SBI PO 2024 Recruitment: Check Notification Date & Vacancies

State Bank of India Probationary Officer Exam 2024 ( SBI PO )

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Anangsha Patra

Anangsha PatraDeputy Manager – Editorial

Updated on Apr 5, 2024 15:00 IST

SBI PO recruitment 2024 notification is expected to be released in September 2024. The prelims exam of SBI PO will be conducted in November 2024. The mains exam of SBI PO will be conducted in December 2024. The Psychometric test will be conducted in January/February 2025. The group exercises and interview will be conducted in January/February 2025. 

SBI PO recruitment process comprises Phase I (Prelims), Phase II (Mains), and Phase III (Psychometric test, Interview & Group Exercises). Read below for details on SBI PO recruitment such as application process, important dates, vacancies, selection process, exam pattern, syllabus, and other details.

Q:   Which is better, SBI PO or SBI SO?

A:
The basic difference between SBI SO and SBI PO is that SO is a Specialist Officer and PO is a probationary officer. Both posts are equally good, but the PO post is the most sought after due to the nature of work and the higher number of vacancies. The salary of PO is better than that of PO. The starting salary of a probationary officer is INR 27,620, whereas the salary of a specialist officer is Rs. 23,700 per month. Also, the promotional aspect for PO is comparatively better and one can get promoted to the post of Senior Manager within ten years. On the other hand, the SO is appointed for a specialised task, such as a law officer, and their career begins as scale I officers. One can expect to be promoted to the Scale II officer level after a few years. However, if someone wants to have experience in a particular field, such as HR, and does not want a workload, the SO post is better.
 

Q:   What are the eligibility criteria for SBI PO?

A:
The eligibility criteria are as follows to apply for the SBI bank PO post: 1. Nationality: You must be a citizen of India to apply for SBI PO. 2. Academic Criteria: The applicant must have completed a Bachelor's degree from a recognised university. If you are in your final year, then you will be required to provide a passing Certificate at the time of the interview process. 3. Age Criteria: The minimum age required to apply is 21, and the maximum age is 30 years for the general category. Applicants from the OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) get a three-year age relaxation on their maximum age. The SC and ST get a 5 year age relaxation to apply and can apply up to 35 years of age. 4. Attempts Criteria: There is a four-attempts limit for general and EWS candidates to appear in the exam. For OBC candidates, there is a seven-attempt limit, and there is no limit for SC/ST candidates.
 

Q:   Why is SBI PO so tough?

A:
There are multiple reasons why clearing the SBI PO exam becomes tough compared to other banking exams. Some of these reasons are: 1. Limited number of attempts: This makes aspirants feel pressured to qualify within the allotted number of attempts. 2. Time constraints: Candidates have one hour to complete 100 questions in the preliminary exam and three hours to complete 155 questions in the main exam. 3. Negative marking: There is one-fourth negative marking of 0.25 marks, which increases the challenge. 4. Tricky questions, such as from the reasoning and data interpretation sections, consume a lot of time. 5. High competition: Candidates appearing for the SBI PO exam are not only huge in numbers but also diverse. A B.Tech graduate may have to compete with an MBA graduate. 6. Sectional cut offs: The candidates need to clear section-wise cutoffs separately, and therefore, aspirants need to score well in all sections. 7. The GD and PI rounds: The group discussion and interview rounds are the final and most challenging.
 

SBI PO Recruitment Application Form 2024

Interested candidates can fill SBI PO application form online. The application fee can be paid both online and is INR 750 for General/ EWS/ OBC. SC/ ST/ PWD candidates are exempted from fee payment. The steps to fill the application form are explained below:

  • Visit the official website
  • Click the registration link
  • Enter name, mobile number, email ID, and security code
  • Upon successful registration, the registration ID and password are generated
  • Upload the scanned images of the photograph and signature in the required format
  • Fill in basic details, personal details, educational qualifications, and work experience
  • Preview the application form before final submission
  • Pay the application fees to submit the application

SBI PO Eligibility

Candidates need to fulfil the following eligibility criteria:

  • SBI PO age limit of candidates should be between 21 and 30 years 
  • Any graduate candidate can apply for the exam. Final year graduation candidates can apply for the exam provisionally. When called for the interview, they need to show the degree pass certificate 
  • There is also capping in the number of attempts. The number of chances for the General category is four and OBC is Seven. There is no limit to the number of attempts for SC and ST candidates

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Q:   How can I apply for SBI PO?

