SBI PO Eligibility Criteria

SBI PO Eligibility Criteria 2020

As the official notification for SBI PO 2020 has not been released, so now you have time to prepare in a fruitful way. The first step after notification will be to ensure your eligibility. SBI releases a specific eligibility criteria for the same with respect to age, nationality, education etc. and you have to follow this criteria if you want to apply for the SBI PO exam 2020. If you fail to conform to the fixed eligibility criteria, your application will be rejected. The detailed eligibility criteria has been given below.

SBI PO Educational Qualification

 To apply for SBI PO exam  2020 you shall possess a certain educational degree in order to make sure that your chance for getting selected as SBI PO doesn't get lost. SBI PO is an esteemed job which is not so easy to achieve and therefore there needs to be a particular eligibility requirement for the same. Only the eligible candidates can apply for this job post. The detailed SBI PO exam 2020 educational qualification is given below.

PostEducational Qualification
Probationary officer A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognised by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. The candidate must possess a valid Mark-sheet / Degree Certificate that he/ she is a graduate on the day he/she registers and indicate the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while registering online..

SBI PO Age Criteria

Apart from the educational requirements that are specified in the official notification, you also need to be fit to apply with respect to age. SBI specifies particular age criteria to apply for the SBI PO exam. The SBI PO age details is mentioned below

PostAge Criteria
SBI PO 21 years-30 years  

SBI PO Age Relaxation

You need to follow the age criteria that will be mentioned in the  SBI PO official notification 2020, except a few categories of applicants to which SBI provides some relaxation. The relaxation in age varies according to the different categories and helps provide an advantage to certain candidates who are lacking some basic requirements due to various reasons. The age relaxation provided by SBI is given below:

Sr. No.Reservation CategoryAge Relaxation
1. Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 5 Years
2. Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 Years
3. Persons With Disabilities (PWD) PWD (SC/ST) - 15 Years PWD (OBC) - 13 Years PWD (Gen/EWS) - 10 Years
4. Persons ordinarily domicile of the state of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 5 Years
5. Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from the last date of receipt of application) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or physical disability attributable to military service or invalidment. 5 Years

SBI PO Number of chances

As SBI PO recruitment is a chance that no one would want to miss, therefore whenever the SBI PO notification is released, all the job aspirants apply for it, and those who cannot fare well in their first attempt probably go for it again, for as many times as possible. Most of the examinations have only an age limit to apply , but in the case of SBI there is a cap on the number of times you can appear for the SBI PO exam. Thus, you need to have complete information regarding the same, otherwise your candidature can get cancelled later. There are certain conditions for the same where a failed attempt of the SBI PO Prelims exam will not probably be counted as an attempt and thus for those who do not pass the SBI PO Prelims exam can apply again afresh.

CategoryNo. Of Chances
General/EWS 4
General (PWD) 7
OBC 7
OBC(PWD) 7
SC/ ST No Restriction
SC(PWD)/ST (PWD) No Restriction

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