SBI PO 2020 Notification, Dates, Eligibility, Application

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SBI PO Recruitment 2020 Notification – Apply online for 2000 Probationary Officer Posts

SBI PO Recruitment 2020 – Applications are invited from eligible Indian Citizens for appointment as Probationary Officers (POs) in State Bank of India. The Online Application for SBI PO Recruitment 2020 can be submitted till 04th December 2020.
There are a total of 2000 vacancies announced for Probationary Officers in various branches of State Bank of India. Read further to know the details and links for SBI PO Recruitment 2020

 

Also see : SBI PO 2020 Prelims Result declared, here’s how to check

SBI PO Recruitment 2020 Exam Summary

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Name of Exam – State Bank of India Probationary Officers Exam (SBI PO 2020)

Conducting Body – State Bank of India

Periodicity – Annually

Exam Level – National

Mode of Application – Online

Mode of Exam – Online (CBT)

Exam Rounds – 3 (Prelims + Mains + Interview)

SBI PO Vacancy Details

  • The State Bank of India declared a total vacancy of 2000 posts for the SBI PO 2020 Exam. Let’s have a look at the SBI PO Vacancies for the 2020 Exam.

PO Vacancy

Category

Vacancy

Backlog

Total

SC

300

300

ST

150

150

OBC

540

540

EWS

200

 

GEN

810

810

Total

2000

2000

PwD Category

LD

20

20

VI

20

20

HI

20

49

69

d & e

20

7

27

 

SBI PO Recruitment 2020 Important Dates

  • Starting Date of Online Registration and Fee Submission -14th November 2020
  • Last Date of Online Registration and Fee Submission – 4th December 2020
  • Download SBI PO Admit Card for Prelims Exam – 3 rd week of Dec 2020 onwards
  • SBI PO 2020 Exam Date- Preliminary – 31 Dec December & 2nd, 4th, 5th Jan 2021
  • SBI PO Result Date – Preliminary – 3rd week of January 2021
  • Download SBI PO Mains Admit Card – 3rd week of January 2021
  • SBI PO Mains Exam Date – 29th January 2021
  • SBI PO Mains Result Date – 3rd/ 4th week of February 2021
  • Download Call Letter for Phase-III: Interview (Or Interview & Group Exercises) – 3rd/ 4th week of February 2021
  • Conduct of Phase-III: Interview (Or Interview & Group Exercises) – February/ March 2021
  • Declaration of Final Result – Last week of March 2021

Eligibility Criteria for SBI PO Recruitment 2020

Essential Academic Qualifications (as on 31st Dec 2020)

  • Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Govt. 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 exam on or before 31st December 2020
  • Candidates having Integrated Dual Degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 31st December 2020. Candidates possessing qualification of Chartered Accountant may also apply.

Note

  • The date of passing eligibility exam will be the date appearing on the mark sheet or provisional certificate issued by the University/Institute
  • Candidate should indicate the percentage obtained in Graduation calculated to the nearest two decimals in the online application. Where CGPA/ OGPA is awarded, the same should be converted into percentage and indicated in the online application
  • The percentage marks shall be arrived at by dividing the total marks obtained by the candidate in all the subjects in all the semester(s)/ year(s) by aggregate maximum marks in all the subjects irrespective of Honours/ optional/ additional optional subject, if any

Age Limit

  • Not below 21 years and not above 30 years as on 01st April 2020 i.e. candidates must have been born not later than 01st April 1999 and not earlier than 02nd April 1990

Age Relaxation

  • Besides this, there is age relaxation relevant to category wise candidates as per the government norms.
  • 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 J& K during 1-1-1980 to 31-12-1989 – 5 years

How to Apply for SBI PO Recruitment 2020 – Application Process

  • Candidates can apply online only from 14th November 2020 to 04th December 2020. No other mode of application will be accepted.
  • Pre-requisites for Applying Online: Candidates should have valid email ID and mobile no. which should be kept active till the declaration of results
  • It will be essentially required for receiving any communication/ call letters/ advices from the bank by email/ SMS.

Guidelines for Filling Online Application

  • Candidates will be required to register themselves online through Bank’s ‘Career’ website https://bank.sbi/careers or https://www.sbi.co.in/careers
  • After registration candidates are required to pay the requisite application fee through online mode by using debit card/ credit card/ Internet Banking.

Helpdesk

  • In case of any problem in filling up the form, payment of fee/ intimation charges or receipt of Admission/ call letter, queries may be made at telephone no. 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 – 2020’ in the subject of the email.

Application Fee

Application Fee and Intimation Charge (Non-Refundable)

 

Sr. No.