A:

Candidates can apply for SBI PO online only. The direct link to fill the application form was provided on this page. The examination authority did not accept any offline applications. The application process comprised several steps such as registration, uploading of scanned photograph & signature, filling the detailed application form, previewing the application form and paying the application fees. The steps to fill SBI PO application form are given below:

  • Visit the official website of SBI
  • In the career page of SBI, candidates need to go to the advertisement of SBI PO
  • From the drop-down, candidates need to select the apply online link
  • Candidates need to first register for the exam
  • After registration, candidates need to upload the scanned images of photograph and signature
  • Fill the detailed application form
  • Upload the left thumb impression and handwritten declaration
  • Pay the application fees and submit the application form
 

Q:   What if I am not able to save SBI PO application form details?

A:

In the event of candidates not being able to fill the SBI PO application form data in one go, they can save the data already entered by using the 'Save' button. Candidates need to login with their required credentials to complete the application process. After registration candidates are required to pay the requisite application fee through online mode by using debit card/ credit card/ Internet Banking. In case of any problem in filling up the form, payment of fee/ intimation charges or receipt of Admission/call letter, queries can be made on the phone number-022-22820427 (between 11:00 AM to 06:00 PM on working days) or lodge their query on http://cgrs.ibps.in. Candidates should mention ‘Recruitment of Probationary Officers in State Bank of India’ in the subject of the mail.

 

Q:   How to edit SBI PO application form?

A:

SBI does not provide separate window to edit SBI PO application form. Candidates can edit the details entered in the application form within the prescribed application deadline. Request for change/correction in the data entered in the SBI PO application form is not entertained after it is finally submitted. Candidates are advised to fill up the online application carefully and enter the correct information in the application. Candidates can make changes to the application form before its final submission. Editing of SBI PO application form is allowed only thrice. Candidates need to fill SBI PO application form online. They are not required to submit the hard copy of the application form.

 

SBI PO 2024 Dates

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of SBI PO 2024 exam

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates

Sep '24

SBI PO Notification 2024

TENTATIVE
DatesPast Exam Dates

Jan '24 - Feb '24

SBI PO GE & Interview 2023

05 Dec '23

SBI PO Mains Exam 2023

21 Nov '23

SBI PO prelims result 2023

SBI PO Recruitment: Vacancies & Salary

The number of SBI PO vacancies is determined by SBI as per their business requirement. In 2023, a total of 2000 vacancies were announced for the exam. Currently, the basic SBI PO salary is INR 41,960 (With four advance increments). The pay scale for Junior Management Grade Scale I is INR 36,000-1490/7-46430-1740/2-49910-1990/7-63,840. Besides, candidates are also entitled to DA, HRA/Lease rental, CCA, Medical, and other allowances.

Q:   How many SBI PO vacancies were announced in 2022?

A:

In 2022, a total of 1673 vacancies were unannounced for SBI PO. A total of 648 vacancies were unannounced for General category, 160 vacancies were unannounced for EWS category, 432 vacancies were unannounced for OBC category, 120 vacancies were unannounced for ST category and 240 vacancies were unannounced for SC category. The category-wise total number of vacancies are given below.

Category

Vacancy

Backlog

SC

240

30

ST

120

11

OBC

432

32

EWS

160

-

GEN

648

-

Total

1600

73

 

 

Q:   How many SBI PO vacancies were unannounced in 2019?

A:

In 2019, a total of 2000 vacancies were unannounced for Probationary Offices (PO) post. Out of the total vacancies unannounced, 300 are for SC, 150 for ST, 540 for OBC, 200 for EWS and 810 for general category candidates. There were no backlog vacancies unannounced in this year. SBI PO 2019 vacancy break-up is given below.

Category

SBI PO 2019 Vacancy

SC

300

ST

150

OBC

540

EWS

200

General

810

Total

2000

 

Q:   How many vacancies were unannounced for SBI PO in 2021?

A:

In 2021, a total of 2056 vacancies were unannounced. The number of regular vacancies were 2000. The total number of backlog vacancies were 56. A total of 810 vacancies were unannounced for General category, 200 for EWS, 540 for OBC, 150 for ST and 300 for SC. SBI PO 2021 vacancy break-up is given below.

