala, Chittoor, Eluru, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole, Rajahmundhry,

Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram

Guntur, Kurnool, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam,

13

Arunachal Pradesh

Naharlagun

Naharlagun

14

Assam

Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur

Guwahati

15

Bihar

Arrah, Aurangabad (Bihar), Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea

Arrah, Patna

16

Chandigarh

Chandigarh

Chandigarh

17

Chhattisgarh

Bhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur

Raipur

18

Goa

Panaji

Panaji

19

Gujarat

Ahmedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Himmatnagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara

Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar

20

Haryana

Ambala, Faridabad, Gurugram, Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Panipat, Yamunanagar

Hissar, Faridabad, Gurugram

21

Himachal Pradesh

Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Solan, Una

Shimla, Solan

22

Jammu & Kashmir

Jammu, Samba, Srinagar

Jammu, Srinagar

23

Jharkhand

Bokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribag, Jamshedpur, Ranchi

Jamshedpur, Ranchi

24

Karnataka

Belgaum, Bengaluru, Bidar, Davangere, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Hassan, Hubli, Mandya,

Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi

Bengaluru

25

Kerala

Alappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thrichur, Thiruvananthapuram

Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram

26

Lakshadweep

Kavaratti

Kavaratti

27

Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Satna, Sagar, Ujjain

Bhopal, Indore

28

Maharashtra

Amaravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Dhule, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Ratnagiri, Solapur

Aurangabad, Nagpur, Pune, Mumbai/ Thane/

29

Manipur

Imphal

Imphal

30

Meghalaya

Shillong

Shillong

31

Mizoram

Aizawl

Aizawl

32

Nagaland

Kohima

Kohima

33

Delhi -NCR

Delhi & New Delhi

Delhi & New Delhi

34

Odisha

Balasore, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rourkela, Sambalpur

Bhubaneswar

35

Puducherry

Puducherry

Puducherry

36

Punjab

Amritsar, Bhatinda, Fatehgarh Sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Sangrur

Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala

37

Rajasthan

Ajmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur

Jaipur,

38

Sikkim

Gangtok, Bardang

Gangtok

39

Tamilnadu

Chennai, Coimbatore, Erode, Madurai, Nagercoil, Salem, Thanjavur, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli,

Vellore, Virudhunagar

Chennai, Madurai, Tirunelveli

40

Telangana

Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal

Hyderabad

41

Tripura

Agartala

Agartala

42

Uttar Pradesh

Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Banda, Faizabad, Ghaziabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi,

Agra, Allahabad, Ghaziabad, Noida/Greater Noida, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Varanasi

Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Noida/ Greater Noida, Sitapur, Varanasi.

43

Uttarakhand

Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee

Dehradun

44

West Bengal

Asansol, Durgapur, Hooghly, Kalyani, Kolkata, Siliguri

Hooghly, Kalyani, Kolkata,