SBI PO Notification

SBI PO Notification 2021

SBI is one of the largest banking organizations in the country which has its branches in India as well as abroad. It is a government-owned corporation with its headquarter in Mumbai, Maharashtra. SBI releases an official notification almost every year where it announces vacancies for the post of PO (Probationary Officer). The official  SBI PO notification 2021 will consists of all the details regarding the eligibility, exam pattern, and application process. You will need to confirm the eligibility criteria specified in the SBI PO notification 2021 to avoid the cancellation of your candidature at the later stage. SBI PO notification details will be updated here once the information regarding the same releases. 

SBI PO Vacancy 2021

SBI PO Notification

SBI has been the most awaited notification of all times for government job aspirants. SBI PO recruitment notification contains all the details like vacancies, exam date, exam pattern and many more. The number of vacancies surely gives a lot of clarity regarding the expected exam level. A higher number of vacancies would probably lead to a moderate or comparatively easier level of the exam and vice-versa.  SBI PO 2021 Notification can be expected soon. Till then the detailed breakup of SBI PO 2020 exam vacancies are provided below. 

SBI PO 2020 Vacancy Details

CategoryNo. of Vacancies
General 810
EWS 200
OBC 540
SC 300
ST 150
Total 2000
LD 20
VI 20
HI 69
d & e 27

SBI PO 2021: How to Apply Online

The recruitment notification for any exam is followed by an application process, which is mostly online nowadays. The detailed SBI PO 2021 online application procedure is mentioned below.

  • Go to the official website of SBI: www.sbi.co.in and click on the ‘CLICK HERE FOR NEW REGISTRATION’ tab provided on the top right corner of the page
  • You will be redirected to the first page of the application form where you will be required to fill in all the basic details and click on the Save & Next button to move forward
  • You will now be redirected to the second page of the form where you will be asked to upload your scanned passport size photograph and signature based on the specification mentioned therein and click on the next button
  • After you move on to the next page, you will have to fill in your personal details including your educational qualifications
  • The next step would be filling the exam centres preference list. You will be required to fill in 4 centres
  • After you are finished with entering the details, the preview of your form will be shown, so that if you find any errors, you may edit and correct them. Once the application is submitted, you will not be able to edit it
  • In the end, you will have to choose a preferred online payment method to submit the application fee for SBI PO. You can pay the fees through credit card/debit card / net banking and any other online mode
  • Click on the 'Submit' button to complete the application form
  • Guidelines for Uploading the Photograph
    • Dimensions: 200 X 230 pixels
    • The photograph must be clear and passport size
    • The file size of the photograph should be between 20KB - 50 KB
    • Format: JPG/JPEG
    • The preferred background is White
  • Guidelines for Uploading the Signature
    • The signature should be clear and legible
    • Dimensions: 140 X 160 pixels
    • The file size of the signature should be between 10KB and 20KB. If it is below the limit or if it exceeds the mentioned limit, the application will be rejected
    • The preferred background is White and it should be done with a running hand

SBI PO Application Fee

As soon as you finished filling all the personal details in the application form, you will be required to submit the SBI PO application fee online. You will be provided with various online payment options where you will have to fill in the required details and pay the required fee according to your category. The SBI PO application will not be considered complete until the application fee is submitted. The SBI PO application fee amount differs according to the category. The SBI PO 2021 application fee details are as follows.

S. No.CategoryApplication Fee
1 SC/ST/PWD NIL
2 General/ EWS/ OBC Rs. 750/-

SBI PO Exam Centres

SBI is the largest bank in India and therefore the rush is paramount. Almost lakhs of candidates apply for this job opportunity and thus SBI has to allot several exam centres for the examination to be conducted smoothly. You will be given the choice of exam centres while filling up the SBI PO application form. Once the form is submitted, you will not be given the chance to change the SBI PO exam centre. Therefore, it is advised to fill up the SBI PO application form correctly and with complete attention. The list of the SBI PO exam centres for 2021 is as follows. 

