SBI PO 2020

Know all aboubt SBI PO 2020 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 2020 to recruit eligible candidates to the post of Probationary officer.  SBI PO 2020 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 2020 Notification:

SBI PO Notification 2020 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 2020 Official Notification.

SBI PO Notification 2020 Out : Check Detailed Notification here

SBI PO 2020 Apply Online:

The Online Application link of SBI PO 2020 Exam available To apply Online, candidates can click on the link mentioned below. SBI PO 2020 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 online

SBI PO 2020 Application Fees:

  • General, OBC 750/- (App. Fee including intimation charges) as Application fee for SBI PO 2020.
  • 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 2020 Vacancy:

SBI PO 2020 Vacancy will be announced only after the release of Official SBI PO 2020 Notification. To get an idea of the expected SBI PO 2020 vacancy, let’s have a look at the 2019′ 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 2020:

Candidates appear for SBI PO 2020 must be aware about the SBI PO 2020 important dates. 


SBI PO 2020 Notification Released On

April 2020

On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates

April 2020 to May 2020
Download Admit Card for online Preliminary Examination

May 2020

SBI PO Exam Date- Preliminary

June 2020
Result of Online exam – Preliminary

June 2020

Download of Call letter for Online Main Exam

July 2020
SBI PO Exam Date – Mains

July 2020

Result of Online Examination – Main

August 2020
Download Call Letter for Personal Interview

August 2020

Conduct of Group Exercises & Interview

September 2020
Declaration of Final Result

October 2020

SBI PO Salary 2020:

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 2020 mentioned below.

SBI PO 2020 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 2020 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 2020 Exam Center:

While filling in the application form for SBI PO 2020, 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 2020 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 2020 Syllabus:

The syllabus for SBI PO preliminary exam and mains exam is different as they are two different levels of SBI PO 2020 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 20120 syllabus for both the exams:

SBI PO Preliminary Exam syllabus: The preliminary examination of SBI PO exam 2020 constitutes of three sections: Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language.


Quantitative Ability English Language

Logical Reasoning

Simplification Reading Comprehension

Alphanumeric Series

Profit & Loss

Cloze Test

Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test Mixtures &Alligations

Para jumbles

Data Sufficiency

Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices Miscellaneous

Coded Inequalities

Work & Time

Fill in the blanks

Seating Arrangement Time & Distance

Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting


Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere Paragraph Completion


Data Interpretation

Ratio & Proportion, Percentage

Blood Relations

Number Systems

Input Output

Sequence & Series

Coding Decoding Permutation, Combination &Probability

SBI PO 2020 Eligibility

A candidate is required to fulfill basic two requirements to be eligible for SBI PO 2020 Exam. A candidate is required to fall into the required age limit for the exam. The minimum educational qualification for SBI PO 2020 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 April 2020 and not less than 21 years as of April 2019 for SBI PO 2020 Exam. That means that the candidate must not be born before 02.04.1990 and must not be born after 02.04.1999.

SBI PO 2020 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 2020 Admit Card, click on the below mentioned link.

SBI PO 2020 Result

State Bank of India will release SBI PO Result separately for the Prelims Exam and Mains Exam. SBI PO Prelims Result 2019 will be declared after the exam for the same has been conducted by SBI. To get more insight into SBI PO 2020 Result, click on the mentioned below link.

SBI PO 2020 Cut Off

The cut off for SBI PO 2020 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 2020, 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


☛ What are the posts available on this recruitment project?

The post which will be available in this recruitment project is SBI Probationary Officers (PO).

☛ When will be the exam conducted?

The Tentative dates for Preliminary Exams are expected to be in June 2020.

The Tentative dates for Mains Exam July 2020.

☛ How many vacancies are there?

The number of vacancies is 2000 for Probationary Officers (PO).

☛ What is the age criteria to apply in this common written exam?

The candidate should Not below 21 years and not above 30 years as on 01st April 2020 i.e. candidates must have been born not later than 01.04.1999 and not earlier than 02.04.1990 (both days inclusive).

☛ What is the educational qualification required for various posts in this recruitment process?

Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government. Those who are in the Final year/Semester of their Graduation may also apply provisionally subject to the condition that, if called for interview, they will have to produce proof of having passed the graduation examination on or before 31.08.2020. Candidates having integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 31st August 2020. Candidates possessing qualification of Chartered Accountant may also apply.

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What is the selection procedures of SBI PO 2020?

The selection for Probationary Officers will be done through a three tiered process:
I. Preliminary Examination
II. Mains Examination
III. Group Exercises and Personal Interview
Final Selection-
The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase-I) will not be added for preparing the final merit list for selection. Only the marks obtained in Main Examination (Phase-II), both in Objective Test and Descriptive Test, will be added to the marks obtained in GE & Interview (Phase-III) for preparing the final merit list. The candidates will have to qualify both in Phase-II and Phase-III separately.

☛ Will there be an interview after the written result?

Yes, Candidates numbering up to 3 times (approximately) in Mains Examination of the category wise vacancies will be shortlisted for the Group Exercise & Interview from the top of the merit list subject to a candidate scoring minimum qualifying score in aggregate.

☛ Will the exam conducted online or offline (OMR Based)?

Common Written Exam for SBI PO will be conducted online (Both Prelims and Mains).

☛ What is the Application Fee?

For SC/ST/PWD 125/- (Intimation Charges only)
For General, OBC 750/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

☛ When will the registration start?

Registration will start from 2nd April 2019 to 22nd April 2019.

☛ I have scored 55% in Graduation. Am I eligible to sit for the exam?

Yes, you can apply as there is no percentage criterion. You just need to be a graduate.

☛ I am 20 years old. Can I sit for the exam?

No, You have to wait another year in order to appear for the exam. You must be at least 21 years of age and not more than 30 years of age as on as on 01.04.2019

☛ What is the Structure of the exam?

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Mains Exam

☛ What is the cut-off for being recruited?

There is no fixed cutoff for SBI Probationary Officer. It depends on the performance of the candidates each year. Your final score is calculated based on your performance in the Online Test.

☛ Is there a criterion for negative marking?

There is negative marking of ¼ marks for every wrong answer.

☛ Is there any Bond to sign after selection?

Ans: Yes! Selected candidate has to sign a service bond of 2 Lac for a minimum period of 3 years. If a candidate resigns before teh completion of Bond duration, he/she has to pay the Bond Amount.

☛ Can I pay the Application Fee Offline?

Ans: No! All Payments are to be done Online. The application fees may be paid through Net Banking, Debit/Credit Cards, Mobile Wallets, Cash Cards, etc.