Category

Vacancy

Backlog

Total

SC

300

24

324

ST

150

12

162

OBC

540

20

560

EWS

200

-

-

GEN

810

-

810

Total

2000

56

2056

 

SBI PO Selection Process 2024

The selection process of SBI PO comprises the following stages:

Phase-I Preliminary exam: The category-wise merit list for the mains exam is drawn based on the aggregate marks scored in the preliminary exam. Candidates, 10 times the number of vacancies, are selected for the mains exam.

Phase-II Mains Exam: The mains exam is a combination of objective-type tests and descriptive-type tests. The merit list of the mains exam is based on the aggregate marks. Candidates, upto three times the number of vacancies, are shortlisted for Interview (Or Group Exercises & Interview).

Phase-III: Phase-III comprises Psychometric test, Interview (50 marks) & Group Exercises (20 marks). Candidates are required to score the minimum qualifying marks in Phase-III to be conducted for final selection.

Final Selection: The marks obtained in the preliminary exam are not added to prepare the final merit list. Only the marks obtained in the mains exam are added to the marks obtained in Interview or Group Exercise & Interview for the final merit list. Marks secured by candidates in the mains exam are converted to 75 out of 250 marks. While, the marks of Group Exercise & Interview are converted to 25 out of 50 marks. The final merit list is arrived at after aggregating (out of 100) converted marks of Phase-II and Phase-III. 

Q:   Is the SBI PO exam difficult?

A:
The SBI PO exam is difficult but doable. There are some factors which make SBI PO a bit challenging for aspirants. These are as follows: 1. There is a limit to the number of attempts. The aspirants feel pressured to clear the exam with their allotted attempt limits. 2. Standard and tricky questions from sections such as reasoning and DI are common in SBI PO papers. 3. The number of aspirants appearing for SBI PO is not only huge but also diverse. An art stream candidate may have to compete with the already selected clerk of the bank. 4. The time limit is very strict for both the prelim and mains. You have only one hour for the prelims, with 100 questions, and three hours for the 155-question mains. 5. You have to clear sectional cutoffs separately, so you have to be good in all sections equally. 6. The one-fourth negative marking scheme is a challenge, and the aspirant feels the pressure of losing. 25 marks 7. The surprise questions in the main stage further increase the pressure on aspirants. 8. Finally, the group discussion and interview rounds are also very challenging and require quick thinking. However, if you have practiced well and followed a clear strategy, then the SBI Bank PO exam could be cleared.
 

Q:   Is SBI PO a government job?

A:

Yes, the post of probationary officer in the State Bank of India is considered a government job. This is because the government of India has a 57.6% shareholding in SBI bank. As a result, the SBI is treated as a public sector bank and its employees are treated as government employees. However, it is very different from a typical government job in many aspects, as the government does not completely own SBI. If you want to apply for an SBI PO job, then you can visit this page to know in detail about the SBI PO exam process.

 

Q:   What is the selection process of SBI PO?

A:

SBI PO exam is conducted in three phases-prelims, Mains, and group exercises and interview. The prelims exam comprises English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability. The total marks allotted to the prelims exam are 100. The mains exam comprises both subjective and objective-type tests. The total marks allotted to the mains exam are 250. The final selection is done on the basis of Mains exam and group exercises and interview. Candidates are also required to appear for the psychometric test before group exercises and interview. The performance in the psychometric test is shared with the interview panel. The psychometric test is qualifying in nature. The Group Exercises and Interview carries 50 marks.

 

SBI PO Recruitment Admit Card

The admit card of SBI PO is released separately for pre-exam training, preliminary exam, mains exam and Interview or Group Exercises & Interview. Candidates can access their SBI PO admit card online by logging with registration number or roll number and date of birth or password. The hard copy of the admit card is not sent to candidates by post. The steps to download the admit card are given below:

  • Visit the career page of SBI
  • Go to the ‘current opening’ section from the ‘join SBI’ tab
  • Click the link ‘Recruitment of Probationary Officers in SBI’
  • From the drop-down click, the admit card link of SBI PO 
  • Enter registration number or roll number and date of birth or password
  • SBI PO admit card appears on the screen
  • Download the admit card and take its printout

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Q:   How can I download SBI PO admit card?

