SBI PO 2021, Exam Pattern, Notification, Vacancy, Syllabus, Salary

Know all about SBI PO 2021 Recruitment:

State Bank of India (SBI) provides many opportunities for young graduates as well as experienced professionals for accelerated career in No.1 Bank of India as a SBI PO. Every Year State Bank of India (SBI) released the recruitment for Probationary Officer around 2000+ Vacancies. 

SBI PO 2021 to recruit eligible candidates to the post of Probationary officer.  SBI PO 2021 Exam Dates, Syllabus and other related information  available to aspirants mentioned below links.

SBI PO attracts lakhs of candidates every year who carry the same dream of joining this No.1 Public Sector Organization. As the No.1 Bank in india SBI is high pay scale, SBI PO is considered as a premium job opportunity for millions in the Banking sector. The post of Probationary Officer in State Bank of India is highly recognized post in India.

SBI PO 2021 Notification:

SBI PO Notification 2021 released by State Bank of India. The Official Notification  updated on this page. A detailed insight into SBI PO 2019 Vacancy, Exam dates & Pattern available  SBI PO 2021 Official Notification.

SBI PO Notification 2021

SBI PO 2021 Apply Online:

The Online Application link of SBI PO 2021 Exam available To apply Online, candidates can click on the link mentioned below. SBI PO 2021 Apply Online process will be conducted online. All the payments will be done online on the official website of SBI. To get details on SBI PO Online Application process, click on the link given below.

Click to apply SBI PO 2021 Online

SBI PO 2021 Application Fees:

  • General, OBC 750/- (App. Fee including intimation charges) as Application fee for SBI PO 2021.
  • SC/ST/PWD 125/- (Intimation Charges only)
  • Fee/Intimation charges once paid will NOT be refunded on any account nor can it be held in reserve for any other examination or selection.

SBI PO 2021 Vacancy:

SBI PO 2021 Vacancy will be announced only after the release of Official SBI PO 2021 Notification. To get an idea of the expected SBI PO 2020 vacancy, let’s have a look at the 2020′ Vacancies.

Vacancy (PwD Category)

Computer Based (online)
Computer Based (online)
Pen and Paper mode

*VI: Vision Impairment

*HI: Hearing Impairment

*LD: Learning Disabilities

Vacancy (All Other Categories)


Vacancy Total
SC 300



150 150
OBC 540



810 810
Total 2000


SBI PO Important Dates 2021:

Candidates appear for SBI PO 2021 must be aware about the SBI PO 2021 important dates. 

Important Dates

Expected Dates
SBI PO 2021 Notification


On-line registration

13-11-2020 to 4-12-2020
Download Admit Card for online Preliminary Examination

3rd Week of Dec 2020

SBI PO Exam Date- Preliminary

31 Dec 2020 , 2, 4, 5 Jan 2021
Result of Online exam – Preliminary

3rd week of Jan 2021

Download of Call letter for Online Main Exam

3rd week of Jan 2021
SBI PO Exam Date – Mains

29 Jan 2021

Result of Online Examination – Main

3rd/4th Week of Feb 2021
Download Call Letter for Personal Interview

3rd/4th Week of Feb 2021

Conduct of Group Exercises & Interview

Feb/March 2021
Declaration of Final Result

Last Week of March 2020

SBI PO Salary 2021:

The Probationary Officer in SBI takes home a handsome salary along with perks as offered by the SBI. The salary of a SBI PO differs as per the Bank location. Candidates can check the detail on SBI PO Salary 2021 mentioned below.

SBI PO 2021 Pay:



Basic Salary

Rs. 27,620/-

CCA (City Compensatory Allowance)

Rs. 870/-

DA (Dearness Allowance)

Rs. 12,677/-

Special Allowance

Rs. 2140/-

Other allowances including Newspapers, Entertainment Allowance, Conveyance etc.)