State codeState/ UTPreliminary Examination CentreMain Examination Centre
11 Andaman & Nicobar Port Blair Port Blair
12 Andhra Pradesh Chirala, Chittoor, Eluru, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole, Rajahmundhry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram Guntur, Kurnool, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam
13 Arunachal Pradesh Naharlagun Naharlagun
14 Assam Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur Guwahati
15 Bihar Arrah, Aurangabad (Bihar), Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea Arrah, Patna, Muzzafarpur
16 Chandigarh Chandigarh/ Mohali Chandigarh/ Mohali
17 Chhattisgarh Bhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur Raipur
18 Goa Panaji Panaji
19 Gujarat Ahmedabad/ Gandhinagar, Anand, Himmatnagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara Ahmedabad/ Gandhinagar
20 Haryana Ambala, Faridabad, Gurugram, Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Panipat, Yamunanagar Ambala, Hissar, Faridabad, Gurugram
21 Himachal Pradesh Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Solan, Una Shimla, Solan
22 Jammu & Kashmir Jammu, Samba, Srinagar Jammu, Srinagar
23 Jharkhand Bokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribag, Jamshedpur, Ranchi Jamshedpur, Ranchi
24 Karnataka Belgaum, Bengaluru, Bidar, Davangere, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Hassan, Hubli, Mandya, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi Bengaluru
25 Kerala Alappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thrichur, Thiruvananthapuram Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram
26 Ladakh Leh Leh
27 Lakshwadeep Kavarrati Kavarrati
28 Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Satna, Sagar, Ujjain Bhopal, Indore
29 Maharashtra Amaravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Dhule, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Ratnagiri, Solapur Aurangabad, Nagpur, Pune, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai
30 Manipur Imphal Imphal
31 Meghalaya Shillong Shillong
32 Mizoram Aizawl Aizawl
33 Nagaland Kohima Kohima
34 Delhi -NCR Delhi & New Delhi Delhi & New Delhi
35 Odisha Balasore, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rourkela, Sambalpur Bhubaneswar
36 Puducherry Puducherry Puducherry
37 Punjab Amritsar, Bhatinda, Fatehgarh Sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Sangrur Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala
38 Rajasthan Ajmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur Jaipur
39 Sikkim Bardang - Gangtok Bardang - Gangtok
40 Tamilnadu Chennai, Coimbatore, Erode, Madurai, Nagercoil, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Vellore, Virudhunagar Chennai, Madurai, Tirunelveli
41 Telangana Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal Hyderabad
42 Tripura Agartala Agartala
43 Uttar Pradesh Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Banda, Faizabad, Ghaziabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Noida/ Greater Noida, Sitapur, Varanasi. Agra, Allahabad, Ghaziabad, Noida/ Greater Noida, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Varanasi
44 Uttarakhand Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee Dehradun
44 West Bengal Asansol, Durgapur, Hooghly, Kalyani, Kolkata, Siliguri Hooghly, Kalyani, Kolkata

SBI PO Admit Card 2021

After the application process for SBI PO is complete, SBI would release the admit cards for the SBI PO Prelims exam few days before the actual exam. The SBI PO admit card will have all the details like venue, date, and time of the exam along with other important instructions. You can download the admit card from the SBI official website. 


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Frequently Asked Questions

Q1:  

Students appearing in final of graduation are eligible for SBI PO recruitment?

A:  

Yes, those who are in the final year of their Graduation / Semester can also apply provisionally, subjected to the condition that if called for Document Verification they will have to produce proof of having passed the Graduation examination on or before the exam.

Q2:  

Can I choose Hindi language as the medium in SBI PO  2021 Exam?

A:  

Yes, SBI PO  2021 Exam is bilingual (i.e, Hindi & English). You can choose your preferred language either Hindi or English, except in the English Language section.

Q3:  

 Is the SBI PO  2021 Examination ONLINE or OFFLINE ?

A:  

The SBI PO  2021 Exam will be in online mode.

Q4:  

Is there any sectional CUT-OFF in SBI PO 2021 Exam?

A:  

No, SBI PO has no sectional Cut off, you have to score an overall cut-off decided by the bank in both prelims and mains exam.

Q5:  

Is SBI PO a transferable job?

A:  

Yes, SBI PO is a transferable job. You will be given a posting in your probation period and may further be transferred to a different area once you are permanent.

Q6:  

Is there a limit of the number of attempts in the SBI PO Exam?

A:  

Yes. The applicants are allowed to appear for the SBI PO examination for a fixed number of times depending on the category, which will be indicated in the official notification.

Q7:  

What is the age limit for the SBI PO?

A:  

The minimum age of the candidates must be 21 years & maximum age should be 30 years.

Q8:  

What is the meaning of EWS category?

A:  

EWS category refers to 'Economically Weaker Sections'. The Central Govt. has introduced this reservation for Economically Weaker Sections among the General category of candidates.This provision was introduced to provide 10% reservation in higher education and government jobs to those who although belong to General category but:  * their gross family annucal income lies below 8 Lakh.  * if the agricultural land owned by their family is less than 5 acres. * if the residential flat owned by the family is less than 1000 sq.ft. * if the residential plot owned by the family is less than 100 sq. yards (in notifiied municipalities) & less than 200 sq yards in other than notififed municipalities.



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