A:

SBI PO admit cards for different stages of exams are made available online on the official website. Candidates need to enter the required login credentials to download their admit cards. The hard copy of the admit card is not sent to candidates by post. The steps to download the admit card is given below: Visit the career page of SBI Go to the current opening section from the join SBI tab Click the link Recruitment of Probationary Officers in SBI From the drop-down click, the admit card link of SBI PO Enter registration number or roll number and date of birth or password SBI PO admit card appears on the screen Download the admit card and take its printout.

 

Q:   Will I get the hard copy of the SBI PO admit card?

A:
No, candidates need to download SBI PO admit card online only. The hard copy of the admit card is not sent by post. Candidates need to download their admit cards online only. The admit card comprises details such as exam date, reporting time, scanned photograph & signature, address of the exam centre, etc.
 

Q:   Do I need to affix photograph on the SBI PO admit card?

A:

Yes, candidates need to affix photograph on SBI PO admit card and self-attest it. Candidates are also required to carry two additional photographs along with the SBI PO admit card. The photographs should match the one uploaded during filling the application form. SBI PO admit card is released online which candidates can download by logging with the registration number or roll number and date of birth or password. The hard copy of the admit card is not sent to candidates by post. SBI PO admit card is an important document as it carries all the important information related to the exam. After downloading the admit card, candidates must check all the details carefully and for any discrepancy report to the examination authority.

 

SBI PO Recruitment Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of SBI PO is divided into three parts, preliminary exam, mains exam, and Interview only or Group Exercises and Interview. According to SBI PO exam pattern, the prelims exam comprises 100 objective questions of 100 marks. The duration of the test is one hour. The mains exam comprises both objective and subjective questions of 250 marks. The duration of the test is 3.5 hours. 

Q:   What is SBI PO exam pattern?

A:

SBI PO exam pattern is such that it is divided into prelims, Mains, psychometric test, group exercises and interview. In 2022, SBI has revised the exam pattern. The psychometric test was introduced in the Phase 3 exam pattern. There is no weightage for this test and the performance of candidates in this stage will be shared with the interview panel. SBI PO prelims exam comprises three sections-Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language. The total marks allotted to the prelims exam are 100. The test paper carries a total of 100 questions. Candidates qualifying the prelims exam are called for the mains exam. The mains exam comprises both objective and subjective-type tests. The total marks allotted to the mains exam are 250. Candidates qualifying the mains exam are called for psychometric test. The psychometric test is qualifying in nature. Candidates qualifying the psychometric test are called for group exercises and interview. The group exercises and interview carries 50 marks.

 

Q:   Are there any qualifying marks in SBI PO exam?

A:

The examination authority decides category-wise SBI PO cut off marks to select candidates for the subsequent rounds of selection process. There is no sectional cut off marks. However, candidates need to secure the overall cut off marks as per their categories. There are no qualifying marks in SBI PO exam. Candidates need to secure the cut off marks in the exam as per their category. The question paper of SBI PO is made available in both English and Hindi. Candidates can choose the language of the question paper as per their convenience. The cut off is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates need to secure inorder to qualify the exam.

 

Q:   What is SBI PO marking scheme?

A:

SBI PO marking scheme is prescribed by the examination authority. The scores of candidates are calculated as per the marking scheme. SBI PO marking scheme is given below:

  • For incorrect answers, one-fourth of marks assigned to a particular question in the objective test are deducted as penalty to arrive at the corrected scores
  • There is no negative marking for the subjective part of the Mains exam
  • If a question is left blank, there will be no penalty for that question

 

 

SBI PO Syllabus

The standard of SBI PO syllabus is of graduation level. SBI PO prelims syllabus comprises topics from Quantitative Aptitude (QA), English Language, and Reasoning Ability. SBI PO prelims syllabus comprises topics from Data Analysis & Interpretation, Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, General/Economy/Banking Awareness, and English. The detailed SBI PO syllabus is given below.

Reasoning Ability: Logical Reasoning, Data Sufficiency, Seating Arrangement, Puzzles, Syllogism, Coding-Decoding, Input-Output and many more.

English Language: Reading Comprehension, Cloze Test, Para Jumbles, Fill in the blanks, Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting, etc.