Rs. 4,130/-

HRA (House Rent Allowance)

Rs. 2,486/-

SBI PO 2021 Salary Deductions:



PF (10% of Basic)

Rs. 2,762/-
NPS (10% of Basic+DA)

Rs. 4,000/-

Income Tax

As Per Govt. Norms

Total In-Hand Salary after Deductions: Rs. 40,000/- Per month (apprx)

SBI PO 2021 Exam Center:

While filling in the application form for SBI PO 2021, candidates will be given a choice to select the exam center of their choice. Candidates are allotted the center on the basis of their choice made and the preference in which they select the exam centre. However, due to unavailability of seats in the selected exam center, SBI can allot a different center to the candidate.

SBI PO 2021 Exam Pattern:

The SBI PO 2020 Exam will be conducted in 3 phases. The written exam is – Prelims & Mains which are conducted online, followed by an interview round. The structure of exams is as follows:

Stage-1: SBI PO Preliminary Examination

This is an online exam where candidates have to solve the question paper in hour for 100 marks. The test comprises of 3 sections. The section-wise distribution of the marks is given below:


No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
English Language 30 30

20 min

Numerical Ability

35 35 20 min
Reasoning Ability 35 35

20 min


100 100

1 hour

Stage-2: SBI PO Mains Exam

This test has 155 questions that have to be answered in 3 hours. The paper is divided into 4 sections – Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, Data Analysis & Interpretation, General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness and English Language.


No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60

60 min

Data Analysis & Interpretation

35 60 45 min
General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness 40 40

35 min

English Language

35 40 40 min
Total 155 200

3 hours

SBI PO 2021 Syllabus:

The syllabus for SBI PO preliminary exam and mains exam is different as they are two different levels of SBI PO 2021 Exam. SBI PO Mains exam has 2 additional sections to be prepared – Computer Aptitude and General Awareness apart from the basic three sections of Quants, Reasoning & english Language. Here’s the detailed SBI PO 2021 syllabus for both the exams:

SBI PO Preliminary Exam syllabus: The preliminary examination of SBI PO exam 2021 constitutes of three sections: Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language.


Quantitative Ability

English Language

Alphanumeric Series/Alphabet Test Simplification Fill in the blanks
Order & Ranking Percentage Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting
Direction Profit & Loss Paragraph Completion
Data Sufficiency Mixtures &Allegations Reading Comprehension 
Coded Inequalities Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices Cloze Test
Seating Arrangement Work & Time Para jumbles
Puzzle Time & Distance Miscellaneous
Tabulation Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere
Syllogism Data Interpretation
Blood Relations Ratio & Proportion,
Input Output Number Systems
Coding Decoding Sequence & Series
Logical Reasoning  Permutation, Combination &Probability

SBI PO 2021 Eligibility Criteria:

A candidate is required to fulfill basic two requirements to be eligible for SBI PO 2021 Exam. A candidate is required to fall into the required age limit for the exam. The minimum educational qualification for SBI PO 2021 exam is that of a graduate in any discipline from a recognized university.

Age of the applicant must not be more than 30 years as of 1st July 2021 and not less than 21 years as of April 2021 for SBI PO 2021 Exam. That means that the candidate must not be born before 02.07.1993 and must not be born after 02.07.2002.

SBI PO 2021 Admit Card:

State Bank of India will be releasing SBI PO Admit Card separately for Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam. Candidates who successfully clear the Prelims Exam will be issued SBI PO Mains Admit Card. To get more details on SBI PO 2021 Admit Card, click on the below mentioned link.

SBI PO 2021 Result:

State Bank of India will release SBI PO Result separately for the Prelims Exam and Mains Exam. SBI PO Prelims Result 2021 will be declared after the exam for the same has been conducted by SBI. To get more insight into SBI PO 2021 Result, click on the mentioned below link.

SBI PO 2021 Cut Off:

The cut off for SBI PO 2021 will be released post release of SBI PO Result. The cut-off will help candidates to know about the minimum score required to ace the different levels of exam in which SBI PO is conducted. To get a clear idea of SBI PO Cut-Off 2021, let’s have a look at the cut-off for year 2019.

Category wise Cut Off for SBI PO Prelims 2018
















SBI PO Prelims Cut Off (2017)
Marks 51.5 48.25 43.25 31.25 38.75 42.5 18.5

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