Category

Application Fee

1

SC/ST/PWD

Nil

2

General and Others

Rs. 750/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

 

Selection Procedure

  • The selection for Probationary Officers will be done through a three-tier process:

Phase-I: Preliminary Exam

  • Preliminary Exam 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:

SL

Name of Test

Questions

Marks

Duration

1.

English Language

30

Total Maximum Marks 100

20 minutes

2.

Quantitative Aptitude

35

20 minutes

3.

Reasoning Ability

35

20 minutes

 

Total

100

1 Hour

Main Exam

  • Category wise merit list will be drawn on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in the Preliminary Exam. There will be no sectional cut-off. Candidates numbering 10 times (approx.) the numbers of vacancies in each category will be short listed for Main Exam from the top of above merit list.

Phase-II – Main Exam

  • Main Exam will be conducted online and will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks. The Descriptive Test will be administered immediately after conclusion of the Objective Test and candidates will have to type their Descriptive Test answers on the computer.

(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 of the test

No. of Qs.

Max. Marks

Duration

I

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

45

60

60 minutes

II

Data Analysis & Interpretation

35

60

45 minutes

III

General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness

40

40

35 minutes

IV

English Language

35

40

40 minutes

Total

155

200

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.

Selection Criteria for Phase-III – Category wise merit list will be drawn on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in Phase-II (Main Exam). There will be no sectional cut-off

Final Selection

  • The candidates will have to qualify both in Phase-II and Phase-III separately. The marks obtained in Main Exam (Phase-II), both in the Objective Test and the Descriptive Test, will be added to the marks obtained in Phase-III for preparing the final merit list
  • The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase-I) will not be added for preparing the final merit list for selection
  • Marks secured by the candidates in the Phase-II (out of 250 marks) are converted to out of 75 marks and Phase-III scores of candidates (out of 50 marks) are converted to out of 25 marks.

Emoluments

  • Presently, the starting basic pay is Rs.27620/- (with 4 advance increments) in the scale of 23700-980/7-30560-1145/2-32850-1310/7-42020 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 (the emoluments are likely to be revised shortly)

Exam Centers

  • The exam will be conducted online at venues across many centres in India. A tentative list of centres for Preliminary Exam is attached as Annexure I.

 

SBI PO Prelims Exam Centre List

State/UT

Port Blair

Andaman & Nicobar

Chirala, Chittoor, Guntur, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole, Puttur, Rajahmundhry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram

Andhra Pradesh

Itanagar, Naharlagun

Arunachal Pradesh

Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kokrajhar, Silchar Tezpur

Assam

Arrah, Aurangabad, Bihar Sharif, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Hajipur, Muzaffarpur Patna, Purnea, Samastipur, Siwan

Bihar

Chandigarh

Chandigarh

Bhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur

Chhattisgarh

Panaji, Verna

Goa

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

Gujarat

Ambala, Bahadurgarh, Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Panipat, Palwal, Sonipat, Yamunanagar

Haryana

Baddi, Bilaspur, Dharamshala, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Sirmaur, Solan, Una

Himachal Pradesh

Jammu, Kathua, Samba, Srinagar

Jammu & Kashmir

Bokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribag, Jamshedpur, Ranchi

Jharkhand

Belgaum, Bengaluru, Bidar, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udipi

Karnataka

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

Kerala

Kavarrati

Lakshwadeep

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

Madhya Pradesh

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

Maharashtra

Imphal

Manipur

Ri-Bhoi, Shillong

Meghalaya

Aizawal

Mizoram

Kohima

Nagaland

Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurgaon

Delhi -NCR

Angul, Balasore, Bargarh, Baripada, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Jharsuguda, Rourkela, Sambalpur

Odisha

Puducherry

Puducherry

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

Punjab

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

Rajasthan

Gangtok

Sikkim

Chennai, Coimbatore, Dindigul, Krishnagiri, Madurai, Nagercoil, Namakkal, Perambalur, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelvelli, Thoothukodi, Vellore

Tamilnadu

Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal

Telangana

Agartala

Tripura

Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bulandshaher, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Unnao, Varanasi

Uttar Pradesh

Dehradun, Haldwani, Haridwar, Roorkee

Uttarakhand

Asansol, Berhampur (West Bengal), Bardhaman, Durgapur, Hooghly, Howrah, Kalyani, Greater Kolkata, Siliguri

West Bengal

 

Download of Call Letters

  • The candidates should download their call letter (Pre-exam Training/ Preliminary Exam/ Main Exam/ GE & Interview) and an “acquaint your-self booklet”, by entering their registration number and password/ date of birth from the Bank’s website.
  • NO HARD COPY OF THE CALL LETTER/ ACQUAINT YOURSELF BOOKLET WILL BE SENT BY POST

 
For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website