Quantitative Aptitude: Simplification, Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices, Time & Distance, Work & Time, Ratio & Proportion, Percentage, Data Interpretation, Number Systems, etc.

General Awareness: Financial Awareness, Current Affairs, General Knowledge, Static Awareness, Banking and Financial Awareness, etc.

Computer Aptitude: Internet, Memory, Computer Abbreviation, Microsoft Office, Computer Hardware, Computer Software, Computer Fundamentals /Terminologies, Networking, Operating System, Basic of Logic Gates, etc.

Q:   What are the important topics for the SBI PO Quantitative Aptitude section?

A:

In the Quantitative Aptitude section of SBI PO exam, candidates can focus on Simplification, Number Systems, Data Interpretation, Ratio and Proportion, Profit and Loss, Simple and Compound Interest, Sequence and Series etc. The Quant section assess the candidate's calculative ability. The best way to prepare this section is going through the previous years question papers and learning the shortcut tricks. The tips and tricks to crack SBI PO Quant section are given below:

  • Candidates must find out the important topics for Quantitative Aptitude section by analysing the previous year question papers
  • Candidates must learn the shortcut tricks for solving questions
  • Candidates must practice the previous years’ question papers to know the types of questions asked in the exam
  • Candidates must attempt mock tests to improve speed and accuracy
 

Q:   Which are important topics for English Language section of SBI PO exam?

A:
The important topics for SBI PO English Language are Reading Comprehension, Cloze test, fill in the blanks, spotting the error, etc. To prepare for this section, candidates should clear their concepts of grammar and vocabulary. They should read the editorial section of the newspaper. The concepts related to grammar and vocabulary can be cleared from the high school level books. The tips and tricks to crack the English section are given below: Candidates must be aware that the Comprehensions carries the maximum weightage in the exam. They are usually the excerpts from the newspapers or magazines. So, candidates must make habit of reading the newspapers daily. They should read the editorial section of the newspapers Candidates must work on improving their vocabulary. Candidates can again improve their vocabulary by reading newspapers and storybooks Candidates should jot down the important words Candidates must practice previous years' question papers
 

Q:   What are the important topics for the Reasoning section of SBI PO exam?

A:

In the Reasoning section of SBI PO candidates can cover Seating Arrangements, Syllogism, Coding-Decoding, etc. To score good marks in this section, candidates should practice previous years' question papers and mock tests. Candidates can also practice sudoku and different types of puzzles. This will help me to solve the questions in Reasoning easily. Candidates can follow the tips given below to prepare the Reasoning section of SBI PO:

  • Cramming does not work for the Reasoning section of SBI PO. Questions are purely logic-based. Practice SBI PO previous year’s question papers as possible to improve the logic-building ability
  • Candidates must start with reading and understanding concepts of the Reasoning topics. Once candidates are able to understand the basics behind each topic, divert the focus on both speed and accuracy
  • Solving questions within time limit is important. Candidates must identify the best way to solve questions keeping in mind both speed and accuracy
 

How to Prepare for SBI PO Exam?

The tips and tricks to prepare for SBI PO exam are given below:

  • Candidates need to understand the exam pattern and syllabus to know the structure of the exam
  • It is important to go through the previous years' question papers inorder to get an idea about the types of questions asked in the exam
  • Candidates must prepare a proper study plan for the exam. They should dedicate equal time to each section for preparation
  • Candidates must practice mock tests to improve speed and accuracy

 

 

 

Q:   What is the ideal preparation time for SBI PO?

A:

Ideal time duration to prepare for SBI PO is one year. However, many candidates have cracked the exam by preparing for only six or four months. Candidates should prepare for the exam with dedication and sincerity. The amount of time required for SBI PO preparation also depend on the candidate's knowledge and understanding about the different subjects given in the syllabus, study habits and schedule, level of dedication towards the exam. On an average, it is recommended to dedicate at least six months of consistent study and preparation for the SBI PO exam. The preparation includes reviewing and understanding the syllabus, exam pattern, practising sample papers, attempting mock tests, staying updated with the current events. Candidates must prepare the study routine that it is best suitable to them.

 

 

Q:   Can I prepare for SBI PO exam without taking any coaching?

