SBI PO Notification 2021-22: Recruitment on 2056 PO Vacancies!!

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SBI PO Notification 2021-22: Recruitment on 2056 PO Vacancies

Hello Candidates,

After SBI SCO Recruitment 2021, State Bank of India (SBI) has released a new notification for the PO post on its official website. Let us know that this year SBI has announced more than 2000 vacancies as compared to 2020.

Therefore, candidates who were waiting for SBI PO Recruitment 2021 for a long time can now apply online.

2056 SBI PO Notification 2021-22

Applications are invited from eligible and interested Indian citizens for appointment as Probationary Officers (PO) in State Bank of India. Also, the selected candidates may be posted anywhere in India. Eligible candidates are required to register on-line for the recruitment process which will be held in three phases viz. (i) Phase-I; (ii) Phase-II; and (iii) Phase-III. Candidates who are shortlisted after Phase-I will have to appear for Phase-II. Candidates who are shortlisted after Phase-II will be subsequently called for Phase-III.



Recruiting Bank 

State Bank of India (SBI)

Total Vacancies


Online Registration & Fee Payment Dates

5th to 25th October 2021

Dates for 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

Required Eligibility Criteria for SBI PO 2021

Before applying, candidates are requested to ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria for the post as of the date of eligibility. SBI PO 2021 related parameters are given below:

SBI Probationary Officer (PO)







Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification.












Graduate pass candidates can also apply for SBI SCO Recruitment 2021 .

Age Limit (as on 01.04.2021)

  • Minimum Age: 21 years
  • Maximum Age: 30 years

Age Relaxation:

SBI has given the following relaxation in upper age limit for the categories:


Age Relaxation

Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe

5 years

Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)

3 years

General (PWD)

10 years


13 years


15 years

Ex Servicemen 

5 years

Pay Scale -

  • Presently, the starting basic pay is 41,960/- (with 4 advance increments) in the scale of 36000-1490/7-46430-1740/2-49910-1990/7-63840 applicable to Junior Management Grade Scale-I. 
  • The official will also be eligible for D.A, H.R.A/ Lease rental, C.C.A, Medical and other allowances & perquisites as per rules in force from time to time.

Selection Process:

Candidates will be selected in 3 phases: -

  • Preliminary exam
  • Main exam
  • Interview and Group Exercise 

Phase-I: Preliminary exam -

Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Test for 100 marks will be conducted online. The test will have of 3 Sections (with separate timings for each section) as follows:

Test name

Number of questions


Time Duration

Reasoning Ability 


Total Maximum Marks 100

20 Minutes

Quantitative Aptitude


20 Minutes

General English


20 Minutes



1 Hours

Phase-II: Main exam -

(i) Objective Test - The duration of objective test is 3 hours and it consists of 4 Sections of total 200 marks. There will be separate timing for every section.

Test name

Number of questions


Time Duration

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude



15 Minutes

Data Analysis & Interpretation



15 Minutes

General English



15 Minutes

General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness



15 Minutes




3 Hours

(ii) 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.

Phase-III: Interview and Group Exercise -

 In view of the Social Distancing and safety measures necessitated due to COVID-19 pandemic, the 3 rd 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. The minimum qualifying marks will be decided by the Bank.

Application Fee:

For General/ OBC/ EWS:

₹750/- (App. Fee including Intimation Charges)



Payment Mode (Online):

Debit card/ Credit card/ Internet Banking

Important Links -

Apply Online

Click Here

Detailed Notification 

Click Here

Official Website

Click Here

Test Series Click Here


With SBI PO Notification by SBI Bank, the 2021-year recruitments are almost completed. If you want to make your bright future in banking sector, then you have got a golden opportunity by State Bank of India. This post is related to SBI Probationary Officers Recruitment 2021 where I have provided all the detailed information about SBI PO Recruitment 2021-22.

As you can see above in the blog that the Preliminary and Main Exam Syllabus is very tough and large. So, candidates can more practice with banking questions

Candidates don't forget to apply and share.

All the best … 

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