A:

Yes, you can prepare for SBI PO exam without taking any coaching. However, you need to be consistent and serious about your studies. Y ou need to attempt mock tests, refer to the good study materials and solve the previous years' question papers. Preparing for SBI PO exam requires utmost dedication, determination and zeal to crack the exam. SBI PO is one of the most competitive exams in the country and preparation for the exam requires a effective strategy. SBI PO preparation can be done at home without any format coaching with predefined goals and determination. SBI PO exam preparation requires indepth understanding of English, Quantitative Aptitude, and Reasoning Ability, Computer Ability, Data Analysis & Interpretation, & General/Economy/Banking Awareness and the English Language. SBI PO exam is conducted in several stages-prelims exam, mains exam, psychometric test, interview and group exercises. For each stage, candidates need to strategise their preparation in a effective manner if they do not opt for coaching.

 

 

Q:   How to prepare for SBI PO exam?

A:

Candidates must follow the tips given below to clear the exam: Revise the important topics from each section Allot time judiciously to each question or section Attempt the maximum questions within the given time limit and with accuracy Read the complete question first Maximize your score by focusing on choosing the most accurate option as your answer Revise all the topics Attempt full-length and sectional mock test. The section-wise preparation tips for SBI PO exam are given below:

English Language

  • Candidates must develop the habit of reading regularly. Candidates must read newspapers, novels, articles, journals
  • Reading books help candidates in improving the vocabularly and comprehension
  • Practice grammar regularly
  • Candidates must brush up their grammar rules 

Reasoning Ability

This section can be tricky at times. However, with practice candidates can easily ace this section. Puzzles and Seating Arrangement are two important topics in the Reasoning section. Maximum questions in the exam are asked from these two topics. Candidates should practice questions from these two topics daily.

Quantitative Aptitude

Maximum questions in this section are asked from data interpretation. Questions of Data Interpretation are usually based on basic calculations like Ratios, Proportions, Averages, Profit/ Loss, Percentages, etc. So, understand the basics of these topics properly. The bar/ Line/ Pie/ Tabular chart may ask the questions. Questions in Artithmetic section are asked from topics such as Averages, Percentages, Problems on Ages, Profit & Loss, Partnership, Simple & Compound Interest, Mixture & Alligation, Time & Work, Boats & Streams, Pipes & Cisterns, Time Speed & Distance, Probability, Mensuration, etc. Candidates need to underatand the concepts and basic formulas.

General Awareness

To score good marks in the General Awareness section, candidates must read newspapers and watch news channels to know regarding the latest events taking place around the world.

 

SBI PO Recruitment 2024 FAQs

Candidates can check below SBI PO recruitment 2024 FAQs.

Q:   What are advantages and disadvantages of SBI PO?

A:
SBI PO is one of the most promising banking careers. However, a career as an SBI PO has some disadvantages as well. Advantages: 1. One of the most attractive parts is the salary as an SBI PO. At present, the basic pay of Junior Scale One is INR 27,620 and this will get four advance increments up to INR 42020 per month. 2. You will be eligible for a variety of other benefits, including DA, HRA, and medical allowance. 3. SBI provides its employees with a lower interest rate on their bank loans. 4. You will enjoy remuneration for leased accommodation, which can be as high as INR 35,000 in metro cities. Your social circle will expand. Your training could be helpful in your future financial planning as well. 6. SBI gives you the opportunity to get promoted directly to the post of Deputy Manager (scale 2) after training. You will be required to pass a cumulative promotion test to get this promotion. Disadvantage: 1. There are frequent postings, including mandatory rural postings, which may be a challenge. Apart from homesickness, frequent challenges may make your work hectic in these postings. 2. You must be an all-rounder who is willing to learn marketing skills as well as the SBI PO. 3. The SBI customer base is very large and the workload associated with it will be high in terms of volume. You will mostly have a hectic schedule and long working hours. 4. Some customers may not be well-behaved, and you have to learn good communication skills to deal with all kinds of customers. 5. Furthermore, your problem-solving skills and patience will be tested as you get promoted.
 

Q:   What is the in-hand salary of a SBI PO?

A:
SBI PO basic salary is INR 41,960 (with 4 advance increments). This pay scale is applicable for Junior Management Grade Scale-I. The amount varies as per the place of posting. Employees posted in cities like Mumbai, Delhi, and Kolkata get comparatively more. The inhand salary of SBI PO ranges between INR 52000-55000 per month with the basic pay of INR 41,960. In the first seven years, after increment of INR 1490, the basic salary of SBI PO is INR 36,000. In the next two years, after increment of INR 1740, the salary becomes INR 46,430. In another seven years, after increment of INR 1990, SBI PO basic salary becomes INR 63,840. Candidates are also entitled to the following benefits and allowances: Basic Pay Dearness Allowance City Compensatory Allowance (CCA) Leased House Accommodation Furniture Allowance Medical Insurance Travelling Allowance Petrol
 

Q:   How many minimum marks are required to crack SBI PO exam?

A:

The minimum marks to crack SBI PO exam isn't disclosed yet by the governing committee. It depends on the level of competition and the number of vacancies they have. Based on these, after the examination is over, the committee decides the cut-off level and sends notifications to the qualifying candidates informing them of further procedures. There are no sectional cut off marks in SBI PO exam. Candidates need to secure the overall cut off marks as per their categories in the exam. The marks of candidate are calculated as per the marking scheme. The marking scheme is given below:

  • There is SBI PO negative marking for wrong answers, one-fourth marks assigned to a particular question in the objective test are deducted as penalty to arrive at the corrected scores
  • There is no SBI PO negative marking for the subjective part of the mains exam
  • If a question is left blank, there will be no penalty for that question
  • For correct answers, candidates score one mark
 

Q:   Can SBI PO become a manager?

A:
Yes, SBI POs can become managers after getting promoted. There are two ways: 1. Direct promotion after training: This is the first opportunity to become a manager for PO. They can take a cumulative promotion test to get promoted to the post of deputy manager (scale 2). This opportunity is offered after completion of training. 2. Service year based: This is a regular way and POs will get seniority-based promotions per year of service. The Probationary Officer can be promoted to the post of Chief General Manager.
 

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Answered 2 weeks ago

SBI PO 2024 notification will be released in September. The notification will be released in PDF form and comprises the details related to the exam. Candidates must read the notification carefully before applying. SBI PO notification is released to fill vacancies for the post of Probationary Officer

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Anangsha Patra

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Answered a month ago

The qualifying marks for SBI PO interview announced in 2022 are given below.

CategoryCut-Off Marks (Out of 50)
GEN20
SC17.50
ST17.50
OBC17.50
EWS20
LD17.50
VI17.50
HI17.50
D & E17.50

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Anangsha Patra

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Answered a month ago

The category-wise SBI PO final cut off is given below.

CategoryCut-Off Marks (Normalised to 100)
GEN53.40
SC44.93
ST41.55
OBC47.41
EWS47.94
LD41.64
VI49.93
HI41.59
D & E33.16

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Anangsha Patra

Contributor-Level 10

Answered a month ago

The official notification for the SBI PO (Probationary Officer) recruitment 2024 has not been released yet. However, based on past trends, the application form is expected to be released in September 2024.

Here's a breakdown of the likely timeline:

  • Notification Release: September 2024 (tentative)
  • Appli

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Ritu Rathee

Contributor-Level 8

Answered a month ago

The probationary officers working in SBI enjoys a good salary package. The salary of those working in the private sector banks in the same position are offered less salary. The emoluments and benefits given to SBI PO are attractive compared to PO in private sector banks. The revised basic SBI PO sal

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Anangsha Patra

Contributor-Level 10

Answered a month ago

SBI provides an annual performance bonus to its employees, including POs, based on their performance during the financial year. The bonus amount is determined by factors such as individual performance, team performance, branch performance, and overall bank performance.

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Anangsha Patra

Contributor-Level 10

Answered a month ago

SBI PO final result 2024 was released on March 19, 2024 by SBI. The cut off was released category-wise for different states. There are no sectional cut off marks in SBI PO exam. Candidates securing the equal to or more than SBI PO final cut off marks are called for final appointment. Selection of ca

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Anangsha Patra

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 2 months ago

While filling SBI PO application form, candidates need to upload documents such as scanned photograph, signature, left thumb impression and handwritten declaration. The specifications for uploading the documents are given below:

Photograph

  • Dimension of the photograph should be 200 x 230 pixels (prefer

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